Any way you slice it, Anza’s Pizza Factory

Any way you slice it, Anza’s Pizza Factory

There’s a buzz around town. The much-anticipated new Pizza Factory family restaurant is finally open for business. “We had lunch there today. Salad bar, plus. It was really good. Potato wedges! Yummy. Pizza, bread sticks and other stuff at a reasonable price!” wrote Anza resident Laurie Proctor on social media. “I had the lunch buffet. Then I took […]

Cops quickly capture alleged robber

Cops quickly capture alleged robber

Deputies from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a burglary in progress at the new Pizza Factory restaurant in the 56000 block of State Highway 371 just before 10:30 p.m. April 13. Upon their arrival, deputies confirmed a burglary had occurred and began working with the business owner Jordan Gitlin to identify any potential leads. Camera footage was reviewed […]

Sage Town Hall Meeting addresses concerns of residents

Sage Town Hall Meeting addresses concerns of residents

Sage residents came out in full force to a Town Hall meeting Tuesday, April 25. Community activist Eleni Malandrinos hosted the meeting at Fire Station 28 in Sage which featured a variety of community leaders and law enforcement officials. After the Pledge of Allegiance, Bill Donahue opened the meeting by introducing the speakers. Attending were Terry Hobart, Andy […]

Anza celebrates Earth Day

Anza celebrates Earth Day

The 10th Annual Anza Earth Day celebration April 22 at Anza’s Minor Park was a sensational success. Not only was this an educational event, but Anza’s Earth Day was a special time to socialize, learn, touch, see and absorb a huge menu of earth-friendly activities and presentations. Hosted by The High Country Conservancy, the celebration covered all things sustainable, with […]

Local law enforcement addresses community concerns during Anza Town Hall meeting

Local law enforcement addresses community concerns during Anza Town Hall meeting

Administrators of the Facebook group Anza Crime Watch hosted a law enforcement town hall meeting at the Community Hall in Anza Thursday, April 20. Attending the meeting were Riverside County Sheriff Capt. Leonard Purvis, Supervising Code Officer Marr A. Christian, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigations Bureau Capt. Scott Madden, legislative assistant to Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington Brian Tisdale, Lt. […]

Hamilton High School students take part in ‘Every 15 minutes’ program

Hamilton High School students take part in ‘Every 15 minutes’ program

The California Highway Patrol and other organizations presented the “Every 15 Minutes” program at Hamilton High School in Anza April 20 and 21. This production included agencies such as California Highway Patrol, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, hospitals, emergency medical responders, courts, jails, businesses and service clubs working together to present an event that students are not likely to […]

Deputy Frank Hamilton murdered but never forgotten

April 8, 1895, is a date that many local historians know well. That was the day 122 years ago this year that Riverside County Special Deputy Sheriff Frank Hamilton and another man, Albert Larson, were fatally shot by Charles Marshall. Hamilton succumbed to his gunshot wounds the following day, April 9. Many Anza residents are familiar with the […]

Anza Poultry Jubilee crowing into town

Anza Poultry Jubilee crowing into town

The annual Anza Poultry Jubilee is coming to the Organic Feed Store at 56390 Hwy. 371 in Anza, Saturday, May 6. The special event to answer questions and educate those interested in raising the different types of poultry and birds will be hosted by Stephanie May from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the feed […]

Tasty Knarley Dog makes Mr. Happy’s happier

Tasty Knarley Dog makes Mr. Happy’s happier

There’s a new chef in town. Talented, entertaining, skilled in his culinary art and above all, funny. Yes, you cannot order amazing tri-tip, chicken breast or pork tenderloin sandwiches or delectable teriyaki burgers from “Knarley Dog” without rolling with laughter. Also known as Chef R. G. Hirsch, he has recently taken up residence in Anza and can be […]

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