August 29, 2013
VOL. 127, ISSUE 30
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Inside Harvest time It's harvest time in Ramona and winemaker Teri Kerns shares experiences she and friends have at this time of year..................13
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By KAREN BRAINARD The debate continues as to whether concrete barriers down the center of State Route 67 would be a safety improvement with Ramona Community Planning Group members weighing in at their Sept. 5 meeting. Caltrans unveiled its State Route 67 Median Barrier Feasability Project at a public meeting Aug. 23. Five options are proposed: a concrete barrier, a metal barrier, a high tension cable barrier, a median buffer, and “no build,”
meaning no changes would occur. The project area is from Willow Road in Lakeside to Shady Oaks Drive in Ramona. Display boards of the options are available online at www.dot.ca.gov/dist11/Env_ docs/67FeasabilityStudy/index. html. Caltrans is accepting public comments until Sept. 23. Planner Carl Hickman, a licensed traffic engineer who works for the county, said he is surprised Caltrans is “fired up” about putting in concrete barriers. “I’m really concerned about
creating a whole new set of problems,” Hickman said. Because of driveways and side streets along the highway, Caltrans would have to open “gore points” along the barrier so residents in those areas could make a left turn, creating a new challenge, Hickman said. “They are going to have to look over those medians to see cars,” he explained. “I don’t think the barrier idea is good at all,” said planner Scotty Ensign, adding that it could just increase speed among drivers.
“Traffic studies have shown that when you divide a road, traffic speed tends to go up,” said Hickman. But RCPG member Paul Stykel said he drives that route every day and what scares him is drivers looking at emails and crossing over the double yellow line. A barrier would prevent the head-on collisions that have occurred and caused fatalities, members noted. Remembering a Julian wom-
Major drug bust nets 65 arrests By KAREN BRAINARD Operation Mountain Shadow, a nearly yearlong undercover drug sting in Ramona and Poway, ended Tuesday with 65 people taken into custody, about 80 percent of them from Ramona, more arrests expected, and drugs and illegal firearms seized, law enforcement officials announced. “These aren’t low level
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drug dealers,” District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis said at a press conference Tuesday at the sheriff’s Poway station. Between 6 a.m. and noon on Tuesday, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other partner agencies served 12 search warrants — 9 in Ramona and three in Poway, officials reported. Evidence seized includ-
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District to get $1.17 million to implement Common Core By MAUREEN ROBERTSON
weapons came out of Ramona,” said Lt. James Bovet of the sheriff’s Ramona substation. Those arrested face federal charges of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and could face other state charges, said the Sheriff’s Department. Sentencing, depending on criminal background, could be as much as 25 years in prison. Sheriff’s Capt. Bill Dona-
Ramona Unified School District will receive nearly $1.2 million from the state to prepare for the Common Core academic standards that will take effect in English and math next school year. School districts can decide for themselves how to use the money to train teachers, buy new materials and purchase technology to help adapt to the new standards, Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public education, said in his announcement on Sept. 3. The Common Core State Standards are designed “to provide students with a deeper learning, critical
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ed 14 pounds of heroin, 56 pounds of cocaine, 93 pounds of methamphetamine, five pounds of prescription pills, 30 grams of marijuana, 76 firearms, one live grenade, and $230,000 in cash, according to the Sheriff’s Department. The drugs have a street value of $2.1 million, reported authorities. Firearms included AK47 assault rifles and AR-15 assault rifles. “The majority of these
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FORUS kicks off school roof campaign By MAUREEN ROBERTSON A check for $50 from Ralph Kling kicks off Friends of Ramona Unified Schools’ (FORUS) campaign to reroof one or more of Ramona’s public schools. Kling’s check came with a note stating “thanks for all you do.” Dave Patterson, one of the founding members of FORUS, is in charge of fundraising for the roof campaign. He is working with Ed Anderson, maintenance and grounds supervisor for Ramona Unified School District, and a licensed roofer to assess the school roofs. Repairing or replacing leaky
roofs at several schools was among items on a proposed school bond that voters defeated in November. After the bond’s defeat, a group of Ramona residents responded to a Sentinel editorial asking “Now what?” The group formed Friends of Ramona Unified Schools, a California nonprofit corporation, and is in the process of applying for nonprofit status with the IRS. FORUS’ initial project, installing 34 vandal-proof soap dispensers with soap in Ramona’s secondary schools, is nearing completion, and money has been donated to replace
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broken faucets at the secondary schools. Money also is being raised for batteries for automated external defibrillator (AED) units already at schools and for additional AEDs if requested. Dr. Jane Tanaka, also a FORUS founding member, served as fundraising chair for the Soap Project, the Drip Project to replace broken faucets and the Lifesaver Project for AED units. “In teenagers, sudden cardiac arrest is most likely to occur during strenuous exercise or within one hour after exercise,” said Tanaka. “The state of California strongly urges that
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has occurred. Tanaka’s fundraising effort raised $6,800 for the 34 dispensers and two years worth of soap. The $1,000 raised for new faucets will go to the school district, since the district can purchase faucets at a more reasonable price than FORUS, said Chick. AED batteries are about $250 each, said Tanaka. As of Monday, $500 had been raised. A request for an AED battery came
thinking and other skills they need to prepare for college and a career,” said Torlakson. The money represents about $200 per student. Ramona Unified moved teachers Lorraine “Pixie” Sulser and Leslie Wilson to the district office as “teachers on assignment” to work with Senior Director of Education Services Theresa Grace to coordinate and provide professional development related to Common Core implementation. The district has two years to spend the money, district Superintendent Robert Graeff said, noting that it is restricted money that can only be used for Common Core. School trustees are expected to discuss a plan for spending the money at
from Olive Peirce Middle School and the second battery will be for an AED unit at Ramona High School. The bulldog Roofus is the mascot for the FORUS school roof campaign. Donations payable to FORUS may be sent to Dave Patterson, 1003 Sixth St., Ramona, CA 92065. The next meeting of FORUS will be in the Sentinel office, 425 10th St., at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept.
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their Sept. 19 meeting. At the request of Trustee Rodger Dohm, the district may hold a workshop on Common Core and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math Education). “I think there’s going to be lots of discussion,” Dohm said at the school board’s August meeting. “I think community members are going to want to ask questions, too. I don’t think it’s just going to be us. I think we need to be educated as much as the community needs to maybe throw their ideas in as well as ask questions.” California adopted the new standards in 2010, and the education department developed the “CCSS Systems Implementation Guide” with suggestions and resources for districts, said Torlakson. “The guide takes the guesswork out of implementing a local plan,” he said.
September 12, 2013
Sparks pleads not guilty to causing crash that killed Ramona man, 74 A 19-year-old Lakeside man accused of causing a head-on crash that left a 74-year-old Ramona man dead pleaded not guilty to charges of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and driving on the wrong side of a divided highway causing death. Garrett Michael Sparks was arrested shortly after the collision, which occurred on San Vicente Road south of Warnock Drive about 7:40 p.m. Aug. 29, according to the California Highway Patrol. He posted $50,000 bail and was ordered to return to court Sept. 6 for arraignment. Sparks told authorities he took his eyes off the road for at least 10 seconds while he was reaching for
items that had fallen on his truck’s floorboard from the passenger seat, the CHP reported. His 2007 Ford Ranger drifted into oncoming traffic at about 50 mph and stuck a northbound 2000 Ford Ranger driven by Kenneth Frederick Crane of Ramona. Crane was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple blunt force injuries, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office. Sparks was uninjured. Investigators determined alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Judge Charles Ervin scheduled a readiness conference for Sept. 20 and a preliminary hearing for Oct. 10.
County responds to winery complaints By KAREN BRAINARD San Diego County’s code compliance division has recently received a number of complaints targeting several Ramona wineries. Some complaints were not found to be valid, but records show that between July 30 and Aug. 15, six wineries in the Ramona Viticultural Area received warnings or citations for code compliance issues. One of the winery owners said he never received a notice and another said many of the claims proved to be false. Violations reported by the county included opening a tasting room without a change of use permit and hosting special events with-
Deputies search for driver who fled from stolen car An investigation was under way for a man who led deputies on a brief pursuit in a stolen car, authorities said. The pursuit started in the 900 block of Main Street at 11:19 p.m. Sunday, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Jason Vickery. It ended about a minute and a half later with the suspect bailing on foot
in the alley behind 900 Main St., he said. Deputies searched for the suspect using police dogs and a helicopter for about 45 minutes but were unable to locate him. The vehicle, a maroon Honda Civic, was stolen from Carlsbad, Vickery said, adding that deputies were working to identify the man.
out a major use permit. According to the tiered winery ordinance, “events, including but not limited to weddings and parties, are prohibited.” Such for-profit events are allowed if the winery owner has an administrative permit or a major use permit, depending on the scope, said the county. A boutique winery can host an occasional not-forprofit party or event without a permit, said county staff, because that would be similar to the same rights held by other property owners. The intent of the ordinance, staff explained, was to prevent use of a boutique winery site
as a special event facility where the winery operators would hold such events for profit. San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a tiered winery ordinance in August 2010 that would allow boutique wineries — those that produce 12,000 or less gallons of wine per year — to open tasting rooms by right on agricultural land zoned A70 or A72. Approximately 23 wineries in the Ramona area now have tasting rooms. Carolyn Harris, co-owner of Churparosa Vineyards, was involved in working with the county on the tiered ordinance and said it is structured so owners can
take small steps as their business grows. “We have these tiers in place for anyone who wants to expand their liberties,” she said. According to county staff, all the wineries that were cited are cooperating and taking steps to resolve the violations. County Planning and Development Services department policy does not allow proactive enforcement by the Code Compliance Division, said county staff. Code enforcement officers only respond to complaints from members of the public unless county staff observes a life/ healthy/safety condition on a property, staff said.
On the Agenda Friday, Sept. 13 Palomar Health Community Action Council of Ramona/Julian/Warner Springs, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. Healthcare Coverage on the Affordable Care Act mandate. Monday, Sept. 16 Parks and Recreation Subcommittee of Ramona Community Planning Group, 6:30 p.m., Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 County Department of Housing and Community Development, 2 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. More: sdhcd.com, 858-694-4810. Ramona Parks and Recreation Association, 6:30 p.m., Ramona Community Center. Thursday, Sept. 19 Ramona Unified School District Board, 7 p.m., Wilson Administrative Center, 720 Ninth St. More: ramonausd.net.
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Sheriff’s Reports Sunday, Sept. 8 •Vehicle stolen in another jurisdiction recovered, 900 block of Main Street. •Get credit with another’s identification, 16100 block of Oak Springs Road. Friday, Sept. 6 •Two juveniles arrested, 400 block of 14th Street, one suspected of possession of up to one ounce of marijuana, and minor possessing/purchasing smoking paraphernalia, and one suspected of possession of up to one ounce of marijuana, minor possessing/ purchasing smoking paraphernalia, and minor under 18 failure to wear bicycle helmet. Thursday, Sept. 5 •Male, 51, and male, 33, arrested, Main and South Kalbaugh streets, suspected of transporting/etc. controlled substances, and possession of controlled substances. Fifty-one-yearold also suspected of control substance crime with prior conviction. Wednesday, Sept. 4 •Female, 48, arrested, Stater Brothers, 1600 block
of Main Street, suspected of petty theft of $111.07 worth of food items. •Male, 20, arrested, suspected of felony bench warrant. Tuesday, Sept. 3 •Forgery: false checks/ records/certificates and get credit with another’s ID, valued at $18,000, reported at Ozzcorp Builders, 600 block of State Route 78. Occurred between Aug. 9, 2012, and April 9, 2013. •Child abuse incident reported, I Street. •Hot prowl burglary, 24500 block of Watt Road. Electronic notebook worth $675 and $79.99 worth of miscellaneous items stolen. Monday, Sept. 2 •Male, 19, arrested, 27700 block of Sawday Truck Trail, suspected of assault with deadly weapon: not firearm, and vandalism to single family home, estimated at $40. Four victims reported being assaulted. •Violation of domestic relations court order reported, 2400 block of San Diego Avenue.
