Fire Capt. Corey Larson of the Orange County Fire Authority was named Firefighter of the Year on Thursday, Nov 17, while Deputy Zachary Heitmann of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department was awarded the Deputy of the Year.
Since January, there have been 10 residential burglaries in San Clemente’s Talega neighborhood. According to Capt. Tony Benfield, OCSD has seen reports of burglaries across the city rise to their previous levels from before the pandemic—when more people were at home and there were fewer burglaries.
With the continuing rise in popularity of e-bikes, scooters and similar modes of transportation, safety concerns were at the forefront of a conversation during the San Clemente City Council meeting on Tuesday evening, Sept. 20.
The San Clemente Exchange Club honored Nick Scheel, a local lifeguard and recent University of California, Santa Barbara graduate, as the 2022 Lifeguard of the Year during a ceremony at the Community Center on Thursday, Sept. 15.
Supervisor Lisa Bartlett’s “Bartlett Bulletin” column for Picket Fence Media resumes this month, in which she writes about her support to underground utility power lines amid the investigations into local wildfires.