Perspectives Index
Welcome to the California History Forum

The California History Forum is an online meeting ground for historians, genealogists and just about anybody who has an interest in how their lives and the lives of their family and broader community have been shaped by California history. To this end, the Forum should be of interest to a wide range of users, from students completing history or civics projects to individuals searching out their family roots - or maybe someone who simply would like to uncover some of the fascinating facts underlying California's colorful past. Reflecting these objectives, this website is organized into three functional perspectives, each dealing respectively with California's: (a) History, (b) People, and (c) Community. Based on your interests, click on one of the three prerspective portals in the diagram above to get a feeling for how this website works and how it can help you more thoroughly understand, share, and contribute to California's on-going history.