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Coronado Living: Why Coronado Is So Friendly, And How To Make It Even More So

“I think I’m going to get prosecco,” my friend Heather announced.

I looked up from my menu, surprised.

It was 11 o’clock in the morning, on a Thursday, and we had exactly 45 more minutes away from our kids. Well, most of our kids. Heather’s newborn son was sleeping in his stroller next to us.

“Prosecco?! I was thinking of getting some big chocolate dessert, but you put me to shame!”

Heather laughed, and when the waiter came over to our table, we…

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Added by Becca Garber on May 23, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments


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Navy Training Jet Runs Off Runway at Naval Air Station North Island, Pilot Rescued

CORONADO, Calif.– A U.S. Navy T-45C aircraft assigned to Training Squadron NINE (VT-9), stationed out of Meridian, Mississippi, ran off the end of runway 29 at Naval Air Station North Island at approximately 2 p.m. Pacific time.

The pilot was able to safely eject from the aircraft and is currently being evaluated at a local…

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Added by Community Manager on May 22, 2015 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Why You Should Invest in Companies You've Never Heard of Before

Investors interested in generating strong profits from their stock portfolios should have a large investment in the stocks of companies they have never heard of before. 

The vast majority of investors make a simple mistake: they have way too little exposure to small-cap stocks (and too much to large-cap stocks).  Many believe small-cap stocks are too risky and that large-cap stocks are “safer.”   The fact is that while…

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Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on May 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado's Billy Rowe in Championship CIF Tennis Match Today at 2pm



Billy Rowe, the number one seed, will take on Keegan Smith from Point Loma High School today at 2pm at Barnes Tennis Center.  All are welcome to come and cheer our Coronado favorite to win the CIF singles title for the first time since Randy Nixon and Andy Gordon won in the 1970s.



Barnes Tennis Center is located at 4490 W Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA…

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Added by eCoronado on May 22, 2015 at 10:21am — No Comments

Obituary: Olga Creighton, Coronado's Garage Sale Queen; 1925-2015

Olga Farrah Creighton: A Major Presence on Coronado



CORONADO – Olga Creighton came into this life with nothing. She was the youngest of eight children born to poor Lebanese parents. She lived through the Great Depression, World War II; the Korean and Vietnam Wars. In the end, Olga had everything she could ever hope for.…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on May 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Complimentary Braid Bar & Make Up Touchup Monday from 10a-2pm


Coronado Bliss wants to keep you looking great this Memorial Day.  

Contact them with any questions.

Added by eCoronado on May 21, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Memorial Day Services - Agenda For Monday's Event

A small American flag is backdropped by the Recruit Depot Honor Guard at a past Memorial Day tribute in Coronado’s Star Park. Photo by Joe Ditler.

MEMORIAL DAY 2015…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on May 20, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Avenue of Heroes Banner Program Rolls Out



How does a neighborhood, considered to have the busiest highway for its length in the country, turn the tide and become a pride of Coronado again? The TAF (Third and Fourth Streets) group asserted that one challenge, the Navy commuter traffic, could actually become their own "Crown."

When the concept of an “Avenue of Heroes," (to honor the significant military route of Third and Fourth Streets) was brought before the Coronado Transportation Commission (CTC) in January…

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Added by Toni Mc Gowan on May 20, 2015 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Community Voices: Coronado Traffic is Out of Control

The recent death of a pedestrian at Fourth and A should be a wakeup call for the City of Coronado, but will it?  And the serious injury of a teenage pedestrian at Fourth and B about a year ago should have raised a red flag too, but it didn’t.  It’s astonishing, but an EFFECTIVE and TIMELY plan of action from our City has yet to materialize, and all we get are more studies and surveys.  Yes, CALTRANS is derelict too, so is the Navy, and San Diego judges don’t help much…

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Added by Jim Newhall on May 20, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments


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Coronado Drop-In Pickleball Hours

Added by Community Manager on May 19, 2015 at 5:33pm — No Comments


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Police Blotter May 12th - 18th: Employee embezzlement reported at local pizzeria

Crimes

Report of Domestic Violence

Victim and and her partner got into a verbal argument where the victim’s partner made claims of physical contact.

