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The Cays – The New Coronado?

It’s not uncommon to come across a newcomer who has never heard of the Cays. This hidden gem frequently goes undetected from residents of San Diego. Sometimes it even slips the memory of Coronado locals.

But, seclusion is part of the charm in the Cays.

This growing community brings a unique allure, especially for the yacht community. So for the homeowners looking for an extension of Coronado lifestyle, we wanted to highlight the enchanting draw of the…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on May 28, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Father's Day 2015 in Coronado

Father’s Day is a special time to celebrate all the things that make dad amazing, and there’s no better place to celebrate than in paradise. With beaches, lounge chairs, BBQs and endless family activities, there’s no better place to enjoy Father’s Day weekend than in Coronado.

So if you don’t have plans for Sunday, June 21st, consider a getaway to beautiful Coronado. And since the best father’s day activities are centered on quality time with the kids, here are…


Added by Coronado Inn on May 28, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Armchair Travel Continues Successful Run at Community Center: June Program to feature Laos

CORONADO, CA (May 27, 2015) – The City of Coronado is pleased to announce the next Armchair Travel Program, which is regularly held on the second Tuesday of the month at the Coronado Community Center, 1845 Strand Way.

The featured speaker for June is Frederick Zarndt, who will present a slideshow of his many trips to Laos. The Lao People’s Democratic Republic, or as it is most commonly known Laos, is a land-locked country in Southeast Asia bordering Cambodia,…


Added by Community Manager on May 27, 2015 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Coronado Residents Call for New Street Lights After Fatal Accident (Video)

Coronado residents are furious about another accident at the intersection of 4th Street and A Avenue that killed an elderly man trying to cross the street.

The fatal accident comes on the heels of a catastrophic brain injury suffered by a teenager last year. The teen was riding his bike across the street when he was hit at the same place.…


Added by eCoronado on May 27, 2015 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

4th Annual URT DIG: A Beach Hole Digging Competition to be held June 6

Ready to get your hands dirty?

Well the 4th Annual URT DIG is here to do just that.

Don’t know what the URT DIG is?? Well, let me dig you out of that hole you’ve been living in.

Bring your own shovel. (No moving parts)

Dig as deep as you can in 10 minutes.

Shovels down.


To the victors go the spoils.

It’s time to throw away your practice shovels and invest in yourself. Bury your friends and prove to them you’ve…


Added by Ian on May 27, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Living: That First Concert in the Park of the Summer...

My husband mused on Sunday afternoon, "And tonight we have no plans..."

"... except Concert in the Park! First of the season!" I couldn't stop the huge grin on my face. The day was finally here.

We moved to Coronado last August, and our Concert in the Park experiences last summer were a blur of children all over the playground, visiting family, and a sea of faces in which we knew no one.

One weekend last summer, when my husband…


Added by Becca Garber on May 26, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Top Spots in Coronado & San Diego to Propose

Congratulations, you’ve found the girl of your dreams!  Now to seal the deal with a good proposal.

While the proposal style will vary between each couple, here are a few out of the box ideas for San Diego and Coronado.

Beach Proposal

Pack a picnic or go for a sunset…


Added by Coronado Inn on May 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes: Lieutenant Willis (Bill) Lunt - Army Air Corps

Lieutenant W.R. (Bill) Lunt

Army Air Corps

Banner Location:  Third Street and E Avenue

By Coronado Scribe, Jerry Greenspan, May 2015

Former First Lieutenant (Lt), Willis (Bill) Lunt, was a member of the United States Army Air Corps. He is the personification of what Tom Brokaw, in his 1998 book, “The Greatest Generation” was describing. He is a decorated officer who saw action in the European theater in World War ll. He has called Coronado…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on May 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Ceremony Honoring Avenue of Heroes Banner Recipients Held at Coronado Historical Association

Framed Image of the Hometown Heroes Banner for Lieutenant Commander Richard Engel Presented at the Recognition Ceremony Conducted on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Coronado Historical Association

As part of the observance of Memorial Day, 18 past and present Coronado residents were honored by being the first recipients of banners along the city’s Avenue of Heroes (Third and Fourth Streets between…


Added by John Tato on May 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Yappy Hour - This Wednesday!

