In the hills off Highland Valley Road, a Ramona woman is almost singlehandedly building her house, using a fire-resistant block that is not well-known in the United States for its construction.
“I think it’s going along pretty good,” said Vicky Peters. “I think we can finish the trusses by the end of October.”
Center offers drug testing for teens By Karen Brainard As law enforcement battles drug use and trafficking in the community, a nonprofit in Ramona is doing what it can do to combat teen substance abuse and is offering free initial drug testing for 12- to 17-year-olds. McAlister Institute’s North Rural Teen Recovery Center at 323 [...]
One Ramona family is an example of the value of a library card.
September is national Library Card Sign-Up Month and San Diego County Library encourages everyone to sign up for what librarians are sure will be the most valuable card in your wallet. Customers are joining in the celebration by sharing how a San Diego County Library card has impacted their lives.
Jae Marciano calls her new job as general manager of the Ramona Food & Clothes Closet a “perfect fit.”
“Running a nonprofit is not new to me. I love it because my passion’s always been serving the community,” said Marciano, who has lived in Ramona for 35 years. “I was looking for a way I can give back locally.”
Greg McCance of Ramona earned his second Sports Car Club of America National Championship at the 41st Tire Rack SCCA® Solo® National Championships held at the Lincoln, Neb. Airport, Sept. 6.
Driving a Subaru WRX, McCance topped 33 other competitors in the E Street Prepared class to win the two-day competition that pits
A critically-acclaimed Alzheimer’s play with a star cast is coming to San Diego Sept. 27 with the help of a Ramona woman and her organization, Beating Alzheimer’s By Embracing Science (B.A.B.E.S.).
Jamie Tyrone, a nurse and founder and CEO of B.A.B.E.S., is presenting the San Diego production of “Surviving Grace” along with the organization USAgainstAlzheimer’s.
After a three-year hiatus, Boltman is making a comeback to support the San Diego Chargers and will make his first appearance Monday Sept. 9, said the character’s creator, Ramonan Dan Jauregui.
The Chargers will kick off at 7:20 p.m. against the Houston Texans at Qualcomm Stadium. The game is scheduled to be televised on KUSI-TV and ESPN.
Charles R. “Chuck” LeMenager came here in 1970 to help Ray Watt plan and develop San Diego Country Estates. He liked Ramona and how the new community developed so well that he’s stayed and even wrote a historical trilogy about the region’s backcountry residents. The three books, now expanded to four, cover history from the [...]
A common thread weaves its way through the innumerable activities of Kim Lasley, Ramona Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.
It’s a thread that took hold during her childhood in Southeastern San Diego.
“I’m in it for the kids. That’s what it’s all about,” she said, explaining why, since 2010, she has served as a trustee on the Ramona Unified School District Board.
Most people would agree that a recreational hike up California’s Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in California and the tallest peak in the lower 48 states, is adventurous. For Alan Truitt, it is a training hike.
The Ramona resident and his daughter, Aimee Blaisdell, will be climbing Mount Whitney in September. Truitt’s goal is a trek to a scenic viewpoint at 18,500 feet, just beyond Mount Everest base camp at 17, 598 feet.