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An Opening So Grand

The number of cool and interesting features in the new Library Complex – library, sheriff's sub-station, park – are so numerous that it would take this entire newspaper to detail them all. The Grand Opening Saturday Dec. 8,... — Updated 12/13/2018

Heating Up at ABDNHA's Annual Chili Fest

Staring off the month of December on a great note, once again, the delicious homemade Chili Fest did not disappoint. With friendly conversations, desserts and chili. Lots of it. At the annual event hosted by the Anza-Borrego... — Updated 12/12/2018

Hikers Stranded on Trail

A father and son were forced to spend Sunday night Dec. 9, in a Borrego Springs canyon, after being unable to hike their way out, according to sheriff’s officials. At 7:07 p.m., the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department received a call from the hiker’s wife, who said her... — Updated 12/12/2018

Rain Brings Relief, Hope

With no appreciable rain in December for three out of the last five years, the gentle but fairly steady rain episodes in Borrego on Dec. 5 (and Nov. 29) provided a total of a little over an inch, and it came as welcome relief. For... — Updated 12/12/2018

Grand Opening

In just a few weeks, Borrego Springs' long-awaited brand new County library, sheriff's station and park will have their formal debut Dec. 8 from noon to 3 p.m. All are invited to the ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebrate a series... — Updated 12/12/2018

WHAT NEXT... Borrego Water Situation

With the defeat of Proposition 3 in our recent mid-term elections, at least one central question remains about how our community and the County will pay for farmland purchase and fallowing to bring our Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) into compliance by Jan. 2020. This and... — Updated 12/3/2018

Forgive Them, For They Know Not What They Do

Off-road motorcycling is both fun and challenging. And riding where none have ridden before can be part of a freedom-inducing experience. Not included with the license to ride, however, is the unfettered license to destroy. While... — Updated 12/12/2018

Sponsor Group Meeting

Attend the sponsor group meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday Dec. 6 at the library. The public is welcome to attend. For questions, email Rebecca Falk at... — Updated 12/3/2018

Two Shows, One Great Night at BAI

From art-decor, abstract art to neon mixed creations, the Borrego Art Institute gallery was filled with unique art from wall-to-wall. On Dec. 8, the BAI held an opening reception for two popular shows, the 'Borrego Springs Art... — Updated 12/13/2018

Lunch with the Principal at La Casa Del Zorro

Seven students from the Borrego Springs High School and Middle school celebrated their Student of the Month award with vice principal Victoria Baay for 'Lunch with the Principal' Dec. 3 at La Casa Del Zorro. General manager of... — Updated 12/13/2018

Dreamers Benefit from Yard Sale

Put it in the yard, and they will come. That surely was the case for Borrego Springs High School Dream Club director Andrea Taylor, who with a lot of help from volunteers, put together a huge, all-day sale of items Dec. 1.... — Updated 12/12/2018

Girls Basketball Win Thriller Over Hamilton

With less than three minutes left in the fourth quarter, the pressure was on for the Borrego Springs Lady Rams and the Hamilton Lady Bobcats basketball teams. The Lady Rams defense stepped it up, and came out with the 26 – 23... — Updated 12/13/2018

JV Basketball Falls Short in First Game

It wasn't the result they hoped for, but the Borrego Springs JV boy's basketball team didn't go down without a fight. Despite falling short on the road to the Hamilton Bobcats, 57 – 22, Nov. 30, their second game of the season.... — Updated 12/13/2018

Julian Named A Top 10 Bleisure Travel Destination

As business travelers visit destinations like nearby San Diego,, a member of the Expedia family, determined that Julian is on of the Top 10 Bleisure Travel Destinations in the United States for those visitors to extend their trip, and enjoy their vacation days.... — Updated 12/13/2018

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