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The beautifying of Holiday Harbor past and present

The beautifying of Holiday Harbor past and present

Holiday Harbor lived up to its name when a Florida mother and daughter stopped by a week ago "on holiday" to Canyon Lake. They were among a handful of people in the park on a breezy January afternoon, the day after a new spiral slide opened in the playground – a slide young Ciara was enjoying very much. In the overall history of this plot of land bordering the Main Lake, the installment of a …

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City Council chooses John Zaitz to serve two-year term

John Zaitz has been selected to fill the seat vacated by Nancy Horton after she was elected to the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District Board of Directors i…

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City Manager answers questions about Utility User Tax

By Keith Breskin City Manager Many in the community have been asking their elected officials and City staff regarding the Utility User Tax that was on the bal…

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Neighbors for Neighbors: Teen seriously injured in fall from skateboard

On January 12, a Canyon Lake teen was seriously injured in a skateboard accident on Vacation Dr. near Sierra Park. His mother, Shayna Hicks, says, "He was on hi…

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Photo of the Week

The ducks and coots took special interest in photographer Donna Kupke when she took out a granola bar at Sierra Park. They crowded close to beg for a treat, with the big white one going so far as to climb onto her lap and, to her surprise, snatch the granola bar right out of her mouth!

Looking back at January of past years in Canyon Lake

Looking back at January of past years in Canyon Lake

Here are a few of the people and events reported in the month of January over the past 40 years in Canyon Lake. 40 Years Ago In 1975, Canyon Lake was seven years old, following its original development in 1968. At that time, a waterfront lot near the Lodge was advertised at only $13,500, and a Golf Course lot on Early Round Dr. could have been purchased at $14,000. A 3,400 sq. ft. four-bedroom …

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Globe-trotting with The Friday Flyer in 2014

Globe-trotting with The Friday Flyer in 2014

Each year, as they travel to locations around the globe, Canyon Lakers are invited to display a copy of The Friday Flyer with themselves in photographs and submit them to the newspaper to be featured in "Near and Far with The Friday Flyer." Each January, the editorial staff chooses the photographs that represent Most Unusual Destination, Most Interesting Backdrop, and, depending on what's sent i …

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TCHS wrestlers win at Arlington Tournament

The Temescal Canyon High School Wrestling Team competed in a county-wide tournament at Riverside Arlington High School on January 11, with two Canyon Lakers placing: Tod Stafford, …


Canyon Lakers work on breaking world record

Sosy Robinson, Kassidy Oblad and Donna Ritchie were among the Canyon Lake residents who participated with thousands of other locals at the Guinness Book of World Records event at S …


Pie in the face

Cub Scout Pack 346 had a Lego-themed meeting on January 18, with many of the boys receiving achievement awards. Kamden Black, a new scout this year, was celebrated for completing …


In Memoriam: Ernie Masson

Ernest (Ernie) A. Masson, Jr., passed away on January 17, 2015 from heart failure. He was born January 5, 1938 in Los Angeles and grew up in Baldwin Park, graduating from Baldwin …


In Memoriam: Marguerite Allen

Marguerite Allen passed away on January 15, 2015 after several hospitalizations for issues yet undiagnosed. She was born on April 14, 1920, and grew up in Siloam Springs, Arkansa …


In Memoriam: Donna Scott

Donna M. Scott, age 84, passed away on January 13, 2015.
She was born on January 13, 1931, in Los Angeles, California, to the late Clinton P. and Agnes E. (nee Lambert ) Bateman …


Chamber Notes

The Canyon Lake Chamber will be holding two events on Wednesday, January 28.  First, at 4 p.m., is a ribbon-cutting/grand re-opening at Aprile DeAnne’s Just 4 Gifts boutique at …


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 …


16 anglers participate in first 2015 tourney

The Canyon Lake Bassmasters held their first tournament of 2015 on Saturday, January 10, with nine boats and 16 anglers participating. Fishing has been slow of late, but seven of t …


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 Last week's After Lunch Bunch tournament format was Two Best Balls of the Foursome, with 32 Canyon Lakers playing. The results were as follows: 1st – Hal Stif …


Adopt-a-Pet: Skylar and Sammy

Skylar is a 1-year-old, black and white, female Husky. She is good with kids, cats and other dogs. Skylar's handlers say she is a friendly, all-around great dog. She will need a la …


Buyer beware when purchasing tree care

The following information was provided by the Tree Care Industry Association. Fall and winter storms often bring out the best in a community. Neighbors, even strangers, help each o …


Want to submit news but don't know how?

Residents may have questions about information appearing in the newspaper – for example, “Is there a charge to place an announcement or obituary?” or “How do I submit a pic …