The healthy holiday table

It was a Thanksgiving feast fit for royalty when we at the Village News, Inc., home of its subsidiary paper, the Anza Valley Outlook, in Fallbrook prepared and enjoyed a delicious holiday meal together Friday, November 20.   Understanding that much discussion took place regarding the development of the menu, preparation of the food, attractive […]

Cottonwood test score motivates

Cottonwood test score motivates

Many in the community are aware of Cottonwood Elementary School’s success with their state test score last year, but for those who haven’t heard yet, the educational institute nestled on Sage Road in Aguanga would still like to spread the word about their good standing among educational institutes in California. “Cottonwood performed at an all-time […]

Anza recycles tired old tires

Anza recycles tired old tires

Tons of tires in Anza were taken to the trash. Tire Day, a community recycling program, held last Saturday in the dirt lot next to the Community Hall on Highway 371 was organized by the Anza Valley Chamber of Commerce with additional volunteer help from Code Enforcement and the men from Aguanga’s Victory Outreach Community […]

Thoughts from Carl

Fort Hood Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, will go down as one of the worst days in American history. At 1:30 p.m. Maj. Malik Nidal Hasan, a psychiatrist in the army, shot and killed 13 people and wounded 28 others. Hasan was shot by police and is in the hospital. He is said to be paralyzed […]

Household hazardous waste collection in Pinyon Pines

A household hazardous waste collection event is scheduled for Saturday at the Pinyon Flats Transfer Station in Pinyon Pines on the south end of Pinyon Flats Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The collection is open to all Riverside County residents. The event will only accept residentially generated household hazardous waste. Business and nonprofit […]

Thoughts from Carl

Economy We are in the worst economy we have had in many years. Inflation is the worst since 1929. Our last real good year was 2005. It has gradually gotten harder economically each year. Unemployment is up to 9.8 percent per year and expected to go up to 9.9 percent. 203,000 jobs were cut in October. […]

Anza VFW menus and happenings

The only thing left from my summer garden is one lonely bell pepper plant. It had been chewed down almost to the ground, so my son put a basket around it. It struggled to survive and now has two peppers. That’s what you call determination. Kitchen news I wish I could make you folks determined […]