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Coronado has potential to be 100 percent energy independent

The island of Coronado is known for its beautiful beaches, iconic views of downtown, local festivities and great shopping and restaurants. However, it is not commonly known that this 13.5 square mile island is a strong solar community and has the potential to achieve 100 percent energy independence.

“Coronado is a leading city of solar power in our state, and has the potential to be fully energy independent by utilizing available roof space on homes and businesses on…


Added by Community Manager on July 24, 2014 at 10:39am — No Comments

Coronado "Granny Flat" Fire at Glorietta Residence Put Out Quickly


Added by eCoronado on July 24, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Coronado Hardware to Host Plaster Paint Workshop on July 29th, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 4-6pm,
 Coronado Hardware Glass and Paint is offering a workshop for decorative plaster paint. The line is Plaster Paint Co. and comes in many colors.

The workshop will walk you through three paint applications including distressing and sealing your project.

Please bring a small decorative item from home (i.e. lamp base, picture frame, small mirror, candle holder, etc).…

Added by eCoronado on July 24, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Weekly Market Update- July 21, 2014


Weekly Market Update, July 21, 2014                               

Presented by Manning Wealth Management


General market news

  • Equity markets rose higher last week for the most part, thanks to a late-week surge on Friday. The Russell 2000 was the only index to post negative returns, with small-cap stocks coming under some pressure after Janet Yellen suggested that valuations are stretched in the asset…

Added by Manning Wealth Management on July 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Darlene White to Guest Host Louise Shirey Celebration

Darlene White has been a longtime friend and supporter of PAWS of Coronado and Louise Shirey held her in the highest esteem. So everyone was very excited when Darlene agreed to be the emcee for Louise’s Celebration of Life this Friday.

Many of you may know Darlene from her Animal House Pet Segment on XETV San Diego 6 News where she appears every morning with an adoptable pet from one of 40 local shelters and fostering agencies.

Darlene is also the Executive…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on July 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Why Pick A Hotel With FREE Wi-FI?

To those of us glued to our smart phones and tablets, this may seem like an easy answer. But with so many hotels charging minute rates for what should be an included perk, the question merits extra attention.

Data Rates Do Apply

You have your cell phone hooked up to your office and home Wi-Fi during the week, limiting your data usage. Once you hit the road, those signals fade away. Rather quickly unfortunately, since once you leave the comforts of home…


Added by Coronado Inn on July 23, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Bliss Salon Partners with CSF to Support 2014 Benefit Auction

Coronado Bliss Salon at 930 Orange Avenue services Coronado locals, clients from across the bridge, and visitors as a premier full-service salon. Cindy Reitmeyer, owner of Bliss, is an involved community member and supporter of Coronado Schools Foundation and the Coronado public schools. She and her husband Bill have stepped up again this year to partner with CSF in sponsoring the 2014 Monte Carlo Benefit Auction: The Stakes are high….Let it Ride event hosted on…


Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on July 23, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Hotel Marisol Coronado Renovation Complete

The new Hotel Marisol Coronado is excited to announce that the renovation of the historic building is complete.  The stately three-story building at 1017 Park Place was opened as the Blue Lantern Inn in 1927, one of the earliest hotels and gathering spots on Coronado Island.  Over the last eighty-seven years, it has hosted visitors seeking the intimate and welcoming experience of our small seaside town.  



Added by Ann Keyser on July 23, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Field Guide to Coronado History: Coronado 1886

Another in a regular series of fascinating, intriguing, or thoughtful tales about people and places in Nado history -- presented by your Coronado Historical Association

In May 1886 (a year before the beginning of construction of the Hotel del Coronado) the editor of the Los Angeles Times was staying in San Diego and penned a letter that was…


Added by Bruce Linder on July 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

CoSA & Coronado TV present "Fireworks Over San Diego Bay" Full Show (video)

After a hard day of work filming the Coronado July 4th Parade - CoSA/Coronado TV students continued to capture entertaining video for your viewing pleasure - with the recording of the entire San Diego Bay Fireworks display. The CTV Crew's bay front vantage point - showcases three of the five barges as each one sets-off the fireworks for one of the country's best Independence Day shows.

