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Bridgeworthy: Liberty Station a Place for Art, Food

An art mecca fifteen minutes away from Coronado?  Yes, it's Liberty Station at the Naval Training Center (NTC) in Point Loma. The area was touted to me as being "as wonderful as Balboa Park, but with better parking." I had no idea that there was a space here created for art, music, and culture. Curious as to its origins, I learned that this art community at Liberty Station is part of …

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Added by Ann Marie Bryan on June 10, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Take Survey for a Chance to Get $100 to Local Coronado Restaurant



Are you a local Foodie?  A Coronado restaurant is doing a survey and they want Coronado locals to fill it out and give dining feedback in person during a focus group on June 23rd.  If selected for the focus group, participants will receive $100 gift certificate to a Coronado restaurant as a thank you for participating.  Here is what they sent us:

We're looking for frequent full…

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Added by eCoronado on June 10, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Local Business Profile: John Harvard Academy, Helping Students Reach Their Potential

The school year is coming to an end, but that does not mean the John Harvard Academy is closing up its doors just yet.  In fact, for many students, summer is another season to hone their skills. …

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Added by Alyssa Ballard on June 10, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Give Dad the Gift of Relaxation this Father's Day

Sea Spa at Loews Coronado Bay Resort is offering dad the ultimate relaxation this Father’s Day. Brew & Renew includes a 30 minute stretch by Stretch U, a men’s haircut, hot towel treatment, neck and scalp massage, and a San Diego local Ballast Point beer for $75.

Stretch U provides a mobility and performance boost that was previously only available to professional athletes. It is based around The Carey Stretch by legendary Physical Therapist John Carey. His…

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Added by Loews Coronado Bay Resort on June 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

CHS Students to Lead Sailing Camp with a STEM Focus

CHS students Owen Schafer and Grace Yakutis teach middle school students about the scientific principles of sailing.

Coronado High School Sailing teammates Owen Schafer and Grace Yakutis will teach local children about the science of sailing and instruct them on use of sail boats during an exciting “Sailing through STEM” camp this summer.…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on June 6, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Glorietta Bay Inn Mansion Renovations Stay True to Historic Charm

Coronado, California, June 5, 2015 – The Glorietta Bay Inn has completed renovations on eight of the eleven historic mansion guest rooms. Each guest room features a warm, inviting, relaxed atmosphere and include elegant new furnishings that pay tribute to the hotel’s early beginnings.

The guest rooms all received new carpeting,…

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Added by Kelsey McCabe on June 5, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Two Things Rebalancing Accomplishes

By Peter C. Thoms, CFA

www.orionportfolios.com

An important (but very underutilized strategy) for investors is to periodically rebalance their investment portfolios.  Rebalancing means shifting assets within a portfolio so that the portfolio’s asset allocation is returned to its original target weights.

For example, say a portfolio’s target allocation is 60% equities and 40% bonds. …

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Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on June 5, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Wag'N Tails: Keeping Tails Wagging Since 1999

Nestled snuggly in the middle of Orange Avenue between 9th and 10th is Wag’N Tails. It may be small but it’s unmissable with its triangle roof top and dutch door, if you have a pet, it feels like home.

In Coronado, we see businesses fold and come back as something new over and over again. We’ve also seen a business replaced by something very similar. For instance, after Alexander’s closed, its location was used for…

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Added by Alyssa Ballard on June 3, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments


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Acts of Service: Kyle McCarty Builds Community Trust Through Craftsmanship

Kyle McCarty is a creator with an entrepreneurial spirit. He’s always had a knack for fixing things. When he was younger, his father once told him “It’s not what the tool is designed to do, it’s about what you can make it do.” From the time he was a boy in Houston, Kyle’s father laid the groundwork for what would later be his service to the Coronado community. Well known around town for his handyman business, Kyle tackles basic home repairs, fixer uppers and the “honey do’s” – and…

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Added by Mary Douglas on June 3, 2015 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Community Voices: April 2015: 1.5 Million Vehicles on Third Street, Only 5 Speed Citations Written

Toni Atkins, Speaker of the California State Assembly, and Coronado's regional representative, held a community meeting at the Coronado Library Thursday, May 28th, at 4:00 p.m. While she herself was not in attendance, two from her staff were -- one taking names and one fielding questions.



