John Zaitz: the man who doesn't quit

John Zaitz: the man who doesn't quit

John Zaitz is well aware that he has lost four previous elections and obtained his seat on the Canyon Lake City Council by the vote of just two people: Tim Brown and Dawn Haggerty. After failing to win in the November election, John joined four other Canyon Lakers in applying this month for the seat vacated by Nancy Horton when she was elected to the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District Board …

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Canyon Lake offers compromise payment to County

Subsequent to the City filing an action for declaratory relief, the County served a claim required by the Government Code demanding immediate payment of $903,64…

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Chamber accepting nominations for community awards

The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce will be holding the annual Board Installation and Community Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 7, at the Diamond Club at Storm…

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Neighbors for Neighbors: Block Captains wanted for Neighborhood Watch

The purpose of the Canyon Lake Neighborhood Watch Program is to help forge bonds among the residents in the community, reduce crime and improve relations betwe…

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Photo of the Week

The sky is blue, the hills are green, the leaves are yellow and the lake is there to reflect it all. Pat Van Dyke has been trying to capture all the beauty Canyon Lake has to offer this season and this January day found her at the North Ski Area.

Princess Elsa to visit grand opening of One Stop Kids Shop in Towne Center

Princess Elsa to visit grand opening of One Stop Kids Shop in Towne Center

"Everyone needs a deal!" says Kym West, co-owner with husband Lee, of One Stop Kids Shop in the Towne Center. One Stop Kids Shop is a children's consignment store that sells "very gently used" clothing, shoes, toys, furniture and more. The focus is on children newborn to age 10. Although One Stop Kids Shop is currently open, the official grand opening will celebrated Saturday, February 7, from 1 …

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Globe-trotting with The Friday Flyer in 2014

Globe-trotting with The Friday Flyer in 2014

Each year, as they travel to locations near and far, Canyon Lakers are invited to have their picture taken with a copy of The Friday Flyer and send it to their hometown paper for publication (news@goldingpublications.com). Each January, the editorial staff chooses the photographs that represent Most Unusual Destination, Most Interesting Backdrop, and, depending on what's sent in that year, such …

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Canyon Lake Directory to be in mailboxes

The 2015 Canyon Lake Residential Directory will start showing up in mailboxes today and over the next few days. In keeping with the times, the directory lists not only residents’ …


Local preschool gets a visit from K9 unit

Children at Canyon Lake Community Church Preschool had very special visitors on January 22 and 23. On both days, a police officer was present to talk to the children about what pol …


Join the Farmers Market Wheels Parade

The Farmers Market, along with New Hope Church, will feature the 2nd annual Wheels Parade on Sunday, February 8, at noon. Lineup begins at 11:30 a.m. The theme will be valentines …


How to get rid of those unsightly weeds

"Oh my goodness – the yard looked so pretty just a few days ago, but now . . . where did all those weeds come from!?" And, more importantly, how to get rid of them? Most Canyon …


In Memoriam: Marie Hurte

Marie E. Hurte, long time resident of Canyon Lake, passed away peacefully under home hospice care in Ontario on January 21, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was 84 years old. M …


In Memoriam: Lila Brown

Lila Jean Brown, 85, of Canyon Lake, passed away on January 17, 2015. She was born on June 25, 1929 in Toledo, Ohio, daughter of the late Paul Strang and the late Gladys Jones Str …


In Memoriam: Donna Scott

Donna M. Scott's obituary information can be found in the January 23 issue of The Friday Flyer; however, the family asks friends to note two corrections. The date of her death was …


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 …


Woman's Club invites women to upcoming events

The first Fashion Show pre-party of the Canyon Lake Woman's Club will be held Friday, February 13, at 5 p.m. at the home of Tammy Murphy. The theme is "Secret Agents" and gentleman …


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

9ers Golf Club The 9ers Golf Club will hold a Sweetheart Tournament on February 12, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Any level of golfer is welcome, including those who've only had …


Adopt-a-Pet: Ginger and Diamond

Ginger is a 7-year-old, white and tan, female Lhasa Apso. She is good with older children and other animals. Ginger's caretakers say she is a real cutie and smart – she will sit …


Phone scams continue to be a serious threat

The government website, www.irs.gov, reported last week that aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain near the top of the annual "Dirty D …


Four last-minute tips to lower your taxes

The following Money Management column is provided by Bill Spaniel, public relations manager for the California Society of CPAs / CalCPA Institute. Now that the New Year has begun, …