Being in business for 60 years is no small accomplishment…and having  “business partners” who have stayed with you on your entire journey is equally as impressive.  We are thrilled to pay special tribute to five Ramona businesses that were advertisers in our first issue and are still advertising with us today.  Thank you for 60 years of…

Tom Griffin Founder of the Orange Book Vision Celebrating our 60th anniversary would not be complete without acknowledging Tom Griffin, founder of the Orange Book vision. Mr. Griffin was a true Renaissance man who successfully combined astute business acumen with a love for opera, photography, and the written word. For more than 30 years, Tom was the publisher…

Holiday Craft at the Ramona Library Holiday Bell Craft with Sun Dog Art Studio Adults: Tuesday, December 8, 1:00 PM Teens: Friday, December 11, 3:00 PM Ramona Community Library 1275 Main Street, CA 92065 Phone: (760) 788-5270

Gather all of the ingredients together, so that they are close at hand! Get a clean cloth and wipe the bowl clean of any lingering dust from the past. Take maturity, respect and friendship, and stir gently. Add unlimited amounts of compassion and kindness, and mix well. To this, add caring by the handfuls and…

By Barbara Eldridge Working with entrepreneurs and small business owners I hear a lot of resistance to sales. Or more specifically that they are sales men/women. In order to be successful in sales, (since we all are essentially in sales) we must approach every selling situation with the right attitude. But what is the “right”…

The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Hospice 101: The Basics of Hospice Care The Elizabeth Hospice is offering a presentation on Hospice 101: The Basics of Hospice Care on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 6:00pm at Wynola Pizza located at 4355 Hwy 78, three miles west of Julian. Complimentary dinner is being provided. According to a 2012…

The 45th year of the Ramona Country Fair is in full swing. There is a line up of great entertainment Come for the Fun and Come for the Rides Foto Friday – enter the contest Country Canning Contest Pie Eating Contest Admission is Free Parking is $5

Summer Tips “¢ Go to: Quick Tips for Summer Energy Saving: “¢ Set your air conditioner to 78 degrees or higher. Changing the A/C thermostat from 72 to 78 degrees can save up to 12% of your cooling costs. Go to: AC Quality Care Program “¢ Switch to fans when you can. Use a portable…

This year’s Ramona Community Orange Book cover features Mt. Woodson Castle, one of Ramona’s most beautiful historical treasures. Built by Amy Strong, an extremely successful clothing designer who moved to San Diego in the late 1800’s. Originally working and living at the Grant Building downtown and the Hotel Del Coronado, Ms. Strong purchased Mt. Woodson…