All Blog Posts Tagged 'business' (1,228)

Meet Etta Osborn: Coronado Local and Owner of Etta's Interiors

Coronado's Etta Osborn did an entire remodel of this property in Hawai'i

Etta Osborn is a California girl.  She grew up living in San Diego, Alameda, Long Beach and then back to San Diego as she and her mom traveled the state with her Coast Guard stepfather.  She attended Kearny High School, graduating in 1992, and then earned her Associates Degree in Interior Design while…


Added by Kellee Hearther on November 21, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Business Owners: How to Cut Your 2014 Tax Bill by $38,000

Business Owners: How to Cut Your 2014 Tax Bill by $38,000

By Peter C. Thoms, CFA

Founder, Orion Capital Management LLC…


Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on November 21, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Coronado's Holiday Happenings

Coronado is always a great place to visit or call home, but during the holiday season Coronado is particularly magical. will continue to add to this list of holiday events as more are announced, so be sure to bookmark this handy page so you don't miss a thing!





Added by Community Manager on November 21, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Coronado's Stake Chophouse & Bar brings the big city steakhouse experience to our small town

Stake Chophouse & Bar, the newest offering from Coronado-based Blue Bridge Hospitality, opened its doors in early November after months of local curiosity and anticipation.  Residents and visitors are familiar with many of BBH's other Coronado eateries, including Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge, Village Pizzeria, Lil' Piggy's Bar-B-Q, MooTime Creamery, and Coronado Coffee Company, as well as Point Loma's…


Added by Community Manager on November 20, 2014 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

How Paying a Creditor Can Hurt Your Credit

What to Know About Your Credit Score Before You Buy

Three important, yet very complex, numbers create your credit score. This score factors heavily into your ability to qualify for a mortgage and will ultimately play a big role in the loan terms you are offered.

While the entire loan application process takes in other considerations such as assets and income, establishing your credit score with your lender is the…


Added by Kory Kavanewsky on November 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Photos with Santa at Glorietta Bay Inn is December 4 - Open to the Coronado Community

Ho, Ho, Ho Coronado! Santa arrives early for photos with the community and guests of Glorietta Bay Inn when he stops at the hotel from 3:30-5:30 p.m. December 4! 

This free event is open to the Coronado Island community.

Enjoy milk and cookies while you share your holiday wish list with Santa!…


Added by Kelsey McCabe on November 18, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

David Spatafore brings a sleek new steakhouse to 'The Crown City'

Coronado, CA (November 12, 2014) — Emerging rather quickly as one of the city’s most promising restaurateurs, David Spatafore, Principal of Blue Bridge Hospitality, has officially opened doors to his newest and swankiest dining endeavor yet with the launch Stake Chophouse & Bar. Prominently situated in the heart of Spatafore’s picturesque hometown of Coronado, the indoor-outdoor rooftop destination exists as the island’s first tried-and-true steakhouse, yet notably…


Added by Community Manager on November 15, 2014 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

High Tide Bottle Shop and Kitchen set to join Orange Avenue Businesses

There is a new business opening in Coronado, a joint venture of six friends who all live on the island. Tom and Donna Latona, Darrin Engle, Carolyn Fries, Nancy Lenhart and Lynne Johnson have joined forces to bring High Tide Bottle Shop and Kitchen to the east side of the 900 block of Orange Avenue. The six have been friends for a long time and when the business that used to fill the space vacated, the partners saw an…


Added by Kellee Hearther on November 14, 2014 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Frank and Connie Spitzer Join ParkLife Real Estate

It’s official!  After 25 plus years of real-estate sales first with Re/Max, and most recently with Independence Realty, local residents Frank and Connie Spitzer joined the ParkLife team, formally highlighting their experience in and passion for the Coronado area.

