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Local flier soars for Team USA »

At the recent World Gliding Championships in Finland, a Ramona resident was one of seven on Team USA. To qualify for the team, Garret Willat won the 2013 U.S. Club Class…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Softball’s 12U All Stars slug it out in three games at state »

Ramona Girls Softball's 12U All Star team enjoyed three games before their 10-4 loss to French Valley at the Amateur Softball Association's (ASA) state championships last weekend in Lancaster. "The…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Pony Baseball teams find tough competition at championship tournaments »

Two Ramona Pony Baseball teams, 12U and 7U Pinto Red, competed in championship tournaments during the past week. The 12U boys team played in the Super Regionals in Whittier, which is…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Candidates file nomination papers for Nov. 4 ballot »

The filing period for candidates to be on the Nov. 4 ballot opened last week and continues until 5 p.m.…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ramona father of two killed in motorcycle accident »

A 39-year-old Ramona man died Friday night, July 18, when his motorcycle collided with a car near Barona Resort &…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Deputies find marijuana greenhouse during search of Julian home »

Deputies conducting a search at a home in rural Julian today found a greenhouse containing about 220 marijuana plants. The deputies…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

County reports first West Nile virus case in region »

Monday, July 21— The first human case of the potentially fatal West Nile virus in two years in San Diego…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

SigAlert canceled for SR-78 at Horizon View »

Monday, 4:17 p.m.—CHP reports that the Sig Alert has been canceled for state Route 78 west of Horizon View where…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Commentary

True public servant is a rare treasure »

Public service was once considered a noble path. Individuals in public service did their various jobs with the focus of making the lives of the citizen taxpayer (their acknowledged bosses) safer, freer, and less complicated. Public servants were generally held in high regard because they…

Jul 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

School trustee needs to resign »

Upon reading another one of John Rajcic's complaining, attacking opinions in the Sentinel, many of my fellow professional colleagues that work for RUSD got together to review his latest insult and attack on educators and RUSD in general. Yes, this is a school board member…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial

Creek bed rubble defies logic »

"Homelessness is a problem in our country. We know that. But this is not the place for the homeless." That statement came from Ramona resident Scott Milner, a member of the sheriff's mounted patrol in Ramona. As a volunteer who rides the Santa Maria Creek…

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

What’s new at the movies? »

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Planes: Fire and Rescue PG Dusty’s days of daredevil air racing are over, but he finds true courage by joining a firefighting team. Animated Stars: Dane Cook, Julie Bowen The Purge: Anarchy R The New Founders of America invite you to participate in the annual ritual…

Jul 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

PowPac opens theater season with a comedy set in 1965 »

Leading off the 2014-15 theater season at PowPAC is "Here Lies Jeremy Troy, a comedy set in 1965 in West Rutherford, N.J., just a short drive from New York City. The play revolves around Jeremy Troy, who has led his wife, his boss and his friends…

Jul 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Columnists

Timeout with Tambo: Fired up and ready for the 2014 football season »

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Joan (Thomsen) Snelling, a June 1953 graduate of Downey High School, moved to Ramona in July of the same year and has been serving…

Jul 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

TV Time-Out »

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The “good ol’ days” are gone. And that is a good thing. I lived in the Valley of the Sun when television reception was more of…

Jun 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ask Mr. Marketing: A classy way to stand out in the graduating crowd »

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Congratulations, graduates! You’ve received diplomas, some gifts and maybe even a scholarship or two. Before all hell breaks loose and you get into summer celebrations, consider…

Jun 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Local flier soars for Team USA

At the recent World Gliding Championships in Finland, a Ramona resident was one of seven on Team USA. To qualify for the team, Garret Willat won the 2013 U.S. Club Class Nationals in Mifflin, Penn. "That got me…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Business

Proposed changes affect homestays, farmers’ markets, microbreweries

Proposed amendments to the county's zoning ordinance that include changes related to agricultural areas are available for public review and comments until Aug. 11. County Planning and Development Services released the California Environmental Quality Act public review…

Jul 16 2014 / Read More »
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School board asks Ramona voters for $40 million bond

With the support of four of its five members, Ramona Unified School District Board agreed to place a $40 million bond bid on the Nov. 4 ballot. Trustee John Rajcic voted Present, saying he believes some of…

Jul 2 2014 / Read More »
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Former crane operator, cantor who helped establish Etz Chaim congregation turns 100 this fall

Operating heavy equipment during the week and singing at a Jewish congregation on the weekends proved to be an unusually harmonious combination for Albert Wollner, who will turn 100 this fall. "He worked outdoors for his job,"…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Clubs/Organizations

Ramona’s all-class reunion, book signing with Pulitzer Prize winner, Tire Amnesty Day among upcoming events in town

Ramona's all-class reunion, book signing with Pulitzer Prize winner, Tire Amnesty Day among upcoming events in town.…

Jul 17 2014 / Read More »
Government

San Diego County invites public to MSCP workshop

The county will conduct its Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) Annual Report Workshop at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at its operations center, 5520 Overland Ave., San Diego. Residents are invited to learn about regional habitat conservation…

Jul 19 2014 / Read More »
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Former foster child puts herself into her Girls State experience

Ramona High School senior Tatiana Lloyd-Dotta represented Ramona at the 71st annual Girls State conference sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization. Over 500 girls from around the state met at…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
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Gardening: Big harvests begin with small supply list

As a 20-plus year veteran of Ramona gardening, Maggie Johnson knows what it takes to be successful in our climate. She grows a large variety of vegetables and herbs that she features in her exotic ethnic…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

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