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December 11, 2017 - 6:51am


From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. daily except Sundays Islanders are encouraged to purchase their tickets for the 2017 Lions Club Christmas Raffle.

Stop by the table in the Arcade to check out the prizes you can win which are displayed on the Christmas tree easel.

The money raised is used to provide food from Vons to Families in Avalon who need a bit of help at this time of year.

Usually the Lions Club donates about $2,500 each year from this raffle as a result of Avalon’s generous Community support.

Imagine you are happy Christmas Tree growing in Southern Oregon and you suddenly find yourself in a truck headed to San Pedro, California.

Woo-hoo, you think I’d near LA to play.

The next day has you on a barge headed out to sea on the Pacific Ocean.

Your truck is unloaded on Catalina Island in the small town of Avalon (no you did not need a barf bag).

Wow, hundreds of Islanders are lined up to take you home, sure glad there are a lot of tree friends with you.

Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 5. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Many people who are arrested do not get prosecuted in the first place and many who are prosecuted do not get convicted.

Nov. 29 –  No significant incidents.