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im STRAIGHT UP BUILDERS AND CATALINA EXPRESS WIN FRIDAY NIGHT GAMES BY PATTI ENGEL Round three has begun. Bra- vo's Landscaping started Friday night, Aug. 3, facing off against Straight Up Builders. In the first inning Bravo's Landscaping left two runners stranded. Straight Up Builders got on the board with the solo inside the park home run from Isaac Felix. In the second Bravo's Landscaping got a runner home, but again left two stranded. Jimmy Felix opened for Straight Up Builders with a shot over the left field fence. A walk was con- verted into a run for the second score of the inning. Neither team scored in the third. in the fourth, Bravo's Land- scaping turned an error into a run. JD Laflin had a great diving catch at short to rob Kenny Engel of an RBI opportunity. In the bottom of the fourth with a run home, Weston Leonhardi showed off his arm with .the assist to catcher Nathan Macktal to get the runner out at home. Bravo's Landscaping tied the game with two runs in the fifth. Bravo's Landscaping took the lead with a run in the sixth. Straight Up Builders took the lead right back with three runs in the bottoin of the inning. Bravo's Landscaping kept it close with an- other run in the seventh. With two outs, Straight Up Builders took advantage of two walks and four base hits to score five runs. Bra- vo's Landscaping continued strug- gling with their offense, scoring only one run in the eighth. Dave Hubert made a great catch against the fence at third to record the sec- ond out of the inning. For the first time in the game, Bravo's Land- scaping only allowed three batters for Straight Up Builders to come ORDINANCE NO. 1114-12 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF AVALON AMENDING CHAPTER 1, TITLE 2, SECTION 2-1.01 OF THE AVALON MUNICI- PAL CODE TO CHANGE THE TIME- OF REGULAR MEETINGS ON THE FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH TO 6:00 PM. WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Avalon ("City") has deter- mined to hold regular meetings in the Council Chamber of the City Hall on the first and third Tuesday of each month, commencing at 6:00 p.m.; WHEREAS, the date and times for regular meetings can change at the discretion of the City Council. NOW THEREFORE THE CITY COUNICL OF THE CITY OF AVALON DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: Section 2-1.01 .Section 2-1.01 of the AMC is hereby amended to read as follows. Section 2-1.01 Regular Meetings. The City Council of the City of Avalon shall hold regular meetings in the Council Chamber of the City Hall on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, commencing at 6:00 p.m and on such other days, at such other times, as may be held in accordance with the provisions of the Brown Act. Whenever more than seventy two hours notice is given, the meeting held shall be a regular meeting. When the date for any regular meeting falls on a legal holiday as established by any law of the State, then such meeting shall be held at the same hour on the next succeeding busi- ness day, with the same effect as if it has been held oh the day herein appointed. INTRODUCED at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Avalon on the 19th day of June, 2012, by the following vote AYES: Mayor Kennedy, Councilmembers NAYS: Councilmember Hernandez ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: None Ponce, Morrow, and Olsen PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Avalon in this 17th day of July, 2012, by the following vote: AYES: Mayor Kennedy, Councilmembers NAYS: None ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: None Ponce, Morrow add Olsen Robert Kennedy, Mayor ATTEST: Denise A. Radde, City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM: Scott H. Campbell Best, Best & Krieger, LLP to the plate. Straight Up'Builders returned the favor, collecting three quick outs to end the game with the score Bravo's Landscaping 6, Straight Up Builders 12. For Bravo's Landscaping, Weston Leonhardi was two for two with two walks. Robert Reyes, Rich Hernandez, Jose Cuevas, Marco Gallegos and Na- than Macktal also collected two hits. With one hit each were Bob Kennedy and Kenny Engel. For Straight Up Builders, Isaac Felix and Beto Martin had three hits. Jimmy Felix collected two hits. Larry Hernandez was one for one with three walks. Also collecting one hit were Allan Vega, Mario Jimenez, Yafet Mengesha