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Investing: Mid-Quarter Update by Orion Portfolios

Often the summer can be a lazy time for the markets, with many executives and traders on vacation around the world.  Not this year.  There’s a lot going on in the summer of 2015.

U.S. and international equity markets around the world have weakened in recent weeks, driven primarily by three factors:

  1. Stock market plunge and…

Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on August 14, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Haggen to Close 27 Stores - Coronado Location Not Impacted at this Time

Bellingham, Wash. - 
Haggen, the West Coast regional grocer, today announced that in order to continue to improve its business and strengthen its competitive position, it has decided to close or sell a number of locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Most of the stores being closed or sold were acquired as part of the transaction in which Albertsons LLC and Safeway divested 146 stores. Additional stores will be sold or closed in the future as…


Added by eCoronado on August 14, 2015 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

Local Architect Firm Featured in "Dwell"

Congrats to Christian Rice Architects, Inc. on being showcased by Dwell.

A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis

Located in the eclectic Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego, the Georgia St. Residence was originally an uninspired Spanish-style two-story home that “felt like something you’d see in a Western ghost town; a facade decoration with nothing behind it,” architect Christian Rice says.

Read the entire…


Added by eCoronado on August 14, 2015 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Second Financial Literacy Course for Millennials offered today

Jane Braun, a local CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ premiered “Building Wealth: A Student’s Guide to Securing Your Financial Future,” a series of four workshops focused on financial literacy for millennials, on August 5 at Tent City.…


Added by Sophia Zaller on August 11, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Investing is Like Tennis

I have been an avid tennis player since childhood.  After time off due to an injury, I am ready to get back to playing tournaments very soon. My kids are also starting to play competitively, and that has got me thinking a lot more about tennis these days—and about the parallels between successful tennis and successful investing.

Avoiding Unforced Errors is Key



Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on August 7, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Lock and Key...and the Occasional Set of Handcuffs

Robert and John Moinat, Coronado Lock and Key

"Do you have keys for handcuffs?" This was an opening question in a story from Robert Moinat of Coronado Lock and Key. When Robert was about 19 and working for his dad, Wouter Moinat, a black limousine rolled up, the driver got out, and asked Robert if they had handcuff keys.  As a matter of fact, they did.  After retrieving the key from the back room, Robert stepped outside as the back window of the sleek…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on August 7, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Loews Coronado Bay Resort Names Sean Clancy Managing Director

Loews Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Sean Clancy as managing director of Loews Coronado Bay Resort.  Clancy brings more than 22 years of hospitality-industry experience to his new role, having most recently served as managing director of Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

Clancy began his career with Loews Hotels & Resorts in 2012 as hotel manager for the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Florida. Prior to Loews, he…


Added by eCoronado on August 5, 2015 at 3:05pm — No Comments

First Financial Literacy for Millennials Workshop is Tonight

This month, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional Jane Braun will guide young Coronadoans in building wealth and securing their financial futures through a course called “Building Wealth: A Student’s Guide to Securing Your Financial Future.” As the mother of five young adults, all of whom graduated from Coronado High School, Braun is passionate about inspiring the millennial generation to connect their purchasing power and earning potential. The workshops will run for 90…


Added by Sophia Zaller on August 5, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Coronado Schools Foundation & Launch the 2015-16 Coronado Locals Card

The 2015-16 Coronado Locals Cards are in!

To get a card, make your donation TODAY and save at the businesses that support our schools.

Have a…


Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on August 1, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Why We Use DFA in Our Portfolios

At Orion Portfolios, we construct and manage globally-diversified portfolios that focus their exposure on securities that have characteristics that have been shown through research to have higher expected returns.  We have chosen the funds from Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) as the building blocks for our portfolios for reasons that we have described extensively on our website.

There is no…


Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on August 1, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Learn How Prop 110 Can Assist Disabled Homeowners

Becoming disabled can be a struggle, whether it is physically, emotionally, mentally (must lead to a physical disability to use this proposition) or medically. Help for someone owning a home is available with California Proposition 110.

Proposition 110 is a constitutional initiative passed by California voters in 1990 that provides property tax relief for severely and permanently disabled claimants when they sell…


Added by eCoronado on July 30, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

Mindful Cafe at Sharp Coronado Hospital (Special Offer)

Mindful Cafe is located at 250 Prospect Place at Sharp Hospital Coronado.  Special offer on the flyer below.

Mindful Café is where you don’t have to sacrifice great tasting food to be healthy.  Our approach focuses on transparency of ingredients, enticing flavor profiles and satisfying portions.…


Added by eCoronado on July 30, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Why Coronado has the Best Vacation Rentals in the United States

Every year Coronado hosts hundreds, if not thousands, of vacationers. Many of these guests enjoy the unique opportunity to rent out one of our esteemed vacation rentals. These fully furnished and completely charming homes capture the entire essence of SoCal luxury beach living.

In short, they are the final touch to your ultimate beach getaway. 

What always amazes us is how far in advance these vacation rentals book up. Many families secure their next year…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on July 29, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Coronado Student Wins $1,000 from Young Entrepreneurs Academy for Social Media Video

Eighteen-year-old Jerry Nutter is smiling a little brighter after winning a $1,000 American Express gift card in the #BecauseOfYEA! social media contest where he highlighted how the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) taught him to launch and run his own business, Hang 10 Shaved Ice, which has recorded $5,000 of sales in its first three weeks of operation.

The contest was open to YEA! students and…


Added by eCoronado on July 28, 2015 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Getting to Know Orion

We recently created a series of short videos to provide clients and visitors more detail about Orion and founder, Peter Thoms.

Our first video describes Peter Thoms' personal background.

Peter founded Orion to put clients' interests first. Our second…


Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on July 25, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Chamber of Commerce Honors Coronado Heroes

Coronado Police Chief Jon Froomin with Police Officer of the Year Sherri Mannello

The Coronado Chamber of Commerce honored some of the best of Coronado at its 78th awards and installation dinner, Celebrate Coronado!, at the Community Center’s Nautilus Room and Patio Thursday night. Among those singled out were three first responders (a police officer, a firefighter and a lifeguard), two community volunteers, and six outstanding…


Added by Gloria Tierney on July 24, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Dr. Milberg's Graduates of 2015 & Summer Fun

Dr. Milberg and her orthodontic team want to congratulate our patient David Grant (who we just finished treatment on), as well as the many graduates of 2015! You are all so amazing, and it is bitter sweet to watch you grow up!

On an even lighter note, hope everyone is having an amazing summer!…


Added by Diane Milberg on July 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Learn How California Proposition 60 Can Save Money in Real Estate Transactions

Getting older is certain, getting wiser is likely, getting happier is what you do with your attitude and getting tax breaks is what this commentary explains.

One of the biggest fears for seniors (and others), is running out of money in retirement and the threat of increasing taxes. People who have built up equity in their homes and thus having lower tax rates can thank California’s Proposition 13, which limits property tax…


Added by eCoronado on July 23, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Bluewater Boathouse Now Available By Boat

Boaters can now dock and dine in Glorietta Bay. Vessels up to 100 feet can dock at Seaforth Boat Rental free, by appointment, and enjoy a meal at Bluewater Boathouse. Photo by Joe Ditler.


CORONADO – Bluewater Boathouse is now accessible by boat. The restaurant, located in…


Added by Joseph Ditler on July 21, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes Enters 33rd Year

This home at 761 Cabrillo Avenue in Coronado is nearly complete. From left are principal architect Dorothy Howard, and, representing Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes, general operations manager Jeff Norton, and owner and CEO Carolyn Mitchell. Photo by Joe Ditler.

CORONADO -- One of the most successful and prolific homebuilders Coronado has known is Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on July 21, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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