Bill Ortiz

ECM VIDEOGRAPHY BILLY ORTIZ PROVIDES VICTIM'S DRAMATIC VIDEO OF RESCUE AFTER ROCKSLIDE

 

December 27, 2010 (Lakeside) - It's rare to view a helicopter hoist rescue from the victim's point of view.  East County Magazine videographer Billy Ortiz has posted a dramatic video shot by his hiking companion, Pam Wilmers,  chronicling his rescue off El Capitan Mountain following a rockslide yesterday.

 


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VIDEO ADVENTURES IN EAST COUNTY: THE CUYAMACA FLUME

 

By Billy Ortiz

 

Flume-riding was a popular East County sport in the late 1800s.  What was it like to travel via water flume from Cuyamaca to San Diego?


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