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Ramona author to share updated version of San Vicente and Barona history


Ramona author and historian Chuck LeMenager will discuss his recently updated “Off the Main Road, Revisited” when Ramona Pioneer Historical Society kicks off its 2013-14 season at a potluck dinner Oct. 15. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Barnett Barn on the grounds of the Guy B. Woodward Museum, 645 Main St. [...]

Drought-tolerant plants are subject of Garden Club meeting adline

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Ramona Garden Club is in full swing for the year, and the October presenter, Linda Bresler, will focus on drought-tolerant plants and succulents on Oct. 9.

Bresler, a landscape designer, holds three horticultural and landscape design certificates.

“I have personally grown most of the plants that I use in my landscape designs so that I know how they perform, and which are the best of use in low-water, low-maintenance situations,” the Poway resident said.

Election integrity, voter identification on Ramona Tea’d agenda

The Election Integrity Solution and the Voter Identification Ballot Initiative will be discussion topics at the Ramona Tea’d forum on Sept. 28.

Guest speakers will be Ruth Weiss of the Election Integrity Project and Elise Richmond, a conservative radio talk show Host.

Republican Women visit with Congressman Hunter

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Six members of Intermountain Republican Women Federated visit with Congressman Duncan Hunter at the California Federated Republican Women Southern Division Board of Directors meeting in Temecula this month. Hunter presented information about Syria during the morning portion of the event. The afternoon speakers were Catharine Baker, who talked about Voter S.A.F.E., the voter identification initiative, and Dr. John Eastman, who discussed The Supreme Court and Rule of Law. From left are: Mary Kafka, Sandy Hurlburt, Rachel Meyer, Hunter, Nancy Frazee, Claudia Weringa and Sally McKelvey.

Pregnancy clinic offers parenting and childbirth preparation classes

Ramona Pregnancy Care Clinic will host childbirth preparation and parenting classes this fall.

A two-session childbirth preparation series will be held at the clinic, 1530 Main St., Suite 6, on Thursdays, Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 at 11:30 a.m. Class One will focus on the hospital experience such as when to go to the hospital, what will happen, tests and coping measures. Emergency birth will be discussed in case there is not enough time to get to the hospital.

Ramona Kiwanis donates to Emergency Animal Rescue

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Kiwanis Club of Ramona member Carol Bazinet, second from left, presents a check for $500 to Emergency Animal Rescue representatives Doug Lake and Jan Pickton at the club’s breakfast meeting Saturday, Sept. 21. At right is Walter Ainslie, club president.

Emergency Animal Rescue (EAR) was founded in 1993 to fill the need for a 24-hour service for animal rescue in San Diego County.

For details about EAR, see

Dinner with Captain Morgan benefits Ramona mural project

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“Dinner with Captain Morgan,” an event to benefit the Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. in San Vicente Resort.

“They had so much fun around the pool at the San Vicente Inn at last year’s luau, they’re doing it again,” S. Elaine Lyttleton, project president, said in an announcement. “Only this time they’re not doing the limbo or hula to raise money for their mural. They’re planning to shake the booty out of the villagers’ pockets by pillaging for pennies and pieces of eight.”

Swim program available for ages 6 to adult


Ramona Swim Team, an all-inclusive competitive swim team that practices Monday through Thursday at the San Diego Country Estates Country Club pool, 24157 San Vicente Road, is accepting new participants.

New swimmers, ages 6 to 12, practice from 3:45 to 5 p.m., and experienced swimmers, ages 11 to adult, practice from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Masonic Lodge and Ramona VFW donate to foster family


A Ramona couple who takes in foster children with special needs received some extra help with a $1,301 donation from Santa Maria Masonic Lodge No. 580 and Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3783.

The funds, raised at the organizations’ Fourth Annual Orphan Benefit Dinner in August, were presented to Kyle and Laurel Wenger at a dinner in Masonic Lodge on Sept. 9.

Ramona Calendar of Events

11th ANNUAL CAR SHOW & ‘50s ROCK—Ramona Oaks Park, 25341 Pappas Road, 5 p.m. Admission free. Car and motorcycle entry free. Space is limited. Register at 760-789-3788, ext. 5034, or email Prizes and trophies will be awarded. Live music from the Bobby Sanchez Combo. Hosted by San Diego Country Estates Association. Food and beverages available for purchase.