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Prayer Circle Today for Meredith Pratt

Following the passing of Meredith Pratt during the early hours of this morning, a Prayer Circle will be held today, Saturday, August 19 at 5:30 p.m. prior to the fundraising event. The residents of Borrego Springs are coming together to help local Borregan Meredith Pratt. A... — Updated 08/19/2017

Two Human West Nile Cases Confirmed

Two Riverside County residents have tested positive for West Nile Virus, the first confirmed human cases in the 2017 season, county health officials said Friday. The residents, who were not identified, are a 53-year-old man and a 43-year-old man who both live in the western... — Updated 08/18/2017

Salton Sea geothermal plant canceled

The Desert Sun have provided an update for the Geothermal stalemate currently being played out at the Salton Sea. It's been 14 years since California officials first approved the Black Rock power plant, which would have tapped a powerful geothermal reservoir along the shore of... — Updated 08/18/2017

Emergency Medical Services - Community Forum at Julian Library

Tuesday, Aug. 22, there will be a community forum held at the Julian Branch Library from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to discuss quality improvements of emergency medical services. The forum is organized by the County Health and Human Services Agency's office of Emergency Medical... — Updated 08/18/2017

Crossing Fire in Shelter Valley Area

A residential fire has spread to a wildland fire and extended into Shelter Valley, west of Scissors Crossing, east of Julian #78. Cal Fire San Diego has managed to stop the Crossing Fire at one acre of heavy brush. Crews are said to be continuing work for the next several hours... — Updated 08/18/2017

Borrego Springs Senior Center Air Conditioner Project

The Borrego Springs Senior Center needs the community's help to raise $25,000 to replace all three air conditioner units. Forty years ago, the building was assembled in three complete parts, each with a built in air conditioning unit. One of the three units has given up, and is... — Updated 08/18/2017

Mias Brush Fire - UPDATE

The Mias brush fire in the Riverside County, north of Banning, burned 545 acres and has been 95 percent contained, as of Friday Aug. 18 at 8:22 a.m. The brush fire began early Tuesday Aug. 15 and was five percent contained that day. It was sparked by a weakened tree branch from... — Updated 08/18/2017

2018 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest

The Anza-Borrego Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2018 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest. There are six categories to choose from - Plants of ABDSP, Desert Bighorn Sheep of ABDSP, Animals (not sheep) of ABDSP,... — Updated 08/4/2017

Montezuma Grade Closed - UPDATE

Montezuma Grade is currently closed for 10-minute intervals for a Harley Davidson commercial. They are being very secretive. Before cars can pass by, motor bikes are quickly put into trailers. Deputies have also signed non-disclosure... — Updated 08/16/2017

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