Ramona 4-H and Future Farmers of America members once again returned from San Diego County Fair with top awards. Among them are Kaylin vanTol, Christopher Wier, Brenna Alvarez, Jazmine Zwicker and Carney Flinn.
After two years of earning supreme reserve champion designation at the San Diego County Fair for a veal calf she raised, Kaylin vanTol settled for reserve champion dairy calf at the 2014 San Diego County Fair.
Residents and visitors line both sides of the street to watch the annual Independence Day Parade staged by San Diego Country Estates. This year’s event featured 34 entries ranging from young Boy and Girl Scouts to members of the sheriff’s Volunteer Mounted Patrol.
Thomas Stephan is on a quest to save oak trees.
“I can’t watch the oak trees die anymore,” the Ramona resident said. “I had to do something.”
As a certified arborist who operated Stephan’s Tree Maintenance for 32 years, he knows a lot about trees. In 2005 he switched from running a tree service business to installing barn owl nest boxes for organic rodent
Ramona Idol auditions, ham radio club holds Field Day, Summer Health Fair, farmers’ market, free car show among week’s happenings…..
Ramona and regional officials will dedicate the staging area for the Santa Maria Creek Greenway on Saturday at 10 a.m.
The dedication will be at the San Diego County Parks & Recreation monument next to the Arriba Teen Center at 1710 Montecito Road.
From the tiniest chihuahua to the giant mastiff and from the purebred to the mutt, everyone is welcome when Kiwanis of Ramona presents the 10th annual Bow Wow Pow Wow Fun Dog Show at the Ramona Outdoor Community Center Pavilion on Saturday, June 14.
Ten categories include: Best costume (adult’s dog and child’s dog), dog owner look-alike, most beautiful, most handsome, best tail wagger, best kisser, most talented, most unusual markings and cutest little dog. The winners of each category are eligible for best in show. To qualify for best in show, the dog must be entered in three categories.
It was a great day to be down on the farm — especially if you were a guest on the San Diego County Farm Bureau’s Farm Tour and had chosen Ramona as your destination. Although the tours have been in existence for a few years, this was the first year Ramona was involved.
Three farm tours took place simultaneously on Saturday, June 7, as Escondido and Oceanside each had its own farms participating.
Residents and visitors have an opportunity to see what life on a farm is like when five Ramona farms open their gates for tours on Saturday, June 7.
The fifth annual Farm Tour Day, sponsored by San Diego County Farm Bureau, will showcase the county’s diverse agricultural enterprises
San Diego County Board of Supervisors asked staffers to come up with a tiered system to regulate beekeeping in unincorporated areas, instead of moving forward with any of the three options presented today.
The supervisors, who proposed easing the regulations last October, declined to cut the current 600-foot setback requirement between bee hives and dwellings by half, by two-thirds or down to 15 feet — similar to the City of San Diego’s rules and the favorite of several beekeepers in the audience.
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to watch the Ramona Rodeo from the contestant’s point of view, this could be your opportunity.
By entering the “Best Seat at the Rodeo” drawing, some lucky winner will watch the rodeo right alongside the cowboy and cowgirl entrants.