eCoronado.com has learned that a Coronado developer has purchased the historic "Spreckels Mansion" at 1043 Ocean Boulevard for an undisclosed price.
of Pacific Sotheby's brokered the transaction. The developer is being identified as 1043 Ocean Blvd. LLC and according to Scott Aurich, "will be restored to its original luster and glory".
The 12-room, 11-bath property will be listed… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 31, 2011 at 5:56pm —
RESEARCH PATIENT ADVOCATE PEG FORD TRAVELS TO MADRID, SPAIN TO ATTEND THE INTERNATIONAL 19th COCHRANE COLLOQUIUM “SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND PATIENT
Recently, Peg Ford, Research Patient Advocate and Chair of Ovarian Cancer Advocacy Alliance of San Diego (OCAA) travelled to Madrid, Spain to participate in the 19th… Continue
Added by Peg Ford on October 31, 2011 at 3:40pm —
Dear Village Parents,
The current Village Elementary School Principal will be retiring June 2012. The search for a new principal begins.
The Superintendent wishes to extend an invitation to all members of the Village Elementary School community to meet with him to determine the specific traits, skills, abilities and experience desired in the new principal for Village Elementary School. Two community forums have been scheduled for this process.
November 7,… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 31, 2011 at 11:30am —
Key Process Components and Milestones
Short sales (or “pre-foreclosure” sales) represent a large portion of today’s market. Processing closing transactions for these properties can be a complex task. In fact, no two short sales are exactly alike. Familiarizing yourself with the short sale process—and its key components—is a smart way to strengthen your knowledge in this market niche.
What is a Short Sale Closing?
A short sale closing accompanies a… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 31, 2011 at 10:05am —
Last evening, Sunday, Oct.30, at about 5pm I was driving out of the parking lot and a white female riding a black bike ran into my car. I was driving a steel gray Mercedes. This woman and the bike fell to the ground. She had apologized when she realized the accident was her fault. I looked at my car and saw a small scratch on the trim. I did not want to cause any further distress to this woman. After determining she was alright, although clearly shooken up we both left. When I returned home and… Continue
Added by Jennifer L. Esquivel on October 31, 2011 at 9:45am —
I play tennis in a public league in San Diego and meet a lot of tennis players around town during the seasons. Since it's a competitive league, the relationship you establish with your opponent that you only JUST met, can sometimes be tense.
The other day, I played someone who showed up late, questioned ALL my line calls, and called me some names when I had made some good shots. "You must be inspired by a demon to get that shot in." In most cases, I remain cool-headed and calm when… Continue
Added by Akshay Sateesh on October 31, 2011 at 8:00am —
My husband and a friend of his decided to hit Nicky Rottens Sunday to watch some football and have a few beers. The hostess at the door told them that they were "trying out a new policy, kind of an experiment" where patrons were not allowed to stay for more than 2 hours. Despite that less than encouraging welcome, they went on in and asked the bartender if this policy was for real. The bartender told them that as long as they kept ordering beers, they were OK to stay. I find this wrong on so… Continue
Added by Diane Jolley on October 30, 2011 at 8:51pm —
Student of the Week: Jackie Hites
Added by Jessica Helmstetter on October 30, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Tournament Director, Bob Grobe (left) congratulates the winners of the Coronado Lawn Bowling Club's B Group Singles Tournament Winners! (Left to Right): Winner: Nancy Granquist; Second Place: Pam Odle; Third Place: Bernie Roeder; and Fourth Place: Pauline Lyon!
