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Alzheimer's Disease and How it Affects Families

Lately, it seems that Alzheimer's Disease is a constant topic in the news.  Many of us know someone who has been personally touched by this horribly debilitating disease. When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, the ramifications for family members can be overwhelming.  

The San Diego Alzheimer's Association will be presenting an informative and educational round table on Thursday, April 16th, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at The Gensler…

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Added by The Gensler Group on March 27, 2015 at 2:59pm — No Comments


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Do You Know Your Neighbor Behind the Picket Fence?

     

Neighbors. Love them or hate them, everyone talks about their neighbors- especially in our small town. Odds are you know more “of” your neighbors, than actually about them. The age-old “borrow a cup of sugar from your neighbor” is an understood concept to everyone, but how often is it put into practice? I have lived in Coronado for seven years now and in five different homes. Not until my last move did I finally find an…

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Added by Alyssa Ballard on March 25, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment


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"Insurgent" Now Playing at Village Theater

Insurgent is the second movie in the Divergent trilogy, based on the books written by Veronica Roth. If you enjoyed the first movie, this is a must see. It is action packed, and will keep you on the edge of your seat. 

The main character Beatrice Prior, who is played by Shailene Woodley, and a group of loyal friends, must fight for what they believe in against a dicattorial group that that targets Beatrice's group because they do not conform to the established…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on March 24, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments


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Support our Naval Surface Warriors

The Surface Warrior Ball, a wonderful gala with dinner, dancing, and prizes honoring the members of our Naval Armed Forces, will take place on August 22, 2015 at the Hilton Bay Front Hotel. This elegant venue overlooks the beautiful San Diego Bay with views to Coronado. I spoke with coronado resident, LT Josh Morris, vice chairman of the Surface warrior Ball Committee, U.S.…

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Added by Ann Marie Bryan on March 24, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Curious George: Adopt The Fun-Loving Poodle

They call me "Curious George" and I am a 2 year old male Poodle weighing 14 pounds that came into the Coronado Animal Care Facility as a stray.  I am your on the go and fun guy to have around and I am looking for a new home.  My nose is always to the ground, checking out the world around me and the people that go with it!  Full of tricks and antics and loving treats, I think I could be a circus dog…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on March 24, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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Third and Fourth Streets Speed Limits Under Review

Typical traffic on Third Street west of Orange Avenue.

The purpose of this article is to amplify on the recent blog posting by Toni McGowan, “Community Voices: Higher Speeds Coming to Coronado Streets,” and to update…

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Added by John Tato on March 24, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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The Coronado Floral Association's Annual Spring Fling Steps Back in Time to the Roaring 20's

Imagine being transported to the 1920's and spending an evening under the stars, with live music, dancing and great food all while you meander among a beautiful garden setting with blooms all around you. Founded in April during the prohibition and flapper era, the Coronado Flower Show is an annual event that celebrates the beauty and wonderment of spring, during which residents and businesses spruce up their gardens and storefronts for the annual prize.

This year, the…

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Added by Mary Douglas on March 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Coronado Living: How Reading Is Saving My Sanity As a Parent

It is a truth universally acknowledged by every parent of young children:

Life with kids is hard.

Even though Coronado makes parenting more enjoyable in many ways (the beach, the parks, the library, the weather, I could go on for awhile), kids are still kids everywhere. They are demanding as well as delightful, but they come with endless needs, like potty…

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Added by Becca Garber on March 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Police Blotter March 17th - March 23rd: Register Stolen from Coffee Cart

Crimes

Burglary/ Unspecified

An unknown male entered the Coronado Coffee Kiosk and took the cash register and left in an unknown direction.

1200 block of 1st Street

3/18/2015-3/19/2015

 

Petty Theft

Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s bike from the Coronado High School property near the BBMAC.

800 block of 6th Street

3/16/2015-3/17/2015

 

Criminal…

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Added by Grace Sylvester on March 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Nic Brown Receives His Van - Thank You Supporters!

Nic Brown and his mother, Katherine Ball, have a new set of wheels.  Nic and Katherine are over the moon in love with the van and are eternally grateful for the hundreds of people that donated to their cause.  



“We love all of you and appreciate your kindness,” Katherine wrote on her Facebook page. They’ve already taken a little road trip to…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on March 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments


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Community Group Proposes Renaming Palm Avenue Parks

Triangle Park, which is bounded by F Avenue, Palm Avenue, and Fourth Street, would be renamed Pendleton Park in honor of Major General Joseph Pendleton.

