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Dan último adios al Señor Cerrajero

Quien no ha sido salvado por “El Cerrajero” después de dejar la llaves dentro del auto con la puerta cerrada o de olvidar las llaves dentro de la casa? Con su caja de herramientas el señor Armando González López mejor conocido como “El cerrajero” llegaba en cuestión de minutos al lugar donde lo necesitaban, casas, […]

Fishermen recognized for CEDO participation

Fishermen from 3 communities awarded for their constant participation in the different activities held by CEDO as part of the Environment Impact Study (MIA) for a sustainable small scale fishing in the Upper Gulf of California and Colorado River Delta Biosphere Reserve Text and photos: Biól. Abraham Meza López,  Edited by: Kelleen Farrell To reach […]

Los Rolling Rockies host Season Opener this weekend!

By Richard Scott This weekend catch the excitement as Peñasco’s Rolling Rockies host the season opener for the Sonoran wheelchair basketball league! “It’s an all-day thing, almost two really,” says Rockies player and recently appointed Sonoran League president Francisco Bercovich. “Drop in any time, Saturday between 9 am and 10 pm and you’ll see two […]

Playa Bonita RV ladies “pay it forward” with Blankets

Contributor:  Marilyn Knox Inspired by random acts of kindness to twin boys born in November with heart issues, 12 grandmothers at Playa Bonita RV lovingly made several dozen blankets for the children of Puerto Penasco. When the twins were born in Colorado they each received a blanket from a woman whose granddaughter has the same […]

Local Artists take part in Monumento al Pescado

Artists Izrael Ríos and Salvador García worked for three days in giving final touches to the sailfish (or marlin as some have stated), located at the intersection of Calle 13 and Blvd. Juárez. Airbrush artist Izrael Ríos detailed they reviewed pictures of sailfish in preparation of the work, noting details and original colors, which they […]

Entregan edificio de Unidad de Hemodiálisis

Entregan edificio de Unidad de Hemodiálisis La señora Rafaela Félix de Figueroa recibió las llaves del inmueble de parte de la Fundación “Corazones Compasivos” PUERTO PEÑASCO, 31 ENERO 2014.- La Fundación Internacional “Corazones Compasivos” hizo entrega  a la presidenta del sistema DIF Puerto Peñasco, señora Rafaela Félix de Figueroa de las llaves del edificio de la […]

2nd Family Bike Day

Nearly 150 cyclists, among them children, youth and adults, participated in a 2nd round of family biking on Sunday, Jan. 26th. The first such outing was held right before Christmas last year. This ride, which again departed Plaza a la Madre at 10 a.m. following registration, rolled toward the Malecón for a short break and […]

UTPP Curso de Inglés inicia 20 de enero

UTPP: Este 20 de enero dará inicio el nuevo ciclo de cursos para el aprendizaje del idioma inglés que como parte de su Programa de Educación Continua imparte la Universidad Tecnológica de Puerto Peñasco, según informaron las autoridades universitarias. Las inscripciones para los niveles 1 y 2 para estudiar inglés se abrieron a partir de […]

Puerto Peñasco Whale Watching

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero From approximately January through early April, when looking out from Puerto Peñasco over the Sea of Cortez one may find themselves spotting a spout or two during whale watching season. Last year, February sightings of whales nearby offered a wealth of spectacular photographs and stories of adventure.  We have learned sightings in […]

Santa Claus comes more than once a year

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero, Photos courtesy of Karen Aldridge Santa Claus comes more than once a year to Puerto Peñasco, just about every Saturday to be exact. Most often caught wearing a baseball cap and sweats in lieu of a jolly red get-up, John Fowler of the Santa Claus Club explains they have been providing food, […]

I am going to face today, for you

Contributor:  Hector Hans Munro Colosio  – Published here with permission of the author. Dec. 18, 2013. Puerto Penasco My dearest children, It breaks my heart all that is going on in the world, and in this beloved pueblo that has been so good to us. I don’t know what to do for your well-being. I […]

Shop Locally Holiday Gift List 2013!

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero I’m always interested in figuring out creative gifts this time of year, yet have to admit I am a last minute shopper. Christmas Eve is just one week away, which in Mexico is traditionally the time when people choose to open their gifts. Looking back on family holiday trips, when we would […]

Puerto Peñasco launches construction of Cruise Ship Home Port

Puerto Peñasco launches construction of Cruise Ship Home Port By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero “We have reached the point of no turning back. The Home Port in Puerto Peñasco is a reality,” explained Javier Tapia Camou, Coordinator of the Sonoran Commission for the Promotion of Tourism (COFETUR), during an informative meeting held shortly after the project’s groundbreaking […]

Holly-Day event for local Children’s Homes 12/14

Contributor: Uncommon Women on Common Ground The 2nd annual Holly Day event at Esperanza Children’s Home is a wonderful opportunity for the American/Canadian/Mexican community in Puerto Peñasco to provide a holiday fiesta for children who are living at Amores de Peñasco and Esperanza.  Both of these are foster homes for babies and children from ages […]