As you are aware, legislation was enacted in 2012 to establish the California Legacy License Plate Program. The plates have been available for pre-order using the form attached at the link: California Legacy License Plate Pre-Order Form (REG 17L) The plates cost $50 for non-personalized or personalized plates.
Black lettering on yellow background: 2,158 applications received
Yellow lettering on black background: 10,931 applications received
Yellow lettering on blue background: 1,745 applications received