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Sixth Annual Film Festival is Just Around the Corner!

Ticket sales are booming for the upcoming Borrego Springs Film Festival Jan. 17 – 21. As of last week, the All-Festival passes and individual block tickets are all sold out! But don’t lose hope if you haven’t purchased your tickets in time. If there’s a particular block of... — Updated 1/14/2019

 By Michael Sadler    News

Cross Rededication: A Symbol of Remembrance of Fallen Warriors, Not Religion

There was and continues to be a good reason for government officials to keep the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in mind when making decisions about what does and does not constitute a violation of the concept of separation... — Updated 1/16/2019


The Future of Borrego Days?

Following the resignation of Linda Haddock from her position as Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, effective Dec. 31, 2018, and her key role in spearheading the Chamber’s Borrego Days Desert Festival and Parade for the past eight years, Borregans naturally have asked:... — Updated 1/16/2019


Planned SDG&E Outage Jan. 20, Jan. 21

A message from Helen Gao, Senior Communications Manager at San Diego Gas & Electric: "As part of our ongoing commitment to maintain reliable service, SDG&E crews will be conducting maintenance work on the Borrego Springs substation this weekend. In order to complete the work... — Updated 1/23/2019


Festival A Success

With more films submitted than ever before, Borrego Springs Film Festival Chairman Fred Jee and his committee were able to select only the highest quality films for viewing at the Borrego Spring Performing Arts Center theatre in a... — Updated 1/31/2019


Bridging the Gap at de Anza

For members and those who live in or come to visit the de Anza Country Club, there is a gap between available entertainment or learning opportunities, and getting the word out to folks who might enjoy and/or benefit from that knowledge, according to de Anza GM Raimen Shalizi and... — Updated 1/23/2019


8th Annual Taste of Borrego

The Taste of Borrego is almost here! It is set to happen Sunday Jan. 27 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at La Casa del Zorro. “The Taste is Borrego’s best party of the year,” said Donna Nourse, spokesperson from the local Rotary club that puts on the event. “This is a real community... — Updated 1/23/2019


Borrego Through The Fog

Stephanie Vartanian captured these great photos of the statues around Borrego Springs, as the fog engulfed the town.... — Updated 1/31/2019


The Patio Group Partners with La Casa Del Zorro

The Patio Group division of American National Investments (ANI) announces new partnership and management of La Casa Del Zorro Desert Resort & Spa in Borrego Springs. La Casa Del Zorro is the first full hotel management... — Updated 1/31/2019


Assistance Offered For Federal Workers And Power Outage Losses

Ramona Food and Clothes Closet and San Diego Gas & Electric are offering assistance to those who experienced losses due to the utility’s power outage last November. To apply for a $25 American Express gift card, bring a SDG&E bill with your name and address to the store, 773... — Updated 1/25/2019


BWD Projects Scheduled to Begin Construction

Four BWD-approved water pipeline construction projects south of Christmas Circle will begin on Friday, Jan. 25. Replacement lines will be installed adjacent to existing routes on Weather Vane, T Anchor Dr., Double 0 Rd, and Frying... — Updated 2/4/2019


Beware of "Too Good" Classified Scam

Imagine finding a job where you only have to work two days a week and being paid $600 per week. Sounds too good to be true, right? It sure is. After two calls from concerned residents in Borrego Springs, the Borrego Sun was made aware of a housekeeper scam, who recently... — Updated 1/31/2019



The Kiwanis-International Borrego Springs’ grapefruit stand will open Monday Dec. 3. Help the Kiwanis by buying your grapefruit there. Proceeds go toward helping underprivileged children in the community, such as backpack lunches for our elementary school students. Kiwanis is... — Updated 12/25/2018


Mini-Bloom in Borrego

It now seems but a distant and faded memory, but back on Oct. 13, Borrego Valley got some rain. Not a lot, but enough to produce the germination of annuals in five locations between the Salton Sea and Borrego Springs. Fred and Carl... — Updated 12/3/2018

 By Michael Sadler    News

Forgive Them, For They Know Not What They Do

Off-road motorcycling is both fun and challenging. And riding where none have ridden before can be part of a freedom-inducing experience. Not included with the license to ride, however, is the unfettered license to destroy. While t... — Updated 12/12/2018

 By Michael Sadler    News

WHAT NEXT... Borrego Water Situation

With the defeat of Proposition 3 in our recent mid-term elections, at least one central question remains about how our community and the County will pay for farmland purchase and fallowing to bring our Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) into compliance by Jan. 2020. This and ot... — Updated 12/3/2018


Grand Opening

In just a few weeks, Borrego Springs' long-awaited brand new County library, sheriff's station and park will have their formal debut Dec. 8 from noon to 3 p.m. All are invited to the ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebrate a series... — Updated 12/12/2018

 By Michael Sadler    News

Rain Brings Relief, Hope

With no appreciable rain in December for three out of the last five years, the gentle but fairly steady rain episodes in Borrego on Dec. 5 (and Nov. 29) provided a total of a little over an inch, and it came as welcome relief. For... — Updated 12/29/2018


Hikers Stranded on Trail

A father and son were forced to spend Sunday night Dec. 9, in a Borrego Springs canyon, after being unable to hike their way out, according to sheriff’s officials. At 7:07 p.m., the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department received a call from the hiker’s wife, who said her... — Updated 12/12/2018


Heating Up at ABDNHA's Annual Chili Fest

Staring off the month of December on a great note, once again, the delicious homemade Chili Fest did not disappoint. With friendly conversations, desserts and chili. Lots of it. At the annual event hosted by the Anza-Borrego... — Updated 12/12/2018


An Opening So Grand

The number of cool and interesting features in the new Library Complex – library, sheriff's sub-station, park – are so numerous that it would take this entire newspaper to detail them all. The Grand Opening Saturday Dec. 8,... — Updated 12/29/2018

 By Michael Sadler    News

Eight Minutes of Space Drama

It was pure drama. Would a six-month space voyage to Mars costing almost half a billion dollars end in success or failure? The drama began and ended in all of eight minutes. Upon reaching Mars on Nov. 26 and ready to begin the... — Updated 12/29/2018


A Wonderful Winter Time

Hundreds of Borregans – kids, families, couples, and singles – all turned out on a cool, winter-in-Borrego evening for the lighting of the Christmas tree and Menorah Saturday Dec. 15 at Christmas Circle. The draw for kids was... — Updated 12/29/2018


Winter Festival Draws a Crowd at Christmas Circle

Many community members came to Christmas Circle to get information and sign up for health insurance and other health-related opportunities, learn about Park activities, get their kids signed up for Little League, face painting,... — Updated 12/29/2018


Merry Christmas to All

We, at the Borrego Sun, would like to wish all a very Merry Christmas. May today bring you joy and happiness!... — Updated 12/29/2018


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