Community Hall Board votes in new director provides update on federal grants

Community Hall Board votes in new director provides update on federal grants

Diane Seiker valleystaff@reedermedia.com The Anza Community Building Board of Directors met Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. to vote in a new director to fill the position vacated by Kathy Medaris, who moved out of the area. Kyran Roberts was nominated, the nomination seconded and he was voted in with none opposing. Anza resident and community volunteer Roberts was […]

 Supervisors sign off on web-based food handler certification contract

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County supervisors recently approved a five-year contract with a Salt Lake City-based firm to provide food handler certification training online. The move will make it easier for Anza residents to become certified by allowing them to test online instead of having to drive to Hemet or another location for testing. The Department […]

Anza Xchange Home Brew Workshop to teach the art of brewing beer

Diane Seiker valleystaff@reedermedia.com The innovative guys at Anza Xchange will host a Home Brew Workshop at noon Saturday, Feb. 4, at Minor Park in Anza. Joseph Wittenberg of Anza Xchange and certified brewmaster Rick Osburn will demonstrate how to make beer at home affordably. Both a “stout” and an “ale” will be demonstrated. Attendees will learn how to brew […]

Letter to the Editor: Thoughts on Russia hacks the federal government, Israel, the changing of the guard and the lost middle class, part two

Editor’s note: Part one of this opinion piece ran in the Jan. 13, issue of Anza Valley Outlook. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Anza Valley Outlook, its staff or publisher. Is it not time to wake […]

Man displaced following fire in Anza

Man displaced following fire in Anza

Diane Seiker valleystaff@reedermedia.com A residential structure fire was reported at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10. The incident occurred at the intersection of Apple Lane and Reservation Road in the community of Anza. David “Dog Dave” Maguire was displaced by the fire which was contained to one 40-foot 5th wheel trailer and one small travel trailer. It took six […]

Christmas tree gets new home in Anza’s Minor Park, thanks to ACIL

Christmas tree gets new home in Anza’s Minor Park, thanks to ACIL

Diane Seiker valleystaff@reedermedia.com The Anza Civic Improvement League presented the first annual Christmas tree planting in Minor Park in Anza Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. Excited children diligently dug the hole for the live tree, donated by ACIL President Ken Ogren and his wife Annette. The tree was provided by Jim Palmer’s Lizzy Anne’s Nursery in Anza. The […]

ACIL installs new board of directors

ACIL installs new board of directors

Diane Seiker valleystaff@reedermedia.com The Anza Civic Improvement League (ACIL) met Jan. 7, in the Little Red School House in Anza to install their new Board of Directors. Certificates of Appreciation were also given to outgoing Directors Bob Giffin (President 2011-2016) and Annika Knoppel (Secretary 2011-2016). A brick paver in each of their names will also be placed […]

Two Hamilton School teachers get their books published

Two Hamilton School teachers get their books published

ANZA – With the end of the year quickly approaching, many people are beginning to think of a new year’s resolution. Some people want to put more of an effort into living a healthier lifestyle, run a marathon or even write a book. Two teachers at Hamilton K-8 School refused to wait for the New […]