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20 Facts About California

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Here are some interesting facts about California.

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There is no house-to-house delivery of mail in Carmel, California. Report Abuse
Get ready to go to the central post office to get your mail. When the town was established, it was decided that street addresses would make the town too much like a city. Therefore, street addresses, street lights, and parking meters cannot be found outside of Carmel's commercial downtown area.
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There are no fast-food restaurants in Carmel, California. Report Abuse
Prepare to eat a small-town restaurant with a familiar and family feel.
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California is the world's fourth largest producer of wine in the world. Report Abuse
Wine is important not only as a beverage, but also as an ingredient in cooking.
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The artichoke capital of the world is located in California. Report Abuse
Castroville, California is known as the Artichoke Capital of the World. The first person to be crowned Artichoke Queen was a young lady named Norma Jean. Norma Jean would later go on to become a famous movie star named Marilyn Monroe.
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California raises more turkeys than any other states in the US. Report Abuse
What would Thanksgiving and Christmas be without turkey? Thank you California.
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The world's first McDonald's restaurant opened in California. Report Abuse
San Bernardino, California is the city where the first McDonald's opened. McDonald's is an important part of American history.
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Fresno, California is the raisin capital of the world. Report Abuse
Who doesn't love raisins.
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Fallbrook, California is the Avocado Capital of the World. Report Abuse
It also hosts the annual Avocado Festival. Good thing since more avocados are grown there than any other county in the nation.
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It is against the law to wear heels higher than two inches in Carmel, California. Report Abuse
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California is the 31st state admitted to the Union. Report Abuse
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California is where Disneyland began. Report Abuse
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California home to the largest Chinese population outside of China. Report Abuse
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California home to the largest Armenian population outside of Armenia. Report Abuse
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The Apply computer was invented in California. Report Abuse
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More than 1,200 people have committed suicide by jumping from the Golden Gate bridge since it was opened in 1937. Report Abuse
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It is illegal to eat ice cream on the sidewalk in Carmel, California. Report Abuse
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California grows most of the nation's dates. Report Abuse
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The largest three-day rodeo is held in Red Bluff, California. Report Abuse
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More turkeys are raised in California than in any other state. Report Abuse
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California's state motto is Eureka "I have found it." Report Abuse
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California's state nickname is the Golden State. Report Abuse
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