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1111 9th Street Scraped for New Construction



Riding by 1111 Ninth Street, eCoronado.com noticed that the lot was recently scraped.  The owner shared this information on the property website:

I am the owner of the property at 1111 9th Street.  I bought the property with a goal of doing a project that I hoped would compliment the building I own next door on the corner of 9th and Orange.  After many months of analysis, design, planning and permitting, construction will begin shortly on a new building that follows…

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Added by eCoronado on August 19, 2014 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Coronado Woman Wins Molokai To Oahu Race (Video)



CORONADO, Calif. – A Coronado woman has been on countless adventures at sea – most of them have come on a 12-foot paddleboard.

The latest sea-quest for Carter Graves came in the Hawaiian Islands on July 27. She won the 32-mile Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in the women’s stock division.

The 22-year-old Neighborhood All-Star plans to defend her title in the Catalina Classic on Sunday where she’ll paddle from Catalina Island to the…

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Added by eCoronado on August 19, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Why Have a Pool While Visiting Coronado Beaches?



You came to Coronado to visit the highly acclaimed and repeatedly named “Best Beach in the US.” So why bother with accommodations with a swimming pool?

While we highly recommend spending copious amounts of time with sand between your toes, breathing in the sea air and building sandcastles, having pool access over your vacation provides a unique escape and reassurance to all travelers.

Here are our top 3 reasons why you want a pool during your Coronado…

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Added by Coronado Inn on August 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Coronado Aquatics Club Competes in Hawaii

After a long summer of training and competing, the Coronado Aquatics Club headed to the island of Oahu to compete in the 46th Annual Hawaiian Invitational earlier this month. The boys competed in the 16u and 18u divisions and the girls competed in the 18u and Open divisions. The tournament hosted teams from New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii, and the mainland.

The boys were dominant in the 16u division. They posted a 10-7 over Villa Park from Southern California to win the…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 18, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments


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City of Coronado solicits resident opinions on traffic calming strategies

The City of Coronado has released an online survey regarding potential improvements to Third and Fourth Streets.  The survey is a follow up to the public workshop held on August 6.  Those who attended the workshop are still encouraged to complete the survey.

 

At the workshop, the traffic engineering firm Fehr & Peers presented three alternative traffic calming concepts for Third and Fourth Streets.  The objectives of the improvements included in these concepts…

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Added by Community Manager on August 17, 2014 at 8:21pm — No Comments


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Worldwide Photo Walk Returning to Coronado. Sign up Now to Participate!

The Scott Kelby Worldwide PhotoWalk returns to Coronado this year on Saturday October 11th from 4:45 to 7:00 PM. This year the walk travels along the bay with an excellent opportunity for sunset, twilight and night photography of the San Diego Skyline.

Led by local gallery owner and photographic artist Dan McGeorge the walk will be a fun get together to highlight Coronado and at the same time enter photos in the worldwide contest.  Only a few spots of the 50 available…

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Added by Dan McGeorge on August 17, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado's "Food Network Star" to Host Culinary Charity Event Sept. 14th



JOIN EVENT HOST AND FOOD NETWORK STAR MELISSA D’ARABIAN

TO FIGHT CHILDHOOD HUNGER IN SAN DIEGO AND ACROSS AMERICA

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® San Diego 20th Annual Culinary Event on September 14th

San Diego, CA—On September 14, 2014, San Diego’s hottest chefs,…

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Added by eCoronado on August 16, 2014 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Coronado Junior Woman's Club Host New Member Social Sept. 9th



The Coronado Junior Woman's Club is preparing to start the 2014-2015 season and we would like to invite interested women to come to our New Member's Social on September 9 at 6:30pm. Contact Maggie Pettit at cjwcmembership@gmail.com or call (619) 537-6267 for more information.



The mission of the Coronado Junior Woman's Club is to unite…
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Added by eCoronado on August 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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From Teacher to Perfumer: Jeanette Price Turns a Hobby into a Business

Jeanette Price is a 'never say die' kind of person. Faced with tight labor market brought on by a shaky economy, she used her down time to redirect her career and launch a manufacturing business from a spare bedroom.

