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Weekly Update Nov. 15, 2019
11/15/2019
A new phase of construction begins on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Hotel del Coronado. Find out what’s happening and how it may impact traffic in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about how the City and PAWS of Coronado celebrated its 5-year partnership earlier this week; a new Coronado Image Gallery on the City’s website; work that will soon begin on the medians on Orange Avenue between Pomona Avenue and R.H. Dana place; pool upgrades at the Aquatics Center and other work at the Community Center; and July, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update November 8, 2019
11/08/2019
The City invites residents and their four-legged friends to celebrate Coronado’s unique partnership with PAWS of Coronado on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Find out about this special 5-year anniversary and all the fun activities planned at the Animal Care Facility in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about the Veterans Day holiday schedule; the City’s opposition to the wireless industry’s attempts to take away local control; upcoming changes at the Hotel del Coronado and the traffic impacts; recent City Council action on leaf blowers and the Five Points intersection; disaster training at the Emergency Operations Center; and Ryder, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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City Joins Coalition to Oppose Wireless Industry Petition
11/05/2019
The City of Coronado has joined a coalition of local governments and agencies in filing nearly 600 pages of comments to oppose the wireless industry’s attempts to take away siting control from citizens.
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City, PAWS to Celebrate 5-year Partnership
11/05/2019
The City of Coronado invites residents and their well-behaved, four-legged friends to help celebrate its successful public-private partnership with PAWS of Coronado on Tuesday, November 12, at the Animal Care Facility. To mark the 5-year anniversary of this unique relationship, the City will host an open house that includes raffle prizes, holiday pet portraits, giveaways, facility tours, musical entertainment and light refreshments from 4 to 5:30 at 1395 First St.
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Avenue of Heroes Color Guard
Weekly Update November 1, 2019
11/01/2019
The City will honor 15 Hometown Heroes on Saturday morning, November 2. Find out more about the next Avenue of Heroes Banner Dedication Ceremony and how you can attend in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about Halloween in Coronado; four Coronado Firefighters returning home after fighting the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County; a new traffic signal near Naval Air Station North Island; swim alternatives due to the Aquatics Center closure; the Coronado Island Film Festival; and Rya this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Veterans Day Holiday Schedule 2019
10/28/2019
The City of Coronado will observe the Veterans Day holiday on Monday, November 11, and reminds residents and businesses that some City facilities will be open.
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Weekly Update October 25, 2019
10/25/2019
The City is holding special “Retreat from the Heat” and Halloween events this week and next. Find out what students dismissed from school due to the heat enjoyed and how you can participate in more Halloween events in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about three recent awards the city earned this past month; the Coronado Cays Park Master Plan public workshops and how you can still comment on a possible plan; a remotely monitored bike arrest; the new traffic signal and Fourth and Alameda; and Piper, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Avenue of Heroes Banner Ceremony Nov. 2
10/24/2019
The City of Coronado invites the public to attend the next Avenue of Heroes Dedication Ceremony at Coronado High School on Saturday, November 2.
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Cays Park Master Plan Participation
10/21/2019
The City has begun an effort to identify and plan for possible improvements to Coronado Cays Park. The Coronado Cays Master Plan project began after the City identified a need to replace the existing irrigation system and sod, as well as to plan for any additional improvements desired by Coronado residents. Two introductory workshops have been held thus far. You can help the City in this effort.
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Vons Exterior Proposed
Weekly Update October 18, 2019
10/18/2019
The City Council approved exterior designs this week for the Vons proposed expansion. Find out other actions the Council took on Tuesday, October 15, in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about public meetings to gather community input on possible improvements at Coronado Cays Park; a settlement agreement on a short-term rental lawsuit; upcoming Halloween activities; pool closure; and Bubbles, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Short-term Rental Suit Settled
10/17/2019
The City has settled a legal action against a property owner for violations to Coronado’s short-term rental ordinance.
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City Earns Voice of the People Award
10/17/2019
The City of Coronado has earned a “Voice of the People Award for Excellence in Foundations,” an honor given to cities that best listen and act for the benefit of their communities.
