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Taking a break from weightier matters

Taking a break from weightier matters

What mysterious force of nature would bring Queen Mary Craton, Facebook Diva Donna Ritchie, Reel People Ron and Leigh Martel, the ghost of the late Turtle Man Vick Knight and a dozen other fair residents to this circle of life? Are they seeking escape from the heated dialogs of political campaigns, Bylaws, Lake Lease, Golf Course and City Police Department? Possibly. But the real answer? Testud…

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Senior Center to offer art, spaghetti this weekend

Two events are taking place this weekend at the Senior Center. The first, the Art Association's Spring Gala, is open to the entire community. The second, a free…

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There is another chance to hear from 'City Police' consultant

A good-sized audience was on hand this past Wednesday in the City Council Chamber to hear a consultant talk about two proposals he believes the City of Canyon L…

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East Bay alum treatment wasn't as successful as hoped

The Aquatechnex boats were back on the lake April 9 and 10 to spray alum in the main channel and coves of the East Bay. Unfortunately, the desired results (redu…

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Photo of the Week

The Lodge Pool opened last month just in time for unseasonably warm weather. Although the forecast today called for rain, the temperatures should be back up into the 90s within just a few days. Photographer Pat Van Dyke captured a very different view of the Pool when she took this photo just after the sun went down.

Looking back at April of past years

Looking back at April of past years

Here are a few of the people and events reported in the month of April over the past 40 years in Canyon Lake. 40 Years Ago The April 1975 edition of the Lighthouse Magazine reported that Don Martin was completing his term on the advisory board of the Lakeview Community Hospital in Wildomar. A total of $8 was all one needed to pay for green fees, dinner and dancing at an upcoming Golf Course f …

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Citywide cleanup event is scheduled for May 2

CR&R and the City of Canyon Lake will provide an opportunity to conveniently dispose of bulky items like e-waste, old furniture, appliances and more on Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot at Canyon Lake Community Church, 30515 Railroad Canyon Rd. Items that will be accepted are normal household trash, tree trimmings (bundled in four-foot lengths), couches, tables, appliances …

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Community to host National Day of Prayer

Residents are invited to pray for their community, state and nation as Canyon Lake celebrates its third National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7, at 10 a.m. at the Lodge. A contin …


Stolen truck removed from North Ski Area

Residents may have seen a truck being removed from the North Ski Area last Friday, April 17, and wondered what had happened. This is the story behind the truck in the lake: On Mon …


Pose with a parrot at the Farmers Market

The Canyon Lake Farmers Market is known for its fresh fruits and vegetables as well as household, beauty and craft items. But that's just a portion of what can be found there. Th …


Reserve a spot at "El Dia De Los Niños"

Reservations are required to attend "El Dia De Los Niños, El Dia De Los Libros" on Monday, April 27, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Library. This international celebration will includ …


Wegs sleep in teepee

Intrepid travelers Hans and Linda Weg decided to drive all the way to the Rialto/San Bernardino area over the weekend of April 11 and 12 and stay at the Wigwam Motel on Route 66. …


In Memoriam: George Chronis

George Thomas Chronis passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 31, 2015 at his home in Canyon Lake. He was born January 15, 1935 in Los Angeles, California to Greek immigrant G …


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 …


Twirlers seek shoes for 'Shoes for Shelters'

The Canyon Lake Twirlers Square Dance Club is helping a local dog rescue raise funds by collecting shoes, which are needed by April 30. Greendog Foundation is a local dog rescue th …


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

After Lunch Bunch The After Lunch Bunch had one of its largest turnouts on April 17 with 32 players competing in a new game called "The Lone Ranger." Results were as follows: 1st …


Adopt-a-Pet: Elsa and Pepper

Elsa is a 1-year-old, blonde, female Labrador Retriever and Shepherd mix. She is very sweet and very, very energetic. Elsa's caretakers say she would make a wonderful family pet. E …


Your credit score: updates you should know

Credit scoring has evolved over the last three decades and this fall, FICO made one more important change. Borrowers who have struggled with medical debt and those with a limited c …