•Female, 27, arrested, 1700 block of La Brea Street, suspected of felony, other agency’s warrant. Sunday, Sept. 1 •Annoying phone call: obscene/threatening reported, 23500 block of Carmena Road. •Male, 27, arrested, Main and Eighth streets, suspected of possession of controlled substances and use/under the influence of controlled substances. •Vehicle burglary, 1500 block of Montecito Road. Stolen were $100 power tool, $65 power tool, $85 bag, $70 hand tools, and $125 of miscellaneous tools. Saturday, Aug. 31 •Petty theft of $125 flatbed trailer, 400 block of Telford Road. Thursday, Aug. 29 •Female, 55, arrested, 1200 block of Keyes Road, suspected of possession of controlled substances, possession of unlawful paraphernalia, and drunk in public. Wednesday, Aug. 28 •Male, 42, arrested, 500 block of Telford Lane,
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suspected of possession of controlled substances and battery on spouse/exspouse/date. •Male, 27, arrested, 1300 block of Darcy Lane, suspected of battery on spouse/ex-spouse/date. Tuesday, Aug. 27 •Female, 19, arrested, suspected of spouse/cohabitant abuse with minor injury. •Battery on spouse/ ex-spouse/date reported, 1200 block of Anna Rose Lane. •Petty theft of $80 sunglasses, miscellaneous cash/papers, 600 block of 11th Street. Monday, Aug. 26 •Female, 39, arrested, 1600 block of Main Street, suspected of possession of controlled substances. •Male, 34, arrested, Main and 14th streets, misdemeanor bench warrant. •Male, 23, arrested, 500 block of 14th Street, misdemeanor bench warrant. •Vehicle burglary, 1400 block of H Street. Backpack, $50, stolen and recovered; keys, valued at $20, stolen.
Judge orders work furlough in marijuana cultivation case By NEAL PUTNAM
A former Ramona man lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a marijuana cultivation operation and was sentenced Friday to serve 120 days in a work furlough facility. Joshua Bennett Day, 27, wanted to withdraw his guilty plea because he learned that a felony conviction would bar him from working in security services or possibly interstate truck driving, according to documents filed by his attorney, James Pokorny. San Diego Superior Court Judge Laura Halgren denied the motion, so his guilty plea to cultivating marijuana stands. She said that since Day has a job that qualifies him for work furlough, he will spend 120 days there at nights and on weekends rather than county jail. Day received credits of two days in jail and fined $694 under terms of three years probation, according to court records. He has moved to El Cajon and will report to the work furlough center on Sept. 17. His attorney said that Day
was ill and was a medical marijuana patient at the time of his arrest. Days’ two former roommates, who also pleaded guilty to cultivation of marijuana, did not receive jail time and were ordered to do 18 days of public service work under terms of three years probation. They also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of the drug. Before the sheriff’s raid on Feb. 22 at their home in the 300 block of Fegahli Road in Ramona, a sheriff’s dog reacted to an odor from a package addressed to Day on Jan. 23 that was at the Fed Ex in Carlsbad, according to the search warrant. After a judge signed the warrant, deputies opened the parcel and found two envelopes containing $17,800 in money orders with a blank payee. The discovery prompted the drug bust. Deputies found two marijuana cultivation tents and high wattage lights in the house. In a closet were 44 marijuana stalks that were drying, and a pistol, court records say. Deputies seized 120 marijuana plants.
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Business Shorts Homegrown couple buys Eiler Tire & Brake Nominations due By JESSICA KING
A fifth generation Ramonan and his wife are the proud new owners of Eiler Tire & Brake. Jake Harris and his wife, Leah, both 27, recently bought the automotive shop at 1743 Main St. from Mark Song, who purchased the decadesold shop from one of its original owners, Dale Eiler, in July 2008. The shop opened in the late 1980s as Eiler Brothers and was renamed Eiler Tire & Brake when Dale Eiler bought out his brother in 1996. Though Harris recently left his job as fleet technician with the county of San Diego to own and operate Eiler Tire & Brake, he is by no means a stranger to the business. Harris, an ASE certified mechanic, worked for Eiler from May 2004 to May 2008 and for Song from January 2011 to last September. “I’ve always wanted to own my own business and the opportunity was finally here,” said Harris, who hopes to one day expand
the shop should the space next door become available. “We’re not going to change the name or anything like that, at least not right away,” Harris said. “But expanding is one thing I’d like to do, to take over the entire building here.” The business is in the Main Street Auto Service Center at the corner of Main and Day streets. The other half of the center is occupied by Prestige Collision Center. Harris’ other plans for the business include getting it involved with the community. He said he would like to sponsor a local youth sports team and to partake in activities and programs through the Ramona Chamber of Commerce. “Absolutely. We’re definitely interested in being part of the community,” added Leah. “We’ve just turned our paperwork in to the chamber and are planning to be as involved as we can.” And, she said, “We do do more than just tires and
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and can go pretty much anywhere … but if we can support the community and the community can support us, it’ll be good for everyone and good for Ramona.” In addition to moral support, Leah, a 2012 National University business degree graduate, helps her husband with the books when she’s not busy with her career as an office technician and procurement specialist with Cal Fire in Rancho San Diego. The couple — a true homegrown pairing — has been together for 10 years and married for five, but they’ve known each other since grade school. They met around the third grade when their mothers worked yard duty together at Barnett Elementary and became best friends. Priscilla O’Leary, Leah’s mom, said both families are excited for the couple. “They’re just both very hard working, and because of that I know they’ll be successful,” she said. of uncertainty at the outset eliminates the possibility of our working together. Alternately, I’ve had many clients over the years with whom I’ve become friends. We’ve done our share of concerts, lunches, sailing and the like. But because we’ve started from a business perspective, it’s a little different. We’re professionals first and friends second. Obviously, just being friends isn’t enough. I must also deliver the services sought and at a fair price. But the very fact that we’re friendly makes it possible for me to be part of the conversation. This sincerity in the relationship, rather than the “I like you just because you bring me business” approach, shows through. It also makes three things consistently happen in my world: 1. Folks unable to work with me for any reason stay in touch for social reasons; 2. Clients return to work with me — sometimes many years later;
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CrossFitters cartwheel their way to $2,450 for charity Neighborhood CrossFit (NHCF) in Ramona recently completed a “Cartwheels for Collette” fundraiser that raised $2,450 for a Poway 2-year old scarred by a dog attack. The fundraiser, the brainchild of gymnastics coach Terri Hout, attracted approximately two
dozen adults and children who cumulatively completed more than 2,000 cartwheels in less than 20 minutes. “When we heard that little Collette’s injury would require plastic surgery and that insurance would not cover the procedure, we reached out to assist her fam-
Pregnancy clinic offers parenting and childbirth preparation classes Ramona Pregnancy Care Clinic will host childbirth preparation and parenting classes this fall. A two-session childbirth preparation series will be held at the clinic, 1530 Main St., Suite 6, on Thursdays, Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 at 11:30 a.m. Class One will focus on the hospital experience such as when to go to the hospital, what will happen, tests and coping measures. Emergency birth will be discussed in case there is not enough time to get to the hospital. Class Two will focus on natural and drug-free childbirth. Epidural, labor positions and how to write a birth plan also will be discussed. Attendance at both classes is encouraged.
The series of free parenting classes at the clinic will begin on Monday, Oct. 7, and continue each Monday through Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Via DVD, childbearing experts will share practical wisdom, honest confessions and decades of experience. “Essentials of Parenting: The Power of Love” shows how to enrich and enjoy the bond between child and parent. Participants will discover that a good relationship with their son or daughter is the sharpest tool in every parent’s toolbox when it comes to passing along their faith and values, say organizers. For more information or to register for either or both classes, call the clinic at 760-789-7059.
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Free clinic to target horses’ feet on Saturday A saying as old as time, “no foot, no horse,” is as true today as it was when horses were the main vehicle for travel, says John Degenfelder of Ramona, inviting the public to his and wife Arvie’s Critterville Ranch for a free clinic on horses’ feet on Sept. 14. Equine veterinarian John Stewart, a Ramona resident from Ireland, will share his knowledge about equine feet at the clinic, scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon. Stewart, author of “Understanding the Horse’s Feet,” is a member of Ramona Trails Association, the nonprofit the Degenfelders helped establish. “All of us want to know what to look for and how to take care of our horse’s feet,” said Degenfelder. “If
for spectator cars, said Degenfelder. “Bring cold drinks for yourself,” he said. “We will have cold fruit and other munchies available.
Degenfelder asks that equestrians contact him at 760-789-1716 or 760500-1907 to let him know of their interest and if they have a horse to study.
Volunteers offer vacation checks Understanding horses’ feet will be the focus of a free clinic on Saturday.
your horse has a foot or feet problem that needs attention or correction, then he/she would make an excellent study subject. Everyone attending would benefit from the information gained.” Critterville Ranch at 2433 Duraznitos Place has room for about five truck/ trailer rigs in the riding ring and plenty of room
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Fitness. It’s not a mistake that we have Fitness at the end.” Cartwheeling participants ranged in age from 5 to 54 with a 6-year-old gymnastic class member posting a high total of 162 cartwheels. Earlier this summer, NHCF joined other local affiliates in
checks while they are gone at the sheriff’s station at 1424 Montecito Road.
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s the community reels from two fatalities in separate accidents on San Vicente Road within one week, opinions vary whether the county’s planned road straightening and widening project to improve safety on that road will make a difference. Most agree they will, but the project — no matter how good — will not prevent future accidents. That’s up to us. Barring a driver having a heart attack or other medical emergency, an earthquake, lightning knocking a tree on a vehicle, or other act of God — common sense and staying alert should do it. Be safe, be aware, be proactive. Don’t speed, don’t drink and drive, don’t text while driving — you know the rest. We all do. Some of us were surprised when the county presented the San Vicente Road project plans to the community. It seems almost as much area is going to bike lanes and pathways as the two driving lanes. Bike lanes will allow teens not yet driving and others to cycle to and from the Estates. Pathways will allow equestrians and those on foot a safer route in and out of the Estates. Are they guarantees that a bicyclist, equestrian or walker never will be struck by a vehicle? No. Portions of San Diego have bike lanes that tourists and residents frequent, and we occasionally read of a fatality on them. We’re not engineers, and we know that not everyone will agree on San Vicente Road improvements — what they are or whether they even should be done. But let’s agree that we’re going to be proactive drivers, we’re going to convey the importance of attentive driving to our children, and we’re going to take the car keys from a friend or family member who obviously is intoxicated or otherwise impaired. Driving along San Vicente Road is a constant reminder that not all who travel it arrive home safely. Crosses, Deviney Lane — named for teenager Deviney Snider who died on a rainy evening in a November 1999 San Vicente Road accident — and now a makeshift memorial for the 18-yearold killed Aug. 22. On Aug. 29, a 74-oldman doing nothing wrong was killed when his vehicle was hit head-on by a vehicle manned by a suspected distracted driver. Let those crosses and Deviney’s name on the street sign serve as reminders to all of us who drive that road. We can put a stop to it.
