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DK Eyewitness shuttle advisor: California will lead you directly to the simplest points of interest California has to supply and offers the insider go back and forth assistance you would like, no matter if you're profiting from the nightlife or exploring historical cities and museums.

Fully illustrated, it covers all of the significant towns and attractions, from l. a., southern California, and the nationwide parks to San Francisco and the bay sector to California wine nation, the north, and extra. DK Eyewitness go back and forth consultant: California explores the tradition, background, structure, natural world, shores, and scenic walks and drives. You'll locate three-D illustrated cutaways and flooring plans of the entire must-see attractions, in addition to highway maps and trustworthy details for purchasing round. Plus, this guidebook is full of complete listings of the simplest lodges, eating places, outlets, and nightlife in every one quarter for all budgets.

With hundreds of thousands of full-color images, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that brighten each web page, DK Eyewitness commute consultant: California actually exhibits you this country as nobody else can.

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4600 Virginia Rd, Long Beach. Road map inset A. Salk Institute p265 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art pp322–23 Santa Barbara County Courthouse p224 Sea Ranch Hwy 1 north of Stewarts Point, Sonoma County. Road map A3. The Library 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano. Road map D6. Westfield Horton Plaza p254 Women’s Club 715 Silverado, La Jolla. Road map D6. Xanadu Gallery p325 Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House in Hollywood 38  INTRODUCING CALIFORNIA Multicultural California California is the most ethnically diverse state in the Union.

State Capital Once little more than farmland, Sacramento grew into a bustling city within two years of the Gold Rush. It became the state capital in 1854. The sluice was a long trough with wooden bars. As water was flushed along, gold particles were trapped behind the bars. Sign from the Flying Cloud clipper ship 1848 California is annexed by the US. Gold discovered at Sutter’s Mill (see p479) 1849 Almost 800 ships leave New York, full of men bound for the gold fields 1848 1850 1852 1850 California becomes 31st state in the Union John Sutter (1802–1880) 1851 San Francisco vigilante movement hangs several lawbreakers.

Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival (mid–late Feb), Indio. Date dishes and camel and ostrich races. Chinese New Year Festival (mid-Feb–early Mar), San Francisco. The nation’s largest Chinese New Year festival. Chinese New Year celebrations in San Francisco  44 I N T R O D U C I N G C A L I F O R N I A The Climate of California Apart from the extremes of the mountains and the deserts, the state’s climate is neither oppressive in summer nor too cold in winter. The Northern Coastal Range is temperate, although wet in the winter.

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