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September 22, 1994 | SUSAN WOODWARD
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department will begin constructing a center next month to house information and objects reflecting the island's history, geology and wildlife. The $1-million, 3,200-square-foot building will be built on a half-acre parcel in Avalon Canyon, which the county will lease from the Santa Catalina Island Co., said Sandra J. Fiorenza, the department's capital projects manager.
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February 27, 2014 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Fans of the quieter side of Catalina Island, rejoice. Quiet and rustic Two Harbors is going a bit posh with two new vacation rental homes that elevate the lodgings lineup offered on the western end of the island. Three-bedroom Casa Santa Cruz sleeps eight and four-bedroom Casa Santa Rosa sleeps 10. Both offer harbor views and ocean access 20 land miles from the town of Avalon. The homes come with amenities such as televisions, grills, balconies and decks, dishwashers and fireplaces.
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August 17, 1991 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After 65 years, the Boy Scout camp on Santa Catalina Island's Emerald Bay is losing its lease and will close after the last group of boys leaves Aug. 24, the end of the summer season. The Santa Catalina Island Co. has canceled the Scouts' lease to make way for a $2.5-million aquatic resort and education center to be built by the Cousteau Society. Scout officials have appealed to the island company to save the camp, but their prospects of success look grim. "We are hoping for a big miracle . . .
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July 16, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Prepare to laugh a lot more on Catalina Island this summer. The Laugh Factory Comedy Club in Hollywood is bringing its brand of stand-up comedy to the elegant Catalina Country Club in Avalon this summer. Shows run at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. every Friday through Aug. 30 at the club's courtyard. Tickets cost $30 per person, $40 for VIP entry (which guarantees you a table seat) plus a two-drink minimum. Guests have access to a full bar and dining menu during the shows. You can purchase tickets online , at any Santa Catalina Island Co. ticket booth on the island, and at the Pavilion Hotel and the Hotel Atwater . And there's more to the emerging nightlife scene on the island too. Weekend Beach Parties at the Descanso Beach Club in Avalon, where a live DJ and full bar are featured from 2 to 5 p.m., are held Saturday and Sunday afternoons in July and August.
NEWS
February 27, 2014 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Fans of the quieter side of Catalina Island, rejoice. Quiet and rustic Two Harbors is going a bit posh with two new vacation rental homes that elevate the lodgings lineup offered on the western end of the island. Three-bedroom Casa Santa Cruz sleeps eight and four-bedroom Casa Santa Rosa sleeps 10. Both offer harbor views and ocean access 20 land miles from the town of Avalon. The homes come with amenities such as televisions, grills, balconies and decks, dishwashers and fireplaces.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 1995
The University of Southern California plans to transform its ailing Philip K. Wrigley Marine Science Center on Santa Catalina Island into the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. The $60-million renovation will mean that the center, which so far has studied marine biology, especially sharks, around the island, will expand to study a broad range of environmental issues across the island's terrain.
NEWS
July 16, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Prepare to laugh a lot more on Catalina Island this summer. The Laugh Factory Comedy Club in Hollywood is bringing its brand of stand-up comedy to the elegant Catalina Country Club in Avalon this summer. Shows run at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. every Friday through Aug. 30 at the club's courtyard. Tickets cost $30 per person, $40 for VIP entry (which guarantees you a table seat) plus a two-drink minimum. Guests have access to a full bar and dining menu during the shows. You can purchase tickets online , at any Santa Catalina Island Co. ticket booth on the island, and at the Pavilion Hotel and the Hotel Atwater . And there's more to the emerging nightlife scene on the island too. Weekend Beach Parties at the Descanso Beach Club in Avalon, where a live DJ and full bar are featured from 2 to 5 p.m., are held Saturday and Sunday afternoons in July and August.
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October 15, 1991 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Santa Catalina Island Co.'s plans to replace the historic Boy Scout camp at Emerald Bay with an aquatic educational center and resort developed by the Cousteau Society have fallen through. Cousteau officials in New York announced over the weekend that they were "unable to proceed with the proposed facility on Catalina Island," according to island company officials. No further explanation was given.
