Rescuers Search For 2 Women Hikers Lost In SoCal Mountains

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are searching for two female hikers who are lost in the San Jacinto (hah-SIN'-toh) Wilderness.

Riverside County Sheriff's investigator Juan Zamora says the women called 911 Saturday night. They said they got lost while hiking near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

An aerial and ground search was launched, but rescuers saw no
signs of the women. They resumed their search at 5 a.m. Sunday.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

AP-NY-05-11-08 1031EDT

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