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DON'T MISS OUT! Purchase the Catalina Island Photo Book for Just $60.00 during Shop at Home Night; Saturday, December 6th between Spm and 9pm ! Available at Buoys & Gulls, Latitude 33 and Avalon Bay Company. Night From page 1 offering refreshments and holi- day treats. Other events happen- ing during Shop At Home Night include: • Get your photo taken with Santa. Bring two cans of food and your camera to E1 Galleon Restaurant and take a photo with Santa. • Toys 4 Tots Toy Drive spon- sored by Cub Scouts Pack 400, Wrigley Stage 5-9 p.m. Bring an unwrapped toy or cash donation. All toys will benefit local chil- dren. The Cub Scouts will also be selling holiday wreaths and swags. • Catalina Kid Ventures will have a gift wrapping booth in the Wrigley Stage area. • The Catalina Island Humane Society will have an Adopt- A Cat booth at the Metropole Marketplace. • CHOICES will sell See's Candy near Wrigley Stage. Avalon retailers will offer dis- counts and all shoppers Will be able to enter to win prizes. On Shop At Home Night, each store will have a drawing to give away, an in-store gift or gift certificate. Get your Treasure Card stamped at each of the participating mer- chants and enter to win reserva- tions for two to the New Year's Eve Gala. Shoppers will also receive one Shop at Home discount card valid through Christmas Eve at any of the 20 participating Avalon Discount cannot be combined with any other discount  retailers. The discount card can be or promotional offer, Valid in-store only, SINGING WATERS CHRISTIANCENTER " WWWIVCATALINACOM' :iiI = I = , . SERVING AVALON, " IIEACIIING THE ISLAND q- 111 llr " lyl-----''llP''-'''qr- 346 CATALINA AVE THURSDAY GATHERING 6:30PM ISLAND SPA Island Spa Catalina Now Open! To book an appointment, please call 877. 778.6454 i63 Crescent Avenue Avalon, CA90704 islandspaca,,in.cor, In a scene that resembles a Norman Rockweli painting, Santa poses for photos with two of his constituents at a past Avalon Shop at Home Night. File photo a rleW Cub Scout Pack 400 will once again gather Toys for Tots at this year's Shop at Home Night, just as the cubs above did in this scene from a previous Shop at Home Night. File photo picked up during Shop At Home = Catalina Pottery Bath & Night at any participating store Body and will be good for 10-20 per- • Chet's Hardware cent off all purchases made at any • Ciao-Baci partieitidg Rtoge btween Dec. 7 ............. Conservancy Explore Store andDec, 24. Some merchants are • Island Style offering a larger discount on Shop at Home Night only. No purchase is necessary to receive the Shop at Home Discount Card or to enter the in-store drawing, but you must be 16 years or over. Be sure to join us for this excit- ing event on Saturday night, Dec. 7, and take advantage of many exciting offers and prizes from these stores. The following is a list of partic- ipating Shop at Home merchants: • A Touch of Heaven • Blues N Brass • Buoys & Gulls • Carlota's of Avalon • Catalina Kids • Island Threadz • Island Toy Store Plus More • Jewels of Interest • Kalakas Wear • Latitude 33 • Leo's Catalina Drug Store • Lloyd's • Lori Allen Crafts and Holiday Gifts • The Steamer Trunk • Two's Company Shop At Home Night is spon- sored by the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau. For more information, contact the Chamber at 310-510- 1520 or www.CatalinaChamber. com. Council From page 1 Jaich said, "It is a problem, but that's what the study is about. We can probably handle more" Sampson held the most concern over the idea, or at least voiced his concerns the most, during the meeting. During peak summer times the sewer treatment plant is at 85 to 95 percent capacity, said Sampson. Though the number is not an exact figure, his concerns brought up the reason why the study was assembled in the first place, to stop the installation of desalination units that have not first been approved by the city. "The goal is to develop a permit and then to go after those who we know have them because we don't know what type of units they are or what their outputs are," said Ben Harvey, Avalon's city man- ager. Until a conditional permit is developed, Avalon residents only need a discharge permit to install a desalination unit that runs into the city's sewer system. That was what Sampson felt needed to be addressed. "There is no way that I would say it's a good idea to start put- ting in more desalination units in Avalon without understanding how we're going to process the by-product," said Sampson. "But if this is a study and we just need to understand what we're deal- ing with, then I can go ahead and agree with that." The plan is to see how much excess wastewater can be pro- cessed, develop a permit that resi- dents need to obtain to install a unit, and then charge a fee for every unit that is in place through- out the city. "We've been approached by several residents and hotel owners, and as we all know during phase two of water rationing, private desalination units would help us out considerably," said Jaich. 2 i Friday, December 5, 2Gbl THE CATAUNA.IIM, ANDER