Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, I am really upset by the police-involved shooting in Whittier this week. Two police officers responded to an auto accident and upon arriving at the scene, the driver of the car opened fire with a semi-automatic pistol. Officer Keith Boyer was gravely injured and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other […]

New weed in Anza Borrego threatens wildflower bloom

New weed in Anza Borrego threatens wildflower bloom

Chris McDonald Natural Resource Advisor University of California Cooperative Extension A new and highly invasive weed is spreading in Borrego Springs and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP). Volutaria (Volutaria tubuliflora) was first discovered in Borrego Springs in 2010 in ABDSP. It has also been discovered in Chula Vista and Newport Beach. In the past six […]

Anza VFW Post 1873 auction set Feb. 23

ANZA – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1873 and Auxiliary in Anza announced their long time in the planning auction will be conducted Thursday, Feb. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. at Post headquarters. Post members are urged to bring a list of the items they will be auctioning. Post Commander Robert Cobb in his […]

Your Life in Photos

Your Life in Photos

Every week, the Anza Valley Outlook gives locals the opportunity to share their captured moments with others. From birthday parties and graduations, to landscapes and wildlife, Anza Valley Outlook is looking for photos of all sorts. Those who would like to submit a photo(s) with an accompanying caption(s) should send them to anzaeditor@reedermedia.com. Delisa Mannix, […]

County regulation of fighting canines changed

RIVERSIDE – To ensure that dogs aren’t euthanized merely on the basis of their breeding, the Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance requiring animal control officials to individually evaluate all canines that are impounded in county facilities during its Jan. 24 meeting. Ordinance No. 771’s language incorporates terms established under Assembly Bill 1825, which the governor […]

 Board gives go-ahead for revamp of ordinance regulating projects

RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors authorized Riverside County’s Transportation & Land Management Agency to move ahead with toughening the regulatory requirements contained in an ordinance that sets parameters for public works projects, mainly involving utilities during its Jan. 24 meeting. Ordinance No. 499, the county’s “Encroachment Permit Ordinance,” specifies how work on county rights […]

 Supervisors OK proposed online property auction

RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Jan. 24, approved an online auction of more than 600 tax-defaulted properties throughout Riverside County, several of which are located in Anza. In a 3-0 vote – with Supervisor John Tavaglione on medical leave – the board without comment authorized Treasurer-Tax Collector Don Kent to proceed with the […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, Honey, the kids are growing up! Every parent faces the time when their children reach a point in their lives that they are about to enter the real world. What to do? You have been protecting these children though out all of their youth. It is hard, very hard to admit […]

AVMAC to meet Wednesday

ANZA – The Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council (AVMAC) will meet Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Anza Community Hall in Anza. The meeting will have a presentation given by Elected Riverside County Tax Assessor Peter Aldana. Aldana was elected as the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder for Riverside County in June 2014 and has been […]