Forming one nation By A. DUTTAAHMED Ph.D. In the recent issues of the Sentinel, we read one long letter and two responses to the first letter, about our country. Couple of questions, and concerns: • We are proud of our American democratic heritage of our political system, but some are very
intolerant, and resentful, with many of our collective, majority decisions, including election of representatives or governments. Unanimous decision by all the people is a utopia, which, I doubt, will ever be achieved. It is for this very reason we need an See DUTTAAHMED, page 9
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What possibly could go wrong? By DARRELL BECK I’ve read Robert Krysak’s response to my Ramona Sentinel commentary, “Voices warning of tyranny,” and I agree with his premise that “ignorance and apathy are our real enemies.” Even though Bob and I often debate on opposite sides of politics, I respect his reasoned opinion and his keen interest in the founders of our government and the Constitution. When I think about how the government of the United States and the
founding documents were conceived through all of the disagreement, debate and violent revolution, I see a miracle that I believe must be a work of divine providence. The Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights and other amendments that lay out the foundation of our law are written in such a straightforward manner and are so concise they can be printed in a booklet so small that it will fit in a shirt pocket, yet so See Beck, page 9
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Sentinel Reader Opinion Maybe we can erase some of the hurt After reading the very sad case of the bedeviled Wannabe Boutique Winery, I felt I had to write you about another stupid miscarriage of justice by government mismanagement. Dave Bittner, who founded the grasslands project and “hawk talks,” has worked hard for the people of Ramona to preserve our grasslands, added many acres to the project, built nice easy rock-free trails with beautiful scenery and all kinds of wildlife to enjoy. The “hawk talks” went from a few souls attending to hundreds of people learning to appreciate and preserve our now abundant wildlife. How does the U.S. attorney thank him? Among the six permits that are demanded by the authorities, Dave let one lapse by less than one year in 2010. For this misdemeanor offense, he was fined $7,500 and put on probation for three years. We are so lucky to have an outstanding biologist who has improved the lives of residents and animals and birds. His assistance to companies of electric power lines and wind power have saved many bird lives. In addition to a lapsed permit g
involved and informed citizenry. Did we not decide to choose our systems to be like that — collective, majority decision by the people? Or, do we like to have a civil war such as those between Shias and Sunnis, Protestants and Catholics, or upper and lower castes? • Yes, we have our individual opinions, and likes and dislikes. Even our own values are different from our siblings, from our parents, and from our children. Are they not? We live our lives by finding common grounds, sometimes, if not often, compromises. • If we are in a democracy — we claim it is the best in the world — then we should always try for an all-inclusive voting base, and make it easy to vote. Why then so many of us, in many states, try to restrict voting people and voting by people in various ways? •One writer expressed his dislike about hyphen-
(he is busy), then said he should have given them the dead birds immediately so they could be used for religious ceremonies by Native Americans. It looks like that agency deserves the “minimanagement stupid government award” for doing an even worse job than the demeaning, poorly run Bureau of Indian Affairs. As they said in the book and movie, Oliver Twist, “If the government thinks that, the government is an ass.” I hope when you see Dave you thank him for all he’s done and tell him how much you appreciate his hard efforts over the years. Maybe we can erase some of the hurt our stupid government has caused. D. Mittricker Ramona
Why We Walk Every 74 seconds, someone dies from breast cancer. Judy Kay got breast cancer at 39 years of age. She survived for 24 years and now she is battling it again. She is our aunt. Suzette beat breast cancer two years ago, yet she is now supporting her younger sister Stephanie with the disease. Both of them are under 45 years of age. She is our friend.
It’s personal. They are our friends, families, ourselves. We all are connected to someone who is battling this disease. We all are humbled by breast cancer’s reach into our lives. The battle continues. Join us in the fight again — with thousands of Komen 3-Day walkers nationwide as we bring attention to this case — and provide monetary support necessary for research, education and treatment. Your donation benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. Consider this your annual donation that is making a real difference and saving lives. Impact. Make one. Team Ramona Beauties has raised over $70,000 for breast cancer over the past eight years of participation. This success is due in a large part to donations. We hope we can count on your support again this year. The Susan G. Komen is a nonprofit agency, so any donation you provide is 100 percent taxdeductible (tax ID 75-1835298). We are hosting our sixth annual wine tasting fundraiser on Sept. 17 at Ramona Beauty Supply and Salon. All proceeds go
to breast cancer research, education and treatment. We encourage donations of a gift card or gift basket to support the opportunity drawing held during the event. We are happy to pick up any donations if you are local, or you may mail your donation to 636 Main St., Ramona, CA 92065. You can also donate online (go to The3Day.org and locate our name: Team Ramona Beauties), by phone at 800-996-3DAY, or by check. Make checks payable to Susan G. Komen 3-Day and mail to 636 Main St., Ramona, CA 92065. Danita Norman Teresa Hanvey Vikki Dancan Team Ramona Beauties
We could make matters worse The misuse of chemicals in warfare has been called a “moral obscenity.” Why is it more obscene than war itself? Both are primarily concerned with killing people. The chemical method was declared illegal after that world war that was fought to “end all wars.” When an even more efficient method of killing was developed, it, too, was made interg
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ated identity of Americans, which I dislike, too, in favor of one single word identification: American. But, why so much clamoring about state identification and state rights? If we cannot have a single set of laws for all Americans, why are we one nation? The origin of state in our system is political and historical, sometimes feudalistic, nearly 300 years old. Most of the original and historical reasons do not exist now. Furthermore, we have added many more states to the original 13. The states do not represent any monolithic culture. Now, it is almost the same culture in all states. State boundaries are mostly straight lines with some adjustments for natural geographical features. Keeping the original boundaries, are the states not primarily an administrative unit? True, associated with it some local power structure has evolved. Gerrymander-
ing of voting districts are mostly manifestations of political power play. •We are a land of immigrants, other than Native Americans. We came here with our ethnic cultural backgrounds, which are merging, slowly but surely, into a single one. Slow, evolutionary process is the best process, comes naturally, from heart and necessities, whereas fast, which often means imposed — generally by socio-economic power groups — that comes with resentment. So, what is the rush? Finally, one of my favorite metaphors: Difference between evaporation and boiling. Both processes convert liquid molecules into gas molecules. Molecules in liquid phase are in random motion and have different energies. In their random motion, some liquid molecules would reach the liquidgas surface line; if one has enough momentum,
it will pierce through the surface and enter into the gas phase. So, the process is slow — one molecule at a time provided it has enough energy. In the boiling process, energy is externally supplied so that all molecules are energized; many molecules reach the surface and have enough energy to escape into the gas phase. So, the process is fast — many molecules have been energized to escape because of the external stimulus of energy. Increased and almost universal opportunity. Only about 5 percent of us have the opportunity to move into a better state of life and living — almost an anecdote for achieving the American dream. We as a nation should collectively strive and work to create opportunity for the most to truly form a ONE NATION. A. Duttaahmed Ph.D. is a Ramona resident.
nationally illegal. We seem to have forgotten that we, the United States of America, used that illegal atom bomb anyway because we were attacked and felt justified. Isn’t it obvious that those who used the illegal chemical warfare might consider themselves attacked and feel justified? If so, nothing we can do will improve the situation. Anything we do might make things worse. The world has a right to feel cynical as it watches us trying to decide, with self-righteous fervor, that it is our duty to punish others for breaking rules that we once broke with impunity. The future for humanity often seems bleak with a present generation that refuses to learn the rules of life from nature and ignores the lessons of the past. Perhaps we could influence a better future by providing help for the millions of traumatized children in the refugee camps. Because perhaps this is the generation that will finally understand the futility of war, that it solves nothing and is a waste of time. Wasting time is the ultimate folly as each of us lives to discover — in the end. Edalee Orcutt Harwell Ramona From page 8
powerful as to be the guiding beacon for this great nation. Contained within the Declaration of Independence are the words, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” This is a most important statement that I believe is the essence of our future as a free nation, but a belief I think is not being taught to present generations, leaving the question: Are we being taught to place our faith in government as our provider and master and thus become its subjects, or are we to believe in the individual as a free man guided by a higher power? The First Amendment states that Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or
abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances, among other rights. The Bill of Rights is unique by placing limits on Congress, prohibiting it from making laws that would act to restrict freedoms. The birth of America was possibly the only instance in recorded history where the founders of the government actually ceded power to the people by writing the Second Amendment, understanding that the people had a right to self-defense, existing long before the U.S. government was formed by recognizing that our rights come from God, and not from the governments of man. And because America was created as a government of the people, this meant it was the citizen’s duty to be informed, to be armed, to be vigilant See Beck, page 10
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Summer activities form foundation for year
Although NJROTC (Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps) at Ramona High School is primarily a classroom course, the unit participates in many active roles throughout the summer in the community. You may have seen them at g
various events, like the fair and the many color guards around town. They also did many things you probably didn’t know about. Some cadets learned to sail at the annual Sail Academy at Fiddler’s Cove in Coronado,
at Barona during the annual Mud Run the following week. Many cadets helped some veterans in need with the VFW at the Annual Veterans Stand Down in San Diego. If you were wondering who was doing the dirty work at the fair and throwing away trash and sorting recyclables, those workers were also NJROTC cadets. And they helped the Pearl Harbor Survivors in the Fourth of
July Parade by carrying the flags around their float. Before the school year starts, new cadets learn the basics of NJROTC at the annual Freshman Orientation, in which the older cadets teach the newer ones the basics of drills and the chain of command. Over 40 cadets participated and showed their enthusiasm for the upcoming year. In early August, the 2013-14 chain of command was announced as:
Cadet Lieutenant Commander Carlo Silva, commanding officer, and Cadet Lieutenant Kevin Carmona, executive officer, along with many other jobs in charge of the company’s structure such as a community service officer, supply officer and administration officer. The foundation is set for another successful year as the unit pursues its fourth straight Distinguished Unit.
branches of government; Legislative, Executive and Judicial and laying out all of the methods by which the government functions. Article 1, Section 8, states the powers that were originally granted by the individual states as the means to establish the U.S. central or federal government. In that section, the Constitution delegates 18 specific duties to the federal government, seven of which deal with military defense of the nation against enemies both foreign and domestic. The others concern taxes, debt, coining and borrowing money, post office and post roads, naturalization, promotion of useful science and arts, patents and making laws to carry out these powers. The commerce clause and the welfare clause have proven to be the most controversial and misused powers of the federal government, along with having control of the printing presses, and that’s where mischief and tyranny are often spawned. According to my interpretation of the U.S. Constitution, Congress has no constitutional right to pass legislation providing national health care such as the misnamed “Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act,” nor does Congress have the constitutional authority to meddle in state education issues such as its latest federal funding for standards called “Common Core,” nor can be found any language or power to claim control of the natural occurrence of summer and winter, traditionally known as weather or climate change, but now called global warming. Nevertheless, once our elected representatives arrive in Washington, D.C.,
and get too far away from the people who elected them, they seem to develop amnesia and many forget their oaths to uphold the Constitution, or for that matter to even understand the Constitution. They keep pushing the envelope further and further; then the Supreme Court makes an irrational decision like Justice Roberts did with Obamacare, each time setting some imaginary precedent and before we can say “fast and furious” we find the federal government in charge of health care, education, car manufacturing, food stamps, housing, college tuition, cell phones, global warming, carbon dioxide, swamp gas, vernal pools, fairy shrimp, light bulbs and federal limits on the use of toilet paper. During my lifelong search through history, I tend to
heed the quotes and warnings from those men of history, regardless of whether their positions rest on the right or the left and despite the fact they are dead, because much knowledge is found in the words from those who have acquired wisdom through a lifetime of experience. Of course I, too, could fill the pages of this newspaper with quotes from current political leaders, bringing us their false words and broken promises claiming they are emissaries from the government bearing great gifts such as Obamacare, even though many of us don’t want the assistance they offer. So while I have lived through the experiences of depressions, recessions, wars, floods, fires, global warming, several ice ages, 13 presidents and plenty of political scandals, I just
can’t bring myself to be cheered by the specter of Obamacare — a health care plan we are forced to purchase and penalized if we don’t, which purportedly covers a least 30 million more people without adding a single doctor but provides for 16,000 new IRS agents who will enforce it, written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn’t understand it, passed by a Congress who didn’t read it but somehow were exempted from it, signed by a president who says it won’t cost a dime, and for which we’ll be taxed for four years before any benefits take effect, by a government that has essentially bankrupted Social Security and Medicare, all financed by a government that’s broke. What possibly could go wrong?
