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Wampler Foundation Launches #2gether Project


Above:  Country Music Star, Toby Keith, Shows Support for #2gether

SAN DIEGO, Calif.—September 29, 2015—The Stephen J. Wampler Foundation today announced the start of the #2gether project, a new social media initiative designed to promote greater involvement with the disabled community. At the core of the program is a video with people from all walks of life—including celebrity Mario Lopez, the NFL team the San Diego Chargers and local…


Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

City Council Rejects Traffic Lights on Third and Fourth Streets, Considers Other Recommendations

Residents at Tuesday Council Meeting waiting for an opportunity to voice their views on traffic lights for Third and Fourth Streets

Tuesday night, the City Council voted down a recommendation that the city install traffic lights at selected intersections along the Third/Fourth corridor as away to slow traffic and increase safety. The corridor is the primary route commuters use to get to the bridge to North Island Navel Air Station, as well as make their way back to…


Added by Gloria Tierney on October 7, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Filmmaker's "Kissing Statue" Short Film Accepted by KPBS GI Film Festival San Diego

Coronado, CA - Surf's Up Studios producer and director, Tony Perri will be screening his short film, "Kissing Statue Dedication" at the KPBS GI FILM FESTIVAL on Sunday, October 18, 2015.

Mr. Perri's film is one of only twelve movies selected from hundreds of entries to the festival. "Filming that iconic statue as it was placed on it's pedestal and then interviewing…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on October 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

USTA Women's 3.0 Team Finish Second at National Championship Tennis Tournament

Congratulations to Coronado's USTA Women's 3.0 Team on finishing as the 2015 National Runner Up in the USTA Womens 18 and over 3.0 National Championship Tennis Tournament held this week in Tucson, AZ. 

Coronado won the Southwest Regional in Fountain View, CA in August, earning them a berth in the National Tournament. The team completed pool play Saturday with a 2 -1 record and advanced to the semi-final…


Added by eCoronado on October 4, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Coronado Surfer's Grey Whale Encounter (Video)

A barnacled grey whale silently swam south while members of the "Cays Crew" were surfing last Tuesday morning. Little did the whale know that he would become the star of all three local news stations by that evenings' broadcast. That's because Daron Case, who many in town know for his majestic photos of waves breaking on the Silver Strand, was there to film the migration. 

Daron and his fellow surfers watched the whale with awe, and then Daron, armed with his GoPro,…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on October 3, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Hotel del Coronado Crown Room like You've Never Seen It Before (video)

Day 11 of DAYDREAM HOTEL movie filming at The Del happened in…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on October 2, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

City Council Kills Bike Master Plan, Poised to Begin Prep of Coronado Comprehensive Active Transportation Strategy

Cartoon taken from, Transmitting the Wisdoms of the Ages.

At its September 15 meeting the City Council reversed its previous decision to include bike lane and route markings in the already awarded contract to slurry seal Coronado streets.  This was the final nail in the coffin of the City’s ill-fated Bicycle Master Plan.  Despite its decision to abandon the existing plan, the…


Added by John Tato on October 1, 2015 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Late Late Show Pokes Fun at Coronado Bike Lane Striping Opponents and Mayor Tanaka

The "Late Late Show with James Corden" highlighted (rather, roasted) Coronado's bike lane striping opponents as well as Mayor Casey Tanaka.  It's been circulating via multiple social media platforms since last night and we have received more than a few texts and emails asking for coverage.  

The Coronado 'bit' starts at the 1 minute mark and lasts for over 4 minutes.  …


Added by eCoronado on September 30, 2015 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

Former CHS Soccer Player Selected as UAA Athlete of the Week

St. Louis, Mo., Six individuals from Washington University in St. Louis were selected as the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athletes of the Week for their respective sports, as announced by the UAA.

Junior Samantha Han, Seoul, South Korea (Valley Christian, Calif.) of the No. 8-ranked women’s golf team, senior forward Olivia Lillegraven, Coronado, Calif. (Coronado) of the No. 7 women’s soccer team,…


Added by eCoronado on September 29, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Local Veteran advances to 2015 VGA Championship in Pinehurst, NC

Veterans are finding camaraderie, competition and comfort between tee boxes and flagsticks. Randy Morgan, a Coronado, California, resident and member of the Veteran Golfers Association, served with the United States Navy for 27 years. He is a retired Navy Captain and served his career mostly in Coronado in Navy Special Warfare. He graduated from Penn State (‘79/Science) and is lifetime member of the Penn…


Added by Community Manager on September 27, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Adult School Offers a Pleasant Place to Learn How to Fashion Pots, Vases, Even a Set of Dishes

Elizabeth Nebo, at center

These days pottery is in vogue -- literally. The bible of all things hip and trendy, Vogue magazine, featured the ancient art in its fall fashion issue and proclaimed “ceramics is having a moment,” though the author of the piece did allow that "a craft that dates back some 20,000 years may have had many moments." Indeed, many of us are personally familiar with the craft; ceramics classes have been, and…


Added by Gloria Tierney on September 25, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coronado Resident, Sally Ann Zoll, Finalist for SD Mag’s Woman of the Year

San Diego based United Through Reading’s CEO and Coronado resident Sally Ann Zoll, Ed.D., was recently chosen as a finalist for the San Diego Magazine Woman of the Year Award.  

