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ft ..... REAL ESTATE time capsule june Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Jennifer Leonhardi 10 Years Ago, 2002 O. T. Gilman (Aug. 27, 1927- May 18, 2002). There were 46 in the graduat- ing class of 2002. Bud Smith had a retirement party. Quilting class at Two Harbors. Norma Radde (June 9, 1921- June 2, 2002). The White Seabass Restora- tion Program released 13,500 white seabass, average 5 in length, which were siphoned into 2 grow- out pens in Catalina Harbor. 8,400 going into the Catalina Seabass Fund pen and the remaining 5,000 into the Hobbs/Sea World pen. Since the program started in 1994, nearly 43,000 white seabass have been released in Catalina waters. Fake Ad: Couch Potato Enter- prises guaranteed work at home at no less that $10/month up to $1,000,000,000,000,000/month. Miguel Tejeda made a hole-in- one. Five different snakesare found on the Island: ring neck, Califor- nia King, gopher, aquatic two- stripe garter snake, and Southern Pacific xattlesnake. Same day delivery, pick up and delivery to Catalina and main- land. Larry and Dolly Hutchinson, 310 Whittley. Scott Johnson, 103 Sumner. Jameson Scalon, 142 Hi- awatha. Lou and Muriel Willhite pur- chased the home of Calvin and Anita Mcltroy, Marilla. Merrilee Reid, President, Women's Club. 25 Years Ago, 1987 Replacement of curbs, side- walks, and gutters on Descanso and Catalina, from Beacon to Tremont. Average temperature, High, 67 degrees; Low, 49 degrees. Kaileen Efhan celebrated her second birthday.  . : Manson Andrew Baylor (Aug. 21, 1902-June 1, 1987).( Father's Day Spectlar; Des- canso Beach Club. A Night Of Magic, Music, And Fun, Casino: MagicianiTefiaapdo Keops, Garrett And The "Rum Runners, and The Skating Car Hops. Tom Davis Helm died on Feb. 23, 1987. The population of Avalon was 2,500. Gary's Mooring "and Diving Service. Helitrans, helicopter, $48/one way, $ 86/rout trip. Holly Hill House Tours, Mu- seum. Island Express helicopters, Is- lander rate, $30/one way. Islander Overtown Special, $95/round trip, Avalon-Long beach, 2 days, 1 night, Golden Sails Hotel, 10% discount on Sunday Brunch, and free shuttle service. Transworld Express, Avalon to Orange County and Los Angeles, Islander Special, $19. Joe Carenno, 215 Whittley. Salvador R. Giannola, #15 Fairview Terrace. Joe Caliva, Real Estate Man- ager, Santa Catalina Island, Com- pany. Bud Smith was a city council- man. Irene Strobel was on the City Council. 50 Years Ago, 1962 Casino opened on June 15, with Eddy Howard And His Orchestra, who will be performing for six weeks. One hundred-fifty racers com- peted in the 10th annual Cross Channel Race for outboards; be- tween Long Beach-Avalon. Twenty-eight students gradu- ated from the school in 1962, the largest graduating class in history. The school has graduated 579 since 1923. Jim Cowell and Con- nie Burgess were named outstand- ing graduates. First annual Invitation Golf Tournament. Mr. and Mrs. Jim King cel- ebrated their 33rd wedding anni- versary. Earle Thompson died June 22, 1962. Father John conducted Sunday masses at the Isthmus during the summer. Mr. J. C. Reynolds (1878-June 26, 1962). Cyril McTighe died on June 25, 1962. Donald R. Haney married Mar- sha Lee Mansfield, June 23, 1962, Community Church. Arno's Cafe, 309-313 Crescent, new addition, Catalina Restaurant, Spanish attire. Catalina County Center, 215 Sumner, grand opening. Con- tained the justice court, library, constable's office, and health of- rice. Catalina Transfer, 224 Beacon. Chicken Delight, 105 Metro- pole. The Community Church had three choirs: Chancel, Crusaders, and Chapel. Cooper's Custom Tailors, clothes sent to the mainland. El Encanto Center, Crescent and Marilla, opened up the Surf Room for youth activities: ping pong, dancing, and pool. Plans are for dances in the Casino. KB1G radio, Airport Road, gave daily weather reports from the Harbor Master's Office, Plea- sure Pier. Las Casitas Bungalows, Trem- ont, had a new swimming pool. Las Casitas Garden Hotel. Tropic Hotel, East end of Cres- cent. Waikiki Club, East corner, Crescent/Metropole, Merle and Jackson Howell. Islander Sarong Night, Eddie Bush Trio with Lei Aloha and Mapuana. 