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California, a history

Creator: Kevin Starr | History - 2005

A definitive, single-volume history of the Golden State ranges from the earliest Native American cultures, through the Spanish and Mexican eras, the Gold Rush, and rise of Hollywood, to the twenty-first century, chronicling the events, ...

Publisher: Random House, Inc.

About this book
California has always been our Shangri-la–the promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the American Dream. Now the Golden State’s premier historian, Kevin Starr, distills the entire sweep of California’s history into one splendid volume. From the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, this is the story of a place at once quintessentially American and utterly unique.Arguing that America’s most populous state has always been blessed with both spectacular natural beauty and astonishing human diversity, Starr unfolds a rapid-fire epic of discovery, innovation, catastrophe, and triumph. For generations, California’s native peoples basked in the abundance of a climate and topography eminently suited to human habitation. By the time the Spanish arrived in the early sixteenth century, there were scores of autonomous tribes were thriving in the region. Though conquest was rapid, nearly two centuries passed before Spain exerted control over upper California through the chain of missions that stand to this day.The discovery of gold in January 1848 changed everything. With population increasing exponentially as get-rich-quick dreamers converged from all over the world, California reinvented itself overnight. Starr deftly traces the successive waves of innovation and calamity that have broken over the state since then–the incredible wealth of the Big Four railroad tycoons and the devastating San Francisco earthquake of 1906; the emergence of Hollywood as the world’s entertainment capital and of Silicon Valley as the center of high-tech research and development; the heroic irrigation and transportation projects that have altered the face of the region; the role of labor, both organized and migrant, in key industries from agriculture to aerospace.Kevin Starr has devoted his career to the history of his beloved state, but he has never lost his sense of wonder over California’s sheer abundance and peerless variety. This one-volume distillation of a lifetime’s work gathers together everything that is most important, most fascinating, and most revealing about our greatest state.



328 pages

California, America's high-stakes experiment

Creator: Peter Schrag | Political Science - 2006-04-20

This is an incisive, pointed analysis of the current shape and texture of California and what it means for our national agenda. "Once again, Peter Schrag asserts himself as a perceptive and courageous commentator.

Publisher: Univ of California Pr

About this book
Peter Schrag takes on the big issues--immigration, globalization, and the impact of California's politics on its quality of life--in this dynamic account of the Golden State's struggle to recapture the American dream. In the past half-century, California has been both model and anti-model for the nation and often the world, first in its high level of government and public services--schools, universities, highways--more lately for its dysfunctional government, deteriorating services, and sometimes regressive public policies. Schrag's incisive analysis of the state's political, demographic, and fiscal realities vividly demonstrates that it has been struggling with a range of problems for a generation. The author deftly shows that California's ability to forge its culturally and ethnically diverse population into a successful democracy will be of crucial importance not only to America, but to the world. He also explains how many current "solutions" exacerbate the very problems they're supposed to solve and analyzes a variety of possible state and federal policy alternatives to restore accountable government and a vital democracy to the nation's largest state and world's fifth largest economy. Among the issues that Schrag tackles: The impact of Latino and Asian immigration and the emergence of California as the first large majority minority state The globalization of California's economy and culture The growing reliance of voters on the initiative, referendum, and recall processes The increasing instability of elected government California as cultural avant-garde, from hippies to gay marriage Peter Schrag takes on the big issues--immigration, globalization, and the impact of California's politics on its quality of life--in this dynamic account of the Golden State's struggle to recapture the American dream. In the past half-century, California has been both model and anti-model for the nation and often the world, first in its high level of government and public services--schools, universities, highways--more lately for its dysfunctional government, deteriorating services, and sometimes regressive public policies. Schrag's incisive analysis of the state's political, demographic, and fiscal realities vividly demonstrates that it has been struggling with a range of problems for a generation. The author deftly shows that California's ability to forge its culturally and ethnically diverse population into a successful democracy will be of crucial importance not only to America, but to the world. He also explains how many current "solutions" exacerbate the very problems they're supposed to solve and analyzes a variety of possible state and federal policy alternatives to restore accountable government and a vital democracy to the nation's largest state and world's fifth largest economy. Among the issues that Schrag tackles: The impact of Latino and Asian immigration and the emergence of California as the first large majority minority state The globalization of California's economy and culture The growing reliance of voters on the initiative, referendum, and recall processes The increasing instability of elected government California as cultural avant-garde, from hippies to gay marriage



84 pages

California

Creator: Kathy Pelta | History - 2001-12

Introduces the geography, history, people, industries, and environmental concerns of the Golden State.

