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REAL TATE time capsule =5 YEA.S AGO AUGUST 1986 Researched by Chuck Liddell //Compiled by Jennifer Leonhardi News Catalina electric customers were refunded $36,000. There was a local outcry to bring back Brady, the macaw at Wilcox Nursery, that was re- rfioved last month for making too much noise." Shaun Evans, 13, named the youth center at the Congregational Church, "Cornerstone." Kathy Rousso had her first hole- in-one. Property taxes were I9 cents/per $100 valuation. City Treasure salaJy was $225/ month. Avalon's population was 2,300. Aug. 3 was busiest day in Avalon Bay's history. A major "spill- over" of boats was in "Lovers Cove," waiting for openings. "Memorial Medical Center," Long Beach, provided doctors to the Avalon Hospital. Avalon had 1,560 registered vot- ers. Average ,Temperature: High, 71 degrees; Low, 63 degrees; Water, 69 degrees. The "Harbor Department" went back to firing a cannon when- ever a fish arrived at the Pier. City Council meetings changed from the first and third Mon- days to the first and third Tuesdays of each month. "Welcome" monument at Mole ap- proved. Avalon received $1,621 in county funds for the city's Select Sys- tem of Streets Program. Avalon paid Edison $21,564.88 for utility bill for June/July. In 1984, over 2,000 juvenile green abalone, 1 inch in size, and 1,500 red and green abalone, 2 inches in size, were place in "Lovers Cove." Fifteen foreign students: were housed by "Lion's Club Youth Exchange ". Following a Catalina Cruises strike by Inland Boatmen's Union, visitorswent from 7000-8000 on weekends to only 2,000. Despite the strike, 3,500 came over on Aug. 16 and 3000 came over on Aug. 17. Announcements Krtmo and Marie Ursich celebrat- ed their 40tff wedding anni- versary. Nick and Cecilia Machado moved to Lake Isabella. Rt. Reverend Robert C. Rusack died on July 16,1986. Amber Marie Sampson, born July 4,'1986, to Lorenzo and Dawn Sampson. Lola S. May (Oct. 19, 1910-Aug. 2, 1986). Bill and E'lizabeth Shalcla celebrat- ed their 52nd wedding anni- versary. Roderick A. MacLean moved to Anaheim. Louis "Buddy-Buddy" O'Jibway "Channel House," 205 Crescent. celebrated his birthday. Floyd J. Musselman died on July 20, 1986. Nelle (White)and Don Hunter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Carlito Montana celebrated his 4th birthday. Joanne Gordon celebrated her 5()th birthday. Helen Jarvis celebrated her birth- day. David Savage married Kelly O'Brien, Aug. 10, 1986. Ran Lowder celebrated his 30th birthday. Entertainment The 1 lth Annual "Avalon Munici- pal Hospital Benefit Dance," was held at the Casino, fea- turing "Lou Catalano and His Orchestra." Songwriter Larry Norman per- formed a concert at the "Ava- lon High School Auditori- um." "MidSummer Cruise," "West End Cruising Club," Two Harbors, had over 1,000 participants over July 26-27. First annual "Ben Weston Surf Contest" attracted 60 contes- tants. The "Lion's Club" put on a special organ contest in the Casino with Bob Salisbury. "Ristorante Villa Portofino" had live music and dancing and a champagne Sunday brunch. Business "Aero-Natical Services, Inc.," Les- lie La Bar, took over "UPS" contract from "DFR trans- port," Dennis Reitinger, who had it since 1979. "Amlock, Inc." took over the lock- er rentals from "American Locker, Co." "Argo Diving" conducted CPR and First Aid classes. "Avalon Electrical," John Deacon. "Avalon Handyman," George Frederick Morris, #4 Falls Canyon. "Avalon Tele-Com." "Betty's Travel Service," #118 Metropole Market Place. "Buoy 205," restaurant, 205 Cres- cent. "Catalina Calls," by Frank Loudin, second plate in the "Avalon Historical Society," 215 Cata- lina, collection. "Catalina Divers Supply," Plea- sure Pier, owned by Maggi and Carl Kochler for 2.2 years, was sold to John and Taffy Mello, Mary Stein, and Randy Brannock. "Catalina Dixieland and Jazz Jamboree," Casino, started in 1971. "Catalina Firewood Co.," Two Harbors Road, # 101. "Catalina Kids," 205 Metropole. "Colleen's Plant Care," Colleen Machad0. "Community Block Grant Citizen Advisory Committee." "Creative Energies," 103 Pebbly Beach Rd. "Discovery Tours" put on evening tours to the Airport. "Don Skoff's," 105 Metropole. "Doug Bombard Enterprises," Two