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Senior housing types near San Carlos, CA

  • Brookdale Redwood City

    Brookdale Redwood City

    485 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061
    (41)
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    Make the Most of Your Golden Years Our warm and welcoming independent and assisted living community is nestled in one of the most scenic areas of the San Francisco Bay. With a convenient location between Palo Alto and San Mateo, you can embrace all the natural beauty and wonder California has to...

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  • Atria at Foster Square

    Atria at Foster Square

    707 Thayer Ln, Foster City, CA 94404
    (15)
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    Atria at Foster Square residents enjoy contemporary, upscale surroundings in the heart of Foster Square, a new residential and retail neighborhood in Foster City just south of San Francisco. The community’s central location puts older people within easy walking distance of boutiques, cafés and...

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  • The Stratford

    The Stratford

    601 Laurel Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
    (1)
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    Centrally located between San Francisco and Palo Alto, minutes from the airport, The Stratford is ideally situated in San Mateo. The ten-story structure offers spectacular views of the Bay and foothills, with 16 verdant acres of park across the street. A block away, San Mateo's comfortable downtown...

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  • Vi at Palo Alto

    Vi at Palo Alto

    620 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    Located in the heart of Silicon Valley California, Vi at Palo Alto is a Life Plan community, also known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), situated on 23 lush acres of Stanford Property. Our assisted and independent living community offers a wide array of amenities and benefits to...

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  • Palo Alto Commons

    Palo Alto Commons

    4075 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (5)
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    Palo Alto Commons is family owned and has been operating since 1990. Providing premier assisted living, Alzheimer’s/dementia care and exclusive, specialized higher levels of care in a lovely, residential setting. A month to month rental structure allows for flexibility and peace of mind. Our...

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  • Cadence Millbrae

    Cadence Millbrae

    1201 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030
    (20)
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    Cadence Millbrae is designed for those who choose to pursue their lifelong dreams in an engaging social environment and who have passion for life and live with purpose in life. Our Residents have spacious apartments, elegant common areas and numerous service

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  • BridgePoint at Los Altos

    BridgePoint at Los Altos

    1174 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022
    (7)
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    BridgePoint at Los Altos is a full-service month-to-month rental retirement community offering independent and assisted living. Conveniently located just one block from El Camino Real on Los Altos Avenue, and just minutes from Interstates 101 and 280, BridgePoint at Los Altos is just two miles from...

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  • Redwood Villa

    Redwood Villa

    1981 Montecito Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043
    (10)
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    Redwood Villa is a happy, active, independent Retirement Facility. It has been owned and operated by the Cappelletti Family for over 30 years. Our restaurant style dining room serves three meals a day and provides a comfortable atmosphere with great food. You will appreciate the weekly housekeeping,...

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  • Atria Daly City

    Atria Daly City

    501 King Drive, Daly City, CA 94015
    (40)
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    At Atria Daly City, you'll find a serene and welcoming senior community with all the comforts of home. Residents enjoy a diverse social calendar with an extensive continued learning program. Surrounded by beautiful wooded walkways, Atria Daly City provides views of the courtyard or of the bay. Atria...

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  • Acacia Creek

    34400 Mission Boulevard, Union City, CA 94587
    (15)
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    Acacia Creek is a not-for-profit Continuing Care Community (CCRC) located on the beautiful 305-acre site of the Masonic Home in Union City, and offers a truly rewarding retirement lifestyle - one that is filled with friendship and fun. One that is filled with with vitality, excitement, security and...

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  • Landmark Villa

    Landmark Villa

    21000 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
    (22)
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    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a...

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  • Fremont Retirement Community

    Fremont Retirement Community

    2860 Country Drive, Fremont, CA 94536
    (32)
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    Fremont Retirement Community is an independent and assisted living community in Fremont, California. Our luxurious and active community is ideally situated in a residential area of the city, giving residents all the comforts of a small town near the amenities of a large city. Residents enjoy our...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    Pacifica Senior Living San Leandro

    348 W Juana Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (114)
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    Welcome Home to Pacifica Senior Living of San Leandro! We are located in the cozy downtown section of San Leandro below the Oakland foothills. With the cool evening breeze off the San Francisco Bay, you can sit outside in the patio courtyard and enjoy a beautiful Bay Area evening. Pacifica Senior...

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  • Marymount Villa

    345 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
    (28)
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    At Marymount Villa we believe everyone can find meaning and joy in life, even when they need a little help with daily living. We offer independent, assisted living, respite, hospice care, and now our newly renovated memory care unit. Marymount Villa offers a gracious setting and well-appointed...

