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Coronado's Rhinoceros Cafe to Close August 31st



Long time local favorite, Rhinoceros Cafe & Grille, will be closing at the end of August.  eCoronado.com spoke to co-owner Mayson Hwa and learned that an increase in rent, code that prevented serving alcohol outside and "just ready to be done" factors led to this decision.  



So, if you want their famous "Penne a la Vodka", be sure to visit them by this Monday.  There will be a new restaurant going in…

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Added by eCoronado on August 26, 2014 at 8:45pm — No Comments

Coronado Schools Foundation Locals Card Photo Contest



Having fun just got easier when you post a photo picture with your LOCALS CARD!

Starts 8-21-14

Monthly Winners!

Open to all Local Card Holders

How to participate:

  • Post a picture on Instagram holding your Locals Card at a supporting…
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Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on August 22, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

1111 9th Street Scraped for New Construction



Riding by 1111 Ninth Street, eCoronado.com noticed that the lot was recently scraped.  The owner shared this information on the property website:

I am the owner of the property at 1111 9th Street.  I bought the property with a goal of doing a project that I hoped would compliment the building I own next door on the corner of 9th and Orange.  After many months of analysis, design, planning and permitting, construction will begin shortly on a new building that follows…

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Added by eCoronado on August 19, 2014 at 8:09pm — 6 Comments

"Coastal Living Experience Day" At 2014 Showhouse This Saturday



John "OB" O'Brien, owner of Flagg Coastal Homes, is seen here being interviewed by TV 6 about the Showhouse his company built. The Showhouse can be seen in the background.

CORONADO -- Coastal Living Magazine and Flagg Coastal Homes will host a Coastal Living Experience Day at the celebrated 2014 Showhouse this coming Saturday, August 23, from…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on August 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Market Update- August 18, 2014



Weekly Market Update, August 18, 2014                          

Presented by Manning Wealth Management

General market news

  • Late Friday, 10-year Treasuries reached their lowest point in 14 months, with a yield of 2.30 percent. The 30-year Treasury also hit a 14-month low of 3.10 percent. This downward trend could persist into the end of the…
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Added by Manning Wealth Management on August 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Why Have a Pool While Visiting Coronado Beaches?



You came to Coronado to visit the highly acclaimed and repeatedly named “Best Beach in the US.” So why bother with accommodations with a swimming pool?

While we highly recommend spending copious amounts of time with sand between your toes, breathing in the sea air and building sandcastles, having pool access over your vacation provides a unique escape and reassurance to all travelers.

Here are our top 3 reasons why you want a pool during your Coronado…

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Added by Coronado Inn on August 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments


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From Teacher to Perfumer: Jeanette Price Turns a Hobby into a Business

Jeanette Price is a 'never say die' kind of person. Faced with tight labor market brought on by a shaky economy, she used her down time to redirect her career and launch a manufacturing business from a spare bedroom.

A teacher with a freshly minted masters degree from the University of Virginia, she could only find work as a substitute. “I sub at literally every school in the Coronado Unified District,” she said.  Still, with hours of free time to fill, she decided to turn a…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on August 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Island Surf: Coronado's Oldest Surf Shop

Coronado’s first family of surfing, the Granillos – owners and operators of Coronado Island Surf.

From left, …

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Added by Joseph Ditler on August 12, 2014 at 7:00pm — 7 Comments

Coronado Real Estate Market Update for July 2014

The Real Estate Market in July kept sizzling!

During the month of July, Coronado had 123 Active listings, 25 new Pending Listings & 25 Sold Listings! 17 properties sold in Coronado Village, 1 in the Coronado Shores & 7 in the Coronado Cays. The sales keep trending upwards, increasing from last month's total of…

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Added by Park Life Real Estate on August 12, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Glorietta Bay Inn Celebrates Spreckels Birthday with Special Rates

Take an additional $20 off Internet Specials during September and November in honor of John Spreckels Birthday on August 16!

