Creepy costumes, glowing jack-o-lanterns and candy galore make Halloween a treat for kids and grown-ups alike, but they can be seriously scary for our pets. To keep pets safe and healthy this Halloween, San Diego Humane Society and SPCA recommends keeping the following tips in mind:
Professional rodeo cowboy and Ramona businessman Matt Deskovick won the steer wrestling buckle with his first-place time of 4.1 seconds at the Western Days Rodeo in San Dimas.
“I had a very good steer,” he said of Booger Red.
Oct 27 2013 | Posted in Country Living
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Johner Riehl gets some help carrying a pumpkin out of the patch from sons Whitaker, 4, and Zyler, 2, at Mountain Valley Ranch on Saturday.
Colic is a scary word to horse owners. Although a common disorder of the digestive system, the term colic simply put means “abdominal pain.” The term in horses refers to a condition of severe abdominal discomfort characterized by pawing, rolling and sometimes the inability to defecate, and we all know horses poop a lot, a whole lot, 8 to 12 times a day, every day.
Faith and angels have carried John and Janice Strizver through the challenges, heartaches and tears of losing their home and rebuilding their lives after the Witch fire six years ago this month. Some of those angels are still with them.
“We’re stronger and wiser and more faithful than ever,” said Janice, sitting at a table in their new home overlooking the Highland Valley Road area and the mountains beyond.
The Back Country Quilters invite everyone to the 14th Annual Quilt Show on Oct. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
The show will be held at Mountain View Community Church, 1191 Meadowlark off Highway 78 and Ash Street. The hall will be decorated in an autumn theme, and there will be about 100 quilts displayed, all made locally.
Dancing, contests, refreshments and prizes are on tap for Coldwell Banker Realty’s 10th Annual Client and Community Appreciation Dance Party from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11.
The party, themed “Dancing through the Decades,” will be held in the parking lot in front of Coldwell’s office at 2130 Main St. and will feature music from the 1940s through the ‘80s.
It’s been nearly a year since the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted to pursue an emergency evacuation route for Ramona, but negotiations to use a portion of Ramona Municipal Water District property for the route are not yet ironed out, said a water board member.
Longtime Ramona resident Larry Samovar of Academic Farms in Ramona proved that one does not have to run a billion dollar horse business to participate and be successful in the Sport of Kings — thoroughbred racing.
His 3-year-old filly named Lucky Student broke her maiden Friday, Oct. 4, at Santa Anita Park after nine races and four second-place finishes.
With one large solar energy installation in the initial stages of construction, another is expected to be presented to the Ramona Community Planning Group in the next couple of months.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) plans to install a 5-megawatt photovoltaic solar project by its substation on Creelman Lane, said a spokesperson for the utility. The project would take up a third of the 30-acre parcel that SDG&E owns on Creelman, said Jennifer Ramp, and has been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission.