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Coronado's Megan Braun wins P.E.O. Scholar Award

Coronado High School graduate Megan Braun, a law student at Yale University, is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide to receive the merit-based $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.  

She plans a career in international law with a focus on the laws of war.  She says, “The fields of war must be tempered by laws, not because they guarantee justice—they often don’t—but because they are the source of war’s redemption.”

Currently in her…


Added by Community Manager on April 27, 2015 at 8:47am — No Comments

Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Port District to Consider Projects to improve Port lands in Coronado

Each week, the City of Coronado City Manager's Office provides an update that includes information on programs, services and issues within the City, as well as news, project updates and follow-up information when applicable.  Featured below are highlights from that update. The entire City Manager’s Weekly Update can be found on the City's…


Added by Community Manager on April 27, 2015 at 8:16am — 1 Comment

CHS Senior Standout: Aly Brady

Senior Aly Brady began her Coronado story when she was accepted into the CoSA musical theatre and drama department. Once here Aly Brady fell in love with all the people, classes, and CoSA teachers at Coronado High School.

Aly had a great 4-year experience at Coronado High School. She loved how there were so many clubs and opportunities for students with all types of interests. “All the teachers are excited to teach, and are very approachable.” Aly’s favorite teacher…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on April 26, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Shorelines Gallery Moves Online; Two New Shops (and Fresh Juice) Coming to Orange Avenue

There are three major changes coming to the retail space along Orange Avenue. First, Coronado will say goodbye to the brick and mortar space of Shorelines Gallery.  Shorelines Gallery sold jewelry, art, and sculptures from over 100 different American artists. It was always a treat to wander in the store - the gallery constantly had new works of jewelry and art displayed throughout the shop. 

Shorelines Gallery's last day on Orange Avenue will be this Thursday, April 30, but…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on April 26, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Spectacular "Woman in Gold" Now Playing at the Village Theatre

Woman in Gold is almost as breathtaking as the portrait "Lady in Gold," the piece whose future is at the center of this dramatic film. Set in the late 1990s, with exquisite flashbacks, and based on a true story, Helen Mirren plays octogenarian, Maria Altmann, who is determined to recover a portrait of her beloved aunt, "The Lady in Gold." Ryan Reynolds plays Randol Schoenberg, a young lawyer who forges the legal battle to recover the art. This quest takes…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on April 25, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Silver Strand Elementary Needs Your Help - Underwriting Opportunity for the 20th Annual Luau

There is a lot going on at Silver Strand and we need help to raise money so that our children can continue to have the experience at Silver Strand that we all love. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to Silver Strand PTO to go towards programs such as field trips, enrichment clubs, teacher, technology, art & science grants please feel free to use our secure website to make your donation:…


Added by eCoronado on April 25, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Japanese Steakhouse Opens Next Month: Promises Good Food and Good Times for the Whole Family

Well over a year ago, Nicky Rotten’s owner Tim Aaron promised to bring a new dining experience to Coronado; if all goes well, he is set to make good on that promise in just a few weeks. Shima, a teppanyaki-style steakhouse is scheduled to open at 126 Orange Avenue on May 8.  Shima is the Japanese word for island.

Aaron is pleased and proud of his new venture that is just two doors down from…


Added by Gloria Tierney on April 24, 2015 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

A New Guest Experience at Glorietta Bay Inn

Glorietta Bay Inn has hopped on the selfie bandwagon! The Inn now have Selfie Sticks for guests to snap the perfect selfie around the historic Mansion and beautiful Coronado. 

The sticks are available to check out at the front desk, just like their beach amenities. The staff is fully experienced…


Added by Kelsey McCabe on April 24, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Currency Crosswinds Buffet Stocks

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Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on April 24, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Sun Deck Bar & Restaurant at the Hotel Del Coronado Unrolls New Mexican Menu

Dark clouds scuttled over the skyline on Thursday evening, and cold breezes whipped up off the water, but the food on the Hotel Del Coronado's Sun Deck hadn't gotten the memo.

There, everything was sunny and bright. The menu sparkled with the warm flavors of summer, from the fresca pisco cooler at the beginning to the dulce de leche-stuffed churro at the end.

