Finding the right house is only the beginning. Your next goal is to settle into the community and start enjoying life at the beach! Here are a few ways to speed your transition from newcomer to native: • Read the “The Stress-Free Guide to Settling Down in a New City” by Whitson Gordon on Lifehacker.com • Check EyeSpyLA for dozens and dozens of events each week in the beach communities. Just click the “South Coast” region on their home page. • Bookmark Yelp to find reviews on restaurants, stores, and services by city. • Read “5 Tips for Settling In to a New Town” by Katherine Neer for HowStuffWorks.com • Use Urban Spoon’s “beach cities” filterto let you find restaurants in your city and surrounding areas.