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Rancho Santa Margarita


Prohibition Era Eatery ‘The Blind Pig’ Opens Wednesday In OC!

Jarryd Graaff, co-owner of The Blind Pig, and Chef Joshua Han visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to talk about the new Rancho Santa Margarita hot spot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2013

(credit: OC Sheriff's Dept.)

Husband Chases Down Man Who Allegedly Pleasured Himself In Front Of Wife

A husband chased down a suspect who exposed himself in front of his wife outside the couple’s Mission Viejo home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

(credit: CBS)

Boy, 17, Accused Of Attempted Murder In Attack On OC Deputy Sheriff Dad

A 17-year-old Orange County boy accused of attacking his father has been charged as an adult with attempted murder.


(credit: Gas4Katie.org)

OC Girl Organizes Fundraisers For Cancer-Stricken Friend

An 11-year-old Ladera Ranch girl is doing her part to help her best friend battling cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2013

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Former OC College Official Convicted Of Slaying Wife

A former Southern California college district administrator has been convicted of second-degree murder in the bludgeoning death of his wife.


McKay, 53, of Lake Forest, had been missing since Labor Day when she took off in her SUV without telling friends or family where she was going. (credit: OC Sheriff's Department)

Autopsy Set After Body Of Missing Lake Forest Woman Is Found Under Bridge

The body of a missing Orange County woman who had been the subject of a week-long search has been found, authorities said.


(credit: OC Sheriff)

Man Who Tried To Grab 7-Year-Old Boy In Bookstore Bathroom Sought In Rancho Santa Margarita

Authorities say a man tried to grab a 7-year-old boy in an adjoining bathroom stall at a bookstore in Rancho Santa Margarita.



Child Care Worker, 28, Convicted Of Molesting 2 Boys In After-School Program

A former Saddleback Valley Unified School District child care worker was convicted Thursday for molesting two boys in an after-school program.



Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots And Wounds Suspect In Rancho Santa Margarita

A sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a suspect Saturday in Rancho Santa Margarita, according to authorities.


(Credit: AP)

5 Southland Rite-Aid Stores To Offer Free Wellness, Beauty Goodies Saturday

Several Southern California Rite-Aid stores will be offering free health and beauty goodies this weekend as they unveil newly remodeled stores.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2012

Firefighters Battle Blaze In Rancho Santa Margarita

Firefighters in Orange County are battling a brush fire in Rancho Santa Margarita.


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Sex Offender Pleads Not Guilty To Exposing Himself At OC Library

A registered sex offender has pleaded not guilty to masturbating in front of three teenage girls in a public library.


John Burgess pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Donna Jou of Rancho Santa Margarita.

Donna Jou’s Killer To Remain Jailed

A convicted sex offender who admitted to drugging and dumping the body of a 19-year-old student he met online will spend at least another year in jail.


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Baby Owl On Sanctuary Webcam Appears Dead

Barn owlet No. 6 has apparently died. It was the youngest and smallest survivor in a brood featured on a webcam at the Audubon Society’s Starr Ranch Sanctuary in Orange County.


No Charges To Be Filed In Fatal Shooting Of OC Bondsman

Prosecutors say they will not file charges over the shooting of a Newport Beach bail bondsman, killed when he arrived in the middle of the night at a female friend’s house and discovered another man there.