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Construotion the constructionoftheAdaBlanche From page I Wrigley Schreiner Building will expand the present museum's actively set out to look for a solu- space by over 8,000 square feet. tion that would lessen the burden Exhibition space will more of construction on the Island's than double with spaces dedicat- dwindling water supply, ed to plein air painting, Catalina "We are keenly aware of the Island history and special exhi- water crisis this community is bitions traveling to the museum facing," said Mike Flynn, owner from around the world. of Christopherhill Development. Amenities in the new building "We have worked out an arrange- will include a spacious entrance ment with the Los Angeles lobby and visitor center, a digital Department of Water and Power theater, an atrium and sculpture to purchase water on the mainland garden, an expansive museum and ship it to the Island," Flynn store, and a vault area dedicated to said. "A meter has been added to staff offices, storage and research. a hydrant located near Catalina The Catalina Island Museum is Freight Line in Wilmington. One- Avalon's sole institution devoted hundred-twenty water totes have to art, culture and history. been obtained for transport. Each The museum, its digital theater tote holds approximately 275 gal- and store are currently located on Ions of water and will be barged the ground floor of Avalon's his- back and forth as needed. With toric Casino and are open seven the use of these totes, not one drop days a week, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. of potable water from Avalon will For more information, the be used for the remainder of the museum may be reached by phone museum's construction project" at 310-510-2414. This solution is significant, The Catalina Island Museum's Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building, seen here, is slated to open in early 2015. saving the Island 33,000 gallons of water needed to mix the rest of the concrete for the museum's new building. With Flynn s help, other local companies have followed suit. The Santa Catalina Island Company has also purchased 120 totes to supply water for their cur- rent construction projects happen- ing throughout Avalon. "The Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building is already considered unique for a museum building due to the use of prefabri- cated materials in its design," said the museum's Executive Director Dr. Michael De Marsche. "We are Water totes---each holding approximately 275 gallons sit on Metr0pole proud to be a leading example of Avenue in front of museum construction site Christopherhill Development innovative solutions for our com- brought the water from the mainland to build the Ada Blanche Wrigley munity as we face additional water Schreiner Building of the Catalina Island Museum, rationing and restrictions in the coming months." Designed by the architec- tural firm of Marengo Morton Architects of La Jolla, California, Accidents From page 2 301 and 25 CreJcent inivenuo Island Medical Center The men were initially transport- ed to Avalon for possible Medevac to the mainland. However, due to poor visibility on the mainland side a rescue helicopter could not take off and it was decided to transfer the injured men by boat across the channel. According to Capt. Black, the patients were taken to Cabrillo Marina in San Pedro and trans- ferred to L.A. City Fire Department vehicles for the final leg of the trip to the hospital. hicle Noise n for retesting and late vehicles as part of the annual . hicle Registr )r Will be condujj Mi day mornings 'rm 9r( 1 0 PM THE QUALITY OF LIFE tN AVALON WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Vehicles that do not pass Vehicle Noise Testing will have until SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 to be re-tested & pass without penalty. Vehicles that do not pass can return during testing times for retesting with no penalty and will ~ceive the City permit upon passing at the standard cost: $29. Late vehicles fee: $25. VEHICLES 6,000 82 Decibel Standards: ALL OTHER VEHICLES Ibs OR GREATER MOTORCYCLES {incl. AUTOETtqES, aka. GOLF CARTS) dB 77 dB 74 dB AMC Sec. 4-4.1713 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.cityofavalon.com Contact Avalon City Hall: 310-510-0220 Email Jordan Monroe, Management Aide: jmonroe@cityofavalon.com ONE STEP AT A TIME " GOALS IN MIND - INTENTIONAL DESIGN Catalina Island Medical Center's state-of-the-art Siemens CT Scanner can provide the diagnostic images needed for nearly all medical conditionsl Simply let your physician know you would prefer to have your diagnostic imaging completed on the islmad. Familiar places and familiar faces No appointment needed Scans available immediately on CD Images sent electronically to your physician * Please call for more information. Tracey Norton, DO (31o) 51o-o7oo 1oo Falls Canyon Road Laura Ulibarri, MD PO Box 1563, Avalon 90704 Monte Mellon, MD www.CIMedicalCenter.org ~rHE CMAUNA isLAi~DER .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Fridayi] u ne27i 20:L4 :: $