Coronado City Council has approved a new ordinance that makes it illegal to ride any type of bicycle at any age without a helmet. Prior to today, only minors (riders under 18) had to wear helmets when riding a bicycle. The fine for riding without a helmet is $41.15 per infraction. Coronado Police Officer Lirpa Sloof shared that "CPD is going to crack down on bicyclists that aren't wearing a helmet. Further, if the strap is not buckled properly around your…
A city-sponsored competition has been underway for the past 2 months to select a design for an improved Coronado Gateway at the old Toll Plaza. City Manager Blair King, announced on Friday that a Coronado Historical Association team of urban designers, historical architects, and landscapers has won that competition with an inspired design.
“Improving the Toll Plaza should be a high priority,”…Continue
The Cultural Arts Commission (CAC) presented its plans for Coronado’s 125-birthday celebration -- "Coronado Celebrates 125" or CC125 -- to the City Council last week. CAC Chair Heidi Wilson asked that the Council approve the schedule of events and activities, as well as set aside $25,000 to underwrite the event if the CAC's fundraising efforts fall short.
The City Council refused. Instead, they voted to provide the CAC with $50,000 now. Councilman Mike Woiwode…Continue
Added by Gloria Tierney on March 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
At the March 5 School Board meeting, Coronado Schools' governing board voted to approve two resolutions that will create change at Palm Academy. Board members voted to eliminate the position of principal at Palm Academy and they issued a layoff notice, or a pink slip, to the current Palm Academy Principal, Kevin Nicolls. Organizationally, this means that the principal at Coronado High School, Jenny Moore, will be…Continue
Added by Ann Marie Bryan on March 29, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Coronado, California, March 30, 2015 – Glorietta Bay Inn joined hundreds of millions of people and businesses around the world in switching off lights of their property for one hour – Earth Hour, the world’s largest public environmental action on Saturday, March 28, 2015. By taking part of the global ‘”lights off” event, the hotel will be acknowledging its commitment to the actions that benefit the…Continue
Added by Kelsey McCabe on March 30, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Community Manager on March 29, 2015 at 9:07pm — No Comments
CHS French teacher Jon Zimmer, center, with some of his Coronado High students in France
This summer, teenagers from very different parts of the world will be coming to Coronado to improve their English-speaking skills and learn about American life. The organizations that run these exchange programs are looking for local families to open their homes and their hearts to these students for a few weeks.
One group is coming…Continue
Added by Gloria Tierney on March 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
The Surface Warrior Ball, a wonderful gala with dinner, dancing, and prizes honoring the members of our Naval Armed Forces, will take place on August 22, 2015 at the Hilton Bay Front Hotel. This elegant venue overlooks the beautiful San Diego Bay with views to Coronado. I spoke with coronado resident, LT Josh Morris, vice chairman of the Surface warrior Ball Committee, U.S.…Continue
Added by Ann Marie Bryan on March 24, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments
It is a truth universally acknowledged by every parent of young children:
Life with kids is hard.
Even though Coronado makes parenting more enjoyable in many ways (the beach, the parks, the library, the weather, I could go on for awhile), kids are still kids everywhere. They are demanding as well as delightful, but they come with endless needs, like potty…Continue
Added by Becca Garber on March 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
We have been conducting Teacher Certification & Trainings for over 25 years!
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Added by Linda Marquez on March 28, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
Mary Ann Stevenson and Barbara Edwards with photos of their group's past projects.
"We've never even seen the woman who knitted these!" Barbara Edwards exclaimed, motioning to a table filled with a donation of bright red, white, and blue knitted squares. "But she makes more than anyone here. We've gotten at least 10 afghans from her. Maybe more!"
"Yes," Mary Ann Stevenson nodded, "I'd double that…Continue
Added by Becca Garber on March 21, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Neighbors. Love them or hate them, everyone talks about their neighbors- especially in our small town. Odds are you know more “of” your neighbors, than actually about them. The age-old “borrow a cup of sugar from your neighbor” is an understood concept to everyone, but how often is it put into practice? I have lived in Coronado for seven years now and in five different homes. Not until my last move did I finally find an…Continue
Typical traffic on Third Street west of Orange Avenue.
The purpose of this article is to amplify on the recent blog posting by Toni McGowan, “Community Voices: Higher Speeds Coming to Coronado Streets,” and to update…Continue
Added by John Tato on March 24, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Imagine being transported to the 1920's and spending an evening under the stars, with live music, dancing and great food all while you meander among a beautiful garden setting with blooms all around you. Founded in April during the prohibition and flapper era, the Coronado Flower Show is an annual event that celebrates the beauty and wonderment of spring, during which residents and businesses spruce up their gardens and storefronts for the annual prize.
This year, the…Continue
Added by Mary Douglas on March 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
An unknown male entered the Coronado Coffee Kiosk and took the cash register and left in an unknown direction.
1200 block of 1st Street
Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s bike from the Coronado High School property near the BBMAC.
800 block of 6th Street
Added by Grace Sylvester on March 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Insurgent is the second movie in the Divergent trilogy, based on the books written by Veronica Roth. If you enjoyed the first movie, this is a must see. It is action packed, and will keep you on the edge of your seat.
The main character Beatrice Prior, who is played by Shailene Woodley, and a group of loyal friends, must fight for what they believe in against a dicattorial group that that targets Beatrice's group because they do not conform to the established…Continue
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Nic Brown and his mother, Katherine Ball, have a new set of wheels. Nic and Katherine are over the moon in love with the van and are eternally grateful for the hundreds of people that donated to their cause.
“We love all of you and appreciate…
Coronado Schools Foundation, the nonprofit who raises funds for Coronado public schools, is seeking a part-time Administrative & Event Coordinator to support staff with administrative tasks as well as coordinate events under the Director of Development.
Click here for a complete job description and more…
Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Triangle Park, which is bounded by F Avenue, Palm Avenue, and Fourth Street, would be renamed Pendleton Park in honor of Major General Joseph Pendleton.
The Third and Fourth Streets Neighborhood Association (TAF) is seeking to rename the two triangular parks on Palm Avenue: Triangle Park, which is bounded by F Avenue, Palm Avenue and Fourth Street; and Palm Park, which is defined by I…Continue
CORONADO, CA - Coronado has amended its curfew ordinance to ensure that park hours are more consistent throughout the City.
Beginning March 5, all 21 recognized parks in Coronado will be closed to all activities, including loitering or camping, from 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. The ordinance, which was approved by the City Council on Tuesday, February 3, simplifies enforcement and helps the community understand how to…Continue