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California home sales drop to 4-year August low

If you are a contrarian investor or buyer, you should like this as a sign of a good time to buy! 

California home sales drop to 4-year August low

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The number of homes sold in California fell to the lowest level for an August in four years as a supply crunch pushed prices higher and kept homes out of reach for many buyers, a real estate research company reported Thursday.

An estimated 37,228 houses and condominiums…


Added by Fred Eckert on September 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado restaurateur brings first public market food hall to San Diego

San Diego is poised to get its first-ever food hall, a sprawling emporium of local artisans planned for Liberty Station that follows a now-familiar path paved by such iconic markets as Seattle’s Pike Place and the Ferry Building in San Francisco.

The $3 million Point Loma project is the brainchild of Coronado restaurateur David Spatafore, who is teaming with Liberty…


Added by Community Manager on September 14, 2014 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Coronado Restaurants Participate in San Diego Restaurant Week - Sept. 21-26th

San Diego restaurant week kicks off September 21st and runs until September 26th.  Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Held twice annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from more than 180 of San Diego's best restaurants in 12 unique regions throughout San Diego County.

To see all the San Diego and Coronado restaurant deals, click here:  …


Added by eCoronado on September 14, 2014 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Chef Tim Kolanko Brings Flavor and Freshness to Coronado's Restaurant Scene

Executive Chef Tim Kolanko in the kitchen at Leroy's

Tim Kolanko is a busy man. As corporate chef for Blue Bridge Hospital (BBH), he is putting the finishing touches on a menu for a new restaurant, Stake, which opens next month, as well as keeping up standards at another island favorite – Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge. He’s also tasked with keeping tabs on BBH’s other eateries -- Village Pizzeria,…


Added by Gloria Tierney on September 12, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Coronado Computer Help: Brad Unz from CoronadoIT

My old Westmont Communication Studies Professor, Dr. Greg Spencer, coined a phrase years ago:  If you live by the computer, then you have to die by the computer.  Back then, of course, most of the students were using word processors to complete papers and other assignments, but the point hit home - if you depend on technology to get stuff done, you better have a good plan for when it fails.  He was notorious for rejecting "computer issue" excuses from students that…


Added by eCoronado on September 12, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments

Weekly Market Update - September 8, 2014

Weekly Market Update, September 8, 2014                                  

Presented by Manning Wealth Management


General market news

  • The Treasury curve certainly had an up-and-down week. The yield on the 10-year note started last week at 2.34 percent, moving as high as 2.47 percent…

Added by Manning Wealth Management on September 12, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on September 9, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Which Wich Serves a PB&J Lunch at Ronald McDonald House

Maggie Holland and Meredith Hinz displaying the boxes of PB&J sandwich they made for Ronald McDonald House. 

On Friday, September 5, Which Wich of Coronado brought some old fashioned comfort food to children and parents staying at Ronald McDonald House, serving up more than a hundred peanut butter and grape jelly sandwiches for lunch.

It was all part of the…


Added by Gloria Tierney on September 9, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Why Have a Pool at Your Hotel While Visiting the Beach?

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…


Added by Coronado Inn on September 8, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

A New Kind of Chophouse Stakes a Claim in Coronado

Lots of locals are asking about "Stake" - a new chophouse restaurant created by David Spatofore's Blue Bridge Hospitality group.  

Find out more about the menu, when it opens and other details …


Added by eCoronado on September 6, 2014 at 7:55pm — 1 Comment

CBS 8 Interviews Coronado's "First Family of Surfing" (Video)

CORONADO (CBS 8) - As another unfettered morning unfurls on the crown city, Coronado is free and easy. An early Orange Avenue stroll is the locals' way to uncover the day. There you will find Island Surf, the beach community's unofficial city hall and Coronado's oldest surf shop.  Manny Granillo was 15 years old, when he got his first job there.

"It was Dureyea's from 1972 to 1992, and that's when I bought it and changed the name to Island Surf," Manny said.…


Added by eCoronado on September 6, 2014 at 7:47pm — 1 Comment

Final Summer Concert – Sponsored by Park Life Real Estate and CSF September 7th (5pm)

The gazebo will be rocking this Sunday when Ron’s Garage takes the stage for the final concert in Speckels’ park for 2014. The band is a local favorite, which seems a fitting end to a wonderful concert series, sponsored by Park Life Real Estate and the Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF).

“We are always happy to have the opportunity to invest back into our…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on September 4, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Monthly Market Update - August 31, 2014

Market Update for the Month Ending August 31, 2014

Presented by Manning Wealth Management


U.S. markets shoot…


Added by Manning Wealth Management on September 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Football Season & Ron's Garage Take Over McP's Irish Pub


Coronado’s only Irish Pub, McP’s, is preparing for football season. The restaurant and bar just added 17 big screen TVs to accommodate customers eager to not miss the…


Added by Joseph Ditler on September 2, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Seafood Tastings/Pairings at Bluewater Boathouse Thru September



CORONADO –Bluewater Boathouse, Coronado’s newest restaurant, is part of…


Added by Joseph Ditler on September 2, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

URT Womp Packs Beach, Pounds Competitors - Results, Photos & Videos

If you haven't heard of URT Clothing company, you really need to power down your device and get on out to the ocean...yes, the ocean that is just a few blocks away from anywhere in Coronado.  Ian Urtnowski is a former Coronado lifeguard and started the clothing company back in 2008.  He explains that he heard a sea lion barking his name "URT" and he had to answer the call.  Six years later, it's hard not to spot URT stickers, clothing and locals looking forward to the next…


Added by eCoronado on August 29, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Foodie Alert: "Islander" to Serve Fresh Seafood at 1166 Orange Avenue this Fall

Earlier this week, reported that Rhinoceros Cafe would be closing at the end of August.  We have since learned that a new restaurant will be taking it's place later this Fall at 1166 Orange Avenue.  

The new restaurant is called Islander and will serve fresh seafood.  The owner is Scott Quan opened his first…


Added by eCoronado on August 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

7 West Coast Labor Day Weekend Getaways (Coronado Selected)

It’s nearly Labor Day weekend which means one thing and one thing only to us: vacation time! If you live on the west coast (and even if you don’t), here are the seven Labor Day weekend getaways you must take this year.

See the entire list in the Haute Living article …


Added by eCoronado on August 28, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Weekly Market Update- August 25, 2014

Weekly Market Update, August 25, 2014                          

Presented by Manning Wealth Management



Added by Manning Wealth Management on August 27, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Coronado's Rhinoceros Cafe to Close August 31st

Long time local favorite, Rhinoceros Cafe & Grille, will be closing at the end of August. 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.  A…


Added by eCoronado on August 26, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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