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California: Government and Politics

General Information / History

California government and politics annual
       Ref JK 8701 .C29 (1976-2005, ceased publication) 
California Political Almanac Ref JK 8701. C36 (1989-2000) Current online.
Almanac of California government and politics (California journal almanac of
      state government and politics)
Ref JK 8701 .C25 (1975-1989)

A primer of California politics  JK 8716 .B74 (1st edition 1997, 2nd edition 2004)
California state government; an outline of its administrative organization
      from 1850-1939 
  Ref JK 8741 .H8
Website: California State Home Page  http://www.ca.gov

Directories/guides

Roster: California State, county, city and township officials, state officials of
    the United States.  
Ref JK 8730 .A5 (1942--current)  Also online:
2003 --
California public sector  Ref JK 8730 .C355 (directory of state, federal, county,
    municipal & special district governments in California) 

Roster & government guide
Ref JK 8701 .C293 (1977-current) (Contains contact
    information of officers, state departments, California Supreme Court, boards,
    commissions, congressional delegation, state senate and state assembly,      
The California state government directory  
Ref JK 8766 .C32 (1989--)
    
The Governor and Statewide Officials

Biographical Information

California Political Almanac   Ref JK 8701. C36 (1989--)
Members of the California legislature and other public officials 
     Ref JK 8730 .S2 (1962-1992)
Who's who in the California legislature Ref JK 8730 .W48 
Who's who in California  Ref. F 860 .W628 (1951-1998)
The Governors of California: Peter H. Burnett to Edmund G. Brown
     Ref. F 860 .M5
The Governor and Statewide Officials

Lobbying and Interest Groups

>Instruction manual for lobbyists  Ref JK 8774.5 .A3 
Directory of lobbyists, lobbying firms, and lobbyist employers  
    
Ref  JK 8774.5 .A5 (1987--)
State Codes -- GOVERNMENT CODE TITLE 9. Political Reform
     CHAPTER 6. Lobbyists  Cal Gov Code, §§ 86100-86
300
Online from the website of Secretary of State at http://cal-access.ss.ca.gov/Lobbying/ 

Employment

California state civil service pay scales  Ref JK 8757 .A5 (Latest edition only)
Jobseeker's guide to California state employment  Ref JK 8755 .H66 1990 
Website: California Employment Development Department