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January 4, 1992 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The historic Boy Scout camp on Santa Catalina Island that was due to be closed to make way for new development will remain open for at least five years under a tentative agreement reached between Scout and island leaders, officials said Friday. The plan, reached in negotiations between Southern California Boy Scout executives and the Santa Catalina Island Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 1992 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Boy Scouts from across Southern California are again celebrating the Fourth of July weekend at historic Camp Emerald Bay on Santa Catalina Island. Overcoming earlier difficulties, the Santa Catalina Island Co. and Orange County Scout officials have agreed to a new five-year lease on the 67-year-old campsite, clearing the way for the first boatload of Scouts to arrive today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 2009 | Louis Sahagun and Roger Vincent
Eight decades ago, William Wrigley Jr. added amenities to the tiny harbor community of Avalon that transformed Catalina Island into a storied getaway for movie stars and the early power brokers of Los Angeles: steamships, hotels and a landmark "casino" building featuring a theater and a ballroom. In the 1960s, development slowed as big spenders and tourists gravitated toward newer resorts -- Disneyland, Palm Springs, Lake Arrowhead -- blossoming on the mainland.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 1995
The University of Southern California plans to transform its ailing Philip K. Wrigley Marine Science Center on Santa Catalina Island into the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. The $60-million renovation will mean that the center, which so far has studied marine biology, especially sharks, around the island, will expand to study a broad range of environmental issues across the island's terrain.
NEWS
September 22, 1994 | SUSAN WOODWARD
The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department will begin constructing a center next month to house information and objects reflecting the island's history, geology and wildlife. The $1-million, 3,200-square-foot building will be built on a half-acre parcel in Avalon Canyon, which the county will lease from the Santa Catalina Island Co., said Sandra J. Fiorenza, the department's capital projects manager.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 1992 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Boy Scouts from across Southern California are again celebrating the Fourth of July weekend at historic Camp Emerald Bay on Santa Catalina Island. Overcoming earlier difficulties, the Santa Catalina Island Co. and Orange County Scout officials have agreed to a new five-year lease on the 67-year-old campsite, clearing the way for the first boatload of Scouts to arrive today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1992 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thousands of wild goats that once roamed the rugged east end of Catalina Island have been hunted down and killed by helicopter-borne sharpshooters in a program to restore the natural flora and fauna of the popular resort. An undetermined number of goats remain, but officials say they too will be killed in the coming months as part of the Santa Catalina Island Conservancy's effort to restore the island to its natural state.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1992 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The historic Boy Scout camp on Santa Catalina Island that was due to be closed to make way for new development will remain open for at least five years under a tentative agreement reached between Scout and island leaders, officials said Friday. The plan, reached in negotiations between Southern California Boy Scout executives and the Santa Catalina Island Co.
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August 7, 1989 | CAROL McGRAW, Times Staff Writer
Doug Propst maneuvered his Jeep down a dry ravine through scrub oak, prickly pear cactus and scorched grass. One hundred yards away, dust hung in the air like baking powder flung skyward. "That's them," he exclaimed, squinting into Santa Catalina Island's shimmering, mid-morning light. As the vehicle eased over a knoll, the object of his search appeared on the valley floor.
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March 22, 1992 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thousands of wild goats that once roamed the rugged east end of Catalina Island have been hunted down and killed by helicopter-borne sharpshooters in a program to restore the natural flora and fauna of the popular resort. An undetermined number of goats remain, but officials say they too will be killed in the coming months as part of the Santa Catalina Island Conservancy's effort to restore the island to its natural state.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 1991 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Santa Catalina Island Co.'s plans to replace the historic Boy Scout camp at Emerald Bay with an aquatic educational center and resort developed by the Cousteau Society have fallen through. Cousteau officials in New York announced over the weekend that they were "unable to proceed with the proposed facility on Catalina Island," according to island company officials. No further explanation was given.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1991 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After 65 years, the Boy Scout camp on Santa Catalina Island's Emerald Bay is losing its lease and will close after the last group of boys leaves Aug. 24, the end of the summer season. The Santa Catalina Island Co. has canceled the Scouts' lease to make way for a $2.5-million aquatic resort and education center to be built by the Cousteau Society. Scout officials have appealed to the island company to save the camp, but their prospects of success look grim. "We are hoping for a big miracle . . .
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