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County District 4 Community Continues to Be Served

The nearly 700,000 residents living in San Diego County’s Fourth Supervisorial District will continue to be served by County government after Supervisor Nathan Fletcher’s resignation at 5 p.m. on May 15. Access to mental health care, self-sufficiency services, parks and... — Updated 6/8/2023

Rams Hill Adapts for Future

Rams Hill is evolving to meet the modern challenges of sustainability and water conservation. In a media release, the management announced Rams Hill's future plans, "as positive examples of 'adaptability' in the drought stricken... — Updated 6/8/2023

Understanding the Difference Between Memorial Day vs. Veterans Day

Flag Day. Armed Forces Day. Independence Day. As Americans, we celebrate dozens of patriotic holidays throughout the year. However, two of these days — Memorial Day and Veterans Day — are often confused for the other and can be easily misunderstood. Understanding the nuances... — Updated 6/8/2023

Oh Mother, What A Great Day It Was!

Over 250 folks came to celebrate and thank their mothers and grandmothers at Christmas Circle on May 14, American Mother's Day. (Mexican Mother's Day is always on May 10). With the financial support from Rams Hill, We Klean,... — Updated 6/8/2023

Mars Visits the Beehive

At the beginning of June, the planet Mars will make a beautiful pass in front of the Beehive star cluster, and if you've got a small, low-powered telescope, you'll have a front-row seat. You can see this cluster fairly well on a... — Updated 6/8/2023

Chamber Is Open

The hot summer days are here and so is the Chamber. We are open five days a week to help with the needs of our locals, as well summer travelers. However, remember that the Chamber website is packed with information and the directory is a great place to start. — Updated 6/8/2023

BASIC Salutes Its Graduates

Each year, now for 25 years, Basic Assistance to Students in the Community (BASIC) has devoted proceeds from the annual Circle of Art and our other fundraising activities to its scholarship program. BASIC's scholarship program is... — Updated 6/8/2023

HHSA Scholar Athletes of the Year

Seniors Julio Medina and Hannah Strate were selected as the Borrego Springs HSSA Scholar Athletes of the Year, the Southern Conference HSSA Scholar Athletes of the Year. They were honored at the High School Sports Association... — Updated 6/8/2023


I recently read with interest Nikki Symington’s piece in the Borrego Sun on visioning Borrego Springs. The piece fails to recognize the synergy between Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the community of Borrego Springs. Synergy is what is missing here and drives who we are. I... — Updated 6/8/2023

"Combatting Deadly Fentanyl"

On Tuesday, May 9, we recognized National Fentanyl Awareness Day. Each month, fentanyl claims the lives of 500 Californians and nationally, fentanyl overdose deaths more than tripled over the past few years. I serve on the state’s first Select Committee on Fentanyl, Opioid... — Updated 6/8/2023

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