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Charanga Derby

By at April 14, 2017 | 7:27 pm | 0 Comment

Say what?Think Soap Box Derby and you got it! For the second year, anyone who wants to design, build, get inside, and let their friends give them a shove down a big hill can do it. Brakes are optional in your design but don't worry, they have big bales of hay at the bottom. Just after the jump ramp (again, optional).This is a really fun local event, emphasising

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Rocky Point community looses a man of great worth

By at April 7, 2017 | 7:06 pm | 0 Comment

Lic. Jesus Armando Ramírez IslasPubic Notary # 29Born in Nogales Sonora on February 17, 1949 and died at age 68 in Hermosillo Sonora on March 20, 2017 "When a friend goes away, an empty space just remains"Jesus Armando arrived in Rocky Point in the mid 90's and was an honored gentleman in the city's society. Good friend, visionary politician, and a man of

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AGA Members Golf Weekend in Puerto Peñasco

By at April 7, 2017 | 7:04 pm | 0 Comment

The Arizonas Golf Association had a members weekend event here in Rocky Point this past weekend. Teams played for prizes, bragging rights, and just to have a good time.Grupo Vidanta has a spectacular golf course at the Mayan Palace, just a few miles east of Rocky Point. One of the most visually striking courses in all of Mexico, the 18 hole course winds along between

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Baseball Stadium gets spiffed up for opening day.

By at April 7, 2017 | 7:03 pm | 0 Comment

April 11th is the home opener for the Tiburones (Sharks) of Puerto Peñasco. The friendly confines have seen an over haul, inside and out.New bright green astroturf carpets the field, and nice brickwork and more ad a Major League feel to the exterior.Part of the Liga Norte of Mexico, games here are a chance for baseball fans to experience the excitement of the

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Lonely carnaval ride by the sea.

By at March 13, 2017 | 8:08 pm | 0 Comment

Fair grounds are set up along the Mirador area. They will be in place though the rest of Spring Break, and on into Semana Santa, or Easter

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U.S. Navy sending dolphins to help rescue endangered Vaquita Marina

By at January 7, 2017 | 6:45 pm | 0 Comment

The waters west of Rocky Point over to San Felipe are home to one of the world’s most endangered porpoises. Only around 60 of the Vaquita Marina, or Little Sea Cow, are thought to remain in the wild.Fishing nets are the problem. The Vaquita get tangled in them.With the help of environmental groups, the Mexican government has been attempting to save the remaining

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Hot Air Balloon Festival coming to Rocky Point, Feb 24, 25, and 26.

By at January 3, 2017 | 11:40 pm | 0 Comment

El Ruta del Globos brings between 10 an 15 (at least!) hot air balloons to grace the skies around Puerto Penasco.The last weekend in February will see days where you can go up in a balloon (something I have always wanted to do). At night, the balloons will 'glow', providing a beautiful show along with live music.The route has been most recently

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