Tasty Knarley Dog makes Mr. Happy’s happier

Tasty Knarley Dog makes Mr. Happy’s happier

There’s a new chef in town. Talented, entertaining, skilled in his culinary art and above all, funny. Yes, you cannot order amazing tri-tip, chicken breast or pork tenderloin sandwiches or delectable teriyaki burgers from “Knarley Dog” without rolling with laughter. Also known as Chef R. G. Hirsch, he has recently taken up residence in Anza and can be […]

County fees for food, waste permits going up  

RIVERSIDE – The board of supervisors voted to increase fees charged by the Department of Environmental Health for permits to sell food, operate tattoo parlors, store public waste and conduct other activities that require the county’s stamp of approval. In a 4-0 vote without comment, the board approved Environmental Health Director Steve Van Stockum’s request […]

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 […]

Anza VFW Post 1873 and Auxiliary mid-December news

Doesn’t seem possible the year is almost over. But we say that every year. If you’re heading out for the holidays, be watchful of the drivers who are in too big of a hurry to get where they’re going. The Comrades & Auxiliary members wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a safe New […]

Something F.U.N to do for Thanksgiving 

Something F.U.N to do for Thanksgiving 

Gerilyn Mellin  valleystaff@reedermedia.com A little under a decade ago the F.U.N. (Friends Uniting Neighbors) Group started as a few people with a caring idea. They wanted to feed the hungry people in our community. They started a Thanksgiving feast tradition. They cook up a banquet fit for a king and invite the entire neighborhood. The first Thanksgiving gathering […]

Featured speakers at Prickly Pear Celebration and Native Food & Plant Symposium updated

Featured speakers at Prickly Pear Celebration and Native Food & Plant Symposium updated

The High Country Conservancy is celebrating the Prickly Pear and other native foods and indigenous materials during the 3rd annual Prickly Pear Celebration. The event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. is an opportunity to discover the Prickly Pear cactus and other versatile plants that grow here in the high country. Southern California native food traditions are as varied as […]

2016 Crop Swap season has begun with new day, new time

2016 Crop Swap season has begun with new day, new time

The first Crop Swap of the year was held Saturday, June 4, and was coupled with a Poultry Jubilee in Minor Park in the heart of Anza Township. Crop Swap will be meeting at a new day and time this year, meeting under the gazebo on Saturdays with sign-ups beginning promptly at 11 a.m. Participants are encouraged […]

Cooking Corner

Cooking Corner

With the holidays behind us, the next big occasion at my house is Super Bowl Sunday. Every year, the family gathers in my living room, loft and anywhere else that we have a TV turned on to the big game. With the playoffs now in full swing, it’s a great time to begin menu planning […]

Cooking Corner

Cooking Corner

With the holidays behind us, the next big occasion at my house is Super Bowl Sunday. Every year, the family gathers in my living room, loft and anywhere else that we have a TV turned on to the big game. With the playoffs now in full swing, it’s a great time to begin menu planning […]