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Sheriff's Log Visitors From page 1 possession of marijuana last week One visitor cited for Stancin, F/23, a resident of San Pedro, was arrested at the Cabrillo Mole for drunk in public. The following is the Avalon Sheriff's Station significant inci- dents report for the week of Aug. 6 to Aug. 12. "It is important to note that no assump- tion of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn from the con- tent of the information provided in this report. Many people who get arrested do not get con- victed or even charged with crimes for which they have been arrested," said Capt. Doug Fetteroll, commander of the Station. August 8 At 11 p.m., Carol McCarthy, F/53, a resident of Mesa, AZ, Capt. Doug Fetteroll Station commander August 6 Deputies served a search war- rant on Whittley Avenue pursuant to an arrest made on August 4, 2014. An Avalon resident, living on Clarissa Avenue, reported being the victim of a sexual assault on July 30, 2014 in her home at 2 a.m. SLANDER CROSSWORD August 7 An Avalon resident, living on Sumner Avenue, reported a door knob to her home was vandal- ized. At 4:45 p.m., Shantelle At was arrested on Sumner Avenue for drunk in public. An Avalon resident reported being the vic- tim of terrorist threats on July 19 and 20 on Metropole Avenue. August 9 At 6:45 p.m., Olivia Lopez, F/32, a resi- dent of Monrovia, was arrested at Casino Point for drunk in public. 7:15 p.m., Anthony Auricchio, M/33, a resident of Monrovia, was arrested on Crescent Avenue for battery. At 11:45 p.m., Michael Stubblefield, M/25, a resident of Pensacola FL, was arrested on Sumner Avenue for drunk in pub- lic. August 10 At 12:30 a.m., Brenda Villagomez, F/35, a resident of Avalon, was arrested on Sumner Avenue for driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. At 6:55 p.m., Frank Cortez, M/22, a resident of Fontana, was arrested on Clarissa Avenue for riding a bicycle under the influ- ence of alcohol. Avalon offers free water polo The Avalon Recreation Department started offering free, organized, adult water polo this week. Water polo takes place every Wednesday at South Beach. Warm-ups begin at 5:30 a.m.. Scrimmage begins at 6:30 a.m. The program is for adults of all levels and experienced youth are also welcome. Brown's Bikes will check out water polo bails, allowing open play to always be available. For more information, call the City of Avalon Recreation Department at 310-510-0220, extension 6. Grant From page 10 taurants and cooked delicious food for many frends, family members and customers. Raymond loved to shoot the breeze. You could always count on his conversations con- taining colorful descriptions. In 2010, Ray relocated to Bullhead City, Arizona and lived there with his dog Joey until his passing. On Aug. 1, 2014 Raymond sailed away from this life and into a beautiful and better place. Raymond was a true friend and never feared to tell the truth. He was loved dearly and will never be forgotten. There will be a celebration of Raymond and his life from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17 at The Sand Trap in Avalon. ALMUERZO DE VERANO GRATIS PARA LOS NIIIOS de la escuela Avalon Escuela Avalon Habr& ayuda del personal escolar que habla Espafiol para Ilenar las aplicaciones del almuerzo, en la cafeteria. La escuela Avalon ayudar a cumplir la solicitud de su estudi- ante el mi6rcoles, 27 de agosto del 2014, de 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Es importante que todos los hogares Ilenen una solicitud. El porcentaje de aplicaciones aprobado para las escuela Ava- lon, se utilizar& para calificar nuestra escuela para fondos y ayudar en la educaci6n de nuestros estudiantes". Meal Application Assistance Meal application packets will be mailed the first week of August. English and Spanish speaking staff will be at the Avalon School cafeteria Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm to assist parents in completing their student's application for free and reduced priced school meals. It is important that every household, with a student attending, complete an application. The percent of free and reduced-price meal applications approved for Avalon schools will be used to qualify the school for funds to help in the education of our students. August 11 No significant incidents. August 12 At 12:05 a.m., Ahkem Hooikaika, M/54, a resident of Avalon, was arrested for stealing gasoline from a tank at the City Yard on Falls Canyon Road. At 5:30 p.m., Castro Ramirez, M/18, a resident of Avalon, was arrested for throwing a rock at a person at Descanso Beach. The victim was struck by the rock, but was not seriously injured. At 8:40 p.m., a visitor to the island was cited for possession of Marijuana on Sumner Avenue. Traffic safety Three golf cart accidents involving visitors to the Island were reported this week. All drivers are encouraged to wear seatbelts, not use their cell phones and to follow the rules of the road (the same rules that apply on the mainland). Golf carts No golf carts were reported stolen this week. increase of 13.2 percent more visi- tors than in July 2013. The year-to-date total through July was 23.8 percent higher than last year. However, cross channel carri- ers brought 50,131 fewer visitors to the Island for the year-to-date than by this time in July 2000. That's an 11.7 percent difference. Cross channel traffic has been increasing steadily each month so far this year. Cruise ship traffic F ! 12 N i F--- t6 increased until cruise ship visitors decreased in April and again in May before starting to :-- .?ase in June. "July is the biggest ,,c)ati -e year," said Wayne Griffi; ""esi- dent and CEO of the Chamber. According to Griffin, August used to be the biggest month for tourism in Catalina, but that changed when schools started opening in August. He said he was hoping his August would be better than last year, but he expected to see things slow down. City meal programs seek volunteers The Senior Meals and Meals on Wheels are programs supported by the City of Avalon and run solely by an independent group of volunteers. These volunteers help set up the Senior Meals at Singing Waters, pick up meals from restaurants, and deliver meals to homebound participants of Meals on Wheels. Senior Meals and Meals on Wheels are seeking-new volun- teers to assist in helping their organization to continue. New volunteers are asked to donate their time one or more days 14 7 J 14 " ' I I I I i Ard'(S I 1 The Highest Tcles 4 Upper Helm 5 Improves Vessel Stabiliy 7 Type Of Tuna 8 Pirate Command to Stop 11 Fastest FishAt 121kph 12 Diver's Vest  Compensator 13 Roll UpASaii 14 Only Male Animal To Give Birth 16 Ocean Named After "Peaceful Sea" 17 Rise Up Against Captain per week, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Interested volunteers may con- tact Jennifer Monroe at City Hall: 310-510-0220 ext. 230. Quote of the Week: "You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else." ---Albert Einstein, scientist and developer of the general theory of relativity i I i7 I 15 Down.. 1 2 3 5 6 9 10 11 15 !1 m m m I I r m m m ..... i T0- m m m mallei ! 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