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legal resources, library networks and systems, media and tourism.

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   Media & Tourism: Northern - Southern

California State Fair

          
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ARCHIVES & DATABASES
* CAGenWeb Archives:
Links
*
California Digital Library
  
- Online Archive of California
    -
California Genealogy & History Archives
*
California Public Records Free Search
* California State Archives
: Links
* Calisphere - A World of Digital Resources
*
Center for Bibliographical Studies and Research
  -
California Digital Newspaper Collection

* CRiis™ California Counties
  California County Recorded Documents.
*
Early California Population Project (ECPP)
 
Public access to all the information contained in California's
  historic mission registers, including information on the Indians,
  soldiers and settlers of Alta California from 1769 - 1850.
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EDUCATION:
* All School Districts in California
  -
Lists of School Districts in California by County
* California Department of Education
  -
California School Directory Simple Search
  -
Data & Statistics
  - Services & Resources - Special Education
* California High School Proficiency Examination
* California Learning Resource Network
*
CTA: California Teachers Association - Useful Links
 
California's largest professional employee organization,
  representing more than 340,000 public school teachers,
  counselors, psychologists, librarians, other non-supervisory
  certificated personnel, and education support professionals.

* EdSource Online
  California resources and links.
* LearnCalifornia.org
  Electronic resource for students, teachers and
  everyone else interested in California history.
*
List of Colleges and Universities in California
  -
California Community Colleges
  - California Schools - Colleges - Universities
    Alumni and genealogy education
.
  -
California State Universities 
    -
Systemwide Electronic Information Resources (SEIR) | CSU
  - CaliforniaColleges.Edu
    Finding and applying to a school in California.
    -
ASSIST
      Online student-transfer information system that shows
      how course credits earned at one public California college
      or university can be applied when transferred to another.
  - University of California System
    -
A - Z Index
      Alphabetical listing of University of
      California system wide site topics.
    - History Digital Archives
    -
Melvyl® System - University of California
      Worldwide genealogy and family history research.

    -
 UC Newsroom
      Breaking news from the University of California,
      including
UC Davis: University Communications.
    - UCTV--University of California Television
*
Open Educational Resources Center for California
  Learn to share ... share to learn
.
*
Worldwide: Academic Education Learning Resources
*  
Zip - BOOKS (BYU): Education in California - Directory:
    Information - Schools / Colleges / Universities -
Search & State

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GENEALOGY & FAMILIES:
GENERAL STATE INFORMATION - GENEALOGY & FAMILY HISTORY:
* CALIFORNIA: Portal - Research - State Profile CALIFORNIA
 
Facebook® - Genealogy - Population <
IndexYahoo!
  - FamilySearch.org:
Books - (Catalog - California: Place Search) - (Category: Websites)
    [Definition / GenWeb] -
Facts -
Genealogies - Historical Collections - Labs - Wiki
  - Find:
California Online Genealogy Records - Cyndi's List - Linkpendium

* California Counties Genealogy Index
*
California Genealogy: California Genealogy
*
California Genealogy Societies
and Directory
  -
California Genealogical Society & Library: Blog
  - California State Genealogical Alliance
*
California Resources at RootsWeb
*
California State Archives - Links
*
California State Library: CSL Catalog - Basic Search
  - California Genealogy Resources
  -
CSL Catalog - Quick Searches
* California Vital Documents ResearchThe Golden State VitalSearch
  - Births - Marriages - Deaths [Death Records (1940 - 1997)]
  - Birth, Death, Fetal Death, Still Birth & Marriage Certificates
  - California Birth Index | CaliforniaBirthIndex.org
    The California Birth Index, or CABI, is a database that stores records
    of all births in California from 1905 to 1995.  That’s 24.5 million births
    in 90 years.  The CABI was compiled by the California Office of Health
    Information and Research.  The records are not stored in the form
    of birth certificates, but rather abstracts of birth certificates.
*
Category:People from California
* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  Mormon family history and genealogy search.
  -
California LDS Family History Centers
  -
Stake & Ward (California Websites) and (Ward Maps)
    - LDS Temples - Worldwide
      - LDS (Mormon) Temples Geographical Region: Pacific Northwest States
      - Medford Oregon LDS (Mormon) Temple
        - Medford Oregon LDS (Mormon) Temple District
          - Stake & Ward (Oregon Websites) and (Ward Maps)
      -
LDS (Mormon) Temples Geographical Region: Sierra Nevada States
        - Reno Nevada LDS (Mormon) Temple
          - Reno Nevada LDS (Mormon) Temple District
            - Stake & Ward (Nevada Websites) and (Ward Maps)
* Golden Nugget Library
* Melvyl® System - University of California
  
