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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Bulk Trash Pickup Scheduled for October

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 September 21, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

20 more days until the Coronado Writers Workshop: Register now!

We invite you to attend the first Coronado Writers Workshop on Saturday, October 11, 9am-5pm. Click here to access the online brochure that is filled with details about the sessions and speakers and to download the registration form. 

We have extended the…

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Added by Kari Kovach on September 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Go Gold with Blue Bridge Hospitality for Kids with Cancer

Like other forms of cancer, childhood cancer has an international symbol, the gold ribbon. Many colors were considered, but after much thought, it was decided that the color gold was the perfect choice for the cause. Gold is a precious metal, and our children are precious.

September 21 - September 27

Go gold at any Blue Bridge Hospitality location by…

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Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on September 21, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Weekly Market Update - September 15, 2014

Weekly Market Update- September 15, 2014

Presented by Manning Wealth Management

 

General market news

  • The Treasury curve has experienced a sharp move upward during the month of September. The benchmark 10-year yield finished the week just above 2.60 percent, up nearly 26 basis points from one month ago.
  • Equity markets trended lower last week, led by the S&P 500,…
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Added by Manning Wealth Management on September 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

House Fire on 8th?

No fire, just training for our firefighters initiated by home owner Mark Hunt who bought the "tear-down" and contacted the CFD about the possibility of using the structure for training. Kudos for the initiative Mr. Hunt!  No fires were set but roofs were penetrated and hose lines were run.  All good for our hood.…

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Added by Crown City Photo by Bill Sandke on September 21, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments


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Sign up Now for the Coronado High School Cheer Clinic Sunday September 21

The Coronado High School Cheer team is holding their annual Cheer Clinic this Sunday, September 21 from 1-5pm.  The clinic is open to all children ages 5 and up and will be held at the Coronado High School gym. 

Participants will learn cheers, chants, jumps and dance from the Coronado High School Cheer Team and will be invited to perform during half time of the October 3, 2014 Varsity football game. 

Registration fee is $50 and includes instruction, clinic shirt, poms, photo…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on September 19, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments


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23rd Annual Main Street Garden Party was a Great Success

The 23rd annual Garden Party, hosted by Coronado Mainstreet Ltd., was held at a "Coronado Castle by the Sea", 1127 F Avenue.  There were hundreds of people in attendance to enjoy the food, drink and terrific silent auction. The Garden Party proceeds benefit Coronado's Signature Median Gardens. 

                       

                      

The City of Coronado started Coronado Mainstreet in 1988 as a response…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on September 18, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Candidate Forum for Open City Council Seats - Saturday, September 27

The public is cordially invited to meet, and hear a discussion by, the three candidates running for the two open Coronado City Council seats in the upcoming non-partisan general municipal election scheduled for November 4, 2014:  Angela Alvarez, Carrie Downey, and Bill Sandke.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 27 from 10:30 AM – 12:00 noon in the Winn…

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Added by Barbara Tato on September 18, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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Masterfully Zen: Jean Pierre Marques Breathes Creativity and Life into Coronado

In his yoga studio in Coronado, Jean Pierre Marques leads a private session in Kenbu, a form of martial arts that employs smooth and fluid, yet powerful movements with a samurai sword. The mood was quiet and peaceful, yet I sensed great strength all around me. In the lobby of his studio, brilliant, colorful art, created by him, was on display.

“Do not be afraid,” he tells me. “We are peaceful warriors.”

