County stepping in to clean up Rowland and Hacienda Heights

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Nearly half of the homes that the county has declared public nuisances are in the San Gabriel Valley, including Hacienda and Rowland Heights. Now officials are stepping in to make the owners clean them up.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works Building and Safety Division is giving homeowners until Monday to clean up what they say is contributing to “neighborhood deterioration” and “unsightly, unsafe, and unhealthful conditions, which constitute a public nuisance.”

“This is part of a process when a property is cited for code violations and (owners) are given an opportunity to fix it,” said Public Works spokesman Mike Kaspar.

Read Staff Writer Juliette Funes story at JUNK.

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