Director of Club La Casa

La Casa del Zorro Desert Resort and Spa has hired Jeanie Thomas as Director of Club La Casa, LCDZ’s state-of-the-art fitness, tennis, pickleball, and aquatics center. Thomas assumes program development, marketing, professional pickleball instruction and personal training as... — Updated 3/5/2020

Super Bloom Update: Will There Be Flowers?

Only 0.03 inches. The rainfall accumulation in Borrego for the entire month of January 2020 was the lowest in five years. Measured at the Park HQ rain gauge, a barely measurable three one-hundredths of an inch fell last month. And... — Updated 3/20/2020

BVEF Announces Recipients of Community Grant Awards

The Borrego Valley Endowment Fund announced the recipients of its Community Grant Awards for 2020. Eligible non-profit organizations were invited in January to submit proposals to The Fund. Eleven proposals were ultimately selected by The Fund’s board to receive Community... — Updated 3/5/2020

Medical Survey

Over the years, we’ve heard many times from many sources that people with medical issues hesitate to move to Borrego Springs. And too many friends and neighbors have told us that to be safe they must move to a town with more accessible medical services that can monitor & treat... — Updated 3/5/2020

Remembering Bill Wright

A celebration of life was held for Bill Wright Wednesday Feb. 12, who passed away on Oct. 1 at the age of 88. His friends and family gathered for the private memorial at the club-house in the RoadRunner Club. Former San Diego... — Updated 3/5/2020

Dollar General Hoopla

A surprise came during the discussion of the possible future of Dollar General’s proposed outlet in Borrego during the Sponsor Group Meeting, held Feb. 6. The County’s Advance Planning Department, within the Department of Planning Services (PDS), sent rep Josh Smidwell to... — Updated 3/5/2020

Garett Wood Presents at Art Guild Luncheon

The most recent Art Guild Luncheon was held at Rams Hill Restaurant, with special guest speaker Garett Wood on Feb. 13. Wood is a well known photographer in the Anza-Borrego region for his photographs of the natural landscape,... — Updated 3/5/2020

Art Guild Luncheon

“Life without art is life without living.” This is the simple approach to the art of March’s guest speaker, Stu Bailey. He is a stone sculptor from the Northwest, and his inspiration is the wildlife and sea life of the area, as well as the Anza-Borrego desert for the past... — Updated 3/5/2020

BSHS Alumni: All in the Family

Ramon and Norma Arias, along with their three children, have been living in Borrego Springs since 2009. They have a large, loving, tight-knit, extended family in Borrego Springs, as well. The families gather together to celebrate... — Updated 3/20/2020

Borrego's First Educational DACA Workshop

Borrego Springs High School's Dream Club organized a presentation titled, "United We Dream Borrego," on Feb. 15, held at the UCI Steele-Burnand Anza-Borrego Research Center. This educational workshop was the very first community... — Updated 3/20/2020

Canadian Invasion Repelled

Truth be told, the Canadian people are too nice to actually invade us, so 44 of their golfers (many husband-wife teams) paid a very friendly visit to the Springs at Borrego Golf Course and RV Park from Feb. 20 – 22 for the 11th... — Updated 3/20/2020

15 Years of the Borrego Girls Weekend

For the past 15 years, Caroline Haines has organized the Borrego Girls Weekend (BGW), a golf retreat and social event for women that happens yearly on the President's Day Weekend. The BGW is the legacy of Haines' previous... — Updated 3/5/2020

Tragic Accident Takes Life of Local Wildlife Researcher

On January 9, John David Bittner, known for his extensive research on raptors, tragically fell to his death. Bittner was in the Bandy Canyon area tending to cameras that monitor a Golden Eagle nest when the accident occurred.... — Updated 3/5/2020

Rev. Simon P. Lefebvre, CSV

Aug. 21, 1927 – Jan. 13, 2020 The Rev. Simon P. Lefebvre, C.S.V. passed away peacefully Jan. 13, 2020 at the Viatorian Province Center in Arlington Heights, Illinois. He was 92. Fr. Lefebvre was born Aug. 21, 1927 in Marthe,... — Updated 3/5/2020

Julian Pathways Highlights

It was a warm June afternoon when Krystin Erickson walked onto the Julian Elementary School campus. She was already working with Vista Hill as a counselor and would be making a move to Julian soon. Erickson had been studying to... — Updated 3/5/2020

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