As 1986 and 87 All Avocado League running back for Ramona High School and a varsity track team member, Mike Allen loved to run, but today he is more interested in the running of horses.
Allen is ranch manager at Tommy Town Thoroughbred Farm in Santa Ynez and was recently at the Del Mar Racetrack with the farm’s horses.
After graduating from RHS in 1988, Allen went on to play at San Diego Mesa College and then finished his college career at Bethany College in Kansas.
Aug 1 2014 | Posted in Sports
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Bidding for the county’s latest online public vehicle auction opens at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, with hundreds of surplus vehicles and many bids starting at $100.
The auction will include automobiles, heavy equipment and surplus government property from the county and other local agencies.
Bidding will end at noon on Monday, Aug. 11. For anyone who would like to see the vehicles in person, they will be displayed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, and 8 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 11, at 369 Main St. in Ramona.
Thursday, July 31, 2:55 p.m. — CHP has opened up a southbound lane on state Route 67 near Mt. Woodson following an accident involving an overturned vehicle.
According to CHP, the accident occurred 200 yards south of the Poway city limit sign and caused damage to 20 feet of guardrail on the southbound side of SR-67. No information is available as to whether there are injuries.
All seven Ramona Intra soccer teams participated in the Dave Shelton Memorial Tournament July 19 and 20, playing a variety of club teams from San Diego and Orange counties.
Held at Frances Ryan Park in Escondido, the Dave Shelton event was the first tournament of the season for many of the teams, and for a few it was their first tournament as a new team.
The teams and their records from the tournament are:
Jul 30 2014 | Posted in Sports
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A team of Ramona pool players competed at the BCA Pool League National Championships in July after qualifying to represent San Diego at the event.
“Ramona in general has the best pool players in San Diego,” said Henry Preciado, who served as captain of the team, dubbed “92065.”
Competing on the team with Preciado were Ramonans Chad Bennett, Bill Mellecker, Nick Iorio, Eric Whitford and Jess Libsack.
Tuesday, 4 p.m. — San Diego Country Estates residents who drive Wildcat Canyon Road home from work should consider an alternate route, California Highway Patrol advises, estimating it will be another three hours before the road can be opened as fire crews put out hot spots from brush fires that erupted earlier near Barona Casino.
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 at 9 a.m. in the board’s north chambers at the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego.
Also known as form based codes, the Ramona Village Center Plan, created by the Ramona Village Design Group with assistance from consultants and county staff, will promote mixed uses for buildings, compact building design and a variety of
Jul 29 2014 | Posted in Government
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Friday, July 25—Wildcat Canyon Road will be closed at Founder’s Way, near Barona Resort and Casino, from 9 to 11 a.m. today for the investigation of the motorcycle fatality that occurred July 18, California Highway Patrol reported.
James Gansch, 39, of Ramona, was killed last Friday when his motorcycle collided with a BMW sedan around 9:25 p.m. on Wildcat Canyon Road, according to the county Medical Examiner’s office.
With summer temperatures rising and the death this week of a teenage hiker who suffered from heat-related physical distress, the county reminds residents to take precautions when planning to enjoy the area’s mountains or other backcountry attractions.
On Tuesday, an 18-year-old female hiker died after she was airlifted out of an area on the Three Sisters Falls trails in Julian, reported San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The County Medical Examiner identified her as Yasmen Vidales of San Diego.
Parks Subcommittee of Ramona Community Planning Group, 6:30 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Status update on current PLDO (Park Lands Dedication Ordinance) projects: Amphitheater fencing, sod and seed (approved for $27,500), Ramona Soccer League field Expansion ($150,00), Skateboard park development ($90,000), Girls Softball LED scoreboards ($40,000), Collier Park tennis court conversion to basketball courts ($70,620), Ramona High School baseball/softball fencing and dugouts ($100,000), community athletic complex ($250,000), Barnett Elementary School playground project ($75,000).
Jul 24 2014 | Posted in Government
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