Sunset cheers Photo by Wil Stewart on Unsplash
Sunset cheers Photo by Wil Stewart on Unsplash
Sunset cheers Photo by Wil Stewart on Unsplash

A graduate of San Diego State University, Brian Borg works as a human resources professional with nearly two decades of experience. Outside of his professional activities, he enjoys activities such as hiking, traveling, and listening to music. Brian Borg also enjoys sampling the beer offerings at local San Diego breweries, including Green Flash Brewing Company.

Named after a sunset phenomenon that occurs over the ocean, Green Flash Brewing Company is a San Diego-born brewery that offers an assortment of award-winning craft ales. One of the brewery’s most popular beers is its West Coast IPA.

The five different hops varieties found in West Coast IPA combine to create a complex flavor profile with hints of pine, floral, and bitter citrus. These flavors are balanced with notes of dark caramel that come from British crystal malt. …


Man on top of a mountain taking photos Image: unsplash.com
Man on top of a mountain taking photos Image: unsplash.com
Man on top of a mountain taking photos Image: unsplash.com

Brian Borg is a professional based in San Diego, California experienced in the fields of risk management and human resources. In his free time, Brian Borg enjoys hiking around San Diego County as well as photographing wildlife and plants local to natural areas around the country.

Capturing outstanding photographs of wildlife is one of the most difficult challenges facing photographers. Below are several common mistakes people make when photographing wildlife that you should avoid:

1. Your subject doesn’t take up enough space. Since wild animals spook very easily, getting close to them is rarely an option. However, this makes the size of your subject much more important. …


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Brian Borg is a longtime San Diego resident with a strong family focus in his daily life. Among Brian Borg’s favorite free time activities is exploring the San Diego region through hiking excursions in locations such as Mt. Laguna and the Torrey Pines State Reserve.

Situated in La Jolla, the latter park spans 1,750 acres and is known as one of Southern California’s largest remaining wildlands along the Pacific Coast. The park is separated into two distinct sections, the more popular is a state beach framed by windswept cliffs and trails that feature sweeping ocean vistas.

With a combination of badlands cliffs and sandstone canyons, the interior reserve part of the park is dotted with the hardy Torrey Pine, from which it gets its name. One way to experience this section is through the 1.4-mile Razor Point Trail, which takes in colorful gorges and ravines, pairing hardened sand and native grasses, and include the iconic Red Butte Formation. …


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Research suggests that weightlifting improves not just body composition and appearance, but one’s overall health as well.

A nature lover, Brian Borg enjoys camping in the areas surrounding San Diego. He also enjoys nature and photographs local wildlife, birds, and trees unique to the region in places such as the Torrey Pines State Reserve in San Diego. In addition to these interests, Brian Borg turns to weightlifting to keep his body healthy and fit.

Research suggests that weightlifting improves not just body composition and appearance, but one’s overall health as well. It helps in burning fat, reduces the risks of health issues such as diabetes, prevents back pain, and reduces depression. …


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A unique document of the legendary Delta bluesman came in the form of a 1991 New Orleans Public Radio interview with Johnson’s contemporary Johnny Shines, who was born in 1915 and toured with Johnson in the mid 1930s, up to the time his murder in 1938.

A San Diego resident, Brian Borg enjoys playing guitar and particularly enjoys classic blues as well as 1970s and 1980s punk and metal. One of Brian Borg’s favorite blues artists is Robert Johnson, who influenced generations of musicians through the seminal sounds of rock n’ roll.

A unique document of the legendary Delta bluesman came in the form of a 1991 New Orleans Public Radio interview with Johnson’s contemporary Johnny Shines, who was born in 1915 and toured with Johnson in the mid 1930s, up to the time his murder in 1938.

Shines spoke about initially hearing of Johnson’s reputation as a “buzzsaw” on the guitar and hopping a freight train to Helena to see what the excitement was about. What he found was a musician who was constantly innovating on chords, runs, and diminishes, in ways that significantly expanded on a blues idiom that had been limited to four basic changes. …


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What REAL ID Means for Domestic Travellers

San Diego resident Brian Borg has nearly two decades of experience in human resources and risk management. Outside of the office, Brian Borg enjoys spending time with his family and traveling domestically.

Domestic travel is about to get a bit tougher thanks to the REAL ID Act. Passed in 2005, the legislation sets new security standards for state-issued IDs that mean some passengers will not be able to travel without an alternate form of identification.

Though the legislation will not fully take effect until 2020, travelers from some states are already feeling the brunt of the new rules. As of January 2018, travelers from multiple states will need to present an alternate form of ID to pass through TSA security as their state IDs do not meet the security standards laid out by the Real ID Act. …


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San Diego-based Brian Borg possesses nearly two decades of experience in the public sector. Away from work, Brian Borg is a craft beer enthusiast who enjoys exploring the diverse San Diego microbrewery scene.

With more than 150 microbreweries within city limits, San Diego is home to one of the most vibrant craft beer scenes in the nation. The craft beer industry first gained steam in the 1990s and has boomed into a billion-dollar industry.

Microbreweries employ more than 6,000 people and generate more than $800 million a year for the San Diego economy, earning the Southern California city the nickname “Capital of Craft.” Though all types of beer are brewed in the city, San Diego is best known for India pale ales (IPAs) fortified with an intense hoppy flavor. The breweries themselves incorporate many unique and innovative features, including tasting sessions and dog-friendly areas.


Great Add-Ins for Potato Salad

Brian Borg, of San Diego, enjoys cooking in his free time and favors barbecue and the foods that commonly accompany it. One of Brian Borg’s favorite side dishes for barbecue is potato salad, a simple recipe that’s easy to improve with various small changes.

Different ingredients can add texture, flavor, and complexity to the humble potato salad. Potato salad’s base ingredients give it a soft texture, which can be balanced by adding dill pickles or celery. Dill pickles enhance the flavor with saltiness and tang, while celery offers a milder flavor profile. …

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Brian Borg | San Diego

A longtime California resident, Brian Borg attended San Diego State University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s in philosophy.

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