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Father's Day 2015 in Coronado

Father’s Day is a special time to celebrate all the things that make dad amazing, and there’s no better place to celebrate than in paradise. With beaches, lounge chairs, BBQs and endless family activities, there’s no better place to enjoy Father’s Day weekend than in Coronado.

So if you don’t have plans for Sunday, June 21st, consider a getaway to beautiful Coronado. And since the best father’s day activities are centered on quality time with the kids, here are…


Added by Coronado Inn on May 28, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

4th Annual URT DIG: A Beach Hole Digging Competition to be held June 6

Ready to get your hands dirty?

Well the 4th Annual URT DIG is here to do just that.

Don’t know what the URT DIG is?? Well, let me dig you out of that hole you’ve been living in.

Bring your own shovel. (No moving parts)

Dig as deep as you can in 10 minutes.

Shovels down.


To the victors go the spoils.

It’s time to throw away your practice shovels and invest in yourself. Bury your friends and prove to them you’ve…


Added by Ian on May 27, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Top Spots in Coronado & San Diego to Propose

Congratulations, you’ve found the girl of your dreams!  Now to seal the deal with a good proposal.

While the proposal style will vary between each couple, here are a few out of the box ideas for San Diego and Coronado.

Beach Proposal

Pack a picnic or go for a sunset…


Added by Coronado Inn on May 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Now Playing at Village Theater: Mad Max: Fury Road

"My name is Max. ...As the world fell, each of us in our own was broken. It was hard to know who was more crazy -- me... or everyone else. So I exist in this wasteland -- a man reduced to a single instinct -- SURVIVE!"

Thus begins the chart-topping Mad Max, a cinematographic masterpiece set in a post-apocolyptic future. The movie is the fourth in the Mad Max franchise from the Australian director George Miller, but this is the first installment in 30…


Added by Becca Garber on May 26, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Poetry and Prose Weekly Feature: To Think a Play Could Do That! by Mary Beth Dodson

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 writers. Please…


Added by Coronado Scribes on May 23, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

CC-125 Celebration to Include Talk by Bestselling Suspense Novelist Steve Martini

At first blush, Coronado may not seem an obvious place to set a thriller, but novelist Steve Martini decided it would be the perfect place for the protagonist of his bestselling book series, attorney Paul Madriani, to set up shop.

“It had the feel of quaint village next to a large urban center,” Martini said in a phone interview. With its strong naval presence and proximity to the U.S./Mexican boarder,…


Added by Gloria Tierney on May 22, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Behind the Scenes of the Coronado Historical Association's 2015 Historic Home Tour

Bike parking outside one of the homes on the 2015 Historical Home Tour

Every year on Mother's Day, the Coronado Historical Association (CHA) hosts the Historical Home Tour, which gives the community a unique chance to see inside some of Coronado's diverse and beautiful houses.

This year, Susan Keith and Emily Talbert co-directed the event for the fourth time…


Added by Becca Garber on May 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Judy Eby Gives Her All to the City She Loves

Judy Eby hasn’t been in Coronado for long, arriving in the Emerald Cit just over a year ago. In that time, though, she has impressed many local residents with her energy, charm and talent. “She’s a real dynamo,” said Heidi Wilson.

In February, Eby started Coronado’s Acoustic Jam at the Community Center, a monthly meetup where locals sing and strum their way through familiar tunes.  Now she’s starting a community choir with the help of John Nettles (pictured at…


Added by Gloria Tierney on May 15, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Coronado's Community Grant Program More Generous Than That of Other Jurisdictions

This article is a follow-up to the article, “City Council Poised to Approve Over $1 Million in Community Grants,” which was published on May 9. It is intended to provide Coronado residents with a comparison of Coronado’s community grants to those of other local jurisdictions as well as provide a digest of the…


Added by John Tato on May 15, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Flag Day Concert with Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band - June 14th

Hotel del Coronado presents a relaxing Flag Day BBQ and concert on The Del’s scenic North Beach on June 14 in support of the Gary Sinise Foundation. Paratroopers will grace the sky and wave our nation’s flag over the beach after a rock-n-roll concert performed by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.

Event Details – Sunday, June 14

  • Concert…

Added by eCoronado on May 14, 2015 at 10:47am — No Comments

4th of July Run on Coronado - Registration Now Open

Looking for an amazing run in a beautiful location?  

Sign up for the Crown City Classic 4th of July Run on Coronado!