Publisher: Lerner Pub Group

About this book
The completely revised and expanded Hello U.S.A. series takes you on a tour of the history, geography, people, economy, and environment of 25 states and Puerto Rico (with 26 additional books to be released by September 2002). Colorful photos, easy-to-read text, and fascinating sidebars provide the facts you need for research, reports, or even a cross-country trip.-- Completely up-to-date text and statistics, including 2000 U.S. census figures-- New maps, charts, and graphs-- New lists of related books and websites-- Expanded places to visit section-- State wildlife, state song, and recipe


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  • California Baby

    California Baby Calendula Cream (4oz)

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    California Baby

    Don't use the new formulated cream

    0 1/5 Avid Reader - See all my reviews This review is from: California Baby Calendula Cream (4oz) (Baby Product) We have been using this cream since my daughter was born years ago. It worked great on her. But she started to complain burning last year whenever we put it on her. We didn't believe her at first because she was always difficult with lotion and soap. When she screamed in tears for 10 minutes, we started to suspect she somehow had developed allergy to the lotion. We washed the cream off her hands and put Kiss my face honey calendula on her instead. She stopped crying immediately. It never occurred to us that the cream was the culprit. Our another child continued using it until we saw blisters popping out in front of our eyes after one application. After reading reviews, we now know the cream has been reformulated. I can't believe we have been harming our kids for so long just because of our blind trust of California Baby 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 30, 2014

    REFORMULATED!!!!

    Reformulation on California Baby Calendula Cream Be Aware: In the old formulation, water and calendula were the first two ingredients -- the new formula Calendula is the 8TH INGREDIENT - water, caprylic capric triglyceride, cetyl alcohol, stearic acid, glycerin USP, cetearyl olivate and sorbitan olivate, canola oil and FINALLY Calendula! This formulation is much cheaper for the company and yet they still charge an avg. of $5 an ounce!! I'm pretty outraged -- if you use California Baby please let them know how you feel about this change in formulation and look to make sure the products YOU use haven't also been reformulated. ---- Please note that my son who has severe eczema used to have NO skin reaction to the old formula and now he has pain on application and redness in his skin for up to an hour after it's applied.I also want to note that it wasn't until my son started reacting to it that I even compared the labels --- no notification of reformulation on the new... 1/5 A. Redmer "SafeatHome" (Virginia Beach, VA) - See all my reviews, December 3, 2011

    OUCH! STAY AWAY FROM NEW FORMULA!

    0 1/5 glamourmom - See all my reviews This review is from: California Baby Calendula Cream, 2 oz (Health and Beauty) Stay away from the new formula (the new formula is in the new package with a sunface on the front towards the bottom). At first Cal Baby denied changing the formula, but recently they came out and admitted to reformulating. Sadly, this one time miracle-worker burns my family's skin leaving me looking for another brand. Stay away from this one parents! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 23, 2012
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  • Little, Brown and Company

    California: A Novel

    Book (Little, Brown and Company)

    Rating (340 reviews):
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    Little, Brown and Company

