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Omfa tllhA-:; IIEVIIWAIIIAI .rd, ishinado and they handed you the rod and it is usually the crew and not tbe-.,,,,pendingdiimeonthewate, r. f-you I.i! ?:;Ji.li ;rlLli I: c14. This :.i:: toMu to nd.. t :-: :: ,: .$:..t, 7. ,cfia[er, ;cUStOm. :tht-,: are th 94Jao drops a lineWhile ..... :  - "" -"  : : " --""  " "chafteb was : dos:n0t  qUalify 'you  hs -the +talent)'  Coil-  barbeqUiit'off the back of the . ........ .... booked about,-- as a -fishemmn."  Mr.-  sider the preparation for boat, you are onyour way. With Capt.John King :' a: year befoee:i Newifiie,d i.!hs ii. " such a trip; the bait, the If you also grab the dingy and ..,, , . ' _" ...... , . A " Mr. NeWman defense;' :!%TVell; t!-  gear, the boat, the loca- head, gut at dawn or dusk to catch WhO "caughV the fish.- passed away. In truth, I did'not were some tough dalai? 1 tion, the timing. Then fish, youare probably ahead of know it was THE Paul Newman fish, I had to reel tiaem:  consider the actions of most angiers. If you love fishing In our last installment, we talk- until I saw Nell. She is a spitting in and believe me they ::  the crew at the point of artificials you-definitely are de- ed about the importance Of angler image of her mother JoAnnWoo& did not want to be i contact with the marlin, veloping talent. If you know how experience in defining the mission ward, and, she was the fisherman dragged to the boat." : Could you have caught to present your bait, feed the bite, of a charter outing. In short, we ofthegroup. Still, Iaskedmycus: To which Nell re- that fish without them? made the point that "Trout don't tomary question, "Any talent on plied, "Dad, by the time John King No way. count" when it Comes to defining board?" To which Mr. Newman you touched the rod, Columnist If trout don't count, angler skill level. Here is a shock- replied, 'Tve caught a few marlin that fish had already er, most marlin d0n!t cotint eittmri : in my day." , :' " " been baited and the hook was set. Huh? Let me explainl ::::::. :: It was Nell s response to this All you did was grind." I had the good fortune tO have  brag that gave.: me the insighL Nell was right. Mr. Paul Newman and his daugh- "Dad" sh said, "You.did not catch Although marlin fishing re- ter Nell pur+chase a three-day those mar!in, youchartered a:boat quires a very high level of skill, and most marlin don't count, what does count when your charter captain asks if you have any angling experience? There are two elements; time on the wa- ter and what you do when you are then set the hook ... you can an- swer "Yes, I know how to fish." Even then, you have a lot to learn, andthat is what makes an angler. Capt. John King is the owner and founder of Afishinados Char- ter Contact him at (310) 510-2440 or (323) 447-4669. Council ' . From page -1 4.1703(g)(1) could he'interpreted to allow a permit to be issued'to a residence instead of to the person living in that residence. The report also said the code could be interpreted to allow tran- sient and non-transient residents of a unit to use the owner's autoette. Campbell report said that rep- resentatives of the Hermosa Hotel have argued that the hotel is enti- tled to apply for 32 autoette per- mits over the counter, without City Council approval. City Attorney Campbell's report said there were approxi- mately 1,116 residential autoette permits in Avalon in October. "There is space for approxi- mately 990 autoettes to park in the fiats area of the city, tradi- . .. tionally the most congested-park- ing area," the report said. "This figure assumes no other vehicles are parked on the fiats and that no parking restrictions are in place." The report said there are 598 dwelling units in Avalon; 526 in "multiunit" buildings and 72 in hotels. The report concluded that an additional 260 autoette permits could be issued if those permits were issued to property owners rather than to residents. "This influx of autoettes would add to traffic congestion, com- pound the scarcity of parking and could harm local autoette busi- nesses," Campbell's report said. Fundi the centennial eel- ebration That same night, the City Council asked staff to look at what the Avalon Centennial Celebration will cost. Mayor Kennedy said Avalonwould not hire a consul- tant or public relations firm to rep- resent the city's 100th anniversary celebration. Uons tO name concession stand The Avalon Lions Club offered to make a $4,000 donation to Joe Machado Field in exchange for fhe right to name the field's concession stand. Staff presented the request to the council and asked for direc- tion on how the city should handle future requests for "naming rights" in the city's recreational areas. Council OKs fire equipment grant The council authorized the Avalon Fire Department to apply for a cost-sharing grant from the California Department of Forestry ! Friday Mostly Sunny 64/52 Preeip Chance: 5% i/ : .... Saturday Mostly Sunny 63 / 52 Precip Chance: 5% Sunday Monday Tuesday Mostly Sunny Mostly gunny Sunny 62/45 66/45 69/48 Precip Chance: 5% Pre|p Chance: 5% Precip Chance: 0% Wednesday Mostly Sunny 68 / 46 Precip Chance: 5% Thursday Partly Cloudy 64/45 Precip Chmce: 10%0 lecrt'ational l:o l't-ctlt 0+2: LOg; 3-5: Moderate,, 6-% High 8-10: Very High, 11+: Extreme Exposure 11/26 59 49 .... 