Capital: Sacramento • Became a state Sept. 9, 1850 (#31)
State government website: www.ca.gov
Tourism website: www.visitcalifornia.com
Libraries and other organizations with state information pages:
California State Univ., Bakersfield: "California Government & Politics," "California Reference Sources"
California State Univ., Fullerton
Fresno County Public Library
Los Angeles County Law Library
Orange County Public Law Library
Torrance Public Library
Univ. of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Diego
Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
Univ. of California, Santa Cruz
*Population figures are from 2010 Census.