Added by eCoronado on October 29, 2011 at 3:29pm —
The Glorietta Bay Inn just shared that they are selling ornaments for $10 each (plus tax). For more information, contact them via their website: www.gloritettabayinn.com
Added by eCoronado on October 29, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Two French Naval Aviators, in honor of the Centennial of Naval Aviation and San Diego Fleet Week, presented the USS Midway Museum with a very rare French F8 Crusader Squadron plaque, a hand made crest, and several French Navy decorative patches. Continue
These gifts were formally presented by Monsieur Gerard Castel (shown on left) to Captain Len Kaine, USN (Retired) and are now on display in the F8 Crusader Ready Room aboard the USS Midway Museum, the most visited military museum in the…
Added by Akshay Sateesh on October 29, 2011 at 12:26pm —
Hello to all my Coronado neighbors,
I thought it might be fun to give you a quick tour of some of the fun Halloween decorations around the island.
The addresses are below the images so that you and your family can get on your bikes, go around the island and enjoy them all. I only threw in a few images as teasers, but I'm sure you'll enjoy all of the locations.
I put them in order so your not back tracking all over the place, and during your tour you might even come… Continue
Added by Victoria Freeman Photography on October 29, 2011 at 11:30am —
Congratulations to Coronado High School's 2011 Homecoming king Christopher Song and Homecoming queen Lauren Bower! Other members of the court included Jenny Cox, Courtney West, Katie Centeno, Nicole Davies, Cory DeMarco, John Landers, Reis Stanely, Will Funk, Marcos Cepin, and Stephane… Continue
Added by Jessica Helmstetter on October 29, 2011 at 12:18am —
Coronado’s new tennis coordinator, Sue Hites, gave me the lowdown about this brand-new position and the new tennis center on Glorietta Blvd. Here's the scoop:
What’s your Coronado story?
A former resident of Rancho Penasquitos and various other California cities, Sue… Continue
Added by Marcie Dwaileebe on October 28, 2011 at 2:30pm —
After three years in Coronado, TEDMED is leaving the San Diego area for Washington, D.C., in 2012, the owners of the annual conference said.
"The Nation’s capital is the natural and obvious place for TEDMED because it is the vital center of America’s health research funding, regulation (and) policy," said Jay Walker, the founder of Priceline.com who heads the investor group that acquired the conference in April.
"Holding TEDMED’s annual conference at the health and… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 28, 2011 at 1:12pm —
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A pathologist hired by the family of a hanging victim at a San Diego-area mansion has completed a new autopsy on the body.
Relatives of Rebecca Zahau don't accept the medical examiner's conclusion that she committed suicide in July at the Coronado home.
Pennsylvania pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht.said after his examination Friday that he will correlate his findings with the original autopsy report and police reports before making his own conclusion. He expects… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 28, 2011 at 1:09pm —
Please join families and friends of Christ Church Day School
(CCDS) for it's 14th Annual Golf Tournament and Auction, Friday November 4th at the Coronado Municipal Golf Course. Check in begins at 10:30am, shot gun start at noon.
Champagne reception and auction viewing hour from 5:30-6:30pm, with dinner at 7:15pm. Live auction begins at 8:00pm, so grab a few friends and spend the day golfing, laughing, and out bidding… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 28, 2011 at 1:06pm —
Congratulations to Danell, she's the winner of this contest.
Thanks to all who played. I hope you had fun looking for this wonderful 'witchy' weathervane.
See you at the next contest.
In keeping with Halloween here is the Coronado … Continue
Added by Victoria Freeman Photography on October 28, 2011 at 11:00am —
SAN DIEGO -- The Coronado Bay Bridge could be seeing a facelift, but residents and the Coronado City Council are divided on a new proposal to remove the old toll booths.
More than 83,000 cars per day use the Coronado Bridge, according to city officials. But once over the bridge, drivers are greeted with empty toll booths serving no real purpose.
"I'd rather have some greenery, palm trees, whatever. Would look a lot nicer since those toll booths are not going to be used… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 28, 2011 at 10:20am —
At the request of Cays residents, we took our monthly SPEAK OUT CORONADO community meeting
on the road on Wednesday 26 October 2011.
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Coronado Cays residents at the… Continue
Added by Councilwoman Barbara Denny on October 28, 2011 at 6:00am —