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Borrego Days Parade

Reminder: The Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce 58th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival and Parade will be held from October 19 – 20. The Parade theme this year will be, “Celebrating Our Local Veterans” Honor. Respect. Freedom. The parade committee will be working... — Updated 7/7/2024

SDG&E Tips, Save on Energy

As an extended heat wave enters the region and blankets the Southwest, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is offering tips to help local residents keep their home cool while also saving on their energy bill. Tips to Stay Cool Take the heat out of the kitchen by cooking outside.... — Updated 6/30/2024

Chamber Closed on Fourth of July

The Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center will be closed on Thursday July 4, in observance of the Fourth of... — Updated 6/25/2024

RAAM: Riders Cross Finish Line

Many will tell you, it's a "tough race," and it certainly is not over-exaggerated. Race Across America is dubbed as just that, and it is also one of the most respected and longest running endurance sports events. RAAM finished not... — Updated 7/6/2024

Doctor Marks 40th Year

A medical-surgical fellowship program at Scripps Clinic that trains doctors in a specialized surgery technique for skin cancer marks its 40th graduating class this summer. Hubert (Hugh) Greenway, M.D., has led the Mohs... — Updated 7/5/2024

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Independence Day to all! Have a safe and great day with friends and... — Updated 7/4/2024

News Laws in CA, July 1

We are midway through 2024, and those in California will have to abide to new laws going into effect as of July 1. The laws, which were signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom during last year’s legislative session, span an array of topics — from hidden fees and housing to education.... — Updated 7/1/2024

BASIC Celebrates Its 27th Year of Giving Scholarships to Borregans

2024 is BASIC's 27th year of awarding scholarships to Borregans who wish to further their education! This year, BASIC will award $86,150 to 46 Borregans – 16 new high school graduates; 25 BASIC scholars continuing their studies... — Updated 7/1/2024

Congratulations BSHS Class of 2024

Congratulations to the graduates of the Borrego Springs High School Class of 2024. We wish you the best in all your future... — Updated 7/2/2024

BSUSD: Summer Meals

As part of its efforts to ensure kids have access to healthy meals during the summer months, Borrego Springs USD is pleased to announce its summer meal sites will be serving kids and teens. Starting on June 24, all kids and teens 18 and under can receive breakfast and lunch free... — Updated 6/26/2024

Welding Students Take Tour

BSUSD welding students visited AGC Apprenticeship in lakeside for a day of hands on learning in the building trades. They learned how to operate heavy equipment using state of the art simulators. Jon from AGC talked about... — Updated 6/25/2024

Dog: Butsi

In this section, we'd like to highlight Borrego's pets, our loyal and friendly companions. If you have a pet you'd like to showcase, please email: with the subject line "Pets Corner" Name: Butsi Lilac known... — Updated 7/5/2024

Virginia Perrine

Virginia Perrine was born Winona Virginia Yoder, on January 18, 1931, in Oak Park, Illinois, the eldest of four. She graduated from Ottawa University with a major in Phys Ed., in 1949. She worked at the Ahwahnee Restaurant and... — Updated 7/8/2024

"Join Me in Stopping the Gas Tax Increase"

A few weeks ago, I stood shoulder to shoulder with small business leaders and parents, united with the same message: the gas tax must be stopped. On July 1, the gas tax is set to increase by an additional 2 cents per gallon, bringing the total tax burden to a staggering 59.6... — Updated 7/8/2024

Mail Transparency Bill Signed into Law

Senator Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) is proud to announce that SB 1096 on transparent mail labeling has been signed into law. SB 1096 will require all physical mail solicitations to be labeled on the outside of the envelope, clearly stating that it is a solicitation and the... — Updated 7/7/2024

Celebrate Our Nation's Birthday in Julian!

Julian’s Fourth of July theme this year is “Soar Like An Eagle,” honoring Julian Union High School District, who serves as the Grand Marshal of the 2024 parade. Celebrate and learn about this cherished school and its history... — Updated 6/29/2024

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