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d. Siskiyou, Modoc, Trinity, Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Plumas, Sierra,

Nevada, Placer, Eldorado, Amador, Calaveras, Alpine, Tuolumne,

and Mariposa counties. 3d. Napa, Yolo, Sacramento, Solano, Contra Costa, and San Joaquin

counties. 4th and 5th. The city and county of San Francisco. 6th. Alameda county. 7th. Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern

counties. 8th. San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, San

Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties. 9th and ioth. Los Angeles county. with. San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Inyo, Mono, and

Imperial counties.

IV. EQUALIZATION DISTRICTS

The four equalization districts still coincide with the four congressional districts into which the state was divided in 1879, the legislature having never redistricted the state as it has power to do by section 9, article XIII of the constitution.

The four districts are as follows: ist. The city and county of San Francisco. 2d. Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Sacramento, Placer, Nevada

Eldorado, Amador, Calaveras, Alpine, and Tuolumne counties. 3d. All that part of the state north of the first and second districts. 4th. All that part of the state south of the first and second districts.

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1. Butte. 2. Calaveras 3. Colusa 4. Contra Costa 5. Eldorado 6. Los Angeles 7. Marin 8. Mariposa 9. Mendocino 10. Monterey 11. Napa. 12. Sacramento 13. San Diego 14. San Francisco 15. San Joaquin 16. San Luis Obispo 17. Santa Barbara . 18. Santa Clara . 19. Santa Cruz 20. Shasta 21. Solano 22. Sonoma 23. Sutter. 24. Trinity 25. Tuolumne 26. Yolo 27. Yuba 28. Nevada 29. Placer.

Oroville San Andreas Colusa Martinez Placerville Los Angeles San Rafael Mariposa Ukiah Salinas Napa Sacramento San Diego San Francisco Stockton San Luis Obispo Santa Barbara San José Santa Cruz Redding Fairfield Santa Rosa Yuba City Weaverville Sonora Woodland Marysville Nevada City Auburn

Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 Feb. 18, 1850 April 25, 1851 April 25, 1851

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990 1,080

750 1,891 3,957

516 1,580 3,400 3,450

800 1,007 4,377

42 1,370 3,500 2,450 1,355

425 4,050

911 1,540

611 3,276 2,282 1 1,017

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30. Siskiyou 31. Sierra . 32. Tulare 33. Alameda 34. San Bernardino 35. Humboldt 36. Plumas 37. Stanislaus 38. Amador 39. Merced 40. Tehama 41. Fresno 42. San Mateo 43. Del Norte 44. Mono 45. Lake 46. Alpine 47. Lassen 48. Inyo 49. Kern 50. Ventura 51. San Benito 52. Modoc 53. Orange 54. Glenn 55. Madera 56. Riverside 57. Kings . 58. Imperial

Yreka Downieville Visalia Oakland San Bernardino Eureka Quincy Modesto Jackson Merced Red Bluff Fresno Redwood City Crescent City Bridgeport Lakeport Markleeville Susanville Independence Bakersfield San Buenaventura Hollister Alturas Santa Ana Willows Madera Riverside Hanford El Centro

Mar. 22, 1852 April 16, 1852 April 20, 1852 Mar. 25, 1853 April 26, 1853 May 12, 1853 Mar. 18, 1854 April 1, 1854 May 11, 1854 April 19, 1855 April 9, 1856 April 19, 1856 April 19, 1856 Mar. 2, 1857 April 24, 1861 May 20, 1861 Mar. 16, 1864 April 1, 1864 Mar. 22, 1866 April 2, 1866 Mar. 22, 1872 Feb. 12, 1874 Feb. 17, 1874 Mar. 1889 Mar. II, 1891 Mar. II, 1893 Mar. 11, 1893 Mar. 22, 1893 Aug. 15, 1907

6,078

910 4,863

840 20,055 3,507 2,361 1,486

568 1,750 3,200 5,606

470 1,546 2,796 1,332

575 4,750 10,224 8,159 1,850 1,476 4,097

780 1,460 2,140 7,008 1,260 4,140

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II. COUNTIES IN THE ORDER OF THEIR POPULATION

The number at the left in each case indicates the class to which the county belongs (Statutes of 1911, page 97). The populations given are according to the census of 1910.