A teacher with a freshly minted masters degree from the University of Virginia, she could only find work as a substitute. “I sub at literally every school in the Coronado Unified District,” she said.  Still, with hours of free time to fill, she decided to turn a…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on August 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Orange Avenue cedar tree replacement begins

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 August 16, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Police Blotter August 5 - August 11: Six drug- or alcohol-related arrests reported

Crimes Reported

Petty Theft

Unknown suspect(s) took a 24-speed black and gold Trek Navigator 3.0 female mountain bike, which was parked unlocked at a bicycle rack at the Hotel del Coronado. $677 estimated loss.

1500 block of Orange Avenue

7/13

Burglary/Second Degree

An unknown suspect took two sets of golf clubs, without permission, from the victim’s unlocked garage. The garage door was believed to be open at the time of the theft.…

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Added by Community Manager on August 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Broadway Quality at Lamb's Players Right Here in Coronado - Go See Les Mis



Les Miserables is my favorite musical of all time.  Period.  The music, the plot, the characters, and the profound message of grace is beyond compare to any other musical, in my opinion.  This past week my husband and I took my parents to see Les Mis at Lamb's Players Theatre.  We all wondered how they would pull off such a huge production is such a small theatre.  I know that every production I have…

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Added by lisa on August 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: "The Tide and the Sea" Poem by Channing DeVoueroix

THE TIDE AND SEA

By

Channing DeVoueroix

 

The sea’s in drag today,

Casting his frilly garments upon the shore

He struts his girliness,

Along the great sand runway;

Posing, turning, twirling here and there.

Once again he says, “Come hither!”Then pulling back with…

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Added by Coronado Scribes on August 15, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Promotional Partnerships Available for the Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival

SAN DIEGO, CA – Promotional partnerships are available for this year’s Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival, to be held September 20-21, 2014. In its 17th year, this year’s event promises fast-paced, thrilling auto racing and exhibitions for car enthusiasts of all ages at one of the most distinctive racetrack locations – Naval Air Station North Island.

Nowhere else in America can spectators witness a variety of cars racing on a live runway used by the U.S. Navy. It’s…

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Added by Community Manager on August 14, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Free Fitclub offered at Coronado Library



STARTING AUGUST 21st! 

Hi Everyone,

Feel free to invite your friends and family to this fun and invigorating workout! It will always be different but it will always be CARDIO!!! Don't we love it! It will be the perfect way to finish the day with a fat blasting Cardio workout guaranteed to get you to burn calories all night long while you're sleeping!! 

The point of this free event is to gather people new in town,…

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Added by Solene Huchon on August 14, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments


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Fleet Week San Diego Announces Star-Spangled Schedule of Events to Honor San Diego’s Military

August 12, 2014 (SAN DIEGO, CA) – The men and women that defend the land of the free and the home of the brave are honored each year by San Diego’s Fleet Week military tribute.  This year’s roster of events includes festivities exclusively for the military, as well as some spectacular events open to the public that members of the community will not want to miss.

This year, the San Diego Fleet Week Foundation is pleased to announce a NEW event, the Fleet Week Big Bay…

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Added by Community Manager on August 12, 2014 at 9:01pm — No Comments


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URT WOMP Bodysurfing Contest Scheduled for August 24th

The 5th Annual URT WOMP in Coronado, CA is taking place on North Beach on Sunday, August 24th.

Registration is officially open and this year the event sponsors are capping the amount of entrants at 60. Everyone who signs up will receive an event shirt and giveaway bag and have a chance to walk away with the title and a one of a kind trophy. All contestants must be 15 or older. There will be 2 divisions; BODY WOMP and HAND…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 12, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Island Surf: Coronado's Oldest Surf Shop

Coronado’s first family of surfing, the Granillos – owners and operators of Coronado Island Surf.

From left, …

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Added by Joseph Ditler on August 12, 2014 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

Coronado Real Estate Market Update for July 2014

The Real Estate Market in July kept sizzling!

During the month of July, Coronado had 123 Active listings, 25 new Pending Listings & 25 Sold Listings! 17 properties sold in Coronado Village, 1 in the Coronado Shores & 7 in the Coronado Cays. The sales keep trending upwards, increasing from last month's total of…

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Added by Park Life Real Estate on August 12, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Bridge Joins Super Moon with Full Face Mustache (Video)



As this Super Moon rises above the majestic Coronado Bridge, a cloud band crosses the moon's face to form a mustached moon.  Look for this image at about 1:40 into the HD video when the Super Moon is fully above the…

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Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on August 12, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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