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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 »
Commentary

Support school bond, Rajcic staying on board »

I am responding to Dr. Rajcic’s recent letters in the Ramona Sentinel, and also to Mr. Dyer’s letter about being a true public servant and his arguments against the Ramona Unified School District school bond. When I am as old as Dr. Rajcic is now, I…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »
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

‘And So It Goes,’ ‘Hercules’ and ‘Lucy’ open July 25 »

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Box Office Leaders Dawn of the Planet of the Apes PG13 Genetically evolved apes battle the human survivors of a deadly virus to become the dominant species. The Purge: Anarchy R The New Founders of America invite you to participate in the annual ritual of…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »

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 »
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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 calendar of events

NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY, noon to 5 p.m., Mountain Valley Ranch, 842 Highway 78 near Magnolia Avenue. Free event to feature live cowboy music, re-enactments by the Old West Mounted Lawman’s Association, cowboy poetry, leatherwork…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Government

Supervisors to consider adoption of Ramona Village Center Plan on Wednesday

The Ramona Village Center Plan of custom-tailored zoning and design standards for the town's core will be considered for adoption into the county Zoning Ordinance by the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, July 30. The meeting begins…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
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Girl Scout Kalani Prokop earns Gold Award for service to seniors

Kalani Prokop of Ramona recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award — the organization’s highest honor — for her outstanding leadership and commitment to community service, reports Michelle Ross of Girl Scouts San Diego. For her Gold…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »
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Ramona Junior Fair continues Sunday

Ramona Junior Fair continues Sunday with goats, llamas, alpacas and horses. The 43rd annual junior fair opened today at Ramona Junior Fairgrounds, 431 Aqua Lane, with a dog show, rabbit and cavy show and home economics judging. A…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »

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