City Manager's Weekly Updates

Cays Park Master Plan workshop flier
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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Cabrillo Ferry Boat at dawn
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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Cays Image by Daron Case
Weekly Update September 27, 2019
09/28/2019
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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Affordable Housing celebration
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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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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ADA Swing at Spreckels Park
Weekly Update September 6, 2019
09/06/2019
The City has replaced the ADA-accessible swing at Spreckels Park. Find out why and learn more about the City’s plans to keep a second one in stock in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a recent Climate Action workshop, an upcoming workshop related to the Historic Preservation Program; the deadline to vote for the 2020 Coronado Community Read; a planned ribbon-cutting event for the completion of an affordable housing rehabilitation project; and Wanda, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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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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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; a tree removal; a Climate Action Plan workshop and a “Historic Context Statement and Survey” both planned for next month; a planned 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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Bridge 50th image Phil Fitzgerald
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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Mary Clifford City Clerk
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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Fourth of July Prep
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 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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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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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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Ferry Boat Image
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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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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Bike to Work Day pit stop
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.
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Beach Accessibility Mats at the beach end
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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Beach Mats Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Location
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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Weekly Update April 26, 2019
04/26/2019
The City and Navy are 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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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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Coronado Public Library
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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Beach Accessibility 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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Dr. Seuss Flier
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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Tree Damage
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 Eighth Street and Coronado Avenue; the 2019 Coronado Community Read events about to start; and Ginger, this week's Pet of the Week.
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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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Affordable Housing rendering
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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Navy Air Ops Meeting
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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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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Ribbon Cutting Skatepark
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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Car submerged
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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CoraMart Art
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 storm damage and clean up from this week’s powerful storm; 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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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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Turkey Coloring Contest Winners
Weekly Update November 9, 2018
11/09/2018
Awards were handed out for the City’s annual Turkey Coloring Contest. Find out who was honored at the Nov. 6 City Council meeting and see cute images of the event in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the recent Avenue of Heroes Ceremony; a dangerous tree slated for removal; overnight Orange Avenue repair work set for next week; Skatepark scooter upgrades next week; a planned Council Chamber audio/visual upgrade; and Bodie, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Downtown Goes Ghostly
Weekly Update November 2, 2018
11/02/2018
Halloween is a special holiday in Coronado. Find out how the festivities went in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the November 3 Avenue of Heroes Ceremony; a Fire Department badge-pinning ceremony; a Police Department detective recently honored; the City’s Out & About volunteer drivers being recognized; a Call to Local Artists; the Library accepting mail ballots November 6; and Phoebe, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Orange Avenue Work
Weekly Update October 26, 2018
10/26/2018
Work to repair some problem patches of Orange Avenue will soon begin. Find out where the work will be done and how long it will take in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Police Department’s Prescription Drug Take-back Day; the Library accepting mail ballots for the November 6 election; weeding work along the Bayshore Bikeway early next month; Veterans Day events and holiday schedule; and Felix, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Silver Strand Fencing project
Weekly Update October 19, 2018
10/19/2018
The Silver Strand Fencing project will do a lot to spruce up the southern stretch of state Route 75. Find out when the project will wrap up in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the start date of the City’s new Police Chief Charles “Chuck” Kaye; the delay of a Caltrans’ project to make Orange Avenue road repairs; the unique public-private partnership with PAWS of Coronado; and Mako, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Open House
Weekly Update October 12, 2018
10/12/2018
The City’s annual Public Safety Open House was held October 7. Find out what the event is about in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about connectivity issues with the interactive traffic signals near Naval Amphibious Base Coronado and City Hall; the City’s IT division being honored; an investigation by Coronado detectives that led to a fraud conviction; odors due to a storm drain project in the Country Club area; and Rusty, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Chuck Kaye
Weekly Update October 5, 2018
10/05/2018
The City Manager has named Coronado’s new police chief. Find out about Charles “Chuck” Kaye in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a public tree that was destroyed with an ax; Sunday’s Public Safety Open House; why officers and firefighters are wearing pink badges; the upcoming Columbus Day holiday schedule; tap water issues; beach accessibility mats; and Dexter, this week's Pet of the Week.
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The Practice House
Weekly Update September 28, 2018
09/28/2018
The book selected for the Coronado Community Read 2019 has been announced. Find out what book was chosen and what’s planned in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City’s participation in 92118 Day; overnight work to rehabilitate sections of Orange Avenue; the Silver Strand Fencing Project Phase II; more bollards going in around the City; and Otis, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Tree Down
Weekly Update September 21, 2018
09/21/2018
A large pine tree fell without warning at Spreckels Park this week. Find out what we know about the tree and what is planned in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City’s participation in a program for senior military members; more details on 92118 Day; upcoming work on Orange Avenue and at the Hotel del Coronado; the City’s use of the county’s Alert San Diego emergency-notification system; and Sunny, this week's Pet of the Week.
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9/11 Remembrance
Weekly Update September 14, 2018
09/14/2018
Coronado Fire and Police personnel marked the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Find out about two events held to honor the emergency responders and others who lost their lives that day in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about efforts to expand the use of Alert San Diego for community or regional disasters; an upcoming update on efforts to convert all gas-powered landscaping tools to electric; an update on a new Ladder Truck; traffic impacts along the Silver Strand for the Superfrog triathlon; new pool speakers; and Patty, this week's Pets 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/2QqsTER Weekly Update video link:
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Overhead Lines
Weekly Update September 7, 2018
09/07/2018
The City Council has begun working on plans to bury overhead utilities throughout Coronado. Find out what’s next for the completion of the Coronado Utility Undergrounding Master Plan in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about 92118 Day, a major special event that will impact residents and close some roadways; why there is fencing up along the Hotel del Coronado; construction and restaurant service at the Golf Course; the deadline to vote for the 2019 Coronado Community Read; and Kurt and Jimmy, this week's Pets of the Week.
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Sunset Park Vandalism
Weekly Update August 31, 2018
08/31/2018
There were two recent acts of vandalism to City property this week. Find out what happened and how citizens can help if they see something in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City’s Labor Day schedule; refinancing of the former redevelopment agency’s bonds and loans; end of the Free Summer Shuttle season; and Brutus, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update August 24, 2018
08/24/2018
Bridge lanes will be reconfigured on the weekends. Find out why and how it should improve your commute in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about Coronado Police welcoming students back to school; a North Beach water advisory lifted after one day; the Bike the Bay event on Sunday; the Golf Course concessionaire; Hotel del Coronado construction; Silver Strand fence improvements; and Roxy, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Back to School
Weekly Update August 17 , 2018
08/17/2018
Kids are going back to school next week. Find out what you can do to help our students get safely to school in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about new smoke-free signs going up along Orange Avenue; a sales tax update report; water damage repairs at the Golf Course Clubhouse; new Aquatics Center speakers; and Merlin, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Beach High Surf
Weekly Update August 10, 2018
08/10/2018
The City is expecting more hot temperatures and high surf. Find out how to stay cool and remain safe in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about voting for the next Coronado Community Read; vandalism again at the Spreckels Park restroom; the City Council's upcoming consideration of a major undergrounding master plan; the City’s Employee of the Quarter; Harry Potter Day at the Library; a change to the Orange Avenue Banner program; and Mombo, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Active Shooter Training
Weekly Update August 3, 2018
08/03/2018
The City’s Police and Fire departments are staging for active-shooter drills at Coronado High School. Find out why in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about how to have a say in the next Coronado Community Read; a beach advisory for North Beach; two Calls to Artists for projects at the Animal Care Facility and in the C3 Gallery; a phone scam brochure now available at the Police Department; a recap of the Movies on the Bay event last week; and Chloe, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Lime Bikes
Weekly Update July 27, 2018
07/27/2018
Lime Bike has retrieved its abandoned bikes. Find out how much the bike-sharing company paid and how many bikes the City has been storing in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a new restaurant building recently approved for the Coronado Ferry Landing; an award given to the City’s Nature’s Bridge to Discovery interpretive trail; upcoming youth soccer tournaments at various City parks; the Library’s Monday Movie Matinee; and Rico, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update July 20 .2018
07/20/2018
Coronado reached out to residents earlier this year with a citizen satisfaction survey. Find out how participants responded and how the City will use that information in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about how scooters are now allowed at the City's Skatepark; the prohibition of e-cigarettes in town; the public art piano bench being vandalized; a telephone scam police are warning grandparents about; and Mimi, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Fire Engine 36
Weekly Update July 13, 2018
07/13/2018
Coronado’s Fire Engine 36 is part of a firefighting strike team. Find out how the Coronado Fire Department helped battle the West Fire last week in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a Navy waterline break; the latest on the Cora-Mart building; information on the upcoming General Election; how to become involved on a board, commission or committee; permit parking signs now up near Alameda Boulevard; and Lola, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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CTV Parade
Weekly Update July 6, 2018
07/06/2018
We are wrapping up the Fourth of July holiday even though big crowds are still in town. Find out how the City managed its biggest holiday of the year in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City’s live Fourth of July parade coverage; a prowler reported at a home in Coronado this week; how the dockless bicycle recovery is going; hot temperatures expected this weekend; and Tiger, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update June 29, 2018
06/29/2018
Weekly Update – Fourth of July Edition. Find out all you need to know about the City’s biggest holiday celebration in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update, which details all the ins and outs of Coronado’s Independence Day events. Read about a list of Fourth of July frequently asked questions; new bollards for added security around the parade perimeter; parking restrictions; what to do if you’re towed; live Coronado TV parade coverage and viewing details; boating and beach lifeguard news for the Fourth; and much more.
