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Flowers of Borrego

The initial surge of people to the town that was seen on the first weekend, was not re-created for the second weekend. A huge surge in visitors but the traffic jams were less and traffic kept moving. Porta poties were brought in,... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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March of the Caterpillars

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Warner Springs Fire Fraud

David W. Bergquist, 43, from Menifee, was arrested Monday by Cal Fire San Diego Unit law enforcement officers and was subsequently booked into jail on suspicion of arson of property and insurance fraud, according to Cal Fire Capt. Isaac Sanchez. Bergquist is suspected of... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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Border Patrol - 46 Pounds Of Meth Found Hidden In Car

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of smuggling narcotics Friday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 8:40 a.m., when a 36-year- old man approached the checkpoint in a green 1999 Ford Explorer. Prior to... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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Cause for Concern

With ninety-four percent of students at Borrego Springs High School receiving free school meals, they have been classified as growing up in ‘at risk’ situations. Students and their families, face the day-to- day reality of... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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Deep pockets fill big boots

The Borrego Springs Fire Protection District would like to express its deep appreciation to all residents and visitors who helped fill the boots for the Burn Foundation. The money raised will support the excellent programs the Burn Foundation pro- vides such as Camp Beyond the... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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Horseback Riding Back at Warner Springs Ranch Resort

Warner Springs Ranch Resort (WSRR), the iconic San Diego County destination, has brought back horseback riding to its amenities available to the public. The resort has partnered with Warner Valley Stables to provide guided rides... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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Luau at Road Runner Club

The RoadRunner Club held its annual luau where the Tausala Polynesian Dancers performed a spectacular firedance to cap off the evening. The luau dinner was delayed by over 90 minutes due to traffic congestion on the Montezuma... — Updated 03/13/2017

 
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Blooming Lovely in Borrego

Another beautiful day to go out and hunt for blooms as temperatures are expected to reach a high of 87F with zero precipitation. Let us know what you find and join in the competition in the hard copy of this issue of the Sun to... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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Gridlock Through Borrego

It has been none stop traffic in Borrego Springs with cars lining up to view the flowers. Traffic jams in and out of town with Christmas Circle barely moving. One visitor had to come through Julian from Temecula, as the road from Ranchita nose to tail traffic. The restaurants are... — Updated 03/13/2017

 
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Cars. Flowers. But no Relief

If you need a public restroom in town today, forget it. If you own a bathroom, lock your doors as you may find desperate interlopers trying to sneak in. The queues are snaking out across Christmas Circle and out of The Mall... — Updated 03/27/2017

 
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Flower Update - What's Blooming in Borrego

As expected, plentiful rains in December, January AND February have encouraged the development of a spectacular showing of annual plants in the flower fields north of town, along trails in western canyons, and even in the badlands. Roadsides in town are a great place to see... — Updated 03/13/2017

 
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Salton Sea - Fatal Crash March 11

California Highway Patrol are investigating a four-vehicle crash near the Salton Sea which killed one person and hospitalized two others on Saturday morning, March 11. The crash was reported about 7 a.m. on Grapefruit Boulevard north of Highway 111 in Mecca, according to a Cal... — Updated 03/13/2017

 
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Traffic Flowing Freely

Despite the road closures and the tail backs, Borrego Springs managed to survive the influx of guests. The roads are still busy but it's providing a temporary relief for residents after this weekends congestion. What happens next weekend? Well that depends on caterpillars,... — Updated 03/13/2017

 
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Rams Hill Residents Against HOA

Residents are being encouraged to sign a petition against their HOA. Written by Bill Berkley and available at the front desk for people to sign, the petition is an attempt to stop the HOA using a recently purchased Rams Hill home for an HOA office and board meeting facility.... — Updated 03/13/2017

 
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A Call Out for Donations

The Borrego Sun are helping to organize collecting donations for a number of Porta potties for Borrego visitors. If you would like to donate, call the Borrego Sun on 760.767.5338. It's important that visitors leave having had a positive experience in order to encourage their... — Updated 03/15/2017

 
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The Ups and Downs of Flower Season

With the crowds still in town, although not to the extent that they were, internet and cell phone coverage are still experiencing difficulties. Expect this weekend to see continuing problems as the town fills back up. Fuel pumps were running dry after the first flower chasers... — Updated 03/15/2017

 
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Sitting and Watching the View

Vehicles, trucks, cyclists and R.V's. We've all been staring at the back of at least one of these for far too long over the last few days. Even when you think the road is empty and you're free to let the wind whip away your troubles, country music blasting on the radio, the... — Updated 03/16/2017

 
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3.6 Quaks across Salton Sea

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake took residents by surprise Tuesday morning. Several eye witness were shocked by the intensity of the temblor. The quake occurred at 10:14 a.m. approximately 11 miles southwest of the Salton Sea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was the third... — Updated 03/16/2017

 
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Child Abandoned at Border

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents found a four-year-old girl abandoned by smugglers near Mt. Signal and the international border Sunday morning. At approximately 6:20 a.m., Border Patrol agents from the El Centro station observed individuals illegally cross into the U.S. near... — Updated 03/16/2017

 
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Salton Sea to Gain $383 Million

The state’s Natural Resources Agency has released a $383 million plan to construct ponds along the north and south shore of the Salton Sea. In order to cover up stretches of dry lakebed and create new habitat for birds, the state’s new blueprint is scheduled for completion... — Updated 03/16/2017

 
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Salton Sea - $51k Meth Seized

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine with her child in the vehicle on Wednesday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 8:32 a.m., after a 21-year-old woman approached the... — Updated 03/16/2017

 
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Friday Farmers Market is ON

The farmers market will be on Christmas Circle as usual before the Circle of Art sets up.... — Updated 03/16/2017

 
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State Senator at Salton Sea

State Senator Ben Hueso and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia are hosting a tour of the Salton Sea today March 16, 1:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Statewide leaders will visit sites and hear from community members, resource managers, and regulators in order to experience first-hand and deepen... — Updated 03/16/2017

 
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Important Garden Tour Update

This year's Garden Tour is coinciding with one of the best desert wildflower blooms in many years in the Anza-Borrego Desert. We have eliminated one location, the Vintage RV Village, because its location on Palm Canyon Drive presen... — Updated 03/27/2017

 

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