Here comes Santa Claus for pancakes and more!

Here comes Santa Claus for pancakes and more!

Everyone knows Santa Claus arrives by sleigh and reindeer to deliver his Christmas bounty; but Canyon Lakers have a little secret other communities don't share. Santa thinks Canyon Lake is so beautiful, with so many wonderful children and helper elves, he arrives by boat for a special visit every December to enjoy pancake breakfast with the kids and their families. That visit will take place tom…

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Towne Center Winter Carnival is Saturday

Look for Santa and Mrs. Claus to arrive at the Towne Center Winter Carnival and Tree-Lighting tomorrow, December 5, in front of the POA/ City Hall building. The…

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Lodge Tree-Lighting Festival is this Sunday

The 34th annual Tree-Lighting Festival will be held Sunday, December 6, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lodge. Santa and Mrs. Claus are scheduled to arrive at 5:30. …

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There's no place like others' homes for the holidays

Canyon Lakers are invited to tour five beautifully decorated homes this Sunday, December 6, during the Woman's Club's annual Holiday Home Tour. With the theme, …

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Photo of the Week

Breaking the silence During summertime the lake is a busy place, teaming with watercraft and watersports, fishermen and kids splashing in the warm water. The winter brings a completely different lake, mostly quiet, maybe a few ducks and an occasional angler. But every so often the roar of a wakeboard, ski or pontoon breaks the silence. In this photo by Pat Van Dyke, the sound cannot be heard, but it's not difficult to imagine.

Mayor offers good news for City's 25th anniversary

Mayor offers good news for City's 25th anniversary

At the City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 1, listeners got good news about the "State of the City" as Mayor Jordan Ehrenkranz gave the following message: I am proud to have served as Canyon Lake’s Mayor for 2015, which happens to be the City’s 25th anniversary year. Canyon Lake’s City Council and staff members have worked hard this year, and a lot of big things happened. First an …

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Chuck Casey talks about power, play and paying it forward

Chuck Casey talks about power, play and paying it forward

Meet Canyon Lake resident Chuck Casey. Chuck and his wife Tracy moved from Horsethief Canyon Ranch to Canyon Lake in 2007. Chuck says, "Our first visit to Canyon Lake was in 2007 when we attended a friend's New Year's Eve party. We were in the process of selling our house at the time. Once we discovered Canyon Lake, we knew that's where we wanted to live. Three months later we were living in Canyo …

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All invited to Menorah-Lighting Ceremony

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev. This year, t …


Youth seeks out civic opportunities, service

Cheryl Gunter has a little advice for parents of high school students who are planning to attend college. She says, "My son Christopher has finished submitting his college applicat …


Christmas decorations to be judged

Those who have taken the time and effort to decorate their homes for the holidays have a chance to be recognized for their efforts. The Home Owners Club invites residents to turn o …


All invited to Spirit Park grand opening

Canyon Lakers who drive Newport Rd. have been keeping an eye on the growth of the Audie Murphy Ranch development, including the new Spirit Park at the corner of Newport and Berea R …


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 …


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 …


Women's Golf 'Wanted' winners announced

The Women’s Golf Club held its annual fall golf tournament, “Wanted,” on November 21, followed by lunch at the Country Club. The committee of Lila Gann, Sue Hoover, Clair Bo …


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: Spot and Harry

Spot is a 1-year-old, white and tan, male Chihuahua mix. He was found and brought to the shelter. Since no one came to claim him, he gets to go to a lucky new family. Spot's careta …


Take steps to halt hackers during the holidays

The following information is provided by Gary S. Miliefsky, a consumer advocate featured on ABC, Good Morning America, World News Tonight, NBC's Today, FOX News, CNBC and elsewhere …


IRS gives tips for year-end gifts to charity

The Internal Revenue Service reminds individuals and businesses making year-end gifts to charity that several important tax law provisions have taken effect in recent years. Some o …


Leasing v. Buying Your Next Car

The following Practical Money Matters column is provided by Nathaniel Sillin, director of Visa's financial education columns. Follow www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney. According to E …