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Planners reconsider support for median barriers By KAREN BRAINARD Ramona Community Planning Group members are reconsidering support of center median barriers for State Route 67, as proposed by Caltrans, after receiving new information at a meeting with public safety officials. At a public meeting in August, Caltrans unveiled its State Route 67 Median Barrier Feasability
Project that considers five options for the center of the highway from Willow Road in Lakeside to Shady Oaks Drive in Ramona: a concrete barrier, a metal barrier, a high tension cable barrier, a median buffer, and “no build.” At its Sept. 5 meeting, several RCPG members voiced support for concrete median barriers to prevent head-on collisions. That changed after planner
Dennis Sprong told the group at its Oct. 3 meeting that he was in favor of a median barrier until he talked to emergency responders. Sprong attended a meeting Sept. 24 that was attended by members from the sheriff’s department, California Highway Patrol, County Office of Emergency Services and Department of Animal Services, Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire and Caltrans. Areas of concern,
Sprong pointed out, were the possibilities of accidents increasing with concrete barriers, longer emergency call response times, and more difficulty enforcing speed. Lt. James Bovet of the sheriff’s Ramona station said that when members of the public safety groups looked at Caltrans’ proSee HIGHWAY MEDIANS page 8
Schools to get boost in wiring By MAUREEN ROBERTSON Days of students using pencils to fill in the bubbles on paper tests from the state are over as school districts prepare to test the state’s new Measure of Academic Performance and Progress (MAPP) exams with computers in the spring. While Ramona teachers are focusing on Common Core State Standards in language arts and math, Keith Wright and his crew in the district’s Information and Education Systems department are working on a plan to upgrade technology infrastructure to increase bandwidth and prepare for wireless connections among the
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EARTHQUAKE DRILL—Kindergartner Brody Hill in Aida Martinez’s class at Ramona Elementary School peeks out from under a table as students take cover and hold on during the Great California ShakeOut at 10:17 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. San Diego County reported that approximately 818,400 people in the county registered to participate in the drill. In the event of an earthquake, officials recommend that people drop, cover and hold on until the shaking stops. They suggest that residents have a plan for emergencies and review it with all family members. A template is at www.ReadySanDiego.org by clicking on the family tab.
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October 24, 2013
Candlelight vigil held for kindergartner struck by minivan
Bella Noble is pictured in this photo provided by her father, William Noble, on the website bellabenefit.com.
Car strikes student in school parking lot A seventh-grade student suffered a broken toe and bruises when she was hit by a car in the staff parking lot at Olive Peirce Middle School around 7:40 a.m. last Wednesday, said the school’s principal. The girl was crossing the staff lot to reach the school building when the car, traveling about 5 mph, struck her, said Principal Pauline Leavitt. She was transported to an area hospital by the Ramona Fire Department. Leavitt said
the student was expected to be in school last Friday. “We’re obviously taking this pretty seriously,” said Leavitt, adding that she will review the school’s procedures about students walking in the staff parking lot. “It’s very busy in the morning,” she said. Students are encouraged to walk on the sidewalks to the school, she noted. The sheriff’s department is investigating the incident, said the principal.
A 5-year-old Ramona girl who was accidentally run over by a minivan her mother drove Oct. 17, was remembered by a crowd that gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday evening. The vigil for Bella Noble was held at Harbour Farm & Vineyard on State Route 67, not far from the scene of the accident. Bella and her family had visited the pumpkin farm the weekend before the accident. Bella, her mother and siblings were at a friend’s house at 3306 Carnation Avenue last Thursday when, about 5:20 p.m., Bella ran behind her mother’s 2000 Chevrolet Astro van in an attempt to open a gate as her mother was backing up, according to authorities. The girl’s father, William Noble, told reporters that night that his wife was backing up and unaware that Bella and their other children were on the van’s bumper, and that Bella had jumped off. “The mother lost sight
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of her daughter and felt a bump at the rear of her vehicle and realized she may have struck her child,” said California Highway Patrol in a statement. “Not realizing she had run over her daughter, she pulled forward and struck her child a second time.” Paramedics flew Bella to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, where she
died a short time later. On a website set up for Bella, www.bellabenefit. com, Noble is quoted as saying, “Just hug your kids. Love them. Make time for them. Do everything they ask you, even if you have to dress up funny, because you never know when they’re not going to be here anymore.” Harbour Farm and Vine-
yard Owner Dave Harbour said he will honor Bella’s life by creating a garden at the farm in her name, Bella’s Garden, with trees and flowers that the family can choose. A savings account has been set up for the family to accept donations for funeral and other expenses. More information on donating is at www.bellabenefit.com.
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Paramedics attempt to save the life of 5-year-old Bella Noble as they prepare to airlift her to Rady Children’s Hospital late Thursday afternoon.
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Not all domestic violence victims are women, county reports show By KAREN BRAINARD
D Ramona Chamber of Commerce President Bob Murray, above right, announces winners in chamber elections during the mixer at Ramona Disposal Friday evening. Elected to three-year terms as chamber directors are, from left, Amber Ramirez, Charlotte Jensen, Janice Baldridge and Lezley Knott. Not pictured is Frankie Berkley Newberg, who was ill. Ramirez, owner of Farmers Insurance Agency, and Jensen, owner of Charlotte’s Antiques and Estate Services, are incumbents. New to the board are Baldridge, marketing coordinator for San Diego Country Estates Association; Knott, owner of Get Savvy; and Newberg, owner of Sun Valley Florist. The directors’ terms will begin in January. At right, Director Carol Fowler and Murray announce Dr. Bob Argyelan, center, a chiropractor and former president of the San Diego Country Estates Association, as the chamber’s new executive director. Sentinel photos/Maureen Robertson
omestic violence, the focus of an awareness campaign by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department this month, has its share of calls in Ramona, and the victims are not always women. “So far this year we’ve made 48 arrests for physical violence,” said Lt. James Bovet with the sheriff’s Ramona station. While the majority of calls involve female victims, Bovet said about a third of the time they are male. “That’s pretty consistent about the last three years here,” he said. In Ramona the number of reported domestic violence cases dropped from 175 in 2011 to less than 150 in 2012, said the lieutenant. Those cases include physical and verbal abuse, he said. He expects the 2013 numbers to be similar to last year.
Overall for the sheriff’s department, those stats increased — from 3,675 calls in 2011 to 3,965 in 2012. The sheriff’s department describes domestic violence and emotional abuse as behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. That can include married couples, boyfriend and girlfriend, people living together, divorced couples with children, and an adult and minor. Domestic arguments can be the root, but substance abuse can also provoke the violence, said Bovet. Signs of an abuser can include belittling, blaming others when something goes wrong, getting violent when drinking alcohol or taking drugs, using shame and/or guilt to control a situation, and losing temper and throwing things, according to the sheriff’s department. Anyone fearful of be-
ing a victim of domestic violence may visit the Ramona station, which has brochures on domestic violence and a list of references and resources, said Bovet. The station at 1424 Montecito Road may be contacted at 760-7899157. Bovet also suggested calling the North County Family Violence Prevention Center at 760-7982835 or the East County Justice Center at 619-4569609. In an emergency, call 911. The sheriff’s department lists resources, red flags for victims, and services, such as getting a restraining order, at sdsheriff.net/dv. The county domestic violence 24-hour hotline is 888385-4657. Thursday, Oct. 24 Ramona Design Review Board, 7:30 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Anyone interested in applying for a vacant seat on the nine-member board is encouraged to attend.
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October 24, 2013
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‘Exquisite Corpse’ opening reception set for Tuesday
rtists participating in the Tuesday Nights group facilitated by Helen Wilson are preparing for the fifth annual Exquisite Corpse show. An opening reception for the show will be on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m. The art show will be on exhibit at 1140 Main St., Suite 208, Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. each day. Because the opening reception will be a masquerade opening, those attending are asked to wear a mask. Wilson, an artist and lifelong Ramona resident, invited the Tuesday Nights art group to play the Exquisite Corpse game five years ago. The game, invented by the surrealists, earned its name from one of the initial writings, “The exquisite corpse will drink
Judge orders probation for brain-injured man in attempted robbery A Ramona man who suffers from brain damage has been sentenced
to credit for time already served with three years probation for attempting to rob the Wells Fargo Bank inside the Stater Bros. supermarket in 2012. Stephen Michael Coulter, 53, didn’t take any
the young wine.” “It is the perfect game for creating art for a Halloween exhibition,” said Wilson. The Ramona group plays the game with a bit of a twist. The body is broken into proportionally correct sheets of paper. Then each artist draws one body part at a time. The results are put on the floor where each chooses a body, one part at a time. “Traditionally this is where the game ends — a body created by multiple artists, but this is where they really change the game,” noted Wilson. “Everyone goes home with his or her body and they agreed to reassemble for the exhibition. Once home, their body was the inspiration for a piece of art.” Artists could work in any ma-
terial they wanted. interesting perforThe only obligamances have been tions were to the promised. Add to art and to keep a this that everyone sense of play — will be wearing “after all, it is a masks, and this game.” opening promises This year the artto be a lot of fun. ists added another The artists intwist to the game. clude Antonia The corpse had to Cosentino, Nancy have a narrative of Ferguson, Karen some kind. Each James, Bob Norstory will be found man, Tracy Potter, in its own artist Kathi Rothe, Marbook. sha Cook, Nancy Following the Winslow, Anne Tracy Potter tradition of ghost Marie Heaton, Exquisite Corpse stories on HallowHeidi Schlotfeldt, een, they will read Kathleen Beck, some of their stories at the open- Cindy Dodson, Pamela Undering reception. No one has seen wood, Julie Z Weaver, Diane all the finished work, and some Conklin, Regina Wilson, Ralph
money even though the teller placed it on the counter after he handed the teller a note that said “this is a bank robbery.” The incident occurred on May 3, 2012. Coulter pleaded guilty to
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Jensen, Don Weeke, Helen Petre, Felicia Hill, Natalie Strohson, Deborah Behnke, and Helen Wilson. The group has painters, sculptors, quilters, assemblage artists, collage artists, printmakers, basket weavers, musicians, book artists and mixed media artists. The Tuesday Nights group meets once a month, sometimes more. Each meeting is built around one project idea, which culminates in an exhibition, but mostly it is a way to advance creative skills with other creative types. The goals are building an art community through exhibitions and socialization with other artists, learning to critique one’s own and others’ work, and developing technical proficiency in a variety of media and/or methods.
