Catalina Island mule deer update

The state has not yet made a decision on the fate of Catalina’s mule deer population.

Mule deer update: Friday, Dec. 29, 2023

As of 9:44 a.m., Friday, Dec. 29, the petition to “Stop the Slaughter of Mule Deer on Catalina Island” had gathered 15,863...

Letters to the Editor: published Dec. 15, 2023

Offended by New York Times article Editor’s note: The author of this letter originally sent it to the New...

Rally set for Nov. 19 to protest deer eradication

A Community Rally against the proposed mule deer eradication will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.,...

Council bans on deer hunting in city limits

On Thursday evening, Nov. 2, the Avalon City Council unanimously approved the introduction of an ordinance to amend...

Deer petition gathers more signatures

As of 1:09 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, the change.org petition to “Stop the Slaughter of Mule Deer on Catalina Island” had gathered...

Letters to the Editor: published Oct. 27, 2023

Appalled As a long-time visitor to Catalina, my family, friends and I are appalled at the idea of the...

Council flooded on deer eradication; Conservancy states its case

The Council Chambers were full for this week’s meeting. The public and the Catalina Island Conservancy both argued their...

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter To The Catalina Island Conservancy

To “gaslight” someone means to manipulate another person into doubting their own perceptions, experiences or understanding of events. As a former resident...

Wildlife Department staff are reviewing Conservancy’s permit application

The state’s Fish and Wildlife staff are reviewing the Catalina Island Conservancy’s permit application that includes the elimination...