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SERVING CATALINA & ITS MAINLAND every week - since 1914 FRIENDS (& FmDAY Sept. 29, 2017 VOLUME 103, ISSUE 39 Www.THECATALINAISLANDER.COM BREFS Cannabis rules and mooring fees on council agenda The City Council will discuss mari- juana regulation and mooring fees during its 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, regular meeting. Avalon charities get $20,000 donation The 24th annual Catalina Island Yacht Club Billfish Invitational recently raised $20,000 to help support local charities such as Catalina Island Search & Rescue, Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation and C.H.O.I.C.E.S. See story, page 3 On the Water The stars need to line up in just the right configuration to pull off the perfect fishing trip. At its core are: time, weather, bait, bite and the customer. See story, page 4 All Things Scuba Fall time means lobster time for those lovers of the California spiny lobsters found off our waters from Monterey Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. This year there is a new start time on Sept. 30, 6 a.m. See story, page4 Whacked Out on Sports The Rams got back on the winning track with a hard fought ~Jictory over the San Francisco 49ers. See story, page 5 Letter to the Editor In 2002, a visitor to Avalon donated money toward the construction of a swimming pool. See page 7 Sheriff's Log On Sept. 20, deputies received a call of a juvenile smoking marijuana in the 9 block of Crescent Avenue. See story, page 7 Artisan Market creates local buzz The city of Avalon's Community Service Department along with the Catalina Arts Association brought together local artists and vendors to create the first Artisan Market on Tuesday. See story, page 8 Soccer league scores big with kids Last weekend was the official kickoff day for the Avalon Youth Soccer League. The first weekend of action brought out more than 120 participants. See story, page 10 Seventh annual event features film makers, premieres FOR THE ISLANDER Red carpets have rolled out for the Catalina Film Festival's 7th annual celebration of cin- ema, featuring film screen- ings, the Film & New Media Summit, exclusive parties and premieres now through Sunday. Locals can take advantage of a full day of films for only $10. Must-attend events include Friday's feature film, "Tater Tot & Patton," directed by Andrew Kightlinger, in atten- dance, and award tribute to Jordan Vogt-Roberts ("Kong: Skull Island") receiving the Crest Director's Award. Saturday night showcas- es "The Black Ghiandola," a Make-a-Film Foundation proj- ect that fulfilled the dream of 16-year-old Anthony Conti who suffered from stage four cancer. He stars in the film alongside Pictured above are Catalina Film Festival founder Ron Truppa and director Roland Emmerich. Photo by Jerod Harris Johnny Depp, J.K. Simmons, Laura Dern and David Lynch, directed by Catherine Hardwicke ("Twilight"), Sam Raimi ("Spiderman Trilogy") and Theodore Melfi ("Hidden Figures"): Hardwicke and Melfi are scheduled to attend. Saturday night's award cere- mony will honor Matt McGorry ("Orange is the New Black"), 14-year-old Wyatt Oleff ("IT," "Guardians of the Galaxy"), and legendary producer Marcia Nasatir ("The Big Chill," "Rocky," "Carrie," "Apocalypse Now") will receive the Breaking Glass Ceiling Award, honor- ing the 91-year-old for being the first woman to become vice-president of production of a major motion picture studio, United Artists, in 1974. Nasatir Festival, Page 2 Sjlaron Stone with the Catalina Islander. File Phot0 BB Lancers lost last week's game, but are improving BY DAVID ZELLER The Avalon Lancers played at home last Friday and, while show- i they are putting in will serve them DeAanagelo Reyes stepped UP and For the Avalon Schools sports well in the long term. Coche Gomez had a -good game making tackles schedule, see page 11 had another good game, showing and letting the team know that he solid leadership at quarterback and is ready to make a larger contribu- ing a great deal of improvement in connecting with Beto Martinez for a tion. Christo Hernandez, a newly many ways, some that may not be long touchdownpass. Jason Campos appointed captain, hadanothers0!id readily apparent, the final score was led the way on the ground attack, game on both offense and defense not in the team's favor. The guys all playing strong and tough, at one and is developing into a leader on are working very hard during the point carrying five Trona players on the team. Jesus Alfaro went down week and are showing that the effort his back before being brought down. Football, Page 11 From the Archives Says Ideal of Sportsmanship Crushed From the Catalina Islander, Wednesday, Editor's note: This article is part of an ongoing series of reprints of historic Catalina Islander articles. It has been edited. BY A. WESTERNER January 26, 1924 Los Angeles, January 17, 1924. Do you remember when you were a little, little boy? Maybe it was many years ago, more, possibly, than you care to think about. Do you remember sitting, wide-eyed, listening to fairy tales? Do you Archives, Page 12 Zane Grey was a well-known Public domain photo writer and pioneering sports fisherman in the early 20th century. 4 !