Algal bloom turns lake green, raises questions

Algal bloom turns lake green, raises questions

Green is beautiful, especially in the form of trees celebrated during today's Arbor Day. Unfortunately, a less-welcome plant made its appearance in recent days, turning the lake green and calm coves into pea soup. It's called an "algal bloom." A few residents sent pictures earlier this week and some posted comments on The Friday Flyer's Facebook page voicing concern about the appearance of the l…

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Time to clean, donate and shred!

The City-wide Cleanup Day is this Saturday, April 27, when residents can dispose of bulky items as well as help several groups. The event will take place from 8…

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Power outage Wednesday closes business early

A Southern California Edison power outage occurred Wednesday, April 24, at approximately 3:12 p.m. Power was restored at approximately 5:04 p.m. The outage affe…

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Canyon Lake's palms take center stage on Arbor Day

Today is Arbor Day, so The Friday Flyer's Facebook page readers were asked what kinds of trees and plants they consider best in Canyon Lake. Carmen Gomez Coop…

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Photo of the Week

Photographer Mike Clary says he is "really amazed" at the variety of flowers and vegetation found in Canyon Lake. "Some of the property owners go to great lengths to beautify the hillsides between their homes and docks," he says, noting in particular this yard on the East Bay.

'Paws and Wheels' became artist's inspiration

'Paws and Wheels' became artist's inspiration

In 1985, the day prior to final exams at the detective academy where he was enrolled, 24-year-old Tommy Hollenstein decided to take a mountain bike ride through a canyon not far from his home in the San Fernando Valley. Although he had ridden this same trail numerous times, he had no knowledge of the recently dug five-foot trench at the bottom. He was going too fast to jump it and too slow to roll …

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Ski Show to highlight 50th birthday celebration

Ski Show to highlight 50th birthday celebration

How does an avid water sports enthusiast celebrate a 50th birthday? With a ski show, of course! Canyon Lake resident Ron Stack, of Air Boom Inc. wakeboard towers, invites everyone to the lake on Saturday, May 4, starting at 5 p.m., for a one-hour show featuring himself and several of his good friends. Ron says he will ride a wake kite and a stand-up hydrofoil. Mike Murphy, of Sky Ski fame, is pla …

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Community involvement urged for disaster drill

The Canyon Lake Emergency Preparedness Committee (CLEPC) wants to remind everyone that the City-wide disaster drill is coming up very soon. Everyone is encouraged to join in the fu …


Car Club donates pet oxygen masks to AFV

The Canyon Lake Car Club recently made a donation of three oxygen masks specifically for pets to Animal Friends of the Valleys. Club spokesperson Gail McCollom says the club got th …


Arts and Entertainment

'The Race' musical The curtain rises this weekend on the Christian musical, "The Race," a modern story of life, love and hope, written and produced by Canyon Lake resident Susan …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Oblivion'

The movie blockbuster season is off and running with this visually stunning Tom Cruise extravaganza. There is much to dislike about Tommy, but starring in an action film is not one …


All About Pets: Keeping a pet rabbit

So you got that cute, fluffy rabbit for Easter. Now what? What do you feed it? How do you train it? Can it even be trained?
Good nutrition is essential when you are taking care …


Teen Talk

Awesome! Powerful! Inspiring! Unique! Sensational! Wonderful! Creative! These words have all been used to describe Linfield’s "Candor" performance." Candor is Linfield’s Americ …


Host an international student this summer

The EF Educational Homestay Program is looking for short-term, volunteer host families to welcome students, aged 14 to 18, from China, France, Italy and Spain into their homes this …


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: Ski Club holds awards banquet

The Canyon Lake Ski Club held its annual awards banquet in the Holiday Bay Room. The top entertainment of the evening was "Magic by Dan Birch." With the theme, "Of the Skiers, by t …


Club News: Garden Club visits Altadena

Members and guests of the Garden Club are pictured in front of a 1912 Craftsman home in Altadena, a foothills community adjacent to Pasadena. They were able to tour the home and ga …


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 …