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June 27, 2014

Tips offered for smoother 4th of July

Tips offered for smoother 4th of July

So you didn't win the 4th of July lottery for a site at the Campground or picnic pavilion at Holiday Harbor. Don't despair. There are plenty of places around the lake for viewing what many consider to be the best fireworks show around (launched from Skipper's Island near the Campground). Do be aware, though, that setup in the parks won't be allowed before they open at 8 a.m. Friday morning, July 4…

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Fate of Fire Station 60 remains undecided

The fate of Fire Station 60, the only fire station within the Canyon Lake community, is in the hands of the County of Riverside and CalFire – and remains unde…

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'Art at the Lake' to feature local artists

The Canyon Lake Art Association invites residents to attend the annual art reception, "Art at the Lake," this Sunday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hol…

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Shop 'til you drop at Community Swap Meet

A morning of shopping is in store for residents who attend the inaugural Family Matters Community Swap Meet this Sunday, June 29, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holid…

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Photo of the Week

Canyon Lake is known for it's popular (and usually crowded) holiday festivities and celebrations. But any day is a good day in this little bit of paradise. This picture, taken by photographer Mike Clary, shows the East Bay with its boats grouped together as families enjoy the company of friends and each other. Although this photo was taken during the Memorial Day holiday, it is a good representation of any weekend in this resort-style community.

The great eighties rock Taco Tuesday

The great eighties rock Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesdays are in full swing and, judging by the number of people attending, appear to be a big hit with the summer crowd. The theme a week ago was the "Great Eighties" with dance competitions, games and music by artists such as The Clash, Duran Duran, The Go Go's and more. There was even a Rubik's Cube solving competition, and yes, it was legitimately solved, according to DJ Mike Shroyer, "wit …

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Looking back at June of past years

Looking back at June of past years

Here's a look at what was happening in the month of June over the last 40 years in Canyon Lake. 40 Years Ago In 1974, Canyon Lake was six years young, and still growing. Richard Nixon resigned as president, Mao launched his Cultural Revolution, heiress Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army and inflation was determined to be 13.9 percent. “Jaws” by Peter Benchley topp …

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Holiday Deadlines for The Friday Flyer

Because of the 4th of July holiday, The Friday Flyer will be delivered on Thursday, July 3. That means deadlines for all news and advertising are pushed up one day. The deadline fo …


Learn how to ski the Slalom Course

The Ski Club has started something new for the community called "Learn-the-Slalom-Course." Last year was the first time the class was held.
This summer, the Ski Club will host t …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Jersey Boys'

Oh what a night! “Jersey Boys,” the movie, is just too good to be true. Sure, the play was extremely gratifying, but director Clint Eastwood has turned that jukebox musical int …


A Summer Story: Sierra – Chapter 2

When Alyssa Landau first was brought on as the "All About Pets" columnist for The Friday Flyer in March 2013, she explained her interest in writing short stories. This summer, she …


Twirlers tout three major newsmakers

Newsmaker 1: 'Super Zinggs' matriarch Margie Zingg has had a few titles during her illustrious years in Canyon Lake: Ms. Oktoberfest, Ms. Chili Pepper, Citizen of the Year, Taekwon …


Highest bidder redeems 'fine dining' prize

One of the highlights of the annual Woman's Club Fashion Show is the silent auction, where attendees can bid on gift baskets offering many different items and services. According …


Canyon Laker rides to conquer arthritis

Ivan Henery is probably best known in Canyon Lake as one of the Special Enforcement officers who patrols mainly the North Ski Area and BLM (Bureau of Land Management) land. Ivan ha …


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 …


Lioness Club selling steering wheel covers

With summer officially here and several hot months in the forecast, the Lioness Club has begun selling custom-made steering wheel covers to protect hands from hot steering wheels. …


Canyon Lake Woman's Club awards scholarships

Ten young Canyon Lake women have received $11,450 in scholarships from the Canyon Lake Woman’s Club. • Taylor Connor is a graduate of Temescal High School and will be attendi …


Woman's Club installs new officers

The new officers of the Canyon Lake Woman's Club were installed at the June 18 meeting. Sally Wedehase and Carol Bivens, at left, conducted the installation. Next to them are new o …


Garden Club tours EVMWD gardens

The Garden Club visited the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District facility on June 10, where EVMWD representatives Bonnie Woodrome and Mary Cherney gave members a guided tour of …


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 …


Inga Loy is Women's Golf Senior Champ

Thirty-three players participated in the two-day Women's Golf Senior Championship on June 10 and 17. All were eligible to win the Senior Championship trophy. The winner over field …


Golf News

Women's Golf Jack and Jill All golfers are invited to join the Women's Golf Club for the Jack and Jill tournament, “Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue,” on Saturday, July 12. …