Catalina Island adds thrill rides to ...

Catalina Island adds thrill rides to historic attractions

There are 28 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from May 30, 2010, titled Catalina Island adds thrill rides to historic attractions. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

The only zip line in LA & Orange County and Drops from 500 feet to 60 feet above sea level with one run that is 1,100 lineal feet long.

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wassup

United States

#22 Jun 2, 2010
Why didn't the PT find out if the Brown Pride Locos gang is still in full effect over there? Didn't that incur a swat team going after them not too long ago? Tourists should be informed of the measure of possiblility of a "thrill ride" of gang violence in Catalina, since it's been reported on before.
OldGuysRule

Long Beach, CA

#24 Jun 2, 2010
Johnny Utah wrote:
They should have put that zip line on the isthmus. Every real boater goes there instead of Avalon.
Yeah, but don't tell anybody!
Duke

United States

#25 Jun 2, 2010
OldGuysRule wrote:
3) Somehow a population of strange late night low-lifes inhabit the island, including gangs. Close the cheap lowlife bars and raise prices on alcohol.
Are you referring to Descanso Beach where all the boaters hang out? What Are you referring too..........the parks, what low-life bars?
socal

Irvine, CA

#26 Jun 3, 2010
All these people are full of s***
Catalina island is great place to visit.
Go and judge it your self/ it depends what type of trip do you have. mcdonalds in catalina...i dont think so
socal

Irvine, CA

#27 Jun 3, 2010
Gangs in catalina ......lol maybe they should talk about the whitesupremacist there is all over here not there.......lol
judy

Cecil, PA

#30 Sep 25, 2010
Well who is doing the hiring for these businesses. Apparently the owners. Put pressure on the owners to hire english speaking people. Then the illegals will have to move if they don't find jobs.
Ilio

United States

#31 Sep 25, 2010
My wife and I spent a weekend there several months ago. We we offered crack, methamphetamine and marijuana by the roving gangs on the beachfront. It was scary placed to be after the sun set. The days were nice, but nightime brought out an element that I did not expect.
mil mascaras

Rosemead, CA

#32 Sep 25, 2010
growabrain wrote:
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Read the post. Catalina hotels/restaurants ship in illegals, pay low wages, the illegals have babies, the babies grow up watching TV, getting down with the bling bling, decide working like a dog for chump change like their parents isn't for them, talk amongst themselves, don't really assimilate, and join a gang.
Catalina deserves what they're getting. They asked for it by importing illegals.
are you talking about Long Beach or Catalina ?

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