T he city of Lakewood,Washing- ton seems to have it all–beau- tiful lakes and parks; attractive old neighborhoods; yet close access to a number of urban amenities. “You can live and work in Lakewood and not have to go anywhere else and be completely satisfied,” says CityManager, John Caulfield.The second-largest city in Pierce County, Lakewood is strategically located along the Interstate 5 corridor just a short drive fromTacoma, Seattle, and Olympia.“Our geographic location is our best asset,” adds Mayor Don An- derson.“We’re near major transportation hubs, yet we can get to the mountains LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON A BETTER LIFESTYLE AT A GLANCE LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON WHAT: A city of 60,000 WHERE: Western Washington, about seven miles southwest of Tacoma WEBSITE: