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July 31, 2015

Curtain rises on 'Flower Power' this weekend at the Lodge

Curtain rises on 'Flower Power' this weekend at the Lodge

It may not be Woodstock, but there is a big crowd of kids excited to have Canyon Lakers come out to support their production of "Flower Power" this weekend at the Lodge. The curtain rises this evening, July 31, at 7 p.m., with additional shows tomorrow, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m.
In this 60s-themed production, Starpetal and her girl band, "Flower Power," start a studen…

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Almost 300 members call for recall of three Directors

At a meeting of the Canyon Lake Property Owners Board of Directors last Tuesday, July 21, former POA Treasurer Sean McDonald (2011-2013) presented a packet cont…

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EVMWD Board raises rates, adds drought surcharge

Many Canyon Lakers are keeping their fingers crossed that the forecasted "El Niño" will bring rain to their parched state and end the need to cut back even mor…

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Help prevent 'accidents' at the Lodge pool

The Lodge pool is a popular destination during the hot days of summer, but there have been a few occasions this summer when it wasn't available. As the Associat…

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Mike Clary

This heron was undeterred by the wake boarding activity taking place in the North Ski Area last Saturday during Learn to Ride Day. With runoff from recent rains, the fishing was good. Mike Clary captured this tranquil scene while photographing Learn to Ride Day.

Rain and runoff doesn't deter wake boarders

Rain and runoff doesn't deter wake boarders

By Mike Clary Special to The Friday Flyer Last week's summer showers and the resulting runoff into lake the didn't dampen the spirits of those who showed up Saturday morning for the Canyon Lake Wakeboard Club's third "Learn To Ride Day" of 2015. With bright sun and warm temperatures, more than 80 riders assembled to catch a ride on one of three boats provided by the Wakeboard Club's sponsors. …

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'Dining with Friends' dinner raises $400 for Baine family

'Dining with Friends' dinner raises $400 for Baine family

The Canyon Lake "Dining with Friends" dinner group raised $400 for Danny and Jen Baine, a Canyon Lake family in need due to a liver transplant Danny needs in order to survive.    Houria Bellili, owner of The Sports Stop, hosted the group's monthly dinner at her home on July 25. Twenty-nine women attended the dinner. Ten dollars was collected from each member to cover the cost of dinner. Rath …

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Kids Fishing Derby is just two weeks away!

Thoughts may be turning to school, but a summer activity that Canyon Lake children have looked forward to for the past 29 years is the Kids Fishing Derby. This year's event, hosted …


Who will be crowned the next Miss Canyon Lake?

Sierra Macias, the current Miss Canyon Lake, has had the experience of a lifetime representing Canyon Lake – a dream come true! It's not too late for other Canyon Lake girls to m …


Tickets now on sale for Johnny Lee, David Cook

Johnny Lee, a country music legend, is coming to Canyon Lake on August 23, at 6:30 p.m. for a special performance. Johnny’s biggest hit, “Lookin’ For Love,” was featured in …


Special events on the calendar in August

There are no movies this weekend. Upcoming Family Movie Nights are scheduled for August 7 and August 21. The next Flick and Float at the Lodge pool is scheduled for August 14. …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Paper Towns'

“Paper Towns” is not your typical teen romance. Based on the best selling novel by John Green (“Fault in Our Stars”), it has many predictable scenes, but captures an effect …


New playground equipment going in at two parks

The Association announced recently that Rob Caveney Park and Sierra Park would be getting new playground equipment. Signs have been posted at each park to notify residents of the w …


Wunderlich Realtor Report for June

This June “Realtor Report” is provided by Gene Wunderlich, director of government affairs for the Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors. For space reasons, some of …


McKee graduates from CSU Monterey Bay

Canyon Lake native Quinton McKee has graduated from California State University at Monterey Bay with a bachelor's degree in Communication Design. A 2011 graduate of Temescal Canyon …


Purdie big fish at East Port!

Bryan Purdie says he caught this 34-pound carp last week while fishing in a float tube with a friend. He snagged it with 8-pound test line, then caught it by its tail. The friends …


In Memoriam: Farold Westwood

Farold Lloyd Westwood, “Red,” age 85, passed on Sunday, July 19, 2015 in Canyon Lake, California of COPD. When his lungs gave out, he was surrounded by his loved ones. Red was …


In Memoriam: Lorraine Parks

Barbara Lorraine Parks passed away on July 21, 2015. She was born Barbara Schmidt on March 14, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland. Following high school, Lorraine pursued a career in da …


In Memoriam: Denise Nee

Denise Marie Nee passed away July 27, 2015 of a sudden illness. She was born September 17, 1970 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Denise was a teacher's aid and then a teacher, but most of al …


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 …


Fiesta Doubles winners announced

The Tennis Club congratulates the winners of the Canyon Lake Tennis Club’s Fiesta Doubles Mixer held Saturday, July 11. The winners are, from left, Sesh Barringham, Rob Toupes, R …


Vendors wanted for August Mermaid Festival

Ahoy mermaids, pirates and wenches! Vendors and clubs who have an interest in making a little money and being involved in a fun community event are invited to the Mermaid Festival, …


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

Couples Eclectic All golfers are invited to join in on the Couples Eclectic Tournament "Summer Luau," hosted by the Woman's Golf Club. It will be held Tuesday, August 11, and Tue …


Adopt-a-Pet: Wesley and Wendy

Wesley is a 6-year-old white, neutered male Poodle. Handlers say he is good with kids, cats and other dogs, but could use a little more help with housebreaking. His Intake Number i …