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Double Feature: Film & Lecture

On Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 4 p.m., the Borrego Springs Film Institute is screening the 1962 Academy Award winning psychological thriller film “The Manchurian Candidate” at the Borrego Library. This will be followed by a talk by UCSD Professor Joel Dimsdale about his most recent... — Updated 11/21/2023


Rise in COVID Cases, Hospitalizations in SD County

Doctors and health officials are seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across San Diego County, and the latest set of subvariants is dominating the spread. Experts say thanks to widespread vaccinations, COVID-19 is becoming less severe. But while the latest surge... — Updated 11/9/2023


Borrego Springs Film Festival Transforms into Borrego Springs Film Institute

The Borrego Springs Film Festival proudly announces its new, independent status as The Borrego Springs Film Institute, a 501c(3) public non-profit organization. This landmark decision marks a significant milestone in the festival’s history, solidifying its commitment to... — Updated 11/9/2023


Probation Helps Students Get Ready for School

San Diego County Probation officers partnered with STAR/PAL, a nonprofit youth organization at its Back-to-School event passing out 450 backpacks and supplies to help students start the school year off right. “We know how a child’s first day at school is a big deal, no matter... — Updated 9/14/2023

 By Nikki Symington    News

BVSC Elects New Members

The Borrego Valley Stewardship Council (BVSC) elected its 2023 slate of Team Leaders at its annual meeting, April 12, in the Borrego Library. The elected Team Leaders are: Bri Fordem, Anza-Borrego Foundation; Kathy Dice, Borrego Water District; Martha Deichler, Borrego Springs Uni... — Updated 5/10/2023


Cyberarcheology Live Demo and Talk

On Friday Jan. 27, the Borrego Library will be hosting an afternoon devoted to the field of cyberarcheology with UCSD professor Tom Levy and his colleagues from UCSD. Event includes participant live-demos of current technologies used in the field, such as virtual reality, 3-D... — Updated 1/17/2023

 By Martha Deichler    News

Honorary Mayors, Rotarians Return from Memorable Trek to Mongolia

The enormous platter of fresh cooked mutton, beef, goat, horse and potatoes was ceremoniously placed on the table in front of us as a welcoming gift from the Mongolian-Kazak family. A cup of warm tea with fresh camel milk from... — Updated 9/19/2022


BASIC Salutes its College Graduates – Part 2

Each year, now for 25 years, BASIC has devoted proceeds from the annual Circle of Art and our other fundraising activities to its scholarship program. Basic's scholarship program is part of BASIC's "cradle to graduation"... — Updated 8/19/2022

 By Martha Deichler    School

Seniors Step Out Into Their Future

Against the breathtaking backdrop of the purple and pink Santa Rosa Mountains, our high school seniors celebrated their accomplishments over the past 14 years as many shed tears and hundreds of family members and friends came to... — Updated 7/5/2022


SDG&E Releases Decarbonization Roadmap with First Utility Industry Standard Reliability Analysis

One of the biggest challenges facing the San Diego region and California is how to decarbonize key economic sectors over the next two decades, while also helping to ensure electric reliability, affordability and equity. A study released today by San Diego Gas & Electric offers... — Updated 4/21/2022

 By Nikki Symington    News

ABDNHA Webinar Highlights Issues, Updates

The Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association’s (ABDNHA) second community webinar, “Desert Living – Desert Health Webinar 2, Providing Health Care in Remote and Rural Communities,” on January 20, presented a local panel of Borrego Springs’ healthcare providers,... — Updated 2/8/2022

 By Sanjiv Nanda    News

A Preview of Impactful Issues for Next Year

The current leadership slate was reelected for 2022 at the December 2 meeting of the Sponsor Group. Rebecca Falk will continue as Chair, Bonnie Petrach as Vice Chair, and Judy Haldeman as Secretary. After some discussion about the need for in-person meetings and the challenges of... — Updated 12/16/2021


Julian Publisher Passes

Michael Hart, publisher, editor-in-chief and photographer of The Julian News passed away at the age of 68 on Sept. 14, after a hard fought battle with cancer. Hart, who was diagnosed with lung cancer last year, was receiving... — Updated 10/13/2021


"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


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


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