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Bhava Ram Leads Class at Hotel del Coronado to Raise Awareness About Yoga's Power to Heal

Warriors for Healing Bhava Ram greets a yoga devotee at the close of yoga class his organization sponsored at the Hotel del Coronado. Photo courtesy of Warriors for Healing.

A sea of yoga mats filled the Windsor Lawn at the Hotel del Coronado. Yogis from around the county assembled to celebrate and honor veterans by holding a class and testifying to the ancient practice’s power to alleviate the anxiety and depression many former aviators, sailors and…


Added by Gloria Tierney on July 6, 2015 at 7:15am — No Comments

Journey to Crown Island in local author's new book

Local author June Mac Leod likes to write stories that entertain and provide escape from the everyday busy lives that readers have. In her recently published novel, Mystery at Crown Island, she provides the readers with a mini-vacation as they journey to the mythical Crown Island. 

As the story opens, a legal assistant with a very stressful job takes a much needed vacation and visits her favorite aunt at the family vacation home on…


Added by June Mac Leod on July 3, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

San Diego to Host No Barriers Warrior Challenge

The national non-profit No Barriers will host its first No Barriers Warrior Challenge this summer in San Diego. The event is designed to help people transcend their personal barriers — physical, mental or intellectual.

We’ve helped a stroke survivor climb a 14,000-foot peak, inspired a man to lose 100 pounds, and motivated a heart attack survivor to hike again. On Aug. 16 we hope to inspire similar changes in hundreds of Californians in San Diego.

The Warrior…


Added by R Panos on July 1, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Breakfast Reigns Supreme at Coronado's Gustatory

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and according to Coronado’s newest restaurant Gustatory, it’s also the smartest. Islanders can “eat like a genius” at the new breakfast (and lunch) spot and start their day off right, whether it be with a cup of locally roasted coffee or a heaping stack of delectable buttermilk pancakes.

I love a good breakfast place, so when I heard that a new sheriff was in town, I was eager to try it out and bring fellow…


Added by Mary Douglas on June 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Coronado Historical Association Launches an Online History Project: My Coronado Memory

Sunrise on the bayfront reminds mayor of how much he loves his city.  Photo by Casey Tanaka 

From now until December, Coronado will be abuzz with activities and projects saluting Coronado on its 125th birthday. One such project, recently hatched by Coronado Historical Association (CHA), may turn out to be the best yet. It asks people to share of memory of life in Coronado and post them to a website…


Added by Gloria Tierney on June 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado's Administrative Services Director Announces Retirement

CORONADO, CA (June 17, 2015) – Leslie Suelter, director of Administrative Services for the City of Coronado, announced her retirement effective mid-November.

Suelter’s department is responsible for the City’s budget and…


Added by Community Manager on June 21, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Coronado School of the Arts Students to Film New Movie at The Hotel del Coronado

For the first time in nearly 40-years, a feature length movie will be filmed at the magnificent Hotel del Coronado.

You may have seen the last movie shot at The Del - The Stuntman - starring Peter O'Toole, which was filmed in the late '70s and released in 1980.  Before that, Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot.

And what better cast and crew to film NadoLand at The Hotel Del than the students at…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on June 19, 2015 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Councilman Richard Bailey Eyes IRONMAN Title

Councilman Richard Bailey trains for the IRONMAN at the La Jolla Cove

While some speculate about City Councilman Richard Bailey’s next political move – the leading theories include a run for mayor or for a second term of the city council -- right now, he’s focused on another type of contest entirely.

This weekend he travels to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to compete in an IRONMAN competition on June 28. Called by many the toughest…


Added by Gloria Tierney on June 19, 2015 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Avenue of Heroes Banner Recipient, Colonel Ted Runyon Biography

Biography Of Colonel Theodore H. Runyon

By Coronado Scribe, Thomas Leary

Throughout his life, Theodore H. (“Ted”) Runyon lived by the values which shape our heroes: love of country, pride in her service, and a zest for adventure. He inherited them from his father, Theodore W. Runyon, who had enlisted in the Navy as a young man, earned a commission from the ranks, sailed around the world with the “White Fleet” in 1907-1909, and served in WWII before he retired as a…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on June 17, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Erik Armes Named CIF Track Athlete of the Year

On Saturday, at the San Diego Union Tribune and San Diego Hall of Champions Awards Gala, Erik Armes was named the boys 2015 Track Athlete of the Year. Not only did Erik win the San Diego Section 1600 meter championship, he went on to the state meet to finish in 5th with a time of 4:10.09.... the 11th fastest time in San Diego Section History. Erik holds all the Coronado High School records from 800 meters to 3200 meters and was the only Islander this year to be named as a CIF…


Added by George Green on June 14, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band to Rock the Hotel del Coronado in Honor of Flag Day

On Sunday, June 14th, the Hotel del Coronado welcomes a very special guest, and this time, it's not a secret. Gary Sinise and his 12-member Lt. Dan Band will perform on the beach for a first-ever Flag Day BBQ and Concert. Guests of the event will enjoy delicious food and drink (available for purchase) from the hotel's culinary team and a DJ starting at…


Added by Mary Douglas on June 10, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Two great Wine & Lecture events -- This Friday and next


'What Coronado was like in the 1950s & 60s'…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on June 10, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Acclaimed Movie Critic Leonard Maltin Named Honorary Jury President of Coronado Island Film Festival

Leonard Maltin, one of the world’s most respected film critics and historians, will serve as Honorary Jury President for the inaugural Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF), it was announced today by CIFF President and CEO Mary D. Sikes.

The festival will be held Jan. 15 – 18, 2016. Maltin and his wife Alice will be present for the entire festival weekend. Maltin will introduce celebrity honorees, present the awards to filmmakers and participate in one or more panel…


Added by eCoronado on June 8, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Phil Fitzgerald New Head of City's Golf and Tennis Operations

Phil Fitzgerald in his office at the Coronado Municipal Golf Course

Seven weeks into his new job and Phil Fitzgerald is still working 12- to 14-hour days to master the myriad responsibilities he’s been handed as Coronado’s latest head of golf and tennis services.

Part of the difficulty is that no one in city government has ever had his range of responsibilities; Fitzgerald is the city’s first golf supervisor to oversee…


Added by Gloria Tierney on June 7, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

CHS Students to Lead Sailing Camp with a STEM Focus

CHS students Owen Schafer and Grace Yakutis teach middle school students about the scientific principles of sailing.

Coronado High School Sailing teammates Owen Schafer and Grace Yakutis will teach local children about the science of sailing and instruct them on use of sail boats during an exciting “Sailing through STEM” camp this summer.…


Added by Kellee Hearther on June 6, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Wag'N Tails: Keeping Tails Wagging Since 1999

Nestled snuggly in the middle of Orange Avenue between 9th and 10th is Wag’N Tails. It may be small but it’s unmissable with its triangle roof top and dutch door, if you have a pet, it feels like home.

In Coronado, we see businesses fold and come back as something new over and over again. We’ve also seen a business replaced by something very similar. For instance, after Alexander’s closed, its location was used for…


Added by Alyssa Ballard on June 3, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Acts of Service: Kyle McCarty Builds Community Trust Through Craftsmanship

Kyle McCarty is a creator with an entrepreneurial spirit. He’s always had a knack for fixing things. When he was younger, his father once told him “It’s not what the tool is designed to do, it’s about what you can make it do.” From the time he was a boy in Houston, Kyle’s father laid the groundwork for what would later be his service to the Coronado community. Well known around town for his handyman business, Kyle tackles basic home repairs, fixer uppers and the “honey do’s” – and…


Added by Mary Douglas on June 3, 2015 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Conversations with Councilman Bill Sandke as Summer Arrives

Interviewing City Council member Bill Sandke at a busy Panera on a rare, rainy Friday morning, we both reflected on how fortunate we are to call Coronado home.  Both of us Coronado High School graduates, I asked Bill about his experiences as a child here in Coronado.  He explained that, like many in Coronado, he moved here because his dad was in the Navy. Bill went to Crown School during his elementary school years, and he shared that he made real friendships there that he still…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on June 2, 2015 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Memorial Day In Coronado

Remembering Those Who Died

It began as a memorial to Civil War soldiers who had died in the war – both Union and Confederate. It was called Decoration Day. In a time before the Internet, TV,…


Added by Joseph Ditler on May 27, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Residents Call for New Street Lights After Fatal Accident (Video)

Coronado residents are furious about another accident at the intersection of 4th Street and A Avenue that killed an elderly man trying to cross the street.

The fatal accident comes on the heels of a catastrophic brain injury suffered by a teenager last year. The teen was riding his bike across the street when he was hit at the same place.…


Added by eCoronado on May 27, 2015 at 4:30pm — 9 Comments

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