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Winter Events in Coronado You Don't Want to Miss

Taking advantage of the absence of snow, Coronado thrives during the Holiday season, pulling out all the stops to become a festive paradise. From decorating contests, to ice skating to parades, there is no shortage of holiday cheer here. 

Don’t miss out on these Coronado favorite winter events:

Annual Christmas Parade…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on November 28, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coronado's Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church to Host "Alternative Christmas Market"

Photo Credit: Alternative Christmas Market

There is no denying Coronado is a hub for the generous, thoughtful, and compassionate. Throughout the year, local churches, organizations, and individuals rally together to make a positive difference to those in need. As Christmas draws near, many people become especially conscious of the…


Added by Siobhan Bailie on November 27, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Navy and SANDAG Target a One Percent Decrease in Commuter Traffic

The Navy has entered into an agreement with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) iCommute Program to promote the use of alternative means of commuting by the personnel and employees of Naval Base Coronado.  The program will run through September 2015.  The goal is to achieve a one percent reduction in the number of vehicles that pass through the gates of the bases.

The Navy and SANDAG will conduct targeted marketing and outreach to encourage greater…


Added by John Tato on November 27, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Black Friday and Beyond...

Receive a $25 Gift Card when you purchase $100 in Gift Cards!

November 28 through December 24 - valid at all Blue Bridge Hospitality locations

MooTime Creamery | Village Pizzeria | Coronado Coffee Company

Lil’ Piggy’s Bar-B-Q | Leroy’s kitchen + Lounge | Stake Chophouse & Bar…


Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on November 26, 2014 at 11:23am — No Comments

Law Enforcement Teddy Bear Drive Collection at MooTime Creamery

MooTime Creamery is collecting teddy bears and stuffed animals for the 24th Law Enforcement Teddy Bear Drive.

Get a free Mini Moo for every new and unused stuffed animal donated!

All toys will be donated to children admitted to Rady's Children's Hospital during the Holidays.

More about the Teddy Bear drive:

The Law Enforcement Teddy Bear Drive began in1990, when Officer Brian Hardy from the…


Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on November 25, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Guy Benson, Senior Political Editor at to Speak to Coronado Republican Women

The Coronado Republican Women will be hosting its Holiday Luncheon Tuesday, December 9.  The Guest Speaker will be Guy Benson, Senior Political Editor at Mr. Benson is also a Fox News contributor and a conservative talk radio personality who hosts his own show on Sunday nights in Chicago and Washington, DC.

The Club will also be honoring Captain Lee Pontes, USN (Retired), founder of Coronado High School's Navy JROTC. 

As this is the…


Added by Barbara Tato on November 25, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

New Traffic Sign Policy Approved by Traffic Operations Committee

At its October 29, 2014 meeting the Traffic Operations Committee voted to recommend to the City Council adoption of a comprehensive stop and yield sign warrant.  If it is adopted by the City Council, the combined warrant would replace the existing three and four-way stop and yield sign warrants that were adopted in 1979 and the more recently updated two-way stop control warrant.

Under the proposed policy stop signs will only be considered at intersections…


Added by John Tato on November 25, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

ParkLife Holiday Decorating Contest

It’s that time of year again! Turkeys, tinsel and the Third Annual ParkLife Coronado Holiday Decorating Contest! 

Each year after Coronado residents enjoy scrumptious Thanksgiving leftovers, they go to their yards, bringing the magic of a “white” Christmas to the beach. Spectacular light shows, life size nativities, iconic movie décor and more bring the streets to life, signifying the monumental change into the Holiday Season.

We invite one…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on November 24, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Coronado Rugby Team looking for players age 15-18


CORONADO - With leadership from Santos Trujillo, Coronado is now forming a Rugby Team and we are looking for young men between the ages of 15-18 to come out and learn the game. With clubs starting up all over California now is the time to give it a try and no experience is necessary. We invite you to join us at Tidelands on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from…


Added by Renee Nutter on November 22, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Meet Etta Osborn: Coronado Local and Owner of Etta's Interiors

Coronado's Etta Osborn did an entire remodel of this property in Hawai'i

Etta Osborn is a California girl.  She grew up living in San Diego, Alameda, Long Beach and then back to San Diego as she and her mom traveled the state with her Coast Guard stepfather.  She attended Kearny High School, graduating in 1992, and then earned her Associates Degree in Interior Design while…


Added by Kellee Hearther on November 21, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Sharp Coronado Hospital prepares for emergencies from earthquakes to Ebola

Nurses wearing protective gear to treat potential Ebola patients

Last month, a man in Texas who had recently arrived from Liberia, visited his local hospital emergency room, exhibiting flu-like symptoms.  He was sent home with an antibiotic. Days later, after he became much sicker, it was determined that he had Ebola. The case spread panic across the county.

