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May 25, 2012

Fiesta Day fun set to begin!

Fiesta Day fun set to begin!

As residents look forward to Fiesta Day – one of Canyon Lake's biggest events and one that traditionally kicks off a summer schedule of boating, swimming, Taco Tuesdays and Movies in the Park – there are a few things to keep in mind heading into the weekend. Fiesta Day is Saturday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (The hours begin a little earlier for those who participate in the parade). This …

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Fiesta Day Schedule

Here is the schedule of activities for Fiesta Day on Saturday, May 26. 9 to 10 a.m. – Parade
10:10 a.m. – (Outside Stage) Invocation by Pastor …

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Residents voicing concerns over zoning

Once again, the hilly, scrub-covered acreage next to Sparkle, Pin Tail and Early Round Drives is coming under public scrutiny as the City prepares to finalize z…

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Town Hall meeting provides update on crime

More than 50 residents took advantage of an opportunity to meet with Chief John Hill and Lt. Paul Bennett of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in a Town…

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Photo of the Week

Spectators will see some spectacular skiing during the ski and wakeboard shows at Fiesta Day Saturday. But they won't see a jump like this, photographed by Dave Guthery during last weekend's Ski Tournament. Dave says, "I've never seen anyone go off the jump ramp – it was very cool." It just so happens Dave also got a good shot of Betsy and Imre Weil's waterfront home, site of the Ski Club's barbecue on Saturday night.

Ed Strong named Fiesta Day Grand Marshal

Ed Strong named Fiesta Day Grand Marshal

Ed Strong will serve as grand marshal in this year's Fiesta Day Parade. Ed has worn many hats over the years in Canyon Lake. Many families would say nowhere has his impact been more deeply felt than as facilitator of Canyon Lake Cotillion, an organization that teaches young people dance and etiquette, begun by Margene Ziff in 1989. Ed joined Margene in 1998 and took over in 2003. He says he has …

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Community rallies to help John Rojas

Community rallies to help John Rojas

Friends of the John Rojas family would like to invite Canyon Lakers to a fundraiser prime rib dinner at the Links at Summerly that will help the Rojas family with medical bills. It will be held Friday, June 8; tickets must be purchased on or before June 3. It was in 2008 that the Rojas family marks as the time life took some turns in directions they would have never expected. Prior to this time, …

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Arts and Entertainment

Art at the Lake The Canyon Lake Art Association will present the annual art reception, "Art at the Lake," on Sunday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the …


Arts and Entertainment: Choraleers bring cheer

An appreciative crowd filled the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge on Sunday afternoon, May 20, to hear the Choraleers as they sang favorite songs from musicals like "Oliver," "Camelot …


Spotlight on Seniors: Tori Smith

Recognized for her 4.3 GPA, Tori Smith is one of Temescal Canyon High School's valedictorians and was selected to be one of the speakers at this week's commencement ceremony. She w …


Spotlight on Seniors: Makenna Broten

Makenna Broten, daughter of Bub and Toni Broten, graduated from Temescal Canyon High School as a valedictorian with a 4.0 GPA. Makenna is the oldest of three children, a sister Bre …


Interested in helping with 2013 Fit Community?

Volunteers are being sought to serve on the Canyon Lake Fitness & Triathlon Club's Fitness Committee to help plan the 3rd annual Fit Community 5K/10K event scheduled for January 19 …


Movie Review by Reel People: 'Battleship'

Hit or miss? This sci-fi extravaganza is badly written, poorly acted and relentless with booming special effects laced with shameless jingoistic patriotism. In other words, we love …


Announcement: LEUSD Students of the Year

Seven Lake Elsinore Unified School District high school seniors were recognized as 2012 Students of the Year, each receiving a $3,375 scholarship, thanks to the generous sponsors o …


Announcement: Tawny Barrick earns BSN

Tawny Barrick, 2012 National University graduate, earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) on May 14, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center. The daughter of Susie Barri …


Announcement: Saying goodbye to Sue Moore

On May 21, Canyon Lake Senior Chair Volleyball members gathered at Holiday Harbor to say farewell to one of the club's founding members. Dr. Sue Moore and her husband, John, are re …


Announcement: Friends hold Eclipse Party

A group of friends from the Chair Volleyball and Water Aerobics groups got together at Sunset Beach on Sunday, May 20, for an "Eclipse Party," according to Bert Barbay, who says th …


Photographer captures appearance of eclipse

Dennis Bickers put together two pictures to show what last Sunday's eclipse would have looked like if it were possible to view it with the naked eye. Dennis says, "This picture w …


Chamber Notes

Chamber Mixer Canyon Lake Med Spa and Canyon Car Company will host the Chamber Mixer on May 30. Businesses are invited to bring a door prize, business cards and network their busi …


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 …


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 …


Women’s Member-Guest Tourney a success

The Women’s golf Club held its annual Member-Guest Tournament on Friday, May 11, with the theme, “Under the Sea.” As members and guests checked in, they received turquoise s …


Golf News: 9ers '9+9 Tourney' a success

The 9ers Golf Club held its 9+9 Tournament with the 9ers Golf Club ladies and the Senior Niners men on May 10. Organizers say a fun day was had by all. The game was “two best bal …


Golf News:

Beautification Tournament All golfers are welcome to join the fun in support of a good cause to raise funds for the beautification of the Golf Course. The Beautification Tournamen …


Adopt-a-pet: Hanna and Lola

Hanna is a 1-year-old spayed, female Shepherd mix with mostly tan coloring. Handlers say she likes to be outside playing ball; she knows basic commands and she gets along well with …