    Reads like a first draft

    I wanted to root for Edan Lepucki, I really did. In fact it’s taken me a while to write this because I always try to be supportive of debut female authors, but I just don’t feel like this book is getting the reviews that it deserves. In fact, I have to wonder if Colbert even read this book before he gave it the endorsement that changed the author’s course for the rest of her life. Without exaggeration, this is one of the most poorly written books I have read in over five years. The entire first half takes place in flashbacks—leaving one to wonder if the book was edited at all. The book’s main characters are tepid and boring, completely lacking the fighting instinct that would allow them to survive this kind of setting, and also transform them from one-dimensional characters into actual human beings whose struggles supersede the page. Nothing happens in this novel. Nothing. The entire first half is dedicated to a married couple who make up for... 1/5 Elderfish - See all my reviews This review is from: California: A Novel (Hardcover) I wanted to root for Edan Lepucki, I really did. In fact it’s taken me a while to write this because I always try to be supportive of debut female authors, but I just don’t feel like this book is getting the reviews that it deserves. In fact, I have to wonder if Colbert even read this book before he gave it the endorsement that changed the author’s course for the rest of her life. Without exaggeration, this is one of the most poorly written books I have read in over five years. The entire first half takes place in flashbacks—leaving one to wonder if the book was edited at all. The book’s main characters are tepid and boring, completely lacking the fighting instinct that would allow them to survive this kind of setting, and also transform them from one-dimensional characters into actual human beings whose struggles supersede the page. Nothing happens in this novel. Nothing. The entire first half is dedicated to a married couple who make up for... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , July 24, 2014

    Truly Awful

    This was a great concept, poorly executed. Fleeing Los Angeles, a yuppie couple settles into an abandoned cabin in the woods in a "living off the land," cell phone free, technology free, post meltdown world. Unfortunately, the book simply does not hang together - when the couple meets some neighbors, it appears they will have fellow drop outs to befriend. In a bizarre plot turn, the couple are once again alone, except for a trader on horseback who comes through monthly to sell or bargain for provisions.In a desperate state, since they have zero survival skills, the couple decide to follow the trader, suspecting his destination is a place rumored to be a fenced in, self imposed prison-like compound which has food and some sort of social structure. Once inside the compound, this book runs off the rails by inserting one of the silliest plot devices imaginable. This book reads like a hastily written television movie for a cable channel as the "compound" is essentially a... 1/5 Drwo - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California: A Novel (Kindle Edition) This was a great concept, poorly executed. Fleeing Los Angeles, a yuppie couple settles into an abandoned cabin in the woods in a "living off the land," cell phone free, technology free, post meltdown world. Unfortunately, the book simply does not hang together - when the couple meets some neighbors, it appears they will have fellow drop outs to befriend. In a bizarre plot turn, the couple are once again alone, except for a trader on horseback who comes through monthly to sell or bargain for provisions.In a desperate state, since they have zero survival skills, the couple decide to follow the trader, suspecting his destination is a place rumored to be a fenced in, self imposed prison-like compound which has food and some sort of social structure. Once inside the compound, this book runs off the rails by inserting one of the silliest plot devices imaginable. This book reads like a hastily written television movie for a cable channel as the "compound" is essentially a... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , August 17, 2014

    Overrated

    This dystopian story follows married couple Cal and Frida in the middle of the 21st century, who left LA following a slow and steady apocalypse, as the country was running out of food, supplies, and supportable habitation. The Internet dried up, and the scramble to peaceably and comfortably exist was running on empty. Although it doesn't state definitively what occurred, it is evident that climactic conditions and carbon footprints were involved."...LA's chewed-up streets or its shuttered stores or its sagging houses. All those dead lawns...people starving on the sidewalks...the city wasn't just sick, it was dying."Cal and Frida live in a remote landscape in solitude, until they find one family a bit further away. But, when Frida determines that she is pregnant, they decide to venture out into a more established community that they learn about from their new friends. Having to rely on each other for all their emotional needs can be dicey; periodically, the... 3/5 "switterbug" Betsey Van Horn (Austin, Texas) - See all my reviews, July 8, 2014
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  • California Baby

    California Baby Shampoo & Bodywash - Calendula - 8.5 oz

    Health and Beauty (California Baby)

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    CHOOSE THE BEST FOR YOUR BABY/CHILD

