It's a good time to take a hike!

It's a good time to take a hike!

Who's ready for a walk? Hiking in and around Canyon Lake is an adventure best enjoyed in the cooler months of January through April. This is the time of year when skies are blue, clouds are fluffy and hillsides turn green with grass and wildflowers. Walking through the hilly terrain of community streets is good exercise and enjoyed by many. But on those cool days when billowy clouds play peek-a-…

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Twenty-five years ago, CL was beginning its first year as a 'city'

The 25th anniversary of Canyon Lake's incorporation as a city slipped by without any fanfare in November/December. But the momentous days of the city's birth an…

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Canyon Lake Directory to be in mailboxes

The 2016 Canyon Lake Residential Directory will start showing up in mailboxes this week and over the next few days. In keeping with the times, the directory lis…

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POA Board approves Security Cameras Contract

As reported by General Manager Christopher Mitchell at Tuesday's POA Board meeting, the Association staff has been researching camera technology for the past se…

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Photo of the Week

This Photo of the Week was taken by Sandy Kan.

Carlos Polzin achieves rank of Eagle Scout

Carlos Polzin achieves rank of Eagle Scout

Carlos Polzin, son of Canyon Lake residents Mark and Anita Polzin, was awarded the rank of  Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of Troop 2011 and has been in scouting more than 10 years. Carlos' Eagle Project was the landscaping of a prayer garden at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Menifee. His family says Carlos worked on the prayer garden because he wanted to give …

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A walk in community can be filled with surprises

A walk in community can be filled with surprises

There is no need to step outside the gates to find interesting places to walk or hike. With custom homes and landscaping lining every street, not to mention beautiful parks and elevation changes, there is plenty to experience in every neighborhood. This week, The Friday Flyer columnist Donna Ritchie introduces a whole new challenge to Canyon Lake explorers. Taking pictures around town for her Ca …

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Nominations sought for annual Chamber Awards

The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual Board Installation and Community Awards dinner on Friday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at the Canyon Lake Lodge. Now is the ti …


Tickets now on sale for two upcoming concerts

Tickets for the Valentine Concert featuring country music legend Hal Ketchum are now on sale. The concert will be on Saturday, February 13, at 7 p.m. VIP Tickets are $55 per person …


Do minds need 'first aid' after a disaster?

A free class that answers that question is open to all residents of Canyon Lake and will be held Saturday, January 30, from 9 a.m. to noon in the City Multi-purpose Room/Council Ch …


Teen activities come to the Library

New teen and youth programs are beginning in 2016. On January 8, the Library hosted the first teen book club, "The Perks of Being in a Book Club." The teen-run club's next meetin …


Ken Cable releases third novel, "White Shadow"

Ken Cable, long-time contributor to The Friday Flyer, has just published his third novel titled "White Shadow." The easy-to-read adventure is about 16-year-old Jeff Martin, a young …


In Memoriam: Barbara Morris

Barbara Morris, a resident of Sunny Rose Glen and previously of Canyon Lake, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 97 years old. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Ha …


In Memoriam: Marjorie Wicen

Services for Marjorie Wicen will be held Monday, January 25, at 11 a.m. at Evans Brown Mortuary in Sun City. Marjorie passed away at home in Canyon Lake on Sunday, December 13, 20 …


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 …


Chamber Notes

Here are upcoming events for the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce. • The January Chamber Mixer will be held on Wednesday, January 27, at 5:30 p.m. at A&R Cacciatore's Restaurant, …


Attention clubs: We want your news!

In this era of social media and informative websites, communication among club members is easier than ever. But club representatives should consider the importance of highlighting …


'At the Movies' will be theme of Fashion Show

The annual Woman's Club Fashion Show will be on Friday, April 29 at the Lodge. This year's theme will be "At the Movies." Every year, pre-parties leading up to the Fashion Show a …


Will the real winner please stand up

Tennis Club President Marga Kidd says tennis player Phill Kepford was excited to finally make it onto a winning team, only to find his name left out of last week's story. In this p …


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 Valentine Tourney The theme or the annual Canyon Lake Women's Valentine Golf Tournament on February 9 will be "My Funny Valentine." This will be a four-person scramb …


Adopt-a-Pet: Missy and Elvis

Missy is a 5-year-old, creme, female Spaniel mix. According to her caretakers, Missy is a very sweet little dog. They say she would be a wonderful companion in an older household. …


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 …