As an award-winning CEO, entrepreneur and corporate strategist internationally recognized for spearheading significant organizational growth and program sustainment at the organizations which she has served, including…


Added by eCoronado on September 23, 2015 at 11:23am — No Comments

Threads4Love - Coronado Teens Creatively Raising Funds and Fun for Kids with Cancer

Thread4Love team with their donation of $2000 to Rady Children's Hospital

The middle-aged couple next to us was eaves-dropping.  I didn't mind. I was proud to be interviewing the two young women I was sitting with.  I could tell the couple was as impressed as I was. Indeed, the minute I sat down with Maddie Hundley and Carley Pinsonneault, I knew I was meeting two very special young women.  Maddie and Carley, two energetic Freshman at Coronado High School, took the…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on September 22, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Very Special (ticketed) Wine & Lecture THIS FRIDAY!

'Story of the San Salvador--Past & Present'  

Ray Ashley, Executive Director of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, will discuss the Spanish Galleon San Salvador--its historic construction, recent launch in San Diego Bay, and future sailing…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on September 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

An Exhibition Chronicles the Lives of James and Sybil Stockdale Opens at Coronado Museum

Vice-Admiral James Bond Stockdale was an extraordinary man of uncommon valor in a time of civil discord and social angst in America.

An exhibition at the Coronado Museum tells the story of this Vietnam-era prisoner or war (POW) and his wife Sybil, who founded the League of American Families, an organization that worked for the release of those held captive as well as those missing in action (MIAs).

While on a bombing raid over North Vietnam, Stockdale’s plane…


Added by Gloria Tierney on September 18, 2015 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Avenue of Heroes, Captain Ray Volpe

The Navy gave Captain Ray Volpi the rare distinction of seeing action in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Apart from those Navy years, Volpi spent all of his 93 years, in California

Volpi was born in Antioch, Ca, August 31, 1921. He graduated Tracy High School, as a true scholar-athlete, excelling in varsity football, basketball, and academics. He went on to attend the College of the Pacific, until the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, and the United States…


Added by Toni Mc Gowan on September 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

CHS Alumnus Leads Girls Water Polo - Meet Coach Asante Sefa-Boakye

Coronado has a variety of sports that exceeds expectations. Water polo is not one of them. Water polo in Coronado is expected to be the best. It is assumed unless proven false, that the Coronado water polo teams will dominate not only in San Diego but across the state, beginning in grade school. Who would be crazy enough to take on the responsibility and…


Added by Alyssa Ballard on September 18, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Loews Coronado Bay Resort announces Dean Griffin as new Hotel Manager

Hotel Manager, Dean Griffin, oversees rooms and food & beverage operations at Loews Coronado Bay Resort. He joins Loews Hotels with more than 16 years of experience in hotel operations, most recently as the Director of Operations at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.

“I’m delighted to welcome Dean Griffin to our senior leadership team at Loews Coronado Bay Resort as our Hotel Manager.  I’ve been fortunate to work with Dean previously, and know him as a passionate…


Added by Community Manager on September 16, 2015 at 6:53pm — No Comments

New Lactation Educator Offers Breastfeeding Support in Coronado

On Saturday morning at 9 a.m., Wendy Wheatcroft put the finishing touches on a table set with a digital infant scale, sign-in sheet, and coupons for free prenatal yoga classes. The cozy, cheerful atmosphere of Kidology, a children's play space, made a welcoming backdrop for her second breastfeeding support class in Coronado.

Wendy is the mother of three young children, a Second Grade teacher at Christ…


Added by Becca Garber on September 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Coronado City Council Suspends Street Striping

Photo:  Sixth Street bike lane that was added in early 2014.

The city council voted last night to suspend striping streets for bicycle lanes and to set a fee schedule for bicycle fines. Both passed unanimously on a 4-0 vote. Councilman Mike Woiwode was absent.

Before the vote to suspend bicycle striping, Mayor Casey Tanaka tossed a "curve ball" (in the words of Councilman Bill Sandke) into the controversy by proposing that an advisory measure be…


Added by Gloria Tierney on September 16, 2015 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

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