Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway. The Orange County Register reports that 29-year-old Sandra Vilchez of Riverside County was on the way to her mother's home early Saturday when she delivered baby Savannah.
Lake County Record-Bee, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 04:23 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California. One bill signed Sunday allows 15,000 additional electric and partial zero-emissions vehicles, or 70,000 total vehicles, to get green stickers that allow driving in carpool lanes even when solo.
SFGate, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 06:26 PM
A 69-year-old Orange County pilot died in a rented Cessna that disappeared soon after taking off Friday in the Coachella Valley and crashed on a remote desert hillside, according to San Diego County officials and an aviation website. Max John Mizejewski, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was found dead at the crash site in the Anza-Borrego Desert in San Diego County, San Diego coroner's officials said Sunday in a written statement.
The Wave, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 09:52 PM
The vast majority of registered voters in Orange County oppose construction of a new tollway through popular San Onofre State Beach, according to a public opinion poll. The California State Parks Foundation, a longtime opponent of building a highway in the coastal preserve, found that 78% of voters do not favor such a project and 64% strongly oppose the idea.
Los Angeles Times, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 01:18 PM
Police presence is increased at Oak Grove Elementary School in Aliso Viejo this morning following a threat made against the school. School officials were made aware of the threat Friday and spent, along with members of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, all weekend assessing it, said Stephen Nichols, spokesman for the Capistrano Unified School District.
Patch.com, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:30 PM