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"Yappy Hour" at The Del Begins May 4



CORONADO, Calif. – Pet owners can unwind while sipping a refreshing Dog-Tail, while dogs can schmooze and romp to their heart’s content at Hotel del Coronado’s new “Yappy Hour,” which kicks off Sunday, May 4.  Perfect for both guests and locals with four-legged friends, this lively “petworking” event will be held on the resort’s Sun Deck, from 4 to 5 p.m., every Sunday.

During the weekly event, dogs can lap up complimentary Evian and “yappatizers”…

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Added by eCoronado on April 23, 2014 at 8:36am — No Comments

Summer Twilight Open Bowling Begins May 17th - Free Lesson



The Coronado Lawn Bowling Club will again host Twilight Open Bowling every Thursday evening beginning May 15 through August 28. Coronado residents and their friends and visitors who have never before rolled a bowl can arrive at any time between 6 PM and sunset, learn to play the game, and will be playing immediately with other beginning bowlers.



It is a fun and casual way to test your interest in the sport. No reservations needed and no fees, just show up in flat…

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Added by Berie Grobe on April 23, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Community Voices: Property Taxes and School Funding Regarding Prop E

I am writing to clear up some confusion that has been evident in some of the recent letters to eCoronado.com regarding our property taxes and the funding of our local schools.  When we in Coronado pay our annual property tax bills, there is virtually no relationship between the assessed values of our homes and how much money actually ends up funding our local school district.  Under current law, only 8 cents of every Prop 13 tax dollar that we pay stays in Coronado.  The remaining…

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Added by Emily Bosworth on April 22, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Community Voices: The TOP 20 Reasons I will be Voting YES on E



Reason 1: Local Schools. I want to keep seeing the children who bike by my house each morning all heading to the same location...to an excellent and LOCAL education.

Reason 2: Property Value. A $1 million valued home will pay $400 a year, I am certain the property value LOST if the schools decline will be hundreds of thousands of dollars. I consider Prop E an investment that will actually cost me less than losing a few hundred thousand…

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Added by Ramona Loiselle on April 22, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Community Voices: Prop E - A Wise Investment



As an involved parent of three young children and a Coronado homeowner, I am hearing some concerned views about the cost of the school bond measure on the June ballot. Proposition E is about one thing: protecting the outstanding quality of education in Coronado schools from severe cuts and long-term harm.

Let’s consider these facts about Prop E. The bond would cost property owners $40.00 per $100,000 of assessed property value. As we know, assessed home values are what…

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Added by Kevin Shaeffer on April 22, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Coronado to Test Sirens Today at 10:30am



The Coronado Fire Department will conduct a test of the City's Emergency Siren Warning System on Tuesday, April 22. This is part of a routine test of the City of Coronado's emergency sirens that occurs every year in April.

It is a good time for all residents and businesses to be aware of the sirens and other emergency procedures in Coronado. The test is conducted to ensure the City's three sirens are in working order. All three – one each at the Village Fire Station;…

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Added by eCoronado on April 22, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting a Tree in Coronado on May 3rd



The Coronado community is invited to participate in planting trees all over the city on May 3rd at 9am.  The Coronado Tree Street Committee is sponsoring the event and individuals and/or families are invited to meet in Spreckels Park at 6th and Orange Ave.  Trees, shovels and other materials will be provided.  Call 619-522-7380 for more information.



Photos from past years:…





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Added by eCoronado on April 21, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Time is Running Out in Coronado's Canine Mayor Election

Have you voted yet? Time is running out with the polls closing at 5:00 pm on Sunday, April 27th.

The Tally Boards were updated as of 04/19/14 and currently Caninedate Bently James has a commanding lead. But the race isn't over until all of the votes have been cast and counted.

Vote today to…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on April 20, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Community Voices: "CUSD" Living Beyond His Means...



Bet you know someone like “Shorty”. Decent guy, owns a newer home, drives a Mercedes, has a smart phone, iPad, desktop, home theater, and enough credit cards to be comfortable. Shorty had a decent income, got a home equity loan to pay down credit cards and install that pool he wanted. When he had to take furlough days due to the economy, his income didn’t cover all expenses, and home and car repairs had to wait. But Shorty got tired of waiting for the economy to…

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Added by Jim Newhall on April 20, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

City Council Receives 'Non-Decision' from Parks & Recreation Commission Re: Off-Leash / Fenced Dog Park



Firstly I want to acknowledge appreciation for everyone who was able to make it to the Parks and Recreation meeting last Monday, April 16, both those in favor and opposed to amending the off-leash hours at Vetter Park. For those of you who were unable to attend or who had to leave early, I wanted to summarize what took place as unbiased as possible. The room was full with people who wanted voice their concerns and opinions. The meeting brought the community together for a…

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Added by Akshay Sateesh on April 19, 2014 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments


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Armchair Travel at the Coronado Senior Center: Antarctica

The Thursday 8 May 2014 meeting of the Senior Center Armchair Travel Program will feature Professor Gerald Kooyman, who will take us along on a journey to Antarctica.  Professor Kooyman is a Professor Emeritus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD.  He is a 
leading authority on the Emperor Penguin.
 Armchair Travelers hold their meetings monthly on the second Thursday of the month at the Coronado Senior Center.  

