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CoSA & Coronado TV present "Fireworks Over San Diego Bay" Full Show (video)

After a hard day of work filming the Coronado July 4th Parade - CoSA/Coronado TV students continued to capture entertaining video for your viewing pleasure - with the recording of the entire San Diego Bay Fireworks display. The CTV Crew's bay front vantage point - showcases three of the five barges as each one sets-off the fireworks for one of the country's best Independence Day shows.

This week, the CoSA/CTV students begin another Summer Intensive workshop with…

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Added by Coronado TV on July 22, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Miracles of Meditation Workshop with Grand Master Teacher Jean Pierre



Whether you practice meditation, have tried it or never meditated, this workshop is for you.  It will be Sunday, July 27th here in Coronado.  Details are below.



Esteemed Grand Master Jean Pierre Marques was recently inducted into the prestigious USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He was recognized for his 48 years of dedication and contribution to the martial arts and other disciplines. French born and inspired at a young age after seeing the movie “The Seven Samurai”, he…

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Added by Linda Marquez on July 22, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Local Business Spotlight: "Bungalow 56" Located at 1022 C Avenue

Bungalow 56 is an interior design and event planning business. It was started by two women, Jessica Nicolls and Karyn Frazier, who dreamed of owning a business together for many years. After working out of Jessica’s home, they were finally ready to establish themselves in a commercial space located at 1022 C Avenue.



Jessica attended school at the Art Institute of San Diego and fell in love with the city immediately.…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on July 21, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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Local woman to star in new HGTV series

Coronado native Amanda Marks has joined the season one cast of the new HGTV series Flipping the Block.  Billed as "four teams [who] will transform run-down condos to move-in ready showpieces — all while living in the construction dust," the show will feature Amanda and boyfriend Curtis Goldin (the Silver team) as they compete against teams from Jacksonville, FL, New Orleans, LA, and Austin, TX.  The series kicks off on Sunday, July 20th at 9 p.m. E.T./P.T.

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Added by Community Manager on July 17, 2014 at 9:40pm — No Comments


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Bike the Bay Scheduled for August 24

Join the ride and this FUN summer tradition! Bike The Bay supports local bicycling and raises funds for The San Diego County Bicycle Coalition, a non-profit organization that advocates for and protects the rights of ALL people who ride bicycles. 

Bike The Bay is a fun ride for people of all…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on July 16, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Debora Cahn to Script George Clooney's Coronado High



The project first announced 
in April, Columbia Pictures' Coronado High has scored a writer in "Grey's Anatomy" scribe Debora Cahn. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Cahn will adapt Joshuah Bearman's article of the same name for George Clooney to produce and potentially…

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Added by eCoronado on July 14, 2014 at 8:52pm — No Comments

July 18th, 2014 'Wine & Lecture': Dan McGeorge on R.H. Dana



At CHA’s “Wine & Lecture” event Friday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m., Dan McGeorge, proprietor of one of Coronado’s finest galleries, will tell the fascinating tale of the historical intersection of nineteenth century author R. H. Dana (and his American classic, Two Years Before the Mast) with Coronado--an absorbing page from history that you haven’t heard…

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Added by Coronado Historical Association on July 12, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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Coronado home gifted to KPBS

San Diego, CA - The home of Myrtle Folsom Lyle was recently gifted to KPBS by her son, USD Law Professor Ralph Folsom, creating a legacy of giving back.  The retired kindergarten teacher was a Coronado resident and avid fan of KPBS.  The gift was accomplished using a charitable remainder trust and is the largest of its kind in station history.

 

Originally purchased in 1981, the Coronado home’s proceeds from the sale were put into the trust benefitting KPBS and…

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Added by Community Manager on July 10, 2014 at 10:05pm — No Comments

Coronado Tennis Team to Represent San Diego at Southern California Championships



The Coronado Tennis Center's 3.0 team was undefeated in the USTA San Diego District 2014 Spring season, and will represent San Diego in the Southern California Sectional Championships August 21-24th in Orange County.

Seated right to left are : Cece Klos, Gina Bastidas, Rachel Gorken, Heather Grimes and Jenny Valades. Standing right to left are: Amanda Heinken, Stephanie Irey, Samantha Nelson, Deanna Latendresse, Linda Gayhart,…
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Added by Deanna Latendresse on July 10, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coronado's John Weisbarth Hosts "Tiny House Nation" on A&E's FYI Channel - Debuts July 9th, 2014



In “Tiny House Nation,” renovation experts and hosts, John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin, travel across America to show off ingenious small spaces and the inventive people who live in them, as well as help new families design and construct their own mini-dream home in a space no larger than 500 square feet.



