It seems Austin, Texas is a popular place for Californians to relocate. There’s a big Apple project under development there. Recent Bay Area employment data is supportive.
Total current (Nov-2019) Bay Area employment of 4,146,900 is 27,400 below the recent peak figure of 4,174,300. The labor force is 37,700 below the recent peak figure of 4,284,700. Job growth over the past three months was 40,800 versus 102,900 for the same period last year.