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  • Chateau Cupertino

    Chateau Cupertino

    10150 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014
    (9)
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    Just talk to our residents. Senior living doesn't get any better than living at Chateau Cupertino, whether you're in retirement or just ready for the next great phase of your life. We offer the best mix of available services you can find. You will get a great place to enjoy your life and your future...

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  • Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    Oakmont of Cardinal Point

    2431 Mariner Square, Alameda, CA 94501
    (5)
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    Cardinal Point is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) which means that our residents move in when they are independent and active, truly being able to participate in all we have to offer! Additionally, we are also licensed for Assisted Living, so as the years go on, the resident can...

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  • The Westmont

    The Westmont

    1675 Scott Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95050
    (56)
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    The Westmont provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Santa Clara, you'll love the tasteful quality of our facilities while enjoying all the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping,...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights

    2361 E 29th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    (93)
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    Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of seniors in all stages of life. They offer everything from independent living to dementia care. They even offer support services for family members, including support groups for those interested. Elderly in...

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  • The Lake Merritt

    The Lake Merritt

    1800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    (6)
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    A NEW HOME ON THE LAKE — Small and Intimate yet Grand The Lake Merritt is an independent lifestyle community designed especially for older adults who want to remain active and engaged with life yet are ready to relinquish daily tasks and home maintenance. Located directly on Lake Merritt, our...

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  • Lake Park a CCRC

    Lake Park a CCRC

    1850 Alice St, Oakland, CA 94612
    (1)
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    This is the kind of place people dream of living in. With views of both Lake Merritt and the East Bay Hills, Lake Park is a retirement community in Oakland, CA that's ?lled with natural light, greenery and fascinating people. Here, a diverse collection of extraordinary residents enjoys a culturally...

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  • Grand Lake Gardens

    Grand Lake Gardens

    401 Santa Clara Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
    (7)
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    Grand Lake Gardens is a residential independent living community in the heart of the Grand-Lakeshore District, offering a lifestyle filled with engagement in and outside the community. Access to higher levels of care are available at our sister community Piedmont Gardens. The intimate,...

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  • The Carlisle

    The Carlisle

    1450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (3)
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    The Carlisle is a boutique retirement community in the heart of San Francisco. Residents are renters and as they age we provide care in the privacy of their apartment. Prospective residents must pass a health evaluation and be independent upon move in. The Carlisle is a licensed RCFE community...

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  • The Broadmoor

    The Broadmoor

    1499 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (8)
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    The Broadmoor offers the finest in senior living in San Francisco. We are centrally located in Cathedral Hill to shopping, banks, theatres, and the symphony. All our affordable rates include three meals per day prepared by our chef and served in our formal dining room, maid and linen service, on...

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  • The Point at Rockridge

    The Point at Rockridge

    4500 Gilbert Street, Oakland, CA 94611
    (29)
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    The Point at Rockridge, located in the Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland, is across street from a complete shopping center and only a few blocks from the unique shopping areas of Piedmont and College Avenues. Physician’s offices, medical facilities, churches and synagogues, as well as UC Berkeley,...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Campbell

    Merrill Gardens at Campbell

    2115 South Winchester Boulevard, Campbell, CA 95008
    (10)
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    Merrill Gardens at Campbell is luxurious, modern and convenient. Take advantage of being connected to a wellness center in addition to free Wi-Fi throughout the building. Good Samaritan Hospital and Kaiser Permanente Medical Center are also nearby. Most apartments in this modern retirement home...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge

    5238 Coronado Ave, Oakland, CA 94618
    (7)
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    Merrill Gardens at Rockridge is designed to fit in with the beautiful homes in the area. Enjoy the local cafes, gourmet restaurants, bookstores, and antique shops. It's right across the street from The Ridge, a brand new upscale shopping center. The community features spacious apartments with full...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

    Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

    1420 Curci Drive, San Jose, CA 95126
    (35)
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    Set in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood, Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen offers easy senior living in a modern building with large apartments. Enjoy the small-town feel and being within walking distance of outdoor cafes, coffee shops, boutiques and bookstores. The high-ceilinged, airy building...

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  • Sunrise Villa San Ramon

    Sunrise Villa San Ramon

    9199 Fircrest Ln, San Ramon, CA 94583
    (16)
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    Welcome to Sunrise Villa San Ramon! Enjoying life at Sunrise Villa San Ramon is easy. It shows in the smiles that are everywhere. Our residents take full advantage of exciting programs and outings, enjoy wonderfully prepared meals, and have every convenience of luxury accommodations. Since our...

