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Friday, October 9th to be Minimum Day for CUSD Schools due to High Temperatures

Important Message from Dr. Felix, Superintendent of the Coronado Unified School District:

Because of the high heat that is predicted for tomorrow, I am declaring a Minimum Day on Friday, October 9th.  "Minimum Day" means that all schools will begin at their regular times, but all schools shall end the day at 12:30 PM.  For those who need lunch, sack lunches will be available for…


Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments

Wampler Foundation Launches #2gether Project


Above:  Country Music Star, Toby Keith, Shows Support for #2gether

SAN DIEGO, Calif.—September 29, 2015—The Stephen J. Wampler Foundation today announced the start of the #2gether project, a new social media initiative designed to promote greater involvement with the disabled community. At the core of the program is a video with people from all walks of life—including celebrity Mario Lopez, the NFL team the San Diego Chargers and local…


Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

City Council Rejects Traffic Lights on Third and Fourth Streets, Considers Other Recommendations

Residents at Tuesday Council Meeting waiting for an opportunity to voice their views on traffic lights for Third and Fourth Streets

Tuesday night, the City Council voted down a recommendation that the city install traffic lights at selected intersections along the Third/Fourth corridor as away to slow traffic and increase safety. The corridor is the primary route commuters use to get to the bridge to North Island Navel Air Station, as well as make their way back to…


Added by Gloria Tierney on October 7, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

PAWS Pet of the Week: Casper - Your Friendly Pooch

Casper the Friendly Pooch!

Brought into the Coronado Animal Care Facility as a stray, this handsome boy’s enthusiasm for life has never faltered. Casper’s steady smile is proof of his big heart and all the…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on October 7, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Ciao Bella!

Wanted: One amazing human being…loving, generous in spirit with a gentle soul

With a simple “Ciao Bella!” you get an immediate response from this lovely girl. With a “meow” and a look straight into your eyes, all attention is on…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on October 7, 2015 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Tabby Duo

Two Tabby Treasures!

A whole lot of tabby love is waiting for you at the Coronado Animal Care Facility.

Miss Bunny and TC are Paws alumni adopted together as kittens and recently relinquished…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on October 7, 2015 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Louie: The Mini Panther

Let me inspire that great smile of yours!

This handsome mini panther is a big love bug. Louie knocks on the inside of his cat community door asking you to stop in and spend some time with him. Of course one just has to accommodate his request – who could…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on October 7, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments

Callie: The Charmer

Fun, good looking, outgoing girl looking for someone new to get to know!

This charming girl cat is front and center to greet you when you enter her cat community room. Callie adores people and attention and does all she can to engage her…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on October 7, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

From Circulate SD

It’s that time again for Circulate SD to release our bi-annual Regional Walk Scorecard. We are planning to unveil the results Friday, October 30.…


Added by Dan Orr on October 5, 2015 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Coronado's Carol Raiter Receiving Extraordinary Service Award at United Through Reading's Storybook Ball

United Through Reading will be honoring nearly 35-year Coronado resident Carol Raiter at their 7th Annual Storybook Ball at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa on the evening November 14, 2015. 
United Through Reading is a San Diego-based nonprofit that unites U.S. military…

Added by Taylor Monaco on October 5, 2015 at 8:35am — No Comments

Three Things You Should Know About The 3rd and 4th Street Study

In 2014 the City Council voted to fund a conceptual study to address vehicular speed, mobility, and traffic congestion in the 3rd and 4th street corridor. The firm tasked with the developing the study, Fehr and Peers, evaluated a series of options that will now be considered for advancement from the conceptual plan to preliminary engineering. On October 6th at 5pm, the City Council will receive the report and deliberate on further…


Added by Richard Bailey on October 4, 2015 at 11:00pm — 10 Comments

Coronado Filmmaker's "Kissing Statue" Short Film Accepted by KPBS GI Film Festival San Diego

Coronado, CA - Surf's Up Studios producer and director, Tony Perri will be screening his short film, "Kissing Statue Dedication" at the KPBS GI FILM FESTIVAL on Sunday, October 18, 2015.

Mr. Perri's film is one of only twelve movies selected from hundreds of entries to the festival. "Filming that iconic statue as it was placed on it's pedestal and then interviewing…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on October 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

USTA Women's 3.0 Team Finish Second at National Championship Tennis Tournament

Congratulations to Coronado's USTA Women's 3.0 Team on finishing as the 2015 National Runner Up in the USTA Womens 18 and over 3.0 National Championship Tennis Tournament held this week in Tucson, AZ. 

Coronado won the Southwest Regional in Fountain View, CA in August, earning them a berth in the National Tournament. The team completed pool play Saturday with a 2 -1 record and advanced to the semi-final…


Added by eCoronado on October 4, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Coronado Surfer's Grey Whale Encounter (Video)

A barnacled grey whale silently swam south while members of the "Cays Crew" were surfing last Tuesday morning. Little did the whale know that he would become the star of all three local news stations by that evenings' broadcast. That's because Daron Case, who many in town know for his majestic photos of waves breaking on the Silver Strand, was there to film the migration. 

Daron and his fellow surfers watched the whale with awe, and then Daron, armed with his GoPro,…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on October 3, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Hotel del Coronado Crown Room like You've Never Seen It Before (video)

Day 11 of DAYDREAM HOTEL movie filming at The Del happened in…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on October 2, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Islander This Week Episode 2.3 (Video)

Islander this Week is a weekly show dedicated to bringing students the news, events, and people of both CHS and the Coronado community.

Watch the latest episode below:

Watch more episodes - click…


Added by eCoronado on October 2, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Traffic Lights on Third and Fourth Top City Council Agenda (Oct. 6th Meeting)

At the next city council meeting, on October 6th, the city council will again wrestle with traffic problems and finding solutions. Unlike the last two meetings where the discussion centered on bicycle lanes, this time, motor vehicles are front and center.

Specifically, the council will discuss recommendations in a study by the engineering firm of Fehr and Peers, to reduce congestion, stop speeding and improve safety along Third and Fourth Streets between the Naval…


Added by Gloria Tierney on October 2, 2015 at 9:00am — 20 Comments

Community Voices: Safe Streets Coronado

Slow Streets decided to learn why this particular intersection was so dangerous. See what they found:

What surprised them was that cars made up far less of intersection users than other modes of transportation. They also learned that for children, physically challenged, and seniors, there was not enough time to cross before the light changed.…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on October 2, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Community Voices: Coronado Animal Services in Coronado

Last weekend a pet (Smokey, pictured above) got loose and police responded and tasered the animal multiple times. Smokey died later at the vet. It is impossible for any of us to know the situation since we weren't there. However, this caused many to ask, "Why wasn't Animal Control called?" 

So, I started asking around - because I assumed it was PAWS that ran Animal Control - the building on First Street. I also looked up what the City has on its website, which only…


Added by Dana S. Chisholm on October 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

City Council Kills Bike Master Plan, Poised to Begin Prep of Coronado Comprehensive Active Transportation Strategy

Cartoon taken from, Transmitting the Wisdoms of the Ages.

At its September 15 meeting the City Council reversed its previous decision to include bike lane and route markings in the already awarded contract to slurry seal Coronado streets.  This was the final nail in the coffin of the City’s ill-fated Bicycle Master Plan.  Despite its decision to abandon the existing plan, the…


Added by John Tato on October 1, 2015 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

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