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Highway 67 remains a priority

“Highway 67 Is No Longer A Safety Corridor! Roadway Is Now Safe To Travel!”

Sometime in the future this will be a true headline. Sometime in the future our community will see the completion of a roadway safer to travel for work, school, and back home again. For now, there are a few improvements that can be made as we move toward this utopia. The SR 67 Safety Project is a committee under County Supervisor Dianne Jacob’s Ramona Revitalization project working on making SR 67 safer.

Time for positive action

The defeat of the school bond in this month’s election triggered a range of reactions, some of it angry and directed at personalities. While emotional reactions are understandable, personal attacks are a waste of time that only serve to polarize.

It’s time for positive action. Two Ramonans shared their ideas in Sentinel commentaries last week. One had supported the bond and one had opposed it. Both had good after-election suggestions.

Bulldog girls win volleyball semifinals, head to match for CIF championship on Saturday

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Ramona High School girls volleyball coach Connie Halfaker shares her team’s excitement after their CIF semifinals home win against Calvin Christian yesterday, Nov. 19. The girls will play for the championship at Cathedral Catholic on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1:15 p.m.

Benefit golf tournament, art reception, car show among upcoming events

Thursday, Nov. 20 TOPS—Ramona Chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, 9 a.m. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tai Chi at 9 a.m., English as a Second Language at 9:30 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Homework Helpers at 4 [...]

Ramona Senior Center: Menu and Activities

Ramona Senior Activity Center plans a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings at lunch on Nov. 26, the day before the holiday.

The center is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. except for legal holidays. It will be closed Thanksgiving Day and the day after, Nov. 27 and 28.

Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meals also are delivered to the homebound.

Know your Medicare rights

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As a person with Medicare, do you have any rights and protections? You certainly do.

You have rights whether you’re enrolled in Original Medicare — in which you can choose any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare — or Medicare Advantage, in which you get care within a network of health care providers.

Ramona High girls volleyball heads to semifinals after two playoff wins

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The girls were scheduled to advance to CIF Division II semifinals at home against Calvin Christian on Nov. 19. They seek the ultimate goal of four playoff victories culminating with a win in Saturday’s CIF championship match at 1:15 p.m. at Cathedral Catholic. The top seed in the Division II playoffs gave Ramona home matches throughout the semifinals.

San Diego County planners develop new online tools for residents

Ramona Community Planning Group chair Jim Piva and member Richard Tomlinson praised San Diego County’s Planning and Development Services’ new online tools for residents.

Tomlinson said the county updated its Geographic Information Systems (GIS) system so residents can pull up maps and access reports online.

Ramona Fire Department reports

Ramona Fire Department responded to:

Sunday, Nov. 16

•Medical aids

-1200 block Poplar Street.

What’s new at the movies?


New in Theaters — November 21

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt.1 PG13 Katnis Everdeen must discover who she can trust as the rebellion against the capitol escalates. Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore