A fifth generation Ramonan and his wife are the proud new owners of Eiler Tire & Brake.
Jake Harris and his wife, Leah, both 27, recently bought the automotive shop at 1743 Main St. from Mark Song, who purchased the decades-old shop from one of its original owners, Dale Eiler, in July 2008. The shop opened in the late 1980s as Eiler Brothers and was renamed Eiler Tire & Brake when Dale Eiler bought out his brother in 1996.
Sep 11 2013 | Posted in Business
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It was an alarming slow numbness that moved from her feet to her face along the left side of her body that sent Regina Hampton to the hospital last March. At only 45 years old, she was suffering from a mini stroke.
Hampton, a self-professed food lover who owns Big Apples Bagels at 1925 Main St., knew then that some major changes were in order.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) warns its residential and business customers of an ongoing wire fraud.
Reports indicate that individuals are misrepresenting themselves as utility employees by calling customers and threatening to turn off electric and gas service if an immediate payment is not made, said SDG&E. Customers are instructed to purchase a pre-pay credit card and directed to another phone number where information is obtained from the card and the cash value is removed.
SDG&E said customers should not provide any financial information by phone unless they have initiated the conversation. If any customers receive a phone call that makes them uncomfortable, and they know they have an outstanding balance that needs to be resolved, they should hang up and call SDG&E at 1-800-411-7343.
Stephanie Norvell, broker of Town & Country Home Loans Inc., said she is proud to announce an addition to her office, Nicole McKee-Ward, who will be operating Town & Country Real Estate Property Management Division.
“I have always admired how Nicole handles her property management clients in our town of Ramona,” said Norvell. “She is well liked throughout the community and her professional skills are superior. If you are in need of a property manager or need to rent a property here in Ramona, please contact our office at 760-789-9995 and speak to Nicole directly.”
A site plan review for an affordable workforce housing development on Robertson Street behind Kmart is on the agenda for the Ramona Design Review Board’s meeting Thursday, Aug. 29.
The board meets at 7:30 p.m. in Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane.
AMCAL’s 60-unit complex with a California farmhouse design is proposed for 4.2 acres of an eight-acre parcel on the north side of Robertson Street at Pala Street. Target renters will be
The Ramona Chamber of Commerce mixer held at San Vicente Resort, Aug. 15, featured a “Wizard of Oz” theme, marking the 75th anniversary of the 1939 film. Vendors were stationed along a Yellow Brick Road.
La Dolce Vita Alpaca Farm in Ramona will be included in the San Diego Yarn Crawl, a free, self-guided tour of yarn stores and alpaca farms Sept. 26 to 29.
Hours of the four-day event are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The crawl will feature demonstrations, trunk shows, special events and give-aways at each location.
The vacant storefront in the Sun Valley Shopping Center on Main Street is finally going to get a tenant — 99¢ Only Stores®.
According to the company, opening date is set for Oct. 24.
Located next to Big 5 Sporting Goods, the 99¢ Only Store will occupy the 18,000 square feet of former grocery store space, said Bill Henigsman of TNT Electric Sign Inc.
It’s the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” and Janice Baldridge, marketing coordinator for the San Diego Country Estates Association, is making the most of it. She’s substituted the well-known sentence from the 1939 film starring Judy Garland — “There’s no place like home” — with “There’s no place like San Vicente Resort,” location of the Ramona Chamber of Commerce mixer on Aug. 15.
The mixer will be at the resort at 24157 San Vicente Road from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for chamber members and $10 for others. All are welcome.
Thursday, Aug. 8—The median price of single-family homes sold in July in the San Diego area was $485,000, up 22.8 percent from the same month last year, the San Diego Association of Realtors reported today.
The price was up nearly 1 percent from June, according to SDAR.
In July, sales totaled 2,253 houses, 9.3 percent higher than the same month in 2012 and up 5 percent compared to June’s sales.
The median price of a single-family home over the first seven months of 2013 was $447,000, up 20.8 percent higher from the same time period in 2012.
The 14,912 houses sold between January and July is 5.6 up compared to same period in 2012.
For attached homes, the median sales price in July was $320,000, which is 36.2 percent higher than July 2012 and up 6.3 percent compared to June, according to SDAR.
Condominiums or townhomes sales totaled 1,088 in July, up 23.5 percent over same month in 2012 and up 8.5 percent since June, SDAR said.
The median sale price of an attached home January through July was $288,000, up 32.7 percent from the same period in 2012. Condos and townhouses sold during the same period totaled 6,820, up 7.6 percent compared to last year.
Aug 8 2013 | Posted in Business
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