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May 22, 2019

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Work begins on expanding Blvd. Juarez to 6 lanes

Work begins to expand Blvd. Juarez to 6 lanes By Azucena Mazón With a symbolic waving of the flag to launch construction work, on Nov. 18th Puerto Peñasco Mayor Gerardo Figueroa marked the beginning of demolition and paving work along the main boulevard entering Puerto Peñasco. The project is also to include work on sewer […]

Construction of Peñasco Hemodialysis Unit to begin in January

City Press Release The local DIF, presided over by Rafaela Félix de Figueroa, along with the “Caring Hearts” Foundation, have joined efforts to bring about this social project. The International Caring Hearts Foundation, in coordination with the local office on Integral Family Development (DIF), have announced construction on a hemodialysis unit for the city is […]

Town Hall meeting with U.S. Consulate 11/21

Staff from the United States Consulate General in Nogales, Mexico will be holding a town hall meeting for U.S. citizens living in the Puerto Peñasco community. What:            Town Hall Meeting Where:          Penasco del Sol Hotel When:            Thursday, Nov. 21st from 5:00pm to 6:00pm Who:              All U.S. citizens and their families are welcome […]

Road work to begin on Blvd. Benito Juarez Nov. 19th

City Press Release As of November 19th, remodeling work to broaden Blvd. Benito Juarez is set to begin, stretching from No Reelección to Etiquio Amador through an investment of 66 million pesos. Engineer Heberto Reyna Orozco, Director of Urban Development, Public Projects, and Ecology explained the road paving and modernization work of this main artery […]

New road toward La Cholla to open

City Press Release On Tuesday, Nov. 12th, the new road leading to La Cholla (from the curios market toward the Convention Center) was set to open up to traffic. This comes following conclusion of work on the first phase of paving this very important road with hydraulic concrete. Engineer Heberto Reyna Orozco, Director of Urban […]

13th Rocky Point Rally wraps up with no deadly incidents

Police Commissioner reports five accidents over the weekend resulted in three injuries Press Release Security measures implemented by Puerto Peñasco Police Commissioner Luis Manuel Lugo Durón helped to ensure no deadly incidents during the 13th edition of the Rocky Point Rally, held from Nov. 7th – 10th. A report from the Public Municipal Safety Office […]

Safety operative ready for the Rocky Point Rally

By Azucena Mazón With the goal of providing safety for Rocky Point Rally visitors and locals alike, while preventing road accidents over coming days, as of Thursday, Nov. 7th, a safety operative will go into effect with the participation of members from Municipal Public Safety, the Fire Department, Red Cross, and rescue groups. As in […]

Rocky Point Rally info / Streets to watch around town

Calle 13 will be opened up on Thursday when thousands of bikers make their way into town for the 13th Annual Rocky Point Rally By Azucena Mazon After meeting recently with City officials, the organizing committee of the Rocky Point Rally reports the popular Calle 13, which has been undergoing massive remodeling, will be open […]

Ensuring respect for handicap parking spaces

Press Release Puerto Peñasco Public Safety Director Luis Manuel Lugo Durón recently met with members from the Municipal Board for the Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities (CMISPD) to analyze problems confronting this segment of the population. CMISPD spokesperson Luis Trujillo Aguayo led the gathering, which brought up various concerns including respect for parking spaces […]

Municipal Youth Institute holds 1st 2013 Bicycleton

Press release: On Saturday, October 26th, the Municipal Youth Institute (IMJ) brought together 30 cyclists for the 2013 Bicycleton. Ruby Borboa, IMJ Director, remarked for this first Bicycleton they were able to bring together youth, public officials, and members from various bicycle clubs across the city who all took part in the route extending across […]

DIF presents wheelchairs to members of community

DIF wheelchair donation made possible by Fundación BIG Bola Press release On Thursday, Oct. 17th, local DIF President Rafaela Félix de Figueroa presented wheelchairs to a number of men and women, most of whom are elderly or disabled. Félix de Figueroa thanked the Big Bola foundation for the donation of the 22 wheelchairs, which were […]

Progress along Calle 13

By Azucena Mazon There has been an 85% advance in paving and sidewalk work along Calle 13, which will be detained for a week during the upcoming Rocky Point Rally so that bikers can freely circulate along the street as has been the tradition. Staff working on the road project confirm a layer of asphalt […]

8th Annual Breast Cancer Walk 10/26

8th Annual Walk against Cancer by San Peregrino Walk begins at the Centro de Salud, near the corner of Blvd. Juarez and Ave. Simon Morua, continuing along Blvd. Juarez and ending at the Plaza de los Gobernadores in the Malecon T-shirts and luminarias will be for sale for 100 pesos.   8va caminata anual Lucha […]