Many streets in Coronado have alleys behind homes. In most cases, they are primarily used to enter into one's garage or store your EDCO trash cans.
One of the many secrets of Coronado is that if you place any type of furniture, clothing, books, toaster or even a kitchen sink, chances are those items will be gone in less than 30 minutes. In fact, we've seen an item vanish in less than 5 before. Why does this happen?
There are people that make it their practice to 'cruise' Coronado alleys looking for 'donated' items that sit near trashcans. They are usually driving vans or trucks and can cover the entire village of Coronado in a matter of hours. This practice is allowed as long as the item is free and being discarded. However, we did want to give you a few tips if you want the 'alley cruisers' to only take the things you are donating:
If you have had an "alley scavenger" experience or something disappear from your alley, please share it in the comments.