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CHS's Patel Advances in City Conference Match Play

Coronado High sophomore Kesar Patel won her match yesterday to advance to the round of eight in the City Conference girls' Match Play Championship.

Patel, the no. 4 seed, defeated no.13-seeded Soozy Zerbe of Point Loma High 5-and-3 over nine holes on the North Course at Torrey Pines GC. She next faces no. 5 seed Jordan Larocco, also of Point Loma, today at Torrey Pines.

Larocco ended CHS senior Neyla Buil Macarty's match play run,…


Added by Bill Winn on October 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado CARES Seeks Foster Families for Local Dogs

Sir Ruffles von Vicious dressed as a ghost pirate in Davy Jones’ locker at Coronado Veterinary Hospital’s third annual Halloween party to benefit Coronado CARES. He was voted scariest.

People who love dogs or have a big heart are needed to provide a temporary home for a friendly dog and puppy until they are adopted.  Besides love and a stable home environment, you will be asked socialize the dog, take care of its day-to-day needs, transport it to adoption…


Added by Gloria Tierney on October 27, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Coronado boy attends Naval Academy homecoming with late father's football teammates

Tanner Zellem was 13 months old when his father died. Now 11, Tanner is curious about his dad's time at the academy — as a midshipman and football player.

He's going to learn a lot more at Saturday's Homecoming game. Tanner flew from San Diego to attend the game and tailgate with his dad's academy friends, courtesy of the Navy Football Brotherhood.

"It's a special opportunity for all of us to do this in memory of Scott," said Schenk, the driving force behind…


Added by Community Manager on October 26, 2014 at 11:26am — 2 Comments

Students Learn about the Navy as Commanding Officer for a Day

“I’m happy that my hard work at school paid off so I could have this privilege. #inspired.” CMS 8th grader Joe Wampler

A dozen students, two from each school in Coronado, were treated to the "Commanding Office for a Day" program at Naval Air Station North Island Thursday, October 23, 2014. Initiated in 2011 by then Regional School Liaison Shannon Milder and endorsed and approved by Rear Admiral French, Commander, Navy Region Southwest, the C.O. for a day program aims…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 26, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Over 155 Witches Will Swoop Down on Gaslamp & Coronado October 25th


Cackle of Witches Invade Gaslamp,

Then Takeover Coronado’s McP’s Irish Pub

CORONADO – For the past 15 years a cackle of witches has preceded Halloween as the “other” Halloween event in this island community. …


Added by eCoronado on October 24, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Cays couple cycles from Canadian border to Mexican Border

Coronado Cays residents Sue Steven and Craig Blasingame, described by friend Patricia "Pat" Clabuesch as adventurous, decided to cycle from the Canadian border to the Mexican border, along the west coast. They coordinated the beginning of their trip with picking up their brand new car, a Tesla 85S, at the factory. Their plan involves one person biking while the other does necessary errands like charging the car, securing groceries and posting to a blog they started so their friends…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 24, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Lawsuit accuses millionaire's ex-wife, brother of murder in Coronado death

The San Diego Medical Examiner said Rebecca Zahau stripped naked, tied her hands and feet behind her back and hanged herself from the balcony of a Coronado Island mansion in 2011.

Zahau's family contends she was murdered by the ex-wife and brother of Paradise Valley millionaire Jonah Shacknai, and that her death was staged to look like a suicide.

Read the entire AZ Central story …


Added by eCoronado on October 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Newton's Laws come to Life for CUSD Students via FMA Live!

Science has never been so, well, musical. Think Schoolhouse Rock!, but with live singing, dancing and demonstrations. FMA Live! Forces in Motion is an award-winning science education concert that uses Newton’s Laws of motion to excite and engage students while encouraging them to pursue a future in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The program is sponsored through a partnership between Honeywell and NASA in an effort to…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 18, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Coronado's Upcoming Meal Marathon Will Soon Feed 50,000 Children in the Dominican Republic

Lentils, spice, chicken, rice. This is the mantra – four words that mean the difference between going hungry and enjoying a hot meal. For kids living in the Dominican Republic, wondering where their next meal is coming from is commonplace. But a group of Coronado residents are changing that, with a little help from an organization called Children of the Nations.

Children of the Nations (COTN), founded in 1995 in Silverdale, Washington, is a Christian charitable organization…


Added by Mary Douglas on October 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Navy Calls Off Search For Missing Coronado Man (Video)

The Navy has called off the search for one of its civilian employees who went missing off San Clemente Island last week.

