Wearing the tailcoats, top hats, bustles, satin dresses, hooped skirts, and cravats of another era, 92 people stepped back in time to enjoy an 1894-style Christmas dinner in Ramona Town Hall and experience a bit of the town’s history Saturday evening.
“In this age where everything is either wired or wireless, our goal here tonight is to take everyone back to a simpler time,” W.T. “Woody” Kirkman, Ramona Town Hall Board president, said in the West Wing of the 118-year-old adobe hall.
When school resumes each fall many students are full of stories revolving around family vacations, beach days, first jobs, and long lazy afternoons.
Then there are those young people who have amazing journeys to tell about, students like Ramona High School senior Samantha Stotts.
Sammie, as she is known by friends and family, chose to spend two weeks of her last high school summer traveling to Uganda as part of an outreach
What was supposed to be a public plea for help in catching a killer turned into a bittersweet celebration for the family of slain Ramona native Michael Gabriel Hallmann.
The 34-year-old Class of 1997 Ramona High graduate was found suffering from several stab wounds in south San Diego’s Chollas Creek neighborhood in September.
Paramedics transported three people by ambulance to UCSD Medical Center to be treated for high levels of carbon monoxide on Thursday.
At approximately 9:30 a.m., a 911 call came from the 24000 block of Highway 78 reporting a medical emergency involving a single patient that was possibly cardiac in nature, authorities reported.
For years, many Ramonans have expressed a desire for a skatepark, and now one resident has his eye on a site in the county-owned Collier Park and is seeking community support.
Joe Minervini invites local skateboarders, their parents, and anyone else interested to attend a meeting on Saturday, Dec. 1, at noon in the Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St., to discuss a proposed skatepark.
Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3783 celebrates the 237th birthday of the U.S, Marine Corps on Saturday, Nov. 10. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Bob Darron (retired), left, serves as the master of ceremonies. As is custom, U.S. Marine 1st Sgt. Normand Brabant (retired), the oldest Marine present, passed a slice of cake to U.S. Marine Cpl. Eric Southern, the youngest Marine present, to symbolize the passing of history and tradition to the next generation. Southern is on active duty.
Lieutenant Commander U.S. Navy (retired) Mike Ernst is a member of a dying breed. He is a high school teacher/coach.
A common misconception about teacher/coaches is that they devote more time to one endeavor than they do to the other. Ernst destroys that concept. He and Chief Petty Officer Bob Richardson, U.S. Navy-retired, have turned a moribund unit into a nationally acclaimed and award winning unit.
By Regina Elling When Ron Peterka and his wife Lila moved to Ramona in 1991, they had no idea the Intermountain Fire and Rescue Department (IFRD) would become such an important part of their lives. But the relationship has been an especially beneficial one for Intermountain, and its members recently let the Peterkas know how [...]
San Diego County Public Works and Environmental Health departments will hold a recycling and reuse event in Ramona on Saturday, Nov. 3.
With the exception of the Household Hazardous Waste Collection, which will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., all events and collections will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ramona’s Brandon Arthur and his off-road racing crew are leading in points in their truck class for the High Desert Racing Association’s (HDRA) 2012 season and if they place in the top five at this month’s race, they will win the championship, said Todd Arthur, Brandon’s father.
A junior at Ramona High School, Brandon Arthur races his bright yellow HRT Motorsports, Competitive Metals, Ford F-100.