Before you buy real estate in california, I strongly recommmend you check
Megan's Law database. It is one of the most shocking things that you will see. You would be shocked, I mean blown away, by how many creepy people in your neighborhood. This database is maintained by the State of California.
this site will provide you with access to information on
more than 63,000 persons required to register in California as sex
offenders. Specific home addresses are displayed on more than 33,500
offenders in the California communities; as to these persons, the
site displays the last registered address reported by the offender.
An additional 30,500 offenders are included on the site with
listing by ZIP Code, city, and county. Information on
approximately 22,000 other offenders is not included on this site,
but is known to law enforcement personnel.