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California has been mentioned many times in the series. The city of Riverside, was originally intended to be the setting for the series in the Pilot (2005 script), and Walter White's house was originally in Ontario.

Breaking Bad[]

Walter, Elliot and others attended Caltech, located in Pasadena. ("Gray Matter")

Hector Salamanca once served a sentence at San Quentin State Prison for an unrevealed crime. ("Bit by a Dead Bee")

After Combo's death, Badger goes to Fresno to hide for a few months. ("Phoenix")

As a filming location[]

The exterior of the police station seen in "Better Call Saul" was shot in Los Angeles.

The airport runway in "Gliding Over All" is most likely stock footage of Los Angeles International Airport.

After Lalo kills Howard, Mike transports Howard's car to a beach in California and stages it look like Howard committed suicide by walking into the ocean. This can be seen in the introduction scene of Point and Shoot; and was filmed at Leo Carrillo State Beach near Malibu, CA.[1]

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