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Lane closures have already taken place at Christmas Circle. The inside lane of Christmas Circle has been coned off, so there is only one lane open. Be cautious when going around. Do not park inside the cones. The 53rd Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival kicks off with the Rotary... — Updated 10/19/2018

2018 – 19 Borrego Days Schedule

BE WITHIN THE PARKING VICINITY BY 9:15 A.M. ROADS OFFICIALLY CLOSE AT 9:25 A.M. Friday Oct. 19: * 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.– Rotary Pancake Breakfast at Coldwell Banker * 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. – VIP Kickoff Reception at the Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort * 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ... — Updated 10/19/2018

Meet with District 5 Supervisor Candidates

Meet and Greet with District 5 Supervisor Candidates Jim Desmond and Michelle Gomez at the Margarita and Beer Garden located at Christmas Circle from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Oct.... — Updated 10/19/2018


The 53rd Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival is upon us. This year's theme, "Eyes to the Skies" – highlights both aircraft and our dark night skies. The Festival begins with a spectacular multi-aircraft flyover at 10 a.m.... — Updated 10/19/2018

Revitialization... of de Anza Club

The Borrego Sun editor Jolene Nacapuy interviewed Linda Heathcott, Manager of the LLC of de Anza Country Club, to discuss the happenings and renovations at the de Anza Country Club. Can you tell me about the... — Updated 10/18/2018

Hammerheads Soar Over Borrego Springs

Most folks like to know they do something well. But for a select few stunt pilots in aerobatic competition, in particular, doing one thing extremely well that is at once dangerous and both physically and psychologically... — Updated 10/18/2018

2018 Miss Borrego Reigns

The eyes were on the stage as the crowd that filled the Borrego Springs High School gym anticipated who of the seven contestants would be crowned Miss Borrego 2018 – 19 on Oct. 13. With all the calculations tabulated by Kathy... — Updated 10/18/2018

Countdown to Festival

Borrego Days Has New Title Sponsor Look to the skies! Borrego Days has a new Title Sponsor, Under The Sun Foundation and the Candlewood Arts Festival. The Under The Sun Foundation is the new steward of the landmark metal Sky Art sculptures of Galleta Meadows in Borrego Springs.... — Updated 10/18/2018

BSPAC Auditions for Talent

George Keith has been on a talent hunt, so as Artistic Director at the Performing Arts Center, he looks not only for the right players for the parts in three upcoming performances, but also wants to ensure that anyone wanting a... — Updated 10/18/2018

Campus Connections – Proposition GG – Goodness Gracious, We Need It!

By Martha Deichler It was in June, 1965 when the last Borrego Springs school bus ended its daily 62 miles round trip to Julian carrying high schoolers up the mountain to Julian High School. Borrego Springs did not open a high school until September, 1965 – 53 years ago. Over... — Updated 10/5/2018

Homecoming Traditions Ignite

The lifelong tradition of homecoming found its way to our little town of Borrego Springs, and the high schoolers continued the celebrations Sept. 27. Associated Student Body president Gabriela Rocha started the night off by... — Updated 10/18/2018

Stung by the Hornets, Picked off by the Red Hawks, but Shut Down the Scots

When a team grounded in fundamentals – receiving, setting, kill shots – also makes far fewer mistakes than their opponent, the result is almost inevitable. The Lady Rams volleyball team needed to play a perfect match against... — Updated 10/18/2018

Kurt Hauser Settles in at The Resort

He's been back in Borrego only two days, but Kurt Hauser is already planning for the future as the Borrego Springs Resort and Spa's Food & Beverage Director and Executive Chef. Prior to departing Borrego Springs, he served as... — Updated 10/18/2018

Chasing the Ghosts

October is the best time of the year to search for ghosts. They haunt many places in Southern California, including Julian. But the best place to find ghosts is in Long Beach. It’s home of the Queen Mary steamship, and it’s full of ghosts and opportunities to see paranormal... — Updated 10/18/2018

Fall Season Begins at the Fair

What a great way to kick off the fall season by enjoying a day in the backcountry at the Julian Country Fair Sept. 22. At the 25-acre Julian Farm and Orchard, visitors enjoyed the multiple festivities offered at this free event.... — Updated 10/11/2018

Circus Comes to Julian

The clowns spent all day Sept. 29, performing at the library for residents and friends at the library. It was a presentation of the Fern Street Circus from San Diego, which has taught the arts of clowning for 25 years. The free... — Updated 10/5/2018

Salton Sea with Paddie Connelly

With the return of our cooler, visitor-friendly area, there is an understandable increase in emergency calls. So, I think we should brush up on 911 etiquette: What is 911? 911 is an emergency response service provided by the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office to assist the... — Updated 10/18/2018

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