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The 'Demon Star' After Dark

We call it the Demon Star because it winks ominously at us from the sky each evening. Well, OK, it doesn't "wink," but it does vary its brightness over time, and for much of history that was quite a portentous sign. I'm talking... — Updated 11/21/2023

Fatal Stabbing in Borrego

Authorities are investigating an apparent homicide in Borrego Springs, after a 41-year-old Borrego Springs man was arrested on suspicion of murder for allegedly fatally stabbing his 63-year-old mother in their home. A deputy responded to the residence in the 2800 block of... — Updated 11/21/2023

CRC Open House A Grand Success

Saturday's Open House for the newly formed 501c3 Borrego Springs Community Resource (CRC) Center was billed as a "Friend Raiser" and this it accomplished with over 100 interested and lively Friends in attendance. Snacking on... — Updated 11/21/2023

6-12-24 Hour World Time Trials

Cyclists from all over the world traveled to Borrego Springs to compete in the annual 6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships earlier this month. In the 6-hour category, which started on the last day of the time trial... — Updated 11/21/2023

Nature Watch: "Vermilion flycatcher"

When you spot one of these occasional visitors to Borrego Springs, you will quickly understand why some bird lovers refer to them as "The Christmas Bird." The vermilion flycatcher, with males sporting brilliant red and jet black... — Updated 11/21/2023

From the Chamber: Visitors and Market Updates

Thanksgiving is almost here and soon we’ll say goodbye to November. The Chamber is slowly seeing an uptick in visitors coming to the area. With the higher costs of everything and world events, visitors are telling us they are trying to be more careful with their dollars. PR... — Updated 11/21/2023

From the Chamber: November is Here

As the community of Borrego Springs continues to process the unthinkable tragedy at de Anza Country Club, our thoughts and concerns go out to the many individuals severely impacted by the fire. Please know that the following morning local leaders began working on a plan of... — Updated 11/9/2023

Art Showcases Variety of Perspectives

By Sally Walsh, Art Critic Borrego Art Institute- North Gallery The Golden Land Kristen Guest Nov. 4 – Nov. 26 Stunning, landscape paintings, seemingly painted with a sense of joy and spontaneity. Like most colorists Kristen is... — Updated 11/21/2023

Rams Basketball Win in Thriller

It was down to the last minute of the game with everyone at the edge of their seats, as the Rams basketball team were down to the wire. With the final seconds counting down and questionable offense by the Hamilton Bobcats, the Rams pulled off the win in the home opener on Nov.... — Updated 11/21/2023

Legionnaires Tie Rams in Soccer Opener

Bonsall High School’s boys soccer team opened 2023 – 24 play November 17 with a 2 – 2 tie against Borrego Springs High School at Ingold Sports Park in Fallbrook. “This is a huge step forward,” said Bonsall coach Ennis Pipe. Last year Bonsall had a 1 – 16 record,... — Updated 11/21/2023

Julian: First-Ever Ice Rink

Julian Farm and Orchard is celebrating the opening of its first-ever ice rink! The new rink is set to be the centerpiece of the "Holidays at the Farm" event, happening Fridays Saturdays and Sundays through January 1. Guests are... — Updated 11/21/2023

Patricia Anne Dupont

On late Friday evening, February 17, 2023, Patricia Anne Dupont, passed away while in the hospital after a three week stay. This was after undergoing surgery, at the CCH Hillcrest Hospital, in Mayfield, in the Greater Cleveland area, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. She had entered the... — Updated 11/21/2023

Salton Sea Celebrates Mission

The Salton Sea Authority committee celebrated 30 years of its ongoing mission to restore the Salton Sea. During the celebration, former board members spoke about the committee’s ongoing history with the Salton Sea and the issues they’re still facing. “I am just so pleased... — Updated 11/21/2023

Stolen Property Recovered

Imperial County Sheriff’s Office officials reported that on October 27 at about 12:08 p.m., ICSO Dispatch received a call regarding stolen property in front of a house in the 2200 block of Azure Avenue in Salton City. The stolen property was from a burglary incident reported... — Updated 11/21/2023

"Reining in Theft"

California department stores have been raided by people walking out with thousands of dollars in stolen goods. Los Angeles County, the Central Valley and the Bay Area have been the most impacted, though it’s affecting the entire state. Why is this happening, what can be done?... — Updated 11/21/2023

"Fixed-Rate Electricity Proposal"

I had the opportunity to participate in the California Public Utilities Commission public meeting regarding the proposed new fixed-rate electricity plan. This proposal has sparked significant concerns, particularly for the residents of San Diego. If you’re unfamiliar with this... — Updated 11/21/2023

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