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August 17, 2017 - 10:51pm


The Catalina Island Conservancy’s Trailhead Visitor Center is the flagship project of the organization’s Imagine Catalina long-range strategic vision and master plan. Exposing the exciting story of Catalina’s natural history, the wildness and beauty of the Island, its educational programming and the important conservation work is critical to the mission of the Conservancy with the over 1 million annual visitors to the Island. Visitors will gain easier access to natural, educational and recreational options to fully enjoy the wonders of Catalina Island.

Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of  Aug. 2 to Aug. 8.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Many people who are arrested do not get prosecuted in the first place and many who are prosecuted do not get convicted.

August 2

A new city designation will allow Avalon more access to grant funding to support desalination on the Island.

The City Council in Avalon continues to pursue funding for improvements to the desalinization facilities operated by Southern California Edison. Applications for State Proposition 1 funds  are  due  September 1  with  grant fund  award  notices  going  out  in December or by January 2018.