Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Gloria Tierney

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A freelance writer in San Diego for more than 30 years. She has written for a number of national and international newspapers, including the Times of London, San Diego Tribune, Sierra Magazine, Reuters News Service and Patch.Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@ecoronado.com

New Community Grant Policy Adopted; SAFE Carve-Out Proposed

For the first time in its history, the City of Coronado has a Community Grants Policy. At its meeting on Tuesday evening, the council...

City Council: Major Changes Proposed for Community Grants

For years the city council has given money to local nonprofit groups (the Community Grant program) without a set of guiding principles and rules....

New Vision for the Golf Course Restaurant: Interview with Johan Engman

Come August, the restaurant at Coronado's Municipal Golf Course will have a new name -- Feast & Fareway  -- and a new concessionaire, Johan...

City Council Gives a Tentative Thumbs Up To Active Transportation Plan

At the March 6 meeting, the city council agreed to move forward with the majority of capital improvement projects proposed in the Active Transportation...

Coronado Unified Holds Community Forum on Student Safety

The City of Coronado and the Coronado Unified School District (CUSD) held a joint community forum on student safety Monday night. More than 150...

City Council: Neighbors Fight to Keep Parking Privileges

After a four-hour marathon meeting on February 20 that featured a packed agenda, and the contentious issue of off-leash dog parks, the council has...

City Council: Off-Leash Community Dog Parks Rejected

The idea of letting dogs run free in neighborhood parks suffered a swift demise at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Instead the council tasked city...

Feast & Fareway Recommended for Golf Course Restaurant

The Feast and Fareway restaurant group is the choice of an ad hoc city council commission tasked with recommending a new concessionaire for the...

Residents’ Voices Heard on Active Transportation Plan

The Active Transportation Plan that will go to the city council for review sometime this spring emphasizes all forms of active transportation – walking,...

A Push for Community Dog Parks Sparks Controversy

If numbers count for anything, Coronado loves dogs. Seldom does a day go by when you don’t see people out walking their dog, either...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Endorsement for Stacy Keszei for Coronado Unified School Board

Submitted by Matthew GriffithPlease accept this letter as an endorsement for Stacy Keszei for Coronado Unified School Board. Having personally known Stacy and her...

Golf Course Water Recycling – Story Poles Misleading

Submitted by Ann WilsonI watched last week’s Golf Course Advisory Committee Meeting on Coronado TV with interest as city staff was presenting information about...

Strong Support for Nick Kato for Coronado School Board

Submitted by Jon Palmieri & Cara ClancyWe are writing to affirm our strong support for Nick Kato for Coronado School Board. Having lived in...

A Thank You to the Coronado Police Department

Submitted by Sebastian Taylor  Coronado Police Department; I Wish I Was Suprised, I'm Not...A few days ago, I witnessed something, something which, to many would...

NEW STORIES

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...

Voting and Ballot Drop-Off Locations for Coronado

The City of Coronado will have two locations to drop-off your ballot:Coronado Library, located at 640 Orange Avenue - do not put in...

John Duncan Dreams Big: City Council Candidate Talks Housing, Beach Pollution, Tourism and Diversity

For John Duncan--who’s running for Coronado City Council--it was all a dream.In 2006, before he lived here full-time, Duncan rented a historic home on...

Dining Pastime Done Right at Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge

Situated along the popular, slight “S” curve on Orange Avenue, Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge offers people-watching with privacy and a hard-to-pick-from menu.Plus the restaurant...

COVID-19 and Flu Shot Update From Sharp Coronado Hospital

Six months after the county shut down in response the coronavirus in mid-March, Sharp Coronado CEO Susan Stone shares what the COVID-19 numbers currently...