SD County Officially in Orange Tier

San Diego County has moved from the red tier into the less restrictive tier, orange. This is what changes in the orange tier: • Restaurants: capacity increases to a maximum of 50% or 200 people, whichever is fewer (outdoor and... — Updated 4/7/2021

California Expands Vaccine

California Public Health updated its vaccine guidelines to open eligibility on March 15 to public transit workers, commercial airline workers and those living and working in congregate living spaces, including people experiencing homelessness and those in federal immigrant... — Updated 4/2/2021

Nature Watch: Ringtail

Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it's not there. It's an old lesson, but as night viewing wildlife cameras become more popular, it's something we are reminded of often. I have met few people who have ever seen a... — Updated 4/7/2021

ABDSP Campground Sites

With the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted, State Parks is reopening campground sites for existing reservation holders. The department will be using a phased approach to reopen other campground sites for new reservations, starting January 28. The public is advised that not all... — Updated 4/6/2021

New Airport Manager

As the Airport Manager of Ramona, Fallbrook, Borrego Valley, Ocotillo, Agua Caliente, and Jacumba Airports, Meadow Chase comes with more than eight years of experience in airport management and operations. New Borrego Valley... — Updated 4/6/2021

Borrego Hawkwatch 2021 Update

Borrego Hawkwatch 2021 may be heading for a near record number of migrating Swainson's Hawks passing through here, and no one predicted it. The annual citizen-science project launched its 19th season on Feb. 21 amid predictions... — Updated 4/7/2021

Big News on COVID-19 Vaccinations

California takes a big step to stop the virus by extending COVID-19 vaccine eligibility on April 1 to everyone aged 50 and older, then to everyone aged 16 and older on April 15. Blue Shield is expected to take full administrative control on March 31. This opens the window to... — Updated 4/1/2021

COVID-19: County in Red, Inching Toward Orange Tier

We are getting there, folks. The light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter and brighter as the days go on. We are all optimistic that we are returning to normality, moving forward in the right direction. California is onto the next step in the vaccination process,... — Updated 4/2/2021

Chamber Stepping Into April

How can we not like a month that starts out with a ‘Fools Day’, then brings us ‘Good Friday, Easter and Ramadan’, and hopefully some beautiful flowers. If you haven’t noticed, the dump site on Palm Canyon Drive is gone. We thank the county for taking action and the... — Updated 4/7/2021

Cavalcade Of Wonders & Cabinet Of Curiosities

You’re invited to enter the complex, artistically sometimes theatrical, world of Pasadena artist Laura Hackney. Showing now at the House of Borrego Springs, East Gallery. Curated by Elizabeth Rodriguez, gallery owner, the show features iconographical, hand crafted character... — Updated 4/6/2021

BSPAC Announces Fall Schedule

After being dark for a year, the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center (BSPAC) is announcing a series of fall performances, beginning with the Annual Opening Gala, November 20, 2021, featuring the four-part harmony of the MoonRays and Cufflink Crooners. The MoonRays harmonize... — Updated 4/6/2021

BSUSD and Proposition GG

When the $8,000,000 Bond Measure GG overwhelmingly passed in November of 2018 the question was, "Oh my goodness, where do we start?" We began by thanking the community of Borrego Springs for this opportunity to help our aging... — Updated 4/7/2021

"Can Anyone Help? PLEASE?"

Could someone in town, or a group of folks, or even someone you know, please buy Borrego Springs Resort and save the land, the trees, the wildlife, and the beauty of Borrego Springs? You would be doing a huge favor for the town, and your community. With golf seeing a comeback... — Updated 4/6/2021

"Here the Trucks Go Again"

After writing a letter to the editor in the last issue of the Borrego Sun (March 18), where I had a near encounter with these trucks, I had yet another. This time, it was myself and two other cars. Coming down the Montezuma Grade last week, one of these trucks zoomed around a... — Updated 4/2/2021

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