SAN DIEGO - All lanes of southbound Interstate 5 near the Coronado Bridge have been closed after a pedestrian was hit and killed on the freeway. The incident was reported shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
Read the entire 10News story here.
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Like some Asian food, this City Council meeting was sweet and sour. The meeting started with the sweetness of today being proclaimed 'Linda K. Hascup Day' in honor of her retirement as City Clerk. Mayor Tanaka noted Linda's 14 years of selfless devotion to duty to Coronado, which included riding herd on 230 regular and special Council meetings and more than 900 requests for public records.
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Have a loved one that deserves to get a holiday gift basket? Perhaps that person is...you! Melissa's Produce is an eCoronado.com sponsor and would like to ship a holiday gift basket to you or a recipient of your choice. It's simple, just leave a comment below explaining why you would enjoy this prize or why the recipient should receive it.
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SAN DIEGO -- Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR) 57 is scheduled to host children from Make-A-Wish San Diego for a “Holiday Salute” at the squadron’s headquarters on Naval Air Station North Island Dec. 7.
Now in its fifth year, the annual event invites Make-A-Wish children and their families to interact with service members from the Navy and Marine Corps while celebrating the holiday season.
The event includes tours of various aircraft, as well as static…Continue
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The Coronado real estate market slowed back down a bit in November!
During the month of November, Coronado had 125 Active listings, 23 new Pending Listings & 26 Sold Listings! 18 properties sold in Coronado Village, 2 in the Coronado Shores & 6 in the Coronado Cays. Sales dropped compared…Continue
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State Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego), City of Coronado officials and Hotel del Coronado executive staff will celebrate approval of his measure aimed at allowing the City of Coronado more time to seek public comment as it moves to adopt an Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.
SB 758 (Block) provides Coronado city officials with two years instead of 180 days to address any required updates to its general and local coastal plans. Coronado’s coastal location and its proximity…Continue
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Guests staying in the posh Hotel del Coronado may make it possible for budget-conscious campers to pitch their tents just north of the border with Mexico.
San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox is pushing to develop a campground in the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park or at nearby Border Field State Park, which he said could help meet growing demand for affordable accommodations along the high-priced Southern California coastline.
One potential source of funding:…Continue
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The Coronado Holiday Decorations Contest is back! Does your Coronado home have what it takes to win the top prize for holiday decorations? Send in a photo of your house decorated to the max for your chance to win the grand prize and the title of the best decorated home on Coronado for 2013!
How the contest works:
1. Starting now, email a photo of your decorated home & home address…
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eCoronado.com has received widespread reports of low water pressure in Coronado this morning. The City of Coronado has confirmed that the low pressure seems to be related to an irrigation line break in San Diego. A California American Water representative indicated that some water mains that supply Coronado were temporarily shut off in an effort to…Continue
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Coronado Adult Education’s Spring 2014 class schedule begins January 6, 2014. Classes are open to Coronado residents and residents of surrounding communities. We have a variety of exciting classes along with some new instructors this semester, and are pleased to offer the following new classes:
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A unit of Phoenix-based Alliance Residential Co. has acquired the 549-unit Coronado Bay Club Resort Apartments in Coronado for more than $160 million.
According to recorded documents, Alliance paid $161.58 million for the 13.91-acre property at 1515 Second St. -- a price which includes the buyout of a ground lease. The sale works out to $294,316 per unit.
Read the entire San Diego Source article…
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eCoronado.com has been getting emails and calls about Coronado Police activity near the Hotel del Coronado. Both entrances are being blocked off at this time. Police are investigation a possible bomb threat.
Update #1 at 12:55pm: NBC San Diego is reporting that there is a possible suspicious package or bomb threat:
An investigation into a possible suspicious package and bomb threat shut…
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The Book Thief is the brilliant film adaptation of Markus Zusak's #1 New York Times bestselling novel detailing the life of a young girl in Germany during the rise and fall of Hitler's reign. Given up by her mother for protective reasonings, Liesel Meminger (newcomer Sophie Nélisse) is moved across the country to her new…
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The 2013 J.R. Memorial Longboard Classic held at Shipwrecks Beach in Coronado on November 30th. The waves were perfect for riding and enjoying this community event. The below video was filmed by William O'Brien. The photos in this article were shot by Amanda Rimmer. See more of her photos.
For 30 years friends of Jimmy Reilly have celebrated his life on the anniversary of his death in the form of a longboard…Continue
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2, 2013 – The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus is proud to announce that The Glenner Memory Care Centers has been selected as the 2013 holiday show outreach partner. The upcoming The Nutcracker (Men in Tights!) concerts on Dec.14 and 15 at the Balboa Theatre will highlight Glenner’s work and donations will be collected in a…
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Purchase a $250 gift card and receive a $50 bonus card, plus a bottle of wine upon arrival for the card holder. This offer is valid until December 31, 2013.
Winter specials starting at $125 are available for select dates in December, January & mid-February. …Continue
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Raffaele and Laura Petrazzuolo, owners of Sapori
Good food has a way of uniting people - blending lives together through a myriad of ingredients, flavors and shared taste. A meal amongst friends and loved ones is a time when memories are made, celebrations are had and when love is shared. Diners in Coronado have probably already figured out that great meals abound at Sapori, a quaint Italian restaurant that may be small in stature but…Continue
The City of Coronado authorized a $1.2 million loan so its city manager could buy a home at a low interest rate.
Coronado City Manager Blair King earns $193,000 annually and is entitled to a $525 monthly car allowance, according to his contract, which was signed September 2011.
"People say, ‘What a lucky guy,’" King said. "It's absolutely true."
King’s contract states he can borrow up to $1.5 million for "housing assistance." The loan is…