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Friday, January 27, 2006 The CATAUNA ISLANDER Page 5 Two hard fought ladies basket- on their continual problem of swatting shots, making shots, points and would catch-up 10--11 rebound, dove after every ball and ball games were played this last starting the first quarter slow and grabbing boards and to put it sim- by half time. The great play would never gave up once in these games." weekend. Avalon traveled to do giving up large margins. Although ply controlled the middle, end there as Avalon received 5 These games would be the last road battle with an old nemesis Buck- they lost the first quarter they were Although the Lady Lancers put up quick fouls to start the third quar- trip for the team. Coach Hart stat- ley High. The Lady Lancers outscored only 14-10. With 17 points the Griffins would top ter, which allowed the Griffins to ed," Our young ladies attitudes and seemed well prepared for the Aimee Casillas and Rosandra Her- them by going on long scoring pull away for good, ending the behaviors have been outstanding "Brawl at Buckley", and were nandez doing most of the scoring streaks ending with 30 points in game 37-26. Casillas led the way and every parent should be proud of looking to earn the success they with four points each in that quar- the second half. With the final with 9 pts, 6 rebs, 4 stls, Kennedy 7 how they represented this wonder- had earlier in the season, ter. The Lady Lancers struggled to score 52-32, Avalon still felt like pts, 5 rebs, 4 stls, 2 blks, and Her- ful city of Avalon." The first game was on Jan. 20. find points in the secoad but their they could compete if not beat nandez 6 pts, 3 stls. The next four games will be at With a 90 percent recovery of their defense held strong and made it Buckley. Avalon showed team Coach Hart said, "I am proud of home. Starting Jan. 27 against point guard Hedy Alvarado, Aval- difficult for the Griffins as well, work with scoring spread across the effort these young ladies Providence. on would show they were truly ending the half down, 22-15.the team, Courtney Kennedy led showed. They fought for every The public is invited. ready to be competitive again. In the second half, 6'3", #50 the way with 9, Casillas 7, Her- They had looked to close a chapter Harris for Buckley took over, nandez 6, Alvarado 6, De la Rosa,- Boat swamped in By Dennis Kaiser J An approximately 70-foot purse seine boat rolled over in heavy seas and became partially submerged a few miles off of Blue Caverns Point at around 11 a.m. on Monday. Baywatch Isthmus personnel recovered an empty emergency life raft. The occupants were self- rescued, according to Baywatch Avalon officials. 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IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Vehicle Hearing Officer will be conducting hearings on Monday, Jan. 30, 2006 in the City of Avalon Council Chambers located at 410 Avalon Canyon road. The agenda will include but not be limited to the following: Renewals by Declaration Form 1. Catalina Boatyard, Inc.: renewal of 1 commercial vehicle permit. 2. Catalina Glass Bottom Boat, Inc.: renewal of 5 commercial vehicle permits. 3. Amlock Inc.: renewal of 3 commercial vehicle permits. 4. Hotel St. Lauren: renewal of 1 commercial vehicle permit. 5. Hamilton Cove Real Estate: renewal of 2 commercial vehicle permits. 6. H & H Portable Welding: renewal of 1 commercial vehicle permit. HEARINGS Island Toys: renewal of 1 commercial vehicle permit. David ZeUer Construction: renewal of 1 commercial vehicle permit. Revo Roofing: renewal of 2 commercial vehicle permits. Hunt & Associates/Mr. Fix-It: renewal of 1 commercial vehicle permit. Afishinado Charters: renewal of 1 commercial autoette permit. Baywatch Isthmus: application to renew 2 public service vehicle permits. Discount & Delivery: renewal of 1 commercial autoette permit. Katie's Kitchen: renewal of 1 commercial autoette permit. Dwayne Morris/Avaton Handyman: application to redeem a. com. credit. L.A. County Sheriff Dept.: renewal of 14 public service vehicle permits. S.C.I. Company/Hotel Atwater: application for a commercial autoette permit. S.B.CJ Coin Dept: application to renew 1 public service vehicle permit. S.B.C.I DSL: application to renew 1 public service vehicle permit. L.A. Country Environmental Health: application to renew i public service vehicle permit. Desi Jones/L.B.U.S.D.; application to renew a public service verficle permit. 1:30 pm Catalina Island Medical Center: application for a new public service veh. permit. Eagle Protection Group: renewal of 1 commercial autoette permit, 2:00 pm City of Avalon: renewal of 33 public service vehicle permits. Robert Leonardi/City of Avalon: application for a public service vehicle permit. 2:45 pm Meals on Wheels: application to renew 1 public service vehicle permit, Catalina Island Real Estate: application for a commercial autoette permit. The public is welcome to participate. Additional information and a complete agenda can be obtained at City Hall, 410 Avalon Canyon road, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Published: The Avalon Bay News: January 26, 2006 The Catalina Islander: January 27, 2006 Posted: Bulletin Board at City Hall, and City o'f Avalon website: http://www.cityofavalon.com