The Friday Flyer newspaper hits milestone

The Friday Flyer newspaper hits milestone

The very first newspaper edition of The Friday Flyer hit the streets in November 1990, exactly 25 years ago this month. That newspaper, printed with a full page black and white photo and a single spot color logo, was a combination of a newsletter the POA had been publishing in conjunction with the Canyon Lake Home Owners Club and the weekly 8.5x11 single page flyer handed out to residents at the g…

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Publisher reflects on The Friday Flyer's 25 years

By Chuck Golding Publisher, The Friday Flyer It was only natural that I would end up in Canyon Lake. As a boy growing up in the quaint farming community of 1,…

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Founding editor tells of humble Friday Flyer start

By Carolyn Knight Executive Editor, The Friday Flyer When my husband Vick and I moved to Canyon Lake in 1981, I decided it would be a good time to retire afte…

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Arbitrator upholds Board's position on Main Gate Project

This may be the last Christmas season the Main Gate entrance to the community looks the way it does with its festively decorated fountain, median flowers and gu…

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Photo of the Week

Almost everyone has spent time lying on their backs, looking up to the sky and allowing their minds to drift with the clouds as they changed from bears to dragons to winged horses and on and on. The shapes have been ever-changing for countless generations. Maybe it's those pleasant memories of childhood that inspire so many photographers to take pictures of the clouds, such as this peaceful scene over East Bay by Ruth Martin.

Looking back at November of past years in Canyon Lake

Looking back at November of past years in Canyon Lake

Here's what was happening in Canyon Lake in the month of November over the past 40 years. 40 years Ago In 1975, the Canyon Lake Realty Company offered a “level corner lot with a view of the lake” for $6,750 with “good terms.” The Villa Association held its annual get-together with a feast for those taking part. Bill Calacino was named as the new POA Lodge Manager, and POA members were …

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Gary Bonner Singers will sing this Sunday

Gary Bonner Singers will sing this Sunday

Nothing brings to mind the meaning of the holidays more than music. In this busy time of year, as schedules become hectic with shopping, decorating and menu-planning, an afternoon of beautiful music will soothe the soul.
Canyon Lakers have two such afternoons coming right up. The first is the Gary Bonner Singers matinee concert this Sunday, November 29, at 3 p.m. at the Lodge. The 60-voice ens …

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Towne Center Winter Carnival is next Saturday

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The Family Matters Club will host the Towne Center Winter Carnival and Tree-Lighting next Saturday, December 5, starting at 5 p.m. in f …


Special deals for Canyon Lake shoppers

Several Canyon Lake retailers will be offering special discounts on Small Business Saturday. Please call or check online for store hours. • Sugar Dollz will be offering $8 off f …


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 …


Mark calendars for these holiday events

• Gary Bonner Singers will perform Sunday, November 29, at 3 p.m. at the Lodge. • Breakfast with Santa will be Saturday, December 5, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the North Ski Pavilio …


The Parade of Lights is just two weeks away

With Thanksgiving just past, Canyon Lakers are reminded that the Parade of Lights will be cruising through the lake in just two weeks, on Saturday, December 12. It's scheduled to d …


Holiday Harbor gets new dock

A new dock has been delivered and will be installed at Holiday Harbor on November 30. The new dock is assembled and in place next to the old dock, but is not available for use at t …


Local groups raise donations for HOPE

On November 19, the City of Canyon Lake held a Turkey and Food Drive to help the Lake Elsinore food bank, HOPE (Helping Our People in Elsinore), provide holiday meals to area famil …


News and Notes from the City of Canyon Lake

Coming up at City Hall • Administration and Finance Committee Meeting – Tuesday, December 1, 8 a.m., City Council Chamber • Public Safety Committee Meeting – Tuesday, Dec …


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 …


Kids Club celebrate Thanksgiving

The children in Kids Club posed for a photo while wearing the turkey hats they made in celebration of Thanksgiving. Kids Club will meet as usual from now through December 17, then …


Car Club donates to HOPE Turkey and Food Drive

On November 19, the Canyon Lake Car Club participated in the frozen turkey and food drive for HOPE (Helping our People in Elsinore) by donating nine complete turkey dinners, inclu …


Turkey Trot winners awarded frozen turkeys

The Tennis Club congratulates the winners of the Turkey Trot Team Mixer tournament held Saturday, November 21. Holding their winnings are, from left, Mary Jaramillo, Ed Basubas, Ve …


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 Christmas Tourney The annual Christmas Tournament and Board of Directors Installation is scheduled for December 9. The 9-hole shotgun scramble will begin at 8:30 a. …


Adopt-a-Pet: Taco and Wolfie

Taco is a 1-year-old, tan, female Chihuahua. She is good with kids, cats and other dogs. Taco's caretakers say she is very sweet and loves to ride in cars. They add that she is als …


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 …