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Archived Events, Notices & News
 
2010 Events / Notices
thru May
Borrego Springs Art Walk - 1st Friday of each month   5 - 8 pm
Jan 15
Community Sundowner - 5 - 7 pm at Borrego Springs Resort
Jan 15
Food Bank Distribution - 2 -4 pm at St Barnabas
Jan 19 Chamber Board Meeting 8am at Chamber Office
Jan 20
Dinner Show 6 pm at Borrego Springs Resort $45 per person
RSVP 760-767-3057
Jan 21
Stakeholder Process Meeting at BWD office 10 am - noon
Jan 21
Art Guild Luncheon - noon at de Anza Country Club
Jan 23
2nd Annual Rotary Casino Night Fundraiser 6 - 9 pm
at Borrego Springs Resort  $50 per ticket
Jan 23
15th Annual Truckhaven Challenge
Feb 20 Artist Talk by Damon Day at 5:30pm  see flyer
Feb 26 22nd Annual Woolcott Memorial Auctions, Golf Tournament & Dinner
Feb 28 Soroptimist Home Tour - noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Mar 5, 6,
9, 10, 13
"Wonderful Ice Cream Suit" at Performing Arts Center, www.bspac.net
Mar 5

"dark skies, luminous space" -  Deep Space Paintings by Jodie Forrest Reception at The House of Borrego Springs, exhibit runs through April 4.  see Flyer

Mar 6 27th Annual Community Health Fair at Christmas Circle
Mar 6 College of Borrego 2010 BBQ - RSVP 760-767-4525 or 760-445-1831
Mar 17 Tribute to Frank & Dean at Borrego Springs Resort
Mar 19

12th Annual Borrego Springs Golf Classic at Borrego Springs Resort - see details

Mar 20 - 21 Annual Circle of Art Festival - www.circle-of-art.org
Mar 26 Crazy Like a Fox
Mar 28 12th Annual ABDNHA Desert Garden Tour 760-767-3098
Apr 4 Easter Luncheon Brunch at Borrego Springs Resort
Apr 7 Annual Groundwater Town Hall Meeting at 4pm - Performing Arts Center
Apr 8 - 11 Borrego Hammerhead Roundup (Southwest)
Apr 8 Public Meeting on Palm Canyon Dr Improvements at High School Community Room, 4:30 pm
Apr 10 Logo Contest Deadline - 2010 Desert Festival
Apr 10 Energy Day 3:30 - 4:30 pm at Desert Nature Center
Apr 10-May 16 Thomas Antel, Photographer, at House of Borrego click for details
Apr 17 Farewell Party for Austin Custodia - 6pm at the Center Mall
Apr 17 Benefit for the Boys and Girls Club
 

