How many times have you driven over the Coronado Bridge? If you're a native of San Diego, it's probably been many. Still, many San Diegans don't know the interesting history that lies beneath the bridge - a history that is celebrated every year on Chicano Park Day.
Barrio Logan, located in southeast San Diego, is home to many Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants who have been settling into the community as early as the 1890s. During the 1960s, the landscape of Barrio Logan…
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The purpose of this Town Hall hosted by the San Diego Sector Border Patrol Imperial Beach Station is to inform the general public of the increase of maritime criminal activity in the area. We are requesting the public’s assistance in reporting any suspicious activity to disrupt, dismantle and ultimately defeat these Transnational Criminal Organizations operating in our communities. We will provide the public with the proper reporting procedures and phone numbers to include an open forum to…Continue
Village Theatre Looking for a Few Good Ideas
By Joe Ditler
(Photo: Courtesy Coronado Public Library)
CORONADO - The Village Theatre will be opening early this summer with a new look, three theatre screens, the best digital sound money can buy, and an age-old mission to entertain.
Workers are putting the finishing touches on Coronado’s legendary theatre even as this is written. The inside framing is now covered with walls, ceiling and…
Around 6:30pm last night, a fire broke out at a home located at 950 Cabrillo Avenue. Early reports suggest that it started from a faulty water heater. There was substantial damage to the home and firefighters had to cut holes in the roof to increase ventilation while they battled the fire. Fortunately, no injuries were reported and the fire was put out quickly.
Thanks to our members for alerting us…Continue
NadoLife just shared some photos and a tentative opening date of May 2011 for their new business: Coronado Coffee Company. It will be located at Coronado Ferry Landing.
Related Story: 5 New Places to Eat & Drink This…Continue
CORONADO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - Coronado First Bank (the "Bank") (OTCBB: CDFB) announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. The Bank posted a first quarter profit of $15,000, inclusive of $46,000 in extraordinary costs associated with the proposed merger with Embarcadero Bank, compared to its first quarter profit for 2010 of $64,000. Total revenue was $1,069,000 and total expense was reduced by 12% to $1,039,000. Management continues to realign the…Continue
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Coronado Police Officer Ryan serves the Crown City well. Coronado PD granted me a four-hour ride along with Ryan. We met mid-morning and got to right to cruising. I was impressed how he assured his safety and mine. I don’t see a lot of news coming from Coronado, so I ask about trouble spots. Beyond motorized lawbreakers, there isn’t a lot of crime, although they’re not immune. I heard about jewelry thefts, bank robberies, even stolen bicycles – left unlocked. They watch for trucks full of…Continue
1. Contrary to the circulating rumor, the judges were not stingier this year over last year. They gave out almost 20% more blues (803) and 221 more total ribbons (2857) in 2011.
2. The judges nominated 89 homes for consideration in the "Best in Coronado" competition. That was 18 more homes than last year
3. The distribution by ribbon color continues to be fairly even around 25% or so for each color: Blue, 28.1%; Red, 26.5%; Yellow,…
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We snapped this photo of Coronado Pharmacy at 918 Orange Avenue last weekend. We tried calling the store, but the voicemail box was full and we were unable to get any additional information.
About a month ago, we snapped the below picture when we noticed the CBRE 'for lease' sign on top of the building:
We have received tips of a Walgreens going in at the old Petco store location at 925 Orange Ave (photo below) directly across the street…Continue
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The book Sea Voices focuses on the current issues that we are now facing in our world oceans. It is educational, inspirational, and captivating. Sea Voices is also a call to arms. The style of the book is written in a "Question & Answer" format, so much of what is said is unpredictable, and at times even…
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Imperial Beach, Calif.-(April 12, 2011) During a wellness program called "Month of Military Child Tour," more than 25 children and parents tag along behind Imperial Beach Commissary Produce Manager, Jay Aguilera, around the produce section of the store, learning about the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables. In 1986, Defense Secretary Caspar Weingberger designated April as Month of the Military Child. Each year the sacrifices made by children of parents who…Continue
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The Coronado Roundtable’s next meeting, to be held on Friday, April 22nd at the Coronado Library’s Winn Room. It will feature a presentation by Dr. Alan Gin who will discuss his latest research on “The San Diego Economy and How it May Be Impacted By the California Budget Crisis”.
Alan Gin is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of San Diego. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from California Polytechnic State University at San…
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“Joining Forces,” a new initiative announced by President Obama, Tuesday April 12, encourages businesses to provide jobs for military spouses, schools to find ways to provide additional support to children of service members and also encourages everyday Americans to find ways to personally get involved. "It's not just the right thing to do, it also makes this country stronger," Obama said, noting that soldiers often say the one thing he can do for them is ensure their…Continue