‘Ride on the Rez’ raises funds for Anza Valley Christian School

‘Ride on the Rez’ raises funds for Anza Valley Christian School

The seventh annual Ride on the Rez fundraiser took place on the Cahuilla Indian Reservation Saturday, Sept. 23. It included a trail ride, raffle prizes, barbecue lunch, dessert auction and live music by country western performer Michael Thomas. The group of cowboys and cowgirls left the staging area at the Costo Ranch off Terwilliger Road. […]

Sage Ranch holds open house and barbecue

Sage Ranch holds open house and barbecue

Sage Mountain Farm held a grand opening at their field location in Anza Saturday, Sept. 23, to celebrate the harvest season. Owner Phil Nobel entertained guests with his wealth of information on the organic fruits, vegetables and meats that Sage Mountain Farm offers. Free slider sandwiches featuring Nobel’s own organically and sustainably raised beef were […]

Pam’s Gift dinner and dance drew a crowd

Pam’s Gift dinner and dance drew a crowd

The seventh annual Pam’s Gift Dinner and Dance was held at the Anza Community Hall, Sept. 16, providing a successful fundraiser for the popular nonprofit organization. The evening started with dinner from Danny Stone’s, including barbecue beef brisket, smoked ribs and lamb for the main courses, with pasta, green salads, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, rolls […]

IDYLLWILD: Alleged tip jar thief arrested after officials receive different type of tips

IDYLLWILD: Alleged tip jar thief arrested after officials receive different type of tips

IDYLLWILD — After a nearly two-week investigation and search, sheriff’s officials announced they located and arrested a man accused of stealing a donation/tip jar from a well-known and award-winning Idyllwild area harpist. “Investigators received information the subject was hiding inside a vacant residence located in the 53000 block of Country Club Drive,” Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Duckett […]

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 […]