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Over 155 Witches Will Swoop Down on Gaslamp & Coronado October 25th

155 WITCHES TAKE FLIGHT

Cackle of Witches Invade Gaslamp,

Then Takeover Coronado’s McP’s Irish Pub

CORONADO – For the past 15 years a cackle of witches has preceded Halloween as the “other” Halloween event in this island community. …

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Added by eCoronado on October 24, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Two CHS Golfers Qualify for City Conference Match Play Championship

Through their play in the San Diego City Conference Tournament concluding today at Balboa Park, two members of the Coronado High girls' golf team qualified for the conference match play championship starting Monday at Torrey Pines GC.

Sophomore Kesar Patel shot 84 Monday and 83 today, 167 overall, to earn the fourth seed. She will play 13th seed Soozy Zerbe of Point Loma High in her first match.

Also, by virtue of her play this week, Patel was named to the All-Western…

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Added by Bill Winn on October 23, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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Nado-ween 2014: Coronado's Halloween Events and Adventures



Halloween on Coronado starts Friday with a haunted house at the Coronado Community Center, followed by a Halloween carnival and costume contest held at the Coronado Library. Next week's activities include Orange Avenue's "Downtown Goes Ghostly" on Halloween afternoon, followed by trick or treating all over the 'island'. Get all the details below and have a fun and safe Nado-Ween!



Friday October…

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Added by Community Manager on October 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Geocaching - Free Fun for Anyone Looking for Treasure and Adventure



Have you noticed kids and adults wandering around parts of Coronado looking for "things" just off the beaten path...or perhaps attached to signs or trees?  Chances are, they are geocaching and in search of small treasures - sometimes, it's just for the joy of finding something hidden.  



What is it?  Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find…

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Added by eCoronado on October 22, 2014 at 2:16pm — 1 Comment

Coronado Real Estate Association Donates to PAWS

On October 21, the Coronado Real Estate Association (CREA) presented PAWS of Coronado with a check for $14,500. 

This donation represented the proceeds from the 3rd Annual Coronado Chili Cook-Off and Pet Parade held on September 21, 2014 benefiting PAWS.

Pictured above are CREA Board Members Therese Pallares, Renee Wilson, Nancy Peace, Gerri-Lynn Fives and Reagan Wilson (daughter of Renee and not a member) Caroline Haines and Zach Todaro along with PAWS Board Members…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on October 22, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

CoSA Foundation Wows "CHICAGO" Fans with Food Trucks, Dinner Pairings

Double Your Pleasure with Dinner and A Show, Chicago Style!

The six-time Tony award-winner, "CHICAGO," opens at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 650 D Avenue, on Nov. 1. With each performance, the Coronado School of the Arts Foundation will offer…

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Added by Sheila Baran on October 22, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: "A Lawn of My Own" a poem by Jerry Greenspan

We, the Coronado Scribes, consist of both professional and amateur writers. We have in common a desire to learn, by sharing our efforts and listening to other writers. We hold pressure-less sessions every Wednesday, at the Coronado Library conference room, starting at 1:30. Often we have guests who wish to just listen. They are welcome, and so are you.

Each week on eCoronado, we feature a different piece of prose or poetry produced by one of our…

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Added by Coronado Scribes on October 22, 2014 at 4:30am — 1 Comment


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CHS Women's Volleyball: A Dominant Force in Their League

Coronado Women’s Volleyball team is a strong force this year. Starting league play on October 6th, the Islanders are currently undefeated. They have defeated Serra High School, Christian High School, Mira Mesa High School, and Morse High School. The game against Christian was the toughest; teams traded games, each taking two before the Islanders prevailed in the fifth to take the win.

The team consists of 12 players, 9 of which are seniors. Most of the seniors have…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on October 21, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Join the Friends of the Coronado Library



Did you realize that all the library programs for Children, Teens, and Adults are paid for by the Friends of the Library? Their on-going efforts make our Library one of the best in California.

