Campground improvements get funding boost

Campground improvements get funding boost

Happy Camp has lived up to its name for countless friends, family members and guests who have gathered there for weekend getaways and staycations since it opened in 1968. The popular amenity hasn't been without its flaws, however, including electrical issues, erosion during heavy rains and more. At the February Board meeting, after listening to a presentation by Campground Committee Chair Alex Co…

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Community mourns loss of Ed Strong

News traveled quickly Monday, February 18, 2013. Canyon Lake had lost one of its great friends and volunteers, Ed Strong, 82, who passed away at Menifee Valley …

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Mardi Gras Casino Night is tomorrow

Break out those Mardi Gras necklaces and masks and head to the Lodge for a fun-filled evening playing Blackjack, 3-Card Poker, Let-it-Ride and Craps at the Jr. …

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POA President discusses upcoming projects

By Dawn Haggerty CLPOA President This Board currently is working on several projects. Following are three of them: • Community Building – We have the fu…

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Photo of the Week

So near, yet so far – snow-covered mountains provide a dramatic backdrop to multi-storied homes gracing the hills and shoreline of Canyon Lake in this high dynamic range (HDR) photo provided by Dennis Bickers.

This Kidd has heart – and then some

This Kidd has heart – and then some

With her dazzling smile, hearty laugh and gift for gab, Marga (pronounced "marha") Kidd stands out in any crowd – especially at the Canyon Lake Tennis Center where she spends much of her time coaching kids in the Junior Tennis League, organizing the summer tennis program, cheering her peers and perfecting her game. Slender and athletic, Marga is the picture of health and optimism. But pictures …

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Desert ride aims to honor loved ones with cancer

Desert ride aims to honor loved ones with cancer

Dwayne Fuhrman and Jay Bartoli, owners of Canyon Lake Storage, recently participated in a 200-mile off-road ride from Palm Desert to Parker, Arizona. It's a ride they have been making for more than 25 years with a group calling itself "Wild Cats Racing." Canyon Lake Storage has been sponsoring this ride and others for the past six years, using the Canyon Lake Storage motorhome to provide pit stop …

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The Friday Flyer is on the hunt . . .

The search is on for Canyon Lake residents – family, friends, neighbors and ordinary people with intriguing stories. It might be a health issue fought and won. A rise above adver …


Arts and Entertainment: Gary Bonner Singers

The Gary Bonner Singers will present “The Best of Broadway and Movies” on Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. This group of performers is know …


Vendor space now available for Easter Carnival

The Easter Carnival will be held Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Holiday Harbor, hosted by the Jr. Women's Club. Vendors are invited to participate and may arrive any time …


Chamber Notes

February Mixer The February mixer will be on Wednesday, February 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sports Stop, hosted by Ria and Pete Riley. Bring a door prize and business cards to networ …


Kids at CCE jump and hula for heart

Cottonwood Canyon Elementary students had loads of fun and raised loads of money last Thursday. In the spirit of Valentine's Day and National Heart Month, more than 900 children fr …


Announcement: Fairs celebrate 30th anniversary

Ed and Sandy Fair recently returned from a two-week Hawaiian cruise celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary.  They cruised to and from Hawaii and visited four of the islands.  …


Announcement: Villalobos-Beasley wedding

Lydia Villalobos and Gary Beasley will exchange vows of holy matrimony this Saturday, February 23, in an intimate ceremony and luncheon reception for family members and friends at …


Announcement: EVMWD taps John Vega as new GM

By a unanimous vote, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District recently selected John Vega, 48, to become the District’s 15th General Manager. Mr. Vega brings more than 29 years …


In Memoriam: Frank Critelli

Frank William Critelli, 65, passed away January 29, 2013 at UCI in Orange, California. Frank was born on March 26, 1947 in Akron, Ohio. His parents were Alfonso and Edith Critelli. …


In Memoriam: Mathew Camilli

An account has been opened at BBVA Compass Bank in Canyon Lake in the name of Mathew Camilli, 25, a former longtime employee at Amato's Restaurant and more recently at Flour Fusion …


News Briefs

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Club News

~Club News This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications …


Golf News: Julie Faia strokes hole-in-one

Well known around the Canyon Lake Golf Course for her “Pink Panther” painted golf cart, Julie Eleanor Faia scored her first hole-in-one on February 15, 2013 with a 4-hybrid iro …


Golf News

Women's Golf Club The "March Classic" Jack and Jill Tournament will be held Saturday, March 2, at 8 a.m. The signup deadline has passed. The Women's Golf Club's "Dearly Beloved" …


Expert discusses must-have insurance plans

The following article was provided by Jason Alderman, director of Visa's financial education programs. Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney. Many peopl …


'Wines for Canines' will benefit AFV

The Fido Fashion Show of adoptable animals is coming! Join Animal Friends of the Valleys as they celebrate lives being saved at "Wines for Canines" on March 2, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. T …