The county Board of Supervisors urged federal lawmakers on April 23 to approve pending legislation in Congress that would save the Ramona Airport traffic control tower.
The board, by a 5-0 vote, endorsed a pair of bipartisan bills that would halt the June 15 closure of the control tower, along with nearly 150 other
Monday, April 22
Ramona Unified School District Board, 7 p.m., Ramona High School Performing Arts Wing, 1401 Hanson Lane. Approval of resolution to implement changes in the terms and conditions of employment for the Ramona Teachers Association Bargaining Unit. More: ramonausd.net.
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California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) says its Escondido field office at 725 North Escondido Boulevard will close permanently on Friday, May 10.
The office will be closed until new space can be acquired, which is expected to take approximately nine months.
Three nearby offices will open an hour earlier each day beginning Wednesday, May 1, to accommodate customers.
An investigation is under way into two confirmed and two probable cases of meningococcal disease in San Diego County, including one that led to a death and another that left a man hospitalized in critical condition.
The general public is not at risk for exposure, according to the county’s Health and Human Services Agency.
“Meningococcal disease is not spread through casual contact,” said Dr. Wilma Wooten, the county’s public health officer. “The risk to persons who are not in close, direct contact with an infected individual is minimal.”
A private California company that specializes in affordable housing is proposing a development on Robertson Street, prompting skepticism from some members of the Ramona Community Planning Group at their April 4 meeting.
Mario Turner, vice president of development for AMCAL, presented the company’s concept of “affordable workforce housing for families,” asking
Concerns from Ramona Community Planning Group (RCPG) members about turn lanes and road width along San Vicente Road is leading county staff to take another look at its design to improve the artery that leads to San Diego Country Estates.
At the April 4 RCPG meeting, county staff from the Department of Public Works (DPW) presented an update on the San Vicente Road Improvement Project that is slated for construction to begin this fall. A 2.25-mile segment of the roadway from Warnock Drive to 1,000 feet east of Wildcat Canyon Road will be realigned to improve sight distance and make the road safer.
Airport traffic control towers in Ramona, Pacoima, Riverside, and Fullerton will remain open longer than expected, with the Federal Aviation Administration announcing today it was delaying the closures that were expected to begin this weekend as part of forced spending cuts under sequestration.
Some towers, including in Ramona, were expected to close beginning Sunday, with a tower in Lancaster scheduled to close April 21 and a tower in San Diego closing May 5.
Thursday, April 4 Ramona Community Planning Group, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. Among agenda items are: presentation and update on the San Vicente Road Improvement Project; presentation on proposed affordable workforce housing for families at Robertson and Pala streets, administrative permit for second dwelling unit at Sonora Way and Montecito Way; [...]
Access to Cedar Creek Falls from the trailhead in San Diego Country Estates will open on April 5 under a Visitor Use Permit System as planned, despite the county’s lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service, said a spokesman for the federal agency.
On Friday, March 29, three days after Cleveland National Forest announced the trailhead opening, San Diego County reported that it is suing the U.S. Forest Service to get the agency to set aside that decision.
County staff from the Department of Public Works will give a presentation on the San Vicente Road Improvement Project at the Ramona Community Planning Group’s April 4 meeting at 7 p.m. in the Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St.
Construction on San Vicente Road is anticipated to start in the fall and be completed by spring 2015, said Terry Rayback, program manager of DPW’s Land Use Environmental Group and Capital Improvement Project Development.