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Weekly Update October 11, 2019
10/11/2019
The City will hold the first of two public workshops on the Coronado Cays Park Master Plan. Find out when and where the meetings will be held and how you can participate in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a proposed ban on gas-powered leaf blowers in Coronado; the new City Clerk; a new traffic signal that is nearly ready to be activated at Alameda Boulevard and Fourth Street; the Columbus Day holiday schedule; and Ralphie, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Jennifer Ekblad City Clerk
Coronado Names New City Clerk
10/10/2019
Jennifer Ekblad, a certified municipal clerk, has been selected as Coronado’s new City Clerk. Her first day is October 15.
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Columbus Day Holiday Schedule 2019
10/08/2019
The City of Coronado will observe the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 14, and reminds residents and businesses that some municipal facilities will remain open.
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Council to Consider Gas Leaf Blower Ban
10/08/2019
The City Council next week will consider prohibiting the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers in Coronado to address concerns about noise and air pollution.
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Weekly Update October 4, 2019
10/04/2019
The City held two celebration events this past week. Find out more about the sixth new free commuter ferry round trip kick-off and the Cays’ 50th birthday bash in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about new aquatic pool rates; a fire safety rating that may be great news for residents; Sunday’s Public Safety Open House; two upcoming Coronado Cays Park Master Plan workshops; annual palm pruning; and Cheyenne, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update September 27, 2019
09/27/2019
The City will celebrate the 50th birthday of the Coronado Cays. Find out when and where and what is planned in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about another celebration, this one surrounding the start of a sixth new commuter round trip aboard Flagship ferry boats; the ribbon-cutting event for the opening of affordable housing units recently rehabilitated; legal action taken against a short-term rental violator; the latest edition of Coronado Currents, the City’s 6-page, full-color newsletter; and Tito, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update September 20, 2019
09/20/2019
The City is holding an affordable housing ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, September 24. Find out about the rehabilitation of 35 affordable housing units in town in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a planned celebration of the Cays’ 50th anniversary; an upcoming celebration of a sixth new commuter round trip aboard Flagship ferry boats; the latest City Council action on Vons’ proposed expansion and the proposed prohibition of gas-powered leaf blowers in town; the Spreckels Center Music Series inaugural concert; and Mari and Lily, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Sixth New Free Ferry Round Trip Kick-off
09/20/2019
Commuters use a number of ways to get to work in San Diego County including by bus, trolley, train, bicycle or motorcycle. Those who live or work in Coronado have a very “island” way of commuting – via ferry boat. The City of Coronado and Flagship Cruises & Events invite locals, military and the commuting public to come aboard Tuesday, October 1, to learn about free commuter ferry service and an additional, recently approved, new free round trip between Coronado and San Diego. This brings to six the number of free weekday peak-hour commuter round trips aboard Flagship. The public can help mark the occasion both on the Coronado Ferry Landing Pier at a media event and on the ferry with doughnuts, coffee and fun giveaways, such as helmets, bikes, locks and transit passes. Morning commuters are encouraged to provide feedback on the new schedule that aims to better align with connections to other forms of transit in downtown San Diego and points north. As a reminder, bikes, as always, are free. Media events will be held at 7:10 a.m. and at 7:50 a.m. by the Coronado Ferry Landing Pier with leaders from Coronado, San Diego, Flagship, transit officials, representatives from the Navy, commuters and local community organizations who support alternative transportation.
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Penelope at Tidelands Park
Weekly Update September 13, 2019
09/13/2019
The City and Port welcomed new public art this week at Tidelands Park. Find out about “Penelope” and where it was installed in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a workshop this week held to discuss what is historic; a 9/11 ceremony; the next Armchair Travel program; the final days of the “All Things Seuss” exhibit; a “Voice of the People” award; weed trimming along the Bayshore Bikeway; and Tucker, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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City to Celebrate Cays' 50th
09/12/2019
The City will honor the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Coronado Cays with a daylong celebration on Saturday, September 28, at Coronado Cays Park. The celebration is free and open to the public. The Coronado Cays community turns 50 this month and the City is partnering with the Coronado Cays Homeowners Association and volunteer Cays residents to plan a community party that will start with a special commemoration and conclude with a family friendly outdoor movie.
