Drivers in Ramona should be prepared for rolling road closures on State Route 78 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, when the 2013 Amgen Tour of California professional bike race comes through downtown Ramona.
Caltrans also cautions that there could be traffic delays on State Routes 67 and 78 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, as cyclists and race officials may be in the area.
Competition can be good for business, said one Ramona Community Planning Group member after seeing a proposal for a Tractor Supply Company store at Main and Hunter streets.
Developer Steve Powell and Architect Carole Wylie, both from Ramona, along with their client, Haymes Snedeker from Alabama, presented
UPDATE: A three-vehicle accident that sent one person to the hospital blocked San Vicente Road in both directions east of Wildcat Canyon Road about 12:45 p.m. Monday.
The road was reopened just before 2 p.m.
Ramona Sheriff’s Substation will conduct its second Citizens Advisory Group meeting May 9 at 6:30 p.m. in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St.
Lt. James Bovet has selected members to serve on the advisory group, but said all residents are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held in a study room at the library.
The mission of the Citizens Advisory Group is to conduct meaningful and constructive dialogue between the Sheriff’s Department and a diverse group of citizens and youth in the community on law enforcement concerns, issues, and priorities, and to ensure that the expressed concerns of the citizens are address in a collaborative and effective manner.
The first advisory meeting was held Feb. 28, and much of the discussion revolved around drug-related crimes in Ramona.
Anyone with questions may call Crime Prevention Specialist Barbara Wallace at 760-738-2425.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue throughout San Diego County until midday Tuesday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.
“A low-pressure system off the coast of Northern California sliding southeast toward Southern California will bring a chance of showers the next couple days,” weather service meteorologist James Thomas said.
A motorcyclist was severely injured in a crash along South Grade Road that occurred about 1:30 p.m. today, said Cal Fire Battalion Chief Ray Cheney.
“A solo motorcyclist was critically injured in an accident on South Grade Road near Highway 76 and was transported by helicopter to Palomar Hospital for treatment,” Cheney said.
St. Katherine College in Encinitas has announced hiring Ramona High School varsity basketball coach David Reichner as the school’s associate head coach. Reichner will assist head coach Scott Mitchell in the Firebirds’ inaugural season and home games will be played at Ramona High.
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All types of bluegrass music and an Old West encampment are taking over the Ramona Outdoor Community Center this weekend. Music, daytime and nighttime jam sessions, fireside storytelling, camping, food, and music workshops are among features.
The fourth annual event May 4 and 5 has three stages — two dedicated to the music and one reserved for the Old West portion of the festival.
Posing as a teenager, a sheriff’s deputy learned a lot about drugs at Ramona High School — enough to lead to four arrests, three young adults and a student.
The arrests last Tuesday are the result of a yearlong undercover investigation targeting drug-dealing at Ramona High and three other area high schools. The sting resulted in arrest warrants for a total of six minors and 13 adults.
A $4.97 billion budget proposal for the next fiscal year is scheduled to be presented next week to the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
The plan would increase spending in the fiscal year that begins July 1 by 2.5 percent over this year. It would also provide funding for the equivalent of 16,601 full-time jobs, an increase of 3.7 percent.