Traveling Tarantulas wander the countryside

Traveling Tarantulas wander the countryside

It’s tarantula time again. Male tarantulas are marching forth, looking for mates among the canyons, deserts, scrub lands and yes, even neighborhood backyards. The California Ebony Tarantula, or Aphonopelma eutylenum by its scientific name, and the Desert Blond Tarantula, or Aphonopelma chalcodes, are the most common Southern California tarantula species whose males are now on […]

Hemet Unified School District to appoint trustee to vacant seat

The Hemet Unified School District will appoint a trustee to the vacant seat for Trustee Area 3 on the governing board during its Sept. 19 meeting. The board plans to interview the 11 qualified applicants during the regular meeting before making its final decision and ultimately appoint and swear in the successful candidate for a […]

County waste department to provide free composting class in Anza

ANZA – The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting class in Anza Saturday, Sept. 16. Attend this “how-to” workshop to learn how to recycle organic resources such as yard trimmings and fruit and vegetable waste into a dark, crumbly, sweet-smelling soil conditioner. Compost can be used to enrich the […]

Sage Town Hall Association holds ‘Meet and Greet’ barbecue fundraiser

Sage Town Hall Association holds ‘Meet and Greet’ barbecue fundraiser

The newly formed Sage Town Hall Association held a “Meet and Greet” barbecue dinner at Fire Station No. 28 on Sage Road Saturday, Aug. 26. The event was well attended by concerned local citizens. The Sage Town Hall Association is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to preserving historical landmarks, combating community deterioration and unifying the residents […]

Riverside County Planning Department to speak, Sept. 13, at Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting

ANZA –The Riverside County Planning Director Charissa Leach and retired planner Jerry Joliffe will speak at the Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Anza Community Hall in Anza. Community residents will have time to ask questions about the planning department, the general plan, permits, why some parcels are […]

September news from Anza VFW Post 1873 and its Auxiliary

We want to thank everyone who came out for the spaghetti dinner and bake sale fund raisers to help pay for new air conditioner and heating units for the Post. The old ones were not doing their job. And when you’re in the kitchen with the ovens on that can be pretty miserable. We especially […]

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