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BLOOD DRIVE, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Ramona High School gymnasium, 1401 Hanson Lane. Hosted by the school’s Associated Student Body, the blood drive is open to the public. Donors are to sign in at the office.
KIWANIS OF RAMONA, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Ramona Valley Grill, 344 Main St. More: 760-440-3000.
TOPS—Ramona Chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, 9 a.m. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Tai Chi for Adults at 9 a.m., ESL at 9:30 a.m., Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Teen Movie & Munchies at 3 p.m., Teen Creative Writing Workshop at 4 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m., Bilingual Activity at 7 p.m. ARRIBA TEEN CENTER, 3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More: 760-788-6443. TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB, 6:30 p.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. More: 760-789-1132. CABARET NIGHT—Talent show hosted by Ramona High School choirs, 7 p.m., RHS Performing Arts Wing, 1401 Hanson Lane. Performances include dance, drama and music. Open to the public. Admission: $5 at the box office. RAMONA DESIGN REVIEW BOARD, 7:30 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Persons interested in filling vacant seat welcome.
FridayocT. 25 RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. All day fine free. Bilingual Zumba at 9:30 a.m., Bouncing Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Sugar Skull Decorating at 3 p.m., Teen Music Shop at 3 p.m., Family Craft at 3:15 p.m. TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB, 10 a.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. More: 760-7891132. SUPPORT GROUP for those with depressive or bipolar illnesses, hosted by Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance San Diego, 10 to 11 a.m., 323 Hunter St. More: 760443-6861. AMERICAN LEGION POST 332, 7 p.m., Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. More: 760-7885947.
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RUSD CASH AND CARRY YARD SALE—Ramona school district will sell used office furniture and sewing machines from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Olive Peirce Middle School, 1521 Hanson Lane. Prices range from $2 to $10. No checks or credit cards accepted. More: 760-787-2023. WEIGHT WATCHERS, Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St., 8 a.m. RAMONA CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kmart lot, 1855 Main St. RAMONA LIBRARY, Exercise dance class at 9 a.m.
dren ages 3 to 10, and $30 for family of up to two adults and four children. More information: Mary King, 760-2160637.
MondayocT. 28 RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Scrapbooking at 10 a.m., Ramona Book Club at 1 p.m., Free Citizenship Class at 6 p.m. WEIGHT WATCHERS, 6 p.m., Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St. More: weightwatchers.com. GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP for those grieving the loss of someone close, 6:15 p.m., Mountain View Community Church, 1191 Meadowlark Way, off Ash and Highway 78. More: 760-7894798.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY—Drop off unused or expired prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Albertsons parking lot, 1459 Main St. Free, sharps not accepted. More: www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov.
FREE PARENTING CLASSES—Last of series hosted by Ramona Pregnancy Care Clinic, 7 p.m. More information or to register, 760-7897059.
DOS PICOS PARK FREE SATURDAY PROGRAMS, 17953 Dos Picos Park Road. More: co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/actguide.html or 760-789-2220.
RAMONA ROTARY CLUB, noon, luncheon meeting, Ramona Valley Grill, 344 Main St. More: 760-787-3206.
RAMONA TEA’D, noon, Ramona Mainstage, 626 Main St. Doors open at 11. Topic: Securing the border. Speakers: Peter Nunez, J.D., USD political science and international relations professor and Bob Siegel, radio host. More: www.ramonatead.com.
RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. Yoga at 11 a.m., Halloween Classic Movie Marathon at 1 p.m., Teen Chess Club at 3 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m., Pajama Storytime at 7 p.m.
ARRIBA TEEN CENTER, 3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More: 760-788-6443. OPENING RECEPTION for Fifth Annual Exquisite Corpse Art Show, 5 to 9 p.m., 1140 Main St., Suite 208. Masquarade opening, so wear a mask. More: email@example.com/ or page 4. RELAY FOR LIFE REGISTRATION KICK-OFF, 6 to 8 p.m., San Vicente Resort, 24157 San Vicente Road. More: 760-445-5584.
WednesdayocT. 30 TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB, 10 a.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. ART SHOW, The Exquisite Corpse and Its Elaborately Tall Tale, noon to 6 p.m., 1140 Main St., Suite 208. More: page 4. RAMONA LIBRARY, Teen Games at 3 p.m., Homework Club at 4 p.m. ARRIBA TEEN CENTER, 3 to 6 p.m., 1710 Montecito Road. More: 760-788-6443. FAITHWEAVER FRIENDS, 4:30 to 6 p.m., dinner served at 6, Ramona United Meth-
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TRUNK OR TREAT, 3 to 6 p.m., Ramona Church of Christ, 530 11th St. Free. Treating from trunks of cars, games, Fun Jump and slide, activities, hot dogs with all the trimmings. More: 760789-7103, www.ramonachurchofchrist.org.
sundayocT. 27 CAR SHOW, 4 to 6 p.m., Albertsons parking lot, 1400 block of Main Street. Owners of pre-1974 trucks and cars are welcome to display vehicles. Tractors, tanks, boats, Peterbilts, motorcycles and other vehicles welcome. Free. More: 760-789-3396. 66TH ANNUAL TURKEY DINNER, 1 to 6 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 537 E St. Tickets available through Oct. 25 at church office: $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for chil-
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Pumpkin Carving •Santa Ysabel Preserve, 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26—Youngsters can carve their own pumpkin. The park will provide a pumpkin and carving instrument. Come early as supplies are limited. SY East Farmer staging area, 500 Farmer Road, Julian. More: 760-765-4098. Movies •Ramona Library, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29—Halloween classic movie marathon, 1275 Main St. More: 760-788-5270. Crafts •Julian Library, 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24— Artist Mary Morgan will show children how to make trick-or-treat bags in time for Halloween. The library
is at 1850 Highway 78. More: 760-765-0370. •Santa Ysabel Preserve, 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27— Kids can give new life to paper tubes as “Scary Eyes.” Join park staff and learn to recycle “trash” into fun crafts. SY East Farmer staging area, 500 Farmer Road, Julian. More: 760-765-4098. Trick or Treating •Ramona Library, 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31—Merchants trick or treat on Main Street, including library. Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) •Ramona Library, 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25—Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with traditional sugar skull decorating.
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At $5 per person, we can reroof school/s By DAVID PATTERSON
elieve it or not, $5 can make a big difference.
One factor that can as easily improve or destroy a community is the quality of the children’s education, and Ramona is no different. The best investment we can make is in the schooling of our children, as the results directly affect our standard of living. This rule applies equally to people with children and those without, as we all gain or lose, and this is why the Ramona FORUS (Friends of Ramona Unified Schools) group is embarking on its second campaign to improve the health and welfare of our public schools. The Roof Project will take donations to replace and/or do a major repair of a school roof or group of roofs where the leaks are bad. One teacher has reported having to put out several buckets in her classroom, and we all know that the resulting mold and dry rot can eventually destroy a building. Thus we at FORUS have begun to take donations for the Roof Project, and this time we hope to receive contributions from all residents. With a population close to 40,000, we in the Valley of the Sun can make a significant difference with a donation of $5 per person. At $5 per person, we accumulate approximately $200,000 toward replacing a major roof, or to apply toward many smaller roof projects. The beauty of this campaign is that $5 per person, or $20 for a family of four, is not dependent on deep pockets, and is a campaign to unify the community with everyone’s participation. Old, young, retired or first-graders, we can all participate equally for the common good. The actual roof that we will target has yet to be decided. However, with energy efficiency money coming available to the school district, we may be able to replace a large roof and have air conditioners replaced as well. Such an accomplishment will be a significant improvement in the school environment, accomplished by the people of Ramona. FORUS members will be on the street on Halloween looking to promote our effort and take donations. $5 per person for a dry healthy environment for our students, and an investment in our future, is our goal. Please join us. FORUS is a registered nonprofit in California with 501(c)(3) pending. Donations for the Roof Project may be sent to: Dave Patterson 1003 6th street Ramona, CA 92065 Dave Patterson, a Ramona resident and FORUS member, is chairman of the nonprofit’s school roof project.
Sentinel Reader Opinion A 5 percent raise — really? I would like to respond to an article on Page 2, Oct. 16, 2013. David Barnum and his 5 percent raise makes me wonder, what is this board thinking? A 5 percent raise makes him perfect. I don’t think so. I got one of those at RMWD some years ago and had it taken away with the explanation that “nobody is perfect.” I believe hard work makes you a good employee and I know many who deserve that 5 percent before he does. These people are the ones who have worked hard to get
the funding. They are there when everything needs to be fixed at 2 a.m. They are the ones who take all the calls from angry people. I have been there. I know. I also know who actually got the funding that his laurels are riding on. I pat you all on the back because you have been doing it strong while others take the credit. Stacey Riordan Former fire inspector Ramona water district
This nonagenarian is ‘mad as hell’ The United States of America has borrowed over $16 trillion. We even
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have trouble each year to make payments on the interest only. In fact, we have to borrow more to make these payments. This is just the beginning of our problems. When will we start making payments on the principal, the $16 trillion we owe? The only way I see that we can start making payments is to cut the amount appropriated to each section of the federal government. I know this would be a very difficult action to take, but I am sure the people could bite the bullet and accept these reductions, if they thought Congress was serious about reducing the debt. The American people are tough as hell. They could go along with tough times if Congress was reasonable and honest in their actions. I don’t make these suggestions lightly. I’m 90
years old and mad as hell. Congress does not even talk about the principal. Donal Russell Ramona
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The United States of America is a republic. Groups like the Tea Party highlight that this is the ideal form of government. If it was a democracy, we would be in danger of losing our individual freedoms with majority rule. It is apparent that Ms. Harwell is no fan of the Tea Party. From her idea that it was a movement spawned by people she likened to bored housewives, it is apparent she has no clue what the Tea Party is about. The only thing remotely tied to sipping tea is that in the 1990s some disgruntled citizens started See LETTERS, page 7
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WWII vet to run up SR-67 and through Ramona for cross-country fundraiser to reach the fitness center around 8:45 a.m. Andrus is running three to four miles three days a week. He started at the Pacific Ocean in San Diego and figures it will take him two to four years to reach the Atlantic Ocean near Brunswick, Ga. He stays in a motor home between his runs. The WWII vet was part of a crew that restored a tank landing ship used at Omaha Beach on D-Day
By KAREN BRAINARD A 90-year-old World War II veteran will be running through Ramona this week in his coast to coast quest to raise money for a tank landing ship used in the D-Day invasion at Normandy. Ernie Andrus of Prescott, Ariz., welcomes anyone who would like to join him on his jog or cheer him on. “I’d love to have some runners come through here,” he said. He plans to run 6.1 miles on Thursday, Oct. 24, from the Park & Ride lot at SR-67 and Poway Road to Highland Valley Road and 67. On Saturday, he plans to run 3.53 miles, starting
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WWII veteran Ernie Andrus, 90, stands by his car that has a picture of the restored tank landing ship that he would like to take back to Normandy, France, for the D-Day memorial service.
