Jennifer Reynolds and Kristee Gilbert are the owner-operators of BCB, Company in Hillcrest, California.
In the early 1990’s, after earning a degree in Political Science and Criminology, Kristee Gilbert was at a crossroads. She was working in politics and her best friend, Jennifer Reynolds, was working at the San Diego Zoo. They both had jobs, but they didn’t…Continue
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Decades ago, between First and Second Streets on Orange Avenue stood a place called Mexican Village. A popular hangout at the time, locals who have been here for a while can tell you all about it. It was a favorite hang out for aviators from the Korean and Vietnam Era. It was here, at Mexican Village, where a young lady from Indiana met a Navy pilot and decided…Continue
Back in October, eCoronado wrote a feature article about phenomenal Coronado local, Ashley Linder, and LinderKids, Linder’s non-profit organization which aims to positively impact the lives of eligible foster children through fitness and community. It was Linder’s time spent in the foster care system that helped inspire her to create LinderKids -- to…Continue
Special thanks to Coronado TV student intern producer/reporter, Morgan Willis - for putting together this special presentation of the Avenue of Heroes Banner Ceremony for CTV and eCoronado.com.The event took place at the main gate entrance to Naval Air Station North Island and at the historic Curtiss House.
For more great local videos and TV shows, visit http://www.CoronadoTV.me…Continue
Coronado, California, November 28, 2015 – Glorietta Bay Inn’s front desk agent, Georgia Kinkead, recently received the statewide “Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year” award in the small hotels category by the California Hotel & Lodging Association. The award was presented at the Stars of the Industry ceremony at the…
Added by Kelsey McCabe on November 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
LOCAL CORONADO ISLANDERS RUGBY NEW TO THE COMMUNITY
CORONADO - With leadership from Santos Trujillo, Coronado is now forming a Rugby Team and we are looking for young men between the ages of 15-18 to come out and learn the game. With clubs starting up all over California now is the time to give it a try and no experience is necessary. We invite you to join us at Tidelands on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from…Continue
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Coronado's Etta Osborn did an entire remodel of this property in Hawai'i
Etta Osborn is a California girl. She grew up living in San Diego, Alameda, Long Beach and then back to San Diego as she and her mom traveled the state with her Coast Guard stepfather. She attended Kearny High School, graduating in 1992, and then earned her Associates Degree in Interior Design while…Continue
On a Wednesday morning in November, a little boy watches his favorite cartoon. Every so often, he brings a toy to his mom, sits beside her for a moment, and then returns to his toddler play. He shares a snack with a new friend and together they giggle and watch Pororo, the Little Penguin, communicating with each other in the way only 2 year olds can. The little boy’s name is Silas. He was recently adopted from South Korea by Jeff and Kenya Wilbanks, a local…Continue
Restoring a historic home is a labor of love. Like eloping after only a few dates, it's mostly a leap of faith. On paper, it rarely makes financial sense and the hardships and sacrifices are plenty. But you're ‘in love’ and despite what your friends have to say, there's no turning back. I know this feeling; as an architect, I've felt it a few times myself. So when I sat down in the courtyard of Molly and Tom…Continue
There is a new business opening in Coronado, a joint venture of six friends who all live on the island. Tom and Donna Latona, Darrin Engle, Carolyn Fries, Nancy Lenhart and Lynne Johnson have joined forces to bring High Tide Bottle Shop and Kitchen to the east side of the 900 block of Orange Avenue. The six have been friends for a long time and when the business that used to fill the space vacated, the partners saw an…Continue
Coronado observed Veterans Day by kicking off its Hometown Heroes Banner Program in a ceremony at the Stockdale Gate to Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI). Banners honoring Vice Admiral James Stockdale and Lieutenant Theodore “Spuds” Ellyson were unveiled. Admiral Stockdale received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1976. He was shot down over Vietnam in 1965 and spent over seven years as prisoner of war. LT Ellyson was designated Naval Aviator Number 1 in 1911. …Continue
On 11-13-14 Andrew “Andy” Paul Szymanski lost his battle with Parkinson. Andy was born June 2, 1940 at Mercy Hospital to Andrew G Szymanski and Marguerite Helena Michaels. The eldest of 4, Andy was a Coronado native who graduated from Sacred Heart Elementary School, Saint Augustine High School, San Diego City College and attend San Diego State. After a short time with the Navy Reserves, Andy spent his entire career (spanning 40 years) at NAS North Island…
'San Diego Legends' with Author Jack Innis
San Diego Legends is a collection of unusual and provocative historical events, personalities and legends gleaned from San Diego and Coronado history, reaching from Father Serra to the present.
Jack Innis will be…
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It’s official! After 25 plus years of real-estate sales first with Re/Max, and most recently with Independence Realty, local residents Frank and Connie Spitzer joined the ParkLife team, formally highlighting their experience in and passion for the Coronado area.
The duo have always aggressively followed trends and have evolved with the real estate market, while helping hundreds of buyers and sellers transition successfully. Their goal has not been to work with as many…Continue
United States Naval Academy Class of 1953 graduate and veteran, Jim Rodgers, poses with three CMS students.
For the sixth consecutive year, schools in the Coronado Unified School District have participated in the History Channel's program "Take A Veteran to School Day." Close to 100 Veterans spent the morning of November 7, 2014, in Coronado's public schools passing on their patriotism, experiences and creating a…Continue
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Over the past 9 months Coronado residents have watched with curiosity as the former Pacheco’s Auto Body next to Wells Fargo transformed into a maze of steel bars, climbing ropes, and caving ladders. The new facility, Proteus Fitness & Training, will officially open its doors on Friday, November 14th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. with a rope cutting ceremony by Mayor Tanaka and a BBQ with live…
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Over 400 people gathered in Spreckels Park to package 31,179 meals for hungry children in the Dominican Republic.
Spreckels Park was host to a massive meal packing event Sunday, November 2, 2014. Over four hundred volunteers gathered in the center of town to learn about hunger and help those in need. "Lentils, spice, chicken, rice!" could be heard over…Continue
Added by Kellee Hearther on November 6, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Village Elementary PTO and Which Wich Present:
“Bites for Books”
Wednesday, November 5th
Enjoy a delicious meal for…Continue
Added by Kellee Hearther on November 5, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Before Twitter and Western Union Telegrams, naval signal flags were used get brief but important messages across. Brightly colored signal flags now adorn the Bluewater Boathouse, spelling out messages in support of our troops. Photo by Joe Ditler.…Continue
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