California

Get facts and photos about the 31st state.

More than 10,000 years ago, the first people arrived in what is now California. They walked from Asia, crossing on a strip of land that’s now submerged under a body of water between Russia and the United States called the Bering Strait.


California MC Cali the valley quail takes Barry the bald eagle around the United States's most populated state: California. The Golden State has the largest economy of any state in the country. From agriculture to technology to movie-making, Californians keep busy while enjoying some of the most stunning scenery around.