Ramona’s crime trends continue to fall, said Lt. James Bovet when presenting updated crime statistics at the Sheriff’s Citizen Advisory Group meeting Nov. 14.
“Our arrests have increased but our reported crimes are down,” he said.
At this time last year the crime rate was 20 per 1,000 people, but that rate has decreased to 10.3.
Fixing the intersection of State Route 67 and Highland Valley/Dye roads for improved traffic flow could come at the expense of other county road projects.
That could be welcome news to those opposing the Dye Road Extension and the Ramona Street Extension.
Ramona Community Planning Group Chair Jim Piva has led the push to improve the Route 67 and Highland Valley/Dye roads intersection to alleviate the traffic backups during
After viewing a presentation on replacing the playground structure at Barnett Elementary School, Ramona Community Planning Group unanimously agreed to add the project to the Ramona Park Land Dedication Ordinance priority list.
The Barnett project will rank eighth on list, which has seven other projects requesting PLDO funding. Approximately $600,000 of PLDO funds is available for recreational uses in the community. The county charges the park fee with residential building permits.
The $680,000 of Park Land Dedication Ordinance (PLDO) money earmarked for Ramona has various sports- and recreation-oriented organizations clamoring for the funds.
After hearing from several members of those organizations who sought to justify their needs for project funds, the Ramona Community Planning Group voted Nov. 7 to recommend the county release a portion of PLDO funds for three projects, based on the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Subcommittee.
Ramona High School’s boys water polo team ended its regular season with an 11-3 loss Nov. 5 at Rancho Bernardo High School, and was seeded eighth in Division II playoffs.
“It was probably one of our least desirable performances we’ve had all year,” Coach Donnie Williams said of last week’s game.
The Water Dawgs were scheduled to compete in the playoffs Wednesday, Nov. 13 against La Costa Canyon at Rancho Bernardo High School. The winner of that game will play
Nov 11 2013 | Posted in Sports
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Paramedics prepare to airlift a male pedestrian approximately 70 years old after he was struck by a pickup truck that was turning onto San Vicente Road from Gunn Stage Road just before 9:30 a.m. Monday, Cal Fire Capt. Robert Ramirez with the Ramona Fire Department reports. The man, who suffered rib and facial injuries and possibly a punctured lung, was taken via Mercy 6 helicopter to Palomar Medical Center, said Ramirez. No other information is available.
Ramona schools, Superior Court, all County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters, and other public agencies will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.
Essential services such as law enforcement, fire and rescue, and emergency animal control response will continue through the holiday.
A deadlocked jury prompted a judge to declare a mistrial yesterday for a fired Pomerado Hospital employee accused of posting threatening messages saying he planned to go on a killing spree against former supervisors and co-workers.
Jurors told Judge Joan Weber that they were deadlocked 11-1 for guilt on all six counts of making criminal threats.
Nov 6 2013 | Posted in News
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Next week Trevor Jackson, a Ramona High School senior, will be competing on the U.S. team in the 2013 World Trampoline and Tumbling Age Group Competition in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The 17-year-old was one of four gymnasts selected by USA Gymnastics to serve on the men’s U.S. team, ages 17 and 18. He will be competing in tumbling.
Subway owners Lara and Wayne Mosser will celebrate the grand opening of their new location in Old Town on Nov. 1 and 2.
The Mossers, who live in Ramona, said they decided to open a franchise on the east side of town to take pressure off their other store at the west end.
“Mainly to have better customer service because we are so busy over there,” explained Lara Mosser, noting that sometimes they lost customers because they were so crowded