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Marijuana ordinance amendments head to supervisors Wednesday

County supervisors will consider options to amend the county zoning ordinance regarding regulations for medical marijuana collective facilities and non-medical marijuana dispensaries on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The board is also scheduled to consider extending the medical marijuana collective facilities...

Education

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  • Rotary donates to four high school programs

    Rotary donates to four high school programs

      On behalf of Ramona Rotary Club, Kim Lasley, the club’s president, smiled her way through one recent morning as she distributed $2,000 in checks ranging from $250 to $500 to Ramona teachers. The first check, for $500, went to Montecito High School construction teacher Nick Jordan for his construction...

  • Sun Valley Council PTA lays groundwork for future

    Sun Valley Council PTA lays groundwork for future

    A district-wide science fair, an arts council, and Celebrate Science were among topics discussed at the Sun Valley Council PTA’s first meeting of 2017. The group, comprised of representatives of each school PTA in the Ramona Unified School District, meets the first Wednesday of each month in the...

  • State money to fast-track teacher education

    State money to fast-track teacher education

    San Diego State University has learned that it will receive nearly $750,000 in state grants to fast-track the education of prospective teachers to reduce a shortage of educators in California. The three grants will allow SDSU to create a program that will allow students to earn both their undergraduate...

Business

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  • Under Trump administration Qualcomm's latest lawsuit could disappear

    Under Trump administration Qualcomm's latest lawsuit could disappear

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s decision to file a lawsuit against Qualcomm for anti-competitive tactics could end up being reconsidered with the transition to the Trump administration. Wall Street analysts speculated on that possibility in a series of reports Wednesday following the FTC’s...

  • Ask Mr. Marketing: Patience is a virtue

    Ask Mr. Marketing: Patience is a virtue

    Year-end is when I examine how to improve my life.  Each year I vow to become more patient, usually with mixed results.  I usually find myself marveling at those with the temperament to be in retail. After all, the retail sales experience can make a person crazy. Customers with bad attitudes show...

  • Crop value down 6.5 percent in county

    Crop value down 6.5 percent in county

    The overall crop value in San Diego County declined 6.4 percent and agricultural acreage decreased 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to the previous year, according to the county’s annual crop report that also showed a growth in wine grape acreage. While acreage for wine grapes rose from 923 to 969,...

Opinion

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  • Our Readers Write

    Our Readers Write

    Thank God it’s over Dean Spanos announced it today, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The Chargers are leaving San Diego for the 2017 season in Los Angeles. Thank God it is over!!!! The years of bashing, saying words and saying NOTHING are OVER! Not happy that Chargers are leaving San Diego. Not sad the...

  • Guest Commentary: Integrated Math catastrophe

    Guest Commentary: Integrated Math catastrophe

    About a year ago I wrote an article asking the question “Integrated Math: Is it working?” This is a follow-up to tell Ramona residents the answer to that question.  In short the answer is a resounding “No.” For the 2015-16 school year from a source within the school district the results show that...

  • Editorial

    Editorial

    Thumbs Up to Ramona Chamber of Commerce for forging an even deeper relationship with Ramona schools. Ramona Unified’s superintendent, Anne Staffieri, Ed.D., will be the master of ceremonies at the chamber’s annual awards/installation gala Jan. 21. That’s a first for the chamber and district as...

Entertainment

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  • Our Town Calendar of Events

    Our Town Calendar of Events

    How to submit your event Send details (who, what, where, when, cost and contact information) in an email to editor@ramonasentinel.com. The deadline is noon Friday. Items run on a space available basis. Questions? Call 760-789-1350. THURSDAY, Jan. 5 Ramona Business Network Exchange, 7 a.m., Nuevo...

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