Emergency crews respond to the scene of a one-vehicle accident in which a minivan drove through a chain-link fence and onto the yard of the Ramona Municipal Water District sewer treatment plant on San Vicente Road about one mile east of Wildcat Canyon Road just before 5 p.m. today.
High school students’ fundraising efforts included selling a variety of candy grams for delivery on Valentine’s Day and selling red T-shirts to be worn on the campus-wide Red Out Event on Feb. 14 to show support for maintaining a healthy heart.
CHP has canceled its SigAlert for State Route 67 between Mt. Woodson and Poway roads after firefighters extinguished a small brush fire.
The fire reported at 2:05 p.m. started on the east side of the highway between Ellie and Mt. Woodson roads within the Poway city limits.
A 40-year-old woman was in custody today on suspicion of leading deputies on a brief pursuit in Ramona, ending in her arrest for alleged drug possession, authorities said.
Charlyn Maccini was arrested late Thursday afternoon on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance, misdemeanor evasion and for possession of methamphetamine and hashish oil, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Hank Turner.
Around 3:30 p.m., a deputy attempted to pull Maccini over at state Route 78 and Olive Street, suspecting she may have been involved in an attempted residential burglary, the lieutenant said in a statement.
Maccini allegedly refused to yield to the deputy, triggering a three-minute pursuit that ended in her arrest in the 2000 block of Pine Street.
“Additional charges are pending,” Turner said without elaboration.
San Diego County Water Authority directors voted unanimously today to call for stepped-up conservation measures in the face of California’s drought.
The board, at a special meeting, declared a Level 1 Drought Watch and activated the agency’s Water Shortage and Drought Response Plan to preserve water reserves in case dry conditions continue into next year and.
A remembrance gathering for Pastor Charlie Youngkin will be held at Mountain View Community Church at 6:30 this evening.
Youngkin, Mountain View’s senior pastor, died yesterday.
The church is at 1191 Meadowlark Way.
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Two San Bernardino County residents arrested in Ramona for allegedly stealing mail — including credit cards and checks — from more than 100 people are set to be arraigned Tuesday, authorities said today. Samuel Oliver Remson, 26, and Dominique Kesha Woods, 33, were taken into custody late Monday morning during a traffic stop at Seventh [...]
Of the 65 people arrested in September as part of a year-long drug sting by the sheriff’s department and federal Drug Enforcement Administration, a 70-month term in federal prison is the longest sentence imposed so far.
Approximately 80 percent of those arrested in Operation Mountain Shadow were from Ramona. Thirteen were prosecuted in U.S. District Court and the rest faced charges in San Diego Superior Court. Many cases are still open, and three were charged only with federal immigration violations.
Ramona Unified School District trustees are expected to approve a bond consultant to steer them in the direction of putting a bond measure on the November ballot.
Urban Futures Inc., the firm that worked with the district in its 2012 unsuccessful bid for a $66 million bond, is the consultant district staff and others who served on the interview panel recommend. Trustees Kim Lasley and Dawn Perfect, teachers union president Cori McDonald and Sun Valley Council PTA President Kristina Krohne were on the panel with the district superintendent, assistant superintendents and senior director of education services.
LOVE YOUR HEART BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramona LIbrary, 1275 Main St. More: www.LoveYourHeartSD.com.
CHILDREN’S ROYAL VALENTINE TEA PARTY, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Crafts, snacks and activities. Prince- or princess-style clothing encouraged.