The number of building permits issued in the unincorporated county showed the highest gain this past year since 2008-09, and in Ramona solar energy projects are the driving factor.
Ramona Community Planning Group Chair Jim Piva sits on the county’s Land Development Performance Review Committee where he received a chart showing the number of
The San Diego region is better equipped to fight a major wildfire today than it was 10 years ago, when the Cedar fire broke out and rampaged across the county, government and fire officials said Friday, Oct. 25, the 10th anniversary of the fire’s start.
County staffers will work with the sheriff’s department and San Diego County Farm Bureau to streamline the licensing process in unincorporated areas for farmers markets under a plan approved today by the county supervisors.
According to Supervisor Dianne Jacob, farmers markets began sprouting up in unincorporated areas after the supervisors passed zoning amendments were passed about five years ago.
Ramona Community Planning Group members are reconsidering support of center median barriers for State Route 67, as proposed by Caltrans, after receiving new information at a meeting with public safety officials.
At a public meeting in August, Caltrans unveiled its State Route 67 Median Barrier Feasability Project that considers five options for the center of the highway from Willow Road in Lakeside to Shady Oaks Drive in Ramona: a concrete barrier, a metal barrier, a high tension cable barrier, a median buffer, and “no build.”
Cal Fire/San Diego County Fire Authority in cooperation with U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Fish and Wildlife are conducting a vegetation management burn in the Jamul area today and tomorrow. It may be postponed if the weather changes, said Cal Fire Cap. Mike Mohler..
Smoke will be visible in many parts of the county, said Mohler.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped to its lowest amount since Jan. 29 Monday, decreasing four-tenths of a cent to $3.783.
The average price has decreased for 32 of the past 33 days and is 3.1 cents less than one week ago, 22 cents lower than one month ago and 66.3 cents below what it was one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price dropped 26 consecutive days, was unchanged Tuesday, then resumed dropping the next day. It decreased one-tenth of a cent on Sunday.
Among reports filed at the sheriff’s Ramona station are:
Sunday, Oct. 13
•Male, 22, arrested, 1300 block Main Street, suspected of being drunk in public.
Fires will be set on the airfield at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar tomorrow as part of a training exercise, officials announced today.
The training is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and is part of the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Unit’s routine training regimen, according to MCAS Miramar’s public affairs office.
Residents will have an opportunity to comment on public transportation when San Diego Association of Governments holds an outreach meeting at the Ramona Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 14, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
The meeting is one of a series of public meetings that the agency is conducting to discuss updates to the region’s coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan.
Update: A 27-year-old Michigan woman died after losing her balance on the motorcycle she was riding and being ejected onto the roadway into the path of an oncoming vehicle on Route 79 Sunday morning, reported California Highway Patrol.
The woman was northbound on SR-79 north of Harrison Park Road at an unknown speed at 9: 30 a.m. when she was unable to maintain her balance on the Suzuki motorcycle on a right-hand curve, according to the CHP report. The driver of a southbound SUV, a 43-year-old San Diego man, attempted to avoid the downed motorcyclist by swerving to the left, but the right front tire drove over the woman, CHP reported.