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CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mountain View Community Church, 1191 Meadowlark. Features vendors, auction baskets, opportunity drawings, food. Benefits Ramona Food and Clothes Closet (bring a nonperishable food item to receive a drawing ticket) and Ramona Lutheran School Booster Club.
Ramona Art Guild President Lauren Chiara, seated center, presents a check for $1,000 art teachers Liz Schaude and Paula Payne for the Ramona High School visual arts program. Art students witnessing the presentation are: Sawyer Simmons, Andrew Houry, Jonathan Hancock, Gabi Simmons, Megan Kahler, Sydney Johnson, Kim Fernandez, Kala Hite, Samanda Ceballos, Maiquel Martinez, Kaley Glotfelty, Desire Desoto, Wendy Whitney and Tayler Butler.
Editor’s Note: This is one in the Sentinel’s “Where Are They Now?” series about Ramona graduates — where they are and what they are doing. By Karen Brainard A 1996 Ramona High School graduate has been selected as one of the 10 brightest young scientists and engineers throughout the country by Popular Science magazine. David [...]
In conjunction with the first Ramona Art & Wine Festival in the Amy Strong Castle at Mt. Woodson will be an auction of five wine barrels painted by local artists.
Starting bids on the barrels are $275, and even those who can’t attend the event may place a reserve bid, state the highest bid they would pay, submit it with their name, address, phone, and email to festival chair Elaine Lyttleton at Lyttleton@sv-mail.com. If no one bids higher than their price at the auction, they will be contacted and the barrel is theirs.
Approval to seek an administrative permit by Milagro Farm Vineyards and Winery so it can continue holding weddings, and a request to waive the undergrounding of utilities for Tractor Supply Company at Hunter and Main streets, sailed through the Ramona Community Planning Group Oct. 10 with little to no resistance.
Christopher “Kit” Sickels, who owns Milagro with his wife, Karen, told the planning group that someone had turned his winery in to county code enforcement a few months ago
Carnival rides, a dunk tank, mechanical bull riding, music and food are part of Ramona High School’s plans for Coming Home Night tonight.
Presented by the RHS Associated Student Body, the sixth annual event is open to the community and promises activities for all ages.
New in Theaters — October 4
Gravity PG13 A spacewalk turns to disaster when the shuttle is destroyed leaving two astronauts tethered to each other in deep space. Stars: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney
Runner Runner R A grad student swindled by online poker hunts down the leader and is approached by the FBI to bring him down. Stars: Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Oliver Cooper, Anthony Mackie
When Jim Robinson was on the water board, he had a reputation for pulling financial reports off the consent calendar so he could ask questions about specific expenditures. It didn’t take long, the questions were straightforward, and the public appreciated an elected official who had taken the time to scour through the financial pages and who asked public questions at a public meeting. He was one of us, elected by us to represent us.
In a special meeting, Ramona school trustees approved a revised compensation agreement for the district’s 28 administrative leadership team (ALT) members.
The meeting came after questions at the trustees’ August meeting about a previous proposal, which called for five days off with no cut in pay in exchange for a larger contribution to health premiums than other employees.