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Catalina Island Casino (entrance)- William Wrigley, Jr., who purchased Santa Catalina Island in 1919, built the Casino because his wife, Ada, and her sisters loved to dance. In the 1920s, the word casino was Italian, meaning a place of gathering or entertainment, or a grand dance pavilion—nothing at all to do with gambling. Mural artist John Gabriel Beckman, already famous for his work at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood, was hired to design all of the interior and exterior


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Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA. I can't believe I lived in SOCAL for 4 years and never got to Santa Catalina Island !!!

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Catalina Island, CA: My sisters took us to this island off the coast when we visited them in 2013 This page lists so many exciting activities & we could only do a few! ;-)