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Methodists prepare for annual Mission Dinner An event started about 30 years ago to raise money to build Ramona United Methodist Church has evolved into an annual Mission Dinner to assure that everyone enjoys a turkey dinner at this time of year. The dinner, slated for Nov. 10 in Ramona Community Center, is an outreach that offers
a free dinner to any hungry person in the community. To help cover dinner costs, the congregation sells tickets for $10 per adult and $5 per child age 7 and younger. Those receiving free meals are referred by Ramona Food and Clothes Closet, Head Start, In His Steps Ministry, Michael’s House
and other Ramona congregations. “We are grateful for all of the support we have received in the past from our neighbors in the community,” noted the Rev. Val Weise, Ramona United Methodist pastor. Anyone able to assist may call the church at 760-789-7106.
almost 70 years ago. The desire was to take the ship, currently docked on the Ohio River in Evansville, Ind., to Normandy for the D-Day Plus 70 memorial service in June 2014, but the group ran short of funds. Andrus, who served in the South Pacific during the war, is hoping to raise enough money to transport the ship for D-Day Plus 75 in 2019. Andrus said those who
would like to make a tax deductible donation can make checks payable to the USS LST Ship Memorial, or sponsor him on his coast-to-coast run. More information is at www. facebook.com/pages/Coa st2coastruns/451518878 297515?directed_target_ id=0. Anyone interested in joining him for the run through Ramona may contact him at 928-3085478 or coast2coastruns@ gmail.com.
Catholic church to serve 66th Turkey Dinner An annual tradition that started in 1947 when Ramona was one of the world’s largest provider of turkeys continues with a turkey dinner with all the trimmings at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Oct. 27, from 1 to 6 p.m. Each October, Ramona staged a Turkey Festival with a parade, activities and special honors to citizens. “This was done to encourage the people of San Diego County to purchase their turkeys from the Ramona turkey farmers,” Mary King said in her announcement of this year’s dinner. The church originally did not have a place to cook the meal. The entire community pitched in and cooked the turkeys in their homes and delivered them and the trimmings where everything could be served to the public, said King. The Catholic church continued the annual tradition. Eventually, proceeds from the annual fundraiser helped
build the proper facilities to host this event and many other community events to give back to the community, noted King. One is the “Feed the Hungry” program. In 2007, the Witch Fire delayed dinner. The congregation prepared and served the community two months later. To assure they don’t run out of food, only advance tickets will be sold. No tickets will be available at the door, “so that we will be able to prepare all the food that is necessary without running out this year,” said King. Tickets are available in the parish office through Oct. 25 for $9 for adults, $7 for seniors age 60 and older, $5 for children ages 3 to 10, and $30 for a family up to two adults and four children. All are invited to help continue the tradition at the church’s 66th annual turkey dinner. King may be contacted at 760-2160637 for more information.
definition is some sort of government official. You do know, don’t you, that many of your gun loving friends consider President Obama a “tyrant?” This is not something an educated representative of the people should be saying in public. I am angered by this, embarrassed by it, and you should be, too. You have gone over the top, assemblyman, and need to watch what you say in the future. Mike Cannone Ramona
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to send their government representatives a tea bag as a sign of their disapproval. The Tea Party is a far cry from tea and crumpets. As a grandparent I am very concerned about our future generations having to bear the 17-trillion-dollar (and growing) burden of our burgeoning government. It is hard to find the words to describe the true horror of the national debt. The U.S. government has been on the greatest debt binge in all of human history, and a day of reckoning is coming that is going to be so painful that it is going to shock America to the core. I, like millions of other concerned citizens, decided to become active in trying to change the disastrous course of our government’s out of control spending. We elected people like Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Mike Lee. They listened to their constituents and had the courage to stand up and represent against the “good old boys” establishment. Concerned and caring people like those in the Tea Party are the warp and weft of the fabric of America. This is what makes us strong. We do not need to “fundamentally transform” as our current president would have us do. But we do have to make sure that our elected officials follow our Constitution and stand up for the people, instead of wielding their power and spitefully locking our precious veterans out of their own memorial, or punishing the citizenry by
closing parks and monuments that were historically never closed during the previous 18 government shut-downs. We must demand they work for us, not the other way around. I am in agreement with Mr. Halstead and Mr. Byrne. Citizens, stand up for your country, take interest and take action, send in your tea bag and most importantly — vote! Respectfully and proudly, I Am Citizen! Susan Leukhardt Ramona
Over the top statement I was appalled to read a quote by Assemblyman Brian Jones in a story in the Sept. 26 Ramona Sentinel titled “Crowd turns out for assemblyman’s 2nd Amendment Awareness Event.” I wrote the assemblyman about his extremely offensive remark, so I would like to share that letter with Sentinel readers. Dear Assemblyman Brian Jones: A quote in the Ramona Sentinel (9/26/2013) was attributed to you at your 2nd Amendment Awareness Event that, if true, paints you as a pandering, violenceprovoking individual. The quote was, “You never know when you will need it (a gun) to fend off a criminal or a tyrant.” OK, by tyrant you must mean a government official. I cannot believe you would use this type of language no matter how much you love guns. You would actually support gun nuts using a gun against a “tyrant,” which by
Garden club thanks Ramona Garden Club would like to thank Albertsons’ director Kent Lunak for the use of their store front this past Saturday for our annual fall plant sale. It is due to this support that we have a successful event to raise funds for our scholarship and community programs. Debbie Gomez Ramona Valencia Fall Plant Sale co-chairs
Sponsors contribute to Oktoberfest success On behalf of the Ramona Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest Committee, I thank everyone for their support to make this year a very successful Oktoberfest. Cash Donation Sponsors included: Title, SDG&E; Beer Garden, Ramona Disposal; Music, Ramona Family Law Center/Rob-
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posal, all responded, “The road just needs to be widened.” San Diego Association of Governments plans to widen the highway to four lanes from Mapleview Road in Lakeside to HIghland Valley/Dye Road in Ramona by 2030 with construction possibly starting in 2021.
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Some planners questioned why Caltrans was even proposing the barriers and whether the study is just to appease those calling for more safety measures along the highway, the site of many serious accidents and fatalities. The planning group decided to table the discus-
Trunk or Treat promises candy, games, food, fun
Ramona Church of Christ will hold its third annual Trunk or Treat from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. In Trunk or Treat, church members decorate their car trunks and park them in the church parking lot at 530 11th St. Children go trick or treating from vehicle to vehicle receiving candy and other treats. Children and parents are encouraged to dress in nonscary costumes. Child-friendly games, face painting, an inflatable Fun Bounce, hot dogs with all the trimmings and chips are planned. The event is free and all are welcome.
sion until it receives more information. A Caltrans spokesperson said Caltrans has been receiving public comments about the median barrier proposal but cannot reveal how many until an environmental impact report is completed, expected in spring 2014, when a public presentation will be given. According to Richard Estrada, Caltrans project manager, the agency is analyzing the alternatives and reviewing public comments which he said are split between those for and against median barriers. To view the median options and submit online comments, visit www. dot.ca.gov/dist11/Env_ docs/67FeasabilityStudy/ index.html.
OBITUARIES friend to all. She suffered from multiple health issues and has found peace in Heaven. Please sign the guest book online at www. legacy.com/obituaries/ ramonasentinel.
Marie Mercado 1926 – 2013
Marie (Mountain) Mercado, 87, of Ramona, passed away on October 17, 2013. She was born July 14, 1926, in Terra Haute, Indiana, and has lived in California for 70 years, the last 40 in Ramona. She worked at Pacific Bell as an Information Operator Supervisor for 35 years while raising her family. Marie is survived by her beloved husband, Ray Mercado; four children, Tom (Barbara) Mountain, Roy Mountain, Janean (Mike) Jansen, and Ann (Nick) Di Pietro; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Ken (Carlene) Eudy; and sister, Cheryl Snyder. Marie was a member of Mountain View Community Church in Ramona. She loved square dancing, her needle crafts and playing the organ. She was a loving wife, beloved mother and
John Thomas Gouveia 1933 – 2013
John Gouveia, 79, of San Diego, passed away, Tuesday, October 15, 2013. He was born December 5, 1933, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to John and Rosa (Ferreira) Gouveia. John and his family moved to California when he was 15 years old and settled in Point Loma. On February 1, 1958, John married Nagailia Patricia Kirsch in San Diego. He lived his life as a commercial tuna fisherman and was a very successful captain. John was a great sports enthusiast and animal lover. He loved spending time with his family and friends and he loved sharing his life stories. John is survived by his four daughters, Norene and her husband, Pat, Carmel and her husband, Charlie, Bridget, and Erin and her husband, Sebastian; two
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SPECIAL DELIVERY—Ramona High Class of 2013 graduate Doug Barnett helps unload three vanloads of paper at Ramona High School last Thursday. The paper — everything from high-gloss photo paper to copy paper — was donated by Hewlett-Packard in Rancho Bernardo and divided among Ramona High, Montecito High, Olive Peirce Middle School, and Ramona Elementary. School board member Kim Lasley coordinated the delivery to those schools and said this is the fifth or sixth year HP has donated supplies. She and her helpers returned to HP on Friday and delivered four vanloads of printers, zip drives, cameras and more paper to the schools. Employees and volunteers from Hanson Elementary and Ramona Community School also picked up donations. Above from left are Lasley, Barnett, RHS account technician Connie Claxton, and Tom Fitzpatrick, RHS lead custodian.
sons, John and Steve; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Rosary and Mass will be on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1140 Evergreen St., San Diego. Entombment will be after Mass at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 4470 Hilltop Drive, San Diego. In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA (tribute gift) in honor of John Gouveia. Arrangements by San Diego Funeral Service. Please sign the guest book online at www.legacy.com/ obituaries/pomeradonews.
