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 By Miguel Rocha    News

Adults Rise Against the Machines

New computer classes offered free through the Borrego Springs Education Foundation and aimed at adults with limited computer skills are currently being held Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the library at Borrego... — Updated 8/27/2015

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Borrego Team Scores

The Borrego Springs Boys & Girls Clubs United won their first ever medal when they competed in a soccer tournament at the Annual Summer Games, they were ecstatic. On Friday, July 10, the team faced off against other Boys &... — Updated 7/17/2015

 By Miguel Rocha    News

Lake Fire Daily Update - July 3

The Lake Fire in San Bernardino County is now 80 percent contained.... — Updated 7/3/2015

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Today BYOB - Bring Your Own Bag

Starting Wednesday, July 1, the Center Market will no longer provide plastic bags for groceries. Paper bags are available for 10 cents each, or you may bring your own bags. After a bill was signed in September 2014 by Governor Brown, the law now prohibits grocery stores to hand ou... — Updated 7/2/2015

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Mother Wins Father's Day Main Prize

Though fathers were celebrated on June 20 by playing games and winning prizes, it wasn't a lucky father who won the main prize, the 1993 Ford motorhome. The winner was a mother, Loreta Lopez, who was given the keys to her new... — Updated 6/27/2015

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Borrego Students Present Projects During School's Science Fair

Borrego Springs Unified School District six-graders and high schoolers presented their science projects at the school's science fair on Tuesday, June 2. The school's science teacher worked together with a UC Irvine professor at... — Updated 6/16/2015

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Local Student Wins National History Day Competition with Essay

Borrego Springs High School student Mario Fuentes won the National History Day (NHD) academic competition in San Diego with his essay, 'William Clinton: A Retracted Legacy.' The NHD began in 1974 and it focuses on engaging... — Updated 6/4/2015

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Borrego High Students Welcome International Students from New Delhi

It is not very common that Borrego Springs High School receives overseas visitors. But that changed on April 26 when students from five different schools of New Delhi, India visited the campus as part of a two-week trip to San Dieg... — Updated 6/4/2015

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Borrego's Mothers Gathered on Circle to Commemorate Their Day

May 10 commemorated another celebration of Mother's Day. However, this Mother's Day was a special celebration because for the first time in a long period the North American and Latino Mother's Day coincided on the same day ... — Updated 6/1/2015

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Centro de Instruccion de Ocotillo Wells

Out in the middle of the arid desert, exists a place where students can quench their thirst for learning. The Ocotillo Wells Literacy Center (OWLC) is a technological oasis for students. It started three years ago as a community... — Updated 5/22/2015

 By Miguel Rocha    Arts

Heartbeat of Willie Wu pounds

The gusty winds endangered the sound of the Taiko drums reaching the guests' ears Saturday evening at The Springs At Borrego. The wind whistled through the palm trees, but it wasn't enough to blow away the resonating sound of the... — Updated 5/22/2015