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URT Releases 2015 Fourth of July Shirts (and offers a special deal for Coronado residents - discount code inside)

Fourth of July has become known for the wearing of RED WHITE AND BLUE with pride. In Coronado, it has become a tradition for local businesses and shops to come out with their own version. 

Coronado's very own URT Clothing just released their 4th shirt this year and to celebrate they wanted to offer all Coroando residents over 20% off. Just visit urturt.com and enter "NADO" at the checkout to get the…


Added by Ian on June 29, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

City Council Accepts Increase in the Speed Limit on 3rd and 4th Streets to 30 mph Between the Bridge and Orange Avenue

On May 11, 2015, an elderly Coronado resident was struck and killed while trying to cross Fourth Street at A Avenue.  At 30 mph the risk of death is 45 percent and of injury 95 percent.  As noted by the AAA risks vary greatly by age, the "average risk of…


Added by John Tato on June 28, 2015 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Breakfast Reigns Supreme at Coronado's Gustatory

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and according to Coronado’s newest restaurant Gustatory, it’s also the smartest. Islanders can “eat like a genius” at the new breakfast (and lunch) spot and start their day off right, whether it be with a cup of locally roasted coffee or a heaping stack of delectable buttermilk pancakes.

I love a good breakfast place, so when I heard that a new sheriff was in town, I was eager to try it out and bring fellow…


Added by Mary Douglas on June 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Resident Discount Offered for July 4th Performances of West Side Story at Lamb's Players Theatre


Lamb’s Players announced that Coronado Residents can save $20 on Prime A and Section A seats of West Side Story at the 4pm - 4th of July Performance.


Producing Artistic Director, Robert Smyth shared “The 4th of July is such a fantastic, celebratory day on the Island.  It’s wonderful how the community comes together in honor of our independence - making a day of enjoying all that Coronado has to offer.  West Side Story has been selling like crazy leaving us less…


Added by Community Manager on June 28, 2015 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Coronado's Crown Preschool Accepting Applications for 2015-2016 school year

“I’m 3 and Learning to be Me!”

Want to enhance the developmental process for your child?  Check out Crown Preschool where 3 and 4 year olds are gathering for circle times and creative activities.  From the block area to the garden, the art easel to the snack table, their time at Crown Preschool will provide value moments where they can develop the problem solving and social skills needed for success in Kindergarten and beyond.  Swiss developmental psychologist…


Added by Community Manager on June 28, 2015 at 7:29pm — No Comments

First week in July proclaimed Golden Rule Society Week

By order of a proclamation from the City of Coronado, the first week of July 2015 will be named the Golden Rule Society Week.  The photo above, Coronado Mayor Casey Tanaka presents the proclamation (below) to Golden Rule Society President Len Kaine.





Whereas, Coronado's own Golden Rule Society, a charitable, non-profit Corporation, has been helping Veterans, Patriots,…


Added by Community Manager on June 28, 2015 at 7:23pm — No Comments

Village Elementary Online Registration Schedule Announced



All students attending Village Elementary can register ON-LINE beginning July 15!  Visit www.coronadousd.net

Parents without computer access may pick up forms beginning AUGUST 10th at the Village Office between 8:00 and 3:00. Computer kiosks will also be available for use in our front office.


August 7th, 10th, 11th - Kindergarten Placement…


Added by Community Manager on June 28, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Historical Association Launches an Online History Project: My Coronado Memory

Sunrise on the bayfront reminds mayor of how much he loves his city.  Photo by Casey Tanaka 

From now until December, Coronado will be abuzz with activities and projects saluting Coronado on its 125th birthday. One such project, recently hatched by Coronado Historical Association (CHA), may turn out to be the best yet. It asks people to share of memory of life in Coronado and post them to a website…


Added by Gloria Tierney on June 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"West Side Story" Dazzles at Coronado's Lamb's Players Theatre

Lamb's Players Theatre aims to "tell good stories well," and once again they have chosen wisely. Their newest production, West Side Story, is a typically elaborate musical that director Deborah Gilmour Smyth has adapted perfectly to fit the small 350-person theater.

The stage is set for NYC streets in the 1950s. Chain link fences, metal fire escapes, and graffiti windows line the black walls. Lamb's talented scenic designer, Mike Buckley, has cleverly incorporated…


Added by Becca Garber on June 27, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Fish Tacos in Coronado

Both Coronado and neighboring San Diego are known for several things: perfect weather, endless beaches, the San Diego Zoo and fish tacos. 

And, we take our fish tacos very seriously. 

In reality, our zeal for fish tacos extends far past delicacy into pure art form. We play with different marinades, explore salsa options, introduce a variety of fish types and make tortillas right on the spot.

