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Help Coronado Yoga and Wellness Center raise money for FirefighterAid

If you have taken a class at Coronado Yoga and Wellness Center then you may have met Nicole Vasquez our Studio Manager, she and her husband Andy Vasquez (a San Diego City Firefighter) are participating in the San Diego 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Saturday, September 5, 2015. They will climb 110 floors (the same number as in the twin towers) in the memory and honor of 2 of the 403 fallen First Responders…


Added by Linda Marquez on August 29, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

City Council Meeting Preview for Tuesday, September 1

It promises to be a busy afternoon at city hall next Tuesday. The council will discuss two controversial issues – reconsideration of feasibility study for a multi-use path along Ocean Blvd and a report on how other cities fund community organizations. It will consider a councilman's request to revisit two other controversial issues. There are also a couple of items of interest on the consent calendar. 

Ocean Blvd Pathway

The council will vote on…


Added by Gloria Tierney on August 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How Does Coronado Compare with Other SoCal Beach Communities in Providing "Beach Path" Access?

View of Coronado’s beach shared by motorists, cyclists and pedestrians from the intersection of Marina Avenue and Ocean Boulevard.

In June the City Council unanimously approved funding up to $100,000 for a study of the feasibility of constructing a multi-use path on the beach has become the source of substantial discussion.  Vocal opposition to…


Added by John Tato on August 28, 2015 at 12:30pm — 12 Comments

Ronald Reagan to Depart San Diego for U.S. 7th Fleet

CORONADO, California - USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is scheduled to depart Naval Air Station North Island Aug. 31 and proceed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to serve with the U.S. Navy's forward deployed naval forces (FDNF).

"We are sending our most modern West Coast-based aircraft carrier to support the security, stability and prosperity of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and…


Added by eCoronado on August 27, 2015 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Coronado Lawn Bowling Charity Event Scheduled for September 19

The Coronado Lawn Bowling Club (CLBC) has joined with the City of Coronado in celebration of Coronado 125 and Coronado Celebrates 80 Years of Lawn Bowling. The CLBC is hosting a Community Charity Tournament on September 19, 2015 as a way of giving back to the community, which has supported it since 1935. Event Chairman and inventor of the idea, Javier Gomez, also has the goal of introducing the sport of lawn bowling to more members of…


Added by Berie Grobe on August 27, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

PAWS Pet of the Week : Open Sesame!

Open Sesame!

Sesame would like nothing better than for you to open your heart and home to her. And once you meet her you won’t be able to say no to this charming and affectionate girl.

Sesame first came to the Coronado Animal Care Facility as a kitten in April 2014 She was quickly adopted, but now her family can no longer care for her. She has not let that get her down though; she welcomes visitors even pawing at the glass asking…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on August 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Community Voices: Vehemently Opposed to Bike Path on Coronado Beach

Dear Mayor Tanaka and City Council Members:

Coronado beach has consistently been voted the top beach in the United States and is our prime jewel.  This is the first time in the last sixty years that I have lived in Coronado that I have ever communicated my displeasure on any political matter, which should send a signal to all of you that I feel very strongly about protecting our beach ---- and so do all of my friends. As a long time resident, I feel…


Added by eCoronado on August 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — 9 Comments

Community Voices: Save Our Beach Yard Signs

The Save Our Beach Committee has been formed to defeat the proposed bike path that could be constructed on our beach.   In order to raise awareness in our community about the proposed bike path, the Committee has purchased yard signs.

Last Friday, we distributed yard signs to fellow Coronadans who are opposed to the bike path.  By 
Saturday morning, we ran out of yard signs, but will have more…


Added by eCoronado on August 26, 2015 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

Community Voices: The Other Side of the Bike Path Issue

Last Saturday evening we walked the length of Ocean Blvd. at about 5 o'clock. We were reasonably well dressed because we were on our way to a reception at the Hotel Del. At least half dozen or more times, we were forced to find a way to move off the sidewalk to allow surreys and/or bikes go by. With even minor heels and nice dress shoes, this can be a daunting task since, in some places, the rather narrow sidewalk is bounded by boulders on one side and parking slots on the…


Added by Berie Grobe on August 26, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Community Voices: My Husband's Views on The Bike Path Study

My wife and I attended the city council meeting on August 18, 2015 and were surprised and amazed at the opposition to the “bike path study.” As I listened, what particularly amazed me was that statements and arguments were being set forth based on a lack of any facts, reasons, or evidence which could be used to make a logical decision regarding just a “bike path study.”

