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California Profile

Nicknamed the "Golden State," California is the third largest state in area after Alaska and Texas. The discovery of gold and the immigration in 1849 of thousands of "forty-niners" in search of the precious metal helped California's admission into the Union in 1850. Today, California, land of the giant redwoods, has the highest population of any state in the nation and is America's principal agricultural state. It is also the home of Hollywood, the center of America's movie and television industry. Its capital is Sacramento and the state flower is the golden poppy. ...Read more here: California - The Golden State

Capital City:
Sacramento
Nickname:
The Golden State
Motto:
Eureka (I have found it)
Statehood:
September 9, 1850 (31st)
Origin of State's Name:
Named by the Spanish after Califia, a mythical paradise in a Spanish romance written by Montalvo in 1510.
Largest Cities:
Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Long Beach
Border States:
Arizona, Nevada, Oregon
Land Area:
155,973 sq. mi.; 3rd largest
State Bird:
California Valley Quail
State Flower:
Golden Poppy (eschscholtzia californica)
State Tree:
California redwood (sequoia sempervirens)
State Song:
I Love You, California

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California Schools

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Elementary Schools

Cecilia Ucero Solorio Elementary
(909) 357-8691
15172 Walnut St.
Fontana, CA 92336
Della S. Lindley Elementary
(760) 343-7570
31 495 Robert Rd.
Thousand Palms, CA 92276

Middle Schools

San Benancio Middle
(831) 484-1172
43 San Benancio Rd.
Salinas, CA 93908
Warren T. Eich Intermediate
(916) 783-5245
1509 Sierra Gardens Dr.
Roseville, CA 95661

High Schools

Santa Rosa High
(707) 528-5291
1235 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Montgomery Senior High
(619) 691-5675
3250 Palm Ave.
San Diego, CA 92154

Sex Offender Information for California

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In California, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://meganslaw.ca.gov/disclaimer.htm. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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