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CHS Senior Standout: Seth Trujillo

After living all over the country, due to his father’s job in the military, senior Seth Trujillo and his family were lucky to be stationed in Coronado in 2008 -- so lucky that once they settled in, they decided to stay.

Attending Coronado High School has been a self proclaimed "great experience" for Seth.  Seth professes that he loves the high school. He says, “whenever I get bogged down in studies I can look up and admire the campus.” Seth’s most memorable moment…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on March 1, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Everything in Your Grandmother's Trunk - The Attic Reopens at 1011 Orange Avenue

While Coronado’s shopping district is ever growing, there is one store you can count on being there - The Attic, located at 1011 Orange Avenue.  I recently spoke with one of The Attic’s current owners, Nancy Michaels, and was able to get the newest information on the renovations from her perspective. Michaels gave a me a brief history on the store itself: “We opened Tenth Street Attic in 2008, which was very similar to the original Attic store that existed from…


Added by Grace Sylvester on February 27, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Local Literary Group Publishes "Coronado On My Mind, a Compilation of Poems, Prose and Coronado Love"

Every Wednesday afternoon at the Coronado Library, creative minds come together and imaginations take flight. The Coronado Scribes, a compilation of doctors, lawyers, professionals and amateurs who all share one thing in common – a love of writing – meet there weekly.  Now, the group has released their first…


Added by Mary Douglas on February 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Luke Gillingham Named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Junior LHP Luke Gillingham (Coronado, Calif.) picked up a pair of honors from the national and conference levels on Monday. In recognition of his dominant performance on Opening Day at North Carolina A&T, Gillingham was named as a Louisville Slugger Player of the Week, as well as the Patriot League Pitcher of the Week.

Read the entire Navy Sports story …


Added by eCoronado on February 23, 2015 at 4:39pm — 1 Comment

Golf Course to Hold Memorial Tournament for Melinda Rodriguez, Will Benefit her Newborn Daughter

A memorial for Melinda Rodriguez at the entrance of the Bayside Grill

People can scarcely believe she is gone. Melinda Rodriguez touched the hearts of everyone she met. A waitress at the Coronado Golf Course’s Bayside Grill, she was beloved by all who knew her. “She always met someone with a big smile and sometimes a big hug,” said Stephen Schroeder, a Coronado Bayside Grill regular.…


Added by Gloria Tierney on February 23, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

CHS Senior Standout: Shannon Spence

In 2005, senior Shannon Spence’s Coronado story began after her family got stationed here following a move from Germany. Now, ten years later Shannon Spence is ready to move on.

Shannon has nothing bad to say about her Coronado High School experience. She was a member of the Varsity women’s water polo team for four years, and she credits her teammates for making high school a great four years.

Shannon’s favorite teacher at Coronado High School was AP…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on February 22, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

San Diego Military Advisory Council Achievement Award Presented to Coronado Rotary

Jane Braun (second from left), Coronado Rotary Club’s 2014-15 Low Tide Ride and Stride Co-chairperson receives commendation from Paul Cassani, 2015 President of San Diego Military Advisory Council while Vice Chief of Naval Operations, ADM Michelle Howard, hands over the SDMAC Achievement Award Trophy to Co-chairperson of LTR&S, Gary Kennedy.


Coronado Rotarians, Jane Braun and Gary Kennedy (Co-chairpersons of the 2014-2015 Low Tide Ride and Stride…


Added by eCoronado on February 20, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Senator Jim Mills leaves a legacy beyond the Mills Act

Jim Mills, doing a little shopping at Boney's Bayside Market

State Senator Jim Mills is best known for his efforts at historic preservation. The bill he shepherded through the California State Legislature in 1972 to preserve historic homes and neighborhoods even bears his…


Added by Gloria Tierney on February 20, 2015 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Camp Able Celebrates 35 Years of Serving Individuals with Disabilities

Camp Able will be hosting its annual fundraising gala on February 27, 2015 at the Coronado Community Center.  This year’s event is titled “35 Years of Making Memories: A Benefit for Camp Able,” as the organization celebrates three and a half decades of serving San Diegans with disabilities.  The gala will be held from 6:30-10:30 pm, and will feature live and silent auctions, music by Over the Moon, a photobooth, live DJ, and dancing.  A buffet dinner will be provided by The…


Added by Camp Able on February 16, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Coronado Women's Water Polo Heads into CIF's

     This past Thursday Coronado women’s water polo team beat The Bishops School 6-5 in their last regular season game. The win earned Coronado the league championship. It was the last home game for six seniors: Cassidy Wiley, Mackenzie Wiley, Shannon Spence, Madeleine Hill, McNeilly Fieweger, and Abigail Mosk.

