High trash collection fees topic of AVMAC meeting

The increased trash collection fees recently charged at the Anza Waste Management Transfer Station, also called “the dump” off of Terwilliger Road, will be the major topic of discussion at the upcoming Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council on Sept. 9. Anza residents, at the last AVMAC meeting, met 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington, his staff […]

Bank of Hemet Earns Top 200 Listing

The Bank of Hemet with its six branches, including one in Anza, has added its name to the list of the “Top 200 Healthiest Banks of 2015” at DepositAccounts.com. The bank rating was earned by showing high capitalization, deposit growth and loan reserve ratios. The Deposit Accounts organization yearly examines the activities of 6,900 banks […]

Governor signs bill expanding use of local skate parks to all-wheeled, non-motorized devices

SACRAMENTO—Assemblyman Brian Jones’ (R-Santee) legislation which addresses the current limitations on our city and county skate parks by broadening the definition of devices allowed in these parks to include all-wheeled non-motorized devices such as scooters, bicycles, in-line skates, roller skates and non-motorized wheel-chairs was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. “Now that Assembly Bill 1146 has […]

Watch K-9 crew demonstration and enjoy a potato dinner Sept. 2

ANZA—The public is invited to join to Boy Scout Troop 319 along with Capt. Ray Woods and his K-9 Crew from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for a K-9 demonstration and potato dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The church is located at […]

First Anza Renaissance Faire set for Nov. 14

The Anza Renaissance Faire is coming to the village Nov. 14. Word is going out to local churches, schools, civic groups, businesses, service clubs, musicians and reenactors to join in the fun on the second Saturday in November when the faire begins, said its organizers Robyn Garrison and Lorraine Elmore. The two local residents are […]

August update for Anza VFW Post #1873 and its auxiliaries

I want to thank everyone who came to the annual “Thanksgiving in August” turkey dinner. We had a full house. Remember folks, our meals help keep the post going. And, a reminder that everyone is invited to join us. You don’t have to be a member. If you have old flags that need to be […]

ANZA: County waste department provides free household hazardous waste collection

ANZA: County waste department provides free household hazardous waste collection

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources has scheduled a free household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday (August 22) in Anza at the Anza Transfer Station. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents. The department provides an opportunity for Riverside County residents to keep hazardous waste out of the county landfills and ensure that it is […]

Crews battle blaze near Lake Hemet

Crews battle blaze near Lake Hemet

MOUNTAIN CENTER – A fire broke out this afternoon near Lake Hemet, scorching about an acre before crews were able to deploy to the area and call in air support. The “Toro Peak” fire was reported at 1:22 p.m. southeast of Lake Hemet, just off state Route 74 in the San Bernardino National Forest, according to the Riverside County […]

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