Great Backyard Bird Count not just for the birds

Great Backyard Bird Count not just for the birds

Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, Ornithologist Frank M. Chapman, an early officer in the then-nascent Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition — a "Christmas Bird Census" that would count birds during the holidays rather than hunt them. So began the Christmas Bird Count. Each year from December 14 through January 5 tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the Americas brave snow, win…

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POA finalizing Main Gate design

POA staff are finalizing design plans and obtaining estimates for two entry signs at the Main Gate. The design concept includes a water feature, lighthouse and …

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Community Patrol provides stats for month of January

Community safety and security are a high priority the Association. The City, Riverside Sheriff's Department and the Association all work closely to provide the …

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Crowd ‘Swingin’ at John Anderson, Chase Miller concert

Country music legend and Hall of Fame musician John Anderson played to a welcoming crowd in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge on Saturday. With more than 300 pe…

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Donna Ritchie

Majestic Glow

Titans score Sunbelt League basketball title

Titans score Sunbelt League basketball title

The Temescal Canyon Titans boys basketball team officially took the Sunbelt League championship title after their final league season game on Tuesday, February 7. With a 72-45 win over the Tigers, the Titans wrapped up their first league title in 16 years. Most of the current players were in kindergarten the last time Temescal Canyon held this title, so it was an extra special night for all the pl …

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Elton John tribute concert tickets on sale now

Elton John tribute concert tickets on sale now

preparing for its Elton John tribute concert, March 18 at the Lodge. “Kenny Metcalf as Elton” is touted by the Fine Arts Guild as having the look, sound and feel of the original “Rocket Man” Elton John, from his peak days in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Tickets are now on sale now at the Fine Arts Guild’s new website: www.canyonlakeguild.com. General Admission tickets are $25; $45 for VIP Rese …

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Kathy Barbay places in Quilt Show

Kathy Barbay has entered many quilt shows during her 22 years of quilting. Until now, she's never placed. Last weekend Kathy entered her quilts in the Valley Quilters Guild 2017 Qu …


Nancy Horton answers questions over coffee

Residents are invited to meet for coffee and casual conversation with Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District Division 1 Director Nancy Horton on the last Tuesday of every month f …


Red Cross urges public to give blood now

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe winter blood shortage and is urging the public to give blood now. According to the American Red Cross, since December 1, 2016 about …


Teen Talk: The cravings of a Whole30 follower

This month, to start off the year, my family is following an eating plan called the Whole30. This is the third time we have done this over the past couple of years, but even though …


POA News

Budget Workshops Residents are invited to attend this year's Budget Workshops where residents can learn more about the 2018 Fiscal Year's Budget. The Workshops will be held on Wedn …


POA offers free sandbags

Free sandbags are available for residents who need them. Sandbags can be picked up daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. outside the gate at the fire station on Vacation Dr. Residents are a …


Chamber Notes

The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce is an association of businesses and individuals organized to encourage a strong local economy and quality of life by promoting and advancing the …


City Council meeting is March 1

Residents are invited to attend the next City Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall. The agenda will be available the Thursday pri …


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 …


Connect with LESJWA on Facebook

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


How to report unscheduled power outages

Southern California Edison (SCE) encourages residents to call their 24-hour emergency hotline at 800-611-1911 to report an unscheduled outage.  It is the primary way for SCE to kn …


View Municipal Code

Canyon Lakers can go to cityofcanyonlake.org to view the Canyon Lake Code of Ordinances. On the home page, click on “Government” and select “City Clerk.” On the far left co …


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 …


Golf News

The Canyon Lake Golf Course has several 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 purchase …


Three Golf Clubs to host March tournaments

On Thursday, March 9, the 9ers Golf Club will be hosting its second Spring Scholarship Golf Tournament. All proceeds will go towards a scholarship for a worthy Canyon Lake student …


9ers Golf Club announces tournament winners

The Canyon Lake 9er's Golf Club hosted its annual Valentine's Day Tournament on February 9. Kathy Sanchez says, "We had a record breaking participation with 79 golfers. It was an a …


Mike and Marga Kidd visit Cuba with friends

On Sunday, January 22, Mike and Marga Kidd took off from Miami, Florida, on a Fathom Adonia Cruise Ship with their best friends, Mike and Linda Hewitt, to visit Cuba for a week. Th …


Michael Furnish travels to Abu Dhabi

The Friday Flyer traveled to Abu Dhabi with Michael Furnish where he worked recently at a power plant. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It sits off the mainlan …


In Memoriam: Stuart "Stu" Shelton

Stuart "Stu" Shelton passed away February 7, 2017 after three years of battling lung cancer. He was born born in Nebo, Illinois, on July 9, 1935. Stu served in the U.S. Air Force f …


In Memoriam: Virgil “Gene” McCown

Virgil “Gene” McCown was born in Lynwood, California on July 7, 1939 to parents Virgil and Frances McCown. He entered eternal life on February 1, 2017 in Redlands, California. …