The Del has previously only featured this Mexican-inspired menu in the summertime, but it was…


Added by Becca Garber on April 23, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Princess Project Burglarized - Coronado Community Asked to Donate Dresses & Accessories has learned that a local non-profit was recently burglarized earlier this month.  The Princess Project promotes self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses and accessories to high school girls who cannot otherwise afford them. Our effort is made possible through invaluable volunteer, donor and community support.

Jennifer Gaston is the co-chair from The Princess…

Added by eCoronado on April 22, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Leroy's Chef Collaboration Grand Finale with Ironside Fish & Oyster

Join us for Leroy's Chef Collaboration Dinner Series GRAND FINALE!…


Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on April 22, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Swing into "Monkey Kingdom," Now Playing at Village Theatre

From the makers of Bears, Chimpanzee and Wings of Life, Disney Nature brings us the next installment of its fascinating documentaries of life in the wild - Monkey Kingdom. This is the story of Maya, a young Macaque monkey and her newborn son, Kip. Maya and Kip live in the ancient ruins of South Asia, an abandoned kingdom called Castle Rock, deep within the the jungles of Sri Lanka. Maya is clever and resourceful, traits that serve her well as she…


Added by Mary Douglas on April 22, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Book Talk: New York Times Best Selling Author Steve Martini

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission is pleased to announce Steve Martini, New York Times bestselling author of the Paul Madriani series, will talk about his writing career and introduce his new book, “The Enemy Inside,” on May 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange  Ave. The community is invited to hear about “The Enemy Inside” (William Morrow Hardcover; May 12, 2015; $27.99), an electrifying tale of suspense, a tangle of corruption, greed leading to the…


Added by Kari Kovach on April 21, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Living: 10 Reasons I Love the Coronado Library

When my family and I arrived in Coronado last August, I made a beeline for the Coronado Library. I had good reason: we had just moved from a small military base in Sicily, Italy, with a very modest library with limited resources. A self-confessed library nerd, I had read about the Coronado Library and searched its online catalog multiple times before arriving on the island. I couldn't wait to see it in…


Added by Becca Garber on April 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Police Blotter April 15 - 21: Identification Fraud up during Tax Season


Use of Another Persons Identification

Unknown suspect(s) filed federal and state taxes using victim’s name and social security number.

500 block of G Avenue



False Impersonation

Unknown suspect(s) filed Federal and state taxes using the victim’s name and social security number.

800 block of 5th Street


Burglary/ Second Degree

Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s…


Added by Grace Sylvester on April 21, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

May is Bike Month - Time to Get Outside and Ride!

May is Bike Month and Coronado has lots of things to do to celebrate bicycling:

May 3: Bike Fair and Bike Rodeo will be down on Strand Way between the City Hall and the Boathouse. Lots of fun, education, and prizes! There are flyers all over town to tell you the exact hours (I forget!)

May 9: The Annual Mayor's Ride! Join Mayor Tanaka and your fellow cyclists as we take a lap around Coronado and check out all the new improvements and coming improvements in…


Added by Dan Orr on April 20, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

"Danny Collins" Now Playing at Village Theater

"The following is kind of based on a true story... a little bit."

Thus begins the humorous and heartwarming story of an aging rockstar and his "broken... nothing left to break" life.

Danny Collins (flawlessly acted by Al Pacino) has had a long life of great success. However, everything changes the moment his best friend and agent (Christopher Plummer) hands him a letter than John Lennon wrote Danny at the start of his career.

"Yoko and I read your…


Added by Becca Garber on April 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Rotary Club feeds homeless, recognizes Rotarian of the Month

A lucky thirteen members of the Coronado Rotary Club met at 5:15 a.m. one morning last week to get to St. Vincent de Paul to serve 300 hungry homeless people.

Bob Griffin (far right in the picture above), hands check to new CEO of St. Vincent de Paul, Deacon Jim Vargas, second from right. Other Coronado Rotarians are front row left to right: Frank Spitzer, Brent Bennitt, Vernie…


Added by Community Manager on April 20, 2015 at 12:44pm — 1 Comment

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