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CUSD Fifth Graders Experience 18th Century Living during Colonial Day

Parent volunteers Rae Roth, Amy Graves and TK Alexander pose with fifth grade teacher Amber MacDonald.

For over twenty five years, fifth grade students in the Coronado Unified School District have been taking a step into the 18th century to experience what life was like during Colonial times. Originally, Village and Strand Elementary schools held separate events, but…


Added by Kellee Hearther on January 30, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

CMS Principal Jay Marquand Named Middle Grades Principal of the Year

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) announced Tuesday that CMS Principal Jay Marquand has been named the Middle School Principal Administrator of the Year for San Diego and Imperial County (Region 18) for 2015.  The award is given annually by the organization, which is the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the nation, serving more than 14,500 school leaders.  The award will be presented to Dr. Marquand before hundreds of his peers on…


Added by eCoronado on January 28, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

First Annual Celebration of "Community of Compassion" Inspired by Nicolas Brown

Supply Our Students, a 501(c) (3) organization, is having its First Annual Celebration of a Community of Compassion on February 10 at the Hotel Del promoting and highlighting Nicolas Brown in Coronado, CA

Coronado, California  -  Supply Our Students (SOS), located in Coronado, California, focuses on helping children and families in need of school supplies, clothing, equipment, transportation, social activities, educational and county resource…


Added by eCoronado on January 27, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

CHS Principal Jenny Moore Leads with the Best Interests of Students in Mind

CHS Principal Jenny Moore poses with Assistant Principals Shane Schmeichel and Steve Abbott.

Jenny Moore is currently in her second year as principal of Coronado High School. Her journey in Coronado schools began as an elementary aged student. She graduated from Coronado High School and taught at the high school before becoming the Assistant…


Added by Kellee Hearther on January 23, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Kids & Miracle League of San Diego

The Miracle League of San Diego provides children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball in an organized league, including at Coronado's Green Field.  Watch this 2-minute video and see what Coronado kids are up to these days.

Miracle League Coronado from Surf's Up…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on January 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Naval Air Forces Holds Change of Command

SAN DIEGO – Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) held a change of command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island Jan. 22.

During the ceremony, Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker relieved Vice Adm. David H. Buss as CNAF.

While serving as the Navy’s “Air…


Added by Community Manager on January 22, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Obituary: Nicholas Castellanos: 1996 - 2015 - Memorial Service January 24th, 2015

Nicholas Allan Castellanos, age 18 passed away suddenly on January 16, 2015. He was born in Santa Monica, California on August 2, 1996 to Leslie Swanson Castellanos and Allan Castellanos.

He graduated in 2014 from Coronado High School and just completed his first semester at California State University Chico. Nicholas was a loving, caring son and a loyal friend to all. He especially enjoyed playing lacrosse, participating in the Junior Lifeguard program,…


Added by eCoronado on January 22, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Obituary: Dr. James Giacobine; Local Philanthropist



CORONADO – At the impressionable age of six, Jim Giacobine had hernia surgery. Even at this young age he was intrigued by the amount of respect everyone seemed to show his surgeon. When young Jim returned home, he told his mother that he wanted to be a doctor. And his life’s course was set.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on January 22, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Rugby Wins Again

Coronado runs in 11 tries in their match against Hoover.

Saturday’s match was in many ways a match between the Hoover high school football team and Islanders Rugby team.  Hoover was a very large team with lots of talented football players but the Islanders rugby knowledge, speed and commitment to their teammates would rule the day.  In total the Coronado Islanders crossed…


Added by Renee Nutter on January 22, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Naval Air Forces to Hold Change of Command

SAN DIEGO – Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF) is scheduled to hold a change of command and retirement ceremony Jan. 22 at 1000 a.m. aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) while pierside at Naval Air Station North Island.

During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Mike Shoemaker, who is scheduled for promotion to the rank of vice admiral prior to the ceremony, will relieve Vice Adm. David H. Buss as CNAF.

CNAF is responsible for the material readiness, administration, and…


Added by Community Manager on January 19, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

Coronado Islander Coach Wins Trip to Reno Pole Vault Summit

(Burbank, Calif.) — OnTrack and Field, Inc. (“OnTrack”)—the Burbank, California–based track and field equipment supply company—will host the winner of the company’s 2015 pole vault coaches’ competition during a complimentary trip to the National Pole Vault Summit in Reno, Nevada, this weekend. Dr. Randi Cooper, a resident of Coronado Island, Calif., has been selected from among nominees from around the country to receive the award—the Jeff Truman Memorial Pole Vault …


Added by George Green on January 19, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Operation Bigs Supports, Inspires and Empowers Military Kids

Every Wednesday afternoon after the bell rings at Silver Strand Elementary School, epic playdates occur. Ones for which each participant has anxiously awaited since the week prior. But it’s more than just a playdate. During this time, lifelong friendships are formed. Lessons are learned. Self esteems boosted. Moments are shared and memories created. This is Operation Bigs, a program established for military students grades 2-5 through Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego…


Added by Mary Douglas on January 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Artist Darren Quinn's Accidental Career Continues to Flourish

Darren Quinn in his home studio surround by his work. Photo by Charles Crehore

In 1983, everything in Darren Quinn’s life was going right. He was a freshman at the University of Utah on a golf scholarship. He had signed up to play in satellite golf tour that he hoped would lead to a sponsorship and a spot on the Professional Golf Association circuit. He was on track to becoming a professional golfer, something he had dreamed about…


Added by Gloria Tierney on January 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

High Tide Bottle Shop and Kitchen is Open for Business

There is no indoor seating, but these outdoor tables are a great place to enjoy the delicious pizza and salads.

After a long process involving cleaning and renovation, menu development, employee hiring and other administrative challenges, the new High Tide Bottle Shop and Kitchen opened its doors December 5, just in time for Coronado’s Christmas parade and tree…


Added by Kellee Hearther on January 16, 2015 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

SAFE Presents: Living Life During Unprecedented Family Overwhelm (Jan. 24th)

Cynthia crashed onto the couch with a loud thud after another tiring day of failed expectations behind her. She stared across the living room to the door leading into the kitchen, terrified by the idea that cooking dinner remains on her list of daily to-dos. She has only 5 more minutes before her husband returns the kids home from their afternoon practice. For those 5 minutes she melts onto the sofa and almost has to remind herself to breath. Every day is like this she…


Added by Lana Nguyen on January 14, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

CoSA Foundation to host Cabaret-themed Dinner and Auction fundraiser

For more information: or call 619-522-6202

Added by Christina Curtin on January 14, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Mitt Romney To Speak At GOP Meeting at Hotel Del Coronado

Mitt Romney was added Tuesday to the schedule of a three-day meeting of the Republican National Committee that begins Wednesday at the Hotel del Coronado.

Romney, who owns a home in La Jolla, is reportedly mulling another run for the presidency next year after failing to oust Barack Obama in 2012.

According to a schedule provided by the RNC, Romney will provide "brief remarks" Friday night at an event aboard the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum in San…


Added by eCoronado on January 14, 2015 at 12:03am — 1 Comment

Support, Purpose, Appreciation: Local Author's Spa Days Seek to Empower Caregivers of Wounded Warriors

Local author, Barbara McNally, found a passion for writing. And while her new memoir, Unbridled, is a candid look at her journey to regain passion and purpose in her own life, her hope is that it will translate into so much more through her foundation, Mother, Lover, Fighter, Sage that she formed while writing her book to enhance the lives of women from all walks of life.

Since forming her foundation, Barbara has hosted over 200…


Added by Mary Douglas on January 11, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Islanders Rugby wins their first home game

CORONADO-The Coronado Islanders rugby inaugural home game started with a decisive victory over Mira Mesa on Saturday at Coronado Cays Field.

The game started off evenly matched with Mira Mesa having a notable size advantage and lots of aggressive play.  After ten-minutes of mostly even play the Islanders Captain Seth Trujillo made some key adjustments and the Islanders put their foot on the gas pedal, scoring three times before the first half leading…


Added by Renee Nutter on January 11, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Former Hotel del Coronado Employee Turns 110 (Video)

Congratulations to Dona Maria Romero who recently turned 110.  She started working at the Hotel del Coronado in 1955 in the linen department.  She is an inspiration to many, including her 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.  Happy birthday Dona!

Watch the KUSI video …


Added by eCoronado on January 9, 2015 at 12:16pm — No Comments

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