Borrego Sun - Since 1949

Borrego Health: A Brief History

The history and transitions of the Borrego Springs Clinic is tied and bound to the vision of Borrego’s founders. It’s a tale untold and sometimes confusing. There are gaps or perhaps inaccuracies in the history due to the lack of documentation, and much must be garnered from... — Updated 2/2/2023

Plight of Wildlife

The casual desert observer may notice when the coyote population seems to decline or when those fat, green caterpillars are everywhere. But it's the Oldtimers, those wise and weathered old Deseret Rats, who recognize something... — Updated 2/2/2023

Here Come the Flowers

Various flowers made their appearance quite early in the beginning of December, and it looks that these flowers are continuing to sprout in many regions around the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. So what does this mean? The long... — Updated 2/2/2023

Moran Selected to BWD Board

At the January 10 Meeting, the Borrego Water District Directors interviewed candidates and made a selection to fill the four-year term vacated by Paul Rosenboom. Following 2+ hours of individual interviews and deliberations, the Board selected Gina Moran. “The Board had a... — Updated 2/2/2023

Chamber Passing – Comet – Flowers

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to former Chamber Team Member Hilda MacFarland who peacefully passed away surrounded by family. RIP Dear Hilda. The media visitors from France have come and gone, and what a great time they had. While in Borrego, they took a... — Updated 2/2/2023

Borrego Objects

The Borrego Cares Group (BCG) has joined the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP), and AB Staffing Solutions, in filing an objection with the Bankruptcy Court to... — Updated 2/2/2023

Quiet Sky Dolphin Mind – Cielo Tranquilo Mente Delfino

The Candlewood Festival and Under The Sun Foundation present QUIET SKY DOLPHIN MIND: an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and photographs by students from Borrego Springs High School and Middle School. Asked to come up with a theme, the artists collectively landed on the... — Updated 2/2/2023


Step out ARTWALKing Saturday, Feb. 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visit four local art galleries exhibiting new showings. The House of Borrego Springs East Gallery is opening with Andy Williams Paintings of Anza Borrego and Borrego Springs landscapes, Borrego Art Institute is showing... — Updated 2/2/2023

Former BS High School Student Fights for Equity for Local Basketball Teams

She was a force to contend with on the basketball court while at Borrego Springs High School. Folks came to watch local high school star, Vanessa Rodarte, glide effortlessly up and down the basketball court with rapid speed and... — Updated 2/2/2023

Annual Borrego Middle School Basketball Tournament

It was quite the busy day of basketball, officiating, cheering and enjoying delicious foods in the Borrego Springs High School gym Jan. 26, as the annual middle school basketball tournament took place for yet another successful... — Updated 2/2/2023

"Taxing You into Public Transportation"

San Diego County’s Regional Transportation agency’s (SANDAG) latest transportation plan is designed to make driving so expensive that you succumb to public transportation. In addition to the current gas tax and registration fees, SANDAG’s plan adds three new half-cent... — Updated 2/2/2023

"Committee Assignments"

Most business of the Legislature is conducted by committees. Committees have jurisdiction over specific policy areas, and usually have a Democratic chair and Republican vice chair. Most legislation must pass several committees before a final vote on the Assembly floor. This... — Updated 2/2/2023

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