Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA
Avalon, an incorporated city and part of Los Angeles County, is an extensive resort community reliant on tourism and is the principal settlement of Santa Catalina Island, one of the California Channel Islands. Daily ferry and helicopter service is maintained year round to San Pedro, Long Beach, Newport Beach, Marine del Rey, and Dana Point.
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An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast. There were no immediate reports of injuries or… SEE MORE
By Jon Campbell. Green activists hailed New York as a leader in the fight against climate change in 2019 when lawmakers approved the Climate Act, a landmark bill committing the state to cut its greenhouse emissions by 85% by 2050. Now comes the hard part. The state Climate Action Council, a… SEE MORE
Marine researchers have spotted a species of rare whale in Cape Cod Bay for the first time this season. North Atlantic right whales arrive in the bay every year. The whales number less than 340 and their population has declined in recent years. The Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown… SEE MORE