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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss

VIDEO: Trees, Brush Along Calle Arroyo Catch on Fire

Firefighters can't say for sure what caused the blaze, but evidence of homeless people was found in the area.
UPDATED: Two-County Road Chase Ends in Fiery Crash

UPDATED: Two-County Road Chase Ends in Fiery Crash

What started in Laguna Niguel ended up in San Diego, with speeds ranging up to 100 mph. The suspect reportedly crashed near Encinitas.
PHOTOS: Music Under the Stars Concert

PHOTOS: Music Under the Stars Concert

Summer Concert Series: The Long Run, Experience the Eagles with Fortunate Son
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Female Passenger Falls off Motorcycle on Ortega Highway, Dies

Female Passenger Falls off Motorcycle on Ortega Highway, Dies

It is the second motorcycle fatality today in Orange County.
Super Moon Excites Local Photography Buffs

Super Moon Excites Local Photography Buffs

Did you take a good shot of it?
PHOTOS: Two Stepping Under the Stars

PHOTOS: Two Stepping Under the Stars

San Juan Capistrano Equestrian Coalition brings country to South Orange County for the second time
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Cellphone Leads Investigators to the Suspect in the Sachs Family Murder

Cellphone Leads Investigators to the Suspect in the Sachs Family Murder

The Orange County Grand Jury transcripts reveal new details.
Jonathan Volzke's New Job to Keep Him from Hosting Coffee Chat

Jonathan Volzke's New Job to Keep Him from Hosting Coffee Chat

It's an end of an era as the former local editor heads east to become the spokesman for the Santa Margarita Water District.
How to Get to the O.C. Fair on the Cheap

How to Get to the O.C. Fair on the Cheap

Fare to the fair (ha!) is only $2. And free if you're one of the first 100 people who show up in Laguna Hills on Friday.
Three People Killed in Plane Crash Near Ortega over County Line

Three People Killed in Plane Crash Near Ortega over County Line

Emergency crews were initially called out to an area near the Ortega Highway for a reported fire— which they soon discovered had been sparked by a plane crash.
Firefighters Respond to Calls of 3 Drownings in Last 2 Days

Firefighters Respond to Calls of 3 Drownings in Last 2 Days

Among the incidents were a 3-year-old who fell into a pool in San Clemente and a 17-year-old who underestimated surf conditions in Dana Point.
SJC Couple, Aliso Viejo Man Plead Not Guilty in Insurance Scam

SJC Couple, Aliso Viejo Man Plead Not Guilty in Insurance Scam

The threesome is accused of purchasing policies to help two agents earn commissions with no intention to pay after the first premium payment, bilking the companies of $600K.
Jackknifed Big Rig Blocks Traffic on Southbound I-5 Near Ortega

Jackknifed Big Rig Blocks Traffic on Southbound I-5 Near Ortega

Officials recommend you seek out alternative routes.