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Extended Holiday Border Hours at Lukeville/Sonoyta crossing

Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The U.S. Office of Customs and Border Protection at the Lukeville border crossing site has announced extended hours over U.S. federal holidays. Currently, border hours at the Lukeville/Sonoyta crossing are from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.  These hours will remain in effect, though extended over holiday weekends to 10 […]

Health ban on bivalve mollusks from Morua Estuary

On January 28th, a precautionary health ban on bivalve mollusks in Puerto Peñasco went into effect, spurring State Civil Protection (CEPC) to advise people to avoid consumption of bivalves from the Morua Estuary for the moment (between Las Conchas and Playa Encanto). The temporary health ban includes prohibition on the extraction, production, sale, and consumption […]

Wags Whiskers & Wine – March 19th

Join Compassion Without Borders for their first annual Wine, Whiskers, and Wags! Look forward to a fun afternoon and thank you for supporting the work of Compassion Without Borders in Puerto Peñasco. Date:  March 19th, 2022Time: 5 to 8 pmLocation:  El Tapeo RestaurantLocated in the Best Western Laos Mar Hotel and Suites. – Playa Bonita.Cost: […]

Solar Park near Puerto Peñasco to be largest in Latin America

Sonora Governor Alfonso Durazo Montaño recently reaffirmed plans of the federal government to invest nearly 1.7 billion dollars to build an immense solar plant near Puerto Peñasco.  Once completed, this would become the largest solar plant in Latin America and 8th in the world. Durazo detailed the massive photovoltaic center, meant to eventually benefit 4 […]

2022 Baseball Clinic Jan 29

The City Sports Institute invites all kids from 10 to 16yrs old to participate in the 2022 Baseball Clinic…Totally FREE!! Over 10 MLB Coaches will be attending! Date: Saturday Jan. 29th 2022 from 8:30am -12:30pm Location: Francisco Leon Garcia Baseball Stadium (On Blvd. Benito Juarez) Dress accordingly – sports clothes, and bring personal sport accessories/items… […]

CEDO sets high expectations for 2022

Following significant challenges last year, due to the lingering effects caused by COVID, the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO), has set positive expectations for 2022. CEDO Executive Director Nelida Barajas Acosta recognizes the whole world continues to face enormous hurdles in reorganizing ways of living and working, noting their team […]

“Red Cross With You” program relaunches community support

The local Red Cross relaunched the “Red Cross with You” program over the second weekend of January, fulfilling its commitment to social service in Puerto Peñasco with actions that benefit vulnerable populations. Ruben Barajas Jaime, Emergency Response Coordinator for the local Red Cross, detailed in addition to responding to emergencies that arise, the institution undertakes […]

Road and Railroad crossing repairs in Rocky Point

Following recent requests of the local administration, the company FERROMEX (Mexico Railways) has been working on renovating various railroad crossings impacted by the end of the year rains. Current railroad crossing efforts were to focus on two of the spots most profoundly impacted by the New Year’s eve storm: Blvd. Samuel Ocaña and Derecho de […]

Rocky Point January Rundown!

..and just like that, it is January 2022. Last year did not hold back as it washed its way out to sea, taking much of Puerto Peñasco’s streets and electricity with it. For most, the power outage only lasted about 3 hours, though clean-up efforts still continue across the community. Numerous homes, offices, and organizations […]

28th Annual South of the Border Fun in the Sun

The 28th Annual South of the Border is to be held at the Playa de Oro RV Park Jan. 15th – 16th, 2022. The cook-off is an automatic qualifier for the top three chilies and first place show. You can park your RV in the park or stay at the Hotel Mirador which is adjacent […]

Peñasco green though Covid cases rise in Sonora

Authorities urge public to continue respecting preventive measures Despite Puerto Peñasco’s recent “green” categorization on the statewide health-risk alert map, Sonora itself has gone back to yellow nationally.  Yolanda Venegas Valdez, epidemiologist for the Sonora Secretary of Health, reported Covid-19 cases are on the rise again locally, statewide, and across Mexico. She detailed from the […]