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Tom Selleck, water district reach tentative settlement in dispute

Tom Selleck, water district reach tentative settlement in dispute

It had all the makings of a latter-day water war, pitting a Ventura County water district against actor Tom Selleck. The Calleguas Municipal Water District accused Selleck of illegally moving water over district boundaries from Thousand Oaks to his 60-acre Hidden Valley estate, and it spent about $22,000 on a private investigator to track the deliveries, according to a complaint filed in Ventura County Superior Court. As California's drought ravaged water supplies and the district sent cease-and-desist letters to Selleck's addresses, the unlawful deliveries continued, the complaint said. But the skirmish came to a halt Thursday when the water district announced that it had...

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