City of Avalon supporting DDT cleanup resolution

Avalon Assistant City Manager Michael Parmer reported at last week’s city council meeting that the city had participated...

New survey finds massive DDT waste dump

Barrels of toxic waste were dumped in the waters off Catalina Shortly after World War II until the early...

Discovery of DDT sludge near Catalina causing a stir

Staff Report Scientists have again confirmed the existence of a massive toxic dump site in the ocean between Long...

March 2021 Harbor Report

Well, here we are a year after the “COVID Bomb” hit our small town and the rest of...

Chamber Day 2021 is Wednesday May 5

Annual fundraiser for Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber goes virtual this year For the Islander Chamber Day/Eve 2021,...

Remnants from destroyed prop ship still around after 95 years

By Ted Apodaca A group of freelance treasure hunters recently searched the waters off Catalina Island to see if...

Council OKs contract to run Avalon’s fuel dock

City manager will negotiate and execute contract The City Council this week authorized the city...

Cousteau Tribute gets needed upgrade

Divers replace Catalina Dive Park plaque that honors famed diver The new plaque honoring Jacques Cousteau has a...

Avalon officials announce sea rise survey

Coastal Commission requires cities to plan for sea level change The city of Avalon is...

Sheriff’s Log: Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2020

Editor’s note: The fol­low­ing is the Avalon Sheriff’s Sta­tion significant incidents report for the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2020....
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