| Jul 21, 2007
The son of former Vice President Al Gore was charged Friday with illegally possessing marijuana and various prescription drugs after being pulled over July 4 in Mission Viejo for speeding at 100 mph in his Toyota Prius.
Albert Arnold Gore III, 24, was...
| Jul 30, 2008
| 11:41 AM
Law enforcement officers today were searching for a man they say has robbed three South Orange County banks in the last month.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department today released bank surveillance photographs of a suspect dubbed the "Chatty Bandit,"...
| Oct 27, 2007
As authorities pleaded today with the public to identify the driver of a white Ford pickup truck seen near the origin of the 27,600-acre Santiago fire, 100-foot-tall flames burned into the eastern section of Silverado Canyon on Friday, moving...
| Dec 9, 2008
The integration of Southern California's suburban communities continued apace into the second half of the decade, driven by steadily growing numbers of Latinos and Asians moving into middle-class neighborhoods, according to detailed census data released...
| Mar 20, 2007
Which of the following news stories do you find most heinous?
1) Mission Viejo City Council is on the verge of deciding that all companies contracting with the city must verify their workers' legal immigration status through a federal database, or no...
| Apr 21, 2009
Torture is torture
Re “Files detail CIA tactics on captives,” April 17
Just because torture was legal in Nazi Germany did not make it right. Nor did it protect Nazi war criminals from prosecution at the Nuremberg trials.
Just because some...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 4:13 PM
SANTA ANA -- A masseuse is facing a misdemeanor sexual battery charge for inappropriately touching a client during a massage.
He is also linked to two other assault cases and investigators believe there may be more victims.
Joshua Lewis, 34, is...
| Feb 22, 2010
| 9:17 PM
LAGUNA NIGUEL -- An Orange County man dubbed the "Blue Note Bandit" by authorities pleaded not guilty Monday to robbing 14 grocery store bank branches in about 2 months.
If convicted on all counts, 50-year-old David Camp faces 18 years in prison.
| Dec 14, 2009
Open for dinner daily.
Simply Fondue has two Orange County locations:
28719 Los Alisos Blvd., Mission Viejo (949) 707-5200
and 31761 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano (949) 240-0300.
Family Fondue Night
| Jun 9, 2009
| 11:25 AM
MISSION VIEJO- A woman who was the victim of an assault and robbery weeks ago was hospitalized Monday after being attacked again by the same man who is believed to be her ex-boyfriend, police say.
Orange County Sheriff's deputies responded to an...
| Jun 20, 2009
The Coast Guard is searching the waters off Southern California for a man who may have fallen overboard from the Catalina Express ferry.
Authorities say 58-year-old Richard Kemp of Mission Viejo boarded the ferry yesterday morning in Dana Point but...
| Jul 22, 2009
A 50-year-old California man says he ordered French onion soup and bit into a condom instead of melted cheese.
Zdenek Philip Hodousek of Mission Viejo sued a local Claim Jumper restaurant Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court. He is seeking unspecified...