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Get Bugging

Get Bugging

Monday, September 25, 2017
It is that time of year when we start to see the days getting shorter and the nights cooler. The red hot fishing becomes a bit more tepid and the days less predictable. But soon, we will be enjoying the nights.
Afishinados Charters  
Catalina Island Conservancy Names New Director of Conservation

Catalina Island Conservancy Names New Director of Conservation

Sunday, September 24, 2017
The Catalina Island Conservancy today announced the appointment of a new director of conservation, Frank Galea, who has 30 years of conservation experience as a wildlife biologist in Northern California. In his new position, Galea will supervise the Conservancy’s conservation staff and programs to help the nonprofit organization fulfill its mission of protecting and restoring Catalina Island.
Catalina Island Conservancy  
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  
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