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CHS Senior Taylor Nelson Wins Miss Santa Monica Teen Crown

CHS Senior Taylor Nelson is the new Miss Santa Monica Teen

While many juniors and seniors were prepping for the Coronado High School prom Saturday, April 12, senior Taylor Nelson was, instead, getting ready to compete in the Miss Santa Monica Teen pageant. It wasn’t that she wanted to miss the prom, but the demands of the…


Added by Kellee Hearther on April 15, 2014 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Albertons Latest Business to Add Paid "Public" Parking

The latest parking lot to offer paid public parking is Albertsons located at 150 B Avenue.  The join the ranks of Vons, Coronado Ferry Landing, Walgreens and Union Bank who have all added similar fees over the last year.  Customers get 60 minutes for free, but non-customers will have to pay $5 for the first two hours and $10 for up to 4 hours.  

As Summer approaches in Coronado, street parking spots (free) are going to be in high demand.  Expect to see more residents…


Added by eCoronado on April 14, 2014 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Tax Day Bites - Savings at Leroy's

Tax season is here again. To ease your pain, we've got a special offer for you. Come in on Tax Day and get $2 off our entire bites selection!!

Check out our Bites selection…


Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on April 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Off-Leash Hours at Vetter Park Proposed

Over the last month, dog-owners have stopped going to Vetter Park ever since some nearby neighbors raised concerns to law enforcement officials to uphold the leash law that exists at the park.  Up until this time, Vetter Park neighbors offered a 'blind eye' to those dogs that were left off-leash.  For various reasons, allowing dog-owners this civil disobedience was no longer tolerated and hence Vetter Park has since been unfrequented.

As a Coronado resident and a…


Added by Akshay Sateesh on April 11, 2014 at 4:30pm — 9 Comments

Breaking Flower Show News: 2014 Home Front Judging Results

As many of our readers know, the home front judging has been going on over the last week.  Ribbons have been handed out all over Coronado.  The results are in and Coronado has a new winner for "Best in the City".  1124 F Avenue has been chosen by the judges.  Here are a few photos:

Best in the City

1124 F Ave (photos above)…


Added by eCoronado on April 13, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Concerts in the Park Announces Its 2014 Summer Lineup

Coronado’s annual summer of music begins Memorial Day Weekend -- Sunday, May 25. 

As it has for the past 44 years, the concerts will feature a mix of music from jazz to rock and roll, with a little country and healthy dose of Latin for variety. Fan favorites Rockola, Betamaxx, and Cool Fever will the there, as will last year’s sensation Iliana Rose Cuban Band. 

Four other local bands -- Crown Town Music (featuring…


Added by Community Manager on April 13, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Camp Able's Annual Fundraiser, "A Glamorous Affair" Quickly Approaching on April 26th

Please join us to celebrate Camp Able's 34th year of service as a nonprofit in our community.  The program, located on the Silver Strand State Beach, provides recreational programs each summer to individuals with disabilities, both local residents and people from all over San Diego County.  Each year hundreds of individuals are provided with opportunities for social interaction, adaptive sports,…


Added by Camp Able on April 13, 2014 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Five Coronado Churches Pack 30,000 Meals for Hungry Children

This morning, on Palm Sunday, St. Paul's United Methodist Church hosted a meal packaging event in partnership with Children of the Nations.  175 people representing five churches participated:  Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Coronado Community Church, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Christ Episcopal Church and St. Paul's United Methodist Church.  The cost of packaging 30,000 meals is $7500 and was paid for by St. Paul's and Sacred Heart.  

As we enter Holy week, we…


Added by lisa on April 13, 2014 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Coronado Survey - Let City Council know what you think!

Hi Everyone-

I created the following survey as a tool for residents to share their thoughts on a variety of city issues and I'm hoping you'll take a few minutes to let City Council know what you think.  

The survey will be open for two weeks and then the results will be reported at a future council meeting.  

All responses are anonymous.

The survey is not paid for with taxpayer dollars or authorized by the City of Coronado.  

To complete…


Added by Richard Bailey on April 13, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

It's Kitten Season at PAWS of Coronado

It has been a late start to this year’s Kitten Season throughout the county, but we are now having kittens being brought into the Coronado Animal Care Facility (ACF).

