1. We’re all airheads.
Excuse me, but you’ve heard of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), right? You’ve also heard of CalTech and SpaceX, yes? That’s right, they’re those peeps who just landed a rocket on a platform in the ocean, that continue to revolutionize space technology, and that are headquartered in Hawthorne, a city in southwestern Los Angeles.
Plus, there’s a good reason why a significant portion of the Westside has been deemed “Silicon Beach,” as more than half a thousand tech-savvy companies have put up shop here, including Google, YouTube, Yahoo, and Facebook. Take that.