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2009 Events / Notices
Feb 06
Chamber Appreciation Breakfast
Feb 25 Benefit Stargazing Event
Mar 06
Art Walk
Mar 07- Apr 18
RAVEN - a juried art exhibition
Mar 14 Tour of Borrego Bike Ride
Mar 21 - 22 Circle of Art
Mar 28 - 29 Vallecito Days
Mar 29 Garden Tour
March - April Calling All Artists - Borrego Days LOGO Contest
April 03 Art Walk
April 04 Music & Stories
April 14 Solar Workshop - RSVP
April 18 Tour Historic Cary Ranch
April 24 & 25
Borrego Springs Modern III
April Advertise in the New 2009/2010 Village Guide
April Financial Assistance with your electric bill
Apr 24 -
May 31
Borrego Springs Modern Exhibit
May 8 Tourism Borrego website launched
May 12 A Message from the Chamber President
May 23  Borrego Springs Modern Book Signing
May 27
Borrego New Moon Poetry Circle 6 pm House of Borrego Springs, 2420 Stirrup Rd.  Reminder: Please bring only  scent-free products to protect those with allergies.  Questions?  Call Becky, 760 331-7526
Oct 15-17 Jeep Jamboree USA
Oct 15-17 Borrego Akrofest 2009
Oct 22-25
Borrego Days Desert Festival 2009 - Starry Starry Nights
Oct 20 Borrego Springs Art Exhibition & Book Signing
Oct 24 Change the way you place your phone calls!
Nov 07 Glo Ball Golf
Nov 20
Sundowner  5-7pm at The Tumbleweed in The Mall
Nov 28
2nd Annual Rotary Club Tamale Festival - Christmas Circle Park 11am - 3pm.  For more details call 760-767-5093
Nov 28 Artist Talk with Dennis Mammana 6:15pm at House of Borrego Springs
Nov 28 Breakfast Fundraiser at Ocotillo Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. 7am - 11am.  5841 Highway 78.
Nov 28 Plant Festival - ABDSP Visitor Center.  9am - 5pm.  For details call Kim Marsden at 760-767-4960.
Nov 30 Public Hearing to consider adopting an Environmental Assessment Mitigated Negative Declaration.  Borrego Water District office at 9:15 am
Dec 04 Annual Hot Shopping on Chili Nights sponsored by Chamber of Commerce.  5pm - 7:30pm  call Chamber for details.
Dec 04 Annual Festival of Lights - Santa Claus is coming to town.  Christmas Circle Park, 5pm - 7pm. Sponsored by Soroptimist Int'l.
Dec 05 Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Roadrunner Club 8am - noon.  For details call 760-767-1072
Dec 05 Acting Classes begin at the Performing Arts Center.  For details call 760-767-1118
Dec 06 Second Annual Pearl Harbor Day Golf Tournament - see calendar for details
Dec 07 ABDSP Botany Society - Training Program for volunteers.  10am - Colorado Desert District Conference Room.  For details call 760-767-4960
Dec 10 Art Guild Annual Christmas Party Luncheon - de Anza CC at noon.  RSVP at 760-767-5303 or 760-767-7484 by Dec 8.
Oct- May 2010
Borrego Springs Art Walk 2009 / 2010
- First Friday Night of each month thru May 2010
Nov- Jun 2010
Borrego Springs Sell-a-bration
- Second Saturday of each month thru Jun 2010
Dec 12 Cookie Walk.  Women's Circle at Community United Methodist Church.  9am.
Dec 12 Wine Tasting Benefit for Performing Arts. 2pm - 5pm at the Mall in front of Borrego Outfitters.
Dec 18 Borrego Sundowner 5 - 7 pm at Assagio Restaurant (airport)
Dec 27 Borrego Springs Century Bike Ride

Archived News

2009  
   
Jan 23
Field of Flowers Protected - MyDesert.com
Jan 26
Borrego Airport Upgrades - County Supervisor Bill Horn
Mar 18 Borrego Sun has been Sold - SD Union-Tribune
Mar 26 A Peek At Life of Hideaway - SD Union-Tribune
Mar 28 Reveling in Raptors - SD Union-Tribune
April 17 Borrego Springs - Among most Affordable - Money Magazine
Jun 03 Closing parks will be hard - SD Union-Tribune
Jun 08 2009-06-08  "San Diego's North County: Bucolic Southern California,"  Foster Travel Publications 
July 24 The Heat is ON - SD Union-Tribune
July Prehistoric Creatures Roam in Borrego Springs!
 
