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Page 2- The CATAUNA ISLANDER Friday, June 9, 2006 ~1|[~. May 20 was a proud day for the Romero family when daughter Jen- nifer received a bachelor's degree in business administration from St. Mary's College of California. Jennifer's parents Alex (Coney Island West manager) and Leticia, sisters Jessica and Alexis, brother Leonar'do, Uncle Juan Martinez, Grandfather Martinez, friends Ken and Sylvia Harrell, Samantha Har- rell, and Jackie Crespo were also there for the weekend activities and commencement exercise. School, sports, community activities and employment oppor- tunities kept Jennifer busy while growing up in Avalon. For example, she was in the Junior Life Guard program, volun- teered with the Conservancy, an Explorer with the Sheriff's Department, participated in the Jennifer Romero thanks all who Women's Forum Mentoring pro- gram and was the recipient of one of their scholarships. She especially enjoyed work- Seeking"tle wdte staff' Are you a writer, or would like to be one for the Catalina Islander. The paper is seeking to expand its editori- al horizons. New reporters and guest columnists are welcome. For more information, contact Islander editor Dennis Kaiser at or call (562) 430-7555. | played a part in making her dreams come true. ing for the Chamber of Com- merce, the Villa Portofino, and the Hotel Metropole. Jennifer feels fortunate to have a s.upportive and involved family. She also wishes to add her thanks and sincere appreciation to all who have played a part in helping make her dreams come true. For those who say Avalon does not provide opportunities for growth, enrichment, and success, one only need ask Jennifer or one of the many other college graduates from Avalon High School. They're growing in proud numbers. A v A t 0 N M A Y k c T I V IT Y Memorial Day traffic will pick up on kicked off the summer wzth ~ii~:~!:~ii~:i~iii~s 'during June. harbor and some sunny 17th Annual Just for The Over the three-day weekend, the Hali~t:i Just For The Kids fishing harbor was filled with several side tournament was held June 4. tied and anchored vessels. The Kids Fishing Derby, Yachts clubs visiting Avalon sponsored by city of Avalon recre- Harbor during May included the ation department, starts Wednes- Balboa Basin Yacht Club, the day, June 21 on the Green Pier at 7 Huntington Harbor Yacht Club a.m. and continues every Wednes- and the Sunset Aquatic Yacht day to August 30. Club. The Department of Fish and Harbor personnel were busy Game's two free fishing days for installing the Barbara Pearson 2006 are June-10 and September Dock, two extensions to the Club 23. All fishing regulations remain Dinghy Dock, the City End Float in effect, but a fishing license is and painting the Harbor Office in not required. preparation for the summer sea- On June 15th, the shoulder son. The swim line and swim float rate will end and the daily rate willbe installed the first week of begins. June. The stats for May: People aboard boats - 6416 Vessels moored - 1604 Vessels anchored - 69 Lost/stolen reports - 3 reported Iost/24found Accident reports - 0 Avg.Temp - High 64, Low 56 Avg. Sea Temp - 64 Rain - 1.06 Citations issued - 2 Discharges - 0 Cruise ship counts- 26,890 Paradise (5 wks) - 11,436 (5 wks) Monarch of the Seas (4 wks) - 12,782 (5 wks) Sapphire Princess (spec. visit) - 2,672 Moorings Sold//Transferred - 0 Coach Del Walker Beloved longtime Catalina coach Del Walker is now at the Marlora Post Acute Rehabilitation Center at 3801 E. Anaheim St. in Long Beach. He and his wife Martha taught in Avalon in the 1940s. Del went on to become coach at Long Beach Poly High and then Athletic Director at Long Beach City College. He was one of Long Beach's outstanding golfers. He is 92 years old. alert. His past students and players and friends are encouraged to visit him. His phone number is (565) 498-5028. Visiting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For The 4th Of July Parade The USC Trojan Band will lead our parade for the 18th consecutive year. The Parade theme for 2006 is Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness Come celebrate freedom at the 4th of July Parade with the USC Trojan Band leading the way! Please help make it all possible. Send your Donations To: Rotary USC Band Fund, P.O. Box 444 Avalon, CA 90704 or drop a check made payable to "Rotary USC Band Fund" at Catalina Discount 125 Metropole or Catalina Island Vacation Rentals in the Atwater Arcade 101 Madlla #6 Avalon, California 90704 (310) 510-0500 Fax: (310) 510-2882 Dan Teckenoff, Publisher da Joy Carrillo, Accounting Angela Teckenoff, Office Manager Dennis Kaiser, Editor Miehelle Manion, Editorial Design Doug Oudin Staff Writer~Two Harbors The Catalina Islander Volume: 94 Issue: 23 Issue Date: June 9, 2006 (USPS 093-140) Acceptance under 39C, ER. 3464 Periodicals postage paid at Avalon, CA 90704 and other additional offices. AdjudicaSon Decree No. 377598. Date of AdjudicatJon: Oct. 4, 1934 Exact Name of Newspaper as shown in the Petition for Adjudication: 1T~e Catalina Islander. Published weekly at 101 Marifla Avenue, #6 Avalon, CA 90704. 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