The countdown for Coronado Celebrates 125 Years will kick off on Sunday, Aug. 9 with a concert featuring the band, Heroes.

The 125th anniversary celebration will feature community-wide events and activities throughout

the year, said Ruth Ann Fisher, during a recent segment of The American Dream.

Events commemorating Coronado’s 125th anniversary will include Movies on the Bay, free concerts, An Unforgettable Evening with the San Diego Symphony at Tidelands Park on Aug. 15, and the Mayors’ Dinner at the Del, which will be held on Dec. 11.

Casey Tanaka, mayor of Coronado, joined Ruth Ann to discuss the Coronado 125th anniversary celebration, challenges Coronado faces, as well as the local real estate market. To learn more, watch the segment on Ruth Ann’s YouTube channel.

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