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  • Atria Willow Glen

    Atria Willow Glen

    1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    (57)
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    Atria Willow Glen provides all the comforts of home in a resort-like community. Invite family and friends to enjoy a walk through courtyards with lush landscaping and koi ponds, or take an outing to nearby downtown San Jose. Atria Willow Glen offers easy access to shopping, banks, medical facilities...

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  • Bethesda Christian Retirement Center

    22427 Montgomery Street, Hayward, CA 94541
    (2)
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    The Bethesda Christian Retirement Center in Hayward, California is the perfect choice for seniors who love the Californian sun. Situated in the center of the city, it provides convenient access to all of the amenities that can be found therein. Simultaneously, its well-maintained system of gardens...

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  • Casa Sandoval Senior Living

    1200 Russell Way, Hayward, CA 94541
    (28)
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    At Casa Sandoval, we promote independence through a vibrant, active and healthy senior living community. Our decisions and actions are rooted in an understanding of our residents’ needs, animated by the precepts within the MorningStar mission and core values (Casa Sandoval is managed by MorningStar...

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  • Lincoln Villa

    41040 Lincoln Street, Fremont, CA 94538
    (15)
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    Lincoln Villa is a lovely community dedicated to assisted senior living. Not only is the community a wonderful place for seniors to live together and enjoy their golden years, but it is a safe environment where adult children can be assured that their parents are well taken care of. The goal of the...

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  • Villa Fontana Retirement

    5555 Prospect Road, San Jose, CA 95129
    (28)
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    Here at Villa Fontana Retirement we understand the importance of family. In fact this senior living facility is family owned, so they go from one family to another. Our property is recently remodeled and a beautiful place to live right here in San Jose, CA. We have been in business for 20 years now...

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  • Golden Heritage Living

    1275 North Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    (6)
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    Golden Heritage Living is an assisted living situated in San Jose, California, meaning that our residents benefit from a Mediterranean-like climate with warm summers and mild winters. Our closeness to the city's center ensures convenient access to its amenities, while our multi-floor setting...

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  • The Paloma at Oakland Hills

    The Paloma at Oakland Hills

    4690 Tompkins Ave, Oakland, CA 94619
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  • Oakmont of San Jose

    Oakmont of San Jose

    917 Thornton Way, San Jose, CA 95128
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  • Vista Terrace of Belmont

    900 6th Ave, Belmont, CA 94002
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  • Heritage Haven

    389 Juana Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577
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  • Fremont Warm Springs

    250 Franciscan Ct., Freemont, CA 94539
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  • City Center at Fremont (Opening Fall 2018)

    TBD, Fremont, CA 94539
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  • Civic Center at Santa Clara

    1375 Civic Center Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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  • Rose of Sharon

    1600 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94606
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San Carlos, California

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a nice balance between living an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Seniors can continue to use their free time as they wish while their food is cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and recreational activities are organized and scheduled. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent care providers. There are an assortment of expenditures and benefits to consider when selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in the plan: move-in fee, field trips, internet access, parking, private phone, Waiting list deposit, utilities, and wellness program. The luxuries associated with independent living include healthcare center, fitness center & swimming pool, golf course, security guards, game/TV room, beauty salon & barber shop, laundry service, and private rental hall.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, San Carlos is 77.3% white, 0.1% Native American, 1.9% other or not specified, 0.6% black, 5.1% mixed race, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 14.8% Asian, and 10.2% Hispanic. In terms of education, 66.3% have a college degree, 9.1% have a high-school diploma, and 30.8% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of San Carlos, 6.5% have some form of disability, 4.9% are widowed, 2.8% do not have health insurance, and 2.8% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 52.3% are female and 47.7% are male. The median age of San Carlos is 42 years old. In San Carlos, 4.4% of the population are veterans. The total population of San Carlos consists of 30,499 people. San Carlos has a population density of 2,135 people per square mile.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence when deciding which community works best. The rent burden for San Carlos is around 20.8% of the average person's monthly income. San Carlos has a median home value of $1,251,370 and the median cost of rent is around $3,115 per month per month.

State Information

An overview of California

The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by healthcare standards. The natural beauty of California is ranked 5th in the nation. In total, California has 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica's UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital. In terms of resources, California has a cost of living index of 138.7, a grocery index rating of 121.4, and a housing index rating of 227.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, California ranks 1st in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 31% of California's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 23,558 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. On average, the humidity rating for California is around 61%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 81%. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 76F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in California

The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of California poppy, Joshua tree, service-berry, and western cypress. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the cougars, the black bears, or the snakes. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.