California City Guides

Capital: Sacramento

Governor: Arnold Schwarzenegger,1 R (to Jan. 2007)

Lieut. Governor: Cruz M. Bustamante, D (to Jan. 2007)

Senators: Barbara Boxer, D (to Jan. 2005); Dianne Feinstein, D (to Jan. 2007)

Secy. of State: Kevin Shelley, D (to Jan. 2007)

Atty. General: Bill Lockyer, D (to Jan. 2007)

Treasurer: Phil Angelides, D (to Jan. 2007)

Entered Union (rank): Sept. 9, 1850 (31)

Present constitution adopted: 1879

Motto: Eureka (I have found it)

State Symbols:

  • flower golden poppy (1903)
  • tree California redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens & Sequoiadendron giganteum) (1937, 1953)
  • bird California valley quail (1931)
  • animal California grizzly bear (1953)
  • fish California golden trout (1947)
  • colors blue and gold (1951)
  • song “I Love You, California” (1951)

Nickname: Golden State

 

 

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