AAA won't do it, trust me. They used to. Kinda like your local bank used to do notary for you but not anymore, except for bank business.
The DMV experiences are a symptom, and think we should all push back when we get this bullying. Write letters-Susan did with a very rude camp host at Flathead Lake, MT and got a concerned reply from State Park officials.
So Garberville is probably one to avoid. Alturas for us was good. except to be fair a supervisor from Redding was there and able to parse through the nuance of the dreaded import trailer
For California- stay rural, and stay inland