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Republican women to ‘Lunch with Mr. Jefferson’

Intermountain Republican Women Federated will “Lunch with Mr. Jefferson” in Barbara DeGraw’s home at 3889 Daley Flat Road in Julian on Monday, Oct. 27.

Melissa Richmond, who worked for Gov. Mitt Romney for 10 years in the Massachusetts State House, will discuss an “Insider’s view of Presidential Campaigning.” Check-in and social time are 10:15 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 10:45.

Ramona voters will choose three of five school board candidates

Election 2014

Five candidates are on the Nov. 4 ballot for three seats on the Ramona Unified School District Board. Seeking election to four-year terms are Joyce Daubert and Richard Lemire and incumbents Rodger Dohm, Kim Lasley and Bob Stoody.

Vote Yes on Measure Q

Measure Q will give Ramona residents an opportunity to put our money where our mouth is. We say we love our beautiful, rural community and the advantages of clean air and clear views. We say we support the charm of our small businesses and shop locally. We say we love our kids and want to provide them with every opportunity for happiness as children and success as adults.

Homeownership vs. government education

It is unfortunate that homeownership and the funding of government education are at odds with each other. Because we have allowed government to tax our property, we have also allowed government to take our property.

Because government has gotten too big and too intrusive, it now demands an excessive amount of our resources to sustain itself. Because we have foolishly tied the funding of government schools to the taxing of our homes, our home ownership is at risk from a school system and a government with an insatiable appetite for our money.

County poised to start San Vicente Road project

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To provide information to residents and address concerns about the San Vicente Road Improvement Project that is set to begin Sept. 15, a community outreach meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Charles Nunn Performing Arts Center at Olive Peirce Middle School 1521 Hanson Lane.

The public forum, to be facilitated by the Ramona Community Planning Group (RCPG), will include county staff and representatives from the Ramona Fire Department, Ramona Unified School District, Ramona Municipal Water District, San

Court announces five-hour website shutdown Saturday

San Diego Superior Court’s website is scheduled to be shut down for maintenance for about five hours on Saturday.
None of the court’s pages will be accessible beginning at 8 a.m.
The shutdown will affect court records, e-filing, calendars, jury service postponements, online payments and emails, among other things, according to the court.
The website is scheduled to be back in service by 1 p.m., according to the court.

Supervisors adopt Ramona Village Design plan

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A new zoning plan for Ramona’s town center that has been in the works for 10 years takes effect 30 days from its approval by San Diego County Board of Supervisors on July 30.

“This is a big day for Ramona,” Carol Fowler, vice chair of the Ramona Village Design Group, told the supervisors.

The Ramona Village Center Plan of form based codes and a similar plan for Alpine, along with amendments to Fallbrook’s village zoning regulations were grouped together for adoption.

Letter to editor: Duped by SDG&E

As reported, San Diego Gas & Electric has made the decision to increase rates for “small users.”

As mentioned in the article on this issue, “Large users currently pay up to 2½ times as much per kilowatt hour (compared to so-called “small users”), a disparity that diminishes under the adopted changes.”

Ramona fire reports: Crews respond to flooding in Country Estates

Ramona Fire Department responded to four reports of flooding in San Diego County Estates after Sunday’s rain.

Miniature books reap big awards

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Eileen Cummings has displayed portions of her miniature book collection at the San Diego County Fair in past years but it was her assortment of teddy bear-themed books that won her Best of Show and Best of Division for Home and Hobby this year.

“This is like winning the gold medal at the Olympics,” the enthusiastic Ramona resident said. “I reached the ultimate goal.”

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