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Operation Bait Bike...Success! 4 People Arrested for Stealing Bikes -- UPDATED with additional arrest

Four people were arrested early this morning for stealing the PD's bait bike. Officers stopped the suspect's vehicle near Orange Ave. and Adella around 1:15 a.m. and recovered the bait bike and a second stolen bicycle. All four suspects were processed then transported to county jail. 


1- Nicholas Donahue (03/02/1980)

2-Martha Donahue aka Tracy Kern (06/02/1978)

3- Matthew Ward…


Added by eCoronado on July 20, 2014 at 6:00pm — 16 Comments

Cars No Longer King of the Road?

With the big Third and Fourth Study Interactive Workshop around the corner, you can't help hearing the new transportation Buzz-words; "Complete Streets" and Placemaking? These are punch-packing phrases in transportation planning these days worth knowing.

"Complete Streets” dethrone the 'car as king model' in transportation design and requires inclusion of all travelers, from bikes to busses, and strollers to wheelchairs. The California Complete Streets Act…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on July 29, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Roundabout Construction Nearing End - Roads to Open Early August

The "Pomona Roundabout" project should be completed in early August and be opened for public use.  The above photo was taken July 28, 2014.  More asphalt was seen being put down on the remaining road outlets today.

According the City Manager's weekly report:

Construction on all remaining storm drain pipes, inlets and concrete…


Added by eCoronado on July 29, 2014 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Man featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed during attempted arrest (crime took place in Coronado)

New York (CNN)
 -- A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York law enforcement sources.

Charles Mozdir, 32, had been sought by authorities since June 2012.

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police…


Added by eCoronado on July 28, 2014 at 2:07pm — No Comments

CoSA Summer FILM Students present Oz Alive! Dance Rehearsals at Coronado High (Video)

The Coronado School of the Arts has two Summer Intensives happening now at Coronado High School.  One class is in DANCE performance where more than twenty students are working hard on their original Oz Alive! Dance Production at the Coronado Performing Arts Center on Saturday, August 2nd.

The other CoSA Summer Intensive is focused on FILM and TV Production - where students get to produce, film and edit several broadcast productions for Coronado TV as well as create…


Added by Coronado TV on July 28, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Same-day ‘Coastal Living’ Showhouse Tix Available at Coronado Visitor Center

Visitors from all over the country are making their way to Coronado to see the Coastal Living 2014 Showhouse. This is the first time the magazine has selected a home on the West Coast as its Showhouse--and it is right here on the Crown Isle!  The 4,500 square-ft. ocean-view home, featuring the very latest in coastal home design and décor, is open for tours 10 am-4 pm…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on July 28, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

July 15- 28: Stolen Identity Case Closed

Crimes Reported

Petty Theft

Unknown suspect(s) stole a locked black road bicycle ($400 estimated loss).

5500 Silver Strand Boulevard

6/2 to 6/3

Violation of Custody Decree (Retain/Detain/Conceal Child)

Child missing…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on July 27, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Pomona Roundabout nears completion

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…


Added by Community Manager on July 27, 2014 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Coronado wins fight over redevelopment money

 — The city of Coronado can keep $5.8 million originally intended for its now-defunct redevelopment fund and it has the right to try and recoup an additional $32.6 million in redevelopment loans, a Superior Court judge has ruled.

The decision rendered by Judge Michael Kenny in Sacramento on Friday is the latest in a series of cases arising out of the…


Added by eCoronado on July 26, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

Down and Out in Coronado: Homeless Try to Eke Out a Few Feet of Paradise

For the past several years, Wayne (pictured above) and his shopping cart have taken up residence at various spots around the 900 block of Orange. For some time, he resided on the sidewalk in front of Rite Aid; later, he moved to a spot in front of Avenue Liquor. Currently, he’s living on the corner of Ninth Street and D Avenue, just behind Von’s parking lot.

While of course he does have a last name, Wayne asked that he only be identified by his first name. “That’s…


Added by Gloria Tierney on July 26, 2014 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

Interactive public workshop scheduled regarding traffic calming concepts for Third and Fourth Streets

The City of Coronado will host a public workshop on Wednesday, August 6, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., to present the draft traffic calming concepts developed by traffic consultant Fehr & Peers.  The three concepts presented will include a scenario focused on installing traffic signals to improve traffic progression and accessibility across Third and Fourth Streets; a traffic calming scenario utilizing roadway elements that can serve to slow traffic while…


Added by Community Manager on July 10, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 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 — 1 Comment

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 10:30am — 2 Comments

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


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

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