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The southern California city of San Bernardino is the county seat of lush San Bernardino County and is situated in a large portion of the San Bernardino Valley. Located 65 miles east of Los Angeles, the city of San Bernardino is home to an an international airport, the largest outdoor amphitheater in the nation and the first McDonald’s in the world (founded here in 1940). The city is a lovely place to live, work and grow up as San Bernardino is full of employment, educational and recreational opportunities for its many residents.

Though McDonald’s had its roots in San Bernardino, it is not among the city’s top employers. California State University, San Bernardino employs many educational professionals and staff. The executive offices of California Department of Transportation are in the city and employ a host of municipal employees. The Community Hospital of San Bernardino, Wells Fargo and Stater Bros. Markets are also important employers in the city. Just over an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, some residents choose to commute to the larger city.

San Bernardino Unified School District is one of the largest districts in the state and has a large reputation to match. Cajon High School is a member of the International Baccalaureate Program and has been recognized for its excellence in Mock Trials and for the success of its Academic Decathlon teams. Pacific High School is a nationally recognized AVID Demonstration school in addition to its reputation for turning out NFL players: Ryan Nece, Jason Moore and Ula Tuitele are all graduates. San Bernardino is a great place to get a college degree: there are ten higher learning institutions within the city, including California State University – San Bernardino, Everest College, ITT Technical Institute and Argosy University.

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Set in the stunning foothills of the Shandin Hills part of the San Bernardino Mountains, there is no end of natural wonder to be found in the city of San Bernardino. The beauty of the San Bernardino National Forest is at one’s fingertips in San Bernardino and is an easy day trip for locals. For residents who prefer to kick back in a more low key setting, Perris Hill Park offers playing fields, tennis courts, a Y.M.C.A, swimming pool and hiking trails. Blair Park boasts a skate park and hiking trails on Shandin Hills.

There’s a mountain of entertainment and activities for residents in this mountainous city. The Robert V. Fullerton Museum, on the CSU campus, has an impressive collection ranging from contemporary Italian art to ancient Chinese funereal pieces. The San Bernardino County Museum and San Bernardino Historic and Pioneer Society are a wonderful way to learn about local history. McDonald’s fans can visit the Route 66 Museum, aptly located at the site of the world’s first McDonald’s restaurant. Sports fans have both the American Sports Museum and the WBC Legends of Boxing Museum to choose from. Baseball fans who want to catch a live game have the Inland Empire 66ers, a single A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: the 66ers regularly play at the San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino. For fans of the theatre and classical music, the famous 1928 California Theater of the Performing Arts hosts cultural events throughout the year.

Throughout the year in San Bernardino, various festivals and events take hold of the city. The Route 66 Rendezvous is a four day festival of Americana and the famous route while the National Orange Show Festival celebrates all things citrus while promoting the industry.

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