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August 9, 1988 | BRUCE BABBITT, Bruce Babbitt is a former governor of Arizona
Here in the West, range wars are a thing of the past. But the water wars only seem to intensify. All over the map, cities are trying to wrest water away from rural areas. San Diego County is embroiled with promoters in a scheme to take water from western Colorado, 1,000 miles away. In Arizona, Phoenix has hired real-estate agents to buy up irrigated farmland 100 miles beyond the city limits.
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August 30, 1992 | VIRGINIA ELLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In its late-hour vote on the budget, the state Senate approved a major overhaul of the welfare system that would abolish the longstanding formula that pays uniform benefits to recipients throughout California. In exchange for deep cuts in welfare, Senate Democrats have insisted that Gov. Pete Wilson allow them to establish a regional rate system that would give lower benefits to families living in rural counties than to those in urban areas where expenses are higher.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1990 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move that could rattle the property values of some San Diego homes, state geologists say they intend to upgrade the Rose Canyon fault to an active earthquake hazard that could slip and destroy homes in some of the heavily populated areas around Mt. Soledad park and east of Mission Bay.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 7, 1988 | CATHERINE M. SPEARNAK
During the past six years, detectives have tried everything from interviewing witnesses to consulting a psychic in an effort to catch the enigmatic Green River Killer, suspected of slaying 48 female transients and prostitutes in Seattle and as many as 40 in San Diego. Tonight, investigators will take another unorthodox step in the hope of finally halting the most numerous, longest-running serial murders in U. S. history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 1985 | DAVID SMOLLAR, Times Staff Writer
The steady hum that echoes through this small, high desert town on the first Wednesday of each month signals the latest effort to improve health care in isolated rural areas of San Diego County. It comes from the generator that powers the Medivan, a doctor's office on wheels begun several months ago by El Cajon Valley Hospital to reach seniors, low-income adults and other residents who, because they choose to live in the county's rural half, often go without regular medical treatment.
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