Thursday, October 29, 2020

Obituaries

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...

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...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Nick Kato for CUSD School Board 2020: Video Interviews

Submitted by Nick KatoHello Coronado! I’ve collected the various video interviews I’ve done with notable and well-respected members of the community. I’ve been so...

Inside the Registrar of Voters Office

Submitted by Brad GerbelLast week, I spent the afternoon at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters (“ROV”) office in Kearny Mesa as an...

Figures Don’t Lie

Submitted by J. Fitzgerald KemmettWe would all think the world is coming to an end with the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths dominating...

In support of Nick Kato for Coronado School Board

Submitted by Sherry Hughes RichterI'm writing in support of Nick Kato for Coronado School Board. As a product of Coronado schools and a member of a...

NEW STORIES

Chef Charleen Sandoval is up for the Challenge of a Fine Dining Restaurant During a Pandemic

Starting a new job is never easy, but starting a new job during the pandemic, in an industry that has been hit particularly hard,...

“I Want to be the Voice of Coronado” Says Write-in Mayoral Candidate Kirk Horvath

“I want to wake up the people of Coronado,” emphasizes long-time resident Kirk Horvath, who has been a write-in candidate for mayor for...

CUSD Superintendent’s Update and COVID Dashboard (Two Active Cases)

Today, we enter into Phase 3 of our CUSD reopening plan and enthusiastically welcome new cohorts of students back on campus at both CMS...

City Council Discusses New LPR Parking Protocol, Special Event Permits, Trees & More

This week’s city council meeting started off with two well-deserved ceremonial presentations and an impressive student presentation by the Coronado Middle School Robotics Team....

Coronado Islanders Spotlight: CHS Baseball’s Ryan Ward

For years San Diego County has been the premier hub for prep baseball in the United States, producing historic names such as Ted Williams,...