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| S l rim kn Qil Lefebvre writes about his summers in Avalon in the 1950s Gil Lefebvre signs his novel at last year's At Fair. Courtesy photo STAFF REPORT partnership._ The Lefebvre's have "Catalina Summer' is a true and most recently become passion- entertaining novel. Readers will ate cyclists putting thousands of enjoy the many wild adventures miles on their road bikes, but save during the Lefebvre's Catalina enough energy to enjoy their 13 Baseball Camp of the late 1950's. grandchildren. Gil and his wife Marcia have As for old friends, Gil writes. made the most of their retirement. "A few still live in Avalon and the After spending years in profes- Isthmus, while others migrated sional baseball, law and later pub- to Southern California and sprin- lic education, and sailing around kle themselves just near enough the world, they now write and so that on a fine clear day they publish novels, can look out at the ocean, find Gil enjoys using the experience Catalina silhouetted against the of growing up at Catalina's Two horizon, and start to remember." Harbors as a subject and backdrop The Lefebvres will hold a book to his stories, signing of "Catalina Summer" at Marcia's distinguished academ- the Catalina Spring Fest and Art~. ic background assist her as editor, Association Fair from l0 a.m. to 5 create a unique and successful p.m. April 18 and 19. Gil and Marcia Lefebvre Meet Sammy Chambers. He is owned by Betty Chambers and they are best of friends., They like to take short trips around Avalon in their golf cart, go to the market and Sammer likes to get treats fr0m the many people who fall in love with him as he makes his way through the world. Do you have a pet you would like featured in the Islander's Pet of the Week feature? Send information and photo by e-mail to editor@thecatali-~ On the Cover ~ Founded in 1913 by Ernest Windle Publisher Vince Bodiford Edlter Dennis Kaiser Advertising Jon Remy Office Assistant Kristy Throndson Business Office Graphic Designer Christy Smith Multimedia Director Franco Te 635 CRESCENT AVENUE SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 (310) 510"0500 FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 DEADUNES Calendar: Noon Monday I News: 5 p.m. Monday Display Advertising: 2 },m, Tuesday I Classified Advertising: Noon Tuesday J Legal/Public Notices: 5 o.m. Monday Send to One Year Subscription: Catalina .............................................. $39 Mainland ............................................ $48 Sub.scriDtions via First Class Mail are available for $80/year A Publication of CommunltyMed|a Corporation. CATALINA ISLANDER (USPS 093-140) Acceptance under 39C. F.R. 3464 periodicals postage Daid at Avalon. CA 90704 and other additional offices. Adjudication Decree No. 377598. Date of Adjudication: Oct. 4. 1934 Exact Name of Newspaper as shown in the Petition for Adjudication: The Catalina Islander. Published weekly at 101 Marilla Avenue. #B Avalon CA 90704. The entire contents of The Catalina Islander are copyrighted by The Catalina Islander. No part may oe repro- duced in any fashion without written consent of the publisher. This publicatioo is printed almost entirely on recycled paper. Contents Copyright 2014 and Title Registered. Catalina Islander. Inc., Atl Rights Reserved, ~ PROUD MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER =~ PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION Congratulations to Julie Perguson, of San Clemente, winner of The Catalina Islander's cover art contest. Visiting Catalina Island has been a long-standing . tradition with her family. In her painting "Catalina Kids," she depicts her nieces and nephews playing on the beach in Avalon. To see more of her work, visit: C L10q ISL nD B A KILLER WAY TO ADVERTISE Join us for Easter specials and bottomless mimosas, SUND BRUNCH APR! L 20- Breakfast from 8-11am A la carte Brunch from 11-3pm AVALON__GRILLE I "EsE"v""s A",,o.,,*.,,,, ............... VISITCATALINAISLAND.COM 2 i Friday, April 18, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER