Wednesday, August 5, 2020

History

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...

Family Connection Leads to ‘Story’ Book Proposal at The Del

It could be said that the engagement venue for Lance Lerum and Caty Harter was set in motion in 1885 when Hampton L. Story...

It’s Been a Family Affair at Muhl Jewelers for Almost Four Generations

Shortly after the Spreckels Building, on Orange and Loma Avenues, was completed more than 100 years ago, A.G. Hughes, a watchmaker, opened a small...

See Why “Jordan Loves” the San Diego-Coronado Bridge (video)

A look at bridge history, length, tolls and more in this fun video told through the eyes of Jordan Loves:https://youtu.be/3pFcOrn8f_wVideo: KPBS series Jordan Loves

Hidden Treasures Uncovered at “Antiques Roadshow” at Hotel del Coronado

https://youtu.be/Dyf7fvimJb8Antiques Roadshow is an adventurous treasure hunt whether you watch it on television or experience it in person, like the more than 3,500 people...

Historical Society Receives Donation from St. Paul’s

Over 130 years of existence creates a lot of memories! While renovating the library at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, several historical documents were...

Coronado’s Mothers Day Tradition: The CHA Historic Home Tour

The Coronado Historical Association (CHA) 2018 Historic Home Tour offered patrons an opportunity to journey back in time as they walked through homes dating back...

A House With Many Stories – Coronado’s Crown Manor

On a leisurely beach stroll some 40 years ago, Carol Pastor and her husband Mort were walking past 1015 Ocean Boulevard when Carol announced,...

Salute to the Military Ball Honors Vietnam Veterans – Video

The Chamber of Commerce's 33rd Annual Salute to the Military Ball on April 21 presented interviews with Coronado friends as they recount their experiences...

Rosie the Riveter Continues to Inspire the Next Generation

The Coronado Historical Association (CHA), representatives from the Spirit of '45 organization, Coronado Girl Scouts, women veterans and invited guests enjoyed a ceremonial unveiling...

Coronado Historical Association Gala Shares Vision of Community Togetherness

Thank You Coronado! Hawaiian dancers, Coronado History and living Spreckels family members were just part of the fun for all those who attended the Coronado...
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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

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...

Tales from the I.C.U.: Life as a Nurse During the Global Pandemic

Coronado resident Rebecca Sauer has strong opinions when it comes to wearing a mask, social distancing, and taking steps to stop the spread of...

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...

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...