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Ramona Bulldogs dominate Grossmont Foothillers in 45-27 win »

The team captains were their own highlight reel. Quarterback Marco Cobian bulleted 12 of 19 passes for 210 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions, a marked improvement over last week…

Sep 14 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Bulldogs bring the heat in home opener win »

On a hot and humid Friday evening, the Ramona Bulldogs beat the Grossmont Foothillers 45-27 before a large crowd on Pop Warner Night at the Dawg Pound. The Bulldogs offensive and…

Sep 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Bulldogs beat the heat and the Point Loma Pointers »

Ramona High School’s varsity football team went in search of cooler temperatures and a 2-0 record on Saturday and they came away with both. While Ramona’s temperature climbed toward 100 degrees…

Sep 7 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
News

Ramona High cancels tennis matches due to heat »

Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday Ramona prepares for another day triple-digit heat, as temperatures near 100 before…

Sep 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Ramona Senior Center Nutrition Program »

An All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner will be held in Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane, on Saturday, Sept. 20, from noon…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Weather service issues heat advisory from 10 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Monday »

pressure and offshore winds are expected to push temperatures into the triple digits in the region this weekend and…

Sep 12 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Weaving a quilt trail through the backcountry »

“The historical significance of the backcountry in addition to the active arts communities, the strong interest in quilting and the…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Softball scoreboard, soccer field expansion top parks list »

With two park projects nearly completed — the Boys & Girls Club basketball court and the Ramona High School baseball/softball…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Commentary

Homeownership vs. government education »

It is unfortunate that homeownership and the funding of government education are at odds with each other. Because we have allowed government to tax our property, we have also allowed government to take our property. Because government has gotten too big and too intrusive, it now…

Sep 13 2014 / 4 Comments / Read More »

Simple answers exist; they’re just not easy »

“Rajcic, what do you think about the Common Core State Standards?" This a question I am often asked. A summary of the findings of the 2014 PDK/Gallup Poll may be of interest. (Phi Delta Kappan Magazine, September 2014): 1. 80% of Americans have heard about the…

Sep 12 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Editorial

Letters to editor: Publicity turns gem into tourist trap; good news for Ramona Tea’d »

As a long-time resident of Ramona, I've spent countless hours hiking, biking, and enjoying our backcountry gems, Mount Woodson in particular. In the past 15 years I've logged over 2,000 trips to the top on my mountain bike and have spent several hours erasing graffiti…

Sep 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Arts/Entertainment

‘Calling all artists’ to enter Olde Ramona Hotel Gallery’s 25th annual show »

Olde Ramona Hotel Gallery is "calling all artists" to enter its 25th annual art show, says co-op gallery member Aletha McKenzie. Artists are welcome from the following categories: Oil and Acrylics, Watercolor/Water Media, Photography/Computer Art, and Other, which includes pen and ink, pastels, collage, sculpture,…

Sep 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

What’s new at the movies? »

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New in Theaters — September 12 Dolphin Tale 2 PG Winter is recovering nicely but with the loss of her surrogate mother, the Clearwater Hospital may have to relocated her. Stars: Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson No Good Deed PG13 A trusting homemaker opens her…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Columnists

Ask Mr. Marketing: Doubling your chances »

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There’s a term you don’t hear much anymore, though the concept is very much alive. An A/B split is the way marketers simultaneously test two similar…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Cuyamaca State Park and the squeaky wheel »

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Cuyamaca Rancho State Park is undergoing a transformation, and it’s not too late to be heard on the matter. The nearly 25,000-acre park has acquired more…

Sep 5 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Four Cornerstones of Fitness Nutrition »

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When it comes to fitness and feeling and looking better, as well as performing at your peak levels, proper nutrition is the foundation for success.…

Sep 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Ramona High cancels tennis matches due to heat

Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday Ramona prepares for another day triple-digit heat, as temperatures near 100 before noon. Yesterday's high was 102 degrees, and the Saturday's high was 100 at Ramona Airport, although…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »
Business

Rancho Bernardo firm buys Ellsworth Bicycles in Ramona

Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles of Ramona has been acquired by BST Nano Carbon, a leading design and advanced composites manufacturer in Rancho Bernardo. As part of the agreement, Ellsworth Bikes’ Founder and CEO Tony Ellsworth will oversee the…

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »
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Meet Ramona’s school board candidates at San Valley Council PTA forum

Sun Valley Council Parent Teacher Association will host a forum featuring Ramona Unified School District candidates on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The "Meet the Candidates" event will be in the Ramona High School Performing Arts Wing, 1401 Hanson…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »
Seniors

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Ramona Senior Center Nutrition Program

An All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner will be held in Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane, on Saturday, Sept. 20, from noon to 6 p.m. The meal will include spaghetti with or without meat sauce and salad. Iced tea…

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »
Clubs/Organizations

Team Ramona Beauties wine tasting fundraiser, Sunday car show, Town Hall Bridge Club among week’s activities

Team Ramona Beauties seventh annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser, Ramona Wrangers 4-H signups and Ramona Skatepark Champions meeting are among activities slated for the coming week.…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »
Government

County invites public to learn about and comment on community grants, low-income assistance funding

A public meeting to solicit comments regarding affordable housing, low-income assistance and federal Community Development Block Grants will be hosted by the county's Department of Housing & Community Development on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 2 to…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »
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Business can be fun, Ramona Boys & Girls Club youth learn

Youngsters participating in the Ramona Boys & Girls Club end-of-summer Our Town project combined creativity with entrepreneurial skills as they studied business and economics and then designed their own businesses around a theme. Participants created three restaurants…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »
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Weaving a quilt trail through the backcountry

“The historical significance of the backcountry in addition to the active arts communities, the strong interest in quilting and the numerous tourism aspects make Julian, Ramona and neighboring areas an extremely viable option for a quilt…

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

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