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May 8, 1998

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Friday, May 8, 1998 The CATALINA ISLANDER Page 7 i ,i,i ullrml ml N 1 Just when it looked like "El .x;i~'~o'" was done amt o~er, ;.tllOthcr UllSeasonable weather S}SlCnl brought a renirn oi cool, cloudy days and c en a little rtiin. Whether this ltilcst system could bo aitributed directly,lo [::]! Nii~o is mere speculation, bul even so, it is rather unitsual wcaliier ior the month of May. ']'lie clouds, liPht rain and gray skies did not {icier a good Itlrnont el Island visitors on Catalina's Vest End <>',or the weekend. Nearly 200 boats visited local coves, includinp several yacht club gatherings, h] the Istt]mu.'~ area, Santa Monica Yacht Club, Pacific Mariners Yacht Club, Dido Sailing Club, Marina Single Stlilors and the Horizon Yacht Club all assembled at Two liar bors to help celehrate Cinco de Mayo weekend. Another fleet of abot]t two dozen Soillti Coast Yacht Chib vessel visited Emerald Bay. Festivities Revelers at the Isthmus Cinco de Mayo festivities enjoyed the traditional Mexican flare: dancing to festive Mariachi tunes, toasting O1' Mexico at Margarita Happy tIour and cheering on the children at the pifiata breaking ceremonies. The Isthmus Plaza was festively decorated with colorful balloons, ampens ~'~cxicali flags arid %omlwcr~>~. In addhion to the <~::c}~d ttllli()ll{ of vishhlg b(Kilers, the Iwo liar bets Campgrolinds a/ld intcrh)r reade swarmed wi[tl nergelic bicyclists and hikes~ on lhc l<.;lctlld to pcillicip3lc il~ (lie eighth ~lliilil:.i[ Cic:.ln Air Bike md tlike Challenge, l~ostcd by lifo Anleri-- taft [.tlPiblc Sttidy at 7 p.m. Avalon Communit) Church is located or] the corner o.f Mctr{}- poh2 and Beacon. OJfice hours; arc Mc}iiday ;h Tuesday, April 28, 10:47 a.m.: Baywatch Isthmus paramedics were asked to assess a 50-year-old man with upper chest pare. Fur- ther treatment was advised, but the man declinexl. After full vitals, lung sounds and an EKG, he signed out against medical advise. 6:15 p.m.: Paramedics treated a nine-year-{}ld boy with a corneal abrasion suffered when his was struck by sand thrown at the beach. The eye was rinsed and a pressure patch was applied, and tile boy was released to his father. 6:45 p,m.: Baywatch responed to the Wrigley Institute tor Environ- ri]enlal Studies for a 41-year-old than with an Achilles tendon tear suffered during an agressive game of basketball. The limb was splinted alld placed on ice packs and the man wax advised of the need for surgical intervention. Friday, May 1, 9:40 p.m.: Paramedics were approached by a 23-year-old woman with allergic reaction symploms: throat tight- hess, runny nose and a skin rash. ,i, "'CITY OF ANGELS' SIMPLY SOARS. }} "A LOVE srl~ IN ItF . Cage aN ~ m ~. Bolllll WlllAlll - IX/S+T "k PERFECt DATE RXLlt~ .~ D~ Dlll~ot* CI3-TV "A GRF LOVE STORY O ;E AND RYAN CAPTIVATING A MUST-SEP A~l Sll*Tll.L~ - UPN ~EW$ i1 'A LYRICAL, UNABASHEDLY ROMAN11C FILM. 'Ciiy d,~ts' eama ils *inlF - DA 1D lXll~i - llllWlli Mile CIDOlll - AltC.'rv "NOT SINCE'GH0 It THERE BEEN OF BIG, ROMANTIC MOVIE LIA. tlozt~l P~O~L| U~GAZk~I "A HOT TICKET. A THOUGff[-PROVOI{ING, BEAUT1FIJL FIBP Srivi OtOflitP FOX,T (OI~ANO0 "A HEA NLY ROM&NCE IF 11ERE EVERW ONE! p,wll liilll*l, ILCII-TY 'SUPERB ENTERNNMENI" I~Ut lt:illlil WIAI FM ItAIDIO NICOLAS :AGE C ITY OE MEG RYAN