New playground set to open at Indian Beach

New playground set to open at Indian Beach

Families in the Continental Dr. neighborhoods will have a new destination to take their visiting relatives next weekend if all goes as planned at Indian Beach. Crews from Ortco/Miracle Playground are making every effort to have the new playground finished in time for Thanksgiving. It will include climbing structures, slides and swings on a rubberized foam mat base, with ADA (Americans with Disabil…

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Artists to open their studios to public this weekend

The annual Artists Open Studios Tour will take place at homes in the community this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, November 22 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. eac…

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Head to Lodge tomorrow for shopping extravaganza

The Jr. Women's Club is hosting its annual Holiday Boutique Extravaganza tomorrow, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lodge. More than 40 vendors will b…

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Latest results show Measure DD 'yes' votes still leading

After counting provisional and damaged ballots this week, the Registrar of Voters announced updated results Tuesday evening, November 18. According to voteinfo.…

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Photo of the Week

Indian Beach is in the news this week because the new playground is about to be completed (see Page A-1). As the weather continues to get a bit chillier, the beach and swimming area aren't likely to get busy again until spring; which makes it the perfect place for quiet contemplation, taking pictures and launching a kayak or two. This scene, shot by Pat Van Dyke, looks eastward up the East Bay.

Craton honored for 'Outstanding Public Service' by League of California Cities

Craton honored for 'Outstanding Public Service' by League of California Cities

As Mary Craton heads down the home stretch of her 12-year run with the Canyon Lake City Council, many are racing to applaud her contributions to local, county and state government. On November 10, the League of California Cities (LCC), Riverside County Division, presented her with its Outstanding Public Service Award. Soon after Mary was elected in 2002, her colleagues on City Council encouraged …

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Give a hand to colorful Canyon Lake Gobblers

Give a hand to colorful Canyon Lake Gobblers

This year The Friday Flyer and the Family Matters Club held a coloring contest for children 12 and under. The kids were invited to draw an outline of their hand and create their own rendition of a Thanksgiving turkey. There were quite a few wonderful and creative submissions, which made choosing winners extremely difficult. The Friday Flyer and Family Matters would like to thank all the kids who …

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It's not too late to enter Parade of Lights!

The four remaining Saturdays are plenty of time to get boats ready for the annual Parade of Lights Boat Parade, scheduled for Saturday, December 13! The Yacht Club encourages boat …


Kayla Parker to star in Les Miserables

Canyon Laker Kayla Parker is starring as Eponine in a brand new production of the musical "Les Miserables." This world-wide theatrical phenomenon features breathtaking music and a …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Big Hero 6'

Never underestimate Disney’s ability to create an exhilarating animated feature (cartoon) as quality family entertainment. This is the first Marvel super hero action adventure no …


Holiday Deadlines for The Friday Flyer

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, deadlines for all news and advertising are pushed up one day. The deadline for Club News, Announcements, Letters, etc. for the November 28 issu …


Help Santa get a new suit!

What would Christmas in Canyon Lake be without Santa? And what would Santa be without his famous red and white suit?  As some may recall earlier this year there was a fire in th …


Here's the calendar of December events

Festive days are almost here! Here is a list of community events that are scheduled during the month of December. Details will be included as the dates get closer. December 1 thro …


'Neil Diamond' rocks the Lodge

The Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge was the place to be last Saturday as the crowd clapped and sang along to their favorite Neil Diamond songs, sung by entertainer Jay White. Backed …


See TCHS bands at Elsinore holiday events

The Temescal Canyon High School Jazz Band is entering its busy season, starting with a performance at the Elsinore Outlets on Black Friday, November 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lak …


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 …


Junior Tennis tournament is a success

The Canyon Lake Tennis Club sponsored a Junior Tennis Tournament last Saturday, November 15, at the Tennis Center. President Marga Kidd, coordinator of the tournament, said the 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 Club The Women's Golf Club's annual Christmas Tournament and Board of Directors Installation is scheduled for December 9. The 9-hole shotgun scramble will begin at …


Adopt-a-Pet: Timmy and Boris

Timmy is a 3-month-old, tan, male Terrier mix. He is a very friendly and lovable puppy. His handlers say he would make a wonderful pet! Timmy is already neutered, and his adoption …


Reading the new Social Security statements

This Practical Money Skills column is provided by Jason Alderman, director of Visa's financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMon …