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24 Best Places to Live and Work 2014

Looking for the perfect place to launch a career? Start a family? Just relax? We’ve found the ideal city, town, or neighborhood for you

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To compile our list of the West’s Best Places to Live and Work (6 top winners and 18 runners-up), Sunset editors interrogated urban experts about what makes a great place to live in 2014. We hit the road (and the phone) to talk to the real authorities who know these places best: the people who live there. Once we found our semifinalists, we asked Sunset readers to vote on their favorites—and got more than 19,000 responses. One of these places is just right for you.

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