I posted this originally in a response to a photo about Coronado's "unique" and very complicated relationship with parking challenges in town, but I thought the topic of car sharing might make a better conversation in it's own blog entry.
If you've seen the little blue and white "car2go" cars over in San Diego the operating area does not yet currently extend into Coronado, but they are working on it. In studies to date, every car2go takes about 8-15 other cars off the road as people…Continue
I was looking for a nice surprise treat for my wife on her birthday today. I managed to get my shift covered so that we could spend it together--just the two of us. We made plans to go sailing with friends on her birthday (today, Monday) and when the busy Sunday schedule suddenly cleared out, I thought: maybe I'll find us a room in Coronado, sort of a busman's holiday. ;-)
eCoronado.com is my home page and I happened to see Fred Eckert asking for…Continue
Just saw that two new electric vehicle charging stations have been installed next to City Hall! These Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (or EVSE's) stations made by "Blink" are being offered FOR FREE through a grant administered by a company called Ecotality.
A hearty THANK YOU to our forward-thinking City Council and the staff who worked on setting this up! Now let's get some MORE!! ;-)…Continue
A "rant" is sometimes defined as: "to speak or shout at length in a wild or impassioned way". So with that caveat in mind, I beg your indulgence to allow me the following long-winded "rant": I simply MUST give some MAJOR kudos to one of our fine local establishments here in Coronado: Peohe's at the Coronado Ferry Landing!
I got home this morning completely exhausted after another incredibly busy 72-hour shift. I had finally gotten to…Continue
If you're going to miss the many other memorials on Sunday for any reason (football!?!) or if you'd like to mark the day and pay homage with your firefighters, we will be holding our annual memorial in front of the HQ Fire Station (1001 Sixth) starting at 06:53 in the morning. All are welcome to attend.
I can still recall waking up to the news that morning and then the abrupt, incredulous interruption . . . kissing my wife goodbye a little longer than usual . . . and leaving…Continue