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SVPs – Here We Go Again

Two weeks ago, Judge Gill closed the initial review of the proposed placement of SVP Martinez with the promise that he would visit Borrego Springs and view the house on Running M Road for suitability. Since then, the neighbors have hoped to see the Judge and ensure that he sees... — Updated 8/3/2022


Chamber Welcomes Travel Show

In the blink of an eye, Samantha Brown and her film crew were in Borrego Springs the evening of June 13 staying at La Casa Del Zorro and the morning of June 14. With the help of Chamber Team Member George Thompson as lead driver and local information expert, along with Okie... — Updated 8/1/2022

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

Community Input Invited on Proposed Dollar General Store, La Casa Del Zorro Solar Project

The June 2 Sponsor Group meeting opened with John Wells of La Casa del Zorro providing an update on fencing and landscaping around their solar project at the intersection of Borrego Springs Road and Yaqui Pass Road. La Casa is work... — Updated 6/21/2022


Sponsor Group Meeting

Attend the next Sponsor Group Meeting, scheduled for Thursday June 2, 5 p.m. at the Borrego Springs Library or via Zoom. Anticipated topics include the La Casa Del Zorro solar project at the intersection of Borrego Springs and Yaqui Pass Road, 18-wheeler trucks, permit... — Updated 5/19/2022

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

Crime Statistics, Homeless Outreach, Emergency Medical Response Discussed at Sponsor Group Meeting

In keeping with the times, the May meeting of the Sponsor Group was a hybrid meeting, that is, there were an equal number of people who attended the meeting in-person at the Borrego Springs Library, and online via Zoom. While there were some minor audio hiccups at the start of... — Updated 5/19/2022

 By Michael Sadler    News

Borrego Springs 9th Annual Film Festival Part Two

The 9th Annual Borrego Springs Film Festival was moving towards great success, as reported in the March 31 issue of the Borrego Sun, thanks mainly to the fine organization built by Festival founder Fred Jee. In summary of the... — Updated 4/21/2022

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

Sponsor Group Welcomes New Members

The April 7 Borrego Springs Community Sponsor Group (BSCSG) meeting opened with a welcome to two new members. At its April 5 meeting, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors (BOS) appointed Bruce Durbin and Julie Gerson to the two vacant seats on the Group. Later in the meeting,... — Updated 4/15/2022


La Casa Del Zorro Solar Project Nears Completion

The estimated time for completion of the La Casa Del Zorro Solar (LCDZ) Project has been pushed back a bit, now expected to begin electrical generation in about 60 days. It's taken almost three years to get to this stage. "Delays... — Updated 4/4/2022


Sponsor Group Elects New Members, Dollar Store Is Back

The Borrego Springs Community Sponsor Group (BSCSG) held its regular meeting on March 3. John Wells gave the Group an update on the La Casa Del Zorro Solar Project, which has begun build-out, and said he had taken Sponsor Group Member Judy Haldeman’s suggestion to hire... — Updated 3/18/2022


LCDZ Solar Project

The La Casa Del Zorro Solar Project, a 750-kilowatt photovoltaic installation, is being erected at the intersection of Yaqui Pass Road and Borrego Springs Road on a 6.72-acre parcel. The Project consists of a solar array utilizing single axis trackers, six (6) 125kw inverters,... — Updated 3/11/2022


Girls Do Borrego

It was the Borrego Girls Weekend once again, celebrating their 17th Annual Golf Tournament, after a hiatus last year because of COVID. Caroline Haines has organized the Borrego Girls Weekend (BGW), an annual golf retreat and social... — Updated 3/8/2022


Borrego Water District Audit Accepted

At the February 22, meeting, the Borrego Water District Board accepted the audit for FY 2021 – 22. The Independent Auditing Firm of Leaf and Cole performed a review of transactions involving revenues, expenditures/expenses, loans, transfers, leasing arrangements, and... — Updated 3/7/2022

