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Food Bank in Borrego Springs

Due to Monday holidays in January 2022, the food distribution at St. Barnabas will be late in the month, on Monday Jan. 24 – 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. We always have good protein. And we wish you a Happy New 2022.... — Updated 1/13/2022


Redistricting Meeting

The County of San Diego's Independent Redistricting Commission Notice of Special Meeting and Agenda for December 14, has been posted online at: How to Watch The Independent Redistricting Commission meeting for... — Updated 12/14/2021



Please take notice that a position on the Board of Directors of the Borrego Water District became vacant effective November 1, 2021 for the remainder of the term thru January 2023 (election for four-year term in November 2022). Pursuant to Government Code Section 1780, the Board... — Updated 12/1/2021


SDGE: Overnight Power Outage

Next week, SDG&E crews are scheduled to perform upgrade and maintenance work overnight on a substation serving the Borrego Springs area. To keep our crews and customers safe, it is necessary to de-energize the substation between 9... — Updated 11/19/2021


COVID-19 Vaccinations

CalFire will be at the Borrego Springs Library on Monday Sept. 20 for COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine, first and second doses, and the J&J one-time vaccine. They will return on Monday Oct. 11 for those who need the second dose of Pfizer. On Sept. 20, vaccination hours will be 9:30 a.m.... — Updated 9/16/2021


California: Recall Election, Sept. 14

California voters are up-in-arms for the 2021 California gubernatorial recall election, deciding whether or not to remove Gavin Newsom as governor, three years into his first term. Here are a few things people should know:... — Updated 9/2/2021


Key Dates to Remember

Public comments in regards to violent sexual predator Merle Wade Wakefield being recommended to be placed in Borrego Springs may be submitted until August 11 to the SAFE Task Force. Comment Submission Deadline – – please copy , — Updated 8/11/2021


Be Heard!

According to the official notification site, with the hearing scheduled for September 13, 2021, the SAFE Task Force will be accepting public comments about the proposed placement of Merle Wakefield to be included in the formal response to the court and the Department of State... — Updated 8/6/2021


Let's Go Borrego

Let’s Go Borrego is a new transportation program for Borrego Springs residents. It is a volunteer driver reimbursement program for Borregans who are unable to drive themselves, but who have a friend/relative/neighbor who drives them. Let’s Go will provide $0.50 per mile to rei... — Updated 11/3/2020


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


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