Why Los Angeles

Why so many people choose to live L.A.  People base their decision to move here on actual visits to L.A., not what we see on TV.

Wonderfully L.A. sunny weather all the time keeps people moving here. 
325 days of sunshine per year
Average Temperature is 73 degrees
20% lower cost of living than S.F.

L.A. NOW # 1 CITY FOR HIGH TEK JOBS McClatchy News Service / October 7, 2014
http://www.govtech.com/local/Los-Angeles-High-Tech-industry-going-strong-says-Mayor-Eric-Garcetti.html
The mayor said the tech industry has become a critical part of the city’s economy, and now outperforms New York, Boston and Santa Clara County.

Los Angeles has emerged as the leading city for high-tech employment, outpacing other strong high-tech regions such as Silicon Valley, according to local economists.

The LAEDC report, titledHigh Tech in L.A.,” was aimed at exploring the depth of the technology industry in the city.

“Namely, L.A. is innovating and applying technology at an unprecedented rate to create thousands of new, well-paying high-tech sector jobs and to transform its leading industries.”

Lots of different things to do (you could go to the beach in the morning and to the mountains in the afternoon – literally; culture, restaurants, entertainment options for all ages), good transportation links to other parts of the country and overseas (direct flights to New Zealand and of course Hawaii and Mexico).

Close enough to San Diego and Santa Barbara for 1 day or a weekend visit Close enough to Vegas that you can pop over for a day or a weekend

Good job opportunities, a cultural melting pot as L.A. is home to people from all over the world;  a real feeling of community in many neighborhoods, 24-hour supermarkets.

Entertainment, Retail, Dining and Living. Exciting stores and fashionable boutiques, specialty restaurant, cafes, theatres, one of a kind retailers

The best restaurants with all kinds of foods. Best sushi in America

Malibu and other beautiful Beaches
Outdoor and Indoor sports Sports Arenas, Concerts, Hiking, Museums, Art Festivals, Studio Tours, Amusement Parks,  L.A. Lakers, L.A. Dodgers,
L.A. Angels, L.A. Sparks, L.A. Kings

Moderate climate, mountains, different people, exciting history, Santa Monica, Long Beach, Orange County, The Rose Bowl, Staples Center, LA Live, Chinatown, USC-UCLA rivalry, Film Industry, LAX, close to Vegas, House on hills, sunsets, spectacular views

Only an hour or two away from skiing No ice, snow or 30 degree temperatures. Not a lot of rain or many cloudy days

Some of the things you can do for free:
Pasadena Chalk Walk –  Annual Art festival
Santa Monica Pier (Free concerts)
Venice Beach
Farmer’s Market and The Grove
The Village in the San Fernando Valley (Woodland Hills – coming in Fall 2015)
The Americana at Brand
Universal City Walk
See a TV show taping (www.tvtix.com)