Monday Mar 31
Storm Watch: March Going Out Like a Lion
A cold Pacific storm out of the Gulf of Alaska bore down on the Southland today and was expected to generate rain from late this afternoon through Wednesday, creating perilous driving conditions and raising some fears of mud slides down slopes denuded by wildfire.
Los Angeles Times
Photos: Revitalizing Avalon
Trying to restore its luster as a tourist destination, Avalon on Santa Catalina Island is undergoing its most ambitious overhaul since chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. built the cozy harbor town's signature feature in 1929: Avalon Casino.
California island gets overhaul to boost tourism
In a bid to revive tourism, California's Santa Catalina Island has undertaken its biggest overhaul in nearly a century.
Summer-like heat expected in Southern California this weekend
A warming trend will begin in the Southland today, bringing downtown L.A. an early blast of summer with a high of 88 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday before current temperature levels return on Thursday, National Weather Service forecasters said.
A Valentine's Day getaway in Avalon
In the heart of Avalon's downtown waterfront is a restaurant with perhaps the best collection of wines on the island, and an ideal setting in which to enjoy a few glasses with someone special.