California Retirement

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General California Information

Most people recognize California as full of glitz and glamour. But there’s more to California than Hollywood. With the population of the state reaching just beyond 36 million people, the Golden State is one of the largest states in the country, and with temperatures in most areas rarely dipping below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, there is nothing you can’t do in California.

The state has a rich culture and history, from the Mexican War of Independence to the Gold Rush.  Since the 1800s California has always been a dream for those who want to find success and freedom.  The state is also culturally diverse because of its proximity to Mexico.   Hollywood draws people from all over the world.

The state is located next to the Pacific Ocean, on the country’s west coast, and covers a large amount of coastal area, desert, and mountains.   This geographical variety creates a diverse climate makes it easy to choose from thousands of recreational activities.   There is skiing and snowboarding in the mountains. There are over 100 state parks and reserves all across the state to check out. California is also home to three NFL teams, three NHL teams, four NBA teams, and five baseball teams.   There are also attractions for the grandkids and your own inner child, including Disneyland or Knotts Berry Farm. There are also fourteen zoos all across the state to visit.

If you want to live in California, there are many great areas from which to choose.  You can immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the major cities, or you can choose to live in a smaller community and still enjoy all the great things that California has to offer. Eureka!