I might be moving to the southern California area (my father and I own a business and have the opportunity to expand and movie the company...) Nothing is definite but It's looking very likely and I'll probably know for sure within the next few weeks. I am a bit nervous mostly because of the price of living. If this goes through the company will be located in Sun Valley (which I know nothing about). I've been house searching and the prices for homes in the area (San Fernando Valley ) is insane compared to the Chicago area. Another reason I'm a bit nervous about this is that I am a full on Midwest Chicago / Michigan girl. I've been to California a few time in my life and every time it's a complete culture shock. I can't even imagine living there...The good thing is I have some family who live in the area plus my parents would be moving to that area as well!! So, questions... What's San Fernando Valley like? Is it a good place to live? What about a place like Simi Valley? House wise I'm looking for a place no more than an hours drive from Sun Valley, but I rather NOT have to drive that far / long... Really, if anyone here is from or familiar with the area I'd love to hear more about it. Thanks so much.