Another year, another swim for Pancreatic Cancer

On Saturday, Sept. 17, also the weekend of the Art Festival, at 7:30 a.m. swimmers will start their annual swim to benefit...


Ohio man completes  swim from Catalina to mainland

On August 3, 60-year-old John Muenzer of Cincinnati swam ashore overtown and completed the more than 20 mile swim from Catalina Island...


Sheriff’s Log

Editor’s note:  The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the period of Aug. 4 to...

Avalon observes National Night Out

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, Avalon Station celebrated National Night Out. National Night Out is an...



With spring season (Valentine's and Presidents weekend) just a few weeks away, how optimistic are you for a strong spring/summer season?

  • Very, I think visitor counts will be solid. (67%)
  • Somewhat, I think people are still concerned about travel. (25%)
  • Little, there are still too many issues to expect a strong season. (0%)
  • Don't know, it can go either way. (8%)
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Paying respect to those who paid ultimate price

Catalina gathers on Memorial Day to honor and remember fallen The local 4862 VFW hosted...

Catalina gathers to honor Pete

Pete Edwards came to Catalina in 1985 for a week and stayed longer

Avalon Lions Club establishing the Pete Edwards Vocational Scholarship

Pete Edwards, a valued Avalon Lions Club Member and successful Avalon contractor passed away on Jan. 20. Pete...
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