San Luis Obispo deemed a
"happiest spot on Earth."
Parade Magazine, author Dan Buettner's upcoming book,
Thrive, identifies the City of San Luis Obispo as one of the
happiest spots on Earth.
Magazine article reports many of the hallmarks of our community
as reasons for the author's "happiest" conclusions. In fact, the
"lessons learned" supporting this designation have long been
part of the
Chamber of Commerce's Economic Vision document.
City's decades-long greenbelt acquisition program to an
empowered population, policies in San Luis Obispo have long
sought to protect and enhance the quality of life. This has
become an important economic driver often cited as the reason
businesses locate here.
~ Reviews on Amazon.com reveal that SLO is one of only four
communities identified in the book as having qualities that
support happiness. To see all of the SLO qualities the author
recommends to other communities, look for Dan Buettner's book,
Thrive, due out on October 19.