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 […]

Lions’ spaghetti dinner raises funds for the community

Lions’ spaghetti dinner raises funds for the community

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser was held by the Anza Lions Club at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1873 Sunday, Aug. 27. The event helped raise money for the VFW and the Terwilliger Community Association to begin much-needed repairs on the aging building. The fundraising goal is $7,650. The event was attended by hungry locals, […]

Local falconer and animal trainers educate about raptors

Local falconer and animal trainers educate about raptors

There are few sights as majestic as a beautiful bird of prey on the wing, effortlessly riding the breezes. Hikers appreciate the graceful animal’s flight, often yearning to learn more about its fascinating life. Warner Springs residents Dillon Horger and his wife Rachel Golub would love to help the community learn more about these birds […]

Car fire sparks aggressive response from Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire department

Car fire sparks aggressive response from Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire department

A brush fire that was sparked by a vehicle fire on Indian Road in Anza, charred 6 acres Thursday, Aug. 30. The incident was initially reported at 12:01 p.m. at Indian and Deer Mountain roads in the community of Anza, according to an incident report published by Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department Spokeswoman Jody Hagemann. The blaze quickly […]

Sacred Heart Church fiesta serves up fun for the entire family

Sacred Heart Church fiesta serves up fun for the entire family

Sacred Heart Church in Anza held their annual Community Fiesta Saturday, Aug. 26, and Sunday, Aug. 27. The yearly community celebration did not disappoint as people and organizations from Anza and beyond came to participate. Festive food, a beer garden, raffles, a paintball booth, an inflatable playhouse, vendors, a silent auction, a horseshoe tournament and […]

Hamilton High graduate joins LAPD

Hamilton High graduate joins LAPD

Longtime Anza resident and Hamilton High School graduate Joshua Guillory has completed his training at the Police Academy by the Los Angeles Police Department and received his diploma Friday, Aug. 4. Graduating officers completed 912 hours of training over the course of 24 weeks. The ceremony was held at the Los Angeles Police Academy, Elysian […]