    I didn't know much about baby products when I first had my son. My son had really bad eczma as an infant and I tried a huge variety of products- trying to find something that worked. I finally stumbled on California Baby's Calendula Cream (which I highly recommend getting as well!) which cleared up his eczema in just a day or two! I also use it for his diaper area, and have not had a diaper rash problem since. Then one day he started having a scalp problem, and I found the California Baby Calendula Shampoo & Bodywash. The problem went away immediately after starting to use the product! I now only buy California Baby products for my son. I use their creams, shampoos, lotions, and sunscreen. Please use only natural products on your child as well! Check to see a product's potential harm on cosmeticdatabase.com. I also use a lot of California Baby products on myself because it is not limited to only babies and children. I highly recommend this product and other California Baby... 5/5 Proud mom in WA - See all my reviews I didn't know much about baby products when I first had my son. My son had really bad eczma as an infant and I tried a huge variety of products- trying to find something that worked. I finally stumbled on California Baby's Calendula Cream (which I highly recommend getting as well!) which cleared up his eczema in just a day or two! I also use it for his diaper area, and have not had a diaper rash problem since. Then one day he started having a scalp problem, and I found the California Baby Calendula Shampoo & Bodywash. The problem went away immediately after starting to use the product! I now only buy California Baby products for my son. I use their creams, shampoos, lotions, and sunscreen. Please use only natural products on your child as well! Check to see a product's potential harm on cosmeticdatabase.com. I also use a lot of California Baby products on myself because it is not limited to only babies and children. I highly recommend this product and other California Baby... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , November 23, 2010

    Great for Whole Family!

    My husband, myself, and my six month old all use this as our daily shampoo, face wash (except the baby), and body wash. We all have very sensitive skin. None of us get irritated skin from any California Baby product.ProsI used to get occasional break outs, but not anymore. (I also use the Diaper Area Wash as a toner and the Super Sensitive Lotion as my moisturizer).It keeps our skin soft.My daughter no longer gets baby acne (diagnosed by her NP) on her scalp.ConsI don't much care for the smell, but it works so well that I don't let it bother me.Update:There are several things I forgot to mention about this product:-It DOES lather (as do their bubble baths and other shampoos)! Just make sure your child's hair (or yours) is completely wet all the way through, get your hands slightly damp, and lather IN YOUR HANDS before putting it on your child's (or your own) scalp. This works great for... 5/5 Morgannin "Eco-friendly mom" (Spokane, WA) - See all my reviews My husband, myself, and my six month old all use this as our daily shampoo, face wash (except the baby), and body wash. We all have very sensitive skin. None of us get irritated skin from any California Baby product.ProsI used to get occasional break outs, but not anymore. (I also use the Diaper Area Wash as a toner and the Super Sensitive Lotion as my moisturizer).It keeps our skin soft.My daughter no longer gets baby acne (diagnosed by her NP) on her scalp.ConsI don't much care for the smell, but it works so well that I don't let it bother me.Update:There are several things I forgot to mention about this product:-It DOES lather (as do their bubble baths and other shampoos)! Just make sure your child's hair (or yours) is completely wet all the way through, get your hands slightly damp, and lather IN YOUR HANDS before putting it on your child's (or your own) scalp. This works great for... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 12, 2012

    good for dry skin or eczema

    0 5/5 addisonsmom - See all my reviews Use this for my dd that has super dry skin & eczema. Doesn't dry out her sensitive skin! Not the best on her scalp for the cradle cap, but won't make it worse either. Definitely would try if you are looking for something for dry or sensitive skin. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , July 4, 2011
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  • Cottonage

    Green Turtle - California Republic Design Hooded Sweatshirt(medium)

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    Made of cotton/polyester blend that's thick (not bulky) for enjoying roomy comfort that allows adding layers underneath
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  • Weleda

    California Baby Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash, 19 Ounce

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    Rating (85 reviews):
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    Weleda

    Great body wash for baby

    0 5/5 CJRH12 - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Baby Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash, 19 Ounce (Health and Beauty) I love this as a body wash. The scent is nice and it leaves my baby's skin soft and smelling lovely. It has a nice foaming effect too...my baby loves to play with the bubbles.However, my only complaint is I don't use it as a shampoo because it tends to dry my baby's hair out. She needs conditioning shampoo anyway and so this shampoo leaves her too dry. It might work well for other babies as a shampoo, depending on their hair type. My baby is caucasian with typical caucasian hair, but she has a little wave to her hair, so that might be the difference as to why this product doesn't work well for her particular hair.I still use this as her body wash and will continue to do so. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , September 10, 2013

    Good stuff

    0 5/5 BubblyZ - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Baby Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash, 19 Ounce (Health and Beauty) We have been using this since the birth of our daughter. It smells good and is gentle on the skin. She is two and a half now and we are still using this. The product is expensive compare to some, but it does last a long time. It's definitely worth the money. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , October 25, 2013

    LOVE IT!

    0 5/5 kauio9 - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Baby Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash, 19 Ounce (Health and Beauty) My son has very sensitive skin and this stuff is a life saver! Smells Great! We use this, the conditioner, and the lotion as well. It's not cheep but I promise it's worth it! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , September 10, 2013
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    Leaves the skin feeling silky smooth and protected from drying out
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  • California Baby

    California Baby Natural Bug Blend (travel)

    Baby Product (California Baby)

    Rating (73 reviews):
    (4.3/5)
    California Baby

    Amazon Jungle Tested... and Now Approved :-)

    0 5/5 Amazon Customer "JD" (San Antonio, TX) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) Simply put, I went deep into the Amazon Jungle of Peru... and this product worked. Hooray! I remained itch... and Malaria free. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 16, 2014

    Works well and smells nice

    0 5/5 KayJay - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) I like it that this is a safe product for my 2-year-old. It has a nice, fresh smell. The only down side is that you have to remember to reapply after a few hours. Maybe that's the case with all products, but is kind of pain with a squirmy toddler. I'd still rather use this than a highly effective spray with lots of chemicals. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , July 24, 2013

    perfect size

    0 5/5 G. Demetrio Garrido Melgar (Mexico) - See all my reviews, August 19, 2013
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  • California Baby

    California Baby Bubble Bath Aromatherapy, 13 oz (Eucalyptus ease (for tranquil relief))

    Health and Beauty (California Baby)

    Rating (83 reviews):
    (4.6/5)
    California Baby

    The best ever!

    0 5/5 adera17 - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This is the only bubble bath we will ever buy. It's SO bubbly. You can add more or less according to preference. But you can easily have a bathtub overflowing with bubbles, be careful! I love that its safe and smells very calming right before bedtime. My 20 mo old LOVES his bubbles. He will grab the bottle and bring it to us and ask for a bath! And he has sensitive skin/eczema. This does not irritate his skin. We will use it several times a week without drying his skin out. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , December 31, 2012

    Not worth the money

    0 2/5 Chris (California) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Baby Bubble Bath Aromatherapy, 13 oz (Eucalyptus ease (for tranquil relief)) (Health and Beauty) I typically like California Baby products, but this one is over-priced and doesn't live up to its claims. The bubble wand feature doesn't work at all; the bubble bath just won't make bubbles that way. The scent is very faint. You need to use 1/4 to 1/3 of the bottle for any significant aromatherapy which makes it a really expensive bath. You get the same effect using a few drops of essential oil.A much better product is the 100% Pure bubble bath. They bubble, are less expensive, have a great scent, and are made with gentle, organic ingredients. I only wish they had more than three flavors to choose from.For a strong eucalyptus bath, the 100% Pure Eucalyptus Sea Therapy Bath is unbeatable. It doesn't bubble, but has a potent fragrance and even tingles your skin. It's amazing. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , September 22, 2012

