Community events are this weekend and next

Community events are this weekend and next

Bring out the kids or grandkids and join in the fun! • Towne Center Tree-Lighting, today, December 5 – The Chamber promises "special treats and surprises" when festivities for the Towne Center Tree-Lighting starts at 5 p.m. in front of City Hall. The Choraleers will be among those providing entertainment. There also will be free cookies and cocoa. The Family Matters Club is providing free orn…

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Jordan Ehrenkranz will be Mayor in 2015

City Council elections only come around every two years, with member terms lasting four years. The City Council finds itself at an interesting crossroads this y…

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Take a 'Magical Mystery Holiday Home Tour' this Sunday

Residents are invited this Sunday to tour six homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Before the tour begins, guests are invited to come to the Lodge any …

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Ben Wicke recognized for 20 years of service

At its recent board meeting, the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District recognized longtime EVMWD Board Director Ben Wicke, a Canyon Lake resident, for his ma…

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Marga Kidd

Photographer Marga Kidd says many happy kids, parents and grandparents were at the new Indian Beach playground over Thanksgiving. Pictured are her three grandchildren (Escobar), a neighbor and two friends enjoying their day. From left are Marley Escobar, Bentley Escobar, Andrew Drollinger, Ashley Funk, Rilee Escobar and Hailey Funk. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new playground was held yesterday, December 4.

Families gather for food, fun and to give thanks

Families gather for food, fun and to give thanks

This year, my husband and I decided to celebrate Thanksgiving on Friday so my family could have the entire day together. A day that would not be cut short and leave me feeling overwhelmed yet incomplete. Thanksgiving is a wonderful and hectic day I enjoy immensely with my relatively small family. I love everyone scurrying around and making a delicious mess in the kitchen. I enjoy chasing the men, …

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Christmas decorations to be judged

Christmas decorations to be judged

Those who have taken the time and effort to decorate their homes for the holidays have a chance to be recognized for their efforts. The Home Owners Club invites residents to turn on their street front decorations Sunday evening, December 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. as judges cruise through the streets of the community by car. Residents who would like the club to take special notice of their street fron …

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A visit to Canyon Lake, Texas

One-half of The Friday Flyer's Reel People duo, Ron Martel, was in Austin, Texas recently on business and decided to make a side trip to Canyon Lake, Texas. Ron is a development ex …


Jack catches a 'cat'

Christy Roberson helps her 9-year-old son, Jack, hold up the 8-pound catfish he caught recently at Diamond Point Park – a family favorite fishing spot. Christy says their service …


Dirty Dozen Slow Pitch Champs

Congratulations to the Dirty Dozen for taking 1st place in the Canyon Lake Men's Slow Pitch Championships. Pictured are Charlie Marquadt, Greg Perry, Casey Lytle, Chad Laughery, Ry …


In Memoriam: Stanley Hanover

Stanley Hanover passed away at his home on November 26 surrounded by family. He was born in 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the owner of several supermarkets and moved to Canyo …


In Memoriam: Justin Gulley

Justin Gulley, 36, passed away from injuries suffered in a skydiving accident at Skydive Perris on November 29, 2014. He was born on August 20, 1978 in Riverside, California. He …


Friends to hold Justin Gulley Fundraiser

A pancake breakfast will be held in memory of Justin Gulley on Saturday, December 13, from 8 to 10 a.m., at Applebee's, 27750 Newport Rd. in Menifee. Tickets are $10 each, with $5 …


Chamber Notes

Today, December 5 is a busy day for the Chamber and for the Canyon Lake Towne Center.  There will be a ribbon-cutting at 4 p.m. at Canyon Mattress and More, 31592 Railroad Canyo …


Looking for an outing with the grandkids?

Embark on a magical train ride at the Orange Empire Railway Museum and visit with Santa Claus himself at his North Pole workshop on December 7, 13, 14, 20, 21. Ride the trai …


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 …


ShowCal Skiers are 'flipping out'

The ShowCal Skiers worked hard all summer perfecting their skiing skills, like the back flip performed by member and former pro show skier, Kent LaLond, pictured. However, many of …


Turkey Trot winners announced

The Tennis Club congratulates the winners of the Turkey Trot Team Mixer tournament held Saturday, November 22. The winners were, from left, Roland Clark, Mike Kidd, Carlos Hansen, …


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 Club The Women's Golf Club held its annual fall golf tournament, "Thanksgiving Powwow," on November 22, followed by lunch at the Country Club. The committee of Cathy …


Adopt-a-Pet: Oreo and Skipps

Oreo is a 2-year-old, black and white, male Papillon and Japanese Chin mix. He is very sweet, and he is good with children and other dogs. Oreo's handlers say he will make a wonder …