Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to town

As the countdown begins toward Christmas, residents may want to take advantage of several community events planned by local clubs and organizations. These activities are provided through the hard work and kind intentions of their organizers – wouldn't it be splendid for residents to turn out in droves to show their appreciation and share in the fun? Kicking off the weekend is tonight's "Tree-Li…

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Residents invited to tour six Canyon Lake homes Sunday

A Picture Perfect Christmas Home of Ann and Jack Custer 22727 Gray Fox Drive Christmas Day will be warm and cozy in this picture perfect home, remodeled by o…

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Holiday Activities to enrich the season

Tree Lighting in the Towne Center The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce and City of Canyon Lake will hold their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in the T…

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Along with the fun, Association's business goes on

Canyon Lake is a wonderland of beauty and festivity at this time of year. But behind the scenes, there are those who continue to work on the business of the Ass…

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Todd Maris

Creative soul turns her attention to 'upcyclables'

Creative soul turns her attention to 'upcyclables'

The word's first recorded use was in 1994 by Reiner Pitz: "upcycling" a process that takes used or recycled materials and creates a new product with a higher quality or value than the original material. Diane Schiller Meyers has worked in Canyon Lake Towne Center for over 22 years, longer than the word has existed. Her experiences working as a local bartender connected her to the knowledge of ho …

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Make a Snoopy craft at Farmers Market

Make a Snoopy craft at Farmers Market

Children are invited to make Snoopy dogs out of empty milk containers when vendor Cyndi Hermanns hosts this Christmas craft at the Farmers Market on December 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cyndi is requesting that people save their empty plastic gallon containers and bring them to the Farmers Market. Two containers are needed to make one dog – donations would be appreciated. In addition, Cyndi wil …

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Boaters are getting ready for the big day

Now that there is a chill in the air and Christmas lights are starting to twinkle around the neighborhood, boaters are reminded the Boat Parade is only a week away on Saturday, Dec …


Movie Review: 'Hugo'

If you’d like to create a heartfelt and truly beautiful PG rated movie, find the director who made the sadistically violent “Goodfellas,” “Gangs of New York” and “The D …


Keep the season calm with hot chocolate mix

Now that it is December, I’m sure you have all your holiday decorating done, cards sent off and gifts wrapped. Oh, you don’t? Me neither. Let’s all remain calm, though, and h …


Experience Disneyland's 'magic of the season'

December is a very hectic month for everyone. With the stress of Christmas shopping and all the family events, it can sometimes overshadow the magic of the season. Christmas time i …


In Memoriam: Loreen McKinnon

Loreen McKinnon Loreen E. McKinnon, beloved mother, grandmother and friend passed away peacefully on November 4, 2011 in Canyon Lake. She was born October 6, 1923 in Los Angeles t …


In Memoriam: Harry Pahel

Harry Pahel Harry Pahel passed away November 26, 2011 at the age of 95. He was born in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania on January 15, 1916. He moved to California with his parents and th …


News Briefs

'Tastes of Paradise' cookbook The Canyon Lake Woman’s Club has copies of its “Tastes of Paradise” cookbook for sale. It has recipes for every season, complete party menus, h …


Club News

Twirlers Square Dance Club The Canyon Lake Line Dancers will host a Charity Christmas Party on Wednesday, December 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Lodge. Attendees are asked to brin …


Bible Club invites residents to gala, meetings

Canyon Lake Bible Club is hosting its third annual Christmas Gala at the Lodge on Saturday December 17, at 7 p.m. More information about the event can be found in the "Holiday Acti …


Golf News

9ers Golf Christmas Scramble Canyon Lake 9ers and their guests are invited to a Christmas Scramble and party on December 8 for 9 holes, a lunch extraordinaire, drawings and annual …


Adopt-a-Pet: Shep and Sierra

This week’s pets are Shep and Sierra. Shep is a spayed female shepherd estimated at 3 years old. Sierra is a domestic shorthaired, unaltered 3-month-old female with gray and whit …


Start training for 5K/10K 'Fit Community'

The Fit Community 5K/10K is January 21 – less than one month away, so it's time to sign up and start training! Early-bird registration (postmarked by December 31) is discounted …