Emergency Animal Rescue volunteers and several upset San Diego Country Estates residents are trying to catch a wild turkey who “runs like a road runner” and has a green arrow through his chest.
“People need to know that somebody is shooting arrows in a residential area,” said Michelle Ceroli, who lives in the condominium complex on Davis Cup Lane and feeds a group of turkeys who live in the area. “This is a warning that somebody’s out here shooting arrows.”
Ramona’s original horses have a new arrival. Born on the morning of April 5, the foal is sired by Batista and the dam is Carmel. Mother and foal stood in the pasture while the little one gained the strength and balance to stand.
More foals are expected over the coming weeks and excitement is building for those arrivals.
Wildlife Research Institute (WRI) reports that the female bald eagle in the Ramona Grasslands is incubating eggs, and a new pair of bald eagles was spotted nesting north of Palomar Mountain.
Late last year, a pair of bald eagles was discovered building a nest in the Ramona Grasslands for the first time in known history. Although bald eagles have migrated to the grasslands in the winter, they were usually juveniles and did not nest, according to WRI.
Ramona’s Marcus Battaglia and his team roping partner reached the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo progressive round finals.
Battaglia and Kyle Lockett of Visalia won $2,057 each during the April 4-6 rodeo in Oklahoma City. Battaglia was the header and Lockett was the heeler.
As federal and state budgets shrink, trails move farther down the list of importance to those decision makers in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento. Earlier this year a great loss to the trail community occurred. The California Recreational Trails Committee (CRTC), comprised of trails supporters, professionals, group leaders, and agency representatives to work with the state and many agencies and organizations regarding trail issues, was
A popular Cleveland National Forest hiking trail that had been closed to the public since a teenager fell to his death from a cliff in the area two summers ago reopened April 5 under tightened restrictions.
Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire Station 81 in San Diego Country Estates reported that it responded to one medical aid call from the trail on Saturday. Engineer/Paramedic Dan Mora said a female in her mid-20s complained of leg cramps as she was hiking back from the falls, but she was able to hike out.
Handcrafted items just in time for Mother’s Day are among items to be found at the In Your Own Back Yard Craft Fair April 12, 13 and 14 in Ramona Town Hall. Vendor registration fees will be donated to Town Hall for renovation and upkeep of the historic building at 729 Main St. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 14. For more information, call Vicki Franano at 760-788-8860.
A popular Cleveland National Forest hiking trail that had been closed to the public since a teenager fell to his death from a cliff in the area two summers ago reopened today under tightened restrictions.
The western access point to Cedar Creek Falls is available by reservation, with 75 permits for individual visitors or groups of up to five people available each day, at a cost of $6 each, authorities said. The passes can be obtained online at recreation.gov, a federal parks website.
Working with Honeycutt Rodeo Inc., bullfighter Dusty Duba, above, moves bucking chutes to begin setting up the arena for Ramona Rodeo May 17 to 19. Watching in the background is Jerry Honeycutt, stock contractor owner, and assisting in the chutes are Cody Parker and Orrin Honeycutt. The crew worked on March 26 and 27 and will return for the rodeo. Duba is married to Kayla Spurlock, a former Miss Rodeo Ramona and former Miss Rodeo California.
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