Tom Slattery, a resident of Third and Fourth Streets corridor and member of the neighborhood group TAF, attended the meeting to discuss growing concerns and frustrations over…

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Added by Toni Mc Gowan on June 1, 2015 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

Are Home Values in Coronado Increasing?

Earlier this year we made several predictions for 2015. As we wrap up the first quarter of 2015, here is how our predictions faired: 

Coronado Home Values – The Real Story

Based on average sales prices, home values have increased 13.8% since April of 2014. And while we saw fluctuation in 4-month stretches in the…

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Added by ParkLife Real Estate on May 28, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Top Spots in Coronado & San Diego to Propose

Congratulations, you’ve found the girl of your dreams!  Now to seal the deal with a good proposal.

While the proposal style will vary between each couple, here are a few out of the box ideas for San Diego and Coronado.

Beach Proposal

Pack a picnic or go for a sunset…

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Added by Coronado Inn on May 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Yappy Hour - This Wednesday!

OKAY…. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27th IS THE DAY!!!!!  Beginning at…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on May 25, 2015 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Pennies for Paws Kickoff

Our Pennies for PAWS campaign kicked off on April 10th and so far we have collected over $500.00! Throughout Coronado, donation dog houses with the bright yellow PAWS logo can be found on counters in Island…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on May 25, 2015 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Why You Should Invest in Companies You've Never Heard of Before

Investors interested in generating strong profits from their stock portfolios should have a large investment in the stocks of companies they have never heard of before. 

The vast majority of investors make a simple mistake: they have way too little exposure to small-cap stocks (and too much to large-cap stocks).  Many believe small-cap stocks are too risky and that large-cap stocks are “safer.”   The fact is that while…

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Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on May 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Complimentary Braid Bar & Make Up Touchup Monday from 10a-2pm


Coronado Bliss wants to keep you looking great this Memorial Day.  

Contact them with any questions.

Added by eCoronado on May 21, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments

New Complimentary Car Service in Conjunction with Stake Chophouse



Elevating the bar for Coronado’s dining scene, Stake Chophouse & Bar is rolling out a new feature to the Coronado area. Stake is now offering a complimentary luxury car service to provide guests with a special night from start to finish. Car service will begin at 
5:00 pm daily and will run until close.



Reservations are available on a first come, first serve basis and can be booked in conjunction…

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Added by eCoronado on May 18, 2015 at 4:32pm — 2 Comments


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Bay Books keeps the classic bookstore experience in Coronado

In an age where bookstores are fading out as Kindles and Nooks are flooding in, one local bookstore continues to stand its ground. Bay Books is the kind of place every reader dreams of making their home for an hour or two. Soft music plays in the background and seats and tables are positioned throughout the store for customers to not grab a book and go, but make book shopping an experience. The staff are friendly and share the same love…

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Added by Alyssa Ballard on May 18, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments


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Enjoy Great Rates and Value-Driven Deals on Local Attractions When You "Summer Like a Local" At Loews Hotels & Resorts

Loews Hotels & Resorts’ West Coast properties are inviting guests to Summer Like a Local while enjoying great rates and value-driven deals on local attractions.                                                                                                                  

According to the U.S. Travel Association’s Project Time Off, Americans are failing to use 429 million vacation days each year, and…

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Added by Community Manager on May 17, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments


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Albertson's to Transform into Haggen Southwest in 40-Hour Grocery Store Makeover

Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen is bringing more than 80 years of family values to Coronado. Founded by Ben and Dorothy Haggen and Doug Clark during the Great Depression, Haggen has been a pioneer in the grocery industry. Since their opening, the company has supported thousands of Northwest farms, ranches, fisheries and other businesses, creating a lasting and sustainable local food economy. The…

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Added by Mary Douglas on May 17, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

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