Friday, July 10, 2020

Obituaries

William Travis Morgan (1928-2019)

William Travis Morgan (27 April 1928 – 30 December 2019)William Travis Morgan, former CEO of mutual fund pioneer Waddell & Reed, and beloved husband,...

Marshall Saunders Jr. (1939-2019)

Marshall Saunders Jr., 80, of Coronado, California, passed away on December 27, 2019. He was born & grew up in Waco, Texas and was...

Paul W. Crook, Jr. (Retired Coronado Chief of Police)

It is with the greatest sorrow that we announce the passing of Retired Coronado Chief of Police, Paul W. Crook Jr. on October 2,...

Colonel John Edwin Drost (1921-2019)

Colonel John Edwin Drost, 98, of College Station, Texas, passed away on October 26, 2019. A visitation will be held from 12-2 pm at...

Stan Abele (1922-2019) Survived Kamikaze Attack

CORONADO'S STAN ABELE “I remember looking at my watch at 5 p.m. and thinking it would be dark soon and we would be goners once...

Mary T. “Mandy” Williams (1953-2019)

Mary T. “Mandy” Williams, who passed away on September 26th, was born in Durban, South Africa. She attended Covent Girls High School, and started...

Donald Ross White (1941-2019)

Long time Coronado resident, Donald Ross White passed away on September 23, 2019. He was born in Los Angeles on May 1, 1941 to...

Judith “Judy” Sweeney Hobson Carroll (1940-2019)

Judith “Judy” Carroll, formerly Judy Sweeney of San Diego and Judy Hobson of Coronado, passed away in her own bed on Monday, September 30,...

Lucio Delacalzada (1926-2019)

Lucio Delacalzada May 6, 1926-September 26, 2019 Although quiet and soft-spoken about his activities during his military days, Lucio Delacalzada was a strong and proud member...

Captain Donald B Edge USN (Ret) (1922-2019)

Donald B Edge, Captain, USN (Ret.) March 23, 1922 - August 28, 2019 Captain Donald B Edge, USN, (Ret) made his “Last Take Off,” August 28,...

Russ Elwell, Coronado Lifeguard (1934-2019)

 Russell Elwell passed away May 23 after a long illness. He died in a hospice in Encinitas but had lived in Coronado most of...

Virginia Killingsworth (1932-2019)

If we were pressed to bestow titles on Virginia and Bill Killingsworth, one might be, “Coronado’s Duchess and Duke of Fine Hairstyling.” For half...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Il Fornaio Allowed to Take HALF the Bay Path in Front of Their Building?

Submitted by Mike BarnesThe other day as I walked towards the Ferry Landing, I noticed that Il Fornaio had been allowed to put small...

The Devastating Impact COVID-19 Has Had On My Life

Submitted by Michelle TalleyI'm writing with intentions to share insight into the one of many lives that have been heavily impacted by Covid. I'm...

Historic City Council Accomplishments Improve Coronado

Submitted by Richard Bailey, Mayor, City of CoronadoAs we work collectively here in Coronado, throughout the region, and at the state level to address...

4th of July Heritage

Submitted by Ch, Col (ret) Gary J. ZiccardiI am a Coronado resident since 2016 who served as Navy Surface Warfare Officer for 4 years,...

NEW STORIES

COVID-19 Update from Sharp Coronado Hospital

With the renewed concerns about COVID-19 exposure, we reached out to Sharp Coronado Hospital Chief Executive Officer Susan Stone, PhD RN FACHE, for answers...

Coronado Welcomes USS Theodore Roosevelt Home From Deployment

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returned to its homeport at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado on July 9th, after completing a challenging...

Barbara Haines (1929-2020)

 Coronado lost a very special friend last month. Barbara Haines died June 10, just a week before her 91st birthday. She was the oldest...

Multiple Restaurants Temporarily Close as Workers Test Positive for COVID-19

Update (7/9/20):  The Henry and McP's Irish Pub are back open.Three Coronado restaurants have temporarily closed due to staff members testing positive for COVID-19....

Tracking COVID-19: 63 Total Coronado Cases Since March – Plus San Diego Stats

7/8/20 Editor's Note:  The County of San Diego confirmed that at least one death has been attributed to the 92118 zip code.  The story...