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July 10, 2015

The good times roll on the 4th of July

The good times roll on the 4th of July

As it always does, the 4th of July in Canyon Lake began and ended with a show of community pride and family fun. "Family," in the broadest sense, includes all the clusters of family members and/or friends who gathered at community parks, backyard barbecues and boat rides on the lake. It includes the couple of hundred residents who participated in the Waller Bike Ride first thing Saturday morning t…

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Waller Bike Ride raises money for Baine family

For several years now, the Waller family of Longhorn Dr. has invited Canyon Lakers to start their day on the 4th of July with a bike ride and fundraiser to bene…

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Danny Baine faces death without liver transplant

Danny Baine, a Canyon Lake resident and father of three children, has been told by his doctors that he will die without a liver transplant. Danny was diagnosed …

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Interim fire chief tackles fire service challenge

Since he was appointed at the July 1 meeting of the Canyon Lake City Council, Interim Fire Chief Mike Wilson has looked over the history of Canyon Lake's contra…

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Photo of the Week

All around the country, Americans celebrate the 1776 Independence of the United States from England. John Adams wrote to his wife on July 3, 1776, that every July 4th should be commemorated, "with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.” The first Independence Day fireworks were set off on July 4, 1777. Photographer Mike Clary captured this and many photos of the fireworks show. See additional photos in the adjacent article.

Fireworks show thrills a crowd of thousands

Fireworks show thrills a crowd of thousands

Based on the ooohhs and aahhhhs and cheers of delight all around the lake Saturday night, the 4th of July 2015 Fireworks Show was a huge hit among residents and guests. Many called it "the best yet;" but then that statement is heard every year. After a hot, but not too hot, day of celebrating the independence and freedom of the United States, thousands were treated to the show created by Pyro Spe …

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Family Movie Night, Junior Golf coming up

Family Movie Night, Junior Golf coming up

Tonight's Family Movie Night will feature a newer 3D computer-animated comic science fiction film with popular characters from the 1960s. (Licensing laws prohibit the Association from publicizing movie titles.) The movie is rated PG. The Family Matters Club will have its "Snack Shack" open and families are welcome to bring snacks of their own. The movie is free and starts about 8 p.m. or when it …

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Cast announced for CLCT's 'Flower Power'

Groovy – the Sixties are back! Showtimes for Canyon Lake Community Theatre's all-kids production of "Flower Power" are on the calendar for July 31 and August 1 and 2. Tickets wil …


Young women invited to sign up for Royal Court

The Miss Canyon Lake Scholarship Pageant will take place on August 29, at 7 p.m., at the Canyon Lake Lodge. The next signup date is July 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the CLPOA Conference Ro …


Call police for matters pertaining to crime

Many residents are still calling Community Patrol to handle Police matters. Additionally, Community Patrol continues to handle certain calls pertaining to Police matters, even t …


Meet The Friday Flyer's 'Techie Tipster'

The Friday Flyer welcomes new columnist Kerry Keith. Kerry says she is very savvy with cell phone and tablet applications, internet and cell phone security, creating websites, na …


Spotlight on Seniors: Blake Echt

The Friday Flyer's teen columnist, Blake Echt, graduated near the top of his Class of 2015 and was named Temescal Canyon High School's male Student of the Year. He was named Studen …


YMCA offers programs in Canyon Lake

The YMCA of Riverside County is offering several YMCA programs to Canyon Lake residents, starting with Summer Day Camp and Date Night. Signups are accepted online at www.ymcarc.org …


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 …


Yacht Club awards scholarship to Cody Hankins

At its June meeting in Roadrunner Park, the Canyon Lake Yacht Club awarded a $1,000 scholarship to life-long resident, Cody Hankins.  The picnic atmosphere provided the perfect op …


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 …


Adopt-a-Pet: Jonnie and Redfish

Jonnie is a 4-year-old, black and tan, male Shepherd mix. He is good with children, cats and other dogs. Jonnie's caretakers say he is a great dog and would make a wonderful pet. J …


Building a back-to-school budget

This Practical Money Skills column is provided by Nathaniel Sillin, director of Visa's financial education programs. Follow at www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney. Back-to-school spend …