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Weekend brings brisk business to Avalon

Visitors appear to be returning to Catalina Island. Assistant Harbor Master Orne Carstarphen confirmed that the harbor was full for the Labor...

Trudy Robinson: trying her best to stay in business

This week The Islander launches an ongoing series on the state of the local restaurant industry. Trudy Robinson, owner...

City extends beach dining 45 days

The City Council received and filed a report on outdoor dining this week. The city will extend temporary beach dining for restaurants...

Visitor count down 70.3% in June

This is not a surprise, given COVID-19 related restrictions on travel and activities in California generally and in Los Angeles County in...

City allows outdoor dining until 11 p.m.

City won’t charge fees for special permits during temporary ban on indoor dining The Avalon...

Sheriff’s Log: April 15 to April 21, 2020

Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of April 15 to April 21, 2020....

Avalon’s Census response could affect city finances

Response rate reported at 7.5% as of Wednesday; the national rate: 49.1% So far, only...

Council OKs moratorium on home rent hikes

The Avalon City Council, including the three new members, voted unanimously on April 7 to approve an urgency ordinance that prohibits owners...

Cash flow is city staff’s immediate concern

COVID-19’s impact on the city’s finances are likely to last for years, according to the director of Avalon’s Finance Department.

Avalon facing dire financial strain

The Avalon City Council held an emergency meeting on Thursday to get updates on the impact of the COVID-19 shutdown on the city’s...
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