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Silver Strand Elementary Needs Your Help - Underwriting Opportunity for the 20th Annual Luau

There is a lot going on at Silver Strand and we help raise money so that our children can continue to have the experience at Silver Strand that we all love. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to Silver Strand PTO to go towards programs such as field trips, enrichment clubs, teacher, technology, art & science grants please feel free to use our secure website to make your donation.…



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Added by eCoronado on April 25, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments


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Sun Deck Bar & Restaurant at the Hotel Del Coronado Unrolls New Mexican Menu

Dark clouds scuttled over the skyline on Thursday evening, and cold breezes whipped up off the water, but the food on the Hotel Del Coronado's Sun Deck hadn't gotten the memo.

There, everything was sunny and bright. The menu sparkled with the warm flavors of summer, from the fresca pisco cooler at the beginning to the dulce de leche-stuffed churro at the end.

The Del has previously only featured this Mexican-inspired menu in the summertime, but it was…

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Added by Becca Garber on April 23, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments


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Coronado Living: 10 Reasons I Love the Coronado Library

When my family and I arrived in Coronado last August, I made a beeline for the Coronado Library. I had good reason: we had just moved from a small military base in Sicily, Italy, with a very modest library with limited resources. A self-confessed library nerd, I had read about the Coronado Library and searched its online catalog multiple times before arriving on the island. I couldn't wait to see it in…

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Added by Becca Garber on April 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Book Talk: New York Times Best Selling Author Steve Martini

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission is pleased to announce Steve Martini, New York Times bestselling author of the Paul Madriani series, will talk about his writing career and introduce his new book, “The Enemy Inside,” on May 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange  Ave. The community is invited to hear about “The Enemy Inside” (William Morrow Hardcover; May 12, 2015; $27.99), an electrifying tale of suspense, a tangle of corruption, greed leading to the…

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Added by Kari Kovach on April 21, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments


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Police Blotter April 15 - 21: Identification Fraud up during Tax Season

 Crime

Use of Another Persons Identification

Unknown suspect(s) filed federal and state taxes using victim’s name and social security number.

500 block of G Avenue

4/16/2015

 

False Impersonation

Unknown suspect(s) filed Federal and state taxes using the victim’s name and social security number.

800 block of 5th Street

4/14/2015

Burglary/ Second Degree

Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s…

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Added by Grace Sylvester on April 21, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Swing into "Monkey Kingdom," Now Playing at Village Theatre

From the makers of Bears, Chimpanzee and Wings of Life, Disney Nature brings us the next installment of its fascinating documentaries of life in the wild - Monkey Kingdom. This is the story of Maya, a young Macaque monkey and her newborn son, Kip. Maya and Kip live in the ancient ruins of South Asia, an abandoned kingdom called Castle Rock, deep within the the jungles of Sri Lanka. Maya is clever and resourceful, traits that serve her well as she…

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Added by Mary Douglas on April 22, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Leroy's Chef Collaboration Grand Finale with Ironside Fish & Oyster

Join us for Leroy's Chef Collaboration Dinner Series GRAND FINALE!…



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Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on April 22, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

MotorCars on MainStreet is this Sunday from 10-3pm



Come help us celebrate our Silver Anniversary! Coronado MainStreet's annual car show, MotorCars on MainStreet, featuring over 400 pre-73 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks, will be Sunday April 26.

It’s staged in downtown Coronado, one block from the beach, at Isabella & Orange Avenues, from 10-3 PM. Co-sponsors Ron Baker Chevrolet, El Cordova Garage, the City of Coronado, EDCO and the County of San Diego…

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Added by eCoronado on April 20, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Princess Project Burglarized - Coronado Community Asked to Donate Dresses & Accessories



eCoronado.com has learned that a local non-profit was recently burglarized earlier this month.  The Princess Project promotes self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses and accessories to high school girls who cannot otherwise afford them. Our effort is made possible through invaluable volunteer, donor and community support.



Jennifer Gaston is the co-chair from The Princess…
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Added by eCoronado on April 22, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Councilman Richard Bailey on Part-Time Coronado Residents

It didn't bother Richard Bailey that he had only lived in Coronado for three years and was a renter (at the time) when he ran for Coronado City Council.  He knew he had the commitment, the desire, and the focus to serve our town and serve it well. 

He also knew he had a fresh perspective.  Not being born and raised in Coronado and being relatively young (he's in his late 20s) he's committed to taking a look at policies and spending traditions with a fresh look. As…

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Added by Ann Marie Bryan on April 18, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments


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"Danny Collins" Now Playing at Village Theater

"The following is kind of based on a true story... a little bit."

