Trevor Rogelstad, a 2009 Ramona High School graduate, plays Marius in the Star Repertory Theater production of “Les Miserables” at the Avo Playhouse in Vista.
Rogelstad’s performances in the Revolution Cast musical are at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, and Saturday, Aug. 31.
Navy Seaman Daniela K. Cunningham, daughter of Eileen and Daniel Cunningham of Ramona, was recently promoted to her current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Cunningham received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle, the Navy reports. Training included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
Aug 27 2013 | Posted in Local Spotlight
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The Zick family is well known in Ramona, noted for their dedication to the community and to each other. That commitment to each other was never more tested than in July and August when 54-year-old Anita Zick had the best and worst weeks of her life.
The best week was spent on a much-anticipated trip of a lifetime, a motorcycle ride to Wyoming with the love of her life and partner of three years, Jef Falk. The worst was a mere two weeks later when Anita died in her home, surrounded by her family, assisted by The Elizabeth Hospice.
After nearly 40 years, Capt. Don Davis of Ramona is hanging up his firefighting gear and pulling out his fishing pole.
In addition to fishing, the newly-retired fire captain is also looking forward to a trip to Hawaii, volunteering with the Burn Institute and on the High Sierra trail crews, catching up on projects around the house, and hoping to be a grandfather soon.
“So I’ve got enough to keep me busy,” the captain of Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire’s Station 80 said with a smile.
Kaila Michitsch has achieved membership on the president’s honors list for 2012-13 at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.
A 2012 Ramona High School graduate, Michitsch completed her freshman year at Cal Poly and is majoring in business.
The President’s Honors List is compiled at the end of each spring quarter to honor undergraduate students who have demonstrated consistent academic achievement by being on the dean’s honors list for three of the four quarters of the year.
Aug 16 2013 | Posted in Local Spotlight
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Liam Houck, the Ramona toddler who captured the community’s heart two years ago and was the focus of fundraisers for his medical needs, is recovering from a kidney transplant he had on Tuesday, Aug. 6.
Navy Lt. j.g. (junior grade) Amber Lynn (Scott) Daniel, a former Miss Ramona, is the public affairs officer for the 2014 U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels.
The 32-year-old Daniel is the daughter of John and Lorrie Scott of Ramona. She was crowned Miss Ramona in 1999, the same year she graduated from Julian High School, and is a 2004 graduate of Southern Oregon University.
Aug 3 2013 | Posted in Local Spotlight
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Ramona’s Ryan Roberts is the men’s senior elite double mini trampoline national champion. He won the title at the national trampoline and tumbling competition in Kansas City this month.
“I’m super excited that it all finally happened,” Roberts, 21, said of his gold medal.
A double mini trampoline has a sloped side and a flat side, and the gymnasts use both in their routines prior to the dismount. Roberts scored 75.0 points to take first place. The silver medal winner had a score of
The first Women Against Alzheimer’s Summit was held in Washington, D.C., and Jamie Tyrone of Ramona was there.
The opening session was a breakfast that featured remarks from Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-N.H.). Collins, Stabenow and Kuster are members of the Women Against Alzheimer’s Honorary Congressional Committee.
LONG HAUL—Buddy Chapman, who specializes in transporting aircraft, rounds the corner of Main Street and Montecito Road, hauling a 90-foot trailer that carries a dismantled H-37 Mojave helicopter for renovation at the Classic Rotors Rare and Vintage Rotorcraft Museum at Ramona Airport.
Getting the craft, reported to be the largest military helicopter built in the United States, off the trailer proved more of a challenge than the eight-hour drive from Marana, Ariz. It took about two hours for a crew of rotorcraft buffs with forklifts and ingenuity, to move the copter to its new home, where Classic Rotors Rare and Vintage Rotorcraft Museum volunteers will restore it.