Children and families have their pick of where and when to hunt for Easter eggs, with several slated from Friday through Sunday. Of course, if they choose, they can go to them all.
Ramona Boys & Girls Club, Collier Park, 622 E St., 3 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Open to 4- through 12-year-olds. An area will be roped off for the younger hunters. More: 760-788-7564.
Some members of the Ramona Sports Association Board break ground on the new Shetland Baseball field at the Ramona Pony Baseball complex in Ramona Community Park. This field will bring the Shetland players closer to the main complex than the old field. From left are: Tony Salmeri, Dougan Dimmitt, Louis Hoeniger, Carrie Bryant, Tim Fidler, and Shannon Craven.
Mar 20 2013 | Posted in Sports
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Chersten’s Critters for Kids Stuffed Animal Drive is gaining momentum.
Teen Miss Ramona Chersten Sandvik, who is conducting the drive, has been contacted by people throughout the community who are ready to add stuffed animals to the collection.
Sergio Estrada, teacher at Olive Peirce Middle School by day, guitar instructor by afternoon, and professional musician by night, is always searching for ways to bring hands-on experiences to his students, whether it is in the Olive Peirce Today video studio or his after-school music classes.
His three worlds came together recently, forming a partnership between Estrada and Taylor Guitars of El Cajon.
Ramona Wrestling Club, “The Pound,” took 10 youth qualifiers to compete at the San Diego, Imperial Kids Wrestling Association (SDIKWA) Championships in El Centro, Feb. 24, and many came back winners.
Jacob McElwee, Ryan Badgett, and Tyler Badgett earned first place finishes. Carson Dupill, Colin Dupill, and Matthew Populin achieved second place finishes. Fourth place went to Kyle Beals, and 5th place to Jason Beals and Joshua Dutra.
Mar 9 2013 | Posted in Sports
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It was an all-American opening day at the Ramona Pony Baseball fields, March 2, with youth teams throwing candy in their parade around the fields, proud parents cheering, recognition of volunteers, the enticing aroma of grilled hamburgers, and of course, the ceremonial first pitch.
And, in the background were inspiring stories of two — one age 8 and one age 63 — who are determined not to let a medical condition keep them down and off the fields.
Ramona Futbol Club, Inc. has partnered with Arsenal FC to form Arsenal FC San Diego in Ramona.
“We want to make available to every soccer player in Ramona the high level training and notoriety that Arsenal FC brings anywhere you find an Arsenal FC Team,” said David Jordan, president of Ramona FC.
For the second consecutive year, 16-year-old Brenna Brean was one of a select group of students chosen to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
The Ramona High School junior participated in the American High School Honors Performance Series in Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Feb. 10. Accompanying her to New York City for the performance were her parents, Melissa and Johnny Brean, sister Brooke Brean, grandmother Mitzi Sanner, and cousin Chevielle Sanner.
Feb 20 2013 | Posted in Youth
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Students at Hanson Elementary School participate in Jump Rope for Heart on Valentine’s Day to raise funds for the American Heart Association. Twirling the jump rope are fourth-graders Mia Devlin and Jack Roseberry as Jacob Macias, left, Olivia Villalpando and Nick Husovsky jump high in unison. All grades took part in the fundraiser, led by second-grade teacher Sherry Torpin and specialized academic instructor Vida Pedrico-Philbrick. This is the 10th year the two teachers have organized
Detective Mike McNeill with the sheriff’s Ramona station warns youngsters not to walk alone if at all possible.
His warning comes after a report of a man in a vehicle stopping a girl walking home alone from a school bus stop. The bearded man, estimated to be in his 50s, stopped the 15-year-old as she walked along Dye Road near Toca Road about 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, said McNeill.