Thursday, August 13, 2020

Joe Ditler

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Joe Ditler is a professional writer, publicist and Coronado historian. Formerly a writer with the Los Angeles Times, he has been published in magazines and newspapers throughout North America and Europe. He also owns Part-Time PR (a subsidiary of Schooner or Later Promotions), specializing in helping Coronado businesses reach larger audiences with well-placed public relations throughout the greater San Diego County. He writes obituaries and living-obituaries under the cover "Coronado Storyteller." To find out more, write or call joeditler@gmail.com, or (619) 742-1034.

Virginia Killingsworth (1932-2019)

If we were pressed to bestow titles on Virginia and Bill Killingsworth, one might be, “Coronado’s Duchess and Duke of Fine Hairstyling.” For half...

Memorial Day Services in Coronado

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES IN CORONADO -- Monday, May 27, 10 a.m. Years ago, A. Lawrence Vaincourt penned, “Just a Common Soldier”. His sentiments capture the...

Memorial Day in Star Park, May 27

CORONADO -- Memorial Day is a time to remember, a time to honor our soldiers and sailors. This year, services will take place on...

Remastered “Ten Commandments” Exclusively at Village Theatre, April 17-23

For one week only, April 17-23, Coronado’s Village Theatre has an exclusive arrangement to show what has been described as, “The greatest motion picture...

Glenn Ayres (1942-2019)

The man on the dance floor seemed to float on air. He moved his partner from side to side as the band played. He...

McP’s: Coronado’s “Headquarters” For St. Paddy’s Day

Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, certainly left his mark on the world. And, yes, it’s that time of year again. On Sunday,...

Robert “Baines” Haines (1926-2019)

"Around the World in 36 Years: with Baines Haines"He has survived earthquakes, underwater volcanoes, and sailed through the eye of hurricanes at sea. He...

Don Harris-Manly (1952-2018)

Donald Neil (Harris) Manly died Nov. 2, 2018 from melanoma metastasized to the brain. He had battled diabetes most of his adult life. He...

Greg McPartlin (1949-2018)

Greg McPartlin ... Local Legend Greg McPartlin was the Navy SEAL who wanted to heal, not to kill. He served his country as a Navy...

Coronado VFW: A True Community Asset

Since 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression, Coronado Post 2422 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars has been home to our warriors...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Alexia Palacios-Peters for School Board

Submitted by Emily Foster I am thrilled to see that Alexia Palacios-Peters is running for CUSD School Board. I’ve worked with her in several organizations,...

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...

NEW STORIES

Community Hero: Grace Del Bagno – Coronado Police Officer (video)

The latest Community Hero video from the Coronado Library’s Dive into Discovery Summer Reading Series. Thanks to Surf’s Up Studios for the video.https://youtu.be/ePfWJySojuk

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,...