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Nonprofit Organizations Encouraged to Apply for Grants

The San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization (CECO) is now accepting applications for 2021 CECO grants. Grant applications must be received by Monday Nov. 2. Since 1956, CECO has funded local nonprofit programs with the mission of lending a hand toward addressing the... — Updated 10/29/2020


Borrego Task Force Update

Dear Fellow Borregans, The Borrego Springs COVID-19 Task Force has been using its website to encourage vulnerable residents to request help and to encourage volunteers to help deliver food... — Updated 5/22/2020


Safe Reopening Plan

The San Diego County Board of Supervisor's passed an item that included a "Safe Reopening Plan", which is a template for our business community to begin preparing for the safe reopening of San Diego Businesses. This plan is to be... — Updated 5/13/2020


Face Coverings Mandatory, May 1

San Diego County Health Officials have modified the public health order, now requiring all to wear facial coverings when out in public starting May 1. Currently, San Diego County requires employees of some essential businesses (retail stores, gas stations, restaurants,... — Updated 5/13/2020


Stimulus Check Rundown

In an effort to help curb the crippling economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump signed a stimulus package called the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act is the biggest rescue package in U.S. history with a... — Updated 5/7/2020


From the County of SD:

From the County of San Diego regarding the Coronavirus: For now, we are encouraging people to call 2-1-1 to speak with a live person. For those who have access online, please visit for the latest information.... — Updated 5/1/2020


To all Borrego Residents:

Most of you are probably aware that the Federal Government has passed various funding plans to help small businesses get through the Covid 19 pandemic. This funding is through the “CARES Act”. This funding program has been very popular, so popular that it ran out of money. In... — Updated 4/27/2020


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


SBA Small Business Disaster Loans

Calling all Borrego businesses! Has your business been affected due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Beginning April 3, small businesses can apply for a loan, stemming from the nearly $350 billion in loans thanks to the CARES Act signed by President Donald Trump in March. The loan... — Updated 4/3/2020


For Borrego Springs Residents - Coronavirus Task Force

The Borrego Springs Coronavirus Task Force is a group of community members who are committed to helping Borrego Springs and our neighbors have the information and support they need to make it through this crisis. Click here to learn more about our overall community strategy for... — Updated 4/3/2020


SD County Text System

San Diego County residents can now sign up to receive information about the novel coronavirus via text. The system allows County health officials to send real-time information about COVID-19 in the region. To sign up, text “COSD COVID19” to 468-311.... — Updated 4/3/2020


Borrego Health Clinic Hotline

Tests for COVID-19 are being conducted at the Borrego Medical Clinic under CDC protocols in coordination with County health officials. However, there is a limited supply, as well as guidelines of who can be tested. For questions, and to see if you can be tested, contact the... — Updated 4/3/2020


Three Days and A Great Day: Holy Week and Easter

By Michael Plenkon Over the centuries, Christians developed a week of services and prayer to mark the last days of Jesus’ life and his death and resurrection. The pattern for much of this “holy week” came from pilgrims’ accounts of the celebrations in Jerusalem and the... — Updated 3/27/2018


Passover Planning

Passover planning for Borrego? Call Chaplain Susan Katz for your Passover needs, supplies, seder. Call 760-315-0184 or email — Updated 3/16/2018


Calling All Borrego Writers

Every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., the library hosts a Writers Workshop for authors in all genres to present and discuss works in progress, with whatever level of feedback the author desires. The only rules are respect for all present and our time constraints, no political... — Updated 3/9/2018


Important Water Meeting, March 5

Leading citizens’ groups in Borrego are urging both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking residents to “Please come to the public meeting on March 5 to speak about how you would be affected by possible water reductions and rate increases,” according to Rebecca Falk of the... — Updated 3/8/2018


Borrego Water Update

In advance of the the next Groundwater Sustainability Plan Advisory Committee (AC) meeting there will be a ratepayers meeting next Monday Jan 22, 2018 5:30 pm at the BWD Office. Please plan on attending to express your feelings, concerns, thoughts , and questions regarding the... — Updated 1/19/2018


BNBuilders Awards

In article provided by, BNBuilders, in partnership with Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects (RNT), is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the new Borrego Springs Branch Library, Park, and Sheriff's Office. The $11.5 million design-build project is designed... — Updated 1/16/2018



Proposition One, approved by the voters on November 4, 2014 authorized the California State Legislature to appropriate funds to the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to establish the Sustainable Groundwater Planning Grant Program. This program provides funds for projects that... — Updated 1/11/2018


Borrego Days Planning Meeting

Get involved, help organize, be a volunteer, put in your ideas for the next Borrego Days! Attend the Borrego Days Planning Meeting. The first one of 2018 will be held Monday Jan. 8 at 4:00 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce. Provide your opinions, suggestions, or simply help out to... — Updated 1/5/2018


Library Construction on Schedule

It's one of those major milestones for construction projects large and small – foundations. In the case of our new library complex – a large project to be sure – we've reached the first big milestone. The 50-foot deep... — Updated 1/3/2018



As we head into the New Year, Borregans will, as is always the case, be faced with issues that need to be addressed, some quicker than others. Pesky roosters disturbing sleep is a minor one. Our aquifer situation is a major one. We have two years before submission of our final... — Updated 1/3/2018


Heaven's Pennies

The fundraiser, Pennies From Heaven, has come to an end. This fundraiser, run by the Interact club at the Borrego Springs High School raised $856.68 for the orphans in Liberia. This money will be used to buy school supplies, and other essentials for these children. The Interact... — Updated 6/8/2017



6/8/17 Grad Nite 6/9/17 High School 8th grade Welcome Dance 6/12/17 HS EOY Awards – 6pm – Gym 6/13/17 Board Meeting – 5pm – Community Room 6/14/17 Minimum Day 6/14/17 MS EOY Awards / 8th grade promotion – 6pm – Gym 6/15/17 Minimum Day – Last Day of School ... — Updated 6/8/2017


Outside the Box

After a long career as a professional photographer, the newest volunteer teaching students’ skills, is vice-president of the Borrego Springs Art Guild, Tom Hogan. “I spend a lot of time in some very odd places.” states Hogan, who finds himself drawn to cemeteries and... — Updated 3/29/2017


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