Naturalist, author Obi Kaufmann guest at Anza-Borrego State Park events

The Anza Borrego State Park wildflower bloom has not started yet, but a week of special events in Borrego Springs beginning Saturday, Feb. 23, is scheduled with the inaugural “Boots Ball” book signing and dinner fundraiser. Visitors to the Park’s Steele/Burnard Anza Borrego Desert Research Center, 401 Tilting T Drive Friday, Feb. 23, can meet […]

Mid-month news from Anza VFW Post 1873 and its Auxiliary

I was asked to post this notice in my article because I was told people read it when they don’t read other items. Sorry to hear that. The local papers do their best to keep us informed about the goings-on in and around town. I have read quite a few interesting and informative articles. Give […]

Mid-month news from Anza VFW Post 1873 and its Auxiliary

Never thought I would have to mow lawns and spray weeds in January. The rain is more than welcome but it has created yard work that is usually done in warmer weather. Too bad the rain couldn’t be spread out throughout the year. Everywhere you look, things are turning green. We had to cancel a […]

Anza-Borrego continues 50th anniversary celebration with plethora of events

Fall is here and Anza-Borrego is ready for another exciting desert season of hiking, camping and exploring in the beauty of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This year is extra special, as 2017 marks Anza-Borrego Foundation’s 50th anniversary of protecting the Park. A plethora of hikes, interpretive programs and classes are planned for the upcoming weeks at […]

Anza Renaissance Faire growing; seeks more vendors

The upcoming 2nd Annual Renaissance Faire in Anza Oct. 15 to support the High Country Boys & Girls Club is continuing to bring in more special events and vendors and promises to be the best ever, said event promoter Robyn Garrison. “Things are really going well,” said Garrison at her ERA office Aug. 18, as […]

Anza VFW Post, July 15 to July 31 news

So far we haven’t had too many complaints about not serving a full dinner on Wednesdays. However, should you complain too loud, you may find yourself with an apron and shown where the pots & pans are. We sure could use new cooks and helpers. As you can see below, we have very few folks […]

Anza VFW Post #1873 and Auxiliary midmonth news

Now that all the fruit trees are blooming, the cold winds are back. At least there hasn’t been a frost. So there’s hope we may get peaches, apricots, plums, etc. But don’t plant your veggies or flowers until after Mother’s Day. There could still be snow! It has been known to happen. Heads Up! Dinner […]

Anza VFW Post #1873 and Auxiliary mid-November news

I do believe that fall is finally here. I can stop watering the lawns. Now the biggest chore will be raking the leaves. I have a huge fruitless mulberry which sheds with gusto. I hope the leaves all fall at once so it can be done and over with. Since it’s getting dark earlier, we […]