Several years ago, the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District filed a "friendly" eminent domain action to acquire a portion of an unimproved "paper" street from the City of Lake Elsinore. The property was to be used to construct a water pumping station to serve a nearby development, and the City had no objection. The water district took possession, and began construction of the pumping station. So far, this seems like a non-story, right?
Well, to the water district's surprise, a nearby property owner appeared in the action and challenged the water district's ...
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