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Soap Box Derby for kids, Oct. 20th!

By at August 21, 2018 | 6:16 pm | 0 Comment

A new tradition in Rocky Point is the annual Charanga, or Soap Box Derby. Back in the day, the cool kids built mini cars out of whatever they had on hand, then pushed them to the top of the towns biggest hills, and raced down to glory, or a crash. Sometimes a glorious crash.This year, the revived Soap Box Derby will change to being once again all about kids. No adults

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Bacanora tasting- the REAL Mexican Moonshine

By at August 9, 2018 | 6:38 pm | 0 Comment

AIM is a local group that helps high school kids get all the uniforms that they need to start the upcoming school year. This evening they have a fun event to raise money, and share a bit of local culture.Tonight from 6pm to 10pm it’s a Bacanora tasting at the Los Martinez Bar and Restaurant, located just before you enter the Old Port. Tequila is the official

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Road to Resorts gets a facelift

By at August 7, 2018 | 2:00 pm | 0 Comment

This week crews are out applying asphalt on Blvd. Cocoteros. Thats the curvy street that runs past all of the Sandy Beach Resorts in Rocky Point.The work is the first result of the 1.8% rental fees on rental reservations set by the city government. Money collected is meant to be used specifically for projects to maintain areas in the city impacted by the tourism

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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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