Family mourns loss of son in drowning incident

Family mourns loss of son in drowning incident

From the time he was a small infant, 2-year-old Zayden Matthew Wilson loved to play in the mud. His mother Heather Marie Wilson enjoyed letting him do just that. Little Zayden looked forward to off road rides in the truck, cavorting with his siblings, playing on the ranch and going on adventures. But Tuesday, Jan. 31, Zayden was found floating […]

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 […]

77-year-old Anza motorcyclist killed in Temecula head-on collision

TEMECULA – Paul Elmore,  77, of Anza was killed in a head-on traffic collision Saturday, July 16. The accident occurred at 6:44 p.m. near the intersection of Rainbow Canyon Road, about one-half mile south of Bay Hill Drive, in  Temecula, according to sheriff officials. Emergency first responders rushed to the location after Riverside County emergency dispatchers […]

3 retired CHP officers and others assist driver after solo-vehicle rollover accident in Anza

3 retired CHP officers and others assist driver after solo-vehicle rollover accident in Anza

ANZA – Three retired California Highway Patrol officers and three good Samaritans assisted at the scene of a single-vehicle, rollover traffic collision on State Highway 371. The accident occurred on Saturday, Mar. 19., near Bridle Path and Ivan Road, in the unincorporated community of Anza. The accident happened about one mile east of the Cahuilla Casino. […]

Solo-vehicle rollover traffic accident in Aguanga sends two to hospital with major injuries

AGUANGA – A single-vehicle rollover traffic collision sent two people to the hospital with major injuries on Monday, Jan. 25, according to CHP officials. The accident occurred on State Route 371 just East of Wilson Valley Road, in the unincorporated community of Aguanga, according to Officer Mike Lassig, press information officer for CHP. At about […]

UPDATED: Anza accident leaves one dead, one injured

UPDATED: Anza accident leaves one dead, one injured

The man killed in an accident near the intersection of Terwilliger Road and Ovenshire Lane on Monday has been identified as Steven Rusing, 51, of Anza. Rushing perished at the scene of the two-car collision. The other, unidentified driver, remains hospitalized with unknown injuries, according to a Riverside County Fire/CAL FIRE incident report. Original story: […]

Accident causes backup on Highway 79 South

Accident causes  backup on Highway 79 South

An accident with injuries that occurred on Friday, March 13 has caused a significant back-up on Highway 79 South leading into Anza. According to Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Munoz, a Riverside County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for a possible DUI at the intersection of Ynez and Rancho Vista roads in Temecula. The vehicle […]