Austin Jacob McNelis 1990 – 2013
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 12pm at La Jolla Cove Beach.
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schools and between the district office and schools. School trustees supported his request to spend $225,000 — or 19 percent — of the nearly $2 million the state gave the district to implement the new academic standards called common core. “These changes are going to allow the teachers and the students within this district to move forward with the resources available on the Internet in a way we can’t do now,” Wright said. None of the money will be spent on computers, said Wright, telling trustees that decisions will come later about types of devices to purchase: Chromebooks, iPads, Netbooks, laptops, or other online options available. “What we’re talking about today is the freeway,” said Wright. “We’re not talking about the cars on the freeway. We’re looking to build that framework to allow us to grow and to grow into this common core or state testing. That’s the direction we’re going to go.” Existing conditions do not allow teachers and students to take advantage of all the Internet devices they have. “Right now, if a teacher wants to teach in her classroom, they have to announce, OK everybody, get out your phones and turn off your Internet, because nobody will be able to get on,” said trustee Rodger Dohm, noting the value of wireless
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connectivity. “Or they get on and it’s really slow,” said Wright. The district has a Bring Your Own Device policy and students are coming to school with iPads, laptops, smartphones and other devices, “and they should technically be able to use it on our network,” Wright said, adding “We try to discourage that because we can’t support that flood of bandwidth usage.” The infrastructure upgrades will remedy that, he said. “We’ve been able to move a lot of things off our network into the cloud (Internet),” he said. “The cost of that is we need bandwidth.” The district experiences network slowness daily, particularly about 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., “because we have so much stuff going on at those times,” he said. To make use of a San Diego State University donation of about $300,000 worth of Cisco switches, the
district must spend about $30,000 for a Cisco engineer to program the switches and for cabling and other equipment, Wright said. He estimates the cost to increase network bandwidth at $92,000, hardware costs for wireless connectivity at $61,400, and installation cost at $42,000. Installation estimates from vendors were as high as $76,000, which was more than the district wanted to spend, so employees in his department and the maintenance department will do as much of the work as they can, he said. In his report to the board, Wright said the upgrades will prepare the district for MAPP testing in the spring, allow more mobile device use, and allow the district to take advantage of other network opportunities such as a digital phone system. In a related vote at the meeting, trustees authorized the district to seek bids for a digital phone system.
Poway Grade to close for routine maintenance Poway Grade, the section of Poway Road from Highway 67 to Espola Road, will be closed between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m from Monday, Oct. 28, through Friday, Nov. 1, for routine maintenance. The residents and businesses on this section of Poway Road will be allowed access to their property, but traffic traveling to and from Highway 67 will be diverted to Scripps Poway Parkway. For questions or updates, call Pat Ryan, public works operations manager for the city of Poway, at 858-668-4717.
October 24, 2013
Securing the Border: Topic of Ramona Tea’d forum
Realtor Regina Flores, back row left, will participate as team captain in the Komen Race for the Cure. She asks anyone wanting to join her to call her at 760-788-0721.
Securing the Border will be the topic of the Ramona Tea’d forum on Saturday, Oct. 26, at noon. Guest speakers will be Peter Nunez, J.D., a University of San Diego political science and international relations professor, and radio host Bob Siegel. No first world nation in history has ever survived open borders, states an announcement of the meeting, adding, “For all practical purposes, America has become an open border, welfare state for
the entire planet. But beyond that, untold thousands of criminals and enemy paramilitary operatives enter through our porous borders.” Among questions discussed will be: Where is this going? Will it ever stop? Can it be stopped? The forum will be in Ramona Mainstage, 626 Main St. Admission is free and all are welcome. Doors open at 11 a.m. Food and drinks are available. For more information, see www.ramonatead.com.
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Governor signs veterans bill Anderson authored
Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a bill authored by District 36 Sen. Joel Anderson that protects military veterans’ memorial halls and buildings. SB725 ensures that veterans’ organizations do not unfairly lose their right to return to halls and buildings dedicated for their use when they are temporarily displaced because of repairs and renovations, said Anderson.
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Therapeutic center thriving in new home By REGINA ELLING
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As she looks around her new landscape — a picturesque horse ranch surrounded by mountain views — Judy Beckett is beaming. “This property is alive, it’s joyful,” she said, smiling. Beckett, founder and executive director of Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center, is enthusiastic about the program’s new possibilities with the move across town. Formerly based at Creek Hollow Ranch in Ramona, Cornerstone is now leasing 10 acres in the Barona Mesa area, just outside San Diego Country Estates. “We are extremely grateful to Colleen Burman and Creek Hollow for our previous home,” said Beckett. “And now, with this property, we have a wonderful opportunity to make our forever home here.” The facilities were designed with thoughtfulness toward both horses and riders.
“From one end of the property to the other, everything is beautifully set up,” she said. “There are barns, arenas, round pens, wash racks, paddocks and more. Everything is built to last. Every little detail has been planned out.” Meanwhile, the program’s herd of horses seems to appreciate their new home. “They are all so content here; you can see how peaceful and relaxed they are,” she said. With so much attention given to the comfort and well-being of the animals, Beckett knows that humans can’t help but “feel the love” at the new location. “People and relationships will thrive here,” she said. “You can just tell; the property just asks to be used. This is a place where people should be together, comfortable, laughing and having fun.” Beckett and her team of volunteers took September off to move. They resumed lessons in early October.
Cornerstone consists of two programs: Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding and Operation Saddle Up. The first program works with children and adults with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities, as well as traumatic brain injuries. Operation Saddle Up works with wounded military personnel. “Since we started our program in September 2008, we’ve served nearly 400 wounded warriors,” said Beckett. “We’ve also given more than 4,000 therapeutic riding lessons — and that’s a conservative number.” The benefits of therapeutic riding are well documented. Beckett strongly believes that with the new facilities, even more people can be helped. “We have wonderful opportunities here,” she said. The one component Cornerstone needs is more volunteers. Many were hard at work on a recent Saturday morning. While some raked away fallen debris, others were busy
feeding horses. At one point, everyone came together to help set up a riding arena. “A good volunteer doesn’t necessarily have to be horse savvy,” Beckett said. “They just need to be willing to learn.” Volunteers should be forewarned. Joining Cornerstone is much like gaining an extended family. “Judy is like family,” said volunteer Sandra Sorokin, noting that “being around the horses I love, and giving back” are her favorite parts of helping out. “Some of my patients are here,” said physician Janine Kasch, D.O., while explaining why she volunteers. “Just being out here is different than what I normally do, and it is very rewarding to see people enjoying themselves, and not worrying about their disabilities.” “I just really enjoy the good-hearted people who help out here, the goodhearted horses who love See CORNERSTONE page 13
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After setting up an arena, Cornerstone volunteers decide to go for a test ride. On Baloo is Dr. Janine Kasch. Standing from left are Sue Briggs, Jenny Hindmarsh, Emily Hoover, Sandra Sorokin and Colton Israels.
touched and changed our lives,” Maria wrote in a letter to Beckett. “The value of this program is immeasurable, I feel SO lucky that we are able to be a part of the Cornerstone family and I am so
excited to see the possibilities of the growth of such an important program.” Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center at 25602 Tin Cup Drive is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Professional rodeo cowboy and Ramona businessman Matt Deskovick won the steer wrestling buckle with his first-place time of 4.1 seconds at the Western Days Rodeo in San Dimas. “I had a very good steer,” he said of Booger Red. Although Deskovick’s payout of $1,090 will count toward his earnings in the season standings, a steer wrestler traditionally gives 25 percent of his winnings to the hazer who guides the steer. Deskovick’s hazer was Utah cowboy Brock Andrus. “Brock did good,” said Deskovick, owner of Catt Farm & Ranch Supply. Deskovick, Booger Red’s owner, ended up with 25 percent of Romoland cowboy Arnold Laskey’s $818 second-place earnings after Laskey used the horse for his 4.8 second run. Deskovick’s run was after
Laskey’s, so Deskovick knew what time he had to beat and focused on making a clean run. “I knew he was a good steer,” Deskovick said. Not only did Deskovick avoid a 10-second penalty for a broken barrier, but he left the chute fast enough to keep up with the steer. Not everything went perfectly for Deskovick. He competed with some back pain, as he hurt his back the day before when he was adjusting his trailer. The pain was worse that day than during Deskovick’s rodeo performance. The 2014 rodeo season began with the previous weekend’s rodeos. Deskovick’s sixth-place time of 6.4 seconds at the Sheriff’s Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo in San Bernardino was worth $304 in earnings, so his San Dimas winnings brought his season total to $1,394.
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Coldwell Banker Country Realty party nets $1,200 for Hearts & Hands Animal Rescue Two of the many baskets given away in opportunity drawings.
Coldwell Banker Country Realty Realtor Sharon Quisenberry, above right, greets friends Carrie Foye with J.P. Morgan Chase, left, and Patty Realtor Susan Michalek with ColdTambio with Try Our Construction. well Banker Country Realty visits Katie McNorton, broker/owner of Coldwell Banker with Val and Stan Sherman. MiCountry Realty, reacts after learning who won the chalek sold the Shermans their vacabasket of goodies that Trudy Brodbeck holds. Ryan tion home in Ramona. At left, Karlie Badgett, above left, pulled the winning ticket. Heimer, 7 swings a hula hoop.
