Ramona Sentinel

Education

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  • Trout become learning tool

    Trout become learning tool

    Students in a Hanson Elementary School classroom are raising rainbow trout. The trout came in as eggs from a hatchery and are growing in an aquarium in Joyce Schildhouse’s fifth/sixth-grade classroom. “It’s pretty cool,” said sixth-grader Donovan Ward. “Trout in the Classroom” is a conservation-oriented...

  • Immigration, job opportunities among topics at joint college/SDUSD meeting

    Protecting immigrant students and preparing more graduates to meet workforce demands were among the topics discussed by trustees in the annual joint meeting of the San Diego Unified School District and San Diego Community College District this week. Members of both boards reiterated steps their...

  • Rotary Students of the Month

    Rotary Students of the Month

    Ramona Rotary Club honors March Students of the Month during a lunch meeting in Amici restaurant on Tuesday, April 4. From left are Ramona Rotary president Kim Lasley, Montecito High School student Devin Rowe and teacher Adam Vickery, Mountain Valley Academy student Parker Hicks and teacher Maria...

Business

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  • Longtime planned projects ready to break ground

    Longtime planned projects ready to break ground

    Two developments, one with townhomes and the other of single-family homes, both planned more than a decade ago, are scheduled for ground-breaking ceremonies in May. In addition, grading began last week for Kahoots Pet and Feed Store's new building at Main and Letton streets. Paseo Village Townhomes...

  • Business Briefs: Upcoming chamber events

    Business Briefs: Upcoming chamber events

    SBA Day, Lenders Fair Ramona Chamber of Commerce and the SBA San Diego District Office will host SBA Day and Lenders Fair on April 19 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free, but registration is required. The event will be in the Ramona Woman’s Club building at 524 Main St. Among presentations...

  • Elam’s Hallmark thanks community

    Elam’s Hallmark thanks community

    Elam's Hallmark owners and Ramona employees presented a check to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for $11,500. For the fifth time in six years, the Elam family’s store in Ramona raised the most donations for cystic fibrosis among their 11 stores, for a total of $1,879 this year. Guy Elam said they...

Opinion

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  • Guest Commentary: Listening to all views

    Guest Commentary: Listening to all views

    Re: Tom McKelvey comments in Ramona Sentinel issue of April 13, 2017. Mr. McKelvey states, “I personally believe in listening to ALL views on a subject,” so I am happy to oblige by giving him another view. McKelvey declares, “Unlike the Tea Party movement, Indivisible is a ‘top down’ organization...

  • Our Readers Write

    Our Readers Write

    Assistance needed On Nov. 8 I was in a three-car accident, with my car in the middle. Needless to say my car was deemed totaled. It is a 2003 Chrysler Sebring. The engine is wonderful, manual transmission, tires almost new. No insurance. I want to donate the car to the Ramona High School. I have...

  • Guest Commentary: Don’t give up

    Guest Commentary: Don’t give up

    It would be so easy to just give up. It seems anymore that at every turn our values as conservatives and capitalists are being assaulted and challenged. Our leaders in Congress we elect to represent us seem to disappoint when faced with opposition. We are surrounded by liars and unscrupulous...

Entertainment

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  • Flickers: 'Fate of the Furious' opens Easter weekend

    Flickers: 'Fate of the Furious' opens Easter weekend

    BOX OFFICE LEADERS The Boss Baby PG A suitcase wielding baby arrives to an expectant family, and the 7-year old brother soon recognizes a sinister plot starting to unfold. Beauty and the Beast PG Disney brings the classic love affair of a beautiful woman and a hideous prince to the screen with...

  • San Diego Concert Band to fill Ramona stage April 1

    San Diego Concert Band to fill Ramona stage April 1

    The San Diego Concert Band will fill the stage at the Charles R. Nunn Performing Arts Center with 75 musicians performing “Around the World in 90 minutes,” featuring music from many lands, on Saturday. This will be the Ramona Concert Association’s fourth concert of the season. Founded in 1989,...

  • Flickers: ‘The Boss Baby’ opens Friday

    Flickers: ‘The Boss Baby’ opens Friday

    BOX OFFICE LEADERS Beauty and the Beast PG Disney brings the classic love affair of a beautiful woman and a hideous prince to the screen with this live action musical. Power Rangers PG Five teens have been endowed with super powers but must unify to fight off alien invaders bent on destroying...

  • Flickers: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ opens Friday

    Flickers: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ opens Friday

    BOX OFFICE LEADERS Kong: Skull Island PG13 A team of explorers discover an uncharted Pacific island and decide to explore it, unaware of the monsters that await them. Logan R Ailing Professor X is being cared for in a remote location by Logan, who encounters a young mutant that is being hunted...

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