I am quite sad to see this august forum used to reply to an honest
question in such a self important manner without replying to the
question at all.
San Diego County is a wonderful place to live, natural resources
abound. the weather is in the top five in the entire world. The
culture is multi-cultural, the people friendly and open minded. The
neighborhoods well maintained. The local buying power is greatly
increased by the ever growing tourist population.
I left Beverly Hills in 1991 for Oceanside, my only regret is in not
having done so far earlier. The traffic is increasing, as are the
plans to alleviate it. I no longer drive to LA but choose the Metro
Link and transfers to Los Angeles increasing Public Transit.
San Diego’s Trolley system is excellent. I can take the Coaster from
Oceanside to San Diego and the trolley on to the San Ysidro border for
shopping trips into Tijuana.
My grandchildren were in an excellent school district, and we parents
knew just where they were. They were members of the Gem and Mineral
society, made field trips to collect a large variety of materials.
They were then taught to cut, polish and set them.
There are many areas where housing is realistic, Oceanside is still
undervalued. There many Orchidians living in and around the area. GIA
has a wonderful campus in Carlsbad, and the Library there is a
Yes of course there are problems, but they are recognized and dealt
with. Greed of refiners has caused us unfair increases of gasoline and
electricity. The rest of the country is not immune to this, the mid
country area felt the sting of gasoline greed, the east has the greed
of heating oil producers. It may start here, but left to continue
unimpeded, will impact all of us. Watch natural gas, it is catching up.
San Diego does not deserve the tirade it got, please take it from
where it came. Teresa