KOYT 96.3 auction spurs good support

KOYT 96.3 auction spurs good support

Several hundred Anza Valley residents appeared at the KOYT 96.3 auction at the old Whiskey River Tavern this past weekend continuing to show their strong support the planned community radio station. “The Anza people love the idea of their own radio station,” said Bud Elmore, the KOYT Board vice president at the auction. “It is […]

Volunteers snip out scourge of unwanted bull thistles

Volunteers snip out scourge of unwanted bull thistles

An entourage of U. S. Forest Service botanists, biologists and volunteers fanned out last Sunday to snip off and root out a new growth of bull thistle plants that threaten to out-compete native grasses and plants in Johnson Meadow north of Garner Valley near Anza. The group of eight volunteered to spend their day cutting […]

Two-time stroke survivor says ‘All we have is today’

Hamilton High graduate and a survivor of two devastative strokes Michelle Wulfestieg appeared Saturday in a special appearance telling members of the Anza Electric Cooperative to live each day to the fullest and “let your inner light shine.” Wulfestieg, the author of the inspiring book “All We Have Today.” Revisited her high school alma mater […]

Hundreds of tribal members gather at Cahuilla Reservation event

Hundreds of tribal members gather at Cahuilla Reservation event

The Cahuilla Band of Indians claimed a “success” as hundreds of guests arrived over the weekend for the Anza tribes’ first Indian and public gathering in their history. Members of Indian tribes across the Southern California deserts and foothills joined other guests for games, bird singing, basketball and horseshoe tournaments and traditional Peon contests at […]

Planners invite public review of proposed General Plan amendments

Riverside County regional/urban planners and consultants at the Winchester Park Community Center urged Anza and Hemet/San Jacinto Valley residents to review proposed General Plan amendments for their areas prior to an August public hearing. Riverside County Planning Consultant Jerry Jolliffe told the small audience at the community center in Winchester on July 16 that the […]

Two-time stroke survivor says ‘All we have is today’

Hamilton High graduate and a survivor of two devastative strokes Michelle Wulfestieg appeared Saturday in a special appearance telling members of the Anza Electric Cooperative to live each day to the fullest and “let your inner light shine.” Wulfestieg, the author of the inspiring book “All We Have Today.” Revisited her high school alma mater […]

Anza Electric Cooperative members hear good auditor reports with outside service warnings

Anza Electric Cooperative members hear good auditor reports with outside service warnings

A capital credit, reducing electric bills, and the creation of a reliable fiber optic Internet, was formally announced at the annual Anza Electric Cooperative members’ meeting on Saturday with a warning from the cooperative’s Arizona electric power providers. More than 300 Anza Electric Cooperative members attending the membership meeting at the Hamilton High School gymnasium […]

Anza VFW Post #1873 and its auxiliaries’ mid-July news

I hope everyone enjoyed Anza Days. Congratulations to Anna Cleveland and her great crew for creating the Grand Prize Winner. And congrats to all the others who participated. And how does your garden grow? With the lack of rain to produce edible weeds, God’s critters are looking for greener pastures (in other words, your lawns, […]

County Supervisor Washington holds meeting with Anza Valley constituents

County Supervisor Washington holds meeting with Anza Valley constituents

Marijuana eradication in the Anza Valley became the main topic of discussion during the Anza Community Meeting with Third District Supervisor Chuck Washington and his staff on June 8 at the Anza Community Center. The meeting, called by the appointed Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Commission, introduced the new supervisor to the community and gave residents […]