San Juan Capistrano

Principal Mike Halt, a former military man, was given his walking papers and students and parents want to know why. (credit: I Like Mike Halt/Facebook)

Only On 9: Parents Demand To Know Why Beloved Principal Was Fired From San Clemente High School

“Everyone I know likes him — students, staff, parents, the community. This is not a man you dismiss without an explanation,” said parent Barbara Bell.

05/21/2015

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2 Men Sentenced To Prison For Murder, Attempted Robbery Of OC Jewelry Store

Officials Monday announced two men were sentenced to prison for the murder of their accomplices during an attempted robbery at a jewelry store.

05/18/2015

The "I Like Mike Halt" Facebook page. (credit: Facebook)

Only On 9: Students, Parents Up In Arms Over Sudden Dismissal Of San Clemente High School Principal

Said one parent, “He is a true American hero. And how he has been treated is despicable.”

05/13/2015

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Best BBQ by Neighborhood In OC

There are three things that make up great BBQ: large helpings, plentiful meat and delicious sauces. Orange County has a surprising number of barbecue restaurants so we went around and found the best of the best.

05/06/2015

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Best Places To Do Arts & Crafts For The Whole Family In OC

Looking for some creative family fun? These five Orange County arts and crafts venues will add a splash of color to family night.

04/24/2015

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Orange County Farmers Market Guide

Check out the best of Orange County’s farmers markets every day of the week.

CBS Los Angeles–02/24/2015

Maricela Sanchez and her two young sons. (credit: CBS)

Second Child Dies From Injuries In San Juan Capistrano Condo Fire

A second child has died as a result of a condominium fire that killed his mother and older brother earlier this month.

01/31/2015

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Major Lane Closures Ahead For 5 Freeway In San Juan Capistrano

Traffic in South Orange County is going to be even worse than usual over the next three weeks, as significant lane closures are scheduled for weekdays on southbound Interstate 5 at San Juan Capistrano, starting Monday.

01/26/2015

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Pile-Driving Project To Impact 5 Freeway In Southern Orange County

Commuters and area residents who use the 5 Freeway to travel south to San Diego might be facing some headaches — from a noisy Caltrans pile-driving operation and the resulting traffic — in southern Orange County over the next three weeks.

01/25/2015

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Mother Dies From Injuries Sustained In San Juan Capistrano Condo Fire

A 20-year-old woman becomes the second victim to die from injuries sustained in an Orange County condo fire, the coroner said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2015

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Boy, 3, Dies From Injuries Sustained In San Juan Capistrano Condo Fire

A 3-year-old boy has died from injuries sustained in an Orange County condo fire, the coroner said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2015

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9 Injured In San Juan Capistrano Condo Fire

Nine people were injured Tuesday morning in a fire at at a condo complex in south Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2015

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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

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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

Two 14-year-olds are missing in Mission Viejo. (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Dept.)

2 Missing Capistrano Valley HS Students Found

The two students, both 14, have been identified as Jess Garces and Christian Colon.

10/31/2014

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