Developing Ramona economically and creating more community amenities captured a majority of the discussion at the Ramona Community Revitalization Steering Committee meeting Nov. 20 in the library’s community room.
Reports by subcommittee chairs included efforts to bring more visitors to Ramona and create more business opportunities, and updates on the Ramona Intergenerational Community Campus (RICC) and recreation projects.
By receiving grant funding, Ramona Municipal Water District hopes to implement a project at the San Vicente wastewater treatment plant that would increase the amount of recycled water produced and decrease the cost of brine hauling.
Brine is the reject water produced after recycled water goes through the reverse osmosis treatment at the San Vicente plant. The treatment meets salt restrictions associated with
Ramona Community Revitalization Steering Committee will meet with San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Ramona Library Community Room. The meeting is open to the public.
Jacob, subcommittee chairs, and county staff will discuss and give reports on such topics as parks and recreation, economic development, infrastructure, road projects, public safety,
California Department of Transportation has agreed to allow the county to acquire its property at Main and 12th Streets for the future Ramona Intergenerational Community Campus (RICC), providing the county finds suitable replacement sites.
At its Nov. 5 meeting, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, by a 5-0 vote, authorized the director of the county’s Department of General Services to execute a memorandum
San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency advises people against using OxyElite Pro dietary supplement capsules or powder products after several people, including a San Diego County resident, reported liver damage.
The agency said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that the manufacturer, USPlabs LLC of Dallas, has voluntarily recalled OxyElite Pro Super Thermo capsules, Ultra-Intense Thermo capsules and Super Thermo powder dietary supplements.
The $680,000 of Park Land Dedication Ordinance (PLDO) money earmarked for Ramona has various sports- and recreation-oriented organizations clamoring for the funds.
After hearing from several members of those organizations who sought to justify their needs for project funds, the Ramona Community Planning Group voted Nov. 7 to recommend the county release a portion of PLDO funds for three projects, based on the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Subcommittee.
Ramona schools, Superior Court, all County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters, and other public agencies will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.
Essential services such as law enforcement, fire and rescue, and emergency animal control response will continue through the holiday.
Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. Among agenda topics: presentation on Barnett School playground project, traffic congestion at Starbucks’ drive-through at Main and 13th streets, consideration of parking restrictions for commercial area at 225 Eighth St., and reconsider group’s approval of AMCAL affordable housing — if motion to reconsider is approved, new information will be presented. Also on agenda, updates on Santa Maria Creek cleanup, LED billboards, Park Land Dedication Ordinance priority list, and SANDAG Coordinated Plan on transit in Ramona, along with report on SDG&E wood pole to steel pole project. More: 760-445-8545.
Ramona Girls Softball League will receive $46,993 of the $674,763 county supervisors approved in District 2 Neighborhood Reinvestment Program disbursements.
The league will use the money for field security, electrical upgrades and irrigation improvements. The supervisors found the project to be exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review.
Prescription drug abuse has climbed over the past five years in the San Diego region, according to a report the county released on Monday.
Prescription drugs played a role in 268 deaths last year in San Diego County compared to 220 in 2008, a 22 percent increase, according to the 2013 Prescription Drug Abuse Report Card. A total of 1,221 people have died due to problems with prescription drugs during those five years.