About 100 people—students and parents—near Ramona High School witnessed sheriff’s deputies take into custody a minor with an air gun Thursday morning, Oct. 25, said Sgt. Daniel Vengler of the Sheriff’s Ramona substation.
Vengler said numerous calls came in around 7:01 a.m. of a male walking northbound on San Vicente Road with what was believed to be a real gun pointed at his head. A California Highway Patrol officer arrived and closed the road, and a sheriff’s deputy who is a member of the sheriff’s Crisis Negotiation Team was able to talk the male into dropping the gun, which turned out to be an air gun, stated Vengler.
Oct 27 2012 | Posted in News
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The Nov. 6 election ballots will ask voters to decide on 11 state propositions on a wide range of topics, including the death penalty, human trafficking, auto insurance, and food labeling.
Two propositions—30 and 38—address increased taxes for education and other government-related services. If both propositions pass, they would conflict, so the one with the most “yes” votes would prevail.
Chair Jim Piva called it a “sign of the times” as he ran through the lean Ramona Community Planning Group agenda, noting there was no business to report from any of the subcommittees.
The Sept. 6 meeting lasted barely an hour. In the past, meetings have lasted two hours or longer, depending on the amount and magnitude of projects presented.
While 2012 Summer Olympics fans stay tuned to the international competition, excitement is building closer to home, as the Livestock Olympics get under way in Ramona.
The theme of the 41st Annual Ramona Junior Fair coincides with the London contests, but that’s where the similarity ends. Instead of swimmers, runners and gymnasts competing for medals across the Atlantic, 4-H, FFA and Grange participants from throughout San Diego County are in Ramona in hopes of their animals garnering blue or red ribbons—guaranteeing them entry into the auction arena on Saturday, Aug. 4—and perhaps a grand championship or reserve grand championship.
Programs for all ages are slated in Dos Picos Park in Ramona on Saturday.
Snakes ‘n Skins with Ranger Ron will begin at 11 a.m., Jr. Rangers at 1 p.m., Craft Time at 2 p.m., Earth Ball at 4 p.m., Fishin’ with a Ranger at 5:30 p.m. and Night Hike at 8:40 p.m.
t California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection’s first of two public meetings on the state’s new fire tax, held May 16, San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob requested that the county be exempted.
Longtime Ramonan and businessman John Boruff has entered the primary election, scheduled for June 5, as a Republican candidate hoping to challenge Democrat incumbent Dianne Feinstein for her U.S. Senate seat.
Apr 12 2012 | Posted in Government
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