AVMAC meeting heralds good reports on High Country Boys & Girls Club’s plans, pot eradication

High Country Boys & Girls Club spokespersons reported fundraising gains and planning advancements to residents attending the Sept. 9 Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting at the Anza Community Hall. The meeting brought out almost 100 residents to hear the latest reports from the AVMAC speakers included the High Country Boys & Girls Club representatives, […]

Anza ‘Dump’ sale to CR&R under negotiation

A Waste Management of the Inland Empire official has confirmed that the private waste disposal company is now negotiating with CR&R Waste for the sale of the Anza Transfer Station.

A Waste Management of the Inland Empire official at the Sept. 9 Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting confirmed that the private waste disposal company is now negotiating with CR&R Waste for the sale of the Anza Transfer Station on Terwilliger Road. The Anza Transfer Station’s high fees charged for electronic and construction and demolition […]

RCWD Board studies future Vail Lake recreation uses

Optional future recreational uses of the 7,000 acres surrounding Vail Lake, including the Vail Lake Resort, are now under study by the seven-member Rancho California Water District Board of Directors. Andrew Webster, chief engineer for the district, presented a 251-page detailed report to the board on Tuesday, Aug. 25 regarding the possible future uses for […]

Metal sculptor Breceda wins 90-day eviction extension

Riverside Superior Court granted a 90-day eviction extension to metal sculptor Ricardo Breceda who’s being forced to move his studio from the Vail Lake Resort. Breceda has occupied his studio and grounds at the Vail Lake resort since 2011 and was ordered by owners of the property, the Rancho California Water District, to vacate the […]

High trash collection fees topic of AVMAC meeting

The increased trash collection fees recently charged at the Anza Waste Management Transfer Station, also called “the dump” off of Terwilliger Road, will be the major topic of discussion at the upcoming Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council on Sept. 9. Anza residents, at the last AVMAC meeting, met 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington, his staff […]

Anza’s Hamilton K-8 2015-16 school plan presented

A comprehensive school plan including specialized teacher training, student trips, a new reading program and adding new computer equipment for Hamilton School (K-8) in Anza was presented to the Hemet Unified School District Board on Aug. 18. Hamilton School is among three schools in the district considered Title 1 schools eligible for extra funding through […]

Bank of Hemet Earns Top 200 Listing

The Bank of Hemet with its six branches, including one in Anza, has added its name to the list of the “Top 200 Healthiest Banks of 2015” at DepositAccounts.com. The bank rating was earned by showing high capitalization, deposit growth and loan reserve ratios. The Deposit Accounts organization yearly examines the activities of 6,900 banks […]

First Anza Renaissance Faire set for Nov. 14

The Anza Renaissance Faire is coming to the village Nov. 14. Word is going out to local churches, schools, civic groups, businesses, service clubs, musicians and reenactors to join in the fun on the second Saturday in November when the faire begins, said its organizers Robyn Garrison and Lorraine Elmore. The two local residents are […]

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 […]