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California Rejects Listing Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard

After months of speculation and loss of revenue for business across Ocotillo Wells and surrounding areas, California wildlife officials have voted against listing the flat-tailed horned lizard on the endangered species list. Thurs. Dec. 8 saw representatives of various public... — Updated 12/9/2016

Borrego - Free Library Programs

Adults Yoga with Jan. Wednesdays, 3:30 pm Knitting: Bring your project to work on, come for inspiration, share knowledge, or start a project! Beginners welcome! Saturdays, 1– 3 pm Teens Robotics. Join other teens for Robotics. Friday, December 2, 3:30 pm Kids Amazing Ozobots... — Updated 12/8/2016

Changes to I-8 Dogwood Road

Caltrans is reminding motorists that the new Interstate 8 (I-8) Dogwood Road interchange includes a reconfigured intersection that requires drivers on northbound Dogwood Road to use the right lane to access westbound Interstate 8. Northbound motorists are not permitted to make a... — Updated 12/8/2016

Julian - Prescribed Burn Announced

CAL Fire and California State Parks are to Conduct a Prescribed Burn in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park The prescribed burn on Middle Peak in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park will take place between December 13th and January 31 as conditions ... — Updated 12/8/2016

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Flags were lined up at half-staff through the streets of Borrego yesterday to honor the fallen. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - A PROCLAMATION Seventy-five years ago, Japanese fighter planes attacked the United ... — Updated 12/8/2016

Bald Eagle Counts - Volunteer

The U. S. Forest Service has scheduled its four bald eagle counts for this winter. All counts will be on the Saturday mornings of Dec. 10, Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and March 11. Migrating eagles typically begin arriving in the area in... — Updated 12/6/2016

Strong Wind Warning

Winds have picked up across Borrego again today, gusts of 14mph from the West. Temperatures are forecast at 71F with highs of 75F expected over the week. As everyone starts thinking about the holidays, the desert is looking very... — Updated 12/6/2016

Have a Do Wop Christmas

Well folks, with the success of the Gala Opening, Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center (BSPAC) is thrilled to welcome in the Holiday Season with our annual Christmas Show. Linda Roller, along with Jack McGuire, is once again presenting this season’s show with a wink and a... — Updated 12/1/2016

The Rams Finish Regular Season with a Win

Your Rams traveled to West Shores for the final game of the 2016 football season and came home with a win. The Rams 1st possession lasted an entire twenty seconds as Jr. Andrew Morris picked up 48 yards on two carries for the first Rams touchdown. Juan Carmona’s kick was true.... — Updated 12/2/2016

Borrego Spring Sports Banquet

The Borrego Springs Unified School district held their annual Spring Sports Banquet on Nov. 21. with a pot-luck provided by parents and faculty. Students were recognized for their outstanding achievement in football and volleyball. Among those honored was Miss Borrego, Michelle... — Updated 12/1/2016

Viewing the Moonlit Geminid Meteors

It's December, and with it comes colder temperatures throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere and the most prolific meteor shower of the year: the Geminid. Never heard of it? Well, that's not a huge surprise. If you ask... — Updated 12/8/2016

Nature Watch

Watching our weather is pretty interesting these days. Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday could not have been more lovely. Seventies, blue sky, calm. This is why we love living in our gorgeous valley. Saturday? Well, toward the end of Welk’s “God Bless America,” I smelled... — Updated 12/1/2016

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