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Senior Center Future

In a public meeting held last week in the Library Community Room, Joe Gavin, the Chief of Programs and Community Engagement from the San Diego Senior Community Foundation, spoke to a group of community leaders about the needs of seniors in Borrego. His group is conducting a... — Updated 5/15/2019

Borrego Springs Resort To Be Sold... AGAIN

As previously reported in the April 18 issue of the Borrego Sun, the Borrego Springs Resort & Spa is being put for auction May 21, with a starting price of $1.5 million. Maiser Aboneaaj and J.C. Bambach of S & A Industries Inc. purchased the Resort back in 2016 for a final price... — Updated 5/15/2019

104 Degrees & Climbing

As the snowbirds begin to flock to cooler climates, the temperatures are making their way upwards for yet another summer season. For three days, April 24, 25, and 26 Borregans felt a preview of what is to come in the following months. Temperatures reached triple digits for the... — Updated 5/15/2019

To Be Open, Or Not

We have confirmed that the de Anza Country Club, Palms at Indian Head, and La Casa Del Zorro will remain open during the summer months, with a summer schedule. The Coyote Den at de Anza will be open Thursday through Sunday. This is the first time de Anza will remain open during... — Updated 5/15/2019

REMINDER: May 7, 10 a.m. Jim Desmond Meeting

Just a reminder that the Jim Desmond Revitalization Committee meeting is today May 7, starting at 10 a.m. in the library community room. Join our District 5 County Supervisor Desmond at the meeting, where he will discuss with community members a County committee formed to... — Updated 5/15/2019

Jim Desmond Coming to Town, May 7

Newly elected District 5 County Supervisor Jim Desmond is coming to Borrego Springs to hold a revitalization meeting to discuss with community members a County committee formed to “support community leadership and collaboration while connecting Borrego Springs to the County... — Updated 5/6/2019

Easter Sunrise in Borrego Springs

Just after 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2019, almost 200 people gathered on the hill behind Community Methodist Church on Church lane. Rarely do Borregans assemble that early in the morning. But this was not for hawk watching or a... — Updated 5/6/2019

Sponsor Group Meeting

Attend the next Sponsor Group Meeting 4:30 p.m. Thursday May 2, held in the library community room. For more information, email Rebecca Falk at... — Updated 5/1/2019

BSPAC: The Last Dance

The Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center ended its 2018 – 19 season on a high note April 27 with the ever so popular Dance Recital. From the littlest tap dancers to middle- and high-schoolers to this season's BSPAC honoree... — Updated 5/15/2019

It's Never Too Late

Very often, our lives don’t follow a neat plan or roadmap toward post-high school education and a career. Sometimes we encounter challenges. Sometimes we choose a different path than others have. Sometime we just need time to reflect on our goals and priorities. The U.S.... — Updated 5/2/2019

Bloomin' Bow Willow

Tis the end of the Super Bloom of 2019,but wait, there is more. Mother Nature now heralds in the magic of the cactus bloom, which is expected to be spectacular. Bow Willow area is a place to be for cacti, agave and yuccas. Located... — Updated 5/1/2019

Taste of Julian

A Rural Dining Adventure! Don’t miss the Taste of Julian, a self-guided culinary tour of participating one-of-a-kind restaurants, wineries, and breweries Saturday May 18, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person in advance, $30 at the door. Get your tickets online or at... — Updated 5/15/2019

Jewels of the Backcountry

The Julian Woman’s Club present the 93rd annual Wildflower Show at the Julian Town Hall from May 3 – 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For two days, club members collect specimens from the over 850 plant species in the area surrounding Julian. The plant display ranges from desert cacti... — Updated 5/6/2019

The Voters Decided – Now What?

The votes were cast and the results were tallied. Measure A passed on March 19, and the fight has not stopped there. Unfortunately, Julian is currently divided on what is best for its community. Since the election, events have unfolded to include court filings, accusations and... — Updated 5/6/2019

UCSD Shiley Eye Institute Eyemobile Visits Julian

Every year, schools around the country need to perform mandated vision screenings for particular grades. From these screenings, parents are alerted to their child's vision needs. This year, children at Julian Union Elementary... — Updated 5/1/2019

Julian's Fire District – What Has Been Going On?

Julian is an official California Historical Landmark known for its vintage small town feel, gold mining history and of course the apple pies. However, for the past two years, Julian has been embroiled in a heated discussion between the volunteer fire department and San Diego... — Updated 5/1/2019

Alleged Kidnapping in Salton City, Man Arrested

A Salton City man was arrested after an alleged kidnapping May 1. Salvador Grimaldo Torres, 29, was taken into custody, on suspicion of kidnapping, attempted kidnapping, child endangerment and criminal threats at a residence in the 2000 block of Argus Avenue. Torres was booked... — Updated 5/6/2019

West Shores Junior Chamber of Commerce

Students of the newly placed Junior West Shores Chamber of Commerce program held elections to vote for their board of directors April 10. This program was sponsored by the West Shores Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Springs Charter School’s Internship Program.... — Updated 5/1/2019

IID Sues to Halt Colorado River Drought Plan

The Imperial Irrigation District has filed a lawsuit in attempts to halt the Colorado River Drought Plan, signed by President Donald Trump April 16, where officials say the Salton Sea was wrongly left out. The IID holds senior rights to the single-biggest allocation of water... — Updated 5/1/2019

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