Review of San Diego, California

Stick with Los Angeles
Star Rating - 8/8/2021
I grew up in San Diego & moved back here in 2004 after an 11-year absence. I had a successful career as an engineer here. The weather certainly beats that of Seattle, but I tend to believe there was a high price for it. I don't mean real estate. Culturally, San Diego is a provincial place full of small-minded people. You'll be lucky to find conversation on any but the most trivial topics. Nor do we compensate for that with much friendliness.

If you enjoy southern California, you are better off with Los Angeles, where, at least, people are trying to do something big with their lives (actresses, directors, screenwriters). The night life in L.A. is also livelier & more permissive. Or stick with some welcoming place like Texas, where you can talk to a stranger in a grocery store without getting a frown back.
Mage | San Diego, CA
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