I have been a military spouse for over twenty years. I have moved 10 times and stayed at a duty station for as little as four months and as long as three years. I have learned the roads and the freeways, the stores and the parks, the schools and the neighborhoods of all kinds of places in our great country. I have driven across the country more times than the average person and have had our three children with me for most of the time. I often tell people we are nomads.
The Wondering Vaquero by Faith San Severino
Just down the Silver Strand from Coronado...
I waited with anticipation for him to come. And then I heard it. The clipped sound of mules hooves beating along the road. He…
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Mary Ellen Wild Woodhouse Munckton (left) meets Elaine Jenne Eckels Landacre…Continue
A picture of the donation table out back of Rite Aid
Rite Aid is known for donating millions of dollars to Rady Children's Hospital. Six weeks out of every year, Rite Aid stores across the country are required to host a fundraiser for the hospital. Many stores just…Continue
Dozens of Coronado Visitor Center volunteers were recognized for their indispensable service to the City at an annual awards luncheon on April 25 at Bistro d’Asia. Besides the many “Presidential Volunteer Service Awards,” which recognize volunteers for 100 or more hours of service, two distinguished service awards were presented.
“Volunteer of the Year” was presented to Janet Smith,…Continue
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SEELEY — Joe “Tiger” Patrick has been carrying across the country the names and faces of the 6,655 service men and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan on a 200-square-foot banner.
He began his walk April 26 from Coronado Beach and will finish his walk in Washington, D.C. He is walking across the country in honor of those service men and women.
Over the weekend, Patrick traveled through Imperial County, staying in Imperial County Fire Department substations in Ocotillo, Seeley…Continue
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Peters Perspective - Petaluma 360
May 6, 2013
Last week, I had the privilege to attend the Navy SEAL graduation ceremonies at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in San Diego, California. It was one of the high points of my life. At the invitation of Admiral Ray Smith, USN Retired, former SEAL commander, I witnessed a momentous rite of passage for some of our country’s future heroes. The event…Continue
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Come one and all for a night of video excellence!
The digital media class known as KCMS at Coronado Middle School is hosting "A Night at the Oscars with KCMS" Tuesday, May 7 at 7p.m. Make your way to the CHS Performing Arts Center for a night of high excitement!
Join parents, friends and the students who…Continue
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The owner of Travelworld of Coronado (Francis Contreras) became an accredited Virgin Galactic sales agent four years ago. So far, she has only booked her own flight, although she says three of her clients are interested.
Read the entire Union Tribune article here.
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On Friday May 3, the world’s best big wave surfers and all their admirers gathered at the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards show at the Grove Theatre in Anaheim. How appropriate that we would be so close to Huntington Beach, “Surf City USA”, for the big night where the top big wave…Continue
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At the recent California Sports Medicine competition, Coronado High School junior Juleyka Andino was named High School Athletic Training Student of the…Continue
At a regular spring meeting of the Senior Volunteer Police (SVP) a short ceremony was held to honor three retiring members of the unit - Lucille Noack, Pat Murphy and Ken Wiley. A more formal ceremony was held at the annual dinner in January, 2013.
These three members combined gave over forty years of service to our community and our police force. The forty years of voluntarism provided our city and its people with more than 10,000 hours of service. Their…Continue
Student paintings and photography crisscrossed the quad for the Art Walk.
The famed Coronado High School Art Walk returned on May 2nd, 2013! Original works from the talented students in CHS beginning, advanced and CoSA visual arts classes were on display in the quad for the…Continue
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In a small garage workshop in North Pacific Beach, Kenney Pierce, owner of Life 1 Rescue, develops rescue gear designed to quickly and efficiently save lives. His products are used by lifeguards in San Diego, Coronado, Imperial Beach, Encinitas, the Border Patrol Search and the San Diego County Sherriff’s Department.
On April 18 at Turquoise Coffee, Pierce kicked off a crowd-funding campaign to help get his newest piece of equipment, the Quick Collar, to…Continue
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The rumor of actor George Clooney’s interest in producing a film about a ring of drug-smuggling Coronado teens in the 1970s has raised some eyebrows in this quiet oceanfront community. Especially those of Gary Carter and Joe Ditler, who graduated from Coronado High in 1967 and ’70, respectively.
They were schoolmates of the marijuana peddling students who started small, sometimes just swimming across the Mexican border with 20 to 25 pounds strapped to their backs. After recruiting…Continue
Meet Karl Mueller!…Continue
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Mary Grace Braun, a senior at Coronado High School, was selected by the Rotary Organization of Coronado to be the student Rotarian of the month. Get…Continue
There has been an incredible "buzz" (pun intended) and response to the story eCoronado.com posted last Friday about a former Coronado High School teacher and his students that formed a drug smuggling group called the Coronado Company. Just read some of the many comments on the…Continue
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