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Croquet At Christmas Circle

At around 1:30 p.m. every Friday, about 10 people play croquet at Christmas Circle. Can't miss them, as they are dressed in white, playing at least two rounds of the game. Marilyn Dickson said they sometimes set up two areas to... — Updated 12/8/2017

UPDATE: Farmers Market

Many are wondering when the Farmers Market will return at Christmas Circle. The market was scheduled to open sometime after Thanksgiving, but due to permit issues, has been put on hold. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Linda Haddock said not to worry, and rest assured, as... — Updated 12/8/2017

Christmas Tree At The Circle

A 13-foot artificial Christmas tree has been set up at Christmas Circle, to add to the wonderful lights and nativity scene. The tree, donated by Borrego Sun publisher Patrick Meehan, is not yet complete, as more lights and... — Updated 12/8/2017

Lilac Wildfire Affects Thousands

At around 11:15 a.m., a fire engulfed over 500 acres, and has spread rapidly Dec. 7 near Fallbrook, causing threats to homes, road closures and forcing evacuations and power outages in the San Diego County area. The blaze dubbed as the Lilac Fire occurred west of the I-15, north... — Updated 12/8/2017

Julian Without Power Due To Extreme Weather

Due to the high winds, and the recent earthquakes, the San Diego Gas & Electric Company has shut down power in several customers in Julian with no power. SDG&E shut down the power Dec. 7 at around 10:51 a.m. A generator was set up in the town feeding power to most of the... — Updated 12/8/2017

Strong Winds in Borrego

The National Weather Service San Diego has issued a wind advisory that is expected to peak in intensity on Thursday Dec. 7, and continue to Saturday Dec. 9. A prolonged intense Santa Ana wind event will create extreme fire danger. ... — Updated 12/7/2017

Series of Earthquakes Shake Borrego Springs

A series of earthquakes were recorded in the San Diego County area, less than 10 miles from Borrego Springs, Wednesday Dec. 6 and Thursday Dec. 7. The first tremblings of a magnitude 2.6 was felt at 4:29 p.m., according to the... — Updated 12/7/2017

BASIC Circle of Art – Unveiling Ceremony

BASIC Circle of Art will hold an unveiling ceremony for the 2018 poster by Barbara Nickerson at the Art Guild Thursday Dec. 14. The ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. For more information or if you have any questions, contact director Jacque Goodrich at... — Updated 12/4/2017

Earthquakes Shake Borrego Springs

Wednesday Dec. 4, four Earthquakes have shaken near Borrego Springs. It is advised everyone keeps off the roads, and have a safe place to be. Strong winds are also predicted throughout the night. More information of the magnitude of the Earthquakes, and their exact locations to... — Updated 12/6/2017

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