Browsing Month July, 2018

Sea & Sand Beach Cleanup

By at July 26, 2018 | 5:51 pm | 0 Comment

September 22nd will be the date for the first ever Sea and Sand Beach clean up, also known as Limpieza Mar y Tierra.Anyone can pitch in to help clean up the town’s playas. The clean up is being organized by the Local Rotary Cub, along with Rocky Pint Divers. The divers will be in charge of the ‘Sea’ portion of the clean up. They will dive at the Home Port

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Three Flags Rally returns to Rocky Point

By at July 26, 2018 | 5:02 pm | 0 Comment

The Southern California Motorcycle Association is back in Rocky Point this August 30th with the Three Flags Classic.This bike rally is a long one - from Peñasco all he way to Calgary. For the second year in a row, this annual event will begin here in the south, and head up north. The Rally is a 43 year tradition that takes four days to complete.Along with the

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Watch out! Stingray & Jelly fish report

By at July 17, 2018 | 6:23 pm | 0 Comment

Well, they’re here. Early Summer is typically the time for Stingrays to move into Rocky Points waters. Some years there are a lot, some very few.There have been reports of people getting stung by Rays on out beaches over the past 2 months. Now is usually the time that they begin to go away. How to handle them? Other than sitting in one of the swinging bar stools at

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US Consulate Town Hall in Rocky Point, July 23rd.

By at July 17, 2018 | 4:18 pm | 0 Comment

Announcement from US Consular office in Nogales, Arizona. The United States Consulate General in Nogales, Mexico, is pleased to announce a Town Hall Meeting for U.S. citizens living in the Puerto Peñasco community.  We look forward to this opportunity to engage in constructive dialogue, answer questions, and address community concerns.  The details of the

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Mexicos tourist numbers set record

By at July 16, 2018 | 5:34 pm | 0 Comment

Sectur is the government agency that oversees promotion of tourism, and tracking the flow of visitors. The most recent numbers show that in the first quarter of this year, Mexico reached a new high for tourist visits from abroad. More than 10 million visitors came in the first quarter of 2018, a 12% increase over 2017. That’s a big increase! The largest bump in

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First non-Pemex gas station in Puerto Peñasco

By at July 13, 2018 | 10:05 pm | 0 Comment

One of the big reforms undertaken during the administration of Mexican President Enrique Pena Neto involved allowing gas stations other than government monopoly Pemex to operate freely.A British Petroleum, or BP station has opened on Boulevard Benito Juarez in what was formerly a Pemex location. This is the first non-Pemex station in town ever.There were many

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Beach clean up continues

By at July 12, 2018 | 4:07 pm | 0 Comment

I heard a familiar ‘rumble’ on the beach as I drank morning coffee number 3. For more than 2 years, the city of Puerto Peñasco has been running a tractor with an attachment that sifts out garbage and seaweed, leaving soft, clean sand behind. Along with the early AM walkers who take it upon themselves to pick up litter, it is never too long before the beach is

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