Having been trained in research and having had professional experience in large organizations related…


Added by Berie Grobe on August 26, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

My Coronado Memory -- 'Summer Days at the Beach'

Summer Days at the Beach

By Bruce HB Johnson

I chose my parents wisely, so I could be born and raised in Coronado. My dad was a Navy Fighter Pilot. Growing up on the island was like being in Mayberry, except we had a beach. Summers were magical. School got out in early June for summer vacation and did not resume until after Labor Day…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on August 26, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Coronado Celebrates the Art of Sue Tushingham McNary

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission presents an exhibition and sale of works by one of Coronado’s most beloved and prolific artists, Sue Tushingham McNary. Join Sue McNary and the Cultural Arts Commissioners for “Coronado Celebrates Sue Tushingham McNary” Opening Reception is set for Friday, September 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. The sale will continue Saturday, September 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Coronado Library Winn Room. 

Tushingham McNary owned and…


Added by Kari Kovach on August 24, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

PAWS Pet of the Week: Dobbie Says Hello

Looking to create a new happy ending…

This golden girl is full of sunshine and love – for people and dogs, not caring much for other cats.

Having been relinquished by her owners, Dobbie is now looking…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on August 24, 2015 at 7:46pm — No Comments

PAWS Pet of the Week: Gilbert - The Gentle Giant

All you need is the love of a good cat – here I am!

All of you cat connoisseurs will savor the warm, loving demeanor Gilbert will bring to your life. Being a Baby Boomer cat, Gilbert will be your instant companion who already knows the rules of the house and will require little to adapt to your home.

Gilbert is a gentle giant of a cat - very kind, gentle and affectionate. He enjoys pets and rewards his petter…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on August 24, 2015 at 7:37pm — No Comments

PAWS Pet of the Week: Slater Lends a Helping Paw

Not looking for short term!

Slater was relinquished after a short term relationship and is now looking for a forever family to complete his life.

This delightful boy is super attentive, affectionate and playful. He greets visitors…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on August 24, 2015 at 7:35pm — No Comments

PAWS Pet of the Week: Abbie - A Little Piece of Heaven

Calm is the word that comes to mind when you meet Abbie.  This lovely little female Chihuahua made her way to the Coronado Animal Care Facility as a stray.  Abbie has a cream-colored coat and dark mysterious eyes. She is sure to draw you in, asking you to learn more about her.  Abbie…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on August 24, 2015 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes Bio: Major General Francis Patrick Mulcahy

MGen Francis Patrick Mulcahy

By Oceanside - Veteran’s Writer’s Group, Gail Chatfield

Some might have called it a suicide mission that October day in 1918 on the frontlines in France, but not 24-year-old Capt. Francis Mulcahy, Flight Commander, Squadron A, First Marine Aviation Force. He was not a risk taker—that was evident from the risk assessment test he took to become an aviator--- and more importantly he had a fiancée waiting for him back home.…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on August 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Woman Asks Community For Help


By Voting, You Can Help Her Achieve Her Goal of Helping Foster Children Around the World…


Added by Joseph Ditler on August 23, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Two Bible Studies Starting in September

Sunday Women’s Bible Study -- 8:45-10AM

September 6, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Book cost: $15   (make check payable to St. Paul’s UMC)

St. Paul's Methodist Church

700 D Avenue

Room 201 --facilitated by Jeanmarie Bond & Jane New



Beth Moore study DANIEL: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy

Tuesdays, 7-9pm

12 sessions with optional homework

September 1-November…


Added by eCoronado on August 23, 2015 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Community Voices: Coronado Bike Safety Group

Coronado’s terrain, weather and size make it ideal for bicycles as a mode of transportation.  The Coronado Bike Safety Group (CBSG) has recently formed to promote greater, safer use of bikes on our Island.  The group will partner with Coronado business, civic, schools, City government, community action groups, and social organizations to raise awareness of bike riding benefits, safety issues and solutions.  While a top goal is to increase bike ridership by Coronado residents,…


Added by eCoronado on August 21, 2015 at 8:07pm — 1 Comment

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