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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 6:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Stargazing at La Casa del Zorro

Stargazing at La Casa del Zorro

Summer, you, and the night sky? A desert resort wants to make it happen. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 2:58 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Shadow of the Moon Star Party

Shadow of the Moon Star Party

A full eclipse of our lunar neighbor is due, and Borrego Springs is looking up. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Borrego Springs Century

The Borrego Springs Century

The mega bike ride wheels past "prehistoric desert sculptures" along the way. Read »

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 11:40 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

You, the Desert, and the Perseids Meteor Shower

You, the Desert, and the Perseids Meteor Shower

Borrego Springs Resort & Spa has a star-watcher's deal on. Read »

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 7:05 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Desert Wildflowers in Bloom

Desert Wildflowers in Bloom

It's time to take the drive if you want to see this year's desert flowers. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dust to Dust Star Party

Dust to Dust Star Party

What do the stars hold for 2012? We don't know, but we can admire them just the same. Read »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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By Becky Stickney

December in the Desert

December in the Desert

When winter rolls around, some San Diego residents take some time to explore the desert. Read »

Sunday, Dec 4, 2011 at 9:03 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Swim in the New Year

Swim in the New Year

Borrego Springs Resort throws a New Year's Eve party. We'll be doing laps in the morning. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pool, Pleiades, Sky, Sleep

Pool, Pleiades, Sky, Sleep

Borrego Springs is throwing a Star Party. Look up, but be sure to unwind, too. Read »

Friday, Oct 1, 2010 at 9:03 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Borrego Springs Manager's Special

Borrego Springs Manager's Special

It's a deal that's on Oct. 1-14, 2010. And it applies any night of the week. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.