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Pattie Boyd Interview and book signing follows film -Book by former wife of Beatle describes being an inspiration STORY AND PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE CATALINA ISLAND MUSEUM A popular model in 1960s London, Pattie Boyd was offered a small role in "A Hard Day's Night" and it changed the course of her life forever. On Sunday, July 6, the Catalina Island Museum will screen the Beatles' hit movie followed by an exclusive interview with Boyd in which she will share her memories of acting in the film, meeting her first husband George Harrison on set and much more. Following the interview Boyd will sign her New York Times best- Selling autobiography, "Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Me?' It took Boyd nearly forty years to break her silence about her relationship with not one, but two of the greatest musicians in rock 'n' roll history. She was the inspi- ration for George Harrison's song "Something" and Eric Clapton's "Layla" and "Wonderful Tonight?' Her book debuted at the top of the New York Times Best Seller list in 2007 receiving rave reviews. The New York Times said: "The appeal of Wonderful Tonight is as self-evident as the seem- ingly simple but brash opening cord of "A Hard Day's Night"... a charming, lively and seductive book, and like all good memoirs it also works as a cultural history ... The prose is clear and unpre- tentious, and although she writes candidly about the pain her hus- bands' infidelities caused her... this isn't a bitter tell-all. There's an aura of sweetness around Boyd's approach?' The review by The London Sunday Times described it this way: "There are so many won- derful stories in Pattie Boyd's life: Falling in love with a Beatle. Falling in love with another famous rock star, Eric Clapton, and being serenaded with 'Wonderful Tonight' ... But there is much that is excruciating in her life story. Boyd was taught by her parents that she didn't deserve to be loved; AqROYD The California DMV will conduct business in the City of Avalon July 8 - 10, 2014 Appointments are available and may be scheduled at City Hall California driver license and identification card applications will be processed. Drive tests will be conducted and basic vehicle registration renewals/ applications will also be processed, DMV hours of operation will be: Tuesday 8:00am- 5:00pm Wednesday 8:00am- 5:00pm Thursday 8:00am- 11:30am Acceptable methods of payment will be: cash, checks, and money orders, (Checks are preferred) We have your remodeling needs covered: City Of Avalon City Council Notice of a Public Hearing in connection with the filing of reports with the City Council and the consideration by the City Council of the adoption of reports regarding property related fees and directing the City Manager to file reports with the County Auditor and request the Auditor place the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 property related fees on the Tax Roll Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Avalon will conduct a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 or as soon thereafter as the matters may be heard, in the regular meeting place of the legislative body, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 410 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon, CA 90704, to hear and consider all evidence, testimony, objections, or protest by all interested persons, property owners, voters and taxpayers, to the written reports of the annual City of Avalon property related fees, and consider (1) adopting the reports, (2) directing the City Clerk to file said report with the Los Angels County Auditor, and (3) request the Auditor place the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 property related fees on the tax roll. Published: Catalina Islander- June 20, 2014 and June 27, 2014 George Harrison and Pattie Boyd marry. Copyright AHDN Corbis she was told by her husbands that she wasn't worth very much, but here she is: not dead, not on drugs, not an alcoholic, but a survivor." A review by the LAist conclud- ed: "Overall, 'Wonderful Tonight' is recommended for Beatles fans, anyone interested in the British music scene of the 1960s or 1970s, or anyone who enjoys a good meaty tale of how yet another woman learned to grow up via some fabulous adventures along the way. " Don't miss this rare screening of "A Hard Day's Night," fol- lowed by a book signing and live interview with Pattie Boyd, in which she will share her memo- ries and first-hand experience of the Beatles during the height of Beatlemania. ' The event will take place on Sunday, July 6, in Avalon's Casino Theatre at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for museum members and $10 for general admission. Tickets are selling fast. Tickets may be purchased at the museum, by phone at 310-510- 2414 or by visiting the "A Hard Day's Night" event page at www. The cover Of Pattie Boyd's autobiogiaphy. CatalinaMuseum.org. The Catalina Island Museum is Avalon's sole institution devoted to art, culture and history. The museum, its digital the- ater and store are located on the ground floor of Avalon's historic Casino and are open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, the muse- um may be reached by phone at 310-510-2414 or at its website: CatalinaMuseum.org. Men's Softball season starts The crack of the bat hitting the ball, chatter on the diamond - must be summer! The men are back and opened their softball season this past Friday night. Bravo's Landscaping took on Catalina Express in this back and forth game. Bravo's Landscaping got on the board first when Derek Moreno hit a double and later scored. Bravo'd Landscaping got their second run in the second inning. Catalina Express took over the lead in the bottom of the inning when five base hits turned into three runs. Top of three and the lead switched again when Bravo's Landscaping Danny Alonzo and Joe Hernandez hit back to back doubles, and error then a double from Jorge Hernandez saw three runs score. Catalina Express came right back with two runs off the home run from Shawn Hall, followed by a solo shot from Joey Hall to score three. Bravo's Landscaping tied the game with a run in the fourth. Catalina Express went ahead when a run came home in the fifth. Catalina Express got another run in the sixth from Joey Hall's second home run of the night. The lead switched again in the top of the seventh when two errors and City of Avalon City Council Notice of Public Hearings OTHER FEES AND CHARGES FOR SERVICES Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Avalon will conduct public hearings at 9:00 &m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 and 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1,2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 410 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon; CA 90704, to consider new fees and increases to other fees and charges for services. The proposed fees are available for review at City Hall. Published: Catalina Islander - June 20, 2014 and June 27, 2014 Crossword Solution 00S'U PI I'BI 'B utGI ['BI El NtW El Sl T[ OI N/ R lUl A tNI .TI leut S C IFI R T[ Arbl A H El ILl -C I00HIIIT E sl I-N-I '00INIoIRIKIE IXl N IGI '00tOILE ISl 2kL I'hl T 00IOIVEI IY Fblolols E IHI sl IE M E RIA D[ RI I[ L L three hits equaled three runs for Bravo's Landscaping. Catalina Express answered right back and took the lead again with the two run home run from Allan Vega. In the top of the eighth and final inning Bravo's Landscaping took advantage of hits, walks and errors to bring home four and load the bases for Ozzy Noriz, who hit his first grand slam inside the park to collect four RBIs. Frank Rojo followed with a solo home run to make the inning's total runs nine. Catalina Express came up to their final at-bat and rallied for two runs, but left two runners stranded to end the game. Final score was Catalina Express 12, Bravo's Landscaping 19. For Catalina Express, Tino Rodriguez was four for four. Allan Vega, Shawn Hall, Joey Hall, Dave Clary, Mario Chavez and Bryce Noll all had two hits. Curtis Hall and Ron Bevens collected one hit. For Bravo's Landscaping Danny Alonzo and Nick Flores had three hits. Joe Hernandez, Derek Moreno, Jorge Hernandez, Ozzy Noriz and Frank Rojo all had two hits. With one hit each Softball, Page 13 Electrical, Plumbing, Flooring, Cabinets, Tile, Window Replacement, Painting, Decking and Stairs, St. License #584619 12 ': Friday, June 20, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER