Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Coronado Resident Virginia Nelson Joins USD Board of Trustees

Four new members — Jon Balousek, Sue Cunningham, Virginia Nelson and Alan Schulman — were elected to the University of San Diego (USD) Board...

Coronado Grad Surprised with Cox Charities Scholarship

June 24, 2020 – It was a day of anticipation as Cox Charities Advisory Board members signed onto a video call to surprise high...

Local Voices: Growing Up Vietnamese-Chinese in Coronado; 2017 Grad Says Ethnic Studies Key to Fighting Racism

Mia Skelton is her name. She doesn’t sound Chinese, but she is.Adopted by a white family when she was young, Mia moved to Coronado...

Coronado’s Robbie Haines to be Inducted Into National Sailing Hall of Fame

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today nine sailors comprising its 10th anniversary class of inductees.  Coronado's Robbie Haines is a former...

Artist Profile: Bubble Man at the Ferry Landing

Alan James, the Bubble Man, is captivated by the dance between nature and his bubbles, the gleeful cries of children, and the art of...

Shaped: The Waterman – Coronado’s Dan Mann (video)

Coronado's John Weisbarth catches up with local waterman, Dan Mann, to explore how water shapes his work as well as his life.  This short...

Local Voices: CHS 2005 Grad Describes Island Experience as “Bittersweet;” Looks to Younger Generation for Change

He was on the Homecoming Court. He was a star personality on the school daily bulletin. He played volleyball and basketball. He even made...

The Friends of the Library (FOL) Congratulates 2020 Scholarship Award Winners

The Friends of the Coronado Public Library (FOL) is pleased to announce the award of two scholarships to graduating High School Seniors class of 2020. The two scholarships...

Virus Inspires Rotarian to Write Song

COVID-19 has inspired a variety of emotions and reactions in people worldwide, but did you know that in Coronado it has inspired a resident...

The Coronado Black Lives Matter Movement from Students’ Perspectives

After weeks of unrest and protest across the nation following the brutal murder of George Floyd, the Coronado community added their voice to the...

Garage Buona Forchetta and Young Musician Jake Lyons

14-year old Coronadoan Jake Lyons is launching a career performing music at Garage Buona Forchetta restaurant on Sundays. Visual storyteller Brad Willis has this...

Protest March in Coronado

Hundreds of Coronado students, parents and community residents gathered today to raise their voices and march in support of racial equality and justice in...
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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...