Local man helps Texas hurricane victims

Local man helps Texas hurricane victims

When Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast, causing catastrophic damage and flooding, people came together from all over the country, and even the world, to assist those affected. Local Anza resident Brian Linderholm organized a humanitarian mission to help with rescues, food and medicine distribution and security in the devastated areas. Linderholm is a […]

Cub Scouts learn all about reptiles at special meeting

Cub Scouts learn all about reptiles at special meeting

Anza Cub Scout Pack 319 got a special treat at their meeting, Sept. 13, in Anza. Venomous snake expert Johnathan Schmidt and local reptile collector and educator Angelina Gahler gave presentations outlining the delights and dangers of some of the local and not-so-local, cold-blooded reptilian creatures. After the Boy Scout proceedings and the Pledge of […]

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 […]