Three months remain until the games begin, but Michigan already has completed the nation's best offseason team activity.
Michigan recently took its seniors to California for a three-day leadership retreat, which culminated with a training session alongside the U.S. Navy SEALs at a base in Coronado, Calif. Wolverines players also participated in leadership classes, conducted a youth football camp and toured the Rose Bowl, where they'd like to return on Jan. 1.
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Coronado boys win their third CIF championship by beating Bishops 6-3. They have won it in 2009, 2011 and now 2012.
The CHS ladies beat Canyon Crest Academy 15-3 to win their second consecutive CIF championship.
Watch the entire game between Coronado and Bishops…
CORONADO, Calif. — Like a Hollywood star, Coronado’s 1.5 mile-long beach literally sparkles, thanks to the mineral mica glinting in its sand.
That’s one of the reasons why Coronado — flanked by the iconic hotel featured in Marilyn Monroe’s 1958 film “Some Like It Hot” — has been named the No. 1 beach in the United States in the 2012 survey by “Dr. Beach” professor Stephen P. Leatherman of Florida International University.…Continue
I am saddened to inform our readers that Connor Carvajal died today at 12pm at Rady Children's Hospital after an incredible three year battle with cancer (neuroblastoma). He was six years old and would have turned seven in July. His mother, Linda Wagner, is pictured with Connor on the right. His brother,…Continue
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Join us on Saturday June 2, 2012, when WiLDCOAST will host our inaugural Baja Bash at the Port Pavilion at the Broadway Pier on the San Diego harbor. The evening will be a celebration of all the natural beauty and exciting adventure Baja California…Continue
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CORONADO, CA (May 16, 2012) – The City of Coronado has announced the hiring of a new Public Services Director following a search that resulted in more than 120 applications for the job.
Matt Little, 42, is set to fill the position left empty when Scott Huth accepted the job of City Manager in Del Mar in November. Coronado officials hired Lauren Wasserman to fill in as Interim Public Services Director until a replacement was found.
Little, who is expected to start…Continue
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PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) - Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, guided missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), and guided missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) will complete a six-month overseas deployment, returning to their homeport of San Diego at Naval Base Coronado and Naval Base San Diego Wed., May 23.
USS Carl Vinson serves as the flagship for Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, led by Rear Adm. T.K.…Continue
Mike Nothum shot the above solar eclipse photo on 5/20/12. See more eclipse photos from Coronado locals …Continue
California No. 1?: Coronado is the likely pick to lead the annual "Dr. Beach" list of best beaches. Oahu's Duke Kahanamoku Beach could pass the California strand to win the crown.
Later this week, in one of the traditions of summer's eve, an oceanography professor in Florida will announce the "best beach in the United States."
Compiling reams of data on 50 factors ranging from water quality to amount of sun to water temperature to public access, "Dr. Beach" will…Continue
Note: StockTwits is based in Coronado.
Another startup cashing in (figuratively speaking) on the FB IPO: StockTwits. Earlier this week, the social network for investors added Facebook to its StockTwits Social Heatmap, a feature on the site that provides a visualization of what the StockTwits some 200,000 investors and traders are talking about. Usually, the heatmap looks looks like…
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Howard Lindzon is the CEO of StockTwits, a financial social platform for the investing community, based here in Coronado.
CNBC interviewed Howard Lindzon this morning to discuss his thoughts regarding the Facebook IPO.
Watch the video here at CNBC: http://t.co/psttSLsA
Want more insights from Howard? …
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Over the last few weeks, we have been contacted by eCoronado.com members that wanted to remind the community that lice has been found at both schools and businesses here in Coronado. A local salon confirmed that lice has been found on both adults and children which has prompted them to regularly check for lice prior to having their hair technicians start working with a customer. I have two kids at Village Elementary and both had lice within the last six months.
We did an…
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Update: Fabrison's is now open for business as of June 15th, 2012. They are serving breakfast and lunch. Dinner will be added on July 1st. On Father's Day, get a free sweet crepe for dessert when you buy a crepe for 'dear old dad'!
A little Twitter …
Erich Napolitano, son of Michel Napolitano, recently "tagged" the back of the 939 Orange Avenue building which serves as the offices for Napolitano Real Estate. Michel shared that his son is moving to Chicago at the end of this month and this was his goodbye project to show his love for Coronado.
Dear CUSD Stakeholders,
In the spring of 2011, the Coronado community had an opportunity to view the movie “Race To Nowhere”, whose premise was that current amounts and types of homework were overloading students. Afterwards, the subject of homework and its purpose in our schools was discussed. As a result of these discussions, Superintendent Felix brought an action item before the board proposing no homework on weekends and holidays. The board received a great…
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Stamp Issue Date: May 23, 2012
These Great Film Directors (Forever®) stamps honor four great filmmakers who captured the many varieties of the American experience. Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston, and Billy Wilder created some of the most iconic scenes in American cinema. They gave audiences an unforgettable (and in some cases, deeply personal) vision of life.
These four filmmakers received multiple Academy…
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May 5, 2012 - CHS Grads from the Class of 1975 on Coronado Beach
Pictured L-R: Lisa, Lori, Gayle, Linda, Lisa , Judy, Sarah, Pam,Thera, Kathy, Karen, Corinne
Photo by Paul Van…Continue