Parade of Lights to cruise waterways Saturday

Parade of Lights to cruise waterways Saturday

The weekend has finally arrived for the Parade of Lights. Led by the Yacht Club's newly rebuilt Green Dragon, decorated boats will be cruising through the waterways of Canyon Lake this Saturday December 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at East Port. Parade of Lights Chair Vlad Worotko says he got it "on good authority from an undisclosed source" that Santa Claus is well ahead of his usual preparations …

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Mitchell named GM, Craton named Mayor

It was announced at Tuesday's Canyon Lake Property Owners Association Board meeting that Christopher Mitchell, the Association's former Director of Finance, had…

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City Council reviews State of City Finances

According to Interim City Manager Richard Rowe's summary report submitted to the City Council at a special meeting on November 30, the City of Canyon Lake's fu…

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Park and homes spray painted by vandals

On Thursday November 29, an Allied Barton patrol officer discovered that Sierra Park, off of Vacation Dr., was vandalized. Graffiti had been spray painted over …

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Photo of the Week

Winter is falling gently across the community with occasionally chilly and misty mornings. Masha Skolburg submitted this photo of a lone fisherman sighted in the early morning fog.

RRC Rd. – it's almost done, but none too soon!

RRC Rd. – it's almost done, but none too soon!

No pain, no gain – and boy has it been painful. Drivers complained this past Wednesday of serious delays on Railroad Canyon Rd. as construction crews apparently failed to adjust sensors for the signals when lanes were moved. On Thursday morning, traffic was backed up for commuters leaving the Main Gate, where Mamco was attempting to close the gate just after 7 to facilitate paving in the interse …

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This is a busy weekend for holiday activities

This is a busy weekend for holiday activities

Towne Center Tree Lighting The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Towne Center Tree Lighting festivities this evening, December 7, at 5:30 p.m. in front of City Hall. Santa will be arriving by firetruck with sirens and lights, welcomed by the Chamber's Royal Court. There will be entertainment, along with hot chocolate provided by Tom Gibson of Pepe's Restaurant and Christmas co …

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Christmas decorations to be judged

Those who have taken the time and effort to decorate their homes for the holidays have a chance to be recognized for their efforts. Two judging contests will take place next weeken …


LEUSD will observe Bullying Prevention Day

Lake Elsinore Unified District schools will observe 12 seconds of silence at noon on Wednesday, December 12 (12-12-12), in observance of Bullying Prevention Day. The observance is …


School calendar changes for students of LEUSD

The Lake Elsinore School District has revised the school year calendar for the 2012-2013 school year. Parents and families are asked to please take note that the current school yea …


It's time to hear from you!

Here are two ways The Friday Flyer is asking residents to provide a contribution to one another in their community newspaper over the holidays. • As a community, Canyon Lakers d …


Words of wisdom on the winter of life

Shorter days and colder nights are about the only signs of winter Canyon Lakers experience. But symbolically and poetically, winter often represents the final days of life. Here is …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Lincoln'

Policy wonks are grateful “Lincoln” emancipated producer/director Steven Spielberg from his typical action flicks. In this historical thriller, Daniel Day-Lewis brings the pres …


Chamber honors Ehrenkranz, Strong

The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce's honored Mayor Jordan Ehrenkranz and resident Ed Strong at the November luncheon. Jordan was presented with a flag that was flown over the Stat …


Friends join Critelli family at Seal Beach

Long time friends joined Frank and Susan Critelli in Seal Beach at a beach house they were vacationing in recently for a fun-filled night. Frank and Susan Critelli are the owners …


LaRue celebrates 75th birthday

About 50 family members and friends gathered in the City Multi-purpose Room on Saturday, November 17, 2012 to celebrate LaRue McNamara's 75th birthday.   Family from New York, Te …


CLMS wins middle schools baseball championship

The Canyon Lake Middle School (CLMS) Cougars took home the championship trophy from a league of eight middle school teams from the Temecula Valley area. According to spokesperson T …


Orange Crush is tops in Coed Softball

The 2012 Coed Softball season has ended, with kudos going to Orange Crush for winning the championship. "All the playoff games were great and the defensive side of the ball saw ver …


Wicens celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Don and Marge Wicen celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family at their home in Canyon Lake. They were married on October 17, 1952 in Las Vegas. Don spent WWII in the P …


Rotary Club honors Teachers of the Month

The Lake Elsinore Rotary Club honored three teachers on November 14 at the Teacher of the Month Program. November’s honorees are Sharon Lowe, Holly Hall and Maureen Neeper. Shar …


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 tha …


Club News: Holiday Home Tour a success

Woman’s Club spokesperson Shirley D'Agostino says there was a wonderful turnout for the club's Holiday Home Tour last Sunday. Guests got a chance to visit five Canyon Lake homes …


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

There will be no CLFGC meeting in December. Canyon Lake Family Golf President Jim Brown would like to thank the club's members for the generous donation of several hundred dollars …


The impact of giving has value all year

The following article was provided by syndicated columnist Bryan Golden, author of "Dare to Live Without Limits" (www.DareToLiveWithoutLimits.com). Bryan is a self-development expe …


Five riddles to solve over breakfast

  1. A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is ful