Ortega Highway

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Missing Woman Found Dead Off Ortega Highway Died Of Massive Drug Overdose, Not Homicide

A 27-year-old Laguna Hills woman who went missing and was later found dead off Ortega Highway near San Juan Capistrano died from a drug overdose, and she is not believed to be a homicide victim, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

07/22/2015

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Ortega Highway Remains Closed After Brush Fire Erupts In Lake Elsinore

At 2 p.m., the highway is scheduled to re-open, according to CHP officers.

07/16/2015

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Small Brush Fire Closes Highway 74 In Both Directions

One structure is threatened.

07/15/2015

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Mother Still Desperate For Answers In Death Of O.C. Woman Whose Body Was Found In April

An Orange County family is seeking justice for their late daughter and staged a show of unity Friday night to keep attention on the case.

06/26/2015

Officials Shut Down Portion Of Ortega Highway After Big Rig Truck Overturns

Officials Monday closed a portion of Ortega Highway after a big rig truck overturned on the freeway.

05/18/2015

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Rare Snow Traps Motorists Overnight Near Lake Elsinore

The snow that hit Lake Elsinore and nearby communities Tuesday night and Wednesday also led to concerns on the highway above the Riverside County city.

12/31/2014

A car abandoned on Ortega Highway is towed away. (credit: Christopher Ercoli/CBS)

Crews Flown In To Rescue Stranded Motorists Along Ortega Highway

Helicopters ferried in search and rescue crews Wednesday to rescue the people in about three dozen vehicles that became stuck overnight on State Route 74, the Ortega Highway, in eastern Orange County.

12/31/2014

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Ortega Highway Reopens After Rock Slide

The main road between Orange County and southwest Riverside County has reopened after workers cleared a rock slide that brought boulders onto the road.

12/14/2014

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Mountain Biker Reported Missing Has Strange Reaction To Rescuers

Officials Thursday located a 40-year-old Irvine man who went missing during a mountain bike trip.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2014

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Orange Resident Killed In Ortega Highway Motorcycle Crash

A man from Orange was killed Sunday morning after his motorcycle hit the side of a sedan pulling a small trailer on Ortega Highway.

10/05/2014

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Biker Found After 12-Hour Search In Orange County National Forest

A missing mountain biker from Burbank was found Sunday morning after a 12-hour search in the Cleveland National Forest, east of San Juan Capistrano.

08/31/2014

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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.

05/03/2014

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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

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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.

11/28/2013

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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.

11/09/2013

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