Edition
July 4, 2014

Celebrating America's Birthday in Canyon Lake

Celebrating America's Birthday in Canyon Lake

Ready to fly Old Glory? It will be a red, white and blue weekend as thousands of guests join Canyon Lakers in celebrating our nation's birth with food and fun. Hopefully, the "red" will not be on burned skin and the "blue" will not be caused by traffic incidents. The Association has made an important change that will affect those who are planning to set up in the local parks Friday morning. Inste…

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Nick Tousseau commissioned to U.S.S. Anchorage

One of the enduring (and endearing) traditions of the Canyon Lake fireworks shows is the playing of patriotic music before and during the show. This year's show…

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Public safety officials report statistics

The following departments provided monthly statistics during the July 1 meeting of the City's Public Safety Committee. Note that, due to the date of the meeting…

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Directors announce priorities for coming year

In case readers overlooked this information provided by the Association in the June 21 issue, here is a summary of some of the projects and priorities announced…

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Photo of the Week

This scene of the Lodge area has been photographed a few times from the air, but this is the first time The Friday Flyer has received such an image recorded by a drone. After flying over the Fiesta Day parade route, Canyon Lake resident Eric Kerker piloted his privately-owned drone above the Lodge and Main Lake to take in festivities there. Learn more about Eric and his DJI Phantom in an adjacent article.

Kids have fun learning with horses

Kids have fun learning with horses

Horse Camp at the Equestrian Center is a summertime tradition in Canyon Lake. Summer vacation, for many kids, is a good time to hone their tennis or golf skills. It's also a popular time to try a new sport or hobby. Many take advantage of the lake by taking wakeboarding or water skiing lessons. For some, however, Horse Camp is what they look forward to most! From June 23 to 26, children took part …

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There may be more than fireworks in sky over CL

There may be more than fireworks in sky over CL

The last time Canyon Lakers held a celebration, Fiesta Day, there was "an eye in the sky" to take it all in. Some of the on-ground photographers like Bert Barbay and Mike Clary noticed the little drone flying above the parade route and took pictures of it; drone owner Eric Kerker later sent one of the drone's pictures of the parade to The Friday Flyer.
Eric says his drone is a DJI Phantom 2 Vis …

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"America, God shed His grace on thee . . . "

By Jeanie Corral Special to The Friday Flyer Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often called "the Fourth of July." It is the anniversary of the publication …


Do you think you've got talent?

Canyon Lakers with a talent to entertain are invited to show it off at the 2nd annual “Canyon Lake Has Talent Show” on July 30 at Pepe's Restaurant. Promoter and MC Mike Irvin …


Do you think you've got talent?

So you think you've got talent? Why not prove it at the 2nd annual “Canyon Lake Has Talent Show” on July 30 at Pepe's Restaurant. Promoter and MC Mike Irvin says the show is op …


Audition this Saturday for '9 to 5'

Canyon Lake Community Theatre is holding auditions for its September show, "9 to 5: the Musical," this Saturday, July 5, at 9 a.m. in the POA Board Room (inside the POA building in …


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 …


A Summer Story: Sierra – Chapter 3

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 …


In Memoriam: Douglas Acton

Douglas Eugene Acton was born October 25, 1949 in Fullerton, California. He passed away, in his home, from a heart attack, on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the age of 64. Doug was …


In Memoriam: Paul Davis

Paul Franklin Davis was born 76 years ago in Boston, Massachusetts. He passed away on Thursday, June 19, at the Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar. Paul married his wife, C …


In Memoriam: Jeannine Martineau

Former LEUSD trustee and California School Boards Association officer Jeannine Martineau passed away on June 25, 2014 after a lengthy illness, according to school board colleague a …


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 …


Triathletes compete at home and abroad

Athletes ranging in age from 14 to 56 participated in the super sprint off-road triathlon in Canyon Lake's North Ski Area on June 21. Canyon Lake Triathlon Club spokesperson Karen …


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 …


Lions and Lioness Clubs install new officers

Lions Club Past District Governor Hugh Grant installed new officers for the Canyon Lake Lions and Lioness Clubs at a dinner-meeting at the Lodge on June 19. Retiring Lioness Presid …


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 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. …


Adopt-a-Pet: Kobe and Heloise

Kobe is a male, 1-year-old, black and gray Terrier mix. According to his handlers, Kobe is housebroken (potty pads) and is great with adults and kids. They say he is the sweetest l …


Here is why garden mulch is helpful

The following information is provided by the Mulch & Soil Council. Most gardeners know that mulching trees, shrubs and flower beds is a good practice, even if they may not know a …


Claim a tax credit for summer daycare expenses

The following "Practical Money Matters" column is provided Jason Alderman, director of Visa's financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Pra …