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Ask Coronado
Weekly Update June 22, 2018
06/22/2018
See a pothole or a missing street sign? Have a question or concern? Find out how to report and share that information using the City’s “Ask Coronado” app in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about preparations for Coronado’s big Fourth of July celebration; an update on the decal parking zone; efforts to structure the former redevelopment agency obligations to benefit local schools; an ordinance to prohibit e-cigarettes; the City’s new Mobile Command Center; annual kelp on the beach, damage to a public art piano; and Puggle, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Bollards
Weekly Update June 15, 2018
06/15/2018
Security bollards will be used for the first time around the Fourth of July Parade. Find out more about the new security measure in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City’s new interim Police Chief; increased use of the Glorietta Bay Boat Launch Ramp; a follow-up on the hazardous materials cleanup following a June 4 fire; the opening of the C3 Gallery’s summer exhibition; and Calvin and Hobbs, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Fire Scene
Weekly Update June 8, 2018
06/08/2018
Firefighters battled a garage fire Monday, June 4, that turned into a hazardous materials cleanup. Find out what county and federal health officials found in the debris in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a “storefront etiquette” letter going out to local businesses; help the City is getting in its efforts to combat illegal short-term rentals; the birth of a seal pup on the bike path near the Cays; the draft Active Transportation plan now online; the newest C3 Gallery Exhibition; and Amie, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Shuttle Bus
Weekly Update June 1, 2018
06/01/2018
City leaders joined with supporters and sponsors of the Free Summer Shuttle to kick off its sixth season. Find out more about this year’s program in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City being named to Dr. Beach’s Top 10 Best Beaches in the United States; security officers back on duty at the fire rings; the latest exhibit at the C3 Gallery; the Library serving as a ballot drop-off site; Memorial Day activities held last weekend; and Katana, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Sunset Park
Weekly Update May 25, 2018
05/25/2018
Summer is almost here. Find out about the reopening of Sunset Park, the Memorial Day Holiday schedule, the start of the Free Summer Shuttle and the Promenade Concert series in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a City Council presentation on May 24 on the state of the City; the final of two public forums held to seek public input on the City’s historic property designation process; design concepts for possible improvements at Five Points; security bollards being installed around the City; and Rico, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Pothole Repairs
Weekly Update May 18, 2018
05/18/2018
Have you noticed more potholes being filled along Orange Avenue? Find out why there is an increase in the number and speed of road repairs in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a presentation on May 24 by the City Council on the state of the City; two public forums planned to seek public input on the City’s historic property designation process; a public workshop on May 21 on possible improvements at Five Points; new permanent ped crossing signs on Third and Fourth at F; short-term rental enforcement; the Free Summer Shuttle kick-off event; and Samantha, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update May 11, 2018
05/11/2018
May is Bike Month. Find out how you can get in on the fun activities planned, including Coronado Bikes to the Movies night, in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Avenue of Heroes dedication ceremony Saturday, May 12; the FY 2018-19 Budget highlights; two public forums planned to seek public input on the City’s historic property designation process; the Free Summer Shuttle kick-off event; and Nigel, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update May 4, 2018
05/04/2018
The public is invited to the next Avenue of Heroes Dedication Ceremony on Saturday, May 12. Find out where and what the program is all about in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about new Library hours; Tuesday’s budget workshop; Phase 2 of the Cays Median Project; Bulky Trash Pickup week; the Free Summer Shuttle kick-off event; and Teemo, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Monument Entrance Area
Weekly Update April 27, 2018
04/27/2018
Work to spruce up the area around the monument sign at the entrance to Coronado will soon begin. Find out what’s being done in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the public workshop held last week to get input on decorative lighting and improvement designs for Third and Fourth streets; the new Coronado Flower Lady stand; upcoming Bike Month activities; MotorCars on MainStreet set for this Sunday; a budget workshop set for May 8; and Bethany, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Flower Show
Weekly Update April 20, 2018
04/20/2018
The Flower Show and Library Book Fair are this weekend. Find out more about these events in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Police Department’s most recent Cite Day; road construction along the Silver Strand’s southern stretches; a Third and Fourth streets lighting and landscaping public workshop on April 24; and Luna, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update April 13, 2018
04/13/2018
