Monday, June 29, 2020

History

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...

Hotel del Coronado Showcased on Upcoming “Antiques Roadshow” Episodes

Who doesn’t love the thrill of finding out that something you own is valuable? Antiques Roadshow, the most watched ongoing PBS Series, has eight million...

J Street Hospitality Unveils Plans for Villa Capri Hotel

 “A one-of-a-kind hotel experience to excite and inspire a new generation”Plans have been submitted for a new and modern Villa Capri, the hotel property that...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Chief Kaye’s Compassion and Kind Actions Stand Out

Submitted by Carolyn RogersonWe never know when a dire emergency will strike our lives. When such a crisis confronted Coronado visitors Mike and Jan...

Congratulations Coronado High School Class of 2020

Submitted by Gene Thomas GomulkaOne should not be surprised that the San Diego County Health Department issued a cease and desist order in regard...

Acting on Our Principles

Submitted by Jim DeBelloWhile the soaring SpaceX launch this weekend lifted our spirits and re-ignited our faith to achieve greatness, we are brought back...

I See Your Colors

Submitted by Rebekah KobsAs the world is aching right now I know each family is trying to process things in their own way. For...

NEW STORIES

Blue Jeans and Bikinis Reopens with Revamped Style

Blue Jeans and Bikinis has been part of the Coronado community since 2010. The store moved from Adella Avenue to its current location at...

Penny Rothschild and Emerald C Gallery Exude Creative Energy

An eclectic, creative space, with coastal vibe art, showcasing all mediums, is how Penny Rothschild describes Emerald C Gallery. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Penny...

Coronado Crime Report (June 3 through June 18)

Crimes:6/18/20: Malicious Mischief/Vandalism (Misdemeanor) near 800 block of Orange AvenueGraffiti was found in the alley.6/18/20: Malicious Mischief/Vandalism (Misdemeanor) near 700 block of Orange AvenueUnknown...

Blue Bridge Hospitality Restaurants Embrace the Future of Dining

Coronado resident David Spatafore didn’t grow up dreaming of owning one restaurant, let alone running a diverse collection of eateries, but he was drawn...

Local Voices: Growing Up Vietnamese-Chinese in Coronado; 2017 Grad Says Ethnic Studies Key to Fighting Racism

Mia Skelton is her name. She doesn’t sound Chinese, but she is.Adopted by a white family when she was young, Mia moved to Coronado...