Jim Hardy, as a young seaplane pilot in WWII
Pearl Harbor survivor and WWII seaplane pilot Jim Hardy thought he had seen it all. On Dec. 7, 1941 he watched helplessly, dodging bullets and bombs, as Japanese aircraft destroyed his squadron at Ford Island. He went on to fight as a seaplane pilot in both the Pacific and Atlantic theatres of war, retiring from the…Continue
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Thirty-three contestants will compete for Petite, Young Miss & Mr., Teen, Little Miss & Mr., and Miss Coronado on March 15th. Find out more about the event here.
Pictured above, this year's contestants celebrate with a Pizza and Swag Bag Party at the Coronado Library leading up to the competition at the Coronado Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 4:30 PM. Taylor Nelson,…Continue
Avenue of Heroes (Third and Fourth Streets Planning Community) welcomes the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride to Coronado. Join in showing neighborhood pride to these riders where the Avenue of Heroes meets Tidelands Park at the end of Third Street, Friday, March 14, 10:00-11:30. Wounded Warriors from around the country will cycle under the bridge and along the strand and back to Tidelands. The group motto is "only as fast as our slowest rider."
Hollywood came to the Crown City on Oscar night. The Coronado Island Film Festival hosted the first annual Red Carpet Oscar Party Sunday evening at Nicky Rottens, a dazzling affair boasting all of Hollywood’s…Continue
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The students of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising have created an event called the 2.5k “Orange Run”. This event will take place at Tidelands Park in Coronado, CA at 9:30 am on February 22nd and will continue on until 12:00pm. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness about preventing childhood obesity and provide children with fun and different ways to be active and to encourage a healthy lifestyle. Throughout the event attendees will engage with…Continue
Added by Community Manager on February 9, 2014 at 11:14pm — No Comments
As you all know, Valentine’s Day is this Friday. A day that is met with a range of emotions; some dread it, some look forward to it, and some just forget about it. However, if you are one who is looking to celebrate this holiday, you are lucky to be set on lovely Coronado. Our island is a romantic destination, an island getaway just waiting for people to take advantage of its picturesque sunsets and long walks on the beach. Valentine’s Day, like…Continue
Added by Rosie Harris on February 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Miss Coronado Reception to be held at 3:30 PM in the Coronado Performing Arts Theater at 650 D Avenue, Coronado on March 15th. The pageant will be held at 4:30 PM where not only Dana and Taylor crown a new Miss and Teen Coronado they will crown Petite, Young, Mrs., Little Miss and Mr. Coronado to ride…Continue
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TAF (Third and Fourth Streets Planning Community) is looking to spearhead a Neighborhood Pace Car program for Coronado and is seeking the energy and creativity of neighbors and others who may be interested in helping get it off the ground. This is how it works…
Neighborhood Pace Car is an exciting-citizen based…Continue
Celebrating its 20th anniversary year, the 2014 Nations of San Diego International Dance Festival returns to the Coronado Performing Arts Center (650 D Avenue) later this month. Five shows are scheduled for the event, including
Friday, February 21 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 22 at 2:00 and 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 23 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
In honor of the 20th anniversary, an extra evening performance on Sunday and 30 dance companies with over 300…Continue
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Join leading San Diegans in supporting people with disabilities at The Jewels of San Diego 2014 Gala—Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend. For the 5th year, proceeds from this unforgettable event benefit children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at The Arc of San Diego while honoring inspirational San Diegans for their philanthropic contributions to the community.
Spend the evening with Honorary Jewels Chairs Joye Blount & Jessie J. Knight, Jr.,…Continue
Added by Community Manager on February 8, 2014 at 8:10am — No Comments
Miss Coronado Pageant is coming soon. An information orientation is scheduled for February 15th at 10 AM for ages 14-26, and at 1 PM for ages 4-13 and Mrs.
The pageant will be held March 15th, 2014. The pageant is now accepting applications for girls ages 4-26 and Mrs. division entrants.
$5,000 in prizes will be awarded at the pageant, including Miss California USA entry, Village Theater VIP & guest one-year pass, Cruiser bike, professional hair and…Continue
Added by Marty Brooks on February 5, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Imagine being able to change someone’s life with just one dress.
For most high school girls, going to prom is a celebration of all they’ve accomplished during their high school years. But for some, attending prom can be a huge financial burden, leaving it a dream that will never be realized. That’s where Jennifer Gaston comes in. Gaston is the director of the San Diego chapter of The Princess Project, a California non-profit organization that serves high school…Continue
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A four-course feast fills stomachs all around the tables at SAPORI. For $49 per person (1st seating, from 5pm-8:30pm) and $59 per person (2nd seating, 9pm-1am) enjoy a drool-worthy meal including items like Slow cooked beef…Continue
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Southern California doesn’t usually feature the type of weather typically associated with the winter holidays. With the bright sun shining and temperatures above sixty degrees, it’s sometimes hard to believe that it is December. In Coronado, however, the holiday spirit is more than present. The lovely decorated trees in the medians, Christmas carols played in the local shops and restaurants, the Del lit up at night, the amazing traditions, all are sure to put people into the right…Continue
Hi!! My name is Dawson and I am looking for a new home. I am an eight year old Labrador Retriever and I…Continue
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Since 2007, the number of men sporting unusual mustaches in the streets of Coronado, during the month of November, has steadily increased and it is set to rise over the coming years. These “Mo Bros”, as they are commonly referred to around the globe, are likely to be participating in the charity event Movember. Men (and ladies, if they can) are encouraged to grow a mustache for the whole month of November to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, particularly prostate…Continue
San Diego Down syndrome is hosting a free Christmas Party for all disabled kids and their families. After a successful book drive in Coronado and San Diego we can now afford to spoil these special families. The event will be amazing as San Diego Symphony Cellist Karla Holland-Moritz and her student ensemble will perform student favorites as well as a performance by a ballerina from the San Diego Junior…Continue