Santa Claus is coming to town this weekend for parades, pancakes, caroling and more!

Santa Claus is coming to town this weekend for parades, pancakes, caroling and more!

Don't let the rain put a damper on holiday spirits this weekend, as there is much for Canyon Lake families to do. The Golf Cart Parade is tonight, the Boat Parade is tomorrow night, and in between are Breakfast with Santa and the Choraleers Christmas Concert. (Editor's Note: Because of the storm, this online article has been altered from what appears in the print edition.) The Golf Cart Parade an…

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Parade of Lights set to cruise this Saturday

From Phantom of the Opera to Mermaids of the Lake, this year's Parade of Lights will have many new and interesting entries. Look for the parade to start tomorro…

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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…

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Torah Club to hold Menorah-Lighting Tuesday

A Menorah-Lighting Ceremony will be held Tuesday, December 16, at 5 p.m., in the POA Board Room. This event falls on the first day of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festi…

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Photo of the Week

Photographer Pat Van Dyke was at East Port a week ago as runoff from the first storm of the season sent water cascading into the lake from normally-dry Salt Creek. She also happened to capture the little bit of fall color that adorns the shoreline at this time of year. What is not so secret about East Port is that the fishermen love it there after it rains.

Mary Craton retires from public service as 'one of the good guys'

Mary Craton retires from public service as 'one of the good guys'

How the City is run from day to day isn't exactly the most enthralling news. But the real people behind the public names are another story . . . By her own admission, Mary Craton was never interested in municipal politics before a friend talked her into running for the Canyon Lake City Council in November 2001. Now, having been a Council member from 2002 to 2014, she has served longer than any ot …

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Family Winterfest and Tree-Lighting draws a crowd

Family Winterfest and Tree-Lighting draws a crowd

Hundreds of Canyon Lake family members and friends gathered at the Lodge on December 7 for an evening of Christmas festivities. The mood was joyous with many dressed in their Christmas finery and Santa hats. Greetings of "Merry Christmas" and "Happy Holidays" could be heard everywhere. Mike Shroyer of Good Time Entertainment was the emcee and kept the atmosphere jolly with holiday music, perform …

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Mayor lights the tree at Towne Center

The annual Towne Center Tree-Lighting, put on by the Chamber of Commerce and Canyon Lake Family Matters Club, was held last Friday in front of City Hall. Several members from the C …


Get traffic alerts for Railroad Canyon Rd.

A week ago, for the second time in one week, a traffic accident on Railroad Canyon Rd. affected traffic flow between Canyon Lake and I-15. On Saturday, January 6, at 12:30 a.m., of …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'The Homesman'

Every superstar is entitled to a vanity project. Sometimes they’re successful, but too often, the finished product is like “The Homesman.” Even the all-star ensemble cast tha …


New board members take seats on EVMWD Board

The Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) announced this week that Nancy Horton and George Cambero are the newest members of the EVMWD Board. Both were sworn in on Decem …


'Catman' Chilibolost strikes again!

Fishing at East Port is a fisherman's dream right after heavy runoff from rainstorms starts flowing into the lake at Salt Creek. Ruben Flores was on hand to take a picture of Ben C …


In Memoriam: William Dingfelder

William S. Dingfelder, “Bill”, passed away in his sleep on the evening of December 3, 2014. He was born on April 18, 1925 in Erie, Pennsylvania to parents, William S. and Laura …


In Memoriam: Charlene Knott

Charlene Knott passed away on November 20, 2014 of cancer. She lived in Canyon Lake for five years and loved it here with its beautiful surroundings. She grew up in Anaheim, Califo …


News Briefs

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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 …


Tuesday Work Group tackles tasks

The Tuesday Work Group volunteers aren't letting the holidays keep them from their weekly chores on the Golf Course. Spokesperson and photographer Sam Theodora says members of the …


Golf News

After Lunch Bunch The “After Lunch Bunch” (ALB) held their annual tournament and luncheon last Monday, with 32 golfers qualified for the Individual Tin Whistle contest. In ord …


Adopt-a-Pet: Koda and Precious

Koda is a 1-year-old, black and white, male Australian Cattle Dog. He is good with people, other dogs and even cats. Koda's handlers say he is a very friendly and handsome boy! He …