Thoughts from Carl

Disaster Something happened a few days ago. Several things happened around the world. There was a 7.6 earthquake in Indonesia and a 6.3 earthquake in Taiwan. There were four villages destroyed in Indonesia and 1,300 killed or injured. There were wildfires in California. Thirty-five hundred acres were destroyed at last count. Several homes destroyed. There seems […]

Anza VFW news

The Anza VFW Post 1873 needs remodeling. They will be holding several fundraising and other fun events over the course of this month. The Post and the Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a bake sale on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 8 to 10 a.m. to raise funds for planned building modification. The Post needs new […]

Museum to hold arts and crafts festival

A learning area sits in the western life of Anza. The Hamilton Museum gives visitors an idea of the past country life in the local mountain communities through the more urbanized life today. The nonprofit organization houses old photos, documents, artifacts and a restored homestead house offering visitors the chance to learn how Cahuilla people […]

Preparation key to a successful career change

Few years have witnessed more people attempting a career change than 2009. Thanks to the economic downturn, many people found themselves out of a job and wondering what to do next. For many of the nation’s younger unemployed workers, such wondering commonly led to furthering their education. However, middle-aged workers who found themselves the victim […]

Next Anza tire day to be in November

A community recycling program day is set for next month. The tire collection event will be on Nov. 14. In April, Riverside County Code Enforcement sponsored a tire drive and “Stash Your Trash” day. About 15 volunteers arrived to pick up litter along the roadsides of town. By the time they were finished, about 20 […]

Thoughts from Carl

In memory Our thoughts and prayers are for Linda Nickels on the passing of her husband, Jerry Nickels. First we know we are just passing through our experience here on Earth and we just change form and move on to the spirit world. It is those who are left behind who feel the pain of […]

Cool ideas for fall and winter outdoor living

With fall, now is the time to start planning your harvest garden season. Remember: just because the temperatures drop, you do not have to let your yard turn into a wasteland! Many plants thrive in cooler temperatures, and the splashes of color and life in your backyard are sure to brighten your spirits. According to […]

Anza VFW menus and happenings

I have okra! I guess it was hot enough for the plants to produce. I love them dipped in egg, cornmeal and fried. What a treat – at least for me! My family turned up their noses – good news for me. I practically purred when I got my first bite. I never had it […]