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Ortega Highway

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Firefighters Contain Slow-Moving Brush Fire In Lake Elsinore

Firefighters say a slow-moving brush fire that charred six acres near Lake Elsinore was contained overnight.


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Brush Fire Burns Along Ortega Highway In Lake Elsinore

A brush fire was burning late Friday night along Ortega Highway in Lake Elsinore.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2014


When It’s Time To Hit The Open Road, Take Ortega Highway

This pleasant and enjoyable road has many pit stops and scenery along the drive.


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Motorcyclist Killed After Crashing Head-On With Truck In Lake Elsinore

A motorcyclist was killed when his cycle and a truck crashed head-on on the Ortega Highway Saturday morning.



Ortega Highway Is A Drive That Has It All

Explore the hills, mountains and coast all on Ortega Highway.


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Ortega Highway Expected To Reopen Monday Night Following Falls Fire

State Route 74 (Ortega Highway) is expected to reopen Monday night following last week’s Falls Fire.

CBS Los Angeles–08/12/2013


Drive The Ortega Highway For Stunning Mountain Views

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.


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Car Plunges Several Hundred Feet Off Ortega Highway

An occupant of a vehicle that plunged several hundred feet off the Ortega Highway has been hospitalized, a fire spokeswoman said Saturday.


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Wildomar Man, 37, Accused Of Attempted Murder In Road Rage Shooting

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.


Fatal Motorcycle Crash Leads To Closure Of Ortega Highway

A crash involving three motorcycles Sunday afternoon caused the closure of the Ortega Highway, state Route 74, the California Highway Patrol said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2011

Storm Damage Prompts Closure Of Ortega Highway

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.