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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


History of BSPAC

The history of the Performing Arts in Borrego Springs usually comes as a surprise to anyone not closely associated with this unique desert community. Lon Chaney Jr. of the famed theatrical family started a community theater group in Borrego in 1950. The Little Theater Group... — Updated 3/25/2021


Upgrades to Sewer Collection and Treatment Systems Underway

The Borrego Water District operates a sewer collection and treatment system for approximately 800 customers in Town Center, Borrego Springs Resort/Club Circle (BSR/CC) and Rams Hill. Most of the infrastructure was built in the mid 1980s and the Board/Staff at BWD are taking major... — Updated 2/10/2021


Upgrades to Sewer Collection and Treatment Systems Underway

The Borrego Water District operates a sewer collection and treatment system for approximately 800 customers in Town Center, Borrego Springs Resort/Club Circle (BSR/CC) and Rams Hill. Most of the infrastructure was built in the mid 1980s and the Board/Staff at BWD are taking major... — Updated 2/4/2021

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

Sponsor Group Recommends LCDZ Project Can Proceed

At its January 7, 2021 monthly meeting, the Borrego Springs Community Sponsor Group unanimously recommended that the La Casa del Zorro Solar Project proceed to obtain an administrative permit from County Planning and Development... — Updated 2/4/2021


LCDZ Closed

To comply with the State of California’s new and updated stay-at-home orders, La Casa Del Zorro Desert Resort and Spa will be closing its doors until February 1, pending approval by the State. "This re-opening date should be considered tentative as we respond to local... — Updated 1/19/2021

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

Renewal Energy Overlay Options Presented to Sponsor Group

The Community Sponsor Group is chartered by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to be an advisory group providing community input from smaller unincorporated communities such as Borrego Springs regarding local land use and planning matters and other items that impact the... — Updated 12/16/2020


LCDZ Closed Until Dec. 28

From La Casa Del Zorro: The State of California has announced new stay-at-home orders. To comply, we will be closing our doors with a target reopening date of Monday, December 28, pending approval by the State. We encourage you to check back with our web site for the latest... — Updated 12/11/2020

 By Rebecca Falk    News

What's Going on at the Water Master Board?

Periodic disclaimer: This report is not the same as minutes of WMB meetings. I feel free to give my own perspective, and my emphasis is on communicating what might matter for the community to know about the meetings. Having said this, it took a few days after the Sept. 10 late... — Updated 10/2/2020


Restaurants, Establishments Adjust to Reopening... Again

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to take on the world and affect everyone in more ways than one, many are trying to keep their businesses afloat. With San Diego County being in the red tier (open indoors with modifications, max. capacity of 25%), we are seeing more of our... — Updated 9/18/2020


Champion-Cain Guilty

Long-time San Diego business owner Gina Champion-Cain pled guilty in federal court on July 22 to conspiracy, securities fraud and obstruction of justice in connection with a massive years-long $400 million Ponzi scheme with hundreds of victims throughout California and the United... — Updated 8/11/2020

 By Nikki Symington    News

La Casa Solar Project

An application for an Administrative Permit by La Casa Del Zorro Desert Resort and Spa to build a $2.5 million solar project is currently winding its way through rigorous scrutiny by San Diego County’s Planning and Development Services (PDS) to decide if a California Environment... — Updated 8/3/2020


Library Delays Opening

The re-opening of San Diego County Library branches with in-person services has been delayed, which was slated for July 6. All 33 branches will continue to offer contactless door-side service. Borrego Springs’ door-side service will be from Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to... — Updated 7/8/2020


COVID-19: Cases Rise, County Back to the Beginning

The uncertainty continues to grow because of the coronavirus pandemic. Each day has brought many changes, and just when many thought it was time to begin recovering, it seems the battle has barely begun. The United States continues to feel the backlash of COVID-19, as many states... — Updated 7/8/2020


Anza-Borrego Foundation Vision 2020

The Anza-Borrego Foundation (ABF), official partner of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, is undertaking an unprecedented campaign and series of events in coming weeks to ensure it can continue to assist the Park and protect it and... — Updated 7/6/2020


Clinic... Enough is Enough

You know there’s a problem when…. The Borrego Sun began asking questions about operations of the Borrego Community Health Foundation (BCHF) with the firing of Jan Jones and Dr. Pam McEvoy, two high profile and respected medical providers at the Borrego Springs Clinic. At the... — Updated 7/2/2020


Borrego WaterMaster Board: Fifth Board Member Appointed, Staff and Legal Counsel Hires Underway

The June 11 WaterMaster Board Meeting Agenda was devoted to deliberations in a session closed to the public for the purpose of appointing Legal Counsel and an Executive Director/Technical Consultant. It is possible some or all of the firms who responded to the announcement of thes... — Updated 7/1/2020


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