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Library offers free books, programs, tutoring and more

The Canyon Lake Library offers free books, large print books, free internet access, reading programs, book clubs and more. All programs at the Canyon Lake Library are free to the public and do not require library membership. Membership is required to check out materials and to use many of the internet programs available from home. The library's Family Movie Program is held at 3:00 p.m. on the last…

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Library hosts ‘Bill and Rights and You’ pop-up exhibition

The Canyon Lake Library is hosting a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, "The Bill of Rights and You", commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document. The display is located in the front area of the library and can be viewed through Tuesday, February 28, on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays f…

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Residents invited to attend Public Safety Meeting

Residents are invited to attend the meetings of the City's Public Safety Committee. The public will hear reports on Police, Fire, Code Enforcement, Special Enforcement, Emergency Preparedness and Animal Services. The meetings are held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on the last Wednesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in March, June, September and December and at 9 a.m. all oth…

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Connect with LESJWA on Facebook

The Lake Elsinore and San Jacinto Watersheds Authority (LESJWA) has a Facebook page at LESJWA aims at improving water quality and the ecology of Canyon Lake and Lake Elsinore. …

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How to report unscheduled power outages

Southern California Edison (SCE) encourages residents to call their 24-hour emergency hotline at 800-611-1911 to report an unscheduled outage.  It is the primary way for SCE to know there is a problem so crews can be deployed. Residents who experience outages can check the “Outage Center” at to learn what time they can expect power to be restored.…

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View Municipal Code

Canyon Lakers can go to to view the Canyon Lake Code of Ordinances. On the home page, click on “Government” and select “City Clerk.” On the far left column there is a link for "Municipal Ordinances.”…

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City Council meeting is March 1

Residents are invited to attend the next City Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall. The agenda will be available the Thursday prior to the meeting at Meetings are televised live at Time Warner Channel 29 and Verizon Channel 39. Any person wishing to address the City Council at its monthly meeting on any matter within the jur…

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Sign up to receive emergency notifications from the City

The City of Canyon Lake has an emergency notification system called CodeRED, which will alert each resident by phone or e-mail in the event of an emergency. The ultra high-speed telephone communication service allows the City to telephone all or targeted areas in case of an emergency, such as drinking water contamination, utility outage, evacuation notice, missing person, road closures, fires, f…

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Emergency Preparedness Committee

The Canyon Lake Emergency Preparedness Committee (CLEPC) meets monthly on the first Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall. The CLEPC is a committee made up of community volunteers who are committed to preparing and educating the community for emergencies, medical and shelter services, providing assessment and assisting in recovery after disaster. For more information or to serv…

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The library snowman has a new home

The snowman at the Canyon Lake library has found a new home thanks to an Opportunity Drawing. The snowman went home with Marina Muon and her family. The children put their names on snowmen, which were part of a recent display in library. The display was made with die-cut figures made available to the children in December and January. The Friends of the Canyon Lake Library purchased several dies…

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