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Rousseau Family gives Thanks

Recently, the Rousseau family lived through a trauma that most parents dread and pray never to experience. A member of their family abducted three of their children. The children were rescued and returned to their parents but how is the family now that the trauma is over? I was invited into the Rousseau's home to discuss this very topic. Upon entering their modern two story home I was struck by how it is a classic family home. Pictures hang in the hallway, toys are scattered on the floor and other surfaces, mementos of life back in Louisiana are prominently displayed. The Rousseau family are well known members of the community. Dimitri "Trey" Rousseau is the Chief of the Fire Department, t

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November City Council Highlights

The November City Council meeting was well attended which wasn't a surprise given the proposals that were being considered. The meeting was two hours long and was live streamed on the Chronicles website and Facebook page. For those that don't have time to watch a two hour video here is a recap of the meeting. The meeting started with Mayor Villanova's multi pronged proposal to prevent gun violence. Section one of her proposal was a reward program for tips leading to arrests of people carrying illegal weapons. This was the least contentious of the proposals. There didn't seem to be any issues with this part of the proposal. Section two of the proposal is meant to stop giving plea deals for c

Badges: The Sound of the Sixties Party!

Badges First Responders Bar is hosting a 'Sounds of the Sixties' event this Sunday at 1pm to 3pm. With all proceeds being donated to 'Feed America' Charity. Bar Manager Leon Pintz said "although we are a members club, we are throwing our doors open to the public on Sunday for this great event on behalf of 'Feed America.' So why not come along and join us? We would love to see everyone in 60's theme costume or if not then come as you are, but do come, as it promises to be a great event." He added, "Anyone wanting to become a member and enjoy drinks and bar food at a subsidized price, see me on Sunday. All you need some ID to prove you're over 21 and $25 one off membership fee. Thats it. You w


The following is a press release submitted by the SRSD. Given the unrest in the city regarding the new gun proposals, the Chronicle wonders if this incident is a result of that. Stay tuned to Santa Ramona Chronicle for more information. Press Release: Today the Santa Ramona Sheriff's Department intercepted a suspicious piece of mail with a white powder. In an abundance of caution, and working with Santa Ramona Fire Department, Santa Ramona General Hospital, the CDC and the Offices of the Governor and Mayor, we have put City Hall on lock down. A full investigation is underway and the substance is being tested to determine its composition. SRSD believes this is an isolated incident, however we

November City Council Proposals

The following are the proposals submitted for the City Council meeting scheduled on Saturday, November 23rd at 5:00 p.m. SLT. If you have questions or comments please send to City Hall before the start of the meeting. (Madison Munro) Proposal 1: Gun Violence Reduction Presented Jointly by Under Sheriff Azariah Brentt Mayor Chiara Villanova BACK GROUND Gun violence brings devastating injuries and loss of life, a heavy burden on community quality of life, and heavy costs to the justice system. The most common forms of gun violence—involving gang members, violent conflicts, and other forms of violent crime—occur in this city weekly and the Sheriffs department is relied upon, to place their pe

Crime & Gun Proposals for City Council

Crime and Gun Proposals are shaping up to be the theme for this November's City Council meeting. The most significant proposal is in regards to taking away guns from citizens deemed a significant threat before they have been convicted. There are citizens in the city that are not very happy with these Red Flag laws being introduced in Santa Ramona. City Hall Protector, a man who is often found lingering outside city hall, has been handing out fliers. The Flier states, " Do not be lulled into a false sense of security by the placations of law enforcement. Do not believe that 'Your best interests' are their guiding star. Do not allow them to take your god-given rights away from you without a fi

November Crime Watch

Crime Watch October 30th a doctor was assaulted in front of SRGH. A suspect was tazzed and a man was arrested on charges of giving a false ID and battering a law enforcement officer. November 2nd there was a fire set in the cornfields of McCreedy Farm. The fire was set during a vigil for the Rousseau children who had been kidnapped by Max Mactavish. Minor injuries were reported, however a body was found in Farmer McCreedy's home. The death has been deemed a homicide and the fire has been deemed arson by the Fire Department. If you have information you're asked to contact SRSD. November 4th there was a car crash on Pacific involving a Sheriff Department cruiser. Bystanders had assumed a

Press Release regarding escaped serial killer Jacob DeLucca

Santa Ramona Sheriffs Department was contacted late yesterday afternoon, November 4th, by US Marshall's office. To inform us that wanted fugitive and serial killer Jacob DeLucca has been recaptured by their patrols. DeLucca had escaped from custody during a medical transfer in Kansas a few days prior to October 20th and was believed to have been heading to Santa Ramona California. “At the time we were informed, his whereabouts were unconfirmed,” states Undersheriff Azariah Brentt. “There had been some indication he had been spotted close to Santa Ramona Valley, but his reasons for heading here were unclear. The following day after were initially informed Sheriff Jade-Ramirez who had had pre