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n estimated 200 people attended Coldwell Banker Country Realty’s 10th Annual Client and Community Appreciation Party. The event, themed “Dancing through the Decades,” featured food, music from the 1940s through the ‘80s, dancing, a jelly bean counting contest, children’s activities and opportunity drawings. Proceeds from the four-hour event held Friday evening, Oct. 11, totaled $1,200 and went to Hearts and Fred McNorton and office manager Hands Animal Rescue in Ramona, said Katie McNor- Tammy Badgett check to see who ton, Coldwell Banker Country Realty broker/owner. guessed the number of jelly beans Sentinel photos/Maureen Robertson
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Ramona physician named 2013 Patients’ Choice Award winner Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients’ Choice Award this year is Dr. Jane Tanaka, M.D. Of the nation’s 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just 5 percent received top scores from their patients on sites such as Vitals (www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2013. Millions of patients go online each year to rate their doctors on various components of care, including accuracy of their di-
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The Kick-off Team and Survivor Celebration for 2014 Ramona Relay for Life will be in the San Vicente Room, 24157 San Vicente Road, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. A fundraiser, 2014 Relay For Life will be held at Wilson Field off
care. Patients’ Choice reviews these rankings and other quality measures to compile its yearly list of award winners. Following the publication of Tanaka’s selection for the Patients’ Choice Award, American Registry seconded the honor and added her to The Registry™ of Business Excellence. Tanaka is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist who has been in private practice since 2004, first in Poway and then
Ninth Street on April 12. Last year’s Ramona Relay raised $49,612 for the American Cancer Society to fund research toward a cure. “Relay For Life is more than just a fundraising event,” said Juli Elliott, 2014 event chair. “It’s a way for the whole town of Ramona,
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our community, to come together and fight back against a disease that impacts our family members, friends and neighbors. “Come and sign up your relay team. If you are a cancer survivor, join us in the celebration of you. We will have refreshments and
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FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE —Firefighter/Apparatus Engineer Shawn Warcup enjoys showing the Medic 7812 engine to son Kole, standing next to him, Benjamin Hughes, left, and Madden Hughes at the Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire annual open house on Saturday. Johner Riehl tries to get sons Quinner, 6, sitting on pumpkins, Whitaker, 4, in wagon, and Zyler, 2, ready for a family photo at Mountain Valley Ranch on Saturday. The pumpkin patch at 842 Highway 78, east of Magnolia Avenue, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Halloween, Oct. 31. Pony rides are offered on weekends. At left, two-year-old Brendan Tanner of Ramona rides on top of the pumpkins his family picked out as his dad, Brent, pulls the wagon at Mountain Valley Ranch on Saturday.
Firefighters demonstrate a Jaws of Life extrication. Below, U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Daniel Yanez watches as Bradley Freeman of Ramona tries to knock down flames with the fire hose
Above, Cal Fire Firefighter Jon Beloz, who is with the Helitack Crew at Gillespie Field, lifts 4-year-old Keely Townley of Ramona out of Copter 12.
FIRED UP SISTERS STILL GOING STRONG— Ramonan Joann Kling sells an item to Steve Stout of Rancho Bernardo at a garage sale to benefit Fired Up Sisters, a group that was organized after the 2007 Witch Creek Fire for women who lost their homes in the wildfire. Proceeds from the sale will pay to produce a howto handbook on organizing a women’s support group and donation warehouse for those experiencing a disaster, said Kling. Many women in Ramona have been involved in the group that has helped fire victims rebuild their lives. Pictured next to Stout is RB resident Norma Heeter, who also lost her home in the 2007 wildfire.
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October 24, 2013
Bulldogs' defense outscores Titans' offense By BILL TAMBURRINO
Travis Kerchner makes one of his 15 tackles with Raul Briseno coming in for an assist.
Any time an offense puts up 376 yards it should get plenty of credit, but it was Ramona’s defense that won the game against Poway, 49-7, on Oct. 18. The Bulldogs are now 7-0. The Bulldog defense outscored the Titan offense. The Dawg D intercepted two passes and both times went for touchdowns. Garrett Binkley grabbed a Titan pass in the third quarter and rambled 35 yards for a score and Keyanis Crichlow picked off a pass in the same period and scampered 28 yards for a score. Travis Kerchner spent enough time in the Poway backfield to earn a letter. He recorded 15 tackles, had one tackle for a loss, and hit hurried the quar-
terback three times. Tanner “T-Bone” Williams and Matt Lawler both forced Titan fumbles and Keyshaun Crichlow recovered both loose balls. Ramona’s front four, TBone Williams, Patrick Hastings, Raul Briseno and Dallas Domnitz kept constant pressure on Poway’s highly-touted freshman quarterback, Tate Martell, and set up the linebacker corps to shut down the running game. Ben Barnat recorded five tackles, had a sack and had a tackle for a loss. The Bulldog secondary broke up five passes. Garrett Dart, Nathan Cherek and Christian Dominguez all recorded three tackles apiece. Poway’s only score came when they forced a Bulldog turnover on the Bulldog 36-yard line late
in the first quarter and then scored early in the second quarter. From then on it was all Ramona. NFL and college television commentators would label Bulldog quarterback Marco Cobian a “game manager.” That means he just wins and makes it look easy. Cobian hit on 12 of 19 attempts for 176 yards and two touchdowns. All but two of those completions came in the first half. He hit Cherek with a 23yard scoring pass and hit Keyanis Crichlow with a 17-yard fade in the end zone. The Bulldogs face Oceanside at Ramona High School Friday in a league game. Both teams are ranked in the top 10 in San Diego section and in the top 25 in the state. JV plays at 4:30 p.m. and varsity kicks off at 7 p.m.
Girls tennis beats powerful Mira Mesa, gains 2 league wins By BILL TAMBURRINO Coach Matt McCormick’s Bulldog girls tennis team had a successful week as it won an important non-league match against Mira Mesa and then beat two Valley League rivals to improve its record to 9-4 overall and 6-1 in the Valley League. The two league wins set up a showdown for the Valley League title in the final week of league action against Del Norte High School. Ramona won its most important match of the season as it beat Division I power Mira Mesa High School 11-7 in a match with CIF Division II implications. This was a very important match for CIF seeding purposes because Mira Mesa is in the same league as two great Division II teams, Serra and Point Loma, both of which Mira Mesa has beaten. ”Mira Mesa stacked doubles to try and throw
us off our game plan, but our singles players played amazingly strong and won eight out of nine sets against a strong Mira Mesa team,” said McCormick. ”Jessica Failla (6-0, 6-0 and 6-0) continued her quest for a CIF championship with complete dominance of the Lady Marauder singles players. Megan Douglass (6-3, 6-4 and 6-1) swept all of the Mira Mesa singles players, and Elizabeth Bowersox (6-1, 4-6 and 6-1) won two of three in fiercely contested matches. “The doubles players faced a very strong and densely stacked doubles corps from Mira Mesa. Lauren Dunker and Rebecca Vaca bounced back from a loss against the number one team and were able to defeat the two and three teams. Cassidy Owens and Danielle Vizcarra played a close set against the number one team and were able to take down the number three Lady Marauder doubles team. Caroline
Lopresti and Alyssa Virgilio picked up valuable experience and were able to win games against all three Mira Mesa teams.” The match was very tight. After the first two rounds the score was tied 6-6. In the last round, the Lady Bulldogs simply rose up and took out the Mira Mesa girls, winning five out of six sets to earn the 11-7 victory. Ramona beat Valley Center 15-3. Failla and Douglass won all three sets as Valley Center could only win one game against Ramona’s top two singles players. Bowersox won two sets and Hanna Kent played tough in her 4-6 loss. Ramona’s top two doubles teams won five of the six sets. Dunker and Vaca went 6-1, 6-2 and 6-0. Owens and Vizcarra posted scores of 6-2, 4-6 and 6-1. Lopresti and Virgilio also picked up 2 team points with scores of 7-5, 2-6 and 6-1. Orange Glen was no match for the Lady Dawgs
as Ramona romped to a 17-1 league victory. Failla won her only set 6-0 as she finished the week by serving seven bagels (6-0 wins) in seven sets. Kent won her matches, 7-5 and 6-1. Douglass won 3 team points and Bowersox won two sets. Ramona’s top two dou-
bles teams, Dunker and Vaca and Owens and Vizcarra, also served up an all bagel menu winning six sets 6-0. Virgilio and Lopresti won three sets with scores of 6-3, 6-3 and 6-0. After the Valley League showdown against Del Norte, Ramona will compete in the Valley League
individuals and doubles tournament and the CIF team tournament. Failla has a very good shot at winning the Valley League singles tourney and the CIF singles tourney. Dunker and Vaca are also contenders for the league doubles crown and could make a run deep into the CIF doubles tourney.
