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Frauleins are walking ads for Ramona Oktoberfest

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OKTOBERFEST FRAULEINS—Oktoberfest Frauleins greet guests at the Ramona Chamber of Commerce mixer on Friday evening. Oktoberfest, presented by the chamber, sill be at the Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, on Oct. 4 from 1 to 10 p.m. Helping to advertise the event are Frauleins, from left, Bonnie Maiden, BeeBee Wilson, Jackie Herbin, Rene Hensley and Sandra Tibbs.

Ramona beats Escondido 42-16


Ramona High’s football team is 4-0 on the season after beating Escondido 42-16 Friday at home.

The Bulldogs face Helix, the No. 1 ranked team in the county, next Friday.

County creates website with San Vicente Road updates

Construction on the 18-month-long San Vicente Road Improvement Project began Monday and the county has set up a website for residents to check for periodic project updates and photos:

Former franchisee thrives as independent business owner

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It’s been 15 years since Elmer Vires bought his Main Street business as Big O Tires. In January 2010, his lease with the franchise ran out and the business went independent, taking on the new name of Traction Tire & Service Center.

It’s a decision he’s never had to regret.

Vote Yes on Measure Q

Measure Q will give Ramona residents an opportunity to put our money where our mouth is. We say we love our beautiful, rural community and the advantages of clean air and clear views. We say we support the charm of our small businesses and shop locally. We say we love our kids and want to provide them with every opportunity for happiness as children and success as adults.

Brush fire reported at Poway Road/SR-67

Thursday, Sept. 18—Emergency crews are responding to the report of a quarter-acre brush fire at Poway Road and state Route 67. The call came about 3:55 p.m.

Health officials reports first cases of EV-D68 in county


Three San Diego County children were among the first four cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) respiratory infection confirmed in California this year, California Department of Health and the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

Brush fire reported at Scripps Poway Parkway/Route 67

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Emergency crews are responding to a report of a brush fire in the vicinity of Scripps Poway Parkway and state Route 67.

Support school bond; let district focus on education

My husband, myself and our two youngest daughters were living in a less than ideal neighborhood and within a matter of months my oldest would be starting school. I was concerned about what that experience would be for her.

I knew that this was a defining moment in our lives and that it would lay groundwork for my children’s educational future. After much research and nearly deciding on moving to Austin, Texas, we happened upon a community right here in San Diego County. The schools were rated high, the neighborhood was relatively crime free, and the people were ­— different.

What’s new at the movies?


The Maze Runner, Tusk, A Walk Among the Tombstones and This is Where I Leave You open in movie theaters Friday.