Harbors. "Island Charters, Inc.," Robert Kennedy. "Island Marketing," 360 Clem- ente. "Jeannie's Travel," Jeannie Hill. "Lip Sync" contest on. Wrigley Stage. "Litter Ritter," aluminum dump- ster. "McAleavy Painting," John McA- leavy. "Phoenix," glass bottom boat. Photography and helium balloon conce.ssion, Mole, Brad Foote s01d to Mike Sticker. " "Sand Box," 519 Crescent. "Sand Trap," B.B.Q. night "Seal Rocks Coastal Cruise," San- ta Catalina Island Company. "Tees N' Things, Co.," 103 Sum- ner. Sharon Cameron was president of the "Pre-School Learning For Avalon Youth." Margaret Felkley, teacher, retired. Angola Kedis was Southern Cali- fornia Edison Company's Catalina District manager. John Phelps had been harbor mas- ter since 1975. Maria Ramirez replaced Paul Spit- aro, as Los Angeles Co. Men- tal Health Therapist, County Building. Spitaro held the position since 1981. Real Estate 35-foot mooring, #131, $60,000. Marc and Peggy Bowen, Pebbly Beach. Drs. Lawrence and Edithmore Braslow, 302 Clarissa. Dorothy Castro, 365 Whittley. Agostino Comello, 230 Clarissa, went from a one-story to a two-story home. John Campbell Ermatinger, Isth- mus Road, #706. George Henry King, Isthmus Road, #708. Lola S. May, 244 Whittley, since 1984. Ralph J., Sr. and Mary Morrow, 114 Chimes Tower Road. Ralph Morrow, Jr. was approved to turn 222 Metropole into a residential/commercial build- ing. Joseph and Louise O'Flaherty, Ol- ive. Gloria Wall, Bahia Vista. Contact us at (310) 510-0500 or 343 Catalina - Triplex- Main Unit, 1 BE, 1 BA Vacation Rental. 2 Studios Year Round Rentals. S775,000 74 Sol Vista - Completely Remodeled. 2 BR, 3.5 RA e, Study. 5665,000 243 Oarissa - 3 BR, 3 BA lower unit, 3 BR, 1 BA upper unit. Spacious Duplex on the Flats! $989,000 318 ClarJssu - Duplex on flats! 2 BR, ] BA Down. 1 BR, ] BA Up. $885,900 316.5 Whitley - Triplex 3BD/2BA; 2BD/] BAr 1BD/IBA. Great Invest- ment Opportunity! .$899,000 351 Catalina- 6 BD, 6 BA. Spanish Style. Large Lol. Well Mainlained! $1,275,000 Bahia Vista B-32- l BD, 1 BA. 797 sq. ft. End Unit. $325,000 11 Canyon Terrace- 3 BD, 2 BA. Vacation Rental! $749,000 21 Canyon Terrace- 3 BD, 1.5 BA. Remodeled! 3 Priv. Decks! $610,000 162 Middle Terrace - 3 BR, 3 BA 2 car Garage. 4 Decks. 2 Fireplaces. Apartment for Income! 51,799,000 318 W. Whitfley 3 - 2 BR, 2 BA Completely Remodeled. 5395,000 341 Camino Del Monte - 4 BR, 4 BA, 4400 sf home wi ] BE, l BA income uniL $2,499,000 211 Clarissa - Duplex Unit ] ~ 3 BD, 3 BA. Unit 2~3 BD, 1.75 BA. Great Income Properly! $1,699,000 328 Descanso Duplex - 3 BIL/ 1.75 BA & 1 BIV1 BA 5662,000 B34 Bahia Vista - 1 BR, ! BA Remodeled. Furnished! S385,000 108 Viedulou - Major Price Reduction! 3 Lots Available. Priced $639,000; $659,000 & 5699,000 191 Lower Terrace- Foundation Com- pleted. Plans for 3 Levels. $799,500 V'dla 10-78 ~ 1BD, 1BA, Acte Inc Land P S299,000 227 Beacon A- Vista Glenur Condo 2 BR, 2.5 BA, View. $740,000 CHECK OUT THESE GREAT OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Villa 18-69 - 2 BD, 2  1,246 sq. ft. Strong try! S686,382 . Vgla 2-32 - 1BD, 1BA, RJmished, indedes .re, r S379,000 Villa 4-16 ~ 1 BD, 2 BA, Price Reflects Land Pardi=. RmO S695,000 Villa 9-60 - Top Corner o'f Bldg. Immaculnte, Smart Car Ind. $675,000 Villa 2-47 - 20 steps to properly. End Unit w/vat, rental permit. $625,000 Villa 2-27 - 2 BD, 2 BA, Great Views of the OceunJ 5549,000 Villa 1-57 ~ I BD, 1 BA w/viewsJ Benntifully Appointed! 5399,000 Villa 10-77 - 2 BD, 2 BA, Pm Includes land! 5524,000 Vgla ! 740 - 28D, 2 BA, Price Includes Land Purdmsd .$699,900 Villa 10:66 ~ 3 BD, 3 BA. Least expensive 3 BD in tiC! .$984,000 333 Clarissa - $84g,000 117Vieudulau - 5925,000 257 E. Whittley - $699,000 354 Descanso- $560,000 87 Sol Vista - $305,000 226 Cladssa - $899,000 38 Rackinghorse - $1,399,000 324 Eucalyptus - 5599,000 348 Sumner- $525,000 B46 Bahia Vista - S424,000 Hamilton Cove 3-19 - $620,000 3 Fariview Terrace - $K99,000 310 Cladsso - $825,750 311 Catalina - 5575,000 323 Beacon - $610,000 A5 Bahia Vista - $439,000 214 Marilla - $389,000 40 Sol Vista - $469,995 THE CATALiNAisLANDER ................................................................................................................................... Friday, Augus;i91 20:1 i 3