Posted by: coastcontact | July 21, 2014

Home to Presidents and President Want-to-Bes

Southern California is the home of everyone who wants to elude the extreme weather that is so prevalent in the rest of this country. Summers may be hot but the humidity is mild. It only snows in the nearby mountains. Movie stars, entertainers (like Justin Bieber) and so many politicians. It is called a Mediterranean climate.  Yes it’s true, you could surf board in the morning and ski in the afternoon all in the same day.

Richard Nixon to San Clemente at the south end of Orange County. Mitt Romney bought a home in La Jolla, a suburb of San Diego, President Gerald R. Ford moved to Rancho Mirage, and now the Los Angeles Times says that Barack and Michelle Obama are rumored to be buying a house in Rancho Mirage. 

“The First Family is believed to be in escrow on a contemporary home in a gated community where entertainers Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby once maintained estates,” Says the Times.

Barack Obama's Rancho Mirage Home

For those of you not familiar with the area, Rancho Mirage is the upscale Palm Springs where gated communities and golf courses are everywhere. Yes there is a Dinah Shore Drive, Frank Sinatra Drive, and a Bob Hope Drive in that town. Median family income in Rancho Mirage in 2009 was $92,831. 21.2% (976) had income > $200k. My source Read more:


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