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SERVING CATALINA & ITS MAINLAND FRIENDS FRIOAY Oct. 6, 2017 every week - since 1914 VOLUME 103, ISSUE 40 Www.THECATALINAISLANDER,COM BRI[FS ....................................... Catalina Conservancy to host Halloween in Wrigley Garden ' Catalina Island Conservancy invites residents to join its "Families in Nature" program for a hauntingly fun evening of danc- ing, crafts, games, prizes and delicious treats at the Second Annual Halloween in the Garden party on Oct. 29 at the Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden. See story, page 2 Avalon Lancers lose homecoming game The Avalon Lancer football team played their best game of the season but came up short against Foothills Christian on Friday, Sept. 29 by a score of 36-16. See story, page 3 On the Water Fall is officially here. You can feel it even with the still summer- like weather we are having. This is a nice time of year, but our columnist Capt. John King says it needs a brand. See story, page 4 Museum announces winter exhibitions The Catalina Island Museum is looking to strengthen its relation- ship with Southern California art enthusiasts through two first-time exhibitions: "Jos6 Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico" and "Des- tination Paradise: 100 Years of Catalina Advertising Design." See story, page 5 Whacked Out on Sports Stop the presses. The mighty Trojans fell to the Washington Cougars in Pullman, Washington last Friday night. For this and other mainland sports news, see page 6 Avalon Home Tour set for Oct. 21 If you've ever wondered what living in Avalon is like, the Annual Avalon Home Tour, benefitting the Catalina Island Medical Cen- ter Foundation, is your chance to find out. See story, page 7 Lions renovate Haypress shed Six members of the Avalon Lions Club began the framing process for a replacement maintenance shed at the Haypress recreation area on Saturday, Sept. 30. The previous shed burned down in the May 2007 fire. See story, page 7 Island Chamber of Commerce pleased with turnout FOR THE ISLANDER The seventh annual Catalina Film Festival held over the weekend drew crowds of movie fans and Hollywood celebs as festival organizers handed out awards in 14 competitive film categories. The awards were selected from 113 films screened at venues throughout the famed Catalina Island. "We were very pleased with the turnout and the entire event," said Cathy Miller, director of Sales and Marketing for the festivaFs sponsor, the Catalina Chamber of Commerce. She said the event brought throngs of fans to the Island for the week long slate of screen- ings, red carpet ceremonies and ot~ler events. The annual film festival also featured career tributes, as well as the three-day Film & New Media Summit. Among the Festival co-founder Run Truppa (right) presents the Breaking the Photo by Kathy Hutchins Glass Ceiling ~,ward to a very surprised yet gratified 91-year-old veteran producer Marcia Nasatir. highlights of this year's festi- have included Nicholas Cage, Award: 91-year-old veteran val included the "Breaking the Sharon Stone, William H. Macy, producer Marcia Nasatir ("The Glass Ceiling Award" given to Andy Garcia among others. Big Chill," "Rocky," "Carrie," 91-year-old veteran producer Here is the complete list of "Apocalypse Now") Marcia Nasatir. The festival has winners for 2017: Maverick Award: Actor and "grown in prominence and par- activist Matt McGorry ("How to ticipation in the seven years Career Tribute awards , Get Away with Murder") since its inception. Honorees Breaking the Glass Ceiling Festival, Page 4 to allow delivery of medical pot to,homes and hotels Recreational cannabis use at thenext council meeting. - Forbid retail stores. Marijuana use, law enforcement would have to The decisi6fi concluded a roughly businesses will have offices, but review the request. to be limited to six two-hour discussion of a draft of a customers won't be able to buy the Home growers will be lim- homegrown plants possible city cannabis law. product at those offices, ited to no more than 1,200 watts for According to Mayor Anni There will be no public smok- growing lights. BY CHARLES M. KELLY Marshall, the new law will:ing. The next council meeting will Allow delivery of medical mar- Allow six plants to be grown be held Tuesday, Oct. 17. California This week, the City Council ijuana to homes and hotels. Business inside~r-~utside a residence for rec- cities have until January to decide directed Avalon staff to bring back hours will be limited to 10 a.m. to reational use. Marshall said if more whether to ban or regulate mari- an ordinance regulating marijuana 10 p.m. plants were needed, say for medical juana. From the Archives Do Not Lower Angling Standard From the Catalina Islander, Wednesday, January 26, 1924 Editor's note: This article is part cating a stronger line for catching of an ongoing series of reprints of certain fish. Historic Catalina Islander articles. This article was the second of two BY CHARLES V. BARTON published in 1924 that questioned Zane Grey, writer and angler, the commitment to sportsmanship in a recent issue of the Islander of author and pioneer angler Zane Grey after he wrote an article advo- Archives, Page 12 The original con- cept of sportsfish- ing appears to be embodied by this postcard promot- ingthe Tuna Club. Artwork courtesy the Catalina Island Museum