Grass is being installed at Sunset Park this week and, while the most visible, it’s not the main improvement. Find out what the main component of the project is in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about Police Chief Jon Froomin’s big announcement; the upcoming Third and Fourth Streets Neighborhood Lighting and Landscape Improvements public workshop; the newly painted Caltrans utility boxes along Orange Avenue; new banners along Orange celebrating local artists; and Jordan, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update April 6, 2018
04/06/2018
Scooters may soon be allowed at the City’s Skatepark. Find out what's involved in making the decision in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City’s new Community Development Director, Rich Grunow; Coronado’s Affordable Rental Housing plan; an update on an ordinance regulating drone use; the leaf blower conversion; and Sprinkles, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Tsunami Awareness Week
Weekly Update March 30, 2018
03/30/2018
Weekly Update March 30, 2018
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Florals by locals
Weekly Update March 23, 2018
03/23/2018
Weekly Update March 23, 2018
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Arbor Day
Weekly Update March 16, 2018
03/16/2018
Weekly Update March 16, 2018
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GFOA Award
Weekly Update March 9, 2018
03/09/2018
The City of Coronado was recently awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Find out how to participate in the Arbor Day tree plantings in the latest addition in the Coronado City Manager’s weekly update. You can also read about new Orange Avenue Banners; an upcoming Spreckels Park Restroom Closure; the SuperSEAL Triathlon impacts; and Salvador, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Currents
Weekly Update March 2, 2018
03/02/2018
The latest edition of the City’s newsletter Currents is in mailboxes and online. Find out how the City keeps the turf at Spreckels Park looking its best year after year, in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update.
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Kiley - Pet of the Week
Weekly Update February 23, 2018
02/23/2018
Get tips on protecting yourself against tax season scams. Find out which new programs and events are coming up at the John D. Spreckels and Bowling Green, including a floral program, in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update.
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Weekly Update February 9, 2018
02/09/2018
What is 92118 Day? Find out who is proposing a City celebration on September 21, 2018, in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Navy water main break; Vietnam veterans being honored; a call to local artists; the Community Read kick-off; and Angelica, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Water Main
Weekly Update February 2, 2018
02/02/2018
A water main break flooded the 100 block of B Avenue. Find out who is responsible and how long repairs will take in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the rescheduled Navy public meeting regarding the V-22 Osprey; Coronado Golf Pro Brian Smock being recently honored; an Active Transportation Public Workshop set for next week; recent bicycle theft arrests; and Odin, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Spreckels Center
Weekly Update January 26, 2018
01/26/2018
The Spreckels Center’s architect has received a design award for the project. Find out more about the award in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about a rescheduled Navy Public meeting; a Sales Tax Report; the upcoming Community Read program; a new pedestrian crossing sign; and Emily, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Driving Range Work
Weekly Update January 19, 2018
01/19/2018
The Coronado Golf Course completed a driving range tee renovation. Find out about the improvements in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about work at the Glorietta Bay Boat Launch Ramp that will close the boat wash area; work to develop a citywide Utility Undergrounding Master Plan; an update to the City’s Municipal Code regarding accessory dwelling units; water quality information; and Regina, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update January 12, 2018
01/12/2018
The City’s concessionaire, Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill, is closed for planned maintenance. Find out about the work in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Silver Strand State Beach closure and boats adrift following the recent storm; a public workshop on the Active Transportation Master Plan set for next week; improvements coming to Sunset Park; and Sammy, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Roundabout Work
Weekly Update January 5, 2018
01/05/2018
Construction last week on the Pomona Roundabout has made it safer. Find out about the changes in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the recently hired interim Community Development director; why Christmas trees may not be burned at the beach; an upcoming survey and meeting regarding the City’s Active Transportation Master Plan; the Fire Department’s foray into social media; and Butter, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Spreckels Center Tree
Weekly Update December 22, 2017
12/21/2017
Christmas tree recycling begins the day after Christmas. Find out how to recycle for regular trash pick-up and where you can drop off whole trees in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the City's upcoming holiday schedule; the retirements of longtime City employees; changes to the campaign disclosure filing rules; a new design for the Flower Lady's stand; and Blair, this week's Pet of the Week.
