District attorney candidate Bob Brewer made a campaign stop in Coronado last Thursday, at the home of Tamara and Jim Pokorny. For Brewer and his wife Irma Gonzalez, it was a homecoming of sorts; the couple lived here from 1991 to 1998.
The event gave the Brewer and Gonzalez an opportunity to connect with old friends, make some new ones, and to explain why at an age when many people are working improving their golf swing, he was vying to become the county’s chief…Continue
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CHS Senior Taylor Nelson is the new Miss Santa Monica Teen
While many juniors and seniors were prepping for the Coronado High School prom Saturday, April 12, senior Taylor Nelson was, instead, getting ready to compete in the Miss Santa Monica Teen pageant. It wasn’t that she wanted to miss the prom, but the demands of the…Continue
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This morning, on Palm Sunday, St. Paul's United Methodist Church hosted a meal packaging event in partnership with Children of the Nations. 175 people representing five churches participated: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Coronado Community Church, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Christ Episcopal Church and St. Paul's United Methodist Church. The cost of packaging 30,000 meals is $7500 and was paid for by St. Paul's and Sacred Heart.
As we enter Holy week, we…
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Over the last month, dog-owners have stopped going to Vetter Park ever since some nearby neighbors raised concerns to law enforcement officials to uphold the leash law that exists at the park. Up until this time, Vetter Park neighbors offered a 'blind eye' to those dogs that were left off-leash. For various reasons, allowing dog-owners this civil disobedience was no longer tolerated and hence Vetter Park has since been unfrequented.
As a Coronado resident and a…
The Coronado Tennis Center is hosting a International Pro Challenge on May 3rd at 2:30pm and the public is invited to come. There will be raffles, racquet demonstrations and an invitation to try your tennis out on some of the best local pros from around the world! For more information visit http://coronadotenniscenter.com/ or call (619) 522-2650.…
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Stories. They come from many places, and sometimes the least likely and most unexpected inspirations. In Mary Ellen Cortellini’s case, she’s uncovered a tale that has been concealed behind the gates of a local Navy Base in an…Continue
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Sometimes, looks can be deceiving. The perfect relationship, perfect family, and perfect home can sometimes be anything but. That’s what Barbara McNally (pictured above), Coronado local and author of the candid memoir Unbridled, discovered as she embarked on a…Continue
Added by Mary Douglas on April 6, 2014 at 10:13pm — No Comments
Click here for photos of the USS Coronado commissioning by Bill Sandke from the USS Coronado Commissioning Ceremony.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
Navy Vice Adm. Sean A. Pybus, for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Pybus is currently serving as commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Special Operations Headquarters, Brussels,…Continue
Fifty years ago today, on April 3, 1964, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll W. Gerbel were married on the Amphibious Base in Coronado, California.
Miss Linda Schommer of West Chicago, Illinois and LTJG Carroll Gerbel USN, of St. Joseph, Michigan met in October 1963 while attending a party in Mission Beach, California. …
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The annual city spring clean-up has started. Throughout Coronado, landscapes are coming to life, the gardens are looking fantastic and the lawns are immaculate.
Each year, in April, the City of Coronado and the Coronado Floral Association join forces to put-on the Coronado Flower Show. Established in 1922, it is the longest running major event in the City. Come and participate in our 89th anniversary at the largest tented flower show in the nation.…
Christ Church Day School sixth grader, and Coronado resident, Sophie McLellan has qualified to participate at the state level of the National Geographic Bee sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. Only the top 100 students in California advance to the state level.
Nearly 600 schools from the Oregon border to the Mexican border competed this year in school Bees representing thousands of students from grades four through eight. One winner…Continue
Weekly Market Update, March 24, 2014
Presented by Michael Manning
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Silver Strand Elementary School welcomed a very special visitor recently. On Friday, March 14, 2014, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Michael Stevens and his wife, Theresa, visited with students and staff at Silver Strand Elementary during a weeklong visit to San Diego.
MCPON Stevens is the highest-ranking enlisted sailor in the Navy, and serves as an advisor to the CNO and CNP. His wife, Theresa, holds the position of Ombudsman at Large and serves as an…Continue
Sensei David Adams addresses kids during Child Safety Class at Martial Arts America on March 21
Legs crossed. Eyes on Sensei. Keep hands to myself.
The Karate lesson is ready to begin. But this lesson is different. This lesson is all about keeping kids safe. This lesson is about strangers.
Sensei David Adams, owner of…Continue
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According to the website for the California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility (CFFR), four former Coronado Unified School District employees are members of what they call the "$100,000 Club" for California pensioners that draw in excess of $100,000 annually in pension payments.
They are Susan Coyle, Nancy Girvin, Robert McLaughlin and Joyce Weaver.
None of the four are listed in the Coronado Telephone Book presently and presumably have chosen to enjoy…
Susanna Wiggins is crowned Miss Coronado by her predecessor Dana Hutchison.
Saturday, March 15 the Miss Coronado pageant was held at the CHS Performing Arts Center. Friends and family filled the theatre in anticipation of the event. In the end, Susanna Wiggins was crowned Miss Coronado 2014 and Katie Hearther was crowned Miss Teen Coronado 2014. Susanna and Katie have the…
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“The mission of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs.”…