Senator Dennis Hollingsworth

I was happy to see Senator Hollingsworth elected leader of the California Senate. We have known Dennis for many years. I have a copy of the US Constitution with his card stapled to it when he first ran for Assembly. We endorsed him, held a rally for him in Minor Park and backed him a […]

Hamilton dancers end season on high note

Hamilton dancers end season on high note

On Jan. 24 the Hamilton Dance Team competed in the “Cheerpros” Cheer & Dance State Title Championship. They were matched up against some of California’s best dance teams and placed third. They were able to run right alongside the “big dogs” that weekend and did very well. Their final competition was with Sharp International Dance […]

Thieves go crackers at Westin Mission Hills

Thieves go crackers at Westin Mission Hills

“The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.” – Walt Whitman (1819-1892) “Kraft Nabisco Championship, official print, The 14th Hole, Dinah Shore Course.” That’s the official title of the print artist Graeme Baxter handed to the winner of the Third Thursday Thieves monthly raffle at […]

Anza VFW menus and happenings

Spring flowers are starting to show their colors. I hope we don’t get another snow to deter their blooms. Even though spring isn’t due for a few more weeks, it’s starting to as though it’s just around the corner. I feel as though I want to start my garden, but I know it’s not time. […]

Anza man arrested for sexual assault on a child

On Feb. 19 an Anza man was arrested for numerous counts of aggravated sexual assault on a child, child molestation and other sexually related charges, according to authorities. Timothy Darren Whiteside, 44, was taken into custody by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and booked at the Southwest Detention Center. The investigation started with a victim […]

Free preschool in Anza

Free preschool in Anza

Susan Blankfeld is a mom on a mission. She moved to Anza last May with her preschool-aged daughter, drawn by the inviting horse property potential. Shortly after moving, Blankfeld began the tedious search for a school for her daughter. She was shocked to learn that Anza did not have any kind of free preschool. After […]

Little League beginning new season with new board

High Country Recreation Little League is under new leadership! The new board consists of the following individuals: • President: Sharon Evans • Secretary: Brianne Hopkins • Treasurer: Lorraine Elmore • Merchandising: Jenny Villalobos • Field Maintenance: Hugo Villalobos • Safety Officer: Lisa Leatham • Umpire-in-Chief: John Wiedeman We are getting close to the start of […]

Cottonwood students honored

At the February Cottonwood School awards assembly, the following students were recognized. Willhite • Academic: Hannah Hickman • Citizenship: McKenna Henry • Spirit: Kainahe Braun Collins • Academic: Randi Nuanes • Citizenship: Mitchell Henry • Spirit: Jett Hall, Jasmine Meeks Wood • Academic: Victoria Hickman • Citizenship: Kelsie Whitmore • Spirit: Sandra Varela, Jose Trejo, […]