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URT Womp Packs Beach, Pounds Competitors - Results, Photos & Videos

If you haven't heard of URT Clothing company, you really need to power down your device and get on out to the ocean...yes, the ocean that is just a few blocks away from anywhere in Coronado.  Ian Urtnowski is a former Coronado lifeguard and started the clothing company back in 2008.  He explains that he heard a sea lion barking his name "URT" and he had to answer the call.  Six years later, it's hard not to spot URT stickers, clothing and locals looking forward to the next…


Added by eCoronado on August 29, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Foodie Alert: "Islander" to Serve Fresh Seafood at 1166 Orange Avenue this Fall

Earlier this week, reported that Rhinoceros Cafe would be closing at the end of August.  We have since learned that a new restaurant will be taking it's place later this Fall at 1166 Orange Avenue.  

The new restaurant is called Islander and will serve fresh seafood.  The owner is Scott Quan opened his first…


Added by eCoronado on August 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado's Rhinoceros Cafe to Close August 31st

Long time local favorite, Rhinoceros Cafe & Grille, will be closing at the end of August. spoke to co-owner Mayson Hwa and learned that an increase in rent, code that prevented serving alcohol outside and "just ready to be done" factors led to this decision.  

So, if you want their famous "Penne a la Vodka", be sure to visit them by this Monday.  A…


Added by eCoronado on August 26, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

CUSD Staff and Board Members Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Coronado Unified School District Superintendent, Dr. Jeff Felix was joined by Dr. Jay Marquand (CMS Principal), Claudia Gallant (CUSD Senior Director of Learning and Instruction), Jenny Moore (CHS Principal), Dawn Ovrom (President of the School Board), Steve Abbott (CHS Assistant Principal), Maria Simon (School Board Member), Whitney DeSantis (Village Elementary Principal), Tom Bevilacqua  (Village and Strand…


Added by Kellee Hearther on August 25, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Comedian Jon Lovitz Headlines at the Hotel del Coronado this Weekend

Are you ready for one last laugh?

The world-famous Laugh Factory concludes its summer the Hotel del Coronado this weekend with performances by Jon Lovitz and more!…


Added by eCoronado on August 25, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

eCoronado Staff Takes on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates City Officials & Eagle Staff for Chilly Task

The staff recently joined the fight against ALS and took on the #icebucketchallenge (video below).  

ALS (Amyrotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. It commonly affects people ages 40-70, according to the ALS Association. Approximately 5,600 people are diagnosed in the United States each year, and as many as 30,000 Americans have the disease at any given time.…


Added by Mary Douglas on August 22, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Coronado Mom Pushes for Traffic Lights, Plans to Sue City

CORONADO, Calif. – The mother of a boy severely injured after getting hit by a car in Coronado plans to sue the city, citing the excessive speeding traffic on the roads leading to the Coronado bridge.

Frankie Slattery, 15, was riding his bike across the intersection of 4th Street and B Avenue when he was hit by a car. He suffered an epidural hematoma, a type of traumatic brain injury, from the collision.

His mother, Quelene…


Added by eCoronado on August 21, 2014 at 2:37pm — 26 Comments

Coronado Long Distance Paddler - Carter Graves - Interviewed on Fox 5 TV

Carter Graves is a phenom, a force of nature. She's tough as nails in a competition, and leaves men and women broken in her wake whether she's surfing, paddling or swimming. And yet, her laugh is compared to pouring a Dr Pepper into a glass too fast. She's one of the great woman paddlers of the world, and she hails from Coronado.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on August 20, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Woman Wins Molokai To Oahu Race (Video)

CORONADO, Calif. – A Coronado woman has been on countless adventures at sea – most of them have come on a 12-foot paddleboard.

The latest sea-quest for Carter Graves came in the Hawaiian Islands on July 27. She won the 32-mile Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in the women’s stock division.

The 22-year-old Neighborhood All-Star plans to defend her title in the Catalina Classic on Sunday where she’ll paddle from Catalina Island to the…


Added by eCoronado on August 19, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Coronado Aquatics Club Competes in Hawaii

After a long summer of training and competing, the Coronado Aquatics Club headed to the island of Oahu to compete in the 46th Annual Hawaiian Invitational earlier this month. The boys competed in the 16u and 18u divisions and the girls competed in the 18u and Open divisions. The tournament hosted teams from New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii, and the mainland.

The boys were dominant in the 16u division. They posted a 10-7 over Villa Park from Southern California to win the…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 18, 2014 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Coronado's "Food Network Star" to Host Culinary Charity Event Sept. 14th



Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® San Diego 20th Annual Culinary Event on September 14th

San Diego, CA—On September 14, 2014, San Diego’s hottest chefs,…


Added by eCoronado on August 16, 2014 at 2:14pm — No Comments

From Teacher to Perfumer: Jeanette Price Turns a Hobby into a Business

Jeanette Price is a 'never say die' kind of person. Faced with tight labor market brought on by a shaky economy, she used her down time to redirect her career and launch a manufacturing business from a spare bedroom.

A teacher with a freshly minted masters degree from the University of Virginia, she could only find work as a substitute. “I sub at literally every school in the Coronado Unified District,” she said.  Still, with hours of free time to fill, she decided to turn a…


Added by Gloria Tierney on August 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Free Fitclub offered at Coronado Library


Hi Everyone,

Feel free to invite your friends and family to this fun and invigorating workout! It will always be different but it will always be CARDIO!!! Don't we love it! It will be the perfect way to finish the day with a fat blasting Cardio workout guaranteed to get you to burn calories all night long while you're sleeping!! 

The point of this free event is to gather people new in town,…


Added by Solene Huchon on August 14, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

URT WOMP Bodysurfing Contest Scheduled for August 24th

The 5th Annual URT WOMP in Coronado, CA is taking place on North Beach on Sunday, August 24th.

Registration is officially open and this year the event sponsors are capping the amount of entrants at 60. Everyone who signs up will receive an event shirt and giveaway bag and have a chance to walk away with the title and a one of a kind trophy. All contestants must be 15 or older. There will be 2 divisions; BODY WOMP and HAND…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 12, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Update: Angela Alvarez Joins Bill Sandke and Carrie Downey in Bid for Two Open City Council Spots

Update:  Angela Alvarez has been confirmed as a candidate for City Council.  There are now three candidates for two spots.  Angela's information has been added below.

Come November, there will be two open spots for Coronado City Council.  Two Three candidates have filed their nomination papers and their names will be placed on the ballot:  Angela…


Added by eCoronado on August 9, 2014 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Coronado Pediatric Dentist Howard Dixon, Relocates to "Stellar" Location

Coronado Pediatric Dentistry: Now located at 875 Orange Avenue, Suite 210, Coronado, 92118

When I ask Dr Howard Dixon DDS MS, of Coronado Pediatric Dentistry, why he chose pediatric instead of adult dentistry, his eyes light up as he answers enthusiastically, “with kids, it’s game time, all the time”. It is clear Dr Dixon is…


Added by Siobhan Bailie on August 6, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Coronado School of the Arts and Coronado TV Studios present CoSA Student Emma Kidd starring in Music Video Project

Coronado resident and CoSA student, Emma Kidd shines bright in this brand new music video release, "Don't Dream It's Over." The single drops on iTunes, Google Play and most other music sites on August 12th.

Brought to you by the Coronado School of the Arts Foundation Coronado TV Studios, Surf's Up Studios-Coronado and Pacific Beat Recording in North Pacific Beach.…


Added by Coronado TV on August 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Missing Person - At Risk (UPDATE)

UPDATE:  Missing person has been found safe. Thank you Coronado residents and businesses for your help in sharing this information on social media. We truly appreciate it.

Please help us locate Lajya Sawhney, 82 yrs. of age, last seen at her home in the 800 block of E Avenue. Lajya has dementia and has been missing for approximately one hour. 

Lajya is an Asian adult female 5'2,…


Added by eCoronado on August 5, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

With Nobel Effort, Pilot Sets His Sights on the Prize

Capt. Len Kaine (US Airways/PSA, Ret.) is anxiously waiting for October 10, the day he learns if he will receive the coveted Nobel Peace Prize. The 78-year-old, who was previously nominated in 2003, has dedicated the majority of his life to philanthropic pursuits through the Golden Rule Society, which he founded in 1972.

“Mr. Kaine has selflessly dedicated his time and his efforts as a nonpaid volunteer for more than 42 years in the pursuit of two life goals: world…


Added by eCoronado on August 5, 2014 at 12:25pm — No Comments

A Different Beautiful Stranger: San Diego Author John T. Cullen and the Ghost of the Hotel del Coronado

Coronado's best-known spectral resident may have a surprising new identity.

The Hotel del Coronado's infamous ghostly inhabitant, reportedly seen by many guests over the last century, has long been locally held to be the spirit of Kate…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 3, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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