    I absolutely love this bubble bath

    0 5/5 christineu - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Baby Bubble Bath Aromatherapy, 13 oz (Eucalyptus ease (for tranquil relief)) (Health and Beauty) I always have a bottle of this on hand to help with congestion. We first tried this when our son was still an infant and was very congested. I like that it helps with his congestion without the need for medication. They also now make a spray for bedding and a gel that you can rub on the chest. To us this is well worth the money. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , October 6, 2010
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    Colds and Flu aromatherapy blend works to relieve congestion and stuffiness
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  • Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet California's Best Trips (Travel Guide)

    Book (Lonely Planet)

    Rating (48 reviews):
    (4.4/5)
    Lonely Planet

    Touches all of the bases, and also discloses many destinations that I'd not known of until now

    CALIFORNIA'S BEST TRIPS, published by LONELY PLANET, and authored by Benson, Cavalieri, and Kohn, is a 383 page guidebook printed on good quality non-glossy paper. At least every other page has a full-page color photo, quarter page color photo, or color map. The book has 35 chapters within the following three sections. The three sections are color-coded in green tabs and graphics (northern California), red (central California), and blue (southern California). Each of the chapters has one or two pages on motels and restaurants. But the emphasis in this attractive book is on the natural landscape. Accordingly, this book is almost like a biography of my life, since I have visited most of the places described, e.g., 50 trips to Point Reyes; ten trips to Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley; 8 trips to Yosemite; 18 trips to Joshua Tree National Park; six trips to Death Valley; one trip to Mono Lake; two trips to Mount Lassen and Mount Shasta; about ten trips to the town of Jenner and up to... 5/5 Tom Brody (Berkeley, CA) - See all my reviews, March 2, 2013

    An excellent supplement to other guide books - but not a standalone

    Despite my review title, I would recommend this book... but only as a supplement to other guide books / internet sources. If I had a RV and were tooling around the Golden State, I'd have this in the glove compartment and use it to answer the "Honey, where are we going and what are we doing today?" I don't have a RV but that's what I imagine people in RV's saying. These are road trips, not in depth guides to areas, so by the very nature of this book it scratches the surface of each area as you drive through... a few restaurants, a few places to sleep, some interesting tidbits, and LOTS of color pictures. I mean LOTS. All printed on non glossy paper.I plan to put this in our guest room so guests to the Bay Area can use it to explore our gorgeous surroundings... and I plan to use it myself as I think of a few road trips in my California Dreamin'.Overall a great supplement to other guides if your main interest is being on the open road and exploring our great... 4/5 Goldengate "Goldengate" (San Francisco, where else?) - See all my reviews, April 5, 2013

    OK, but someone limited.

    0 3/5 Kristin Belko (Jackson, Wyoming) - See all my reviews, December 1, 2013
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  • California Republic Men's T-Shirt - (Bandana Bear) - Medium

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    5 Star

    0 5/5 NightCrawler - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Republic Men's T-Shirt (Apparel) I received the shirt promptly. The designs look pretty cool and it fits well on my body. I wish I had order other styles because the price is so cheap. The quality of the shirt is also good. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , October 11, 2014

    ... worn this once and the grafice is cracking really bad and i had not even washed it

    0 2/5 Josh Stansberry - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Republic Men's T-Shirt (Apparel) only worn this once and the grafice is cracking really bad and i had not even washed it 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 6, 2015

    Great shirt for low cost.

    0 5/5 Robert Anthony Morgan - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: California Republic Men's T-Shirt (Apparel) I got this shirt just asa i thought it would be. I'm 5'5", 155lb, atheltic build. I ran the shirt through the washer several times adn it still held up like new. Unfortunately, it was stolen while my wife did laundry along with my other shirts like this. Still upset about it but thank gawd that its price reasonably. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , March 3, 2015
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    proudly made in USA
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California poppy postcard

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This vintage image of California poppies, from an old seed packet, is a great way to send greetings from the "golden state."
Price: $$1.00

Los Angeles, California 4 Postcard

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Los Angeles, California 04
Price: $$0.95

California Beaches Vintage Travel Tourism Postcard

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Visit glorious southern California beaches!
Price: $$1.00

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