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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 3/15/2019

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

BWD Yearly Review at Town Hall: "A Comfortable Financial Situation"

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of the Borrego Water District (BWD) was held at the Library on Feb. 28 where Board members, assisted by a PowerPoint slide presentation in the Community Room, reviewed water-related topics (but not GSP) and associated financial,... — Updated 3/15/2019

Desert State Park Prepares

It's no longer a matter of if, but rather when and for how long wildflowers will grace the Borrego Valley and surrounding areas within the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP, aka the Park). Mother Nature could, however, always... — Updated 3/12/2019

SDGE Rolls Out New Pricing Policy

San Diego Gas & Electric will be rolling out a new “Time of Use” (TOU) pricing plan, starting in March, to 750,000 customers. Approximately 75,000 – 150,000 customers per month will be moved to TOU plans, and the program will be fully implemented by mid-2020. However, “A... — Updated 3/12/2019

Revving Up Dirt and Talent at TDS

Kicking off the month of March, just a few miles past a small field of desert sand verbenas and desert sunflowers making their appearance for the highly anticipated Super Bloom. Off the S2, with dirt and lots of it, covering the... — Updated 3/12/2019

A Small But Enthusiastic Crowd at Carnivale

A smaller than last year's Carnivale crowd showed no less enthusiasm for the Bourbon Street band music, conga line, costume choices, and Mall offerings from retailers and independent vendors. Mall owner Jim Wermers led the... — Updated 3/12/2019

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

Big Reveal of Borrego Springs Mosaic Mural

The Borrego Art Institute Pottery will unveil a new ceramic and glass mosaic mural in Borrego Springs Saturday March 23, 3 p.m. The completed mural will measure 300 square feet, and will be mounted on the south exterior wall of the BAI. The theme of the mural – Celebrating the... — Updated 3/12/2019

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

3-Peat for Team USA in Can-Am Borrego Cup

Canadians escaped the Polar Vortex only to be done in by the Borrego Vortex. The 2019 Canadian-American Borrego Cup, held at the Springs at Borrego golf course, didn’t end in another tie score to moan and groan about, like four... — Updated 3/15/2019

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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