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 By Diane Sieker    Anza

HCGA discusses marijuana growing practices

The High Country Growers Association held a public meeting at the Little Red Schoolhouse Saturday, March 16. The gathering was attended by cannabis farmers, advocates and those in... — Updated 3/30/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Anza Transfer Station recycles rubbish

The Anza Transfer Station, commonly known as the dump, is where people living in the unincorporated Anza Valley can dispose of their trash. Weekends are busy with residents... — Updated 3/30/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Living Hope Christian Fellowship hosts auction to benefit Ugandan orphanage

Living Hope Christian Fellowship of the Anza Valley presented a live charity auction Sunday, March 17, at the Community Center in Anza. The fundraiser was held to collect donations... — Updated 3/30/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Hamilton K-8 sixth-grade students take whale-watching trip

The threat of afternoon showers did not faze the Hamilton K-8 Elementary School sixth-grade students from enjoying an educational whale watching field trip Wednesday, March 20. The... — Updated 3/30/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Quarantine expands for Virulent Newcastle disease

The Anza poultry and pet bird community are reeling from news that Riverside county has been included in the expanded quarantine area in an attempt by authorities to control the... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Pizza Factory donates 'Buddy Bench' to Hamilton K-8

An educational assembly at Hamilton K-8 School was held Friday, March 8, as a Buddy Bench, the result of collaboration between the Anza Pizza Factory and Club Live was presented.... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Hamilton K-8 school hosts Father Daughter Dance

Hamilton K-8 Elementary School's PTSA organized and managed an exciting night of masquerade mysticism, dancing, music, food and games for students and their families at the... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

AVMAC discusses road improvements with Caltrans at March meeting

The Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council conducted their bimonthly meeting at the Community Hall Wednesday, March 13. Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington's Legislative... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

High rainfall amounts bring super bloom to Anza

While California poppies are stealing the spotlight, some other species of wildflowers are bursting with color as part of the Super Bloom abundance caused by the recent heavy... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Painted lady butterflies invade Anza

For the last couple of weeks, the skies over the Anza Valley have exploded with delightful butterflies. Moving in large flocks, these determined insects have decorated cars en... — Updated 3/13/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Anna Schwab creates loving home for her 'Rescue Boys'

Anna Schwab loves animals. And they love her back. In her kind and caring manner, she has managed to touch the lives of dozens of unwanted dogs, rabbits and even Guinea pigs and... — Updated 3/13/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Hamilton K-8 drama holds Imagination Machine event

Students looked on in wonder as stories they wrote came to life onstage, performed by real actors at The Imagination Machine assembly Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Hamilton K-8 School i... — Updated 3/7/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Veteran stranded following snowstorm gets help with supplies

On the snowy and frigid day Wednesday, Feb. 20, local veteran Max "Max Rebel III" awoke to find himself in need of food and propane. With the rains of Feb. 14 still making the dirt... — Updated 3/7/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Resident writes book about horse ownership

Lake Riverside Estates resident Cezanne Ryerson-Jodka has a passion for horses. But even more importantly, she has a passion to educate people about her equine friends, even if it m... — Updated 3/7/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Dogs work hard at the fourth annual Bulldog Revival

The fourth annual Bulldog Revival was held Saturday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, Feb. 24, hosted by Maximum Power Kennels in Aguanga. Under clear skies and crisp breezes, almost 200... — Updated 3/7/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Dave Dolan lands whopper on recent fishing trip

Local fishreman Dave Dolan has outdone himself – again. He is well-known for landing good-sized fish, many even larger than himself. In a recent trip to Mexican waters, he... — Updated 2/28/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Mudfest gets down and dirty in Anza

The torrential rains, Thursday, Feb. 14, and into Friday, Feb. 15, put a slight damper on the competition at the Wellman Road Off-road Park's annual Mudfest, but the event was not... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Facebook funding campaign begins for local vet who rescues trapped vehicles

The winter rains and snowstorms have brought chaos to the Anza Valley. But amid the destruction caused by huge amounts of precipitation sweeping away roadways, creating impassable r... — Updated 2/28/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Sage Community Watch holds meeting, discusses ways to keep mail safe

Eleni Malandrinos's Sage Community Watch group hosted a meeting for residents of Sage and the surrounding vicinity Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Riverside County Fire Station 28 on Sage... — Updated 2/28/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Snowpeople invade Anza

The winter storm that blew through the valley Feb. 20-21 made travel hazardous, closed schools and businesses and created general chaos for many people. But as the flurries came to... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Riverside County Animal Control and Code Enforcement join forces to clean up property

In the early morning hours Thursday, Feb. 7, Code Enforcement Officers, Department of Animal Services personnel, sheriffs and a fleet of tow trucks and semi tractors hauling lowboy... — Updated 2/21/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Bobcat Girls Soccer celebrates end of season with awards banquet

Hamilton High School athletes were honored at the girls' soccer awards banquet Friday, Feb. 8, in the multipurpose room at the school. Following a feast of lasagna, meatballs,... — Updated 2/21/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Bobcats fall to Hawks in action-filled basketball game

The Hamilton High School gym was the center point for varsity basketball action as the Hamilton High School Bobcats battled the Arroyo Valley Hawks Friday, Feb. 8. The home team... — Updated 2/21/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Destructive rains wreak havoc in Anza, surrounding communities

The Valentine’s Day torrential rains will not soon be forgotten. The heavens opened up Thursday, Feb. 14, and the mountain communities drowned in between 3 and 10 inches of rain... — Updated 2/21/2019

 
 By Diane Sieker    Anza

Snow falls in Anza

Wrapping up a week of wet weather, a Sunday night snowfall in Anza, totaling more than 4 inches in some areas, gave residents of the mountain communities beautiful landscapes to... — Updated 2/21/2019

 

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