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June 15, 2019

Announcements~Avisos

A conversation with Las Conchas

Situated on the southeast side of Puerto Peñasco is the area known as Las Conchas. It is home to the Intercultural Center for Studies of the Desert and Ocean (CEDO), as well as to the highly anticipated November “Art in the Park” event, and numerous permanent and temporary residents both from Mexico and abroad.  In […]

US VIRTUAL CONSULAR AGENCY OFFICE HOURS June 6th

Please remember upcoming office hours on June 6 and connect with the US Consulate General in Nogales via Skype!  This is a free service, designed to increase communication between American citizens in Puerto Peñasco and the American Citizen Services staff in Nogales.  If you have questions or concerns that you’d like to discuss with a […]

Puerto Peñasco approves limits on use of plastic

By José Antonio Pérez In addressing the serious ecological risk of plastics on different ecosystems, and particularly that of marine life, the Puerto Peñasco City Council has approved a gradual reduction in the use of plastics across the municipality. The goal, detailed mayor Kiko Munro, is that businesses across Puerto Peñasco stop using materials such […]

Demolition of guard shack at entry to Las Conchas aims to guarantee free transit

By José Antonio Pérez The security gate located at the entrance to the Las Conchas subdivision, which had been closed down since February, was demolished on Monday, May 27th following administrative procedures begun in March of last year, detailed Puerto Peñasco mayor Kiko Munro. The mayor stated this action guarantees the right of free transit […]

Vehicle Beach Access to be restricted in La Cholla

By José Antonio Pérez In an effort to prevent massive car-flooding due to high tides, much as that seen over the recent Semana Santa holiday, restrictions are to go into effect to block vehicle access to the beach in the area of Cholla Bay, reported Luis César García González, local Director of the Federal Maritime […]

Promoting Puerto Peñasco cuisine at Brasa Fest 638

By José Antonio Pérez The 1st Brasa Fest 638, a tasty foodie event to be held May 25th, aims to promote Puerto Peñasco cuisine while giving back to a good cause. At least 10 local chefs, and a group of “grillers” from Hermosillo, will all be showing off their grilling skills throughout the night. Event […]

Anuncian Brasa Fest 638

Fomentan la gastronomía de Puerto Peñasco Por José Antonio Pérez Fomentar la gastronomía de Puerto Peñasco y Sonora, es el objetivo del primer Brasa Fest 638, a realizarse el 25 de mayo con la participación de al menos diez chefs que mostrarán sus destrezas con platillos a la parrilla. En conferencia de prensa, Neftalí Ponce, […]

Ideas for Mother’s Day in Rocky Point!

With Día de la Madre celebrations on May 10th …continuing with US Mother’s Day on May 12th..there’s plenty of time to get out and treat mom. Here are some ideas around town that will surely please mamá! Mother’s Day Storewide Sale @ Plaza Fabiola on “Rodeo Drive” 15% to 40% Discount  Now thru May 12th     […]

HORARIO DE OFICINA  AGENCIA CONSULAR VIRTUAL EEUU 25.4

¡Recuerde nuestro próximo horario de oficina el 25 de Abril y conéctese con el Consulado General en Nogales a través de Skype! Este es un servicio gratuito, diseñado para aumentar la comunicación entre los ciudadanos estadounidenses en Puerto Peñasco y el personal de Servicios Ciudadanos Americanos en Nogales. Si tiene preguntas o inquietudes que le […]

US VIRTUAL CONSULAR AGENCY OFFICE HOURS April 25th

Remember upcoming office hours on April 25, and connect with the US Consulate General in Nogales via Skype!  This is a free service, designed to increase communication between American citizens in Puerto Peñasco and the American Citizen Services staff in Nogales.  If you have questions or concerns that you’d like to discuss with a Consulate […]

Stingray alert early in season

By José Antonio Pérez As temperatures rise, so does the presence of stingrays. This is why it is important to alert beach goers about taking measures to prevent being stung. Miguel Ángel Ibarra Lomelí, Coordinator of the local Red Cross, reported 16 stingray incidents have already been registered so far this year, which is early […]

May Cornhole raffle to benefit the Santa Claus Club

By  John Fowler Raffle tickets are on sale for the May 11th drawing. Tickets are $2.00 each, 6 for $10.00, 13 for $20.00 and 40 for $50.00. Drawing will be all day at JJ’s Cantina at the Cornhole tournament. We have over 80 prizes and are still adding to that number. As usual, 100% of […]