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Grant Funded Projects Update at BWD

Borrego Water District is in the middle of a multi year Capital Improvement replacement program and making great progress on critical improvements. Following is an update: Waste Water Treatment Plant Monitoring Wells - COMPLETE: BWD operates a 250,000 gallon per day conventional... — Updated 9/14/2023


Discover Pickleball in Borrego Springs

Pickleball is on fire in Borrego Springs! This hybrid sport is booming in popularity, thanks in part to its accessibility – no need to be a pro to join in the fun. With dedicated courts ready to welcome beginners and enthusiasts... — Updated 9/14/2023


VIEWPOINT: Fast Food Starbucks Coffee in La Casa Del Zorro's Coffee Cafe

I start my morning drinking about two cups of strong coffee with a splash of non-fat milk of which I make in a French coffee press, and although through the years I have weaned myself off coffee for a few months here and there, I presently know I really like a cup and a half (no... — Updated 7/18/2023


Kesling's Kitchen Closes Its Doors

Tom Hildebrandt and Pamela Lange have been running Kesling's Kitchen for seven years, and have now decided to move on to pastures new. Tom told the Borrego Sun, "It's a new chapter in our lives allowing us to continue in the field... — Updated 7/18/2023


Postcards to Registered Voters for District 4 Special Primary

Nearly 400,000 postcards are on their way to registered voters in the Fourth Supervisorial District listing their voting options for the Aug. 15 special primary election. The person elected will fill District 4’s vacant seat for the remainder of the current term ending in... — Updated 6/15/2023

 By Nikki Symington    News

Stewardship Council, Visions

Visions Du Jour: What are the main characteristics of a vision? Research on visionary leader – suggests that visions have five characteristics: a picture, a change, values, a map, and a challenge. At the recent Stewardship Council meeting a speaker brought up the need for Borreg... — Updated 5/24/2023

 By Ernie Cowan    News

Nature Watch: "Gambel's quail"

One of the joys of living or visiting the desert is the chance to see wildlife that you won't see anywhere else. The pear-shaped Gambel's quail is just one of those beautiful creatures you may encounter while hiking in Palm... — Updated 5/1/2023

 By Martha Deichler    News

Boys & Girls Golf Classic Makes Its Goal While Having Fun

Exactly one month earlier, the Boys and Girls Club Golf Classic was canceled due to snow in the mountains, severe winds and the closure of the de Anza Golf Course due to downed trees. What a difference a month makes! On Friday March 24, 103 happy golfers showed up ready to swing... — Updated 4/5/2023


Rosemary Fey

Rosemary Fey passed away on February 14, 2023, at the age of 79. She was born in 1943 in Burlingame, CA. She and her husband Jared lived in Lake Tahoe, and later in New York City, before moving to Borrego Springs in the 1970’s. Rosemary and Jared were well known for starting... — Updated 4/5/2023

 By Ernie Cowan    News

Nature Watch: "American Robin"

The American robin is not an uncommon winter visitor to Anza-Borrego, but this year the iconic bird has arrived in numbers seldom seen here. The first clue was during the annual December Christmas Bird Count, when 935 robins were... — Updated 3/21/2023


Peg Leg Liars Contest Returns in March

After a one year hiatus due to COVID restrictions, the 2023 Pegleg Smith Liars’ Contest will be held on Saturday, March 4 at the American Legion Post 853 at 4515 Borrego Springs Road, Borrego Springs, California. The location is across from La Casa del Zorro. Mark your calendar... — Updated 2/14/2023


A Toast to Generosity

The Toast of Borrego, hosted by the Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs, was a great success with more tickets having to be added as it was a sell out. The food, prepared by Kesling's Kitchen, was delicious. The wine... — Updated 1/4/2023


Soroptimist International: Toast to Borrego

Get your season on: Celebrating the seasonal return of friends and neighbors with 22 unique, themed gift baskets to be raffled off – perfect for the Christmas season’s gift giving; gift certificates from local sponsors; local food, music, arts and artists; and a tribute to... — Updated 12/2/2022


LCDZ Management Change

La Casa Del Zorro Resort and Spa recently announced that they have made a change in its management company to JC Resorts. They are still under the ownership of CWC Casa del Zorro, LLC. As of Sept. 17, a new General Manager has also taken the helm of LCDZ, Vivian Wilkie. “She is... — Updated 11/10/2022


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


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


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