The California King
is a mattress
size found primarily on the U.S. West Coast
(hence the name). It's longer and narrower than the traditional
King, measuring 72" x 84" (the traditional King size is 78" x 80"). This isn't really a big deal except when buying fitted King sheets
. Flat King sheets
are the same size regardless of the type of King.
Contrary to assertions by Everclear, California Kings are no more susceptible to fire than other sizes of mattress.