Kidnapping was false alarm, sheriff’s office says

ANZA – A 28-year-old Anza man who deputies originally said was kidnapped at gunpoint from his home by four suspects during an apparent marijuana robbery was found safe and unharmed, and no abduction actually occurred, the sheriff’s department reported today. In a statement released Monday afternoon, sheriff’s officials said Spencer Hayes was “considered to have […]

Man found after being abducted during apparent marijuana robbery

ANZA – A 28-year-old Anza man was located safely after being kidnapped at gunpoint from his home by four suspects Monday during an apparent marijuana robbery, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported. Deputies say three men and a woman went to Spencer Hayes’ residence in the 51000 block of Deer Springs Trail around 3 a.m., […]

Anza/Aguanga free tire collection event set June 17

Have some old tires laying around? Tired of seeing discarded old tires laying on the side of the road? Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is offering Anza and Aguanga residents an opportunity to keep their wallets closed and bring those old cast-off rubber tire eyesores to the Anza Transfer Station Saturday, June 17, from […]

One injured in crash near Kirby Road

ANZA – One person suffered major injuries when a vehicle went about 30 feet off Highway 371 in Anza, authorities said Sunday. The incident was reported at 4:49 p.m. Sunday on Highway 371 at Kirby Road, according to Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire Department. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, […]

Officials asking for public’s assistance locating missing Fallbrook man, last seen in Anza

Officials asking for public’s assistance locating missing Fallbrook man, last seen in Anza

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing person who disappeared “under suspicious circumstances and may have met with foul play,” according to sheriff’s officials. The missing man is believed to have been last seen in the community of Anza in February. The man, identified as Daniel Joseph Frank Foster, 28, […]

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 With spring […]

Twice as big

In Anza, there are many varieties of animals. This variety extends to even some of the same species. For example, there are two different types of quail in different parts of what I will call Anza. There are the valley quail, which are most prevalent and then there are the mountain quail. Recently I had […]

2016, a year in review

2016, a year in review

In the Anza Valley Outlook, we highlight events and happenings in the community throughout the year in effort to build open communication and community pride. There is a rhythm to that and yet life is new and different, good and bad ever-changing throughout the years. Some of the big news this year was the opening […]

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