Trees down: blame drought or El Niño?

Trees down: blame drought or El Niño?

Most longtime residents would agree that September weather in Canyon Lake is quite interesting. Historically, it's the hottest month of the year; but it also sees some of the most dramatic and damaging storms. A number of trees in the community toppled during the brief but powerful storm that swept through a week ago Wednesday. But a look back at other Septembers over the years, including last yea…

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City approves contracts for one year of County Fire Services

Fire Station 60 won't be manned any time soon; however, residents no longer will have to rely solely on American Medical Response (AMR) for medical emergencies …

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Water Wise: Thinking about a yard redesign?

With the current drought, combined with imposed restrictions, fines and rules, Canyon Lakers are faced with many decisions regarding their use of water. With la…

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Water Wise: Knights' new yard saves water and labor

Tired of EVMWD’s restrictions on watering – and of the rabbits eating whatever little lawn was left – Carolyn Knight is one of many Canyon Lakers who has…

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Photo of the Week

"A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature." – Henry David Thoreau. The noted naturalist gives a perfect description for this photograph, taken by Pat Van Dyke, of two people on the dock at the North Ski Area.

Former Cub Scouts rescue Old Glory after storm

Former Cub Scouts rescue Old Glory after storm

When a large tree blew over at Gault Field on September 9, it drew the attention of many passersby. But the keen eyes of three former Cub Scouts saw something else. They noticed the American flag also was fallen. It had been partially torn from its rope and was dragging upside down almost to the ground. Ethan Clark, Conner Felt and Justin Gerlek, 9th graders at Temescal Canyon High School, were …

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Looking back at September of past years in Canyon Lake

Looking back at September of past years in Canyon Lake

Here are a few of the people and events reported in the month of September over the past 40 years in Canyon Lake. 40 Years Ago In September 1975, it was reported a water pump breakdown caused the Golf Course to limit water usage until the unit could be either replaced or repaired. New carpeting was installed in the Lodge’s Lakeside Room to the approval of members. As of that September, ther …

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Oktoberfest to be on first Saturday of October

As the days get shorter and cooler and closer to October, many people's thoughts turn to beer and brats – also known as Oktoberfest! This year's event, sponsored by the Canyon La …


The 10th annual Car Show will be on 10-10

For the tenth year in a row, the Lodge grounds will be the site of the annual Car Show, sponsored by the Canyon Lake Car Club. The show will take place Saturday, October 10, starti …


Fifth alum treatment scheduled to begin Monday

Canyon Lake is about to receive its fifth and final alum treatment in the initial program of treatments planned over the past two-and-a-half years. Despite recent rain runoff and t …


Take advantage of all the Library has to offer

The Canyon Lake Library and all Riverside County libraries are closed today, September 18, for staff training, though book drops are available for anyone wishing to return items. L …


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 …


ShowCal announces prize drawing winners

ShowCal Skiers announced the winners in their season-long prize drawing. Final tickets were sold and winners' names were drawn at Maui Monday at the Lodge on September 7. Melody C …


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 …


Golfers enjoy 7th annual Pismo Golf Getaway

A large group of Canyon Lake golfers escaped the high temperatures of Canyon Lake in late August for the 7th annual Pismo Golf Getaway in cool Pismo Beach. The event was a four-day …


Golf News

After Lunch Bunch While the course is closed in October for over-seeding, the After Lunch Bunch has arranged for three Friday games to be played at local courses. On October 9, th …