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Affordable Housing Rehab Ribbon-cutting Set
09/10/2019
Coronado invites the community to a ribbon-cutting event on Tuesday, September 24, to celebrate the completion of work to rehabilitate 35 deed-restricted affordable housing units on Orange Avenue.
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Weekly Update August 30, 2019
08/30/2019
The City will observe the Labor Day holiday this weekend. Find out about City facility closures and the end of the Free Summer Shuttle at the end of the three-day weekend in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a recent meeting with federal officials regarding the latest efforts to find solutions to the cross-border sewage issue; upcoming street repairs; two public workshops – one on a Climate Action Plan and one related to the Historic Preservation Program; voting for the Top 5 finalists for the 2020 Coronado Community Read; and Jack, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Coronado to Develop Climate Action Plan
08/28/2019
The City of Coronado has initiated the process of developing a Climate Action Plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and plan for a sustainable future with a public workshop set for Wednesday, September 4. The workshop will be held at 6 p.m. in the Coronado Public Library’s Winn Room, 640 Orange Ave.
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First Responders to Mark 9/11 Anniversary
08/28/2019
Coronado Firefighters, Police, Lifeguards and local military personnel will gather at Fire Station 36 at 6:50 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, for a brief 9/11 memorial ceremony.
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Community to Help Answer "What is Historic?"
08/28/2019
The City will hold a public workshop on Thursday, September 12, to kick off the City’s Historic Context Statement and Survey project, which will help guide what Coronado homes and other structures may be deemed historic.
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Mayor, EPA Address Cross-border Sewage
08/27/2019
Mayor Richard Bailey along with other officials representing the region, including Congressman Scott Peters, Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina, and representatives from the offices of Senator Dianne Feinstein, and Congressmen Juan Vargas and Mike Levin, met with federal officials Monday to explore recommended solutions to cross-border sewage.
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Weekly Update August 23, 2019
08/23/2019
The City Council awarded $1 million to community organizations this week. Find out who received funding and more about the process in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a family friendly celebration planned for September 28 to celebrate the Cays 50th anniversary; students heading back to school this week; two workshops, one to prepare for a Climate Action Plan and one for a “Historic Context Statement and Survey,” both planned for next month; an upcoming celebration of the completion of rehabilitated affordable housing; the City’s new ladder truck; and Pepper, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update August 16, 2019
08/16/2019
Do you enjoy podcasts? Find out more about the City’s new podcast of the Weekly Update video in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about students going back to school next week; the first of two Climate Action Plan workshops next month; a workshop on creating a “Historic Context Statement and Survey” next month; a celebration of the completion of rehabilitated affordable housing; a planned tree removal; and Garfield, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update August 9, 2019
08/09/2019
The City hosted a big 50th celebration to mark the opening of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge last weekend at the Golf Course. Find out more about the free community concert in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about planning for the Cays 50th anniversary; how to form a benefit assessment district with your neighbors to get matching funds to underground utilities; Spreckels Park Playground improvements; work on the new traffic signal and Fourth and Alameda; new ballistic gear for City firefighters; and Corey, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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FAQ: 50th Bridge Anniversary Concert
08/02/2019
Here is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the 50th Bridge Anniversary Concert at the Coronado Golf Course.
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City Hosts 50th Bridge Celebration
07/30/2019
The City of Coronado, California Department of Transportation, County of San Diego and Port of San Diego will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge this week. Coronado will host the golden anniversary celebration on Saturday, August 3, with a community concert on the Golf Course greens on the actual anniversary of the bridge’s opening. The concert is free and open to the public. Local band “Ron’s Garage” will perform music from the 1960's from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
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Comments on Port Master Plan Update
07/25/2019
The City of Coronado appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Discussion Draft of the Port Master Plan Update. Here are the City's comments.
