These retirees of different political affiliations gather every Wednesday for lunch. They represent an important Siskiyou County demographic: the elderly. Siskiyou County's median age is 47.
Up in Siskiyou County, on the Oregon border, people say anyone who calls San Francisco "Northern California" has it wrong. They live in the real Northern California. This sprawling county, home to the Klamath River and Mt. Shasta, has barely 45,000 residents. So the answer to the question "What's Government For?" comes back to people's relationship with the land. Reporter: Lisa Morehouse