Catalina Island was featured in an article in The Times (UK) on Saturday, October 15, 2022. The article was written by Jonathan Thompson. 

The Times

"In the raw light of morning, the view from Marilyn Monroe’s bedroom would have been sensational. From hilly Metropole Avenue, you look down across the neat harbour and east over the dawning Pacific Ocean in all its auroral glory."

"But any passers-by who had happened to glance up at the second-floor window, when she lived there in 1943, wouldn’t have seen the blonde bombshell gazing back at them. Instead, the woman at the window would have been a newly married teenager named Norma Jeane Dougherty."

Read the article The Times.