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June 25, 2019

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CIRCUS MEXICUS SHAKE, RAFFLE AND ROLL

Headed to Rocky Point this June for Circus Mexicus 2017?   Get in on the good medicine and positive vibrations by joining fellow fans in supporting several charities Circus Mexicus contributes to every year! You can do this by purchasing raffle tickets to win signed memorabilia, RCPM experiences, golf, artwork created by CM and other artists, plus […]

Sanctuary to be built in effort to save vaquita marina

By José Antonio Pérez Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources, announced the Mexican government will be investing 4 million dollars into creating a sanctuary for the endangered vaquita marina in the Sea of Cortez.  The official further explained resources will be sought from international specialists to help ensure reproduction of the […]

Play Ball! Francisco León García Stadium

Baseball fans in Puerto Peñasco, and from across the region, have mentioned the name Francisco León García indefinitely when referring to the city’s baseball stadium. Yet, few know (particularly new generations) who Francisco León García was and why the stadium bears his name. Mr. Francisco León García, better known among his friends and dear ones […]

Breathing easy with Rocky Point Divers

There are five items each budding diver should plan on getting for their own: booties, mask, fins, gloves, and snorkel. Check! After finishing up book work and a written test for the Open Water Dive PADI certification class I’m currently taking in Puerto Peñasco with Rocky Point Divers, I guess purchasing these items from the […]

Wickenburg Interact visit to Rocky Point

Within the larger folds of Rotary International, service opportunities for younger people are made possible through groups such as Interact (for mid to high schoolers), as well as Rotaract (geared more toward university aged individuals).  On May 12th – 13th, members of one such Interact group from Wickenburg, AZ made their way to Puerto Peñasco […]

Music to our ears! Music Academy receives welcome donation

Do you have an instrument laying around you no longer play? How about donating that violin, trumpet, drum, or clarinet to a local music program in Puerto Peñasco? In late March, with support from the Puerto Peñasco Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce (CANACO), several local businesswomen launched a campaign encouraging people to consider donating […]

Costume Contest for International Recycling Day May 17th

With the goal of promoting recycling among children and youth, the Municipal Ecology Office in coordination with the Office on Art & Culture invites the community to take part in a contest to display the best costumes made from recycled materials. The contest, announced by Alma Yanes, Deputy Director of Ecology, will take place on […]

May 13th Dinner & Ball for scholarships to benefit young women

The Puerto Peñasco Business and Professional Women’s Organization will be hosting a grand dinner and ball on May 13th, in honoring this year’s Woman of the Year while raising scholarship funds to benefit young women. In addition to the traditional candle lighting ceremony, Business and Professional Women’s Organization President Haydee Vega explains this year the […]

Successful Rotary International District 4100 XXVI Conference in Puerto Peñasco!

By Eduardo Vallejo (Join Us) / Shandra Keesecker-Rivero (RockyPoint360) Puerto Peñasco was recently host site for the XXVI District Conference of Rotary International District 4100, an annual event bringing together Rotary members from the 60 clubs encompassing the region of northern Sinaloa, and the states of Sonora, Baja California Norte, and Baja California Sur. Rotarians, […]

XV Cabalgata Costera attracts hundreds of riders

Photos courtesy of Cabalgata Costera 2017. Ruben Estrella April 24, 2017.  Riders from across the region made their way along the Coastal Highway and streets of Puerto Peñasco for the XV Annual Cabalgata Costera, held April 22nd and 23rd.  Entire families, men, women, and children from various spots in Sonora as well as Baja California […]

2nd Day of the Child Celebration for Esperanza para los Niños

By José Antonio Perez A “Day of the Child” festival on the beach in front of Sonora Sky planned for April 30th seeks to raise funds for projects at the Esperanza para los Niños children’s shelter, which has been a home for many children over more than 25 years. The Board of Esperanza, together with […]

Señor of friendly smiles and generous tips

Someone who certainly found happiness in helping people in need was Rodger Clifton, señor of the friendly smiles and generous tips. The tranquility of this fishing village, which had yet to experience the level of tourism and resorts of today, was what attracted Rodger and Jeanette to bring their family to live here, making their […]

Pinacate Pancho, the red-tailed hawk of the Desert of Altar

Pancho, a red tailed hawk residing at the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve who has become a friend to Pinacate staff, is a visiting “intruder” that may be spotted roaming the skies of the Desert of Altar as easily as entering the office to pull at computer cables. Rescued two years ago by the Puerto Peñasco Fire […]

2nd Soap Box Derby getting ready to roll!

The 2nd Rocky Point Charanga (Soap box) Derby is nearing, with promises of curves, ramps, and even more fun! The Charanga Derby, organized by the board of directors from the José Dávalos “Casa Hogar” Home for the Elderly, for a second year in a row will raise funds for the home and this year promises […]

Sport Fishing joins Peñasco – Puerto Lobos Corridor

By José Antonio Perez The Puerto Peñasco Sport Fishing Sector joined the Coastal Fishing Comprehensive Management and Temporary Spatial Ordinance of the Puerto Peñasco-Puerto Lobos sea corridor, marking launch of the strategy’s second phase. A press release issued by the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) detailed the ambitious project focused […]