"Always alot of fun! We did this exact activity in the early 1950's and called it "skeeter boarding". Made them out of plywood, coated them with varnish and surfboard wax. Glad to see it is alive and well. …"
"We are all sorry to see Central Drug go. Besides serving the city for all those years with expert dispensing of pharmaceuticals, "Doc" Tom (Scheib) was always helpful and influential with his medical advice. It was right on and…"
"Times have changed a bit. In the '50's the DMV office was where the Senior Center is now, across the street from CHS. Same building. We were all intent on getting our license ASAP and that meant age 16. When we took our…"
"The Crown Shops is were where many of us hung out in the early ''50's. Of Course, Oscars was the best, most famous drive- in in Coronado. Perkins book worm and records was where we would play records by the hour in a sound…"
"Great story on Maxine and her life and the photos brought back some fine memories of the Free family, our next door neighbors on Alameda for many years. Maxine and my mother were good, close friends and shared many ideas on bringing up their…"
"Thanks for that report. Couldn't find anything in the paper about it. If we had 3 lanes leaving Coronado on the weekend afternoons, the traffic would not back up so much, but apparently Caltrans refuses to do this. "
"Those are excellent photos! Thanks for posting them, brings back my childhood. Note the Rainbow Fleet at the boat house and also, the median on Orange is better now with the lawn. We used to put pennies on the streetcar track than ran…"
"We took that tour during open house last fall. I love that hotel. Steve Jordan and I used to work there as groundskeepers for a few weeks as a temporary job in high school. We explored and found the cellar full of old wine and a tunnel that used to…"
"WOW! This is great! Now I know where my annual donation goes when we, at the Coronado Yacht Club, donate every year to this Commission. I always launch my boat on the ramp and have noticed that the docks were getting shabby. One of my summer jobs in…"
What are some things you love about Coronado? Favorite places on the island?
Coronado has it's own identity, separate from the big city and it changes very little over the years. Favorite place is the magnificent beach and the beautiful bay. I was born here and love it even more now.