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State Capital: Sacramento
Date California Admitted as a State: September 9, 1850
State Motto: "Eureka" (Greek for "I ... [Read more]

Capitola is located 4 mi / 6.4 km E of Santa Cruz at the mouth of Soquel Creek.

Area
1.6 ... [Read more]

According to Reading the Numbers, by Mary Blocksma:

The same people who invented the wheel five or six thousand ... [Read more]

Junipero Serra Peak is the highest point in Monterey County, with an elevation of 5,682 ft. It was formerly known ... [Read more]

Mount Bielawski is the highest point in Santa Cruz County with an elevation of 3,231 feet. It is located on ... [Read more]

The summit of the stretch of Highway 17 that passes through the Santa Cruz Mountains is called Patchen Pass. The ... [Read more]

According to the National League of Cities, the most common street name in the US is "Second." Based on U.S. ... [Read more]

From 1840 - 1980, every President of the U.S. who was elected in a year ending in a zero had ... [Read more]

The Santa Cruz Association of Realtors offers local housing market statistics from 1996 to the current month.

Up-to-date local statistics, ... [Read more]

* Latitude: 36.59 N
* Longitude: 122.02 W
* Area: 13.3 sq. miles
* Elevation: 20 ... [Read more]

The weight of one gallon of gasoline is 5.8-6.5 lbs.

The weight of one gallon of ethanol is 6.59 lbs.

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