In August, the San Diego Unified Port District selected three finalists to design an artistic lighting project for the 2.1-mile San Diego-Coronado Bridge. The teams are Bideau Company of Ballan-Mire, France; Peter Fink of London; and Ned Kahn/Patrick McInerney Associates/Jason Edling of California.
The teams received $15,000 each to refine their proposals, which are due May 15. A selection panel will recommend one to port… Continue
In this video, Dr. Joe Bresee, with CDC's Influenza Division, describes the symptoms of swine flu and warning signs to look for that indicate the need for urgent medical attention.
CNN Story Highlights
# The emergence of the swine flu has raised many questions; here are some answers
# Swine flu was first identified in 1930 when researchers isolated the virus in a pig
# Why people are dying in Mexico but… Continue
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The other day my vacuum broke and I wasn't sure where to go to get it fixed. I didn't want to lug my vacuum off the island then have to go and pick it back up. So, I mentioned it to my friend Debbie and she told me a story of when her garbage disposal was broken and she went into Coronado Hardware to ask them for help. She said that Phil Hammett and his great employees all put their heads together and gave her a great reference (even thought this is not what they do).
The following is provided as an update regarding programs, services, and issues within the City.
SB 93 Redevelopment: The California Redevelopment Association met with Senator Kehoe this week to discuss their proposed amendments to the bill. The Senator did not accept them, and brought her own amendments to the table.
Air Installations Compatible Use Zone (AICUZ) and Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP): At the City Council meeting on Tuesday, staff… Continue
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The Coronado Surfing Association's 5th Annual Kids for Clean Water Menehune Surf Fest on April 26th was a great success. With more than 30 menehunes competing in the fun 2-4' classic spring windswell at the Coronado Shores beach all for a good cause--keeping our coast and ocean clean and pristine. The surf offered a great mix of both left and right peaks that were perfect for new and experienced… Continue
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The United Nations sponsored another one of those international conferences on racism recently. The gathering in Geneva lived down to the low expectations that the United States and most of the rest of the civilized world held for it. As anticipated, it turned into a hate-filled rant against Israel by Muslim nations which constitute the largest voting block in the General Assembly. It was itself an exercise in racism.
(April 23, 2009) CORONADO, Calif., -- Coronado Unified School District's
(CUSD) Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Jeffrey Felix, and Naval Base Coronado(NBC) Commanding Officer, Capt. Anthony Gaiani, smile as they sign a Blueprint for Partnership during the Coronado Unified School District's Board of Trustees meeting April 23.
The Blueprint for Partnership is the first of its kind between the school district and the Navy base. It… Continue
... elementary age kids have access to the world - and the world has access to them?
... 80% of middle school youth would not feel comfortable going to their parents if they got “in trouble” online?
... most high schoolers chat online with their friends - making personal information public?
... kids know more about how to 'protect their privacy' from their parents than from potential predators?
Where I grew up, everyone was surrounded by battlefields, colonial homes and historic landmarks. My old friend found a Civil War coin in her creek. Another used to camp out beside the Revolutionary War trench in her backyard. We were surrounded by the romance of history and the possibility of hauntings. I lived just outside of D.C. in Virginia, and every school made the pilgrimage to… Continue
I just attended a news conference with Governor Schwarzenegger, San Diego Fire Chief Tracy Jarman, California Professional Firefighters President Lou Paulson and many others this morning trying to get State budget reform passed in the upcoming Special Election this May 19th.
The California Professional Firefighters urge you to vote "YES" on State Propositions 1A-1E (and "No" on 1F) on May 19th's Special Election to help fix the… Continue
Amy Steward and Annette Tickner from Village Elementary School are winners of a 2009 Time Warner Cable National Teacher Award. WE ARE PROUD OF YOU!!
Pictured are, from left, Deeba Zaher, Principal at Coronado Village Elementary School; Annette Tickner – TWC National Teacher Award Winner & fifth grade teacher at Village Elementary School; Amy Steward – TWC National Teacher Award Winner… Continue
Note: Loews Coronado Bay Resort mentioned at the end of this article.
THE Obama family’s long-anticipated choice of a first dog, a Portuguese water dog named Bo, may result in a surge of popularity of the breed, which last year the American Kennel Club ranked as only the 62nd most popular.
But those who take their Bo look-alikes to hotels that market themselves as “pet friendly” may be surprised to be turned away.
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Contact: Mike Turner
CORONADO VFW MEMORIAL SET TO OPEN MEMORIAL DAY
CORONADO – The long-awaited Coronado VFW Salute to Service Memorial is scheduled to open to the public Memorial Day, May 25. Two memorial walls are now in place and a flood of veterans and active duty military have turned out to purchase memorial tiles.
Mike Turner displays a laser-etched memorial tile.…Continue
Handcrafted note cards featuring photos shot in and around Coronado by local artist Dana Neibert. Hand crafted all the way down to the photo corners, each card features hand tipped in prints, a deckled inside edge and hand written title beneath the image. Each note card set is delivered in a clear gift box with ribbon.
The cards make a nice gift for anyone and are perfect for Mother's Day.… Continue
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