Who is responsible to maintain the sidewalk in front of their property?

California Street and Highway Code 5610 states property owners are responsible for the maintenance of the sidewalks adjacent to their property. 

There are City Programs that can help though. The 50-50 Sidewalk Program helps property owners pay for sidewalk repairs and each year the City fixes select sidewalk locations.

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1. Who is responsible to maintain the sidewalk in front of their property?
2. Why does the City repair and replace sidewalks if the property owner is responsible?
3. How do I find out if the sidewalk in front of my property is on a list to be repaired?