Within days Sharp Coronado Hospital, in conjunction with…


Added by Gloria Tierney on November 21, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Sweet Tea and Kimchi: A Coronado Adoption Story

On a Wednesday morning in November, a little boy watches his favorite cartoon. Every so often, he brings a toy to his mom, sits beside her for a moment, and then returns to his toddler play. He shares a snack with a new friend and together they giggle and watch Pororo, the Little Penguin, communicating with each other in the way only 2 year olds can. The little boy’s name is Silas. He was recently adopted from South Korea by Jeff and Kenya Wilbanks, a local…


Added by Mary Douglas on November 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Becky Nygren and Coronado Yacht Club's Youth Sailing Program

Above: Becky Nygren, Director of the Youth Sailing Program at Coronado Yacht Club

Becky Nygren loves sailing… and it shows In her role as Director of the Youth Sailing Program at Coronado Yacht Club, where Becky strives to instill the same love of sailing in young sailors who pass through her Youth Sailing Program.

Nygren, originally from Connecticut, developed a love of sailing from her…


Added by Siobhan Bailie on November 21, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Coronado's Holiday Happenings

Coronado is always a great place to visit or call home, but during the holiday season Coronado is particularly magical. will continue to add to this list of holiday events as more are announced, so be sure to bookmark this handy page so you don't miss a thing!





Added by Community Manager on November 21, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Coronado's Stake Chophouse & Bar brings the big city steakhouse experience to our small town

Stake Chophouse & Bar, the newest offering from Coronado-based Blue Bridge Hospitality, opened its doors in early November after months of local curiosity and anticipation.  Residents and visitors are familiar with many of BBH's other Coronado eateries, including Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge, Village Pizzeria, Lil' Piggy's Bar-B-Q, MooTime Creamery, and Coronado Coffee Company, as well as Point Loma's…


Added by Community Manager on November 20, 2014 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Coronado Karate's Martial Arts America Hosting Holiday Food Drive

As the holidays approach, I am reminded of how truly fortunate we are and of the importance of giving to others less fortunate.

With that in mind, beginning the week of Thanksgiving and running through the end of December, Coronado Karate's Martial Arts America will be collecting food at the dojo in support of The San Diego Food Bank.

Of San Diego County’s 3.1 million residents, 462,269 people live in poverty – that’s 15.1% of the population of San Diego…


Added by Sensei David Adams on November 20, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Help CHS Cheer raise funds Thanksgiving Day at the Coronado Fitness Club

Thanksgiving Pre-Pigout Workout

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Come get your sweat on to support the Coronado High School Cheerleading Team before you chow down on your Thanksgiving Feast!

A variety of classes will be offered at Coronado Fitness Club, 875 Orange Avenue (upstairs, across from Vons).

Participate in one class or all of the classes.  

$10 donation per class, collected at the door.…


Added by Kellee Hearther on November 20, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Coronado Adult Education Spring 2015 Class Offerings

Coronado Adult Education’s Spring 2015 class schedule begins January 5, 2015. Classes are open to Coronado residents and non-residents. We have a variety of classes this semester, and are pleased to offer the following classes:

New instructor Kyle Sorensen will teach Ballroom Dance, and new instructor George Galdorisi will teach Getting Published Now! Janette Noel will return to teach Drawing for Beginners, and Tracy Petrucci will offer Social Media for Small…


Added by Coronado Adult Education on November 20, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Making Wedding Guests Feel Welcome in Coronado

Finalizing the guest list for the wedding was no small task. Nor was collecting all of the finalized RSVPs that despite being pre-stamped never seemed to make it back to you.

But now tickets are confirmed and travel plans are coming together.  While there are still many details to be planned, making arrangements for your guests highlights how appreciative you are for their dedication to join you on your big day. Those traveling to the area, many for the first time,…


Added by Coronado Inn on November 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Photos with Santa at Glorietta Bay Inn is December 4 - Open to the Coronado Community

Ho, Ho, Ho Coronado! Santa arrives early for photos with the community and guests of Glorietta Bay Inn when he stops at the hotel from 3:30-5:30 p.m. December 4! 

This free event is open to the Coronado Island community.

Enjoy milk and cookies while you share your holiday wish list with Santa!…


Added by Kelsey McCabe on November 18, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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