Category archives for: Letters to the Editor

Name suspects on police blotter

I am writing once again to encourage the management of the Sentinel and Main Street Media to stop displaying two opposite journalistic models in the weekly local newspapers. The issue is the reluctance to seemingly refuse to print the names of local suspects arrested in the police blotter articles while on the same page in an article labeled “Detectives seize drugs, arrest 13” on page 5 of the Aug. 29 issues of the Sentinel, where you do list all of those arrested.

Letter to editor: Grateful for Ramona’s support

Dear Ramona Friends and Family:

My feelings and that of my family are so deep that words can hardly describe our expressions of gratitude for the concern and love with the passing of my daughter, Anita Ann Zick.

Anita was a “hometown” girl. She felt the community support throughout her life, starting with 4-H and Guide Dogs and ending with her successful property management.

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I have lived in the San Diego Country Estates for nine years and have witnessed or heard about several accidents on San Vicente Road between Wildcat Canyon Road and Warnock Road.

Last Thursday we lost another young adult to a vehicular accident on this stretch of roadway. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families that have lost loved ones on this road. Circumstances and details of last Thursday’s accident are currently unclear.

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Thank you, Ramona Municipal Water District.

On Friday morning, Aug. 16, we woke up to water gushing out of the roadway near San Diego Avenue and Cook Street, due to a leak in a 50+-year-old 14-inch water main. The repair crew was dispatched quickly, was very courteous, informative, and had our water back on within 10 hours. Thank you for your hard work and professionalism men. Job well done!

Letter to editor: Soccer madness

I just wanted to say thanks to the Ramona Sentinel for weighing in on the issues involving the two soccer leagues in town. I realize that the Sentinel doesn’t have the space to really get into the depths of depravity involved, but bringing it to the public’s attention is a great thing. Ramona Soccer League, [...]

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SDG&E electricity customers have probably read or heard that the utility has been granted an 11 percent rate increase by the PUC effective Sept. 1, 2013. What they may not know is that not all ratepayers are affected equally.

Instead of applying the 11 percent “across the board,” SDG&E is allowed or mandated to distribute the rate increases according to how much electricity a customer uses. The chart on SDG&E’s website at www.sdge.com/2013Rates shows the rate increases for various levels of consumption based on $ per month on a customer’s bill as well as kilowatt hours per month consumption.

Letter to editor: Epic All Class Reunion at Back of the Ranch

The Ramona High School Class of ‘83 would like to thank Ernie and Sherri of Back of the Ranch for hosting the RHS All Class Reunion. Everyone had a wonderful time. It was great to connect with all the graduates of RHS. Also we’d like to thank the neighbors and neighborhood around “Back of the [...]

Letter to editor: Avoiding Detroit’s mistakes

Detroit is the mattress bearing the stain left behind from the steamy amalgam which oozed during the incestuous drunken orgy with big business, labor and government.

Detroit, however, is not alone. Many cities in the U.S. are currently engaged in such orgies, though blinded by their own lustful addiction to bonds, taxes, regulations, and corporate cronyism taking place which will lead to predictably similar stains, smells and debts.

Letter to editor: How do you think we can save our schools?

Can the Ramona Unified School District (RUSD) be saved? Are we destined for a state takeover of the RUSD? Can our children count on a comprehensive education in the years to come? Will we be forced to surrender local control of our school district or are we destined for a state takeover?

Letter to editor: Ramona Junior Fair Barbecue & Pie Auction an epic event

First off, I would like to give kudos to the team that put on the Junior Fair Barbecue & Pie Auction. The Steering Committee Kids were FABULOUS and the extra efforts made by the many volunteers who pulled together to make this year’s BBQ & Pie Auction an epic event. Thank you!

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