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Koko's Closes Its Doors

After 20 months in Borrego, Koko's Eclectic Boutique closed its doors at the end of Labor Day weekend. Owner Lisa Dills put the reason for the closing simply, "I can't afford to lose money month after month." Koko's sits in the... — Updated 9/4/2019

Where is CVB Going?

Community Valley Bank is currently in the process of moving locations from 587 Palm Canyon Drive to 571 #A Palm Canyon Drive. The new location is the previous sheriff’s substation building on the west side of The Mall. CVB took over Umpqua Bank in July 2018. The reason for the... — Updated 9/4/2019

Kids Ice Cream Social at LCDZ – A Tasty, Magical Time!

Lights, music, balloons, gallons of ice cream and the finest painted faces were evident, as La Casa del Zorro Resort and Spa hosted and celebrated the first seasonal Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce Ice Cream Social. The event... — Updated 9/4/2019

Canine Sniffs Out Hiding Suspect

On Aug. 7, leading San Diego County Sheriff's deputies on a short pursuit, a man riding a stolen motorcycle tried to hide in the backyard of a house on Double O Road in Borrego Springs. The motorcycle was reported stolen from a... — Updated 9/4/2019

The House of Borrego Springs is Back

Approximately a year and a half ago, the first Borrego Springs mid-century modern home furnishings and accessories business closed its doors for a well-deserved long-term hiatus, and focused its selling efforts on vintage markets in the Palm Springs area. The House of Borrego... — Updated 9/4/2019

Frying Up Proceeds for the Bojorquez Family

Kesling's Kitchen was packed Friday evening, Aug. 16, and Chef Tom gave credit to the Borrego community for its fundraising support to the Bojorquez family whose home was destroyed in a fire on July 7. "Many thanks to all of you,"... — Updated 9/4/2019

Special Sponsor Group Meeting

Don’t miss the Special Sponsor Group Meeting Thursday Sept. 12, 4:30 p.m. in the library community room. They will be taking the final vote on the draft GSP that is out and has had revisions based on public comments. This is separate from any changes to the GSP that may be... — Updated 9/4/2019

Borrego Days Planning Meeting

Attend the next Borrego Days Planning Meeting, Monday Sept. 9, 4 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room. Can’t make it? You can attend of the following, all at 4 p.m. – Sept. 16, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 17 (if necessary). Don’t miss out, and get your voice... — Updated 9/4/2019

BSHS Interpretation Course Launches Fall Semester

A for credit course elective sponsored by the Borrego Village Association for high school students 16 years and older leading to accreditation from the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) as Certified Interpretive Hosts and Certified Interpretive Guides was launched... — Updated 9/4/2019

BASIC Donates Books to Borrego School District

Basic Assistance to Students in the Community (BASIC) has donated approximately 500 books to the Borrego Springs Community School District. The books were provided by a program sponsored by the San Diego Council on Literacy and... — Updated 9/4/2019

Lady Rams Varsity Falls Short in Five Sets

The Borrego Springs Lady Rams varsity volleyball team once again visited the Hamilton Lady Bobcats up the hill in Anza, Aug. 29. The Lady Rams winning streak came to an end, after falling in five sets. The team took the first and... — Updated 9/4/2019

JV Volleyball Stays Undefeated with Sweep

The Lady Rams JV volleyball team looked to keep their winning streak alive and stay undefeated, as they faced off against the Lady Bobcats of Hamilton once again on Aug. 29. This was the second time the teams faced off against... — Updated 9/4/2019

Julian Grape Stomp Festa

Please join us as we celebrate the 23nd anniversary of the Julian Grape Stomp Festa Saturday Sept. 7. We are excited to be continuing the old-world tradition of kicking off your shoes, rolling up your pant legs and letting tons of blessed grapes squish beneath your feet. Regular... — Updated 9/4/2019

Historical Skits Keep Nostalgia Alive in Julian

If you haven't had the pleasure of watching the performance by the Julian Doves and Desperados, you definitely need to add the show to your list of activities the next time you're in Julian. The performance takes place in front of... — Updated 9/4/2019

Foul Smell

An odor advisory for the Coachella Valley was extended three times, due to the continuous elevated levels of hydrogen sulfide which smells like rotten eggs wafting up from the Salton Sea. The South Coast Air Quality Management District first issued the odor advisory on Aug. 18,... — Updated 9/4/2019

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