Hamilton Museum is “Our” Museum

Hamilton Museum is “Our” Museum

Some enjoy history and some don’t, yet all of us make history every day. This is why the Hamilton Museum is “OUR” history museum. Who back in the 1800’s would have thought their daily lives and belongings would interest and help teach someone in 2011? The way mankind lived and survived life is a testament […]

Motorcylist Suffers Major Injuries in Sage Crash

SAGE – A motorcyclist suffered major injuries in a collision with a car this afternoon in Sage, the county fire department said. The collision was reported at 12:52 p.m. on De Portola Road west of Saddle Ridge Road, according to fire spokeswoman Jody Hagemann. The motorcycle rider, whose was not immediately identified, was flown to […]

Ruptured Gas Line Prompts Evacuation of High School

HEMET – A natural gas leak caused by construction activity outside Hemet High School prompted the evacuation of 2,500 students today. Crews working in the 41700 block of Stetson Avenue punctured a 2 1/2- inch line while digging in the area, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The rupture occurred around 9:20 a.m., not […]

Aguanga Mobile Home Is Destroyed by Fire

AGUANGA – A fire destroyed a single-wide trailer today in Aguanga, though no injuries were reported. The blaze happened at about 1 p.m. in the 42000 block of Fresz Road, near Becker Lane, in a lightly populated area, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. About 20 firefighters from six engine crews were sent to […]

Strong Storm Reported in Anza, Parts of Southern Riverside County

ANZA – The National Weather Service warned about thunderstorms and possible flooding in portions of southern Riverside County, and heavy rain was reported today in Anza, about 35 miles southwest of Palm Springs. At 2:18 p.m., the weather service said its Doppler radar indicated a very strong storm over the mountains of southern Riverside County. […]

Anza Fire Contained to Two Acres With Help of Storm

ANZA – A vegetation fire in Anza was limited to two acres this afternoon thanks not only to the work of the firefighters, but also a timely storm that swept through the area, according to the county fire department. More than 100 firefighters were battling the blaze, which was reported at 1:39 p.m. near Chapman […]

Anza Valley to be future Wine Country?

Anza Valley to be future Wine Country?

Wake up and taste the grapes! Anza’s future may include a few vineyards and wineries producing high quality grapes and wines. This is the hope of a few individuals who have endeavored to start small vineyards in the Anza area. At around 4,000 feet in elevation, Anza’s climate has cooler days and nights than Temecula, […]

Three People Seriously Injured in Head-on Collision near Anza Rd.

TEMECULA – Three people suffered serious injuries this afternoon in a head-on crash just east of Temecula. The collision occurred around 3:30 p.m. on state Route 79, near Anza Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. A Green Ford Taurus and a silver Nissan going opposite directions on the highway slammed into one another, the […]

Brusher Burns Acreage Near Aguanga

AGUANGA – A brush fire broke out today just north of Aguanga, scorching nearly three acres before crews got it partially contained. The blaze was reported around 3:45 p.m. near Cahuilla and Pasta roads, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Thirteen engine crews and three hand crews, numbering close to 100 personnel, were working […]

Anza “Pony Fire” still under investigation

ANZA – The cause of a brush fire that burned an unoccupied outbuilding in Anza remained under investigation today, a county fire spokeswoman said. The blaze, dubbed the ”Pony Fire,” was contained at 35 acres around 8 p.m. Thursday. The fire broke out about seven hours earlier near Howard Road and Pony Trail, southwest of […]

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