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
Gary Jackson and Oscar De Las Salas were recently married, after seven years together. They picked a beautiful park in Coronado, California to have their wedding ceremony. Unfortunately, their ceremony was tainted by a cowardly hater yelling homophobic slurs from an overlooking balcony. See Gary & Oscar's Story on 10 News
Coronadans want to…
Added by eCoronado on September 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
There has been much concern voiced today for the eucalyptus trees on the 100 block of E Avenue. I want to share some thoughts about these trees and the actions taken by the Coronado City Council in the last few months.
The City of Coronado was put on notice by a resident about a tree on that block whose fallen limb was an indicator of future…Continue
UPDATE: City agrees to delay cutting down trees & discuss options with community. http://fox5sandiego.com/2014/09/23/coronado-tree-sitter-comes-down-after-talk-with-mayor/
Long time Coronado local Dan'l Steward is tethered in a tree on E Avenue targeted for removal. Read on to find…Continue
The Coronado High School Cheer team is holding their annual Cheer Clinic this Sunday, September 21 from 1-5pm. The clinic is open to all children ages 5 and up and will be held at the Coronado High School gym.
Participants will learn cheers, chants, jumps and dance from the Coronado High School Cheer Team and will be invited to perform during half time of the October 3, 2014 Varsity football game.
Registration fee is $50 and includes instruction, clinic shirt, poms, photo…Continue
Added by Kellee Hearther on September 19, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
In his yoga studio in Coronado, Jean Pierre Marques leads a private session in Kenbu, a form of martial arts that employs smooth and fluid, yet powerful movements with a samurai sword. The mood was quiet and peaceful, yet I sensed great strength all around me. In the lobby of his studio, brilliant, colorful art, created by him, was on display.
“Do not be afraid,” he tells me. “We are peaceful warriors.”
He’s been called one of Coronado’s hidden treasures. Jean Pierre…Continue
Though many friends and family who live in other places across the country have had a difficult time relating to the heat wave we have been having in San Diego, we know that it has been very HOT and way more HUMID than usual. Many of us do not have air conditioning or ceiling fans and with the dead calm that arrives each afternoon, lasting well into the late evening, it has been very uncomfortable. School children have been released early (the schools also lack A/C) and…Continue
CHRONICLER OF CORONADO HISTORY RETURNS TO ISLAND:
Author of “Coronado Past” Starts Cat-Sitting Business…
Added by Joseph Ditler on September 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The 23rd annual Garden Party, hosted by Coronado Mainstreet Ltd., was held at a "Coronado Castle by the Sea", 1127 F Avenue. There were hundreds of people in attendance to enjoy the food, drink and terrific silent auction. The Garden Party proceeds benefit Coronado's Signature Median Gardens.
The City of Coronado started Coronado Mainstreet in 1988 as a response…Continue
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Coronado Schools Foundation in partnership with ParkLife Real Estate, sponsored the final Concert in the Park on September 7th, 2014. While Local favorite Ron's Garage Band was the featured performance, kindergartners from the Early Childhood Development Center from Mrs.…
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The First Annual Nick Shultz Memorial Junior Open begins this Saturday, September 20. It is the Coronado Tennis Center's first United States Tennis Association (USTA)-sanctioned junior tournament. The competition will take place over two weekends, with the finals being held Sunday, September 28.
The tournament is named for Nick Shultz, one of Coronado’s most beloved tennis players, whose passion and love of the game inspired nearly everyone who crossed his path.…Continue
Added by Gloria Tierney on September 16, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
My old Westmont Communication Studies Professor, Dr. Greg Spencer, coined a phrase years ago: If you live by the computer, then you have to die by the computer. Back then, of course, most of the students were using word processors to complete papers and other assignments, but the point hit home - if you depend on technology to get stuff done, you better have a good plan for when it fails. He was notorious for rejecting "computer issue" excuses from students that…
Added by eCoronado on September 12, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments
Former Naval officer and USC graduate John Gobbell will appear at Bay Books in Coronado on September 18 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. for a book signing upon the release of his newest military historical thriller Edge of Valor.
John Gobbell is the author of seven World War II thrillers about the U.S. Navy in the Pacific, including A Call to Colors, The Neptune Strategy and When Duty Whispers Low. Edge of Valor is the fifth of five…Continue
Added by Mary Douglas on September 10, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Maggie Holland and Meredith Hinz displaying the boxes of PB&J sandwich they made for Ronald McDonald House.
On Friday, September 5, Which Wich of Coronado brought some old fashioned comfort food to children and parents staying at Ronald McDonald House, serving up more than a hundred peanut butter and grape jelly sandwiches for lunch.
It was all part of the…Continue
Join Blue Bridge Hospitality and millions of Americans across the Nation in observance of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In the U.S., 15,780 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year; approximately 1/4 of them will not survive the disease. A diagnosis turns the lives of the entire family upside down. The objective of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is to put a spotlight…Continue
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CORONADO (CBS 8) - As another unfettered morning unfurls on the crown city, Coronado is free and easy. An early Orange Avenue stroll is the locals' way to uncover the day. There you will find Island Surf, the beach community's unofficial city hall and Coronado's oldest surf shop. Manny Granillo was 15 years old, when he got his first job there.
"It was Dureyea's from 1972 to 1992, and that's when I bought it and changed the name to Island Surf," Manny said.…Continue
The gazebo will be rocking this Sunday when Ron’s Garage takes the stage for the final concert in Speckels’ park for 2014. The band is a local favorite, which seems a fitting end to a wonderful concert series, sponsored by Park Life Real Estate and the Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF).
“We are always happy to have the opportunity to invest back into our…Continue
Added by ParkLife Real Estate on September 4, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments
The City of Coronado has released candidate statements for the upcoming election for City Council. Candidates include: Angela Alvarez, Carrie Downey and Bill Sandke. There are two available spots for the November election.
Candidate contact information:…
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