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Borrego High Spring Sports Excel, Wrap Up Season

The Borrego Springs High School Winter and Spring Teams topped the charts this season. Many of our student-athletes excelled on and off the field, earning well-deserved awards and recognition. Baseball Played at Petco Park (won vs. Warner Springs) Manzanita League Champions Made... — Updated 6/18/2024


Power Lines Emerge

The specter of a towering 500 kV transmission line cutting in half the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park has haunted our region for the last two decades. Construction of such a line would be a disturbing, years-long proposition. The region’s unsurpassed wilderness scenery and long un... — Updated 6/1/2024


Lights! Camera! Action!

If you don’t know by now then what can we tell you except be on alert for a Warner Brothers big budget movie being filmed in and around Borrego Springs. The Chamber has been working with the production company for the last few months providing information, local contacts, h... — Updated 5/10/2024

 By Martha Deichler    Sports

Borrego Baseball Swings Big at Petco Park

For the Borrego Springs High School Rams Baseball Team, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For Head Coach, Andy Macuga, it was a wonderful memory revisited. On Tuesday, April 23, our baseball team of 17 and about 300 of... — Updated 5/8/2024


Primary Election Results: Anticipated November Battle

The 2024 Primary Election was underway and it was surely filled with a whirlwind of tense emotions – with numerous debates, advertisements, and campaigning. Tensions rose among the country, and the state as the counting of ballots stretched over a few days. But with Super Tuesday... — Updated 3/11/2024


Wilderness First Aid Certification

Thanks to a grant from the Borrego Valley Endowment Fund the Borrego Village Association supported three local “outdoor” guides, Joe Raffetto, Wade Bean and Gray Brandt, to be certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. The course, led by Colin MacDonald from Kit Fox Out... — Updated 2/15/2024


CA School Ratings: BSUSD

On Dec. 15, the State of California released its annual performance ratings of school districts and charter schools. San Diego County schools showed some improvement, but for many, there were not significant changes as hoped. The ratings are part of the California School... — Updated 2/15/2024


Deer Mice Test Positive for Hantavirus

Three deer mice collected near Mount Laguna during routine monitoring on November 1 have tested positive for hantavirus. Hantavirus in wild rodents is relatively common in San Diego County. This is the 13th routine detection of hantavirus in the region this year. However, because... — Updated 2/15/2024


Fire in Warner Springs

A fire blazed through a maintenance building at the Warner Springs Ranch Resort on Sept. 12, and caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage. Shortly before 8 a.m., crews responded to the 2,500-sq. ft. metal-walled structure in the 31600 block of state Route 79, according to Cal... — Updated 11/9/2023


Hantavirus Positive Test

A deer mouse collected during routine monitoring near Mount Laguna on Aug. 24 has tested positive for hantavirus. Hantavirus in wild rodents is relatively common in San Diego County. This is the seventh routine detection of hantavirus in the region for calendar year 2023. The... — Updated 11/9/2023

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Rams Football Kicks Off New Season

Another season of football has kicked off for the Borrego Springs Rams, ready to be electric under those lights showing up for those fans filling up the sidelines. The Rams are in the Manzanita League once again, facing off... — Updated 9/14/2023


Teen Struck in Warner

A 16-year-old was killed on July 30 after he was hit by a vehicle while riding his skateboard in Warner Springs, a California Highway Patrol Officer said. According to CHP, the incident occurred around 8:05 p.m. on State Route 79, north of Peralta Drive in Warner Springs. The... — Updated 9/14/2023

 By Nikki Symington    News

Supervisors Approve $848M Mental Health Plan

San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a new three-year, $848 million Mental Health Service Act, with the goal of helping children, youth, families, adults and older adults who suffer from mental illness or crises. So, what does the new act and funding mean to Borrego... — Updated 7/18/2023


37 Years Later, Victim Identified

Finally, after 37 years, the body of a woman who was found near the campsites on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation in Warner Springs has been identified using genetic genealogy. Her name, Claudette Jean Zebolsky Powers. Her... — Updated 6/21/2023


Hantavirus Squeaks Positive

A deer mouse collected during routine monitoring from a rural area near Boulevard in San Diego County has tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus. The last reported deer mouse finding was in Warner Springs on July 25, 2019, and three deer mice and one brush mouse... — Updated 5/10/2023

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Baseball Opens Season Against Hamilton

Baseball season was back for Borrego Springs High School on March 10, as the Rams faced off against the Hamilton High School Bobcats for their first game of the season. After completing an impressive triple play to end the bottom... — Updated 3/16/2023

 By Nikki Symington    News

One Tree Too Many: Borrego Objects Ordinance

Borregans continued to voice their opposition to trimming palm tree skirts at the second public meeting with CalFire Battalion Chief Alex Elward, on the County’s Defensible Space Ordinance, at the library on February 7. There were a number of changes in Chief Elward’s pre... — Updated 2/24/2023


Annual Borrego Middle School Basketball Tournament

It was quite the busy day of basketball, officiating, cheering and enjoying delicious foods in the Borrego Springs High School gym Jan. 26, as the annual middle school basketball tournament took place for yet another successful... — Updated 2/2/2023

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Rams Come Up Short Against Dragons

The Borrego Springs Rams basketball team hoped to begin the 2023 year with a win and continue its winning streak, as they faced the San Pasqual Dragons on Jan. 11 at home. However, it seemed that the Dragons had all the momentum... — Updated 1/20/2023

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Girls Basketball Falls to SPA

It was a low scoring game for the Borrego Springs girl's basketball team against San Pasqual Academy on Jan. 11 at home. The team hoped to start the new year with a win, but the San Pasqual Lady Dragons came out ready to stop the... — Updated 1/20/2023


Earthquake Shakes

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 struck the morning of Dec. 31, 2022 in Borrego Springs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was centered about 10 miles north of Borrego, and occurred at about 4:12 a.m. at a depth of about 1.5 miles. Many Borregans... — Updated 1/4/2023

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Rams Basketball Score Past West Shores

The Borrego Springs boys' basketball team is off to a solid start to begin the 2022 season. The team earned its first league win, 50 – 30, over West Shores on Dec. 16 at home. They are currently 5 – 2 on the season and 1 – 0 in Man... — Updated 1/4/2023

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Girls Basketball Earn First League Win

After a slight delay to the start of the game due to transportation issues, the Borrego Springs girl's basketball team was underway to take on West Shores at home for their last game of the 2022-year before resuming play in January... — Updated 1/4/2023

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Boys Basketball Begins New Season

After a comeback win against the Hamilton Bobcats to begin the new season, the Borrego Springs boys basketball team hoped to bring that fire against the Chula Vista Learning Community Charter at home on Nov. 28. It was much... — Updated 12/13/2022

 By Jolene McGowan    Sports

Lady Rams Knock in Win at Home

Under the leadership of new head coach, Vanessa Rodarte, the Borrego Springs girls basketball team opened up the 2022 season with back-to-back away games against Mountain Empire and Hamilton, respectively. Against Mountain Empire,... — Updated 12/13/2022


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