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tect against the same kind of tyranny from which they had won their independence. Because many of the founders feared losing their hard-won freedoms by creating an overly powerful central government like the monarchy they had just defeated, they wrote the Tenth Amendment reserving all powers not delegated to the U.S. by the Constitution,
nor prohibited by it, to the states, to the states respectively, or to the people. This is often referred to as the “State’s Right’s Amendment,” yet often ignored by the states who favor federal funding over sovereignty, and frequently violated by the central government to usurp power from the states. Finally, contained in the Constitution are found the powers of the three
Mildred Louise Luna (Harris) 1922 – 2013
while others went either to Flagstaff or Irvine to participate in the vigorous one-week Leadership Academy. Toward the beginning of summer, you may have seen some cadets digging up dirt and planting new flowers in front of the Welcome to Ramona sign. If you remember the Summer Solstice Run, cadets provided the runners with water along the run. Some repeated the same thing at
Mildred Luna passed away peacefully at her home in Ramona, California on Saturday, August 24, 2013. She was a radiant 90 years young. Mildred was born September 27, 1922, in Blooming Grove, Texas and long-time resident of Fullerton, California where she volunteered at St. Jude Hospital for over 20 years. She moved to Ramona, California later in life to be close to her family. As matriarch of the Luna family, she was the consummate model of
charity and compassion. Mildred is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Bill. She is survived by her daughter, Susan and husband, Bill; son, Bill Jr and wife, Alisa; six grandchildren, Charles, Noelle, Alexander, Taylor, Cheryl, Donald; eight greatgrandchildren, Joshua, Chad, Randee Leigh, Danika, Kenna, Brent, Heather, Logan; and four great-great grandchildren, Joseph, Skyla, Payson, and Chloe. Always our angel on earth, she now is our guardian in Heaven. Private services and burial will be held in Texas at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Please sign the guest book online at www. legacy.com/obituaries/ ramonasentinel
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an who was killed on 67 from a head-on collision with a drunk driver, planner Jim Cooper said he favors any barrier that could save a life. Sgt. Kurt Torsak of the sheriff’s Ramona substation was at the RCPG meeting. When planners asked for his opinion, he offered this statement from the Sheriff’s Department: “We support a safer Highway 67 and addressing the design of the roadway of 67 should be part of an overall safety plan.” RCPG Chair Jim Piva said six to seven years ago a meeting was held at Supervisor Dianne Jacob’s office about barriers down the center of 67. About 40 Ramonans attended and after the pros and cons were discussed, only one still want-
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ed the barriers, he said. According to Hickman, there are about 60 driveways off 67 between Archie Moore Road and Highland Valley Road. Piva said a barrier in that stretch would cause more problems than it would solve, and made a motion requesting no barriers from Highland Valley Road west to Quail Rock Road, which is just past Shady Oaks Drive. The motion passed with Stykel opposed and Donna Myers abstaining. Route 67 is scheduled to be widened to four lanes. RCPG Secretary Kristi Mansolf said she contacted San Diego Association of Governments and it still plans to widen the highway from Mapleview Road in Lakeside to HIghland Valley/
Dye Road in Ramona by 2030 with construction possibly starting in 2021. The public can provide Caltrans with comments on the median barrier study by emailing Ct.public.Information.email@example.com or mailing to Caltrans District Office, 4050 Taylor St., MS-121, San Diego, CA 92110.
Woman’s Club Bingo, Sept. 13 Ramona Woman’s Club invites the community to its Bingo Fun at 524 Main St. from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. Cost to play is $20, with half going to scholarships for Ramona students and half to prizes. For more information, call Betty Shaw, 760-789-4515.
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Unicorn stages book signing for Ramona author Ramona resident David H. Van Cleve presents a humorous insight into his 32 years with California State Parks in his book, “Have a Nice Day Job.” The public will have an opportunity to talk with Van Cleve while he signs copies of his book at Unicorn Books and Gifts, 738 Main St., on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. As a park ranger, park ecologist and park superintendent, Van
Cleve said he had several wonderful assignments throughout California. In his book, he relates a series of accounts about his experiences, which range from weird arrests like putting a bad guy in jail for littering in a state park and contacting illegal campers at 11,000 feet in his underwear to unique situations such as backpacking in a tuxedo on duty one evening out of necessity and making a date
with a nudist on Black’s Beach. Mixed metaphors and malapropisms keep the stories light and amusing. Throughout the book, Van Cleve conveys the deep respect and gratitude he has for members of the “parks family” with whom he worked. Van Cleve earned his bachelor’s degree in geography and environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his master’s in geography at the Uni-
versity of California, Santa Barbara. He credits the original Earth Day in the spring of 1970 with giving him a permanent nudge toward a career in conservation. He lists the most important achievement of his life as creating the “Banana Slugs” as the mascot for the sports teams at UC Santa Cruz in 1970. It since has become regarded as one of the most iconic college mascots in the nation.
Tony Castro & The Painkillers Award-winning blues and roots artist Tommy Castro and his new band, The Painkillers, will perform at Ramona Mainstage, 626 Main St., at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. The group is celebrating the release of its new single, “Greedy/That’s all I Got.” In 2010, Castro received four Blues Music awards, including the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year Award. His group received Band of the Year.
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Water board leaves Division II seat as is By KAREN BRAINARD The fate of Director Christopher “Kit” Kesinger’s Division II seat on the Ramona Municipal Water District Board is in the hands of his constituents, say board members. With Kesinger absent for his eighth consecutive meeting Aug. 27, the other four directors steered away, by a 4-0 vote, from sending him a letter asking for his voluntary resignation after he indicated he would not do so. Kesinger requested he be allowed to vote on meeting items either remotely or by proxy. That request was not granted at the Aug. 27 meeting as voting by proxy is not allowed under the Municipal Water Code and, although teleconferencing is permitted under the Brown Act, the state’s open meeting law, Director Rex Schildhouse said it would open the door to excessive requirements and costs. Requirements under the Brown Act for teleconferencing from a remote location include posting an agenda at that location and making the spot accessible to the public for participation. “I don’t think this is something we should even consider,” said Director George Foote. The water board meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 2 p.m., a time that Kesinger, who works as a quality manager for Decco Castings in El Cajon, said is difficult for him to attend. Meetings were held at 4:30 p.m. when Kesinger was elected in November 2010, but in June 2012 the majority of the board voted to change the time to 2 p.m. In January, Kesinger said he had only been able to attend about 50 percent of the meetings due to the time change. Directors are
paid $100 per meeting but only if they attend. The board began discussing Kesinger’s meeting absence July 23 when he had not shown up in three months. On Aug. 13 the board directed President Darrell Beck to draft a letter asking for Kesinger’s resignation and place it on the Aug. 27 agenda for review. “To me it appeared he abandoned his seat,” said Beck. “Looking at the letter we have here is a moot point. We already have his answer,” he said, adding that the board can’t force Kesinger to resign or to attend meetings so the seat will be empty. “I think this is a constituency problem,” said Zenovic, noting the public could recall him. Zenovic said Kesinger’s election goals included recycled water and the board is moving down that path without him. “If Division II wants to be represented, then Division II knows what it has to do,” he said. Schildhouse asked Legal Counsel Brooke Miller with Best Best & Krieger about declaring his seat vacant. Miller said that can be done if Kesinger is not performing his duties but he could legally challenge it, which could become expensive for the district. “I think we ought to have someone sitting here,” Schildhouse said. “We’ve been doing fine with four members. I agree five would be nice,” responded Zenovic. Schildhouse, who told the Sentinel that he is a fan of what and how Kesinger thinks, added during directors’ comments: “My goal is to get representation by the entire district. I think Division II should be represented by someone active.”
Free ESL classes held Mondays, Wednesdays Persons wishing to learn English or wishing to speak better English are welcome at English as a Second Language (ESL) classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. Classes are free to adults and the high school community and are at Ramona High School, 1401 Hanson Lane. Three levels of ESL are offered. They
teach listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for non-native speakers of English. Ola Steenhagen teaches ESL I in Room I-58, Gail Voorhes teaches ESL II in Room I-52, and Jerrie Raymer teaches ESL III in Room I-60. For more information, contact Raymer at 760-613-6767 or Voorhes at 760-2717630.
Senior Activity Center Bargain Corner at Ramona Senior Center will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 12 and from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 13. The center at 434 Aqua Lane is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., except for legal holidays. Menu for the Week Thursday, Sept. 4: Spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, Scandinavian vegetables, strawberries with whipped cream. Friday, Sept. 6: Turkey burgers, lettuce, tomato, onion, french fries, apricot halves. Monday, Sept. 16: Macaroni and cheese with ham slice, carrots, Mandarin oranges.
Tuesday, Sept. 17: Chili dogs, seasoned potatoes, coleslaw, cantaloupe, salad. Wednesday, Sept. 18: Hawaiian chicken, rice, stir fry vegetables, cookies. Thursday, Sept. 19: Crab cakes, scalloped potatoes, broccoli, fresh apple. Friday, Sept. 20: Birthday lunch of oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, cake with an orange. Dinner-style meals are served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meals also are delivered to the homebound. Suggested lunch donation for seniors age 60 and older and for the homebound is $4. Transportation is $1. Lunch
for a non-senior guest of a senior is $6. For reservations and more information, call 760-789-0440. Activities Thursday, Sept. 12: Bargain Corner from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bingo at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13: Bargain Corner from 8 a.m. to noon. Exercise at 9 a.m., Pinochle at 9 a.m., Pokeno at 1 p.m., Seniors Empowering Seniors at 11 a.m., Pokeno at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16: Exercise at 9 a.m., Lace/Crochet Class at 9 a.m., Nutrition Advisory meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17: Walking group at 8 a.m., Yoga at 9 a.m., Quilting at 9 a.m.
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Harvesting Ramona Valley’s grapes By TERI KERNS Harvest. The thought brings warm memories and slightly anxious anticipation — for a winemaker, it’s akin to Christmas. I started preparing for harvest in July, carefully choosing what yeast to pair with what varietal, continuing to learn more about our craft, wondering — should I stick with BM45 (an Italian Isolate. We’ve had good success with the Brunello clone from Paciello Vineyards) or try something new, like the recently available Rockpile strain that comes from the famous California’s AVA (American Viticulural Area)
of the same name. Then, there’s the whispered rumors, some Ramona Vineyards might have some Petite Syrah available, there could be extra Cab! The Brunello clone (a cousin of Sangiovese) is doing well, we may get more than what we got last year. The anticipation builds, and with it, some anxiety. Will we correctly anticipate the harvest needs and have enough supplies? Will the grapes come in at our ideal numbers, brix (sugar) around 24.5, TA (Titratable Acids) around .7, and the PH between 3.2 and 3.8. As the grapes ripen, the brix (sugar) will go up, while
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the TA (acid) drops, so we are looking to time the harvest when all three numbers are in our desired ranges. If you wait too long, the acid will drop, the grapes will over-ripen, and you’ll get a “fruit bomb,” which may be better suited to port. An old saying goes, “good wine is made in a lab, and great wine is made in the vineyard.” Sure, if the acid is too low, we can add some citric acid, a natural product to bump it up, and some commercial wineries do just that, but our goal is to truly express the terrior (feeling) of the Ramona vineyards with a naturally balanced wine. You get there by working the vineyard owner, who must be a skilled farmer, a risk taker, and a bit of a fortune teller. Good wine grapes enjoy the same things we do: dappled sun, a bit of a cool breeze, and enough room to stretch. The vineyard manager’s job is to provide those perfect conditions by removing leaves, dropping excess fruit to control the vines' natural vigor and allowing the selected clusters the room to thrive.
Ramona Valley harvesting started early this year, midAugust, and will likely go through October. We’ll pick on the weekends, necessary when you are a beginning winemaker, and need to rally your friends. Here at Ramona Ranch, we rely on our friends, including fellow Ramona Valley Vineyard members as well as our equestrian friends to bring in the harvest, often seeing the same “crew” go from vineyard to vineyard on any weekend. The grapes must come in when they are ready. To pick too early runs the risk of a green or vegetal tasting wine. To pick too late can result in too much of that
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learn more about our emerging region and download a free map, visit www.ramonavalleywineregion.com Teri Kerns and Micole Moore own Ramona Ranch Winery LLC, a federally bonded and licensed micro-winery on the east side of Ramona. They are also co-owners of Ramona Valley Wine Region magazine.
lovely jam flavor. If you have the opportunity to participate in harvest, I encourage you to give it a try. You’ll be rewarded with beautiful vistas, camaraderie that comes from shared efforts, and the unspoken rule that your host must feed you well for your efforts, for it truly is a celebration of labor and love and the senses. To
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The Sunny Side Strings to play in concert on Friday By JESSICA KING An American roots band comprised of four Ramonans and an Escondido resident is set to perform a free concert at Wynola Pizza and Bistro this Friday. The Sunny Side Strings is a relatively new group, having formed earlier this year, but its five members bring years' worth of musicianship to the table. As an American roots band, The Sunny Side Strings is made up of all acoustic instruments and touts a playlist that encompasses bluegrass, old time,
country, blues and more. Candace Regel, owner of The Blinds Spot and Regel Floors at 707 Main St., organized the band specifically to provide entertainment at a Ramona Chamber of Commerce mixer in March. Regel, who is also a horse trainer and riding instructor, said the mixer was co-hosted by one of her riding students, whose family owns the high-end furniture and lighting fixture company, The Dusty Oak. As a favor to her student, Regel, a guitarist, said she would help with the entertainment and set
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The Sunny Side Strings, from left, Greg Revers, Lisa Klopp, Karen Orozco, Bob Carpenter and Candace Regel, combine bluegrass with several other music genres.
about to find other musicians to round out her act. She contacted two former bandmates she played with as part of the nowdisbanded Poway-based all-strings group, Rattlesnake Creek. Those former bandmates, bassist Bob Carpenter of Escondido and Ramona music teacher Lisa Klopp, who plays mandolin, agreed to play. Regel also got nurse practitioner and professional fiddle player Karen Orozco and merchant marine and banjo player Greg Revers on board. They also live in Ramona.
