FACTOID # 29: 73.3% of America's gross operating surplus in motion picture and sound recording industries comes from California.
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Applegate is a town in Placer County, California witha population of 1,512. Placer County is a county located in Californias Sierra Nevada, in the Gold Country. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...

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ORIGIN OF STATE NAME: Probably from the mythical island California in a 16th-century romance by Garci Ord¢nez de Montalvo.
FLAG: The flag consists of a white field with a red star at upper left and a red stripe and the words "California Republic" across the bottom; in the center, a brown grizzly bear stands on a patch of green grass.
OFFICIAL SEAL: In the foreground is the goddess Minerva; a grizzly bear stands in front of her shield.
Merced, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (694 words)
Merced (pronounced "Mer-SED"), is the county seat of Merced County, California in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
In 2005, the city became home to the tenth University of California campus, the University of California at Merced.
Merced can currently be described as a "sleepy town," though the arrival of California's tenth UC campus, UC Merced, could help to change the city's image.
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