Anza Dirt Drags kick up dust on a hot summer day

Anza Dirt Drags kick up dust on a hot summer day

The much-anticipated Anza’s Dry Drags hosted by Schmidt’s Ranch Services was a huge success, attracting seasoned racers and attentive crowds. The event was held Saturday, Aug. 12 at the corner of Kirby and Wellman roads. Division winners were: Stock Class – Daniel Hopkins, 400 Horsepower & Under – Chris Schuff, Open Class – Jimmy Holzer, […]

Know the laws when playing off-road in Riverside County

Know the laws when playing off-road in Riverside County

For many, living in the country means wide-open spaces, freedom to roam and to pretty much do as you please. It has been a long-standing tradition in many areas to jump on your dirt bike, all-terrain vehicle or other off road vehicle and go for a ride. But in unincorporated Riverside County, it is important to know the […]

Valentine’s Mud Fest gets down and dirty in Anza Valley

Valentine’s Mud Fest gets down and dirty in Anza Valley

After months of preparation and much anticipation, Feb. 11, dawned cold and misty, with a hint of rain. It was the perfect day for the Anza Lions’ Valentine’s Day Mud Fest held at the gymkhana field in Anza. Contestants came from near and far to compete with their various machines for the title of Mud King and Queen, with trophies and cash […]

MOUNTAIN CENTER: One killed, 4 injured in SR 74 head-on crash

MOUNTAIN CENTER: One killed, 4 injured in SR 74 head-on crash

MOUNTAIN CENTER – One person was killed and four others were injured when two vehicles collided nearly head-on into each other on Highway 74 at Courtesy Drive Saturday morning, Oct. 29. The fatal accident happened south of Lake Hemet and northeast of Anza in the San Jacinto Mountains, according to California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department […]

Anza Racing Mowers Season begins May 14

Anza Racing Mowers Season begins May 14

Very few towns can boast of their own Mower Racing Clubs but Anza can. This dedicated group of mower racing enthusiasts have been racing on a track behind Diner 371 for about four years now. Members are combination of both men and women of all ages. This includes young people. It is a family sport both on and off […]

Valley Gospel Chapel honors local Cahuilla elder

Valley Gospel Chapel honors local Cahuilla elder

This fall, at Valley Gospel Chapel’s VGC business meeting, Nella Heredia was made an official honorary elder of the church. She is a VGC member and Cahuilla Tribal Elder. She founded the Cahuilla Chapter of the Native Lighthouse Ministry in Anza and has been instrumental in the successes of VGC over the years. It is […]

Mower Racing is back on in Anza

Mower Racing is back on in Anza

Mower Racing is back on in Anza  following an unfortunate circumstance that befell Anza Racing Mowers leader Don Watson last month. Due to that circumstance, June’s race was canceled and the fate of the rest of the racing season was in limbo. The good news is that the racing is back on Saturday, July 18, […]

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