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

SDG&E Shares Future Plans for Borrego Springs Microgrid

At its February meeting, the Sponsor Group hosted representatives from SDG&E who provided a comprehensive update of future plans to make the Borrego Springs Microgrid sustainable and resilient, and answer residents' questions.... — Updated 3/4/2022

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

Sponsor Group Looks Ahead to A Busy 2022

The Borrego Springs Community Sponsor Group (BSCSG) is established by the County to be an information link between the community and the County of San Diego on matters dealing with planning and land use. At the January 2022 meeting, Chair Rebecca Falk highlighted several county... — Updated 1/28/2022

 By Nikki Symington    News

La Casa Del Zorro's Ruben Bernal Retires

Ruben Bernal is retiring after 30 years as La Casa Del Zorro's Bell Captain. Curly Williams, resident manager, called Ruben Bernal's retirement after 30 years, "An end of an era." "Ruben is an institution at La Casa. He is known... — Updated 1/14/2022

 By Martha Deichler    News

Rotary Holiday Toy Drive A Huge Success

Cars began lining up an hour before the starting time of 4:30 p.m. on Friday evening, Dec. 17 for Rotary's annual Christmas Toy Drive for all local children ages 0 – 18. Even with no Christmas Tree in the Circle (damaged in a... — Updated 1/6/2022


BWD Obtains New Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Funding

It is necessary that the Borrego Water District undertake construction projects to repair and replace water pipelines, wells, storage tanks and the wastewater treatment plant. The Borrego Water District maintains approximately 90 miles of water pipelines, the vast majority of... — Updated 10/13/2021

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

Sponsor Group Discusses: Capital Improvement Projects, "Smart Growth" and Water Issues

At the Sept. 2 meeting, the Sponsor Group approved a 2021 Capital Improvement Project (CIP) proposed priority list. Traffic calming, and, pedestrian and bicycle safety, continue to be the primary concerns. The first two items on... — Updated 9/28/2021

 By Michael Sadler    News

Kendall's Cafe Sold!

Kendall's Café is now under new ownership, as of Sept. 1, at the helm of Benito Arteaga and Lorena Valdez. Previous owner Gary Bailey initially approached Benito about taking over Kendall's, and Darlis also graciously offered to... — Updated 9/21/2021


Water District Over the Summer

The Borrego Water District is still a very active place, even during the summer. In addition to continuous operations of its water and sewer system, a few important projects have reached significant milestones. BWD has completed drilling of a new well around the Club Circle area... — Updated 7/28/2021


Busy Summer Ahead for BWD

As the temperature rises and the snow birds head home, the activity at BWD is gearing up in what will be a very active summer. BWD Board, Staff and its Consultants/Contractors will all be working diligently on the following projects: Well #5-15 Completion – JULY-AUG. 2021: BWD... — Updated 6/14/2021


Kasey Simrock Bids Farewell

Kasey Simrock – a name that many recognize, and when you see her, you can't help but notice that huge smile on her face. However, that smiling, jubilant and radiant character you'll find happily wandering La Casa Del Zorro or... — Updated 5/13/2021

 By Nikki Symington    News

Borrego's Human Safety Net: The Borrego Ministers Association

One thing that makes Borrego Springs a special place to live is the way the community cares for the most vulnerable and needy. Due to the isolation and distance from urban centers and urban social services, when the pandemic hit the community hard, volunteers, businesses and... — Updated 5/13/2021


Explore Borrego On Foot with These New Brochures

Looking for something fun to do while getting a little exercise and learning about the town? Then pick up ABDNHA's new "Explore Borrego Springs" brochures, and discover the points of interest along Church Lane with newest brochure... — Updated 5/6/2021


Champion-Cain Sentenced

Long-time San Diego business owner Gina Champion-Cain, who pled guilty in federal court in July 2020 to securities fraud, conspiracy and obstruction of justice for defrauding investors out of $400 million through a liquor-license loan funding program, was sentenced to 15 years in... — Updated 4/19/2021


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