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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


COVID-19: A Slight Hiccup

It is an understatement to say things are quite challenging as orders continue to change and the uncertainty of what is to come sweep the nation because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In San Diego County, the process of reopening has now being re-evaluated due to the recent eight... — Updated 6/30/2020


COVID-19: Easing Into Reopening, Masks Now Mandatory

The road to recovering from all that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought is a long one, and we all continue to find a new routine. However, with things continuing to change everyday, the uncertainty remains. The United States has reached 2,386,184 cases, and the death toll rises to... — Updated 6/25/2020


Sponsor Group Meeting

The Borrego Springs Community Sponsor Group meeting will be June 4, at 4:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be on Zoom. The website is Or you can call in at 1-669-900-6833 and the meeting ID is 85960595191. The action items include:... — Updated 6/25/2020


Restaurants, Establishments Begin Reopening

The Stay-At-Home order from Governor Gavin Newsom affected many businesses all over the state. From restrictions on public gatherings, restaurants, and Public Health Orders, it was chaos. Now with a light slowly shining through, there may be hope into reopening and trying to get... — Updated 6/17/2020


Coronavirus Changes Continue

As we find some lining to normalcy with everything slowly opening back up, we wonder what more the COVID-19 pandemic will bring, aside from uncertainty and more changes to what we once knew. With everyone fighting to get back to what they once knew as “normal” and finding... — Updated 6/15/2020


COVID-19: Cases Rise, Moving Forward to Phase 3

With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing change to the world in just a matter of months, we can only think of how long it will possibly take to recover and be able to return back to normal. The United States has reached 2,023,797 cases, 113,002 deaths, and 770,583 recoveries,... — Updated 6/10/2020


SD Regulations - Guest Certification

Starting June 2, all guests at hotels open to provide COVID-19-related services need to sign a certification at check-in verifying they are staying at the hotel in compliance with the stay-at-home order. Hotels are not allowed to... — Updated 6/10/2020


COVID-19: Counties Move Forward at Own Pace

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought so much uncertainty and changes over the last couple of months. However, the world begins to make necessary changes in hopes of reopening. The United States now has reached 1,634,743 cases and 97,182 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.... — Updated 6/4/2020


Borrego Opens

So it begins… The road ahead is a long and bumpy one, but with recent developments, it looks like we are headed in the right direction. There is no telling when we will get to some sort of normality, but there is still hope through the misery we are all facing as the world... — Updated 6/1/2020


La Casa Del Zorro Opens Its Doors

La Casa Del Zorro Desert Resort and Spa has resumed its operations as of May 15, and with great news, their opening weekend was a “huge, sold out success.” “Our staff did an amazing job of preparing the accommodations and grounds to welcome back our guests. We are... — Updated 5/27/2020


COVID-19: Restrictions Begin to Ease

The COVID-19 pandemic has come a long way, and continues to bring everyone down with uncertainty of when we will be able to return to a normal schedule. However, with recent developments and easing restrictions, California entered Phase 2, hoping to get within spitting distance of... — Updated 5/22/2020



This lengthy lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic is a never ending thought process of when things will end or even get better. As we all struggle to grasp some sort of normalcy in reality, we can’t help but think if we will ever be safe. We continue o work to control and... — Updated 5/22/2020


LCDZ Scheduled to Reopen May 15

La Casa Del Zorro Desert Resort and Spa is re-opening May 15, and to celebrate, they are waiving resort fees. The Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (to-go only). No bar, but alcohol is available. The gym and yoga are currently not open, per Governor’s orders. All... — Updated 5/13/2020


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