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Traveling With Francoise - Borrego Days Special

If you weren't one of the 7 million people tuning in to Francoise radio show live from Borrego Days, then fear not. You can catch up on everything you missed by downloading a podcast of the show. Francoise began her show in the... — Updated 10/28/2016

A New Hope for Lithium

Geothermal plants were a welcome relief to the Salton Sea's unemployed, however have yet to be financially viable. Simbol Materials claimed it had developed groundbreaking technology to extract lithium, and that Tesla Motors were... — Updated 10/27/2016

Girls Soccer Car wash

As a thank you, the girls of the Borrego Springs High School soccer team, sent their teacher Ben Schmiedicke, over to the offices. Congratulations to everyone who took part and thank you to the residents who... — Updated 10/27/2016

USA Communications in Borrego

It's been a frustrating time since the storm, especially when trying to run a newspaper or trying to get web content out. USA communications have been dealing with additional problems to their regular service due to a lightening strike affecting their service. If you were one of... — Updated 10/26/2016

Thunder and Lightening Borrego

Last nights storm caused a brief blackout, but also some damage around town. Internet is coming back on but is running slow. Fire crews attended a palm tree fire at Santiago Estates and a Tamarisk tree fire which was exacerbated... — Updated 10/25/2016

Blackout in Borrego

Thunder and lightening, heavy rain and the microgrid failed to function. Power is due to come back on at midnight but for now Borrego is talking a break from... — Updated 10/24/2016

Rain in Borrego Springs

The clouds have darkened, thunder and lightening is crashing the tops of the mountains and big drops of rain are pelting the desert floor. At least it waited until Borrego Days is... — Updated 10/24/2016


Saturday afternoon found Henry and I heading to the art gallery in Santa Ysabel to check out featured artist Jane Culp. Her work will be on display from October 8th through November 13th 2016. Free admission. Jane's paintings are... — Updated 10/14/2016

Girls Soccer Car wash

The Lady Rams soccer team pulled in a good piece of change from their car wash fundraiser on October 8 where the Sun donated the driveway and water. Coach Ben Schmiedicke said, "Everything went phenomenally well! We made $963, and ... — Updated 10/16/2016

Our Rams Pluck the Eagles

An exclusive to the Borrego Sun After a long and hard 3 weeks on the road, our Rams returned home and beat their up-the-rivals, the Julian Eagles. Both teams went 4 and out on their first possessions. Eagle RB Nino Romano fumbled... — Updated 10/20/2016

A Celestial Halloween

Ghosts and goblins and ghouls, oh, my! That's what many of us will be thinking this week and next as Halloween arrives and trick-or-treaters pound excitedly on our doors. We see costumes of monsters, superheroes, politicians and... — Updated 10/27/2016

Borrego's Little Haven

The Spa at Borrego Springs Resort held an open day Tues. Oct. 11, marking the start of Cindy Lainton's first winter season as manager. Food, bubbly and a raffle draw drew in the guests but it was the charm and professionalism of... — Updated 10/17/2016

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