Highway 371 gets a cleanup thanks to Redshank Riders

Highway 371 gets a cleanup thanks to Redshank Riders

The Backcountry Horsemen of California Redshank Riders Unit cheerfully performed their Adopt-A-Highway clean up duties Saturday, Nov. 11, picking up litter along the shoulder of a portion of state Route 371. Redshank Riders members Allison Renck, Mike Lewis, Gretchen Peckham, Jack Peckham and Cathy Haun Firth came together early that morning at the Chevron gas […]

Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting shares wealth of information on community, new Dollar General

Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting shares wealth of information on community, new Dollar General

The Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting was held at the Anza Community Hall Wednesday, Nov. 8, and was attended by 25 community members and three journalists. The meeting lasted a half-hour, but a wealth of information was shared during that short time. AVMAC members Bob Giffin, Allison Renck, Sharon Evans and Edison Gomez Krause were […]

F.U.N. group need for turkeys and hams for free holiday meals

The Anza Friends Uniting Neighbors, otherwise known as, F.U.N. Group, is requesting that members of the community assist with the donation or funding for 20 turkeys and 10 hams for the planned free holiday meals they serve on Thanksgiving and Christmas at the Community Hall in Anza. For the past seven years the F.U.N. Group […]

ACIL dedicates bench to the late Bud Wellman

ACIL dedicates bench to the late Bud Wellman

The Anza Civic Improvement League dedicated a brand-new memorial bench in honor of Anza pioneer Bud Wellman Saturday, Nov. 4, at Minor Park. Attending were the Wellman family, the ACIL Board of Directors and their families and members of the public. James (Bud) Francis Wellman Jr. was a fourth-generation rancher born to the families who […]

Bereaved Parents of the USA announces opening of new chapter in Aguanga-Anza

AGUANGA – Bereaved Parents of the USA announced the opening of a new chapter: the Aguanga-Anza chapter of BPUSA. The Aguanga-Anza chapter will hold its meetings 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Lake Riverside Estate Community Hall, 49109 Lakeshore Blvd., in Aguanga. BPUSA is a national nonprofit, self-help organization that […]

Two hospitalized following two-vehicle crash in Anza

Two hospitalized following two-vehicle crash in Anza

Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries Friday, Nov. 17, after a crash between a passenger vehicle and an off-road vehicle, fire and sheriff’s officials said. The incident happened about 4:35 p.m. in the 59000 block of Everett Road, according to a Riverside County Fire Department news release. Riverside County sheriff’s Deputy Mike Vasquez said […]

Hamilton K-8 students honor military veterans

Hamilton K-8 students honor military veterans

The student and teachers of Anza’s Hamilton K-8 School welcomed local veterans to their school with breakfast, a patriotic concert and personal poems to thank the veterans for their faithful service at the school’s annual Military Appreciation Day, Thursday, Nov. 9. The veterans’ families and children joined them for breakfast in the teachers’ lounge; they […]

Mid-month news from Anza VFW POST 1873 and its auxiliary

Now that fall is here, it’s time to get out rakes and blowers. I miss the turning colors of leaves. Of course, they have to be picked up too. But they’re more enjoyable to look at as you scoop them up. Karaoke will now be held on the second and fourth Saturdays instead of the […]