Out and About in Canyon Lake

Construction on RRC Rd. to begin Tuesday

Look for signs and cones to go up Monday evening, January 16, restricting the westbound commute on Railroad Canyon Rd. to one lane as construction begins to widen the City's thoroughfare to six lanes. Mamco, Inc. has been contracted by the City of Canyon Lake to construct the Railroad Canyon Road Widening Project. The road will be widened from four to six lanes from Canyon Hills Rd. to Sorrel Ln…

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Motorcycle Club is petitioning for change to CC&Rs

Members of the Motorcycle Club are circulating a petition for a proposed change to the CC&Rs that reads as follows: "We, the undersigned members of the Canyon Lake Property Owners Association, petition the Board of Directors to place this initiative on the ballot for a vote of the membership in the May 2012 Election during the Annual Membership Meeting: "Proposed Change in the CC&R’s: "The Ca…

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Come out for 'Fit Community' next weekend

Storm Baseball's mascot, Thunder, will be on hand to cheer runners at the Fit Community event on Saturday, January 21. Parents are encouraged to bring their kids to participate in the race, cheer on other participants and give Thunder a high-five. The Fit Community features a 5K run/walk, 10K run, 1K kids fun run, health and fitness vendors and DJ entertainment. The fair will feature food and dri…

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Join 'Friends Out of Water' for community walks

  Each season when the Pool closes and Water Aerobics classes are no longer meeting, two alternatives for exercise are offered. One is the POA-sponsored Fish Out of Water exercise class, which offers low-impact aerobics and exercising to music on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. The other alternative is the Friends Out of Water walking group…

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Make time to see 'The Miracle Worker'

Tickets are now on sale for the Canyon Lake Community Theatre production of "The Miracle Worker," scheduled to run January 27 to 29 at the Lodge. Show times are as follows: Friday, January 27, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, January 28 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, January 29, at 1 p.m. Cost of tickets is $15 for reserved seating, $12 for general seating, and $10 for Seniors/Students. Tickets can …

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Resident is winner of national Chamber award

While the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce prepares for its own awards ceremony honoring local heroes, kudos goes to a resident whose business was honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last fall. Jasen Williams, husband of The Friday Flyer columnist Betty Williams (Cook's Corner) was in Washington D.C. in November to accept an honor on behalf of his company, RecruitMilitary, as the 2011 Small Bu…

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IRS Tax Tips 1: Choose the simplest tax form

The IRS reminds taxpayers who still file a paper return that it no longer mails paper tax packages, a step the agency took after continued growth in electronic filing, the availability of free options and as a way to reduce costs. For those who e-file, the software automatically chooses the best form. Those still taking pencil to paper can make it as simple as possible by choosing the simplest t…

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Announcement: Stephanie Flores joins Golding Publications staff

Golding Publications and The Friday Flyer welcome new Office Manager Stephanie Flores. Stephanie is a familiar face to many in the community. She moved to Canyon Lake with her family in 1993 and served as Young Miss Canyon Lake 2000. She participated in Canyon Lake Community Theatre and coached California Youth Spirit Corps. During her four years at Temescal Canyon High School, Stephanie was a me…

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Announcement: Concert to benefit Robert Knight scholarship

Residents are invited to attend the Robert Knight Scholarship Foundation Concert, presented by Topher Fest VI, on Saturday, January 14, at 4 p.m. at Trevi Entertainment Center in Lake Elsinore. Tickets are $15. The MC for the event is Stevie Love – seven bands/singers will be performing. Robert Knight, 22, was killed in a traffic accident on November 11, 2011 near Clinton, Washington. According…

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Announcement: Temescal Canyon Girls Softball to host clinic

Temescal Canyon Girls Softball team invites girls 5-14 years of age to participate in a softball clinic Saturday. February 11, from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. Varsity players and coaches will be teaching fundamental softball skills. Each girl will receive a T-shirt and lunch. The fee is $30. Following the clinic, participants are invited to watch TCHS' annual Alumni Softball Game in which current varsity …

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Polar Bear Day enjoys biggest turnout in years

The Canyon Lake Ski Club reports one of the largest turnouts in many years for last Saturday's Polar Bear Day at Sunset Beach, thanks to unseasonably warm weather and glassy water conditions. Ski Club President Scott Larson also credits Bruce and Norma Yarbrough's "World Famous Chili and Cheese Burgers." A total of 35 skiers participated in the event, including 11 skiers under 21. The youngest w…

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Bittermanns' '55 Metro named Car of the Month

The Car Club offers its congratulations to Rolly and Joan Bittermann for the choice of their 1955 Nash Metropolitan as the December 2011 Car of the Month.          The “Metro” formerly belonged to Rolly's brother-in-law, who restored it methodically from the ground up. “I would stop by his place and help him with it when I would go to Lancaster,” says Rolly. After his brother-in-law…

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Photos of the Year announced

The Friday Flyer’s 2011 Photos of the Week celebrated Canyon Lake at its most picturesque – sunsets, moon rises, lake scenes, critters and special events, captured by mostly amateur photographers who are residents or weekenders in Canyon Lake. The eight pictures shown here were selected as favorites by The Friday Flyer staff. Every picture is taken by a different photographer. Printing these …

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