The San Vicente Road Improvement Project, which started in September 2014, to realign the existing two-lane roadway between Ramona and the San Diego Country Estates, (between Warnock Drive and Wild Cat Canyon Road) was completed after about two years. The project reduced curves and hills, improved motorist line-of-sight, added a new turn lane at Deviney […]
The beautiful Lake Sutherland has been covered on this site before: Lake Sutherland Gorgeous Lake Sutherland and you may already know that the construction on the dam began way back in 1927 and was not completed until 1954. “Our” Sutherland Reservoir is located approximately 6 miles northeast of Ramona and when full, has a maximum […]
Tribute to “American Graffiti” Written by George Lucas and Gloria Katz, Universal Pictures and Lucasfilm released American Graffiti in August 1973, a film featuring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, but also Harrison Ford and Mackenzie Phillips. A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies, before they go off to college. It’s the […]
This was my third time, shooting a Gymkhana at the Casey Tibbs Western Center, located the San Diego Country Estates. I still missed many shots, in fact I think I missed most of them. However, I’m not blaming my equipment or myself too much for that, but the incredible speed and acceleration of the horse/rider […]
Living in Ramona doesn’t mean you have to be a horse lover, but if you haven’t a least developed an appreciation for horses and their riders, then maybe you have never been to a Gymkhana at the Casey Tibbs Western Center, located the San Diego Country Estates. A Gymkhana is an equestrian event, consisting of speed […]
On Sunday May 22, 2016, I stopped by the Casey Tibbs Western Center for the Ramona Santana Riders’ Gymkhana, an equestrian event consisting of speed pattern racing and timed games for riders on horses. Let me show you what that was like.