Wednesday, October 21, 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: Matt Heinecke (video)

Matt Heinecke is a troubadour, a school teacher and a parent who, like so many of us, has faced a world turned upside down...

The 92118 Hero Award to Jack and Grace Elardo (video)

The 92118 Hero Award this week goes to Jack and Grace Elardo for their pop-up stands and yard signs business that has raised more...

Artist Profile: Kyle Boatwright (video)

Born and raised in Coronado, Kyle Boatwright has transformed his graffiti art into a full-time, rewarding career. Brad Willis has this Artist Profile on...

Artist Profile: Dave Samara, Bagpipes (video)

The plaintive call of bagpipes, yes bagpipes, sings out on Orange Avenue most Saturday afternoons as musician Dave Samara seeks to help a local...

Artist Profile: Connie Spitzer, Coronado Watercolor Artist

Coronado watercolor artist Connie Spitzer’s lyrical compositions celebrate the beauty of Coronado neighborhoods, cityscapes and special places.Brad Willis has this Artist Profile on Connie...

Artist Profile: Ken Fitzgerald

For Coronado resident Ken Fitzgerald, music has been a lifetime devotion. As the principal trumpeter in the La Jolla Symphony Orchestra, Ken has played...

Artist Profile: Asante Sefa-Boakye

Asante Sefa-Boakye is a lifetime Coronado resident who is committed to changing the world one day at a time...Certified in a program to help...

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...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Widespread Support for John Duncan for City Council

Submitted by John DuncanThank you to the wonderful Coronado community and the amazing cross section of residents - including families, small business owners, retired...

Support for Nick Kato for Coronado School Board

Submitted by Shane DurkinFriends and Neighbors,This letter is to affirm my support for Nick Kato to be elected to the Coronado School Board. I...

Support for Whitney Antrim for Coronado School Board

Submitted by Whitney BenzianI am supporting Whitney Antrim for the Coronado School Board. I have known Whitney since our snazzy red sweater days at...

In Support of Whitney Antrim for CUSD Board

Submitted by Charlie KhouryWhat should the community of Coronado want in their school board?A board member who puts children first. Anyone who has...

NEW STORIES

New Businesses Will Soon Fill Vacant Spaces in Coronado

This year has been one of more downs than ups for businesses and restaurants in Coronado (and worldwide) and that has created quite a...

Welcoming Baby Mely in a Pandemic

When news of the pandemic hit, I was six weeks pregnant. Never did I imagine that I would deliver my baby while the world...

CUSD Board Meeting: Phase 3 Reopening, Equity Committee Formation and Upcoming Election

The Coronado Unified District School Board met on Thursday, October 15 at 4 pm at the district offices located at 201 Sixth Street. Community...

Quarantine Family Collaboration: How Olympian Jesse Smith Brought Water Polo to a Children’s Book

What started as a series of bedtime stories quickly grew into a family collaboration and COVID-quarantine project, resulting in the world’s first illustrated children’s...

Frontline Workers: Coronado Grocery Employees Share Insights

Grocery stores and markets are among the essential businesses called on to remain open from the start and throughout the continued duration of the...