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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 5/27/2020


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: 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 5/27/2020


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 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


Effects Timetable, Orders Amended

It was around three months ago that no one had an idea of what COVID-19 was. What was thought to be a disease similar to the flu, has now spread around the country, infecting over 1,897,506 – 547,670 in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine. This... — Updated 4/15/2020


Borrego Businesses

As of April 3: Community Valley Bank, Borrego Community Valley Bank, Borrego Springs Branch has updated their hours, and will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chamber of Commerce The Borrego Springs Chamber of C... — Updated 4/3/2020


Timeline of COVID-19 Events

COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, which has spread across the world in a matter of days, infecting thousands, officially being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11. A few days later on March 13, President Donald Trump addressed the... — Updated 4/3/2020


Sundowners Revel at The Mall

The monthly gathering of Sundowners was held this month on Feb 21, hosted by Kathy and Jef Johnson, owners of Borrego Physical Therapy upstairs in The Mall. The crowd welcomed our new Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Françoi... — Updated 4/3/2020


Director of Club La Casa

La Casa del Zorro Desert Resort and Spa has hired Jeanie Thomas as Director of Club La Casa, LCDZ’s state-of-the-art fitness, tennis, pickleball, and aquatics center. Thomas assumes program development, marketing, professional pickleball instruction and personal training as... — Updated 3/5/2020


Taste of Borrego: Carlee's Double Win

Eight local chefs and staffers from restaurants in Borrego Springs put their skills to the test and relied on the taste buds of those in attendance at the 9th Annual Taste of Borrego, an event sponsored by the Rotary Club, held at... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Michael Sadler    Events

New Year's in Borrego: A Quiet Dinner or Rockin' the House

At 6 p.m. local time, celebrations were already well under way for the ball to drop in a fully packed Times Square, but our Christmas Circle and the surrounding area was all but silent. Both restaurants at Rams Hill and La Casa... — Updated 1/23/2020


Our Library, One Year Later

It began as a dream for a new Library for the little town of Borrego Springs from Bill and Jenny Wright. That dream was morphed into a handshake agreement over lunch at La Casa Del Zorro in February 2006 between Bill Wright and... — Updated 1/23/2020


Borrego Gears of Up for Taste of Borrego 2020

Once again, it’s time for Borrego’s best party! And it’s going to be better than ever! The 9th annual Rotary Taste of Borrego will be on Sunday Jan. 26, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the de Anza Ballroom of the historic Casa del Zorro Desert Resort. Borrego’s finest... — Updated 1/23/2020


Sponsor Group Visualizes Future Look

Architect Richard Orne has a firm grasp on what the streets, sidewalks, and landscaping in Borrego Springs should look like, and his slide presentation wowed the Community Sponsor Group and attendees at the monthly meeting in the Library Community Room Dec. 5. Modifications to... — Updated 1/23/2020

 By Michael Sadler    News

GMP To Be Released

A draft “Stipulated Judgment” 10 months in the making, with an attached Groundwater Management Plan (GMP) that replaces the GSP, will soon be released for a 30-day public review and comment period before being finalized by the Borrego Water District and other Basin Pumpers.... — Updated 1/23/2020


Viewpoint: Let's Talk Water

By the time you read this, the Stipulation Agreement (AKA Stipulation Judgment) will have been released to the public. We are told by the Borrego Water District (BWD) that it is very good news that we have agreement amongst the major pumpers, including BWD, about how to bring our... — Updated 1/23/2020


VIP Reception at Christmas Circle

They came to Christmas Circle, sipped wine and beer, ate sliders, all of them ready to participate in the next morning's 2019 Borrego Days Desert Festival and Parade. Chamber of Commerce Secretary and Borrego Days Co-Chair Debbie... — Updated 1/23/2020


La Casa New Manager

Curly Williams was announced as the new Resident Manager of La Casa Del Zorro at Patrick Sampson's surprise going away party. Sampson, who recently stepped down as GM and as the Chamber of Commerce Board President, was certainly... — Updated 1/23/2020


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


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


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