     Though a great way to end the regular season, the team focus is now on the CIF playoffs. Due to a new CIF power ranking system, Coronado will be seated…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on February 15, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

CHS Senior Standout: Megan Weber

         Megan Weber’s Coronado story started four years ago when her 8th grade drama teacher decided that her knack for theater should be broadened at Coronado School of the Arts. She auditioned, got accepted, and a week before the start of freshmen year she moved to the island.

     Reflecting back on the last four years, she has loved her entire high school experience. Starting at a new school is never easy, especially in high school, but Megan says that her transition…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on February 15, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

"Rainbow Couple" Found...All the Way in Philadelphia

Remember the "Rainbow Couple" that local photographer Dan McGeorge captured at the Hotel del Coronado?  Well, thanks to social media, they've been found in Philadelphia.

Watch the Fox 5 video to learn more.


Related:  Dan McGeorge appears on…


Added by eCoronado on February 15, 2015 at 7:35am — 1 Comment

Coronado Locals Open "Food for Thoughts Cafe" with Grand Plans in Mind

Food For Thoughts Cafe celebrated its Grand Opening at the beginning of February and is owned by Coronado locals.

Coronado locals Hillari Hamilton and Kai Schoettke, with their business partner Toby Moeller-Bertram, are the proud owner operators of the new “Food for Thoughts Café” located just across the bridge on 26th Street in a building that used to house the Physicians…


Added by Kellee Hearther on February 13, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Meet Coronado Local Melissa d'Arabian: Mom, Author and TV Personality

Melissa d'Arabian launched her second cookbook December 30, 2014.

Melissa d’Arabian has done a lot of things in her lifetime. If you read her biography, it is sure to leave you exhausted thinking of all that she accomplishes -- or at least asking the question, “How does she do it all?” Melissa is a celebrity chef, television show host, columnist, best-selling author, public…


Added by Kellee Hearther on February 13, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado's NADO Select Boys U11 Team Finishes in Final Four of State Cup Tournament

Pictured above are members of the CYSL Boys' Under 11 Select Soccer team:  Connor B., Tony M., Garret S., Ryan W., Ethan D., Gabriel M., Neil C., Aidan H., Jackson L., Jack H., Nicolas J., Adam L., Dylan N., Connor W., Coach Joao Brantuas, Sophia and Maya (sisters).

Congratulations to Coronado Youth Soccer League's Select Boys' BU11W team, and Head Coach Joao Brantuas for a great season.  The team finished the year with a Final 4…


Added by Kellee Hearther on February 13, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

CNN Picks Up "Rainbow Couple" Captured by Dan McGeorge

Update:  Couple found.

Local Coronado photographer Dan McGeorge captured an amazing photo on January 31st, 2015.  However, he also captured a couple getting engaged  in front of the Hotel del Coronado.  The story is almost as…


Added by eCoronado on February 12, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Sixth Grader Paloma Ronis Wins Coronado Middle School Spelling Bee

Paloma Ronis, a sixth grader at CMS, won the spelling bee by edging out her older sister for the championship.

Coronado Middle School recently held their annual spelling bee. The quest for the title of champion began in humanities classes where the top two students from the class competition advanced to the school wide bee. The stage was filled with sixth, seventh and…


Added by Kellee Hearther on February 10, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Coronado Athletes Attend February National Letter of Intent Day at the Hall of Champions

February 4, 2015, marked the second National Letter of Intent signing day for a number of NCAA sports. Student athletes from all over San Diego gathered at the Hall Of Champions in Balboa Park to sign to their respective universities. In addition to the four students that signed in the Fall, Coronado High School boasts five more students committing to attend college and play sports at the college level: Tyler Gilmore, Madison Smith, Maxwell Mckee, Michael Rodriguez, and Sam…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on February 8, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

CHS Senior Standout: Maddie Clakley

Like many others here in Coronado, Maddie Clakely was transplanted to Coronado from somewhere else. She came here from Okinawa, Japan in 2009, because her father is in the Marine Corps and was transferred here. Six years later Maddie is in her last few months of high school at Coronado High School.

Maddie has enjoyed every minute of the last four years. She has had the opportunity to make lifelong friends and meet great role models that are part of the CHS staff. Her…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on February 8, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Community Invited to "Compassion" Event at Hotel Del on February 10

Supply Our Students, a 501(c) (3) organization, is having its First Annual Celebration of a Community of Compassion on February 10 at the Hotel Del promoting and highlighting Nicolas Brown in Coronado, CA 

February 3, 2015 – Coronado, California  -  Supply Our Students (SOS), located in Coronado, California, focuses on helping children and families in need of school supplies, clothing, equipment, transportation, social activities, educational and county resource…


Added by eCoronado on February 3, 2015 at 6:33pm — No Comments

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