City Connection

Shopping this weekend? Try Towne Center

Holiday shopping still not complete? Gas prices too high to head to the malls? Don't want to deal with headaches of finding parking spots, or walking amongst crowds of people? There is a solution to all of the above. The City of Canyon Lake has over 285 businesses that contribute "point of sale" receipts. According to the City's "State of Finances," last year businesses accounted for $145,078 to…

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Cal Fire addresses home-heating safety

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection would like to remind residents that, no matter where you live, winter brings a change in weather and a time to think about home-heating safety.  Improper use or poorly maintained heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires and home fire deaths across the country. In fact, half of all home heating fires are reported durin…

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Public safety officers report monthly statistics

The following departments provided monthly statistics at the November meeting of the Public Safety Committee. • Canyon Lake Police – The Police Report submitted by Lt. Paul Bennett informed the Public Safety Committee that the Canyon Lake Police Department handled 297 calls during the month of November. The report stated there were 19 Part 1 crimes, including five burglaries, six general/pett…

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HERO Program offered for energy-saving upgrades

According to the latest figures from Western Riverside Council of Governments' HERO Program, Canyon Lake homeowners have been approved for over $1.9 million in financing for energy efficient projects in the home since the HERO Program started just over a year ago. Senior Account Manager Jessica Wallenfels says, "To date, residents have received over $429,000 in financing to compete projects t…

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Sheriff provides arrest report update

Riverside County Sheriff's Perris Station Sgt. Robert Rose provided the following report of arrests that occurred in the City of Canyon Lake from December 3 to December 9. Residents are reminded these reports represent arrests of suspects and not convictions of a crime. December 4, 2012 – Stolen Property – 22000 block Vacation, Canyon Lake – CN123390005 – 9:46 p.m. – Dylan Shubin (19), …

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At the Library: 'Pawsome Reading Therapy' continues

Librarian Anna Fox invites children to practice reading out loud to a therapy dog named Sarah that is available on Saturdays. The appointments for "Pawsome Reading Therapy" can be scheduled for 15 minutes at a time. Call the Library for details.   The Preschool Story and Craft session is today, December 14, featuring the North Pole. It's not too late to join the Winter Reading Program for chil…

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