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"Grateful for BASIC"

I am really grateful for having received scholarships from the BASIC community. BASIC has really encouraged me to give school my all, and to lose the fear of failing. Going into college, I was not really confident I could transition smoothly into a large school like UCSD. Not... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Joanne Ingwall    School

BASIC Awards $81,850 in Scholarships – An All-Time High

This summer, Basic Assistance to Students in the Community (BASIC) will award five Borrego Springs High School Students and 28 continuing students scholarships to further their education. The pandemic has challenged every one of these students, but each of them has persisted in... — Updated 6/15/2021

 By Martha Deichler    School

Borrego Springs Unified School District Receives Prestigious County Health Award

The theme for this year’s 20th annual Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Awards is “Building Bridges to Better Health”. This theme, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic and Borrego Springs’ rural setting, were the perfect recipe for a successful partnership between... — Updated 5/19/2021

 By Nikki Symington    News

BVEF-REACH Agreement Expires

In rural Borrego Springs, a person or persons, suffering from an injury, onset of a critical illness or medical condition that can be fatal or trauma-related, is 75 miles from the nearest hospitals equipped to deal with such events. Where life and death are literally a matter of m... — Updated 4/29/2021


Borrego Springs Medical Center - Community Prescriptions

Resorts need health care The biggest mystery to the apparent lack of medical services in Borrego Springs is the estimation of the number of prospective permanent residents and indeed part-time visitors who choose to permanently reside elsewhere or, who select other leisure... — Updated 6/1/2020


BSHS Alumni: All in the Family

Ramon and Norma Arias, along with their three children, have been living in Borrego Springs since 2009. They have a large, loving, tight-knit, extended family in Borrego Springs, as well. The families gather together to celebrate... — Updated 4/3/2020


Tragic Fire Sparks Community Hearts

A tragic fire burned down the Bojorquez family home and all its contents on Double O Road, also causing severe burns to the father, Luis, and the loss of their beloved Pitbull/Labrador, Paloma. Their brand-new car was destroyed as... — Updated 8/22/2019


West Nile Virus Claims Life

The Imperial County Public Health Department confirmed on July 16 that Robert Mears, 74, of Bombay Beach on the Salton Sea shoreline, died July 4 at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center of complications from the West Nile virus. Imperial County health officials... — Updated 8/7/2019

 By Kim Simas    Julian

UCSD Shiley Eye Institute Eyemobile Visits Julian

Every year, schools around the country need to perform mandated vision screenings for particular grades. From these screenings, parents are alerted to their child's vision needs. This year, children at Julian Union Elementary... — Updated 5/1/2019


UCSD Triathlon Trains At Christmas Circle

The University of California San Diego Triathlon team were laughing, falling, and at the same time working hard, as they used Christmas Circle as their training spot. The team trained at the Circle Saturday Nov. 11. Cones were set... — Updated 11/20/2017



Marchers will resist climate-denying policies and urge strong local climate action, including 100% clean energy and Community Choice Energy, in solidarity with the national day of action San Diego, CA - On Saturday April 29th over three thousand San Diegans are expected to join... — Updated 4/21/2017


Register Now for the Colorado Desert Natural History Research Symposium

Featured Speakers & Topics Desert Plant Biodiversity – Dr. Phil Rundel, UCLA Tarantulas – Dr. Chris Hamilton, Florida Museum of Natural History Anza-Borrego's Mountain Lions – Dr. T. Winston Vickers, UC Davis Arthropods... — Updated 9/23/2016


Thank you, Brave men

On July 14 I heard a loud pounding on my door. When I opened it, I saw a young man who looked hurt and he yelled, “Get out! Call the Fire Department now.” I grabbed my phone and ran outside, down my driveway to see what the problem was while dialing 9-1-1. What I saw was horri... — Updated 8/1/2016


Santa Ysabel - Head on Collision - Update

Update: Three people were injured following a collision involving two cars along State Route 78 just west of the junction with State Route 79. According to California Highway Patrol officer, the head-on crash happened just before... — Updated 6/7/2016

 By Ellen Fitzpatrick    News

Borrego Springs - Medical Center, Results

The healthcare survey results have been tallied and (BVEF) 'The Fund,' who sponsored the survey, with the help of the Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce, has analyzed the responses. The survey was conducted from Dec. 3 through... — Updated 2/23/2016

 By Miguel Rocha    News

Adults Rise Against the Machines

New computer classes offered free through the Borrego Springs Education Foundation and aimed at adults with limited computer skills are currently being held Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the library at Borrego... — Updated 8/27/2015


Sponsor an exchange student this year

Patrick, from Thailand, has recently returned to his host family in the U.S. Patrick was an exchange student hosted by the McInnes Family in Vista, Calif., and has now returned to attend UCSD. The McInnes’ are currently hosting two other exchange students, Matt from Thailand... — Updated 5/22/2015

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