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    Database: Search Valley's 'elite' 2012 campaign donors

    The central San Joaquin Valley's big political campaign donors are farmers and real estate magnates, and most of their cash goes to Republican interests, according to a recent report on federal campaign contributions during the 2012 election cycle. Dozens of residents in the central San Joaquin ...


    Database: Valley high school graduation, drop-out rates

    Check out graduation and dropout rates for high schools in Fresno, Kings, Madera and Tulare counties for the 2011-12 and 2010-11 school years.


    Data links: Health

    Check out your doctor, or hospital or nursing home, compare kidney dialysis centers, and find out what kind of Medicare insurance is available for you or a relative.


    Data links: Air quality & public health

    Check out vehicle smog-check data, pesticide-use reports, and air quality violations. You can also find out which vehicles get the best gas mileage.


    Data links: Federal government

    Look up biographies of members of Congress -- and their financial records. You can also read up on presidential vetoes and drill into how federal dollars are being spent.


    Data links: State government

    Look up a state agency, or a state phone number, or check out a real estate license, an insurance agent, an accountant, car dealer, contractor or other licensed professional. You can also check the license of an attorney, or look to see if you have unclaimed property with the state. You can look...


    Data links: Politics

    Find out who's contributing to state and federal campaigns, look up new legislative and congressional districts, and see how independent your state lawmaker is.


    Data links: Courts & public safety

    Check the California Highway Patrol dispatch log for crashes on roads and highways, the Megan's Law sex-offender database, jail logs and court calendars in Fresno and Tulare counties, and the locations of courts throughout California.


    Data links: Schools

    Find out how San Joaquin Valley schools compare on standardized tests and high school exit exams, search a database of charter schools, and check out salary records of Valley schools and colleges.


    Search 2012 city and county pay records

    The Bee has created this database from public records of 2012 gross pay provided by cities and counties in the central San Joaquin Valley.

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