A 31-year-old San Diego County man was behind bars Saturday, suspected of shooting at another person before leading deputies on a vehicle chase through dirt roads in Anza and crashing. Adam Ryan Gray, of Vista, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon and booked into the Cois M. Byrd […]
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 […]
ANZA – A 28-year-old Anza man who deputies originally said was kidnapped at gunpoint from his home by four suspects during an apparent marijuana robbery was found safe and unharmed, and no abduction actually occurred, the sheriff’s department reported today. In a statement released Monday afternoon, sheriff’s officials said Spencer Hayes was “considered to have […]
ANZA – A 28-year-old Anza man was located safely after being kidnapped at gunpoint from his home by four suspects Monday during an apparent marijuana robbery, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported. Deputies say three men and a woman went to Spencer Hayes’ residence in the 51000 block of Deer Springs Trail around 3 a.m., […]
ANZA – One person suffered major injuries when a vehicle went about 30 feet off Highway 371 in Anza, authorities said Sunday. The incident was reported at 4:49 p.m. Sunday on Highway 371 at Kirby Road, according to Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire Department. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, […]
ANZA – A small earthquake rattled the mountains between San Diego and Palm Springs today. Automated sensors detected a magnitude 3.4 quake, with an epicenter near Anza, at 56 seconds after 12 noon Monday. The small town is on Highway 371 between Temecula and the Coachella Valley, about 18 miles south-southwest of Palm Springs and […]
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing person who disappeared “under suspicious circumstances and may have met with foul play,” according to sheriff’s officials.
Diner 371, a popular local gathering place in Anza, caught fire Wednesday, Nov. 9.
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 […]
TEMECULA – A 78-year-old motorcycle rider was killed in a head-on traffic collision Saturday, July 16. The accident occurred at 6:44 p.m. near the intersection of Rainbow Canyon Road, about one-half mile south of Bay Hill Drive, in Temecula, according to sheriff officials. Emergency first responders rushed to the location after Riverside County emergency dispatchers received […]