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An Expat Talks about Living in Los Angeles, California

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Los Angeles

How long have you lived there?

7 yrs

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

Any 12-step groups, take classes at UCLA-extension.

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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Very Diverse, and Very accepting of differences

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Entertainment, Finance, Print, Health, Oil, IT, Restaurant, All industries are well represented in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world.

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

Career, socializing, Health

If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Take the plunge and swim, don't give up, because this city is amazing.

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