BVEF, Mercy Air New Contract

The Borrego Valley Endowment Fund (BVEF) and Mercy Air signed a one-year Community Partnership contract effective August 1, which will relieve residents of Borrego Springs of out-of-pocket payments when transported by Mercy Air. The Community Partnership contract between BVEF... — Updated 8/3/2020

Borregan Recounts Her Coronavirus Experience

Borrego Springs resident Deniese Devaux had no Coronavirus symptoms, but decided to be tested in a drive-up test at the Borrego Medical Clinic on May 15. “It just seemed the prudent thing to do,” she said. Her test results came back positive. While all such test results are... — Updated 8/3/2020

Superintendent's Letter

In the fall, I talked about the “season of change” in the Superintendent’s Message. I would have never thought in my wildest dreams that change would involve a pandemic, a stalled economy, and discord, yet here we are. Over the last several months, we witnessed an almost... — Updated 8/3/2020

Who Was the First Astronaut? Yes, Indeed!

One of my favorite stories about the moon comes from ancient China and tells of the world's first "astronaut," a brave soul named Wan Hu. No, this isn't the opening of an Abbott & Costello routine, but the story is nearly as... — Updated 8/3/2020

La Casa Solar Project

An application for an Administrative Permit by La Casa Del Zorro Desert Resort and Spa to build a $2.5 million solar project is currently winding its way through rigorous scrutiny by San Diego County’s Planning and Development Services (PDS) to decide if a California... — Updated 8/3/2020

2020 Bighorn Sheep Count

You can call this year lots of things, but the 2020 Anza-Borrego Bighorn Sheep Count will be the COVID Count with an asterisk. Lots of things were just not normal. This was supposed to be the 50th anniversary event, but due to the... — Updated 8/3/2020

BCHF: 990 Update

It’s out for public review. Yes, anyone can see the Borrego Community Health Foundation’s (BCHF) 2019-IRS990. It’s not on the Health and Human Resources Agency web page yet. Since the Foundation does no public postings, all an interested party has to do, according to the... — Updated 8/3/2020

Firearm, Ammo, Meth Seized

Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested three people who attempted to smuggle meth and a loaded weapon/ On July 11, a woman driving a white Honda Accord along with two passengers approached the checkpoint and were sent to secondary... — Updated 8/3/2020

"American Legion Steak Night"

The American Legion Riders Post 853 would like to thank the Borrego Springs community for their attendance at our monthly BBQ Steak Nights. We had a successful season in spite of the difficult times, though regretfully, we had to... — Updated 8/3/2020

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