Volunteers needed for point in time

FRENCH VALLEY – “We’re looking for volunteers to help us with Point-In-Time, an annual counting of homeless within the community” said 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington. Point-In-Time  will be held Jan. 27, 2017 throughout Riverside County. “This count is used by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) not only as a measure of the homeless […]

Mr. Happy’s Mercantile now open in Anza

Mr. Happy’s Mercantile now open in Anza

They came from as far away as Anaheim to help celebrate the official grand opening of Mr. Happy’s Mercantile Nov. 26. Anza’s newest retail store at 57475 Highway 371 specializes in local artist’s creations and period antiques. Robert Sawtelle, along with his wife Teresa, daughters Raelyn and Annalyn and mother Rusty Browning stayed busy throughout […]

Idyllwild Grinding Facility to Close Mondays Effective Dec. 5; Open on Wednesdays and Fridays During the Week

IDYLLWILD – The Idyllwild grinding facility will be closed Mondays from Dec. 5 through April 24. Weekday operations will continue on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. The facility will resume Monday operations on May 1. The facility is located at the 5,000-foot marker, 1 mile south of the Idyllwild transfer station on […]

SDCWA approves grant application for Anza Baseline groundwater basin study

The November 2014 election included the passage of Proposition 1, whose allocations included $510 million to the state Department of Water Resources to support projects included in Integrated Regional Water Management programs approved by DWR. Proposition 1 also stipulated 12 IRWM funding areas which are based on hydrologic areas rather than county boundaries. The San […]

Growing up in Anza: The story of Entrepreneur

Growing up in Anza: The story of Entrepreneur

Kathie Beale Special to Anza Valley Outlook In my stories, I have written many times how the small town of Anza has come together and helped residents in their time of need. Our family twice has been in need and yes, the people in Anza were there to do whatever it took to help us […]

Anza VFW Post 1873 and Auxiliary December news

Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. Now we can look forward to the most wonderful time of the year. Everyone’s attitudes seem to get uplifted, at least until the credit card bills come in I know the children look forward to Dec. 25. Dinners are now being served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Our Wednesday […]

Board delays hiring firms to create countywide Energy Co-op Program

RIVERSIDE – After staff identified a documentation error, Riverside County supervisors today postponed a public hearing on whether to approve contracts with two firms selected to draft plans for an energy purchasing cooperative that could lower electricity costs for residents countywide. The board of supervisors vote Dec. 6 on the agreements with New York City-based […]

Cahuilla Casino entrance undergoing remodel

Cahuilla Casino entrance undergoing remodel

The familiar Cahuilla Casino entranceway, designed like the entrance to a mineshaft, is undergoing a major change that soon will be seen by visitors and motorists along Highway 371 in Anza. Bruce McClure, Cahuilla Casino general manager, said it will be “awesome” and look much better when completed. He said most of the entrance will […]

Your Life in Photos

Your Life in Photos

Every week, the Anza Valley Outlook gives locals the opportunity to share their captured moments with others. From birthday parties and graduations, to landscapes and wildlife, Anza Valley Outlook is looking for photos of all sorts. Those who would like to submit a photo(s) with an accompanying caption(s) should send them to anzaeditor@reedermedia.com.     […]

Anza-Borrego continues 50th anniversary celebration with plethora of events

Fall is here and Anza-Borrego is ready for another exciting desert season of hiking, camping and exploring in the beauty of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This year is extra special, as 2017 marks Anza-Borrego Foundation’s 50th anniversary of protecting the Park. A plethora of hikes, interpretive programs and classes are planned for the upcoming weeks at […]

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