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;z<;  . 10 Years Ago First group of 21 "Cert" (Com- munity Emergency Response Team) members have been sworn in. Harvey Cowell was the "Grand Marshal" for the "4th of July" parade. Sail boats were racing to and around the Island during "Catalina Race Week," July 12-16. Avalon Sheriff Deputy, Kris Cleve- land, received the "Medal Of Valor" for "Meritorious Con- duct" in saving a gentleman from drowning. "Rotarian Of The Year," award went to Pam Albers, and Lau- rie Hill was given the Rotar- ian Award "Citizen Of The Year." Paige Creigh was selected to at- tend "The Global Young Leaders Conference," July 18- 22, Washington, D. C. Edison's audit found potential sav- ings of $350,265 for Catalina businesses. Kellie Peterson, Two Harbors, was named "Miss Hawaii Interna- tional?' Tony Zeller was named by the '%- lander" 2003's "Citizen Of The Year." 55th Annual meeting and in- stallation of officers of the "Chamber Of Commerce." Sue Rikalo stepped down as Chairwoman and was re- placed by Greg Miller. "Catalina Classic Cruises," Ava- lon-San Pedro, Adult, $31.50/ rt; Children, $26.00/rt.; Se- niors, $29.00/rt.; Infants, $3.00/rt. "Catherine Hotel," 702-08 Cres- cent, full bar and patio din- ing. Catal na Time Capsule July 1914-2004 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Catalina Islander staff 25 Years Ago Laura McElroy, Misty Gay, Randy Bombard, and Jim Ball, of Two Harbors, celebrated their birthdays. 6th Annual "Catalina Rendez- vous" Polynesian dinner and dancing, sponsored by "Cata- lina Yachts." "Long Beach Boat and Ski Club's Catalina Ski Race," utilized aquaplanes between Redondo Beach and Catalina in the late 1940s. On July 18, 1949 two skis were introduced and the race officially began. The 63 statute race will be held again on August 18, 1989. On July 19, 1989, 7 undercover Sheriff deputies were in Ava- lon looking for drugs. The frigate "U.S.S. Downs," out of San Diego, with a crew of 288, visited Avalon. "Between Two Harbors," new, Doug Oudin, weekly "Island- er" column. "Catalina Express," new run be- tween Avalon-Long Beach, "Queen Mary," Redondo Beach, and Two Harbors. 50 Years Ago "Catalina Terminal," Wilming- ton, starting service August 1, from Terminal instead of Navy Landing in Long Beach. "Magic Isle" and "Catalina Channel Airlines" will be us- ing this facility. "El Encanto Community Theatre," Crescent/Marilla, Don Felk- ley, Director. "Island Boat Service," "Blanche W.," Avalon-Two Harbors, adult round trip, $2.70; chil- dren, 5-11, $1.30. "Jack's Hideaway," 109 Claris- sa, Mexican food, complete prime rib dinner, $3.50; 10 oz. T-bone dinner, $1.00; fried spring chicken, $1.50. "KGLM," radio station, Airport Road, took over from KBIG, which had been in service since 1952. "Los Camperos," world's greatest Mariachi band, has been per- forming during the summer, since 1961. "Magic Isle," cross channel boat, 344 passengers, Pleasure Pier, moved from Long Beach to Wilmington. Milo Marchetti, Jr., attorney, new, 421 Crescent, moved to Atwa- ter Arcade. "Maria's," new, pizza and "take out," 110 Metropole, Mike Piacentini. "Scene At The Isthmus," Cindy Mieske, weekly column in "Islander." "Standard Oil," Pebbly Beach and Mrs. Robert C. Manklowski. "Shoe Repair," Peter Conli, 113 Catalina. "Sportland," 513 Crescent, new, model railroad. "Sports And Sportslights," Bud Andrews, new, weekly col- umn in "Islander." "Star Light Drive," evening bus tour of Avalon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Cole, 338 Sumner. Charles A. and Jean Hagberg, Cla- rissa. Barney and Anna C. Halstead, 314 Whittley. Frederick B. and Harriett LeVitt, 336 Sumner. C. E. and Daisy Listenwalter, 305 Catalina. 100 Years Ago Willis M. Lefavor, editor of "The Catalina Wireless Newspaper,"was suing th e City of Avalon for not collect- ing specified taxes from the Santa Catalina Island Co. to the amount of $12,000. He wants to be paid $300/month for legal priming. A rumor was circulating that Lefa- vor was taking over the "Her- mosa Hotel,"131 Metropole. The first bank robbery occurred on Catalina when the "Times Camp;'in Avalon, was robbed .... Casino Dock. " 'Swim Cat," new, Art Wilson's design of a plastic floatation device for skin dinners and others. "William L. Pereira And Associ- ates" major development plan for Catalina. Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Brothers, 311 Clarissa. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Baker, Sr., 330 Clarissa. Mrs. Velma Carter, Squaw Valley, Middle Ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Gardiner, Eucalyptus, since 1956. Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Gordon, 303 Catalina. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E.Hanke, Can- yon Terrace. Mrs. Bertha Harding, 300 Clar- issa. Miss Minnie Joughin, 155 Cres- cent. Capt. and Mrs. M. J. Patrick Kidd, 227 Descanso. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stan Kimball, 361 A, E. Whittley. 75 Years Ago "Goodwill," sailing ship, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Spaulding "Guaranteed Painting," Jack Bar- ton "Los Angeles Health Department," 106-08 Clarissa "Lowly Explorers," weekly col- umn, "Islander," W. E. Allen "Man Let," new, 50' Chinese Junk, on exhibit in Avalon, Vic Lytle takes visitors to the vessel "Pop" Reynolds, "Eukie," returned to the "El Encanto," Crescent/ Marilla "Riviera Theatre," 601 Crescent, new movie every night, car- toon, sport reel, travel talk, comedy, and "Fox Movietone News?' "Samoor," fishing launch, Mr. and ............... of $100 nk I deptrsi "md other valuables, according to the camp's superintendent, Mr. Wakefield. The City "Trustees" decided that there would be no soliciting on "Banning Wharf"/"Steamer Pier" (location of "Bluewa- ,ter Avalon, 306 Crescent), but could be at the foot of the "Pleasure Pier". The 25th Anniversary of the "Community Church,"236 Metropole. Although the visitor count in Ava- lon was down approximately 2,000 down from last year's celebration, activities for the 4th Of July celebration includ- ed swimming races and tub races for the boys, Fish Race, Water Fencing, and Tug of War. The fireworks were shot off of the "Little Sugar L# (location of the flag pole at "Casino Point"). Speed boat races included "Bay And Go Back" where the boats left Avalon Bay turned around and came back. There was also a race from San Pedro to Avalon. The events cost the City of Avalon $148.47. After paying off all of its bills, the City Of Avalon had $1,880.40 left in the bank. A. new automobile, owned by George A. Greeley, was planning to make daily runs between Avalon-Isthmus. There were now only two au- tomobiles on the Island. One owned by Mr. Greeley and one owned by B. R. Scott for his laundry. To contact Chuck LiddeU, e- mail him at chuckliddell.cata- lina DKELkeme#g1394874 124 Hiawatha Avenue Nplex !,919, SF+/-, let size 2,058 SF+/-, a studio apartment, n IBR/'I.5BA unit, and a 2BIt/1BA unit. Offered el $639,000 206 L Wbitfley Avenue Unique 5 unit complex. Incredible ocean view 6,910 Sf lot. Close to town. 339 Metro#e Av Ocean & hillside view Avalon home. 2B0, I BA, 892 5F +/- New listing offered el $399,000 337 Semuer Avenue Triplex on a large lot (2600 SF +/.) ' Yocolton rental permit in honl  repeal guests, ood two IBI) yonr-round rental5 in back, plus yard, Sdd "as-is'. Huge potential For future development. $875,000 11 Crescnt Avenue 4BI, 40A seaside home 1,850 SF +/- Surfed harbor oean-hnt ! 19 Olive Street Incredible views end Iols of potential. BuS in 1921, Wood floors, Lot size 2,250 SF +/-, 45'x50' $950,000 218 Cladssa Avenue aossk  Co, nge 2OR, 1BA, 831SF+/-. 0nly] I12 blocks to booth.  reml pen, Yeh repeat aue. [oms  $529,000 351 Sumner Avenue Spacious duplex, large lot 3,233$F +/-, unit 1-3BD, 2BA aM unit 2-280,1BA $775,000 Bahia Vista A-I 2 liD, Z5 gA, 1,230 SF +/- Corner unit Yacolton Ronlol. $425,000 hbia Vim C-60 Fraaiond ownership l BD, 1 BA, 749 SF +/- 2 "READY TO 8UILI)" View Lots Rae Opp to Own Idml Property! Only 2 d pdy-, dfordde voct prods leh  redy t0 IMld ym ied tm. Over ex(aveled, dmmpo, ( from ei, urie ce properly, l:inanci Aable. Excnt mt olity. Foc rare Mo go to: 140 Hill St. 3,325 SF Hillside lot tlillside & town views 5285,000 338 Seine Avnue - $639,000 320 5umer Aveme - $549,000 1-72 BO, 2 BA 1049 $F+/- emocmmc oc. vie. Only 35 from . 8eaufdly emdeled and Corns fmisl, Offered at S749,0OO Villa 2-47 1 BD, 1 BA, M0 SF+/- Tom-key, comer unit. Stunning vie, s. Vocolion reml perrY, indudes f tort. Offered at $650,000 Villa 5-7 1 BD, I gA, 941 g:/- iomodded, ocean views from every room Firepie, golf curl, vacation rental permit. Baldo Visla 1134 - $285,000 345 Catalina Ave. - $499,995 145 Olive St. - 59,OO0 HC Vie 2-48 - $679,OO 229 baco, A - $799,OOO HC  1-67 - $499,000 Bahia Vista A-26- $299,OO0 371 Wldtdey - $999,OO0 HC Via 3-22 - 99,0OO 322 L Whitfley - $1,395,000 151 Olive St. Lot - $419,000 155 (Nve St. Lot - $399,000 344 Gssa - $599,000 329 LOs Lamas Dr. - $1,1OO, OOO 69 5oi Vista - $429,000 HC Villa 4-13 - $489,OOO HC Vih 17-80 - $749,0OO HC Via 18-72 - $1,249,OO0