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June 16, 2019

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Jorge Arturo Ramos – 39 years of Firefighting service

By José Antonio Pérez August 22nd is Firefighters Day! Jorge Arturo Ramos Valenciana has proudly shared countless challenges, tragedies, and joyful experiences after 39 years of service to Puerto Peñasco’s fire department. Before he was a firefighter, Ramos explains he was “one of those that criticized firefighters without really knowing them.”  However, ever since the […]

Successful and Fun 2nd Annual Sand Castle Event for Casa Hogar

By José Antonio Pérez The second annual sand castle contest meant to raise funds for the José Dávalos Valdivia Casa Hogar home for the elderly, successfully met its goal on Saturday, August 18th in a family friendly environment on Playa Hermosa. Santiago Ruiz Hurtado, President of the Casa Hogar board, detailed this year’s event included […]

“Limpieza Mar y Tierra” Clean-up set for September 22nd

The 1st “Limpieza Mar y Tierra” Sea & Sand clean-up scheduled for September 22nd aims to bring scuba divers, ocean lovers, and beach combers together in an effort to further contribute to keeping our beaches clean. With the sole purpose of furthering efforts to keep Puerto Peñasco’s sea and beaches clean, Rocky Point Scuba Divers […]

Nueva mesa directiva en Club de Leones de Puerto Peñasco

A finales de junio, y como el protocolo lo indica, se llevó a cabo el cambio de directiva de la asociación altruista Club de Leones de Puerto Peñasco, quedando al frente como presidenta Rosy Carrillo, Jesús Balderrama como tesorero y Cesar Ortega como secretario. En la toma de protesta se hizo un reconocimiento al trabajo […]

George Papanicolaou Group to expand services

By José Antonio Pérez Because prevention is the best weapon against cancer, the local George Papanicolaou Association is expanding its services to offer lung cancer detection tests. Carmen Morales Valles, President of the Agrupación George Papanicolaou in Puerto Peñasco, explained this will complement work the association already does in the effort to detect and combat […]

Cannonball jellyfish yields surpass 40 thousand tons

By José Antonio Pérez There are high spirits and optimism this fishing season after “cannonball” jelly fish yields surpass expectations. The Regional Federation of Fishermen Cooperatives announced there has been a 33% increase in fishing production when compared to the 30,000 tons of cannonball jelly fish from last year. Carlos Tirado, representative for the Fishermen […]

Una tarde para juntar basura

– Vamos a colaborar un poquito, levantaremos basura que esta en la salida a Caborca por favor no se acerquen a la carretera , tomen sus guantes  (que por cierto eran para pintar cabello)  – les dije a mis hijas cuando poníamos un poco de gasolina, ellas gritaron como siempre de emoción por que lo […]

Puerto Peñasco athletes bring home weightlifting / track & field medals

Rocky Point athletes bring home 11 medals from 2018 National Olympics and Youth Championship Puerto Peñasco, Sonora; June 7th, 2018 After a great performance by Puerto Peñasco’s athletes at the 2018 National Olympics and Youth National Championship, eight athletes brought back eleven medals in track & field and weightlifting. Municipal Athletic Director, Mario Lopez Palomo, […]

Summer Volunteers needed – Barb’s Dog Rescue

It’s that time of year where many people leave Rocky Point for the summer, this also means a shortage of volunteers for a number of activities.  Barb’s Dog Rescue desperately needs volunteers throughout June and July feedings starting at 5:30 p.m.  While Barb needs help every night, this is particularly true for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and […]

Invite to Red Riding Hood Mini-Marathon! June 16th

Boys and girls aged 2 to 12 are invited to participate in the 2nd annual Red Riding Hood Mini-Marathon where, besides having fun, they will be supporting the Jose Davalos “Casa Hogar” Home for the Elderly. The mini-marathon will be held June 16th and is designed for children from ages 2 – 12; the race […]

Cachora – Una cerveza artesanal hecha 100 % en Puerto Peñasco

Sonaba de fondo un playlist de rock en español en El Tapeo. Eran las seis de la tarde y, como mi entrevistado aún no se desocupaba de instalar unos abanicos de techo para los músicos, me ofrecieron una cerveza artesanal de la casa para probarla y así entrar en terreno mientras esperaba a Martin Quintero, […]

Red Cross Annual Drive reports 20% increase in collections

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco Red Cross Board President Julio Cesar Valenzuela was happy to inform that thanks to the acceptance, solidarity, and participation of all, the local institution was able to raise more than 748 thousand pesos during their 2018 fundraising drive, representing a 20% increase over last year and surpassing goals.  In […]

¡Del mar a tu paladar! Ostiones y más

Llevar el ostión fresco hasta su paladar además de preparar varios platillos de mariscos con un toque especial es un oficio que hacen con gusto las integrantes de la Cooperativa Única de Mujeres en Puerto Peñasco. En el kilómetro 7 de la carretera Puerto Peñasco – Caborca se encuentra su granja , en el estero […]