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MWD’s biggest customer rips it in online campaign

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California — the giant water wholesaler which supplies 19 million people — finds itself the target of an unusual campaign by the San Diego County Water Authority, which has been both MWD’s biggest customer

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Will MWD try — again — to sabotage client seeking new water supplies?

I’ve been a journalist in Socal since 1990, and I’ve never seen a story about government behavior as strange as the ones about the giant Metropolitan Water District of Southern California trying to sabotage its biggest client’s efforts to broaden

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Bullet train bulldozes a new ‘Chinatown’ 1

April 2, 2013 By Wayne Lusvardi Roman Polanski’s 1974 classic movie, “Chinatown,” was inspired by California’s water wars of almost a century ago.  A modern day version of the movie seems to be playing out in California’s proposed bullet train

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Water Wars Flood L.A. Central Basin 0

JAN. 30, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Remember “Chinatown,” the murky 1974 movie about the water wars in the Los Angeles Basin in the 1930s, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway? A January 18 California appeals court water rights case is

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