He’s been called one of Coronado’s hidden treasures. Jean Pierre…

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Added by Mary Douglas on September 18, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments


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Hot Moms in Coronado Have a Sense of Humor

Though many friends and family who live in other places across the country have had a difficult time relating to the heat wave we have been having in San Diego, we know that it has been very HOT and way more HUMID than usual.  Many of us do not have air conditioning or ceiling fans and with the dead calm that arrives each afternoon, lasting well into the late evening, it has been very uncomfortable.  School children have been released early (the schools also lack A/C) and…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on September 18, 2014 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Cat Sitting and Coronado History

CHRONICLER OF CORONADO HISTORY RETURNS TO ISLAND:



Author of “Coronado Past” Starts Cat-Sitting Business…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on September 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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Police Blotter September 9 - 15: Seven citations issued for disorderly conduct

Crimes Reported

Grand Theft Property

Unknown subject(s) entered a possibly open garage and took a rifle that was stored unlocked in the garage. $300 estimated loss

1400 block of Leyte Road

9/1/13 - 8/25/14

Burglary/Second Degree

Unknown suspect fraudulently used the victim’s credit card information to make a series of charges at various locations, totaling approximately $1,070.97.

1400 block of Trouville Road, Chula Vista…

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Added by Community Manager on September 18, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments


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"Dolphin Tale 2" In Theaters Now

Beat the heat at the Village Theater with a showing of Dolphin Tale 2. It is perfect for all ages and is a truly inspiring movie. Winter, the dolphin and main character, is the face of the Clearwater Marine hospital, and loves putting on show; until the day comes when his surrogate mother, Panama, passes away.

After Panama’s death Winter will not eat, play with the trainers, or put on her prosthetic fin. As a result of Panama’s death, Winter becomes…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on September 17, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Video Recap: CSF & ParkLife Sponsor Final Concert in the Park



Coronado Schools Foundation in partnership with ParkLife Real Estate, sponsored the final Concert in the Park on September 7th, 2014. While Local favorite Ron's Garage Band was the featured performance, kindergartners from the Early Childhood Development Center from Mrs.…

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Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on September 16, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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Coronado Junior Tennis Open Honors Nick Shultz

The First Annual Nick Shultz Memorial Junior Open begins this Saturday, September 20. It is the Coronado Tennis Center's first United States Tennis Association (USTA)-sanctioned junior tournament. The competition will take place over two weekends, with the finals being held Sunday, September 28.

The tournament is named for Nick Shultz, one of Coronado’s most beloved tennis players, whose passion and love of the game inspired nearly everyone who crossed his path.…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on September 16, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Heat Wave Continues: CUSD Schools Announce Another Minimum Day for Wednesday

Because of the high heat and high relative humidity predicted for tomorrow, I am declaring another Minimum Day for Wednesday, September 17th.  “Minimum Day” means that all schools will begin at their regular times, but all schools shall end the day at 12:30 PM.  For those who need lunch, sack lunches will be…

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Added by Jeff Felix on September 16, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Patricia Buford Brown, 1938-2014

Always flashing a Pat Brown smile, Pat was a very happy person and shared her smile with people wherever she went.

PATRICIA BUFORD…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on September 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Community Voices: Heat Crisis in Coronado Schools

I am quite pleased to read that Dr. Felix and the Governing Board of Coronado Unified School District has instituted a minimum day for students at all Coronado schools due to dangerously high temperatures on Monday and Tuesday.  As a retired CUSD elementary teacher, I know first hand how hot all of the non air conditioned rooms at both Silver Strand and Village school can get on very hot days.  

What does, however, concern me is that…

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Added by Yolanda Halloran on September 15, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Bike Theft Arrests Update - Remotely Monitored Bicycle Helps Nab Thieves



Three adults have been arrested for bike theft in the past week. On Saturday, September 13, officers arrested two suspects for stealing the PD's remotely monitored bicycle. The men stole the bicycle from Orange Avenue around 11:20 p.m. and placed it into the back of their pick-up truck. The truck was stopped at the intersection of Fourth Street and Alameda where officers took the two men into custody. Juan Villapando and Fernando Alba are being charged with grand theft,…

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Added by eCoronado on September 15, 2014 at 11:54am — 1 Comment


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: City to remove diseased eucalyptus trees

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 September 14, 2014 at 9:01pm — 4 Comments

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