As you may know, PAWS of Coronado partners with the Coronado Police Department and the ACF to help save the lives of the orphaned…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on April 13, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Direct Access Care at Water and Sports Physical Therapy means No Referral is Necessary

Visit Coronado's office of Water and Sports Physical Therapy to work with Emily Richard PT, DPT, Carol McClaugherty PTA (front right), and Megan Moynihan and Caroline Fregeau, both Exercise Specialists.

If you are a weekend athlete and often find yourself with aches and pains from your physical activity, Water and Sports Physical Therapy (WSPT) has some news for you! The state of California…


Added by Kellee Hearther on April 13, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Community Voices: Time to Audit CUSD Finances

Time for an audit of Coronado school financing, because CUSD is anything but transparent with the public. If we don’t ask the right questions, or research the right websites, CUSD only tells taxpayers what they want us to know. 

Do you know you’ve been paying Prop KK parcel taxes since 2000, and will continue paying every year until 2026? (Look at your prop tax statement.) And in addition to that $17M, CUSD borrowed about $100M more…


Added by Jim Newhall on April 12, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Summer Concert In-The-Park Schedule

Coronado Summer Concerts in Spreckels Park - Located at the corner of 6th Street…


Added by eCoronado on March 23, 2010 at 9:00pm — 27 Comments

Coronado Brewing Company wins World Beer Cup

The Coronado Brewing Company is on top of the world — or at least the World Beer Cup.

At the international competition Friday in Denver, Coronado was named “Champion Brewery and Brewmaster” among mid-size breweries. Two of its beers were among the 11 San Diego County winners: Islander IPA won gold in the American-style strong pale ale category, while Old Scallywag was…


Added by Community Manager on April 12, 2014 at 5:58pm — 3 Comments

Easter Sunday at First Baptist Coronado

Sunrise Service 6 AM
Start the day early by coming to Shipwrecks Beach in Coronado where there will be songs of praise, a short sermon, and a great time of fellowship. (Avenida De Los Arenas, Coronado)
Continental Breakfast 9 AM
Join us for a time of fellowship on our patio
Worship Service 10 AM
Please make plans to come…

Added by Carol Merrill on April 9, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

CUSD Connect-a-Thon Tally Tops $200,000

Thanks to the continued generosity of many and to a Rotarian who rallied to help Coronado Schools Foundation reach it highest goal ever, CSF now projects a final tally for the March 13
th student-produced event of just over $200,000.  "Last year we raised $182,000 and were thrilled with that record tally.  This year, with our schools needing our financial support more than ever, we raised the bar and the community…


Added by eCoronado on April 11, 2014 at 7:12pm — No Comments

"Sacred Trust," A Coronado Movie In The Making

Stories.  They come from many places, and sometimes the least likely and most unexpected inspirations. In Mary Ellen Cortellini’s case, she’s uncovered a tale that has been concealed behind the gates of a local Navy Base in an…


Added by Joseph Ditler on April 11, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

International Pro Tennis Challenge May 3rd in Coronado

The Coronado Tennis Center is hosting a International Pro Challenge on May 3rd at 2:30pm and the public is invited to come.  There will be raffles, racquet demonstrations and an invitation to try your tennis out on some of the best local pros from around the world!  For more information visit http://coronadotenniscenter.com/ or call (619) 522-2650.…


Added by eCoronado on April 11, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Proposition E - Websites Provide Information - Vote is June 3rd

The election for Prop E isn't until June 3rd, but signs on lawns are already appearing throughout Coronado.  The community is buzzing with questions and trying to figure out how they should vote.  

The San Diego County Taxpayers Association summarizes the prop with these words:

The Coronado Unified School District is proposing a Proposition 39 Bond Measure that would authorize the issuance of $29 million in general obligation bonds.  …


Added by eCoronado on April 11, 2014 at 2:56pm — 11 Comments

Cyclist Hit Near Coronado Golf Course Entrance

Yesterday afternoon, a male cyclist in his 70s was hit while riding in the bike lane in front of the Coronado Golf Course entrance.  eCoronado.com spoke to his riding companion and she said that a car failed to stop and crossed Glorietta Blvd in front of the rider.  The rider hit the car and was knocked to the ground.  Coronado Fire and Police responded and the injured rider was taken to the hospital via ambulance.

As a reminder to drivers, please be aware of the…


Added by eCoronado on April 11, 2014 at 9:20am — 4 Comments

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