Deb Espinoza and Heather Garcia of Stage Presence Homes have been featuring local business in their blog at their website, www.stagepresencehomes.com. The features are interesting and reach beyond the typical merchant sales pitch.  We really love how Heather interviews the business owner and helps us get to know them as neighbors, not simply as merchants….

Stacy Bart of Unicorn Books & Gifts in Old Town Ramona is a real coffee and tea lover. Check out her shop, at 738 Main Street, for some exotic teas, and her blog, “Stacy’s Coffee & Tea” for some good insights on everyone’s favorite morning beverage(s)… Recently, she reviewed Packard’s Frozen Banana Mocha drink, in…

You can’t hardly help talk about Ramona Events, these days, without talking about the recent flash floods that devastated families and parts of the community, last weekend. As is typical of Ramona Food and Clothes Closet, they are “Johnny on the Spot,” with immediate, practical assistance to families in crisis in Ramona. Vesna Curry of…

Where’s Waldo? In Ramona, of course! JULY 1st THROUGH JULY 31st Starting July 1st, the famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more. Waldo figures will be well…

There is so much to do in Old Town Ramona. Every week, local stores have a variety of events, from a mini-Doctor Who convention to yoga, Zumba and dancing, poetry, book signings, paint-your-own pottery classes, and special sales, concerts and entertainment. Coming up on Saturday, April 25, Old Town merchants are hosting a special Meet…