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Boil Water Order Issued for Julian-Area Campground

A boil water order and public notification order was issued at the KQ Ranch campground near Julian this weekend by the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health, effective immediately. The drinking water tested positive for E.Coli bacteria and the drinking water system... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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Governor Brown Fails the Environmental Justice Test

Timothy Bradley, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the UC Irvine has been studying salt lakes in California for several decades, including Mono Lake and the Salton Sea. Writing for the San Fransisco Examiner, Bradley has taken a damning look at Browns position on... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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Sundowners Coming Up

Plenty of things to look forward to despite the rising temperatures. Umpqua Bank & Desert Pantry will be holding their Sundowner at The Mall, April 21, 5:00‐7:00 p.m. with music by Izon Eden La Casa will be holding theirs by... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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Caltrans Director Teams Up with Veterans to Combat Litter

In recognition of the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty, along with members of the Caltrans Veterans Outreach Program, and maintenance workers across the state, will be picking up trash to bring attention to the litter problem on California highway... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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SPECIAL ALCOHOL-SERVER TRAINING GEARED TOWARD BACKCOUNTRY BUSINESSES

Wineries, bars and restaurants in San Diego County’s backcountry area are getting individual invitations to an April 26 alcohol-server training in their area, after three employees at wineries in Ramona and Julian were cited for selling alcohol to minors. The California... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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B-17 Flying Fortress taking flight over Palm Springs

The "Madras Maiden" a restored WWII B-17 "flying fortress" bomber will take to the skies over Palm Springs on Monday, April 24. Public flights and Ground tours available on Saturday & Sunday April 29-30. Seventy two years ago... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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Julian - 2.8 Quake

Wednesday, April 19, saw a 2.8 magnitude quake reported 6.2 miles from Julian at a depth of 4.2 miles, according to the USGS.... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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COMMUNITY MEETING PLANNED FOR NEW LIBRARY PROJECT

The public is invited to a community meeting on Thursday, April 27 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. to discuss plans for the new library in Borrego Springs. The meeting will be held at ­­the Borrego Springs Library located at 587 Palm Canyon Dr., Suite 125, Borrego Springs, CA, 92004.... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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SDG&E increase Green Energy

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced that it has signed contracts for five new local battery storage facilities for a total of 83.5 megawatts (MW). These four-hour energy storage facilities would be like having batteries from more than 5,500 all-electric, long-range vehicles... — Updated 04/20/2017

 
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The Future's Pink at West Shores High

Students and teachers collaborated on a secret project, to highlight the dedication of West Shores Middle/High School Music Director Don Turley. When Turley turned up to school, he was greeted my students and some members of... — Updated 04/21/2017

 
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Full Weekend Closures for State Route 78

Caltrans construction crews will fully close State Route 78 (SR-78) from Weekend Villa Road to Indian Oaks Road, between Ramona and Escondido, for up to four consecutive weekends. The first weekend closure will begin Friday, April... — Updated 04/21/2017

 
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Sundowner - Tonight

With highs of 94f expected today, members of the Chamber of Commerce can look forward to getting together for free, at The Mall for tonights Sundowner. Non-members welcome for the low price of $10. Remember to bring cash for... — Updated 04/21/2017

 
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Library Construction Begins

Workmen have started digging a trench and laying an eight-inch sewer pipe. This officially starts the much anticipated beginning to the construction of Borrego Springs new library and park. Starting from Christmas circle and... — Updated 04/21/2017

 
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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 04/7/2017

 
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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 04/7/2017

 
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Gringo's Up and Running

Gringo's gas station is open and the pumps are proving popular. Soon to come will be an onsite food mart as well.... — Updated 03/29/2017

 
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New Birding Map Available Online

Audubon California have created a new online map for birding around the Salton Sea. With so many different types passing through the area, this new tool may help you to find the best spots. With more than 400 species, including a... — Updated 03/29/2017

 
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Construction on HW79 - Expect Delays

Traffic is being held up for 30 mins due to road work sanctioned by state on HW79. Controlled burn causing smoke to be seen from highway.... — Updated 04/6/2017

 
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Last Call for Clay Workshop

Last call: Registration for Leslie's workshop closes on April 3. The minimum number of participants to make the class happen is 4. Learn with a terrific teacher and artist. Discover what you can do with clay. See Leslie's most recent work in the Clay and Glass show opening at... — Updated 03/30/2017

 
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PAY PROPERTY TAXES BEFORE DEADLINE AND AVOID PENALTIES

There’s more than one important Tax Day in April. The second installment of the 2016-2017 secured property taxes is due on April 10, San Diego Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister reminded taxpayers today. On April 10, the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s (TTC) five branch location... — Updated 03/30/2017

 

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