Worldwide genealogy and family history research.
*
 NorCal Genealogy Statewide Resource Center
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GENEALOGY & FAMILY HISTORY - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INFORMATION:
AREA INFORMATION - SACRAMENTO and SAN FRANCISCO:
NORCAL Library
Regional Districts:
Oakland and Sacramento LDS Temples
*
City of Davis and Yolo County, California
* University of California at Davis
  - UC Davis Regional Genealogical Resource Information
    Genealogy, family and local history research data near
    UCD Shields Library, with local county genealogy for:
    Alameda - Butte - Colusa - Contra Costa - El Dorado
    Marin - Mendocino - Napa - Placer - Sacramento
    San Francisco - San Joaquin - San Mateo - Santa Clara
    Santa Cruz - Solano - Sonoma - Sutter - Yolo - Yuba

COUNTIES:
Northern California Regional Area: Other Counties
* Alpine
COUNTY: Alpine [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Alpine County: Facts
* Amador
COUNTY: Amador [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Amador County: Facts
* Calaveras
COUNTY: Calaveras [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Calaveras County: Facts
* Del Norte
COUNTY: Del Norte [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Del Norte County: Facts
* Fresno
COUNTY: Fresno [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Fresno County: Facts
    -
Fresno California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      -
Fresno California LDS (Mormon) Temple District

        - Stake & Ward (Fresno Websites) and (Ward Maps)
* Glenn
COUNTY: Glenn [County CAGenWeb]
  - Glenn County:
Facts
* Humboldt
COUNTY: Humboldt [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Humboldt County: Facts
* Inyo
COUNTY:
Inyo [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Inyo County: Facts
* Kings
COUNTY: Kings [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Kings County: Facts
* Klamath COUNTY (former county)  [
County Archives]
  - Klamath County, California:
Census 1852
* Lake
COUNTY: Lake [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Lake County: Facts
* Lassen COUNTY: Lassen [
County CAGenWeb]
  -
Lassen County: Facts
* Madera
COUNTY: Madera [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Madera County: Facts
* Mariposa
COUNTY:
Mariposa [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Mariposa County: Facts
* Merced
COUNTY: Merced [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Merced County: Facts
* Modoc
COUNTY: Modoc [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Modoc County: Facts
* Mono
COUNTY: Mono [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Mono County: Facts
* Monterey
COUNTY: Monterey [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Monterey County: Facts
* Nevada
COUNTY: Nevada [County GenWeb]
  -
Nevada County: Facts
* Plumas
COUNTY: Plumas [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Plumas County: Facts
* San Benito
COUNTY: San Benito [County CAGenWeb]
  -
San Benito County: Facts
* Shasta
COUNTY: Shasta [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Shasta County: Facts
* Sierra
COUNTY: Sierra [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Sierra County: Facts
* Siskiyou
COUNTY: Siskiyou [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Siskiyou County: Facts
* Stanislaus
COUNTY: Stanislaus [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Stanislaus County: Facts
* Tehama
COUNTY: Tehama [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Tehama County: Facts
* Trinity
COUNTY: Trinity [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Trinity County: Facts
* Tulare
COUNTY: Tulare [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Tulare County: Facts
* Tuolumne
COUNTY: Tuolumne [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Tuolumne County: Facts
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GENEALOGY & FAMILY HISTORY - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INFORMATION:
AREA INFORMATION:
* @LA Genealogy - Genealogical Resources
* LARFHC - Southern California Resources
*
SoCal Obituaries
  C
onduct a comprehensive search
  for an obituary in Southern California.

