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Islander Ladies Club and Coronado Ferry Landing Host Coronado’s First Annual Beerfest

Coronado, CA- September 2, 2015- -The Islander Ladies Club is proud to host Coronado’s first annual “Beer by the Bay” event at the Coronado Ferry Landing on Saturday, October 10th from 12noon-5pm.  Guests will enjoy unlimited 2-ounce pours of San Diego’s local craft beers, live music, gorgeous bay views and lots of fun in the sun.

“We are so excited to bring such a festive event to the Ferry Landing,” said Alisa Kerr, co-founder of the Islander…


Added by eCoronado on September 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

World Suicide Awareness Candlelight Vigil Scheduled for September 10

World Suicide Awareness-

A Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Healing.....in a safe, non-judgement and sensitive environment for all impacted by the loss of a family member or friend by suicide. September 10 at 7PM

at the Imperial Beach Methodist Church 455 Palm Ave in Imperial Beach,…


Added by Jan & Greg Sheffer on September 2, 2015 at 6:14pm — No Comments

City Council Meeting Highlights: Council Votes 5-0 to Defund Multi-Use Path Study

For the second time in less than a month residents crowded the city council chamber to voice their opposition to a feasibility study for a multi-use path on Ocean Blvd.

The council voted unanimously to rescind the $100,00 they had approved in June. They did so in the face of overwhelming public opposition to the study.  There were over 200 people, including 100 sitting outside in chairs the city had setup for them.  The vast majority wore “Save Our Beach” stickers.…


Added by Gloria Tierney on September 2, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Final Concert in Park to be Double Header: ABBAFAB (3pm) and The Stilletto's (5pm)

Final concerts next Sunday, different start time, free transit tickets and the Annual Donor Party Concerts in the Park will wrap up the 2015 season with a double header concert starting at 3:00pm featuring ABBAFAB and then at 5:00pm with The Stilletto’s.  Concerts are located at Spreckels Park at the intersection of 6th Street and Orange Avenue.

We want to thank everyone who has been using the buses to get to the concerts all summer long and to remind our Cays…


Added by eCoronado on September 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Haggen Sues Albertsons for Over $1 Billion in Damages

Complaint Alleges Albertsons Engaged in Coordinated and Systematic Efforts to Eliminate Competition in Violation of Federal Trade Commission Orders and Various Federal and State Laws

Bellingham, Wash. (September 1, 2015) – Haggen, the West Coast regional grocer, today announced that the company has filed a lawsuit against Albertsons LLC and Albertsons Holdings LLC (“Albertsons”) seeking…


Added by eCoronado on September 1, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes Biography: Major General Joseph H. Pendleton

By Oceanside Veteran Writing Group, Gail Chatfield

San Diego prominence as a military hub can be traced to one determined Marine: Major General Joseph H. Pendleton. Without his foresight, persuasive skills, and focused tenacity, San Diego would not be the military center it is today. Neither would Coronado.

According to those who knew him, Pendleton frequently pointed out that he and fellow Marine Charles H. Lyman could be considered discoverers of San…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on August 31, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Over 125 Fans Donated to Coronado Schools to Help Keep Kids Cool

There is a local Facebook group in Coronado that continues to help fill needs around town - all on their own.  In the past, they have helped raise funds for the Silver Strand PTO, replaced a stolen bike, donated supplies to a school in need over the bridge and even distributed signs to remind drivers to "Please Slow Down".  

As the temperatures rose last week, the non-AC classrooms of Coronado were hitting the high eighties making it very hard for students to…


Added by eCoronado on August 31, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Sharp Coronado's Meals-On-Wheels To Partner with Meals-On-Wheels San Diego

Big changes are coming to the Meals-on-Wheels program next month. Long operated as an independent venture founded by one of Coronado's most beloved residents, Sharp Coronado’s “Meals on Wheels” recently decided that it could not provide, by itself, the quality of service seniors here deserved. Over the summer Sharp Coronado reached out to with Meals-on-Wheels of Greater San Diego, a larger organization whose only mission is provide nutritious meals to people who can no…


Added by Gloria Tierney on August 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coronado Summer Concert In-The-Park Schedule

Coronado Summer Concerts in Spreckels Park - Located at the corner of 6th Street…


Added by eCoronado on March 23, 2010 at 9:00pm — 28 Comments

Coronado Lawn Bowling Charity Event Scheduled for September 19

The Coronado Lawn Bowling Club (CLBC) has joined with the City of Coronado in celebration of Coronado 125 and Coronado Celebrates 80 Years of Lawn Bowling. The CLBC is hosting a Community Charity Tournament on September 19, 2015 as a way of giving back to the community, which has supported it since 1935. Event Chairman and inventor of the idea, Javier Gomez, also has the goal of introducing the sport of lawn bowling to more members of…


Added by Berie Grobe on August 27, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Ronald Reagan to Depart San Diego for U.S. 7th Fleet

CORONADO, California - USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is scheduled to depart Naval Air Station North Island Aug. 31 and proceed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to serve with the U.S. Navy's forward deployed naval forces (FDNF).

