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Nado-ween 2014: Coronado's Halloween Events and Adventures

Halloween on Coronado starts Friday with a haunted house at the Coronado Community Center, followed by a Halloween carnival and costume contest held at the Coronado Library. Next week's activities include Orange Avenue's "Downtown Goes Ghostly" on Halloween afternoon, followed by trick or treating all over the 'island'. Get all the details below and have a fun and safe Nado-Ween!

Friday October…


Added by Community Manager on October 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Geocaching - Free Fun for Anyone Looking for Treasure and Adventure

Have you noticed kids and adults wandering around parts of Coronado looking for "things" just off the beaten path...or perhaps attached to signs or trees?  Chances are, they are geocaching and in search of small treasures - sometimes, it's just for the joy of finding something hidden.  

What is it?  Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find…


Added by eCoronado on October 22, 2014 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Coronado Real Estate Association Donates to PAWS

On October 21, the Coronado Real Estate Association (CREA) presented PAWS of Coronado with a check for $14,500. 

This donation represented the proceeds from the 3rd Annual Coronado Chili Cook-Off and Pet Parade held on September 21, 2014 benefiting PAWS.

Pictured above are CREA Board Members Therese Pallares, Renee Wilson, Nancy Peace, Gerri-Lynn Fives and Reagan Wilson (daughter of Renee and not a member) Caroline Haines and Zach Todaro along with PAWS Board Members…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on October 22, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

CoSA Foundation Wows "CHICAGO" Fans with Food Trucks, Dinner Pairings

Double Your Pleasure with Dinner and A Show, Chicago Style!

The six-time Tony award-winner, "CHICAGO," opens at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 650 D Avenue, on Nov. 1. With each performance, the Coronado School of the Arts Foundation will offer…


Added by Sheila Baran on October 22, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: "A Lawn of My Own" a poem by Jerry Greenspan

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…


Added by Coronado Scribes on October 22, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

Join the Friends of the Coronado Library

Did you realize that all the library programs for Children, Teens, and Adults are paid for by the Friends of the Library? Their on-going efforts make our Library one of the best in California.

There are other benefits that all Friends members receive, such as early admission to the April Book Fair. Now the Friends are adding new benefits! If you are a member of the Friends and participate in their e-mail newsletter you will receive special deals and coupons to use at…


Added by Coronado Library Kids' Events on October 21, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Hotel Marisol Patio, Birthplace of Coronado's Rotary Club, Designated an Historic Resource

An Outdoor Gathering Place for Coronado Residents for Over 90 Years, the Patio of the Recently Renovated Hotel Marisol, Designated an Historic Resource


At its October 15, 2014, meeting the City’s Historic Resources Commission (HRC) approved the historic designation of two properties, an Historic Alteration Permit for an already designated property, recommendation to the City Council…


Added by John Tato on October 20, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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Community Voices: Do you know your next door neighbors?

Do you know your next door neighbors? Probably not -- or only enough to say hello when you drive by or see them in the hall. Facebook is heavily used to link family and friends that are often thousands of miles apart, but we don't know our own neighbors!…


Added by Lorraine Hermann on October 19, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Lawsuit accuses millionaire's ex-wife, brother of murder in Coronado death

The San Diego Medical Examiner said Rebecca Zahau stripped naked, tied her hands and feet behind her back and hanged herself from the balcony of a Coronado Island mansion in 2011.

Zahau's family contends she was murdered by the ex-wife and brother of Paradise Valley millionaire Jonah Shacknai, and that her death was staged to look like a suicide.

Read the entire AZ Central story …


Added by eCoronado on October 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Are Increased Speed Limits Coming to Third and Fourth Streets?

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is presently updating its Engineering and Traffic Surveys for Third and Fourth Streets, which are part of California State Highways 75 and 282.  The results of the updated surveys will determine the future speed limits on these streets.  Caltrans has completed its data collection and the surveys should be completed by the end of the year. The surveys are required to be performed every 10 years.

