Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!

The Canyon Lake Lodge will come alive during the holiday season beginning with the ceremonial tree lighting and a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on Sunday, December 4. It takes the efforts of many to bring the magic of the season together for the community. The POA and the Jr. Women's Club have teamed up again this year for the 35th annual Tree Lighting Festival. This free family-friendl…

Continue Reading →


City to light up Christmas tree on Thursday

The City of Canyon Lake invites residents to its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 8, at 5:30 p.m. This year, the ceremony will be held at the…

Continue Reading →

Tour decorated homes this Sunday

Residents are invited to tour five beautifully decorated homes this Sunday, December 4, during the Woman's Club annual Holiday Home Tour. Canyon Lakers who look…

Continue Reading →

Deliver letters to Santa at Winter Carnival this Saturday

The annual Winter Carnival has a new location this year. The carnival, hosted by the Family Matters Club, will take place at Holiday Harbor Park from 1 to 4 p.m…

Continue Reading →


Photo of the Week

Credit: Tom Hood

Crisp View

Eat breakfast with Santa next Saturday

Eat breakfast with Santa next Saturday

Children are invited to start their day the merry way with a pancake breakfast with Santa next Saturday, December 10. Santa will arrive by ski boat at the North Ski Pavilion on the North Causeway at approximately 9 a.m.
Santa's elf will assist with serving breakfast. Children will have an opportunity to have a personal visit with Santa and pose for photos. Parents don't forget your cameras. …

Continue Reading →


Parade of Lights is just one week away!

Parade of Lights is just one week away!

The anticipated annual Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday, December 10. It's difficult to say who has more fun during this event – the residents who decorate their boats and participate in the parade or the hundreds of people who line the parade route at the parks and waterfront home parties. The parade is hosted by the Yacht Club and led by the "Fire Breathing Green Dragon," a float m …

Continue Reading →


Mark calendar for these holiday events

Winter Carnival The Winter Carnival is tomorrow, December 3, at Holiday Harbor from 1 to 4 p.m. This free community event hosted by the Family Matters Club will feature bounce …


Enter Home Owners Club Home Decorating Contest

The Home Owners Club is holding its annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. The club invites residents to turn on their street front decorations on Sunday, December 18, from 6 to 9 …


Music legends to perform at Lodge in 2017

The 2017 "Concerts at the Lodge" lineup is an eclectic blend of country, pop, and rock and blues with some big names in the industry performing in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge …


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 …


Tennis Courts are getting a makeover

The Tennis Court rehabilitation has begun. The project, approved by the Board in May, will renovate the Tennis Courts and surrounding area. Renovation will include: court resurfaci …


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 …


Weather for last week

Weather statistics are provided by Pat Elliano from his weather station in Canyon Lake. Data is from November 22 to November 29. High temperature this week: 76 High temperature …


POA News

Security Concerns The POA has a new security email address for residents who wish to provide feedback on Community Patrol services. The POA wants to hear from residents, whether i …


Teen Talk: TCHS students gather for IB Forum

Last week, Temescal Canyon High School (TCHS) held an IB Forum for more than 100 students across all high school grade levels. The IB Program, otherwise known as the International …


Outwit 'porch pirates' this holiday season

These tips are provided Gary Miliefsky, founder of SnoopWall Inc. During the gift-giving season, land-locked Blackbeards who snatch packages from doorsteps may also hack into onl …


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

The Canyon Lake Golf Course has four active clubs, plus a Junior Golf Program. Tee Time reservations begin at 6 a.m. daily and may be made seven days in advance. Residents may purc …


Catch of the Day

Janet Stephens caught this large-mouth bass near the dock at Roadrunner Park. It weighs 6.4 pounds. Janet says she used her usual craw bait to catch it. Adam Johnston, who was play …


Chamber Notes

The 21st annual Awards Gala with the Chamber's 2017 Installation of Chamber officers and Presentation of Community Awards will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 6 p.m. at …


December City Council meeting rescheduled

The December 7 City Council meeting has been rescheduled to December 14. The Closed Session meeting is at 5:30 p.m., Open Session meeting at 6:30 p.m. All City Council meetings tak …


Public Safety meeting open to citizens

Residents are invited to attend the meetings of the City's Public Safety Committee. The public will hear reports on Police, Fire, Code Enforcement, Special Enforcement, Emergency P …


Emergency Preparedness Committee

The Canyon Lake Emergency Preparedness Committee (CLEPC) meets monthly on the first Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall. The CLEPC is a committee made up of c …


LESJWA is now on Facebook

The Lake Elsinore and San Jacinto Watersheds Authority (LESJWA) has a new Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LESJWA. LESJWA aims at improving water quality and the ecology of Canyon …


In Memoriam: Rodney Nielsen

Rodney (Rod) Allen Nielsen, 87, of Canyon Lake passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016. He was born on May 13, 1929 in Racine, Wisconsin. He married Elaine (Toby) Emily Nielsen on …


In Memoriam: Celeste Mary Barnes

Celesta Mary Barnes, 89, of Canyon Lake, California passed away on November 30, 2016 peacefully of natural causes at home with her family by her side. Celesta was born in La Mars …