Thursday, August 6, 2020

History

Black History Month and Coronado

Walking down Orange Avenue, attending events in town, looking around any of the school campuses, one might say that Coronado lacks diversity. Particularly, African...

13th Annual “Celebrating Coronado History Gala” February 24, 2018

The Coronado Historical Association & Museum is excited to announce the annual Celebrating Coronado History Gala on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 5:00pm-10pm, and for...

Local Artist Unveils Spreckels Portrait at 100 Year Celebration

The Lamb's Players Theatre hosted a celebration honoring 100 years of Coronado's iconic Spreckels Building on Jan. 26. During the celebration, guest speakers paid...

Healing the Invisible Wounds of War: Take Me Home Huey Comes to the Coronado Island Film Festival

Take Me Home Huey, a documentary by contemporary artist Steve Maloney, will be shown at the Coronado Island Film Festival over Veterans Day weekend....

The Literary Life of the Island

It Takes a Village Coronado is known for its beaches and surf lifestyle. But, it has an equally deep literary history, not least of which...

Is Coronado an Island, Peninsula or a Tombolo?

Written by, and republished with permission of, Daron Case. This week we have been burning through geologists trying to determine whether Coronado is an island,...

Hansen House Receives Historical Designation

The Historic Resource Commission of the City of Coronado recently affirmed GenerateHope’s newly-leased transition home as an official historic resource based on a thorough...

WWII Vets Honored in the Coronado 4th of July Parade

Coronado becomes quite a magical place on 4th of July weekend. There are so many events that take place island-wide for all of the...

Coronado Before and After the Bridge

Coronado has a rich history. It was first shown on a map in 1602, five years before the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia. California, including...

Coronado Historical Association Hosts Kingston Trio Tribute by Lion Sons

More than 225 people gathered Saturday night at the Coronado Golf Course Clubhouse for a 1960s “flashback night” at a Coronado-centric music party honoring...

Coronado Historical Association Honors Two of Its Own

Well over 130 people crowded into Susan Keith’s rambling, Spanish revival house on Tolita Avenue Friday evening. They were there to honor Bruce Linder,...

National Preservation Month Event May 25th: The Design and Building of the Hotel del Coronado

Citizens in Coronado are joining a nation-wide effort to celebrate National Preservation Month this May. A month-long celebration themed “This Place Matters!" is being...
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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...