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2008-08-02 03:00:15

By Alfred Lee SIERRA MADRE - County officials have authorized the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to step in and begin a $2.4million emergency construction project to install mudflow protection measures in Sierra Madre.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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