Category Archives: Orange County

Drug charge fuels debate about who should pay for hikers’ rescue

Orange County officials consider charging two hikers for a $160,000 rescue operation after one is charged with possession of meth. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, May 3, 2013 The discovery of drugs inside the car of a … Continue reading

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Rescued O.C. hikers improving; injured rescuer in serious condition

One hiker is likely to stay in hospital ovrr the weekend; other is in intensive care Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, April 5, 2013 Two hikers who were hospitalized in critical condition after being found in the … Continue reading

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