The duo have always aggressively followed trends and have evolved with the real estate market, while helping hundreds of buyers and sellers transition successfully.  Their goal has not been to work with as many…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on November 12, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Amazing View from Coronado's Glorietta Bay Point (Video)

In this video, Christian Rice discusses his new project at "Glorietta Bay Point" in Coronado. 4 new coastal contemporary townhomes are being built with amazing views from $2,198,000.

For more information about these listings and to speak with an agent contact…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on November 10, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Most Investors Fish in the Wrong Pond

Most Investors Fish in the Wrong Pond

By Peter C. Thoms, CFA

Most individual investors are fishing in the wrong pond when it comes to investing for retirement.  This pond is the pond of actively managed mutual funds.

Given the trillions of dollars still invested in active mutual…


Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on November 7, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Proteus Fitness & Training Rope Cutting Ceremony (Nov 14th)

Over the past 9 months Coronado residents have watched with curiosity as the former Pacheco’s Auto Body next to Wells Fargo transformed into a maze of steel bars, climbing ropes, and caving ladders. The new facility, Proteus Fitness & Training, will officially open its doors on Friday, November 14th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. with a rope cutting ceremony by Mayor Tanaka and a BBQ with live…


Added by eCoronado on November 6, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Eat at Which Wich TODAY & Help Village School Buy New Books

Village Elementary PTO and Which Wich Present:

 “Bites for Books” 

Wednesday, November 5th



Enjoy a delicious meal for…


Added by Kellee Hearther on November 5, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Bluewater Boathouse Honors Our Military

Before Twitter and Western Union Telegrams, naval signal flags were used get brief but important messages across. Brightly colored signal flags now adorn the Bluewater Boathouse, spelling out messages in support of our troops. Photo by Joe Ditler.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on November 4, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Local VFW Post 2422 Sponsors Skydiver Salute

A member of Buzz Fink’s Sky Dive San Diego makes a perfect landing on the Coronado High School Football Field at a past “Take A Veteran To School Day.” The skydivers will again land in Coronado on Friday, Nov. 7, at 9:45 a.m. Photo by Sky Dive San Diego.



Added by Joseph Ditler on November 4, 2014 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

What factors have the greatest impact on home prices in Coronado?

If you were an outsider looking in, it might appear strange that a 2 bedroom cottage on the 900 block of Coronado sells for a much higher price than a modern, recently updated two story home on the 100 block. But the Coronado housing market, much like the town itself, differs from most markets.

First, you have a strong influx of two demographics of home purchasers, each uniquely impacting the market. In Coronado, there is a high demand for beach properties as second…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on November 3, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Can You Afford to Live in Coronado?

Odds are if you have compared San Diego real estate to Coronado real estate, you experienced a small moment of sticker shock. We won't deny it, living in Coronado is expensive.

But the reason why so many families, veterans, retirees and young couples decide to move to Coronado is the community. Because when you move here, you don't just get four walls; you get an entire community invested into your success, safety, children thriving in the outstanding school system…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on October 31, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Military Home Buyer Workshop

Do you know how to use your VA loan to purchase a home? It's time to find out! Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from a panel of experts about the VA loan process. Let us help you achieve your dream of homeownership!

Get answers to your questions about using your VA benefits, choosing a REALTOR®, becoming…


Added by Park Life Real Estate on October 31, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Boathouse Ghost's Identity Remains Unknown

This artist-enhanced image shows the iconic cupola of the Coronado Boathouse with a ghostly image similar to eyewitness descriptions. Artwork by of Jody Esquer.

Researchers Continue to Sift Through Old Documents in Search of Woman's Identity; Other Research Uncovered Along the Way…


Added by Joseph Ditler on October 30, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Bridge Icon Gear Back in Stock - Including the "Hip" 92118 Shirts & Sweatshirts

Brand new and classic "bridge icon gear" now available.  The shirts and sweatshirts feature the Coronado zip code, 92118, on the lower hip - because where else would you put such a hip zip?  Plus, we have some brand new head wear.  No shipping costs for local pickup in Coronado.

Thank you for your love of Coronado and your support of

You can order…


Added by eCoronado on October 28, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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