County kicks off free concert series in Dos Picos Park Five hours of music, craft booths, food and other refreshments in Dos Picos County Park will start at noon Saturday, Sept. 14, when the county kicks off its Concerts in the Park fall series. County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting the free concerts to benefit the San Diego Parks Society and music programs for at-risk youth. Others will be held this fall in other San Diego County parks. A $3 parking fee
will be charged at Dos Picos Park at 17956 Dos Picos Park Road. Performances at the Dos Picos event include The Bassics, specializing in The Beatles and oldies, the Latin-inspired salsa of the Afrojazziacs, and Steal Dawn, featuring contemporary rock hits. The band lineup is: •Noon to 12:40 p.m., The Bassics •1 to 2 p.m., Affrojazziacs •2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Steal Dawn
•4 to 5 p.m., Steal Dawn Opportunity drawings with “terrific gifts” will be held, said Dave Holt, a San Diego parks district manager, and food and drink will be available for purchase. Food trucks — InSliders and Two for the Road — will offer such fare as sliders, fries, lobster rolls, crabcakes and salmon burgers, he said. In addition, vendors will be on hand selling their crafts. Ramona Rotary Club members
will man the beer garden. Proceeds after expenses will go to Ramona Rotary Foundation to benefit the club’s scholarship fund and community projects. The concert will be in the eastern part of the park where the bands will play in the covered gazebo, and families can sit at shaded picnic tables or on blankets in the grass area. For more information, visit www. sdcounty.ca.gov/parks.
The band practiced about six times before the March mixer and performed with no specific plans for what would come next. The performance was so well received that the group was asked to play again and again and again around town. Since the mixer, The Sunny Side Strings has performed at the National Day of the Cowboy at Mountain Valley Ranch, the Ramona Branch Library and the Ramona Country Fair. “It’s just been fantastic,” said Regel. “I was away from guitar for 20 years until I joined Rattlesnake Creek … I was so sad to see it go (when it disbanded) and so to have the new band come together is just wonderful.” The band plans to release its first CD around the first of the year, and hopes to hear cuts from it played on the web-based radio station Ramonaradio.com, run out of the Ramona Music Center at 1045 Main St.
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Intermountain Republican Women Federated hosts Mike Slater at 2nd scholarship fundraiser Radio personality Mike Slater will focus on the 3-D’s when Intermountain Republican Women Federated meets at Schwaesdall Winery on Monday, Sept. 30. This will be the group’s second fundraiser to support its High School Senior Scholarship Fund. There will be a tri-tip barbecue dinner, gift baskets will be given away in opportunity drawings, and other items will be offered for purchase. Reservations are due by Sept. 23. The event is open to the public. Slater hosts the Mike Slater Show, which airs weekdays from 9 a.m. to
noon on 760 KFMB AM. “America is the greatest nation in the history of the world and San Diego is its finest city and we are so blessed to live here,” says Slater. His 3-D’s are: •Demonstrating personal responsibility in our lives. •Dedication to making San Diego and California a better place to live. •Devotion to the greatest country in the world. Slater, a believer in capitalism and the Constitution, invites everyone on his journey to understanding America. “Using the writings and examples of our founding
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Cost is $18, and flashlights are recommended. For reservations, call Kay Curran at 760-789-4658 if your last name begins in A-L, Millie Klein 760-7885801 for M-Z, and Mary Bonner at 760-789-3215 for residents of the Julian/ Santa Ysabel area. For more information, contact Nancy Frazee at 760-788-6342 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Bonner at 760-7893215 or marywatkin@aol. com. Intermountain Republican Women Federated welcomes members, spouses and guests from Ramona, Julian, Santa Ysabel and surrounding areas.
Yom Kippur, Jewish Day of Atonement, begins Friday evening The occurrence of the Jewish Holy Days varies from year to year because they are based on a lunar calendar. This year Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. In Ramona, Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur services will be held in the Rotunda of San Diego Country Estates,
16911 Gunn Stage Road. Rabbi Leslie Bergson and Cantor Mary Baron conduct all services. On Saturday, Sept. 14, opening prayers start at 10 a.m. Memorial services will be read at about 11 a.m. There will be a Break-the-Fast potluck supper at sundown after the close of services.
All are welcome to attend. There is no charge. The entrance fee is a sack of non-perishable food, which will be donated to The Ramona Food and Clothes Closet. For more information, call Diana
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FridaysepT. 13 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. BINGO FUN, 2 to 4 p.m., Ramona Woman’s Club, 524 Main St., More: Betty Shaw: 760-789-4525.
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mondaysepT. 16 WRITERS GROUP MEETS— Ramona Christian Writers Group, 6 to 8 p.m. Contact Byron Mettler for location: 760-310-9539 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP, 6:15 p.m., Mountain View Community Church, 1191 Meadowlark Way, More: 760-789-4798.
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I’m seeing parrots. What about you?
I know the weather in Ramona is great, but I didn’t know we went tropical! I’ve been seeing parrots. Have you? Green parrots have been living in Ramona for several years now. I was thinking who tracks these birds, as I’ve watched them grow in number. And then I found out. SoCal Parrot is a local nonprofit that rescues and rehabilitates injured and orphaned naturalized parrots. It is the only local organization dedicated to rehabilitating and protecting wild parrots. Its values are to rescue, educate and protect these majestic green birds.
San Diego actually has several hundred wild and naturalized parrots thriving, while their population numbers continue to decline in their own native habitats. An element that drives SoCal Parrot is that some species of our local parrots are listed as endangered. These same parrots are taken from nests as babies and sometimes even smuggled across borders illegally for the pet trade. SoCal Parrot believes that these birds are intelligent and unique, and they hope to keep them wild and protect them for future generations to enjoy. Broke Durham founded SCP when she was working at Project Wildlife. On a particular day, a pair of naked nestling parrots were blown out of their tree, nest and all, in spring of 2007 and brought to the Project Wildlife Triage Center during one of Brooke’s shifts. Because these green Amazon parrots were not considered native wildlife in San Diego, no real protocol existed to deal with the baby orphans. With the help of another Project Wildlife technician who had expe-
rience with domestic baby parrots, Brooke and her husband Josh raised the pair to be a members of her own personal flock/family. These particular parrots were too young to avoid imprinting on humans and had no chance of being released as wild birds, but the idea is beginning to take hold among wildlife agencies that there may be a chance for a parrot release program someday. Many of the species of parrot found in the wild in Southern California are critically endangered in their native ranges, with habitats dwindling and little hope of preserving those wild instincts. Brooke founded the SoCal Parrot nonprofit to bridge the gap of care and consideration that naturalized parrots fall into because they are neither native wildlife nor truly domestic. I had the pleasure of meeting Fiona, one of their volunteers who also started as a volunteer with Project Wildlife in San Diego. She was already working with wild flocks when she met Brooke, who introduced her to the world of wild parrots.
Most of the organization’s team members have a background in wildlife rehabilitation. If you’ve seen them or heard their wild squawk, you aren’t imagining it. We have flocks of green parrots living in the wild in San Diego County, and Ramona has a large flock of its own. They look just like a green parrot from South America. In fact, that’s where they may be from. There are many theories as to how they got here; some even call it urban legend. When I asked Fiona, she said that the one thing she could say for sure about these flocks was that birds who comprise our wild flocks today are undoubtedly descendants of wild caught birds. Meaning, pet birds would not have the skills to thrive in a wild environment and adjust the way these parrots have done. So, that leads me to believe that poachers who were going to get caught and arrested released their evidence into the wild — and surprise — they are now thriving all over California. If you see them around,
then just enjoy the sights and sounds of them. If you want to help our local naturalized parrots, you can fill out a brief survey on the SoCalparrot.org website that helps them track and monitor the flocks as well as determine appropriate release sites. “Our naturalized parrots are definitely ‘hybridizing,’ which can be a complicated subject in aviculture,” Fiona said. “Basically, in their native territories these species of birds would never cross paths but here they obviously do. Hybridizing is one of the many reasons we need more research on our wild parrots.” I wondered how they could survive the winters up here. After all, we are in a mountain desert region, not that comfortable for tropical birds. But Fiona says that these parrots enjoy our mild Southern California climate. The naturalized parrot species are thriving in climates that are even cooler than ours, for instance the famous flock of conures in the Telegraph Hill area of San Francisco. Fiona explained that both the parrots
and hummingbirds have expanded their territories and are thriving because of our love for subtropical ornamental plants. They are two of the few species that actually benefit from human cohabitation. They think there are around 50 flocks in San Diego County, but more research is needed to get a firm grasp on the numbers. It’s probably safe to say there are hundreds, if not thousands of psittacines in the county. There are also confirmed flocks in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Wow, they can breed! So let’s keep planting those subtropical plants they love and enjoy our new tropical climate, thanks to the birds. If you find a hurt or abandoned parrot, please call the SoCal Parrot Hotline (858-522-0852) and talk to a trained volunteer. If needed, they will send a team to assess the situation. They are working to develop relationships with local veterinarians and animal services. For more information, visit www.socalparrot. org. Facebook.com/socalparrot Jae Marciano is a Ramona resident.
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Youth Sports Ramona Soccer League news Ramona Soccer League said it was a blazing hot Saturday, but that didn’t stop its young athletes from showing up to play. Lots of misters,
ice, water guns, and snow cones not only kept the players cool, but added to the fun during the second weekend of fall season games.
Intra BU10 Ramona Intra BU10 team achieved a 4-2 win against San Marcos Revolution BU10 Green Saturday, and a 2-1 victory over Scripps United BU10 Red Sunday. BU10 participated in the Hotspurs Labor Day tournament, beating San Diego SC 2-1, Hotspurs 4-0, and Albion 2-0. The Courtesy photo team lost in the semifinals Ramona Intra BU10, standing, to Crusaders 1-0. Goals from left, are Coach Isaac Garcia, were scored by Isaac Thomas Sapletal, Jake Hayes, Nick Garcia, Nick Husovsky, Husovsky, Alex Castrejon, Isaac Alex Castrejon, Travis Garcia, Travis Petton and Coach Petton, and Diego Mejia. Marcial Castrejon; and in front, Diego Mejia, Pepe (Jose) Medina, Cruz Cannon was a solid goalie, making outstandCruz Cannon, Josh King, Gage ing saves throughout the Wilson and Adam Moe. tournament.
Intra BU15 The 2013-2014 season started Sept. 7 for the Ramona Intra BU15 players when
they traveled to Chula Vista to play the Aztecs FC, ending the game in 3-2 loss, but they achieved a 9-1 victory the next day at home against Chula Vista Premier FC. The BU15 team played in the Hotspur Labor Day Tournament, winning two out of three Photo/Leo Landgrave p r e l i m i n a r y Intra BU15 team, standing from left, are Isgames. The team rael Torres Jr., Alexzander Reyes-Sanchez, Drake Ocampo, Eduardo Saucedo, Andrick placed second in Acosta, Eder Landgrave, Leonardo Garcia, its bracket and advanced to the Abraham Ceballos, Emmanuel Reyes, Nathan Rosenblum, and Salvador Castro; and ch a m p i o n s h i p in front, Tony Guerrero, Jesus Gutierrez, game, where it Chance Hardin, Noel Garcia, Cesar Ramos, lost 2-4 to a PoVictor Velasco, and Coach Gabriel Ocampo. way team.
