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2008-10-31 18:00:21

As most Southlanders welcomed the season's first rainfall and prepared for the annual ritual of turning back their clocks with the end of daylight savings this weekend, officials with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California pressed consumers to roll back their outdoor watering practices, as well.

2008-10-30 18:00:16

The head of California's Metropolitan Water District says the state's planned water allocation raises the "very real" possibility of shortages next year.

2008-10-02 21:00:11

Clearly demonstrating the need for water conservation throughout Southern California due to the statewide drought and supply challenges, Metropolitan Water District announced plans today to indefinitely suspend private boat launches at the region's largest reservoir -- Diamond Valley Lake -- at the close of business Monday, Oct.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.