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Blight finally cleaned up at problem property on Old Auburn Road

The site of a former chiropractic office at 7880 Old Auburn Rd. was recently cleaned up, following Code Enforcement activity. // CH Sentinel
The site of a former chiropractic office at 7880 Old Auburn Rd. was recently cleaned up, following Code Enforcement activity. // CH Sentinel

By Thomas J. Sullivan–
Piles of trash, tall weeds and evidence of homeless camps at the site of a former chiropractic office on Old Auburn Road have now been cleaned up, following Code Enforcement activity and a recent story about blight on the property published by The Sentinel.

See prior story: Homeless camps, blight drawing attention of Code Enforcement on Old Auburn Rd.

Sgt. James Evans, with the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Special Operations Unit, said cleanup of the property at 7880 Old Auburn Rd. took several days last week to complete and now meets the satisfaction of the city’s Code Enforcement officers. Tall grass has been mowed, windows are boarded up, and an outside storage shed where trash had been piled is now secured.

“We were able to get the owner to come down from Idaho, and — at his cost — he’s cleaned everything up,” Evans said on Friday.

Efforts by The Sentinel to contact the owner or real estate broker representing the property for comments about the recent cleanup were unsuccessful.

The commercial property had been an active code enforcement case file since the former Creekside Chiropractic Offices ceased operations there and moved out in 2013.

The four-bedroom, one bath residence was built in 1946 on a 18,000-square-foot lot, which is currently listed for sale by the Thomas March Selling Group, affiliated with Keller Williams Realty in Roseville.

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