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Weekly Update July 19, 2019
07/19/2019
The City Clerk has announced her retirement. Find out more about Mary Clifford in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about new work hours at the construction site of a new signal at Alameda Boulevard and Fourth Street; a comment letter on the Port’s Master Plan Update; the 2019-20 Budget Brief; a planned August 3 community concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of opening of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge; and Rocky and Bullwinkle, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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City Clerk Announces Retirement
07/18/2019
Mary Clifford has announced that she will retire as City Clerk after six years in the position, and another 15 years with the City of Coronado.
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Weekly Update July 12, 2019
07/12/2019
The Fourth of July was a success. Find out about how the City prepares for and manages the big celebration in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a recent visiting dignitary; the FY 2019-20 Budget Brief; a planned August 3 celebration of the 50th anniversary of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge; a new City-owned art gallery at the Spreckels Center; a visit by the U.S. Quidditch team; and Blossom, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update July 3, 2019
07/03/2019
The Fourth of July is big in Coronado. Find out about all that’s going on in town in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read a list of frequently asked questions, including when the center medians open for parade watchers, what roads are closed, how to catch the bus or Free Summer Shuttle, and what time the fireworks start.
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U.S. Mayors Support Border Sewage Solutions
07/01/2019
The U.S. Conference of Mayors joined Coronado and San Diego today in calling for increased federal funding to tackle Mexico river pollution that plagues San Diego County beaches and other communities along the southern U.S. border.
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Weekly Update June 28, 2019
06/28/2019
Fourth of July festivities in Coronado are less than a week away. Find out all you need to know to be ready for a busy, safe and fun-filled day in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about an upcoming meeting in Coronado on the Port Master Plan Update; work on a new traffic signal at Alameda Boulevard and Fourth Street; the August 3 celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge; Inflatable Thursdays at the Aquatics Center; and Livvie and Olive, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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2019 Fourth of July Events, FAQs
06/28/2019
Coronado’s Fourth of July celebration is the City’s biggest holiday celebration. It’s a day filled with activities for the entire family. As the City prepares for the big day, which includes the popular parade, it wants the community to be prepared.
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City Monitoring Water After Juvenile Shark Sightings
06/27/2019
Coronado lifeguards are carefully monitoring local waters after a sighting of at least two juvenile white sharks was confirmed off the City’s coast on Wednesday and Thursday, June 26-27.
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Mayor to Seek Funding Support at Mayors Conference
06/26/2019
Coronado Mayor Richard Bailey will join more than 200 mayors from across the country this week to share ideas and address important challenges facing their communities, including the cross-border sewage issue in San Diego County.
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Feast and Fareway Opening
Weekly Update June 21, 2019
06/21/2019
Feast and Fareway has opened at the Coronado Golf Course Clubhouse. Find out more about the City’s new concessionaire in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a new traffic signal that will be installed near the Hotel del Coronado as part of work to move the front entrance to Avenida del Sol; Fourth of July festivities and frequently asked questions; the recently completed Orange and Second Parklet project; the Low Tide Ride and Stride on Saturday, June 22; and Lola, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Cross Border Water Page
Weekly Update June 14, 2019
06/14/2019
The City has a new web page that outlines its efforts to get federal agencies to address cross-border contamination. Find out more about the page in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about how to steer clear of stingrays when entering the ocean; a recent $5 million state appropriation for bridge suicide prevention measures; the kick-off of a new flag disposal service as well as plans for a summer of fun at the Library; Caltrans roadway work set for early next week; and the Galaxy kittens, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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EPA Meeting in Coronado
Weekly Update June 7, 2019
06/07/2019
The EPA and other federal agencies met in Coronado this week to discuss cross-border contamination. Find out how the meeting went in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the recently adopted Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget and a short Budget Video the City put together; a stewardship plan for the City’s Boathouse property, now home of Bluewater Grill; “Penelope,” the newest piece of art to be installed on Port of San Diego property in Coronado; and Hela, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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FY 2019-20 Budget Video
06/07/2019
The City Council has adopted the City’s Financial Plan and Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20 with supporting resolutions. The budget is balanced without a draw from the City’s reserves. The economic outlook for Coronado remains positive with continued growth.
