200-acre Culver-area brushfire destroys 2 vacation homes

A wind-fueled brushfire exploded near Lake Billy Chinook in Cove Palisades State Park Saturday morning and raced east across 200 acres into the Culver area, burning two vacation homes and several outbuldings  About 60 residents were evacuated for hours as crews battled on the ground and from the air to stop the flames.

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On this day: August 28

POSTED: 3:07 PM PDT August 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT August 27, 2015 

Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

OTD August 28 - Glenn Beck
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2010: Fox News commentator and radio host Glenn Beck holds his "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, D.C. A scientific estimate placed the crowd size around 87,000, while media reports varied dramatically from tens of thousands to 500,000.

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