New Owners

New owners, Leah and Adil, have taken over the Anza-Borrego Tennis Center, now renamed, The Courts at Anza-Borrego. They will open the day after Labor Day. More details in the next issue of the Borrego Sun, Sept.... — Updated 9/6/2018

Weather Forecast for September

Dateline August 23: If the AccuWeather forecast for the month of September published today on their website is indeed "accurate," then maximum daily temperatures in the Borrego Valley should start to decline mid-month, and the... — Updated 9/10/2018

Geothermal Use Mandated

The in-State generation of power for California consumers from renewable sources currently stands at about 30% (~61 gigawatt-hours - GWH). This includes an approximate 6% contribution from all 43 geothermal sources with about 3GW of total capacity. State Assemblyman Eduardo... — Updated 9/10/2018

Water Bond Particulars Clarified

This November, California residents will have the opportunity to cast a vote in one of the most sweeping water bond initiatives in the State’s history. According to sponsors, “The bond will invest $8.877 billion dollars in California water infrastructure, including key... — Updated 9/7/2018

BWD Sends Letter to Board of Supervisors on Rudyville

The Borrego Water District, via a July 18 letter under the signature of BWD Board President Beth Hart, sent the County Board of Supervisors a request for consideration of Borrego’s water-related issues at the Sept. 12 public hearing. The BWD letter includes the following... — Updated 9/7/2018

What's Going On With The Library?

CONSTRUCTION crews work in and out of the summer heat to complete the library by January... — Updated 9/6/2018

Troupe Nolander: All in the Family

If you saw Greg and Heather Nolander walking down Palm Canyon Drive with their three daughters, you'd think they were a typical family out to see the sights of Borrego Springs. Inside our library Aug. 25, however, the two... — Updated 9/6/2018

BWD Directors Set

Two seats on the Borrego Water District Board of Directors have unanimously been filled, after one candidate dropped out. The two seats open are to replace directors Beth Hart and Joe Tatusko, plus another seat currently filled by board VP Lyle Brecht, who sought re-election.... — Updated 9/6/2018

Borrego Days Planning Meeting

Voice your opinions, ideas, and help volunteer to make the 2018 Borrego Days Festival another great event! Attend the next planning meeting 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Chamber of Commerce building. Subject to change. For more information, or if you have any questions, contact the... — Updated 9/10/2018


The days are cutting close to the final determination of Rudyville’s request for increased zoning density at its hearing Sept. 12 with the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. If you would like to speak at the hearing, you must turn in a Speakers Request Form before the... — Updated 9/10/2018

Supervisors Meeting, Rudyville

Get your voice heard, and be sure to attend the final determination of Rudyville’s request for increased zoning density at its hearing at 9 a.m. Sept. 12 with the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. The hearing will be on the third floor in room 310 at the County... — Updated 9/6/2018

Borrego Springs Community Sponsor Group

Thursday Sept. 6 4:30 p.m. at the library. The public is welcome to attend. For questions, please email Rebecca Falk at... — Updated 9/6/2018

2019 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest

Submit your photos now! The 2019 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest is now live and ready to accept your entries! The contest is meant to encourage desert lovers and photography enthusiasts to capture their favorite views, moments and adventures in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.... — Updated 9/10/2018

Students Back to School

The school bell buzzed, the staff and students of Borrego Springs are ready to get the school year started. On Aug. 27, the Borrego Springs Unified School District welcomed everyone to the 2018 – 19 school year. Principal... — Updated 9/6/2018

Rams Football Season is Underway

The time has come once again to watch the Borrego Springs High School football team under those gleaming Friday night lights, and have those stands rocking with pride. Third year head coach Tim White is excited for the season, as he believes everybody is being guided in the... — Updated 9/6/2018

Cross Town Rivalry Football Game

Don’t miss your Rams football team take on the Eagles of Julian at 7 p.m. Friday Sept. 7 at the high school field. Go out and support your Borrego High School... — Updated 9/6/2018

Nickel Beer Company

Nickel Beer Company is in the process of celebrating their four-year anniversary at 1485 Hollow Glen Road, a half mile east of the town of Julian on Highway 78. They currently offer 16 different taps of house brewed beer, along with a large outdoor beer garden that is dog... — Updated 9/10/2018

Julian Grape Stomp Festa

Julian will be celebrating its 22nd anniversary of the Julian Grape Stomp Festa. This old-world tradition will have you kicking off your shoes, rolling up your pant legs and letting tons of blessed grapes squish under your feet! Sound fun? Join them Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 6... — Updated 9/6/2018

Border Patrol – 39 Pounds of Meth Seized

El Centro Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man suspected for smuggling methamphetamine Sept. 4. The incident occurred shortly after 12:50 a.m., when a 26-year-old man approached the checkpoint in white Jeep Cherokee. A Border Patrol canine... — Updated 9/7/2018

Final Man Sentenced in Salton Sea Murder

The last of the three men from Indio convicted in the May 2016 murder of a Salton City resident was sentenced to 28 years to life in prison Aug. 21. Aaron Jackson, 22, was originally facing life without the possibility of parole for his role in the beating of 57-year-old... — Updated 9/6/2018

Salton Sea with Paddie Connelly

9/11 Stair Climb Once again this year, West Shores High School will host the West Shores version of the nationwide 9/11 Stair Climb. This event is held to commemorate that fateful day that our nation changed forever when the World Trade Towers and, America were attacked by... — Updated 9/6/2018

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