Edition
July 3, 2015

Canyon Lake

Weather Conditions

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City declares ‘State of Local Emergency’

City declares ‘State of Local Emergency’

Although the City this week declared a State of Local Emergency with regard to fire services, the fireworks show will go on as planned and medical/fire emergencies will continue to be covered through the 911 system. It has been a confusing week for everyone trying to figure out what was going to happen with fire services in Canyon Lake. The City's contract with Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire exp…

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City releases statement on fire services contract

The following press release was made available late Tuesday, June 30. Despite the City’s best efforts, it has not been able to get the County to the table t…

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Residents look forward to the 4th of July

Canyon Lake's biggest weekend of the year is here as many look forward to family gatherings and the fireworks show. Master of ceremonies Mike Shroyer of Good Ti…

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Water officials say swimming is not recommended in East Bay coves

Editor's Note: This information is updated from what is printed in this week's issue of The Friday Flyer. Lake Elsinore San Jacinto Watersheds Authority (LESJ…

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Photo of the Week

The 4th of July is celebrated across the country and by Americans around the world. Canyon Lake may be small, but it's a patriotic community - and loves to show just how much! Residents decorate their homes, golf carts, boats, children, pets and themselves in the red, white and blue of the United States of America. Photographer Lindsey Billheimer was one of thousands on the Main Lake last year to see the pride displayed by the owners of these two waterfront homes.

Waller Family Bike Ride will raise funds for Baine family

Waller Family Bike Ride will raise funds for Baine family

For the past 11 years, the Waller family has opened their driveway at 30525 Longhorn Dr. to a large crowd for an annual 4th of July breakfast and bike ride through Canyon Lake, generating thousands of dollars for families in need. This year's breakfast and ride will take place on July 4, as usual, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Last year, funds were raised for the family of 15-year-old Sam Siroky, who d …

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Canine team returns home after Nepal deployment

Canine team returns home after Nepal deployment

Fire Captain Ron Horetski and his black Labrador Pearl returned home from a search and rescue mission in Kathmandu, Nepal several weeks ago; but a side note to their story provides a helpful reminder for pet owners on this 4th of July weekend. In spite of extensive training and some harrowing searches in third-world countries, Pearl still was frightened by fireworks two years ago and managed to …

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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 …


Why not become a 'Mermaid of the Lake'?

Young women and mature women alike are invited to join a new philanthropic group known as "Mermaids of the Lake." The group is sponsored by the Woman's Club and organized by Lyne H …


Auto Care USA employees arrested

Three employees of Auto Care USA were arrested last Thursday at the popular Canyon Lake business on multiple felony charges relating to its smog inspection services. Owner Paul Che …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Max'

There are so few movies about dogs. So, if this is what you were looking for, sit, stay, heel. “Max” can be a heartwarming family feature about a military trained canine that h …


Columnists wanted for The Friday Flyer

The Friday Flyer is looking for a columnist interested in writing about social media, smart phone applications and Internet security. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are old favo …


Johnston family enjoys skydiving adventure

On Saturday, June 27, eight members of David and Marie Johnston's family enjoyed a skydiving adventure together at Skydive Perris, located at the Perris Valley Airport, 2091 Goetz …


In Memoriam: Gary Wacker

After a courageous battle, Gary Wacker's heart stopped beating in the early evening of June 24, 2015. Gary lived in Canyon Lake for 30 years and was active in the Men's Golf Club, …


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 …


Woman's Club installs new board members

The Woman’s Club held its last meeting of the 2014-15 year on June 17 at the Lodge. The club gave donations to 15 various philanthropic organizations and awarded scholarships to …


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

Women's Golf Jack and Jill The Canyon Lake Women’s Golf Club is sponsoring a Jack and Jill Tournament on July 11. “Play for Fun Under the Desert Sun” is open to all golf clu …


Adopt-a-Pet: Benny and Kitty

Benny is a 1-year-old, white and tan, male Terrier and Poodle mix. He is very sweet and good with other dogs. His caretakers say adorable Benny is already housebroken and neutered. …


Furry Friends Kids' Camp

Animal Friends of the Valleys is currently holding its kids camp to help kids from ages 5 to 11 learn about pet care and responsibility as well as how to be safe around pets. Each …


Keeping pets safe on the 4th of July

As much fun as the 4th of July is to humans, pets just don't understand. To them, it can actually be very, very scary. Many, if not most, pets are terrified by the loud noises from …