‘Anza Days’ set for good old-fashioned family fun

‘Anza Days’ set for good old-fashioned family fun

Diane Sieker anzaeditor@reedermedia.com The excitement is building as the Anza Days approaches. For about 85 years now, this action-packed first weekend in July has been a festive part of the community and its history. Since the Anza Lions Club took over the organization of the events in 1976, the celebration has developed into a series […]

UPDATED: AGUANGA: Two killed in Anza crash identified

UPDATED: AGUANGA: Two killed in Anza crash identified

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 14, 4 p.m. AGUANGA — Two Anza residents died when a vehicle they were in lost control, hit a large boulder and flipped, end-over-end, before landing on its roof Tuesday, June 13. The crash went un-noticed until later in the morning when someone spotted the wrecked vehicle off SR-371, just east of […]

Seventy-four receive diplomas during Hamilton High graduation ceremony

Seventy-four receive diplomas during Hamilton High graduation ceremony

ANZA – Seventy-four Hamilton High School seniors received their diplomas in front of family, friends and other loved ones at the school’s graduation ceremony held in the gymnasium May 25. Hemet Unified School District Superintendent Christi Barrett and Hamilton High School Principal Dave Farkas both addressed the graduates, congratulating them on their achievements. 2017 Senior Class […]

Manzanita Ranch shouts out ‘thanks’ to clients, supporters

Manzanita Ranch shouts out ‘thanks’ to clients, supporters

Several new horses whinnied while the band played, military veterans and families talked and laughed during a “thank you” get together hosted by Manzanita Ranch on Memorial Day in Anza. Johnny and Jill Roberts, managers of Manzanita Ranch, where “horses are the therapy” for military veterans, first responders and those suffering from Post-tramatic Sress Disorder […]

Enlarged Lake Hemet Splashing Eagle Water Park opens for summer season

Enlarged Lake Hemet Splashing Eagle Water Park opens for summer season

The summer vacation and recreation season began at Lake Hemet Memorial Day weekend with an estimated 2,000 campers occupying more than 300 improved campsites including 10 new six-person cabins. The campers also enjoyed the official opening of the expanded Splashing Eagle Water Park. “We are completely booked for the weekend,” said Jeffery Richter, Lake Hemet […]

Hamilton High School Baseball and Softball Awards Banquet May 17

Hamilton High School Baseball and Softball Awards Banquet May 17

Hamilton High School held its Baseball and Softball Awards Banquet at the school in Anza Wednesday, May 17. After a potluck dinner, athletes were honored with awards, trophies, certificates and gifts. The Hamilton High School sports family is close-knit and good humor, joking and teasing were all included in the festivities. The following student athletes […]