SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Dozens of small to moderate earthquakes struck southeastern California on Sunday, knocking trailer homes off their foundations, shattering windows and rattling nerves in a small farming town east of San Diego.
The largest quake, at 1:57 p.m., registered at a magnitude 5.5 and was centered about three miles northwest of the town of Brawley, said Robert Graves, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Another quake about an hour and a half earlier…
The City of Coronado has a number of construction projects going on around town. City officials understand the inconvenience these projects cause. However, it is important the work is completed between the end of the busy summer months and the upcoming holidays and rainy season. This section of the…
The City of Coronado has been notified that the California Department of Transportation is set to begin work on a project to clean and treat the deck of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge. The work will be done overnight, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., starting Monday, November 28.
The contractor, Truesdell Corporation of CA, must complete the project by February 29, 2012. However, Truesdell officials said the work may be completed in less than two weeks if the…
Update to previous post regarding the closing of Orange Ave due to reported smoke:
After speaking with the Coronado Fire Department, Chief Perry Peak informed me that the CFD was responding to a call from Lee Mather Realty who reported smelling smoke. Ultimately concluding there was no fire, Peak stated they wanted to do a thorough check of the area to prevent something tragic from happening if there had been a fire. The firemen used thermal imaging cameras to carefully check the area…
We’ve just wrapped up day two at TEDMED, retiring to our rooms after a beach clambake at the beautiful Hotel Del Coronado. With the exception of a few duds in the morning sessions, it was a solid day of talks, filled with medical innovation, performances, and more. In addition to this summary of the day’s events, stay tuned for a set of interviews with companies from the TEDMED innovation showcase, among others.
Song-a-day writer Jonathan Mann (of iPhone Antenna Song… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 27, 2011 at 10:20am —
The City of Coronado will begin repairing portions of sidewalk in the downtown area from the 900 to the 1100 block of Orange Avenue as part of the City’s Downtown Sidewalk Repair project. Crews will repair those areas of sidewalk that have been damaged by invasive roots from nearby trees, and install root barriers to prevent future damage. Construction is currently scheduled to begin Monday, October 3, 2011. The work is expected to be completed in early…
Coronado’s wide and sandy shoreline once again has made Dr. Beach’s list of top 10 U.S. beaches, moving up one spot this year to No. 3.
Coronado has been improving its ranking each year on the list created since 1991 by Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach. The director of Florida International University’s Laboratory for Coastal Research uses 50 criteria to evaluate beaches, including water and sand quality, water temperature and… Continue
Added by eCoronado on May 28, 2010 at 9:30am —
eCoronado.com member (and iReporter) Doug Kay captured this video of a watermain break at the corner of 10th and C Avenue last Wednesday night around 7pm. It was repaired early Thursday morning. No word on how much water was lost.… Continue
Added by eCoronado on May 28, 2010 at 9:00am —
We are thrilled to share with you Chefs Press, Inc.’s latest cookbook, TOP TABLES CORONADO: Celebrating the Island’s Favorite Restaurants and Recipes (Paperback, full color, 112 pages; $14.95; May 2010)
Coronado Island is one of San Diego’s premiere vacation destinations — indeed, one of the most popular in the world. Each year, millions flock to enjoy… Continue
UPDATE: 95 Year Old Stevens Friedman of Coronado was a passenger in a car that collided
with at least one other vehicle on the north-south boulevard alongside
San Diego Bay shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to the county
Medical Examiner’s Office: http://www.10news.com/news/23225271/detail.html
CORONADO — A multivehicle accident with one fatality and other… Continue
CORONADO — A trash truck clipped an overhead power line in Coronado Wednesday morning, knocking out power to about 21 customers, a utility spokeswoman said.
The outage was reported on C Avenue near 10th Street around 9:30 a.m., said San Diego Gas & Electric Co. spokeswoman Allison Zaragoza. The truck hit a secondary wire that carries power from the power pole to the customer, Zaragoza said.
Graham Memorial Preschool sent home a flyer today explaining there was a child that had evidence of head lice. The preschool received this information anonymously and are not able to identify the class. So, we checked our son who attends Graham Memorial Preschool (619-435-2182) and our child has head lice. After consulting with a few Coronado parents, there were additional cases of lice as well.
We also checked our 1st grader who attends Village Elementary (619-522-8919) and she…
SAN DIEGO — Following in the steps of Monday's downpour, another storm hit San Diego County about noon Tuesday, leading to accidents on rain-slick roads, causing power outages and downing trees. One woman was killed in Flinn Springs when a tree crushed her mobile home.
Authorities were notified of the downed tree, about 10 feet in diameter, about 3 p.m. at the mobile-home park on Olde Highway 80 near Flinn Springs Road. Emergency crews needed a crane to move the tree in order to… Continue
Added by eCoronado on January 19, 2010 at 10:00pm —
A memorial service is scheduled for Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Coronado Cays Yacht Club. His family suggests donations in his name to Camp Able, a summer camp for the disabled in Coronado. Information: 619-594-4044.
LOS ANGELES -- Arthur E. Bartlett, a consummate salesman and co-founder of the real estate behemoth… Continue
Newsflash: Tomorrow is the last day of 2009. That means we’re moving into the first new decade of the 2000s. And we have a decision to make.
Say “2009″ outloud. Chances are you’re saying “two thousand and nine.” But if you think about it, that’s weird. Say “1909″ outloud. Chances are you’re saying “nineteen-oh-nine.” It makes some sense, since we weren’t going to pronounce “2000″ as “twenty hundred,” but for whatever reason, going… Continue
Added by eCoronado on December 30, 2009 at 11:30pm —