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.
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 Department responded to four reports of flooding in San Diego County Estates after Sunday’s rain.
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.”
A brief special meeting of the Ramona Municipal Water District Board on Monday resulted in a heated exchange between Director Joe Zenovic and the district’s legal counsel, who announced he will be submitting his resignation.
While Zenovic claimed negligence on an action by legal counsel, James Gilpin, a partner with Best Best & Krieger, said he was resigning “because there’s a lot of shenanigans that I can’t support.”
Winterball signups for Ramona Pony League and Ramona Girls Softball begin this weekend.
From noon to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, registration for boys winterball will be available at the Pony fields’ snack bar at 417 Aqua Lane.
The cost, which includes hat and shirt, is $95 per player and $80 for a sibling of a player. Parents need to bring their children’s birth certificates to registration.
Jul 23 2014 | Posted in Archive
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At the recent World Gliding Championships in Finland, a Ramona resident was one of seven on Team USA.
To qualify for the team, Garret Willat won the 2013 U.S. Club Class Nationals in Mifflin, Penn.
“That got me enough points to make it on the team,” he said.
The county will conduct its Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) Annual Report Workshop at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at its operations center, 5520 Overland Ave., San Diego.
Residents are invited to learn about regional habitat conservation accomplishments and goals, according to the county. Local jurisdictions and state and federal agencies will give an update on lands preserved for the approved MSCP and on MSCP projects completed in 2013 in the southwest portion of the count
Ramona Intra BU16 soccer team played in the Crusaders Cup July 5 and 6, ending the tournament third in its bracket.
During the first game the BU16 teammates played TVSA Hawks from Temecula. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. The boys’ Saturday afternoon game against Chula Vista FC was played at Alliant University. The game ended in a 0-1 loss for Intra in the last five minutes of the game.
Jul 16 2014 | Posted in Archive
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Ramona 4-H and Future Farmers of America members once again returned from San Diego County Fair with top awards. Among them are Kaylin vanTol, Christopher Wier, Brenna Alvarez, Jazmine Zwicker and Carney Flinn.
After two years of earning supreme reserve champion designation at the San Diego County Fair for a veal calf she raised, Kaylin vanTol settled for reserve champion dairy calf at the 2014 San Diego County Fair.