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June 14, 2013

City Council delays decision on Station 60

City Council delays decision on Station 60

By Sharon Rice and Donna Kupke The Friday Flyer At the June 5 City Council meeting, Council members voted to keep Fire Station 60 open until a public safety tax measure can be placed on the November ballot. They literally are buying time, as Councilman Tim Brown points out, "The City will have to dip into reserves $15,000 per week to keep the station open while waiting for an election in Novembe…

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Residents invited to discuss Main Gate proposal

Big changes are proposed for the Main Gate entrance to the community and residents are encouraged to get involved in the discussion. There has been a change of …

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Family Movie Night begins Friday at Holiday Harbor

Family Movie Night at Holiday Harbor will begin this Friday night June 14, at 8:30 p.m. with the movie, "How to Train Your Dragon." In this 2010 animated advent…

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Hunter Newlin is Sunbelt League champion

In January 2011, readers learned about a 13-year-old Canyon Lake golfer named Hunter Newlin, a 7th grader at Canyon Lake Middle School and son of Steve and Deni…

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Photo of the Week

Paul Clare caught this unusual angle of himself in the skipper's hat and friends on cruise of Canyon Lake. This “Photo of the Week” feature provides an opportunity for photographers, both amateur and professional, to share their work. The only qualifications are that photos must be of life in Canyon Lake and they must be clear and well lighted. A horizontal format is also recommended due to space constraints. Photos may be e-mailed to news@goldingpublications.com or brought into the office in the Towne Center. Please provide your name and phone number.

Business Showcase: Just 4 Gifts

Business Showcase: Just 4 Gifts

It's difficult to walk out of Canyon Lake's newest store, "Just 4 Gifts," empty-handed due to its large assortment of whimsical and unique gifts. Whether to give or keep, there is a special gift for everyone! "I'm passionate about my unique gift lines and our customer service," says owner Diane Heller, formerly of Heusso Gallery in Palm Springs. Just 4 Gifts is located between Not Just 4 Paws …

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Even dogs have parties in this party town

Even dogs have parties in this party town

Canyon Lake has somewhat of a reputation for being a party town, so is it any surprise there are birthday bashes for dogs? Pat and Rob Smith hosted a 9th annual birthday party for their Shih Tzu, “Ace” on June 1 on the grassy lawn behind their Continental Cove condo. According to the Smiths, the number of people and dogs has increased every year. This year approximately 80 people and 39 dogs …

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Learn to ride a wakeboard tomorrow

The Wakeboard Club will host a Learn-to-Ride Day on tomorrow, June 15, in the back part of the North Ski Area, with special guest Jimmy Lariche. Signups begin at 8 a.m. at the Ski …


Kids' Summer Tennis Program begins next week

Are your kids ready to learn a new sport this summer? Tennis Pro Baba Soysa is offering his Kid's Summer Tennis Program starting Tuesday, June 18, and ending Thursday, July 11. Th …


'Canyon Lake Has Talent!'

So you think you've got talent? Why not prove it at the inaugural "Canyon Lake Has Talent Show" on July 31 at Pepe's Restaurant. Promoter Mike Irvin, president of the Canyon Lake C …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'After Earth'

Happy Fathers Day! But “After Earth” isn’t so happy for Will Smith fans, the theater audience or even for real life father and son, Will and Jaden Smith, who play father and …


The Friday Flyer welcomes new teen reporter

The Friday Flyer once again has the privilege of welcoming a new teen reporter. Blake Echt, a junior at Temescal Canyon High School, is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate …


Spotlight on Seniors: Evan Hieter

Evan Hieter is a true Canyon Laker, having lived here his entire life with his parents Laurie and Timothy Hieter. He graduated from Linfield Christian High School with a Fine Arts …


Corts announce graduations

Lee and Colette Cort are proud to announce the graduation of their grandson, Noah Cort, from Stanford University. Graduating with honors, he received degrees for double majors In E …


AA All Star game a battle of Blue and Tan

The Canyon Lake Little League AA All Star game was played on May 31 at Gault Field. The top players from the division are nominated by coaches and managers to compete in an All Sta …


Announcement: Simmons-Grathwohl wedding

There may not be wedding bells, but birds will be singing over the marriage of Sean Simmons and Nicole Grathwohl tomorrow evening, June 15, at Indian Beach. Sean is the son of Sc …


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 …


Car Club rocks it at 'Rods & Rails' show

Members of the Canyon Lake Car Club brought home a number of awards from the "Rods & Rails" car and motorcycle show on Saturday, June 8, at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perr …


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 …


Adopt-a-Pet: Tiger and Mocha

Tiger is a 3-year-old altered male domestic shorthair. He is litter box trained and gets along well with cats, dogs and people. Mocha is a 9-month-old unaltered male Lhasa Apso. He …


Making financial decisions after graduation

This Practical Money Matters column is authored by Jason Alderman, a financial expert who directs Practical Money Skills for Life (www.practicalmoneyskills.com), a free, award-winn …