Rocky Point 360 turns page after 12 years

Rocky Point 360 first burst on the Puerto Peñasco online stage in October 2011.  As a family collaboration, we brought together the photographic prowess of webmaster Ariel and Arq. Plinio Rivero, the Spanish storytelling talent of Moka, and my own writing ambition along with a fervent desire to provide timely information on upcoming events in […]

CEDO Xperiences – August

Attention all nature lovers!  In August, CEDO has exciting events just for YOU! Join a CEDO Xperience! Immerse yourself in the biodiversity surrounding the Puerto Peñasco region, learn about marine conservation, and discover sustainable practices to preserve the environment. Join CEDO and meet research, science, and conservation experts who will raise awareness about the importance […]

Summer @ Rocky Point Weekend Rundown

There’s a heat wave just about everywhere these days! It sure feels that way in Rocky Point, with over 60% humidity, but we haven’t technically hit 3 digits and next week is only aiming for the mid-90s°F.  Sunrise and sunset walks are still very much a thing as those in the know can already sense […]

Indigenous People’s Gathering Aug. 9th

Indigenous People’s Gathering to be held August 9th in Puerto Peñasco With the goal of promoting Tohono O’odham culture and traditions, and that of other ethnic groups within Puerto Peñasco, the city will host its first Celebration of Indigenous Peoples on August 9th at the Expo Convention Center. The celebration, organized by the Commission on […]

Sonora Governor extols Puerto Peñasco’s economic development potential

Sonora Governor Alfonso Durazo Montaño visited Puerto Peñasco this week to mark the official groundbreaking ceremony on the first of three towers at Encántame Soleil of Encántame Resorts.  The governor made a commitment to transform Puerto Peñasco into a lever for economic development in the state, lauding the 1.8 billion dollar investment represented in the […]

4th of July RP Weekend Rundown!

We’ve made it to 4th of July weekend in Rocky Point – well, maybe we should say 4th of July eve.  Summer’s sultry swagger has begun as yes, that’s right, the humidity is slinking its way across our shores. Water is great, though keep up the jelly-fish shuffle when walking into the sea and keep […]

Rendezvous groundbreaking event at Encántame Soleil

Encántame Resorts, located just 15 minutes east of town, has the pleasure of welcoming Sonora Governor Alfonso Durazo on Monday, July 3rd, for a Groundbreaking Ceremony on the 1st tower “Rendezvous” at its exciting Encántame Soleil project.  Sales Director Keith Allen indicates the event is open to the public, though requests RSVPs be communicated to […]

CEDO reports success of 2nd Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Festival

Over 200 people from the primary sector, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations took part in the 2nd Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Festival held in Mexicali earlier this month. This included over 18 exhibitors from across northwestern Mexico, as well as other parts of the country, together to strengthen artisanal fisheries and aquaculture. As Festival Founders, […]

Notes from Rocky Point

Fish Monument soon to go up in new location Within coming weeks, the 6 x 2.5 meter sailfish monument once located at the intersection of Calle 13 and Blvd. Juarez is set to go up in its new location near the entrance to the Old Port. This comes nearly seven months after the monument was […]

It’s Summer! Weekend Rundown

Summer is here! Yes, officially! Summer solstice on Wednesday marked the beginning of summer. Seemingly word really got out and it’s heating up.  But hey, the humidity hasn’t kicked in yet this way and the sea is super inviting right about now.  Every weekend seems to see more folks making their way down to Arizona’s […]

Improving beach accessibility one wheel at a time

One evening while out capturing a spectacular sunset over the Sea of Cortez, as is his nearly daily ritual, the artist/photographer/adventurer/guide Tony Ballesteros watched a young man enjoying the same view from a wheelchair, its narrow tires sunk somewhat into the sand.  Tony recalled his own experience in a wheelchair after a hospital stay at […]

Fathers Day RP Weekend Rundown

Just this past week I started to turn the A/C on in the office – mid June, are you kidding me?  I’m used to doing that business in late April or early May in Rocky Point! Indeed, it is near perfect weather still as we head into a 3 day weekend, honoring Juneteenth in the […]

Life lessons from #CasaDeFirulais

Our two dogs are set to receive their monthly dose of flea and tick medicine tomorrow – precisely 4 weeks after the last dose, and nearly a month since the abrupt passing of their fearless leader Firulais due to latent ehrlichiosis.  I must admit, I still don’t know quite how to pronounce that diagnosis, and […]