September 17, 2016
If you’re living there right now, or just checking the forecast you’ll know the world’s most liveable city has been in a springtime snafu of rainy weather. Although September should mean to be the start of warmer weather and a preview of summer, the past few days have seen far more people tempted to pack a snowboard over a surfboard for a weekend away.
It should not be news weather can have a big impact on a city and region. This does not just apply to train delays, lost productivity in the workplace (as many may be inclined to stay under the covers and call in sick on a torrential day), but also to the positive effect of good weather on a locale.
With its eternally sunny climes – getting on average 293 days of sunshine in the city compared to New York’s 234 – Los Angeles long lingered as a natural choice to setup shop a century ago as the American capital of film making. Further south you’ve got a city like San Diego, heralded as having one of the greatest climates in the world, and accordingly a hub for many startups, eateries, and sports businesses who’ve … Click to continue reading