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Friday, October 9th to be Minimum Day for CUSD Schools due to High Temperatures

Important Message from Dr. Felix, Superintendent of the Coronado Unified School District:

Because of the high heat that is predicted for tomorrow, I am declaring a Minimum Day on Friday, October 9th.  "Minimum Day" means that all schools will begin at their regular times, but all schools shall end the day at 12:30 PM.  For those who need lunch, sack lunches will be available for…


Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments

Wampler Foundation Launches #2gether Project


Above:  Country Music Star, Toby Keith, Shows Support for #2gether

SAN DIEGO, Calif.—September 29, 2015—The Stephen J. Wampler Foundation today announced the start of the #2gether project, a new social media initiative designed to promote greater involvement with the disabled community. At the core of the program is a video with people from all walks of life—including celebrity Mario Lopez, the NFL team the San Diego Chargers and local…


Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

City Council Rejects Traffic Lights on Third and Fourth Streets, Considers Other Recommendations

Residents at Tuesday Council Meeting waiting for an opportunity to voice their views on traffic lights for Third and Fourth Streets

Tuesday night, the City Council voted down a recommendation that the city install traffic lights at selected intersections along the Third/Fourth corridor as away to slow traffic and increase safety. The corridor is the primary route commuters use to get to the bridge to North Island Navel Air Station, as well as make their way back to…


Added by Gloria Tierney on October 7, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Filmmaker's "Kissing Statue" Short Film Accepted by KPBS GI Film Festival San Diego

Coronado, CA - Surf's Up Studios producer and director, Tony Perri will be screening his short film, "Kissing Statue Dedication" at the KPBS GI FILM FESTIVAL on Sunday, October 18, 2015.

Mr. Perri's film is one of only twelve movies selected from hundreds of entries to the festival. "Filming that iconic statue as it was placed on it's pedestal and then interviewing…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on October 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

USTA Women's 3.0 Team Finish Second at National Championship Tennis Tournament

Congratulations to Coronado's USTA Women's 3.0 Team on finishing as the 2015 National Runner Up in the USTA Womens 18 and over 3.0 National Championship Tennis Tournament held this week in Tucson, AZ. 

Coronado won the Southwest Regional in Fountain View, CA in August, earning them a berth in the National Tournament. The team completed pool play Saturday with a 2 -1 record and advanced to the semi-final…


Added by eCoronado on October 4, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

All Systems Go at Village Theatre After Precautionary Evacuation Saturday Night

Village Theatre was evacuated last night as a precaution due to an odor.

eCoronado.com spoke to theatre manager Lance Alspaugh and he shared that the "Coronado Fire Department ordered the building cleared just to be safe.  Apparently there was a cracked belt on one of the A/C units in the main theatre room that created the odor.  There was no fire or smoke."

He also said that they have a state-of-the-art alarm system to ensure they are prepared for issues…


Added by eCoronado on October 4, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Coronado Surfer's Grey Whale Encounter (Video)

A barnacled grey whale silently swam south while members of the "Cays Crew" were surfing last Tuesday morning. Little did the whale know that he would become the star of all three local news stations by that evenings' broadcast. That's because Daron Case, who many in town know for his majestic photos of waves breaking on the Silver Strand, was there to film the migration. 

Daron and his fellow surfers watched the whale with awe, and then Daron, armed with his GoPro,…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on October 3, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

City Council Kills Bike Master Plan, Poised to Begin Prep of Coronado Comprehensive Active Transportation Strategy

Cartoon taken from age-of-the-sage.org, Transmitting the Wisdoms of the Ages.

At its September 15 meeting the City Council reversed its previous decision to include bike lane and route markings in the already awarded contract to slurry seal Coronado streets.  This was the final nail in the coffin of the City’s ill-fated Bicycle Master Plan.  Despite its decision to abandon the existing plan, the…


Added by John Tato on October 1, 2015 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Coronado Treasures Roadshow Returns for a Second Year (Sat., Oct. 10th)

The Second Annual Coronado Treasures Roadshow returns on October 10 to Coronado Museum at 1100 Orange Avenue from 8am-5pm.

“Our fist year was magic,” said Brue Linder, Executive-Director of the Coronado Historical Association. Just like the famed PBS program, the Treasures Roadshow provided “wild excitement, occasional disappointments and intriguing stories.”

