Up to at least 2020, Richard Nixon remains the only president born in California.
Before Europeans arrived, the native people known as the Tongva lived in the now city of Santa Monica, California. Their name for the land was Kecheek.
Standing at 275 feet even, the General Sherman tree in California is the largest single-stem tree living today.
Walt Disney got the idea of Disneyland while watching his two daughters ride a merry-go-round.