Oak Oasis

Traveling down Wildcat Canyon Road, between Ramona / San Diego Country Estates and Lakeside, shortly after exiting the Barona Indian Reservation, you will find the Oak Oasis Open-Space Preserve on the West side of the road. The relative small preserve covers about 400 acres of oak woodland. The main hiking trail is a 2.5 miles loop that can […]

The new San Vicente Road

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 […]

Gymkhana – The Sequel

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 […]

Casey Tibbs

On March 5, 1929 Casey Tibbs was born to John and Florence Tibbs in rural Orton northwest of Fort Pierre in Stanley County in central South Dakota. Casey was an American cowboy, rodeo performer, and actor. He moved to Ramona in 1976, to raise horses. After battling bone cancer and then lung cancer for about […]