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2014-05-20 08:28:59

Series brings dancing in the streets to popular vacation destination AVALON, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Avalon Harbor on Catalina Island will echo with the rhythms

Wild Bison Thrive With More Humane And Cost-effective Approach To Population Control
2013-12-18 16:39:04

The wild bison roaming Catalina Island are a major attraction for the nearly 1 million tourists who visit the Channel Island's most popular destination every year. But managing the number of bison so that the herd remains healthy and doesn't endanger the health of the rest of the Island has been a major challenge for wildlife biologists.

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Catalina Island vacation rentals & home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com.

2009-10-02 09:59:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Many world travelers list Catalina, just 26 miles off L.A.'s coast, on their "bucket list" of must-see destinations, whether they hail from Japan, Germany, down under Australia, or Pasadena.

2009-06-18 10:00:00

Company partners with Creativity Explored and hosts ceremony to mark the occasion SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- AvalonBay Communities, a leading Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with multi-family apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States, today is celebrating the grand opening of Avalon at Mission Bay III, located in San Francisco, CA.

2009-06-09 07:04:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles traffic through the I-405 corridor is legendary, with no relief in sight.

2009-01-15 13:15:35

University of California scientists say they may have found a complete mammoth tusk on California's Santa Cruz Island. An archeology graduate student at University of California, Santa Barbara discovered the 4-foot-long tusk along the island's northern shore, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.

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2009-01-14 12:55:00

Researcher reported Tuesday that a complete tusk, believed to belong to a prehistoric mammoth was uncovered on Santa Cruz Island off the Southern California coast.

2008-09-29 09:00:35

The 22nd Annual Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival kicks off the weekend of Friday October 3rd and runs three days each over three consecutive weekends, October 3, 4, 5, October 10, 11, 12, and October 17, 18, 19.

2008-09-04 21:00:19

By Joe Segura There's a fresh coat of lush growth that's turned the scarred landscape into a handsome haven. The Catalina Island Conservancy has been busy nursing the new growth -- breaking through the charred layers left over from last year's fire.


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Channel Islands National Park
2013-04-18 12:25:35

Channel Islands National park is located in off the coast of California in the United States. The park holds 249,561 acres and is comprised of five of the eight Channel Islands. The area was designated as a national monument in 1938 and as a National Biosphere Reserve in 1976, but was not designated as a national park until 1980. The park extends from San Pedro to Point Conception, located near Santa Barbara. Half of the entire park consists of ocean water and seventy-six percent of the...

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