Internet rates as low as…

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Added by Kelsey McCabe on August 8, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Market Update- August 4, 2014



Weekly Market Update, August 4, 2014                            

Presented by Manning Wealth Management

General market news

  • The S&P 500 Index suffered its worst weekly decline since 2012, dropping 2.7 percent in a five-day span. Markets fell on Thursday as news broke that Standard & Poor’s had downgraded Argentina and announced that the country was in default on some of its debt. 
  • In Europe, more disappointing…
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Added by Manning Wealth Management on August 5, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 Things You Didn't Know About Solar Companies but Need to

Thinking about going solar? With the status of the industry, it is best to do your research

Over the past decade, the solar industry has been booming in San Diego County, ranking year after year as one of the fastest growing industries. The financial benefits and increasing demand for solar power has made the solar industry an attractive business venture.

In San Diego County there are now more than 200 companies installing solar. With a multitude…

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Added by Brittney Larsen on August 4, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Friday's 'Wine & Lecture': R.E. Smith, Maker of Watches for Navy SEALs

This Friday, August 8 at 5:30 p.m., R. E. Smith will be the presenter at CHA’s next “Wine & Lecture” event.  Smith is head of Coronado-based RESCO Instruments, which makes watches inspired by the SEALs.  Smith is a SEAL himself and has had great success with his new business, beginning with the Patriot line of watches. He is now producing a brand new line named Manus.…

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Added by Coronado Historical Association on August 4, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Showhouse Offers Tour With Designer

Showhouse 2014 may be the most talked about home in the continental United States. It will be featured in the October issue of Coastal Living Magazine. Open House Tours are currently underway Wednesday-Sunday through September 28. Celebrated designer Betsy Burnham (inset) will lead a special tour August 2, at 1 p.m.…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on July 31, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The U.S. Military Realizes the Benefits of Secure, Renewable Energy

As tensions continue to increase in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, U.S. energy supplies are being disrupted, raising oil prices at home and increasing the threat to our soldiers and national security.  Energy is what the U.S. needs to run everyday life, continue development at home and ensure national security.  So why not switch over to an energy source that is more reliable and readily available here at home? 

That is exactly what the U.S. military has been…

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Added by Brittney Larsen on July 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Market Update- July 28, 2014



Weekly Market Update, July 28, 2014                               

Presented by Manning Wealth Management…

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Added by Manning Wealth Management on July 30, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Coronado wins fight over redevelopment money

 — The city of Coronado can keep $5.8 million originally intended for its now-defunct redevelopment fund and it has the right to try and recoup an additional $32.6 million in redevelopment loans, a Superior Court judge has ruled.

The decision rendered by Judge Michael Kenny in Sacramento on Friday is the latest in a series of cases arising out of the…

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Added by eCoronado on July 26, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments


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Coronado has potential to be 100 percent energy independent

The island of Coronado is known for its beautiful beaches, iconic views of downtown, local festivities and great shopping and restaurants. However, it is not commonly known that this 13.5 square mile island is a strong solar community and has the potential to achieve 100 percent energy independence.

“Coronado is a leading city of solar power in our state, and has the potential to be fully energy independent by utilizing available roof space on homes and businesses on…

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Added by Community Manager on July 24, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Coronado Hardware to Host Plaster Paint Workshop on July 29th, 2014



Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 4-6pm,
 Coronado Hardware Glass and Paint is offering a workshop for decorative plaster paint. The line is Plaster Paint Co. and comes in many colors.

The workshop will walk you through three paint applications including distressing and sealing your project.



Please bring a small decorative item from home (i.e. lamp base, picture frame, small mirror, candle holder, etc).…
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Added by eCoronado on July 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Why Pick A Hotel With FREE Wi-FI?

To those of us glued to our smart phones and tablets, this may seem like an easy answer. But with so many hotels charging minute rates for what should be an included perk, the question merits extra attention.

Data Rates Do Apply

You have your cell phone hooked up to your office and home Wi-Fi during the week, limiting your data usage. Once you hit the road, those signals fade away. Rather quickly unfortunately, since once you leave the comforts of home…

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Added by Coronado Inn on July 23, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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