The barangay's total land area is 319 hectares (790 acres). According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 801. In the last election, it had 543 registered voters, meaning that 68% of the population are aged 18 and over.
California celebrates its annual fiesta on 13 May in honor of their patron saint.
Located to the south of the municipality, California is bounded to the north and east by San Pascual, to the west by San Francisco, and to the south by Ilihan. It is about 25 km (16 mi) from the town center, Poblacion.
People in the barangay are mostly farmers who live by planting rice, taro, camote, cassava, banana, and other vegetables. Some till small agricultural lots. Some of population also weave mats, and produce palm oil and coconut products.