Restaurants and food trucks alike pride themselves on the…


Added by Coronado Inn on June 30, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Nick Castellanos Memorial Walk Scheduled for August 14

Please join us for the first annual Nick Castellanos Memorial Walk! This three mile walk will take place on Friday, August 14, at Silver Strand State Beach. Walk registration will begin at 3:00pm, and the walk kicks off at 4:00pm. Following the walk, stick around for a delicious beach BBQ! Ticket prices are $40/adults and $25/student. Included in this price is walk participation, BBQ dinner, walk swag (t-shirt,…


Added by Leslie Castellanos on June 25, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

First Annual Wreath Launch of the Coronado Bridge Collaborative

The setting sun struck the Coronado Bay Bridge creating a soulful backdrop. Colorful overturned boats brightened the shoreline at Tidelands Park. It was Father's Day. You might have thought it was a wedding in the midst of children playing, bike riders, and smokey barbecue wafts. White chairs and flowers adorned the small carved out area.

But it was not a wedding. This was the first annual Memorial Wreath Launch for victims of the unprotected bridge. What is not…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on June 25, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Shave Ice is Now In Coronado

The Coronado Chamber of Commerce grant recipients of the YEA (Young Entrepreneurs Academy) program Jerry Nutter and Treg Miller have opened Hang 10 Shaved Ice inside of High Tide Bottle Shop and Kitchen located at 933 Orange. They are open every day from 12 pm to 7 pm.

Photo courtesy Hang 10 Shave Ice's…


Added by Renee Nutter on June 24, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Living: 6 Great Summer Reads at the Coronado Library

Summer is here! Time to hit the beach, pull out a novel, and relax.

Oh wait, what about the kids? And work? And life?

We're all busy, and so endless reading on the beach probably isn't in the cards. Nevertheless, here are a few books for whenever you do get to kick back and read. They'll keep you entertained from start to finish as well as teach you something new this summer, and all of them are available at our wonderful Coronado Library. Happy…


Added by Becca Garber on June 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

PAWS Pet of the Week: You'll be Wrapped Around Our Little Pinky!!

Meet dear Ms. Pinky who has traveled a tough journey to the Coronado Animal Care Facility (ACF).  Pinky was discovered at Tidelands Park in a cardboard box left to fend for herself.  She was terribly emaciated and had lost most of her hair as the result of a skin condition. Thanks the to TLC given to Pinky by the ACF staff and volunteers, she has now been cleared for adoption by the PAWS veterinarian.  Pinky is a two year…

Added by PAWS of Coronado on June 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coronado Youth Softball 12U All Stars Qualify for ASA State Tournament

12U Coronado Youth Softball All Stars placed fourth in the South San Diego Division of the ASA Youth Softball Tournament last weekend.Because of their hard work, the team gets to compete in the ASA State Tournament in Lancaster, CA over Fourth of July weekend. We wish you the best of luck, girls! You make Coronado proud! 

Pictured from left to right, top row: Coach Rodney Taeatafa, Coach Tom Dull, Natalie Sawi, Keelin Duffey, Sasha Wong, Celeste Montano, Katelyn Smith, Coach…


Added by Coronado Youth Softball on June 22, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Chief Petty Officer Bradley S. Cavner, Navy SEAL

On Monday, June 23, 2014, U.S. Navy SEAL Chief Special Warfare Operator Bradley S. Cavner suffered fatal injuries in a training jump near the desert town of El Centro, California (CA). It was just weeks after he returned from the battlefield of Afghanistan. "The training SEALs’ go through is inherently high-risk," said Commander Christian Dunbar, in Coronado for Naval Special Warfare Group 1, and "Bradley was a warrior who selflessly answered his nation's call to defend freedom and…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on June 23, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: City's Portable Restroom Operating at South Beach

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…


Added by Community Manager on June 21, 2015 at 7:27pm — No Comments

"American Idol" to hold audtions at San Diego's Waterfront Park

Wannabe singing sensations are expected to show up in force Monday, June 22 at the County’s Waterfront Park to audition for the final season of “American Idol.”

Up to 2,500 people could descend on the park – all in the hopes of being “discovered.” 

The open call auditions run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the…


Added by Community Manager on June 21, 2015 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Councilman Richard Bailey Eyes IRONMAN Title

Councilman Richard Bailey trains for the IRONMAN at the La Jolla Cove

While some speculate about City Councilman Richard Bailey’s next political move – the leading theories include a run for mayor or for a second term of the city council -- right now, he’s focused on another type of contest entirely.

This weekend he travels to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to compete in an IRONMAN competition on June 28. Called by many the toughest…


Added by Gloria Tierney on June 19, 2015 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

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