Sutter Buttes, looking NW, west of Yuba City. This historical roadside marker commemorates the creation of the Thompson seedless grape, which occurred in the Marysville area, circa 1875.
LDS Members make up 3.48% of the population of Yuba City. The state of California has the largest LDS population outside of Utah. California has 768,344 members in 1,348 wards and branches, 16 missions, and 7 temples and 189 Family History Centers.
The first Sacramento Conference was held in 1898. The California Sacramento Mission was created in January 2, 1942. It was renamed to the California North mission on July 15, 1966, and ultimately renamed the California Sacramento Mission on June 20, 1974. With a significant immigration to California from Latin America, five Spanish-speaking stakes have been organized. Various Asian and Polynesian wards function as well, and a Tonga stake was created in San Francisco in 1992. There are currently more than 200 ethnic wards and branches in California.