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September 'Chaplin and Goddard' Exhibitlthru Sept. 28 She was an aspiring actress. He was an acknowledged genius. They shared a secret love. A love that could never be revealed. They had only one escape. An island, 26 miles off the coast of Los Angeles. Catalina Island Museum, 310-510-2414, www.catalinaislandmuseum.org. 55th Catalina Channel Crossing--Sept. 6-Sept. 7 Longest Polynesian canoe race in the continental U.S., 26 miles from Newport Beach to Avalon. Women race over to Catalina on Saturday; Men race back to the mainland on Sunday. Enjoy Hawaiian festivities, music and beer garden in Avalon's center of town'on Saturday. Proceeds go to support local charities. Southern California Outrigger Racing Association. 858-442-2536, www.catalin- acrossing.org. Catalina Island Women's Forum Wine Festival -- Sept. 13 This 19th annual fundraiser fea- tures over 80 wineries, delectable hors d'oeuvres and smooth jazz. Net proceeds help support men- toring and scholarship programs. Tickets available at the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. 310 510-1520, www.theciwf.org. Acre Club Social Fly-in (weather permitting)-- ...... Sept. 13 Fly-in or take the Wildlands Express from the Avalon Plaza to the Airport in the Sky. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit with pilots from around the region and view amazing airplanes. 2nd Saturday of the month. 310-510-0954. www. CatalinaConservancy.org. Art Festival Weekend at the ,M'I Sept. 19-Sept. 21 A salute to the Arts with foods that spark our creativity. 310-510- 8404, www.zestcateringcatalina. com. Catalina Film Festival-- Sept. 24-Sept. 28 Annual celebration of Catalina's rich film history features approxi- mately 100 films screened at mul- tiple venues around the island plus nightly events and entertainment. The festival is competitive with awards in up to 10 categories, including our festival partners' prestigious awards; the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation's "Great Communicator" Award, the Chaplin Family's Charlie Chaplin ICON Award, and the ISLA Earth Award - an honor presented by the Festival's beneficiary, the Catalina Island Conservancy. Catalina Film Festival. 818-787-1946, www. CatalinaFilm.org. 56th Annual Catalina Festival of Art -- Sept. 19-Sept. 21 Longest running annual event on Catalina Island. Artists from all over the country exhibit along Crescent Avenue and sell their works of fine art, sculpture, fine crafts & photography. Highlights include charity art auction and kids art show. Catalina Art Association. 310-510-2788, www.catalinaartassociation.org. National Museum Day--- Sept. 27 Discover Avalon's sole insti- tution dedicated to art, culture and the history of Santa Catalina Island with Free admission to the Catalina Island Museum in celebration of National Museum Day. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Catalina Island Museum. 310-510- 2414, www.catalinamuseum.org. October Catalina Film Society --Oct. 8 An opportunity for film enthu- siasts to enjoy, discuss and cel- ebrate brand new unreleased independent films on a monthly basis. Suggested donation of $10 for non-members, or become a member and support the effort to celebrate and educate the art of independent films. 818-787-1946, www.CatalinaFF.org. The Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival-- Oct. 9-Oct. 12, Oct. 16-Oct. 19 Features the newest and best tal- ent in the smooth jazz genre. This annual weekend event features 30 different smooth jazz stars per- forming "Unplugged at Descanso Beach Club" on Thursday eve- ning and in the historic Casino Ballroom, Friday, Saturday and Sundays. 1st two weekends in Oct. 866-872-9849, www.jazz- trax.com. Opening Reception: 'Dance Your Cares Away' -- Oct. 10 The Catalina Island Museum invites you to the opening recep- tion for "Dance Your Cares Away: The Golden Age of Big Bands" on Friday, Oct. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The following is the Avalon Sheriff's Station significant inci- dents report for Aug. 27 to Aug. 30. "It is important to note that no assumption of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn from the content of the information provided in this report," said Capt. Doug Fetteroll, com- mander of the Station. "Many people who get arrested do not get convicted or even charged with crimes for which they have been arrested," said Fetteroll. Capt. Doug Fetteroll Station commander August 27 Due to the storm surge, deputies increased patrols along Crescent Avenue and Pebbly Road to pro- vide security to the area and offer assistance to the public as needed. An Avalon resident reported jewelry was stolen from her resi- dence on Pebbly Beach Road. August 28 Deputies multi-agency hol. participated in a emergency pre- paredness drill at the hospital involving an