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Parade of LIghts Tour
Weekly Update December 15, 2017
12/15/2017
Countdown to the holidays. Find out about a special paddle event to see the Parade of Lights on Sunday, December 17; municipal holiday closures; and parking meter holidays in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the retirement of the City’s Community Development director; important Fire Department updates; upcoming Spreckels Center daytrips; new Police Department officers; and Brandy, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Ride the LIghts 2016
Weekly Update December 8, 2017
12/08/2017
The Ride the Lights event is Sunday, December 10. Find out how to participate in this community holiday bike ride in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Sunday, December 10, closure of Country Club Lane as it is turned into Candy Cane Lane; the result of a request to operate a bike-sharing program in Coronado; new trash bins coming to Orange Avenue; upgrades to Sunset Park; and Teo, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Holiday Prep
Weekly Update December 1, 2017
12/01/2017
The City is gearing up for the holidays. Find out about the Holiday Parade, Snow Mountain, Letters to Santa, Breakfast with Santa, and all the events coming up in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the annual “Parking Meter Holidays,” the arrival of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group next week; the renewal of the City’s Silver-level status as a Bicycle Friendly Community; vandalism at the Portable Restroom Trailer; and Meeka, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update November 17, 2017
11/17/2017
Thanksgiving is next week. Find out what City facilities are open and what will be closed in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the annual Turkey Trot traffic and parking impacts; a Coronado Island Film Festival recap; the annual Teddy Bear Drive’s efforts; a Caltrans meeting on bridge suicide deterrents; and Camella, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Turkey Coloring Contest
Weekly Update November 9, 2017
11/09/2017
A film festival, half marathon, golf tournament and a Navy celebration are among the events going on in Coronado this Veterans Day weekend. Find out when they will all take place in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about recent accidents and the City’s annual traffic report; the latest from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 7; an update on the Cays sewer main cleaning; the removal of four ailing Deodar cedar trees on Orange; and Linda, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Downtown Goes Ghostly
Weekly Update November 3, 2017
11/03/2017
Veterans Day weekend is going to be busy. Find out about all the events going on in Coronado November 10-12 in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about how Coronado celebrated Halloween; Daylight Saving Time; a Strand Traffic community meeting; the C3 Gallery’s newest exhibition; more palm pruning; and this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Halloween Decor
Weekly Update October 27, 2017
10/27/2017
Halloween is here. Find out about upcoming holiday events happening this weekend and next week in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about “Retreat from the Heat” activities planned for local students by Recreation staff due to high temperatures and half days; senseless vandalism at the Spreckels Park accessible restroom; arrests made this week in connection with a stabbing in August; new FEMA flood maps, and this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Currents Vol. 43
Weekly Update October 20, 2017
10/20/2017
Coronado Currents should be in mailboxes next week. Find out what’s inside the City’s 6-page newsletter in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the new Fire Chief Jim Lydon taking the oath of office; Halloween activities coming right up; exceptionally heavy traffic along the Silver Strand; a temporary water outage in the Coronado Cays; a search for a new food and beverage concessionaire at the Golf Course; a very busy Veterans Day weekend; and Rosemary, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Coastal Campus Entrance Map
Weekly Update October 13, 2017
10/13/2017
Construction is set to begin next week at the new State Route 75 entrance to the Navy’s Coastal Campus. Find out what’s in store and how long it will last in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Public Safety Open House held last Sunday, October 8; two street improvement projects going on in the Cays; the early reopening of the Aquatics Center pools; a new exhibit at the Coronado Public Library; and Ninja, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Ready Player One
Weekly Update October 6, 2017
10/06/2017
The Coronado Public Library and the Cultural Arts Commission have announced the 2018 Coronado Community Read. Find out what book was selected in the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also read about the Columbus Day Holiday schedule; a suspension of the City’s Decal Parking Permit Zone near Naval Air Station North Island; a marijuana ordinance introduced by the City Council this week; and the adoption of Azalea, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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