Tuesday, Sept. 16—A traffic collision involving a white Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck and a Volkswagen car at state Route 67 and Kay Dee Lane around 10:45 a.m. sent one person to Palomar Medical Center, said authorities.
Two people were treated at the scene for bumps and scrapes and released, said a Cal Fire official. No other information is available.
Sep 16 2014 | Posted in News
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Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday
Ramona prepares for another day triple-digit heat, as temperatures near 100 before noon. Yesterday’s high was 102 degrees, and the Saturday’s high was 100 at Ramona Airport, although residents reported temperatures of 103 and even higher in San Diego Country Estates.
An All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner will be held in Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane, on Saturday, Sept. 20, from noon to 6 p.m.
The meal will include spaghetti with or without meat sauce and salad. Iced tea and water also will be served.
Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. Advance tickets available at the center.
Proceeds will benefit the senior center, which provides meals and activities for those aged 60 and older in Ramona and nearby communities.
Sep 12 2014 | Posted in News
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pressure and offshore winds are expected to push temperatures into the triple digits in the region this weekend and into the start of next week, forecasters said today.
Heat advisory extended to Tuesday evening
A National Weather Service heat advisory for the valleys is set to take effect at 10 a.m. Saturday and extend until 7 p.m. Monday.
Higher than average temperatures on Saturday are expected give way to even hotter weather Sunday and Monday across inland and coastal areas in Southern California, with the highest temperatures in inland valleys, according to the weather service.
“The historical significance of the backcountry in addition to the active arts communities, the strong interest in quilting and the numerous tourism aspects make Julian, Ramona and neighboring areas an extremely viable option for a quilt trail,” says Julian Backcountry Quilt Trail Committee chair Nancy Weber, who will host an informational meeting in Ramona
The meeting is for anyone interested in learning about quilt trails in general and, more specifically, about a trail in and around Ramona. It will be in the Ramona Library on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 7 p.m.
With two park projects nearly completed — the Boys & Girls Club basketball court and the Ramona High School baseball/softball dugouts, Ramona Community Planning Group approved a new priority list of five park proposals at its Sept. 4 meeting.
The new Park Lands Dedication Ordinance (PLDO) priority list was recommended by the planning group’s Parks Subcommittee, chaired by Torry Brean, and came at the request of the county Department of Parks and Recreation, which asks for an annual update.
A public meeting to solicit comments regarding affordable housing, low-income assistance and federal Community Development Block Grants will be hosted by the county’s Department of Housing & Community Development on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Ramona Library, 1275 Main St.
The county receives federal funds to create affordable housing opportunities, assist low-income residents and improve neighborhoods in unincorporated areas. To receive the funds the county must develop a five-year plan — the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan — that will analyze community needs and set funding priorities, along with an annual plan that will allocate funds to specific projects.
In addition to obtaining public input, the meeting will provide information on applying for next year’s Community Development Block Grant funds. The application deadline is Oct. 24.
In the past, the county has allocated federal funds to street and sidewalk improvements, community park improvements, fire equipment, community and senior center improvements, development of affordable rental housing units, programs to assist home buyers and to assist homeowners with needed repairs, housing, operations and services for homeless residents, and housing and services for residents with HIV/AIDS and their families.
The federal funds must be used primarily to assist low- and moderate-income residents, including special needs groups such as elderly persons, severely disabled adults and homeless persons. Low- to moderate-income for a family of four is at or below $63,100 annually, and at or below $44,200 annually for an individual.
Team Ramona Beauties seventh annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser, Ramona Wrangers 4-H signups and Ramona Skatepark Champions meeting are among activities slated for the coming week.
Ramona Unified School District’s $40 million bond bid on the Nov. 4 ballot has had a name change: Proposition Q is now Measure Q.
Propositions are state ballot items, and local ballot proposals are measures, reports the San Diego Registrar of Voters.
“We received word today from the Registrar of Voters that they are changing the name of all local ballot propositions to Measure and dropping the term of Proposition,” Superintendent Robert Graeff said in an email. “Apparently, San Diego is the last county in the state to make this change. So Prop Q is now Measure Q.”
Members of the newly formed Ramona Skatepark Champions invite the public to their meeting in Town Hall, 729 Main St., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15.
The group, which holds public meetings the third Monday of each month in Town Hall, is establishing a grass-roots effort to realize their goal of a skatepark in Ramona. The park will be part of the Ramona Intergenerational Community Campus in the 1200 block of Main Street behind Ramona Library.
In the organizational stages, the group met in mid-August to learn from Terry Burke-Eiserling of the Friends of the Lakeside Skatepark the process that group followed and to hear about Ramona’s prior skatepark efforts. See www.ramonaskatepark.org for details and the group’s Facebook page.