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Hal Hawkins: Art With A Story To Tell

His paintings of airplanes now grace the walls of The Propeller, our newest restaurant soon to open at the airport. He also has a gallery in town, his 5th in Borrego, where he displays his artwork and has begun teaching. Hal... — Updated 2/11/2020

BWD Happenings

It was a full morning on Jan. 28 covering BWD Board agenda items, and here are the highlights: The first person to speak at the board meeting was Borrego Unified School District Superintendent Mark Stevens making his presentation on the high school’s water well situation. He... — Updated 2/11/2020

Brian Jones Visits

On Saturday Feb. 1, the Library hosted a local non-profit expo and a Town Hall with State Senator of the 38th District Brian Jones. Each organization had representatives that were eager to share information about what they do and... — Updated 2/11/2020

Hello, Borrego Springs

As a new member of the Borrego Springs community, I would like to say hello. My name is Bella and I'm a writer. My husband and I moved here last fall from San Diego, and we've been thanking ourselves every day since. As an... — Updated 2/11/2020

Taste of Borrego: Carlee's Double Win

Eight local chefs and staffers from restaurants in Borrego Springs put their skills to the test and relied on the taste buds of those in attendance at the 9th Annual Taste of Borrego, an event sponsored by the Rotary Club, held at... — Updated 2/11/2020

Fudge Factory Robbery

Police are searching for the suspect who broke into the Bighorn Fudge Factory the night of Jan. 27, stealing an undisclosed amount of cash and checks, before fleeing after the three-minute robbery. At around 7 a.m. on Jan. 28, during their regular round, the pharmacy’s IT... — Updated 2/11/2020

Valentine's Day ArtWalk

ARTWALK is happening again on Friday Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Invite your sweethearts out to an evening of new art exhibitions from the Borrego Art Institute, The House of Borrego Springs Gallery, Rowe Art Gallery and The Galleria at The Palms at... — Updated 2/11/2020

Community Awareness Event on Local Dreamers, DACA

Immigration is currently one of America’s most controversial issues. Often lost in the heated debates on citizenship policies is the fate of many young people and their families living in Borrego Springs. They are called Dreamers, and the name of the complicated and confusing... — Updated 2/11/2020

Meth Hidden in Spare Tire

El Centro Border Patrol agents at the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine Jan. 21. The incident occurred when a 35-year-old man approached the checkpoint in a Volvo V-50. A Border Patrol canine alerted agents to the vehicle, and it was... — Updated 2/11/2020

"Dollar General Will Plague"

Why stop at a mere Dollar General? If you’re going to learn American Capitalism being new in this country. Let’s just go with Walmart and all the trimmings and let the chips fall where they may. Dollar General will only kill both grocery stores, the removal of the garage at... — Updated 2/11/2020

"Supervisor Desmond Op-Ed"

Homelessness in California is at extremely high levels and San Diego, while better than San Francisco and Los Angeles, has a steadily rising homeless population. Last week, I partnered with Supervisor Dianne Jacob on addressing the homeless population in San Diego’s... — Updated 2/11/2020

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