Man accused of Anza homicide arraigned

BANNING – A probationer accused of fatally shooting a Blythe man  and dumping his body in the San Bernardino National Forest pleaded not guilty today to murder and assault charges. Craig Douglas Falconer, 33, of Hemet allegedly killed Steven Wesley Styers during a confrontation earlier this month at the defendant’s home. Along with the murder count, Falconer […]

Small stream flood advisory for Anza, Mountain Center, Hwy 74

Small stream flood advisory for Anza, Mountain Center, Hwy 74

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a small stream flood advisory for North Central San Diego County in Southwestern California, as well as Riverside County in Southern California until 12:30 am today, July 29, 2015. At 7:28 pm the doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms just east of Santa Rosa […]

Man arrested for Anza homicide

HEMET – A probationer accused of shooting a man and dumping his body in the San Bernardino National Forest, just north of Anza, was being held today in lieu of $1 million bail. Craig Douglas Falconer, 33, of Hemet was arrested during a traffic stop Friday afternoon and booked into the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning. Falconer is […]

Man arrested for alleged chapel burglary

ANZA—A parolee was caught with goods pilfered from a church in Anza and arrested, Riverside County sheriff’s deputies announced on Sunday, July 19. An alarm call was sent from the Calvary Chapel in Anza at 11:31 p.m. last Friday, said Sgt. Robert Duckett at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies arrived to the chapel, in […]

Planners invite public review of proposed General Plan amendments

Riverside County regional/urban planners and consultants at the Winchester Park Community Center urged Anza and Hemet/San Jacinto Valley residents to review proposed General Plan amendments for their areas prior to an August public hearing. Riverside County Planning Consultant Jerry Jolliffe told the small audience at the community center in Winchester on July 16 that the […]

Two-time stroke survivor says ‘All we have is today’

Hamilton High graduate and a survivor of two devastative strokes Michelle Wulfestieg appeared Saturday in a special appearance telling members of the Anza Electric Cooperative to live each day to the fullest and “let your inner light shine.” Wulfestieg, the author of the inspiring book “All We Have Today.” Revisited her high school alma mater […]

West Nile Virus, what you need to know

West Nile Virus, what you need to know

A recent report from the Riverside County Health Department announced that 57 samples taken from mosquitoes within the county have tested positive for West Nile Virus. County officials are urging residents to take precautions against the infection that can cause serious disease in humans. West Nile Virus is a seasonal epidemic that flares up in […]

From the Heart gears up for Back to School

From the Heart gears up for Back to School

It’s that time of the year; back to school supplies are being gathered for the backpack giveaway for area families with kids grades K-12 who have economic challenges-something near and dear to the From the Heart ladies. This is their 10th year working to help area children and families. Last year the ladies collected enough […]

Open Air Market in Mountain Center provides opportunities

Open Air Market in Mountain Center provides opportunities

Open air markets such as Mountain Feed and Hay’s Art, Farm and Flea Market in Mountain Center is an opportunity for  folks to mingle, shop, find unique food delicacies, and great gifts; all while enjoying the mountain air and green pines. There, modern convenience meets old fashioned charm. It’s a fun outing for both vendors […]

Anza Electric Cooperative members hear good auditor reports with outside service warnings

Anza Electric Cooperative members hear good auditor reports with outside service warnings

A capital credit, reducing electric bills, and the creation of a reliable fiber optic Internet, was formally announced at the annual Anza Electric Cooperative members’ meeting on Saturday with a warning from the cooperative’s Arizona electric power providers. More than 300 Anza Electric Cooperative members attending the membership meeting at the Hamilton High School gymnasium […]

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