Stockton California Real Estate Trivia


Stockton Real Estate Trivia
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Arnold Schwarzenegger was in real estate
5 Brooks, Advance, Alliance, Arcade, Aromas, Avocado, Badger, Badwater, Bagdad, Bee Rock, Bend, Bivalve, Blunt, Booneville, Bumblebee, Bummerville, Cabbage Patch, Cactus, Chiquita, Clapper Gap, Confidence, Cool, Cow Creek, Dairyville, Date City, Deadman Crossing, Deadwood, Dixieland, Doghouse Junction, Dogtown, Dunmovin, Eureka, Fair Play, Fallen Leaf, False Klamath Forks of Salmon, Fort Dick, Freedom, Fruitland, Frying Pan, Gas Point, Globe, Grand, Hallelujah Junction, Hardy, Harmony, Hellhole Palms, Hells Kitchen, Honda, Honeydew, Hooker, Idlewild, Igo, Java, Jupiter, Keg, King Salmon, Klondike, Last Chance, Laws, Little Penny, Mad River, Mormon Bar, Mystic, Nashville, Needles, Ono, Orange, Peanut, Plaster City, Priest, Ragtown, Rainbow, Rancho Cucamonga, Relief, Rescue, Rice, Roads End, Rough and Ready, Sargent, Scarface, Secret Town, Shrub, Siberia, Skidoo, Sky High, Skytop, Soapweed, Soda Springs, Squabbletown, Standish, Steam, Stone, Stovepipe, Strawberry, Sucker Flat, Surf, Surfside, Surprise, Tarzana, Teakettle Junction, Thorn, Timbuctoo, Toadtown, Truths Home, Volcan, Weed, Weedpatch, Wimp, You Bet, Yreka, Zzyzx (Honest, we didn't make them up)
  • Prior to its incorporation in 1850, Stockton had several names, including 'Tuleburg', 'Gas City' and 'Mudville'.
  • Stockton was twice named an All-America City(1999 & 2004).
  • The historic Bob Hope Theatre (formerly Fox Theatre) in downtown Stockton is one of only two 'movie palaces' in the Central Valley.
  • With over 100,000 trees, Stockton was thrice named 'best tree city' in the western United States by Sunset magazine.
  • Stockton was the first community in California to have a name not of Spanish or Native American origin.
  • George W. Bush Elementary School, located in north Stockton, is the first public school in the nation to be named for a sitting president.
  • During 1846, John Brown forewarned Commodore Stockton of incoming enemy troops.
  • Charles Weber established the Temple Israel Cemetery in 1851 for Stockton’s Jewish community.
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"International Orange" is the official name of the orange-red paint used to paint the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, and it has always been that color. Rejecting carbon black and steel gray, the color was chosen because it blended well with the span's natural setting. Had the U.S. Navy's color request been granted, the bridge would have been painted black with yellow stripes. Painting the bridge is an ongoing task and its primary maintenance job. The special paint protects the Golden Gate from the high salt content in the ocean air, which rusts and corrodes the steel components.

You can Boat from Stockton to The Golden Gate Bridge

The first year that the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was open, it carried 3.5 million vehicles. Today, the annual totals average close to 40 million. It cost $35 million to build with the construction bonds being paid off in 1971. The replacement cost is estimated to be about $1.3 billion.

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was named one of the "Seven Wonders of the Modern World" by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1994, along with the Hoover Dam, Interstate Highway System, Kennedy Space Center, Panama Canal, Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and World Trade Center.

Although the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco took 25 million man-hours to build, just eleven people were killed in accidents.

On February 22, 1985, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge was crossed by its one billionth car.

  • Spain
  • England
  • Russia
  • Argentina
  • Empire of Mexico
  • Republic of Mexico
  • Californians
  • The Fremont Flag
  • California Republic
  • and the United States of America.
  • In San Francisco. The term dates to the 1860s when a cemetery that stands where the Civic Center is now located was converted into a park. A sand hill was leveled to create a 17-acre park, which became known as the sandlots.
    California Registered Historical Landmark #976 is a garage at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto. It's the birthplace of the world's first high-tech region, the "Silicon Valley." The idea for such a region originated with Dr. Fredrick Terman, a Stanford University professor who encouraged his students to start up their own electronics companies locally, rather than join established firms on the East coast. The first two students to follow his advice were David Packard, who in 1938 was renting (with his wife) the ground floor of a small house, and William R. Hewlett, who was single and living in a tiny cottage in the backyard.

    That year they began developing their first product in a 12-foot by 18-foot garage adjacent to the cottage. Hewlett Packard's first big order arrived two years later: Walt Disney Productions purchased four resistance-tuned audio oscillators for sound production of the classic film Fantasia.

