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Borrego Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Borrego Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau met for their monthly meeting on March 15 at 8 a.m. Highlights from the meeting included; Executive Director Linda Haddock's announcement that she accepted a seat on the Boys and Girls... — Updated 12/22/2016

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Kesling's Kitchen - New Menu Choices

Kesling's Kitchen (KK) opened its doors to diners earlier this year and are excited to announce some changes in their menu and restaurant. Executive Chef/Restaurant Manager, Tom Hildebrandt, created a new menu that launched June... — Updated 6/15/2016

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Borrego Springs - Desert Drive for Porsche Club San Diego

Porsche Club of America (PCA), San Diego Region, brought 75 Porsches to Borrego Springs on June 5, all ranging from 1960 to 2016. When asked why they chose Borrego, Mr. Verlaque stated that "I came down here about a month or so... — Updated 6/9/2016

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Little League Closing Ceremony

Borrego Springs Little League formally said its goodbyes today to friends, family and fans in the closing ceremonies of the 2016 season at Borrego Springs High School Community room. The ceremony was one of congratulatory participation to the players, coaches, “team moms,"... — Updated 6/4/2016

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Little League Closing Ceremony - Minor Awards

From Tee-ball to the Major positions, each player was handed a participation award. The league also announced their MVP's and Sportsmanship Awards winners. T-Ball players: Coaches: Alberto Fuentez and Bud Parez Diamond Backs... — Updated 6/4/2016

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Little League Closing Ceremony - Major Awards

Major Teams: Coaches: Steve Mellor and Carlos Ornelas Angels: Players: Adrian Marin, Adan Valdez, Angel Vilchis, Cesar Orhoa, Christian Villafana, Edwin Ornelas, Evan Padilla, Marla Manzano, Pedro Rodriguez, Saul Magdaleno and... — Updated 6/4/2016

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Borrego Springs Unified - Teacher Awards

Borrego Springs Unified honored their teachers and staff at their Annual Teacher Appreciation Party May 19. Superintendent, Martha Deichler organized a great event; catered by El Borrego with music provided by the magnificent... — Updated 5/25/2016


Imagine Borrego Springs with an Awesome Ocean...

Borrego Springs is an isolated little desert community, connected to the outside world by a few winding two-lane mountain and desert roads; with random huge metal sculptures. It has a round-about circle that connects to the main... — Updated 5/23/2016

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Schools Visit San Diego Opera House

The Borrego Springs Middle and High School sent fifty students to the San Diego Opera House Thursday, May 5, where they saw a performance of Great Scott. Students from all over San Diego County were invited to see the show two... — Updated 5/23/2016

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Borrego Springs - 2016, Classified Teacher of the Year

Borrego Springs High School/District Office, Classified Teacher of the Year for 2016 was announced early this morning, with the honor going to Denny Moore, Lead Groundskeeper and thirty-five year resident of Borrego Springs. Moore... — Updated 5/19/2016

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BS Community Sponsor Group - Kesling's Parking

The Borrego Springs Community Sponsor Group meeting, held on May 5, discussed a request from the Borrego Art Institute (BAI) for restricted parking on Palm Canyon Drive in front of Kesling’s Kitchen. Jim Wermers spoke on behalf of the BAI and requested that general parking... — Updated 5/19/2016

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Chamber of Commerce Meeting

The Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce meeting today, May 17 at 8 a.m., the board updated the town on this months plans. Friday, May 20, Rams Hill homes will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 30 homes will be on display for the general public and agents. All are welcome... — Updated 5/17/2016

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Get in the Village Guide

Orange Book Directories' Tisha Calton and Debra Kinney, are in the planning stages for the new Borrego Springs Village Guide for 2017. The Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce held their annual Retail Committee Meeting on May 6,... — Updated 5/17/2016

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Borrego Unified School District Meeting

With the school year coming to a close, the Borrego Springs Elementary, Middle and High Schools are finishing up state testing and getting ready to wrap up all their end-of-the-year activities. At the monthly board meeting on May... — Updated 5/16/2016


2016 Badwater Salton Sea - Winners

Having followed the racers from their start in Salton City, through to Borrego Springs and on wards, it was only once nightfall had begun to set in that it was time to leave the runners to it. Yolandi Jooste of the Sun did however,... — Updated 5/10/2016

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Speed Flying Over Borrego

Skydivers Ande Bell and Dimitrije Dadic, instructors from Skydive Perris in Perris, CA, are in Borrego Springs not only for the desert rays and metal sculptures; they are here to do some speed flying. "We are speed flying off of... — Updated 5/2/2016

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Borrego Days 2016 - Headline Act Announced

The 2016 Borrego Days Committee announced country pop artist Steven Yabarra as the musical headliner during their April 18 meeting. Planning is underway with permits, entertainment and food vendors. Southwest High School is the... — Updated 4/27/2016

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Borrego Chamber of Commerce - Meeting

Borrego Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau met for their monthly meeting on April 19, at 8 a.m. Mike Harrison attended the meeting on behalf of Congressman Duncan D. Hunter; representing the congressman here in Borrego... — Updated 4/25/2016

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Borrego Springs Welcomes the Cobras

Arguably, one of the world's most recognized and famous sports car in history today might be the Shelby Cobra. In order to be deemed "authentic" each vehicle is documented by Shelby CSX, numbered and given a manufacturer's... — Updated 4/20/2016

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Borrego Springs - BAI, Kesling's Kitchen

Located on Palm Canyon Drive attached to the Borrego Art Institute (BAI), and designed by Richard Orne and Leslie McQuown, is the newly opened Kesling's Kitchen (KK), a Mediterranean themed restaurant in Borrego Springs, CA.... — Updated 4/20/2016

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Borrego Springs - Aerobatics

The Hammerhead Round up, a five-category aerobatic contest held April. 8 - 9, is underway despite the overcast skies and occasional drizzle. Despite it being one of the smallest contests in recent memory, eleven pilots have made... — Updated 4/9/2016

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Borrego Springs - American Legion Auxiliary Tea

The second Annual "Poppy Tea" hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 853 of Borrego Springs, took place on Sunday, March 20. The event was deemed a successful elegant affair with 100 percent of the $1200 raised going to... — Updated 3/24/2016

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Borrego Springs - Taste of Borrego

Borrego Springs Rotery Clubs' sixth annual 'Taste of Borrego,' held on March 14, was a monumental success. The event supports local community projects within the Borrego Springs area and this years culinary event took place at La... — Updated 3/15/2016

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BSDU - Student of the Month Awards

At the Borrego Springs Board of Education meeting, March 9, the 'Student of the Month' awards were presented for Feb. 2016. Congratulations to all the children for their achievements. Elementary School Transitional Kinder - Duke... — Updated 3/11/2016

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Borrego Springs - Artist's Open Studio Tour

The Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs Artist's Open Studio Tour, held on Sunday, Feb. 21, was a huge success. Artists around Borrego opened up their homes and studios for residents and art appreciators. Some artist's... — Updated 3/1/2016