CALIFORNIA STATE INFORMATION
California state general information, including archives, databases,
education, family data, genealogy, governments, heritage, history,
legal resources, library networks and systems, media and tourism.

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 Archives & Databases    General Information
 Education    Government & Legal Resources
 Genealogy & Families - General    History & Heritage: California
 Genealogy: Northern California    Library Network & Systems

 Genealogy: Southern California

   Media & Tourism: Northern - Southern

California: Entertainment
California State Fair
Disneyland®: Destinations

          
California's Broadband: Stats & Figures
Gazetteers - Maps - California - Research Guides at Humboldt State University

ARCHIVES & DATABASES
*
California Digital Library
  
- Online Archive of California
    -
California Genealogy & History Archives
*
California Public Records Free Search
* California State Archives
: Links to Other Resources
* Calisphere - A World of Digital Resources
  The deeper you look, the more you'll discover.
*
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.
* Society of California Archivists:
Preserving Your History
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EDUCATION:
* All School Districts in California
  - List of School Districts in California by County
    - List of High Schools in California
* California Department of Education
  -
California School Directory Search (CA Dept of Education)
  -
Data & Statistics
  - Ratings and Reviews for California's Best Schools | Zillow
  - Services & Resources - Special Education
* California High School Proficiency Examination
*
California Network for Higher Education Access
 
Meeting ground for California educators and others, re:
  California Digital Open Source Library
  California Open Education Resources Council
  California State-Wide Online Learning Portal
  OER Center for California

*
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
 
Highlighting strategies for student success.
*
List of Colleges and Universities in California
  -
California Community Colleges
  - California Schools - Colleges - Universities
    Alumni and genealogy education.
  - California State University
: Campuses - CSU | Campus Map
  -
CaliforniaColleges.edu
    Official source for college and career planning 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 | Office of The President: Index - The Parts of UC

    Alphabetical list of University of system wide properties and links.
    - History Digital Archives
    -
Melvyl® System - University of California
      Worldwide genealogy and family history research.

    -
 University of California News
      Breaking news from the University of California,
      including
News & Information | UC Davis.
    - UCTV--University of California Television
*
Worldwide: Academic Education Learning Resources
Zip - BOOKS (BYU): Education in California - Directory: Information & Search

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

* California Counties Genealogy Index
*
California Genealogy - Access Genealogy
*
California Genealogy: California Genealogy
*
California Genealogy Societies and Directory
  -
California Genealogical Society & Library: Blog - Links
  - California State Genealogical Alliance
* California Resources at RootsWeb
* California Tombstone Transcription Project
  - California Cemeteries at Cemetery Junction
* 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
* Golden Nugget Library
* Melvyl® System - University of California
  
Worldwide genealogy and family history research.
*
 NorCal Genealogy Statewide Resource Center
*
State of California Genealogy Research Guide
* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Units in California
  Mormon family history and genealogy search.
  -
California LDS Family History Centers
  - Find an LDS Temple | Temple Locations from around the World
    - LDS (Mormon) Temples Geographical Region: Pacific Northwest States
    - Medford Oregon LDS (Mormon) Temple
      - Medford Oregon LDS (Mormon) Temple District

    -
LDS (Mormon) Temples Geographical Region: Sierra Nevada States
      - Reno Nevada LDS (Mormon) Temple
        - Reno Nevada LDS (Mormon) Temple District

  
- Stake and Ward Websites: Locations & Schedules
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GENEALOGY & FAMILY HISTORY - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INFORMATION:
AREA INFORMATION - SACRAMENTO and SAN FRANCISCO:
NORCAL Library
*
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]
  - Facts:
Alpine County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
* Amador
COUNTY: Amador [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts:
Amador County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
* Calaveras
COUNTY: Calaveras [County CAGenWeb]
  -
Facts: Calaveras County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
* Del Norte
COUNTY: Del Norte [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts:
Del Norte County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
* Fresno
COUNTY: Fresno [County CAGenWeb] - Fresno County Public Library
  - Facts:
Fresno County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
    -
Fresno California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      - Fresno California LDS (Mormon) Temple District

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

* Southern California Genealogical Society:
Links
COUNTIES:
* Imperial COUNTY: Imperial [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: Imperial County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
*
Kern COUNTY: Kern [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: Kern County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
*
Los Angeles COUNTY: Los Angeles [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts:
Los Angeles County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
    - City of Los Angeles [
Los Angeles, California (CA)]
      - LA Public Library | Research Guides: LAPL Blog -
Site Map
        - History & Genealogy Department: Genealogy
        - History & Genealogy Web Resources
        -
LAPL Indexes: Genealogy & Local History Index
        -
Mexican-American Families in Los Angeles, 1844-1880

