ACIL dedicates bench to the late Bud Wellman

ACIL dedicates bench to the late Bud Wellman

The Anza Civic Improvement League dedicated a brand-new memorial bench in honor of Anza pioneer Bud Wellman Saturday, Nov. 4, at Minor Park. Attending were the Wellman family, the ACIL Board of Directors and their families and members of the public. James (Bud) Francis Wellman Jr. was a fourth-generation rancher born to the families who […]

Anza Civic Improvement League horseshoe tourney Aug. 5

Anza Civic Improvement League horseshoe tourney Aug. 5

The Anza Civic Improvement League hosted a horseshoe tournament in Minor Park in the afternoon Saturday, Aug. 5. The event was held in conjunction with Anza Summer Nights celebration, sponsored by Russell Kitchen’s Kids of Anza and featuring live bands, vendors, a caricature artist, gaming trailer and more. The bronze trophy went to Darrel Evans, […]

Creativity comes alive at Anza’s Little Red Schoolhouse

Creativity comes alive at Anza’s Little Red Schoolhouse

Minor Park and the Little Red Schoolhouse exploded with creativity Saturday, March 18, when from 1-3 p.m. a special workshop hosted by the Anza Civic Improvement League attracted talented children of all ages to try their hand at building, painting and decorating their very own bird house, garden stake plaque or flower pot. Materials and kits were provided. The event, sponsored […]

Clampers to visit Anza historical site

ANZA – Please join us in welcoming members of E Clampus Vitus to Anza Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. until noon. Chapter 1069 will be visiting the historical marker they placed in front of the Little Red Schoolhouse in the heart of Anza, at Highway 371 and Contreras Road. The visit to the marker […]

ACIL explains new insurance requirements

ANZA – Anza Civic Improvement League is the nonprofit organization that manages and maintains Minor Park and the Little Red Schoolhouse. The ACIL Board of Directors takes its fiduciary responsibilities very seriously. The new Board was seated in January, and obtained a copy of its insurance policy directly from the insurance company on January 25. […]

‘I Love Anza Day’ highlights Valentine’s Day, offers up family fun

‘I Love Anza Day’ highlights Valentine’s Day, offers up family fun

The Anza Civic Improvement League (ACIL) organized the first ever “I Love Anza Day” Feb. 11, in the Little Red School House in Anza. Decorated beautifully with Valentine’s Day hearts, colorful stuffed animals, holiday-themed cookies and cupcakes and every possible craft item needed to create homemade Valentine’s cards, the event was a festive occasion. GeriLyn Blanton Mellin from Ballooner Nooner was […]

ACIL to host ‘I Love Anza Day’

In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Anza Civic Improvement League (ACIL) is sponsoring “I Love Anza” Day Saturday, Feb. 11. The event is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. at the Little Red Schoolhouse in the heart of Anza. The Schoolhouse will be decorated for Valentine’s Day, and children of all ages are invited to make their […]