This week, the CoSA/CTV students begin another Summer Intensive workshop with…


Added by Coronado TV on July 22, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Coronado Firefighters Annual Spaghetti Dinner - July 27th 4-7pm

Coronado Firefighters hold their annual spaghetti dinner Sunday, July 27, to raise funds for the Burn Institute. $10 for adults; $5 for children; free for 12 an
d under. All food donated by Cal Am Water, and prepared by the Hotel del Coronado and our very own firefighters. Can't stay? Get it to go! Come out to FD headquarters, 1001 Sixth St., from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (619) 522-7374. Hope to see you…


Added by eCoronado on July 22, 2014 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: New Wastewater Rates, Bike Theft Prevention

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…


Added by Community Manager on July 20, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Miracles of Meditation Workshop with Grand Master Teacher Jean Pierre

Whether you practice meditation, have tried it or never meditated, this workshop is for you.  It will be Sunday, July 27th here in Coronado.  Details are below.

Esteemed Grand Master Jean Pierre Marques was recently inducted into the prestigious USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He was recognized for his 48 years of dedication and contribution to the martial arts and other disciplines. French born and inspired at a young age after seeing the movie “The Seven Samurai”, he…


Added by Linda Marquez on July 22, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

"How to Organize Your Photographs" Program at the Library

This Saturday July 26 at 1:30 pm The Coronado Library is offering a free program, Unlock the Secrets to Organizing Your Photographs." Professional photo organizer Rosanne Goodwin has been helping people organize and manage their photos for more than a decade. She has the experience and…


Added by Christian Esquevin on July 21, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Local Business Spotlight: "Bungalow 56" Located at 1022 C Avenue

Bungalow 56 is an interior design and event planning business. It was started by two women, Jessica Nicolls and Karyn Frazier, who dreamed of owning a business together for many years. After working out of Jessica’s home, they were finally ready to establish themselves in a commercial space located at 1022 C Avenue.

Jessica attended school at the Art Institute of San Diego and fell in love with the city immediately.…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on July 21, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

New lineups announced for Laugh Factory Coronado

The next batch of comics to take the stage at the Laugh Factory Coronado have been announced.  More information about the shows can be found at laughfactory.com, and tickets can be purchased at hoteldel.com.

Added by Community Manager on July 20, 2014 at 10:46pm — No Comments

Comic-Con 2014: A primer for Coronado residents and visitors

This week marks the return of San Diego Comic-Con, a celebration of comics and virtually everything else that makes up pop culture. Whether you scored badges for all four days (lucky you!) or you are a movie fan who's never given much thought to checking out Comic-Com -- read on.  eCoronado.com has tips, tricks, and (free!) events for everyone.



Added by Community Manager on July 20, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

MTS Commissioner Requests More Bus Service for Coronado

As a Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Commissioner for Coronado, here is the statement I made on the record during yesterday’s meeting in San Diego:

Scarcely a week goes by when at least one resident, but sometimes more than one, approaches me with their concern about the need for more MTS service in Coronado. Coronado residents want more bus service for the Village, Shores and Cays. I want to make sure that my colleagues on…


Added by Councilwoman Barbara Denny on July 18, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Coronado bar central to high-profile lawsuit

A bar in Coronado, Calif., is at the center of a high-profile civil trial now underway in St. Paul, Minn., involving the state's former governor, Jesse Ventura, and claims made in a book that he was punched by a Navy SEAL.

Ventura is suing the estate of SEAL Chris Kyle for what he claims are lies in Kyle's 2012 book, "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History."

The lies, Ventura's defamation suit claims, have…


Added by Community Manager on July 17, 2014 at 9:28pm — No Comments

New Beginnings and Lasting Memories: Reflections of an eCoronado.com Student Intern

The most valuable insight for any writer to have is one thing: experience. It's important to be able to convey the thoughts and emotions of yourself as well as others without only ever writing on the pages of a diary. Writing for eCoronado.com has been exactly that practice for me. I wrote countless stories for this website, but the background to them was what truly mattered: the interviews I conducted, the people I met through them, the words they said and I wrote,…

Added by Caroline Minchella on July 16, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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