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 By Bella Murphy    News

Treats Overseas

There has been a collective effort as of late in Borrego to send packages to soldiers abroad. In fact, so many community members participated in donating goods and funds to sending care packages overseas that it is impossible to... — Updated 6/25/2020

 By Bella Murphy    Arts

Rowe, Rowe, Rowe Your Boat to Florida

The Rowe Gallery, located next to Desert Pantry at The Center Mall is sadly closing up shop. Owner Lori Rowe and her husband will be leaving sunny California and moving to the sunshine state of Florida – at least they'll still... — Updated 6/10/2020

 By Bella Murphy    News

The Yeti on the Mountain

The last time we visited the Ranchita Valley Market in the March 5 issue, owners Kemi and Mike Pavlocak had just opened a beer garden in front of their market, making the local gem with a yeti even brighter. That was back in February. The last three months have changed a lot of... — Updated 6/1/2020

 By Bella Murphy    Arts

Jimmy's Front Porch Revue, Good For the Soul

Jimmy’s Outrageous Front Porch Revue just completed its fourth annual show with three days of performances from Feb. 21 –23 at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center. This was the first year that all three shows were sold out. All the proceeds from the show were donated... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Bella Murphy    Arts

John Richen's Art Collection

The Galleria at the Palms hosted an opening reception Feb. 9, for the John Richen art collection. Richen has shown his art all over the world and has been commissioned for sculptures, two of which permanently reside at the New... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Bella Murphy    School

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

 By Bella Murphy    Arts

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

 By Bella Murphy    Sports

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

 By Bella Murphy    News

Brian Jones Visits

On Saturday Feb. 1, the Library hosted a local non-profit expo and a Town Hall with State Senator of the 38th District Brian Jones. Each organization had representatives that were eager to share information about what they do and... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Bella Murphy    News

Hello, Borrego Springs

As a new member of the Borrego Springs community, I would like to say hello. My name is Bella and I'm a writer. My husband and I moved here last fall from San Diego, and we've been thanking ourselves every day since. As an artist/w... — Updated 2/11/2020