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 By Nancy Bye    News

Christmas Blessings

The Methodist Church will have a Christmas Eve choir service at 7:00 p.m. St. Barnabas Episcopal will have Lessons & Carols at 5:30 p.m. on the 24th and they will have a Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. on Christmas Day. There will be a... — Updated 12/21/2017

 
 By Nancy Bye    Information

Nature Watch

Seven species of bees have been put on the endangered species list. According to Gary Haldeman, this means that strawberries, coffee and avocados could disappear. Gray wolves are now on that list, and read about the Horned Toad Lizard that Fish & Game voted on Dec. 8 in Suzanne Ho... — Updated 12/21/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    Information

Nature Watch

Watching our weather is pretty interesting these days. Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday could not have been more lovely. Seventies, blue sky, calm. This is why we love living in our gorgeous valley. Saturday? Well, toward the end of Welk’s “God Bless America,” I smelled it.... — Updated 12/1/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Nature Watch

Exciting things are happening around us in the new year. In Rancho Mirage an observatory is being built next to the library. Our county is building the Santa Ysabel Nature Center in 2017. On certain mornings we have a pre-dawn cacophony in the part of Deep Well where I live.... — Updated 11/16/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Nature Watch

Get out! Get out! GET OUTSIDE!!! It is cool and calm and clear. Simply gorgeous, so let’s enjoy every minute. Also, don’t miss the sunsets. Lovely glowing rosy light against our tall, tall mountains. And the full Harvest Moon, for those of you who are still summering, was... — Updated 9/28/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Summer Lunches

Do you like serenity ... silence ... scenery ... service? Then go have lunch in the bar at The Arches. My friend and I went on a very hot day and it was a delight. They even drove us in from the parking lot – be kind to old ladie... — Updated 7/17/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Summer Hours For Borrego's Open Restaurants

The Arches-- Borrego Springs Resort-- 760-767- -5700 Open daily 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. No lunch Monday and Tuesday Calico’s Coffee and Homemade Goodies-- 760-767- 7747 Daily 7 a.m to 7 p.m. Siesta break, 2 to 4 p.m. Carlee’s Place-- 760-767- 3262 Daily 11 a.m to last call.... — Updated 7/25/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    Business

Business Buzz - Summer Hours

Summer hours for some of our businesses - FORTINER PHYSICAL THERAPY – 760-767-3561 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call for appointment. ERMELINDA SALON – 760-767-3660 Tuesday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00... — Updated 5/23/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Food Fancy by Nancy - Summer Hours

Summer Hours for our Restaurants THE ARCHES – Borrego Springs Resort June 1: Wednesday thru Sunday, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ASSAGGIO: closing May 15 BIG HORN RESTAURANT & BAR – Palm Canyon Resort Weekends after 3:00 p.m.... — Updated 5/5/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Desert Critters and Climate Change

Researchers from the National Park Service and UC, Riverside have been working for three years at Joshua Tree National Park to see how the climate change is affecting plants and animals. There has been a sharp decline in the... — Updated 5/18/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    Information

Borrego Springs - Nature Watch

Spring has officially arrived. And haven’t we had the most gorgeous weather you can remember? One lovely day after another – clear, warm, still, perfect. Now we have well over twelve hours of daylight, and that has NOTHING to do with Daylight Saving Time. The wildflowers are s... — Updated 3/31/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Nature Watch

Well, where do we start? With the pre-dawn planet parade? Maestro Mammana will tell you all about that. San Diego had the warmest February ever in recorded history. On Wednesday, March 2, Borrego Springs was the warmest place in... — Updated 3/11/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Birds...Birds...Birds

Hal Cohen says Turkey Vultures are already migrating through Borrego Springs. This is always a very exciting time of year for birdwatchers. Hawkwatch Hal would like to have more local residents participate in the pursuit of the... — Updated 2/23/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Borrego Springs - Film Festival

The 2017 Borrego Springs Film Festival will be held here from January 12-16. The first fundraiser, a recent concert by Jennifer Goodenberger, has already raised $1,800. As a film festival finale two prize winners from the 2016 festival will be shown again in town. As a salute to... — Updated 2/14/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Borrego Springs - Audubon Bird Count

The 33rd Annual Anza-Borrego Desert Bird Count took place on Sunday, Dec. 20. Results are now complete, says Bob Theriault, count coordinator. Seventy-three participants counted and identified 9721 birds at nineteen count areas.... — Updated 2/13/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Borrego Springs - Farmers Market

How lucky we are to have this wonderful Farmers’ Market in the middle of our town every Friday morning. And usually good weather to go with it. The merchants will be coming Fridays ’til noon through the last of April. This week I visited many, but not all. lady and the Chef... — Updated 2/14/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Borrego Springs - Film Festival Updates

Fred Jee, Chairman of the Film Festival Committee says, “If you wait, it’s too late!” As of Christmas, over 70 percent of the film festival passes had been sold. The 3rd annual Borrego Springs Film Festival will run from... — Updated 1/5/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Audubon National Christmas Bird Count

The National Audubon Society has just launched its 116th annual bird count. It is a citizen science project wherein thousands of volunteers count the number of bird species seen in their geographic area, called a circle. Here, Bob Theriault, former State Park Ranger and now... — Updated 1/10/2016

 
 By Nancy Bye    News

Celebrating Christ in Christmas

On Sunday, Dec. 13 at 3.00p.m. in the afternoon and again at 7:30 in the evening, there was beautiful music at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. Directed by Jinny Perrin, Dick Helvig, and Sherry Harapat, 40 local singers brought us... — Updated 12/19/2015

 
 By Nancy Bye    Business

Gallery Will Close

The news is out and it is sad, but Liesel Paris will retire, and close her gallery in The Mall before the end of the year. Liesel, widow of our Dr. Jaime Paris, is Austrian, attractive, artistic. She happens to be a very talented... — Updated 10/22/2015

 
 By Nancy Bye    Business

Food Fancy by Nancy

A lot of folks are pretty happy now that Carmelita’s has reopened after its usual summer month holiday. And wow!, new paint, some new decor. It looks terrific! Diana didn’t forget how to make her delicious martini during her... — Updated 10/7/2015

 
 By Nancy Bye    Business

Food Fancy by Nancy - La Casa del Zorro

Had some lovely, serene, quiet lunches this summer at La Casa del Zorro. Found a favorite item on the menu and had it every time. The California BLT is simply delicious. Ask for it cut into quarters and you can take half home.... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Nancy Bye    Business

Business Buzz

Our solar panels were installed last month by Sun Belt Solar and I have just received my bill from SDG&E. Zero! Nothing! Nada! With this heat and humidity it would have been +-$600. However, I just read an article in the Union-Trib... — Updated 7/30/2015

 
 By Nancy Bye    Business

Food Fancy by Nancy

Three of the ‘Ladies Who Lunch’ met at the Rams Hill Yacht Club at noon on the 4th of July. Of course the views were absolutely fantastic – can’t change that. But the atmosphere was very festive. Red, white, and blue... — Updated 7/30/2015

 
 By Nancy Bye    Business

Business Buzz

As soon as he learned of it, Dan Wright signed our Springs at Borrego on for “Tents for Troops”. This is a program that allows soldiers and sailors to stay in a campground resort two consecutive nights for free. Doesn’t this... — Updated 7/17/2015

 

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