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Letters to the editor: Friday, Feb. 8

  Conservancy board confident in Ann Muscat The Catalina Island Conservancy and its Board of Directors take very seriously the important role we play to protect...

Valentine’s Day comes home to Avalon

“It’s still the same old story, A fight for love and glory, A case of do or die. The world will always welcome lovers,...

Visitor’s Guide available

The newly re-designed 2013 Official Catalina Island Visitors Guide is now available, according to the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. The newly...

Big Al the Owl watching over Avalon

Al the Owl is a member of Avalon’s falconry program. Last October, the city hired On the Wing faclonry to use trained birds of...

Pet of the Week: Dusty

Dusty is a 9-year-old golden retriever. According to his proud owners Dave and Marty Ashleigh, he is the friendliest dog in Avalon. Send your Pet...

Lancers lose three basketball games

The Avalon Boys Basketball team has gone through a long stretch of tough games in which they have come out on the short end...

Spencer Davis rides again at NAMM

Spencer Davis may not suffer from stage fright, but he is “the man.” Davis, 73, has been nursing a laundry list of physical ailments of...

Mysterious Island: Giant squid

I remember the first time I saw one of them. I remember the first time I saw one of them. One evening years ago, I was...

Families in Nature Program celebrates fifth year

As the Catalina Island Conservancy’s Families in Nature Program enters its fifth year, Avalon residents who would not normally head out into the interior...

Avalon community theater set for ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ play

It’s the off-season in Avalon. Oh, what to do? As Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney said in those classic Andy Hardy movies of the 1940s…...
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