In Santa Barbara, a raging line of flames and smoke

The Jesusita fire slid into canyon fingers along the ridgeline above Santa Barbara on Friday, creating a five-mile curtain of flames and smoke from Goleta to Montecito and driving 30,500 residents from their homes. Westmont College, which had moved its commencement because of damage from the Tea fire, was evacuated Friday, as were some Episcopal monks who had been staying at a retreat house since their monastery was destroyed last year. more

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