Local Voices

Racing Across The West For Borrego Springs High School Seniors---By Sylvia Maas

June 10, 2022

      This June I will be participating in the Race Across America. A 930 mile trek from Oceanside Pier, in Southern California to Durango, Colorado. The Race Across the West is the first leg of the event.

Current Golfer and Future Veterinarian Laurynn Strait

March 7, 2020

I’ve lived in Borrego Springs four years, and I’m now a Junior at the high school. In my Freshman year, I was asked if I wanted to be on the golf team. Hesitant at first, I soon realized that golf really is the thing here in Borrego.

Bri Fordem

March 7, 2020

I have been visiting Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the Borrego Springs region since I was 14.

Full Moon Desert Hiking with Mike McElhatten

February 19, 2020

Visitors come to Borrego Springs to see something they’ve never seen before or learn something they didn’t know before. What they want is the same as I want in a new environment – a unique story, a story of a place not yet experienced.


February 4, 2020

“Ten years ago, I discovered the town of Borrego Springs, and my life changed forever. I had always wanted to live in a small town, with other creative people and nature lovers, but I just didn’t think it was possible in crowded Southern California.

Radio Astronomy

December 18, 2019

“Back in 1980 at Clark Dry Lake and via radio telescope array, we discovered millisecond pulsars, highly compressed and rapidly rotating stars (up to thousands of spins per second) outside our solar system but still within the Milky Way Galaxy.

Night Sky

December 18, 2019

Only a leisurely two-hour drive from downtown San Diego, the desert community of Borrego Springs is known for having some of the best stargazing conditions in the U.S.

Denny DuVall

December 12, 2019

Denny DuVall of “Old Borego”

By Michael Sadler for The Borrego Experience

“I grew up in the shadow of Chief Rain-in-the-Face, a local peak on the eastern flank of the San Jacinto Mountains, misnamed Indian Head by those who, unlike me, fail to embrace our Indian culture.

Dispersed Camping

December 8, 2019

When it comes to dispersed camping, Anza Borrego is in a class by itself.  There are thousands of acres of land where people of all interests and abilities can camp – for free, without a permit, and even enjoy a camp fire.

Mountain Biking

December 7, 2019

Each morning I wake up and think to myself, "Where should I go today?".  I feel like a kid every time I get on my bike and ride through Anza Borrego.  The roads leading up washes are truly spectacular and I'm always curious what I will find around the next corner.  I usually ride o