^ Thanks for the link. ;D I'll have to compare when I see the changes taking place.... I can see us having totally different perspectives and opinions of Dawn since we have such different personal experiences, opinions and personalities, it seems. ;D Like I said, if they were going to change her and make her like they did in the CA Diaries, I'm glad they started another series for those who like that version of Dawn. ;D (Not saying I don't want those who like her in them to not read the BSC. Now I'm shutting up before I put my foot in my mouth any more without meaning to and hoping that it makes sense what I'm saying. ;D)
I've always wondered why they had Dawn move back as well. All I can figure is that they felt like they needed to get new readers or to "revamp" the series, so what better way than to get rid of a character and introduce a new one (Abby)? Since Dawn already had the "My dad lives in California", it would probably be either her or Stacey to move back to where they came from, and I imagine Stacey was a more popular character-- plus, Dawn has the reason for moving back; ie, it's too far to visit for a weekend (like Stacey is doing) and Jeff already got homesick and moved back.
Plus, the weather is fantastic in California. I bet Dawn just hates humidity