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REAL ESTATE time capsule 2s YEARS AGO FEBRUARY 1986 Researched by Chuck Liddell // Compiled by Charles M. Kelly The following information was cuUed from Catalina Islander archives in the Catalina Island Museum: -.. FEATURED PROPERTY -., 191 Lower Terrace Reduced and has Water Rights. .  :- " - J " Great View! Plans for Residence with 3 Master Suites! $799,500 -" News The Catalina Islander became the oldest California weekly newspaper with an unbroken record of publication. The Los Angeles Times is the only older California newspaper: The Pleasure Pier closed for a ma- jor renovation. The 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Cos- turne Ball was held at Ris- torante Villa Portofino. The retaining wall on Sunny Lane callapsed. General "Island Navigation," new ticket booth on pier, 8 feet 6 inches x 5 feet 6 inches. "25, 15, l0 Years Ago," column in Islander. Joe Caliva was the president of the Chamber Of Commerce. Jack Goslin was Avalon fire chief. Dick Gosselin was Public Works director. Harriet Gray was director of nurses at the hospital. Buzzy Smyth was interim Cham- ber manager. "Avalon City Hall," 209 Metro- pole. "Avalon Community Chorus." "Avalon Senior Citizen Council," 346 Catalina. "City of Avalon Finance Director," 209 Metropole. "Community Improvement Agen- cy." The Community Service Depart- ment held a Swap Meet. Avalon had 1,558 registered vot- ers: Republican, 802; Demo- crat, 667; Declined to State, 62; American Independent, 9; Libertarian, 8; Peace and Freedom, 8; Misc. 2. On Saturday, Feb. 22, 127 planes landed at the Airport. On Sunday, Feb. 23,206 landed. Boat Count: Feb. 11-24--6,318; Feb. 25--710; Feb. 26--753; Feb. 27--550; Feb. 28--532. Temperature: Average High, 63; Average Low, 53; Water Aver- age 57. Avalon Cub Scout's annual Father- Son Cake Decorating Contest was held. The Cub Scout's annual Pinewood Derby was held at Wrigley Plaza with Jason Burcombe the winner. Middle Ranch Reservoir over- flowed; 1143 acre feet. Feb. 13-16 rain: 4.43 inches; 15.21inches this season to date. In 1985, the Island re- corded I1.83 inches last season to date. Obituaries Marie Grace Furey died on Feb. 6, 1986. John Jennings (Sept. 7, 1926-Jan. 30, 1986). Samuel "Scotty" Gibbons (May 29, 1921-Feb. 6, 1986). Frank Burgess (1893-Feb. 6, 1986). Announcements Sally and Tommy Clements cel- ebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. Jo Jo Machado and Chip Upton celebrated their joint birth- days. Alicia Sema celebrated her 13th birthday. Wyatt "Pop" Butterfield celebrated his 90th birthday. Alexis Marshall's third birthday. Pauline Voishan celebrated her 69th birthday. C. Louis Crow was honored by the City Council. Business "Country Comer." "Upstair's Place," 417 Crescent, upstairs. "The Wearhouse," 110 Metropole. "Western Amusement Co.," Ca- sino Theatre. "Whale's Tail," 233 Sumner. "Wilson's Variety Store," 119 Cla- rissa. "Sargent's Bookstore," 403 Cres- cent. "Sears," 128 A Sumner. "Security Pacific National Bank," 303 Crescent. "TRIX," 107/13 Sumner. "Island Pepper Jelly." "Island Pharmacy," 417 Crescent. "Kongsmark Fishing Co.," 337 Clemente. "Linda Garvey Creative Literary Service." "Loskamp Realty" moved from 121 Clarissa to 309 Clarissa. "One Hour Photo," Metropole. "Pacific Rim Drywall," 102 Peb- bly Beach Rd. "Patricia's Imports," 107 Metro- pole, El Encanto. "Perico Gallery," Metropole Mar- ket Place. "Safeway," 123 Metropole. "Eastern Star," #570. "Davis-Baker Real Estate Co.," 119 Sumner. "Earl Fell Printing," 213 Metro- pole. Edward Dunn. Photography. "Flying Dutchman Cleaner." "Gary's Mooring and Diving Ser- vice," Pebbly Beach. "Gifts N' Things," 205 Crescent, #110. "Gingerblossom." "Harbor Grill," 309-13 Crescent. "Harmony's Shells." "A-1 Avalon Taxi," 225 1/2 Cres- cent. "Alice, Ink.," Alice Crosby. "Angela's Mexican Imports," Metropole Market Place. "Avalon Liquor and Design-A- Shirt," 112-14 Catalina. "Avalon Tel-Corn," 374 Whittley. "Best Little Storehouse In Ava- lon," E O. Arcade. "Carl W.Carson, Plumbing," 117 Whittley. "Catalina Art Association Gal- lery," Casino. "Catalina Cleaners," 210 Metro- pole. "Catalina