The Franchise Tax Board has announced that the will be accepting applications for the California first-time home buyers tax credit through midnight, August 15th. By that time they the Board believes it will have enough applications to fulfill the $100,000 allocated to first-time California home buyers.
Due to the volume of applications being submitted via fax you may find the lines tied up. You may want to try outside business hours.
For more information visit the California Franchise Tax Board website.