        -
Research & Homework
    - LA County Community Histories
    -
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 and Ward Websites: Locations & Schedules
    - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
*
Orange COUNTY: Orange [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: Orange County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
    - Newport Beach California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      - Newport Beach California LDS (Mormon) Temple District

    
- Stake and Ward Websites: Locations & Schedules
    - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
*
Riverside COUNTY: Riverside [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: Riverside County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
*
San Bernardino COUNTY: San Bernardino [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: San Bernardino County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
    - Redlands California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      - Redlands California LDS (Mormon) Temple District
    - Stake and Ward Websites: Locations & Schedules
    - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
*
San Diego COUNTY: San Diego [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: San Diego County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
    - San Diego California LDS (Mormon) Temple
      - San Diego California LDS (Mormon) Temple District

    
- Stake and Ward Websites: Locations & Schedules
    - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
*
San Luis Obispo COUNTY: San Luis Obispo [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: San Luis Obispo County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
*
Santa Barbara COUNTY: Santa Barbara [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: Santa Barbara County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
*
Ventura COUNTY: Ventura [County CAGenWeb]
  - Facts: Ventura County, California: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records
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GENERAL INFORMATION: Index - Portal - Topic Outline of California
+
Best Places to Live in California State: Top Cities In California
* Calif  Directory
  California cities, businesses, and resources.
* California Business Directory
  Companies and people search.
  - Exempt Organizations List | California Franchise Tax Board
    Use this list to find a California tax-exempt entity.
  - List of California Companies (Notable)

*
California >> globalEDGE
  Source for global business knowledge.
  -
California: Corporations
  - California: Profile
  -
California: Resources
  -
California: Trade Contacts
  -
California: TradeStats

*
California - Statistics and Data Resources
  LibGuides at UC Davis University Library.
  - Data.CA.gov
    Data transparency for the State of 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)
*
California U.S. North America By Region
* Center for Religion and Civic Culture: California Religious Demographics
* 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:  By County
  - League of California Cities®
  - List of California Urban Areas
  - List of Cities and Towns in California
  -
List of Communities in California
  -
List of Counties in California
    -
County Websites & Profile Information

  -
List of Places in California
* LAND and GEOGRAPHY:
Google™ Maps
  Search for California businesses,
  addresses and places of interest.
  - California Agricultural Tourism Directory
    Find a farm or ranch to visit.
  - California Farm Bureau Federation
    Protecting family farms and ranches.
  - California Gazetteer
    City profiles, physical and cultural features.
  - California Institute for Rural Studies
  - Community Alliance with Family Farmers
  - List of Dams and Reservoirs in California:
Major Reservoir Current Conditions Graphs
  - List of Earthquakes in California:
California Earthquake Information
  -
List of Islands of California
  - List of Lakes in California
  - List of Rivers of California
  - New Spain:
Portal:New Spain

    -
The Californias
      - Alta California (Upper California)
        - Ranchos of California: List of Ranchos of California
      - Spanish Missions in California
        - California Missions Resource Center
          History of the California Missions and the people who founded California.
  - Stone Quarries and Beyond
    California quarries and quarry links, photographs and articles.

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GOVERNMENT & LEGAL RESOURCES: California News -
California Watch
State of California:
CA.Gov : Agencies
*
California Courts
  -
Online Self-Help Center
  -
Supreme Court of California
*
California Legislative Information
  -
Legislative Analyst's Office
* 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.
*
Library | Institute of Governmental Studies - UC Berkeley
* List of California State Agencies
*
List of Governors of California
  - Current Governor: Edmund G. Brown Jr.
* List of United States Representatives from California
*
List of United States Senators from California
*
Politics1 - Online Guide to California Elections, Candidates & 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
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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
  - Discovery of Gold in California
  - Huell Howser Archives at Chapman University
    Statewide television series in California about California.
*
California Historical Resources Information System
  - California First Person Narratives: General Collections
  - California Historical Society
  - California History Website
  -
County History - California State Association of Counties: Related Websites
  -
H-California | H-Net: H-California Resources
  -
History of California
    - History of California Before 1900
    - History of California 1900 to Present
  - University of California History Digital Archives (static)
*
California State Library
  California history section.
*
List of Museums in California
  - California Military History Online
   
