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Hedge fund and finance gods are spending their weekends doing an intense Navy SEAL training program



It's not enough making billions of dollars and being masters of the universe.

Today's business leaders and hedge fund gods want to get even better, so many of them are now spending their weekends at a Navy SEAL training camp.

You're probably envisioning a bunch of alpha Type A hedge funders being really intense in military gear on a deserted beach for a weekend. And you're right! But that's not all it's about.

While…

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Added by eCoronado on January 30, 2015 at 9:57am — No Comments

Toll Booth Plaza Makeover? Community Asked for Feedback



The City of Coronado held their first community workshop on January 28th to gather input on transforming the toll plaza entrance referred to as the "Coronado Gateway".  Here is the description of the project from their website:



We want your input to transform the existing SR-75 tollbooth plaza into a redesigned, representative entrance into the City of Coronado. Your input will help guide the development of conceptual design alternatives which will be presented…

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Added by eCoronado on January 30, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Coronado Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Smoking Ban

CORONADO, CA (January 28, 2015) – One year ago January 1, the City of Coronado implemented a sweeping ordinance that prohibited smoking outdoors on all public property. The no-smoking ban extended to public streets, highways, alleys, rights of way, parkways, sidewalks, parking lots and pathways.



Coronado officials see the one-year anniversary as an opportunity to measure the ban’s success and remind residents, visitors and businesses about the smoking law.…



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Added by Community Manager on January 29, 2015 at 7:52pm — No Comments

New Construction in Coronado - What’s Coming Up in the Beginning of 2015



It’s been a slow few years for new construction in Coronado. But that is changing in 2015. This time last year, we saw 2-3 construction properties on the horizon. This year we already have 15 ready to hit the market by March. 

As the real estate market took a turn, many of the developers stepped out of the game. While professional developers ride the market out, overall construction saw a huge dip. But with the strengthening economy, there has been an uptick in…

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Added by ParkLife Real Estate on January 29, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

CMS Principal Jay Marquand Named Middle Grades Principal of the Year



The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) announced Tuesday that CMS Principal Jay Marquand has been named the Middle School Principal Administrator of the Year for San Diego and Imperial County (Region 18) for 2015.  The award is given annually by the organization, which is the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the nation, serving more than 14,500 school leaders.  The award will be presented to Dr. Marquand before hundreds of his peers on…

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Added by eCoronado on January 28, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment


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Police Blotter January 20-26: First Degree Burglary costs Victim over $4000

Crimes Reported

 

Graffiti; Vandalism (less than $400)

Unknown suspect(s) vandalized the south seawall adjacent to the Coronado Yacht Club using black spray paint.

0 block of Caribe Cay Boulevard

1/19/2015

 

Graffiti; Malicious Mischief/Vandalism (Misdemeanor)

Unknown suspect(s) used white spray paint to write graffiti on a sidewalk, the suspects fled in an unknown direction

1000 block of Olive…

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Added by Grace Sylvester on January 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

First Annual Celebration of "Community of Compassion" Inspired by Nicolas Brown





Supply Our Students, a 501(c) (3) organization, is having its First Annual Celebration of a Community of Compassion on February 10 at the Hotel Del promoting and highlighting Nicolas Brown in Coronado, CA

Coronado, California  -  Supply Our Students (SOS), located in Coronado, California, focuses on helping children and families in need of school supplies, clothing, equipment, transportation, social activities, educational and county resource…

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Added by eCoronado on January 27, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Community Voices: This is Not a Historic Coronado Trolley

The City Council is being asked to restore a railroad car from National City, and one that rarely came to Coronado at that. The railroad car has been billed as a "historic Coronado trolley," but no authentication has been provided.

This is the only picture of a National City & Otay Railway train in Coronado. When was the picture taken? Why was the train in Coronado? Did the train travel frequently to Coronado?