Thus begins the humorous and heartwarming story of an aging rockstar and his "broken... nothing left to break" life.

Danny Collins (flawlessly acted by Al Pacino) has had a long life of great success. However, everything changes the moment his best friend and agent (Christopher Plummer) hands him a letter than John Lennon wrote Danny at the start of his career.

"Yoko and I read your…

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Added by Becca Garber on April 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

May is Bike Month - Time to Get Outside and Ride!



May is Bike Month and Coronado has lots of things to do to celebrate bicycling:

May 3: Bike Fair and Bike Rodeo will be down on Strand Way between the City Hall and the Boathouse. Lots of fun, education, and prizes! There are flyers all over town to tell you the exact hours (I forget!)

May 9: The Annual Mayor's Ride! Join Mayor Tanaka and your fellow cyclists as we take a lap around Coronado and check out all the new improvements and coming improvements in…

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Added by Dan Orr on April 20, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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"Freud's Last Session" Now Playing at Lamb's Players Theatre Through May 30th

The date: Sept 3, 1939. The place: London. The characters: Chronicles of Narnia author C.S. Lewis and Viennese psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. The topics: God, suffering, and death -- mixed with laugh-out-loud humor and genuine honesty.

Lamb's Players Theatre's newest production premiered on Friday to a receptive and enthusiastic audience. The script for the play was originally inspired by a Harvard professor's lecture series in 1967 about Freud, but, after…

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Added by Becca Garber on April 18, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment


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Coronado Rotary Club feeds homeless, recognizes Rotarian of the Month

A lucky thirteen members of the Coronado Rotary Club met at 5:15 a.m. one morning last week to get to St. Vincent de Paul to serve 300 hungry homeless people.

Bob Griffin (far right in the picture above), hands check to new CEO of St. Vincent de Paul, Deacon Jim Vargas, second from right. Other Coronado Rotarians are front row left to right: Frank Spitzer, Brent Bennitt, Vernie…

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Added by Community Manager on April 20, 2015 at 12:44pm — 1 Comment


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Bridgeworthy: Gator By The Bay Festival Returns to San Diego for 14th Year

SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s 14th annual Gator By The Bay is the largest, most authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou. The festival will be held from May 7-10, 2015 at the Spanish Landing Park, across from San Diego International Airport. Presented by San Diego’s Bon Temps Social Club, it features four days of live music with over 85 musical acts on six stages, along with 10,000 pounds of crawfish trucked from Louisiana, non-stop dancing,…

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Added by Community Manager on April 20, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments


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City Poised to Create a Second Tourist District to Market Coronado in the Off-Season

Plans are afoot to market Coronado a tourist destination during the winter, as well as summer, by creating a second Coronado Tourism Improvement District. Unlike the original Coronado Tourism Improvement District (CTID), the second district, dubbed CTIDII, will only target conventions and large groups and will have little or no impact on Village life in general, except to boost local businesses, its proponents say.  The city council will take up the proposal at its April 21…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on April 17, 2015 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Event Schedule for Coronado's 125th Celebration Revealed

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 website.…

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Added by Community Manager on April 19, 2015 at 7:13pm — No Comments


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Two Hidden Gems for Locals on the Landing: Miss Match and Men's Mojo

Coronado locals tend to think of the Ferry Landing as a place with some good restaurants, but not really a place to shop. The stores there, which many locals regard as filled with key chains, T-shirts, and beach-themed snow globes, are for the tourists streaming off the ferry; but nestled between the bike rentals and sea shell stores are two boutiques that have much to offer Coronado locals as well as our visitors:  Miss Match, an exciting boutique for all women (which I couldn't…

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Added by Ann Marie Bryan on April 18, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment


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City Asked to Consider Separate Tennis, Pickleball Courts



Tennis and pickleball are both extremely popular in Coronado, and for the past few years they’ve shared space on the city’s tennis courts. However, it’s an arrangement with which neither side is pleased. A few weeks ago, a group of pickleball players approached Councilman Richard Bailey for help. After hearing them out, he contacted the Coronado Tennis Association (CTA) in what he said was an effort to find “the best solution for tennis and pickleball.”

The issue came…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on April 16, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

CHA's Wine & Lecture This Friday: Laurel Corona Returns

Laurel Corona was the Coronado Historical Association’s very first ‘Wine & Lecture’ speaker two years ago, and we welcome this extraordinary talent back on Friday, April 24, to reprise her original, intriguing presentation. Well known in San Diego and Coronado, Laurel has written and won awards for four extraordinary books of historic fiction about remarkable women in history, and numerous works of non-fiction. Recently retired as professor of English…

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Added by Coronado Historical Association on April 18, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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