An open letter to Anza Electric Cooperative members asks, ‘how perfect are we?’

As a member-owned electric service provider, Anza Electric Cooperative is committed to delivering the most reliable utility services at the lowest possible cost to those we serve. Our goal is perfect service with perfect reliability. How do we measure our performance? How close to perfection are we? There are many metrics available in our industry […]

Hamilton High School awards thee staff members with Good Apple awards

Hamilton High School awards thee staff members with Good Apple awards

HEMET – Hamilton High School has announced three recipients of a Good Apple award. Each individual contributes to the overall environment at Hamilton High and ensures students are supported throughout their educational journey. Patrick Williams is a Bobcat through and through. He wears more hats on Hamilton High’s campus than a person can count. He […]

County waste department to provide free composting class in Anza

ANZA – The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting class in Anza Saturday, Sept. 16. Attend this “how-to” workshop to learn how to recycle organic resources such as yard trimmings and fruit and vegetable waste into a dark, crumbly, sweet-smelling soil conditioner. Compost can be used to enrich the […]

County to consider facilities districts in unincorporated areas to combat budget shortfalls

RIVERSIDE – As a possible solution for covering the extra costs of services in unincorporated areas of Riverside County, the board of supervisors approved a plan to analyze the creation of specially designated districts Tuesday, Aug. 29. “This is simply asking staff to dive in a little further to see what options there are going forward,” Supervisor Kevin Jeffries, […]

Riverside County Planning Department to speak, Sept. 13, at Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting

ANZA –The Riverside County Planning Director Charissa Leach and retired planner Jerry Joliffe will speak at the Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Anza Community Hall in Anza. Community residents will have time to ask questions about the planning department, the general plan, permits, why some parcels are […]

Local falconer and animal trainers educate about raptors

Local falconer and animal trainers educate about raptors

There are few sights as majestic as a beautiful bird of prey on the wing, effortlessly riding the breezes. Hikers appreciate the graceful animal’s flight, often yearning to learn more about its fascinating life. Warner Springs residents Dillon Horger and his wife Rachel Golub would love to help the community learn more about these birds […]

ConnectAnza offers high speed, affordable internet

ConnectAnza offers high speed, affordable internet

Living in a rural community has its fair share of problems. While I love the country life one of the things I had to go without was fast, efficient and affordable internet connection. Until now, that is. Thanks to ConnectAnza high-speed fiber optic internet service that problem has become a thing of the past. I […]

Hemet Unified School District gives notice of public hearing

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District will hold a public hearing to receive the initial proposal from California School Employees Association to Hemet Unified School District at its regularly scheduled board meeting, Sept. 5, at Hamilton High School, 57430 Mitchell Road, in Anza.

Theodore C. Fortner

Theodore C. Fortner

Theodore C. Fortner, 92, of the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, Ill., died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 12:05 p.m. He was born October 24, 1924 to Clarence James and Evelyn May Forster Fortner in Seattle, Wash. He married Elizabeth MaryAnne Smith and she died in 2001. Theodore was a cabinet/furniture maker, and a jack […]

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