* Southern California Genealogical Society
COUNTIES:
* Imperial COUNTY: Imperial [County CAGenWeb]
  - Imperial County: Facts
*
Kern COUNTY: Kern [County CAGenWeb]
  - Kern County: Facts
*
Los Angeles COUNTY: Los Angeles [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Los Angeles County: Facts
    - City of Los Angeles [
Los Angeles, California (CA)]
    - LA County Community Histories
    - LA Public Library: History and Genealogy Links
    - LA Public Library History and Genealogy Department
    -
Los Angeles, California FamilySearch Wiki
    -
Los Angeles California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      -
Los Angeles California LDS (Mormon) Temple District
        - Los Angeles LDS (Mormon) Family History Center (BIFHS)
        - Stake & Ward (Los Angeles Websites) and (Ward Maps)
    -
Mexican-American Families in Los Angeles, 1844-1880

*
Orange COUNTY: Orange [County CAGenWeb]
  - Orange County: Facts
    - Newport Beach California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      - Newport Beach California LDS (Mormon) Temple District
        -
Stake & Ward (Newport Beach Websites) and (Ward Maps)

*
Riverside COUNTY: Riverside [County CAGenWeb]
  - Riverside County: Facts
*
San Bernardino COUNTY: San Bernardino [County CAGenWeb]
  - San Bernardino County: Facts
    - Redlands California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      -
Redlands California LDS (Mormon) Temple District
        - Stake & Ward (Redlands Websites) and (Ward Maps)
*
San Diego COUNTY: San Diego [County CAGenWeb]
  - San Diego County: Facts
    - San Diego California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      - San Diego California LDS (Mormon) Temple District
        - Stake & Ward (San Diego Websites) and (Ward Maps)

*
San Luis Obispo COUNTY: San Luis Obispo [County CAGenWeb]
  - San Luis Obispo County: Facts
*
Santa Barbara COUNTY: Santa Barbara [County CAGenWeb]
  - Santa Barbara County: Facts
*
Ventura COUNTY: Ventura [County CAGenWeb]
  - Ventura County: Facts
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GENERAL INFORMATION: Portal - Topic Outline of California
*
California Directory
  Search all California businesses
.
  -
List of California Companies (Notable)
  -
Tax-Exempt Organizations in California
    Detailed financial reports, statistics and location.

* California Pages
  California directory: California cities, maps and businesses
.
*
California >> globalEDGE
  Source for Global Business Knowledge
  -
California: Corporations
  - California: Profile
  -
California: Resources
  -
California: Trade Contacts
  -
California: TradeStats

  - Data.CA.gov - State of California
    - Counting California

  - RAND California Statistics
    -
Database Descriptions

    -
Search for Statistics
    - State Research Note from California Statistical Abstract 2003:
      Statewide summary for 2001 - 2002 shows a total count of
      volumes held to be 137,732,000.
      Public libraries: 68,105,000
      Academic libraries: 60,649,000
      Special (includes State and Federal) libraries: 6,378,000
      County Law libraries (
reporting): 2,600,000
      (Interlibrary loan volumes lent 1,877,000)

*
Index of California-related Articles: 0–9
  - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  -
Category:History of California
    - List of Ghost Towns in California
  - Category:Unincorporated Communities in California:
0–9
    -
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  - League of California Cities
  - List of Cities in California (by population)
  - List of Cities, Places, and Neighborhoods in California
  - List of Counties in California
    - California Counties' Websites
  -
List of Municipalities in California

