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 […]

Riverside County Code Enforcement reminds citizens that marijuana cultivation is still illegal

Riverside County Code Enforcement reminds citizens that marijuana cultivation is still illegal

Riverside County Code Enforcement officers cover a lot of ground in the unincorporated parts of the county. Despite reductions in staffing levels and budget, they have investigated everything from nonpermitted construction, junk vehicle and rubbish abatement to roadside vending violations and illegal grading. They also enforce Riverside County Ordinance 925, which deals with marijuana cultivation […]

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 […]

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 […]

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