SD Realtor, I completely agree with you. San Diego is not for everyone. If you crave culture, this is definitely not the place to be. I’ve bitch and moan about the cost of living here but the countless time I’ve tried to start looking for work somewhere else, I’d go outside and see/feel why I’m still here. We all have our wants/needs/dislikes. We all are living here because at the current moment, San Diego fits the bill. Some of us continue to live here because although SD is changing, it still fits the bill. Although I was not born here, after living here for over 17 years, SD is still the place for me, even after traveling to countless other cities and other countries. If I want culture and go see some fantastic Broadway shows, I’ll just make a weekend get away to NY, SF, etc. But day in and day out, after getting out of work, I want to be able to relax and enjoy the weather. Although we do not have seasons, that’s the main reason why I love it year.