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Free Hands-Only CPR Training
06/07/2019
In recognition of CPR and AED Awareness week, department personnel will be at Rotary Park on Saturday June 8th from 10:00 to 1:00 providing Hands-Only CPR instruction. Please stop by and learn this vital lifesaving skill.
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Mayor Calls for Regional Collaboration
06/06/2019
Coronado Mayor Richard Bailey called on regional leaders to join him in identifying projects they can pursue to solve the cross-border sewage problem following a meeting Wednesday with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies.
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Weekly Update May 31, 2019
05/31/2019
Do you ride the ferry from Coronado to San Diego? Find out how to take part in an informal ferry survey in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about Caltrans work on state Routes 75 and 282 that delayed traffic and inconvenienced residents; a federal stakeholder meeting with EPA and other federal and local officials next week in Coronado; the upcoming launch of a new retired flag collection box at the Library; the removal of illegally posted signs in the City’s rights of way; and great news about Lola, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Federal Agencies to Discuss Cross-Border Sewage Solutions
05/31/2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Customs and Border Protection will hold a stakeholder meeting at the Coronado Community Center on June 5 at the request of the City to address contamination in the Tijuana River Valley that is forcing beach closures in San Diego County.
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Free Summer Shuttle Kick-off
Weekly Update May 24, 2019
05/24/2019
Free Summer Shuttle service has begun. Find out about the kick-off ceremony and special service for the Fourth of July and for the Cays in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about closures for the Memorial Day holiday; a special Memorial Day service at Star Park Circle; the recent Hometown Banner Program event; upcoming summer concerts; a new traffic signal at Alameda Boulevard and Fourth Street; and Nora, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update May 17, 2019
05/17/2019
May is Bike Month. Find out how Bike to Work Day went and learn about the film featured in the Coronado Bikes to the Movies event tonight, Friday, May 17, in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about construction at the Cays Boulevard exit off state Route 75; the Hometown Banner Dedication Ceremony on Saturday, May 18; the installation of all the beach accessibility mats around Coronado; a planned kick-off for the Free Summer Shuttle program; and an update on Ranger, a recent Pet of the Week who was adopted. ews, project updates and follow-up information when necessary.
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Free Summer Shuttle Kick-off Planned
05/13/2019
City leaders, supporters and sponsors of Coronado’s Free Summer Shuttle will gather on Friday, May 24, to officially kick off service of the annual program that helps keep residents and visitors out of their cars during Coronado’s busiest season.
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Place Your Ad in Coronado's Free Summer Shuttle
05/11/2019
Coronado is offering interior advertising space on the City’s popular Free Summer Shuttles to local businesses and groups. Four shuttles will operate between the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.
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Assistant City Manager Announces Retirement
05/11/2019
After a 32-year career in local government, Coronado Assistant City Manager Tom Ritter has announced his retirement effective July 12.
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Weekly Update May 10, 2019
05/10/2019
The community got a chance to see the City’s new beach accessibility mats at Central Beach. Find out who will benefit from them and where else they are going in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a planned kick-off for the Free Summer Shuttles; a special meeting Tuesday, May 14, to hold a budget workshop; the latest issue of the City’s 6-page, full color “Currents” newsletter; training for the City’s new ladder truck; and O’Malley, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Hometown Banner Ceremony May 18
05/10/2019
The City of Coronado invites the public to attend the next Hometown Banner Dedication Ceremony at Coronado High School on Saturday, May 18.
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Weekly Update May 3, 2019
05/03/2019
The City will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 9 for new beach mats. Find out about the new accessible mats that will be going in at North Beach, Central Beach, Dog Beach and Glorietta Bay Park beach in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a lighting study held this week on some columns under the San Diego-Coronado Bridge; the recently announced retirement of Assistant City Manager Tom Ritter, Bike Month activities; public art pianos back for the third year; and Peaches, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Memorial Day 2019 Holiday Schedule
04/27/2019
The City of Coronado will observe the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 27, and reminds residents that some municipal facilities will remain open.
