The new owners of Stars Petroleum Inc. in Ramona say they have revamped the business and are hoping residents will stop by and give the gas station a try.
They also want the word out that former owner James Kurtenbach has absolutely no involvement in the business.
“It has nothing to do with him anymore,” said Terri Kjonegaard, who owns the station with her husband, Tim.
Between window treatments and flooring, the owners of a new little shop in downtown Ramona say they have those items covered.
Candace Regel and Mike Agha opened The Blinds Spot and Regal Floors on Oct. 1 at 707 Main St., just two months after Ramona Interiors moved out of that space.
Kountry Kitchen owners Mike and Theresa Adams have strived to create an atmosphere that will make their customers feel right at home.
And many customers do. Regular customers come in every morning to the downtown Ramona restaurant, grabbing their initialed coffee mug, said Theresa.
Kountry Kitchen’s array of coffee mugs, each with a different design, is a hallmark of the eatery, one that was carried over after the Adamses purchased the
A family that has operated Little Caesars pizza franchises throughout California has opened one at 1853 Main St. in the Kmart shopping center.
“My family has been franchisees of Little Caesars for 25 years and I’ve been working for them since 13 years old,” said Andrew Feghali, who operates the Ramona store with his uncle, Eli Feghali.
This is the fourth store the two partners operate. They also have franchises in Lakeside, La Mesa and Santee.
Just over a year after she originally intended to open a yogurt shop in Ramona, Carla Westhoff celebrated the grand opening of her All About Yogurt store.
“Finally!” Westhoff exclaimed just before the store opening last weekend.
Readers may remember Westhoff’s dilemma last year when she leased a space in the Stater Bros. shopping center on Main Street and was informed by the Ramona Municipal Water District (RMWD) that she would need to pay for additional
On a Friday afternoon, the new Yogurt Barn in Ramona’s Sun Valley Shopping Center was bustling with customers.
“It’s always busy after school,” said Lauri Youngblood who owns the shop with her husband, Jeff.
She also noted that the Yogurt Barn was holding a fundraiser for Ramona Rebels Cheer with 25 percent of her sales that day going to the cheer team.
Ramona cigar smokers no longer have to go down the hill for a fresh cigar.
Jerry Rios has opened the Stallion Cigar Club at 2344 Main St., next door to Wilson Glass, and says he has the freshest cigars in town.
“I love cigars and I was tired of driving down the hill,” said Rios, a Ramona resident.
Two attorneys residing in Ramona have opened Toothacre & Ames LLP, a law firm, in the Day Promenade building at 850 Main St.
Scott Toothacre and Casey Ames bring more than 25 years of combined legal service to Ramona in the areas of civil litigation, business law, employment law, estate planning, personal injury and wrongful death, and DUI (driving under the influence) defense.
Bright colors, jeans, leggings, jeggings and lace headline the list of back-to-school clothing styles and bring back some of the 1980s and vintage looks.
Very popular, said Ramona retailers, are jeans, especially skinny jeans.
Michele Lobaugh,owner of Fashionably Late, said she doesn’t see the jean trend ending anytime soon.
A new women’s apparel store has opened in the Ramona Business Barn at 369 Main St.
Sweet Cheeks Boutique, owned by Ramona resident Allison Green, offers such clothing as dresses, denim and tops, as well as jewelry, purses and hair accessories.
“There’s some really fun and trendy stuff,” said Green.