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California __ A great resource including history, culture, statistics, famous people, and good links. - illustrated - From Infoplease -

California Economy at a Glance __ Labor force data, nonfarm wage and salary employment, manufacturing, construction, trade, transportation, utilities, professional and business services, leisure, hospitality and much more. - From US Bureau of Labor -

California Environmental Protection Agency __ Learn what is being done to protect and preserve California's air, land and water. You will find reports, legislation, news, success stories and much more. - illustrated - From State of California -

California Geography __ "California is the third largest state, behind Alaska and Texas, and runs almost 800 miles from north to south." You will find a lot of geological variety within these boundaries. - illustrated - From - 
California Historical Society __ A stunning resource including an online exhibit of 300 years of California history containing over 400 images. Other online exhibits include California citrus art as well as links to past exhibits and plans for the future. You may want to spend some time here. - illustrated - From California Historical Society -


California Map, Map of California __ " Welcome to the InfoHub California map page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to map of California as well as a wealth of information on the subject of California maps." - From -

California Old Photos.... faces and places in the past __ "Old family photographs, postcards, historical pictures, and genealogy about the people and places." - illustrated - From -

California Photos __ Galleries of annotated click-to-enlarge photos of California. - illustrated - From - 

California QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau __ Just what the title says it is. Population, business and geography "quick facts." - From US Census/Us Gov -
California State Map - Cities, Roads, Counties, Rivers, Lakes... __ A collection of California state maps showing Arkansas counties, roads, highways, cities, rivers, topographic features, lakes and more. - From - 

California State Parks __ Official State Park website. You will find information about attractions, location, fees, camping, boating, hiking trails, fishing, golf, cabin rentals, conference and meeting facilities and more. - illustrated - From State of California -

California State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song __You will find everything listed in the title plus a whole lot more. - illustrated - From Pike Street Industries, Inc. -

California Stock Photos, beaches, piers & other California photos __ "Our photo files include stock photos of California cities, beaches, deserts, mountains, national parks, and other aspects of the California lifestyle. ..." - illustrated - From - 

DFG Home Page __ Hunting and fishing information for the state of California. You will find licensing requirements, a news room, conservation planning and much more. - illustrated - From state of California -

Early California History: An Overview __ A series of articles about early California including material about Native Americans, the Gold Rush and much more. - From the Library of Congress -

Introduction to California - The United States of America __ "James Marshall was camped on the American River at Coloma, near Sacramento. He and his crew were building a saw mill for a fellow named John Sutter. On the morning of January 24, 1848, while making adjustments to the millrace, he found a few small nuggets of gold...Nine days later, the Mexican-American war was over. Mexico gave up the state of California with the Treaty of Guadalupe and California became a territory." - illustrated - From -

Newspapers in California __ You will find 205 here - From Global Computing -

Online Archive of California __ "A core component of the California Digital Library, the Online Archive of California (OAC) is a digital information resource that facilitates and provides access to materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions across California. The OAC is available to a broad spectrum of users -students, teachers, and researchers of all levels. Through the OAC, all have access to information previously available only to scholars who traveled to collection sites." A good website for teachers or older students who are familiar with a database interface. - illustrated - From OAC -

Pictures of California __ Over 50 pages of annotated click-to-enlarge pictures of California. California photos. - illustrated - From -

pictures of California at - california pictures ... __ "California pictures including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, San Diego, Death Valley, Palms Springs, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, and more!" - From -


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