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Little Caesars pizza returns to Ramona

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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.

Yogurt shop dream finally comes true

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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

Yogurt Barn opens in Sun Valley shopping center

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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.

Rios opens Stallion Cigar Club on Main Street

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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.

Law firm opens on Main Street

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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.

Clothing trends reflect the ‘80s, vintage look is also popular


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.

Sweet Cheeks Boutique: ‘Really into fashion’

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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.

Fields earns Topper Club honors

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Ramona resident Scott Field, a Farmers Insurance of San Diego agent, has been inducted into the Farmers’ “Topper Club” of the company’s top sales producers.

Field received the recognition for outstanding sales achievements in 2010, said Paul Patsis, president of enterprise marketing for Farmers.

“Farmers congratulates Scott on qualifying for this year’s Topper Club,” said Patsis. “Scott is committed to providing quality insurance coverages and industry-leading service to Farmers’ customers.”