There was once a thing called delayed gratification. Work toward a goal, earn a reward. Because you’d earned it, the item meant more to you.
Today, taking time to get something is considered quaint by a generation raised to click a few buttons and immediately acquire vacations, videos, diamonds and the like.
Nowadays search engines provide instant access to information that once took weeks to research. Music is immediately available. E-books are downloaded and consumed faster.
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
Bratwurst, sauerkraut, beer, German pretzels, German sliders, German funnel cakes and Frauleins armed with baskets of German pastries and more are on the agenda for Oktoberfest, A Harvest Celebration.
Presented by Ramona Chamber of Commerce, the family event will be at Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Calling all golfers. The centuries-old game of hitting a ball around grassy knolls has gone high-tech at the Ramona Fitness Center.
Center owner Peter San Nicolas is offering U Turn Golf, a computer-based program that fuses one-on-one fitness coaching with technology to up a player’s game.
Country Wine & Spirits, which has a location in San Diego Country Estates, has purchased Daniel’s Market at 1360 Main Street and Daniel’s West on State Route 67.
The two markets were owned by Ramona businessman Daniel Vengler. They opened under new proprietorship on Sept. 23, with lowered gasoline prices on Sept. 25 attracting lines of customers in a “welcome to the neighborhood” effort.
A Las Vegas woman who was the mastermind of a mortgage-fraud scheme that involved Ramona real estate agent Teresa Rose and generated almost $15 million in illegal kickbacks was sentenced in San Diego Monday to more than eight years in prison.
Ramona resident Timothy L. Daniels will sign copies of his debut novel, “A Target Rich Environment,” in Unicorn Books and Gifts today from 3 to 5 p.m.
In the book, U.S. Customs Special Agent Jimmy Maxwell is targeting narcotics smuggler Angel Garcia. But the overload of drug-related cases flooding the ports of San Diego is stalling Maxwell’s investigation.
Look for Ramona resident Jessica Ford in an upcoming issue of San Diego Home Garden Lifestyles magazine.
Ford, a designer at Tracy and Matt Taft’s Kitchen Barn, won two awards at the National Kitchen and Bath Association Star Design Awards competition this month at the Admiral Baker Golf Course in San Diego: Best Student Kitchen and Best Student Bath.
The defense industry in San Diego County handled federal budget cuts known as sequestration relatively well, with the number of active duty, civilian and reserve personnel remaining steady and direct spending increasing slightly, according to the San Diego Military Advisory Council’s fifth annual Military Economic Impact Study released today.
NEW CHAMBER MEMBER—Tina Wright, center, with New Dawn Realty, prepares to cut the ceremonial ribbon marking her membership in the Ramona Chamber of Commerce. Standing next to Wright is Realtor Dawn Lewis of the New Dawn Realty office in Ramona.
Sep 20 2013 | Posted in Business
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