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.
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Added by eCoronado on October 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kellee Hearther on October 18, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
The Navy has called off the search for one of its civilian employees who went missing off San Clemente Island last week.
Read the entire KPBS…Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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
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…Continue
Added by Carmen on October 14, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kellee Hearther on October 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Coronado Historical Association on October 9, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
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.
Added by eCoronado on October 8, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kellee Hearther on October 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
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
A woman in Texas believes her missing brother may be a John Doe who has been in a Coronado nursing home on life support for the past 14 years. The man was severely brain injured in a car accident near the U.S.- Mexico border.
The unidentified man is one of 4,000 people in California being kept alive on machines in special nursing home units.
Read the entire KPBS article and watch the video…Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 6, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments
On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the temperatures were rising in Coronado. So Councilman Bailey headed to Skydive San Diego to jump out of a perfectly good airplane for some fresh cool air. He jumped from 13,000 feet, had a 5-7 minute parachute ride and land tip toe on the ground. On top of that, showing his Coronado pride, his parachute was green and white.…
Added by Coronado Historical Association on October 3, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
San Diego, CA - For the third in a row, Surf's Up Studios - Coronado covered the US Marine Corp Recruiting Depot's Bootcamp Challenge for CNN iReport and FOX News.
As in every year, the staff and soldiers at the recruiting depot really go out of their way to make this event a safe and fun one for everyone participating. Thanks to everyone at the event for making this a great event to cover and distribute.
Our Surf's Up team always has a blast out…Continue
Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on October 2, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
CORONADO, CA (September 29, 2014) – Linda Rahn has announced her retirement as Director of Recreation Services, a position she has held for 14 years. Her last day is November 18.
During her tenure, Rahn has trained and managed an enthusiastic team of individuals who have helped her over the years further encourage and instill the benefits and joys of recreation in a community that…Continue
The public is cordially invited to meet, and hear a discussion by, the three candidates running for the two open Coronado City Council seats in the upcoming non-partisan general municipal election scheduled for November 4, 2014: …
Added by Barbara Tato on September 25, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments