California’s nick name is the “Golden State”. It dates back to the famous Gold Rush in 1848. But if you enter the phrase “Golden State” into any search engine, you are likely to come up with references to the Golden State Warriors. For those of you who are not in the know, the Warriors, as the locals call them, have won the National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship in 2015, and were off to a fantastic start in the 2015-2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »