Friday, August 14, 2020

Obituaries

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...

Leland Orr (1996-2019) – Celebration Service is May 31st

Leland Richard Orr of Austin, TX passed away early Friday morning, May 24th in Austin, TX.Leland was born May 26, 1996 in San Diego,...

Glenn Ayres (1942-2019)

The man on the dance floor seemed to float on air. He moved his partner from side to side as the band played. He...

Obituary: Kevin Michael Ward (1961-2019)

Kevin Michael Ward, born September 28, 1961 in Lansdale, PA passed to God’s Kingdom on March 9th, 2019 in Coronado, CA after a battle...

Robert “Baines” Haines (1926-2019)

"Around the World in 36 Years: with Baines Haines"He has survived earthquakes, underwater volcanoes, and sailed through the eye of hurricanes at sea. He...

Saying Goodbye to the Coronado Sandman, Alberto Avila

Known as the Coronado Sandman, Alberto Avila was a well known and beloved fixture in Coronado for many years prior to moving back to...

Don Harris-Manly (1952-2018)

Donald Neil (Harris) Manly died Nov. 2, 2018 from melanoma metastasized to the brain. He had battled diabetes most of his adult life. He...

Greg McPartlin (1949-2018)

Greg McPartlin ... Local Legend Greg McPartlin was the Navy SEAL who wanted to heal, not to kill. He served his country as a Navy...

Nancy Blackwell Crabill – A Coronado Centenarian (1918-2018)

Nancy Crabill came to Coronado in 1922. Her life was woven throughout some of Coronado’s greatest history – ferries and trolleys, Tent City, the...

Fritz Gaylord (1938-2018)

“Fritz Gaylord was a distinguished naval officer and gentleman of the highest order,” said Rear Admiral William W. Cobb Jr. “His wonderful personality lifted...

James Jerome Perino (1938-2018)

James Jerome Perino, born in Dearborn Michigan, died peacefully in Coronado with his wife Lyn and children, Lyndsey and Tony, by his side.Growing up,...

Brian Thomas Lippe (1953-2018)

Brian Thomas Lippe Feb. 23, 1953 - June 7, 2018 Brian Thomas Lippe attended Vista High School and graduated in the class of 1971. His father...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Alexia Palacios-Peters for School Board

Submitted by Emily Foster I am thrilled to see that Alexia Palacios-Peters is running for CUSD School Board. I’ve worked with her in several organizations,...

Action Plan on Racism vs Insulated and Isolated White Community

Submitted by Pam WilsonCoronado Unified intends to present its Action Plan on Racism at their August 13 board meeting. This plan is in response...

Money Shamefully Spent

Submitted by Barry AustinAm I the only one to feel outraged that the Mayor and Council, under cover of restricted public involvement, gave away...

More Questions Than Answers

Submitted by Carolyn RogersonThere are days when I cannot believe the vitriol to be read on the pages of Coronado publications or online. I...

NEW STORIES

Artist Profile: Ken Fitzgerald

For Coronado resident Ken Fitzgerald, music has been a lifetime devotion. As the principal trumpeter in the La Jolla Symphony Orchestra, Ken has played...

Paradise on a Trike

Paradise Trike Tours isn't just a popular activity for cruise ship guests to San Diego but an ideal excursion for area residents as well as other...

Artist Profile: Asante Sefa-Boakye

Asante Sefa-Boakye is a lifetime Coronado resident who is committed to changing the world one day at a time...Certified in a program to help...

Back to School with Distance Learning: Computers, Internet Access & Desk Space

The August “back to school” season is very different this year as all Coronado Unified School District (CUSD) schools prepare to start the school...

Anne and Rick Wilcoxon – Emerald Keepers of the Month

Five or six times a week, Coronado residents and Emerald Keepers Anne and Rick Wilcoxon can be found along Ocean Boulevard or on either...