California is not just a place—it is a unique experience. This place that launched the surfing craze of the sixties has also been at the forefront of industry and science. It has been a trendsetter and an innovator in education and the arts. California is the movie capital of the world, and it also has the world’s fifth largest economy. Today, Silicon Valley ranks first in computer technology.
Through captivating photos and stories of California, past and present, this book explores the incredible natural beauty and indomitable spirit of the Golden State.