California Online Historical Newspapers

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County & City
Name of Newspaper
Years Covered
Cost
Resource
Alameda - Berkeley
Fuego de Atzlan
1976 - 1978
$
GenealogyBank
Alameda - Berkeley
Grito
1967 - 1974
$ GenealogyBank
Alameda - Oakland
Alambres de N. E. L.
1975 - 1977
$
GenealogyBank
Alameda - Oakland
Mundo
1965 - 1974
$
GenealogyBank
Amador - Jackson

Amador Ledger

1900 - 1911
Free
California Digital Newspaper Collection
Amador - Jackson
Amador Ledger
1900 - 1910
Free
Library of Congress
Butte - Gridley
Gridley Herald
1922 - 1936
Free  Google News Archive
Imperial - El Centro

Imperial Valley Press and Imperial Press

1906 - 1907

Free

Library of Congress

Imperial - El Centro

 Imperial Valley Press

 1901 - 1911

Free

California Digital Newspaper Collection

Imperial - El Centro

 Imperial Valley Press

 1907 - 1910

Free

Library of Congress

Imperial - San Diego

Imperial Press

 1901
1903 - 1905

Free

Library of Congress

Imperial - San Diego

Imperial Press and Farmer

1901 - 1903
Free Library of Congress
Kern - BakersfieldBakersfield Californian1907 - 1923
1942
1949
FreeGoogle News Archive
Los Angeles - Glendale
California Courier
 1958 - 2007
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Agaucero
1878
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Amigo del Pueblo
1861
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los AngelesArcadia Bulletin
1940
Free
Google News Archive
Los Angeles - Los AngelesArcadia Daily Tribune
1930
1936
Free
Google News Archive
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Arcadia Journal
1917 - 1918
1931
Free
Google News Archive
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Arcadia Tribune
1923
1931 - 1936
Free
Google News Archive
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Cinema
1935
$ GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Clamor Publico
1855 - 1857
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Con Safos
1968 - 1972
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles  Correo Mejicano
1917
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Cronica
1874
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Democrata
1882
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Dos Republicas
 1892 - 1898
$ GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Eco Mejicano
1885 $ GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Eco de Mexico
1924 $
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Eco de la Patria
1878
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Fe en la Democracia
1884
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Heraldo de Mexico
1917 - 1928
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Inter-faith Churchman
1941 $
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Joven 1877 - 1878
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Los Angeles Daily Times
1881 - 1886
$
NEHGS19
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald
1905 - 1907
Free
California Digital Newspaper Collection
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald
1905 - 1910
Free
Library of Congress
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Los Angeles Times
1886 - 1890
$
NEHGS19
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Los Angeles Tribune
1943 - 1960
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Malcriado
1927
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Mesazero
1954
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Monitor Mejicano
1895 - 1898
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Presna
1917 - 1937
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Regeneration
1910 - 1917
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Teller
1946 $
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles Union 1896 - 1897
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Los Angeles
Weekly Los Angeles Mirror
1884 - 1885
$
NEHGS19
Los Angeles - PasadenaPasadena Independent
(incorrectly listed as Independent with Helena, Montana titles)
1971 - 1973$NewspaperArchive
 Los Angeles - Santa Monica
Aguila 1971 - 1973
$
GenealogyBank
Los Angeles - Torrance
Torrance Herald
1913 - 1938
1940 - 1964
Free
Torrance Public Library
Los Angeles - Torrance
Torrance Press
1950 - 1963
Free
Torrance Public Library
Los Angeles - Torrance
Torrance Press-Herald
1964 - 1969
Free
Torrance Public Library
Monterey - Monterey
Californian 1846
