First annual Car Show & Sock Hop fundraiser this weekend

  “Bring the love of your life and your wife,” is the tagline for the first annual Anza Car Show and Sock Hop “Rust & Shine,” scheduled for Saturday, May 30. The event features a scenic drive through the country to Anza Community Hall, located at 56630 Hwy. 371. The car show runs from 10 […]

Upcoming virtual job fair aims to get Vets into jobs

Get My Vet a Job is hosting a career fair designed for one purpose to provide jobs for veterans, transitioning military members, spouses, and family members. With employers in all 50 states with thousands of job openings, this will be a true hiring event. In California there are over 500 immediate hire jobs throughout the state. Hiring managers will be […]

Candidate filing deadline approaching for Aug. 25 Election

Anyone interested in running for office in the Aug. 25 election may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. on Friday (May 29). If an incumbent fails to file, the filing deadline is extended for that office, for non-incumbents only, to 5 p.m. Wednesday (June 3). The elections involve the Fern Valley Water District, the […]

Motorcyclist dead at motocross in Anza

ANZA – A motorcyclist was killed this afternoon at the Cahuilla Creek Motocross in Anza, near Highway 371. According to Jennifer Fuhrman of the Riverside County Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to Anza for a downed motorcycle rider at 1:38 p.m. The rider, an adult male, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene, Fuhrman said. This story […]

BREAKING: Crews make quick work of brush fire

BREAKING: Crews make quick work of brush fire

Crews quickly contained a brush fire just off SR-79 at Woodchuck Road in the unincorporated area of Temecula. While the fire had a moderate spread, no structures were damaged in the blaze, according to CAL FIRE Spokes person Jennifer Fuhrman. “It was reported as four spot fires when they got on scene,” Fuhrman said. “They got the […]

AEC Smoke and Mirrors

Dear Editor,   There are many reasons to vote no on “ConnectAnza” at this time. 1.  Fiber-optic Cable will arrive in the Anza basin sometime in the next seven to nine years when it is economically feasible.  By the time it arrives, it will be obsolete. Dramatic innovations in wireless over the next two years will make expensive cable obsolete.  AEC […]

Volunteers needed to help with backyard composting program

The Riverside County Waste Management Department is seeking volunteers to help with the Riverside County Backyard Composting Program.  Volunteer “master composters” will attend a training course for four Saturdays, and will then donate 40 hours back to the program. Volunteers are needed for staffing Saturday morning workshops, classroom presentations, and community group presentations and outreach. […]

Agencies say state water conservation mandates pose challenges

Agencies say state water conservation mandates pose challenges

  RIVERSIDE – Inland Empire water agencies today were sorting out how to implement state-imposed water conservation mandates, which one agency head characterized as unfair and “very difficult” to achieve. Late Tuesday, the California Water Resources Control Board adopted an emergency regulation in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s April 1 drought emergency executive order calling for a 25 percent […]

Earthquakes strike near San Jacinto

SAN JACINTO – A magnitude-3.9 earthquake followed by a 3.1 aftershock shook parts of Riverside County early this morning. The first shaker was reported at 12:39 a.m., the second came nearly two hours later at 2:19 a.m. both were at a depth of 9 miles with the epicenter located two miles north-north-west of San Jacinto and four miles […]

Victims identified in Anza crash

The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash on Saturday, April 18 has been identified as Teresa Gonzales, 50, of Mountain Center. Gonzales, who died at the scene, was driving her 1990 Ford F-150 westbound on SR-74 west of the intersection of Bull Canyon Road when she crossed the double yellow lines and collided head […]