Wine and appetizers reflecting regional…

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Added by Community Manager on April 19, 2014 at 5:01pm — No Comments


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Celebrating William Shakespeare at the Coronado Senior Center

Come celebrate the Bard’s 450th birthday on Wednesday April 23 at the Coronado Senior Center with U-T columnist Richard Lederer,  who will demonstrate Shakespeare’s astonishing contributions to our English language at 5pm. Dr. Lederer will be joined by local residents, who will perform excerpts from Shakespeare’s plays during his humorous lecture.

The public is welcome to join us for a free happy hour preceding the celebration from 4:00-5:00pm. Shakespearean wardrobe…

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Added by Community Manager on April 19, 2014 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Afternoon Egg Hunt Today



Enjoy the day (April 19th, 2014) at the Coronado Community Center. Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny at 9am. Adults are $11 and kids are $8.

The traditional egg hunt is from 1-3pm. The hunt is FREE!

The Coronado Community Center is located at 1845 Strand Way. For more information contact…

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Added by eCoronado on April 19, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments


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Comprehensive Guide to Coronado Summer Camps, 2014

Summer vacation is drawing near and now is the time to start thinking about summer camps and activities for your preschool and school age children, if you haven't already. Various organizations, such as City of Coronado Recreation Services, and Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF) have delivered their brochures on the doorsteps of Coronado residents - listing an impressive range of activities for kids to participate in during the summer. The camps and activities are very…

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Added by Siobhan Bailie on April 16, 2014 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

USS Coronado (LCS-4) Commissioning Day

“Pay attention now! … and bring this ship to life!” called out Susan Ring Keith, ship's sponsor, on Saturday, April 5, at Pier Juliet at Naval Base Coronado as the responsive Blue and Gold crews ran aboard to man their positions at the rail with spectators cheering loudly. The long-awaited day had finally arrived for the US Navy's…

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Added by Joyce Quartly on April 15, 2014 at 11:05pm — No Comments


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District Attorney Candidate Bob Brewer Visits Coronado

District attorney candidate Bob Brewer made a campaign stop in Coronado last Thursday, at the home of Tamara and Jim Pokorny. For Brewer and his wife Irma Gonzalez, it was a homecoming of sorts; the couple lived here from 1991 to 1998.

The event gave the Brewer and Gonzalez an opportunity to connect with old friends, make some new ones, and to explain why at an age when many people are working improving their golf swing, he was vying to become the county’s chief…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on April 15, 2014 at 10:56pm — No Comments


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CHS Senior Taylor Nelson Wins Miss Santa Monica Teen Crown

CHS Senior Taylor Nelson is the new Miss Santa Monica Teen

While many juniors and seniors were prepping for the Coronado High School prom Saturday, April 12, senior Taylor Nelson was, instead, getting ready to compete in the Miss Santa Monica Teen pageant. It wasn’t that she wanted to miss the prom, but the demands of the…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on April 15, 2014 at 9:33pm — 2 Comments

Albertons Latest Business to Add Paid "Public" Parking



The latest parking lot to offer paid public parking is Albertsons located at 150 B Avenue.  The join the ranks of Vons, Coronado Ferry Landing, Walgreens and Union Bank who have all added similar fees over the last year.  Customers get 60 minutes for free, but non-customers will have to pay $5 for the first two hours and $10 for up to 4 hours.  



As Summer approaches in Coronado, street parking spots (free) are going to be in high demand.  Expect to see more residents…

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Added by eCoronado on April 14, 2014 at 5:03pm — 6 Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: "Medjugorje" a short story by Mike Lavin

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…

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Added by Coronado Scribes on April 14, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Concerts in the Park Announces Its 2014 Summer Lineup

Coronado’s annual summer of music begins Memorial Day Weekend -- Sunday, May 25. 

As it has for the past 44 years, the concerts will feature a mix of music from jazz to rock and roll, with a little country and healthy dose of Latin for variety. Fan favorites Rockola, Betamaxx, and Cool Fever will the there, as will last year’s sensation Iliana Rose Cuban Band. 

Four other local bands -- Crown Town Music (featuring…

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Added by Community Manager on April 13, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

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