What will you do to help others in 2014?

What will you do to help others in 2014?

Tis the season for giving. We're not talking about Christmas, although some families may be celebrating theirs this weekend. We're talking about looking ahead to the coming year. This week, The Friday Flyer asked its columnists to write about what they will do to help other people or organizations in 2014. This team of talented writers, who receive only token sums for their work, responded with en…

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Deadline extended for Community Awards nominations

In consideration of the busy holiday season, the Chamber of Commerce has extended the deadline for Community Award nominations to Monday, January 6. There are f…

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Polar Bears will ski out of Holiday Harbor

The Ski Club will host the annual Polar Bear Day next Saturday, January 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Harbor. Participants will brave chilly water tempera…

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Last week to get early bird discount for Fit Community

There’s less than a week to get the early-bird discount of $5 per entry for the Fit Community 5K run/walk or 10K run on Saturday, January 18. That's just $20 …

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Photo of the Week

Dennis Bickers captures the beauty of a sun-splashed winter day on the lake, where the living is "easy" by the look of these fishermen.

Notes from the Road: Efforts of The Friday Flyer are appreciated

Notes from the Road: Efforts of The Friday Flyer are appreciated

It is always a good exercise to stop a few moments and reflect upon things and people that are important to us – now and in the past. This Christmas season looks like a good one for me to acknowledge a group that, ironically, gets little positive press. Too often we take for granted the benefits that accrue to us from our relationships with the boards of directors of our clubs, restaurant staf …

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Day-tripping with Mary: Visit the Guadalupe Valley for wine adventure

Day-tripping with Mary: Visit the Guadalupe Valley for wine adventure

By Mary Rhoads Columnist, The Friday Flyer As an oenophile, aka “wine lover,” I have tasted my way through our own Temecula wine country, Sonoma and Napa Valley, even vineyards in Italy and Spain. When the opportunity arose to discover and experience the Valle de Guadalupe – Mexican wine country – I couldn’t wait to go. Forty three miles south of the Tecate/U.S. border crossing (the r …

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In Memoriam: Ron Myre

Ronald Walter Myre passed away with family by his side on December 16, 2013 after a valiant fight against pancreatic cancer. Ron and his wife of 36 years, Janice Pfeiffer Myre, liv …


Memorial Service for Vick Knight

Dr. Vick Knight, Jr. passed away on December 5, surrounded by his large and loving family. He was 85 years old. Carolyn Knight would like to remind the community that all are invi …


Youngsters mind their manners at dinner-dance

December 13, was the annual Cotillion Dinner-Dance at the Lodge, where members danced to the music of the Temescal Canyon High School Jazz Band, led by the Director Michael Donahue …


Travelers enjoy winter wonderland dinner-dance

The Travel Club enjoyed a winter wonderland dinner-dance in the Holiday Bay Room on December 6. Members recognized their 2013 board members and welcomed a new board of directors fo …


Woman's Club finishes the year with humor

The Woman's Club's December meeting was a festive and fun time of dining, singing and dancing to Christmas songs and enjoying a surprise visit from tell-it-like-it-is comedienne "M …


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 …


Men's Golf Club announces new officers

The Canyon Lake Men's Golf Club held its annual installation of officers and dinner on December 7 at the Lodge. Outgoing President Gary Bradford, at left, congratulates the incomin …


Golf News

Men's Golf Sweetheart Tourney The Men’s Golf Club is holding its annual Sweetheart Tournament on Sunday, February 9, 2014. The cost is $32 per person (green fees and cart rental …


Adopt-a-Pet: Lady 3 and Sophie

Lady 3 is a female, black and tan Shepherd Chow mix. She is seven years young and already spayed. Lady is very smart. She knows several commands including "sit," and "shake." Lady …


Some Baby Boomers face retirement road blocks

The following information was provided by Bill Spaniel and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. "Money Management" columns are a joint effort of the AICPA and th …


2014 tax season to open January 31

The Internal Revenue Service announced plans to open the 2014 filing season on January 31 and encouraged taxpayers to use e-file or Free File as the fastest way to receive refunds. …


Want to cut next year's taxes?

The following information was provided by Bill Spaniel, public relations manager of the California Society of CPAs / CalCPA Institute. Taxes may be the last thing you want to thin …