Volleyball team reaches gold bracket of Southern California tournament By JOE NAIMAN After being relegated to the consolation bracket of the squad’s first two tournaments of 2013, Ramona High School’s girls volleyball team advanced to the gold bracket of the Oct. 18 and 19 Southern California Invitational tournament hosted by Foothills Christian High School. “We’re really happy that we were able to finish up stronger than we had,” said Coach Connie Halfaker. Ramona’s 3-2 record in
the tournament left the Bulldogs with a season record of 16-8 following their elimination. A Valley League victory at Oceanside earlier in the week gave the Bulldogs a 2-2 league mark. The Oct. 16 win over Oceanside involved 2522, 25-16, and 25-10 games in Ramona’s favor. “That went just fine. We had the opportunity to put in a new defense that we had been working on,” Halfaker said. The Bulldogs utilized a
rotation defense. “It worked really well. It played to our strengths, so that’s really nice,” Halfaker said. Robyn Arthur led the Bulldogs with seven blocks, Natalie Seol added six blocks, and Callie Guasti recorded five blocks. “Our blocking was really stellar,” Halfaker said. “When you block well it causes them to not be able to run an offense like they See VOLLEYBALL, page 27
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OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 1/25/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A Ramona Sentinel PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED 21 AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 11/7/2013 at 10:00 AM, Old Republic Default Management Services, a Division of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company as duly appointed Trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust, Recorded 1/31/2005 as CUT YOUR STUDENT LOAN Instrument No. 2005-0081647 in book -PAYMENTS IN HALF or more , page -- of Official Records in the office even if Late or in Default! of the Recorder of San Diego County, Get Relief FAST! Much LOWER California, executed by: PHILLIP M. payments! Call Student HARE, A SINGLE MAN, as Hotline 855-589-8607 Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC (Cal-SCAN) REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST MAGNUS GET FREE OF CREDIT CARD FINANCIAL CORPORATION, AN DEBT NOW! Cut payments ARIZONA CORPORATION, ITS by up to half. Stop creditors SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS as from calling. 888-416-2691. Beneficiary. WILL SELL AT PUBLIC (Cal-SCAN) AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable in full at time of GUARANTEED INCOME sale by cash, a cashier's check drawn For Your Retirement. Avoid by a state or national bank, a check market risk & get guaranteed drawn by a state or federal credit union, income in retirement! CALL or a check drawn by a state or federal for FREE copy of our SAFE savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified MONEY GUIDE Plus Annuity in section 5102 of the Financial Code Quotes from A-Rated and authorized to do business in this companies! 800-375-8607 state). At the entrance to the east (Cal-SCAN) county regional center by statue, 250 E. Main Street, El Cajon, CA all right, title MANY A SMALL THING and interest conveyed to and now held has been made large by the by it under said Deed of Trust in the right kind of advertising – property situated in said County and Mark Twain. ADVERTISE your state, and as more fully described in the BUSINESS CARD sized ad in above referenced Deed of Trust. The 140 California newspapers street address and other common for one low cost. Reach over designation, if any, of the real property 3 million+ Californians. Free described above is purported to be: 617 brochure email@example.com 10TH STREET RAMONA, CA. 92065 , (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN) The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made in an “AS IS” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, T.S. 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NOTICE TO INFORMACIÓN DE ESTE POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are DOCUMENTO TALA: MAYROONG considering bidding on this property BUOD NG IMPORMASYON SA lien, you should understand that there DOKUMENTONG ITO NA NAKALAKIP are risks involved in bidding at a trustee LƯU Ý: KÈM THEO ĐÂY LÀ B ẢN auction. You will be bidding on a lien, TRÌNH BÀY TÓM LƯỢC VỀ THÔNG not on the property itself. Placing the TIN TRONG TÀI LIỆU NÀY NOTICE highest bid at a trustee auction does not OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN automatically entitle you to free and DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST clear ownership of the property. You DATED 1/25/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE should also be aware that the lien being ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A are the highest bidder at the auction, PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN you are or may be responsible for EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF paying off all liens senior to the lien THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, being auctioned off, before you can YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. receive clear title to the property. You to investigate Diego Vicente Resort the On San 11/7/2013 at Country 10:00 AM, Estates/San Old are encouraged Republic Default Management existence, priority, and size of Services, a Division of Old Republic outstanding liens that may exist on this National Title Insurance Company as property by contacting the county recorder's office or a intitle duly Trustee pursuant to the to fill Theappointed Oaks Grille in Ramona is looking a line cook position fastinsurance paced company, either of which may charge Deedkitchen. of Trust,We Recorded 1/31/2005 as are looking for dependable individuals to contribute to the a fee for this information. 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FINANCIAL CORPORATION, AN mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a ARIZONA CORPORATION, ITS court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS as California Civil Code. The law requires Beneficiary. WILL SELL AT PUBLIC that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to
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automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, 22 Sentinelfor you are or Ramona may be responsible paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 573-1965 or visit this Internet Web site www.priorityposting.com, using the file number assigned to this case 13-50203. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. The Declaration pursuant to California Civil Code, Section 2923.5(a) was fulfilled when the Notice of Default was recorded on 6/10/2013 Date: 10/7/2013 Old Republic Default Management Services, A Division of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, as Trustee 500 City Parkway West, Suite 200, Orange, CA 92868-2913 (866) 263-5802 For Sale Information Contact: Priority Posting & Publishing (714) 5731965 Heather Marsh, Assistant Secretary "We are attempting to collect a debt, and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose." P1064515 10/17, 10/24, 10/31/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-030021 Fictitious Business Name(s): Machining Design Located at: 11923 Keys Creek Road, Valley Center, CA, 92082, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was Sept. 2, 1993. This business is hereby registered by the following: Wayne Ficek, 11923 Keys Creek Road, Valley Center, CA 92082. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/21/2013. Wayne Ficek. R2681. Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 2013 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File No. 2013-029077 Fictitious Business Name(s): Allen Law Group Located at: 4445 Eastgate Mall #200, San Diego, CA, 92110, San Diego County. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in San Diego County on: 9/11/2013, and assigned File No. 2013-026288 is (are) abandoned by the following registrant (s): Law Offices of Linda M. Allen, A.P.C., 4445 Eastgate Mall #200, San Diego, CA, 92121, California. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk, Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., of San Diego County on 10/10/2013. Linda Allen, CEO / President. R2680. Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-029798 Fictitious Business Name(s): Destiny Cruises (DBA Cruise
October 24, 2013 Planners) Located at: 23623 Isla Del Rey, Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same as above. This business is conducted by: A Married Couple. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: #1. Kathleen Kennedy, 23623 Isla Del Rey, Ramona, CA 92065 #2. Franklin Porter Jr., 23623 Isla Del Rey, Ramona, CA, 92065 This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/18/2013. Kathleen Kennedy. R2678. Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 2013 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 9985-5631 TSG Order No.: 99269 A.P.N.: 283-082-30-00 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED (The above statement is made pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(c)(1). The Summary will be provided to Trustor(s) and/or vested owner(s) only, pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(c) (2).) YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 05/31/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NBS Default Services, LLC, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded 06/07/2006 as Document No.: 2006-0403513, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of San Diego County, California, executed by: PAUL ARTHUR WELLS ANG KAREN J. CULLEN, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS , as Trustor, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable in full at time of sale by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and state, and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Sale Date and Time: 11/15/2013 at 10:30 AM Sale Location: At the entrance to the East County Regional Center by statue, 250 E. Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92020 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2138 SAN VICENTE RD, RAMONA AREA, SAN DIEGO, CA 92065 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made in an “AS IS” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $627,025.31 (Estimated) as of 11/01/2013. Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee
auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call, (714)730-2727 for information regarding the trustee`s sale or visit this Internet Web site, https://www. lpsasap.com/, for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, T.S.# 9985-5631. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder`s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. NBS Default Services, LLC 301 E. Ocean Blvd. Suite 1720 Long Beach, CA 90802 800-7667751 For Trustee Sale Information Log On To: https://www.lpsasap.com/ or Call: (714)730-2727. NBS Default Services, LLC, Natalie Franklin. “We are attempting to collect a debt, and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose.” A-4422758 10/24/2013, 10/31/2013, 11/07/2013. R2677 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-029417 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Mohave Ridge b. Gemstone Desert Sun Investments Located at: 24529 Pappas Road, Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. This business is conducted by: A Married Couple. The first day of business was 01/01/2013. This business is hereby registered by the following: #1. Kirk L. Rutherford, 24529 Pappas Road, Ramona, CA 92065 #2. Beverly J. Rutherford, 24529 Pappas Road, Ramona, CA 92065 This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/15/2013. Kirk L. Rutherford. R2676. Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-029432 Fictitious Business Name(s): American Lighting Services Located at: 16588 N. Woodson Dr., Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 10/15/13. This business is hereby registered by the following: Dennis Cohen, 16588 N. Woodson Dr., Ramona, CA 92065. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/15/2013. Dennis Cohen. R2675. Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-029191 Fictitious Business Name(s): EscentJewels Located at: 24348 Ysidro Dr., Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 9/25/13. This business is hereby registered by the following: Mary Campbell, 24348 Ysidro Dr., Ramona, CA 92065. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/11/2013. Mary Campbell. R2674. Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 2013
The Center for Behavior Change, Inc. Located at: 7676 Hazard Center Dr., Ste. 500, San Diego, CA, 92108, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in San Diego County on: 8/5/13, and assigned File No. 2013-022556 is (are) abandoned by the following registrant (s): Macy Psychology Inc., 7676 Hazard Center Dr., Ste. 500, San Diego, CA 92108, California. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk, Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., of San Diego County on 09/25/2013. Brandy Macy, President & CEO 9/25/13. R2671. Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 2013
