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SDGE: Overnight Power Outage

Next week, SDG&E crews are scheduled to perform upgrade and maintenance work overnight on a substation serving the Borrego Springs area. To keep our crews and customers safe, it is necessary to de-energize the substation between 9... — Updated 11/19/2021

Good News About the Borrego Springs Medical Clinic

Sandra Hansberger, chairwoman of the Borrego Community Health Foundation Board of Trustees offers some good news for the local clinic. According to Hansberger, the Clinic will be receiving new equipment totaling about $27,000 in a grant from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).... — Updated 11/1/2021

BCHF: Where's the Money?

The multiple and alleged fraudulent practices of Borrego Community Health Foundation (BCHF) have no relationship to the Borrego Springs clinic. Clinic employees had nothing to do with the legal mess that the former CEO’s, officers, and Trustees created. The problems came from... — Updated 11/1/2021

Happy Thanksgiving to All

We at the Borrego Sun are truly grateful and thankful for all our readers, subscribers and advertisers. Thank you for your continuous support. Happy Thanksgiving to all from the Borrego... — Updated 11/25/2021

Bike Borrego Closing Up Shop

Having had a pretty good run of it over the past 10 years, Dave Duncan has put his iconic Bike Borrego business on the market in order to concentrate on his other interests here in town. "I've got plenty to do," he said with a... — Updated 11/19/2021

Volunteer Training, ABDSP

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is excited to offer a training class this fall for people interested in becoming visitor center volunteers! Our volunteers take pleasure and pride in helping park visitors discover and explore the desert, and in being part of a team (including park... — Updated 11/19/2021

De Anza Bonanza

The de Anza Desert Club opened its season, with their traditional open tournament, followed with a spectacular "welcome home reception." Old friends seeing each other again after the COVID hiatus, some even bringing tears to... — Updated 11/19/2021

Water Rights Top Priority for BWD

The Stipulated Judgment (Judgment) in Borrego was ruled upon favorably by the Orange County Superior Court in April 2021 and determined water rights based on historic pumping in the Basin. The Judgment was signed by approximately 90% of Basin Pumpers and specifies the steps that... — Updated 11/19/2021

From the COVID Task Force...

We can enjoy this Thanksgiving with few restrictions and fewer worries than last year. We have a lot to be thankful for. But we are not out of the woods with COVID. In the last month, Borrego has had eight new cases, for which the delta variant was probably responsible. Four... — Updated 11/19/2021

COVID-19: Vaccine Approved for Children, Mandate Halted

We are approaching the holiday season and the end of 2021 is near. With many things ever so changing, the coronavirus and its variants are still looming. Of those changes, it includes new mandates, and the expansion of who can receive the COVID-19 vaccine. However, it is not all... — Updated 11/15/2021

Borrego Springs Mid-Century Miniature House Models

The House of Borrego Springs EAST Gallery continues exhibiting Lisa Meldrum’s “10 Miniature Mid-Century Model Houses of Borrego Springs” through Sunday Nov. 28. Stop by the EAST gallery to view the miniature models before the end of the exhibition. Open Tuesday – Sunday,... — Updated 11/19/2021

Expressions in the Abstract

Sculptor John Richen 's career spans decades. His timeless works have been commissioned for public spaces, collected nationally and Internationally. Richen's acclaimed artistic legacy is considerable. A long time resident of... — Updated 11/25/2021

BSHS Senior Class Spaghetti Dinner

Support you Borrego Springs High School senior class for their spaghetti dinner Friday Dec. 3, 5 p.m. at Christmas Circle. Each ticket is $8, and includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and a... — Updated 11/19/2021

Borrego Springs High School Rams Basketball Pancake Breakfast

Come out and support the Borrego Springs High School Rams basketball teams at a pancake breakfast on Sunday Nov. 14, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., held at the American Legion Post 853. Tickets are $7, and you can order to-go! The breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, pancake, juice... — Updated 11/12/2021

Manfred Knaak

Manfred Knaak, 78, a long-time resident of Borrego Springs, and beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, colleague and friend, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021, at Pioneer's Hospital in Brawley, California, from kidney... — Updated 11/19/2021

David Michael Stang

David Michael Stang, age 79, passed away on October 14, 2021 at his beloved Lake George, MI home when his 10-year hard-fought battle against Parkinson's, the fastest growing neurological disease in the world, came to an end. Dave... — Updated 11/1/2021

"SANDAG's Plan"

The SANDAG’s Board of Directors received a report on their $160 billion transportation plan. One of the big questions when it comes to their ‘ambitious’ plan is, how are they going to pay for it? Well, we are starting to get a clearer picture. One aspect is to track and... — Updated 11/15/2021

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