Sunday, August 9, 2020

Brad Willis

Brad Willis
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Brad Willis is an author and retired network news foreign correspondent who has worked in Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa, Latin America and Asia. He has received national and international awards for compassionate journalism and for his war coverage. Brad is longtime Coronado resident who also Commissioner of Public Art for the City of Coronado. Send news tips or story ideas to: manager@coronadotimes.com

Artist Profile: Refugio Rochin (video)

Coronado resident Refugio Rochin has long loved biking around Coronado, but it wasn't until the COVID pandemic that he found himself drawn to the...

Public Art Walking Tour Selfies (video)

The Coronado Public Art Walking Tour Giveaway, which ran for the month of July, will hold its prize giveaway drawing on August 8.“We had...

Artist Profile: Christopher Slatoff (video)

"Sheltering Wings" by sculptor Christopher Slatoff is a public art piece that sits elegantly in Grand Caribe Shoreline Park in the Coronado Cays, celebrating...

Marvin Heinze Encourages Us to “Mask Up Coronado”

Coronado City Council member Marvin Heinze speaks about the very contagious coronavirus and how covering our face is one way we can help protect...

Sandcastle Man Shares a Message in His Art

The famous Sandcastle Man of Coronado Beach is using his art to ask people to wear masks, socially distance, and be aware that we...

Mike Donovan Encourages You to Wear Your Face Mask & Honor Six Foot Distancing (video)

As the July 4 weekend begins, Coronado City Council member Mike Donovan today urged residents and visitors alike to wear face masks, keep a...

Whitney Benzian Encourages You to “Wear Your Mask” (Video)

Due to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 in California, Governor Gavin Newsom reissued a statewide order to wear facemasks in public settings.Visual Storyteller Brad Willis...

Artist Profile: Bubble Man at the Ferry Landing

Alan James, the Bubble Man, is captivated by the dance between nature and his bubbles, the gleeful cries of children, and the art of...

Facemasks (or lack thereof) on Orange Ave (video)

Due to increased outbreaks of COVID-19 in California, Governor Gavin Newsom reissued a statewide order to wear facemasks in public settings. Coronado social media...

Garage Buona Forchetta and Young Musician Jake Lyons

14-year old Coronadoan Jake Lyons is launching a career performing music at Garage Buona Forchetta restaurant on Sundays. Visual storyteller Brad Willis has this...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Action Plan on Racism vs Insulated and Isolated White Community

Submitted by Pam WilsonCoronado Unified intends to present its Action Plan on Racism at their August 13 board meeting. This plan is in response...

Money Shamefully Spent

Submitted by Barry AustinAm I the only one to feel outraged that the Mayor and Council, under cover of restricted public involvement, gave away...

More Questions Than Answers

Submitted by Carolyn RogersonThere are days when I cannot believe the vitriol to be read on the pages of Coronado publications or online. I...

Tim Rohan Announces Candidacy for City Council

Submitted by Tim RohanEvents of the past few weeks have spurred me into action. I see a Council that is out of touch with...

NEW STORIES

Jack and Grace Creatively Raise Funds for CSF During Pandemic

Coronado kids Jack and Grace Elardo began their business Jack and Grace's Pop-Up Stand four years ago when they were in 3rd and 4th...

Local Voices: Coronado Picture-Perfect from the Outside; Not Always So Pretty for a Person of Color

Esme Ronis knew that she was different from the rest of her family. Born in La Paz, Mexico, and adopted by a white family,...

Tim Rohan Announces Candidacy for City Council

Submitted by Tim RohanEvents of the past few weeks have spurred me into action. I see a Council that is out of touch with...

Sue Tushingham McNary (1937-2020)

Sue Tushingham McNary, an internationally renowned artist, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, and loyal friend, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, August 3, 2020,...

Grand Caribe Shoreline Park Temporarily Closed by Port of San Diego

Prioritizing public health, and in alignment with COVID-19 State and County public health orders, Grand Caribe Shoreline Park in the Coronado Cays will be...