Sheriff’s Department: Anza man kidnapped at gunpoint by four suspects

Sheriff’s Department: Anza man kidnapped at gunpoint by four suspects

UPDATE: AUG. 8, 7:20 a.m. Spencer Hayes has been located unharmed, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. No further details have been released at this time. ORIGINAL STORY: ANZA: A 28-year-old Anza man was kidnapped at gunpoint from his home by four suspects today during an apparent marijuana robbery, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported. Deputies say […]

AGUANGA: Firefighters battle 45-acre blaze

AGUANGA – A 45-acre blaze that broke out in Aguanga this afternoon drew more than 175 firefighters from three counties, but the brush fire did not immediately threaten any structures. The fire broke out for unknown reasons at 2:14 p.m. in the 38000 block of Reed Valley Road, said April Newman of the Riverside County […]

2016 AEC Financial Report remains bright

The Anza Electric Cooperative’s financial health remains strong with the final 2015-16 audit showing a $500,000 reduction in costs and debt services, according the financial report delivered to members in the latest AEC “Currents” magazine. It also showed there was an 8 percent increase in revenues and a 5 percent increase plant value and an […]

Anza racing mowers speeds back into town

Anza racing mowers speeds back into town

It was a morning of keen competition, flying dirt clods, the heady scents of racing fuel and the frenzied screaming of lawnmower engines at full power During the July 29 installation of the Anza Racing Mowers series. For those who appreciate dirt track racing, these race-modified mowers will not disappoint. There were four races put […]

Motorcycle rider killed on Interstate 15 identified

TEMECULA – A motorcyclist who was run over and killed after he collided with a car on Interstate 15 in Temecula and was ejected onto the freeway has been identified as a 45-year-old Aguanga resident. Roger Whitaker was fatally injured about 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, on northbound I-15, just north of the Winchester Road […]

‘Together on Tuesdays’ opens doors to friendship, camaraderie for seniors

‘Together on Tuesdays’ opens doors to friendship, camaraderie for seniors

The Together on Tuesdays senior social is a program that consists of an afternoon of crafts, activities, games, movies, food, laughter and very inspiring conversation. Seniors 65 and older along with their caregivers are invited to the fellowship hall at Valley Gospel church for this free event on different Tuesdays from 1-4 p. m. The inspiration for […]

Storm closes 79/371 junction

AGUANGA – A thunderstorm sweeping through Aguanga caused water and mud to submerge the junction of state Routes 79 and 371 today, prompting the California Highway Patrol to close both highways at the location. “We’re turning vehicles around before they get there,” Officer Harvey Ray told City News Service this afternoon. “We’ve called in a […]

Reeder Media wins big at Society of Professional Journalists’ Awards Banquet

Reeder Media wins big at Society of Professional Journalists’ Awards Banquet

SAN DIEGO – Reeder Media received numerous awards at the San Diego Society of Professional Journalists 2017 Awards Banquet, including a first place for breaking news coverage. The banquet, held at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa on San Diego’s Shelter Island, July 19, recognizes the outstanding efforts of journalists throughout San Diego and the […]

Sacred Heart Vacation Bible School leaves children with lifelong lessons that Jesus taught and His history

Sacred Heart Vacation Bible School leaves children with lifelong lessons that Jesus taught and His history

The Sacred Heart Vacation Bible School wrapped up a fun-filled, educational week Friday, July 21. The huge group of smiling, happy children, aged 2 to teens, celebrated with a children’s mass and pizza party at Sacred Heart Catholic church in Anza. The youngsters participated in crafts, music and singing and learned worship, adoration and Bible […]