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Latest Jesusita Fire Stories

2009-05-08 16:31:00

Network Performance and Free Services Keep Relief Workers, Residents Connected SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighters in the field and evacuees at shelters in Santa Barbara County are relying on the Verizon Wireless and wireline networks to stay connected during the Jesusita wildfire.

2009-05-06 13:31:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U-Haul Company of Van Nuys is offering 30 days of free storage to California residents who have been evacuated or need to move their belongings away from areas affected by the Jesusita fire. In addition to the 30-days-free self-storage assistance being offered, people needing boxes can take advantage of the U-Haul Take a Box, Leave a Box Program.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.