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Coronado Mom Pushes for Traffic Lights, Plans to Sue City

CORONADO, Calif. – The mother of a boy severely injured after getting hit by a car in Coronado plans to sue the city, citing the excessive speeding traffic on the roads leading to the Coronado bridge.

Frankie Slattery, 15, was riding his bike across the intersection of 4th Street and B Avenue when he was hit by a car. He suffered an epidural hematoma, a type of traumatic brain injury, from the collision.

His mother, Quelene…


Added by eCoronado on August 21, 2014 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Writers Workshop Scheduled for October

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission invites the community to its first “Writers Workshop,” an exciting daylong gathering of local authors offering writing tips, talks and break-out sessions to those serious about writing, on Saturday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is required.

In partnership with the Coronado Eagle & Journal, Bay Books and Coronado High School, the Cultural Arts Commission’s Literary Arts Working Team is excited to launch this full day…


Added by Kari Kovach on August 21, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Attention Drivers: Coronado Goes Back to School Thursday August 21

 (August 20, 2013) – The City of Coronado reminds drivers that children will be heading back to classes Thursday at all City schools and they should be aware of those students walking or riding their bicycles during the morning and afternoon commutes. 

The safety of our school children is a top concern in Coronado. The City is prepared for the start of school on various fronts. Coronado has provided a map and an information packet to parents to…


Added by eCoronado on August 20, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Long Distance Paddler - Carter Graves - Interviewed on Fox 5 TV

Carter Graves is a phenom, a force of nature. She's tough as nails in a competition, and leaves men and women broken in her wake whether she's surfing, paddling or swimming. And yet, her laugh is compared to pouring a Dr Pepper into a glass too fast. She's one of the great woman paddlers of the world, and she hails from Coronado.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on August 20, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Pets of the Week: Eddie & Teddy

A Two-Purr-One Deal You Can’t Refuse

Eddie and Teddy are two handsome Maine Coon brothers that were relinquished to the Coronado Animal Care Facility when their family welcomed a new baby.

  • Teddy is poised and confident, greeting everyone who enters the cat community…

Added by PAWS of Coronado on August 20, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

"Coastal Living Experience Day" At 2014 Showhouse This Saturday

John "OB" O'Brien, owner of Flagg Coastal Homes, is seen here being interviewed by TV 6 about the Showhouse his company built. The Showhouse can be seen in the background.

CORONADO -- Coastal Living Magazine and Flagg Coastal Homes will host a Coastal Living Experience Day at the celebrated 2014 Showhouse this coming Saturday, August 23, from…


Added by Joseph Ditler on August 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Why Have a Pool While Visiting Coronado Beaches?

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 August 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Coronado Aquatics Club Competes in Hawaii

After a long summer of training and competing, the Coronado Aquatics Club headed to the island of Oahu to compete in the 46th Annual Hawaiian Invitational earlier this month. The boys competed in the 16u and 18u divisions and the girls competed in the 18u and Open divisions. The tournament hosted teams from New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii, and the mainland.

The boys were dominant in the 16u division. They posted a 10-7 over Villa Park from Southern California to win the…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 18, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Photo Star
Worldwide Photo Walk Returning to Coronado. Sign up Now to Participate!

The Scott Kelby Worldwide PhotoWalk returns to Coronado this year on Saturday October 11th from 4:45 to 7:00 PM. This year the walk travels along the bay with an excellent opportunity for sunset, twilight and night photography of the San Diego Skyline.

Led by local gallery owner and photographic artist Dan McGeorge the walk will be a fun get together to highlight Coronado and at the same time enter photos in the worldwide contest.  Only a few spots of the 50 available…


Added by Dan McGeorge on August 17, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado's "Food Network Star" to Host Culinary Charity Event Sept. 14th



Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® San Diego 20th Annual Culinary Event on September 14th

San Diego, CA—On September 14, 2014, San Diego’s hottest chefs,…


Added by eCoronado on August 16, 2014 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Coronado Junior Woman's Club Host New Member Social Sept. 9th

The Coronado Junior Woman's Club is preparing to start the 2014-2015 season and we would like to invite interested women to come to our New Member's Social on September 9 at 6:30pm. Contact Maggie Pettit at or call (619) 537-6267 for more information.

The mission of the Coronado Junior Woman's Club is to unite…

Added by eCoronado on August 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Broadway Quality at Lamb's Players Right Here in Coronado - Go See Les Mis

Les Miserables is my favorite musical of all time.  Period.  The music, the plot, the characters, and the profound message of grace is beyond compare to any other musical, in my opinion.  This past week my husband and I took my parents to see Les Mis at Lamb's Players Theatre.  We all wondered how they would pull off such a huge production is such a small theatre.  I know that every production I have…


Added by lisa on August 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: "The Tide and the Sea" Poem by Channing DeVoueroix



Channing DeVoueroix


The sea’s in drag today,

Casting his frilly garments upon the shore

He struts his girliness,

Along the great sand runway;

Posing, turning, twirling here and there.

Once again he says, “Come hither!”Then pulling back with…


Added by Coronado Scribes on August 15, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Promotional Partnerships Available for the Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival

SAN DIEGO, CA – Promotional partnerships are available for this year’s Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival, to be held September 20-21, 2014. In its 17th year, this year’s event promises fast-paced, thrilling auto racing and exhibitions for car enthusiasts of all ages at one of the most distinctive racetrack locations – Naval Air Station North Island.

Nowhere else in America can spectators witness a variety of cars racing on a live runway used by the U.S. Navy. It’s…


Added by Community Manager on August 14, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Fleet Week San Diego Announces Star-Spangled Schedule of Events to Honor San Diego’s Military

August 12, 2014 (SAN DIEGO, CA) – The men and women that defend the land of the free and the home of the brave are honored each year by San Diego’s Fleet Week military tribute.  This year’s roster of events includes festivities exclusively for the military, as well as some spectacular events open to the public that members of the community will not want to miss.

This year, the San Diego Fleet Week Foundation is pleased to announce a NEW event, the Fleet Week Big Bay…


Added by Community Manager on August 12, 2014 at 9:01pm — No Comments

URT WOMP Bodysurfing Contest Scheduled for August 24th

The 5th Annual URT WOMP in Coronado, CA is taking place on North Beach on Sunday, August 24th.

Registration is officially open and this year the event sponsors are capping the amount of entrants at 60. Everyone who signs up will receive an event shirt and giveaway bag and have a chance to walk away with the title and a one of a kind trophy. All contestants must be 15 or older. There will be 2 divisions; BODY WOMP and HAND…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 12, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Bridge Joins Super Moon with Full Face Mustache (Video)

As this Super Moon rises above the majestic Coronado Bridge, a cloud band crosses the moon's face to form a mustached moon.  Look for this image at about 1:40 into the HD video when the Super Moon is fully above the…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on August 12, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Oz Con International Wraps in Coronado with Grand Finale Showing Wizard of Oz on the Big Screen

It is perhaps one of the most widely loved movies of all time, appealing to fans young and old. Now in its 75th year, the 1939 classic Wizard of Oz has wowed audiences since the first time it appeared on the silver screen. And in a stunning finale to Coronado’s Oz Con International, the Coronado Island Film Festival presented the digitally remastered edition of the classic film in 3D on the big screen.…


Added by Mary Douglas on August 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Update: Angela Alvarez Joins Bill Sandke and Carrie Downey in Bid for Two Open City Council Spots

Update:  Angela Alvarez has been confirmed as a candidate for City Council.  There are now three candidates for two spots.  Angela's information has been added below.

Come November, there will be two open spots for Coronado City Council.  Two Three candidates have filed their nomination papers and their names will be placed on the ballot:  Angela…


Added by eCoronado on August 9, 2014 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Pet of the Week: Sprout (a Dog for Adoption)

Out and About with Sprout!

Easy-going and affectionate, Sprout is ready to keep you company on any adventure! Sprout is a pint-sized buddy with a heart of gold.

  • Sprout is very laid back and really just wants to shower her human friends with love and affection.
  • Social and friendly, Sprout gets along with other dogs at the rescue.
  • Sprout also walks well on the leash and enjoys a good jaunt around the neighborhood.
  • Her wiry…

Added by PAWS of Coronado on August 9, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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