A 3.5 magnitude earthquake shook Anza about 10:45 a.m. Friday, June 28. The epicenter was approximately 5 miles northwest of Anza and 8 miles west southwest of Idyllwild. The quake could be felt in Idyllwild.
A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Hill just before 10 a.m. Monday, March 11. Initially reported as a 5.2 quake by the United States Geological Survey, the temblor was preceded by 6 foreshocks, the largest of which was a 2.7 magnitude at 10:36 a.m. The quake was centered 12.4 miles east southeast of Anza, at […]
The Anza and surrounding High Country Communities of talented artists will present their work at the Heart of the High Country Holiday Art Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10. An artists’ reception with refreshments will be from noon to 2 p.m.
The devastation and toils of containing the fire …
UPDATE: At 6 p.m. all mandatory evacuations were lifted. Residents with identification were allowed to return to previously evacuated areas. Earlier this evening, Anza Electric Cooperative announced that power was restored to all homes affected by an outage caused by the fire. Officials are calling lightning the cause of a massive wild land fire […]
Third District Supervisor Jeff Stone, facing a capacity audience at Anza Valley’s community hall, announced major revisions in county code enforcement policy for valley residents. Among those revisions is a time-limited amnesty for existing code violations. Anza, like Idyllwild, is very different from the rest of Supervisor Jeff Stone’s third district. It is a rural […]
Update, 1 p.m., June 30 The Cary Fire, which burned about 150 acres, was contained this morning about 7 a.m., according Riverside County Fire Department. Control will occur tomorrow, July 1. Update 5:15 p.m. The Cary fire has continued to grow. It is now approaching 150 acres, which is about 10 percent contained. But CAL […]
At a capacity meeting hosted by the Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council, nearly 100 residents lodged protests about tactics used by county code enforcement in issuing citations. Residents complained of unauthorized entrances onto their properties, even into their homes, by a particular officer they accused of using “Gestapo” tactics. They complained of not receiving directives […]
On Feb. 7, at about 9:30 a.m., deputies from the Hemet Station of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. The incident occurred near the intersection of Gassner Road and Roger Lane, in Anza not far from the Anza RV Resort. When deputies and California Highway Patrol […]