State Route 74
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.
The main road between Orange County and southwest Riverside County has reopened after workers cleared a rock slide that brought boulders onto the road.
State Route 74 (Ortega Highway) is expected to reopen Monday night following last week’s Falls Fire.
Snow and ice plagued drivers in the higher elevations of Los Angeles and Riverside counties Saturday, but the Grapevine and other key mountain passes remained open and clear.
The father of a contestant on “The Bachelorette” reality television show says his son’s body has been found off a scenic Southern California highway.