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Weekly Update April 26, 2019
04/26/2019
The City and Navy is celebrating military spouses with a base tour and free lunch. Find out how to be part of this May 10 special event in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the undergrounding open house forums held in April; activities set for National Bike Month in May; gym roof repairs; Free Summer Shuttle interior ad space; MotorCars on MainStreet this weekend; and Mama Nora’s kittens, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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City, Navy to Celebrate Military Spouses
04/25/2019
To celebrate the Coronado homefront, the City of Coronado and Naval Base Coronado are honoring local military spouses of active duty and veterans with a free base tour and lunch on Friday, May 10.
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Undergrounding Open-House Forums Held
04/24/2019
The City hosted two open-house forums in April to present information about its Utility Undergrounding Program and receive feedback from the community.
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City Hosts Second Undergrounding Open House
04/22/2019
The City will host a second open-house forum on Tuesday, April 23, to present information and seek community input on the City’s Utility Undergrounding program.
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Weekly Update April 19, 2019
04/19/2019
The City will host its annual Easter Bunny breakfast and egg hunt events. Find out how to register for breakfast and attend the free egg hunts in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the second open house forum set for next week on undergrounding the City’s overhead utilities; an update on a plan to prevent land-use conflicts around airports; a sailboat that came ashore this week; a U.S. flag retirement proposal from San Diego County officials; and Kandi, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update April 12, 2019
04/12/2019
Spring is here. Find out about the 2019 Coronado Flower Show and related Friends of the Library Book Sale as well as Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt events in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about two public meetings held this week to get citizen input on potential off-leash dog parks, if the community so desires; a second planned workshop to get community input on the Utility Undergrounding Master Plan; an award-winning tsunami PSA by local high school students; the Spreckels Center annual Open House; and Samantha, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update April 5, 2019
04/05/2019
The City held an open-house forum this week on the City’s Utility Undergrounding Master Plan. Find out what the meeting was all about and when the next forum will be held in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the new Library Director’s start date; notifications some residents have received about wireless telecommunication company facilities; new Recreation software for class registration; sidewalk maintenance and replacement; construction on the Second and Orange Parklets; and Ava, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Undergrounding Open House Set for April 4
03/26/2019
The City will host an open-house forum on Thursday, April 4, to present information and seek community input on the City’s Utility Undergrounding program.
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Weekly Update March 22, 2019
03/22/2019
The City has a new Library Director. Find out all about Shaun Briley in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the reopening of the Recreation Pool; Orange Avenue palm-pruning the next two Saturdays; the City and Navy honoring local Vietnam Veterans; recent Caltrans road repairs; active shooter training next week; and Momma and Baby Boots, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Coronado Hires New Library Director
03/20/2019
Shaun Briley, the San Diego Public Library employee of the year and former branch manager for the La Jolla-Riford Library, has been selected as the City’s new Library Director.
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Beach Mats
Weekly Update March 15, 2019
03/15/2019
Beach accessibility mats should be in place by the end of next month. Find out more about these inclusive mats and where they will be going in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Fire Department’s efforts to get residents signed up for an emergency notification system; a pool heater malfunction that closed the Recreation Pool; pothole complaints; the City and Navy honoring local Vietnam Veterans; upcoming Junior Lifeguards and Surf Awareness classes as well as Lifeguard Training Camps; and Ranger, this week’s two-time Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update March 8, 2019
03/08/2019
There are two recent additions to the Community Center. Find out all about the new “Community Matters” bulletin board and a new art installation in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a Council policy for retail establishments; the City and Navy honoring Vietnam veterans later this month; new flooring at the Spreckels Center that will temporarily close the facility March 16-22; a second scam prevention meeting hosted by the Police Department; and Samantha, this week's Pet of the Week.
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City, Naval Base Coronado to Celebrate Vietnam Veterans
03/07/2019
In recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, the City of Coronado and Naval Base Coronado are honoring local Coronado Vietnam veterans with a free base tour and lunch on Thursday, March 28.
