California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States of America.With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km 2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area, and is also the world's thirty-fourth most populous subnational entity.
California was the name given to a mythical island populated only by beautiful Amazon warriors, as depicted in Greek myths, using gold tools and weapons in the popular early 16th-century romance novel Las Sergas de Esplandián (The Adventures of Esplandián) by Spanish author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo.
California has more people than any other state in the United States. If California was a separate country, it would have the sixth largest economy in the world. California is probably the state with the most ethnic groups. It also has many different geographic features – mountains, deserts, and coasts. It is often called The Golden State ...
California City, officially The City of California City, abbreviated as Cal City, is a city incorporated in 1965 located in the northern Antelope Valley in Kern County, California, United States, 100 miles north of the city of Los Angeles. The population was 14,120 at the 2010 census. Covering 203.63 square miles, California City is known for having the third-largest land area of any city in the state of California. It was a master-planned community, created in the post-World War II boom years w
Padre Francisco Garcés, a Franciscan missionary, camped at Castle Butte in what is now California City in 1776 during the Juan Bautista de Anza expedition of Alta California. In the late 19th century, the Twenty Mule Team Trail, which carried loads of borax to the railhead ...
The Mojave Gunnery Range "C" was used from August 1944 until January 1959, when it became part of the California City land. It included bomb targets and strafing targets such as a vehicle convoy. It was also used for pilotless aircraft just after World War II. Unexploded ordnance
In 1958, Czech-born Columbia University sociology professor and real estate developer Nathan "Nat" K. Mendelsohn purchased 82,000 acres of Mojave Desert land with the aim of making California's next great city. California City Development Company was aggressively marketing the ci
Although one of California's smaller cities in terms of population, California City is the third largest city in California by land area. Satellite photos underscore its claim to being California's third-largest city by land area. Located in the northern Antelope Valley in Kern County, California, the city is 18 miles northwest of Edwards Air Force Base, 28 miles east of Tehachapi, 40 miles north of Lancaster, 49 miles southwest of Ridgecrest, 67 miles east of the city of Bakersfield, and 101 mi
In 2000, the depth to groundwater was 370 feet. The Garlock Fault runs nearby.
Mojave Unified School District serves California City: 1. California City Jr/Sr High 2. California City Middle 3. Hacienda Elementary school 4. Robert P. Ulrich Elementary School
Studies for a privately built and owned 2000-4000-bed prison on the east side of town began in 1995, and an environmental impact statement on a 550-bed facility was completed in 1996. Contracts were signed between the city and Corrections Corporation of America and it was built i
California City is served by Highway 14 to the west and Highway 58 to the south. Kern Transit provides direct bus service to Mojave, Lancaster, and Ridgecrest with connections to Tehachapi and Bakersfield. The direct line to Lancaster also provides a direct connection with Metrol
The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts, home of the California Hall of Fame, is a cultural destination dedicated to telling the rich history of California and its unique influence on the world of ideas, innovation, art and culture. The museum educates tens of thousands of school children through inspiring programs, sharing with ...
Emeryville has an Amtrak station, which is the western terminus of the California Zephyr line and is also the San Francisco area's access to the Coast Starlight line. The station serves San Francisco –bound passengers via a bus connector over the Bay Bridge.
Ontario is a city in southwestern San Bernardino County, California, 35 miles (56 km) east of downtown Los Angeles and 23 miles (37 km) west of downtown San Bernardino, the county seat.
Califórnia é um dos 50 estados dos Estados Unidos, localizado na região dos estados do Pacífico. É o estado mais populoso do país, com 37 253 956 habitantes e é o terceiro em extensão territorial, superado apenas pelo Alasca e pelo Texas.
USS California (BB-44) was the second of two Tennessee-class battleships built for the United States Navy between her keel laying in October 1916 and her commissioning in August 1921.
As "Hotel California" became one of the group's most popular songs and a concert staple for the band, live recordings of the song have therefore also been released. The first live recording of the song appeared on the Eagles' 1980 live album, and an acoustic version with an extended intro is a track in the 1994 Hell Freezes Over reunion concert CD and video release.