  -
List of Places in California
  -
List of Urbanized Areas in California (by population)
* LAND and GEOGRAPHY:
Google™ Maps
  Search for California businesses,
  addresses and places of interest.
  -
California Agri-tourism Database
  - California Farm Bureau Federation
  - California Gazetteer
    City profiles, physical and cultural features.
  - California Institute for Rural Studies
  -
Community Alliance with Family Farmers
  -
List of Earthquakes in California
  -
List of Islands of California
  - List of Lakes in California
  - List of Reservoirs and Dams in California
  - List of Rivers of California
  - Stone Quarries and Beyond
    California quarries and quarry
    links, photographs and articles.
  -
Viceroyalty of New Spain

    -
Las Californias
      - Alta California (Upper California)
        - Ranchos of California
          - List of Ranchos of California
      - Spanish Missions in California
        - California Missions
*
Places of Worship
  Find a Church in California.

* Yahoo!® Directory California

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GOVERNMENT & LEGAL RESOURCES: California News -
California Watch
State of California:
Site Map
*
California Courts
  -
Online Self-Help Center
  -
Supreme Court of California
* California: State and Local Government on the Net
*
California State Library - Government Publications
  - California State Library - State Document Depositories

* Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act (pdf)
  Rights of families and persons having developmental disabilities.
* List of California State Agencies
*
List of Governors of California
  - Current Governor: Arnold Schwarzenegger
* List of United States Representatives from California
*
List of United States Senators from California
* Official California Legislative Information
  - California Legislative Analyst's Office
*
Politics1 - Online Guide to California Politics
  Complete directory of California candidates for Governor,
  State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the
  current election cycle . . . state political parties . . . the
  official state election office ... and state news sources.
  -
Elections in California
*
UC Berkeley | Institute of Governmental Studies | IGS Library
  -
Government Web Resources
  -
Research Tools

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HISTORY & HERITAGE
*
California Heritage Collection
  Online archive of more than 30,000 images
  illustrating California's history and culture
.
* California Pioneer Project
  Settlers to California who migrated to,
  or were born in California prior to 1880.
*
California Gold Rush
  - American Experience | The Gold Rush | PBS
  -
California Gold Rush
  - California's Gold
    Statewide television series
    in California about California.
  -
Discovery of Gold in California
*
California State Library
  California history section.

*
History - About CA - State of California
  -
California County History
  - California First Person Narratives: General Collections
  -
California Historical Resources Information System
  - California Historical Society
  -
California History UCB Bancroft Library Related Links
    Resources for teachers and students.

  - California History Website
  -
H-Cal Discussion Network: Internet Resources
    - History
  -
History of California
    - History of California to 1899
    - History of California 1900 to Present
  - University of California History Digital Archives
*
List of Museums in California
  -
California Museum
  -
California State Military Museum
   
- List of Forts in California
* National Register of Historic Places
  Listings in California.
  -
List of California Historical Landmarks
    -
California State Historical Landmarks
* Oregon-California Trails Association
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LIBRARY NETWORKS & SYSTEMS
GENERAL:
*
California - Google™ Books
STATEWIDE:
* CALIFORNIA GROUP CATALOG Library: WorldCat®
*
California State Library 
  - Online Resources for State Government
  - California State Library - Services to Libraries
    - California Library Directory
* Higher Learning:
  - California Community College Libraries
  -
California State University Campus Libraries
    - Systemwide Digital Library Services
  -
University of California - Libraries & Archives
    With collections totaling more than 33 million volumes,
    the more than 100 libraries throughout UC are surpassed
    in size on the American continent only by the Library of
    Congress collection. in Washington, DC.
    - University of California System & Campus Libraries
      Statewide resources for genealogy and family history.

      Obtain search results from all UC campus libraries:

 
    - Find Current: WorldCa®: UC Berkeley Libraries and Beyond
     - 
Find Current:
WorldCat®: UC Davis Libraries and Beyond
      -
Find Current: WorldCat®: UC Irvine Libraries and Beyond
      -
Find Current: WorldCat®: UCLA Library: Advanced Search and Beyond
      -
Find Current:
WorldCat®: UC Merced Library and Beyond
   
  - Find Current:
WorldCat®: UC Riverside Libraries and Beyond
   
  - Find Current:
WorldCat®: UC San Diego Libraries and Beyond
   
  - Find Current:
WorldCat®: UC San Francisco Library and Beyond
   
  - Find Current:
WorldCat®: UC Santa Barbara Library and Beyond
   
  - Find Current:
WorldCat®: UC Santa Cruz Library and Beyond
*
Libdex.com - California Libraries: California Libraries
* Member Institutions | SCELC
  Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium,
  that provides r
esource-sharing among the libraries of
  private academic institutions throughout California.

