Creativity comes alive at Anza’s Little Red Schoolhouse

Creativity comes alive at Anza’s Little Red Schoolhouse

Minor Park and the Little Red Schoolhouse exploded with creativity Saturday, March 18, when from 1-3 p.m. a special workshop hosted by the Anza Civic Improvement League attracted talented children of all ages to try their hand at building, painting and decorating their very own bird house, garden stake plaque or flower pot. Materials and kits were provided. The event, sponsored […]

Anza Earth Day celebration promises something for everyone

Anza Earth Day celebration promises something for everyone

The 10th Annual Anza Earth Day celebration will be held on April 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Minor Park in Anza. If this year is anything even close to prior years’ events, it is a do-not-miss opportunity to learn about sustainable living and water conservation, see demonstrations of wool spinning, displays of delicious local honey and jams, wildflowers, food, music and […]

Purvis pledges to work with community to combat crime in Anza

Purvis pledges to work with community to combat crime in Anza

Administrators of two crime-fighting social media groups met with newly promoted Riverside County Sheriff Capt. Leonard Purvis Monday, March 6. Sheriff Stan Sniff recently designated Purvis as the incoming Commander of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station, replacing Capt. Joe Borja who has since retired. The meeting took place at Jilberto’s restaurant in Anza. Attending were Bud Elmore and Diane Sieker of Anza […]

Your Life in Photos

Your Life in Photos

Every week, the Anza Valley Outlook gives locals the opportunity to share their captured moments with others. From birthday parties and graduations, to landscapes and wildlife, Anza Valley Outlook is looking for photos of all sorts. Those who would like to submit a photo(s) with an accompanying caption(s) should send them to anzaeditor@reedermedia.com. With spring […]

Spring kids, lambs and foals abound around in Anza

Spring kids, lambs and foals abound around in Anza

Lambing, foaling, and kidding season has begun and the hills are resounding with the bleats of new and curious babies. Many of these little lives were introduced into the world during the mountain winter storms that struck recently. But amazingly, these brand-new creatures are nonetheless thriving. The gestation period for goats and sheep is five months, but horses take a full 11 months. The timing of many […]

Second Annual Temecula Bulldog Revival wows crowds in Aguanga

Second Annual Temecula Bulldog Revival wows crowds in Aguanga

An unforgettable event took place in Wilson Valley in Aguanga the weekend of Feb. 24-25 when Bulldogs from all over Southern California came to take part in the second annual Temecula Bulldog Revival Show and Iron Dog Competition. Hosted by Maximum Power Kennels of Aguanga, this ABA (American Bully Association) and AMA (American Molosser Association) sanctioned show was great fun for both man and […]

‘School Smarts’ brings students and artists together for an evening of fun, entertainment

‘School Smarts’ brings students and artists together for an evening of fun, entertainment

Hamilton K-8 School teamed up with Anza Valley Artists to present a very special evening for both children and parents Wednesday, Feb. 15. Combined with a presentation from the California State PTA “School Smarts” Coordinator Tiffany Parry, the educational event, held from 4:30-6 p.m., was a huge success with the multi-purpose room filled to capacity. Several members of the […]

Family mourns loss of son in drowning incident

Family mourns loss of son in drowning incident

From the time he was a small infant, 2-year-old Zayden Matthew Wilson loved to play in the mud. His mother Heather Marie Wilson enjoyed letting him do just that. Little Zayden looked forward to off road rides in the truck, cavorting with his siblings, playing on the ranch and going on adventures. But Tuesday, Jan. 31, Zayden was found floating […]

Kit Ray is a true asset to the community she serves

Kit Ray is a true asset to the community she serves

Meet Anza resident Kit Ray. Generous, friendly, professional and tough as nails, 82-year-old Ray has been a solid fixture in Lake Riverside Estates as a security officer for over 20 years. She has chased down speeders, reunited lost dogs with their distraught families, watched the children get safely off the school buses, performed wellness checks, investigated suspicious activity, coordinated with the sheriffs, kept […]