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Larry's and Landscapinl Luau Larry's wins first softball game of night by 8 points BY PATTI ENGEL The second week of the Catalina Co-Ed Softball League continues to be a hit. This week the Lobster Trap took on Luau Larry's in the first game. The Lobster Trap turned a walk into a run in the first. Luau Larry's came up to bat and took advantage of two walks, six base hits and a double from Teri Alexander to bring home eight. The Lobster Trap used a walk, two base hits and doubles from Bryce Noll and Charlie Fischer to score three more. Luau Larry's bats continued to be hot. Four base hits, two walks and an inside the park Grand Slam from Marco Gallegos drove home eight more. In the third The Lobster Trap closed the gap by batting around the order. They took advantage of four walks, one error, five base hits and a double from Danny Alonzo to bring home nine_ In the third, Beto Martin hit a solo inside the park homerun for the only run of the inning for Luau Larry's. In the bottom of the fourth, Luau Larry's sealed the game when, with a run home, Marco Gallegos hit his second home run of the night for three RBIs. The Lobster Trap got their last chance, but had a quick 1-2-3 inning. Final score of the game was The Lobster Trap 13, Luau Larry's 21. From page 10 ranging from Visalia to Moreno Valley and Avalon to Redlands. Supplementing the perfor- mance is a classroom curriculum, homework assignments and activ- ity books in English and Spanish. '"A Bug's Light!' is a terrific opportunity to educated children For The Lobster Trap, Bryce Noll, Charlie Fischer and Phil Lopez all collected two hits. Danny Alonzo, Jimmy Felix, Chuy Sillas, Aurora Felix, Sophia Walker and Lorraine Sadler all contributed one hit. For Luau Larry's, Beto Martin was four for four with a home run. Yafet Mangeshi had three hits. Marco Gallegos, Santiago Martinez, Tyler Engel, Teri Alexander, Maribel Rodriguez and Cindy Morris all collected two hits. Mario Chavez and Stevo Pedroza had one hit. Second Game The second game of the night was a thriller between Straight Up Builders and Bravo's Landscaping. Straight Up Builders got on board first with a run in the first. Bravo's Landscaping answered back with a two RBI home run from Derek Moreno. Straight Up Builders tied it in the third. Straight Up Builders took the lead in the fou :th when two base hits and a double from Ron Bevins brought in two runs. Bravo's Landscaping tied it up in the bottom of the inning on the two RBI inside the park home run from Dave Clary. Straight Up Builders took the lead again the sixth when an error, a triple from Robert Reyes and a base hit brought home two. Bravo's Landscaping kept it close with a run in the bottom of the inning. In the seventh, Bravos Landscaping was down by one and at their last at bat. With two on and two out, Rigo Pedroza got the big base hit to score two for the walk off So~ba~ Page 15 of electricity in a fun and enter- taining way," said Don Neal, Edison's director of Corporate Environmental, Health and Safety. "This program is an important ele- ment of (Edison's) overall efforts to promote public safety around power lines." The National Theatre for Children is a production company that brings theatrical performanc- Auction set for 5 p.m., Nov.I 14, at Bluewater Avalon It is that time of year as fall set- tles onto Avalon and the holidays approach for the annual P.L.A.Y. Preschool Craft Auction. P.L.A.Y. is a co-op preschool that has been serving Avalon's preschoolers since 1969 at the historic Bird Park. Every year parents of students come together to host this fun filled event and work hard to make it a success. Stop by to bid on quality home- made crafts, take part in a silent auction, raffles, enjoy the beauti- ful view of Avalon Bay at sundown from the patio of the Bluewater Avalon, and enjoy appetizers, (cash bar will be open as well). All while supporting our local preschoolers! With Christmas and the winter holidays approaching, this annual event is always a won- November 30th Annual Catalina Island Triathlon-- Nov.1 Swim it, Bike it, Run it, Tri it! Experience the beauty of Catalina Island and the city of Avalon with the perfect end of season sprint triathlon. Come for the weekend or for the day and experience all that Catalina has to offer. Spectrum Sports Management. 