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Catalina Islander Newspaper  
101 Marilla Avenue, P.O. Box 428
Avalon, CA 90704
310-510-0500

Published every Friday since 1914, this local newspaper provides feature articles on community Island news and happenings, as well as news from around the world.

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M.Ramprasad
Since I have taken an immense liking to Catalina Island, last weekend for the Labor Day holiday, I decided to take the family for a vacation to Avalon for a 2 night stay. Overall, we had a good time and we did enjoy spending time on the Island again. However, I am writing to report a very unpleasant experience we had the first night of our stay at Glenmore Plaza hotel.

First, the management misrepresented the size of the 2-bed room suite we had rented for 2 nights. Second, the service is really poor
M.Ramprasad at at 01:15PM, 2010/09/12.
WDennisclements
Good day I was at Catalina and had a run in with a shark back in 1970, the shark was terminated and hung on dock, pictures were taken by news paper man, I would like to show grand children story as they are curious about my story, if it was your paper could you send copy of story to my email, thank you Dennis Clements
WDennisclements at at 03:33PM, 2010/10/27.
Mogari22
Can someone living off the island subscribe to this paper?
Mogari22 at at 11:46PM, 2011/01/31.
Shirley Chamberlain
I live in Tennessee and I subscribe. I love it!
Shirley Chamberlain at at 09:49PM, 2011/03/16.
Judith Steging Graves
I have several issues from Spring 1948. I guess you may have the same archived copies, too? If not, I'd be happy to bring them with me when I visit this June 2011. I lived on the island, as a child in 1948-49, in the St. Catherine and on a street whose name I don't know.
Judith Steging Graves at at 07:10PM, 2011/04/01.
frank g. haney
i would to subscribe to your paper
frank g. haney at at 08:33PM, 2012/01/16.
Beverley Johns
Nice newspaper. Love Catalina and Avalon. I am looking for family of a Viet Nam Vet from Avalon. Scott Lee Langin who was born Dec 28, 1948, Died: Oct 23, 2008. An old Army friend has some pictures of him he would like to forward to his family. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Beverley Johns at at 12:28PM, 2012/03/30.
Lenni
Scott Langin died quite awhile ago. There is only one family member left, Kathy Langin, and I do not know her marrried name or how to find her. sorry.
I worked for Dorothy Langin when they had the Catalina Island Dept. Store in the 60's. I knew all the family well. Larry, the father, died before Scott. Dorothy died in the 1960's and I think Scott died in the 1990's. His brother also passed away on the Island in the 1970's or 1980's. They were all good people.
Lenni at at 09:32AM, 2014/06/04.
f haney
as the son of jack and mery haney I spent many wounderful summers there riding in chick uptons boat....I have night logs from the hotel there my mother was night auditor in 1929
f haney at at 09:31PM, 2018/04/07.
Melvin Garrett Jr.
To Whom It May Concern,

I would like to know if you had any records or information of a rescue mission done by the USS Pigeon ASR-21 of a crashed helicopter during the timeframe of 1989,1990 or 1991.

Thanks,
Melvin
Melvin Garrett Jr. at at 07:57PM, 2018/09/06.

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