Mayor discusses need to fund Station 60

At Wednesday's City Council meeting, the City Council voted to put a measure on the November ballot that likely will determine whether Canyon Lake Fire Station 60 remains open. Here, Mayor Mary Craton explains the background on this measure and why passage of the Fire Safety Special Tax is so important.
Why a Fire Safety Special Tax? By Mary Craton, Mayor Special to The Friday Flyer • WHAT…

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Voters to weigh in on Goetz Hill development

The fire tax measure isn't the only item City Council wants to put on the November 5 ballot. At this week's City Council meeting, City officials called for a po…

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Public safety officers report monthly statistics

The following departments provided monthly statistics at the August meeting of the Public Safety Committee. • Canyon Lake Police – The Police Report submit…

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Barckley continues to excel in junior golf

Canyon Lake junior golfer Baylee Barckley, 16, is back in the news. She has been featured in The Friday Flyer several times. Readers most recently might recall …

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Duke Smith

Seniors know and show their dance steps

Seniors know and show their dance steps

Seniors in the community turned out for a luau-themed Potluck and Dance on July 28 at the Senior Center. Organizers say, "It was a great success with really fantastic food brought by the members, and the turnout was the best yet." The DJ for June and July was Mark Barnett. The Senior Center's next Potluck and Dance, sponsored by the Senior Committee, will be held August 25 with an “end of summ …

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Kids Fishing Derby a whopper of success!

Kids Fishing Derby a whopper of success!

Early last Saturday morning, 156 Canyon Lake kids ages 5 to 15 packed up their tackle boxes and fishing rods and headed to the lake for the 27th annual Kids Fishing Derby, put on by the Canyon Lake Bassmasters. "It turned out to be a great day for all who participated," says spokesperson Joe Grasso. "The weather was great, with mild heat compared to years past." After a few hours spent fishing …

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Paddle & Pedal Regatta is next Saturday

All paddle-boarders, kayakers and pedal-boaters are invited to join a non-competitive, non-motorized East Bay cruise during the 3rd annual Paddle and Pedal Regatta on Saturday, Aug …


Mark calendars for 'Summer Splash' event

School will have started, but summer will be far from over when the Jr. Women's Club holds its annual Summer Splash event at Holiday Harbor. This giant shark and other water slides …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: '2 Guns'

In what may appear to be just another routine buddy cop drama, Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg offer so much more. Well, not really that much more, but more than expected to ea …


Out and About in Canyon Lake: Chinese geese

Janet Richardson took this picture of some of the geese that frequent the Lodge lawn and beach and says she noticed some geese she had not seen before. A passerby said they were Ca …


Times are changing for the school year

With the days still sunny and hot, it's hard to believe that, for Canyon Lake students, summer is almost over – summer vacation, that is. Vaccinations are being updated, registra …


Remember to stop for school buses

Remember Corporal Ole Williams, Canyon Lake's last COPS officer? Each year when school started, he reminded Canyon Lakers to be aware of child safety at bus stops. Since his words …


This is what it's like to live with . . .

Many people live with painful and/or discouraging medical conditions. Some people are caretakers for those with medical conditions. A little understanding from others about what it …


In Memoriam: Juan Estrada

Juan “Andy” Estrada passed away on June 8, 2013 at his family home in Canyon Lake. He was 87 years old. He was born in La Libertad, El Salvador, Central America. He met his w …


Show proves Canyon Lake does have talent

Organizers say the inaugural "Canyon Lake’s Got Talent" show on July 31, in the Pepe's banquet room, provided the audience of some 100 people an evening of great entertainment.  …


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 …


Stutler's 1949 Chevy is Car of Month

The Car Club congratulates Ed Stutler for winning Car of the Month with his 1949 Chevy Styleline Deluxe. Ed says he bought the car in 1996 after finding it dissembled and stored …


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

Women's Golf Club The Women’s Golf Club meets regularly on Tuesdays to play 18 holes of golf. CLWGC is a member of the Women’s Southern California Golf Association, responsibl …


Adopt-a-Pet: Annie Oakley and Sly

Annie Oakley was left in the drop box with little information about her except that she is a good dog and loves the ranch; which is why staff named her after a famous cowgirl. She …


And you thought Spanish was hard to learn

As children head back to school, here's a lesson in English that will leave them scratching their heads. It's been around awhile so enjoy.
• The bandage was wound around the w …