Jimmy Connors. Yes! (One of the great memories of my life is watching Connors play Pancho Gonzales live – dates me, I know).
Southern California? Scratching head here. Been living here over thirty years now and am getting a little weary of the increasingly-congested place. But, hey, familiarity, as the cliché goes, breeds, etc., etc… and , well, maybe it still is paradise (paved or otherwise).