October offers a lineup of community events

October offers a lineup of community events

October is a lovely and busy month in Canyon Lake. It's still warm – okay, hot – but there is a hint of autumn in the air with cooler mornings and evenings. Pumpkins and scarecrows will make their appearance on front porches, and those who go all out to decorate their homes, or who plan to have a haunted house on Halloween, are invited to send information and pictures to The Friday Flyer to be…

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November election could determine City's future

As sample ballots and other election material arrives in mailboxes, voters are reminded the California General Election is just one month away, on Tuesday, Nove…

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Public safety officials report monthly statistics

The September 2014 meeting of the Public Safety Committee was held on September 30, at 9:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers. The following departments provide…

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Police detain students in alleged threat against TCHS

Early this week, Lake Elsinore Unified School District (LEUSD) spokesperson Mark Dennis informed the public that Temescal Canyon High School (TCHS) was open Mon…

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Photo of the Week

When the air is still and there are no boats to create movement on the lake's surface, Canyon Lakers can see up to the clouds above by looking down to the water below. When photographer Nicole Wade's son mentioned one morning last week, "Hey Mom, come look, there's clouds in the lake!," she had to take a picture. It might even be possible, upon close examination, to see fish swimming among the clouds.

Volunteers take 30 minutes to clean up Indian Beach

Volunteers take 30 minutes to clean up Indian Beach

Last Saturday morning, September 27, more than 30 residents participated in the first "30-Minute Beach Cleanup," organized by Donna Ritchie, Mrs. Canyon Lake 2014-2015. Volunteers of all ages retrieved approximately 10 bags full of glass, plastic, cans, debris and cigarette butts at Indian Beach. Some of the notable finds included socks, an old stuffed animal and the skeletons of a bird and large …

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Mother and daughter are beautiful together

Mother and daughter are beautiful together

Karina Bowen, the Royal Court's new Miss Teen Canyon Lake, is a young lady with a plan. In 2003, at the age of 5, she won the Wee Miss Tropics title and began a path that included pageants as a way to become involved and help wherever she could. But that's not all. Karina, now a high school junior, also is an excellent student. She enjoys drama, theater, science and criminal law. One of her future …

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'Western Hoedown' to be held at Country Club

The 11th annual Western Hoedown, sponsored by the Canyon Lake Lioness and Lions, will be held at a new venue this year as they move it indoors at the Country Club on Saturday, Octo …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'The Equalizer'

“The Equalizer” is not your typical action thriller. Sure, we expected a gruesome and gritty depiction of raw “R”-rated vengeance. What we didn’t expect was a story infla …


In Memoriam: Margaret Anderson

Margaret "Mardy" Anderson passed away September 16, 2014. She was born on February 26, 1928 in Tobermory, Ontario, Canada to George and Tiny Smith. She and her husband and two sm …


In Memoriam: James Otte

James C. Otte, "Jim," went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 26, 2014, at the age of 87. Jim was born on September 25, 1927, in Brownstown, Indiana to Carl and Laura Otte. …


In Memoriam: Jay Carroll

Jay Carroll, 73, of Canyon Lake passed away on September 24, 2014. A service will be held at Canyon Lake Community Church on Monday, October 6,, at 11 a.m., with a reception follo …


Chamber Notes

There will be a ribbon-cutting/grand opening event at Kiss & Make-Up Permanently on Friday, October 10, at 4 p.m. Join owner Kyla Heartz and the Chamber of Commerce as they celebra …


Relay for Life is coming October 11 and 12

Participants and donors are invited to get involved in Lake Elsinore's American Cancer Society Relay for Life, to be held at Canyon Lake Middle School on Saturday and Sunday, Octob …


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 …


Go jump in the lake – with ShowCal Skiers

Summer may be over but the ShowCal Skiers are not done training. This past weekend, several former professional show skiers coached new members on how to water ski jump. The pros …


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 …


Fine Arts Guild holds Annual Meeting

The Canyon Lake Fine Arts Guild held its Annual Meeting at the Lodge on September23. Members and benefactors were treated to heavy hors d’oeuvres and wine and learned about the …


Golf News

After Lunch Bunch The After Lunch Bunch enjoyed "almost-fall" weather last Friday for their Individual Tin Whistle, with 26 showing up for the weekly contest. There were two fligh …


Adopt-a-Pet: Trixie and Mimi

Trixie is a female, 8-month-old blonde Terrier mix. Her handlers say she is the sweetest little girl, and so cute with one ear up and one ear down! Trixie will need to be spayed be …


How to pay less for a new car

The following Practical Money Skills for Life column is provided by Jason Alderman, director of Visa's financial education programs. To him on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMon …