Ramona Sentinel

Holiday events galore this week

THURSDAY, DEC. 8   Ramona Business Network Exchange, 7 a.m., Nuevo Grill, 1413 Main St. Buffet breakfast. 760-788-1770 or www.bneRamona.com. TOPS—Ramona Chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, 9 a.m. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. Ramona Library, 1275 Main...

Education

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  • Students surprise school leaders with Hour of Code

    Students surprise school leaders with Hour of Code

    A group of students from Mission Elementary School in Oceanside grabbed their Chromebooks and marched into a room full of surprised school administrators Monday morning to show them how to write computer code. The event was part of an Hour of Code, a global movement that aims to demystify computer...

  • ‘Christmas miracle’ for Ag Boosters: Tree lot to open Friday

    ‘Christmas miracle’ for Ag Boosters: Tree lot to open Friday

    When members of Ramona Ag Boosters learned that the vendor who previously had provided trees for their annual fundraiser had production problems, they thought the Grinch was in town. An embezzlement they discovered in March had drained the nonprofit’s account and the boosters were unable to present...

  • Ramona Elementary honors Mr. Diaz

    Ramona Elementary honors Mr. Diaz

    Ramona Elementary School exceeded its 2016 fundraising goal for Jump Rope for Heart, held to honor the late Andy Diaz, campus supervisor who died of a heart attack in June. Tyler Cass enjoys his time jumping rope. (Lynda Kubinak) The goal was to raise $1,000 — about $2 from each student and staff...

Business

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  • Edwards showcased as ‘winemaker to watch’

    Edwards showcased as ‘winemaker to watch’

    San Diego wineries, including Ramona Valley wineries, are the subject of a 10-page spread in a recent issue of San Diego Magazine suggesting that the county’s beer industry should move over, because there’s a new craft in town — wine.  Victor Edwards of Edwards Vineyard & Cellars at 26502 state...

  • Book explores people and pets in heaven

    Book explores people and pets in heaven

    Will our pets and wild animals greet us in heaven? That is a question many pet owners and wildlife advocates would like answered, so Ramona author Dan Story researched the question and wrote “Will Dogs Chase Cats in Heaven?” Although the book will comfort and encourage people grieving over the...

  • Ask Mr. Marketing: Selling with a smile

    Ask Mr. Marketing: Selling with a smile

    Successful salespeople looking to immediately develop customer rapport know the importance of a smile. A smile is a universal indicator of openness, friendliness, relaxation, and likeability. It’s a powerful asset for salespeople looking to build long-term client relationships.  Consider a job...

Opinion

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  • Our Readers Write

    Our Readers Write

    Will remain involved in our schools The problem with being a good sport is that one must lose to prove it. I lost the school board election, but thank those who voted for me.  Many have tried to console me on the loss by saying "the ballot question said, vote for two and you were third on the list,...

  • Guest Commentary: Two Corinthians and shameless hypocrisy

    Guest Commentary: Two Corinthians and shameless hypocrisy

    I have read the thoughtful letter by Janine Moniot a number of times and it is filled with a sincere sentiment to offer an olive branch. I also found it naïve to believe that Trump voters voted on economic issues, or that Trump was simply using “campaign rhetoric.”  It is simply illogical to believe...

  • Our Readers Write

    Our Readers Write

    Lindbergh was not a traitor In reference to Mr. Quercia in letters to the editor, it is suggested that he does a little review. Lindbergh was not a traitor to the United States, was not of German descent but Swedish, and although given a medal by Goering, it was because of his work for aviation....

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