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tie. The BU18 team competed in the La Jolla Labor Day tournament in the BU19 bracket and tied its first match 1-1 with a goal from Ryan Gurrola on a penalty kick. The second and third games were lost 6-0. “Our team continues to improve and this tournaCourtesy photo ment allowed us Intra BU18 team: Standing, from left are the opportunity Ethan Hatch, Tony Solis, Danny Santo work on passchez, Tanarat Crowe, Erik Meza, Ryan Gurrola, Cesar Sanchez, Carlos Cabrera, ing and squaring up on the ball,” Julio Lozano, Coach Marco Sanchez; and in front, Angel (Kike)Zepeda, Carlos said Coach MarMorales, Nick Espinoza, Edgar Talavera, co Sanchez. Sam Erickson, and Mason Pierce.
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Mitey Dawgs start strong The Ramona Mitey Dawgs’ football team beat Valley Center, 33-6, in the season opener on Saturday. This was after a pre-season 28-6 win over Poway the previous week. Head Coach Manny Lutz called the Mitey Dawgs’ defense unstoppable. Tackles by Peyton Silva, Josiah Bowman, Cole Mattson, Gabriel Muñoz, Brayden Nungesser, Chance Mattson, Nickolas Driscoll, Reese Lucero and Gabriel Lutz, combined with a quarterback strip and recovery by Colin Nungesser, were key to the Dawgs’ success. Adding to the score was an offense led by quarterback Brayden Nungesser that orchestrated plays resulting in three touchdowns, the first by Bowman. Mason Wrenn pushed through a wedge play charged by the offensive line for a second touchdown, and Chance Mattson ran in for the third touchdown. Colin Nungesser then caught a pass from Chance Mattson and ran in for the Dawgs’ fourth touchdown of the game. Lucero gained 2 extra points after the fourth touchdown. The game was officially over after the Dawgs’ offense drove in a touchdown made by Cole Mattson and an extra point from Bowman.
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Bulldogs beat Point Loma, 21-19, face tough Grossmont team Friday By BILL TAMBURRINO As Yogi Berra would say, “It looked like déjà vu all over again.” The Bulldog football team got off to a fast start against Point Loma High School and led the Pointers 14-0 after two possessions. It looked like a repeat of last week’s rout of El Cajon Valley High School. Then a couple of bad bounces, a special teams mistake, a pass interception off a tipped pass for a TD, and a very physical second half turned the game into a white-knuckler that the Bulldogs hung onto to win 21-19 on Sept. 6. It took less than two minutes to take a 7-0 lead. Ramona’s Brandon Gansch
ran through a hole opened by Patrick Hastings, Mike Hoover, Trae Rodriguez, William Rieve, Clayton Cooke and Matt Lawler and dashed untouched for a 43-yard touchdown. Tyler Vargas added the PAT. The Dawg defense forced Point Loma to punt after six plays, and the Dawgs marched 65 yards in five plays that were capped by a 34-yard Nathan Cherek touchdown run. The Dawgs had a 14-0 lead with 2:33 remaining in the first quarter. The Pointers drove 80 yards for a score to make it 14-7, and then the Pointers picked off a Marco Cobian pass that was tipped and returned it for a 47-yard score. The PAT was wide
left and the Dawgs held on to a 1 point lead. After trading punts, the Dawgs drove 43 yards in four minutes and scored a Tanner “T-Bone” Williams 2-yard run to take a 21-13 halftime advantage. On Point Loma’s first possession of the second half, it appeared that the Dawg defense had held as they forced a punt. The punt was muffed. A muff is a ball touched by the receiving team that becomes a loose ball. It can be recovered by the kicking team but not advanced. Point Loma recovered the muffed punt and drove for a score. The 2-point conversion attempt failed and Ramona held on to a 2119 lead.
The Pointer defense held Ramona to a three and out. Ramona only ran three offensive plays in the third quarter. The defense was on the field almost the entire period. “Keyshaun Crichlow, in his first varsity start at linebacker, played a heck of a game and was our defensive player of the game,” said Coach Damon Baldwin. Point Loma appeared to be marching for a goahead touchdown on the initial drive of the final quarter. The Ramona defense was tired, as it had not had a break from the heat and had been on the field for most of the second half, but the players remained scrappy. Then they came up with the play that saved the game. Christian Dominquez stripped the ball from a Pointer ball carrier as he was going in for a touchdown. The fumble took a Ramona bounce and Garrett Binkley recovered the ball inside the 1 yard line. See FOOTBALL on page 31
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The doubles teams won 8 of 9 team points in the Clairemont victory on Tuesday. Lauren Dunker and Rebecca Vaca went 6-0, 6-1 and 6-1. Cassidy Owens and Danielle Vizcarra took three sets with scores of 6-2, 6-1 and 7-5. Alyssa Virgilio and Caroline Lopresti won two sets with scores of 3-6, 6-0 and 6-1. Amanda Massey, Jessie Mosser and Megan Douglass each won two sets each in singles action. Massey went 1-6, 6-0 and 6-2, Mosser carded scores of 1-6, 6-0 and 6-0, and Douglass went 1-6, 6-0 and 6-2. “I was pleased with the solid play of our returning letter winners and I was pleasantly surprised with the play of the newcomers to varsity competition,” said Matt McCormick after his initial win as the Lady Bulldog head coach. McCormick was even happier with his team’s play against Carlsbad as the Bulldogs won a 9-9 match by besting 74 games to Carlsbad’s 72. “Carlsbad is a Division I team that usually reaches See TENNIS on page 31
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Girls golf scores big win Water Dawgs end first week with 4-2 record overnight,” Williams said. ing. By JOE NAIMAN Ramona and Helix are against Mission Hills Jesse Reiling scored both in Division II for CIF Ramona High School’s “We hadn’t played that By BILL TAMBURRINO Girls golf had only one match last week but it was a big one. Coach John Rathbun’s Lady Dawgs beat Mission Hills on the road at Twin Oaks Country Club 247-311. “We stumbled a bit but we still scored our lowest team score of the year,” Rathbun said of the Sept. 5 match. “That really tells me that our team consistency is getting better each week. Cheyenne (Hockin) came through and shot her career low round, a 49. Great job!” When Rathbun talked about team consistency, he may have had the group-
ing of his team’s scores in mind. Kailey Hill led Ramona with a 46. Caitlyn Doulgeropoulos was one stroke behind, carding a 47. Hockin followed with her 49. Rachel Costan shot 51, and Amanda Raines fired a 54. Bre Hirsh added a 59. Hirsh, a senior, has played three sports at Ramona High School in an age of single sport athletes. She played volleyball her frosh and sophomore years. She will enter her fourth year of softball and her second varsity campaign. She started playing golf her junior year. “I played some with my dad (Jeff) but just for fun and not competitively,” she said. Hirsh made the squad as a junior and earned a letter. She is a 3.6 student who plans to study nursing at Azusa Pacific. She plans to make Sentinel photo/Bill Tamburrino golf a lifelong Ramona High School senior Bre Hirsh endeavor, but lines up a shot during the winning not competimatch with Mission Hills. tively, she said.
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LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-025624 Fictitious Business Name(s): AAA Plumbing & Drain Service Located at: 640 B St., Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. Mailing address: PO Box 252, Ramona, CA 92065. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 01/01/1985. This business is hereby registered by the following: Steve Goforth, 640 B St., Ramona, CA, 92065. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/05/2013. Steve Goforth. RA2640. Sept.12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-023611 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Hazlitt Enterprises b. Handyman Maintenance Located at: 135 W. Mission Ave #209, Escondido, CA, 92025, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business was 01/01/2011. This business is hereby registered by the following: Big Bear 4 J’s, Inc., 135 W. Mission Ave. #209, Escondido, CA, 92025, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 08/14/2013. Jack Hazlitt, President. RA2639. Sept.12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2013. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE File No. 7830.20013 Title Order No. NXCA-0098488 MIN No. 1000312000004039310 APN 279-131-36-25 ATTENTION RECORDER: THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE TO AN ATTACHED SUMMARY IS YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01/06/06. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in §5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. Trustor(s): Robert J Fitzgerald, And, Tamara S Fitzgerald, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 01/13/06, as Instrument No. 20060031251,of Official Records of San Diego County, California. Date of Sale: 10/11/13 at 9:00 AM Place of Sale: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA The purported property address is: 2239 BLACK CANYON ROAD SP-104, RAMONA, CA 92065 Assessors Parcel No. 279-131-36-25 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 $140,704.99. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid, plus interest. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the beneficiary,
the Trustor or the trustee. 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 877-484-9942 or 800-280-2832 or visit this Internet Web site www.USA-Foreclosure. com or www.Auction.com using the file number assigned to this case 7830.20013. 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. Date: September 3, 2013 NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC., as Trustee Melissa Myers, Authorized Signatory 1241 E. Dyer Road, Suite 250, Santa Ana, CA 92705 866-3876987 Sale Info website: www.USAForeclosure.com or www.Auction.com Automated Sales Line: 877-484-9942 or 800-280-2832 Reinstatement and Pay-Off Requests: 866-387-NWTS THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE FILE # 7830.20013 09/12/2013, 09/19/2013, 09/26/2013. R2638 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-024365 Fictitious Business Name(s): Medicated Clothing Located at: 1672 Main Street, Ste. E #328, Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 1672 Main Street, Ste. E #328, Ramona, CA, 92065. This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: R & V Clothing, LLC, 1672 Main Street, Ste. E #328, Ramona, CA, 92065, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 08/22/2013. Richie Vue, Member. R2637. Sept.12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-025347 Fictitious Business Name(s): Business Computing Services Located at: 999 N. Pacific St., Unit G109, Oceanside, CA, 92054, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 10/28/98. This business is hereby registered by the following: Edwards Todd Hugus, 999 N. Pacific St., Unit G109, Oceanside,
CA 92054. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/03/2013. Edwards Todd Hugus. R2635. Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2013 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 13-519781 INC Title Order No. 1443966 APN 248-230-20-00 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 09/01/04. 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 10/02/13 at 10:30 am, Aztec Foreclosure Corporation as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Alfred M. Duey and Martha E. Duey, husband and wife as joint tenants, as Trustor(s), in favor of IndyMac Bank, F.S.B., a federally chartered savings bank, as Beneficiary, Recorded on 09/09/04 in Instrument No. 2004¬0859627 of official records in the Office of the county recorder of SAN DIEGO County, California; Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee of the IndyMac INDX Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-AR17, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-AR17 under the Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated July 1, 2005, as the current Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, 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), 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 described as: 1223 LAKEDALE ROAD, SANTA YSABEL, CA 92070 The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. 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, 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: $395,179.71 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. 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. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. DATE: 9/3/13 Robbie Weaver Assistant Secretary and Assistant Vice President Aztec Foreclosure Corporation 6 Venture, Suite 305 Irvine, CA 92618 Phone: (877) 257-0717 or (602) 638-5700 Fax: (602) 638-5748 www.aztectrustee.com 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 or visit the Internet Web site, using the file number assigned to this case 13-519781. 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. Call 714730-2727 http://www.lpsasap.com Or Aztec Foreclosure Corporation (877) 257-0717 www.aztectrustee.com A-4413114 09/12/2013, 09/19/2013, 09/26/2013. R2634 NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED PERSONAL AND/OR BUSINESS PROPERTY Alamo Self Storage, wishing to avail themselves of the provisions of applicable laws of the State of California, hereby gives Notice of Sale under said law to wit: Section 21700 through 21715 of the Business and Professions Code, Section 2328 of the Commercial Code, Section 535 of the Penal Code. On September 26, 2013, at Alamo Self Storage, 327 Pine St., Ramona, CA 92065 @ 11:00 A.M., Alamo Self Storage will conduct a Public Sale to the highest bidder for cash, the contents of space # (see below) rented by (see below), consisting of household goods, business property and personal property contained in the following units: UNIT, NAME, SIZE #386–Blanche Mills, 10x10 #240–Diego Molinero-Lucas, 8x10 #396–Robert Wolf, 5x10 #261–Pamela Dicataldo, 10x20 #044–Stacie Stephens, 10x20 #127–Michael Bartolucci, 8x10 #081–Stephanie Jackson, 5x10 #093–Jill Alexander, 10x15 #241–Neysa Smith, 8x10 Owner reserves the right to bid and to refuse or reject any and all bids. The sale is being made to satisfy an owner’s lien. The public is invited to attend. AUCTIONEER: AMERICAN AUCTIONEERS BOND #FS863-20-14 800-838-7653 Alamo Self Storage 327 Pine Street Ramona, CA 92065 760-789-6733 R2631, Sept. 5, 12, 2013 T.S. No: A540499 CA Unit Code: A Loan No: 0596839419/ALLEN Investor No: 4880011150 Min No: 100085200518646437 AP #1: 282-160-53-00 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE CLEAR RECON CORP, as duly appointed Trustee
September 12, 2013 under the following described Deed of Trust WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States) and/or the cashier’s, certified or other checks specified in Civil Code Section 2924h (payable in full at the time of sale to T.D. Service Company) all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property hereinafter described: Trustor: ROBERT ALLEN, TERESA ALLEN Recorded December 30, 2004 as Instr. No. 2004-1231343 in Book —- Page —- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County; CALIFORNIA , pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded June 3, 2013 as Instr. No. 2013-0345752 in Book —- Page —- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County CALIFORNIA. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED DECEMBER 23, 2004. 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. 163 HOPE STREET, RAMONA, CA 92065 “(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness).” Said Sale of property will be made in “as is” condition without covenant or warranty, express 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 as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on: SEPTEMBER 25, 2013, AT 10:30 A.M. *AT THE FRONT ENTRANCE TO THE BUILDING 321 NORTH NEVADA STREET OCEANSIDE, CA 92054 At the time of the initial publication of this notice, the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the above described Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses, and advances is $413,942.32. 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) 4805690 or (800) 843-0260 ext 5690
