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The Borrego Sun apologizes for the length of time it has taken for the papers to be mailed and distributed. There were multiple issues with the printing and mailing/distribution company over the holiday season. We have changed our... — Updated 2/22/2024


Special Election, Unanimous

On May 2, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to support a special election to fill the District 4 seat. The special primary election will be held August 15.... — Updated 5/10/2023


SVP Martinez Approved for Placement in Borrego

Judge David Gill has approved the placement of sexual violent predator Michael Martinez on Running M Road in Borrego Springs. The announcement was made on July 22, a day after Judge Gill made a visit to the home. This is a disappointing decision and Borregans are not happy at... — Updated 7/23/2022


Potential Power Outages in Borrego

San Diego Gas and Electric announced upcoming work scheduled in the Borrego Springs area from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30, and the plans made to provide backup power to the town during that time period. SDG&E will be making safe and... — Updated 10/29/2021


Hacienda Del Sol Purchased

The Hacidena Del Sol has been purchased. More details in the next issue. Find out who!... — Updated 7/26/2021


Stay-at-Home Order Extended

Given the low availability of intensive care unit (ICU) beds, the Regional Stay Home Order for the Southern California region, including San Diego County, has been extended until further notice. The state announced on Dec. 29 the region’s ICU availability is 0.0%. The San J... — Updated 12/31/2020


Limited Stay-at-Home Order

Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a limited stay-at-home order, effective Nov. 21, 10 p.m. until Dec. 21, 5 a.m. for all California counties in the purple tier of the state's Blueprint for a Safer Economy, which affects 41 of the state's 58 counties. This order may be extended or... — Updated 11/19/2020


Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween to all from us here at the Borrego Sun! Although Halloween is a bit different this year with the COVID-19 scariness looming, let's all try to enjoy the festivities in a safe manner. Please remember to continue to... — Updated 11/3/2020


Don't Forget - Turn Your Clocks Back

Time to fall back! Remember to turn your clocks back one hour, as Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday Nov. 1. This means time will go back to 1 a.m. Daylight saving time returns again March 14, when clocks spring... — Updated 11/3/2020


Statewide Issue: Masks Required

Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide order for face coverings in public to be required on June 18, amid the rise in cases. The new statewide order follows new guidance from the California Department of Public Health that asymptomatic and presymptomatic people can still spread... — Updated 6/22/2020



Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our office will remain closed until further notice. The paper will still be printed every two weeks, and available in the stands. If you picked up your subscription in the office, please email to schedule a pick up. For... — Updated 4/3/2020


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


Don't Be Alarmed, Just A Test

Don't worry, it is just a test. Mobile phones in the San Diego County area will receive a test ShakeAlert Thursday June 27, scheduled for 11 a.m. The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services and the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services and the United States... — Updated 6/27/2019



Lane closures have already taken place at Christmas Circle. The inside lane of Christmas Circle has been coned off, so there is only one lane open. Be cautious when going around. Do not park inside the cones. The 53rd Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival kicks off with the Rotary... — Updated 10/19/2018


New Owners

New owners, Leah and Adil, have taken over the Anza-Borrego Tennis Center, now renamed, The Courts at Anza-Borrego. They will open the day after Labor Day. More details in the next issue of the Borrego Sun, Sept. 20.... — Updated 9/6/2018


Earthquakes Shake Borrego Springs

Wednesday Dec. 4, four Earthquakes have shaken near Borrego Springs. It is advised everyone keeps off the roads, and have a safe place to be. Strong winds are also predicted throughout the night. More information of the magnitude of the Earthquakes, and their exact locations to... — Updated 12/6/2017


Power Outage in Borrego Springs

Power is currently out in the Borrego Springs area. More information to follow.... — Updated 9/8/2017


Montezuma Grade Closed - UPDATE

Montezuma Grade is currently closed for 10-minute intervals for a Harley Davidson commercial. They are being very secretive. Before cars can pass by, motor bikes are quickly put into trailers. Deputies have also signed non-disclosure orders.... — Updated 8/16/2017


Borrego Blurb - de Anza Country Club

According to sources, a deal has been made for the purchase of the club by two local residents. We will have to wait for the official announcement to see what changes will be made in the future months.... — Updated 5/29/2017


Borrego Blurb Library Plan Decided

Rumour has it that Plan A is the winner for the new library. Although not yet officially announced, people on the inside have stated that the architect firm has been informed and employed to begin the project.... — Updated 3/16/2017


Borrego Blurb - Library Design

Are we about to hear an announcement in regards to the new library plans? A little hint would help. Stay tuned as we get set to make the announcement.... — Updated 3/13/2017


Borrego Blurb - de Anza

Is de Anza Country Club being sold?... — Updated 3/1/2017


Borrego Blurb - Changes a Foot

So it was announced that Aimee the F&B Manager at the Borrego Springs Resort had left with no explanation despite days earlier, saying how happy she is. Apparently she is now working in Palm Springs. Chef Charlie may be the next one to see a change in location. The last part is... — Updated 2/26/2017


Borrego Blurb

Rumor has it, that our 'Texas Charm' and shining light in the darkness, has left town. Food and beverage manager Aimee Ball, left her position at Borrego Springs Resort without warning. Featured in Feb. 9 issue of the Borrego Sun and well liked by staff and patrons, it will be a... — Updated 2/22/2017


No More Eisenhower

At the Jan. 12 Fire Dept. Board meeting, it was announced that paramedics will only transport casualties to JFK in Indio and Pioneer in Brawley from now on. Due to the long turn around time in getting patients to Eisenhower, it has been decided that it will no longer be an... — Updated 1/18/2017


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