CAMBRIA, Calif. -

Cambria has been picked as one of the "Best in the West" by readers of Sunset magazine.

The staff went through over 19,000 reader contributions to narrow it down to 24 spots, and then writers went personally to investigate the locations.

Cambria was complimented for being a small town of 6000, near a major university, and surrounded by world class wineries, and sophisticated dining.   It also has an acclaimed art community and beautiful beaches.   The average home price is $530,000.