 
2008
 
2008-02-03 Borrego Springs Eternal - Reprinted by permission of Dune Magazine
2008-02-21 Desert Flower Bloom Begins - NBC San Diego (link expired)
2008-03-01 Deserts in Bloom - Wall Street Journal
2008-03-01 All Abloom - San Diego Union-Tribune  (link expired)
2008-03-04 Borrego in Full Bloom - CBS Video  (link expired)
2008-03-16 Flower Safari in a California Desert - Washington Post
2008-03-22 Spring Awakens Desert's Beauty - LA Times
2008-04-20 Chasing the Desert Lily - Cape Cod Times
2008-04-26 Beauty and the beasts - San Diego Union-Tribune  (link expired)
2008-05-01 Dark Skies - Bright Future - San Diego Union-Tribune
2008-05-12 Prehistoric Animals Bloom In Local Desert - CBS News Article & Video (link expired)
2008-05-13 Hundreds pack meetings on proposed Powerlink - SD Union-Tribune (link expired)
2008-05-21 Some Like it Hot Survivors' Guide (printable brochure)
2008-05-28 Will These Keep the Lights On? - San Diego Reader
2008-06-08 UCI to run reserve - Orange County Register
2008-07-25 It's All About the Lighting - Wall Street Journal
2008-11-03 California Commission Judge Rejects SDG&E's Sunrise Powerlink
2008-11-18 Anza-Borrego Spared ! - SD Union-Tribune
2008-11-28 Borrego Sun for Sale - SD Union-Tribune
2008-11-30 Motorist Hits Tree - SD Union-Tribune
2008-12-13 Metal menagerie in desert - SD Union-Tribune
2008-12-15 Bobby L. Barrett Re-elected Viejas Tribal Chairman
2008-12-18 Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Spared in Decision - SD Union-Tribune
2008-12-19 State PUC approves $1.9-billion Sunrise Powerlink -  LA Times
 
 
2007
2007-08-28 Thunderstorm Drops 3 Inches Of Rain Near Borrego Springs - 10 News
 
2006
 
2006-02      Trekking in Anza Borrego - San Diego Magazine
2006-04-25 Green Homes - Clarum Zero Energy Homes
2006-10-20 Borrego Springs Man Concerned Over SDG&E Project - 10 News Video
 
 
2005
 
2005          Borrego Springs & Borrego Valley - A San Diegan's Perspective (pdf)
2005-02-13 As town of 'Borego' grew, so did its name - San Diego Union-Tribune
2005-02-16 Woolcott Memorial Tournament - San Diego Union-Tribune
2005-02-17 Flowers Gone Wild - San Diego Union-Tribune
2005-03-10 A Blooming Sight in the Desert - USAToday
2005-03-13 "Anza-Borrego, painted with wildflowers,"  LA Times California’s desert parks have a few more things to offer than just sand and cacti, like millions of flowers blooming every winter. http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-escape13mar13,1,2596102.story
2005-04-17 A day at the oasis - San Diego Union-Tribune
2005-07-23 New Leadership at Chamber - County Supervisor Bill Horn Newsletter
 

2004

2004-06-11 "Road Trip: Hidden California,"  MSNBC.com Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel.  The tiny desert town of Borrego Springs is all that Palm Springs used to be.
2004-08-28 Helen K. Copley - San Diego Union-Tribune 
2004-09-11 Flash Flood Hits Homes - San Diego Union-Tribune
2004-10-27 The 'Beav' to leads the Parade - San Diego Union-Tribune 
2004-12-24 Chamber Director Resigns - San Diego Union-Tribune
 
2003
 
2003-03-16  Staking a quiet corner of stark Anza-Borrego LA Times
2003-07-31 10 great places to get some stars in your eyes - USAToday
 
 
2002
 
2002-02-10  Sounds of Silence in the Anza-Borrego Desert - New York Times
2002-04-01  Borrego Mulls Plans - SD Business Journal
2002-04-22  "X-Files" Films Final Scenes in local desert - SD Business Journal
2002-06-10  Film Production means Big bucks - SD Business Journal
 
 
1994 - 2000
 
1994-04-04  Wildflowers, ...... for blooming Borrego - SD Business Journal
1998-04      Barren Anza-Borrego - Notes From the Road . com
1999-08-09  Anza-Borrego State Park by Air - Pilot Getaways Magazine
2000-02-19 10,000 Year Old Secret - La Jolla Village News

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