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May 29, 2015

Golf Course gets extreme makeover

Golf Course gets extreme makeover

The Turf Reduction Program on the Golf Course is complete. On Thursday, May 21, a deeply overcast day that felt more like winter than spring, CLPOA Director Bruce Yarbrough wasn't quite ready to celebrate. That day will come when the Metropolitan Water District sends a rebate check for some $1.5 million.
But Bruce's job of overseeing this huge job was finished. With notebooks of invoices and se…

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Wanted: a few more good men for TWG

The Tuesday Work Group (TWG) is a volunteer group that has been around almost as long as the Golf Course has been in existence. Currently consisting of 48 membe…

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Taco Tuesday set to begin next week!

The crowd that loved Fiesta Day is more than excited to see Taco Tuesday begin next Tuesday, June 3, at the Lodge and Sunset Beach. The weekly gathering allows …

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Riding a horse in parade is a dream come true

Twenty-five-year-old Ashley Moorman has had a dream to ride a horse in the Fiesta Day Parade since she was 9 years old. On Saturday, May, 23, that dream came tr…

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Photo of the Week

This American flag, flying over Holiday Harbor, is a reminder of so many reasons to be proud as an American. Justin Cocanour flew his drone high enough to get a view that encompasses a lot of the reasons for living free in Canyon Lak

'Fiesta Under the Big Top' is a successful juggling act

'Fiesta Under the Big Top' is a successful juggling act

Many residents and organizers who attended last Saturday's Fiesta Day say they have never seen such a huge crowd for the annual event – and that was despite the gloomy cloud cover that kept temperatures just above sweatshirt level most of the day. The CLPOA Activities Department and Fiesta Day Committee planned so many activities for the circus-themed event, most people had to juggle their sch …

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More Photos of the Fiesta Day Parade

More Photos of the Fiesta Day Parade

City dignitaries and Chamber winners rode by in spectacular vehicles, most owned by Car Club members. Various community clubs paraded with banners and costumes; and it wouldn't be a Canyon Lake event without golf carts – lots of golf carts decorated in circus and/or red-white-and-blue patriotic themes. Groups – including Boy and Girl Scouts, high school teams and veterans – were well repre …

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Fine Arts Guild to present 'Evening in Hawaii'

Aloha! June 20 is the kick-off for summer and what better way to start the summer season than with a Picnic and Dance at Holiday Harbor? The Canyon Lake Fine Arts Guild will presen …


'Flower Power' auditions to be held June 8

Auditions for Canyon Lake Community Theatre's all-kids summer production of "Flower Power" will be on Monday, June 8, in the Pool View Room at the Lodge. Kids K through 2nd grade a …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Tomorrowland'

The future can be scary. The endless string of dystopian blockbusters has convinced us there is no hope for this world. It is not “if,” but “when” our civilization, as we k …


Spotlight on Seniors: Alexander Landau

Spotlight on Seniors: Alexander Landau Graduating from Lakeside High School, Alexander Landau has been accepted into the world-famous Young Americans. Alex is the son of Steve and …


ShowCal Skiers will perform every Sunday

Residents looking for a nice way to spend Sunday evenings are invited to watch the ShowCal Skiers Water Ski Show Team perform at the Jump Lagoon. Every Sunday through July 5, the s …


News and Notes from the City of Canyon Lake

Coming up at City Hall • Administration and Finance Committee Meeting – Tuesday, June 2, 8 a.m., City Council Chamber Public Safety Committee Meeting – Tuesday, June 2, 9:3 …


City of Canyon Lake gets new website

The City of Canyon Lake has a new website at www.cityofcanyonlake.org. Mayor Pro Tem Tim Brown and Robert Reeves developed the site and input the initial information. Senior Office …


Circus comes to the Canyon Lake Library

The circus came to town at Miss Ginny's Preschool Craft and Story Time on May 22. Ginny Furnish read stories about the circus, after which children got to dance and sing, with Bil …


Sheriff provides arrest report update

Riverside County Sheriff's Perris Station Sgt. Robert Rose provided the following report of arrests that occurred in the City of Canyon Lake from April 27 to May 24, 2015. Resident …


Travel Club visits Death Valley

Thirty-three members and guests of the Canyon Lake Travel Club took a three-day trip to Death Valley from April 29 to May 1 and described the weather as "just about right." Spoke …


Art Association awards high school artists

The Canyon Lake Art Association held its Student Scholarship Art Awards event on May 18 at the Senior Center. The four scholarship winners saw their entries celebrated in true art …


Tennis Pro offers Kids' Summer Tennis Program

Tennis Pro Baba Soysa once again will be running his Kids' Summer Tennis Program, starting Tuesday, June 9, and ending Thursday, July 2. The classes will be held twice a week, on …


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 …


Learn to water ski jump!

Anyone who has ever wanted to learn how to go off the ski jump in the Jump Lagoon is invited to a "Learn To Jump Basic Skills" clinic on Saturday, June 6, at the Jump Lagoon. Thi …


Garden Club visits Wine Country

The Canyon Lake Garden Club toured Falkner Winery on May 12 in Temecula Wine Country. Fifteen members and four guests of members walked through the stages of preparing wine. Seve …


Family Matters to offer water fun, neon glow

A meeting of the Family Matters Club will be held Sunday, May 31 , from 2 to 5 p.m. at Indian Beach. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. The Club will provide pizza and beverage …


Women's Senior Tourney results announced

Twenty-nine ladies participated in the two-day Senior Tournament on May 12 and 19. The chairpersons would like to thank Golf Pro Pat Kemball for his help with the tournament.
Th …


Golf News

Women's Golf Championship Tourney The Women’s Golf Club will hold the Club Championship Tournament on June 9, 11 and 16. It is a major tournament that will determine an overall …


Adopt-a-Pet: Fuzzy and Raider

Fuzzy is a 7-month-old, white, female Poodle. She is good with kids and other dogs but will need a little more help with housebreaking (she is, after all, still a puppy). Fuzzy's h …


AFV needs donations

Animal Friends of the Valleys is asking for donations to help care for the many sheltered dogs and cats. They are in need of dry puppy food, dry small breed dog food, dry dog food, …