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 […]

‘I Love Anza Day’ highlights Valentine’s Day, offers up family fun

‘I Love Anza Day’ highlights Valentine’s Day, offers up family fun

The Anza Civic Improvement League (ACIL) organized the first ever “I Love Anza Day” Feb. 11, in the Little Red School House in Anza. Decorated beautifully with Valentine’s Day hearts, colorful stuffed animals, holiday-themed cookies and cupcakes and every possible craft item needed to create homemade Valentine’s cards, the event was a festive occasion. GeriLyn Blanton Mellin from Ballooner Nooner was […]

Free birthday lunch at the Community Hall Cafe.

Free birthday lunch at the Community Hall Cafe.

A very special lunch was served at Anza’s Community Café Tuesday, Feb. 7. Located in the Community Hall, the Cafe specializes in tasty, authentic Thai and Asian food, all created and cooked by Chef Patchara “Patch” Chansricha Palmer. Feb. 7 was her birthday, and she celebrated in an extraordinary way. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a buffet line […]

Valentine’s Mud Fest gets down and dirty in Anza Valley

Valentine’s Mud Fest gets down and dirty in Anza Valley

After months of preparation and much anticipation, Feb. 11, dawned cold and misty, with a hint of rain. It was the perfect day for the Anza Lions’ Valentine’s Day Mud Fest held at the gymkhana field in Anza. Contestants came from near and far to compete with their various machines for the title of Mud King and Queen, with trophies and cash […]

ACIL to host ‘I Love Anza Day’

In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Anza Civic Improvement League (ACIL) is sponsoring “I Love Anza” Day Saturday, Feb. 11. The event is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. at the Little Red Schoolhouse in the heart of Anza. The Schoolhouse will be decorated for Valentine’s Day, and children of all ages are invited to make their […]