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Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene on Aug. 22, after a man in a pickup truck swerved into the opposing lane and crashed head-on to the motorcycle. The 53-year-old man, later identified as Eric Randall Cripe, from Escondido, lost control of his 2002 Toyota Tundra near... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By Ernie Cowan    News

Summer Escape From Borrego Heat

Many Borrego residents leave the heat of the desert in the hottest months, but for those who don't there are still nearby places to enjoy the great outdoors and bask in far more comfortable temperatures. A group of locals did just... — Updated 7/16/2021


Warner Springs Cannabis Plants Bust

More than 3,900 cannabis plants were seized by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department personnel on June 4, after serving a search warrant at an illegal grow operation in Warner Springs. San Diego County code compliance officers also discovered several dangerous violations... — Updated 6/11/2021


Remembering Hal Hawkins

Hal Hawkins, a long-time Borregan, who graced a painting with just a stroke of a brush, a World War II veteran, and a kind-hearted soul, passed away at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido on April 2 at the age of 98. Hal was born... — Updated 4/29/2021


Woman of Year

Martha Deichler has been named the 2021 Woman of the Year for the 71st Assembly District by Assemblyman Randy Voepel. Voepel noted, "It's important that we recognize the efforts of those who go above and beyond the call of duty,... — Updated 3/19/2021

 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


Did You Feel That?

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Warner Springs on Dec. 6, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed, and it was felt throughout San Diego County. The quake occurred at 7:17 a.m. about four miles southwest of Warner Springs. The USGS calculated the 3.6-magnitude earthquake was... — Updated 12/9/2020


SDGE Possible Multi-Day Power Shutoff

San Diego Gas and Electric is warning more than 88,000 customers of a possible multi-day power shutoff due to Santa Ana Winds, and many are still without power Thursday morning, forcing many closures of schools and businesses. The emergency shutoffs are initiated when strong winds... — Updated 12/5/2020


SD County Funds Internet

San Diego County officials announced on Oct. 29 that 19 school districts and charter schools will see improved access to the internet thanks to $2 million in county funds intended to bridge a digital divide between students during distance-learning. According to County District 4... — Updated 11/10/2020


Free Sandbags for Unincorporated Residents

San Diego County is expected to see its first widespread rains in months this weekend and the County of San Diego and CAL FIRE have free sandbags to help residents in unincorporated communities protect their homes and properties. The National Weather Service is forecasting rain... — Updated 11/6/2020

 By Kim Simas    Julian

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Comes to Julian

We all know that the first five years of a child's life is the most important. Children soak up so much knowledge and experiences during those first few years. It is also the prime time to introduce the love of reading. With so muc... — Updated 9/17/2020

 By Bella Murphy    News

Treats Overseas

There has been a collective effort as of late in Borrego to send packages to soldiers abroad. In fact, so many community members participated in donating goods and funds to sending care packages overseas that it is impossible to... — Updated 6/25/2020

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Surges Past Warner

The Borrego Springs boys' basketball team avenged their last month loss to the Warner Springs Wildcats with a 51 – 41 win, Jan. 30. It surely was a better outcome for the Rams who did not want to have to go through another... — Updated 2/20/2020


Lady Rams Take Control Early, Defeat Wildcats

The Borrego Springs Lady Rams basketball team did not mess around this time when facing uphill opponent Warner Springs. In a Manzanita League matchup Jan. 30, the team made sure to avoid any previous mistakes and put in the work... — Updated 2/20/2020


JV Basketball Fall in Last Minute Comeback

The fourth quarter was a definite game changer. With back-and-forth lead exchanges, to missed opportunities, and a comeback for the season. However, the game ended not the way the Rams JV boys' basketball team would have wanted it... — Updated 2/20/2020

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Earn Win Over Crosstown Rivals

As they headed into halftime with a double-digit lead, the Borrego Springs boys basketball continued their momentum throughout the game to defeat crosstown rivals the Julian Eagles. The 48 – 24 win was a nice bounce back from... — Updated 1/28/2020


Phil Brigandi

(1959-2019) "Local historian" is how Phillip K. "Phil" Brigandi described himself. He was a "local historian" for much of Southern California including the Anza-Borrego area, Hemet, and Orange County. He passed away in his... — Updated 1/23/2020


Supervisor Jim Desmond Tracks Progress on Revitalization

If only you had a simple mobile phone App connecting you directly to the powers that be in San Diego County so you can report a problem, and not have to wait weeks, or months, or perhaps forever if you finally give up trying.... — Updated 1/23/2020

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Top Warner in Three Sets

The Borrego Springs varsity volleyball team was back at home Sept. 24 to face the Lady Wildcats of Warner Springs, looking to bounce back after being swept by West Shores, who sit on top of the Southern Manzanita Volleyball League... — Updated 10/3/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Wins Second League Game, Stay Undefeated

The JV Lady Rams volleyball team went head-to-head against our over the hill neighbors, Warner Springs in a Southern Manzanita League matchup Sept. 24. Despite a rough first set start for the Lady Rams, they were able to take the g... — Updated 10/3/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Win Back-to-Back

The Borrego Springs Lady Rams volleyball team looked to keep their win streak going, as they were back at home Sept. 12 to face the Calvary Christian Academy Lady Royal Knights in a non-conference match. The two teams faced each... — Updated 10/3/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Battle of The Springs Stays in Borrego

The Borrego Springs football team kicked off the 2019 – 20 season with the friendly rivalry game of "Battle of the Springs" against Warner Springs Aug. 30. Rightfully so, as the bronze/silver Springs trophy stayed right here in... — Updated 10/3/2019


Warner Super Hash Bust

The Drug Enforcement Administration raided a five-acre ranch off Chihuahua Valley Road in Warner Springs back in May, seizing 1,400 pounds of marijuana, hash oil cartridges packed for distribution, several guns and ammunition, and stacks of cash. It was called a “sophisticated h... — Updated 10/3/2019


Vegetation Fire on Highway 79

A vegetation fire was reported Thursday on Highway 79 near Warner Springs, according to Cal Fire San Diego. The Morettis Fire, named by Cal Fire, was reported at approximately 1 p.m. on Highway 79, just north of Highway 76. Officials reported making good progress on putting it... — Updated 8/22/2019


Virus Squeaks Positive

A deer mouse found during a routine monitoring operation in Warner Springs on July 25 tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus, according to San Diego County Department of Environmental Health Vector Control officials, bringing the total to 30 wild rodents, mostly... — Updated 8/22/2019


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