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February 13, 1991 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with record low rainfall and no prospects for relief, the Metropolitan Water District declared a water emergency Tuesday and imposed a 31% cut in the amount of water it delivers to 27 agencies from Ventura to San Diego. The 46-1 vote by the MWD's board of directors--a move widely dreaded but not unexpected--marked the most severe water cutback in the giant agency's history and signaled the increasing severity of the drought, now in its fifth year.
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December 19, 1999
Reported by Times staff writers Ted Rohrlich, Richard LEE Colvin, Doug Adrianson and Beth Shuster FABIAN NUNEZ Wouldn't it be nice if, in the 21st century, we had enough decent jobs to close the widening chasm between rich and poor? * "Your parents work two jobs and yet you open the refrigerator and there's still nothing to eat. There's something wrong with that."
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NEWS
February 13, 1991 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with record low rainfall and no prospects for relief, the Metropolitan Water District declared a water emergency Tuesday and imposed a 31% cut in the amount of water it delivers to 27 agencies in Southern California, including those in Orange County. The 46-1 vote by the MWD's board of directors--a move widely dreaded but not unexpected--marked the most severe water cutback in the giant agency's history and signaled the increasing severity of the drought, now in its fifth year.
NEWS
February 13, 1991 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with record low rainfall and no prospects for relief, the Metropolitan Water District declared a water emergency Tuesday and imposed a 31% cut in the amount of water it delivers to 27 agencies from Ventura to San Diego. The 46-1 vote by the MWD's board of directors--a move widely dreaded but not unexpected--marked the most severe water cutback in the giant agency's history and signaled the increasing severity of the drought, now in its fifth year.
MAGAZINE
December 19, 1999
Reported by Times staff writers Ted Rohrlich, Richard LEE Colvin, Doug Adrianson and Beth Shuster FABIAN NUNEZ Wouldn't it be nice if, in the 21st century, we had enough decent jobs to close the widening chasm between rich and poor? * "Your parents work two jobs and yet you open the refrigerator and there's still nothing to eat. There's something wrong with that."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 2001
"The Battle Over Hawthorne Airport" (Oct. 29), placed next to "3.7 Quake Produces Brief but Heavy Jolt" near the Newport-Inglewood fault, should remind everyone what critical and important roles our general aviation airports play in emergencies. Southern California is earthquake country, and if streets and freeways in the Hawthorne area and the South Bay were damaged, that airport would be invaluable in getting help into and out of the area and to LAX itself. Harriett Porch Laguna Hills
NEWS
January 2, 1997 | MARY CURTIUS and DAVID FERRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Heavy rains continued to batter storm-drenched Northern California on Wednesday, swelling rivers and reservoirs, knocking out electrical power and forcing families along the cresting Russian River to spend a frantic New Year's Day fleeing their homes for evacuation centers. The deluge--from a powerful series of storms that is expected to strike again over the weekend--forced the closure of Yosemite National Park and thwarted the search for three hikers missing on snow-shrouded Mt.
NEWS
February 13, 1991 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with record low rainfall and no prospects for relief, the Metropolitan Water District declared a water emergency Tuesday and imposed a 31% cut in the amount of water it delivers to 27 agencies in Southern California, including those in Orange County. The 46-1 vote by the MWD's board of directors--a move widely dreaded but not unexpected--marked the most severe water cutback in the giant agency's history and signaled the increasing severity of the drought, now in its fifth year.
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