Sunday, July 12, 2020

Alyssa K. Burns

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Alyssa is a graduate of Coronado High School and was in the founding broadcast journalism class at CHS. She earned her BA in Communication from CSU East Bay and completed her MBA from CSU San Marcos. Her passion for writing and interest in the behind the scenes of business, leads her to write frequently about Coronado businesses. You can find Alyssa walking around the ferry landing with her husband and shih-tzu terrier or enjoying a cup of coffee at one of Coronado's favorite cafes.Have a story for The Coronado Times to cover? Send news tips or story ideas to: manager@coronadotimes.com

“Maiden” is Compelling

Maiden takes the audience through the sea of the first women-only crew racing in the famous Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. A...

The Fat Woody Beach Cruiser Experience Offers Relaxed Tours of Coronado

To understand Coronado's new Fat Woody Beach Cruiser Experience, you have to know a little about the man behind Fat Woodys - Ken McNeil....

“Angel Has Fallen” is an Experience with Twists and Turns

The sequel to 2013's Olympus Has Fallen and 2016's London Has Fallen, Angel Has Fallen showcases Gerard Butler reprising his role as the lead,...

“The Peanut Butter Falcon” Brings Joy and is a Must-See

Rarely do you leave a movie without any criticism, but The Peanut Butter Falcon accomplished that feat for me. The story of Zak (Zack...

“Blinded By The Light” – Inspiring and Uplifting

Blinded by the Light is a journey through self-discovery. Javed, played by Viveik Kalra, is Pakistani, Muslim, and English, balancing those different aspects of...

“Where’d You Go, Bernadette” is a Misleading Title

Bernadette not leaving until halfway through the movie causes the trailer and title to be confusing. Also, knowing where Bernadette is five minutes later...

CHS Grads Return as Faculty

Coronado is a small town. I felt that most when in my junior year of high school my history teacher was elected mayor. Another common...

“The Farewell” is Relatable and Charming

Audience advice - pack your glasses for this film as a large portion does have subtitles. The Farewell follows Billi, a Chinese-American living in...

PAWS Introduces New Executive Director Steve Schindler

PAWS of Coronado made big shifts in the last few months. Teresa Leighty, President of PAWS Board of Directors, shares that, "PAWS has a...

“Dogfight” Shows the Harsh Reality of the ’60s

Dogfight is a romantic and comic musical adaptation of the 1991 movie with River Phoenix and Lili Taylor. Going into the theater, I heard...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Il Fornaio Allowed to Take HALF the Bay Path in Front of Their Building?

Submitted by Mike BarnesThe other day as I walked towards the Ferry Landing, I noticed that Il Fornaio had been allowed to put small...

The Devastating Impact COVID-19 Has Had On My Life

Submitted by Michelle TalleyI'm writing with intentions to share insight into the one of many lives that have been heavily impacted by Covid. I'm...

Historic City Council Accomplishments Improve Coronado

Submitted by Richard Bailey, Mayor, City of CoronadoAs we work collectively here in Coronado, throughout the region, and at the state level to address...

4th of July Heritage

Submitted by Ch, Col (ret) Gary J. ZiccardiI am a Coronado resident since 2016 who served as Navy Surface Warfare Officer for 4 years,...

NEW STORIES

USS Bonhomme Richard Evacuated After Shipboard Fire Pier-Side at Naval Base San Diego

Local, base and shipboard fire fighting teams responded to a fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), a Wasp-class Amphibious Assault Ship, while it was...

CUSD Eyes Safe Fall ReOpening; Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for July 23rd

The Coronado Unified School District held a special meeting July 9 to discuss safe reopening plans for the fall. The meeting, which board members...

Time of Crisis Calls for Creative Measures as Restaurants Strive to Remain Open

Coronado restaurants have shown resiliency during these past few months of the pandemic, and continue to now as they march forward into this next...

COVID-19 Update from Sharp Coronado Hospital

With the renewed concerns about COVID-19 exposure, we reached out to Sharp Coronado Hospital Chief Executive Officer Susan Stone, PhD RN FACHE, for answers...

Coronado Welcomes USS Theodore Roosevelt Home From Deployment

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returned to its homeport at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado on July 9th, after completing a challenging...