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Coronado Cultural Arts Commission to Host Writers Workshop for Seasoned and Budding Authors

The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission is gearing up to host the first Coronado Writers Workshop, an exciting daylong gathering of local authors offering writing tips, panel discussions and break-out sessions on Saturday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m at Coronado High School.

Coronado has a rich literary history as both the home of world-renowned authors and the site of world-famous subject matter. In the early 1900s, author L. Frank Baum wintered in Coronado and, while…


Added by Mary Douglas on October 1, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What Makes Living in Coronado Special?

We’ve heard it called many things: Charming, a beach town, a tourist town, an island, a small town, utopia… 

And it’s all true, there’s something special about not just visiting, but living in Coronado. 

If you don’t believe us, take some time to stroll…


Added by ParkLife Real Estate on October 1, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Medicare Round Table Nov. 6, 2014

Medicare is…


Added by The Gensler Group on September 30, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Hospital Foundation's 4th Annual Golf Tournament

The Gensler Group was honored to once again be part of
Coronado Hospital Foundation's 4th Annual Golf Tournament

on Thursday, September 18 at Sea 'n Air Golf Course, North Island.  

The day was fun for all and a tremendous success for Coronado Hospital Foundation. The tournament netted $127,000 compared to last year's net of $79,000. The City of Coronado will match this year's funds two-for-one; tripling their proceeds to $381,000 to benefit Sharp…


Added by The Gensler Group on September 30, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

City of Coronado Recreation Director Linda Rahn Announces Retirement

 (September 29, 2014) – Linda Rahn has announced her retirement as Director of Recreation Services, a position she has held for 14 years. Her last day is November 18.

During her tenure, Rahn has trained and managed an enthusiastic team of individuals who have helped her over the years further encourage and instill the benefits and joys of recreation in a community that…


Added by eCoronado on September 30, 2014 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Two San Diego Police Department Officers Involved in Accident on Silver Strand

At 7:45 am this morning two San Diego Police Department Motorcycle Officers collided with one another in the northbound lanes of the Silver Strand just north of Fiddlers Cove. Both San Diego Police Officers were injured and were transported to the hospital. The San Diego Officers were involved in a foreign dignitary motorcade at the time of the collision.

All lanes of traffic are now open.

- Coronado Police Dept.

Related story on CBS 8:  …


Added by eCoronado on September 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Candidates for Coronado City Council Share Thoughts at First Public Forum

City Council Candidates, from left to right, Angela Alvarez, Carrie Downey, and Bill Sandke

Angela Alvarez, Carrie Downey, and Bill Sandke, the candidates for the two City Council seats that will be decided in this November’s election, shared their vision for Coronado and thoughts about issues facing the city at a candidate’s forum sponsored by the Coronado Republican Women on Saturday, September 27.



Added by John Tato on September 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Suicide Crisis Phone on Coronado Bridge Repaired

SAN DIEGO - A suicide crisis phone near the Coronado Bridge was back in service Thursday.

On Wednesday, 10News reported that the phone has been dead, out of service for an unknown amount of time.


In response to the story, Caltrans told 10News Thursday that the phone had been repaired. An AT&T technician on scene said it was fixed.

The Coronado Bridge ranks among the top five bridges in North America for committing suicide. More…


Added by Community Manager on September 27, 2014 at 8:12am — No Comments

Proposed Parking at the New Senior Center: Angled Parking on Seventh and D Avenue

At its September 25 meeting the Traffic Operations Committee (TOC) approved a conceptual scheme that would add approximately 14 parking places on D Avenue and Seventh Street as part of the construction of the new senior center. …


Added by John Tato on September 26, 2014 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Irish Tenor Anthony Kearns to Headline Benefit for Wounded Military Heroes at Loews Oct. 4, 2014

Irish Tenor Anthony Kearns will headline an evening of fine music, spirits, and a charity benefit for combat wounded military veterans and their families on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in Coronado, CA.

