First hike of the 4-H year experience

First hike of the 4-H year experience

Paloma Landen High Country 4-H Reporter  When on a hike, the youth of high country 4-H have no fear, not even mentioning the tag-along adults. We all went on our first hike led by our leader, Allison, on a lovely Friday evening, respectively Aug 19 around 4:30 p.m. It was an adventurous drive into the pines of the mountain of Idyllwild, quite beautiful and […]

Anza VFW Post 1873 and Auxiliary

Fall will soon be upon us. A lot of us are looking forward to cooler weather. However, just the word “Fall” does not guarantee it. It just gives us a false sense of security. A lot of hot weather could still come our way. But the cool (sometimes cold) nights are more than welcome. Join […]

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 […]