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF COLLATERAL Bud Perez Mayra Puente 3076 Di Giorgio Road #96 P.O. Box 536 Borrego Springs, CA 92004 Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 9504 of the California Uniform Commercial Code and Section 18037.5 of the California Health and Safety Code, of the public sale of that mobile home identified as: Description: Fleetwood / Springhill/4563C, Serial Identification Number: C A F LY 0 8 A 2 4 8 8 2 - S H 1 2 , CAFLY08B24882-SH12, License Number: LBE1149, Registered to: Bud Perez and Mayra Puente, By the undersigned on November 4, 2013 at 10:30 AM at: At the Entrance to the East County Regional Center by statue, 250 E. main street, El Cajon, CA 92020, Such sale is being made by reason of your default on August 21, 2013 under that certain Security Agreement dated November 7, 2011 between you, as Debtor, and the undersigned, as Secured Party, and pursuant to the rights of the undersigned under said Security Agreement, Section 9504 of the California Commercial Code and Section 18037.5 of the California Health and Safety Code. At any time before the sale, you may redeem said collateral in accordance with your right under Section 9506 of the California Uniform Commercial Code by tendering $68,500.00 in fulfillment of your installment obligations secured by the collateral, as well as $500.00 in payment of expenses reasonably incurred by the undersigned in retaking, holding and preparing the collateral for disposition, in arranging for the sale, and for reasonable attorney’s fees and for reasonable expenses. If not redeemed, said sale will be made, but without covenant or warrant, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, mobile home park approval, or encumbrances, to pay for the aforesaid remaining principal sum and expenses under the Security Agreement. WARNING! Removal of “built-in” household fixture and/ or vandalism of property during or after foreclosure are criminal acts. All violations will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Dated: October 11, 2013 Santiago Communities, Inc. By: Amanda Perine, Authorized Representative A-4421868 10/24/2013. R2673
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. M-1466 Loan No. WS-152 Title Order No. 5915423 APN: 114-150-50-29 (PURSUANT TO CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.3(a) THE SUMMARY OF INFORMATION REFERRED TO ABOVE IS NOT ATTACHED TO THE RECORDED COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT BUT ONLY TO THE COPIES PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR) YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 06-12-1996. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 11-062013 at 10:30 A.M., ROBERT E. WEISS INCORPORATED as the duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to deed of trust recorded 0710-1996, instrument 19960345856 of official records in the office of the recorder of SAN DIEGO county, California, executed by: ABRAHAM VALENZUELA, A SINGLE MAN, as Trustor, WARNER SPRINGS ESTATES, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION SALE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Place of sale: At the entrance to the East County Regional Center by statue, 250 E. Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92020 all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said deed of trust in the property situated in said county, California describing the land therein: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED ON SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 35109 HIGHWAY 79 #151 WARNER SPRINGS, CA 92086 The undersigned trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said not(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the trustee and of the trusts created by said deed of trust, to wit: Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $25,684.52 (estimated). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a Written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said notice of default and election to sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. DATE: October
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-027588 Fictitious Business Name(s): The Center for Behavior Change Located at: 7676 Hazard Center Dr., Ste. 500, San Diego, CA, 92108, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Macy Psychology, Inc., 7676 Hazard Center Dr., Ste. 500, San Diego, CA, 92108, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/25/2013. Brandy Macy, President & CEO. R2672. Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 2013 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File No. 2013-027587 Fictitious Business Name(s):
03, 2013 ROBERT E. WEISS INCORPORATED, As Trustee ATTN: FORECLOSURE DEPARTMENT 920 VILLAGE OAKS DRIVE COVINA CA 91724 (626)967-4302 FOR SALE INFORMATION: www. lpsasap.com or (714) 730-2727 CRIS A KLINGERMAN, ESQ. WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 7302727 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site www.lpsasap.com for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case M-1466. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. A-4420230 10/10/2013, 10/17/2013, 10/24/2013. R2667 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE APN: 291-253-21-00 T.S. No. 13767201 PURSUANT TO CIVIL CODE Section 2923.3 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/5/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER On 12/12/2013 at 10:30 AM, CLEAR RECON CORP, as duly appointed trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 10/12/2005, as Instrument No. 2005-0881805, in Book XX, Page XX, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, State of CALIFORNIA executed by: MARGUERITE CROCKER, TRUSTEE OF THE MARGUERITE CROCKER FAMILY TRUST DATED 6-27-1991 WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK DRAWN ON A STATE OR NATIONAL BANK, A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, OR A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, SAVINGS
October 24, 2013 PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (714) 730-2727 or visit this Internet Web site WWW.LPSASAP. COM, using the file number assigned to this case 1376720-1. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. FOR SALES INFORMATION: (714) 7302727 Date: 10/3/2013 CLEAR RECON CORP Authorized Signature A-4420213 10/10/2013, 10/17/2013, 10/24/2013. R2666 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-027738 Fictitious Business Name(s): Oddball Design Company Located at: 16377 Open View Rd., Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Moses Bennett, 16377 Open View Rd., Ramona, CA 92065. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/26/2013. Moses Bennett. R2663. Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-027842 Fictitious Business Name(s): EP Analytics Located at: 10636 Scripps Summit Court, Ste. 208, San Diego, CA, 92131, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 10636 Scripps Summit Court, Ste. 208, San Diego, CA 92131. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: EP Analytics, Inc., 10636 Scripps Summit Court, Ste. 208, San Diego, CA 92131-3965, Delaware. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/27/2013. Ronald Hawkins, President. R2661. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-026757 Fictitious Business Name(s): Jewels By Pegasus Located at: 16202 Dartolo Rd., Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County.
Mailing Address: 16202 Dartolo Rd., Ramona, CA, 92065. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 01/01/2012. This business is hereby registered by the following: Peggy Johnson, Owner, 16202 Dartolo Rd., Ramona, CA 92065. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/17/2013. Peggy Johnson. R2658. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2013 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE T.S. No.: 9448-2685 TSG Order No.: 1468264 A.P.N.: 288-320-08-49 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED (The above statement is made pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(c)(1). The Summary will be provided to Trustor(s) and/or vested owner(s) only, pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(c) (2).) YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 06/27/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NBS Default Services, LLC, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded 06/30/2005 as Document No.: 2005-0555019, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of San Diego County, California, executed by: ANNGELIA D. ALLEN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable in full at time of sale by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and state, and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Sale Date and Time: 11/01/2013 at 10:30 AM Sale Location: At the entrance to the East County Regional Center by statue, 250 E. Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92020 The street address
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and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 23658 COUNTRY VILLA ROAD, RAMONA, CA 92065 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made in an “AS IS” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $237,830.06 (Estimated). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on
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ASSOCIATION, OR SAVINGS BANK SPECIFIED IN SECTION 5102 OF THE FINANCIAL CODE AND AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE: IN THE AREA IN THE FRONT OF At the entrance to the East County Regional Center by statue, 250 E. Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92020 all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: COMPLETELY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3233 SALTON VISTA DRIVE JULIAN, CA 92036 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition, or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $248,511.31 If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO
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Seaport Village, Laughlin, San Antonio Man pleads guilty in vandalism spree among upcoming Rambler travel trips By NEAL PUTNAM influence of methamphetamine during Ramona Ramblers Senior Travel Club has several trips planned. The club is open to those age 50 and older. Among upcoming trips are: •Tuesday, Nov. 5, Seaport Village with lunch at the Harbor House included. Cost: $65 per person. Also included is a Seaport discount coupon book, transportation and driver’s tip. Departs at 10 a.m., K-mart parking lot behind Subway. Returns at 4 p.m., same location. •Sunday, Dec. 1, through Tuesday, Dec. 3, Laughlin Christmas Party at Riverside Resort. Cost: $107 per person for double room, $127/pp for single, $102/pp triple. Trip includes Christmas dinner party, two buffets, baggage handling, transportation and driver’s tip. Will play Bingo on
bus, six games for $5. Departs Dec. 1 at 8 a.m. from Ramona Mobile Estates, 1212 H. St., then Ramona Senior Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Returns Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at Senior Center, then Mobile Estates, 1212 H. St. •April 23 through 27, 124th San Antonio Spring Fiesta Flambeau, promoted by AFC Vacations. Trip includes pickup at Ramona Mobile Estates, 1212 H St., round-trip airfare, eight meals, reserved evening seating at the Queens Coronation and Parade on the river, tours, private boat cruise and day trip. Club membership is $5 per year. For more information or reservations, contact Liz Prafke, chairman and tour director, at 760-788-0331 or Nancy Walker, vice chairman and assistant tour director, at 760-789-0440.
Time to review Medicare coverage By DAVID SAYEN Medicare’s annual open enrollment period has begun, and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage. Open enrollment runs through Dec. 7. If you want to change your Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan, this is the time of year to do it. Any new coverage you select will kick in on Jan. 1. If you have Original Medicare and you’re satisfied with it, you don’t need to do anything during open enrollment. Also, Medicare’s open enrollment has nothing to do with the Affordable Care Act’s new Health Insurance Marketplace. If you have Medicare, you don’t need to worry about Marketplace plans. My agency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or CMS, announced recently that the average Medicare Advantage premium for 2014 is projected to be $32.60. CMS estimated that the average basic Part D drug premium in 2014 would be $31 per month, holding steady for four years in a row. Since the Affordable Care Act was passed, average Medicare Advantage premiums are down by 9.8 percent. The deductible for standard Part D drug plans in 2014 will be $310, a $15 decline. Meanwhile, the quality of Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans continues to improve, with more than one-third of Medicare Advantage plans receiving four or more stars (out of a possible five stars) in 2014, a 28 percent increase over last year. Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans with five stars are allowed to enroll beneficiaries at any time during the year. Medicare plan coverage options and costs can change each year, and Medicare beneficiaries should evaluate their coverage and choices and select the plan that best meets their needs. If you think your current coverage will meet your needs for 2014, you don’t need to
change anything. For more information on Medicare open enrollment and to compare benefits and prices of 2014 Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans, visit www. cms.gov/Center/Special-Topic/Open-Enrollment-Center.html. A variety of resources are available to help compare current coverage with new plan offerings for 2014: •Visit www.medicare.gov to see plan coverage and costs available in your area and enroll in a new plan if you decide to make a change. •Call 1-800-633-4227 for aroundthe-clock assistance to learn more about coverage options. •Review the 2014 “Medicare & You” handbook mailed to the homes of people with Medicare. It’s also online at: www. medicare.gov/pubs/pdf/10050.pdf. •Get one-on-one counseling assistance from the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Local SHIP contact information can be found at www.medicare.gov/contacts/organization-search-criteria.aspx, on the back of the “Medicare & You” handbook, or by calling Medicare. People with Medicare who have limited income and resources may qualify for Extra Help paying for their Part D drug plan. There’s no cost or obligation to apply for Extra Help, also called the lowincome subsidy. To apply, go to www. socialsecurity.gov/prescriptionhelp or call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213. Watch out for scammers during open enrollment season. Don’t give personal information to anyone who comes to your home uninvited or makes an unsolicited phone call to sell you Medicarerelated products or services. If you believe you’re a victim of fraud or identity theft, contact 1-800-633-4227. More information is at www.stopmedicarefraud. gov. David Sayen is Medicare’s regional administrator for Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and the Pacific Territories.
