Thursday, August 6, 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.

LOCAL SURFERS GO NATIVE WITH THE KING OF POHNPEI

CORONADO – Four Coronado men checked out of society recently to do a long-anticipated surf trip to the Micronesian Islands. No wives, no children,...

JAMES NELSON JOINS LEE MATHER CO., REALTORS

Lee Mather Co., Realtors just announced their newest acquisition and investment in Coronado's future, a young realtor named James Nelson. "We're very excited...

VFW Planning Early for Memorial Day Tribute

CORONADO VFW TO HOST LARGE MEMORIAL DAY GATHERING By Joe Ditler This year Memorial Day will take on a...

Book Signing: “100 Years of Tennis at Hotel del Coronado.”

"100 YEARS OF TENNIS AT THE HOTEL DEL CORONADO: PLAYGROUND OF THE STARS" Book Signing at Bay Books, March 18, 6:30...

Restaurant Review: Tent City Restaurant

NOTE: Coronado boasts so many restaurants it can be a daunting challenge to visitors looking for just the right meal and ambience. In the...

MOVIE LEGEND VISITS CORONADO

By Joe Ditler Movie legend Jane Russell visited Coronado last week to celebrate a good friend's birthday. Christina Paine-Ross, a Coronado...

TOM AND DEBBIE RIDDLE: From South Seas Adventurers To Coronado Realtors (Long Version)

TOM AND DEBBIE RIDDLE: From South Seas Adventurers To Coronado Realtors By Joe Ditler CORONADO – Lessons learned while sailing the South...

NEW GALLERY CELEBRATES CORONADO ARTIST’S WORK

NEW GALLERY CELEBRATES CORONADO ARTIST'S WORK By Joe Ditler Like a fine bottle of wine reaching its maturity, Tina Christiansen has...

Olive Oyl’s Geneology

The Coronado Brewing Company's (CBC) celebrated beer truck, a 1924 Model T named Olive Oyl, has quite an interesting history. The truck had spent...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Necessary Reckoning

Submitted by Kenneth FitzgeraldWriter Wesley Morris describes our decisive collective pivot toward racial justice as “the Moment.” The Moment is the nation’s long-delayed reckoning...

John Duncan Announces Candidacy for City Council

Submitted by John DuncanI am excited to announce my candidacy for Coronado City Council. I will bring a fresh and professional level of scrutiny...

Alexia Palacios-Peters Announces Candidacy for School Board

Submitted by Alexia Palacios-PetersI am pleased to announce my candidacy for the Coronado Unified School District School Board. I look forward to bringing a...

Nick Kato Announces Candidacy for School Board

Submitted by Nick KatoDear Friends and Neighbors,I am writing to introduce myself to you as I begin my campaign for a seat on the...

NEW STORIES

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...

Community Hero: Brian Phan – Coronado Firefighter and Paramedic (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/xJDmwnW3HHk

Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Holds Change of Command

Vice Adm. Roy I. Kitchener relieved Vice Adm. Richard Brown as Commander, Naval Surface Forces (COMNAVSURFOR) and Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet...

Outdoor Recreation Companies Adapt to Pandemic Restrictions

As people look for things to do during the coronavirus pandemic, many are turning to the outdoors. Local outdoor recreation companies are implementing new...

Behind the Badge: A Series on the Coronado Police Department

Being pulled over in your car for a traffic violation is what most people’s impression of police is based on. Coronado Police Chief Chuck...