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Learn How Prop 110 Can Assist Disabled Homeowners

Becoming disabled can be a struggle, whether it is physically, emotionally, mentally (must lead to a physical disability to use this proposition) or medically. Help for someone owning a home is available with California Proposition 110.

Proposition 110 is a constitutional initiative passed by California voters in 1990 that provides property tax relief for severely and permanently disabled claimants when they sell…


Added by eCoronado on July 30, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes, Naval Pilot #1, Commander Theodore "Spuds" Ellyson

The birth of their strapping red-haired son, Theodore Gordon Ellyson, on February 27, 1885, was a proud day for Virginians, Henry and Lizzie Ellyson. No one was prepared when his life was tragically cut short exactly 43-years later.

By all accounts, Commander Theodore Gordon “Spuds” Ellyson was in a rush to be first at everything—as if he sensed his days would be short. While his time in Coronado was brief, his daring anchored North Island’s role as a leader in…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on July 30, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

45th Anniversary Concert in the Park

The lead singer cried out, “Did we rock your world tonight?” and truer words could not have been spoken as the entire island definitely felt rocked that night.

Concert in the park is one of Coronado’s most beloved traditions and has been for forty-five years. Locals, tourists, and San Diego natives alike join together in a fun evening festivity, all summer long on Sundays. This year the series began May 24th and will last through September 6th. A new feature this…


Added by Alyssa Ballard on July 29, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

McP's Celebrates 33rd Year

The Restaurant They Said Wouldn't Last Six Months

McP’s Irish Pub burst upon the scene 33 years ago this week – exactly half a lifetime ago for founder and owner Greg McPartlin. When he opened, every restaurant owner in town predicted the Irish pub wouldn't last six months.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on July 28, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Sandman is Back on the Island

Coronado has its resident street artist, the Sandman back in town!  Take a bike ride or walk past the Del Coronado Cul-de-sac and view his creations!

See Sandman photos and past articles here.

Added by Kim Moreno on July 27, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Getting to Know Orion

We recently created a series of short videos to provide clients and visitors more detail about Orion and founder, Peter Thoms.

Our first video describes Peter Thoms' personal background.

Peter founded Orion to put clients' interests first. Our second…


Added by Orion Capital Management LLC on July 25, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Chamber of Commerce Honors Coronado Heroes

Coronado Police Chief Jon Froomin with Police Officer of the Year Sherri Mannello

The Coronado Chamber of Commerce honored some of the best of Coronado at its 78th awards and installation dinner, Celebrate Coronado!, at the Community Center’s Nautilus Room and Patio Thursday night. Among those singled out were three first responders (a police officer, a firefighter and a lifeguard), two community volunteers, and six outstanding…


Added by Gloria Tierney on July 24, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Dr. Milberg's Graduates of 2015 & Summer Fun

Dr. Milberg and her orthodontic team want to congratulate our patient David Grant (who we just finished treatment on), as well as the many graduates of 2015! You are all so amazing, and it is bitter sweet to watch you grow up!

On an even lighter note, hope everyone is having an amazing summer!…


Added by Diane Milberg on July 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Bluewater Boathouse Now Available By Boat

Boaters can now dock and dine in Glorietta Bay. Vessels up to 100 feet can dock at Seaforth Boat Rental free, by appointment, and enjoy a meal at Bluewater Boathouse. Photo by Joe Ditler.


CORONADO – Bluewater Boathouse is now accessible by boat. The restaurant, located in…


Added by Joseph Ditler on July 21, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes Enters 33rd Year

This home at 761 Cabrillo Avenue in Coronado is nearly complete. From left are principal architect Dorothy Howard, and, representing Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes, general operations manager Jeff Norton, and owner and CEO Carolyn Mitchell. Photo by Joe Ditler.

