Thursday, September 17, 2020

History

30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall

Saturday, November 2 at 2 pm at Coronado Public Library Reunification, Freedom and Identification On 9 November 1989, Berlin was reunited. The Berlin Wall fell...

Throwback Thursday: San Diego Tourists Hit Coronado Beach on Memorial Day 1992

Many thanks to San Diego CBS/CW (News 8) for alerting The Coronado Times to these “flashback videos” that feature Coronado during special holidays and events....

Interview with Heath Hardage Lee, Author of “The League of Wives”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=d9TmmkhdGv8Heath Hardage Lee wrote The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home...

Historic Commandant’s House “Quarters A” Celebrates Centennial on NAS North Island

Military brass and local leaders were invited to a centennial celebration at Vice Adm. DeWolfe “Chip” Miller’s historic house (Quarters A) located on Naval...

Coronado’s Connection to “The League of Wives” (Video)

The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies & Advocates tells the story of the military wives who founded the organization that would later become...

Throwback Thursday: 1958 Marilyn Monroe Filming “Some Like it Hot” (Video)

Many thanks to San Diego CBS/CW (News 8) for alerting The Coronado Times to these “flashback videos” that feature Coronado during special holidays and...

The League of Wives Exhibit and An Evening with Heath Lee

In partnership with the Dole Institute of Politics, the Coronado Historical Association is presenting a new special exhibit about the wives of Vietnam POWs...

Bill Ring Talks About the Building of the Bridge

In anticipation of the upcoming 50th anniversary on August 3 of the opening of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge, surveyor Bill Ring shares some history...

WWII Veteran Tom Rice: American Hero (video)

https://youtu.be/KFaXPLbvRG0Brad Willis, Coronado visual storyteller, caught up with Tom Rice at last week's Sunday Concert in the Park.Related:  Local Veteran of 101st Airborne Gains...

Local Veteran of 101st Airborne Gains Closure After Repeating His D-Day Jump 75 Years Later

Local Coronado resident Tom Rice found closure after his most recent trip back to Normandy where he completed a tandem parachute jump as part...

Coronado Historical Association Holds 50th Anniversary Gala

This past Saturday, March 2nd, the Coronado Historical Association held its annual Gala in the Crown Room of the Hotel Del. It was a special...

Del Master Plan: Bringing Back the Past for The Del’s Future

As the $200 million expansion and restoration get into full swing, you can’t help but notice more fences being erected around The Del. As...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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...

Letter in Support of Nick Kato for School Board

Submitted by Rick and Lanette PerrymanPerhaps at no time in our community’s history has there been such an overwhelming need for sound leadership, and...

Letter of Endorsement in Support of Nick Kato for School Board

Submitted by Michael Helfand I'm writing in support of Nick Kato for Coronado school board for two reasons. Every candidate loves our town and wants...

NEW STORIES

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...

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...

Short Council Meeting Focused on Awards and COVID-19 Business Accommodations

For the first time in months, the City Council began its September 15 meeting with a ceremonial presentation to proclaim “Arts in Education Week”...

Celebrate “92118 Day” Anniversary by Wearing Your Coronado Gear

It's been two years since thousands of Coronado residents took part in the first-ever, centennial zip code celebration for Coronado: 92118 Day (9-21-18). This...

Vandemic Adventure: A Trip Cut Short by Wildfires

After exploring the beautiful Olympic Peninsula in Washington, I drove the van to the North Cascades National Park. Having found a nice place to...