active-shooter. At 11:40 p.m., Lorenzo Gonzalez, M/40, a resident of Avalon, was arrested for driving a golf cart while under the influ- ence of alcohol. At 11:50 p.m., Julie Meadows, F/44, a resi- dent of Oakhurst, was arrested for driving a golf Cart while under the influence of alco- August 29 A citizen turned in an older model .22 caliber pistol that he found on the rocks by Descanso Canyon Road. The gun was heavily corroded and obviously washed ashore by the storm surge. August 30 At 1:20 a.m., Rocky Keever M/34, a resident of Marina De, Rey, was arrested for allegedly receiving stolen property. Note: One golf cart was report- ed stolen from the 100 block o! Metropole Avenue. It was founc by the owner, two hours later two stalls away from where it was believed to have been taken. Golf carts One golf cart was reported stolen from the 100 block Metropole Avenue. It was found by the owner, two hours later, two stalls away from where it was believed to have beer, taken. Tickets are free for members of the museum and $5.00 for the general public..Catalina Island Museum, 310-510-2414, www. catalinaislandmuseum.org. Fail FestlOct. 16 Food, Music, Games! Join the community on Front Street - fun for the whole family. City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-1987, www.cityofavalon. com. Halloween Costume Party at El Galleon-- Oct. 31 Costume Contest prizes will be awarded! Full bar and special din- ner menu available from 6 p.m. to close. El Galleon Restaurant. 310- 510-1188, www.CatalinaHotSpots. com. PLANNING COMMISSION CITY OF AVALON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Avalon Planning Commission will hold PUBLIC HEARINGS to consider the following items at the September meeting to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 410 AVALON CANYON ROAD, AVALON CALIFORNIA. A Public Hearing for an Application for a New Conditional Use Permit and Resolution to allow the renting or leasing of a room or rooms with or without table board in a dwelling unit for periods of fewer than thirty (30) consecutive days duration (Transient Rental Sec. 9-6.603 AMC) at 337 Eucalyptus Avenue. (A determination as to this project's status under the Calitomia Environmental Quality section 15305. Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations Act will be made by the Commission). Owner: . Holly Waters Applicant: Same Location: 337 Eucalyptus Avenue APN: 7480-049-108 PC#2565 Zone: High Density Flats File Date August 15, 2014 A Public Hearing for an Application for a Local Coastal Permit and a Site Plan Application to install a HAM Radio Antenna. This location is outside of the appealable zone to the Coastal Commission. (A determination as to this project's status under the California Environmental Ouality section 15311. Accessory Structures, Class 11 will be made by the Commission.) Owner: City of Avalon Applicant: Catalina Island Medical Center Location: 100 Falls Canyon Road APN: 7480-002-900 PC#2566 Zone: Low Density File Date: August 4, 2013 A Public Hearing for a Sign Variance to allow a second sign greater than 8 sq. feet. to be installed on the snack bar at Joe Machado Field 1000 Avalon Canyon Road. (A determination as to this project's s~tus under the California Environmental Quality section 15311. Accessory Structures, Class 11 will be made by the Commission.) Owner: The City of Avalon Applicant: The Dugout/Margie Wahl Location : 100 Avalon Canyon Road APN: 7480-045-021 PC# 2530 Zone : Light Industrial Consideration of a Resolution recommending an Ordinance to amend the Avalon Municipal Code related to Tale 9 Chapter 1 Planning Commission regarding creating an alternate Planning Commissioner position and associated guidelines. Members from the Public who would like to address the Planning Commission may appear at the public hearing during the consideration of this item and state their opinion. Written comments may also be submitted to the Planning Department, attention Planning Director Cook, PO Box 707, Avalon, CA 90704 prior to the Planning Commission's consideration of the item. If you challenge the actions of the Planning Commission 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 written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. Anyone may appeal any decision made by the Commission to the City Council. To appeal, you must file a written appeal, and include an appeal fee of $908.00 with the City Clerk within fifteen (15) calendar days of such action. All actions on Local Coastal Development permits seaward of the appealable area boundary (within 300 ft. of established mean high tide line) may be appealed by any aggrieved person to the Coastal Commission. By: Amanda Cook Director of Planning Posted: City Hall Friday, September 5, 2014 Catalina Islander Friday, September 5, 2014 F "i ! | r i i I ! 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