KOYT, now on 97.1 FM, howling back onto the air

ANZA – When nighttime falls, the residents of the Anza Valley can hear once again the “howls” of the coyote pack as the hosts man community radio station 97.1 KOYT LP-FM, following an antenna move that took the station frequency 96.3 KOYT-FM off the air in May. “KOYT 97.1 means more fun,” Anza Community Broadcasting […]

ACIL dedicates bench to the late Bud Wellman

ACIL dedicates bench to the late Bud Wellman

The Anza Civic Improvement League dedicated a brand-new memorial bench in honor of Anza pioneer Bud Wellman Saturday, Nov. 4, at Minor Park. Attending were the Wellman family, the ACIL Board of Directors and their families and members of the public. James (Bud) Francis Wellman Jr. was a fourth-generation rancher born to the families who […]

Bereaved Parents of the USA announces opening of new chapter in Aguanga-Anza

AGUANGA – Bereaved Parents of the USA announced the opening of a new chapter: the Aguanga-Anza chapter of BPUSA. The Aguanga-Anza chapter will hold its meetings 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Lake Riverside Estate Community Hall, 49109 Lakeshore Blvd., in Aguanga. BPUSA is a national nonprofit, self-help organization that […]

Healthy debate, resolution and accountability urged at Hemet Unified School District board workshop

Healthy debate, resolution and accountability urged at Hemet Unified School District board workshop

New and proven ways to improve the leadership of its administrators, teachers and staff and its human resources were discussed in a special Hemet Unified School District board of directors workshop, Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the HUSD boardroom. The morning workshop featured guest speaker Kent Bechler of KB Associates, an expert on professional development who […]

ANZA: Jury seated for trial of felon accused of molesting runaways

ANZA: Jury seated for trial of felon accused of molesting runaways

A jury was seated today for the trial of a convicted felon accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting two runaway boys he took into his Anza home, using threats and intimidation to keep them under control. Randy John Morasch, 55, could face life in prison if convicted of two dozen felony charges, including forcible sodomy, kidnapping […]

Program seeks to enable welfare recipients to receive restaurant meals

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved implementation of a program, Tuesday, Oct. 31, under which the homeless and low-income seniors and disabled residents of Riverside County would be able to purchase hot meals from restaurants, using their public welfare debit cards. “We’re looking forward to implementing this,” Department of Public Social Services […]

Funding shortfalls plaguing realignment program

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County agencies are carrying heavier burdens stemming from state public safety realignment enacted six years ago, partly because funds provided by the state to cover increased costs borne by the county are shrinking annually, Chief Probation Officer Mark Hake said to the board of supervisors, Nov. 1. “I have cautiously warned over […]