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  • Buccaneer Days
    Catalina Buccaneer Days camping expanded
    With the famous Catalina Buccaneer Days rapidly approaching, the Catalina Island Company has decided to open up some new campsites for the event. Just announced today, the Island Company has made available a large number of sites in what is...
  • The Maldives
    Dubai and the Maldives, Catalina Island retreat, Breckenridge saloon tour
    This week’s deals include an adventure in Dubai and the Maldives, a getaway on Catalina Island, and a saloon tour in Breckenridge.Enjoy five-star opulence in the Middle East with an adventure to Dubai and the Maldives. Globotours has...
  • Rare oarfish found off Catalina Island
    Rare oarfish found off Catalina Island
    Jasmine Santana got the surprise of her life while snorkeling as a staffer with the Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) on a return trip from Santa Barbara Island. She spotted a long silver creature, which appeared to have died of natural...
  • Buccaneer Days invades The Isthmus
    Buccaneer Days invades The Isthmus
    For the 24th consecutive year, Catalina Island's The Isthmus will be hosting Buccaneer Days. This iconic party/cruise/bacchanal draws over 200 boats and 1000 plus wannabe pirates.The party starts Thursday afternoon and runs through Sunday mid...
  • Catalina Coffee
    Catalina Coffee: Sipping to success
    There is only one thing that would complete the success of the ambiance of a bookstore and that is a coffee shop. Mysterious Galaxy has incorporated into its bookstore another thriving small business. Catalina Coffee has been a loved coffee house...
  • Catalina
    Wrigley Memorial and Botanic Garden, Catalina Island
    Catalina is an island off the coast of Southern California, south-southwest of Los Angeles. Who doesn’t know the song ’26 miles to Catalina’ by The Four Preps, released in 1958?But have you visited the Wrigley Memorial &...
  • Oscar Mayer Catalina at Kroger yields bologna for only twenty cents
    Oscar Mayer Catalina at Kroger yields bologna for only twenty cents
    A visit to Kroger in Bristol, Va., on June 4 brought a pleasant surprise. The Oscar Mayer bologna is on sale for $1.00 a pack, which is an amazing deal, but there is more. There is a Catalina running on the Oscar Mayer bologna that allows you to...
  • Venice Beach, California.
    Earthquakes strike near California coast
    Two large earthquakes struck off the coast of California early Friday morning, December 14, 2012. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the first earthquake occurred at 2:36 a.m. PST, about 160 miles southwest of the city of Avalon on California...
  • Artist: James Lee
    Holiday Art Festival Presents Perfect Opportunity for Thoughtful Gift-Giving
    Village of Catalina Art Fest Seeks to Inspire, Entertain Residents of Saddlebrooke and CatalinaTUCSON, Ariz. (Dec. 3, 2012) – In the midst of the holiday chaos, shoppers will find beauty and inspiration in the form of a holiday art event:...
  • SoCal's Blue Water Cruising Club
    SoCal's Blue Water Cruising Club now accepting new members
    Blue Water Cruising Club, one of the older Yacht Clubs in Southern California, recently announced openings for Family Memberships in the Club.Blue Water Cruising Club (BWCC), founded in 1945, leases Big Geiger Cove on Catalina Island from the...
  • Thanksgiving at Catalina
    Thanksgiving at Catalina
    SoCal boaters looking to go to Catalina for Thanksgiving have a variety of options available for the Holiday Feast.Avalon will have moorings available for the weekend; latecomers may be moved to Descanso as the Main Harbor fills up.Once ashore,...
  • Catalina Diving
    Spend Halloween at Catalina Scuba Diving aboard the Sand Dollar
    Divers looking for a little bit different experience this Halloween might consider booking a trip to Catalina Island aboard the dive boat Sand Dollar. The trip, departing October 28th, from Berth 77 in LA Harbor (San Pedro area), will be a one day...
  • Avalon Grille
    Avalon Grille-Fine dining comes to Catalina
    I’ll admit that I’m spoiled. It’s hard to get excited about too many restaurants when I have a flock of eateries in Culver City at my disposal.But I discovered a new one on the island of Catalina that was a pleasant surprise. It...
  • Lynda Carter’s “Body & Soul” next two nights, Friday, April 20 & Saturday, April 21, 8:30pm
    Lynda Carter's “Body & Soul” is one fantastic show
    Lynda Carter is best known for playing Wonder Woman on TV but now days she is wowing the audience with her new Cabaret show “Body & Soul” which is now playing in Los Angeles at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, CA - tonight...
  • Alexandria Winslow Paints
    Final preparations under way for The Catalina Art Festival
    Bowman Productions, an Arizona based arts festival production company in partnership with 77north Artworks & Marketplace, proudly presents the second annual Catalina Art Festival, anindoor and outdoor spring art show. The event takes place at...