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The Borrego Sun apologizes for the length of time it has taken for the papers to be mailed and distributed. There were multiple issues with the printing and mailing/distribution company over the holiday season. We have changed our... — Updated 2/22/2024

Dairy Products: Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Rizo-López Foods, Inc., of Modesto, California, has voluntarily recalled dairy products sold locally and statewide due to a possible health risk for Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The products include a variety of cheeses, including cotija, crema Latina, crema Mexicana,... — Updated 2/29/2024

Chairwoman Delivers Second State of the County Address

County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Nora Vargas gave her second State of the County address during an evening presentation Feb. 21. The chairwoman talked about the County’s many accomplishments over the last year, but said she was particularly proud of the community for... — Updated 2/29/2024

Chamber Fun February Mixer

The Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Chamber Mixer of the season at the Palm Canyon Hotel and RV Resort on Thursday Feb. 22. The mixer was well-attended and a fun time was had by all. Their were great prizes to win,... — Updated 2/29/2024

Celebrating Lunar New Year

Many around the world celebrated one of the year's biggest festivals – the Lunar New Year, which marks the first new moon of the lunar calendar. This year, the Lunar New Year, began on February 10, kicking off the 15-day Spring... — Updated 2/29/2024

Soroptimist Hawaiian Shirt Sale

Mahalo to the community! What a great time it was at The Mall for a good cause. The Soroptimist's Hawaiian resale-clothing sale, emphasis on shirts at $10 and $25, was yet another success. With many purchasing shirts or donating,... — Updated 2/29/2024

Art, Photographs Showcased in Borrego

LUMINOUS – GRADIENT PRINTS – ARTHUR GOLDING House Of Borrego Springs, West Gallery February 3 thru 24 The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most. John Ruskin, The Stones of Venice, 1851. Architect... — Updated 2/20/2024

Circle of Art

Basic Assistance to Students in the Community (BASIC) will hold its Annual Circle of Art Show and Sale Fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday March 16 and 17, at Christmas Circle in Borrego Springs. This juried fine arts show and sale is free to the public and features more than 50... — Updated 2/15/2024

Summer EBT Program for Children to Launch

In collaborative efforts to enhance the USDA’s summer nutrition programs, the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer Program for Children (Summer EBT) will officially launch in summer 2024 and be a permanent program. Summer EBT provides grocery-buying benefits to low-income... — Updated 2/29/2024

BSUSD Welding Plant Tour

Borrego Springs Unified School District, CTE Welding class toured Veridiam Inc El Cajon, California. Students got an in depth overview of operations from the start of the process to the end product manufacturing on Veridiam... — Updated 2/15/2024

BASIC Salutes its College Graduates

Each year, now for 27 years, BASIC has devoted proceeds from our fundraising activities to its scholarship programs. BASIC gives two types of scholarships: start-school scholarships to high school graduates planning to attend... — Updated 2/15/2024

17th Annual Borrego Girls Weekend

This is the 17th Year that the group has its weekend of golf, pickleball and partying. There were 37 golfers who played two rounds of golf at the De Anza Desert Club, with pit stops for refreshments along the way, including one... — Updated 2/29/2024

John Sears Underhill

John (Jack) Underhill first came to Borrego Springs at the behest of Barbara and Frank Coates in the late 90's. He and his wife Marilyn fell in love with the peaceful spirit of the desert and would spend much of the last 24 years... — Updated 2/29/2024

Carol Cuatrecasas

Carol Cuatrecasas, 89, of La Jolla California, passed away peacefully at Scripps Memorial Hospital on Monday, January 22, 2024. She was born in Baltimore, MD on July 7, 1934 to Theodore and Marjorie Zies. She married Pedro... — Updated 2/20/2024

"No More SVPs for Rural San Diego County"

The placement of Sexually Violent Predators (SVPs) in rural areas of California, including San Diego County, is an ongoing problem. Since the 75th Assembly District covers most of rural northern and eastern San Diego County, I am very pleased to join Senator Brian Jones (R ... — Updated 2/29/2024

"Border Update"

The chaos at our border has reached alarming levels, with over 90,000 border encounters in San Diego alone in the past five months. This surge is not just a matter of numbers; it’s a symptom of a system failing to enforce the laws designed to protect our nation’s borders.... — Updated 2/29/2024

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