Ramona’s and Del Norte’s high school baseball teams are tied atop the Valley League with 8-3 records and will face each other one more time, May 15, to end the season.
The Bulldogs entered the two-game Del Norte series trailing the Nighthawks by two games in battle for the Valley League pennant.
Posing as a teenager, a sheriff’s deputy learned a lot about drugs at Ramona High School — enough to lead to four arrests, three young adults and a student.
The arrests last Tuesday are the result of a yearlong undercover investigation targeting drug-dealing at Ramona High and three other area high schools. The sting resulted in arrest warrants for a total of six minors and 13 adults.
A large retail store with products to support the rural lifestyle could be coming to Ramona.
Developer Steve Powell and Architect Carole Wylie, both from Ramona, introduced conceptual plans for a Tractor Supply Company store, on behalf of their client, to the Ramona Design Review Board at its April 24 meeting. Powell said the plans will also be presented at the May 2 Ramona Community Planning Group meeting.
Students at Ramona Community School will experience a new way to exercise with the recent addition of fitness stations.
Because the new equipment was funded by a Park Land Dedication Ordinance (PLDO) grant of $98,000, it can be used by the public when school is not in session.
Focused on the safety of children as the No. 1 priority, those attending County Supervisor Dianne Jacob’s meeting on Santa Maria Creek Monday agreed that cleaning up the overgrown waterway should be done in phases, beginning with the section behind Ramona Community Park ball fields.
“We do have some safety issues with the kids there,” said Dawn Perfect, a Ramona Unified School District trustee.
Water rate increases will not exceed 7 percent and sewer rates will not rise more than 4.5 percent, beginning July 1, for customers of the Ramona Municipal Water District.
The Proposition 218 letter with not-to-exceed rates, scheduled to be mailed to customers the week of May 6, was approved by the RMWD Board of Directors by a 4-1 vote on April 23.
Ramona came from behind to beat Orange Glen at Rocky Lawler Field 8-6 on an overcast day.
Blake Workman came out of the bullpen to pick up his first win of the season. Workman came in in relief of Rhett Williams who went four-plus innings and gave up four earned runs and struck out four. Workman went 2-1/3 innings and did not allow a run and only gave up one hit as he struck
Ramona High School’s boys volleyball team extended its losing streak to four matches with an April 23 loss at Escondido but broke that losing streak April 25 with a home victory against Orange Glen.
The results gave the Bulldogs an overall record of 17-16, including a 2-6 Valley League figure, entering the final week of the regular season.
Ramona High School junior Courtney Jackson won the girls pole vault at the Escondido Invitational meet April 26.
Jackson, who has been adjusting to a new pole that allows for higher distances, fell short of her personal record but still cleared 10’9”.
“I was really happy,” said head coach Sherri Edwards.
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A woman has become the third person charged with killing former Ramona resident Michael “Gabe” Hallmann in 2012, and this has delayed scheduling of a preliminary hearing.
Nicole Anna Ibarra, also known as Nicole Olmos, 36, appeared with Francisco Jose Arellano, 32, and Michael Vincent Reyes, 29, on April 24 in San Diego Superior Court. They are scheduled to return on May 30 for a status hearing.