ECoronado's Blog Posts Tagged 'business' (537)

Hedge fund and finance gods are spending their weekends doing an intense Navy SEAL training program

It's not enough making billions of dollars and being masters of the universe.

Today's business leaders and hedge fund gods want to get even better, so many of them are now spending their weekends at a Navy SEAL training camp.

You're probably envisioning a bunch of alpha Type A hedge funders being really intense in military gear on a deserted beach for a weekend. And you're right! But that's not all it's about.



Added by eCoronado on January 30, 2015 at 9:57am — No Comments

First Annual Celebration of "Community of Compassion" Inspired by Nicolas Brown

Supply Our Students, a 501(c) (3) organization, is having its First Annual Celebration of a Community of Compassion on February 10 at the Hotel Del promoting and highlighting Nicolas Brown in Coronado, CA

Coronado, California  -  Supply Our Students (SOS), located in Coronado, California, focuses on helping children and families in need of school supplies, clothing, equipment, transportation, social activities, educational and county resource…


Added by eCoronado on January 27, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Former Hotel del Coronado Employee Turns 110 (Video)

Congratulations to Dona Maria Romero who recently turned 110.  She started working at the Hotel del Coronado in 1955 in the linen department.  She is an inspiration to many, including her 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.  Happy birthday Dona!

Watch the KUSI video …


Added by eCoronado on January 9, 2015 at 12:16pm — No Comments

New Coronado Grocery Store Coming - Haggen Buys 146 Stores Including Albertsons has learned that Bellingham, Washington-based Haggen has purchased 146 stores (Albertsons, Pavilions, Safeway and Vons) including 83 in California and one in Coronado.  Albertsons Coronado located at 150 B Avenue will soon be re-named Haggen - staff changes are not being planned at this time.  The Coronado Vons store was not part of this purchase.

More to come as information is…


Added by eCoronado on December 31, 2014 at 3:59pm — 4 Comments

Sapori Restaurant Holiday Menu for New Year's Eve

Sapori Italian Restaurant invites you to spend New Year's Eve dining and enjoying their special holiday menu.  

Enjoy a 5 course dinner on New Year's Eve.  Menu and pricing is below.  Call to RSVP:  (619) 319-5696

More info at…


Added by eCoronado on December 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

These are a Few of our Favorite Things - Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

Trying to avoid leaving the island and especially the mall?  Check out some of these local businesses to find those last minute stocking stuffers.  It's a short list, but we can vouch for all the items listed below.  They are just a few of our favorite things.  If you think something's missing, share it in the comments.

Orange & Park (Prints, Maps, Shirts)…


Added by eCoronado on December 6, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Wine Dinner at Coronado's Sapori - 5 Course Meal (December 3rd)

WINE DINNER / December 3rd, 2014 @6pm / $75 

An event at Coronado's Sapori Italian Restaurant you won't want to miss.  Presenting exclusive wines from Tuscan Ceppaiano Winery.  Space is limited, so RSVP soon.

See the featured 5 course menu below:

SAPORI Italian Restaurant


120 Orange Ave,

Coronado, CA 92118…


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

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

Sweet 16 Birthday Offers Patrons 16 Cent Scoops on October 21st

Congrats to Mootime on celebrating their 16th birthday of making ice-cream dreams come true here in Coronado.  They have definitely made the "island" a sweeter place to live.

On October 21st, from 4-9pm, they will be serving up 16 cent scoops.  So, mark your calendar and enjoy an early Halloween treat from the Moo-Man!  Happy sweet 16!

Mootime is located at 1025 Orange Avenue.  Visit their …


Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Glorietta Bay Inn Joins Largest Bed & Breakfast Association in the Nation

Coronado, California, October 9, 2014 – As of October 1, 2014, Glorietta Bay Inn has joined the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI). CABBI is the largest and most influential bed & breakfast inn association in the nation and is the only California bed & breakfast association affiliated with both the California Hotel & Lodging Association and the American Hotel & Lodging Association. …


Added by eCoronado on October 9, 2014 at 10:04pm — 1 Comment

Leroy's Collaboration Dinner Will Feature Christian Graves (of JSIX) & The Lost Abbey

On Tuesday, November 11th, Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge will be hosting a five course dinner priced at $65 per person.  The featured chef is Christian Graves (Coronado resident) who is the executive chef at JSIX located just over the bridge.  The Lost Abbey will be the "brew partner" to Chef Graves and you won't want to miss this dining experience.

Ticket sales…


Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Bistro D' Asia Participates in CHS Tennis Fundraiser October 13th

Be sure to plan your dinner at Bistro D' Asia on October 13th.  They are hosting a fundraiser for the CHS Girls Tennis Team and donating 20% of what you spend back to the team - dine in or take out.

They are located at 1301 Orange Avenue.  Visit their website for more information:  …


Added by eCoronado on October 6, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Revised "Chalkboard" Menu Revealed at Sapori - Red Lips Remain Unchanged

If you have been to Sapori before, you know two things are going to stand out:  the ever changing "chalkboard" menu and of course, the red lips enjoying some spaghetti noodles.

The new menu has been released (above) and you can learn more about dining at Sapori here.  They are located at 120 Orange Avenue.

Related:  …


Added by eCoronado on September 27, 2014 at 12:51pm — 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

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

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

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

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