$
GenealogyBank
Monterey - Monterey
Californian
1846 - 1848
$
NEHGS19
Riverside - Coachella
Ideal1977
$GenealogyBank
Riverside - Riverside
Riverside Daily Press
1931 - 1949
$
GenealogyBank
Riverside - Riverside
Riverside Independent Enterprise
 1911
$GenealogyBank
Sacramento - Sacramento
Daily Democratic State Journal
1853 - 1858
$
GenealogyBank
Sacramento - Sacramento
Placer Times
1849 - 1850
$ NEHGS19
Sacramento - Sacramento
 Post
(El Informador)
1967
$
GenealogyBank
Sacramento - Sacramento
Prensa Libre
1969 - 1970
$
GenealogyBank
Sacramento - Sacramento
Record-Union
1891 - 1895
Free
Library of Congress
Sacramento - Sacramento
 Sacramento Daily Record-Union 1880 - 1891
Free
Library of Congress
Sacramento - Sacramento
Sacramento Record-Union
1859 - 1890
Free
California Digital Newspaper Collection
Sacramento - Sacramento
Sacramento Steamer Union
1853
$
NEHGS19
Sacramento - Sacramento
Sacramento Union
1851 - 1852
$ NEHGS19
Sacramento - Sacramento Themis
1889 - 1894
$
GenealogyBank
San Bernardino - Colton
 Chicano 1968 - 1977
$
GenealogyBank
San Diego - San Diego
Evening Tribune
1895 - 1933
$GenealogyBank
San Diego - San Diego
San Diego Union
1908 - 1934
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
Alta California
1849 - 1891
Free
California Digital Newspaper Collection
 San Francisco - San Francisco Alta California 
1850 - 1861
$ GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco Alta California
1849
$
NEHGS19
San Francisco - San Francisco
Alta California
1849 - 1861
$
 NEHGS19
 San Francisco - San Francisco
Call
1895 - 1910
Free
Library of Congress
San Francisco - San Francisco
Call-Chronicle-Examiner
1906
Free
Library of Congress
 San Francisco - San Francisco Centro America
1921 $
GenealogyBank
 San Francisco - San Francisco Daily Commercial News
1885 - 1888
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
Daily Evening Bulletin
 1855 - 1893
$
NEHGS19
 San Francisco - San Francisco Daily Globe
1848 - 1859
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco  Daily Morning Bulletin
1882
$
NEGHS19
 San Francisco - San Francisco Daily Placer Times and Transcript
1852 - 1855
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
Eco del Pacifico
1857
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
Hispano America
1918 - 1931
$
GenealogyBank
 San Francisco - San Francisco Imparcial
1917 - 1938
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
Jalamate
1971 - 1972
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
 Mefistofeles 1918
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
Mercantile Gazette and Prices Current, Shipping List and Reg
1863 - 1867
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco Morning Call
1890 - 1895
Free Library of Congress
 San Francisco - San Francisco Nueva Mission
1967 - 1969
$
GenealogyBank
 San Francisco - San Francisco  San Francisco Bulletin
1855 - 1891
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco San Francisco Call 1893 - 1910
Free
California Digital Newspaper Collection
San Francisco - San Francisco San Francisco Call 1895 - 1913
Free
Library of Congress
San Francisco - San Francisco San Francisco Evening Journal
1852 - 1854
$
GenealogyBank
 San Francisco - San Francisco  Seminario Imparcial
 1938 $
GenealogyBank
 San Francisco - San Francisco Star
 1897 $
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
 Voz de Chile y de las Republicas Americanas
1867 - 1868
$ GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco  Voz de Nuevo Mundo
1865 - 1884
$
GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco
 Weekly Alta California
1850 - 1854
$ GenealogyBank
San Francisco - San Francisco  Weekly Alta California
1854 $
NEHGS19
San Francisco - San Francisco
Weekly Star
1890
$
NEHGS19
San Joaquin - LodiLodi News1935FreeGoogle News Archive
San Joaquin - Lodi
Lodi News-Sentinel
 1935 - 2009
Free
Google News Archive
San Joaquin - LodiLodi Sentinel1881 - 1887
1901 - 1934
FreeGoogle News Archive
San Joaquin - Stockton
San Joaquin Republican
1855 - 1860
$
GenealogyBank
 Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara
Gaceta
 1813 - 1928
$
GenealogyBank
Santa Clara - San Jose
Evening News
1868 - 1922
$
GenealogyBank
Santa Clara - San Jose
San Jose Mercury News
1861 - 1922
$
GenealogyBank
 Santa Clara - Stanford
Atisbos 1975 - 1978
$
GenealogyBank
Solano - Benicia
California Gazette
1851
$ GenealogyBank






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