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REAL ESTATE time capsule june Researched by Chuck Liddell. Compiled by Jennifer Leonhardi 10 Years Ago Concern about contaminates on school property First Annual Wine Fest. There is a possibility that Phase I water rationing may begin. There was 850 acre-feet of water in the reservoir's dam, which was expected to be down to 623 by Dec. 31. Rationing begins at 600 acre-feet. Twelve 16-foot boards and 44 athletes paddled from the Isthmus to Long Point and then Palos Verdes Peninsula• Shades And Shirts, Inc., 103 Sumner. Matthew Burch, 141 Hiawatha. ~ FEATURED PROPERTY ~ 363-A Sumner 2 BD, 2 BA, Sold Furnished & Golf Cart $649,000 25 Years Ago Free car wash, Cornerstone Teen Center, Pebbly Beach Gas Station. Catalina Express and Catalina Cruises were bringing over a record number of passengers daily, 17,000. Caitlin Kellogg, borw May 10, 1987. Casino Ballroom restoration: new stage; Marine Bal: reopened, Mezzanine, with art deco fish murals, by Jesse Bailey; kitchen renovated; and new sound system. Allied Air Charter, Avalon to Long Beach or Santa Monica, $30. Argo Diving Supply• , Avalon Bake Shop, 122 Catalina, made Chinese egg rolls. Baywatch III, retired, 1959- 1967. Came to Two Harbors in 1971 and 1972. Baywatch IV now being used. Best Face Forward club began. 1200 "Ask Me! I'm An Islander" • badges made up. Patricia Gallery was secretary:treasurer. Bingo for seniors was held on the fourth Monday of every month in the hospital's Oak Room. Catalina Island Department Store, 421 Crescent. Dr. Gagos has been coming to Catalina for 28 years, arriving on Saturday and leaving on" Sunday. He used to come on seaplanes, but now helicopters. Fiesta Cruise, Mexican Buffet Dinner, aboard the King Neptune, by Catalina Adventure Tours. Las Casitas Hotel. Leonardi-Smith, Inc., 35 Canyon Terrace. M. V. Nautilus, glass bottom boat. Phoenix glass bottom boat, Sunset Buffet Cruise, Friday, Saturday, and Wednesday. Solomon's Street Fare, Dinner Theater, Solomon's Landing, Crescent and Marilla. Spring Fling, Two Harbors. St. Lauren Hotel reaching com- pletion. Sugarloaf Bookstore, grand opening, 403 Crescent, Lil Stone. Sweet Shop, 109 Clarissa. Tiberio Lizza, 124 Chimes Tower Rd. 50 Years Ago Major break in a 10 salt water line that was installed in 1942 on Sumner. This was the eighthsalt water line break in the last two years. Wilbur White celebrated his 65th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Scott cel- ebrated their 42nd Wedding Anniversary. The Casino Theater showed different movies nightly, 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. Avalon Little League. Avalon Public Services Co. Fisherman's Wharf, Pebbly Beach Road. Hospitality House, foot of steamer pier, back of newsstand, teen-age square dancing. Island Boat Services, new cross- channel trip from Wilmington to Isthmus, $3/round trip. Island Sportswear, 425 Crescent. Swim And Stay Fit, new pro- gram by the Avalon Red Cross. Donald R. and Marsha Lee Haney, 249 E. Whittley. Mrs. Juan Martino, 344 Clarissa. Jayne Johnson replaced Barbara Panariello as President, Women's Golf Club. Marvin Kleber, real estate bro- ker, MacRae Hotel. Phyllis Knowles retired after 35 years with the Pacific Telephone Co. 75 years ago New tradition: bands play on the balcony of the Casino Ballroom to greet the boats coming in before the dance begins. Songs they played were: Avalon, My Buddy, Letter to the Editor H1 Hummers biofuel We have recently received an inquiry about our use of biofuel for the HI Hummers that we use in several tgurs. The Santa Catalina Island Company is firmly commit: ted to environmental stewardship wherever possible• To this end, we have worked with the Catalina Island Conservancy in designing our tours, and determined to use vegetable oil gathered from.res- taurants on the Island as a fuel source. Vegetable oil is an"alfernative .... fuel for diesel engines, ,such as those in our Hummers. However, for these engines, the viscosity of the vegetable oil must be lowered to allow for proper atomization of the fuel and prevent carbon build- up. For most of the time, we use 100 percent !vegetable oil; how- ever, for maintenance purposes, we use some diesel fuel to prevent incomplete combustion and car- bonization: Our standard, which is typi- cal for diesel vehicles that use vegetable oil, and-is consistent with our operational guidelines for our tour vehicles, is that no less than 90 percent of the fuel throughout the year will be veg- and In A Little Spanish Town. Yachts in the harbor responded by blowing their horns. First white seabass caught this year. Average sea temperature, 62 degrees. Mrs. Evangeline Banning (1865-June, 1937). Mr. and Mrs. ale Olsen cel- ebrated their 22nd wedding anni- versary. The Casino Theatre started daily movie matinees. Adelaide, fishing launch. Boy Scout Troop, Wild Boar Patrol• Camp Cherry Valley, 19th sea- son, Pasadena/San Gabriel Boy Scouts. Had weekly column in Islander. Catalina Fishing, Capt. Earl A. Wood, weekly column in Islander. Hoovers Grocery Store, Isthmus. Ida Apartments, Metropole. Joe's Grill Cafe, near corner of Crescent/Metropole, replaced Seal Rock Cafe, 413 Crescent. Isthmus Dance Casino. Playground Park started, east end of Crescent, where the old band stand was. Speed Boat service, between Wilmington and Isthmus, twice daily. Seven S'eas Trading Post, dry goods store, Isthmus, Ralph Heywood. St. Catherine Hotel, Descanso Beach, Mirror Room. Stanford, Isthmus. Wading Pool, new, Crescent, west of Steamer Pier. Philip Conrad celebrated his 18th birthday. Mrs. Josephine Baxter, Catalina. Dr. and Mrs. Frederick John Perske, new, 352 Sumner, for- mer home of Mrs. Lillian F. Van Deursen. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Smith, 321 Sumner. Minnie Williams, 216-A Whittley. Wilfred F. Olsen was the new manager of Stables. Lew Oesterle was the manager of the Casino Ballroom. Fred M. Paulson, stepped down as mayor and City Council mem- ber. etable oil renewable fuel. We hope this information is helpful, and we look forward to working with the community to continue to improve resource use and conservation. Scott Moyse Director of Activities Santa Catalina Island Resort Services + I Send us your news and photos! i ed@cinews.L s { z DEE Ucem# 01394874  June22, 2012 46 URm" Terrace- Duplex plus. guest ham. Approximelely 3700 sq. ft. of living space, incredible harbor and oteon vieffom all units. Oed, staroge, workshop and much more. Call for prkel 338 - 3 BR, 2.5 BA, Vomlim Reml, mo um- S.9,0OO C54 Bahia Vista- 2 bed/2 bath, fully furnished. $400,000 328 Desonso Duplex- Large roohop dedc with view. 3 BD, 1.75 6A end 1 liD, 1 liA. $599,000 3sl s.,.- s Dude Large Lot 3,233 SF +/-, Unil 1 3 BD/2B Unit 2 2 BO/1Bk. $775,0OO Bold, V'nta C-53- ! BU, 1 BA with pool view. $350,000 119 Olive Sweet - Incredible View! 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