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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Central Beach Restroom Renovations

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…

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Added by Community Manager on December 21, 2014 at 10:38pm — No Comments


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Surf and Sand Inspire Young Artist

Natalie Thompson with one of her signature surfboards. Photo by Nicole Thompson

In the early morning, before the garbage trucks arrive, Natalie Thompson drives around town looking for discarded surfboards. She uses them as canvases for her vibrant paintings that have caught the imagination of many surfers and art lovers. Her art has made her a star in the surfing world for some time, even though she has yet to graduate from art…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on December 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado's Colonel Richard Kenney; WWII Sailor, Soldier, Airman, POW 1920-2014

HE FLEW P-38S OVER NORTH AFRICA

AND SURVIVED STALAG LUFT III AS A P.O.W.…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on December 21, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Junior Women's Club Asking for Donations for CHS Islander Nicolas Brown

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Coronado Junior Women's Club is looking to make a holiday wish come true by raising money to help someone in need right here in the Coronado community. Coronado High School freshman Nicolas Brown was born with a disability called Myotubular Myopathy, which causes low toned muscles and makes living in a wheelchair a necessity. Currently, Brown and his family do not have a van that will accommodate his wheelchair and have been using public…

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Added by Sara Stillman on December 21, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: "Requiem for Our Apple Tree" a poem by Mike Lavin

We, the Coronado Scribes, consist of both professional and amateur writers. We have in common a desire to learn, by sharing our efforts and listening to other writers. We hold pressure-less sessions every Wednesday, at the Coronado Library conference room, starting at 1:30. Often we have guests who wish to just listen. They are welcome, and so are you. Each week on eCoronado, we feature a different piece of prose or poetry produced by one of our writers. Please feel free to comment or…

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Added by Coronado Scribes on December 19, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments


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An Overview of the Public Restroom Facilities in Coronado

This is the first in a series of articles examining the public facilities in Coronado.

Spending ample time outdoors is hardly a problem if you live in Coronado.  The climate, numerous parks, world class beaches, and public spaces encourage residents and visitors alike to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle. But while communing with nature is easy to do if you live in Coronado, knowing what to do when nature calls is not always so easy.  Finding a clean, up-to-date…

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Added by Katy Hendrickson on December 17, 2014 at 6:30am — 1 Comment


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Hearts Across the Bridge, Coronado

Left to right: Christina Klave and Hope Baker of Hearts Across the Bridge

It is the quintessential Coronado morning; a gloriously sunny, mild winter’s day. Hope Baker and Christina Klave are sipping coffee while enjoying the sun at a local coffee house. As customers stream in for a warm beverage, Baker recognizes many of them as community members who have volunteered or donated goods to their recently…

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Added by Siobhan Bailie on December 19, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Real Estate: Why You Need a Property Manager



Owning real estate can be an incredibly lucrative investment, but it is not without its’ hassles. Most people utilize a property management company to make their lives simple, collecting a check and activity statement each month. Clean. Simple. Easy. 

But for those of you on the fence, here are our top 5 reasons you will be happy you had a property management team taking care of your investment.

The Pipes Breaking on Christmas…

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Added by ParkLife Real Estate on December 21, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments


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Happy Holidays from CVN 70, the deployed USS Carl Vinson (video)



Enjoy this video, a little over a minute long, featuring dozens of Sailors from the aircraft carrier and embarked Air Wing.  The video is an opportunity for the sailors to wish their family and friends happy holidays.  



Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in…
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Added by Kellee Hearther on December 19, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

"Like" Your Favorite Decorated Coronado Home - Voting Ends December 22

Voting Has Started!

Don't forget to vote for your favorite decorated Coronado home! Voting will end Voting ends at midnight on December 22, 2014 PST so you don't have much time to rally your friends to get the grand prize!

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Added by Park Life Real Estate on December 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Coronado's Velvet Cafe Offers Holiday Songs for Free Download



Many locals enjoy listening to Coronado's Velvet Cafe in person at many different venues around the "island".  Well, they are offering an early present just for you.  They are offering a selection of their holiday-edition songs that you can download absolutely free. 



Click here or the image below to download the songs via Dropbox.



Learn more about the band …

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Added by eCoronado on December 19, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

Holiday Events at Loews Coronado Bay Resort



Pancake Breakfast with Santa Dec. 20th

WHO: $19 adults, 9 kids (4-12)

WHAT: Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, you’re sure to enjoy this delicious pancake breakfast with Santa featuring fluffy pancakes cooked to order with all of your favorite toppings, eggs, golden hash browns, savory breakfast meats, fresh fruit and pastries. Don’t miss cookie decorating and classic holiday stories read by special guest, Food Network Star and New…

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Added by Loews Coronado Bay Resort on December 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Schools Memorabilia Needed for Exhibit

Did you attend Coronado schools?  Have something you could share (loan to us) for our upcoming special exhibit?

Staff members of the Coronado Museum are currently gathering materials for a…

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Added by Coronado Historical Association on December 16, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Coronado GC Completes Irrigation Control System Upgrade

Golfers who played Coronado Municipal Golf Course this fall surely noticed the construction in progress. What they saw was a $500,000 irrigation control system overhaul completed by the City of Coronado.

The overhaul was a badly-needed upgrade at one of the region’s most popular courses, according to the city’s Director of Golf Services, Roger Miller.

“We had a 30-year-old system, and that system was prone to failure,” Miller said. “The system was from the 80s…

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Added by Bill Winn on December 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Burglary Arrest

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…

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Added by Community Manager on December 14, 2014 at 10:15pm — No Comments


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Mistletoe Magic Brought Smiles to Customers and Merchants Alike

With the annual Coronado Christmas parade behind them, local merchants staged their own holiday celebration last Wednesday night. All along Orange Avenue from Union Bank to El Cordova Plaza there was Mistletoe Magic in the air.

More than 30 shops kept their doors open and lights on until 8 pm, some three hours past their normal closing time. Many also offered one-day specials.

On the avenue, the Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church Choir caroled, musicians…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on December 12, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Market Update, December 15, 2014

Weekly Market Update, December 15, 2014                                 

Presented by Manning Wealth Management

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Added by Manning Wealth Management on December 15, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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Sponsor a Child's Christmas Wishes through the Salvation Army's Angel Tree at CHS | UPDATE: CHS Families are Definitely Generous (photos)

Photo courtesy of Salvation Army 

The Office at CHS was filled with gifts December 12 for beneficiaries of the Angel Tree Program 

This year the Coronado High School ASB has worked with the local Salvation Army to provide an  Angel Giving Tree at CHS.  The…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on December 8, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Investing: Which Stocks Should You Own in 2015?

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Investing:  Which Stocks Should You Own in 2015? 

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Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on December 12, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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