Community

Annual Red Cross Drive Underway thru May 8th

The Red Cross delegation in Puerto Peñasco kicked off its 2022 collection drive on April 4th with the goal of raising 400,000 pesos (approximately $20,000 US). The annual drive, which runs through May 8th, started up with an initial donation of 20,000 pesos (roughly $1K US) presented by mayor Jorge Pivac Carrillo, with the promise […]

Santa Claus Club – Cornhole & Raffle

Santa Claus Club Raffle April, 2022 Special Notice: The Santa Claus Club is holding a Cornhole Tournament April 22 at Baja Hotel, April 23 at Banditos and April 24 at Pink Cadillac. We will have the raffle in conjunction with the tournament. Drawing will be Saturday April 23 during the tournament. Ticket prices are $2.00 […]

Educarte Open House Feb 12th!

New Name! New Home! Same great programs to support education throughout Puerto Peñasco!  AIM Peñasco is now EDUCARTE ! Come check it out. Please stop by on Saturday, February 12 from 10AM – 2PM to tour the new facility and learn more about all of the wonderful work the Educarte team is doing to support […]

Wags Whiskers & Wine – March 19th

Join Compassion Without Borders for their first annual Wine, Whiskers, and Wags! Look forward to a fun afternoon and thank you for supporting the work of Compassion Without Borders in Puerto Peñasco. Date:  March 19th, 2022Time: 5 to 8 pmLocation:  El Tapeo RestaurantLocated in the Best Western Laos Mar Hotel and Suites. – Playa Bonita.Cost: […]

2022 Baseball Clinic Jan 29

The City Sports Institute invites all kids from 10 to 16yrs old to participate in the 2022 Baseball Clinic…Totally FREE!! Over 10 MLB Coaches will be attending! Date: Saturday Jan. 29th 2022 from 8:30am -12:30pm Location: Francisco Leon Garcia Baseball Stadium (On Blvd. Benito Juarez) Dress accordingly – sports clothes, and bring personal sport accessories/items… […]

CEDO sets high expectations for 2022

Following significant challenges last year, due to the lingering effects caused by COVID, the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO), has set positive expectations for 2022. CEDO Executive Director Nelida Barajas Acosta recognizes the whole world continues to face enormous hurdles in reorganizing ways of living and working, noting their team […]

“Red Cross With You” program relaunches community support

The local Red Cross relaunched the “Red Cross with You” program over the second weekend of January, fulfilling its commitment to social service in Puerto Peñasco with actions that benefit vulnerable populations. Ruben Barajas Jaime, Emergency Response Coordinator for the local Red Cross, detailed in addition to responding to emergencies that arise, the institution undertakes […]

Rotary C.U.R.E. project benefits several Hospitals in Sonora

Just weeks before the New Year, the more than three-year journey of a project among Rotary clubs in Arizona and Sonora to provide hospital equipment and supplies to five General Hospitals in the State of Sonora successfully culminated with the final delivery of material to Puerto Peñasco’s Integral Hospital on Dec. 21st. The ambitious project, […]

New Holiday tradition sets sail in Puerto Peñasco

On Sunday, December 19th, Puerto Peñasco held its first Nautical Christmas Light Parade, which was warmly welcomed by throngs of locals and visitors alike. The highly anticipated evening parade, postponed a day due to weather conditions, included twenty boats ranging in all shapes and sizes, each decorated in holiday lights and ornaments. The holiday sea-lights […]

Rocky Point Rally 20th Anniversary Donations strengthen community

On Dec. 7th, Rocky Point Rally founder and head organizer Oscar Palacio Soto, accompanied by mayors of both Puerto Peñasco and Sonoyta along with the local Convention and Visitors Bureau, presented proceeds from this year’s 20th Anniversary edition to local institutions benefiting from this charitable facet of the rally. Funds raised at the rally come […]

Margarita Mermaids seeks holiday volunteers

MARGARITA ANGELS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PREP FOR KIDS PENASCO HOLIDAY DRIVE DELIVERY DATE: DEC 18TH! 1. COOKIE TEAM Dec 14 & Dec 15 – 12pm-5pmNeed 5-10 people to fill cookie bags for kids. 2. BLANKET & COATS TEAM Dec 15 -12pm-5pm Need 3-5 people to fold and prep blankets and put in black bags for distribution. […]

“Mimi” brings home PanAmerican GOLD!

Nineteen year-old weightlifter Abdeel Noemí “Mimi” Rodriguez  of Puerto Peñasco conquered her first PanAmerican Youth Games in Cali, Colombia on Nov. 29th, taking home gold in the over 87 kilo category.  Rodriguez dominated her category after lifting 246 KG in all, with 108 kg in snatch and 138 kg in clean and jerk.  This performance […]

Puerto Peñasco strengthens inclusive beach access

Puerto Peñasco recently reaffirmed its spot as one of the most inclusive beaches in northwestern Mexico, inaugurating renovations to the northern and southern access points to Playa Hermosa. Mayor Jorge Pivac Carrillo emphasized this project is the best of its kind in Sonora, making Puerto Peñasco stand out as a city with accessible points that […]

CMA blessings at Rocky Point Rally

The Christian Motorcyclists Association had a significant presence and impact during the 20th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally.  Members representing the Northwest Region of Mexico came to the Rally to talk with bikers, bless motorcycles and riders, as well as offer literature and water. CMA members were at the registration spot at Barclins, the Saturday Bike […]

Mimí Rodríguez headed to PanAmerican Youth Games

Mighty Mimí Rodríguez part of Mexican national team for 1st PanAmerican Youth Games Puerto Peñasco weightlifter Noemí “Mimí” Rodríguez Lugo has been chosen to represent Mexico in the first PanAmerican Youth Games, to be held in Cali, Colombia from Nov. 25 – Dec. 5. The Mexican Weightlifting Federation (FMLP) announced the ten-person selection of those […]