|Abbreviated name(s)||The Golden State|
|Notable places nearby||Brian Kendrick's School Of Professional Wrestling|
California is a state in the western United States. It is the third largest state in size. It is the state with the most people living in it. Popular cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, and San Francisco. The capital is Sacramento. It became a state on September 9, 1850. It is bordered by Arizona to the southeast, Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south.