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At Catalina Island, Time To Send in the Marines

Friday, March 22, 2019

About 22 miles across the sea from California, an island’s old runway gets a makeover from an unusual work crew. "Potholes...

These are the most unusual places that have hosted teams in Spring Training

Friday, March 22, 2019

MLB.com - At first glance, it might not seem so strange that the Cubs used somewhere in California to prepare for the season,...

Thad and BZ Jones leave behind legacy of love for island life

Monday, March 18, 2019

CATALINA ISLAND—Every year on Catalina Island, there is a Cross Catalina Hike in honor of brothers Graham “BZ”...

Catalina Island Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of Wrigley's Purchase Of Catalina Island

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

AVALON, Calif., March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the centennial of chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr.'s purchase...

Avalon’s Bird Park was once a busy tourist attraction and was immortalized in “The Wizard of Oz”

Monday, March 04, 2019

Catalina Island has been home to many incredible things, from the buffalo planted there through the Hollywood film industry to a spring...

SoCal: It’s Wildflower Season…Here are the Five Best Spots to See them in Southern California

Sunday, March 03, 2019

The Rains have Everyone Hoping this will be another “Superbloom” Year. The Wildflower season in Southern California...

West Oceanfront Magazine: Road Trips

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Catalina Island Drive time from Newport Beach: OK, visiting Catalina isn’t technically a road trip, but can you blame us for...

The 5 Most Romantic Places To Spend New Year’s Eve 2018 With Bae

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

2018 is coming to a close, and you may have mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, a new year provides a fresh start. On the other...

Long Beach, CA: More than L.A.’s kid brother

Thursday, December 06, 2018

While Long Beach is in Los Angeles County, it often feels more linked to Orange County, the suburban mecca just to the south. But...

20 Great Fishing Vacations In America—And Top Fishing Charters To Book

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Calling all anglers! Do you love to fish in rivers or lakes? Do you prefer deep sea fishing out on the open ocean? Off of a pier or on...