- List of Forts in California
  - California Museum
* National Register of Historic Places
  Listings in California.
  -
List of California Historical Landmarks
    -
California State Historical Landmarks
* Oregon-California Trails Association
*
Survey of California & Other Indian Languages: Links
  - California Language Maps
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LIBRARY NETWORKS & SYSTEMS
GENERAL:
*
California - Google™ Books
STATEWIDE:
* CALIFORNIA GROUP CATALOG Library: WorldCat®
*
California State Library: CSL Catalog - Basic Search
  - California Genealogy Resources
  - Online Resources for State Government
  - California State Library - Services to Libraries
    - California Library Directory
* Higher Learning:
  -
California Community College Libraries: Community College Library Consortium
  -
CSU Campus Libraries | Systemwide Digital Library Services
    Academic technology services.
    - Directory of Special Collections
    -
Systemwide Digital Library Services
  -
University of California - Libraries: Facts & Figures
    With collections totaling more than 39 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: Library - UCHastings [Library Catalogs] and Beyond
 
    - 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 (both archived)
* SCELC Member Institutions: Google™ Maps
  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 Library Group: Who Has What List | Califa
  Largest library network in California, which includes
  all sizes and types of libraries: academic, research,
  public, school, corporate, medical, law, and special.
  - Facebook® - Califa Library Group:
enki
  -
Member List | Califa Library Group

* 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
  - Monterey Bay Area Cooperative Library System
  - Mountain Valley Library System | Mountain Valley Region

  - NorthNet Library System

  -
North Bay Cooperative Library System
  -
North State Cooperative Library System
  -
Pacific Library Partnership

  - Peninsula Library System
  - Regional Library Networks: California
    -
Arroyo Seco Library Network
    -
Cascade Pacific Library Network
    -
Gold Coast Library Network: Participating Libraries
    -
Heartland Regional Library Network
    -
Sierra Valley Library Network
    -
Tierra Del Sol Reigonal Library Network
  - San Joaquin Valley Library System
  - Santiago Library System
  - Serra Cooperative Library System
  -
Silicon Valley Library System (map)
  -
Southern California Library Cooperative
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MEDIA & TOURISM
*
California Bed & Breakfast
  CABBI Recommended Inns.
* California Highways History
  - County Routes in California
  -
Historic Trails and Roads 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 Guide
*
California – Travel Guide at Wikivoyage
* California | Visit California
* Culture of California
  -
Art California Web Portal
* List of Airports in California
* List of Beaches in California
*
List of California Railroads
  - California Passenger and Commuter Train Directory
    - List of Amtrak Stations in California
  -
History of Rail Transportation in California
*
List of California State Parks
  - California State Parks
*
List of Hospitals in California
*
List of Newspapers in California
* List of Radio Stations in California
*
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
*
Visitor Attractions in California

NORTHERN:
Northern California
* Central Valley (California)
  -
Sacramento Metropolitan Area: Sacramento, California
    -
211 Sacramento
      Connecting you with local services.

    - Newspaper: Sacramento Bee (
Travel and Weather)
    - Radio:
Capital Public Radio - CBS Sacramento - KFBK 1530  Radio Online
*
San Francisco Bay Area: Portal:San Francisco Bay Area
  -
Lists of San Francisco Topics
  -
San Francisco: San Francisco
* Silicon Valley
  -
San Jose, California

SOUTHERN: Southern California
* Greater Los Angeles Area:
Portal:Greater Los Angeles
  - Discover Los Angeles
    California Travel, Los Angeles guide, vacations, and things to do.
  - LA as Subject:
Member Directory | LA as Subject
  - LA History Archive
    Southern California history through primary sources,
    research projects, and illustrated timelines.
  -
Lists of Los Angeles Topics

  - Los Angeles Almanac
    Demographics, history and statistics.
    -
Los Angeles Conservancy
      Preserving and revitalizing Greater Los Angeles' Architectural Heritage.

    - Los Angeles:
Portal:Greater Los Angeles
      - @ LA City
      -
Hollywood
        - 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)
  -
Oscars.org: Site Map
    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
    - Margaret Herrick Library: Digital Collections
    - Museum
    - Oral History
    - Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study
      - Academy Film Archive
*
Imperial Valley
*
Inland Empire: Portal:Inland Empire
*
San Diego County, California: Portal:San Diego County
  - San Diego
  -
San Diego, California-related lists
  -
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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