Ramona High School’s robotics team ranks sixth today, the second day of the San Diego Regional: FIRST Robotics Competition in downtown San Diego.
The Ramona students are competing against approximately 60 teams, reports Kim Lasley, Ramona school board member at the competition in Valley View Casino Center, formerly San Diego Sports Arena.
A man and two teenage boys suffered burns today in an explosion during a school field trip to a desert campground, authorities reported.
The blast in the 200 block of Palm Canyon Drive in Borrego Springs happened shortly after 9 a.m., apparently when flammable fumes wafted into a campfire, according to Cal Fire.
The Tribune reported on the latest San Diego Gas & Electric plans to extort more money from our already overly-gouged citizenry.
The new “plan” is not only to add a minimum “service fee” to every meter holder, but to reduce the current four-tier rate system to a two-tier system, of course both tiers higher than we now suffer.
“Bread and Circuses” was a term that came about to describe the demise and fall of the mighty Roman Empire. Beginning as the Roman Republic about 750 BC, it expanded its political and military control over a vast region including all land around the Mediterranean Sea in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Mar 6 2014 | Posted in Commentary
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They came in two shifts, ready to learn. After signing in, each received a new Chromebook and found a seat.
The first hour-long class started at 2:30 p.m. The teacher, Joe Hartman from the San Diego County Office of Education, faced a captive audience — a roomful of teachers.
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DR. SEUSS BREAKFAST FOR DINNER, 4 to 8 p.m., Ramona Cafe, 628 Main St. Proceeds benefit Soroptimist International of Ramona awards and scholarships for women in Ramona. More: 760-789-8656.
Ramona Senior Center at 434 Aqua Lane is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meals also are delivered to the homebound.
Suggested lunch donation for seniors age 60 and older and for the homebound is $4. Transportation is $1. Lunch for a non-senior guest of a senior is $6. For reservations and more information, call 760-789-0440.
Mar 5 2014 | Posted in Seniors
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Two bills introduced in the state Legislature to provide relief from the fire tax imposed on property owners in state responsibility areas have the support of San Diego County supervisors.
The supervisors directed the county’s chief administrative officer to draft a letter expressing their support for Assembly Bill 1519 and Senate Bill 832.
A director of the Ramona Municipal Water District walked out during the Feb. 25 board meeting after disagreements with two other board members regarding district policy.
“Good luck,” Director Rex Schildhouse said as he got up from his chair after the other directors voted to have legal counsel check if action taken by Schildhouse was a violation of district code.