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Weekly Update March 1, 2019
03/01/2019
The “All Things Seuss: Exhibit 1 and Exhibit 2” opens this month. Find out all about the twin exhibits and the work that will be displayed and where in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the activation of a new traffic signal at the Navy’s Coastal Campus next week; new flooring at the Spreckels Center that will temporarily close the facility; shade structures proposed for Spreckels Park; the completion of the Art Outside the Box project to dress up Caltrans signal boxes; a new sign at Spreckels Park; and Ranger, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Community Read
Weekly Update February 22, 2019
02/22/2019
The 2019 Coronado Community Read begins Saturday, February 23, with a Hometown Jamboree. Find out what else is in store during the five weeks of events and activities related to “The Practice House” in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about Arbor Day activities at the “Plant a Tree in Coronado” event on Saturday, February 23; a scam prevention meeting hosted by Coronado Police set for March 14 and a Scam Prevention Public Service Announcement; the “All Things Seuss: Exhibit 1 and 2 set for March 1 through May 20; and Momma Boots, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update February 15, 2019
02/15/2019
The City fared pretty well following this week’s big storm. Find out about the impacts that were felt in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a joint effort to arrest someone in an identity theft case and two upcoming scam prevention meetings planned by Coronado Police; Monday’s Presidents’ Day holiday schedule; efforts to fill a 12-by-13-foot void under Eight Street and Coronado Avenue; the 2019 Coronado Community Read events about to start; and Ginger, this week's Pet of the Week. Each week, the City Manager's Office provides an update that includes information on programs, services and issues within the City, as well as news, project updates and follow-up information when necessary. Weekly Update link: http://bit.ly/2GtJgyI Weekly Update video link:
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Affordable Housing celebration
Weekly Update February 8, 2019
02/08/2019
The City celebrated the start of work to rehabilitate 35 City-owned affordable housing units. Find out about the construction in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about City efforts to patch potholes following recent storms; recent authorization by the City Council to further investigate taking over management and ownership of state Routes 75 and 282; the City’s Employee of the Year; a Navy air operations meeting presentation now online; and Skeeter, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Presidents' Day Holiday Schedule 2019
02/06/2019
The City of Coronado will observe the Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday, February 18, and reminds residents and businesses that some municipal facilities around town will remain open.
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Navy Air Ops Meeting
Navy Air Operations Presentation 1/31/2019
02/04/2019
The City and Naval Base Coronado held a public meeting on Thursday, January 31. Naval Base Coronado Commanding Officer Capt. Timothy J. Slentz gave an informative presentation on Navy air operations which is now online.
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Weekly Update February 1, 2019
02/01/2019
The City is planning a celebration of the start of work to rehabilitate City-owned affordable housing units. Find out about the commemoration in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a public meeting held this week to hear about the Navy’s air operations and community concerns; an update on the search for a new Library director; the Coronado Community Read program for 2019; new trees being planted along Orange Avenue; and Junior, this week's Pet of the Week.
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City to Celebrate Rehab of Affordable Housing
01/29/2019
The City of Coronado is excited to celebrate the beginning of work to rehabilitate 35 affordable housing units at four facilities scattered throughout Coronado. A formal commemoration of the rehabilitation effort will be held on Thursday, February 7, at 2 p.m. in front of the units on Orange Avenue.
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Weekly Update January 25, 2019
01/25/2019
The City and Navy invite the community to a meeting on air operations. Find out more about the January 31 gathering in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a planned celebration of the start of work to rehabilitate the City’s affordable housing properties; Caltrans’ plans to add spikes to the bridge and upgrade the Toll Plaza landscaping; a precautionary beach closure lifted earlier this week; the January 31 deadline to get your business certificate without paying the penalty; a Central Beach Restroom closure next week, and Monica, this week's Pet of the Week.
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City Hosts Navy Air Operations Meeting
01/23/2019
The City of Coronado and Naval Base Coronado will hold a meeting on Thursday, January 31, regarding Naval Base Coronado air operations and invites the community to attend.
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County Issues Precautionary Water Closure
01/20/2019
County health officials extended a beach closure from the border to include Coronado on Wednesday, January 16. It should be noted that several beach water samples were taken by the City in the days before and after the closure and all results indicated the water was within acceptable limits. The City and County will continue to test the waters, which may be reopened as early as Monday, January 21.
