I spend a lot of time on this site focusing on the advantages of San Carlos. I have had a few people email me and agree with those sentiments, but also allude to the fact that it does have its disadvantages as well. Some of the criticism San Carlos receives is valid: lack of a San Carlos high school, lack of diversity and it can be slightly claustrophobic.
However, the most intense criticism that I receive from those who live here is that San Carlos is too small….not geographically speaking, but the fact that everyone seems to know everyone else’s business. Anyone living here for any length of time knows exactly what I am talking about. Having a close community is great, but is it too close? I have asked very few open-ended questions on this site, but this topic is all about community input.