Wickes' history in Canyon Lake starts at the beginning

Wickes' history in Canyon Lake starts at the beginning

Ben Wicke is one of the people Canyon Lakers can thank for not having to worry about the lake flooding during this year's predicted El Niño winter. When he ran for the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District board of directors in 1994, his campaign included a goal to see the spillway widened on the dam so that water could flow out of the lake more quickly during periods of heavy rain. Ben and h…

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Honor veterans at next week's Veterans Day Ceremony

Canyon Lakers are invited to honor those who have served their country at the 7th annual Veterans Day Ceremony next Wednesday, November 11, at 10 a.m. in the up…

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Honor a loved one with flag in Field of Honor

In preparation for the Veterans Day event on November 11, approximately 200 honor flags will be placed at the Veterans Memorial Park in the Towne Center on Nov…

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Holiday Boutique opens this weekend at Senior Center

Need a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table? Hostess gifts for those upcoming parties? Something unusual to give the boss? The 15th annual Holiday Boutique o…

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Pat Van Dyke

These stately palms at Holiday Harbor stand tall and bright against a threatening sky. In looking at this photo by Pat Van Dyke, one might remember our military men and women standing tall, at attention, as they dutifully guard the freedom of this and other countries. Remember Veteran's Day, next Wednesday, November 11.

Victorian-style house was new owner's dream home

Victorian-style house was new owner's dream home

For some residents, there is that one house in Canyon Lake that they call their "favorite;" whether it's because of the location, the architectural design, the landscaping or the character of the home. For Alissa Rackstraw that house was the Victorian-style home at 23055 Canyon Lake Drive North. "I've always loved that house. It reminds me of a dollhouse," she says. Alissa, who moved to Canyon …

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Linda Gentille returns to Canyon Lake November 14

Linda Gentille returns to Canyon Lake November 14

Linda Gentille, the "Piano Lady” who wowed a Canyon Lake audience with her performance two years ago, returns Saturday, November 14, at 7 p.m. at the Lodge. Her performance, “The American Piano Show,” will differ from her last concert in that it will feature music from American composers like Berlin, Foster, Gershwin, Joplin, Miller, Sousa and many more.
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Matinee concert to feature Gary Bonner Singers

The Canyon Lake POA and the Canyon Lake Fine Arts Guild are pleased to present the return of The Gary Bonner Singers in a matinee Christmas Concert at the Lodge on Sunday, November …


'Musical Memories' brings to mind good times

Two weeks ago, Canyon Lake Community Theatre put on the multimedia show, "Musical Memories," using a large outdoor movie screen and sound system at what has popularly been known ov …


Mark calendars for these upcoming events

• Senior Center Holiday Boutique is Saturday and Sunday, November 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Veterans Day Ceremony will be on Wednesday, November 11 in the Towne Center. …


Want to write a novel? Check out this event

The Canyon Lake Library is celebrating November's National Novel Writing Month on Monday, November 9, at 3 p.m. by hosting author May Sinclair, PhD to discuss tips on writing novel …


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 …


Plan now to be in the Boat Parade of Lights

With cooler days and Thanksgiving just around the corner, most people have already begun planning their holiday schedules. And one event that many Christmas parties are planned aro …


JWC Holiday Boutique will be held November 21

There's another chance to shop in Canyon Lake! The Jr. Women’s Club’s annual Holiday Boutique will be held at the Lodge on Saturday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It's a …


Five homes to be featured in Holiday Home Tour

Canyon Lakers who look forward to seeing beautifully decorated homes each year at the holidays will want to mark their calendars for the Woman's Club Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, D …


Kids Club gets in on Halloween action

Kids Club kids got a chance to dress up for their Halloween party on October 29. A few of their pictures, taken by Dayna Cascario, can be seen here and at www.fridayflyer.com. Du …


Triathlon Club to hold 'Long Duathlon'

The Triathlon Club will hold its last club event of the year, the "Long Duathlon," on Saturday, November 14, starting at 7 a.m. at Indian Beach. It will consist of a 3-mile run, …


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

Women's Golf Turkey Shoot Signups are being accepted for the last Jack and Jill Tournament of the year. The Turkey Shoot, “Wanted,” is scheduled for Saturday, November 21, wit …


Adopt-a-Pet: Roxy and Tookie

Roxy is a 6-year-old, black and tan, female Shepherd mix. She is housebroken and good with kids. According to her caretakers, Roxy will need a home with a secure yard because she i …


Help homeless dogs and cats

Animal Friends of the Valleys is asking for donations of food and kitty litter. According to AFV representatives, "Our supplies have dipped to a very low level, and we are looking …


How to place obituaries, announcements

The Friday Flyer prints obituaries and announcements free of charge for Canyon Lake residents. In Memoriam is reserved for community members who have resided or owned property in C …


Residents' contributions add interest to paper

One of the things that sets The Friday Flyer apart from other local newspapers is the opportunity to receive story and photo contributions from those who live and work in the commu …