The biggest and most populous city in San Mateo County, California, Daly City was named after the landowner and entrepreneur, John Daly. If you're thinking of becoming an expat living in Daly City, or you've already made the move but need pointing in the right direction, it could be a good idea to walk around the city, investigating the important landmarks. The Thornton Beach State Park is a brilliant place to kick your feet up and relax, taking in the sights and sounds of the Daly City locals. For the equestrian expatriates, the Mar Vista stables let you explore the surrounding scenery at your own leisure, all from the back of a horse. Living in Daly City might seem strange or baffling to newcomers, and that's why InterNations has worked hard to build up a thriving community of expats in Daly City and around the world who can share their travelling experiences.
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Moving anywhere can put quite a lot of emotional and financial pressure on a family or individual, and moving abroad can be even harder. If you're moving to Daly City, you might want some advice from other like-minded expatriates who have been through the same process before. The forum posts and discussion threads on the members only area of the site will have answers to any of your moving queries - whether you need to learn about storage options or visas and permits. You shouldn't have trouble fitting in when you arrive in Daly City - there is a wide variety of cultural and entertainment offerings. If you enjoy a spot of golf, the Olympic Club is a world-famous course that hosted the US Open in 2012, and there are other courses that sit on the border of San Francisco. The Cow Palace Arena is the home to the annual Grand National Rodeo, but it has also featured many famous live bands over the years, including the Beatles.
If you're thinking of working in Daly City, it would be a good idea to get some help from the InterNations community beforehand. There are many opportunities available to expatriates in regards to work, and whether you want to start up a business, or work as a volunteer, the forum posts and magazine articles on the InterNations site will offer you helpful insight on all things expat. The top employers in Daly City include the Seton Medical Centre, the City of Daly City council, and the Jefferson Union High School District. The city has produced quite the extensive list of famous people throughout the years, and is an amazing place to work and develop one's own career in- John Madden, for example, was born in Daly City, as was the actor Sam Rockwell.