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Searching Google for Government Documents

You can search government documents from California specifically using Google.  By including the "site" command in your search, you limit your search to a particular site or range of sites. For example:

  • site:.gov   (searches all government websites)
  • site:.ca.gov   (searches the California state government and many California county governments)
  • site:.ca.us   (searches many California city websites)

There are exceptions to these rules for counties and cities. Your safest bet is to search site:.gov and include the name of the city in the search as well as your topic keywords.