There are other benefits that all Friends members receive, such as early admission to the April Book Fair. Now the Friends are adding new benefits! If you are a member of the Friends and participate in their e-mail newsletter you will receive special deals and coupons to use at…

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Added by Coronado Library Kids' Events on October 21, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Hotel Marisol Patio, Birthplace of Coronado's Rotary Club, Designated an Historic Resource

An Outdoor Gathering Place for Coronado Residents for Over 90 Years, the Patio of the Recently Renovated Hotel Marisol, Designated an Historic Resource

 

At its October 15, 2014, meeting the City’s Historic Resources Commission (HRC) approved the historic designation of two properties, an Historic Alteration Permit for an already designated property, recommendation to the City Council…

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Added by John Tato on October 20, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Market Update -- October 20, 2014

Weekly Market Update, October 20, 2014

Presented by Manning Wealth Management

General market news

• The past week has been an interesting one for the markets, to say the least. The…

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Added by Manning Wealth Management on October 20, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

New Service at the Coronado Public Library!





Don’t know how to use your mobile device? Ask a Teen!

 

The Coronado Public Library is pleased to announce a new service. The Teen Tech Team is here to assist you with basic information on using your smart mobile device. Our volunteers are not tech experts, but are here to help you as best they can. All ages are welcome to use this service.

Teen Tech Team strongly recommends you back up your mobile device contents…

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Added by Coronado Library Kids' Events on October 20, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: City Budget Update

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…

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Added by Community Manager on October 19, 2014 at 8:24pm — No Comments


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Community Voices: Do you know your next door neighbors?

Do you know your next door neighbors? Probably not -- or only enough to say hello when you drive by or see them in the hall. Facebook is heavily used to link family and friends that are often thousands of miles apart, but we don't know our own neighbors!…

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Added by Lorraine Hermann on October 19, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Lawsuit accuses millionaire's ex-wife, brother of murder in Coronado death



The San Diego Medical Examiner said Rebecca Zahau stripped naked, tied her hands and feet behind her back and hanged herself from the balcony of a Coronado Island mansion in 2011.

Zahau's family contends she was murdered by the ex-wife and brother of Paradise Valley millionaire Jonah Shacknai, and that her death was staged to look like a suicide.



Read the entire AZ Central story …

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Added by eCoronado on October 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Are Increased Speed Limits Coming to Third and Fourth Streets?

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is presently updating its Engineering and Traffic Surveys for Third and Fourth Streets, which are part of California State Highways 75 and 282.  The results of the updated surveys will determine the future speed limits on these streets.  Caltrans has completed its data collection and the surveys should be completed by the end of the year. The surveys are required to be performed every 10 years.

If the speed of…

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Added by John Tato on October 19, 2014 at 9:30am — 19 Comments


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Newton's Laws come to Life for CUSD Students via FMA Live!

Science has never been so, well, musical. Think Schoolhouse Rock!, but with live singing, dancing and demonstrations. FMA Live! Forces in Motion is an award-winning science education concert that uses Newton’s Laws of motion to excite and engage students while encouraging them to pursue a future in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The program is sponsored through a partnership between Honeywell and NASA in an effort to…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on October 18, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments


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Skyrocketing Commercial Rents Take Their Toll on Local Shops and Restaurants

For 20 years this was home of Alexander's Pizza. It's now under wraps until its new owner moves in 

There is a sense among some in the community that the cost of doing business in Coronado may be getting too rich for many local businesses. In the past year there have been some substantial rent increases across the business district.

Last December, Charlie Wagner sold Central Drug because of a hefty rent increase, he said.…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on October 17, 2014 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments


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Police Blotter October 7 - 13: Home on Second Street Burglarized, $9000+ in Valuables Taken

Crimes Reported

Vandalism (Less than $400)

Between 3:30 p.m. on 10/3 and 8:37 a.m. on 10/4, unknown person(s) used their hand(s) to hit the driver’s side vehicle mirrors forward of at least 15 vehicles in the 700 block of F Avenue, the 600 and 700 blocks of Eighth Avenue, and the 700 block of H Avenue, causing damage to one known vehicle.

100 block of H Avenue

10/3 - 10/4



Malicious Mischief/Vandalism - Misdemeanor

Unknown suspect(s)…

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Added by Community Manager on October 17, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments


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Coronado's Upcoming Meal Marathon Will Soon Feed 50,000 Children in the Dominican Republic

Lentils, spice, chicken, rice. This is the mantra – four words that mean the difference between going hungry and enjoying a hot meal. For kids living in the Dominican Republic, wondering where their next meal is coming from is commonplace. But a group of Coronado residents are changing that, with a little help from an organization called Children of the Nations.

Children of the Nations (COTN), founded in 1995 in Silverdale, Washington, is a Christian charitable organization…

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Added by Mary Douglas on October 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

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