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City Council to Hold Special Meeting
03/30/2020
A Special City Council meeting has been posted for Tuesday, March 31, at City Hall at 4 p.m. On the agenda is consideration of the closure of Coronado beaches and parks, and employee emergency furlough relief. The agenda was posted as required by law 24 hours in advance of the special meeting. The City Clerk's Office has set up a voicemail and online comment form. Both options are noted on the agenda and outlined herein.
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Weekly Update March 27, 2020
03/27/2020
Check out this special edition of the City Manager's Weekly Update hosted by Blair King to see what the City is doing to help control the spread of coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19. The City has started a newsletter – the COVID-19 Update – to keep residents up to date on the latest news on the emergency and to outline the steps the City is taking to keep the community safe. You can also read about the status of the beach; all that the Library is offering “virtually,” volunteer opportunities with programs such as Neighbor-to-Neighbor, and don't forget the City created a phone number for residents to call if you have any coronavirus concerns or questions. The Call Center number is (619) 522-6380.
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Weekly Update Coronavirus March 20, 2020
03/20/2020
Here is the Weekly Update for the week ending March 20, 2020. It focuses solely on the new coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, how the City and residents are being affected and what the City is doing to prevent its spread. The City will be working on more frequent communications for the public that will provide up to date information as we move ahead during the outbreak. Please continue to check the City’s Coronavirus Information webpage.
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Summary Coronado COVID-19 Actions
03/17/2020
Following the lead of regional and state health officials and to help control the spread of coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19, the City of Coronado has taken the following unprecedented precautionary measures on Monday, March 16, 2020.
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Weekly Update March 13, 2020
03/13/2020
The City has a new Coronavirus Information page. The City has a new Coronavirus Information page. You can also find out about the construction fencing around the SR-75 medians landscaping project, the resolution of communication problems at traffic signals along the Silver Strand that caused back-ups last week; more rain and how you can be prepared; turf treatments at Sunset Park, the ongoing successful relationship between the City and PAWS of Coronado; and Nala and Nikita, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Coronavirus Information Web Page
03/10/2020
The City of Coronado has created a web page that outlines the additional precautionary measures the City has taken to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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Weekly Update March 6, 2020
03/06/2020
Coronado is attending a public hearing later this month to appeal its proposed allocation outlined in SANDAG’s Regional Housing Needs Assessment. Find out more in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about the communication problems at traffic signals along the Silver Strand that caused back-ups this week; another Cal-Am water main break along the Bayshore Bikeway; a project to renovate the Cays block wall south of the entrance; a new catalog system at the Coronado Public Library; and Lightning, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update Feb. 28, 2020
02/28/2020
Coronado will begin offering a free motorcycle training class. Find out more about the program in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about the annual Arbor Day tree planting on Saturday, Feb. 29; a new Coronado TV schedule of rebroadcast public meetings; sand entrapment training for Coronado first responders; City buildings featured in a regional architecture open house; and Jessie, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update Feb. 21, 2020
02/21/2020
Would you like to help the City plant a tree for Arbor Day? Find out where, when and what to wear in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about the City Council’s mid-year budget adjustments; the kick-off to the 2020 Coronado Community Read; organic waste recycling changes ahead; the Library as ballot drop-off site; a new Spreckels Gallery exhibition; and the completion of a sand placement project along the Silver Strand.
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Weekly Update Feb. 14, 2020
02/14/2020
The deadline to comment on an Airport Authority plan outlining land use policy in Coronado is next week. Find out what the plan is about, who is affected and how to comment in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about new brighter LED lighting recently installed on Orange Avenue and why; a Navy air operations meeting held this week at the Library; how the City is preparing for the coronavirus; the Presidents’ Day Holiday schedule; and Cash and June, this week’s Pets of the Week.
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Presidents' Day Schedule 2020
02/14/2020
The City of Coronado will observe the Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday, February 17, and reminds residents and businesses that some municipal facilities around town will remain open.
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Coronavirus Information, Resources
02/12/2020
Here is some information on how the City of Coronado is preparing for and guarding against the coronavirus as well as some resources for the community.
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02/10/2020
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Weekly Update Feb. 7, 2020
02/07/2020
Navy Base Coronado’s commanding officer will hold a public meeting at the Library next week. Find out more about the air operations presentation in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about a water main break this week that temporarily closed the Bayshore Bikeway along Silver Strand State Highway; a sand dredging project that will soon bring 65,000 cubic yards of sand to Coronado’s shoreline; programming for the 2020 Coronado Community Read; two gallery exhibition openings this month; the Coronado Valentine’s Day 10K, 5K and 1 Mile run; and Rafaela, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Navy Air Operations Meeting Set
02/05/2020
Naval Base Coronado, with support from the City of Coronado, invites the community to a public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 12, to hear a presentation on air operations by Naval Base Coronado Commanding Officer Capt. Timothy J. Slentz.