and Ma- rio Chavez. Catalina Express wins sec- ond game The second game of the night was between seven=man team Glenmore Hotel and eight-man team Catalina Express. Cata- lina Express started it off finding the holes in the defense, putting CITY OF AVALON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY COUNCIL REVIEW OF 2008-2014 CYCLE AND 2014-2021 CYCLE HOUSING ELEMENT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Avalon will holda oublic hearing on August 21, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 410 Avalon Canyon Road, Avalon, CA to consider the fol- lowing items: Project Title: 2008-2014 Cycle and 2014-2021 Cycle of the Housing Element. Description: The City proposes to complete both the 2008-2014 and 2014-2021 Cycles of the Hot)sing Element together. Due to time constraints it has become prudent for the City to review both Housing Cycles at the same time. The Housing Element is one of the seven state mandated elements of the General Plan. This review is part of the overall General Plan update that is currently in progress. State Housing Element law (Government Code Section 65580 et seq) requires "An assessment of housing needs and an inventory of resources and constraints relevant to the meeting of these needs." California Government Code 65352 requires a 45 day review of an amendment-Qf the general plan prior to its adoption. The draft hous- ing element document will be posted on the City's website (www. beginning August 22, 2012. Environmental Information: The City of Avalon, as the Lead Agency will prepare an Eovlronmental mpact Report for the General Plan up- date that will include the two Housing Element cycles. A subsequent notice and review of the EIR will be provided on the City's website and posted with the City Clerk for public review of the environmental document. Persons interested may ~ppear before the City Council at the above date and time. If you challenge the actions of the City Council in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in writ- ten correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. For questions concerning the above project, please contact Amanda Cook, Planning Director at. 310/510-0220, ext. 110. or at planning@ Posted: August 10. 2012 City Hall Published: August 10, 2012 Catalina Islander J together a walk, seven base hits and a two RBI homerun from Jus- tin Hernandez to score a total of nine. Glenmore Hotel answered back with the two. run homerun from Sean Amoroso. Both teams were scoreless in the second. In thethird, Catalina Express contin- ued the offensive attack, batting around the order twice. This in- ning Justin Hernandez had a three run home run, bringing the total runs scored in the inning to 10. Allan Vega made a nice catch in right to rob Sean Amoroso of the extra base hit. Glenmore Ho- tel brought home a total of two in the bottom of the inning. Catalina Express kept pounding the holes left by the short handed Glenmore Hotel to collect another five runs in the fourth inning. In the fifth, Justin Hernandez had his third home run of the night, again collecting three RBIs. Glenmore Hotel's Mario Jimenez Jr. had an inside the park homer for two of Glenmore Hotel's three runs. In the sixth and final inning, Garrett Amoroso made the long run in left to track down the fly bail and deny Eddie Hall the extra base hit. Glenmore Hotel put up one more run before the third out was recorded. Final score Glen- more Hotel 8, Catalina Express 27. For Glenmore Hotel, Mario Jimenez Jr. collected three hits. Garrett Amoroso, Sean Amor0so and Santiago Martinez all had two hits. Jim Amoroso and Edmundo Vega collected one hit. Eor Catali- na Express, Josh Flynn was seven for seven. Justin Hernandez was right behind him with six hits. Ed- die Hall had five hits, while-Adam Nelson and Bart Glass each had four hits. Joey Hall collected three hits, while Chuy Sillas and Robby McCormick had two hilEs. Schedule for Aug 10 6 p.m.---Bravo's Landscaping versus Glenmore Hotel 7:45 p.m.--Catalina Express versus Straight Up Builders Standings Bravo's Landscaping--5-2 Straight Up Builders--4-2-1 Catalina Express--3-4 Glenmore HoteI--1-5-1 Top Batters Weston Leonhardi---.750 Josh Flynn--250 Justin Hernandez--.719 Larry Hernandez--.667 Eddie Hall--.655 Isaac Felix--.655 Marco Gallegos--.636 Home Run Leaders Justin Hernandez--9 XVeston Leonhardi---7 Seari:Amoroso--4 41 Friday, August 10, 2012 THE CATAUNA ISLANDER