A fire destroyed a mobile home, fifth wheel camper and a hut full of firewood in Anza on Tuesday evening, Feb. 6, according to fire officials. The blaze was reported about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the 38000 block of Willis Road in Anza, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department news […]
Sheriff’s deputies on Thursday, Feb. 1, discovered a butane honey oil lab and more than 200 large marijuana plants inside an Anza home, but were not able to immediately find the home’s owners. The discovery was made about 7:30 a.m. when investigators from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station, along with members of the Special Investigation Bureau, […]
Several local Anza Ramona Pageant cast members participated in the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade, Jan. 1, in Pasadena. Familiar faces and even famous equines marched across TV and computer screens all over the community, much to the delight of fans, friends and neighbors. “I was on the phone with a friend when I saw […]
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake today shook the area near Cahuilla, according to the U.S. National Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:45 p.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles, the agency said. Its epicenter was about six miles southwest of Anza and 19 miles south of Hemet. There were no reports of injuries.
Four adults were displaced from their home and one person was injured Saturday, Dec. 9, after a blaze consumed the home and spread to two acres of vegetation, fire officials say. The incident was reported shortly after 9 a.m. in the 38100 block of Cary Road, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department news […]
A hit-and-run crash that injured two off-road vehicle riders in Anza may have been sparked by the theft of marijuana plants from a nearby property, sheriff’s officials say. Two men were riding a quad in the 59000 block of Everett Road about 4:43 p.m. Friday when they were struck by a pickup truck which then […]
Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries Friday, Nov. 17, after a crash between a passenger vehicle and an off-road vehicle, fire and sheriff’s officials said. The incident happened about 4:35 p.m. in the 59000 block of Everett Road, according to a Riverside County Fire Department news release. Riverside County sheriff’s Deputy Mike Vasquez said […]
A jury was seated today for the trial of a convicted felon accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting two runaway boys he took into his Anza home, using threats and intimidation to keep them under control. Randy John Morasch, 55, could face life in prison if convicted of two dozen felony charges, including forcible sodomy, kidnapping […]
Ten people were injured Sunday, Nov. 12, following a traffic crash between a passenger vehicle and an off-road recreational vehicle in a community east of Anza, fire officials said. The crash was reported about 12:03 p.m. in the 7000 block of Highway 74 in the Pinyon Pines area, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire […]
Discount variety retailer Dollar General is finalizing plans to open a store in Anza next year.