Here are some "Fun Facts' from my homestate.:)
•California contains the lowest and the highest points in the continental U. S. You can travel from 282 feet below sea level in Death Valley to 14,494-foot Mt. Whitney in less than a day.
•California is home to the world's largest tree (General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park) and the tallest (a coastal redwood whose identity is withheld)
•Some California plants live a long time. The eastern Sierras' Bristlecone pines are 4,600 years old, but a Mojave Desert creosote bush is among the world's oldest living things at 43,000 years.
•Invented in California: fortune cookies, Apple computers, theme parks (Disneyland), blue jeans and the Barbie doll