Winners of home decorating contest announced

Winners of home decorating contest announced

As Canyon Lake residents welcome family members and friends this weekend, they probably will want to take time to drive around the community by car and golf cart to view the many displays of lights and good cheer. There is even a home where the lights flash in coordination with music played on a radio station! The Home Owners Club asked residents to submit their addresses if they wanted to be in…

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Verizon internet/landlines affected by outage

Some Verizon customers who use the service for their landlines and internet were affected this week by cables that were damaged due to water. The phones lost co…

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Last-minute shopping just a short drive away

Need some last-minute gifts but don't want to drive too far? In support of small businesses in the community, The Friday Flyer would like to encourage residents…

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Polar Bear Day will be first Saturday in January

The Ski Club is giving early notice this year that the annual Polar Bear Day will be held Saturday, January 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sunset Beach, next to th…

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Photo of the Week

Did you catch a wave from Santa in the North Ski Area? Santa and his elves were a huge hit, along with the pancake breakfast served by the Ski Club on December 8. This photo and more of "Breakfast With Santa" in the adjacent collage were taken by Rose Gilbert.

Street Carts' toy drive collects almost 300 toys

Street Carts' toy drive collects almost 300 toys

Street Carts of Canyon Lake held their annual Toy Drive Parade on Friday evening, December 14, with 26 carts participating despite the wet weather. Ron Hewison, the director of HOPE (Helping Our People in Elsinore), and some of his volunteers were on hand to receive toys collected from the toy drive. Organizer Mike Shroyer, president of Street Carts, says almost 300 toys were collected from the …

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Hungry families enjoy 'Breakfast with Santa'

Hungry families enjoy 'Breakfast with Santa'

Santa Claus arrived at the Ski Pavilion on the North Causeway December 8, just in time to have pancakes with one of the biggest turnouts organizers can remember for the "Breakfast with Santa" event, hosted by the Ski Club. The promo ski boat was furnished by the Sacks and Willis families and driven by Dale Gilbert. Pancakes for the curious visitors were flipped by Bob Burns and Angie Martilla. Ro …

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Deck the halls with sounds of children

Bluebird Hall was filled Tuesday with the chatter and giggles of Kids Club members preparing for Christmas. The rain was blamed for keeping many of the regular members home on this …


'Fit Community' event just a few weeks away

Canyon Lakers are invited to mark their calendars for the 3rd annual Fit Community event, scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Lodge. Fun and healthy activities are pla …


Seasonal water issues affect Canyon Lake

By Ben Wicke, EMVWD board member Special to The Friday Flyer Each winter, as the weather cools and rain begins to fall, Canyon Lake goes through some changes just like the leaves …


Happy HO HO HO-lidays

There is little doubt Canyon Lake is the only town in Southern California where Santa Claus arrived by ski boat, golf cart, police car, fire truck and a green dragon. Over the la …


The Friday Flyer seeks part-time reporter

A part-time reporter is needed with college level writing skills, computer skills and an interest in writing about Canyon Lake public safety, City business and miscellaneous featur …


Girl's competitive team takes 4th in Regionals

Canyon Lake soccer player Tavia Fontenot is a member of the AYSO 820 Menifee Pink Panthers U10 team that took 1st place in league and recently attended Regionals. According to Ambe …


Sara Price heads to Miss California runway

Canyon Lake resident Sara Price, known to many for success in the motocross world, is competing in the Miss California USA pageant January 12 and 13, 2013. While healing from an …


Ranch to host open barn, microchip clinic

Pattie Roberts and Signature Farms invite area residents to attend Open Barn and Rescue Horse Appreciation Day the first Saturday of every month. The ranch has moved to a new locat …


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:

Joanie Sundstrom is now Publicity and you will be hearing from her instead of me in the future. Travel Club announces new board At their recent Christmas party, the Travel Club i …


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. The Family Golf Club is a member of the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA). It holds open meetings the third Tuesday of each m …


Try these HO HO HOliday eating tips

  1. Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on a holiday buffet table knows nothing of the Christmas spirit. In fact, if you see carrots, leave immediately. Go next door, where


'Christmas' has pagan and religious roots

The following article is a shortened version of an article at History.com called "Christmas Traditions Worldwide." Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cul …


Here's a holiday greeting for everyone

Need a politically correct seasonal greeting for those cards going out in the mail? Here's one from kraftmstr.com simply brimming with holiday cheer: "Best wishes for an environm …


A quiz: Name that Christmas carol

Here’s a fun quiz to play with your family, courtesy of desert-rose.com. In some cases, the answer is the actual name of the Christmas carol. In others, the words refer to well-k …