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State Symbols California
State Flag California’s state flag is called the Bear Flag. It has a picture of a grizzly bear on it. The grizzly bear represents strength.
State Capital California’s state capital is Sacramento. Sacramento is located east of San Francisco.
Governor of California The Governor of California is Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is a Republican and is in his second term.
Senators of California California’s United States Senators are Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer. Both women are Democrats.
State Nickname California’s nickname is the “Golden State.” It is called the Golden State because of the Gold Rush and fields of golden poppies.
State Motto California’s state motto is “Eureka!” Eureka is a Greek word and it means “I have found it!”
State Animal California’s state animal is the grizzly bear. There are no more wild grizzly bears in California.
State Flower California’s state flower is the golden poppy. Golden poppies grow in fields and along highways. Poppies have four petals.
State Tree California’s state tree is the redwood. Redwood trees grow along the northern coast of California. They are the tallest trees in the world.
State Bird California’s bird is the Valley Quail. Valley Quails build their nests on the ground.
State Quarter The California Quarter shows John Muir, a condor, and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park.
State Song I Love You, California I love you, California, you're the greatest state of all. I love you in the winter, summer, spring and in the fall. I love your fertile valleys; your dear mountains I adore. I love your grand old ocean and I love her rugged shore.