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Vegetable Gardener Accidentally Started Silverado Fire, Investigators Say

Vegetable Gardener Accidentally Started Silverado Fire, Investigators Say

The sun heated metal sheeting around a wood border and ignited it, say the Orange County Fire Authority.

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Vegetable Gardener Accidentally Started Silverado Fire, Investigators Say

Vegetable Gardener Accidentally Started Silverado Fire, Investigators Say

The sun heated metal sheeting around a wood border and ignited it, say the Orange County Fire Authority.
Silverado Canyon Fire Now Contained 80 Percent

Silverado Canyon Fire Now Contained 80 Percent

Fire crews made significant progress overnight extending the containment line.
Day 3: Silverado Canyon Fire Downgraded to 968 Acres

Day 3: Silverado Canyon Fire Downgraded to 968 Acres

Mandatory evacuation orders for residents living east of 30311 Silverado Canyon Road has been lifted as of Sunday evening.
Two-Hour Waits to Meet 'Frozen' Princesses Prompt Disneyland to Create Reservation System

Two-Hour Waits to Meet 'Frozen' Princesses Prompt Disneyland to Create Reservation System

Visitors can now pick up a “virtual queue” ticket, similar to a ride Fastpass, at no cost to meet the heroines from smash movie “Frozen."
Silverado Canyon Brush Fire 10 Percent Contained

Silverado Canyon Brush Fire 10 Percent Contained

Heat and dehydration are a major concern for firefighters today. On Friday, three firefighters were hospitalized with minor injuries.
Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though.
St. John's Celebrates Star-Spangled Music Day

St. John's Celebrates Star-Spangled Music Day

St. John's celebrates the bicentennial of our National Anthem
Man who Murdered Roommate Misses Her 'More Than Anyone'

Man who Murdered Roommate Misses Her 'More Than Anyone'

Kwang Chol Joy gets sentenced 15 years to life for killing Maribel Ramos, whose body was round in Modjeska Canyon.
Firefighters Battling Brushfire in Silverado Canyon; Evacuations Ordered

Firefighters Battling Brushfire in Silverado Canyon; Evacuations Ordered

UPDATED: Smoke is looming large over Foothill Ranch and Rancho Santa Margarita. So far, 1,200 acres have burned.
Heat Wave Sends Temperatures 15-20 Degrees Above Normal

Heat Wave Sends Temperatures 15-20 Degrees Above Normal

Orange County Health Care Agency and National Weather Service urge residents take precautions.
City Council Meetings Are Fun

City Council Meetings Are Fun

Attending a City Council meeting will be educational, informative and entertaining. [OPINION]
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA.
Letter to the Editor: Parents Feel School Is 'Like a Prison'

Letter to the Editor: Parents Feel School Is 'Like a Prison'

Parents at Melinda Heights Elementary are concerned students can't move about before school and can't sit down at recess.
'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

The governor has until Sept. 30 to veto the bill or sign it.
D.A.: Orange County Assessor Faked Signatures to Get on Ballot

D.A.: Orange County Assessor Faked Signatures to Get on Ballot

Webster Guillory is charged today with filing false nomination papers in his re-election bid in the March primary election.
XC Training For Young Runners

XC Training For Young Runners

The mission of the Saddleback Running Club is to promote the sport of cross country and endurance running.
O.C. Jury Releases Five-Time Rapist

O.C. Jury Releases Five-Time Rapist

The jury determines William Sabatasso should no longer be held in a state mental hospital. He plans to move to Arizona.
Trabuco Canyon Man Admits to Embezzling $2M-Plus from Private School

Trabuco Canyon Man Admits to Embezzling $2M-Plus from Private School

While the Pegasus School’s business manager, Ricardo Nieva cashed 256 checks payable to himself that amounted to a total of $2,093,667.84.
Bowl of Heaven's 4th Anniversary Celebration

Bowl of Heaven's 4th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Bowl of Heaven 29851 Aventura, Suite N Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

New Law Will Change the Way You Drive Around Cyclists

Starting Sept. 16, a new law seeks to keep cyclists, young and old, safe on the road.