If you are concerned about crime the local sheriff station is located at 531 Sweetwater Road, Spring Valley, CA 91977 and their phone number is.(619) 463-9993 .
You can also go to this website for crime statistics http://mapping.arjis.org/
I was raised in the area and went to Spring Valley Jr. High, now Middle School.
I am never too busy for your referrals
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Besides checking the local crime statistics, I recommend that buyers visit neighborhoods they're interested in at different times of the day and week. Visit a couple of restaurants, businesses and stores there to get an in-person feel of the area.
Cory La Scala, REALTOR