20 July: Merced County Genealogical Society birthday celebration
27 July: The Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research, (SHHAR) will hold a recognition luncheon honoring Mimi Lozano, past president. Mimi served as president of SHHAR for over 25 years. 12:00 pm, Sat., July 27, The Villa, 510 Katella, Orange,
CA Contact Virginia Gill or Letty Rodella
California Research Websites Worth Visiting
The Bureau of Land Management – California offers Master Title Plat Images, links to Land Laws, information on Mining Claims and more. Click on the Information Center to choose. If your research subjects were early California settlers or were miners, this is a good place to start.
For land patents, field notes and plat maps more on to the BLM-GLO where you will also find a variety of resources explaining land records by clicking on the References Tab.