California is the most populous state in the U.S. and the third largest in land area. It became the 31st state of the union on September 9, 1850. Its largest city is Los Angeles and its capital is Sacramento.
Only sites of state-wide interest should be at this level; for sites of more local interest, see the individual Localities
, Metropolitan Areas
, or Regions
. *Please* submit your site to the most specific level at which it fits.
For sites of state-wide significance, find the most appropriate subcategory for your topic, and submit it there.
This category is for sites about state-wide business and economic activities. Businesses are placed by their physical location(s), not by their service area.
The businesses listed in this category have physical locations in more than one region of this state, but not outside the state. For those with locations in multiple states, see the appropriate Southwest, West, or United States category.
This category is exclusively for websites of state-wide relevance, and for websites of businesses with physical locations in more than one
region of this state.
For websites related exclusively to a specific region, county, or locality within this state, find the appropriate category here
For websites related to a wider area, please see the Business and Economy category for the Southwest
, the West
, or the United States
Before submitting a site, be sure to read the category description
Please submit to an appropriate subcategory, if one is available. Otherwise, submit here. Failure to submit to the most specific appropriate category can delay the consideration of your submission.
Categories for all 58 counties in the state of California (note that the borders of San Francisco City and County are conterminous).
If your site is oriented to a particular city, please submit it into that city in the Localities
tree. Only sites relevant to an entire county should be submitted here.
Includes California educational institutions, programs and opportunities; as well as other educational resources with statewide relevance.
Please limit suggestions to sites that have statewide relevance.
This category includes websites for online guides and directories related either to the entire state or to more than one region within it.
Note: Guides and directories specifically related to travel, dining, and business are found in those categories.
Please submit only sites related to either the entire state or to more than one
region within it.
For websites related exclusively to a specific region, county, or locality within the state, find the appropriate category beginning here
For websites related to a wider area, please see the Guides and Directories category for the United States
Before submitting a site, be sure to read the category description
Health is the state of being hale, sound, or whole, in body, mind, or soul; especially, the state of being free from physical disease or pain.
This category deals with any health services representing the State of California such as disability resources, alternative medicine, emergencies, eye care, fitness, dentists, geriatrics, doctors, and hospitals.
Single location offices, clinics, hospitals or care networks should be listed in the proper locality.
Cities, towns, villages, and unincorporated areas in the state of California.
Very few sites should be submitted directly to this category. A site about a community not already listed should be submitted to the appropriate alphabetical subcategory. A site about a community already listed, or about something in a community already listed, should be in that category or an appropriate subcategory.
This category is for sites offering online maps, photographs, and satellite images covering the entire state of California.
Please submit only sites that cover all, or almost all, of the state.
For sites of wider interest, see the Southwest category.
For sites of more local interest, see the individual Regions, Metro Areas, Counties, or Localities categories.
Please submit your site to the most specific level at which it fits.
Please submit sites to the most specific area possible.
For instance, sites about a specific town or city should be submitted to that town''s category, found under California''s Localities section.
Sites about more than one city or town all within the same county should be submitted to that county''s category, found under the Counties section.
**If the website is about cities or towns that are in more than one of the counties listed below, only then should the listing be submitted to this area.
Please only submit archery clubs and association sites located in California.
Regions of the state that span or encompass multiple counties. Regions within a given county may be found within the county category.
These categories are intended primarily as navigational aids to help find localities within the region, and secondarily to hold sites that are truly of regional significance.
Sites that span multiple counties in the Central Coast region should be submitted to this category. This includes guides with information for multiple counties, or businesses with locations in more than one county. Sites that cover only a single locality or county should be submitted to the category for that locality or county.
For organizations concerned with conservation or environmental issues specific to California, particularly those with websites that provide information about natural or environmental conditions.
This category is for listing sites that concern the make up of the local community: its people, its history, and resources and institutions that serve the people. Subjects include religion, clubs and lodges, reunions, women, men, seniors, kids, teens, activism, alternative sexuality, genealogy, and personal home pages.
Submissions to this category should focus on the communities of California.
If your site is not statewide in focus, please submit to the appropriate region, county, or locality category.
If your site focuses on a specific community, please submit to the appropriate category for that community.
Transportation resources of statewide interest including highways and mass transit.
Sites must be of statewide interest to be listed here.
Travel and Tourism is designed to provide information for vacation travelers and guests to the State of California.
Topics include (but are not limited to) lodging, activities and entertainment, and area travel guides.
Submissions to this category should be relevant to more than one region of California. They should contain useful and productive content that would benefit the visitor to the state. All submissions should be directed to the most specific category.
The editors of this category of the Open Directory reserve the right not to list your site, and to delete it after its addition. Multiple submissions, especially to inappropriate categories, will not be tolerated. Your cooperation is appreciated.
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