Announcements~Avisos

Santa Claus Club to resume Cornhole Tournament!

Raffle October 30, 2021 Special Notice: We are holding our first Cornhole Tournament in two years. Date October 29 at Baja Hotel, October 30 at Banditos and October 31 at La Arena. We will have the raffle in conjunction with the tournament. Drawing will be Saturday October 30 during the tournament. Ticket prices are $2.00 […]

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers en Vivo en Oct

(Tempe, AZ)  Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers with friends are excited to bring their mini circus – sized Mexico experience to Puerto Penasco October 22-24, 2021.  Most would agree October is as good as it gets weather-wise, so without hesitation RCPM picked up the phone, called some friends and will bring the party for 3 […]

¡RCPM en Vivo en Octubre!

Tickets for RCPM en Vivo en Peñasco are on sale now!   Make plans now to join Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers in Rocky Point, México Oct. 22-24, along with our special guests, Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts, Kelly Steward, THE SUMMER and The Irie, plus other acts to be added soon.   These […]

Puerto Peñasco swears in mayor for 2021-2024

On September 16th, Sonora Tourism Secretary Célida López Cárdenas swore in Puerto Peñasco mayor Jorge Iván Pivac Carrillo, together with the new City Council, for the 2021-2024 period.  The incoming mayor stressed his administration will be based on four central cores:  1. An austere, efficient, and transparent administration; 2. Fair and equitable welfare; 3. Ensuring […]

City to hold Independence Day activities online for 2nd year

For a second year, Puerto Peñasco will celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day activities via virtual feed online rather than with crowd in front of City Hall in light of ongoing Covid protocols. City Secretary Terencio Gutiérrez Valenzuela detailed the traditional “Grito de la Independencia” on the evening of Sept. 15th will be aired on the City’s […]

Esperanza Children’s Home welcomes school supplies

We want to thank all of our donors and sponsors for the love that make it possible for our 27 children and youth to return to school online this week. They begin a new school year (2021-2022) with new challenges and new academic knowledge to fulfill their dreams. Let’s make it a new beginning full […]

Bastida is interim mayor through Sept. 15th

As of September 1st, former City Council member Miguel Bastida Fernández was sworn in again as interim mayor for Puerto Peñasco.  He will serve in the role through September 15th, when incoming mayor Jorge Pivac Carrillo takes office. The official swearing in of the new mayor will take place on Sept. 16th. The change comes […]

Ahoy! Register for Oct. Piñata Regatta

Ahoy friends, Fleet 514 is busy planning our upcoming 36th Annual Piñata Regatta, October 9th-10th. We encourage you to register soon to help us pull off a fun & well-run event. Here is our registration link: https://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_registration_form.php?regatta_id=22564 We are in the middle of making custom wood trophies and ordering metal plaques. The Piñata Regatta always has […]

US Consul Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Nora

Weather Alert – Location:  Mexican States of Baja California Sur, Oaxaca, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Sonora. Event:  Tropical Storm Nora is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane by Saturday as it approaches the southwestern coast of Mexico and then moves towards the Baja peninsula early next week.  A hurricane watch and tropical storm warnings are in effect […]

Monthly “essential travel” extension to Sept. 21st

Here’s your monthly update on “essential travel” via land entries between US/Mexico/Canada. #staywell As we have posted since March 2020 – The US/Mexico/Canada agreement to limit non-essential travel has again been extended – now to SEPTEMBER 21st. It is worth noting, as many travelers to Rocky Point know, since it began last March this measure […]

Concrete Futuro garners award for filmmaker

Contributor: Braulio Castro of Atomic Skate For those of you that want to see a positive documentary that took place in Rocky Point: Last month CONCRETE FUTURO held its World Premiere at the Montauk Film Festival. The screening was a great success and we’ve just learned that Jade Porter was awarded the Outstanding Female Content […]

Puerto Peñasco adds to certified clean beaches

This past week, various beaches across Puerto Peñaco received national and international recognition, including distinction as home to the longest stretch of certified sustainable clean beach in Mexico. Blue Flag Certification For a second year in a row, 76 meters of beach in front of Manny’s Beach Club in the Mirador received international “Blue Flag” […]

Puerto Peñasco still at yellow on state map

Puerto Peñasco reports 70% covid-19 positivity rate Puerto Peñasco General Hospital Director Pablo Martínez Valeriano reported, despite progress in vaccination programs, the city currently has a covid-19 positivity rate of 70%. Or rather, for every 10 covid tests done 7 have come back positive. Martínez Valeriano detailed, given the third wave of coronavirus in Mexico, […]