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July 24, 2015

Canyon Lake

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Taco Tuesday is more popular than ever after 25 years

Taco Tuesday is more popular than ever after 25 years

Taco Tuesday is a popular event in Canyon Lake. Honestly, how many cities hold a party for the entire community – every week – all summer long!?
But how did this party get started? Back in the late 80s, while vacationing at "the River" in Parker, Arizona, Canyon Lake residents Lee and Marti Norris went to the Sports Valley Restaurant for dinner. Marti enjoyed $1 tacos from the restaurant'…

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City Council approves job descriptions for City Fire Department

When the Canyon Lake City Council held a special meeting last Thursday, July 16, it was their first chance to meet corporately for an update from the interim Fi…

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Who is responding to Canyon Lake fire calls?

There was a 911 call Monday morning for smoke coming from an electrical outlet at a home in Canyon Lake. The 911 call was received at the Perris Emergency Comma…

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Pardee seeks approval for 456 homes in 'Westridge'

With street names like Snapdragon, Lilac and Periwinkle, the gated Canyon Hills housing development planned just beyond the hill south of Canyon Lake sounds, we…

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Cody Cook

This night scene by photographer Cody Cook shows lights from the Lodge pool area and Treasure Island glimmering across the Main Lake.

Looking back at July of past years in Canyon Lake

Looking back at July of past years in Canyon Lake

Here are a few of the people and events reported in the month of July over the past 40 years in Canyon Lake. 40 Years Ago In July 1975, a “choice Golf Course lot” was offered for sale at $7,500 and you could purchase one of Canyon Lake’s 1,300 sq. ft. condominiums for $40,900, according to ads in the community’s Lighthouse Magazine. A “deluxe two bedroom home” could be constructed o …

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'Flower Power' opens next week at the Lodge

'Flower Power' opens next week at the Lodge

"Flower Power" Director Ilene Moore says community kids are "singing and dancing their hearts out" in preparation for the all-kids production that will open Friday, July 31, at 7 p.m. at the Lodge. The 1960s themed musical is giving the large cast a peek at their grandparents' Hippie Generation! Additional show times next weekend will be Saturday, August 1, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Augus …

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Head to Holiday Harbor for Family Movie Night

Everyone is invited to tonight's Family Movie Night at Holiday Harbor. The movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated comedy film about an epic quest of animated building blocks to stop …


Tickets now on sale for Johnny Lee, David Cook

Johnny Lee, a country music legend, is coming to Canyon Lake on August 23, at 6:30 p.m. for a special performance. Johnny’s biggest hit, “Lookin’ For Love,” was featured in …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Ant-Man'

“Imagine a soldier the size of an insect, the ultimate secret weapon.” “One question, is it too late to change the name?” Those two quotes kind of sum it up. Until now, …


In Memoriam: Jetsy Aronson

Jetsy Aronson died on June 28, 2015 just two weeks short of her 97th birthday. Jetsy (Yetske) Aronson was born of Dutch parents in Pasadena, California on July 14, 1918. Since no …


In Memoriam: Farold 'Red' Westwood

Farold Lloyd Westwood, “Red,” age 85, passed on Sunday, July 19, 2015 in Canyon Lake, California of COPD. When his lungs gave out, he was surrounded by his loved ones. Red was …


Chamber Notes

The next mixer for the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce will be held at Coeur d'Alene clothing store in the Towne Center on July 29, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The public is invited. Food …


News Briefs

This section contains information on local activities and items of interest to Canyon Lake residents. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications.com no later than …


Vendors wanted for August Mermaid Festival

Ahoy mermaids, pirates and wenches! Vendors and clubs who have an interest in making a little money and being involved in a fun community event are invited to the Mermaid Festival, …


Club News

This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications no later than …


Golf News

Couples Eclectic All golfers are invited to join in on the Couples Eclectic Tournament "Summer Luau," hosted by the Woman's Golf Club. It will be held Tuesday, August 11, and Tue …


Adopt-a-Pet: Charlie and Nancy

Charlie is a 5-year-old neutered male Chihuahua with red coloring. Handlers say he is cute, spunky and house-broken. His Intake Number is 261712, and his Reference Picture number i …