Tracy Potter of Ramona studies the colorful squares of vegetables and fruits in a quilt called “Something Delicious,” made by Jean Scofield, at the 14th Annual Quilt Show at Mountain View Community Church, off Highway 78 and Ash Street. Presented by Ramona Back Country Quilters, the show runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Al Schaffer, a former Ramona High School basketball coach and current San Diego State University volunteer basketball coach, is asking for help.
Mark Fisher, a member of the basketball coaching staff at SDSU has been diagnosed with ALS, short for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Fisher is the son of SDSU Head Coach Steve Fisher.
Miss Rodeo Ramona Brittney Phillips will complete in the Miss Rodeo California pageant in Paso Robles Oct. 8-10.
Phillips, 20, is a student at Grossmont College, where she is majoring in public relations with a minor in communications.
She represented Ramona as Junior Miss Rodeo Ramona in 2010, Poway as Miss Rodeo Poway in 2011 and 2012, and Lakeside as Junior Miss Rodeo Lakeside in 2013.
In her free time, she enjoys competing and barrel racing, working horses, learning to rope, and trail riding with friends and family. She looks forward to remaining active in professional rodeo and finding a career that utilizes her academic interest in public relations and communications as well as her love of the western way of life and agricultural industries.
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.