David McConnell started the California Perfume Company (CPC)
in 1886. Today the company is known as Avon.
The first seedless oranges to be grown in the US came from
Brazil and were planted in California.
The tallest tree recorded is located in Humboldt Redwoods
State Park, California.
There is a town in California called Tarzana. It was named
after Tarzan's creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs.
When doctors in Los Angeles went on strike in 1976, the
daily number of deaths in the city dropped 18%.
200 bison still roam on Catalina Island descendants of a few
brought there in the 1920s for a movie and left there.
The world's first motel opened in San Luis Obispo,
California in 1925.
Seinfeld was set in New York City; however, the exterior
that was used for Jerry Seinfeld's apartment house is in
Before filming the role of Iris, actress Jodi Foster had to
undergo psychiatric evaluation by the California Labor
California sea otters spend almost all of their time in the
water. Alaska sea otters often sleep, groom, and nurse on
A red airplane-warning light on top of the Capitol Records
building in L.A flashes out the word "Hollywood" in Morse
The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park,
California, is the largest tree in the world.
The number of cars on Catalina Island is strictly limited.
Waiting time to get a permit for a car is eight to ten
In Berkeley, California, an organization's members gather
monthly to discuss and honor the garlic plant.