or visit this Internet Web site: http:// www.tacforeclosures.com/sales, using the file number assigned to this case A540499 A. 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Date: August 29, 2013 CLEAR RECON CORP as said Trustee, as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary MARLENE CLEGHORN, ASSISTANT SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive, Suite 400 Orange, CA 92868-0000 The Beneficiary may be attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. If available , the expected opening bid and/or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 4805690 or (800) 843-0260 ext 5690 or you may access sales information at http://www.tacforeclosures.com/ sales. TAC#965588 PUB: 09/05/13, 09/12/13, 09/19/13. R2630 NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED PERSONAL AND/OR BUSINESS PROPERTY Alamo West Storage, wishing to avail themselves of the provisions of applicable laws of the State of California, hereby gives Notice of Sale under said law to wit: Section 21700 through 21715 of the Business and Professions Code, Section 2328 of the Commercial Code, Section 535 of the Penal Code. On September 26, 2013 at Alamo West Storage, 1037 Olive Street, Ramona, CA 92065 @ 10:00 A.M., Alamo West Storage will conduct a Public Sale to the highest bidder for cash, the contents of space # (see below) rented by (see below), consisting of household goods, business property and personal property contained in the following units: Unit Number and Name: B112 – Stephen L. Moffit C449 – Stephen L. Moffit C522 – Robert U. Encalada C515 – Rachel L. Scanlan C596 – Megan E. McNerney C441 – Jill E. Trujillo D736 – Thomas Valente D812 – John Olson Owner reserves the right to bid and to refuse or reject any and all bids. The sale is being made to satisfy an owner’s lien. The public is invited to attend. AUCTIONEER: AMERICAN AUCTIONEERS BOND #FS863-20-14 800-838-7653 ALAMO WEST STORAGE 1037 Olive Street Ramona, Ca 92065 760-789-3911 R2629, Sept. 5, 12, 2013 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 456632CA Loan No. 0015302037 Title Order No. 1108471 ATTENTION RECORDER: THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE TO AN ATTACHED SUMMARY IS APPLICABLE TO THE NOTICE PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR ONLY. PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE 2923.3 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 0722-2005. 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 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 09-262013 at 10:30 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 08-08-2005, Book NA, Page NA, Instrument 2005-0676152, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County, California, executed by: RONALD J SHANNON AND PAMELA J SHANNON, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, 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. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale 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, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE EAST COUNTY REGIONAL CENTER BY STATUE, 250 E. MAIN STREET, EL CAJON, CA 92020 Legal Description: THE NORTH 160.00 FEET OF THE WEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTH HALF OF BLOCK 387, IN THE TOWN OF RAMONA, IN THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 643, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY OCTOBER 15, 1890 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $511,845.63 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1116 KEYES ROAD RAMONA, CA 92065 APN Number: 284-291-3700 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 08-26-2013 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee BRENDA BATTEN, ASSISTANT SECRETARY California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: www.lpsasap.com or 1-714-7302727 www.priorityposting.com or 1-714-573-1965 www.auction.com or 1-800-280-2832 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED 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, this information can be obtained from one of the following three companies: LPS Agency Sales and Posting at (714) 730-2727, or visit the Internet Web site www.lpsasap. com (Registration required to search for sale information) or Priority Posting and Publishing at (714) 5731965 or visit the Internet Web site www.priorityposting.com (Click
on the link for “Advanced Search” to search for sale information), or auction.com at 1-800-280-2832 or visit the Internet Web site www. auction.com, using the Trustee Sale No. shown above. 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-4411533 09/05/2013, 09/12/2013, 09/19/2013. R2628 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 12-0066257 Doc ID #0001436085002005N Title Order No. 12-0118166 Investor/Insurer No. 143608500 APN No. 292132-10-00 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 06/19/2006. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by RICHARD R. YOHNER, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 06/19/2006 and recorded 6/26/2006, as Instrument No. 2006-0450682, in Book N/A, Page 20372, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, State of California, will sell on 10/11/2013 at 9:00AM, Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA
92101, Auction.com Room at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1638 FRISIUS ROAD, JULIAN, CA, 92036. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $472,810.45. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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 association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon
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as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. 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 a 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 lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date
September 12, 2013 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 1-800-2818219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 12-0066257. 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. DATED: 10/25/2012 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST
COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A-4411542 09/05/2013, 09/12/2013, 09/19/2013. R2627 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-024507 Fictitious Business Name(s): Dougherty Painting Located at: 2509 Vermont St., Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. This business is conducted by: A Married Couple. The first day of business was 06/01/2011. This business is hereby registered by the following: #1. Michael P. Dougherty, 2509 Vermont St., Ramona, CA 92065 #2. Dequitta A. Dougherty, 2509 Vermont St., Ramona, CA 92065 This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 08/23/2013. Michael P. Dougherty. R2626. Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 2013 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-13-544816-JP Order No.: 130044886-CA-GTI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/18/2003. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale 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 and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): LINDA LOPEZ, A MARRIED WOMAN, AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 7/31/2003 as Instrument No. 2003-0916087 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County, California; Date of Sale: 10/11/2013 at 9:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, in the Auction.com Room Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $183,861.15 The purported property address is: 1059 RAMONA STREET, RAMONA, CA 92065 Assessor’s Parcel No.: 282233-19-00 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
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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 800-280-2832 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www. qualityloan.com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-13-544816-JP . 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 undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of 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. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 800-280-2832 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan. com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. TS No.: CA-13-544816JP IDSPub #0055283 9/5/2013 9/12/2013 9/19/2013. R2624
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. 08-0007531 Doc ID #000140314882005N Title Order No. 12-0131956 Investor/ Insurer No. APN No. 278-35127-00 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/07/2006. 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. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by CRAIG WILKERSON, A MARRIED MAN, AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 03/07/2006 and recorded 3/13/2006, as Instrument No. 2006-0172201, in Book N/A, Page 9224, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, State of California, will sell on 09/26/2013 at 10:30AM, At the entrance to the East County Regional Center by statue, 250 E. Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92020 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, 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. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 17897 CAMINO DEL ROCA, RAMONA, CA, 92065. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $1,032,862.10. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier’s checks 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 association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ‘’AS IS’’ condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. 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 a 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 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 1-800-2818219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 08-0007531. 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. DATED: 11/30/2012 RECONTRUST COMPANY 1757 TAPO CANYON ROAD, SVW-88 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee’s Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A-4410753 08/29/2013, 09/05/2013, 09/12/2013. R2623 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-023963 Fictitious Business Name(s): Barrett Cabinetworks Located at: 25485 Rancho Barona Rd., Ramona, CA, 92065, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 1/20/2000. This business is hereby registered by the following: Brendan Peik, 25485 Rancho Barona Rd., Ramona, CA 92065. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 08/19/2013. Brendan Peik. R2621. Aug. 22, 29, Sept. 5, 12, 2013 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 330 West Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 PETITION OF: BONNIE GARCIA for change of name. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER 37-2013-00061027-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: BONNIE GARCIA filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name BONNIE GRACIELA GARCIA to Proposed Name ANIKA NADIA SANTORELLI. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. Notice of Hearing Date: 9-27-13 Time: 8:30 AM Dept 52 Room Judge Nevitt. The address of the court is 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Ramona Sentinel. Date: Aug. 05, 2013. Robert J. Trentacosta Judge of the Superior Court R2618. Aug. 22, 29, Sept. 5, 12, 2013 PLACE A GARAGE SALE AD TODAY! CALL 800-914-6434
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Capt. Bill Donahue with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, flanked by officials representing different law enforcement agencies, announces the 65 arrests in Ramona and Poway through an undercover drug operation at a news conference Tuesday. Next to Donahue is District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and at far left is Lt. James Bovet of the Sheriff’s Ramona station.
hue described those arrested in Ramona as an “older, more experienced group of suspects that have significant priors,” while the suspects in Poway were a younger demographic selling narcotics. Bovet told the Sentinel that some of those arrested have been selling drugs for 20 years. Bill Sherman, DEA special agent in charge, said many arrested were more than drug traffickers, and the operation has taken a lot of dangerous criminals off the street. “Poway and Ramona are definitely a safer place today,” he said. Operation Mountain Shadow was launched in October 2012 in response to numerous citizen complaints, said the Sheriff’s
child abuse charges, according to the lieutenant. Approximately 150 sheriff’s deputies and federal agents partnered in Operation Mountain Shadow. In addition to the Sheriff’s Department, agencies included DEA Violent Trafficking Team; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; U.S. Marshals Service; Regional Auto Theft Task Force; San Diego County District Attorney’s Office; U.S. Attorney’s Office; U.S. Border Patrol; Narcotic Task Force; and FBI Violent Gang Task Force.
Some of the firearms seized are displayed at the news conference held in the sheriff's Poway station on Tuesday afternoon.
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Department. Dumanis said they saw a spike in crime in Ramona and Poway that was tied to heroin and methamphetamine trafficking. “We will track you down and will take your drug operation down link by link,” Dumanis said. During the crackdown, undercover sheriff’s deputies and DEA agents conducted “buy-walk” operations, purchasing meth, heroin, cocaine and firearms from suspects, the Sheriff’s Department reported. Accidental overdoses by heroin users, ages 20 to 29, had risen, the district attorney said, with youths who abused prescription drugs often turning to heroin because it is cheaper and easier to get.
Members of San Diego County Sheriff’s Department meet by a house off Old Julian Highway, just west of Cinnamon Rock Road.
Bovet said that many believe because Ramona is a semi-rural area “they think they can get away with it, and they can’t.” Child Protective Services took in children at three of the residences in Ramona where search warrants were served Tuesday through the Drug Endangered Children’s program, Bovet said. Caregivers of those children could face
Law enforcement officials gather for a briefing at the end of Gunn Stage Road around 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Fire Reports Ramona Fire Department responded to: Sunday, Sept. 8 •Medical aids -15000 block La Plata Court. -Walk-in, Station 80. -Eighth and D streets. -1700 block La Brea Street. -700 block Amigo Road. -Walk-in, Station 80. •Snake removal, 24000 block Sao Paulo Way. Saturday, Sept. 7 •Traffic collision, Highway 67 at Archie Moore Road. •Traffic collision, San Vicente Road at Deviney Lane. •Snake removal, 16000 block Boulder Oaks Drive. •Public service, 24000 block Pappas Road. •Public service, 16000 block Daza Drive. •Medical assist, 13000 block Wildcat Canyon Road. •Medical aids -700 block Ninth Street. -200 block 13th Street. -17000 block Handlebar Road. -14000 block Mussey Grade Road. -Walk-in, Station 80. -Sawday and Robertson streets. -24000 block Highway 78.
