Spring planting season, selecting the right tree

Spring planting season, selecting the right tree

ANZA – As winter thaws into spring, many homeowners are poised to take advantage of prime tree-planting season. Establishing new trees early can aid their growth throughout the year, and help them survive when hot weather arrives. But with so many tree species to choose from, how can homeowners know which trees are best suited […]

County waste department to provide free household hazardous waste collection event in Anza  

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous-waste collection event Saturday, March 26, at the Anza Transfer Station. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents. The department provides an opportunity for Riverside County residents to keep hazardous waste out of the county landfills and ensure it is properly managed. […]

Barbara Elizabeth White

Barbara Elizabeth White (nee Knowlson), age 84, left her home in San Jacinto, Ca on Sunday, March 13, 2016 to be with the Lord. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa., and in 1950 she married the love of her life Norman (Dave) David White. Following the birth of their three children, Barbara and […]

Anderson urges nonprofit to address plan to protect students’ information

EL CAJON – As a result of the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association (MHCP) vs. California Department of Education case, Senator Joel Anderson sent a letter to MHCPA, urging them to take precautions in protecting former and current student’s data and identity: Parents and former students over the age of 18 can object to the court’s ruling before April 1, […]

Anza-Borrego Foundation offers spring Plant Walks

Anza-Borrego Foundation offers spring Plant Walks

Join the Anza-Borrego Foundation for a walk around different areas of the park, looking for the different plants that are blooming or not during the spring months. Meet knowledgeable staff from the foundation and park for an easy morning stroll in different locations in the park. Leaders and destinations will vary. Destinations will vary depending on […]

ABF obtains final link in providing wildlife corridor from desert to Laguna Mountains

ABF obtains final link in providing wildlife corridor from desert to Laguna Mountains

BORREGO SPRINGS – Anza-Borrego Foundation, official partner of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, in December 2015 announced that the final elements in the conservation of the Lucky 5 Ranch in the Laguna Mountains, northeast of San Diego are nearly completed. ABF purchased just under 1,130 acres and obtained a conservation easement on 433 acres to fulfill […]

The Colorado Desert Archaeology Society and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to host Archaeology Weekend

ANZA BORREGO – Join the Colorado Desert Archaeology Society and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park for a weekend filled with the archaeology found in this beautiful desert. Events will be happening Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, outside of the Visitor Center. Presentations will be happening in the Discovery Lab inside the Visitor Center Saturday, and […]

County’s jobless rate little changed

RIVERSIDE – The unemployment rate in Riverside County began 2016 about where it ended 2015, state figures released last week show. The jobless rate in January, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.9 percent, compared to 6 percent in December, according to the California Employment Development Department. The data are subject to revision and often fluctuates […]

Crime up in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE – Crime in Riverside County was on the rise in 2015, with particular increases across the board in the county’s unincorporated areas, according to statistics released by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Overall, the county experienced a 7.4 percent increase in all reported FBI part I crimes. Part I crimes include homicide, rape, robbery, […]

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