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Lay of the Land: Coronado Home Types & Lot Sizes

Between the different architectural influences and the historic residences, the term “typical” doesn’t apply to Coronado homes. Our homes represent this unique palette of diversity and elegance.

That being said, we want to break up the regions of Coronado so prospective homebuyers can get a good lay…

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Added by ParkLife Real Estate on July 3, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

PAWS Pup of the Week -- Pika: The Adventurer

Pika was relinquished to the Coronado Animal Care Facility when her family had to relocate overseas and was unable to take this sweet girl with them. Pika is a female black and white Cockapoo who is 5 years old, weighing 17 pounds.…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on July 1, 2015 at 5:31pm — No Comments

The Cays: Typical Home Types in Paradise

The true essence of your quintessential Southern California luxury living, the Cays sailor lifestyle is a hidden gem. Slowly the news about this secluded waterfront community is getting out. Interest has started to rise. This spurs directly from the supply and demand issue plaguing Coronado.

Demand for homes in Coronado continues to rise; yet the supply hasn’t…

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Added by ParkLife Real Estate on July 1, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Coronado Playhouse's "A Year with Frog and Toad" Delights Young and Old Alike

The children's classic book, A Year with Frog and Toad, comes to life this month at the Coronado Playhouse, a small dinner-style theater attached to the Coronado Community Center. The show is specifically geared towards preschool- to middle school-aged children with a colorful set, upbeat songs, live orchestra, and heart-warming stories that children will recognize and love.…

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Added by Becca Garber on July 1, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Coronado Gateway Survey Closes July 4 - Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Share Your Thoughts

The Roundabout alternative continues to be the favorite design with 46% of the respondents favoring it.  The next most popular design is the Cut and Cover alternative at 24%.  A water feature is favored by 40% of the respondents as the design feature best fits the Roundabout with 35% favoring landscaping. 

Cast your vote! Six alternative design concepts to transform the bridge tollbooth plaza into…

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Added by John Tato on July 1, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

San Diego to Host No Barriers Warrior Challenge

The national non-profit No Barriers will host its first No Barriers Warrior Challenge this summer in San Diego. The event is designed to help people transcend their personal barriers — physical, mental or intellectual.

We’ve helped a stroke survivor climb a 14,000-foot peak, inspired a man to lose 100 pounds, and motivated a heart attack survivor to hike again. On Aug. 16 we hope to inspire similar changes in hundreds of Californians in San Diego.

The Warrior…

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Added by R Panos on July 1, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coronado’s Hotel Marisol in Top 30 Best Boutique Hotels in America

Great reviews of the Hotel Marisol Coronado have led to national recognition

On June 20, 2015 BusinessInsider.com published its list of the Best Boutique Hotels in America.  The Hotel Marisol Coronado, which reopened August 1, 2014 after a complete renovation, was included.

Ann Keyser, owner, was thrilled be included in this list.  “To be…

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Added by Sue Gillingham on July 1, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments


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Coronado Living: Family Fun at Suzie's Farm

Have you been to Suzie's Farm yet? Just a 20-minute drive from Coronado, the 140-acre farm is located in Imperial Beach (IB). At the time of this writing, Suzie's is the only USDA-certified organic farm in San Diego. The farm grows over 100 species of vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs, and is also home to 300 very happy egg-laying chickens.

"We are first and foremost a family farm," …

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Added by Becca Garber on June 30, 2015 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment


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Coronado Fitness Club to host Youth Speed Camps for 8 - 18 year olds

Coronado Fitness Club will be holding two 3-week mini camps for all boys and girls ages 8-18. I have attached the flyer we made to promote the camps around the gym. The camp is designed to improve athletic performance, overall health, and have something fun for the youth of Coronado do this summer.

Added by Community Manager on June 30, 2015 at 7:57pm — No Comments


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City Prepares for Annual Fourth of July Celebration

CORONADO, CA (June 30, 2015) – Coronado’s Fourth of July celebration is a day filled with activities for the entire family. As the City readies for the festivities, including a popular parade and a fireworks show, it wants the community to be prepared for one of the biggest and best celebrations around.

 

Visitors are advised to arrive early to find the best parking particularly for the 10 a.m. parade, which draws the most spectators of any of the events held that day.…

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Added by Community Manager on June 30, 2015 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Fish Tacos in Coronado

Both Coronado and neighboring San Diego are known for several things: perfect weather, endless beaches, the San Diego Zoo and fish tacos. 

And, we take our fish tacos very seriously. 

