Tuesday, November 24, 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

Election Integrity

Submitted by Frank CorahIt is vitally important in this contentious Presidential election that the American people, regardless of their political persuasion, trust the election...

Fate of The Ferry Landing Marketplace at Risk

Submitted by Marilyn FieldBad news for those who appreciate the quirky charms of The Ferry Landing Marketplace buildings: their fate is hanging in the...

This Isn’t Coronado

Submitted by Carolyn RogersonRecently Coronado has been in local news and national social media for a sad, shocking reason. Those who would not like...

Nick Kato for CUSD School Board 2020: Video Interviews

Submitted by Nick KatoHello Coronado! I’ve collected the various video interviews I’ve done with notable and well-respected members of the community. I’ve been so...

NEW STORIES

Health Officials Urge You to Keep Holiday Celebrations Small, Short and Safe

Given the surge in San Diego County cases and hospitalizations due to COVID-19, County health officials are urging San Diegans to keep Thanksgiving and...

Giving Thanks by Giving Back – Thanksgiving Meals to the Monarch School (video)

They are giving thanks by giving back… Coronadoans are providing 600 Thanksgiving meals today across the bridge to the kids of the Monarch School,...

Council Covers Parker Pump Station, Winn Room Upgrade, and Port Master Plan and More

The City Council meeting on November 17 started out on a positive virtual note with winners from the City of Coronado Recreation and Golf...

Nighttime Curfew Ordered for San Diego County, and Others in Purple Tier

The state has issued a limited curfew for all counties in the Purple Tier of its COVID-19 risk assessment system, which includes San Diego County.The curfew...

Honoring Our Veterans: Coronado Middle School Virtually Celebrates Take a Vet to School Day

Veterans Day originated from Armistice Day, which commemorated the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. It was proclaimed a federal holiday...