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California

California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is the most populous U.S. state, with 38 million people, one in eight of the people who live in the U.S, and the third largest state by area. California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south. It contains the nation's second most populous census statistical area and the fifth most populous, and eight of the nation's 50 most populated cities. Sacramento has been state capital since 1854. What is now California was first settled by various Native American tribes before being explored by a number of European expeditions ... more on Wikipedia

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The Best Wineries in California 280 votes List of top California wineries. What are the best wineries in California to visit? This list ranks the most popular winerie...
The Best Southern California Beaches 676 votes Sunny, Southern California has some of the best beaches around, no matter the season. This list explores the most beautifu...
The 40+ Best Companies To Work For By The Beach in Southern California 287 votes If you have dreams of working by the beaches in Southern California, you're probably wondering where you can make that dream...
The Best Wineries in Sonoma Valley 254 votes List of the top wineries in Sonoma Valley. What are the best wineries to visit in Sonoma Valley? This list ranks the most po...
The Best Wineries in Napa Valley 238 votes List of top wineries in Napa Valley. What are the best wineries to visit in Napa Valley? This list ranks Napa Valley's most ...
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16 Devastating Photos From The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake 3.7k views California is equally well-known for its earthquakes as it is for its sunshine and rolling hills. For those who grew up in t...
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California's Gold Rush History Tour 10.3k views The California Gold Rush loosely refers to a period in the 1840s and 1850s when gold was discovered in California and tens o...
Things That Happen When You Move from SoCal to NorCal 326 votes Moving out of California may not be an option for you, but perhaps moving within is more than acceptable. Most would scoff a...

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