Last year someone brought in an autograph book from a Nineteenth Century US Senator. The book had…


Added by Gloria Tierney on October 1, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Historic Moments 1910-1920

The most important event in Coronado to affect our nation was the “birth of Naval Aviation, in 1911” due to the trials, experience, and persistence of Glenn Curtiss, who pioneered the first aircraft with capacity to land and take off from both land and sea. The first pilot instruction course on the “Triad” began and continued for many years on North Island, which John D. Spreckels of the Coronado Beach Company leased to Curtiss for a very low fee.…


Added by Susan Enowitz on October 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Islander This Week Episode 2.3 (Video)

Islander this Week is a weekly show dedicated to bringing students the news, events, and people of both CHS and the Coronado community.

Watch the latest episode below:

Watch more episodes - click…


Added by eCoronado on October 2, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Glorietta Bay Inn Offers 30% Off Rooms During A Taste of Coronado Event

Rest easy after indulging your senses and enjoying amazing bites by the local Coronado chefs during the Taste of Coronado event.
 Enjoy 30% off when you mention A Taste of Coronado on any room on October 14,…


Added by Kelsey McCabe on October 1, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

McP's Irish Pub - Coronado's Home for a Jolly Time

“Kids and dogs welcome, adults tolerated” is the sign found outside McP’s and it tells you all you need to know about this restaurant - you come here for fun. Owner, Greg McPartlin, is a jolly man with a great sense of humor. When he speaks, people lean in and find themselves in fits of laughter. Not that he is a comedian intentionally, just because even the briefest conversation makes you feel like he is…


Added by Alyssa Ballard on October 1, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Community Voices: Coronado Animal Services in Coronado

Last weekend a pet (Smokey, pictured above) got loose and police responded and tasered the animal multiple times. Smokey died later at the vet. It is impossible for any of us to know the situation since we weren't there. However, this caused many to ask, "Why wasn't Animal Control called?" 

So, I started asking around - because I assumed it was PAWS that ran Animal Control - the building on First Street. I also looked up what the City has on its website, which only…


Added by Dana S. Chisholm on October 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Coronado Voices: Adding Traffic Signals - Analysis from the Coronado Transportation Commission

As Chair and Vice-Chair of the Coronado Transportation Commission (CTC), we are sworn under Ordinance 2021 to support the policy of the City Council to “improve the quality of life for those that live, visit, and work in Coronado through quantifiable traffic calming and other transportation solutions” and to “explore potential short-term and long-term methods to reduce the impact of traffic congestion on residents.”

For the better part of three years we have studied,…


Added by eCoronado on September 30, 2015 at 4:47pm — 37 Comments

Buying a House Sight Unseen

Purchasing a home signifies a life transition. Sometimes these transitions mean moving around the country, upgrading homes or downsizing altogether. Every once in a while, life’s transitions will put a homebuyer in a situation where they need to purchase a home sight unseen.

We’ve seen it before with relocation, or when purchasing a vacation home.

If you are looking to experience the joys of…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on September 28, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

"Thoroughly Modern Millie" Now Playing at Coronado Playhouse

Coronado Playhouse has a new production underway at their theatre in the Coronado Community Center, and lovers of 1920s flappers and light-footed tap dancing won't want to miss it. Thoroughly Modern Millie is playing now through Oct 18, 2015, with shows every Thursday through Sunday.

The play is based on the 1967 film of the same name with frisky flappers, a dragon-lady villainess, and mystery and mayhem that explode into a surprise fairy-tale ending. After its…


Added by Becca Garber on September 29, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Beer by the Bay Festival / Fundraiser is October 10th at Ferry Landing

Coronado, CA- September 30, 2015-
 -The Islander Ladies Club is proud to host Coronado’s first annual beer festival at the Coronado Ferry Landing on Saturday, October 10th from 12-5pm. The event will feature unlimited beer tastings from more than 10 local craft brewers, live music from island bands, tasty fare available for purchase, and plenty of fun. Best of all, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Coronado Schools Foundation and United Through…


Added by eCoronado on September 30, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Late Late Show Pokes Fun at Coronado Bike Lane Striping Opponents and Mayor Tanaka

The "Late Late Show with James Corden" highlighted (rather, roasted) Coronado's bike lane striping opponents as well as Mayor Casey Tanaka.  It's been circulating via multiple social media platforms since last night and we have received more than a few texts and emails asking for coverage.  

The Coronado 'bit' starts at the 1 minute mark and lasts for over 4 minutes.  …


Added by eCoronado on September 30, 2015 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

Former CHS Soccer Player Selected as UAA Athlete of the Week

St. Louis, Mo., Six individuals from Washington University in St. Louis were selected as the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week for their respective sports, as announced by the UAA.

Junior Samantha Han, Seoul, South Korea (Valley Christian, Calif.) of the No. 8-ranked women’s golf team, senior forward Olivia Lillegraven, Coronado, Calif. (Coronado) of the No. 7 women’s soccer team,…


Added by eCoronado on September 29, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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