* Your Public Law Library
SYSTEMS:
Map of California Library Systems
* Califa: Links
  Largest library network in California, which includes
  all sizes and types of libraries: academic, research,
  public, school, corporate, medical, law, and special.
  - Member List: Map

* Directory of California Library Organizations,
  Networks, and Interest Groups.
  -
49-99 Cooperative Library System.
  - Bay Area Library & Information System
  - Black Gold Cooperative Library System
  - Inland Library System
  -
Metropolitan Cooperative Library System
    - Includes Santiago Library System.
  - Monterey Bay Area Cooperative Library System
  - Mountain-Valley Library System
  - North Bay Cooperative Library System
  -
North State Cooperative Library System
  - Peninsula Library System
  - Regional Library Networks: California
    -
Arroyo Seco Library Network
    -
Cascade Pacific Library Network
    - Gold Coast Library Network and Members
    - Heartland Regional Library Network
    -
Sierra Valley Library Network
    -
Tierra Del Sol Reigonal Library Network
  - San Joaquin Valley Library System
  - Serra Cooperative Library System
  -
Silicon Valley Library System
  -
Southern California Library Cooperative
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MEDIA & TOURISM:
* California Highways History
  - County Routes in California
  -
State Highways in California
    -
List of State Highways in California
    - State Scenic Highway System (California)
*
California Travel & Tourism
  State of California travel guide.
* California Travel and Tourism Commission
* California Travel Guide
* Culture of California
  -
Art California Web Portal
* List of Airports in California
* List of Beaches in California
*
List of Hospitals in California
*
List of Newspapers in California
* List of Radio Stations in California
* List of Railroads in California:
History of Rail Transport
* List of State Parks in California
  - California State Parks
*
List of Television Stations in California
* Media Resources Center UCB
  - Media Related Primary Source Materials
    -
Motion Picture Research - Primary Sources
    - Moving Images and Sound Recordings - Primary Sources
  - Online Media Resources Outside of UC Berkeley
* National Weather Service
  Western regional headquarters.

* Regional & California Statewide Guides
* Statewide - California Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns

NORTHERN:
Northern California
* Central Valley (California): Portal:California Central Valley
  -
Sacramento Metropolitan Area: Sacramento, California
    - Newspaper: Sacramento Bee (
Travel and
Weather)
                         
Sacramento Examiner.com™ - Generations
    - Radio:
Capital Public Radio - CBS Sacramento - KFBK 1530  Radio Online
    -
The Beehive - Sacramento:
2-1-1 Sacramento Community Resource Lists
*
San Francisco Bay Area: Portal:San Francisco Bay Area
  -
San Francisco (San Francisco)
* Silicon Valley
  -
San Jose, California

SOUTHERN: Southern California -
Portal:Southern California
*
Greater Los Angeles Area
  - Los Angeles Almanac
    Demographics, history and statistics.
    - Los Angeles, California:
Portal:Los Angeles
      - @ LA City
      -
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
        - Hollywood Walk of Fame
          - List of Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

        -
List of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments in Hollywood
     
- Los Angeles Times (Travel)
*
Imperial Valley (California)
*
Inland Empire (California): Portal:Inland Empire
*
San Diego Metropolitan Area
  - San Diego: Portal:San Diego
  -
San Diego–Tijuana: Tijuana
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CALIFORNIA STATE INFORMATION:
California archives, databases, education, families, genealogy,
general information, government, legal, history, heritage.,
library networks/systems, media and tourism.
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