Since accepting the Honorary Mayor position two years ago, Sylvanna Meeks is getting ready to hand over the rains to a new Mayor. Although she will be greatly missed in her position, she will continue to be involved in the... — Updated 08/24/2016
Imperial Valley farmers are coming under increasing scrutiny for using the vast majority of the state's water. A desire to utilize the consistent weather despite the natural resources available, will always be an impossible... — Updated 08/24/2016
Fox 5 San Diego has highlighted one of Santa Ysabel's hidden treasures. Tucked in the mountains is the work of art and home, of renowned San Diego architect James Hubbell. 50 years ago, Hubbell and his wife Anne started began... — Updated 08/24/2016
An estimated 105 homes and 213 other structures have been reported destroyed as over the last week more than 82,000 residents were evacuated. Fire officials have stated Tues. Aug. 23, that what now ranks as the 20th most destructive wildfire in state history, has finally been... — Updated 08/23/2016
Tim Bradley, the director of the University of California, Irvine’s Salton Sea Initiative, spoke before the State Water Board, Aug. 16. He stated that while there is “no question” about the right of the water transfer, he fears an imminent public health threat, “the... — Updated 08/23/2016
A big-rig carrying manure, blew a tire Mon, Aug. 22, while approaching the border checkpoint in Salton City. At around 11:00 a.m., the blown tire caused the vehicle to cross lanes and head toward the border station, hitting the... — Updated 08/23/2016
Senator Joel Anderson’s Senate Bill (SB) 514 was signed into law by Governor Brown today. The bill allows applicants to indicate whether or not they want assistance in completing the Covered California application, and prohibits the applicant’s personal information from... — Updated 08/22/2016
Every school year sees new faces arriving at Borrego Springs schools. Worried faces and first day jitters are soon replaced by the excitement of the possibilities ahead. They may have graduated a few years ago but the nerves and... — Updated 08/24/2016
Six Planets and the Moon Week of August 14-20, 2016 One of the coolest sights of the nighttime sky is one that's completely invisible -- unless, of course, you know where to look. Stargazers who understand the workings of our... — Updated 08/17/2016
Dear John ... This is not your typical dear John letter. It all starts with new residents of Borrego Springs (two weeks new) out to see Christmas Circle. We left the house without our phone and without water. We were just planning ... — Updated 08/3/2016
The Borrego Senior Community Center has been a lifeline for a lot of residents. A place to share meals, get together and of course, play a game or two of Bingo. Tuesday nights sees all eyes on the...
Despite the steps being taken to raise awareness and pull in ideas and funding, the rising salinity and an increase in detritus accumulating from farm runoff, sees the plight of wildlife ill equipped...
Mystery surrounds a 'fireball' seen over San Diego Mon. Aug 15, as witnesses report sightings from Eastlake, above the City Heights area, and another person noticed them above the San Diego...
What started off as another beautiful day in the desert yesterday, soon saw thunder clouds rolling across the mountains. A much needed break from the heat as the rain...
The LA Times today claims that the 'State is years behind on projects to protect wildlife at Salton Sea, officials and activists say'. A statement that is difficult to argue with. 'The California...
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) have approved a proposal by San Diego Gas & Electric to build two new energy storage projects in San Diego County. In May, the CPUC directed...
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., visited the Salton Sea Thurs. Aug. 18, and called for local, state and federal agencies to hurry up with restoration plans. Boxer made her comments after a briefing from...