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  • State of California / Home page with links to everything else.
  • 2003 Metro Area Map / Map showing boundaries of statistical reporting areas in California.
  • Employment/Unemployment / Employment Development Department (EDD) - Employment/unemployment statistics and rates.
  • Labor Market Info / EDD - Population, jobs, unemployment, maps, charts, and more, including occupational wages, fastest growing occupations, etc.
  • Demographic & Economic Research Portal / Department of Finance - Extensive demographic and economic research data.
  • Taxable Sales (Quarterly) / Board of Equalization - Data lags at least 12-18 months. Although good for historic context, it is not current enough to be very useful.
  • State Lands Commission / Agency that administers public trust lands in California, including San Francisco Bay and historic tidelands, among others.
  • Business Name Search / Secretary of State - Searchable database of registered owners and agents for California LLCs, LPs and Corporations.
  • Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
  • State Coastal Commission (SCC) / State agency having final jurisdiction over development along coast. Many projects in coastal areas are appealable to the SCC.
  • Department of Transportation (CalTrans) / Homepage with links to Right-of-Way Manual, including appraisal section (Chapter 7).
  • CEQAnet / California EPA database of projects submitted to state for environmental review. Searchable down to city and agency levels.
  • Envirostor / Department of Toxic Substances Control hazardous waste sites and cleanup status database. Searchable by address on Google maps overlay with links to cleanup history and documents.