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June 16, 2019

Community

San Peregrino 12th Annual Cancer Walk

By José Antonio Pérez On Saturday, October 28th, the Puerto Peñasco San Peregrino Association held their 12th Annual Walk against Cancer, which is meant to raise awareness to self-checks and promoting physical activity. Just over 300 people, among them children, teens, and adults, gathered for the march which extended along Blvd. Juarez from the Health […]

Peñasco Cobach students headed to Shanghai for WER Robotics Contest

By José Antonio Pérez Sofía Meléndez Tiznado, Felipe Eduardo Alarcón Arreola, and Rafael Espinoza Navarro, three outstanding students from COBACH high school in Puerto Peñasco fulfilled their goal of qualifying for the World Educational Robot Contest 2017 (WER) to be held in Shanghai, China, after placing among the top 11 teams during the recent national […]

Musicians rock for earthquake relief

It was an afternoon of solidarity, fun, and lots of music at the Collection Center set up at Shrimp Plaza on Sunday, Sept. 24th – meant to gather donations for those impacted by recent earthquakes in central Mexico. Hours of music offered up by local bands as well as musicians from Hermosillo brought people together, […]

The Scouting Life

Contributed by Deb Turner Approximately a year ago, a Scout troop (boys and girls 4-11-year old’s) in Peñasco was formed. A bit later, an older age (13+) troop (2) and seven months ago the San Rafael Scout Troop (3) (5-13-year-old) was formed at the community center Living Stones Ministry- 64th and Benito Juarez) As the […]

Rotary Club collaborates to help those affected by Tropical Storm Lidia

By José Antonio Pérez, Shandra Keesecker-Rivero Though the recent passing of tropical storm Lidia only brought bouts of wind and rain to Puerto Peñasco, its impact on municipalities in Baja California was much stronger. To assist those affected by the storm in Baja California Sur, particularly in areas of Los Cabos and La Paz, the […]

New and Upcycled School Supplies benefit more than 80 students

By José Antonio Pérez Eighty five packets in total, filled with varied school supplies – many of which were recycled (or upcycled), were distributed following a donation campaign launched by the Youth Environmental Care Action Ecology Club, reported Alma Yanes Leyva, Deputy Municipal Director of Ecology and Sustainable Development. Yanes detailed the first 45 packets […]

Chamber of Commerce launches 5th “Buy locally and we all win” Campaign

By José Antonio Pérez The local Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) seeks to repeat the success of the now annual “Buy Locally and we all Win” campaign, with sights set on a growth in sales at local businesses now through December, detailed CANACO President Elia Neyda Javalera Cháevez. The campaign, aimed at encouraging people to buy […]

El Gallito – Puerto Peñasco pride ready to fight Sept. 9th

Hometown and world champion boxer Juan Francisco “El Gallito” Estrada and Carlos “El Principe” Cuadras of Sinaloa are set to confront each other for the interim super flyweight title on September 9th just outside Los Angeles, CA.  The winner of the bout between El Gallito and El Principe, who are considered to be two of […]

Realistics take home 1st Casa Hogar Sand Castle Crown

The first Sand Castle Competition in support of the José Dávalos Casa Hogar home for the elderly brought together children and adults for an enjoyable afternoon on the beach.  Participants dove into building their own sand castles, with proceeds from registrations going to the home. The contest, which was the first for Casa Hogar, surpassed […]

Participa Janos en torneo Juvenil PGA

El destacado joven golfista de Puerto Peñasco Alejandro de Zavala Mancera,  inicia su participacion este lunes en el 42° Campeonato Juvenil de la Asociación Profesional de Golf (PGA), uno de los dos torneos de golf juvenil más importantes en los Estados Unidos, que se celebra en  St Albans, Missouri. Solo los mejores 140 golfistas juveniles […]

House fire leads family to turn to community

On July 9th, an evening house fire caused a family to lose all their belongings, though no one was injured. The family is now turning to the community to ask for assistance through the donation of furniture, clothing, household goods, and particularly construction materials and paint in their effort to rebuild. Lilian Rivera, mother of […]

Little David undergoes successful open heart surgery

By José Antonio Pérez Following intense work by his family, and a series of intense steps aimed at never giving up, on Wednesday, July 12th, David Humberto Hernández Bojórquez, who has come to be known as “Little David” underwent open heart surgery in Cd. Obregón.  David’s mother, Elpidia Guadalupe Bojórquez Pérez, reported the surgery was […]

Ready the troops! 1st Sandcastle Competition to benefit Casa Hogar 8.12

Get your team ready for the Casa Hogar Sandcastle Competition! The 1st Sandcastle Competition to benefit the José Dávalos Valdivia Casa Hogar promises an afternoon of family fun on Playa Hermosa, August 12th (starting at 5 p.m.) near the beach access point next to the Navy palapa. The goal is to hold a family-friendly event […]

Puerto Peñasco by the numbers

Puerto Peñasco’s roots as a fishing village began in 1927. Much of this history was honored this past week with conferences and presentations marking the 90th Anniversary since the area’s initial settlements.  It actually became a municipality on July 9th, 1952, with Victor Estrella Bustamante serving as the area’s first Municipal President. Since that time, […]

Kilombo Boutique: Hip store & More!

Offering a space to promote Mexican goods and handcrafts, as well as its own urban designs while providing a venue for local artists is the goal of Kilombo Boutique, Arte Urbano & Café begun just over a year ago in Puerto Peñasco. The store, which offers Mexican clothing with urban designs, jewelry, upcycled and recycled […]