San Diego’s longest continually operational casino, Sycuan, will mark its 35th year in business this year. Once known as the Sycuan Bingo Palace, the property opened its doors in 1983 as a 20,000 square foot gaming facility founded by the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation – a group that has inhabited the current…

This morning we lost a national treasure: Aretha Franklin, the undisputed queen of soul, passed away at the age of 76. While I rarely use our websites to express personal opinions, I could not ignore the opportunity to express my sorrow for this loss. Most of us can point to any number of joyful or…

Ramona High School Track Team is hosting a fun run to help raise funds for a new auto timing system. This system will allow all Ramona High Track Athletes to set official track records. Register online – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ramona-5k-runwalk-tickets-38828245327?aff=es2 Race Location: Ramona High School, 1401 Hanson Lane Ramona, CA 92065. Registration bib and shirt pick up at RHS Track, begins…

This Article Provided to you by Amber Ramirez of Farmers Insurance  Health Insurance Advice Open enrollment for individuals and families both on and off the exchange is from November 1, 2016 thru January 31, 2017. This is for ALL health insurance providers as well as Covered CA. It is imperative that you get it completed…

No matter how well you prepare for any type of situation, accidents and disasters occur. Water damage is one of the most common reasons why homeowners panic and they have good reason to do so. Water in your home leads to mold which can cause health problems or increase allergy symptoms. Before you begin ripping…

Founded in 1985, the Friends of the Ramona Library are dedicated to making our local public library the best it can be. Their hard work has gained the Friends a reputation among San Diego County library staff as one of the most enthusiastic and effective Friends groups in the county system. The Friends serve the…

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…

Reaching out to those at risk of suicide According to the recently released World Health Organization (WHO) report: Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative, over 800,000 people die by suicide across the world each year. The report notes that this estimate is conservative, with the real figure likely to be higher because of the stigma associated…