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World Suicide Awareness Candlelight Vigil Scheduled for September 10

World Suicide Awareness-

A Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and a safe, non-judgement and sensitive environment for all impacted by the loss of a family member or friend by suicide. September 10 at 7PM

at the Imperial Beach Methodist Church 455 Palm Ave in Imperial Beach,…


Added by Jan & Greg Sheffer on September 2, 2015 at 6:14pm — No Comments

City Council Meeting Highlights: Council Votes 5-0 to Defund Multi-Use Path Study

For the second time in less than a month residents crowded the city council chamber to voice their opposition to a feasibility study for a multi-use path on Ocean Blvd.

The council voted unanimously to rescind the $100,00 they had approved in June. They did so in the face of overwhelming public opposition to the study.  There were over 200 people, including 100 sitting outside in chairs the city had setup for them.  The vast majority wore “Save Our Beach” stickers.…


Added by Gloria Tierney on September 2, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Ken: Your Go-To Pal

Two beauties on their way to Coronado!  Ken and his pal Barbie were found abandoned on the Coronado Bridge, both with matted hair and no place to go. Luckily, they made their way to the Coronado Animal Care Facility where they have been trimmed and groomed.  Ken, the larger of the two, is a two-year-old male Maltipoo (Maltese/Poodle Mix) weighing 16…


Added by PAWS of Coronado on September 1, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Barbie: Your New Best Friend

Two beauties on their way to Coronado!  …


Added by PAWS of Coronado on September 1, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Final Concert in Park to be Double Header: ABBAFAB (3pm) and The Stilletto's (5pm)

Final concerts next Sunday, different start time, free transit tickets and the Annual Donor Party Concerts in the Park will wrap up the 2015 season with a double header concert starting at 3:00pm featuring ABBAFAB and then at 5:00pm with The Stilletto’s.  Concerts are located at Spreckels Park at the intersection of 6th Street and Orange Avenue.

We want to thank everyone who has been using the buses to get to the concerts all summer long and to remind our Cays…


Added by eCoronado on September 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes Biography: Major General Joseph H. Pendleton

By Oceanside Veteran Writing Group, Gail Chatfield

San Diego prominence as a military hub can be traced to one determined Marine: Major General Joseph H. Pendleton. Without his foresight, persuasive skills, and focused tenacity, San Diego would not be the military center it is today. Neither would Coronado.

According to those who knew him, Pendleton frequently pointed out that he and fellow Marine Charles H. Lyman could be considered discoverers of San…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on August 31, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Community Voices: Info & Recommendations to City Council Re: Bike/Pedestrian Path

During a recent trip to San Francisco, I walked the Golden Gate Bridge using their bicycle/pedestrian path, on a weekday when bikes are allowed.  I posted a short video (see link below) and recommend viewing it relative to Coronado’s proposed multi-use beach path.  Like Coronado beach, the Golden Gate is a popular destination and has an abundance of tourists year round.  Their path is about 10’-12’ wide, with some…


Added by Jim Newhall on August 31, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Over 125 Fans Donated to Coronado Schools to Help Keep Kids Cool

There is a local Facebook group in Coronado that continues to help fill needs around town - all on their own.  In the past, they have helped raise funds for the Silver Strand PTO, replaced a stolen bike, donated supplies to a school in need over the bridge and even distributed signs to remind drivers to "Please Slow Down".  

As the temperatures rose last week, the non-AC classrooms of Coronado were hitting the high eighties making it very hard for students to…


Added by eCoronado on August 31, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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

Sharp Coronado's Meals-On-Wheels To Partner with Meals-On-Wheels San Diego

Big changes are coming to the Meals-on-Wheels program next month. Long operated as an independent venture founded by one of Coronado's most beloved residents, Sharp Coronado’s “Meals on Wheels” recently decided that it could not provide, by itself, the quality of service seniors here deserved. Over the summer Sharp Coronado reached out to with Meals-on-Wheels of Greater San Diego, a larger organization whose only mission is provide nutritious meals to people who can no…


Added by Gloria Tierney on August 29, 2015 at 8:00am — 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 — 24 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 — 10 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 — 2 Comments

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 — 1 Comment

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

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