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Butterfly Invasion

In what experts say is the biggest butterfly migration since 2005, and we're talking millions then and at least a billion now, according to reports, Painted Ladies are starting to come out in force throughout Southern California,... — Updated 3/25/2019

Ratepayer Group Standing Firm on GSP Allocations

With the Draft GSP due for public unveiling at about the same time this issue hits the stands, the Ratepayer Group (RG), part of the GSP Advisory Committee, will be taking much the same stand as the Community Sponsor Group in pushing for a non-reduction over time in water... — Updated 3/25/2019

Model T Club

A group from The Model T Club of San Diego drove from Ramona to Borrego Springs Friday March 8. There were about six cars of vintages from 1911 to 1926 seen near Christmas Circle. In the beginning, Model T's bodies were wood,... — Updated 3/25/2019

Super Bloom Latest: Nature's Greatest Show

No one is quite ready to use the "S" word, but Mother Nature has smiled down on the thirsty sands of Anza-Borrego and the possibilities of another wildflower Super Bloom are becoming stronger every day. Record rainfall, scattered... — Updated 3/25/2019

Millions of Dollars Could Fly Away

Millions of dollars a year has boosted the bottom line of many Borrego businesses these last several years due to military desert training operations that were billeted in Borrego Springs. Revenues the businesses’ owners and employees’ jobs came to depend upon. These... — Updated 3/25/2019

Boys & Girls Club Hits All-Time High, $115K

The golfers came off the course in high spirits. Their laughter was contagious. Miss Borrego Dennise Cecena hit every high note of the Star Spangled Banner and left the room in goosebump heaven. The silent auction bids rose... — Updated 3/25/2019

Under the Sun Foundation Launches Candlewood Arts Festival

Make sure you don’t miss this highly anticipated art festival, the first edition of the Candlewood Arts Festival March 29 – 31 right here in Borrego Springs. An event established by the Under the Sun Foundation, features five newly commissioned, temporary public art projects... — Updated 3/15/2019

Sponsor Group Meeting

Attend the next Sponsor Group Meeting 4:30 p.m. Thursday April 4, held in the library community room. For more information, email Rebecca Falk at... — Updated 3/25/2019

Sponsor Group Meeting

Attend the sponsor group meeting 4:30 p.m. Thursday March 7 held at the new library. For questions, email Rebecca Falk at... — Updated 3/5/2019

Mosaic Mural Revealed

Community members gathered on the south end outside of the Borrego Art Institute to witness the unveiling of the long-awaited mosaic mural, Saturday March 23. This was a project of the BAI Pottery, under the direction of Ginger... — Updated 3/25/2019

American Legion Golf Tourney Raises $6K for Vets

On just another beautiful afternoon in Borrego (in between the rainy and windy ones), American Legion Post #853 held the final golf fundraiser in Borrego for the 2019 season at the Borrego Springs Resort, and the 45-player event,... — Updated 3/25/2019

B&G Club Golf Classic: A Class Act

They come from across the San Diego County region to play in this tournament, and for two good reasons: It's a class act all the way, and gives folks an opportunity to express their generous spirits in a fundraising effort that... — Updated 3/15/2019

Julian Chamber Hosts 2019 Installation Dinner

The cold wintery evening did not deter the lively group from assembling at the Julian Town Hall for the installation dinner of the Julian Chamber of Commerce 2019 Board of Directors. With about 80 people in attendance, the event... — Updated 3/25/2019

Snow Wonderland in Julian, Fun but Causes Closures

The backcountry of Julian was hit with a blanket of snow, totaling more than 15 inches. Julian was one of the many areas, which included Mount Laguna, Palomar Mountain and Pine Valley, that received snowfall during the week's... — Updated 3/12/2019

Julian Chamber Installation Dinner

All are invited to attend the Julian Chamber of Commerce 2019 Installation Dinner Friday March 8, beginning at 6 p.m., held at the Julian Town Hall 2129 Main Street. Supervisor Jacob will be installing the new Board of Directors. Reservations are required – $45 for a couple,... — Updated 3/5/2019

Man Stabbed, Dies in Salton City

A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death Saturday March 9, in Salton City about two miles west of Highway 86. The incident occurred at around 3 a.m. at a popular camp ground in the area, also known as Truck Haven Wash, according to the Imperial County Sheriff's Office. The victim... — Updated 3/11/2019


Part-time, flexible schedule, daily hours vary. Looking for an organized and reliable person to handle office duties. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, computer savvy, willing to learn. Answer phones, take messages, handle subscriptions. Knowledge of QuickBooks a plus, but not... — Updated 3/5/2019


Looking to someday work in the newspaper or social media industry? Get your foot in the door by interning with the Borrego Sun. Learn basic knowledge of reporting, taking photos and social media. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Adobe Programs a plus. Be able to come into... — Updated 3/5/2019


Looking for a person able to cover all things Julian year-round, covering multiple beats/events/meetings. Knowledge of photography a plus, able to take decent photographs. Able to work on weekends when needed, and on call. Email resume and samples of work if applicable to... — Updated 3/5/2019


Looking for a reliable person to cover multiple beats year-round – cover news, art, meetings, features. Knowledge of photography a plus, able to take decent photographs. Able to work on weekends if needed, and on call. Must be able to attend weekly Wed. meetings. Email resume... — Updated 3/5/2019

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