Cannabizfile is the Secretary of State's new online portal that contains useful information about cannabis-related business filings with the Secretary of State’s office starting in 2018. Entrepreneurs seeking to start a cannabis-related business in California will need to register their business entity, as well as any desired trademark or service mark, with the Secretary of State.
The California State Archives has completed one of its largest digitization projects. The collection features nearly 3,000 photographs taken by native Californians William M. and Grace McCarthy from approximately 1905 to 1938. The McCarthys traveled extensively during the early years of automobile travel, as newly constructed highways connected people and places throughout the United States and beyond, providing pictorial documentation of a pivotal period in our nation's history.
California's confidential mail program website is new and improved! The changes to the website make it easier to learn about the program, who is eligible to participate, the benefits, and how to apply. Starting January 1, 2018, we will also expand our program to serve victims of human trafficking.
Youth ages 16 and 17 can now pre-register to vote online. Those who pre-register will have their registration become active once they turn 18.