333 Clarissa, $19,500. Mical E. Budd, 224 Beacon. Joe Arno was the new mayor. Harvey Cowell was the mayor pro tern. Herb Wegmann was chairman of the Planning Commission. Phyllis Wyvell retired from the Santa Catalina Island Company after 17 years. 75 years ago - 1937 Memorial Day parade and cel- ebration at Riviera Theatre, Cres- cent and Clarissa. Dick Jurgens And His Orches- tra, radio program, Marine Dining Room, St. Catherine Hotel, Thurs- day and Sunday evenings. Frank Sortino and his 7-piece orchestra played there. Mr. Jurgens left the island on June 30. Celebrities. on the Island: Ed- die Peabody, King Of The Banjo, Victor McLaglen, Warner Bax- ter, Preston Foster, Donald Crisp, Frank Morgan, Andy Devine, Chaflie Chaplin, Harpo Marx, Richard Aden, and Stan Laurel. Smoking was not permitted in the Casino. Duke Fishman, along with his pet seals Blinkie and Winkle greeted the passengers at the pier as they departed the steam ships. Otis Shepard designed a new lighting system bordering the Ca- sino Way. Mrs. John Windle celebrated her birthday. Doug.Bombard, 11, caught a record 60-pound white seabass on regulation light tackle. New motor twin coaches for sightseeing. Jean Harlow died. Catalina was her favorite vacation spot. Robert Victor Strom married Helen Lavine Phillips, June 12, 1937, Community Church. Chrigtians Hut, Isthmus. DRE License # O1394874 from oN units. Decks, storage, workshop end much mo!e. Call for prkd 338 nmer. 1,204 SF+/-, 3 BR, 3 BA, many upgrades. $869,000 328 Descanso Duplex - 3 BR, 1.75 BA and 1 BR,1 BA. $599,000 351 .mr - eadous Dulex, ta  3, : +/-, Un 13 B'2 Unit 2 2 BIBA.. $775,000 Bahia Vista C-53-1 BD, 1 BA with pool view..$350,000 119 Olive Street - Incredible View! Home built in 1921.2,256 SF +/- lot. $1,200,000 342 Sumner - Charming Beach Coltoge. 2 BR, 2 BA, Furnished. $479,000 351 Catalba - 6 BD, 6 BA. Spanhh Se ea the Ftms. Large Lot. Weft toined! S899,000 343 Catalia - Triplex- Main Unit, i BR, 16A Ymfien Kemi. 2 5hios Year Round Rentals. StiltS,000 Vista B-32-1 BD, 1 BA 797 . ft. End Unit. $325,000 Bahia Vhta B-34- Completely remodeled 1 bedroom 1 I/2 both. ,Vatatiea permit indudnd: finendng h available. $385,000 Bahia Vbta A-i- 2 Bed/'2.5 Beth, Corner unit, Vacation Rental. 5425,000 OIve" Sheet view Lets - Build your dream home on 1 of 4 tats available! $399,000 to 5499,000 Wrigley Terrace Lets - Build your dream home on I of 6 lois available! 5950,000 to $1,200,000 120 1 Street- eat Wew Duplex. Main Unit- 2BR, 1.758A. Second Unit- l BR, 1 BA, Large O. REO was S708,510 Now 5673,100 310 Clemente - 2 Bed/2 Bath + Study, Batkyard & Workshop 9O2 SF [. $499,000 June 1, 2012 CHECK OUT THESE GREAT OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES/ Vifla !-53 ~ 1 BD t 2 BA. Custom [lesign,Ocean Views. $55"0,000 Viga 2-27 - 2 BD, 2 BA, Great Views of the Ocean! $549,000 Villa 17-80 - 2 BD, 2 BA, Pae Indudes Land  $699,900 Vilb 8-97 - 1 BO, I BA, View, OnJ,/8 stain, Vac. Rat $585,000 Viga 4-13 ~ Bankruptcy Sale, subiea to court approval. 2BR, 28A, Ocean View Listing Price. $689,000 327 (ham - $.!o, o0o HCVik 16- $499,000 HC Vlia 18-74 - $749,000 316 Summer - $499,000 211 CI: - $1,299,000 $2 Fairvlew Terrace - 3499,000 339  - $579,000 162 Middle Terrace - $999,999 217 Beam A - S629,000 HI: Vlk 1-59 - $499,1)00 191LmaTmuce- $799,50O lICVila 2-32 - $379,000 227 Beacon A- $74OO00 3. a,ass, -Sooo 117  - $925,000 257 E. Whittley - $699,000 87 5ol Vista - $305,000 226 (]arisso - $899,000 R - S1,3,000