School trustees vote to eliminate school busing

School trustees vote to eliminate school busing

Stay-at-home moms with minivans soon may become the most popular persons in Canyon Lake. It appears state budget cuts in education could affect busing for students who attend Lake Elsinore Unified Schools. A 4-0 vote of the LEUSD Board of Trustees on February 9 (Jeanie Corral was absent) ended home-to-school busing, beginning in the 2012-2013 school year. The plan approved by the board would only…

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POA Board of Directors candidates are announced

The following candidates have turned in the proper documentation to run: David A. Eilers, Michelle L. Howard, Harold A. Larson and George Middle. Major change…

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Here's what to expect on RRC Rd. in next few weeks

Over the next couple of weeks, Canyon Lake residents will be able to get a glimpse of the first of several roadway enhancements resulting from the Railroad Cany…

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Residents can participate in evacuation drill

If a major catastrophe such as fire, flood or earthquake strikes Southern California, Canyon Lake will be ready to house and care for evacuees. Tomorrow, Februa…

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Photo of the Week

Red-tailed hawks Permanent guests or vacationers? Photographer Nicole Wade doesn't know for sure, but she says she's been seeing these hawks near her home off Canyon Lake Dr. for the last two weeks.

Animal sightings plentiful during African tour

Animal sightings plentiful during African tour

Lou DeYoung recounts a recent trip to South Africa and surrounding nations by members of the Canyon Lake Travel Club. On January 17, 34 Travel Club members and guests, mostly residents of Canyon Lake, journeyed to South Africa for what many of them considered the trip of a lifetime. Two days later they arrived in Cape Town for their stay at the Protea President Hotel. While in Cape Town, they …

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Village Lights shines brightly in a tough economy

Village Lights shines brightly in a tough economy

All her life Barbara Vuoso has adapted and succeeded. As a young girl arriving in the United States from France, she quickly learned the politics of the playground and how to speak English. As the owner of Village Lights, a specialty lighting and home decorating store tucked away in the back of the Towne Center, Barbara has not only endured one of the worst downturns in the U.S. construction busi …

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Chamber Notes: Chamber Mixer is next week

This month's mixer is on Wednesday, February 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sports Stop, hosted by Ria and Pete Riley. Businesses are invited to bring a door prize and network their busin …


LEUSD Superintendent announces June retirement

Dr. Frank W. Passarella, Superintendent of Schools for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District for more than six years, will retire at the end of the current school year, but not …


Movie Review: 2011 Top Ten Movies

It would be unusual to agree with the Academy’s Best Picture nominees which, include “The Artist,” “The Descendants,” Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” “The Help, …


Announcement: Canyon Laker opens flight school

Captain C.J. Manning, a commercial airline pilot and resident of Canyon Lake, has opened Light Sport Aviation/Latitude School Of Aeronautics (LSA), a program designed to take a stu …


Announcement: Arkaik invited on national tour

In early February it was announced that death metal band Arkaik – with Canyon Lake musicians Jared Christianson and Chance Strickland – will join Cannibal Corpse, Exhumed and A …


Announcement: Students of the Month

Canyon Lake resident Giuliano McDonald of Temescal Canyon High School was among students honored as February Student of the Month by the Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce an …


Announcement: Teachers of the Month

Three teachers were recognized February 15 by the Lake Elsinore Rotary Club for their outstanding work with students and in the schools. The February Teacher of the Month honorees …


In Memoriam: Jean McCollum

Jean Dunn McCollum passed away February 13, 2012 at Kaiser Magnolia Rehab from complications arising from an internal infection. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Zelda Dunn, o …


In Memoriam: Vernetta Green

Vernetta Green passed away on January 16, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Vernetta was born April 23, 1932 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. She lived in Riverside and Cor …


News Briefs

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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 …


Club News: Woman's Club Fashion Show

The Woman's Club’s major fundraiser, the annual fashion show, will be held Friday, April 27, at the Lodge. This year’s theme is “Jewels of the Nile.” One of the favorite ac …


Adopt-a-pet: Skylar and Raki

Skylar is an unaltered 2-year-old Cocker Spaniel that gets along with other dogs. Raki is a sterilized 1-year-old domestic longhaired female calico. She can be found in Cat Communi …