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Pa~2- The CAT-ALiNA isLAND-ER- Fr-id-ay--~May8, 1998 P.O. Box 1536 Avalon, Calif. 90704 Waverunners Now Available Outboard Motor Boats p - Paddle Boards Pedal Boats Fishing Tackle Moorings - COMPI TE OMC SALES AND SERVICE Since 1901 Service for Termites, Roaches, Fleas, Ants, Rodents, etc. Residential, Commercial & Industrial Specialists 0 Professional Ins Financing Available Licensed, insured, bonded & security screened employees All Services Guaranteed (310) 510-1150 I III I fl - AVALON SCHOOLS ~ wishes to give a heartfelt THANK-YOU to the follow- ing friends who helped provide for the Great Year of the E! Nifio Easter Egg Hunt (even if it did rainlll) VON'S -Candy galore ILmos - Dozens and dozens of eggs of helium to balloons Pastor ~ Crew - Cones and dividers POE/Descanso Beach Club - The lovely grass that was'getting watered that dayll Island Toys - Prizes Csrousel ice Cream Shop - Prizes Descanso Beach Ocean Sports - Prizes Hidden Ranch Store/E1 Rancho Eacondldo - Prizes Laurey's Hallmark - Prizes. I in P~mlise/Juan 8~ Kelly - "Magic Finger" balloon blowing Bobby lqe~d - Who got out of bed to let us in the gym Photos by I~da - Who did a great job orga- nizing dancing for the kids In the,gym The First Communion Cla~ - For the delicious goodies and hot coffee . SCICo. 8t Rdhomla Robison - Fabulous flyers Sylvia Alazzawai - Beautiful posters and signs The El~ter Bunny Support Temm - Undercover work Vickl ISLAND A MANAC "DRYDAY'' Forecast "DRYDAY''~ forecasts are designed to help you plan y()ur activities weeks ahead. The planning clmrt below is a forecast of the daily pr~babilit~ of dr~ or rainy weather throughout the month. Remember: risk': days arc not guaranteed rainy days. 90 O~ ~ 80 ' 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 8 9 10111213141516171819202122232425262728293031 1 2 3 4 MAY JUNE NcMwr Ruth Wcadaer Services, Inc nor the pubh.her, ~uaral~l,:c the a(curac'~ ,~t Iht'.c h;,rt~.asts mad no liability shall de dvc Ul',~m eid~cr No tepr,Jucti~m ;vitl;ot~t k~.l-t[hq'~ auth mzation, (C1995 Ruth Weather Scrvke hv-- Ft,r inibrm m~a~ call 714-633-901 ~,~ t I I I ii I I I to speak Don Pie Plco, the last governor of Mexican California, as portrayed by Roberto Garza in a History Alive! performance commemorating California's 150 years of statehood. Actor/Educator Roberto Church Parish Hall. Garza will appear as Don Pio This educational opportuni- Pico at Avalon Schools Thurs- ty is sponsored by the Catalina day, May 14 at 7 p.m speak- Island Museum Society and the ing in English. California Council for the He will give his presentation Humanities. Both events are tn Spanish on Friday, May 15, free to the public. For more at 7 p.m. at St. Catherine's information, call 510-2414. Health Avalon's 14th annual Health Fair Expo, held on Tuesday, April 28, in the Casino Ballroom, attracted 365 people. Those people were served by 24 health screening and informa- tion stations and more than 90 community volunteers. New at this year's fair was bone-density screening by the Osteoporosis Institute. According Fair Expo attracts 365 to organizers, that station, as well as the blood chemistry station, were very well attended. Consultations were available from a pharmacist, an ophthal- mologist and a podiatrist. In addition to the traditional height and weight measurements, vision and hearing screenings and immunizations, the health fair also offered body fat testing, den- tal hygiene and orthodontic screenings, HIV testing, chiro- practic screenings, massage thera- py and information on a variety of health topics, including domestic violence prevention and pet health. * Individual & Group Medical and Dental * Vision & Prescription Drugs * Life & Disability Insurance * Medicare Supplements Please call Audrey Clasen today for free quotes at , 310-510-3554 Visitor Count provided by (~atalma ("~hambe~ ot ('ommercc M: ) N-T U . Y l S.' I. T (2R ~ CB'~N.