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2010-12-09 18:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Victorville recovers virtually all damages incurred from the failed Foxborough Cogeneration Power Plant in which Carter and Burgess acted as the Design Engineer, Owner's Engineer and Construction Manager.

2009-07-01 10:09:00

Population Getting Closer to Pre-Katrina Levels WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The population of New Orleans grew 8.2 percent in 2008, faster than any other large city in the U.S., according to population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2009-03-15 17:59:26

This year could set a record for the number of planes being stored in the United States rather than being flown, experts say. The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that aircraft boneyards across the nation are filling up with jetliners that airlines no longer need amid declining ridership. The newspaper said airlines are grounding planes at a rate not seen since the Sept.

2008-10-06 21:00:17

By Lauren McSherry Following the vote by Congress to pass the roughly $700 billion bailout plan Friday, a number of local representatives issued statements seeking to explain and justify their votes to the public. Among them was Rep.

2008-10-06 03:00:14

By Lauren McSherry Following the vote by Congress to pass the roughly $800 billion bailout plan Friday, a number of local representatives issued statements seeking to explain and justify their votes to the public. Among them was Rep.

2008-10-03 03:00:30

The city of Fontana will hold a four-week "Job Development and Retention" class at 7p.m. Tuesdays beginning Nov. 18. The class is open to the public, ages 15 and older, and costs $40. Course instruction will include job development, job retention and the proper completion of job applications.

2008-09-23 15:00:34

VICTORVILLE, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance for Healthy Communities is hosting a High Desert Health Summit on Friday, October 10th, 2008 beginning at 8am with check in at 7:30am.

2008-08-17 12:00:19

By Lauren McSherry As the state wrestles with what could be a years-long water crisis, Lt. Gov. John Garamendi had some grave words for public officials from across San Bernardino County on Thursday.

2008-08-04 12:01:17

By Tom Risen, Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Aug. 4--VICTORVILLE -- A growing number of gas station owners are using a loophole to charge one price for cash payment and another for credit cards, San Bernardino County officials said.


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'.