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

Daylight Saving Time, Spring Forward

Spring forward!Don't forget to move your clocks ahead Sunday March 11! Daylight saving time begins Sunday March 11 at 2 a.m., and yes, we are losing an hour of sleep. However, the4 bright side is the hour of sunlight at the end of ... — Updated 3/13/2018

American Legion Post 853 Needs Your Help

Dear Members and Friends, The American Legion Post 853 is requesting your financial support for a very beneficial project. As you know, The American Legion Post 853 will be 20 years old in 2018. During our 20 years at this site, the property has been progressively improved.... — Updated 3/9/2018

BVEF Grants $26K to Reduce Food Insecurity in Borrego Springs

The Borrego Valley Endowment Fund (The Fund) granted $20,319, so that the San Diego Hunger Coalition could subcontract with Borrego Health Clinic to enroll their Medi-Cal patients in CalFresh. The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program... — Updated 3/8/2018

LCDZ Donates $500 To Local Student

With an angelic, yet powerful voice, Dennise Cecena draws the attention of the crowd. All eyes are focused on what she is about to do next – a belting voice bringing a sense of peace and a few tears. That's what 16-year-old... — Updated 3/13/2018

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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