Each year, thousands of Coronadans flock to the streets for the annual Public Safety Open House, taking advantage of the opportunity to meet local public safety officials and tour public safety facilities. During the event, spectators had the opportunity to tour the city's main fire house on Sixth Street as well as the Police Department. Other local, state and federal public safety agencies including Port of San Diego Harbor Police, U.S. Border Patrol, California Highway Patrol and…Continue
The kick-off and celebration of all things automobiles for the 17th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival will officially begin today with a car procession from the makeshift speedway on Naval Air Station North Island to Rotary Park in Coronado. More than 40 automobiles of all kinds are expected to join the procession. The procession will begin at Naval Air Station North Island, will travel down Fourth Avenue to Orange, and will end at Rotary Park in Coronado, CA…Continue
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The First Annual Nick Shultz Memorial Junior Open begins this Saturday, September 20. It is the Coronado Tennis Center's first United States Tennis Association (USTA)-sanctioned junior tournament. The competition will take place over two weekends, with the finals being held Sunday, September 28.
The tournament is named for Nick Shultz, one of Coronado’s most beloved tennis players, whose passion and love of the game inspired nearly everyone who crossed his path.…Continue
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Former Naval officer and USC graduate John Gobbell will appear at Bay Books in Coronado on September 18 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. for a book signing upon the release of his newest military historical thriller Edge of Valor.
John Gobbell is the author of seven World War II thrillers about the U.S. Navy in the Pacific, including A Call to Colors, The Neptune Strategy and When Duty Whispers Low. Edge of Valor is the fifth of five…Continue
Added by Mary Douglas on September 10, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Although there are undoubtedly a number of ideal beach days yet to come this year, fall is just around the corner, and with it comes a virtual cornucopia of annual autumn events in Coronado. Bookmark this handy list so you don't miss a thing!
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A free two-day juried art show featuring the works of over 100 artists,…
Added by Community Manager on September 7, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Hotel Marisol Coronado just completed an extensive historical restoration and renovation and is open for the first time for a CHA-sponsored reception and docent-led tour. The hotel originally opened in 1927, as the Blue Lantern Inn and over its many years of success has been known as the Ritz, the Biltmore (shown above), and most recently as the Village Inn.
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It is perhaps one of the most widely loved movies of all time, appealing to fans young and old. Now in its 75th year, the 1939 classic Wizard of Oz has wowed audiences since the first time it appeared on the silver screen. And in a stunning finale to Coronado’s Oz Con International, the Coronado Island Film Festival presented the digitally remastered edition of the classic film in 3D on the big screen.…Continue
Added by Mary Douglas on August 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Darlene White has been a longtime friend and supporter of PAWS of Coronado and Louise Shirey held her in the highest esteem. So everyone was very excited when Darlene agreed to be the emcee for Louise’s Celebration of Life this Friday.
Many of you may know Darlene from her Animal House Pet Segment on XETV San Diego 6 News where she appears every morning with an adoptable pet from one of 40 local shelters and fostering agencies.
Darlene is also the Executive…Continue
This summer, dancers will take to the Yellow Brick Road. Dancers ranging from hip-hop, contemporary jazz, lyrical and modern will take part in the 2014 Summer Intensive arts program produced by the Coronado School of the Arts Foundation together with the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission. The inaugural program will coincide with OZ CON, an international 10-day festival attended by Wizard of Oz experts and fans with festivities and events taking place in Coronado and San Diego. The…Continue
Added by Mary Douglas on July 16, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments
Sarah Callahan was a typical college student – pursuing a degree in Advertising at Penn State University, spending time with her friends and enjoying her college experience to the fullest. But in 2007, just two days before her 21st birthday, everything changed. Sarah went to see her doctor for severe pain she was experiencing in her abdomen. Two days after her birthday, she underwent surgery to remove a 10 cm mass on her left ovary. The mass had burst, requiring what she said her…Continue
Chiaroscuro in art is a style of painting using strong contrasts between light and dark; a technique developed to add drama to an image that was popular during the Baroque period of painting. It’s a technique that’s also popular with…Continue
The traditional 4th of July activities in Coronado will be held on Friday, July 4. The day’s events include the 66th annual parade, beginning at First and Orange at 10 AM. The theme of the celebration this year is “ America – Stars and Stripes Forever.”
The day will begin with the 39th annual 15K/5K walk that starts in Tideland Park at 7 AM, with registration beginning at 5:30 AM. The 54th annual Swim and Run begins at Central Beach at 9 AM, with check-in starting at…Continue
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The Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2422 will host its first weekly summer Steak Barbecue on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the VFW Post, 557 Orange Avenue from 5 pm to 7 pm. The meal includes steak grilled to order, baked potato, fresh garden salad, roll, and watermelon for a donation of $12.00; take-out is available. Proceeds will go to the Veterans/Family Support. For more information, call 435.6917.
Added by anicia gottwig on May 27, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Dear Coronado residents, friends, and family,
I am writing to let you know of a unique opportunity to be featured in an internationally live-streamed commemorative event at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC next month!…Continue
Added by Michael Silberblatt on May 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Lamb’s Players Theatre will stage their attempt to make history with “100 Hours of Stories” from May 8 - 12, 2014. With the help of favorite local theatre artists and community members, the San Diego nonprofit will present 100 consecutive hours of play and musical readings to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon Theatrical Performance and celebrate Lamb’s. …Continue
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Coronado School of the Arts Foundation is pleased to announce registration is now open for their inaugural 2014 Summer Intensive arts program. The program will launch with two-week intensives focused on Dance, Film and Television Production. The program is a joint venture with the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission and set to coincide with OZ CON, an international festival attended by Wizard of Oz experts and fans with festivities and events taking place in…Continue
Added by Kari Kovach on April 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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“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…Continue
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