No Location Given

5/12/2015

 

Malicious Mischief/Vandalism

Unknown Suspect(s) used a black marker to write graffiti on the men’s restroom wall.

Tidelands Park

5/12/2015

 

Malicious Mischief/Vandalism

Unknown Suspect(s) used a…

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Added by Grace Sylvester on May 19, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Behind the Scenes of the Coronado Historical Association's 2015 Historic Home Tour

Bike parking outside one of the homes on the 2015 Historical Home Tour

Every year on Mother's Day, the Coronado Historical Association (CHA) hosts the Historical Home Tour, which gives the community a unique chance to see inside some of Coronado's diverse and beautiful houses.

This year, Susan Keith and Emily Talbert co-directed the event for the fourth time…

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Added by Becca Garber on May 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

New Complimentary Car Service in Conjunction with Stake Chophouse



Elevating the bar for Coronado’s dining scene, Stake Chophouse & Bar is rolling out a new feature to the Coronado area. Stake is now offering a complimentary luxury car service to provide guests with a special night from start to finish. Car service will begin at 
5:00 pm daily and will run until close.



Reservations are available on a first come, first serve basis and can be booked in conjunction…

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Added by eCoronado on May 18, 2015 at 4:32pm — 2 Comments


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Bay Books keeps the classic bookstore experience in Coronado

In an age where bookstores are fading out as Kindles and Nooks are flooding in, one local bookstore continues to stand its ground. Bay Books is the kind of place every reader dreams of making their home for an hour or two. Soft music plays in the background and seats and tables are positioned throughout the store for customers to not grab a book and go, but make book shopping an experience. The staff are friendly and share the same love…

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Added by Alyssa Ballard on May 18, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Man arrested in connection with May 8 burglaries

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 May 17, 2015 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Coronado Junior Satellite Tournament Hosts 148 Players



The Glorietta tennis courts may be a little crowded the next few weekends and that is good news for junior tennis. City of Coronado Tennis Director, Sue Hites, was pleased that 148 players from all over Southern California, as well as a few from Mexico, are participating in this event.



Hites shared that not only is it important for junior players to compete in tournaments, but it's even more important that they practice fair play during their matches.  She passed out…

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Added by eCoronado on May 17, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments


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Albertson's to Transform into Haggen Southwest in 40-Hour Grocery Store Makeover

Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen is bringing more than 80 years of family values to Coronado. Founded by Ben and Dorothy Haggen and Doug Clark during the Great Depression, Haggen has been a pioneer in the grocery industry. Since their opening, the company has supported thousands of Northwest farms, ranches, fisheries and other businesses, creating a lasting and sustainable local food economy. The…

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Added by Mary Douglas on May 17, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments


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Former SEAL Building a Life - Island Style



Mark Blore (left) and John O'Brien (right) presenting Rear Admiral Garry Bonelli, Chairman of the Navy SEAL Foundation.

Mark Blore has found a life in Coronado the suits him well, and keeps him out of business suits. A former Navy SEAL and a resident of Coronado, Mark has lived and worked in Coronado on and off for the past 20 years - he is now COO of Flagg, Inc.  I met with Mark at Panera Bread early in the morning and he has…

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Added by Katy Hendrickson on May 16, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

“My Bike” Sculpture in Tidelands Heading for the Shop

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission received notification that the San Diego Unified Port District is currently working on the restoration of the “My Bike” by Amos Robinson, a kinetic sculpture located in Tidelands Park along the bike path. In order to complete the artwork restoration, the Port has temporarily removed “My Bike” from the site so that the work can be performed at the artist’s studio. In terms of repair work, the artist will strip down the remaining paint, repaint…

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Added by Kari Kovach on May 16, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments


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CHS Class of 1965 Will Hold Its 50th Reunion in June

Coronado High School’s class of 1965 will celebrate its 50th reunion from June 7 through 10.  The class of 1965 was the fiftieth class to graduate from Coronado High School (CHS) and will celebrate its fiftieth reunion concurrently with the graduation of the 100th class from CHS.

Planned events include an informal gathering in Spreckels…

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Added by John Tato on May 15, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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