CORONADO -- One of the most successful and prolific homebuilders Coronado has known is Lorton Mitchell Custom Homes.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on July 21, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

City Cracking Down on Illegal Short-Term Rentals

The VRBO screeenshot above is of a Coronado home advertised by its owner on the website VRBO. According to the website it is available for rent the week of July 24-31 for $5,600, based on an advertised minimum stay of 7 nights, plus a refundable damage deposit of $2,500.  In the advertisement its owner states, " …


Added by John Tato on July 17, 2015 at 3:30pm — 12 Comments

Coronado to Serve as Host Town and Stop for the Flame of Hope for 2015 Special Olympics World Games

The world is coming to Coronado. On July 18th, the Crown City will serve as one of several Host Towns in San Diego County for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. More than 100 cities in Southern California are participating in the Host Town program, a special 3-day program prior to the games during which delegations of athletes from around the world are welcomed and celebrated. The Host Towns provide recreation, entertainment and cultural exchange to the 7,000…


Added by Mary Douglas on July 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Carrie Downey addresses Historical Preservation in Coronado

With environmentalism and the support of our military dominating much of the national discourse these days, Carrie Downey may just be the most topical woman in Coronado. This veteran, environmental lawyer, and Coronado city councilwoman has a strong grasp of what matters most to residents, visitors, and our military. 

I biked over and met Carrie at her law offices here in Coronado. During our conversation, it became clear right away that Carrie has a tremendous respect for…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on July 15, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Just 4 spots left for Coronado History Camp Next Week

Kids love it!  Parents are THRILLED!…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on July 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Community Voices: Call to Council Members and Mayoral Candidates to answer how they would implement "Vision Zero."

Philadelphia coalition hosted a mayoral forum in March under the premise that "it is imperative that the City embark on an effort to implement a targeted program to address dangerous locations in the cities with the goal of reducing all traffic injuries and fatalities...with the eventual goal of zero, also known as a 'Vision Zero' policy."

Vision Zero has been…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on July 10, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes Banner Recipient: Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Richard Engel USN - Vietnam

By Coronado Scribe, Toni McGowan, with Richard and Susan Engel - May 2015

Dashing young pilot, Richard (Dick) Engel saw his future wife, stunning Susan Cheston at a party in San Francisco while he was stationed at Naval Air Station (NAS) Alameda. The Vietnam Conflict was heating up and President John F. Kennedy was still in office. She was pursuing a dental hygiene career. He was bound for battle.

Soon after their marriage the two were pulled apart by…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on July 6, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

This Friday: A very special (ticketed) Wine & Lecture!

Sketch of old mission near Monterey (July 10 W L)

In partnership with the San Diego History Center,

on Friday, July 10th, CHA presents...…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on July 6, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Bhava Ram Leads Class at Hotel del Coronado to Raise Awareness About Yoga's Power to Heal

Warriors for Healing Bhava Ram greets a yoga devotee at the close of yoga class his organization sponsored at the Hotel del Coronado. Photo courtesy of Warriors for Healing.

A sea of yoga mats filled the Windsor Lawn at the Hotel del Coronado. Yogis from around the county assembled to celebrate and honor veterans by holding a class and testifying to the ancient practice’s power to alleviate the anxiety and depression many former aviators, sailors and…


Added by Gloria Tierney on July 6, 2015 at 7:15am — No Comments

Journey to Crown Island in local author's new book

Local author June Mac Leod likes to write stories that entertain and provide escape from the everyday busy lives that readers have. In her recently published novel, Mystery at Crown Island, she provides the readers with a mini-vacation as they journey to the mythical Crown Island. 

As the story opens, a legal assistant with a very stressful job takes a much needed vacation and visits her favorite aunt at the family vacation home on…


Added by June Mac Leod on July 3, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

San Diego to Host No Barriers Warrior Challenge

The national non-profit No Barriers will host its first No Barriers Warrior Challenge this summer in San Diego. The event is designed to help people transcend their personal barriers — physical, mental or intellectual.

We’ve helped a stroke survivor climb a 14,000-foot peak, inspired a man to lose 100 pounds, and motivated a heart attack survivor to hike again. On Aug. 16 we hope to inspire similar changes in hundreds of Californians in San Diego.

The Warrior…


Added by R Panos on July 1, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

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