Browsing Month March, 2016

Sonora’s Governor makes first visit to Rocky Point

By at March 23, 2016 | 8:27 pm | 0 Comment

Sonora’s Governor makes first visit to Rocky Point Governor Claudia Pavlovich Arellano toured Rocky Point’s Malecon yesterday, accompanied by Mayor Ernesto ‘Kiko’ Munro, as well as Sonora’s chief of tourism, Jesus Antonio Berumen Preciado.After visiting with vendors, they spoke about recent developments in Puerto Peñascos tourism

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What are those piles of grey sand all about?

By at March 23, 2016 | 8:25 pm | 0 Comment

What are those piles of grey sand all about?by Richard ScottOn one side of Rocky Point's harbor, you can see a mountain of silty grey sand being loaded into one dump truck after another. What's going on?The channel leading into the port is being dredged. Over the years, sand has built up here. It was only a matter of time before this made it difficult for

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Flights to Rocky Point set to begin June 26th

By at March 23, 2016 | 8:22 pm | 0 Comment

Flights to Rocky Point set to begin June 26thby Richard ScottFlights by Mexico’s regional airline TAR will begin arriving in Puerto Peñasco June 26th. Flights will originate in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. Rocky Point has seen a steady growth in the number of national tourists in recent years, with Chihuahua showing particularly strong numbers.Puerto Peñasco

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Who you gonna call?

By at March 23, 2016 | 8:19 pm | 0 Comment

Who you gonna call?The new Tourist Assistance agents are here to help you with issues big or small.By Richard Scott for RockyPoint.comSworn in on Friday to help with the Viva Peñasco Festival, the new Tourist Auxiliaries will be out on their quads, bikes, and on foot to assist tourists. With what? This bilingual force may be the first ones around when your

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Mission Accomplished! Steve Schwab completes annual Phoenix to Rocky Point walk for charity

By at March 23, 2016 | 8:13 pm | 0 Comment

Mission Accomplished! Steve Schwab completes annual Phoenix to Rocky Point walk for charityRichard Scott for RockyPoint.comMission accomplished! This morning, for the 13th time, Steve Schwab has made his way from Phoenix to Rocky Point - ON FOOT! Seven days of walking brought in more than $10,000 dollars for the Mexico Children's Foundation.Arriving to show

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Public beach, public art

By at March 19, 2016 | 1:17 am | 0 Comment

Do you know the steps that lead down to the public beach near Peñasco del Sol? It's one of the public works projects completed around town in the last few years. This staircase serves as a main access point at the beginning of Playa Bonita. Lighted pillars are part of this project, as well as in the 'Bienvenidose' sign that is across from the Baseball Stadium. They

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Lifeguards in place for Spring Break, 2016 in Rocky Point

By at March 8, 2016 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

by Richard Scott for RockyPoint published here.com Spring Break is a time for relaxing (and a lot of other things too!) College students, families, and just plain fun seekers will pack Puerto Peñasco to the gills for most of this month. Then, just as the last Sophomore swipes twenty dollars of gas onto Mom and Dad’s credit card, grabs one last fish taco, and floors it

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