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Coronado Becomes First U.S. City to Require Helmets for all Bicyclists - Effective Today



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…

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Added by eCoronado on April 1, 2015 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Coronado Gateway Winner Announced

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,”…

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Added by Bruce Linder on April 1, 2015 at 2:00am — 1 Comment


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City Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary, Projected Events Announced

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…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on March 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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Palm Academy Restructuring Creates Controversy

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…

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Added by Ann Marie Bryan on March 29, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Glorietta Bay Inn Joins Millions in Earth Hour 2015

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…

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Added by Kelsey McCabe on March 30, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments


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Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Nighttime Sewer Main Work to begin next week

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 March 29, 2015 at 9:07pm — No Comments


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Host Families for Japanese and French Students Needed This Summer

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…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on March 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments


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Support our Naval Surface Warriors

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.…

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Added by Ann Marie Bryan on March 24, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments


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Coronado Living: How Reading Is Saving My Sanity As a Parent

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…

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Added by Becca Garber on March 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Yoga Teacher Certification at Coronado Yoga & Wellness Center



We have been conducting Teacher Certification & Trainings for over 25 years!

Kitaido Yoga - Level 1 Instructor Certification with Master & Founder of Kitaido Yoga, Jean Pierre Marques (Over 50 years of experience and ERYT-500)

DATES & TIMES:

Thursday, April 30th 3:00pm-7:00pm

Friday, May 1st 8:30am-5:00pm

Saturday, May 2nd 8:30am - 5:00pm

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 8:30am - 5:00pm…

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Added by Linda Marquez on March 28, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments


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Coronado Senior Knitting Group Warms Up America and the World

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…

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Added by Becca Garber on March 21, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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Do You Know Your Neighbor Behind the Picket Fence?

     

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…

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Added by Alyssa Ballard on March 25, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment


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Third and Fourth Streets Speed Limits Under Review

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…

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Added by John Tato on March 24, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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The Coronado Floral Association's Annual Spring Fling Steps Back in Time to the Roaring 20's

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…

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Added by Mary Douglas on March 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Police Blotter March 17th - March 23rd: Register Stolen from Coffee Cart

Crimes

Burglary/ Unspecified

An unknown male entered the Coronado Coffee Kiosk and took the cash register and left in an unknown direction.

1200 block of 1st Street

3/18/2015-3/19/2015

 

Petty Theft

Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s bike from the Coronado High School property near the BBMAC.

800 block of 6th Street

3/16/2015-3/17/2015

 

Criminal…

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Added by Grace Sylvester on March 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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"Insurgent" Now Playing at Village Theater

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…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on March 24, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments


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Nic Brown Receives His Van - Thank You Supporters!

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…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on March 24, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Coronado Schools Foundation Seeks an Administrative & Event Coordinator



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…

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Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments


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Community Group Proposes Renaming Palm Avenue Parks

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…

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Added by John Tato on March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Ordinance Amendment Creates Consistent Curfews (11pm to 5am)



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…

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Added by eCoronado on March 23, 2015 at 9:37am — 1 Comment

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