Neighboring Malibu, Santa Monica and Brentwood, traversing the Santa Monica Mountains and Santa Monica Bay, this jewel is a tranquil community priding itself in wonderful schools and parks for all ages. A mecca for families both rich and famous. It features polo grounds, horse trails, outstanding hiking and mountain biking routes. Founded in 1922 by a minister with plans for creating a religious commune, the area’s modern history actually began in 1911 when film director Thomas Ince created a thriving film production facility “Inceville,” which employed up to 600 people in its heyday but lacked a local theater of it’s own.