Conclusions

1. The picture was most…

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Added by Harold Myers on January 27, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Guide to a Romantic Coronado Honeymoon

Coronado offers the perfect venue for a romantic honeymoon, even claiming the title “Most Romantic Beach in California”. Enjoy every moment of the honeymoon with these activities:

Where to Relax

Sandy Shores

The beach! Pack a basket with goodies, a good book and some beach towels for a splendid afternoon or evening. Stretching over a mile long, our golden stretch of beach showcases stunning views of the…

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Added by Coronado Inn on January 27, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments


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CYC Junior Sailing Program Fundraiser Dinner coming February 3

Added by Kellee Hearther on January 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

First Ever CoSA Friday Night Live at Candelas

Save the Date: Friday Night Live, February 20th, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Candelas.

Come see some of the most talented performers, musicians and singers in Coronado (if not in all of San Diego County).  Candelas on the…

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Added by Sheila Baran on January 26, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

"Monday Masters" Men's Tennis Group at Glorietta Tennis Center



The Tennis Center is starting a Men’s Tennis Group beginning Monday February 2nd called Monday Masters.  This is similar to the Weezers and Geezers at the Cays each morning, but at the Tennis Center from 7:00am - 9:00am.  It is a drop-in and free.  Bring your own balls and take any open court.  Have questions?  Contact us below:

Sue Hites

Tennis Coordinator

Coronado Tennis…

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Added by eCoronado on January 26, 2015 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Coronado Islanders Rugby defeats Valhalla in final division match

Islanders Rugby continued their undefeated season Saturday with a road victory over the Valhalla Norsemen.  The Norsemen took an early 10-0 lead.  After a slow start, the Islanders began to show signs of life with better defense and a quickening…
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Added by Renee Nutter on January 26, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments


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American Sniper, Now Stunning Audiences at Village Theater

This review contains spoilers.

American Sniper, this month's box office phenomenon, directed by Clint Eastwood has taken the nation by storm.  It is the story of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who has been recognized as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history. The film chronicles his life, from his days as a young boy in Texas to a rodeo cowboy to his enlistment in the Navy, including his experience with Coronado's BUD/s. Kyle then meets Taya…

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Added by Mary Douglas on January 25, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Another Bicycle Theft Arrest

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 January 25, 2015 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Friday's Wine & Lecture: USS CORONADO Update!

NEXT WINE & LECTURE:

‘USS CORONADO (LCS 4) -- Update of Recent Operations’

The Coronado Historical Association, in partnership with the Coronado Council of the U.S. Navy League, will be sharing an exciting update on the USS CORONADO with the audience at Friday’s Wine & Lecture (January 30). CDR Peter Kim, Commanding Officer,…

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Added by Coronado Historical Association on January 24, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Treat your Valentine at local restaurants

Stake Chophouse & Bar | 1309 Orange Ave | 619.522.0077 | www.stakechophouse.com

View Menu | Reservations

Leroy's Kitchen +…

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Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on January 24, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments


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CHS Principal Jenny Moore Leads with the Best Interests of Students in Mind

CHS Principal Jenny Moore poses with Assistant Principals Shane Schmeichel and Steve Abbott.

Jenny Moore is currently in her second year as principal of Coronado High School. Her journey in Coronado schools began as an elementary aged student. She graduated from Coronado High School and taught at the high school before becoming the Assistant…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on January 23, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments


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Police Blotter January 13 - 19: Man reports being spat on

Crimes Reported

Graffiti/Vandalism; Vandalism (less than 400 dollars)

Unknown Suspect(s) vandalized the seawall with graffiti located near Centennial Park with Black Spray Paint

1000 block of First Street Coronado CA 92118

1/19/2015



Battery On Person

The known suspect spit on the victim, striking the victim on his shirt, while riding a bicycle. The were no words exchanged.

2000 block of Mullinix Drive Coronado CA…

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Added by Community Manager on January 23, 2015 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: "Fall is in my Garden" by Channing DeVoueroix

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 writers. Please feel free to…

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Added by Coronado Scribes on January 23, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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