The Orange County Register
Authorities divided over whether missing carcass was a mountain lion
Winston Vickers, a wildlife biologist and mountain lion expert at UC Davis, took blood samples off the road near Trabuco Creek Bridge for DNA analysis that he'll use to help determine if it was actually a mountain lion that died.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Police calls in Rancho Santa Margarita neighborhoods
Disturbance. 10:13 p.m. 21400 block of Lindsay Drive. A caller reported that people in the parking lot of Robinson Elementary School were drinking and breaking beer bottles and driving recklessly.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Former Nixon aide discusses 'What if ...' in his new novel
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA John Taylor said he doesn't remember what he was doing 40 years ago this day, when Richard Nixon resigned from office.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Huntington Beach Independent
Huntington takes Night Out against crime
Looking menacing in its matte black paint job, Huntington Beach's armored SWAT vehicle sat in the parking lot at Target.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Driver killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-405
IRVINE A 34-year-old driver died after a series of crashes involving five vehicles in rush-hour traffic, officials said.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Wine of the Week: 2012 August West 'Santa Lucia Highlands' Pinot Noir
From a stellar vintage in the cool-climate Santa Lucia Highlands near Monterey comes this extremely compelling pinot noir from August West.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Swing for a Cure raises green to help fight cancer
Ron Livingston, left, James Johnson Jr. and Jonathon Hall attend a past Swing for a Cure Golf Tournament.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
BOOM! 3* Defensive End Rick Wade Commits to UCLA
Coaches Adrian Klemm and Angus McClure land a commitment from Rick Wade, a 3* Defensive End from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Orange County.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Los Angeles Times
State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer
Craft beer flows in the Lagunitas tap room. The company is at its "maximum growth threshold here in California because of water," said Leon Sharyon, the craft brewer's chief financial officer.
Snobbiest 'Small Cities' In America
Let's take a look at the California cities listed on Movato's 50 Snobbiest Small Cities in America.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
City Seeking Patriotic Essays from RSM Children for Patriot Day
From a press release: The Community Services Department of the city of Rancho Santa Margarita announces its second annual patriotism essay contest for school-aged children.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Developer of Former Nissan Dealership to Put Plans Before the Voters in November
From the city of Rancho Santa Margarita: The developer-sponsored initiative to rezone a portion of the city's Auto Center was placed on the November 2014 ballot by a 4-0 vote of the City Council at its meeting on Wednesday.
Parents of Donna Jou still angry after main jailed for her death released again
The man convicted of the 2007 death and disappearance of Rancho Santa Margarita resident Donna Jou was paroled from prison Thursday, but the victim's mother, Nili Jou says she's still held prisoner by fear he will commit more crime.