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Ramona Calendar of Events

Bilingual Zumba, Bouncing Baby Storytime, Teen Music Shop, Teen Action Council and Family Craft are among activities at Ramona Library.
A fundraising Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction and Desserts will be held at Ramona Elementary School Friday to help pay for sixth-graders to attend Sixth Grade Camp.

Pregnancy care clinic marks milestone at banquet


Ramona Pregnancy Care Clinic supporters gathered recently to celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary.

Model, actress and writer Jennifer O’Neill was the keynote speaker at the clinic’s 25th Anniversary Banquet, held at Mountain View Community Church, and talk radio host Mark Larson was the master of ceremonies.

Ramona football takes down Carlsbad; Bulldogs earn seed in CIF Open Division

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Damon Baldwin had a choice to make this week.

Many coaches, at all levels, are faced with how best to position their team for postseason play. Professional football teams will rest their starters in a late regular season game so that they are healthy for the playoffs.

Ramona High senior Brandon Gansch needs votes for KUSI Silver Pigskin honor

Ramona High School senior Brandon Gansch has been nominated for the coveted KUSI Silver Pigskin.

Each year the television news station nominates standout athletes to be recognized for their accomplishments on and off the football field. Gansch has been nominated for the People’s Choice spot on the ballot and needs Ramona’s help to win this popularity vote. Ramonans can vote for via all three of these social media outlets:


Instagram: @kusippr (scroll down to Gansch’s video and “Like” it)

Twitter: @KUSIPPR (retweet on Gansch’s picture)

—Nancy Sapper

Ramona High’s fall sports advance to CIF play


Ramona High School’s fall sports teams advance to CIF play. Here’s the schedule:

Girls Tennis vs TBD at Barnes Tennis Center Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 12:30 p.m.

Boys Water Polo vs Poway at Rancho Bernardo High School Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m.

Girls Volleyball vs Steele Canyon at RHS Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.

Football vs Helix at Helix High School Friday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.

—Nancy Sapper

No. 6 Bulldogs draw No. 3 Helix in first round of Open Division CIF playoffs


The game will be Nov. 21 at Helix High School, reports Nancy Sapper of the Sentinel.

Rodger Dohm captures third place in school board race


Based on the most recent unofficial results from the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, incumbent Rodger Dohm has retained his seat on the Ramona Unified School District Board. Since the county began counting ballots in the Nov. 4 election, Dohm has been fourth and fifth and is now third in the five-person race for [...]

Bulldogs finish strong in regular season play beating Carlsbad 53-37


Bulldogs finish strong in regular football season play beating Carlsbad 53-37. Ramona High senior athletes were honored at the home game.

Lemire retains third spot in school board election in latest release of unofficial results

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Dick Lemire retains third place in the Ramona Unified School District election, according to unofficial results from the San Diego County Registrar’s office Thursday afternoon.

Until Thursday’s results were released, Lemire was 1 vote ahead of incumbent Rodger Dohm, who now is fifth among the five candidates for school board.

With three seats on the school board open in this week’s election, incumbent Bob Stoody is the top vote-getter with 3,810 votes, incumbent Kim Lasley is second with 3,421 votes, and Lemire, a Navy veteran and math teacher at Chaparral High School in the Grossmont school district, is third with 3,083 votes.

Retired teacher Joyce Daubert is fourth with 3,068 votes, and Dohm has 3,063 votes.

There are about 150,000 mail and provisional ballots in the county yet to counted, according to the registrar’s website,

The county has until Dec. 2 to count the remaining ballots.

Ramona Senior Center to close Monday for Veterans Day

Ramona Senior Activity Center will be closed Monday, Nov. 10, for Veterans Day. It is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. except for legal holidays.

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.