Tis’ the season at library’s wreath crafting event

Tis’ the season at library’s wreath crafting event

The Anza Valley Library hosted a special Holiday wreath crafting class Saturday, Dec. 9. The Tis’ the Season Wreath Craft event attracted several artistic people to make special wreaths from the pages of used books. The attendees learned how to make a completely upcycled wreath, decorated with colorful glitter and bright Christmas ornaments. Several paper […]

Anza Civic Improvement League hosts ‘Country Christmas at the Park’

Anza Civic Improvement League hosts ‘Country Christmas at the Park’

Santa, Mrs. Claus, crafts, hot chocolate, cookies and fun made for Christmas magic at Anza Civic Improvement League’s “Country Christmas at the Park” event Saturday, Dec. 16. The ACIL hosted the festivities in the Little Red School House where children and adults participated in crafting Christmas ornaments, decorating the live tree and visits with Santa […]

Nathan Cole is a metal artist and blade smith

Nathan Cole is a metal artist and blade smith

Creating things out of metal has been the work of smiths since ancient times, making tools, jewelry, containers and artistic items. With new discoveries came new uses and new alloys: gold, silver, copper, tin, lead, iron and bronze, and each had its own distinct properties. Man discovered that some metals were more useful for certain […]

SpaceX launch lights up So Cal skies

SpaceX launch lights up So Cal skies

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base shortly after 5:30 this evening has social media buzzing. Thousands took to Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to discuss the launch.  Most people were unaware it was happening leading to plenty of questions and comments from posters. According to Spaceflightnow.com, Hawthorne-based SpaceX […]

Hamilton K-8 School hosts Breakfast with Santa

Hamilton K-8 School hosts Breakfast with Santa

Pancakes and Kriss Kringle were the center of attention at the Breakfast with Santa event hosted by the Parent Teacher Student Association and held in the multi-purpose room at the Hamilton K-8 School Saturday, Dec. 9. Despite a threat of another power outage, excited children and their parents and siblings enjoyed a warm morning of […]

The Anza Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents annual ‘Christmas around the World’ celebration

The Anza Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents annual ‘Christmas around the World’ celebration

The Anza The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented their “Christmas around the World” celebration Saturday, Dec. 9, at the church in Anza. Residents of the community, as well as church members, attended the special festivities. Norman Faleono opened the event with the invocation. The evening highlighted the beauty and hope of the season […]

AEC power outage leaves Anza residents in the dark

AEC power outage leaves Anza residents in the dark

Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc. experienced a system wide power outage when Southern California Edison turned AEC’s system off as a safety precaution due to the high winds being experienced in the region Thursday, Dec. 7. No estimated time of when the power would be restored was known at the time. “SCE has shut off power to […]

Anza Valley Christian School hosts 13th annual Christmas play at Thompson Hall

Anza Valley Christian School hosts 13th annual Christmas play at Thompson Hall

The Anza Valley Christian School hosted their 13th annual Christmas play at the Anza First Southern Baptist Church’s Thompson Hall Friday, Dec. 8. The possible threat of a repeat power outage did not faze the actors, staff or audience. The event featured a spaghetti dinner, the Christmas play and a bake sale. Sparkling Christmas decorations and excited […]