It's time for the Kids Fishing Derby!

It's time for the Kids Fishing Derby!

The lazy days of summer may be over for public school kids, but summer fun isn't! The much-anticipated Kids Fishing Derby for ages 5 to 15 will be held tomorrow, August 16, at Holiday Harbor. Kids can register between 6 and 8 a.m. and begin fishing anytime thereafter. Please note: a parent or legal guardian must be with the participant with a signed registration form prior to fishing. The Bassma…

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Four candidates to vie for two seats on City Council

On the ballot this November, registered Canyon Lake voters will see four names of candidates hoping to fill two seats in the Canyon Lake City Council. Members w…

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Melissa Marquardt wins coveted National title

On Sunday, July 27, in Waco, Texas, Canyon Lake's own Melissa Marquardt won the highly-coveted title of National Champion in women's professional wakeboarding. …

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Pastor's wife does battle with the big 'C' – Part 1

Cancer is a terrible word. It's an enemy that accosts young, old and in-between. Many have lost loved ones to it. Many have it. And many are in remission from …

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Photo of the Week

Capturing an expression like this in the midst of an athletic activity is photographer Mike Clary's specialty. He is a professional sports photographer and knows how to capture the moment. Of this picture, one of his favorites taken at last week's Learn-to-Ride Day, Mike says, "The look of sheer terror on this young man's face is priceless – even more endearing is the fact that he immediately wanted to try to get back up again! Kids – ya gotta love 'em!" More of Mike's photos of Learn-to-Ride Day can be seen in an adjacent story.

'RodKingz' offers family fun in the fast lane

'RodKingz' offers family fun in the fast lane

The community of Canyon Lake is filled with talented entrepreneurs, and A.J. Loft, creator of the "RodKingz" brand is one of them. RodKingz is a multi-platform "racing world" that includes a competitive online racing game, miniature die-cast race cars for trading, a board game, a book series, T-shirts and, if all goes as planned, an eventual television series. With a great deal of experience i …

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Wakeboard Club holds final Learn-to-Ride Day

Wakeboard Club holds final Learn-to-Ride Day

Learning to ride a wakeboard – or get better on a wakeboard – was a nice way to end summer break for the more than 100 people who attended last Saturday's Learn-to-Wakeboard Day in the North Ski Area. According to Club President Dave Clark, by 8:30 a.m. more than 100 people had already registered, with four to five boats helping approximately 20 to 25 riders each hour throughout the day. Vari …

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Bingo Fundraiser planned for Jimmie Aguilar

Members of the Tennis Club are hosting a Bingo fundraiser for one of their members, Jimmie Aguilar, who is undergoing treatment for stage 4 tongue cancer. He is scheduled to be in …


Meet Donna Ritchie – a voice for Canyon Lake

Some readers may have noticed Donna Ritchie's name as a writer for the short-lived but colorful "Canyon Lake Life" magazine that graced residents' mailboxes earlier this year. Othe …


A great time for all at summer Horse Camp

The final Canyon Lake Horse Camp for this summer was held last week. The kids, most of whom were under the age of 10, learned about the anatomy of a horse and names of the differen …


IRS repeats warning about phone scams

The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demandin …


In Memoriam: Dorothy Heinbuch

Dorothy Mary Heinbuch passed away on August 6, 2014. She was born on June 25, 1919 in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to Southern California as a young girl.
She graduated fr …


Canyon Lake's got talent, see it on August 27

Canyon Lakers with a talent to entertain will be showing it off at the 2nd annual “Canyon Lake's Got Talent Show” on August 27 at Pepe's Restaurant. This event will be run in …


Why not try out for the Royal Court?

Calling all "princesses." It's not too late to sign up for the Miss Canyon Lake Scholarship Pageant and Talent Competition, to be held on September 13 at the Lodge. The theme will …


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 …


Bassmasters hold night tourney until 2 a.m.

In order to beat the heat, the Bassmasters held this month's tournament last Saturday night, August 9, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., with six boats participating. The anglers brought 25 f …


Terrys' 1935 Ford Truck is Car of Month

The Car Club announces that Sherman and Joline Terry's 1935 Ford Truck is the July Car of the Month. Sherman bought the truck in 1976 for $800. The paint was primed and the engine …


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 Couples Eclectic Tournament results The Women's Golf Club held its Couples Eclectic golf tournament on Monday, August 4 and Thursday, August 7. Barbara Weatherman and …


Nomads play at Country Club at Sobobo Springs

The Nomads took time to have their pictured taken on a picture-perfect day while playing at the Country Club at Soboba Springs on Monday, August 11. The game was Partners Best Ball …


Golf News

Family Golf Club The Family Golf Club had its annual Steak n Beans tourney, a match play game, with captains Joe Bakitis and Ivan Beyer picking teams.   Ivan's team won and was …


Here's Credit 101 for Your College Freshman

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


CPAs offer tips for starting a small business

The following Money Management column is a joint effort of the AICPA and the California Society of CPAs as part of the profession's nationwide 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy pro …