The population in Southern California might grow by as much as six million people by the year 2010, posing a massive challenge for the area, the region's major government planning group said last week.

The Southern California Association of Governments, which encompasses six major counties, forecasted that the region will grow to 21 million people in less than two decades. The estimate exceeds previous projections issued by the group.

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