Coronado-based TV and film production company, Surf's Up Studios achieved a major YouTube milestone when it's total video viewership number reached 2,000,000 earlier this month.
"Many of our videos originate right here on Coronado and in San Diego - where our most-viewed single video, the Marine Corp Bootcamp Challenge is about to hit 600,000 views," said Tony Perri, a Coronado resident and the executive producer and director at Surf's Up.
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SUPERFROG Inc., producer of the SUPERFROG, SUPERSEAL and SEAL SPRINT races, presented a check for $1,500 to the Islander Sports Foundation on December 10th, 2013 to benefit Coronado Islander High School Athletics.
SUPERFROG and the Islander Sports Foundation are Coronado based partners in sports. SUPERFROG has hosted triathlon races locally for 40 years. The races were founded by local Islander legend Navy SEAL Moki…Continue
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SAN DIEGO – The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Strike
Group (CSG) 11, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23
are scheduled to arrive at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Dec. 12, following
an eight-and-a-half-month deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of
CVW-11 and DESRON 23 will disembark Nimitz following the ship’s arrival.
Nimitz serves as the…Continue
Nonprofit dedicated to most needy of military families seeks donors for holiday season, continues support for families through Christmas season with Sharing the Joy program
SAN DIEGO, CA (DEC. 9. 2013) – A nonprofit organization dedicated solely to providing emergency financial grants to young military families in need, the Support The Enlisted Project (STEP), today issued an appeal for donors to help boost efforts to come to the assistance of military families…Continue
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SAN DIEGO -- The “Screamin’ Indians” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 and the “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 are scheduled to return home to Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) in San Diego Dec. 11 following an extended deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility with Carrier Strike Group 11 and Carrier Air Wing 11.
Throughout the deployment, HSC-6 personnel and MH-60S Seahawk helicopters were…Continue
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The men and women who pilot ships in and out of San Diego Harbor are the unsung heroes of the Port of San Diego. “It’s something people don’t think about or even know about, but they are critically important,” said Port Commissioner Lou Smith.
Photo above: Navy pilot boat guiding a sub into…
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Attention military readers...there is a free showing of "Lone Survivor" this Saturday at 6pm at NASNI's Lowry Theater. Doors open at 4:30pm and you can count on this showing being well attended. Get more details on this showing as well as other movies playing at this location.
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SAN DIEGO -- Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR) 57 is scheduled to host children from Make-A-Wish San Diego for a “Holiday Salute” at the squadron’s headquarters on Naval Air Station North Island Dec. 7.
Now in its fifth year, the annual event invites Make-A-Wish children and their families to interact with service members from the Navy and Marine Corps while celebrating the holiday season.
The event includes tours of various aircraft, as well as static…Continue
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eCoronado.com welcomes new staff writer Siobhan Bailie to the team. Siobhan recently relocated from Australia with her Australian naval officer husband and two small children.
We arrived in San Diego mid June 2013 via a long and hectic flight from Australia, with an unsettled baby and irritable toddler in tow.
We settled into our temporary accommodation, a comfortable condominium located by the…Continue
All four of the public schools in the Coronado Unified School District (CUSD) held events this year to celebrate and thank Veterans in our community. Village Elementary and Coronado Middle School (CMS) each sponsored “Take A Veteran to School day”. Strand Elementary hosted a flag raising ceremony and Coronado High School (CHS) held its inaugural program in the quad at morning break.…
Please join us at BE Polished for fun savings and posh pampering, Tuesday, November 12th from 10 am to 6 pm. $11 Off brow shaping (Reg.$25). $12 Off TART pedicures (Reg. $60) and $13 off shellac manicures (Reg. $40). Reservations Recommended. 619.437.1440. BE Polished is a fume free nail lounge and…Continue
Coronado residents and Navy "brats" Katie, Jamie and Jessie Hearther with Megan Butcher at the 2012 bake sale.
The Third Annual Veterans’ day bake sale for Wounded Warriors will be Monday, November 11, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of 10th Street and E Avenue. Good eats baked by the girls will include chocolate chip cookies, chocolate…Continue
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Military Veterans were welcomed with open arms at Coronado Middle School's Take a Vet to School Day. Watch this Coronado Islander TV (CiTV) highlights reel to see what the day was all about - including some awesome skydiving parachute landings on the football field. Thank you to CUSD, Amy Steward and all the CMS teachers, staff and students for providing Veterans with the opportunity to visit with students and a chance for all of us to say, Thank you for your…Continue
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CORONADO – Welcome to the VFW. That’s the message at Coronado Post 2422 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. As their aging membership grows older, their new mission is to invite younger veterans and their families, as well as the general public to visit, enjoy a meal, and find out what the VFW is all about.
The Coronado VFW is inviting the community to join them for a free lunch on Monday, November 11, to help celebrate Veterans’ Day. Lunch…Continue
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Skydivers from Buzz Fink’s Sky Dive San Diego descend on Coronado High School from the air. Photo by Kel Casey.
CORONADO – On Thursday, November 7, members of Sky Dive San Diego jumped from their airplane high above Coronado, with members of the celebrated parachute team landing on the high school football field. The event was part of the fifth annual “Take A…Continue
CORONADO, CA (November 6, 2013) - Thousands of motorists a day pass by a narrow Pomona Avenue parkway containing what appears at first to be an ordinary concrete bench. But the bench is actually a memorial to an often forgotten local hero.
Sharing the small triangular parkway with a 60-foot tall Torrey Pine Heritage Tree and a U.S. mailbox, the bench is dedicated to the late William S. "Willie" Cronan, a longtime Coronado resident who survived a boiler explosion aboard…Continue
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What: A 5K beach run/walk to remember the crew of Indian 617.
Where: Start is from Heritage Park (beyond the Navy Lodge and MWR Cottages). Island Club has offered their parking lot if parking becomes full at the field.
When: 0700 for some very short remarks followed by the National Anthem and the run commencing NLT 0710.
How: HSM-73 is organizing the event - POC is LT Adam…
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