Category archives for: Ramona

Sheriff’s reports

Three bicycles were among items stolen in a commercial burglary in the 1300 block of D Street the morning of June 6.

In addition to the bicycles, worth $100 each, DVD equipment valued at $450 and miscellaneous items totaling approximately $2,280 were stolen.

Among other reports filed at the sheriff’s Ramona station:

Village center plan, zoning request to go before planning commission Friday

Ramona Village Design Group’s proposal for Ramona’s town center will be considered at the San Diego County Planning Commission meeting Friday, June. 13.

The commissioners meet at 9 a.m. in the County Operations Center Conference Center Hearing Room, 5520 Overland Ave. San Diego.

Along with Ramona’s Village Center plan, commissioners will be considering a similar proposal for Alpine’s town center.

United Methodist summer day camp starts June 9

Limited spaces remain at Ramona United Methodist Church Summer Day Camp that will start on June 9 and continue for the 11 weeks of summer.
Camp hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays for children ages 5 to 10. The camp is licensed by Community Care License through the State of California #376700812.
For more information, call 760-789-3435 or check go to

VA audit shows up to 44-day wait for new patients

New patients at Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the San Diego region generally had to wait nearly 44 days for a primary care or specialty care appointment, according to an systemwide audit released Monday.

The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a nationwide access audit last month after it was reported that patients at the VA medical center in Phoenix died while awaiting care. The scandal led to the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

Two plead guilty to assault, auto theft

Two men pleaded guilty June 3 to felony assault and auto theft in connection with an assault involving the new boyfriend of one of the men’s ex-girlfriends.

Ricardo Daniel Macedo and Elias Ruiz, both 25, will be sentenced July 8 in El Cajon Superior Court. They remain free on $75,000 bond.

Ramona deputies step up underage drinking patrols

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With Ramona high school graduations this week, the last article anyone wants to read is about graduates being severely injured or killed as a result of alcohol-related incidents.

For that reason, the Ramona Sheriff’s Substation has been doubling its enforcement level to focus on the Social Host Ordinance, underage drinking and minors in possession of alcohol during the two weeks surrounding high school graduations.

Montecito High School Class of 2014 scholarships, awards


Montecito High School started its awards banquet with an announcement from Superintendent Robert Graeff that the school has earned a six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accrediting Commission for Schools. “That’s the highest accreditation honor,” said Graeff to those attending the alternative school’s awards dinner and ceremony. About 106 graduating [...]

Ramona High School Class of 2014 scholarship recipients

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When Arvie and John Degenfelder’s youngest daughter graduated as Ramona High School valedictorian in 1979, she received one scholarship. It was for $25, and it came from the Poway Elks Club.

My, how times have changed, Arvie noted during Senior Scholarship Night at Ramona High on May 29.

Students graduating from Ramona High this week are walking off with, in some cases, thousands of dollars in scholarships. While some of that represents scholarships from prestigious learning institutions, the rest came in smaller increments from Ramona clubs and organizations, groups such as the Rotary club, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Sun Valley Council PTA.

Vandals spray-paint animals, Super Glue locks, spray-paint and egg high school

Ramona High School security officials discovered two goats and a sheep in the Bulldog stadium Monday morning in what appeared to be a prank.

The sheep and one goat were spray-painted with “2014,” said Principal Chris King.

Farm Tour Day, adult volleyball, summer reading kick-off among Ramona happenings

Residents and visitors have an opportunity to see what life on a farm is like when five Ramona farms open their gates for tours on Saturday, June 7.
The fifth annual Farm Tour Day, sponsored by San Diego County Farm Bureau, will showcase the county’s diverse agricultural enterprises