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Plane Identified in East County Crash

A small plane that was set to arrive at Gillespie Field Thursday crashed, killing three people aboard, officials confirmed May 15. A twin-engine Beechcraft Duchess did not land at the El Cajon airport as scheduled, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)... — Updated 5/17/2018

Aquifer Levels and Quality

In order for Borregans and water administrators to get both a good handle on how much our groundwater table is lowering (and how fast), plus assess trends in water quality around the Borrego Sub-basin as such lowering occurs, our BWD and its technical consultants continue to... — Updated 5/15/2018

Ocotillo's Boutique Closes Its Doors

Ocotillo's boutique is shutting its doors after 15 wonderful years of business in Borrego Springs. After contemplating back and forth owners Melissa Kuehn and Beki Braden have decided to close the store. "We've really enjoyed the... — Updated 5/15/2018

DACA Clarification

In the last issue of the Borrego Sun, based on the fact that U.S. District Dudge John Bates had ruled that new Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications must be accepted after a 90-day waiting period, we wrote that new applications may also be filed within this... — Updated 5/15/2018

Borrego Springs' Certified Interpretive Hosts

Six representatives from the Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association, Borrego Outfitters, and the Borrego Village Association successfully completed the National Association for Interpretation – Certified Interpretive... — Updated 5/15/2018

Breaking – Plane Crashes in Ranchita, Brush Fire Breaks Out

Units received a call of a plane crash in the Ranchita area a little after 8:30 p.m. Thursday May 10. There were reports of a visual view showing flames coming from the site, as fire crews battled the 3-4 acre fire that broke out. There is no word yet on how many people were... — Updated 5/15/2018

Borregan DACA Recipients Breathe Sigh of Relief

In a strongly worded decision on the fate of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, U.S. District judge John Bates castigated the Trump Administration for its “arbitrary and capricious” policy that would end the program and have a significant negative... — Updated 5/8/2018

Great Clouds at Rams Hill

We have a house at Rams Hill, which we have up for sale in the Santa Fe's overlooking the 4th hole, and it's times like these we wish we didn't have to sell it. It was such an interesting cloud that my husband Todd just felt like... — Updated 5/8/2018

Dream It, Be It Career Day April 28

Providing growth and knowledge to the students of today is key for the future. The Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs has given the girls in this community an opportunity to grow and help guide their way into the future. The Soroptimists held their first career day... — Updated 5/15/2018

A Little Appreciation Goes A Long Way

Borrego Springs Resort Men's Club President Leon Fuhrman and his wife, Susanna, are snowbirds who spend about half the year away from Borrego Springs. Before taking off for Oregon, the Fuhrmans hosted a salmon/chicken dinner at... — Updated 5/15/2018

Rams Baseball Closes Out The Regular Season

The Borrego Springs baseball team played at home against Mountain Empire and Victory Christian May 8 and May 11. The team were shut out 11 – 0 and bounced back with an 11 – 8 win, respectively. In the game against the Mountain ... — Updated 5/15/2018