Anza-Borrego Foundation celebrates 50 years

The Anza-Borrego Foundation will hold a celebration honoring 50 years of service to the Anza Borrego Desert State Park April 1. Come to the Steele Burnand Anza Borrego Desert Research Center located at 401 Tilting T Drive in Borrego Springs to reminisce with ABF trustees and staff, volunteers, park staff and friends over the past […]

Second storm expected to bring heavy downpours and mountain snow Friday

RIVERSIDE – The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms. The National Weather Service has issued a slew of warnings and advisories for various parts of the Inland Empire. A winter storm warning for the mountains will remain in […]

Purvis tapped for lead role at Hemet Sheriff’s Station following retirement of Borja next month

Purvis tapped for lead role at Hemet Sheriff’s Station following retirement of Borja next month

Capt. Leonard Purvis has been tapped by Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff to replace Capt. Joe Borja as commander of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station who has announced his retirement next month. The announcement was made Thursday, Jan. 5, through a press release issued by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Media Information Bureau. Purvis will officially take command […]

Anza Community Hall to hold special election

The Anza Community Hall board will hold a special election Thursday, Jan. 12, to fill a vacancy left by Kathie Medaras who has moved to Arizona.  The meeting will start at 7 p.m. Nominations for members of the Board will be made from the floor and then voted on by a written ballot. No “proxy” voting […]

BREAKING: Quake strikes near Anza

A magnitude-3.1 earthquake has struck near Anza, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, but there have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The temblor, which struck at 9:33 p.m., was centered 12 kilometers east/southeast of the city center. The U.S.G.S. is reporting. This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information […]

Rain and snow in forecast for Anza, surrounding communities

Rain and snow in forecast for Anza, surrounding communities

RIVERSIDE – Rain was falling in Riverside County today as the first of two back-to-back storms struck the region. In a 48-hour period ending just after 5:30 a.m., automated gauges had collected 1.49 inches of rain at Railroad Canyon Dam; 1.46 in Perris; 1.42 in Clark; 1.38 in Riverside; 1.31 on Mount San Jacinto; 1.30 in Temecula; 1.26 […]

Anza-Borrego continues 50th anniversary celebration with plethora of events

Fall is here and Anza-Borrego is ready for another exciting desert season of hiking, camping and exploring in the beauty of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This year is extra special, as 2017 marks Anza-Borrego Foundation’s 50th anniversary of protecting the Park. A plethora of hikes, interpretive programs and classes are planned for the upcoming weeks at […]

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