909-399-3553, www. CatalinalslandTriathlon.com According to their website, their numerous programs are offered free of charge to schools nation- wide. Their funding comes from sponsors such as Edison. Topics covered by the theater company include not only electri- cal safety, but conservation, the environment, smoking prevention, financial literacy and many oth- derful opportunity to find great locally handmade gifts. However, you might find them hard to part with. This year's event will be held on Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. A $7 entry charge at the door will include appetizers prepared by the Bluewater Avalon, homemade des- serts made by parents, and one door prize raffle ticket. This year's grand prize is a seven night stay at a condo in Kona, Hawaii, for two adults or two adults and one child. It is valid off season for two years, and does not include air- fare. Additional door prize tickets are $1 each and grand prize tickets are $20. Door prize tickets and grand prize tickets will be available the night of the event, and every Monday - Saturday in the Atwater Arcade until the event. Parents are also selling tickets until the event. You do not need to be at the Catalina Island Eco-Marathon and Half Marathon--Nov. 8 Runner's World rates the Catalina Eco-Marathon as the "Best Island Run," because it travels through an otherworldly place where, the magazine notes, "you can see buffalo, bald eagles, seals and palm trees during a single run." The Eco-Marathon course travels through three dis- tinct ecosystems via trails and soft dirt roads. Runners traverse single-track trails, ridgelines, and vistas that afford views of the Pacific Ocean from both sides of the Island. Spectrum Sports Management/Catalina Island Conservancy, 909-399-3553, www.runcatalina.com. P.L.A.Y. Preschool Annual Craft Auction--Nov.14 Come support Avalon's youth at auction to win, but you will be missing a great time! The auction is an adults on event which makes it a perfect and guilt-free excuse to call a babysit- ter for this fun-filled evening to help support Avalon's preschool- ers. The preschool is also on the lookout for any crafty people who would like to help with this event by donating handmade crafts, art, or items for the auction. It is a great opportunity for people to see your work. Please call 310-510-2350, (or find us on Facebook) for pick-up if you would like to donate or if you have any questions. On behalf of the parents, and students at RL.A.Y. Preschool the board of directors said they would like to thank the commu- nity for opening their businesses, for attending our annual auction, and for their support. --P.L.A.Y. Preschool Parent Board of Directors the annual Craft & Silent Auction to benefit Preschool Learning for Avalon Youth. Door prizes, great food & desserts, spirits and a Grand Prize drawing. Doors at the Catalina Island Yacht Club will open at 5pm. Questions? Contact PLAY Preschool at 310-510-2324. Catalina Film Institute-- Nov. 28-Nov. 30 Students and in(lustry profes- sionals immerse themselves in a workshop setting surrounded by the spectacular beauty of Catalina Island. Take advantage of differ- ent programs and be creatively inspired by the enchanting scenery of historic and beautiful Catalina Island. Participation in this event supports the Catalina Island Conservancy and their work to keep Catalina's wildlands wild. Calenda~ Page 15 about the wonders and hazards es to children across the country, ers. PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hearing Officer will be conducting Vehicle Hearings on Friday November 7, 2014 in the City of Avalon Council Chambers located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road. The agenda will include but may not be limited to the following: HEARINGS TIME APPLICANT TIME APPLICANT Ghost Tours - New Comm. Autoette 1:45 Pampered Chef - Renew Comm. Autoette 12:45 om Mac Rae Hotel - New Comm. Autoette 2:00 prn Catalina Snorkel & Scuba - Citation Dispute 1:oo om Russ Armstrong - Oversize Residential Permit Arbor Works - Renew Temp Comm Permit 2:30 om Parisi Builders - Revocation of Temporary Permit 1.'30 orn James Moody - New Residential Permit The public is welcome to participate. Additional information and a complete agenda can be obtained at City Hall, 410 Avalon Canyon Road, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Published: The Catalina Islander: Oct. 31, 2014 Posted: Bulletin Board at City Hall City of Avalon Website: http://www.citvofavalon.coml for a quote jims@arroyoins.com Cell: 818.399.7897 THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, October 31, 2014 i 11