Mr. Kearns, an original member of The Irish Tenors, will provide the entertainment.  Local radio personality Mark Larson will serve as emcee for the event. Actor Jack Scalia, best known for his role on the hit TV show, All…


Added by Barbara Tato on September 26, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Coronado Community Joins Together to Support Gary & Oscar's Wedding, The Sequel

Gary Jackson and Oscar De Las Salas were recently married, after seven years together. They picked a beautiful park in Coronado, California to have their wedding ceremony. Unfortunately, their ceremony was tainted by a cowardly hater yelling homophobic slurs from an overlooking balcony.  See Gary & Oscar's Story on 10 News

Coronadans want to…


Added by eCoronado on September 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Video Recap: Coronado Speed Festival - Motorcycle Stunts & Flying Trucks

The 2014 Coronado Speed Festival held lots of fun surprises including a wild race complete with leaping/flying trucks, an amazing display of motorcycle stunt riding, the pit crew challenges and of course classic auto racing.

Thank you to Staci Ignell, Coronado Speed Festival Public Relations, for the close-up access to all the car racing and motorcycle/truck stunt events.

More Fleet Week fun:  …


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on September 23, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Gay Wedding on Coronado Interrupted by Hateful Rant - Local Facebook Group Offers "Re-Do"

CORONADO, Calif. - A gay couple is sharing their story about a dream wedding day that took a hateful turn in Coronado.

From the smiles in the photos, you can see the joy of their wedding day. By the end of the wedding, that joy turned into frustration.

Arizonans Oscar De Las Salas and Gary Jackson – frequent visitors to San Diego – picked Coronado's Centennial Park for their Aug. 17 wedding. Some 30 guests from across the country flew in, including an Arizona…


Added by eCoronado on September 23, 2014 at 2:22pm — 1 Comment

Mayor Casey Tanaka Responds to Eucalyptus Tree Issue

There has been much concern voiced today for the eucalyptus trees on the 100 block of E Avenue. I want to share some thoughts about these trees and the actions taken by the Coronado City Council in the last few months.

The City of Coronado was put on notice by a resident about a tree on that block whose fallen limb was an indicator of future…


Added by eCoronado on September 23, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Local Resident Climbs Eucalyptus Tree Targeted for Removal by Coronado City Council (Updated)

 UPDATE:  City agrees to delay cutting down trees & discuss options with community.

Long time Coronado local Dan'l Steward is tethered in a tree on E Avenue targeted for removal.  Read on to find…


Added by Kellee Hearther on September 22, 2014 at 3:00pm — 9 Comments

Join us in Spreckels Park to Feed Hungry Children in the Dominican Republic

We want to invite you to help to feed hungry children in the Dominican Republic from right here in Spreckels Park!

On November 2, 2014 we invite you to a Coronado Community-wide service event. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church are partnering with Children of the…


Added by lisa on September 22, 2014 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: Cooking Lessons, by Val Crisson

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 September 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Field Guide to Coronado History: Stories of History in Every Antique

Fascinating, intriguing, or thoughtful tales about people and places in Coronado history -- presented by your Coronado Historical Association

If you don’t learn anything else as an active member of the Coronado Historical Association, you learn of the hidden stories that are buried within almost every antique or family heirloom that comes our…


Added by Bruce Linder on September 22, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Expands to Coronado

Coronado, CA,
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, (YEA!), is an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes. YEA! is excited to announce its new site, Coronado High School to pilot the program in the fall of 2014.

YEA! is a cutting-edge program that takes students between the ages of 11 and 18 through the process of starting and launching a real business or social movement over the course of an…


Added by Matt Pontes on September 21, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

House Fire on 8th?

No fire, just training for our firefighters initiated by home owner Mark Hunt who bought the "tear-down" and contacted the CFD about the possibility of using the structure for training. Kudos for the initiative Mr. Hunt!  No fires were set but roofs were penetrated and hose lines were run.  All good for our hood.…


Added by Crown City Photo by Bill Sandke on September 21, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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