Today is National California Day!

Today is National California Day!

Fun facts about the Golden State.

As one of the largest and most populous states in the United States, California is one of the most interesting and historical states in the nation.  However, many do not know much about the so-called Golden State.  Here are some California fun facts.

1) California became the 31st state in 1850.

2) Three cities in California, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, are in the top ten largest cities in the country.

3) Most people in California belong to a minority ethnic group. Every fourth Californian was not born in the U.S.

4) Several Native American groups lived in California — Yuma, Maidu, Pomo, Hupa and Paiute tribes.

5) California was the first state in the USA to reach 1 trillion dollars GDP.

6) Almonds are the state’s biggest export.

7) If California were its own entity, it’s economy would rank the 7th largest economy in the world.

8) California grows half of all U.S. fruits and vegetables.

9) The lowest and the highest points in the continental U. S. (Death Valley and Mt. Whitney) are both located in the state of California.

10) California is the only state that was a host of both Summer and Winter Olympics.

11)  Three years ago, in Sacramento, February 22 was designated officially as “Kevin Hart Day.”

Join us at The Maria Sanchez Show as we learn more about the state of California. Don’t forget to check out our latest program, Shadow Politics with Senator Michael D. Brown. Tune in on Sundays at 4:00 p.m. PST/7:00 p.m. EST.

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