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Spikers face Valley Center after clinching first two league matches

Ramona High School’s girls volleyball team began Valley League play with a home victory over Oceanside and a road win two days later at Mission Vista.
Valley Center will play Ramona in Ramona on Thursday.

Ramona Fire Department reports

Ramona Fire Department responded to:

Sunday, Oct. 12

•Medical aid, 2200 block El Paso Street.

•Medical aid, 1600 block Griffith Road.

Girls varsity tennis team 4-1 in league match

The Ramona High School varsity girls rennis team’s record is 4-1 in Valley League play after traveling to the far-reaches of the county over the past few weeks.

The Lady Bulldogs began their brutal road trip last week stopping at Fallbrook, Orange Glen and El Camino. They came away with two wins and a loss.

Ramona beats Mt. Carmel 49-13


Ramona High School’s Bulldogs send a strong message in their first league football game beating Mt. Carmel 49-13 in home game tonight, Oct. 10.

Ramona man bitten by bat undergoes rabies shots


It may be the season for spooky creatures, but live bats landing on humans is no playful matter as one Ramona resident discovered.

Joe Cullen, co-owner of Cactus Star Vineyard at Scaredy Cat Ranch, just finished the series of rabies shots he was required to undergo after being bitten by a bat in late August.

VFW supports Measure Q

A very serious issue is about to affect Ramona and we to can see the storm clouds brewing. Our school system is facing a terrible future if action is not taken in the present. Not every single member of Post 3783 will agree, but overall we do agree something must be done to protect our schools.

Letters to editor

The debate over the pending school bond has included some bizarre and misleading ideas: that the bond is an implied left-wing conspiracy to perpetuate big government, that the school district is sitting on a pile of money, that the bond is undemocratic, that we were mismanaged into this crisis and shouldn’t reward that behavior.

Newspapers — the ‘tie that binds’

What do you care most about in life?

Most of us would put family at, or near, the top of such a list. Friends would be there. So would our jobs or businesses, our livelihoods. Our homes. Maybe our pets. Our hobbies and pastimes. Add in those around us: Neighbors, the community, etc.

Ramona High students to celebrate Hometown Heroes

“A Celebration of Hometown Heroes” is the theme of Ramona High School’s Homecoming Week Oct. 13 through 18.
The Coming Home Carnival, started after the Witch wildfire in October 2007, will be Thursday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 9 p.m. in the high school parking lot, 1401 Hanson Lane. All are welcome at the family event that will feature rides, food and other activities.
Crowning of the homecoming king and queen will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 before the homecoming game at 7.
The homecoming dance will be in the high school gym on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Ramona Senior Activity Center


Thursdays: Tai Chi at 9 a.m., Bingo at 1 p.m.

Fridays: Exercise at 9 a.m. Pinochle at 9 a.m., Seniors Empowering Seniors at 10 a.m., Pokeno at 1 p.m.

Mondays: Exercise at 9 a.m., Lace/Crochet at 9 a.m.