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Soroptimist of Borrego Springs Meet and Greet

The continuous empowerment of women is so important. Support and a little help goes a long way and that is what the women of the Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs does. Over 20 women attended the Soroptimist meet and... — Updated 3/20/2018

Water Plan Forum

There was a record 122 Borregans gathered for a public Water District meeting held at UCI-Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center March 1. Following a well-advertised get-out-the-word campaign in Spanish and English by community leaders in advance of the meeting,... — Updated 3/20/2018

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day to all from the Borrego Sun. May your day be as lucky as leprechauns finding gold! However, be sure to stay safe during this fun filled... — Updated 3/20/2018

BSFPD Has New Bauer SCBA

Borrego Springs Fire Protection District took delivery of a new Bauer SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) refill station. The unit is used to refill the breathing air bottles used by firefighters when entering burning structures. It is made by Bauer Compressors, can reach... — Updated 3/16/2018

BSHS Holds 17-Minute Recess On National Walkout Day

Students from all over the United States – from middle school to college – are walking out of their schools today, as a part of National Walkout Day, to call on Congress to pass stricter/ tighter federal gun laws. They demand... — Updated 3/14/2018

Border Patrol – Grocery Bag Full of Meth

El Centro Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man and two women suspected for smuggling methamphetamine and heroin Tuesday March 13. The incident occurred when the trio approached the checkpoint in a silver Dodge Journey. Agents referred the... — Updated 3/13/2018

3.4 Earthquake in Ocotillo Wells

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake shook the Salton Sea region early Sunday morning. The quake hit a little after 5:30 a.m., about 8.5 miles southwest of Salton City. with a depth of about 6 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey. There have been no reports of injuries... — Updated 3/12/2018

Watercolor on Yupo Workshop with Barbara Nickerson

Watercolor on Yupo Workshop with Barbara Nickerson Take a Yupo workshop with Barbara Nickerson on March 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about "Yupo - Start to Finish." Class fees are $150 Have a happy two days painting in a new direction. Yupo is a synthetic paper -... — Updated 3/20/2018

Gary Regalado Throws Out First Pitch

The Borrego Springs Little League season has begun, and it looks to be an exciting one. Parents, and members of the community gathered at Burnand Field March 10 to celebrate the opening of the season. Gary Regalado, son of the... — Updated 3/14/2018

Borrego Springs Little League Begins March 10

The 2018 Little League season begins March 10, so out and show your support for our little leaguers. (See schedules below for March and April). Opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m. First game begins at 10:30 a.m. If anyone is interested in volunteering or would like to make a... — Updated 3/3/2018

Passover Planning

Passover planning for Borrego? Call Chaplain Susan Katz for your Passover needs, supplies, seder. Call 760-315-0184 or email susan@c... — Updated 3/16/2018

Calling All Borrego Writers

Every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., the library hosts a Writers Workshop for authors in all genres to present and discuss works in progress, with whatever level of feedback the author desires. The only rules are respect for all present and our time constraints, no political... — Updated 3/9/2018

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