From a micro-apartment in New York City to a caboose car turned home in Montana to a micro-sized mobile home for road tripping – this is a series that…

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Added by eCoronado on July 9, 2014 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Actor Gary Sinise in Coronado for special screening of documentary about injured veteran's recovery



CORONADO, Calif. - Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise was in Coronado on Tuesday evening for a special screening of the documentary film "Travis: A Soldier's Story."

The film follows the journey of retired Army Sgt. Travis Mills. He lost his arms and legs when he stepped on a bomb while on patrol in Afghanistan two years ago.

In spite of his injuries, he is grateful for what he does have.

"I still have my life," said Mills. "There are friends of mine that…

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Added by eCoronado on July 9, 2014 at 9:54am — 1 Comment


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Widow Dash Honors Those Rebuilding Their Lives After Tragedy

The Widow Dash being held Sunday morning on July 13th is more than a race in Coronado. It is a tribute to the strides widows have made in reshaping their identity and moving forward with their lives. 

“It’s a celebration that you can run for yourself,” said Michele Neff Hernandez. She is the executive director…

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Added by Gloria Tierney on July 9, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Aging SCUBA Instructors Gather For Reunion at McP's Irish Pub



Alan Hansen, one of the great free divers of our time. He’s holding the catch of the day that he speared in the Gulf of Mexico on one breath of air and a single-shot spear gun. Photo by John Elwell.…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on July 8, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Bluewater Boathouse Hosts Garage Sale of the Year



ITEMS FROM OLD CHART HOUSE SOLD TO LOCAL TREASURE HUNTERS

CORONADO - There are garage sales the world over, but nothing compares to Thursdays and Saturdays in Coronado. The trend began during World War II, when military wives held garage sales to supplement their income. Since then it’s become a tradition, with hoards of garage sale hunters ravaging the island…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on July 8, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments


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Introducing eCoronado.com's newest intern Mackenzie Wiley

   

Hi, my name is Mackenzie Wiley. I moved to Coronado from Virginia Beach, Virginia when I was ten years old. Before I moved to Coronado I didn’t even know such a fantastic place existed. From the first time I drove over the bridge I knew I was going to be happy. One of my favorite things to do in Coronado is dinning (or snacking) at one of the great restaurants. There are so many different types of food choices. I…

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Added by Mackenzie Wiley on July 7, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

KYDS TV Creates Sixth Year of Parade Magic

KYDS TV Alicia Zaetta (left) and Maggie Schepelmann (right) with NBC 7 News reporter Sherene Tagharobi 

Wow! What a parade! And I couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome. Our sixth year at KYDS TV was another success! Given the challenges of preparing for a three-hour live television event, I am always amazed by the quality of our the program produced by young volunteers.…

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Added by Mark "Gill" Gilliland on July 7, 2014 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Coronado "Soul Sister" Roxy King Serenades Beach Crowd

Roxy loves coming over to Coronado from Poway to create music videos with our Surf's Up production team.  But doing a little serenading from a golf cart was the most fun.  Roxy says she plans on getting married on Coronado Beach - but that is a ways off - she begins NYU Film School this year!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2jXoUE00KM

Have a fun and safe Summer Season,

Surf's Up Studios…

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Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on July 5, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Announcers for 4th of July Parade...Announced



Many thanks to all the 4th of July parade announcers.  Get additional details on all the events this 4th of July.



Here is the list for the 2014 parade.  



Block Announcer(s)

*  100 - Dot Harms & Lila Rickens
*  200 - Bruce Johnson
*  300 Jane Christianson
* 400 - Laura Plumb & Georgia Ferrell
* 500 - Baylie Rose…
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Added by eCoronado on July 3, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Obituary: Lorraine Laird: March 8, 1920 - June 11, 2014



Mary Lorraine Lardner Laird was born in Auburn, California, on March 8, 1920. She

was the fifth of twelve children born to Amonda Johnson and William Branson Lardner,

Jr. As a third generation Californian, Lorraine was proud of her family roots, especially

so of her grandfather Bill Lardner who was a teacher, attorney, California State

Senator, and one of the founding fathers of the City of Auburn. Early in life Lorraine

learned many…

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Added by eCoronado on July 1, 2014 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Obituary: Louise Shirey, Founder of PAWS of Coronado Dies



Dorothy Louise Shirey



January 18, 1926 – June 25, 2014

Dorothy “Louise” Shirey was born in Latrobe Pa. and as a teenager lived in Los Angeles until moving to Coronado in 1986.

She passed away peacefully on June 25, 2014 surrounded by loving friends at the UCSD Medical Center. Louise was best known in Coronado for her dedication to caring for and finding homes…

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Added by PAWS of Coronado on July 1, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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