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Sampson Exits Casa, Chamber

Patrick Sampson has resigned from his role as General Manager of La Casa del Zorro and his position as Chamber of Commerce Board President as of Oct. 10. Sampson’s wife Tiffany has also resigned as La Casa’s lead accountant, according to an official statement released by La... — Updated 10/30/2019


LCDZ Unaffected

San Diego’s Cohn Restaurant Group issued a press release Tuesday Sept. 24 re: the Patio Group of Restaurants, which were operated by Gina Champion Cain, accused of defrauding investors out of $300 million. They confirmed that La Casa del Zorro will continue to be operated by... — Updated 10/3/2019


Feds Investigate Patio

Principle controller Gina Champion-Cain of The Patio Group, the management company for La Casa del Zorro Resort and Spa operations for nearly a year now, is alleged in a complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to have spearheaded a five-year, $300 million... — Updated 10/3/2019


Teacher's Pet! (It's the Fox)

It's amazing what a cute little fuzzy stuffed fox can do for a community when you combine it with the generosity of La Casa del Zorro Resort. That's what happened last week when LCDZ General Manager Patrick Sampson invited all 24... — Updated 10/3/2019


Kids Ice Cream Social at LCDZ – A Tasty, Magical Time!

Lights, music, balloons, gallons of ice cream and the finest painted faces were evident, as La Casa del Zorro Resort and Spa hosted and celebrated the first seasonal Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce Ice Cream Social. The event... — Updated 9/4/2019


Santiago Roa Rivera

July 25, 1927 – July 15, 2019 Santiago Roa Rivera 91, born July 25, 1927 in Guanajuato, Mexico, went to be with the Lord on July 15, 2019 at his home in Borrego. He was surrounded by his family. Well known to family and friends... — Updated 8/19/2019


LCDZ To Host Ice Cream Social

Chamber of Commerce President and La Casa General Manager Patrick Sampson confirms that La Casa del Zorro Resort and Spa will host the Chamber’s first Summer Ice Cream Social Thursday Aug. 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. “I would like to extend an invitation to all Borrego... — Updated 8/19/2019


Mike Rogers Contributes Borrego Pride at the Border

La Casa del Zorro's Elite Teaching Pro Mike Rogers ( in lime-green shirt) ditched the heat of Borrego during July and instead, for three days a week, coached 200 kids in all kinds of sports, including tennis and arts & crafts... — Updated 8/12/2019


The Patio Group, La Casa del Zorro to Elevate Resort

The Patio Group (TPG) announces its goals as managing partners of La Casa del Zorro – to make the resort and spa a leading destination in Borrego Springs, where travelers can relax amongst desert-style amenities and experience... — Updated 8/12/2019


Valery McElroy and the Flames

Enjoy your dinner with poolside live entertainment of Valery McElroy and the Flames at the Fox Den Bar at La Casa Del Zorro, Saturday July 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 760-767-0100.... — Updated 7/22/2019


Fox Bistro, Fox Den Reopen

La Casa del Zorro Resort and Spa recently temporarily closed the Fox Bistro and Fox Den Bar for five days from June 13 to June 18, to deep-clean the back and front of house, and to undertake minor planned improvements that required a brief closure. “We wanted to get it all done,... — Updated 7/2/2019


LCDZ, The Final Sundowner: Where's My Coat?

As the sun dropped over the San Jacinto's for the last Sundowner of the season at La Casa del Zorro, so did the temperature. Last year at this time in the late-afternoon, and also back in 2016, we would have been looking at temps... — Updated 6/18/2019


Summer Time Has Come, Who is Open?

Many establishments in Borrego Springs are gearing up for the summer and closing up, while many others will remain open with updated hours for the time being. The Coyote Den at de Anza will be open Thursday to Saturday for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from... — Updated 6/3/2019


To Be Open, Or Not

We have confirmed that the de Anza Country Club, Palms at Indian Head, and La Casa Del Zorro will remain open during the summer months, with a summer schedule. The Coyote Den at de Anza will be open Thursday through Sunday. This is the first time de Anza will remain open during... — Updated 5/15/2019


Sundowner at La Casa Del Zorro

The season of Sundowners have come to a close. Make sure you attend the last one of the season Friday May 17, 5 p.m., held at La Casa Del Zorro. Non-members are $10, members are free. For more information, contact the Chamber at 760-767-5555.... — Updated 5/1/2019


New Executive Director of Chamber

Valeen Szabo has been named the Chamber's new executive director, and began her new role April 1. There is much to do, and she will hit the ground running. Szabo came to the position by way of her experience in planning, budget... — Updated 4/11/2019


Miguel Edmundo Lerma Sr.

May 9, 1932 – March 1, 2019 Miguel Edmundo Lerma Sr., 86, died Friday March 1, at the Palomar Medical Center in Poway, California, following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. A long-time resident of Borrego Springs, Lerma... — Updated 4/3/2019


Millions of Dollars Could Fly Away

Millions of dollars a year has boosted the bottom line of many Borrego businesses these last several years due to military desert training operations that were billeted in Borrego Springs. Revenues the businesses’ owners and employees’ jobs came to depend upon. These millions... — Updated 3/25/2019

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

"Elite Pro" Tennis at LCDZ

There is a difference between the guy over on the courts who can give you a few tips on your tennis game, and an "Elite Professional" teaching pro. To be in that category, one has exams to pass: Written, stroke analysis, and... — Updated 2/20/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

Women of Distinction: Martha Deichler, Betsy Knaak

It goes without question that when you empower and educate a girl, you lead her to empowering a nation, and even the world. Point made, as two Borregan women, who are beyond altruistic and kind-hearted, have changed lives for... — Updated 2/20/2019


Rams Hill Victorious

Deciding what you want to eat is difficult, especially when you're trying to weight out which one is better than the other. So how does one judge the best of the best? From the juicy garlic butter shrimp, Asian-style sweet and sour... — Updated 2/20/2019


Lunch with the Principal at La Casa Del Zorro

Four students from the Borrego Springs Middle and High School celebrated their 'Student of the Month' award with vice principal Victoria Baay Feb. 1 at La Casa Del Zorro. LCDZ general manager Patrick Sampson gifted the students... — Updated 2/7/2019


Best Film Winner "Hawaii"

They say it’s the journey, not the destination that counts. So while we never actually see the lead character reach his geographic goal, the wild journey we’re taken on makes up for it. “Hawaii,” directed by Jesus del Cerro, is one of those films that sticks with you on... — Updated 2/7/2019

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Tennis, Pickleball and Eggnog for Christmas

What better way to celebrate the Christmas season in Borrego than by playing a round of tennis or pickleball with fellow enthusiasts, followed by snacks, prizes, and an eggnog option – either regular or "enhanced." There was... — Updated 1/9/2019


Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019

On a cold and crisp New Year's Eve, with rain that day in the Valley and snow up in the mountains, Borregan spirits were high as we said goodbye 2018 and hello 2019. Some did it quietly at home, or with friends, watching the ball... — Updated 1/9/2019


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