Open house at the Breceda Sculpture Garden, Nov. 18-19

AGUANGA – Famed metal sculptor Ricardo Breceda announced he will have an open house at his sculpture garden Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19, at 44450 State Route 79, just east of the Stagecoach Inn in Aguanga. The garden that displays hundreds of tin sculptured, life-size prehistoric animals, historic people and events will be open 9 […]

Quake threat lurking in ‘Anza Gap,’ UC Riverside research says

Quake threat lurking in ‘Anza Gap,’ UC Riverside research says

A relatively inactive segment of the San Andreas Fault system known as the “Anza Gap” in south central Riverside County could set loose a moderate to severe earthquake due to deep tectonic plate shifts that aren’t fully understood, according to research published by a pair of UC Riverside scientists. Professor Abhijit Ghosh and graduate student […]

AGUANGA: 92-acre blaze contained

AGUANGA – Firefighters contained an Aguanga brush fire that blackened 92 acres Tuesday. The blaze, which drew nearly 300 firefighters from three counties and forced the evacuation of five homes, broke out for unknown reasons at 2:14 p.m. Monday in the 38000 block of Reed Valley Road, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire […]

AGUANGA: Firefighters battle 45-acre blaze

AGUANGA – A 45-acre blaze that broke out in Aguanga this afternoon drew more than 175 firefighters from three counties, but the brush fire did not immediately threaten any structures. The fire broke out for unknown reasons at 2:14 p.m. in the 38000 block of Reed Valley Road, said April Newman of the Riverside County […]

AGUANGA: Storm closes 79/371 junction

AGUANGA – A thunderstorm sweeping through Aguanga, just east of Temecula, caused water and mud to submerge the junction of state Routes 79 and 371 today, prompting the California Highway Patrol to close both highways at the location. “We’re turning vehicles around before they get there,” Officer Harvey Ray told City News Service this afternoon. […]

Anza Valley water well permits held up by federal courts

This is the third of a series of articles exploring water rights issues facing residents, realtors and developers in the Anza and Aguanga Valleys. The denial of a request by Thomas Mountain Ranch developer to amend the 46-unit housing project off Bautista Canyon Road in Anza to include a community water system by the Riverside […]