Ready.gov provides necessary resources for wildfire preparedness

Here in Southern California, wildfire is always a risk. But, this year thanks to soaking rains that brought the region out of the worst drought in the state’s history, the area has even more combustible materials than in previous years as new growth sprouted and took hold all throughout the Anza Valley Outlook’s coverage areas. […]

Hemet Unified School District to appoint trustee to vacant seat

The Hemet Unified School District will appoint a trustee to the vacant seat for Trustee Area 3 on the governing board during its Sept. 19 meeting. The board plans to interview the 11 qualified applicants during the regular meeting before making its final decision and ultimately appoint and swear in the successful candidate for a […]

Car fire sparks aggressive response from Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire department

Car fire sparks aggressive response from Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire department

A brush fire that was sparked by a vehicle fire on Indian Road in Anza, charred 6 acres Thursday, Aug. 30. The incident was initially reported at 12:01 p.m. at Indian and Deer Mountain roads in the community of Anza, according to an incident report published by Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department Spokeswoman Jody Hagemann. The blaze quickly […]

Eighty acres burned in ‘Reed’ fire, 5 percent containment

AGUANGA – Firefighters continue to battle a brush fire today that broke out in Aguanga and blackened 80 acres. The blaze, which drew nearly 300 firefighters from three counties and forced the evacuation of five homes, broke out for unknown reasons at 2:14 p.m.Monday in the 38000 block of Reed Valley Road, said April Newman of the […]

Rising temperatures bring rattlesnakes out in droves

Rising temperatures bring rattlesnakes out in droves

As the weather heats up, Riverside County Animal Services is warning the public to be aware of rattlesnake activity. They warn you may see more rattlesnakes out and about. According to John Welsh, senior public information specialist with Riverside County Department of Animal Services, while dangerous, rattlesnakes have an important role to play in the […]

Anza Days schedule announced

This year’s Anza Days is right around the corner, and as in years past, it looks to be an event full of fun for the entire family. Danny Stone’s Tri-Tip dinner will be held Friday, June 30, at the Anza Community Hall beginning at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for non-members and $8 for members. […]

A thimble full of news

Kathryn Allen, Publicity Chairman Special to Anza Valley Outlook The highlight of our June 1 meeting was a talk by Laurie Knight, an independent chef and member of the Harvey Girl Historical Society. Laurie gave an informative and entertaining talk about the Harvey Girls, a fascinating time in history. In addition, she brought her delicious […]

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