Summer is here! Trip to the beach or a dip in the pool?

June 20th…not the 21st this year… The Sun was the farthest from the equator that it is going to get in 2012 and it was also the longest day of the year, heralding the official start of summer. Schools across Puerto Peñasco have either begun their summer break, or are about to, and everyone is looking for […]

UTPP celebrates “University Students’ Day” Parade to come

Contributor: Francisco J. Ureña Duarte University students from the Technological University of Puerto Peñasco (UTPP) celebrated University Students’ Day on June 19th, within the framework of University Students’ Week (June 18 – 22). The day’s events began early with an Athletic and Knowledge Rally, which included the participation of students and teachers from the programs […]

Rocky Point Medical Clinics ~ Coming up June 9th

For 13 years, Dr. George Stavros and his wife Susie have been organizing free health clinics within the community of Puerto Peñasco. Their efforts have come to be known as Rocky Point Medical Clinics, during which they are usually accompanied by various doctors, translators, and others who graciously donate their time and expertise in providing […]

Peñasco Business Expo 2012 ~ AMPI & the TVA

Contributor: Rosie Glover On Saturday, May 26th, over 50 businesses or service providers gathered in the Plaza del Camaron to listen to music, eat, dance, shop, and acquaint themselves with local businesses and services at the AMPI Penasco Business Expo 2012. (AMPI stands for the Mexican Association of Realtor Professionals) The Business Expo was AMPI’s way of rallying […]

Pet Effect ~ Promoting responsible pet ownership

Among the different organizations in Puerto Peñasco, over the years there have been a number of efforts to address the stray dog and cat population in the city.  One organization, the Animal Adoption Center of Rocky Point, under the leadership of Nancy Phelan, has been in operation for a number of years. Another relatively new […]

DIF receives generous donation from Circle K

Among the numerous groups and organizations in Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) working toward the goal of helping others, perhaps one of the most important of these is the local DIF office. Across the country, the national system of the Office on Integral Family Development (DIF) is a social assistance branch of the government and, according to its […]