Lee Racicot, 59, of Coronado worked during the week for Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island, according San Diego TV station NBC7.

Read the entire KPBS…


Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Paranormal Activity at the Hotel del Coronado - Have You Seen Kate Morgan?

The venerable Hotel del Coronado, San Diego’s landmark Pacific resort, has been experiencing paranormal activity for as long as anyone can remember — and with good reason. With more than 125 years of history behind her, it’s no surprise that this Victorian masterpiece has had its share of ghostly guests.

Kate Morgan, The Del’s Resident Ghost

Though supernatural stories abound, most have to do with Kate Morgan, a beautiful young woman…


Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

Community Voices: Don't Harass Cyclists

To The Man who drove beside me shouting "Want a tow?!" several times as I cycled up 5th Street toward A Avenue: Do not harass me again. Driving beside a cyclist and demanding her attention because you are bored, old and/or horny is not only a threatening behavior, it is dangerous for both the cyclist and yourself. I won't go so far as to call your behavior sexual harassment because the likelihood that you are capable of sex is quite low considering your age and mental handicap - but if you…


Added by Carmen on October 14, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Property Snapshot: Glorietta Bay Point - Four New Construction Townhomes

After a long day at work and lengthy commute, you start your traverse over the Coronado Bay Bridge, looking down upon the green fields of Tidelands Park and catching a glimpse of the Hotel Del. You meticulously drive the 25 mph speed limit, even though you really want to get home, because, after all, this is your neighborhood and safety is important.

As patiently as possible, you make your way through town, past neighborhoods with people walking their dogs and children…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Lesson Learned Isn't Always the One we Expect - Open Letter to Coronado Community

Dan'l Steward, a resident of E Avenue in Coronado, perched in a

large Eucalyptus that was targeted for removal until the City agreed

to involve the residents of the street in decisions regarding removal



Added by Kellee Hearther on October 10, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

“The Legend of California” Donal Hord Panels at Coronado High School

Coronado High School on D Ave 1923-1960

Written by Lisa Krause

Images courtesy of Coronado Historical Association and Lisa Krause

For the last 73 years, hundreds of Coronado High School students have passed by the Donal Hord reliefs on the corner of Seventh & D, and probably didn’t know anything about them. Have you ever walked by the carved panels on the corner of the old High School building and wondered what they…


Added by eCoronado on October 9, 2014 at 12:58pm — 3 Comments

Wine & Lecture this Friday: Andre Zotoff

Andre Zotoff, Vice President & General Manager, Hotel del Coronado

CHA looks forward to welcoming Andre Zotoff as our guest speaker at this Friday's 'Wine & Lecture' event (Friday, October 10th).  A native of Munich, Germany, who was trained as a gourmet chef, Andre has over 35 years of experience with prestigious hotels. Since coming to the Hotel Del last year, Andre has helped polish many of the distinctive services of one of the most iconic and renowned of…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on October 9, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Resolution Passed: Third and Fourth Streets Designated "The Coronado Avenue of Heroes"

Banner Honoring Vice Admiral Stockdale

Third and Fourth Streets west of Orange Avenue were designated as “The Coronado Avenue of Heroes” in a resolution passed by the City Council at its October 7, 2014 meeting.  The council also approved implementation of a companion Hometown Banner Program.  The resolution passed by the City Council recognized that Coronado and the…


Added by John Tato on October 8, 2014 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

Leroy's Collaboration Dinner Will Feature Christian Graves (of JSIX) & The Lost Abbey

On Tuesday, November 11th, Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge will be hosting a five course dinner priced at $65 per person.  The featured chef is Christian Graves (Coronado resident) who is the executive chef at JSIX located just over the bridge.  The Lost Abbey will be the "brew partner" to Chef Graves and you won't want to miss this dining experience.

Ticket sales…


Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Career Conference for Military Spouses Comes to San Diego October 17

Calling all Military Spouses for the Military Spouse JD Network sponsored "Making the Right Moves" Career Conference. 

Friday, October 17, the MSJDN will host a career conference for military spouses at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.  A staggering 90 percent of female spouses are underemployed because of frequent relocations, licensing issues, and other barriers to employment. Military spouses earn 38 percent less than their civilian…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Coronado Musician Challenges Herself to Write & Perform Song a Week for a Year

Local musician, Susan Ritchie, has committed to writing and performing 52 songs over the course of one year.  Avoce is the first one and you can click here to listen to the other 25 (so far).  Many are related to Coronado.

Way to go Susan!

Added by eCoronado on October 6, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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