Interesting Facts about the State of California

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Interesting Facts about the State of California

There are lots of interesting facts about the state of California. The following are just a few of the interesting facts about the state of California which are interesting.

All gray whales are born in the shallow lagoons of Baja, California.

Breaking rocks in Indian Wells city limits is illegal.

California entered the union on September 9th 1850 as the 31st state.

California produces over 17 million gallons of wine each year, making it one of the largest producing localities in the world.

California’s Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the continental U.S. at 14,495 feet over sea level.

Fresno is the Raisin Capital of the World.

If you detonate a nuclear device within the city limits of Chico you are subject to a $500 fine.

In Arcadia, peacocks have the right of way to cross any street, including driveways.

In Carmel, it is against the law for women to wear high heel shoes.

In Carmel, it is illegal to eat Ice Cream on the sidewalk.

In Los Angeles, it is illegal to bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.

In Santa Monica, it is against the law to play percussion instruments on the beach.

It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a San Francisco street corner.

It is illegal to sleep in a parked vehicle while in Cathedral City.

Los Angeles is home to over 300 art museums.

More avocados are grown in Fallbrook than any other place in the United States. For this reason, Fallbrook is nicknamed the Avocado Capital of the World.

The largest three-day rodeo in the United States is held on the Tehama County Fairgrounds in Red Bluff.

The state capital is Sacramento.

The state colors are blue and gold.

The state nickname is the Golden State.

The state song is I Love You, California.

The world’s only burlesque museum is in Helendale, California.

There are a bout two hundred buffalo which roam around on Catalina Island, descendants of a few taken there in the 1920’s for a movie which were abandoned.

Ugly people are not allowed to walk down any street in San Francisco.

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