What do you think about Portland Oregon ?

I'm moving to Portland Oregon for college . I'm from LA and I heard many positive things about Portland and I was really interested to go there until I heard some friends who are not from Portland but they lived there for a while saying that Portland sucks and it is very boring to you and the weather is so... show more I'm moving to Portland Oregon for college . I'm from LA and I heard many positive things about Portland and I was really interested to go there until I heard some friends who are not from Portland but they lived there for a while saying that Portland sucks and it is very boring to you and the weather is so gloomy and all that bad stuff . And now I'm really scared to move specially that I'm going to live there for 4 years so please if you have any advise help me not to make the wrong choice and get depressed for years there . Thanks
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