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Weekly Update Jan. 31, 2020
01/31/2020
City leaders met with government officials in Washington, D.C. this week. Find out why in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about the deadline that has been extended to comment on draft non-City public documents that will impact some property owners; an updated Public Art Walking Tour brochure; another arrest related to the City’s remotely monitored bike; the repaired kayak ramp at the Glorietta Bay Boat Launch Ramp that has been reinstalled; and Bernardo, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update Jan. 24, 2020
01/24/2020
Coronado has increased safety measures for pedestrians and drivers in the commercial corridor. Find out why in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about non-City documents that will impact some property owners; the Library’s new Auto Renewals program; an upcoming Navy air operations public meeting; continued palm tree trimming along Orange Avenue; a Valentine’s Day Luncheon at the Spreckels Center; and Merlot, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Weekly Update Jan. 10, 2020
01/10/2020
Coronado’s annual slurry roadwork is mostly complete. Find out what’s left to do in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about the results of a sample taken from a strange growth at the Lawn Bowling Green; several public workshops held this week and planned for next week; the City’s appeal of its regional housing allocation proposed by SANDAG; SR 75 median plantings; new Lifeguard Tower and Glorietta Bay Park signage; and Tigger, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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Appeal of SANDAG Draft RHNA Allocation
01/06/2020
The deadline for the City of Coronado to appeal the San Diego Association of Government's draft of its Regional Housing Needs Allocation is Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. This is a public document.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday 2020
01/01/2020
The City of Coronado will observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, January 20, and reminds residents and businesses that some municipal facilities will remain open.
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Weekly Update Dec. 20, 2019
12/20/2019
Coronado has some roadwork going on around town. Find out how much longer the slurry seal and the medians work will go on in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about Coronado’s holiday events leading up to Christmas and New Year’s Day; the City’s annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; new federal funding for border pollution; the Coastal Campus sewer main work that will require a detour along the Bayshore Bikeway; and June and Cash, this week’s Pets of the Week. The City will take a two-week holiday break and the Weekly Update will resume Jan. 10.
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Weekly Update Dec. 13, 2019
12/13/2019
Coronado has more holiday events scheduled this coming week. Find out what’s going on in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about Coronado’s limited playing fields and use; the Coastal Campus sewer main work that will require a detour along the Bayshore Bikeway; a growth at the Lawn Bowling Green; and a shout-out to PAWS of Coronado.
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Weekly Update Dec. 6, 2019
12/06/2019
Coronado kicks off the holiday season today, Dec. 6. Find out all that’s planned in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about next week’s Ride the Lights event; holiday camps for kindergartners through seventh graders; the state Route 75 Median Project; ongoing road maintenance work; the recent storm wrap-up; and Woolfie, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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City Prevails in Tree Removal Case
12/04/2019
A judge has ruled in the City’s favor on all counts involving a lawsuit filed by a Coronado resident claiming mayoral bias and violations of the Brown Act by the City Council related to tree removal request.
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Coronado Holiday Schedule 2019-20
12/03/2019
The City of Coronado will observe the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Wednesday, December 25, and Wednesday, January 1, and reminds residents and businesses that, except for the Golf Course, all municipal facilities will be closed.
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City Prepares for First Major Winter Storm
11/26/2019
A major winter storm is headed our way this holiday week and the National Weather Service advises it will bring three days of rain to the region from Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 27-29.
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Weekly Update Nov. 22, 2019
11/22/2019
Thanksgiving is next week. Find out about the City’s holiday schedule, upcoming Thanksgiving events and other holiday offerings in the latest edition of the City Manager’s Weekly Update. You can also find out about an upcoming Council report on the City’s 2018-19 fiscal year; work at the Community Center pool and south hallway; upcoming road maintenance; a three-day music event across the bay; and Jessie, this week’s Pet of the Week.
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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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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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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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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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Budget Video Opening Screen
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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EPA Meeting Press Conference at Coronado
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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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. 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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Shuttle Ads
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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Tom Ritter, Assistant City Manager
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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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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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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Central Beach 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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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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Flower Show
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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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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Shaun Briley
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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