SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2, 2013 – The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus is proud to announce that The Glenner Memory Care Centers has been selected as the 2013 holiday show outreach partner. The upcoming The Nutcracker (Men in Tights!) concerts on Dec.14 and 15 at the Balboa Theatre will highlight Glenner’s work and donations will be collected in a…
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The 2013 J.R. Memorial Longboard Classic held at Shipwrecks Beach in Coronado on November 30th. The waves were perfect for riding and enjoying this community event. The below video was filmed by William O'Brien. The photos in this article were shot by Amanda Rimmer. See more of her photos.
For 30 years friends of Jimmy Reilly have celebrated his life on the anniversary of his death in the form of a longboard…Continue
Raffaele and Laura Petrazzuolo, owners of Sapori
Good food has a way of uniting people - blending lives together through a myriad of ingredients, flavors and shared taste. A meal amongst friends and loved ones is a time when memories are made, celebrations are had and when love is shared. Diners in Coronado have probably already figured out that great meals abound at Sapori, a quaint Italian restaurant that may be small in stature but…Continue
Coronado, California, November 22, 2013 – Glorietta Bay Inn is pleased to announce that it has been recognized with the prestigious “Best Guest Relations” award by the California Hotel & Lodging Association. This marks the second “Best Guest Relations” award in a row following last year’s win. The award is presented to hotels that exemplify exceptional levels of service, quality and value.
The hotel’s housekeeping manager, Fe Herron, was also honored with the…Continue
Meet Coffee Master Raffaele Petrazzuolo - owner of Coronado's Sapori. He will guide you through the world of coffee making. Every person that attends will learn how to make your own coffee and understand the differences between ristretto, macchiato, cappuccino and more! Cost is $15. For more details, call 619-319-5696.…
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Coronado’s very own Taylor Nelson, the current Miss Teen Coronado USA, will soon be representing the Crown City at the 2014 Miss California Teen USA Pageant. She will be the very first Miss Teen Coronado to compete in this highly…
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
KUSI TV's morning anchor, Brandi Williams (inset), will again ride in the Coronado Christmas Parade, scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6. She will be joined this year by KUSI's reporter and weather anchor, Leslie Lopez. The ladies will ride in the Coronado Brewing Company's Model T beer truck. Photo by Joe…Continue
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Coronado's Taylor Jensen is a past winner of the JR Longboard Contest and product of the Coronado Middle and High School Surf Teams. He is the two-time, current World Longboard Champion and is defending his crown in China as this is being written.…Continue
CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP HOLDS 16TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE
CORONADO, CA The elves have been decorating the Thrift Shop at Christ Episcopal Church in preparation for its 16th Annual Christmas Boutique, Monday, November 25, from 5-7 p.m.
“Word has spread that we have some of the best, most reasonably priced Christmas decorations in the area. We have people lined up outside the shop in anticipation of our doors opening at 5 p.m., and…Continue
Mary Clifford, Executive Assistant to the Coronado City Manager, has been selected to fill the City Clerk position, it was announced today.
Clifford was selected after a full and open recruitment for the position, which is being vacated by retiring City Clerk Linda Hascup. Of the 172 applications the City received for the City Clerk position, eight were invited to interview for the job.
"We had an outstanding pool of applicants but Mary is the best choice for…Continue
Coronado residents and visitors who frequent Leroy’s Kitchen or Babcock & Story at the Del have surely experienced the tunes of Gonzo. From classical to classic rock, Gonzo’s fans can’t get enough of the great music. eCoronado met with the local artist to share his story with his Nado following.
He got into music at a young age, when he visited the Philippines in 1970 and his grandfather gave him his first guitar. Playing hits of the age, particularly James…
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The Gonzalez family: Aaron Jacob, Ashlee, Aaron and Sophia.
Coronado resident Ashlee Gonzalez has taken to social media to encourage local residents to act charitably this Christmas season by participating in Operation Christmas Child, a Christmas initiative organized by the charity Samaritan’s Purse. Operation Christmas Child involves packing an unused shoebox with small gifts that are then shipped to children in need around the world in time for Christmas…Continue
CORONADO, CA (November 14, 2013) - A local arts supporter and community volunteer has been selected to be the new Arts Administrator for Coronado's Cultural Arts Commission, City Manager Blair King announced today.
Kelly Purvis, who has volunteered countless hours over the years to various Coronado organizations, including recent work with the Cultural Arts Commission and Coronado Arts Forum Committee, will assist the Cultural Arts Commission in fulfilling…
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.…
Congrats to Amy Emerson who liked our Facebook page and became member #15,000 - her treat was an eCoronado.com t-shirt! Amy is a Navy wife, mother of four and enjoys staying connected to Coronado using eCoronado.com and our Facebook page. One of her four daughters, Whitney, is pictured above next to Amy.
We use our Coronado Facebook page to share local stories, events and photos. If you happen to use…
Pictured are Marie Balfour and Madison Smith, CHS's own #1 doubles team and proud CHS Head Tennis Coach Rob Moore following their win at the Western League Championships earning them an automatic entry into the county-wide CIF Individual Tennis Championships. Balfour and Smith were one of the top 5 teams in the Western League and defeated Cathedral Catholic's #1 doubles team, 7-6, 6-2 on Thursday afternoon. …
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
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, 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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