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.”- Jodi Thomas […]

A clarification from a reader regarding Anza Co-op election

Dear Anza Community, I apologize for my misunderstood statement in support of Tom Firth, I mischaracterized the situation and rumors have been going rampant about director prejudices and favoritism regarding the upcoming general election. I should have explained in more detail my initial statement about being asked to run for the Anza Electric Cooperative Board […]

Idyllwild Troupe in Shakespeare’s Best

Idyllwild Troupe in Shakespeare’s Best

Christopher Morse Special to Valley News Stratford Players of Idyllwild has a cheerful saying: “Theatre is good. Come play with us.” The celebrated theatre troupe extends this invitation to all admirers of (or merely curious about) William Shakespeare as it presents its fourth annual collection of the Bard’s finest scenes and soliloquies, “Will in the Woods.” […]

Growing up in Anza; The Newton and Azrak Story

Growing up in Anza; The Newton and Azrak Story

Kathie Beale Writer This is an ongoing series were Kathie Beale shares what it was like “Growing up in Anza.” It was a hot summer morning June 17, 1967, when the residents of Anza learned of two Border Patrol Officers that had gone missing. All the facts lead the authorities to our little town of […]

Happy Birthday Taz! A tribute to a Friend

Happy Birthday Taz! A tribute to a Friend

Michelle Hunt Writer For those of you who don’t know R.D. Hoffstot, lovingly known as Taz or Mr. Taz, he is one of the many gems we have here in our little town of Anza. He has old school values and ethics and would literally give someone the shirt off his back if it was […]

October’s Thimble Full of News

October’s Thimble Full of News

Shaaron Chambers Special to the Anza Valley Outlook The October meeting of the Anza Thimble Club was held on Thursday Oct. 1, highlighted with the annual Halloween Costume Contest. The Halloween Costume contest winners were – Prettiest was Rosemary Clark as a Pretty Witch, Funniest was Sue Kraft in her bathing suit and floppy hat, […]

Do not kill police officers, black people, white people or any people

Glenn Mollette Special to Anza Valley Outlook I had never heard of Chicago suburb Fox Lake police officer Joe Gliniewicz. Recently, three men murdered him. Sadly I now know about what a great man and police officer he was. Could this be a good time to reinstate the sixth commandment? You might know it better […]

Landscape design principles, Part 1

Linda McDonald-Cash Landscape Design Columnist Hello neighbors and fellow gardeners. This issue I will be discussing basic design concepts for the garden which should enable you to at least have a rough idea of what you might like to do and/or possibly what you want to remove from your garden. Learning landscape design took me […]

Detecting body image issues in your child

What does your teen see when they look in the mirror? Body image encompasses what a person believes about their outward appearance, how they feel about their body and how they sense and control their movements. Issues can occur when your teen starts showing signs of a negative body image, perceiving their body as something […]

Governor signs bill expanding use of local skate parks to all-wheeled, non-motorized devices

SACRAMENTO—Assemblyman Brian Jones’ (R-Santee) legislation which addresses the current limitations on our city and county skate parks by broadening the definition of devices allowed in these parks to include all-wheeled non-motorized devices such as scooters, bicycles, in-line skates, roller skates and non-motorized wheel-chairs was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. “Now that Assembly Bill 1146 has […]