~( ;~ Oct. 60,556 +0.6% Sept. 75,870 -8% August .1 ~0,721+2.7% July 118,180 +2.~i% Jtmc 90,640 -2% May 85,474 + 1.6% Visitor Trends 7a:,ilina '.7;hambcr o/( 7ommcwc FY . T(YlAL CtlANt;1- 05-90 $61,165 ~ 14.88% 04-95 749,64 ~,+ ~'?i, 93-94 7 ~0,07~)-9% "(~2-9 :~ 800,6l 1 -4% 91-92 8 a, 1,40~) -t% 90-91 820,148 0% Moon Phases 0 (110 ID 5/11 5/18 5/25 6/1 Tides Ill(; H ft LOW ft 8 7:34 ; 4.1 1:36a0.5 7:33p5.2 l:17p0.9 9 4:t0a4.0 2:07aI. 6:,47p 4.8 12:19p 0.{~ 10 8:47a4.0 2:38a-0.1 8:21p5.5 2:09pI.; II 9:24a"}.9 3:10a-0.2 8:46p5.5 2:35p1.5 12 10:03a 3.7 3:43a-0.3 9:t4p5.5 3:01p1.7 l 310:46a L6 4:20a-0.:~ 9:44p5.4 3:30p2.0 14 l l:?,5a L4 5:C-Da -0.3 10:t8p 5.2 4:03p2.3 Awana club members race at annual Grand Prix Last Sunday was Awana Sun- day at Avalon Community Church. Club members sang, recited verses and received awards during the Sunday morn- ing service. After the church sei'vice, the club held its annual Grand Prix. The Sparks raced matchbox cars as a warm up for the Grand Prix, which was held for the older club- bers. After a triple elimination, the winners were Philip Herbst in first place, Megan Cooper in sec- ond place and Tommy Olsen in third place. The Best Design went to Amy Armstrong, with Philip Herbst in second place and third to Tommy Olsen. Special awards were given for Best Crash: Melissa Rudberg, first place, and Amy Armstrong, sec- ond place; and Safest Driver: Scotty Lopez, first place, and Fletcher Canby, second place. Sunday, May 10, will be the last Awana meeting for the school year. Sparks, which meet from 4 to 6 p.m. beginning in the school cafe- teria, will have "Bubble Night" and "Sparky Store." The older club, which meets from 4 to 6 p.m. beginning in the school gym, will have "Wild Water Night" and "Awana Auc- tion." For more information on Awanas. call Wayne or Carol Herbst at 510-2052. Address: P.O. Box 428 Office: 615 Crescent Ave. Avalon, California 90704 Telephone: (310) 510-0500 Fax: (310) 510-2882 Subscriptions: t-800-503-4850 (Southern California only) Founded in 1913 by l~rnest Wlndle Sherri Walker Publisher I Editor Su Marion Art Director Su Marion Advertising Sates Jan Donoho Office Manager ContflbuUng Wrltscs: Doug Oudin, Rena Rene, Marie Whittington. Christine Hoffman. Rebecca Villagra Coattlbu~ng Photogr~: Kathleen King Darkroom: Bill Meister Member THE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION Publication No. 93 140 Acceptance under 39C, F.R. 3464 Authorized Second Class Postage Paid at Avalon, CA 9070@ 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. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 ADVERTISING DEADLINES Display: 5 e.M. Monday Classified: Noon Tuesday One Year Subscription: Catalina $28. Mainland $30 The entire contents of The Catalina Islander is copyright 1998 by The Catalina islander. No part may be reproduced in any fashion without written consent of the publisher. This publication ts i~r~nted almost entirely on recycled paF~ ;i !! I ~i[i