7 hrs ago
The Modesto Bee
Small plane lands on Orange County toll road
The California Highway Patrol says the single-engine plane landed on the 241 toll road's northbound lanes in Rancho Santa Margarita Sunday afternoon.
17 hrs ago
Rancho Santa Margarita crash leaves 5 injured
Five teenage girls were injured when their car traveled down an embankment and hit a tree in Rancho Santa Margarita Saturday.
Five Girls Injured, 2 Critically, in RSM Crash
Five teenage girls have been injured, and two of them are in critical condition, after their car went off Melinda Road in Rancho Santa Margarita, down an embankment and crashed into a tree, says Orange County Fire Authority Capt.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Rancho residents shine light on Hanukkah
Joyce Singman, left, gets help lighting her candle from husband Gary as Doug Green, center, looks on during a public menorah lighting.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Paul Walker Was Brother's Best Man 6 Weeks Before Death - New Pic
Above anything, Paul Walker was a family man. It's no secret he was close with his family, including his two brothers Cody and Caleb.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
So. Calif. block told to take down Christmas lights
Residents of a neighborhood in Southern California say their elaborate Christmas light display will remain despite official warnings they violate regulations.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Unusual Suspect Busted For Shoplifting
A Rancho Santa Margarita woman who allegedly shoplifted some perfume from Ulta Beauty wasn't fast enough to escape Orange County Sheriff deputies on Monday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Program teaches students about giving
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA Students rushed to a pile of canned and dried food in the lobby at Arroyo Vista School.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Man Arrested, Should Have Been Watching Football
By Martin Henderson Apparently, football wasn't enough of a good thing for a man in a Rancho Santa Margarita apartment complex.
Where to Shop Small Business Saturday in Rancho Santa Margarita
We asked . You answered. Patch readers shared several of their favorite artisans, mom n' pop shops, and speciality shops in time for Small Business Saturday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Three Break-Ins in One Day in One RSM Neighborhood
According to the blotter of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, there were three calls, within 95 minutes of each other, by residents reporting their homes had been broken into by someone.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Old-School Business Survives, Thrives in San Juan Capistrano 40 Years
When a business sticks around a small town for 40 years, that's something to toast.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Police: Caller reports men pointed gun out of car window
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA A caller reported two men in a silver-colored Honda were pointing a gun out the window at 2:50 p.m. on Saturday at Plano Trabuco Road and Santa Margarita Parkway.
Dogs Break Away to Attempt Attack, Allegedly
A woman sought refuge behind a monument sign in Rancho Santa Margarita after dogs tried to attack her pets, she said.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Rancho property owner sues Bruxie
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA The property owner of the former Bruxie site in Rancho Santa Margarita has sued the gourmet waffle restaurant and its owner after Bruxie abruptly closed the store earlier this month.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Longtime SAMLARC board member to step down
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA Derek McGregor, 14-year board member of Rancho Santa Margarita Landscape and Recreation Corp., announced he will not seek reelection in February.
Rancho residents flock to BevMo! opening
The new BevMo! in Rancho Santa Margarita welcomed thousands of customers with free gifts on Friday and free beer and wine tastings and demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Saddleback Valley News
Laguna Hills High PTSA raises $17,000 for school
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA The Laguna Hills High School PTSA raised about $17,000 during their 17th annual Hawk Challenge Golf Tournament and dinner Saturday.
Irvine will get $134.5M from OCFA
Two-thirds of OCFA's 24 members needed to approve the deal, which repays Irvine, Laguna Woods, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Juan Capistrano and the county's unincorporated areas using the authority's unrestricted revenue.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
In How Good of Shape Are Rancho Santa Margarita Schools?
Tesoro High School, opened in 2001, has the most modernization needs, estimated to total $30 million.