Monthly news from Anza VFW Post 1873 and Auxiliary

What a gully washer we had out here in Terwilliger Sunday, May 1. A friend on the other side of town didn’t have a drop. Looking out my window it looks as though we may get hit again. It’s nice when the rain comes sporadically. I love looking at the fluffy clouds. Too soon we’ll […]

And the winning theme for 2016 Anza Days is…

And the winning theme for 2016 Anza Days is…

This year the public was able to do something new, through voting, they were able to choose the winning theme for the Anza Days Parade. Out of 20 essays written by high school students five were selected for public viewing. This opportunity was announced in the Anza Valley Outlook along with the five essays and over […]

Eight arrested in illegal grow stings

Eight people were arrested by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Marijuana Enforcement Team last week as the crime fighting agency continues its efforts to eradicate illegal marijuana grows throughout Anza and the surrounding communities. Arrested in the sting operations April 26, were Mariano Perez, 23, Manuel Perez, 32, and Salvador Perez, 36, all of Sage. […]

Anza Community Hall Association Host Spring Fling

Anza Community Hall Association Host Spring Fling

The 1980s sound of the Band “Cowboy Bang Bang” was rocking the Anza Community Hall for the Spring Fling fundraiser held Saturday, April 30. The groups lead singer Sheri Silkotch-Puterbaugh was entertaining those in attendance with 1980s favorites, such as “Material Girl” and “Words.” Puterbaugh, who grew up in the Anza Valley, reminisced about her […]

Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc. announces rate change

ANZA – Effective June 1, 2016, Anza Electric Cooperative, Inc. will make changes to its residential rates. The new rates will reduce bills for all monthly residential members below 1,000 kilowatt-hours. Simultaneously, higher energy tier rates will increase slightly to accommodate the costs of system improvements for additional demand capacity on our distribution system. The […]

Third Annual Wildflower Arrangement Contest to be held May 28

Third Annual Wildflower Arrangement Contest to be held May 28

Organizers of the third annual Wildflower Arrangement Contest invites the community to show off their creatively and create an inventive wildflower arrangement using the area’s local flora and fauna as inspiration. The event will be held during the ninth Annual Anza Earth Day Fair sponsored by the High Country Conservancy Earth Day committee. The fair will be […]

5-month-old ejected in Hwy 74 crash suffered fatal injuries – 2 adults hospitalized

5-month-old ejected in Hwy 74 crash suffered fatal injuries – 2 adults hospitalized

PINYON PINES – A  5-month-old girl from Rancho Mirage died Sunday, May 1, in a single-vehicle traffic accident, according to California Highway Patrol officials. Two others sustained major injures in the accident that caused the closure of both lanes of traffic along the highway between Pinyon Pines and Palm Desert. Highway 74 is also known as […]

Anza Days brings community together

Anza Days brings community together

Mimi Brown Special to Anza Valley Outlook What is Anza Days? Well it all started back in 1932 with town unity, country flare and a lot of pride of our great nation in celebration of Independence Day, Old West style! Originally, Anza Days was held to help support the volunteer fire truck and fire station. Forty […]

Garner Valley garage fire destroys antique car

Garner Valley garage fire destroys antique car

The cause of a fire that destroyed a three-car garage and valuable antique car April 17 at 35430 Penrod Road in Garner Valley is yet undetermined, but an electrical short or overheated hay feed is suspected. While fire investigators and insurance agents are seeking its cause, garage owner Arthur Wright is concerned about the response […]

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