In reality, our zeal for fish tacos extends far past delicacy into pure art form. We play with different marinades, explore salsa options, introduce a variety of fish types and make tortillas right on the spot.

Restaurants and food trucks alike pride themselves on the…

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Added by Coronado Inn on June 30, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Community Voices: Mobility & Traffic Calming Working Group Report on Third & Fourth Streets Traffic Calming Study

To the Mayor and Council Members:

I am adamantly opposed to implementation of the traffic calming study, especially the addition of traffic lights at Third and Fourth on B Avenue.  If this report and its recommendations are implemented by the City, I am convinced it will destroy most of our established traffic patterns, gridlock the majority of traffic flow, send commuter traffic diverting all over the…

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Added by Jim Newhall on June 30, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments


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Community Voices: Please dim or cover the lights on Gator 1

Gator 1 at the corner between the Navy compound and the Coronado Shores condos on Coronado Beach now has TWO bright lights that are on much of the evening, and shine directly into the south-side El Camino condos, creating a lot of light pollution.

Could the Navy please cap the lights or focus them down…

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Added by Lorraine Hermann on June 29, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Community Voices: What to do about pedestrians vs. bike and skateboarders

So, I was sitting on a bench on Orange near Emerald City and the Candy store.  5 skateboarding came skating by weaving in and out of the pedestrians.  Following that two bike riders.  I so rarely have the time to just sit, I found it amazing that in just that 5 minutes 7 people were blatantly breaking the law.  There was a sign right there, above their heads, stating the illegality of it.  Of course, they apparently did not see it or know it.  On Orange between 9th and 10th there are no…

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Added by Susie Vetter on June 29, 2015 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

URT Releases 2015 Fourth of July Shirts (and offers a special deal for Coronado residents - discount code inside)

Fourth of July has become known for the wearing of RED WHITE AND BLUE with pride. In Coronado, it has become a tradition for local businesses and shops to come out with their own version. 

Coronado's very own URT Clothing just released their 4th shirt this year and to celebrate they wanted to offer all Coroando residents over 20% off. Just visit urturt.com and enter "NADO" at the checkout to get the…

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Added by Ian on June 29, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Colonel Richard Kenney, a True Coronado Hero

Colonel Richard Kenney passed peacefully in his sleep, on the morning of Dec. 11, 2014, at his home in Coronado. He was 94. Donations in lieu of flowers were suggested in his memory to the Coronado Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program. “That’s where I started, and that’s where I’d like it all to finish.” he said.



Richard F. Kenney, (Dick) was born March 2, 1920, in Santa Cruz, California, one of five children born to Lt. Patrick John and Doris Kenney. His family received…

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Added by Toni Mc Gowan on June 29, 2015 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Community Voices: Vision Zero and the "Do Nothing" Option

On June 22, 2015, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced his support for Vision Zero roadway safety initiative at a press conference with Mayor Pro Tem Marti Emerald and Council Member Mark Kersey. "Faulconer promises his administration will produce a plan to reduce traffic deaths in the city to zero through progressive transportation planning and law enforcement that puts safety above all other considerations."



Traffic collisions are the leading cause of deaths for children…

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Added by Toni Mc Gowan on June 29, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments


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Thank you to the 2015 Fourth of July Parade Sponsors



A huge thank you to the 2015 4th of July parade sponsors.  Below are the generous companies that help make the celebration special by underwriting the 13 Announcer Stations, adding music and commentary to the event.  For additional details about the 4th of July schedule, click here.



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Added by Community Manager on June 29, 2015 at 8:31am — No Comments


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City Council Accepts Increase in the Speed Limit on 3rd and 4th Streets to 30 mph Between the Bridge and Orange Avenue

On May 11, 2015, an elderly Coronado resident was struck and killed while trying to cross Fourth Street at A Avenue.  At 30 mph the risk of death is 45 percent and of injury 95 percent.  As noted by the AAA risks vary greatly by age, the "average risk of…

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Added by John Tato on June 28, 2015 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments


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Coronado Resident Discount Offered for July 4th Performances of West Side Story at Lamb's Players Theatre



 

Lamb’s Players announced that Coronado Residents can save $20 on Prime A and Section A seats of West Side Story at the 4pm - 4th of July Performance.

 

Producing Artistic Director, Robert Smyth shared “The 4th of July is such a fantastic, celebratory day on the Island.  It’s wonderful how the community comes together in honor of our independence - making a day of enjoying all that Coronado has to offer.  West Side Story has been selling like crazy leaving us less…

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Added by Community Manager on June 28, 2015 at 7:35pm — No Comments

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