Department Store," 421 Crescent. "Catalina Express," Adult, $25/ round trip; General, $21/round trip; Children, $15/round trip; under 2, $1.00/round trip. "Catalina Printing," 125 Metro- pole. "Catalina Provisions Natural Food Store," Atwater Arcade #B. "Catalina Window Cleaning," 231 Beacon, #3, Ian Tomlinson. "Catalina Yamaha Golf Carts," 117 Clarissa. "Catalog General Store," 125 Metropole. Capt. Louie Michael Cameron re- tired from the Santa Catalina, Co., Pleasure Boat Depart- ment. Joe Gray replaced him. Real Estate Frank and Janey Ernest moved to Cathedral City. 54 Cabrillo, $229,000. Patricia L. Cicconi, 353 Sumner. Marurice and Nanci Davis, 603 Beacon. Jack Dunn, 475 Las Lomas. Alice and Jack Gibbson, 336 1/2 Whittley. Hatfield/Silvers, 318 E. Whittley. Raymond Dee and Naunette Marie Howard, 374 Whittley. Clara Inlow, 304 Marilla. Gary R. and Mary L. Koninsmark, 337 Clemente. Vel Miletich, 300 Marilla. Stan Rosin, 322 E. Whittley. Entertainment Novelist Richard P. Henrich is writing on the Island. The last book he wrote while on the Is- land, was "Silent Warriors." "Rip Tide," a TV show, shot in Avalon. Catalina was featured on "Wheel of Fortune." Denise Burns was the new presi- dent of the Catalina Art Asso- ciation. Religion A St. Patrick's Day Celebration was held at St. Catherine Church. For more information on Time Capsule items, feel free to contact Chuck Liddell at liddell@catalinas, net. If you want to read more stories about Chuck and Catalina, his blog is: www. CatalinaIslandMan. corn 162 Middle Terrace - 3 BR, 3 BA 2 car Garage. 4 Decks. 2 Rteplaces. Apartment for Income! $1,799,000 318 W. Whittley 3 - 2 BR, 2 BA Completely Remodeled. S395,000 87 Sol Vista - 1 8R, 1.5 BA, Condo plus Studio Apl. for Added Income. S305,000 341 Cambo Gel Monte - 4 BR, 4 BA, 4400 5f home with 1 BR, 1 BA income unit. $2,499,000 354 Descanso Ave. - 3 BR, 1 BA Slmish Cottage on the Fire Fully Fur- nishecl vh Vacation Rental. 5595,000 56 5d Vista - 1 BR, 1.5 BA Spacious 990 sf. Condo. hivata Deck Overlooks Hillsides. S375,000 227 Beacon A- V' Gienar Condo 2 BR, 2.5 BA, View, IMI in 2006. Vacation Rental. $740,000 89 Sol Vista- 2 8R, emedeled To,m- house. Furnished Vacation Rental! Golf Cart Included. $485,000 61 Sol Vista- 2 BR, 2 BA, Vocation Rental Permit. Furnished! $459,000 333 'issa - fi.mm 2 Sl, 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Studio M. for added income. Built in 2007! $849,000 211 Cladssa - Duplex Unit 1 ~ 3 BD, 3 BA. Unit 2-3 BD, 1.75 BA. Gren! Income Property! $1,995,000 328 Descaaso Pqdex - 3 BR/ 1.75 BA & 1 BR,/1 BA $799,000 B34 Bahia Vista - 1 8R, 1 BA Remodeled. Furnished! $$85,000 226 Clmissa - 3 BD, 3 BA. Newly Remodeled. $899,000 316.5 Whitley - Triplex 3BD/2BA; 2BD/1BA; 1BD/IBA $|,300,000 Harbor View Estates- Lot Avail. Build to Suit Custom Home. Col1 For inFo. 324 Eucalyptus - $599,000 38 Rackinghorse - SI,399,000 Villa 9-60 - Top Comer of Bldg. Immaculate, Smart Car lad. $675,000 Vilb 13-45 - 2 BD, 2 BA, End Unit. J Reduced! S739,000 ViP, a 2-47 - 20 steps to property. End Unit w/vat, rental mit. $625,000 2-39 - I BD, 1 BA, Ocean V'. Ind. Land Purchase. $476,000 Viib 2-27 ~ 2 BD, 2 BA, Great V'iev of the Ocean! S599,000 Vilb 1-57 ~ 1 BD, 1 BA w/view! eeau00fully Appealed! S498,000 Vilb !-53 ~ I BD, 2 BA, Custom Design,Oceon Views! $599,000 VMo 4-16-1BD, 26A, hke Refleds Lind mxJamSW'00O0 Villa 10-77 ~ 2 BD, 2 BA, hke Indudes Lard P $599,000 Villa 1844 ~ 3 BD, 3 6A, Spetlacular viewf $1,950,000 9-55 - 1 BD, 1 BA Furnished w/Gall [art! $299,999 Via 17-80 ~ 2 BD, 2 BA, I Indudes land  $699,900 10"66 - 3 BD, 3 BA. Least expensive 3 BP in HE! $984,000 348 Summer- $525.000 B46 Bokia V'o - $424,000 Hamilton Cove 3-19 - $620.000 3 Fariview Terrace - $699,000 310 (]orisso - $825,750 311 (otdi.o - $575,000 323 Beacoa - $610,000 A5 Bahia Vista - $439,000 214 Mmiflo - $389,OOO 40 Sol Vista - $469395 333 Descanso - $579,000 31 Fairview Terrace - $445,622 234 (lm'isr, a - $819,000 209 E. Whittley - S699,000 415 Beacon - $597,770 316 Clemente - S625,000 ! 11 Hill Street - S669,000 "1 CATAUNA mDER ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. FridaYi February 18,2011 .3