67/5"1 " 0.00" 11/27 6:6.=5q-" 66/5!+ 0.00" 1 t/28 62 52 66/51 0.02" ll/29 61::/+.56 66/51 023" 11/30 . 6LI 55 66/'51 0.25', 12/1 61 55 66/50 0.06" 12/2 61 :/. 54 66/50 . 0[09"" Which is denser. :r;" Or: " :9 hurnid air? 1: 7 :,. ' " - .... Dec. , 193S!-.Se " floo'ift+gh ': parts of th,ehust rca, ight people were: killed'?os :O0ety blocks Were" inundated. Satsama Today we will see mostly sunny skies with a high temlxrature of 64*, humidity of 82%. The record high temperature for today is 84 Set in 1989. Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight-with an overnight low of 52 . The record low for tonight is 33 set in 1978. Saturday, skies will be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 63 , humidity of 77% Skies will be mostly cloudy Saturday night withan overnight low 0f52 . Expect mostly stmny skies Sunday with a high temperature of 62". Skies will remain mostly, sunny Monday with a high temperature of 66 . Tuesday, skies will be sunny with a high temperature of 62 . lv AM Fri 5:24-7:24 5:54-7:54 Sat 6:13-8:13 6:43-8:43 Sun 7:06-9:06 7:36-9:36 Mort 8:02-10:02 8:32-10:32 Tae 9:02-11:02 9:32-11:32 Wed 10:05-12:05 10:35-12:35 Thu 11:10-1:10 11:40-1:40 "li(le'. "l'hi, Week F,,r}': ,4:07ran- 10.:49.ran. t:lOpm 9:56pm Sat 4:4am I I:46am 52pm lO:49pm Stm 5:27m-r 12:361mi:6:38pm ll:39pm Mort 6:09am 1=22pro 7734pm None :; Tu 6:52 am I2:28 am 8(25pm 2:07pm Catalina Harbor Fri 4:|2am 10:57am 4:15pm 10:04pro Sat 4:52am ll:54am 57pm 10:57pro Son 5:32am 12:44pm 6:43pm ll:47pm Mon 6:14am h3Opm 79pm None Tue 6:57am 12:36am 8:30pro 2:]5pm :Wed 7:36am - 1:16m" .14pm 2:52pm Wed 7:41 am l:24am 9:19pm 3.-00pro 'hu 8:.2.2am 2:(.. (O:02pm 3:38pm Thu 8".27am 2il3am 10:07pro 3:46pm :,:+/ : ,,L- 1::  s.m+t Moonrise Mmet +, _ ,;N" / +,Fl'i -,i44 am 4:46pm 12:25 a.m. 12:30p.m.  Pull :  Sat.  6.45 a_m 4 46 p m. 1:27 a.m. 1:07 p.m.  4:46 p.m. 2:32 a.m. 1:48 p.m. 310.510.0250 310.510.8957x -+: -: Sun-:L 6:46 a.m. reported Ir!4 inches ofmin: The ".i":: .i:,q, Mn,6-46a.m. 4:46:p.m. 3:40a.m. 2:35p.m. j#ff Buffalo .and::Whit :Oai: Bay0ts :: First/--")WN' ?Taie 7?;6547 a.m. 4:47 p.m. 4:50 a.m. 3:28 p.m. k Last crested 0n:D.:9;:i:  ,::" ,: ;:,+:  :2t20. :-bd7.:?:48 a.m. 4:47 p.m. 5:58 a.m. 4:28 p.m. 114 !:: . ;. + ; ........ ::. + , }::L i./- ..' ,:--i:1"ii-:-..'48 a.m. 4:47 p.m. 7:03 ram. 5:34 p.m. and Fire Protection for $8,096. The application will be for a 50/50 grant to buy new personaF safety equipment for firefighters, accord- ing to City Manager Steve Hoefs. The council also: Approved the renewal of 29 waterside permits. Authorized the finance di- rector to apply for $106,643 in transportation funds from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Moved Prop 1B funds from the Lower Terrace Road Project to citywide street repairs. Los Ange- les County gave Avalon $400,000 in Prop 1Bfunds in 2008-09. Ava- lon designated those funds for the Lower Terrace Road Project. However, the project has been extended. The problem: Prop 1B-funds must be spent by June 30, 2013, or the city has to return the money with interest. Avalon staff recommended moving the money from the Lower Terrace Road Project to the, city road repair project. S &BLAIR Authorized city staff to ap- ply for a grant to replace the city's trolleys with ree electric buses. Rest in Peace:, JackDunn Jack Orville Dunn, age 87, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15 at his home in Newport Beach. Dunn and his wife Delores started visit- ing Avalon in the early 1960s and soon purchased a home on Las L0- mas.They met many local people in Avalon in those early years who became lifetime friends. Those early 3'isits to Catalina introduced Avalon to his sons Ed and Jerry who later made Avalon their home. Dunn purchased Scari's res- taurant in Avalon during the early 1980s and operated it with the help of their son Ed for several years. Dunn loved Avalon, and in recent years whenJt was difficult for him to travel hewas always interested in the changes and local politics going on through reading the Is- lander and conversations with his son, Jerry Dunn or grandson Chris Dunn. Dunn is survived by his son Jerry and daughter in law Kelly of Avalon, his son Rick of Whittier and grandson Chris of Newport Beach and Avalon. He was preced- ed in death by his wife Delores and son Ed. Dunn will be laid to rest in Avalon Cemetery next to his loving wife Delores 4 Friday, December 7, 2012 THE CATALINA ISLANDER