Thursday, April 28, 2011

Since there has been a lot of discussion about our trip to California, I thought it was important to write a dossier on the area. Remember, while in California it is important that we respect their culture and traditions no matter how much they differ from our own.


Population: ~37,250,000 (2010)
State Bird: California Quail
Principal Crops: Grass, Milk, Grapes, Almonds
Counties: 58
Cities: 459
Towns: 22
State Animal: Grizzly Bear
State Grass: Purple Needlegrass (Nassella pulchra)
Grass Eating: 4.4 Pounds in 17 minutes, (Philip A, Brownsey)
Lighthouses: 13
Covered Bridges: 9,874
Governor: Arnold Scwarezenegger
Violent Crime Rate: 5.33/1000
Senators: Nancy Pelosi and Steve Jobs

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