    Scrambled eggs and oysters. Created in Placerville, El Dorado County, for a gold prospector who struck it rich and ordered the most expensive items on the menu.
    The fictional GI Joe character Flash was born in Lodi.
    A & W Root Beer was concocted in Lodi by druggist Roy Allen in 1919.
    The first bottled wine cooler, known as the California Cooler, was invented in Lodi by Michael Crete and Stewart Bewley. Crete and Bewley later sold the company for $55 million.
    If California's economic size were measured by itself to other countries, it would rank the 7th largest economy in the world.
     
    The state motto is Eureka!, a Greek word translated "I have found it!" The motto was adopted in 1849 and alludes to the discovery of gold in the Sierra Nevada.
    The State Bird is the California Quail, also known as the valley quail, nest in hollows scratched in the ground and concealed by foliage. Eggs are creamy white and thickly spotted with golden brown in 6 to 28.
    The world's smallest mountain range is in California. it is Sutter Buttes, in Sutter County.
    Conceived as a real estate ad, it originally read Hollywoodland. The sign stands 50 feet tall, stretches 450 feet across, weighs 450,000 pounds.
    The U.S. county that occupies the smallest area is New York County – Manhattan. Despite its small area, Manhattan is considered one of the world's foremost commercial, financial, and cultural centers. It is renowned for its many points of interest. Among these are Broadway, one of the world's best-known streets, Wall Street, skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center, Greenwich Village, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Opera House, the Museum of Modern Art, Columbia University, and New York University.
    Point Pinos Its beacon has flashed nightly as a guide and warning off the rocky coast of California since 1855.
    Alcatraz Lighthouse in 1854.
    On December 27, 1956, California granted landmark status to the barn used by director Cecil B. DeMille while making The Squaw Man in 1913. It was the first film-related landmark so designated.
    Outside Death Valley in California is a 134-foot steel-and-concrete thermometer in the tiny town of Baker, population 500. The immense, $750,000 East Mojave Desert landmark, built in 1991 to boost tourism, can be seen from five miles away so tourists traveling along the interstate know exactly how hot it is in the frequent record-holding "hot spot" in the nation.
    The Whisky, located at 8901 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, was the West Coast's first discotheque.
  • Carmel
  • Eel
  • San Joaquin
  • Truckee
  • Are the only California rivers that flow north.

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    Juneau, Alaska.
    The San Francisco cable cars
    With over 100,000 trees, Stockton California was thrice named 'best tree city' in the western United States by Sunset magazine.
    is built to resemble a stack of records. A red airplane-warning light atop the structure flashes out the word "Hollywood" in Morse code every 20 seconds or so.

    Though the Las Vegas sprawl measures 15 miles wide by 15 miles long, most of the 30 million tourists each year tend to mob the 6-mile stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard that includes both the Strip, home to the city's glittering, impressive major casinos, and the downtown area.

    A building in which silence is enforced, like a library or school room, is referred to as?
    a "silentium."

    Although the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco took 25 million man-hours to build, just eleven people were killed in accidents.

    Among San Francisco’s skyscrapers, the huge Russ Building was downtown’s largest office tower from 1927, when it was completed, through the 1950s.

    At the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, pumps push more than 2,000 gallons of sea water a minute through jets placed to generate natural currents in the aquarium's kelp forest exhibit.

    Monterey Bay Aquarium in northern California houses the Mysteries of the Deep exhibit, the world's largest living exhibit of deep sea animals, featuring catsharks, predatory tunicates, ratfish, and other species from the mile-deep Monterey Canyon.

    New York City has the most skyscrapers of any city in the world with 140. Chicago is a distant second at 68. The term "skyscraper" technically describes all habitable buildings with a height of more than 500 feet (152 m).

    On December 27, 1956, California granted landmark status to the barn used by director Cecil B. DeMille while making The Squaw Man in 1913. It was the first film-related landmark so designated.

    On February 22, 1985, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge was crossed by its one billionth car.

    The states of Arizona, Indiana, and Hawaii have never adopted Daylight Savings Time. Neither has Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or American Samoa.

    The first year that the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was open, it carried 3.5 million vehicles. Today, the annual totals average close to 40 million. It cost $35 million to build with the construction bonds being paid off in 1971. The replacement cost is estimated to be about $1.3 billion.

    During 1846, John Brown forewarned Commodore Stockton of incoming enemy troops.

    Charles Weber established the Temple Israel Cemetery in 1851 for Stockton’s Jewish community.

    Since its opening in 1937, more than 1,200 people have jumped to their death from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. Of those who have taken the 250-foot drop, only 23 are know to have survived.

    In 1951, Jack in the Box opened its first restaurant in San Diego, California, pioneering the drive-thru concept and featuring 18-cent hamburgers.

    The Old Chinese Telephone Exchange in San Francisco was completed in 1909.Operators were required to be proficient in English and five Chinese dialects. They were also obliged to learn every phone number of every one of the company's 2,400 clients because the Chinese believed it was rude to refer to a person as a number. 

    Kennedy Mine Found in Jackson California was once the richest gold mine in the world and the deepest mine in North America.

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