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 […]

UPDATED: Washington maintains hold on 3rd District, Temecula’s Measure S fails

UPDATED: Washington maintains hold on 3rd District, Temecula’s Measure S fails

UPDATE: 7:15 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9 Temecula’s one-cent sales tax measure intended for public safety failed to win voter approval according to the most recent update issued by the Riverside County Registrar of Voters. Temecula’s Measure S was defeated with 12,286 “no” votes to 12,116 “yes” votes with all 32 precincts reporting. The next election […]

Renck appointed to Anza MAC

Anza resident Allison Renck was appointed to the Anza Municipal Advisory Committee during the Oct. 25 Riverside County Board of Supervisors meeting in Riverside. Renck, who is active in the Redshank Riders and a High Country 4-H leader, is known as a longtime community volunteer. She applied after 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington announced the […]

October 24 is deadline to register to vote in the 2016 General Election

October 24 is deadline to register to vote in the 2016 General Election

Monday (Oct. 24) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 election. Registration applications submitted online at RegisterToVote.ca.gov prior tomidnight Monday will be honored, as will paper forms postmarked by the deadline. Paper applications are available at the Riverside County Registrar of Voters’ office, Department […]