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Town Hall Scheduled

The Borrego Water District (BWD) Board will be holding its annual Town Hall on November 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Borrego Springs Library Meeting Room. For the past decade, the Board takes this opportunity to update the public on key issues facing the District and Basin as well as... — Updated 11/14/2022

Anza-Borrego Foundation Research Grants

Anza-Borrego Foundation administers grants that encourage research in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the Colorado Desert. The Anza-Borrego Foundation is pleased to announce two competitive conservation research grants: - Howie Wier Memorial Conservation Grant - Paul... — Updated 11/10/2022

2023 Small Business Week Award Nomination Now Open!

SBA’s 2023 Small Business Week Award nominations are now open! This is your opportunity to showcase your star members/clients and get recognition for yourself or others who advocate for and help small businesses. In addition to the National awards, please download information... — Updated 11/3/2022

Correction: Borrego Health

In the previous issue of the Borrego Sun (Oct. 13, 2022) in the article on Borrego Health’s Bankruptcy proceedings announcing the Judge’s decision to stay the state Department of Health Care Services’ (DHCS) suspension of Medi-Cal funding, (Page 1: “Judge Reinstates... — Updated 11/2/2022

6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial

As many cyclists from all over the world and their crews made the trek down to Borrego Springs to compete in the annual 6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships, our very own Sylvia Maas did not have to travel too far. Joining... — Updated 11/22/2022

The Mystical Northern Lights

Stand just once beneath the shimmering curtains of the northern lights – the aurora borealis – and you will never forget the experience. They are without question the most hauntingly beautiful and unearthly of all natural... — Updated 11/22/2022

Nov. Election Results Drop In

It was decision time around the country as many flocked to vote at centers or made their way to drop off their ballot at secure boxes for the November 2022 general election. There were tight races all around and many determined which way the House and Senate would sway. This... — Updated 11/22/2022

Pints 4 the Park Raises Funds

Around 175 guests came together to celebrate the Park at Pints 4 The Park, Anza-Borrego Foundation's annual fundraiser, on Saturday Nov. 12. Guests enjoyed craft beer donated by Pure Project from San Diego, while listening to live... — Updated 11/22/2022

Pastor Mateo Welcomed to Borrego

The Borrego Springs Community United Methodist Church, whose motto Open Hearts-Open Minds-Open Doors since April 2, 1953, announced the appointment of Pastor Mateo Lavea Mamea. Pastor Mateo's half Samoan & half German/Scottish... — Updated 11/22/2022

Chamber Farmers Market Info

The BSCC Certified Farmers Market is back welcoming longtime vendors and several new ones. Once again we have fresh flowers from Hillside Flowers, and now fresh bread from Borrego Breads. With about 20 vendors to choose from, it makes for a delightful Friday morning at Christmas... — Updated 11/18/2022

Chamber Congratulates

Borrego Days 56 is over and the consensus being it was a great success. Congratulations to Judy Lewis – longtime Chamber Volunteer and first recipient of the Mike Himmerich Dedicated Chamber Volunteer Award. Congratulations are also in order to Sarah and Lee Rogers, recipients... — Updated 11/10/2022

ARTTALK with COLLAGE Cha-cha-cha artist Cristin McVey

Collage artist Cristin McVey is presenting and speaking about her art collages Saturday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. at The House of Borrego Springs West Gallery. This is an open invitation for the public to attend ARTTALK with Cristin located at El Patio, 624 Palm Canyon Drive. For more... — Updated 11/14/2022

An Artsy Time in Borrego

Dia De Los Muertos (Nov. 2) Borrego Art Institute "For bones are like seeds, everything that dies goes into the earth, and from it new life is born in the sacred cycle of existence." Mesoamerican Mythological Traditions. Origins... — Updated 11/14/2022

BSUSD Welding Class Receives Donations

The BSUSD CTE Welding class wishes to thank the following businesses and organizations for their support of our welding program. - Harbor Freight Tools for Schools – $250 - American Legion Riders post 853 – $ 1,000 -... — Updated 11/2/2022

BSHS Cross Country Finishes Season

BSHS XC Team runners Sophomore Fiona Eddy and Senior Hannah Strate finished 2nd and 3rd place, respectively, in the league finals on Nov. 3 at the Ramona Community Park. Both runners set personal bests for the 3.1 mile course.... — Updated 11/22/2022

Diana Althea Shelton

Diana Althea Shelton was born en route to the hospital in Sonora, California on September 13, 1956 and sadly and unexpectedly passed away at the Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, California on July 26, 2022. Diana was an 18... — Updated 11/22/2022

Allan Payne Hansberger

Allan Payne Hansberger ("AL") passed away peacefully on October 25, 2022. He was 98 years old (September 19, 1924) and a resident of St. Charles, Illinois and Borrego Springs, California. Born in Worthington, Minnesota to Floyd... — Updated 11/14/2022

Mary Alice Williams

Mary Alice Williams died peacefully while surrounded by family on October 14, 2022 in Salem, Oregon. She was born Mary Alice Maness on September 14, 1945 in Carthage, North Carolina. She had a close relationship with her two... — Updated 11/2/2022

Donald Harrison Shindler

On Sunday October 9, 2022, Donald H. Shindler passed away peacefully in his sleep in Loma Linda, California at age 95. Don, the youngest of seven, was born in Rosalia, Washington on October 31, 1926 to C.J. and Nellie Shindler.... — Updated 11/2/2022

"Four more years, thanks to you!"

With the initial votes in, I can confidentiality say, I will be the Supervisor of District 5 for another four years. I have always said, I will do this job if the residents of North County want me to continue and I am looking forward to building on the progress we have made over... — Updated 11/18/2022

Assemblymember Marie Waldron, 75th District

Thanks to support from voters like you, I have been re-elected to serve the people of San Diego County’s 75th Assembly District. The boundary lines have changed and I have many new constituents, along with many continuing constituents. The district now includes most of rural... — Updated 11/18/2022

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