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El Cordova Fire
Weekly Update January 18, 2019
01/18/2019
A fire at the El Cordova Hotel caused significant damage. Find out more about the two-alarm fire in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the fast-approaching deadline to get your business certificate without paying the penalty; upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday closures; renderings for the new Golf Course Clubhouse; more Police Department arrests and stolen items recovered that might be yours; and Nicholas, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Business Certificate Flier
Weekly Update January 11, 2019
01/11/2019
Don’t pay the penalty! Find out how to get your $29 Business Certificate fee in to the City to avoid a $50 penalty in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the special joint City Council-Cultural Arts Commission meeting held earlier this week; renovations underway at the Golf Course Clubhouse; a broadcast equipment upgrades at City Hall; work on the Transbay Pump Station; and Efy and Rusty, this week's Pets of the Week.
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Business Certificate Deadline Nears
01/09/2019
Those who conduct business in Coronado, whether located in town or not, must register their businesses with the City. The penalty for those who do not renew their certificates within 30 days of the due date is $50, and escalates thereafter. Don’t pay the penalty. Get your Business Certificate now. Don’t wait!
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Skatepark Ribbon-cutting
Weekly Update December 21, 2018
12/21/2018
Coronado celebrated the reopening of the Skatepark this week. Find out what new amenities were built to accommodate scooters in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City Council reorganization; a preliminary storm assessment issued following the powerful Dec. 6 storm; the deadline for the new Business Certificate program that takes the place of the former business tax; the interim Library director; and Becky, this week's Pet of the Week.
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2018 Year in Review
12/19/2018
Coronado 2018 Year in Review - A look at City Council accomplishments.
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Dec. 6 Storm Preliminary Report
12/18/2018
The City has issued a preliminary report assessing the citywide damage and needed repairs from a powerful storm earlier this month that hit Coronado especially hard.
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Weekly Update December 14, 2018
12/14/2018
Coronado is still working on clean-up and repairs from last week’s high-intensity storm. Find out what was affected, closed and being repaired in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about upcoming holiday events; a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the recently upgraded Coronado Skatepark set for December 19; four high-risk trees that will be removed next week; the City’s newest Fire truck; and Brady, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update December 7, 2018
12/07/2018
Have you seen the Cora-Mart building lately? Find out how a temporary public art project has freshened up the faded entryway in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the holiday festivities that begin today, Friday, December 7, in Coronado; Parking Meter Holiday; the upcoming Ride the Lights event; boats washing ashore due to recent storms; and Kobe, this week's Pet of the Week who was adopted.
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Declaration of Local Emergency
12/07/2018
A local emergency has been declared in Coronado. The declaration, which has been posted publicly, is intended to facilitate the recovery of costs if funds are made available, and to cover actions related to the suspension of the Municipal Code in response to the emergency.
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2018-19 Coronado Holiday Schedule
12/03/2018
The City of Coronado will observe the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Tuesday, December 25, and Tuesday, January 1, and reminds residents and businesses that all non-public-safety facilities are closed both days.
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Sugar Gum Removals
Weekly Update November 30, 2018
11/30/2018
The City will remove several risky trees at Spreckels Park. Find out why in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about storm preparation and monitoring; overnight Orange Avenue restriping this Sunday, December 2; the results of this week’s enhanced traffic enforcement; the upcoming Ride the Lights event; upcoming City Council agenda items of interest to the community; and Nala, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Silver Strand Celebration
Weekly Update November 16, 2018
11/16/2018
The City celebrated the completion of a fence project that was decades in the making. Find out about the Silver Strand Fence Project in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read an update on Coronado Engine 36 which is at the Hill Fire; the Thanksgiving Holiday schedule; a dangerous tree removal; another arrest in the City’s remotely monitored bicycle; and Milo, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Silver Strand Fence Completion Celebration
11/13/2018
The City is pleased to celebrate the completion of the Silver Strand Fence Project and invites those interested in checking out the new fencing to a simple ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 15.
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Coronado Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
11/13/2018
The City of Coronado will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22, and on Friday, November 23, and reminds residents and businesses that some facilities will remain open.
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