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1. Los Angeles.

504,131 30. Ventura 2. San Francisco

416,912 31. Placer 3. Alameda

246,131 | 32. Kings 4. Santa Clara

83,539 33. Merced 5. Fresno .

75,657 34. Nevada 6. Sacramento

67,806 | 35. Yolo 7. San Diego

61,665 | 36. Imperial. 8. San Bernardino . 56,706 37. Tehama 9. San Joaquin

50,731 | 38. Yuba Io. Sonoma

48,394 39. Tuolumne II. Kern

37,715 40. Calaveras 12. Tulare

35,440 | 41. Amador . 13. Riverside

34,696 42. Madera 14. Orange

34,436 43. San Benito . 15. Humboldt

33,857 | 44. Colusa 16. Contra Costa

31,674 45. Eldorado 17. Santa Barbara

27,738 46. Glenn 18. Solano

27,559 47. Inyo 19. Butte

27,301 48. Sutter 20. San Mateo

26,585 | 49. Modoc 21. Santa Cruz

26,14050. Lake 22. Marin

25,114 | 51. Plumas 23. Monterey

24,146 52. Lassen 24. Mendocino

23,929

53. Sierra 25. Stanislaus

22,522 54. Mariposa 26. Napa

19,800 55. Trinity 27. San Luis Obispo

19,383 56. Del Norte 28. Shasta .

18,920 57. Mono 29. Siskiyou

18,801 58. Alpine
Total population of California, 2,377,549.

18,347 18,237 16,230 15,148 14,955 13,926 13,591 11,401 10,042 9,979 9,171 9,086 8,368 8,041 7,732 7,492 7,172 6,974 6,328 6,191 5,526 5,259 4,802 4,098 3,956 3,301 2,417 2,042

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APPENDIX D

OUTLINE OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY CHARTER

The following is an outline of the freeholders' charter adopted by the voters of Los Angeles county, November 5, 1912. It was approved by the legislature, and went into effect on the first Monday in June, 1913.

Officers elected by Districts: One Supervisor by each of the five supervisorial districts.

Officers elected at Large: Sheriff, District Attorney, Assessor. The term of office is four years.

Elections: Two Supervisors are to be elected at the regular November election in 1914, 1918, etc.; and three in 1916, 1920, etc. The District Attorney is to be elected in 1914 for two years, and in 1916, 1920, etc.,

for four years. The Sheriff and Assessor are to be elected in 1914, 1918, etc. Primary and other elections are to be conducted according to general laws.

Board of Supervisors: The Board of Supervisors is the responsible head of the county government. The members receive $ 5000 a year each, and must give all of their time to the public service. The Board appoints the Auditor, County Board of Education, County Library Trustees, the Civil Service Commission consisting of three members, Coroner, County Clerk, County Counsel, Fish and Game Warden, Health Officer, Horticultural Commissioner, Live Stock Inspector, Probation Committee, Probation Officer, Public Administrator, Public Defender, Purchasing Agent, Recorder, Registrar of Voters, Road Commissioner, Superintendent of Charities, Superintendent of Schools, Surveyor, Tax Collector, and Treasurer; and must appoint, or provide for the appointment of, other necessary officers and employees.

The Board must fix the salaries of all county officers and employees, except those of its own members, and of the members of the Civil Service Commission. All appointments, except to a few specified positions, must be according to civil service regulations. Appointive officers are chosen for indefinite periods of time, and may be dismissed at any time for cause.

Duties of Officers: The duties of most of the county officers are determined by state law. The Sheriff, in addition to his other duties, appoints and super

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