Assembly members to hold neighborhood breakfast with Riverside residents

There will be an opportunity for constituents to share their concerns and meet with legislators Saturday. Assembly members Brian Nestande and Bill Emmerson announced they are inviting residents from Riverside and the surrounding area to join them for a no-host breakfast to discuss state issues and other matters.  Nestande serves the communities of Hemet, Anza, Aguanga, Idyllwild and other surrounding […]

America is being threatened

The Christmas Day bomber was part of Al Qaeda. It wasn’t just one person planning to blow up a plane. This group eventually plans to use weapons of mass destruction in America. Anza is centrally located in Southern California and not far from larger cities, but we are spread out and I would think not […]

Gov. Schwarzenegger restores funds to state’s domestic violence shelters

Due to the efforts and support by activists, Gov. Schwarzenegger on Oct. 22 signed SBX3 13, by Senator Elaine Alquist (D-San Jose) to restore $16.3 million of state funding to support California domestic violence shelters. SBX3 13 provides for a one-time $16.3 million loan from the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Fund to […]

Anza Electric Cooperative takes on national supply issues with ‘revolutionary’ campaign in community

Anza Electric Cooperative takes on national supply issues 
with ‘revolutionary’ campaign in community

Anza Electric Cooperative, a member of the Touchstone Energy nationwide alliance of electric cooperatives, has kicked off an ambitious and comprehensive national energy-efficiency campaign to help its member/customers save energy and money. “At all times but especially these days with the economic challenges we all face, it’s more important than ever for us to partner […]

Anza fiber sculptor fashions fine art from wool

Anza fiber sculptor fashions fine art from wool

Fiber artist Sylvia Hoffmaster looks wistfully at the clump of wool laying on her worktable. It has a slightly discernable human form, a shape that appears to be dissolving into swirling strands of fabric. In its present state it calls to mind the evil, melting witch in “The Wizard of Oz.” “I’ve got this image […]

Nestande teams up on long-term goals

Nestande teams up on long-term goals

Communities that Assemblyman Brian Nestande of the 64th District serves include Hemet, Aguanga, Anza, Idyllwild, Temecula, Winchester, Menifee, and many others in Riverside County. Nestande’s duties include sitting in as vice-chair of the assembly’s education committee, which focuses on K-12 education, certificated employees of schools, school finances, and school facilities.  On Jan. 5, Nestande joined Democrats […]

Anza Days theme decided by high school student

Several members of 5 organizations from the community of Anza recently held a meeting to choose this year’s Anza Days theme. The Anza Days festivities are slated for July 3.  Hamilton High School students submitted 45 essays to the annual contest which helps decide the community event’s theme.   The winning story was submitted by Ariella Harrison entitled “Pages […]

Emergency responder incident reports

Anza Valley Fire Station #29 • Jan. 18 – 9:16 p.m. Medical aid, Highway 371 and Contreras Road • Jan. 19 – 1:17 p.m. Medical aid, Highway 371 and Bailif Road • Jan. 19 – 1:54 p.m. Traffic Collision, Kirby Road and Tenderfoot • Jan. 20 – 7:51 a.m. Public safety assistance, Coyote Canyon Road […]