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Postage Rate Increase – 2018

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will implement new postage rates for several mailing and shipping products beginning Sunday Jan. 21. Domestic Mailing: - First Class Mail Letters (1 oz.) rates will increase by a cent from $.49 to $.50 when purchased at the Post Office.... — Updated 1/17/2018

Borrego Springs Film Festival Awards

The 5th annual Borrego Springs Film Festival awards ceremony was held Monday Jan. 15 at La Casa del Zorro. Panel of Judges Best Animation - Tokri (The Basket) Best Latino Film - Our Barrio Best Documentary - When I Stutter Best... — Updated 1/16/2018

Borrego Film Festival

With regards to the first Borrego Springs Film Festival (BSFF) showing Thursday, Jan. 11, it's safe to say that you don't know her, nor will you ever travel to see her. But there she waits patiently, day after day, year after... — Updated 1/15/2018

Borrego Film Festival Panel – Friday to Monday

It’s our secondary FREE room where popular BSFF films and panel discussions are shared to everyone in Borrego Springs at no charge! Walk ins welcome. Come on over and learn some great insight about filmmaking or just watch some cool movies! FRIDAY: 12:45 – Panel: ”THE... — Updated 1/11/2018

Rudyville – The Home Stretch

J. David Garmon, MD President, Tubb Canyon Desert Conservancy With the County’s publication of the long-awaited Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) on December 14, 2017, the saga of Rudyville (referred to as DS-24 by the County) is in the home stretch. The... — Updated 1/11/2018

Get Your Flu Shots NOW

Everyone over 6 months should havea flu shot NOW! People are dying of Influenza in San Diego. Call 760-767-5051 and make an appointment now to get your family shots. Borrego Springs Medical Center has the vaccine available... — Updated 1/11/2018

Border Patrol – 14-year-old Arrested

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 111 checkpoint arrested a 14-year-old girl suspected of smuggling methamphetamine Saturday Jan. 6. The incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m., when the girl approached the Border Patrol checkpoint in a silver Toyota... — Updated 1/9/2018

Larry Groff Salton Sea Paintings

From Jan. 20 through March 4, there will be a one person exhibit featuring oil paintings by San Diego County painter Larry Groff. Salton Sea Paintings refers to the region in and around the Salton Sea, the subject matter of Groff's recent paintings. The opening reception for the... — Updated 1/12/2018

Jack McGrory, Legacy

The San Diego Union-Tribune has written a piece about Jack McGrory, and it is a great read. Quick read: Jack McGrory, San Diego city manager from 1991 until 1997, is now a key backer of San Diego State University's plan to convert ... — Updated 1/16/2018

Rams JV Basketball Outscored by Bobcats

Compared to the first time these two teams met, it was a completely different ball game. The Rams JV basketball team faced the visiting Hamilton Bobcats, who surely made up for that buzzer-beater loss the week before. The Rams... — Updated 1/11/2018

BNBuilders Awards

In article provided by, BNBuilders, in partnership with Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects (RNT), is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the new Borrego Springs Branch Library, Park, and Sheriff's Office. The $11.5 million design-build project is... — Updated 1/16/2018


Proposition One, approved by the voters on November 4, 2014 authorized the California State Legislature to appropriate funds to the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to establish the Sustainable Groundwater Planning Grant Program. This program provides funds for projects that... — Updated 1/11/2018

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