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Rams Hill Buffet-Dance Party

After their summer hiatus, the Rams Hill Golf Club is open and ready to get the season started. Their buffet and dance party kicked the season off in style, as both members and non-members were invited to the event Nov. 3. With... — Updated 11/14/2018

De Anza Country Club Opens Season with Style

It wasn't that long ago when the de Anza Country Club found itself floundering amidst financial woes, but all that has changed. Under the watchful eye of new owners Tom and Linda Heathcott, and their team from Calgary, de Anza has... — Updated 11/14/2018

CVB Ribbon Cutting

It was another beautiful late afternoon in Borrego, as many enjoyed the rare Thursday Sundowner held at The Mall. Chamber of Commerce members and guests across the Valley welcomed Community Valley Bank (CVB), its officers and... — Updated 11/14/2018

Celebration of the Dead – Dia De Los Muertos

For children, especially those in costume, the Day of the Dead shows up a lot like Halloween, but for adults, Dia de Los Muertos has a deeper meaning. Steeped in Mexican-Central American tradition, the observance is a means of... — Updated 11/14/2018

Halloween Festivities in Borrego Springs

We may be a small town, but the uniqueness of Borregan Halloween costumes at the library Oct. 31 revealed a quality-over-quantity focus, and we match up well against those big-city dwellers. Children and adults alike began with... — Updated 11/14/2018

Borrego Days Roaring Success

Biggest, Better, Best What a parade, what a festival! Patchy white clouds set against the backdrop of a clear blue sky, and under ideal daytime temperatures no less, gave all of the approximately 17,000 attendees who had their... — Updated 11/14/2018

Community Choice Energy: Is it right for Borrego?

Community Choice (Energy) Aggregation, or CCA, is on the rise in California, with cities up and down the state opting for an alternative to “the only game in town,” namely their utility provider. The program requires that CCA be requested by elected officials, and it turns... — Updated 11/14/2018

Community Water Meeting

Your input about water use in Borrego is needed! Attend the community meeting Thursday Nov. 15 in the Borrego Springs High School Community Room from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m, in English and Spanish translation. Refreshments will be served. For more information about the Groundwater... — Updated 11/14/2018

SDG&E Programs & Rate Reforms

Carolyn Ortiz, SDG&E Outreach Advisor will hold a lecture Wednesday Nov. 14 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the library. This program is open to the public, and no reservations... — Updated 11/14/2018

Borrego Springs Unified School District Board Meeting

Attend the next school board meeting Wednesday Nov. 14 in the high school community room at 5 p.m. Keep up and stay updated with what is going on with the district for your students. For more information, contact the Borrego Springs High School at 7... — Updated 11/2/2018

Expressions in the Abstract Opening Reception

Returning for the second time to the Borrego Art Institute, the popular show will feature abstract work by five artists – Theresa Vandenberg Donche, Kim Chasen, Phillip Vaughan, Gerald Patrick, and Nicholas Foschi. The opening reception will be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.... — Updated 11/2/2018

"S" Club Raises $1,000 During Borrego Days

The Borrego Springs High School S Club was determined to raise $1,000 for the "Friends of the Borrego Springs Lbirary" Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Fund. The club did just that over Borrego Days weekend. The S Club chose this... — Updated 11/14/2018

September Students of the Month at La Casa Del Zorro

Seven students from the Borrego Springs Middle and High School celebrated their Student of the Month award with Principal Katherine Girvin for ‘Lunch with the Principal’ Oct. 24 at La Casa Del Zorro. This is the fourth time La Casa Del Zorro hosted the luncheon, and general... — Updated 11/2/2018

Rams Football Season Ends, Falls Short of Championship

Finish Season 9 – 2 Overall, 6 – 0 in Citrus League 8-Man... — Updated 11/14/2018

Rams Hill Hosts Charity Golf Tourney for Imperial Valley College

The Rams Hill Country Club hosted a golf tournament Nov. 9 to benefit the Imperial Valley College Foundation in the form of scholarships and a Leadership Ambassador. IVC Foundation Executive Director Rod Smart and President Martha... — Updated 11/14/2018

Annual Tree Lighting

The tree lighting in the backcountry of Julian has been a longtime tradition for a number of years, and not just residents, but visitors as well look forward to it every year. Unlike many east coast states at this time of year, one could get as close to cool weather, sniff wood... — Updated 11/14/2018

Julian Chamber Mixer

Things were mixing at the monthly Julian Chamber of Commerce mixer Nov. 1 at the Wynola Pizza. Held once a month at different locations around Julian, similar to the Sundowner’s held in Borrego, was attended by over 30 businesses in and around Julian. Prizes donated by various... — Updated 11/14/2018

Sons of the American Legion

On a cool Sunday morning on Oct. 28, the American Legion in Julian hosted a breakfast fundraiser for a good cause. All procceeds from the breakfast would go toward the Wounded Warrior Foundation Freedom Station. This organization... — Updated 11/2/2018

Peter Bolland Lecture

Southwestern College Professor and Musician Peter Bolland made a guest appearance at the Julian Library Oct. 27 for his one book event. Bolland shared a talk to a small group in attendance on the history of peaceful protests, and... — Updated 11/2/2018

Salton Sea with Paddie Connelly

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Salton Sea with Paddie Connelly

A picture IS worth at least 1,000 words, a good tow truck, strong cable and some stalwart friends. So many of us in the West Shores areas came to remember following the horrendous storm we had last week. Point of reference: there... — Updated 11/14/2018

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