March 11 - Salon owner Ashley Gill and the stylists of Salon de Ville hosted their third annual charity art exhibit and silent auction, Kids Helping Kids. The event featured art submitted by local children between the ages of 2 and 10. Opening bids started at $5, with the highest bid ending at $81. The night was more than successful as proceeds reached over $1,000.
The evening began with drinks and hors’ devours provided by the Village Pizzeria and the Coronado Brewing Company.…
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Preservation Month in May is an annual project promoted by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This year the national theme is Discover America’s Gems. On May 31, in conjunction with the national celebration, three Coronado organizations are co-sponsoring a symposium designed to foster preservation: Discover Coronado’s Gems.
Coronado's Historic Resource Commission, the Coronado Historical Association, and Coronado MainStreet will host a free, two-hour symposium with…Continue
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This past weekend the CHS Gold (Varsity) Team competed in San Francisco at the Pacific Coast Championship, placing 3rd overall.
1st: Point Loma High School
2nd: Cathedral Catholic High School
3rd: Coronado High School
4th: The Branson School
5th: Newport Harbor High…Continue
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The 6th annual Dinner & Auction event held at Coronado High School on Thursday April 19, “Empty Bowls”, was an incredible success!
“In 1990 a high school art teacher in Michigan helped his students solve a problem. They were searching for a way to raise funds to support a food drive. What evolved was a class project to make ceramic bowls for a fund…Continue
The much-anticipated wait for Coronado’s very own gourmet hot dog restaurant is finally over! Delux Dogs, located at 943 Orange Ave, is now open!
Replacing Stretch’s Café, the renovation is beautifully and creatively done. The color scheme is lovely and gives off a very beachy feel.
They use Chicago's own Vienna brand 100% all beef hot dogs along with a Bread & Cie bun. There are many dog choices, but they also have a…Continue
April 15th marks the 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic in the North Atlantic Ocean.
James Cameron’s re-release of the film in 3D, gave it a more dramatic and realistic feel as you experience the dramatic tragedy of the fatal accident. It’s great that this movie is back in theaters where it belongs, especially because of its centennial anniversary.The movie’s most powerful scene, the chaotic sinking, is even more intense with the…Continue
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Conozco al profesor Merrill desde hace algunos años y hace poco me concedió una entrevista. Con su personalidad vivaz y positiva de siempre, contestó preguntas personales y relacionadas con su trabajo. Gracias señor Merrill.
Qué lo motivó a aprender español?
Mi motivación principal fue para aprender cosas sobre diferentes culturas, para viajar y para mejorar mis relaciones en los…Continue
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Mirror Mirror shines with supreme casting, elaborate costumes, brilliant cinematography, and a fresh story line. It is the new perspective approach to an old story. Originally written exactly 200 years ago by the Grimm brothers, this new version of Snow White is a spin on social as well as political issues of today.
Masterfully played by Julia Roberts, the narcissistic Queen, on a quest to maintain control as the ruler of the town. An oppressive stepmother to Snow White…Continue
Mrs. Fran Adams, who is in her mid-60's, attended Coronado schools all her life. She’s lived in the house she lives in now since she was 6 months old! She graduated from Coronado High School in 1963. CHS used to have an open campus lunch from kindergarten to 12th grade. She never bought her lunch at school except for on rainy days when she didn’t go home at lunchtime. Fran belonged to the Art and Booster clubs in high school and would go to the book fair frequently. After she graduated from…Continue
Mr. Ledyard Billings Hakes Jr., better known as Bill, has lived in Coronado for all 88 years of his life, except for four years during World War II. There were only 200 students when he was enrolled at Coronado High School. Since there were only about 50 students per class, you practically knew everyone! He says his old school was great looking with ivy growing all over it. He was admitted to UCLA, but never went because he got married to the girl who had lived across the street from him all…Continue
It's not every day that a president visits your school, but today, the eight-grade class at Coronado Middle School had a very special guest. Mexico’s former President, Vicente Fox, stopped by to share inspirational stories and give the students advice on how to succeed in life and make our world a better place.Continue
The new addition to BE Styled, BE Polished, is an exciting Nail Lounge and Lash Bar located at 1113 Adella Avenue.
Let me tell you, this wasn’t like a regular nail salon visit, it was an experience. Starting off at the reception, I was…Continue
Roundtable to Learn About Oil Policy
On Friday, February 24th, the Coronado Roundtable members and their guests will have the opportunity to listen to Mr. Robert Campbell, retired Chairman and CEO of Sun Oil give a presentation entitled “United States Energy policy - - - Things Aren’t Always What They Seem To Be”.
Energy, particularly oil and natural gas, are receiving much media attention in this election year. The Keystone…Continue
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Pastor Cameron Bernard was born in Missouri and lived in Kansas until he graduated from high school in Omaha, Nebraska. He wanted to get out of Nebraska, so he joined Navy. He has been in the ministry for a total of 4 years now after graduating from the College of Biblical studies and getting his Biblical degree in Christian Leadership. He was a pastor in Tomball, Texas for a year and has now been in Coronado for a year and a half. He also planted a church (taking a church from scratch and…Continue
Everybody has been questioning the opening date for the anxiously awaited new hot dog restaurant, Delux Dogs, located on 943 Orange Avenue. During a recent interview with owners, Kirsten Bertz and James McGee, they explained their delay and are looking towards a March 1st Grand Opening!
The Jazz/Pop band, Teagan Taylor Trio‘s http://www.teagantaylor.com/Teagan/Home.html popularity has been growing exponentially since the release of their first album in the summer of 2010.
As I met with 19…Continue
Ten buildings, over 1500 units, four pools, eight tennis courts, and award-winning 360 degree views are just a few of the countless characteristics of the Coronado Shores. Located at the foot of one of America’s Finest Beaches (ranked #2 Beach in US 2011 by Dr. S.P. Leatherman) and adjacent to the famous Hotel del Coronado, the Shores are home to many happy full-time residents as well as…Continue
I was born at the Sharp Coronado Hospital in 1995 and have been so fortunate to live in Coronado ever since. Coronado is such a great place to hang out with friends and family because of the small town feel and the friendly people. There are so many restaurants, beautiful parks, pools, and of course the movie theater and world famous beach to enjoy. Everything is nearby and pedestrian-friendly.
I went to Sacred Heart Parish School, Christ Church Day School,…Continue