New Process will also Affect Coronado, Del Mar and Imperial Beach
SAN DIEGO – The City of San Diego is scheduled to begin fluoridating drinking water beginning February1, 2011. Eventually, all residents in the City of San Diego, as well as residents of the cities of Coronado,Del Mar and Imperial Beach will receive fluoridated water.
San Diego will supplement naturally‐occurring fluoride and imported fluoridated water in our drinkingwater to…
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Hotel del Coronado (Photo credit: Ron Artigues / eCoronado.com)
As time runs out for the owners of the Hotel del Coronado to repay more than $600 million in debt, investment giant Blackstone Group is apparently coming to the rescue, reports The Wall Street Journal.
As we recently reported, the owners last month received a one-month extension to Feb. 9 on $630 million in loans that are coming…
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When Bob Demmon arrived in Coronado in the late 1960s to take a teaching job, some of his students were a bit star-struck by their new instructor.
A former member of the surf band The Astronauts, the young musician had released several albums with the group and toured throughout the country and Japan before settling in San Diego County.
During his first days on the Coronado High School campus, he was told he shouldn’t be in the teacher’s lounge by staff members who…
CORONADO — A few residents are raising concerns about a radar and traffic monitoring device called a “Smart Sensor HD” on Third Street.
The microwave-based radars are installed on 20-foot-high poles at four locations throughout the city. The gadgets survey traffic by counting volumes and monitoring speeds.
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Brian Smock has played enough golf around San Diego County that he can rattle off a list of places where he owns the course record.
He’s most proud of the 60 he shot at his home course, Coronado Municipal. And there are a handful of others, including Salt Creek, Vineyard, North Island, even Real Del Mar Golf Resort, between Tijuana and Rosarito in Baja California.
But of all the courses in San Diego County, the two he wouldn’t mind owning the records on are the tracks…
Study Part Of Debate Whether To Keep Or Disband Redevelopment Agencies
CORONADO, Calif. -- A redevelopment district in the city of Coronado will come under scrutiny as part of a state study into whether such agencies are effective or should be disbanded, it was announced Monday.
The state Controller's Office announced that 18 areas will be studied as part of the debate over whether redevelopment agencies should be abolished, as proposed by Gov. Jerry…
Retired Adm. Leon A. Edney, who served as NATO’s supreme allied commander for the Atlantic from 1990 to 1992, will be the speaker at Tuesday’s 14th annual James Bond Stockdale Leadership Symposium at the University of San Diego.
Edney, who flew combat missions during the Vietnam War, will speak on “A Nation at War, the Common Defense.”
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CORONADO — A sold-out screening of the documentary “Race To Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture” stirred debate at Coronado High School’s Performing Arts Center Saturday night.
At the core of the discussion are overly worked, stressed and depressed students as the result of a test-score driven education system, along with pressure from parents and society.
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Have you noticed lots of runners enjoying the streets and beaches of Coronado? Many of them have been training for the Carlsbad marathon (and half marathon) which took place last weekend. We were curious as to how many folks from Coronado traveled up to Carlsbad to participate. Here's what we found looking at the race results data:
5 Islanders competed in the Full…Continue
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The City of Coronado and Coronado Floral Association present “Dig, Design & Dine,” the 86th annual flower show on Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17 at Spreckels Park.
The Flower Show, reputed as the largest standard flower show presented under a tent west of the Mississippi, is the foundation for a Coronado’s biggest spring weekend. In addition to the show, activities include the Coronado Friends of the Library Book…
The California Department of Food and Agriculture reports that the red palm
weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) has been detected in Laguna Beach,
California. This insect is a native of Southeast Asia and is a serious
threat to common types of landscape palms and date palms. The presence of
the red palm weevil in California was initially discovered by a landscape
contractor in September of 2010, who then contacted state officials about
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Arriving in San Diego on Saturday is the Farmer's Airship, the zeppelin Eureka. The airship visited San Diego and Coronado several times last year, and is coming on this occasion to provide flight seeing tours and TV coverage for the Farmers Insurance Open PGA Golf Tournament. Last April Eureka was flying out of Brown Field, but for this trip she will be based at Montgomery Field, which…Continue
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Today just before school began, a 4th grade female student was riding her bicycle and was struck by a passing motorist.
The girl was injured and was transported to Children's Hospital with her mother. Several of her classmates saw the accident and were greatly troubled by the event. School counselors and psychologists from the high school and middle school were dispatched to Village Elementary. Students are being counseled individually and in groups depending on their…
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CORONADO — A nonprofit foundation benefiting Coronado schools has been given $3.8 million from the estate of the late Frances Harpst, a local icon known for her civic involvement.
The Coronado Schools Foundation plans to allocate approximately $160,000 of the gift annually to Coronado public schools through a new “legacy account.” An endowment committee will oversee the new spending to ensure “careful stewardship of her gift,” officials said.
The money will be used…
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