Location:  Coronado:  Starts and finishes at Tidelands Park

Run Options:  12K, 5K…


Added by eCoronado on May 14, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

For a Fresh Taste of Coronado, Take a Coronado Food Tour

Lois and Howie (center) with their Coronado Food Tour group in front of the Bluewater Boathouse

Lois and Howie Stern are passionate about three things: "We have a love of food, love of people, and love of Coronado, and so we put them together into this walking tour!"

The two are the owners, tour guides, and foodies behind Coronado Food Tour, a three-hour walking…


Added by Becca Garber on May 12, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Stake Chophouse & Bar Launches New Car Service to the Island!


Buckle Up With Stake Chophouse & Bar

Coronado, CA (May 1, 2015) — Proving itself to be one of the true gems of Crown City, Stake Chophouse & Bar has quickly broken the stereotype for fine dining and chophouses of years past.  Offering a swanky and chic environment, Stake has created the perfect atmosphere for a night out on the town, a romantic date night, or a relaxing happy hour.   

Elevating the bar for Coronado’s…


Added by Blue Bridge Hospitality on May 11, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Celebrate National Burger Month at Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Just in time for Father’s Day and grilling season, fire up your appetite with gourmet burgers and carefully crafted beers from Loews Hotels & Resorts

San Diego  – From the Boston Harbor to the shores of Santa Monica, Loews Hotels & Resorts addresses are celebrating National Burger Month with locally inspired signature burgers paired with craft beers, available through the end of June.



Added by Community Manager on May 10, 2015 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Shima Officially Opens - Take a Photo Tour Inside & Check out the Menu broke the news last month about Coronado's newest restaurant, Shima (located at 126 Orange Avenue).  Shima means "island" in Japanese and they are serving sushi, entertaining groups with their teppanyaki chefs cooking right at your table and have a full bar.  Their soft opening was this weekend and are now officially open to the public.  You might recognize their founder, Tim Aaron, also owns Nicky Rottens a few doors down and promises…


Added by eCoronado on May 10, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Avengers: Age of Ultron: Perfect for fans - Something good for the rest of us

For the obvious demographic, this movie is perfect.

The Marvel Comic book heros, their many layered fantasy worlds, and the faithful depictions of the paper comic books from the 1960s are all here. The special effects and the battle scenes, the bravado and the super human powers are vivid and engulfing. For those with a deep affection for this genre of movie, and for the young who enjoy flying robots and death rays, the movie is perfect.  The opening scenes have the look and…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on May 8, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Travel to Cuba with CHA in 2016 -- Limited spaces left

Join CHA Members and Friends on a once-in-a lifetime trip to Cuba--but hurry!

The Coronado Historical Association is offering two identical trips to Cuba in early 2016--one from Feb. 6 - 17 (escorted by Vince and Pat Flynn), and one from Feb. 20 - March 2 (escorted by Wes and Charlotte Harris). 

Each trip, limited to a…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on May 7, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Scribes Book Signing of “Coronado on My Mind”

On May 14, between the hours of 5 -7pm,  Bay Books will be celebrating the release of The Coronado Scribes, wide-ranging collection of original poetry and prose called Coronado on My Mind . The book includes stories of love, laughs, and loss drawn from the authors’ life experiences in and of Coronado, California.

This 118-page panoply of poetry and prose offers insights in to the very special aspects of Coronado. Coronado on My Mind…


Added by eCoronado on May 7, 2015 at 3:04pm — 3 Comments

Calling all Coronado Radical Rabbits

The 23rd Annual Radical Rabbit Revue will be held May 15th at 5:30 p.m. in the Early Childhood Development Center Hall:  199 Sixth Street.   

All Radical Rabbit Alumni are encouraged to attend.  A Radical Rabbit is a child that was in Nancy Ratcliffe's classes at Village, Crown, and ECDC.

The current Radical Rabbit class will be dancing and singing to some of our all-time favorite songs and routines including  Splish Splash , Chorus…


Added by eCoronado on May 6, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Island Film Festival taps Andy Friedenberg for leadership role

Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) has appointed Andy Friedenberg as Co-Executive Director and Producer, it was announced by Mary D. Sikes, the festival’s CEO and board chairman.

Friedenberg joins CIFF Founder Doug St. Denis at the helm of the organization, which gears up for its inaugural festival, Jan. 15 – 18, 2016.

“After two years of preparation, community outreach and brand development, we were looking to bring someone on board who could take us to the…


Added by Kari Kovach on May 6, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

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