February 2010 Blog Posts (81)

Yoga For Haiti Fundraiser Uplifting Success



A great big THANKS to all that participated (some seen in picture above) in the Yoga on the Beach Fundraiser 4 Haiti on Saturday February 13th. A great success not only through donations but also through participation in a morning well spent.…

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Added by Danell Dwaileebe on February 22, 2010 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Join us Friday at 9am for Zumba with Wendi at the Coronado Fitness Club

Join us this Friday at 9am for ZUMBA w/ Wendi at the Coronado Fitness Club . Zumba is the #1 group fitness class in the world, with over 3 million people taking part in a Zumba class each week.

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Our goal is simple: We…

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Added by Coronado Fitness Club on February 22, 2010 at 9:32am — No Comments

Nimitz Strike Group Departs Hong Kong

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Amara R. Timberlake, USS Nimitz Public Affairs



South China Sea – The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) departed Hong Kong harbor after a four-day port visit, Sunday.



The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the strike group’s flagship, along with USS Chosin (CG 65), USS Pinckney (DDG 91), USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Rentz (FFG 46) sent more than 5,000 Sailors to explore the city,… Continue

Added by eCoronado on February 22, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Go Green Electric Cart Rentals of Coronado



See the sights of Coronado in eco-friendly fashion.

Visit all the treasures that this enchanted island has to offer at your own leisure.…

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Added by eCoronado on February 22, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Cozy Up This Week With a Bowl of Hunter's Minestrone

Trying to decide what to serve a group of Newfoundland dog owners, handlers, judges, and club members at our Regional Specialty Show is no easy task. February is typically cold and rainy weather; thankfully, the show is held indoors. This will be our second year hosting the ringside luncheon. Last year, everyone seemed to appreciate having the choice between a comforting, hot bowl of Barefoot Contessa's Chicken Pot Pie, and Bon Appetit's Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup...



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Added by Denise E. Jones on February 22, 2010 at 7:08am — No Comments

Where the "Bufala" Roam...



Recently, my family and…

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Added by Julie Overstreet on February 22, 2010 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

SD sailor dies in electrical accident on carrier

SAN DIEGO—The Navy says a 36-year-old sailor from San Diego was killed in an electrical accident aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.



In a statement released Saturday, the Navy says Electrician's Mate Chief John G. Conyers suffered severe electrical shock while conducting routine work as the ship underwent repairs at North Island Naval Air Station in San Diego Bay.



Conyers was taken by ambulance to Sharp Coronado Hospital, where he was pronounced dead Friday… Continue

Added by eCoronado on February 21, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Remaining ferry service deserves support

Community Essay by Councilwoman Barbara Denny



As The San Diego Union-Tribune has reported, the commuter ferry service between San Diego’s Broadway Pier and North Island Naval Air Station has been discontinued by military command. I support this decision because the security of the men and women who put themselves in harm’s way for us, and those who support them, is crucial.



But commuter ferry service from Broadway Pier to Coronado’s Ferry Landing remains… Continue

Added by eCoronado on February 21, 2010 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Family Friendly Coronado Barbers on the Corner of 1st & C Avenue



I needed to get a haircut today and get one for my 4 year old son. Instead of going to the usual barber shop on Orange and 10th, we decided to bike down to Coronado Barbers (near Coronado Ferry Landing). This was a great decision since they had plenty of toys, kids movies playing and a wonderful atmosphere to keep my son occupied. Plus, they gave a great haircut.



Jaime and…

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Added by eCoronado on February 20, 2010 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Video: Coronado Sand Dunes Spell C-O-R-O-N-A-D-O

We have talked about this before as a 'did you know' story, but here is a video we found that actually interview the man behind the creation of the dunes. See the photo below and then watch the video...amazing! Yes, it's still there today.…





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Added by eCoronado on February 20, 2010 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Council approves language for Coronado tunnel measure

CORONADO — The final language in a ballot measure that would allow voters to weigh in on whether a tunnel should be built through Coronado to help alleviate traffic has been approved by the City Council.



On Tuesday, council members also voted unanimously to place the advisory measure on the June 8 ballot.



The language will read: “Do you support the city continuing to use and seek federal, state and local funding to complete the study of long-term traffic-relief options,… Continue

Added by eCoronado on February 20, 2010 at 12:37am — No Comments

Village Theatre: Sides take stands on terrazzo renovation

CORONADO — Coronado is wrestling with what to do about a badly damaged terrazzo in front of the 1947 Village Theater on Orange Avenue, which is slated for a major renovation this summer.



City staff members have recommended that a new terrazzo — polished flooring usually made of marble or stone chips set in mortar — be installed instead of repairing the old one. But preservationists say that if the terrazzo is removed, Coronado will lose a bit of its character and… Continue

Added by eCoronado on February 20, 2010 at 12:35am — 7 Comments

David Arthur Blumenthal - January 2, 1930-February 12, 2010

David Arthur Blumenthal

Coronado Schools Superintendent, City Council Member, Family Man, Friend…



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Added by eCoronado on February 18, 2010 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Coronado’s Orion Capital Management LLC recognized in San Diego Magazine as a 2010 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager

Orion Capital Management LLC, an independent investment management firm located on Coronado, was recognized in the February 2010 issue of San Diego Magazine as a FIVE STAR Wealth Manager. San Diego Magazine… Continue

Added by eCoronado on February 18, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Attn Business owners of coronado

Hey it's James your at&t dealer here in Coronado. We have done our grand opening, our ribbon cutting and been featured on eCoronado.com. These are all amazing things, but I was wondering if any other business owners out there know any better strategies to get our name out there. It seems the community still doesn't know we are here.

So if anyone has some tips that would be constructive, please let us know how we can improve the islands experience in finding their needs of…

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Added by james burnett on February 18, 2010 at 10:49am — 2 Comments

Trash truck clips power line, causes small outage in Coronado

— A trash truck clipped an overhead power line in Coronado Wednesday morning, knocking out power to about 21 customers, a utility spokeswoman said.





The outage was reported on C Avenue near 10th Street around 9:30 a.m., said San Diego Gas & Electric Co. spokeswoman Allison Zaragoza. The truck hit a secondary wire that carries power from the

power pole to the customer, Zaragoza said.





Crews were…

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Added by eCoronado on February 17, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The tunnel issue is not a 3rd or 4th street issue - it is a Coronado issue!

The tunnel issue is not a 3rd or 4th street issue - it is a Coronado

issue. When we have our main arteries clogged and bottlenecked due to a

huge requirement of traffic flow from one area of the island, it

affects all of us insidiously in so many ways. The speed alone of

vehicles that rev up their cars on the highway 75 (on their way to work)

is so deadly for pedestrians and bikes, etc; people who are in traffic

only have urgency on their minds and loose their… Continue

Added by Nancy D. Santos on February 17, 2010 at 10:33am — 3 Comments

Enter to Win Cirque du Soleil Kooza Tickets from eCoronado.com

Winners have been notified. Thanks for entering and if you did not win, you can still buy tickets to this event.



Need a night of adventure off the island? We are giving away 8 pairs of tickets!



Tell us in the comments of this post why you deserve an adventure…

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Added by eCoronado on February 17, 2010 at 12:00am — 42 Comments

Bay Bridge Run/Walk 2010 - Sunday May 16, 2010

Click here for this year's Bay Bridge Run/Walk

 

This race was a sellout with over 8,000 participants! Also, a special congratulations to this eCoronado member that won her age group and finished 3rd overall for women - way to go! See all the race…

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Added by eCoronado on February 16, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

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