"We are sending our most modern West Coast-based aircraft carrier to support the security, stability and prosperity of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and…


Added by eCoronado on August 27, 2015 at 4:15pm — No Comments

How to Close the Deal in a Competitive Market

The incredible charm of our island lifestyle paired with limited land creates an extremely competitive real estate market. Bottom line, there aren’t enough houses for everyone who wants to enjoy our slice of paradise. 

That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the luxury of homeownership in Coronado. In fact, we want to help you to achieve that goal.

So how do you enter into a competitive market and surface as a successful new homeowner? It takes an aggressive buyer…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on August 27, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Celebrates the Art of Sue Tushingham McNary

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission presents an exhibition and sale of works by one of Coronado’s most beloved and prolific artists, Sue Tushingham McNary. Join Sue McNary and the Cultural Arts Commissioners for “Coronado Celebrates Sue Tushingham McNary” Opening Reception is set for Friday, September 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. The sale will continue Saturday, September 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Coronado Library Winn Room. 

Tushingham McNary owned and…


Added by Kari Kovach on August 24, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

My Coronado Memory -- 'Summer Days at the Beach'

Summer Days at the Beach

By Bruce HB Johnson

I chose my parents wisely, so I could be born and raised in Coronado. My dad was a Navy Fighter Pilot. Growing up on the island was like being in Mayberry, except we had a beach. Summers were magical. School got out in early June for summer vacation and did not resume until after Labor Day…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on August 26, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes Bio: Major General Francis Patrick Mulcahy

MGen Francis Patrick Mulcahy

By Oceanside - Veteran’s Writer’s Group, Gail Chatfield

Some might have called it a suicide mission that October day in 1918 on the frontlines in France, but not 24-year-old Capt. Francis Mulcahy, Flight Commander, Squadron A, First Marine Aviation Force. He was not a risk taker—that was evident from the risk assessment test he took to become an aviator--- and more importantly he had a fiancée waiting for him back home.…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on August 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

After Remodel, Spiro's Greek Cafe is Back and Open for Business

Spiro’s Greek Cafe is a Coronado restaurant favorite, maybe because it is the only Greek food on island, maybe because it is snug in the prime location of the Ferry Landing, but most likely because of the quality of food Spiro’s Gyros consistently delivers. 

Spiro’s Greek Cafe opened up shop in Coronado 17 years ago by Nancy and Spiro Chaconas. Spiro is a Greek native,…


Added by Alyssa Ballard on August 24, 2015 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Community Voices: The Other Side of the Bike Path Issue

Last Saturday evening we walked the length of Ocean Blvd. at about 5 o'clock. We were reasonably well dressed because we were on our way to a reception at the Hotel Del. At least half dozen or more times, we were forced to find a way to move off the sidewalk to allow surreys and/or bikes go by. With even minor heels and nice dress shoes, this can be a daunting task since, in some places, the rather narrow sidewalk is bounded by boulders on one side and parking slots on the…


Added by Berie Grobe on August 26, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Community Voices: My Husband's Views on The Bike Path Study

My wife and I attended the city council meeting on August 18, 2015 and were surprised and amazed at the opposition to the “bike path study.” As I listened, what particularly amazed me was that statements and arguments were being set forth based on a lack of any facts, reasons, or evidence which could be used to make a logical decision regarding just a “bike path study.”

Having been trained in research and having had professional experience in large organizations related…


Added by Berie Grobe on August 26, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Celebrate the Unforgettable '80s with MIXTAPE at Lamb's Players Theatre

Spandex and side-ponytails reigned supreme at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego this weekend -- and not just on the stage. Audience members sported 1980s scrunchies and legwarmers as they mingled in the lobby, complimenting each other on the brightest shade of neon.

Inside the theatre, a feeling of familiarity permeated, and not just because everyone had loved and lived through the…


Added by Becca Garber on August 24, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Congratulations to Our Patients Heading Back to School

Check out our new photo album (below) of some of our patients who just got their braces off in time for a new school year!  What a great way to celebrate going back to school.  

Congratulations to all of these students.


Find more photos like this on eCoronado.com News | Coronado's Local…


Added by Diane Milberg on August 25, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

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