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Mr Ning’s Chinese Restaurant Closing for Atwater Hotel Expansion

Mr Ning’s Chinese Restaurant Closing for Atwater Hotel Expansion

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Mr Ning’s Chinese Restaurant, unquestionably the most popular restaurant on the island, will be closing its doors this month so the Catalina Island Company can expand operations related to the Atwater Hotel.
Sometimes the Magic Works

Sometimes the Magic Works

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
I have a pat answer when asked; 'When is the best date to go fishing?' My answer is always the same; 'When you can!' After a brief chuckle, the question fades into the conversation as folks generally understand that you can plan around the moon and stars, but weather is as weather does, and fish do as fish do.
Afishinados Charters  
Catalina Island Conservancy Hosts the  7th Annual Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show on Oct. 22

Catalina Island Conservancy Hosts the 7th Annual Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show on Oct. 22

Monday, September 18, 2017
The works of 10 nationally recognized plein air artists will be featured Oct. 22 at the Catalina Island Conservancy’s 7th Annual Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show, an event that supports the Conservancy’s conservation, education and recreation programs.
Catalina Island Conservancy  
Local Paddlers Compete in the Catalina Crossing

Local Paddlers Compete in the Catalina Crossing

Saturday, September 16, 2017
The U.S. Championship Catalina Channel Crossing is the pinnacle race of the Southern California Outrigger Association. Where paddlers from all over California to Tahiti come to race. It has been over 15 yrs since Avalon has had a representative in the race. With the backing of the City of Avalon’s Community Service Department the Catalina Island Outrigger Canoe Club (CIOCC) was reborn.
City of Avalon  
Weights and Measures

Weights and Measures

Friday, September 15, 2017
We all like to keep score on some level. It seems to add a sense of meaning to a moment and probably helps to etch the memory of the event more indelibly into our grey matter.
Afishinados Charters  
Avalon Harbor Activity Report - August 2017

Avalon Harbor Activity Report - August 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Most mornings this August began with 'May Gray / June Gloom,' but quickly turned warm by mid morning. The average water temperature was about normal at 71.
City of Avalon  
Superstitions at Sea

Superstitions at Sea

Monday, September 04, 2017
Superstitions grow out of the human need to explain the unexplainable; to provide answers to questions that may have none. In lieu of an informational vacuum we make stuff up. It makes us feel better.
Afishinados Charters  
Rotary and SCE Summer Landscape Project

Rotary and SCE Summer Landscape Project

Sunday, September 03, 2017
Crescent Ave and along The Mole got a bit more colorful thanks to a $5,000 donation by Southern California Edison (SCE). Solicited by the Rotary Club in Avalon, the donation from SCE and a matching allocation from the City of Avalon, spurred a Community Gardening Day which was successful in planting over 100 trees and plants in the way of a variety of palms, shrubs and succulents.
City of Avalon   Rotary Club of Avalon   Southern California Edison  
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