-100 block Ramona Street. Friday, Sept. 6 •Traffic collision, 15000 Wood Rock Lane. •Snake removal, 23000 block Everett Place. •Medical aids -15000 block Vista Vicente Drive. -100 block N. 14th St. -1400 block Kings Villa Road. Thursday, Sept. 5 •Public service, 200 block Thomsen Way. •Medical aids -16000 block Open View Road. -15000 block Davis Cup Lane. -400 block F Street. -2400 block Robertson Street. -100 block Ramona Street. -1000 block Keyser Court. Wednesday, Sept. 4 •Vehicle fire, 200 block Rotanza Street. •Traffic Collision, Highway 67 at Dye Road. •Traffic collision, 26000 block Cherish Way. •Traffic collision, Highland Valley and Bandy Canyon roads. •Smoke check, 600 block
Third Street. •Public service, 24000 block Sargeant Road. •Auto versus pedestrian, E and Sixth streets. •Medical aids -Walk-in, Station 80. -700 block B Street. -18000 block Grenache Rose Way. Tuesday, Sept. 3 •Structure fire, 1500 block Montecito Road. •Smoke check, 16000 block Highway 67, •Medical aids -20000 block Eagle Hill Lane. -1500 block Montecito Road. -25000 block Bellemore Drive. -25000 block Poderio Drive. Monday, Sept. 2 •Vegetation fire, Highway 67 at Scripps Poway Parkway •Snake removal, 16000 block Spangler Peak Road. •Smoke check, 16000 block Daza Drive. •Medical aids -1400 block block Montecito Road. -17000 block Whirlwind Lane. -Walk-in, Station 82. -700 block Heard Lane. -1100 block 11th Street.
-15000 block La Plata Court. -25000 block Highway 78. -24000 block Sargeant Road. Intermountain Fire and Rescue Department responded to: Saturday, Sept. 7 •Medical aid, Sutherland Dam Road. Transported patient suffering sudden onset chest pains to Palomar Medical Center. Friday, Sept. 6 •Vegetation fire, Grapevine Canyon near Ranchita, approximately 15 acres. Thursday, Sept. 5 •Vehicle fire, Highway 78 near Deer Trail. Monday, Sept. 2 •Traffic collision, Highway 78 at Highway 79, motorcycle versus auto. •Medical aid, 25000 block of Highway 78. Mercy Air transported patient suffering femur fracture to Palomar Medical Center. •Medical aid, 23000 block of Mesa Grande, assisted patient suffering head trauma from a dozer accident •Commercial ringing alarm, 25000 block of Highway 78, false alarm
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Junior-senior boys cross country wins at Stampede By JOE NAIMAN
Ramona High School’s cross country teams opened their season at the Vaquero Stampede meet in Lakeside with all four teams placing at least second, and 13 of the runners earning medals for placing in the top 20 in their race. Ramona won the juniorsenior boys division at the Aug. 31 meet while taking second in the junior-senior girls, freshman-sophomore girls, and freshman-sophomore boys races. “Overall it was a successful day for the whole team,” said Head Coach Steve Albanese. Cross country scores
are derived by adding the positions of a team’s first five runners. The juniorsenior boys had 49 points. Orange Glen placed second with 68 points. Isaiah Spieker was third with a time of 11:00 on Lindo Lake Park’s 2.15mile course, Max Edwards placed fourth at 11:06, James Meskell had a ninth-place time of 11:20, and Colin Uekert posted a time of 11:29 to garner 11th place. Matt Meskell narrowly missed a medal, finishing 22nd with a time of 11:46. The junior-senior girls race and the two freshman-sophomore races utilized a 1.65-mile course.
Hilltop won the juniorsenior girls division with 60 points while Ramona’s runners totaled 64 points. Teresa Leon was Ramona’s top runner with an 11thplace finish of 11:29. Rachel Brown finished 14th at 11:34, Elyse Harlan placed 16th with an 11:36 performance, Arianna Ruland completed the course in 11:43 for 19th place, and Holly Trout’s time of 14:04 was worth 48th place. Canyon Crest’s freshman-sophomore girls totaled 35 points while the Ramona team had 72 points. Perla Cruz had a fourth-place time of 11:13 to lead Ramona’s runners.
Marissa Talle was 10th at 11:30, Ciara Lucas had a 14th-place time of 1:43, Chloe Knowd raced for 12:12 and earned 24th place, and Nicole Pshsnychniak took 33rd place at 13:32. The Canyon Crest fresh-
man-sophomore boys won with 48 points while Ramona’s boys accumulated 67 points. The top Bulldog finisher was fifth-place Joey Jauregui, who spent 9:00 racing. Ben Stein was 10th at 9:13, Jackson Sutter’s time of 9:57 gave him
21st place, Chase Hardin ran for 10:02 and finished 23rd, and Colton Meskell had the 27th-place time of 10:10. The Bulldogs travel to Rohr Park in Chula Vista for Friday’s Mustang Invitational meet.
Bulldog spikers click as a unit By JOE NAMAIN Traditionally, Ramona High School’s girls volleyball team has an earlyseason, out-of-town tournament which encourages team bonding, and this weekend’s Watsonville Tournament will serve that
purpose. The ability to play as a team was demonstrated in Ramona’s first scrimmage Aug. 29 at Orange Glen High School. “We’re just producing amazing fluidity already,” said Coach Connie Halfaker.
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Box makes college football debut in San Diego By JOE NAIMAN Eric Box, a 2012 Ramona High School graduate and Bulldog football player, made his college football debut Sept. 7 on Western New Mexico University’s team at University of San Diego. Box, an offensive lineman, was on Western New Mexico’s special teams g
That play killed the Pointer’s momentum. Ramona was forced to punt on the next possession and the Pointers had the ball in Bulldog territory with plenty of time on the clock. The Bulldog defense was more determined than tired and forced the Pointers to punt. The Dawgs got the ball on their own 30 and mounted a drive with 5:46 remaining in the game. The Dawgs drove to the Pointer 5 yard line where the Pointers put up a goal line stand and took over with 2:02 left on the clock. “We have a great kicker (Tyler Vargas) and we could have kicked a field goal but that would still have made it a one possession game,” said Baldwin. “I asked Steg
tom bracket, the Bulldogs’ opening loss Sept. 5 to Poway at Eastlake High School eliminated Ramona from a top-16 finish. “I knew they were going to be tough,” Williams said of the Titans. “I didn’t realize how strong they were.” Ramona’s two Sept. 6 games were also at East-
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unit. The Mustangs lost to University of San Diego by 38-35. “We fought hard, made a lot of mistakes both sides of the ball, but played a close game,” Box said. Box signed a letter of intent to play college football at WNMU in February 2012, but spent the 2012 season as a non-playing
redshirt. Western New Mexico’s players also include running back Tyler Jackson, a 2010 Ramona High graduate, although Jackson is recovering from anterior cruciate ligament surgery and is redshirting this year. Box expects to play with Jackson in 2014. WNMU is in Division II
of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. USD is in the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision. Western New Mexico plays in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Mustangs will open their conference season Sept. 21 at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
chance of winning,” said Baldwin. Again the Dawg defense answered the challenge. After three runs, the Pointer quarterback attempted a pass. T-Bone Williams batted down the aerial with 24 clicks left on the clock and the Dawgs took over and ran out the clock. Cherek led the offense with 81 rushing yards on 14 attempts. Gansch rushed for 69 yards on seven carries. The Bulldog defense played a long and gutty game, and gang tackling was their forte. Travis Kerchner was in on 10 tackles and had one sack. Crichlow was in on nine tackles and had three tackles for losses. Tanner Williams had eight tackles and Dominguez had seven. Matt Lawl-
er made one big tackle for a loss in the final period and Sean Stemm made a touchdown saving tackle in the fourth quarter. The Dawgs hit the road to Grossmont at 7 p.m. on Friday, when the defense will have its toughest test of the season. The Foothillers have scored 15 touchdowns, eight passing and seven rushing. They have scored 108 points. The Foothiller quarterback, Anthony Lawrence, has passed for 564 yards and has a quarterback rating of 136. He has yet to toss an interception. Baldwin has a simple solution to stopping Lawrence and the Grossmont offense: “Our offense will have to stay on the field and sustain some long, time-consuming drives.”
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phon (Pace, the Bulldog defensive coordinator) if he would rather defend a 95 yard field or give them the ball on the 20 after the kickoff. He said, ‘Go for it!” A key play in the drive was a clutch third down pass from Cobian to Cherek that covered 42 yards and kept the drive alive and gave the Dawgs excellent field possession. Cobian finished the game by completing 10 of 12 passes for 117 yards. Garrett Binkley led all receivers with five grabs for 42 yards. Tanner Williams (3) and Colton Harris (1) also had receptions. “Any time you have a sophomore quarterback completing 80 percent of his passes and hitting key throws like the one to Nathan, you have a great
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lake. The first was a 7-5 win over El Camino. Ramona led 1-0 after the first period and 4-0 at halftime. The Wildcats scored the first goal of the second half, although Ramona had a 6-1 lead at the end of the third period and a 7-2 lead before El Camino scored the game’s final three goals.
The Bulldogs’ second Sept. 6 match was against Del Norte, who will be a Valley League opponent this year. Ramona won 10-9 in overtime. The first Sept. 7 contest was against Eastlake. Ramona led 8-6 in the fourth period but Eastlake scored the game’s final three goals,
including the winning shot with nine seconds left for a 9-8 victory. Ramona closed out the tournament with a 15-14 win over Santa Fe Christian. The Bulldogs travel to Valhalla High School for Thursday night’s game. For complete story, see www.ramonasentinel.com.
the quarterfinals,” stated McCormick. “All of the girls played incredibly well including the debut of Jessica Failla at number one singles. She dominated her opponents. “Lauren Dunker and Rebecca Vaca continued their dominance in doubles play by sweeping all three doubles teams. Beating their number three team 6-0 pushed us ahead in the overall game count and was critical in our victory. Jessie Mosser had a clutch win in number three singles to give us a 9-8 lead and ensured a tie in sets. Manda Massey played very tough and wore down the other girls and won three games to help seal the margin of victory. Cassidy Owens and Danielle Vizcarra won two sets by substantial margins and won four games in their only lost set. Caroline Lopresti, Alyssa Virgilio and Megan Douglass all played very tough and their final games ensured the win. This was most certainly a team victory that showed the value of every member of the team. The Lady Bulldogs were supg
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ported by a large crowd of family and friends.” Senior co-captain Amanda Massey played number one singles against Clairemont and played number two singles against Carlsbad. Massey is a relative newcomer to the sport of tennis. After injuring her hamstring muscles trying out for the song team, she decided to give tennis a try. “I took lessons from Greg and Katrina Failla and they encouraged me to try out for the team,” she said. “They were a big help in many ways.” Massey tried out last season, made the varsity and earned a letter. She is a 4.36 student and wants to attend Arizona State University or University of Arizona. She wants to study law or medicine. As a captain, she said, “I am there to help my teammates. If a player is having a bad game or practice, I have to encourage her to just hang in there and do her best and give it her all. We are a close knit team and we are always there to help one and other.” From page 29
where we put kids to play, they are clicking as a unit already,” she said. Her varsity players consist of four seniors, two juniors, a sophomore, and three freshmen. The versatility of those players allowed Halfaker to use a smaller varsity roster than normal. “I did not need 12 people. Ten people can get the job done,” she said. “Just about everybody plays in the rotation,” the coach added. “It’s a very complete team.” Former player Jessica Berman takes over as the Bulldogs’ novice coach. Kyle Adelman returns as the junior varsity coach, and all three Adelman brothers — Kyle, Trevor and Garrett — will be the assistant varsity coaches. For full story see www.ramonasentinel.com.
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