The Third and Fourth Streets Neighborhood Association (TAF) is seeking to rename the two triangular parks on Palm Avenue: Triangle Park, which is bounded by F Avenue, Palm Avenue and Fourth Street; and Palm Park, which is defined by I…

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Added by John Tato on March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Coronado Schools Foundation Seeks an Administrative & Event Coordinator



Coronado Schools Foundation, the nonprofit who raises funds for Coronado public schools, is seeking a part-time Administrative & Event Coordinator to support staff with administrative tasks as well as coordinate events under the  Director of Development.



Click here for a complete job description and more…

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Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Made the Cover of the April Issue of San Diego Magazine


Next week, look for Coronado to grace the cover of San Diego Magazine.  It's hard to keep the good secrets secret!

Added by eCoronado on March 23, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ordinance Amendment Creates Consistent Curfews (11pm to 5am)



CORONADO, CA
 - Coronado has amended its curfew ordinance to ensure that park hours are more consistent throughout the City.

Beginning March 5, all 21 recognized parks in Coronado will be closed to all activities, including loitering or camping, from 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. The ordinance, which was approved by the City Council on Tuesday, February 3, simplifies enforcement and helps the community understand how to…

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Added by eCoronado on March 23, 2015 at 9:37am — 1 Comment

Community Voices: Higher Speeds Coming to Coronado Streets?

Speed Zoning Study 101



It does not look good for proponents of low-residential speeds through Coronado. Here is why: most drivers are not obeying posted speed laws on Third and Fourth Streets.



Caltrans has completed the speed zoning study for all of State Route (SR) 75 from I-5 to Imperial Beach and SR282, Third and Fourth - west of Orange to North Island.



The City of Coronado has the speed zoning study in hand and are in early discussions with Caltrans.…

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Added by Toni Mc Gowan on March 21, 2015 at 9:30pm — 9 Comments


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Coronado Senior Knitting Group Warms Up America and the World

Mary Ann Stevenson and Barbara Edwards with photos of their group's past projects.

"We've never even seen the woman who knitted these!" Barbara Edwards exclaimed, motioning to a table filled with a donation of bright red, white, and blue knitted squares. "But she makes more than anyone here. We've gotten at least 10 afghans from her. Maybe more!"

"Yes," Mary Ann Stevenson nodded, "I'd double that…

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Added by Becca Garber on March 21, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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Do You Need to Stop at Alley Intersections?

Stop sign in the alley behind the Vons supermarket

To stop or not to stop, that is the question.  At least, it is a question that was recently asked regarding the many alley and street intersections in Coronado.  While the alleys in Coronado perform many valuable functions, they also pose potential risks to motorists and cyclists, both those who are exiting…

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Added by John Tato on March 21, 2015 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments


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Operations Bigs Hosts Safety Expo at Silver Strand Elementary

On Wednesday, March 18th, Operation Bigs presented a Safety Expo at Silver Strand Elementary during the weekly Operation Bigs after-school program. Representatives from the Coronado Fire Department, Coronado Police Department, and Lifeguard Services were in attendance to talk to the kids, demonstrate some of their departments' equipment and provide…

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Added by Mary Douglas on March 20, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado PAWS Pet of the Week: Brie

Brie is in search of a good hearted person to foster her.

You see, Brie has Cryptococcosis an infection caused by the yeast like fungus Cryptococcus which is widespread in the environment. Cryptococcosis is most common in cats but is also seen in dogs, cattle, horses, sheep, goats, birds, and wild animals.

Brie has the fungus on her nose and has to be given one pill a day to fight it. She may be on this medication for anywhere from three months to a year. It…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on March 20, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Glorietta Bay Inn and John Spreckels (Mayor Casey Tanaka) Support Coronado Schools

A funny thing happened at the Glorietta Bay Inn - John D. Spreckels appeared and I haven't been the same since!

He talked about the history of his former home - and in no uncertain terms - let's us know about the Inn's firm support for Coronado Schools.

Luckily, I had the talented Coronado Studios production team on-hand - to capture every moment of this rare occurrence.

And with that, we present this step back in time - courtesy of Claudia Ludlow, General…

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Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on March 20, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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