Catalina Island

A general view in Avalon, California. (credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Catalina Island’s Bison Benefit From Birth Control

A new study by the Catalina Island Conservancy shows that the contraceptives program launched in 2009 for the island’s bison has proven to be a more effective and humane way of controlling their population than relocation.



Miniature Golf With A Beautiful Backdrop At Golf Gardens

On Catalina Island, spend a few hours playing a game of mini golf with the whole family.


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Light Plane Crashes On Catalina Island, 3 Slightly Hurt

A light plane crashed on Catalina Island Sunday slightly injuring three of the four people aboard.


Two rare oarfish - one as long as 18 feet - have washed ashore Southland beaches in recent days.

Parasites Found During Dissection Of 18-Foot Oarfish

An 18-foot oarfish found off Catalina Island earlier this month had a host of parasites living in its serpent-like body.


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Another Rare ‘Sea Serpent’ Surfaces In Southern California

Another ‘sea serpent’ has attracted gawkers on a Southern California beach.


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Rare 18-Foot Oarfish Found Dead Near Catalina Island

A marine science instructor found the carcass of a rare 18-foot fish while snorkeling off the coast of Catalina Island over the weekend.

CBS Los Angeles–10/15/2013

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Outdoor Date Ideas In OC This Fall

This fall, breathe some fresh air into your relationship and check out one of these outdoor date destinations in OC.

CBS Los Angeles–08/31/2013


Beautiful Views In The Lap Of Luxury At Inn On Mt. Ada

Beautiful views and luxurious stays at Inn on Mt. Ada.


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Teenagers Attempting To Become Youngest Team To Swim Catalina Channel

A group of teenagers are attempting to become the youngest swimmers to relay from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes.

08/12/2013 Photo by Ralph Millero

SoCal’s Best Fourth Of July Celebrations

From family friendly parades, muscled and tanned men and women competing at the beach to fireworks spectaculars you’ll find the best family- friendly 4th of July events listed here.

CBS Los Angeles–06/21/2013

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Catalina Island Museum Exhibit Explores Controversial Life Of Dr. Ralph Glidden

An exhibit at Catalina Island Museum displays photographs, diaries, letters and journals that explore the controversial life of Dr. Ralph Glidden.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2013

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Catalina Island: A Destination For Fun

There is just one destination island in California, and it’s filled with so many fun and luxurious ways to enjoy the summer. Check out Catalina Island.


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2 Fall Off Balcony Of Catalina Island’s Hotel Metropole

Two men in their 20s were recovering Saturday from injuries sustained after falling off a four-story building on Catalina Island.


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NWS: High Weekend Surf Expected North Of LA

The National Weather Service says high surf is expected along some coastlines north of Los Angeles this weekend.


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6.3-Magnitude Quake Strikes 163 Miles Southwest Of Catalina Island

A 6.3-magnitude quake struck 163 miles southwest of Avalon Friday morning.