How California came to be. Whether by God or Mother Earth or Spontaneous Manifestation, The Californias are a geographically diverse land.
In the wide open spaces, subtly filled with rugged plants and determined animals, humans arrived in The Californias and quickly decided it would be home.
Soon after The Californias saw its first human, maps were drawn detailing her secrets.
What is a place if it has no governance?
After the first people found her, many more would grace her shores and hills, deserted and forests. Who are the people of California?
As the 19th and 20th century’s industrial technology bustled forward with fervor, The Californias kept pace.
The wide diversity of Californios, new settlers, industrial moguls, academic giants, and media manifestations the California culture is difficult to pin down.