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REAL ESTATE Catalina Time Capsule June 1914-2004 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Catalina Islander staff 10 Years Ago Ryan Montgomery received a gold medal as a member of the "Long Beach Special Olym- pics Basketball Team." The 75th Anniversary of the Ca- sino was celebrated by 600 guests who danced to the "Bill Elliot Orchestra" and the "Mar Dels." Speed bumps were being planned for the road between the Air- port and Two Harbors to help protect the Catalina Fox. "Camp Emerald Bay" dedicated new "Marine Science Center" and named it after Timothy M. Pennington. 25 Years Ago "Catalina, S. S.," cross channel steam ship, 1924-1975, car- ried more passengers than any other "U. S. Flag Ship," 2200 and was declared a state and national maritime historic landmark in 1974. She is now a floating restaurant and party ship in Ensenada, Mexico. "Country Club Restaurant," 1 Country Club Road, reopened, Billy Johnson and Dudley Morand. "KBRT," Christian radio sta- tion and transmitter, Airport Road, had plants placed their by "Women's Club." "Leroy The Cat" handicap drink- ing fountain, new, in tile, Wrigley Stage. "Seaplane Drinking "Fountain," new, West foot of Pleasure Pier, Patti Burns. "Silky's Bar," "Country Club," 1 Country Club Road, re- opened, Billy Johnson and Dudley Morand. "Villa Portifino Restaurant," 101 Crescent, Maribeth Gallagh- er, vocalist, and Steve Done- van, pianist. 50 Years Ago "S. S. Catalina," MGRS, Charley Stillwell, President. Passen- gers and crew were increased from 2,026 to 2,240. "Catalina Airlines," in 1963 flew 82 passengers in August and started flying 72 round trips a day, average of 350 round trips a week. "Catalina Inn," 360 Clemente, torn down to be replaced by 39 units. "Delinquent Tax List" for Island- ers. "El Encanto Youth Center," 197 Crescent, "Surf Room," Ava- lon Community Church, Don- ald Felkley, Director, 6th year, Summer program: ping pong, T. V., gab fests, guitar strum- ming, and dancing. "Pat's Pizzaria," new, 601 Cres- cent, "Bowling Alley," Mr. and Mrs. Pat Nuzzo. LEGAL NOTICES 75 Years Ago Pleasure Pier baseball signs show- ing wins and losses of the An- gels. Sunday night radio broadcast from the Casino, with the theme of the pirate ship, "Flying Fish," and the participants decked out as buccaneers, 9:30-10 p.m: started and will continue throughout the summer. Con- testants answered questions to win and they would either "Jack-The-Crackpot" or"Walk The Plank." Being broadcast over the Columbia Broadcast- ing System (CBS) and went as far as Chicago. Last year the radio program was the "Musical Cook Book." The water tank, originally at "Mt. Ada," was moved to "Parker Court," Metropole Avenue, in 1919. "American Legionnaire," Art Ste- vens, new song for the "Amer- ican Legion" "Cal's Tropical Beauty Studio, new, 611 Crescent, Calla R. Staff. "Catalina Historical Society," Judge Ernest Windle, Presi- dent. "Fish, Fishing, Fishermen," Percy West, weekly Islander col- umn. "Headin' For Catalina," new radio show, broadcast from the Ca- sino Ballroom, every Sunday evening, "Ted Weems Or- chestra." "KNX" radio broadcast from home of Fletcher B. Wiley, 325 Descanso, daily, 3-3:45, except Saturday and Sunday. "La Conga," took over"Top Deck," above "Bath House," Pebbly Beach Road. 1OO Years Ago There was a non-soliciting ordi- nance in Avalon and Mrs. M. Earhart paid the Recorder, E. B. Dye, for this violation. Messrs. Rickette, riddle, and Daul were the only Island "Greet- ers" to handle the large con- vention of "Greeters Of Amer- ica" that came to Avalon. Female, Hunt, born to Mr. and Mrs. William Hunt, Jr., June 18, 1914. Approximately 150 members of LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL PLANNING NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider the project described below. You will have an opportunity to testify, or you can submit written comments to the plan- ner below or at the public hearing. If the final decision on this proposal is challenged in court, testimony may be limited to issues raised before or at the public hearing. Hearing Date and Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Hearing Location: 320 West Temple St., Hall of Records, Rm. 150, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Project & Permit(s): R2014-00633, CUP201400026 Project Location: 1 Banning Harbor Road within the Santa Catalina Island Zoned District CEQA Categorical Exemption: Class 1 - Existing Facilities Project Description: Conditional Use Permit to authorize the change of an existing ABC license from on-site beer and wine sales to on-site general sale of alcohol and to expand the alcohol the 26th Annual "Southern California Editorial Associa- tion" arrived in Avalon, with all expense paid for by the S. C. I., Co. The "Islander" said that the town was filled with "knockers" continually complaining, but what the town really needed were "boosters." The "Wilmington Transportation Company," owned and run by the "Santa Catalina Island Co.," paid $328.50 to the City for head taxes on the "Steam- er Pier," that they owned, but they made their final payment in April. There was concern by liquor sales on Sunday, but the Trustees allowed it. The record catches for years of Bluefin tuna were being re- ported. The first one of the season weighed 37 1/2 lbs. The largest black sea bass of the season, caught on light tackle, weighed 360 lbs. and took 1 hr., 45 minutes to land. The S. C. I., Co. and W. T. C. were once again advertising Catalina throughout Califor- nia, Arizona, and Texas. The groups claim that the "Open Port" policy of the City has allowed competing boats to bring over "disorderly" people with alcohol. As Avalon had not working jails, these pas- sengers could do "whatever" they wanted, with little, if no consequences to pay for their actions. Male, Mathews, born to Mr. and Mrs. w. H. Mathews, June, 1914. "New Story Magazine," July edi- tion, carried a novel by H. Bedford Jones" entitled, "Dis- cord In Avalon." To contact Chuck Liddell, e- mail him at chuckliddell.cata- lina @gmail.com. service and consumption area at an existing lodge in the Resort Zone of the Catalina Specific Plan pursuant to County Code Section 22.56.195.A. For more information regarding this application, contact Shatln Temple, Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning (DRP), 320 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Telephone: (213) 974-6462, Fax: (213) 626-0434, E-mail: stemple@ planning.lacounty.gov. Case materi- als are available online at http:// planning.lacounty.gov/case or at Avalon Library, 215 Sumner Avenue, Avalon CA 90704. All correspondence received by DRP shall be considered a public record. If you need reasonable accommo- dations or auxiliary aids, contact the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at (213) 974-6488 (Voice) or (213) 617-2292 (TDD) with at least 3 business days' notice. Si necesita m&s informaci6n por favor Ilame al (213) 974-6466. 6/27/14 CNS-2636930# THE CATALINA ISLANDER E uatalina island INI Real Este DIrE Lkeme # 01394874 t June 20, 2014 339 Metropole Ave Ocean & hiNde vimv Avalon home. 2BD, 1 BA, 892 SF +/- New Iliff efferd at S439,000 337 Sumner Avenue Triplex on a large lat (2600 SF +/-) Vemfiun rental permit in hmnl with repeat guests, end two 1BD year-faun d rentals in back, plus yard. Sold "us4s'. Huge potential [or fat,re development. $875,000 11 xeuent Avemee 4BR, 4BA maside home 1,850 SF +/- Surreal harbor views, 0cean4tunt deck, luded garden polio, attached guest hem. Offered at $2,200,000 l ! 9 Olive Street Inlil nn and lats of potanlid. Built in 1921, Wood floors, Lot size 2,2.50 SF +/-, 45'x50' $950,00O 218 Clari.a AvmH em: tatp 2, 1 +31 st:+/-. odyl l blod to beth. veio, rel petal, wdl mot Ou. ComMm! $529,000 351 Summw Avmme 5p:i dix, lor lot 3,3sF +/-, unit l-3BO, 2Bk end unit 2-2BD, IBA $775,000 Bahia Vista A-I  2 8D, 2.5 BA, 1,230 5F +/- Comer unit. Vacation Rental. S425,000 Bahia Vista C-60 Freaiunol ownership I BD, I BA, 749 SF +/- Ocean view, golf cad. S42,000 2 "READY TO BUILD" View Lots Rare Opportunfly to Own Island Properlyt O 2 of Imly-l affordable vacm portals left to ready to bmd your island hme. Over excaval, decompacled, ceflificale from mils engineer,  on Iq/. Finond.9 Avmlabie. Excellent invmtnm opportunity. For more into go to: www.ovdodot stersal.blogspot.om 140 HHI St. 3,325 SF HNside lot Hilldde & w, vie S285,0OO Villa 1-53 - 2 BD, 2 BA r.m rmndeled. Br11a vn. Vamlion reatd mil, Comes Irnd, g,li coa. OHernd at $699,000 Villa 6-6 I BD, 2 BA 1,275, SF +/- 5pe,lor o(.. views, fireplace, vodlnd +m'linps, golf mrl and land clmse imiu. Comes fmnd. OHmd at $709,000 'dlla 9-60 I BD, I BA, 9OO SF+/- Ocean views, top of 9 Imling, ody 15 tr0m r0ml. Pavme ded, em +. dk, m,,m, mmed,.l 0fired at $599,000 Villa 1-72 BD, 2 BA 1049 SF+/- Panoramic ocean views. Only 35 steps lrm t,p Beeatirugy mmmleled m.l moimed C,,e midl, ilnd 11 torl. Offered at $749,000 Villa 2-47 1 BD, i BA, 840 SF+/- Tufa-key, canto unit. Stumdn9 views. Vocelion rental permit, indndes golf cart. Ond at $650,000 Vllia 5-7 1BD, 1 BA, 941 SF+/- Remadeted, cean views lmm every room Rrop, golf (m, vacation rental peru+. $625,000 Bahia 'ma I - $285,000 345 Cat Ave. - $499395 145 Olive St. - $359,000 IK V'dla 2-48 - $679,00 229 Beacon A - $799,000 HC  1-67 - $499,000 Bahia Visla A-26- $299,000 371 Wldty - 5999,O0O I Vi 3-22 - $899,000 322 E. Whitfley - $1,395,000 151 Olive St. Lot - $419,000 i 55 06ve St. Lot - $399,000 344 Cimissa - $599,000 329 Las Lores Dr. - $1,I00,000 69 Sol Vista - $429,000 HC Vi 4-13 - $489,000 HC VNa 17-80 - $749,000 HC Vik 18-72 - $1,249,000 THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, June 20, 2014 : 3