Update on the Wildfires in Malibu and San Diego

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Fires continue to rage in seven Southern California counties -- from Ventura to the Mexican border. With his microphone buffeted by winds in Malibu, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledged that there had been tens of thousands of acres burned, several homes destroyed and dry conditions that make it very difficult to get the fires under control. Fire officials and civic leaders have urged those who've been asked to evacuate to comply in order to allow firefighters to concentrate efforts on combating the fires, rather than to try to rescue trapped residents. We speak with a journalist who lives in Malibu and get a brief overview of what's happening elsewhere in Southern California.

Credits

Guests:
Kim Devore - Staff Writer, Malibu Times, Mark Jackson - Meteorologist-in-Charge, National Weather Service's LA Forecast Office

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton