Firefighters say a slow-moving brush fire that charred six acres near Lake Elsinore was contained overnight.
A brush fire was burning late Friday night along Ortega Highway in Lake Elsinore.
This pleasant and enjoyable road has many pit stops and scenery along the drive.
A motorcyclist was killed when his cycle and a truck crashed head-on on the Ortega Highway Saturday morning.
Explore the hills, mountains and coast all on Ortega Highway.
State Route 74 (Ortega Highway) is expected to reopen Monday night following last week’s Falls Fire.
Take an afternoon off and escape for a scenic drive along the Ortega Highway. This mountain road is one of the most beautiful in all of California.
An occupant of a vehicle that plunged several hundred feet off the Ortega Highway has been hospitalized, a fire spokeswoman said Saturday.
Officials say a Wildomar man allegedly shot a motorist in the chest during a road rage incident on Ortega Highway, a sheriff’s sergeant said Saturday.
A crash involving three motorcycles Sunday afternoon caused the closure of the Ortega Highway, state Route 74, the California Highway Patrol said.
Officials say Ortega Highway and a stretch of the 241 Toll Road are expected to remain closed Sunday to allow emergency workers to repair storm damage.