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Friday, August 11,2000 The CATALINA ISLANDER Page 3 Vandals ditch goff cart Vandals ditched this golf cart at Descanso Beach. Early last Friday morning,17, when three vehicles were vandals stole a golf cart and stolen and vandalized and one ditched it at Descanso Beach. was totaled after it crashed Police say eyewitnesses saw through a barrier and into the the morning mishap, but didn't ocean at Lover's Cove. alert authorities until after the The Avalon Sheriff's station vandals left the scene, is offering a $2,000 reward to Police say there is no link anyone who has information on between this incident and the the July thefts. People can call incident that occurred on July 510-0174 with information. Midsummer Night's will be presented Tonight at 7:30 p.m. the stage at Descanso Beach will be trans- formed to an era gone-by when Shakespeare by the Sea presents "A Mid Summer Night's Dream." The group of perlormers travel the California coast and perform at many beach communities. Dream Last year was the first year they performed on the Island and supporters are hoping this becomes an annual event. The event is free and seating is on the grass at Descanso Beach. Food and drinks will be available from the beach club. Commuters--option explored From page one Avalon, says he's been forced to Griffin thinks employers resort to this, and has only recent- would have to be flexible about ly managed to fill all of the scheduling work hours. He also vacancies for his stores. thinks it would be essential to Zim's Upholstery and Carpet identify the true commuter, in store have lived with this problem order to prevent any sort of fraud, for as long as they have had the More responses to the survey will business. Carpet layers and uphol- help determine the level of inter- sterers are given boat fare and est and need. accommodations on a regular basis. By September, Griffin hopes Griffin believes a commuter to have the data analyzed, and program would, in the long run, formulate a plan of action, be less expensive for the employ- It is already the case that some er, if the overnight stay could be employers here are bringing eliminated. employees over from the main- So a new approach to an old land, putting them up in hotels, problem has been presented. John Searcy, manage/" of Von's Time will tell if it will fly.