A former Ramona man who spent seven hours on a roof on Aug. 3 following a vandalism spree has pleaded guilty to three felony vandalism charges. Sentencing for Raymond Joseph Ramos, 29, is set for Nov. 6 before El Cajon Superior Court Judge John Thompson. Court records say the maximum sentence is five years and four months in state prison. There is a notation on a court document that says the judge may consider imposing 16 months in prison. Ramos could also be placed on probation with a year or less in county jail. He will likely be ordered to pay for damages to two businesses and vehicles. Ramos had been in jail until early October when someone posted $51,000 bond for him. He now lives in Palm Springs, court records say. On a plea document, Ramos wrote that he “damaged the property of others X 3.” Ramos is alleged to have been under the
Saturday, Oct. 19 •Male, 19, arrested, D and 11th Street, suspected of possession of unlawful paraphernalia. Friday, Oct. 18 •Sex crime against a child reported, 100 block Seventh Street. •Vandalism to vehicle, estimated at $1,800, 23600 block San Vicente Road. Thursday, Oct. 17 Vandalism, valued at $70, 23600 block Scarbery Way. Wednesday, Oct. 16 •Male, 25, arrested, 900 block E Street, felony bench warrant. •Male, 18, arrested, 100 block 12th Street, suspected of contributing to delinquency of minor. •Female, 48, arrested, 1000 block Montecito Way, suspected of possession of controlled substance, use/under the influence of controlled substance, and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. Tuesday, Oct. 15 •Get credit with another’s identification, 500 block D Street.
Sunday, Oct. 20 •Medical aids -900 block Main Street. -500 block Davis Street. -Walk-in, Station 82. -1000 block Montecito Way. -1200 block Alice Street. •Lift assist, 1200 block H Street. Saturday, Oct. 19 •Medical aids -800 block I Street. -24000 block San Vicente Road. -Walk-in, Station 80. -800 block Ninth Street. •Smoke check, 16000 block Highway 67. •Smoke check, 25000 block Ramona Oaks Road. Friday, Oct. 18 •Medical aids -400 block 14th Street. -16000 block Oak Springs Drive.
the spree. The incident began around 7:45 a.m. when Ramos broke windows to a taco shop and hair salon at a shopping center on San Vicente Road in San Diego Country Estates. A pick-up truck was also damaged as was a condominium unit in the 16000 block of Arena Drive. When Ramos fled and climbed on a roof, he ripped off roof tiles and threw them down on cars and broke some windshields. Deputies tried to persuade Ramos to come down from the roof, and he eventually did after seven hours, said Deputy District Attorney Elizabeth Renner. Deputies testified in the preliminary hearing that Ramos appeared to them to be under the influence of methamphetamine. He was charged with being under the influence of meth, but that count and two other vandalism charges were dismissed after he pleaded guilty to three counts.
•Petty theft of $200 watch, 1500 block Main Street. •Stolen truck recovered, Haverford Road and Pine Street. •Male 22, arrested, 17700 block Rockhouse Road, misdemeanor bench warrant. Monday, Oct. 14 •Male, 42, arrested, 1900 block Main Street, suspected of battery: spouse/ex-spouse/ date and disobeying court order. Female victim, 47, arrested, suspected of drunk in public. •Female, 37, arrested, 24600 block Watt Road, suspected of drunk in public. •Burglary, Head Start Preschool, 400 block Eighth Street, $450 of miscellaneous items. Friday, Oct. 11 •Two males, age 20, arrested, 200 block Sixth Street, suspected of use/under the influence of controlled substance. •Two males, ages 20 and 48, arrested, 200 block Sixth Street, misdemeanor bench warrant. •Female, 29, and male, 48, arrested, 300 block Elm Street, suspected of disorderly conduct: lodging without consent, Santa Maria Creek bed.
-15000 block Davis Cup Lane. -1400 block Montecito Road. -15000 block Davis Cup Lane. -1700 block La Brea Street. -16000 block North Woodson Drive. -1400 block Main Street. •Public service, 500 block 16th Street. •Smoke check, 14200 block Highway 67. •Smoke check, 15900 block Mussey Grade Road. Thursday, Oct. 17 •Hazardous material, 200 block Aqua Lane. •Medical aids -17000 block Voorhes Lane. -1400 block Hanson Lane. -1500 block Main Street. -900 block Poplar Street.
-3300 block Carnation Avenue -1500 block Montecito Road •Medical assist, Barona Casino. •Traffic collision, 24000 block Highway 78. •Traffic collision, 19700 block Highway 78. Wednesday, Oct. 16 •Hazardous material, 200 block Aqua Lane. •Medical aids -2400 block Montecito Road. –18000 block Highland Valley Road. -1000 block Via Alegre Drive. •Smoke check, 13600 block Wildcat Canyon Road. •Smoke check, 25000 block Pappas Road. •Traffic collision, 1500 block Hanson Lane.
October 24, 2013
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Girls golf fires season-low score, wins two matches By BILL TAMBURRINO
a forfeit. “They only had four golfers but our five scores were actually lower than their four,” said an excited Caitlyn Doulgeropoulos
Cheyenne Hockin guaranteed the team meal with a round of 49. Bre Hirsh’s John Rathbun, coach of 54 was better than the low Ramona High girls golf, score for the Patriots. owes his team a dinner, The Bulldog girls also but he is not complaining. beat Valley Center He made a deal by a score of 232that if all five scor258. Lucy Conrad ing rounds in a earned medalist match were in the honors by carding forties, he would a 43. Maggie Barbuy the team a ritt was only a shot dinner. The team behind Conrad reached that goal with a 44. Cassion the road to fire dy Blankenbaker a season-low 228. and Kayla Hemp “Girls WOW! also broke 50 by What a great day! posting identiYou have scored cal scores of 47. the lowest team Jessa Brown shot score for the seaSentinel photo/Bill Tamburrino 51 and Stephason and for my nie Kovach fired career! You also Caitlyn Doulgeropoulos earns medalist scored 5 out of 6 honors by shooting a 41 in the Bulldog girls a 54. Jerry Patenaude coached the scores in the for- match against Orange Glen. team. ties which got the “Winning by 26 strokes team a dinner on Coach who carded a 41 to earn is big. Shooting a 232 is John!!” Rathbun stated in medalist honors. Kailey Hill fired a 43. even bigger. The girls were an email to his team. Orange Glen only could Amanda Raines shot a ca- just four strokes from a field four golfers so they reer-low 47 and Shannon team meal on me. What did not have a team score Curristan also had a ca- a shame,” said Patenaude as the match was officially reer-low round with a 48. with a chuckle.
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Power plays give Jaguars edge over Water Dawgs By JOE NAIMAN During Ramona High School’s Oct. 16 boys water polo match, Valley Center converted on six of seven power plays in the Jaguars’ 15-10 win while the Bulldogs converted on two of seven man-up situations. “We’ve just got to do a better job on man-down defense and do a better job of going on man-up,” said Coach Donnie Williams. In water polo, the penalty for a player committing an infraction calls for that player to be excluded from the pool for 20 seconds of play or until the opponent scores. Valley Center’s 3-1 lead at the end of the first quarter included a pair of manup goals for the Jaguars. The visitors scored the
initial goal of the second period for a 4-1 lead, and the teams then exchanged goals until Valley Center had a 6-3 advantage. The Jaguars scored the final goal of the first half for a 7-3 lead. “I tried to get the guys to focus on playing solid defense, not making mistakes,” Williams said of his halftime address to Ramona’s players. A man-up goal for Ramona began the thirdquarter scoring, but the Bulldogs were unable to convert on a subsequent man-up opportunity which would have narrowed Valley Center’s lead to two scores. The Jaguars scored on the transition after Ramona’s missed opportunity. The Bulldogs had the next two successful shots to make the score 8-6.
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The Ramona Mitey Dawgs remain undefeated after their eighth game with a 33-7 win against Vista. Despite a bone-chilling injury to Dawgs’ quarterback Brayden Nungesser, the Mitey Dawgs rallied together, pumped up by Brayden’s twin brother Colin Nungesser, and Peyton Silva and Josiah Bowman, and fought hard to overcome the loss of their leader, reported the team. Before Brayden’s injury, he tackled and secured a fourth down turnover to give the Dawgs the ball. After a pass off and small run, the ball was stripped by Vista. As the runner was heading for the in-zone,
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Brayden caught up and tackled the player, preventing the touchdown. The intense impact of the players colliding into the ground, left Brayden holding a mangled forearm. He was rushed to Rady Children’s Hospital and treated for broken bones in his forearm. The team dedicated its win to him. Coaches said the defense had a phenomenal game holding Vista to only one touchdown. Mitey Dawg touchdowns were made by Josiah Bowman (3), and Gabriel Lutz (2). This was an emotional and intense game for the Mitey Dawgs’ team, which has an amazing chemistry and commitment to one another, said parent Melodie Nungesser. Noting that Brayden’s leadership and position will be missed as he recovers, Coach Manny Lutz said, “Those are some big shoes to fill and we are asking Brayden to come and help coach whoever fills in for him for the remaining two games.”
College Basketball team plays at RHS Saint Katherine College men's basketball team will play Future College Prep at Ramona High School Saturday, Oct 26, at 7 p.m. Based in Encinitas, St. Katherine's basketball team will play all home games at RHS. Season tickets are $25, single tickets are about $5. For more information, see www.stkathbasketball.com.
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like to.” Guasti led the Bulldogs with seven kills. Carolyn Buggeln had five kills. Arthur led the team with three serving aces. Christina Barrameda contributed five digs to lead the team in that statistic. Sammy Shupe distributed the ball for 15 assists. Ramona’s Oct. 18 tournament matches were played at Grossmont College. A 25-11, 25-15 victory over Helix to begin pool play included six kills by Guasti and 14 assists for
Shupe. The Bulldogs needed three games to defeat San Pasqual. Ramona won the first game by a 2523 score, but the Golden Eagles took a 25-15 victory in the second game. Ramona’s 15-11 triumph in game three settled the match. “We did our really nice fall behind and come back trick,” Halfaker said. Arthur led the team with 11 kills against San Pasqual. Saddleback Valley Chris-
tian won the pool after a 25-19, 25-23 victory at Ramona’s expense. “They had a lot of height,” Halfaker said of the Warriors. “We’re a relatively small team in comparison, so we hung pretty well with them, played some really good defense.” Halfaker noted that Ramona’s statistics in the loss indicate the competitiveness of the match. Arthur had nine kills with Seol adding seven kills. Seol and Guasti had four blocks apiece. Barrameda and Shupe each had two serving aces. Sydney Hickle
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