Twin sisters Kim Fahlen (left) and Karen Scanlon clean the Fresnel lens in the tower of the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, Nov. 2, 2017. (Susan Murphy/KPBS)

VIPs Karen and Kim Help Out Point Luis Lighthouse

Point San Luis Lighthouse museum’s lens gets some love (From – September 27, 2022) The Point San Luis Lighthouse’s original 4th order lens has been around since 1878. The light no longer shines but is now on display at the top of Point San Luis.  Cleaning a 144-year-old lens takes someone who knows exactly what they’re doing. Lucky for this lighthouse, it got two — … Continue reading VIPs Karen and Kim Help Out Point Luis Lighthouse

What a Mess!

The establishment of the Chief Petty Officer grade in the United States Navy on April 1st, 1893 is an event worthy of commemoration, and a CPO Mess came out to Cabrillo this spring to celebrate their 121st birthday. The group volunteered at Cabrillo on multiple days and assisted rangers in conservation efforts throughout the park. With the people power of over 70 active military men … Continue reading What a Mess!