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Borrego Days Parade

Reminder: The Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce 58th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival and Parade will be held from October 19 – 20. The Parade theme this year will be, “Celebrating Our Local Veterans” Honor. Respect. Freedom. The parade committee will be working... — Updated 7/7/2024

SDG&E Tips, Save on Energy

As an extended heat wave enters the region and blankets the Southwest, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is offering tips to help local residents keep their home cool while also saving on their energy bill. Tips to Stay Cool Take the heat out of the kitchen by cooking outside.... — Updated 6/30/2024

Chamber Closed on Fourth of July

The Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center will be closed on Thursday July 4, in observance of the Fourth of... — Updated 6/25/2024

Tips on How to Protect Yourself in This Heat

Summer and even the fall months in San Diego County can bring extremely high temperatures that can be dangerous to people and pets. Excessive heat can spike body temperatures that can cause heatstroke, exhaustion, dizziness, nausea, confusion, headache and even death. Children... — Updated 7/22/2024

One Year: CalFire Provides Change

It has officially been one year since the Borrego Springs Fire Protection District transitioned into CalFire San Diego County Fire Protection District, with the transition taking place on July 1, 2023. The SDCFPD is managed and staffed under a contract with the state’s... — Updated 7/20/2024

Fudge Owners Take Over

After an opportunity presented itself to the Fifes, they stepped toward that direction and are now building a legacy of their own in Borrego Springs. Jeremy and Sarah Fife are the new owners of Bighorn Fudge aka The Fudge Factory.... — Updated 7/19/2024

Record High Temps

Borrego Springs added another feat to the record books, recording a scorching 120 degrees on July 8. This surpasses the previous record of 117 degrees, that was set back in 1976. An excessive heat warning was placed for the desert and inland valley communities, as temperatures... — Updated 7/8/2024

Distress at Santiago Estates

Santiago Estates residents were quite disconcerted, after power went out on July 6. Shortly after 7:30 a.m., a loud boom pierced through homes at the mobile home park in Borrego Springs. A resident quickly looked out of their home... — Updated 7/7/2024

Summer House is at THOBS West Gallery through August

The House of Borrego Springs West Gallery has transformed to Summer House a collection of mid century furnishings, accessories, fashion and fine art. Summer House is available for viewing Friday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Monday – Thursday by appointment. Stop by this... — Updated 7/16/2024

Congratulations BSHS Class of 2024

Congratulations to the graduates of the Borrego Springs High School Class of 2024. We wish you the best in all your future... — Updated 7/2/2024

BSUSD: Summer Meals

As part of its efforts to ensure kids have access to healthy meals during the summer months, Borrego Springs USD is pleased to announce its summer meal sites will be serving kids and teens. Starting on June 24, all kids and teens 18 and under can receive breakfast and lunch free... — Updated 6/26/2024

Welding Students Take Tour

BSUSD welding students visited AGC Apprenticeship in lakeside for a day of hands on learning in the building trades. They learned how to operate heavy equipment using state of the art simulators. Jon from AGC talked about... — Updated 6/25/2024

Small Town, Big Awards

"It's such an honor that a coach from our small town can be honored in such a big way! It's wonderful to be recognized for doing something I love doing...I'm just trying to make a difference in the lives of our girls." These are... — Updated 7/9/2024

Dog: Olivia

In this section, we'd like to highlight Borrego's pets, our loyal and friendly companions. If you have a pet you'd like to showcase, please email: with the subject line "Pets Corner" Name: Olivia Willow... — Updated 7/16/2024

Dog: Butsi

In this section, we'd like to highlight Borrego's pets, our loyal and friendly companions. If you have a pet you'd like to showcase, please email: with the subject line "Pets Corner" Name: Butsi Lilac known... — Updated 7/5/2024

Virginia Perrine

Virginia Perrine was born Winona Virginia Yoder, on January 18, 1931, in Oak Park, Illinois, the eldest of four. She graduated from Ottawa University with a major in Phys Ed., in 1949. She worked at the Ahwahnee Restaurant and... — Updated 7/8/2024

"Stopping Human Trafficking"

San Diegans will soon see and hear a new County media campaign designed to raise public awareness about human trafficking. This educational campaign includes radio announcements, outdoor billboards, and digital media to inform children, youth, and their peers on how to protect... — Updated 7/22/2024


I would love to thank the Borrego Springs Community for coming together for us after losing our home and belongings in a tragic fire. You all have been so amazing and we are humbled, overwhelmed and blessed to have you in our lives. I seriously don’t know what we would have... — Updated 7/12/2024

Julian Celebrates the Fourth

It was certainly a great day to celebrate the Nation's birthday at Julian's Fourth of July Parade. With the sun shining down on the small town, it was nice to see the community come together. This parade is said to be the "best... — Updated 7/14/2024

Celebrate Our Nation's Birthday in Julian!

Julian’s Fourth of July theme this year is “Soar Like An Eagle,” honoring Julian Union High School District, who serves as the Grand Marshal of the 2024 parade. Celebrate and learn about this cherished school and its history... — Updated 6/29/2024

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