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Co-Ed Softball Sign Ups

Adult co-ed softball is coming to Borrego Springs thanks to resident Ryan Schwartz. Sign-ups will be held until Oct. 10 and participants have to be 18 years or older. No experience is needed. Games are scheduled to be every Sunday and practice's will be determined by each team.... — Updated 10/16/2017

 
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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Donates $100K Toward Salton Sea Monitoring

The Desert Sun has provided an update on funds being given toward monitoring pollution at the Salton Sea. A nonprofit group’s efforts to monitor windblown dust around the Salton Sea is getting a boost from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which is providing a $100,000 grant to... — Updated 10/7/2017

 
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The Fall Festival - Julian

Go and enjoy a fun day at Fort Cross during Julian's famous apple season with this special seasonal event, fun for kids and adults. Feel free to bring a blanket and lunch, while relaxing under the autumn blue sky overlooking Volcan mountain in the distance. Admission is free and i... — Updated 10/16/2017

 
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Borrego Spring Film Festival Ranks in Top 100

The Borrego Springs Film Festival has ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway for the month of August. According to reviews from real FilmFreeway users, the Borrego Springs Film Festival ranks in the... — Updated 10/3/2017

 
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First Day of Fall

Goodbye hot summer triple-digit weather, and hello cool breezy fall months. With the autumn equinox, longer nights have arrived, and colder weather. It was a grueling summer in Borrego Springs, as the temperatures reached a... — Updated 10/10/2017

 
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2017 Autumn Equinox

The 2017 autumn equinox is here, marking the end of the summer season, as well as the first day of fall for those living in the Northern Hemisphere. Cold weather and longer nights are here. The equinox signals the official change of season, which occurs Friday Sept. 22 at 4:02... — Updated 10/3/2017

 
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Motorcycle Crash Near Route 78 and Borrego Springs Road

Sunday Oct. 1 at around 3:37 p.m., a crash involving two motorcycles were reported near the intersection of state Route 78 and Borrego Springs Road. At least one person had to be airlifted to a hospital, according to California Highway Patrol officers. There were injuries, but... — Updated 10/3/2017

 
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Las Vegas Shooting, Over 50 Killed

A night to enjoy country music with friends and family took a deadly turn for the worst, as a gunman fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas at around 10 p.m. Sunday, killing at least 58 people and injuring 515 people. This shooting marks the... — Updated 10/3/2017

 
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New Welcome To Borrego Springs Signs

There are now four new county road entrance signs into Borrego Springs, in celebration of Borrego Springs becoming an International Dark Sky Community, the first in California and second in the world. Borrego Springs is the only... — Updated 10/3/2017

 
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Balloons Spotted In Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Sunday, Oct. 1, balloons were released just west of the mountains, as they carried east bound, headed toward the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, causing threats of littering, according to the Steele/ Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center. "All released balloons, including... — Updated 10/3/2017

 
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SDG&E Power Outage

The San Diego Gas & Electric Company has scheduled a planned power outage Oct. 4 at 12:01 a.m. until about 6:00 a.m. Oct. 4. Communities affected are Borrego Springs, Shelter Valley and Cane brake. SDG&E will be testing a Micro Gridley prototype system. Notices of this outage... — Updated 10/3/2017

 
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Highway 78 West Closed

At around 3:25 p.m., Oct. 4, Highway 78 West to Santa Ysabel is closed, according to California Highway Patrol Officers. A truck and trailer broke down at the mile marker 50, blocking the road just west of the 79. Currently no details regarding the reason of the break down.... — Updated 10/4/2017

 
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Crash Off Montezuma Grade

A man was killed at the scene of a single-vehicle crash, when his car went off the edge and rolled down the rocks while driving down Montezuma Valley Road Wednesday Oct. 4. The fatal incident occurred approximately after 10:00 p.m. near mile marker 13.5. The man, whose name has... — Updated 10/7/2017

 
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Raul Ruiz Urges Gov. Brown To Sign Senate Bill 5

Wednesday Oct. 4, representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) wrote to California Governor Brown, urging him to sign Senate Bill 5, which includes $200 million in funding for mitigation and restoration efforts at the Salton Sea. The bond proposal is critical to addressing the... — Updated 10/5/2017

 
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Fresh Paint On The Road

The Department of Public Works is going around Borrego Springs Thursday Oct. 4, revamping a few yield and turn arrows on the road. Proceed with caution when passing by, as the workers may be in the middle of the road. The... — Updated 10/13/2017

 
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Unplanned Power Outage - Julian, Santa Ysabel Area

An unplanned outage left residents in the Julian, Santa Ysabel, Wynola, Pine Hills, Banner and Morettis areas without power for approximately three hours, starting at 3:35 p.m. Thursday Oct. 5. San Diego Gas & Electric company said sub-station was out. The estimated restoration... — Updated 10/6/2017

 
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Borrego Springs Middle High School Homecoming 2017

Friday Oct. 6, come out to Borrego Springs Middle/ High School to support your Rams at homecoming 2017, as they face off against Warner Springs at 6:00 p.m. in the battle of the Springs. During halftime, the announcement of homecoming court will be made, along with who will be... — Updated 10/6/2017

 
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Borrego Days - Sponsors

Borrego Days Sponsorship Opportunities are available, and offer a wide variety of brand visibility, as well as supporting Borrego Springs for this event. Every year, the hard working committee struggles to fund Borrego Days and maintain the high quality, and entertainment for not... — Updated 10/6/2017

 
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BREAKING: Fire at Santiago Estates

A little before 2:00 p.m. Friday Oct. 6, Borrego Springs Fire District Units responded to a vegetation fire in the back area of the Santiago Estates of Borrego Springs. The source of the fire, according to Fire Chief John... — Updated 10/6/2017

 
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Santiago Estates Fire

Crews are dousing the vegetation fire behind the Santiago Estates Mobile Home Park Friday Oct. 6. The area is used as a storage area for the homes, and has long been used to throw debris, such as wood clippings, and tree branches.... — Updated 10/16/2017

 
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No Access To Parking Garage, Oct. 5 – Oct. 13

It will be busy, noisy, and a bit dusty at The Mall and Center beginning Oct. 5, due to asphalt being sealed and stripped. Per The Mall, there will be no access to the parking garage until Friday Oct. 13. If your car is left... — Updated 10/16/2017

 
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New Road - The Mall and ArtFarm

A new road is being made and paved to connect The Mall and the Borrego Art Institutes new Art Farm. Crews are currently working on the additional road to help the community enter and leave the vicinity, while still being able to... — Updated 10/10/2017

 
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Concerns Shared At Town Meeting, Salton Sea

Foul smelling canals, high electricity bills, and the Salton Sea were just some of the concerns Westmorland residents raised at Thursday’s town hall meeting with new Imperial Irrigation District Director Juanita Salas. “There’s been a lot of discussion about services.... — Updated 10/7/2017

 
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"S" Club Marches For Girls & Women

Inaugural Year for Borrego Springs "S" Club Focuses on Mexico Earthquake Assistance With the school season in full swing, Borrego Springs High School students, in partnership with Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs and... — Updated 10/10/2017

 
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Vehicle Overturned on Borrego Springs Road, Walking H

At around 6:35 p.m., units responded to a white Nissan Pathfinder overturned on Borrego Springs Road and Walking H Drive. It has not been released of how many passengers were in the vehicle, however, they all walked away with minor injuries. According to reports, the driver was... — Updated 10/9/2017

 

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