200-acre Culver-area brushfire destroys 2 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 vacant homes and several outbuldings and prompting the evacuations of 100 campers and residents.

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Worst droughts in U.S. history

POSTED: 8:23 AM PDT July 16, 2012    UPDATED: 1:20 PM PST February 27, 2014 

Drought aid is on the way for California, currently in the midst of one of the driest spells on record. Take a look at the worst droughts in U.S. history.

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President Barack Obama is traveling to California and announce a new federal initiative aimed at helping farms and communities there in the grips of a devastating drought. Here are some other memorable dry spells through the years.

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