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REAL ESTATE time capsule lo YEARS AGO, APRIL, 2002 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Jennifer Leonhardi The following information) was culled from Catalina : Islander archives in the : Catalina Island Museum: News . : After spending $250,OOO on stud- ies, Avalon was trying to clean up its harbors by working on the sewer lines. With half of the registered voters casting their vote, 954, Ralph Morrow became mayor, and Dan O'Connor and john Re- galado became councilmen. Geoff and Alison Rusack pledged $100,000 for the "the booster club's Catalina Is!and aquatic center pool." Only $128,000 was left to be raised to meet the $981,000 required to build the pool. The annual Women's Club Fashion Show," held since 1948, took place at the Riviera Room at Crescent and Clarissa. The "women's club" was celebrat- ing it's 100th anniversary. The Catalina Seabass Fund had released 40,000 white seabass since 1995. JazzTrax might have to cease if organizers had to continue to pay an amusement tax. General Annual Catalina History Chal- lenge was held at the Muse- um. People aboard boats--4,360; ves- sels moored--l,090; vessels anchored--159; cruis e ship passengers--11,373. "Earth Week," Conservancy. Average temperature: highs 60 de, grees; low, 50 degrees; wer, 61 degrees. '  ! April rain: .04 inches. : ..... Students of the Month: Devon Bray and Dana Canby. Fake ad: "The Hoosegow Hotel, '' housed in the jail at th'e Sher- iff's Department "Corner Stone .Teen Center" ga rage sale. "Between Two Harbors" was a weekly Islander column, by Doug Oudin and Steve whit- tington. "Cea How," a group for compulsive eaters, met at 230 Metropole. "Channel Crossing" was a mul- ticultural program at the school. Howard Fineman was principal, Tom Sutherland was president of the Rotary. Sherri Walker was publisher/edi- tor of the Catalina Islander. "Quality of life" was discussed at the Planning Commission. Chili Cookoff, Mole Park. Obituaries Raymond Lins (June 16, 1929- March 14, 2002). Gregory Glenn Rapson (1960- March 26, 2002). Mary Davey (Oct. 4, 1932-March 30, 2002). Dr. Frank Robert Law (July 20, 1931-April 6, 2002). Announcements Sean "Bueller" Benjamin celebrat- ed his 14th birthday. Cody Benjamin celebrated his 10th birthday in March. : Business "Adopt-A-Room Program," hospi- tal. "Buffalo Springs Station," Air- port-In-The-Sky. "Casino Gallery" and "Spring Stu- dent Art Show." "Catalina Gold Company," was at Metropole Market Place on Crescent: "Catalina Transfer," 102 Dump Rd. Catalina Islander, 615 Crescent. "Classic Catalina Weddings." "Everett's Eyewear, .... Lion's," Ar- cade. "Guided Discoveries." "Perico Gallery," Metropole Mar- ket Place. The new Senior Center was on Beacoh. "Stacey's Cards and Gifts," 128 Sumner. "Two Harbors Enterprises." John Phelps was general manager of Two Harbors Enterprises. Real Estate Richard !. Duffurn, 358 Descanso. Kathleen Harrison, 226 Whittley. Dr. John and Judy Johnson, 226 Clarissa, since 1989. Built in 1928 with a second story re- modeled in 2002. James Kennedy, 121 Clarissa. Mcbride family, Pebbly Beach. 114 Marilla, $399,000; 318 A Marilla, $295,000; 135 Olive, $760,000. Entertainment David Markowitz left the catalina Island Performing Arts Foun- dation to become the new school music teacher. The Craft and Community Fair was held at the Interpretive Center. The Springfest was held at the Field of Dreams. Christopher Nance, Channel 4's weatherman, ran Rotary's first auction. Sports A charity golf tournament for lo- cal youth was hosted by Frank Saldana and Helene Slattery. The Catalina Classic skateboard- ing contest was held for the first time since 197Z For more information on ime 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. cam BikeFest Tour set for Long Beach The fourth annual BikeFest Tour of Long Beach on Saturday, May 5, will bring cycling-related fun and festivities to Downtown Long Beach. In addition to four separate rides that appeal to cy- clists of all skill levels this event includes an all-day, family-friendly Finish Line Festival. Proceeds will support pediatric cancer research at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, as they havesince 2010. The Tour of Long Beach in- vites amateur cyclists and bicycle enthusiasts to participate in 'one of four rides: the four-mile Fam- ily Fun Ride; 31 or 62-mile pictur- esque Metric Century Ride; or the 100-mile Cruz Gran Fondu, which loops twice through Long Beach, Cypress, Seal Beach and Signal Hill. The Cruz Gran Fondu is new to the Tour of Long Beach this year and is. named after Long Beach's own U.S. Olympian, former Pro Tour Cyclist and Long Beach Bike Ambassador, Tony Cruz. The Finish Line Festival is open to participating riders as well as the general public and offers a day of fun for the entire family. Attendees will join Tony Cruz at this free event, which includes live entertainment, a kids' activ- ity area, BMX stunts, a free bike valet, vendor fair and food stands. New to the Finish Line Festival this year is the Beachwood & Friends Craft Beer Garden, which will feature almost a dozen local craft breweries with samples of more than 30 unique brews - per- fect after a long day of biking. The beer garden is $20 for 10 five ounce tastings. Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, a local business which recently opened their second loca- tion on' Downtown's Promenade, is sponsoring and participating in the craft beer garden. "The BikeFest Tour of Long Beach is the perfect way for cy- clists of all skill-levels to explore our city while contributing to an important cause," said Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) President and CEO Kraig Kojian. 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