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April 8, 1992 | LEN HALL
A new passenger ferry service from Dana Point Harbor to Catalina Island recently approved by the county Board of Supervisors should be underway by June, according to a spokesman for the firm that will run the service. The board granted a five-year license on March 31 to Chula Vista-based SeaJet Cruise Lines to begin operating a daily 150-passenger shuttle from a dock near the Wind & Sea Restaurant to Catalina. W.T.
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April 13, 1992 | LEN HALL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It was a little-noticed blip on the March 31 County Board of Supervisors' agenda--a five-year license for a passenger shuttle from Dana Point Harbor to Catalina Island. The 30-mile shuttle route was quietly approved by the county, and the state Coastal Commission followed suit Thursday. With the approvals, W.T.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 1992 | LEN HALL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It was a little-noticed blip on the March 31 County Board of Supervisors' agenda--a five-year license for a passenger shuttle from Dana Point Harbor to Catalina Island. The 30-mile shuttle route was quietly approved by the county, and the state Coastal Commission followed suit Thursday. With the approvals, W.T.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1992 | LEN HALL
A new passenger ferry service from Dana Point Harbor to Catalina Island recently approved by the county Board of Supervisors should be underway by June, according to a spokesman for the firm that will run the service. The board granted a five-year license on March 31 to Chula Vista-based SeaJet Cruise Lines to begin operating a daily 150-passenger shuttle from a dock near the Wind & Sea Restaurant to Catalina. W.T.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1992
If Orange County has wrapped its commute patterns around the omnipresent automobile, could the mighty Pacific provide a way to unravel some of the knot? Full-fledged commuter runs by ocean may be a long way off, but a water-taxi operator who operates ferries in Hawaii and between LaGuardia Airport and Manhattan has recently shown some interest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1993 | FRANK MESSINA
Despite the gloomy weather Friday morning, riders on the maiden voyage of a new ferry service from South County to Santa Catalina Island were buoyant over the city's latest tourist attraction. "South County residents are going to go for this in a big way," said Bill Peverill, who, with his wife, Jan, was among the first passengers on board. "Everyone is looking for a getaway. . . . Avalon is one of the nicest spots around."
NEWS
April 25, 1991
Oceanside will host one of the West Coast's biggest military homecomings since World War II this Saturday with its "Proud to be An American Day" celebration. More than 100,000 people are expected to join in the festivities officially marking the return of American military personnel from Operation Desert Storm. About 1,000 Marines will form a patriotic and military parade beginning at 10 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1998 | ERIKA CHAVEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 74-year-old Miriam Pratt, the trip to Santa Catalina Island on Thursday was nothing new. Playful dolphins jumped alongside the boat, a salty breeze gave the boat's cabin a refreshing chill, and the island slowly emerged out of the haze. There was one thing different about this trip, however. Pratt and her childhood friend, 81-year-old Isabel Bertholow, sailed out of Dana Point Harbor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1991 | Tony Perry
Twice monthly, a student humor publication at UC San Diego called Koala pokes fun at things around campus. Now the administration has poked back, leading to a mini-flap about ridicule, taste and the First Amendment. It started when Koala employed a more in-your-face tone than usual: a 16-page parody of a supermarket tabloid, putting UCSD administrators in the spots usually reserved for Elvis, Madonna and extra-terrestrials.
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August 12, 1991 | RAY TESSLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A San Diego County shipbuilder is quietly approaching government agencies for backing to launch high-speed ocean ferry service that would carry commuters from North County to downtown San Diego and to Orange County. Ted Gurnee, president of San Diego Shipbuilding & Repair of Chula Vista, wants to use Oceanside Harbor as a hub to ferry perhaps 2,000 commuters daily either south or north.
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