OKAY…. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27th IS THE DAY!!!!!  Beginning at…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on May 25, 2015 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Pennies for Paws Kickoff

Our Pennies for PAWS campaign kicked off on April 10th and so far we have collected over $500.00! Throughout Coronado, donation dog houses with the bright yellow PAWS logo can be found on counters in Island…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on May 25, 2015 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: To Think a Play Could Do That! by Mary Beth Dodson

We, the Coronado Scribes, consist of both professional and amateur writers. We have in common a desire to learn, by sharing our efforts and listening to other writers. We hold pressure-less sessions every Wednesday, at the Coronado Library conference room, starting at 1:30. Often we have guests who wish to just listen. They are welcome, and so are you. Each week on eCoronado, we feature a different piece of prose or poetry produced by one of our writers. Please…


Added by Coronado Scribes on May 23, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Living: Why Coronado Is So Friendly, And How To Make It Even More So

“I think I’m going to get prosecco,” my friend Heather announced.

I looked up from my menu, surprised.

It was 11 o’clock in the morning, on a Thursday, and we had exactly 45 more minutes away from our kids. Well, most of our kids. Heather’s newborn son was sleeping in his stroller next to us.

“Prosecco?! I was thinking of getting some big chocolate dessert, but you put me to shame!”

Heather laughed, and when the waiter came over to our table, we…


Added by Becca Garber on May 23, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Obituary: Olga Creighton, Coronado's Garage Sale Queen; 1925-2015

Olga Farrah Creighton: A Major Presence on Coronado

CORONADO – Olga Creighton came into this life with nothing. She was the youngest of eight children born to poor Lebanese parents. She lived through the Great Depression, World War II; the Korean and Vietnam Wars. In the end, Olga had everything she could ever hope for.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on May 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Memorial Day Services - Agenda For Monday's Event

A small American flag is backdropped by the Recruit Depot Honor Guard at a past Memorial Day tribute in Coronado’s Star Park. Photo by Joe Ditler.



Added by Joseph Ditler on May 20, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Avenue of Heroes Banner Program Rolls Out

How does a neighborhood, considered to have the busiest highway for its length in the country, turn the tide and become a pride of Coronado again? The TAF (Third and Fourth Streets) group asserted that one challenge, the Navy commuter traffic, could actually become their own "Crown."

When the concept of an “Avenue of Heroes," (to honor the significant military route of Third and Fourth Streets) was brought before the Coronado Transportation Commission (CTC) in January…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on May 20, 2015 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Community Voices: Coronado Traffic is Out of Control

The recent death of a pedestrian at Fourth and A should be a wakeup call for the City of Coronado, but will it?  And the serious injury of a teenage pedestrian at Fourth and B about a year ago should have raised a red flag too, but it didn’t.  It’s astonishing, but an EFFECTIVE and TIMELY plan of action from our City has yet to materialize, and all we get are more studies and surveys.  Yes, CALTRANS is derelict too, so is the Navy, and San Diego judges don’t help much…


Added by Jim Newhall on May 20, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Behind the Scenes of the Coronado Historical Association's 2015 Historic Home Tour

Bike parking outside one of the homes on the 2015 Historical Home Tour

Every year on Mother's Day, the Coronado Historical Association (CHA) hosts the Historical Home Tour, which gives the community a unique chance to see inside some of Coronado's diverse and beautiful houses.

This year, Susan Keith and Emily Talbert co-directed the event for the fourth time…


Added by Becca Garber on May 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Bay Books keeps the classic bookstore experience in Coronado

In an age where bookstores are fading out as Kindles and Nooks are flooding in, one local bookstore continues to stand its ground. Bay Books is the kind of place every reader dreams of making their home for an hour or two. Soft music plays in the background and seats and tables are positioned throughout the store for customers to not grab a book and go, but make book shopping an experience. The staff are friendly and share the same love…


Added by Alyssa Ballard on May 18, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Albertson's to Transform into Haggen Southwest in 40-Hour Grocery Store Makeover

Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen is bringing more than 80 years of family values to Coronado. Founded by Ben and Dorothy Haggen and Doug Clark during the Great Depression, Haggen has been a pioneer in the grocery industry. Since their opening, the company has supported thousands of Northwest farms, ranches, fisheries and other businesses, creating a lasting and sustainable local food economy. The…


Added by Mary Douglas on May 17, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

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