If the speed of…


Added by John Tato on October 19, 2014 at 9:30am — 17 Comments

Coronado's Upcoming Meal Marathon Will Soon Feed 50,000 Children in the Dominican Republic

Lentils, spice, chicken, rice. This is the mantra – four words that mean the difference between going hungry and enjoying a hot meal. For kids living in the Dominican Republic, wondering where their next meal is coming from is commonplace. But a group of Coronado residents are changing that, with a little help from an organization called Children of the Nations.

Children of the Nations (COTN), founded in 1995 in Silverdale, Washington, is a Christian charitable organization…


Added by Mary Douglas on October 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Sweet 16 Birthday Offers Patrons 16 Cent Scoops on October 21st

Congrats to Mootime on celebrating their 16th birthday of making ice-cream dreams come true here in Coronado.  They have definitely made the "island" a sweeter place to live.

On October 21st, from 4-9pm, they will be serving up 16 cent scoops.  So, mark your calendar and enjoy an early Halloween treat from the Moo-Man!  Happy sweet 16!

Mootime is located at 1025 Orange Avenue.  Visit their …


Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Navy Calls Off Search For Missing Coronado Man (Video)

The Navy has called off the search for one of its civilian employees who went missing off San Clemente Island last week.

Lee Racicot, 59, of Coronado worked during the week for Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island, according San Diego TV station NBC7.

Read the entire KPBS…


Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Paranormal Activity at the Hotel del Coronado - Have You Seen Kate Morgan?

The venerable Hotel del Coronado, San Diego’s landmark Pacific resort, has been experiencing paranormal activity for as long as anyone can remember — and with good reason. With more than 125 years of history behind her, it’s no surprise that this Victorian masterpiece has had its share of ghostly guests.

Kate Morgan, The Del’s Resident Ghost

Though supernatural stories abound, most have to do with Kate Morgan, a beautiful young woman…


Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

Community Voices: Don't Harass Cyclists

To The Man who drove beside me shouting "Want a tow?!" several times as I cycled up 5th Street toward A Avenue: Do not harass me again. Driving beside a cyclist and demanding her attention because you are bored, old and/or horny is not only a threatening behavior, it is dangerous for both the cyclist and yourself. I won't go so far as to call your behavior sexual harassment because the likelihood that you are capable of sex is quite low considering your age and mental handicap - but if you…


Added by Carmen on October 14, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes Finds Prehistoric Coronado Seashore

Posing in front of the recently restored Esrock Residence are, from left, owners Bernie and Jill Esrock, with builder Lorton Mitchell of Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes. Photo by Joe Ditler.



Added by Joseph Ditler on October 14, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

2014 Village Elementary Fall Festival

Enjoy a fun-filled, family night with carnival games, face painting, dunk-a-teacher, music and food.

New this year: No wristbands or game tickets.  

One low admission price includes access to all carnival games - new, improved and in greater number!  Bring cash for Pumpkin Patch and donations for Kiddie Corral and Put Your Teachers in Jail. 

Friday, October 17th…


Added by Caitlin Wright on October 13, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Boehner, Speaker of the House, Visits McP's Irish Pub

John Boehner, the controversial Speaker of the House of Representatives, let off some steam at McP’s Irish Pub on Sunday, while listening to Ron’s Garage on the outdoor patio. Seen here, from left to right, are Crystal Cox, Ron Wheeler (of Ron’s Garage), Gary Taylor (drummer), John Boehner, Lisa Tresner, Phil Lean (bass player), Claudio Martin (lead guitar), Traci…


Added by Joseph Ditler on October 13, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

City Council Approves Seven Properties for Mills Act Agreements

The residence at 1807 Monterey:  The estimated annual tax revenue reduction to the city is $8,700 with an estimated property tax savings to the owner of $15,000.

The City Council approved seven properties for Mills Act agreements at its October 7, 1014 meeting.  The Mills Act agreements will provide the property owners with significant property tax relief.   The savings in property taxes are…


Added by John Tato on October 13, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Committee Vacancies, Roundworm Concerns

Each week, the City of Coronado City Manager's Office provides an update that includes information on programs, services and issues within the City, as well as news, project updates and follow-up information when applicable.  Featured below are highlights from that update. The entire City Manager’s Weekly Update can be found on the City's…


Added by Community Manager on October 12, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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