Wanting to be beautiful and to stay youthful is not a new phenomenon. It’s stayed prevalent through decades with the elusive Fountain of Youth to Oscar Wilde’s “Dorian Gray” to Disney’s “Tangled,” the modern version of Rapunzel. And now, it’s reached the Coronado Island Film Festival through Rachel Hroncich’s rendering of this idea with her […]
Housing in Coronado has been an ongoing issue for the past year when state–mandated affordable housing allocations for the city jumped from 50 to 912 units, with an additional 15% buffer added to bring the total to 1,049 homes. Jesse Brown, the city’s principal planner for Community Development, and Hitta Mosesman of Harris & Associates, […]
Community members have sued the City Council to stop the removal of four Canary Island pine trees adjacent to the Lawn Bowling Green by the Coronado Public Library along D Avenue.
In a short Coronado City Council meeting on Oct. 3, the city heard from the council on interagency committee meetings involving the Tijuana sewage crisis, and from city staff on potentially adopting a resolution to authorize a Green Energy Incentive Program. The program would waive permit fees for rooftop solar, electric vehicle charging stations and […]
The City of Coronado has settled a lawsuit with longtime tennis pro Mario DiLonardo who alleged the city had fraudulently engaged in a tennis concessions contract with Impact Activities.
Mayor Richard Bailey has officially pulled the plug to run for San Diego County supervisor. And in terms of being involved in elected office, Bailey says “never say never,” but politics in Coronado is not on his radar past 2024, when his term ends. Instead the one-time rising star in the Republican Party told The […]
What started out as a seemingly innocent reading for kids on June 9 at the Coronado Public Library has snowballed into a community-wide culture war with both sides maintaining they are pushing for “progress.” A key critic of that event and her supporters want the library to adopt two major policy changes regarding children’s books, […]
A short Coronado City Council meeting on Sept. 19 covered updates from Mayor Richard Bailey and Councilwoman Carrie Anne Downey on the Tijuana sewage issue and there was a brief update about electrical charging vehicle spots in Coronado. Bailey during the 40-minute meeting updated city officials on efforts to obtain additional funding for the Tijuana […]
The mayors of every single city in San Diego County have sent a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom calling for him to declare a state of emergency regarding the Tijuana sewage crisis.
Meet Jason Fledderjohn, whose desire to allow his mom to watch her grandkids from Hawaiʻi has grown into a budding community service for those who also want to follow the Islander sports teams.
The Tijuana sewage system is outdated, non-functioning and leaking human waste and pathogens into the Pacific Ocean, riding sea currents from the Tijuana River into Imperial Beach and Coronado, and a key federal official said at least $300 million more is needed to stem the crisis. An urgency to fix the nearly 100-year environmental problem […]
The bend of the blue Coronado bridge sitting in the background, the golf green gracefully wrapping around Glorietta Bay, immense trees with roots digging deep, swimming in the wind. The idyllic scene is home to the Coronado High School girls golf team as it gathers on the putting green, ready to play their third tournament […]
The Coronado City Council on Sept. 5 approved a $600,000 electric mini shuttle pilot program, and the Tijuana sewage crisis that recently attracted hundreds of protesters on the community’s central beach was a major topic of discussion. The electric shuttle pilot program originally was brought to the attention of council on February 21 by Councilmember […]
San Diego-based J Street Space has announced Coronado’s newest luxury lifestyle hotel, The Bower, which will have its grand opening in fall 2024. Formerly known as the longstanding motel, Villa Capri by the Sea, J Street Space and Delawie Architecture have worked together to create a space that honors its roots of Villa Capri’s storied […]
The Coronado Island Film Festival sees over 80 films each year, helping launch some of them to bigger platforms to be shown on Amazon Prime, PBS and even nominated for Oscar awards.
Coronado will be home to Generate Hope’s fundraising gala on Sept. 9. Generate Hope serves female trafficking survivors over the age of 18 in San Diego through a large safe house, therapy offices and a recovery program that operates in the region – including Coronado. The gala hopes to raise additional funds for future programs […]