Friday, June 18, 2021

History

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...

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...
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