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June 25, 2019

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Wacky weather wallops Puerto Peñasco: Palooza postponed

Following months of anticipation, planning, and promotion, the Sta. Patricia’s Peñasco Palooza had one last hurdle to overcome on the evening of March 17th: the weather. Wild winds swept through Puerto Peñasco precisely as the first group, Mariachi Duran, took the stage. Sets by Alan Munro and Riband were both cut short due to the wind. While initially the […]

Volleyball clinic with Acacia Andrews

The Municipal Sports Institute of Puerto Peñasco (IMD) reports that promising volleyball player Acacia Andrews, recruited to play at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO,  will be leading a three-day volleyball clinic beginning Monday, 3/19, through Wednesday 3/21. The clinic, aimed at promoting the sport of volleyball among Puerto Peñasco’s youth, will be open […]

10 years. 12 days. Trekking for the Peñasco Children’s Foundation

In his tenth year of trekking from just outside Phoenix to Puerto Penasco, and across approximately 200 miles, Steve Schwab of SeaSide Reservations successfully completed his 2012 fundraising walk for the Peñasco Children’s Foundation on Monday, March 12.  We caught up with Steve about mid-morning around KM 75 on the Peñasco-Sonoyta highway as he was preparing for the “final sprint” […]

Las Conchas Home Tour & CEDO fundraiser news!

On Saturday, March 3rd over one hundred people made it out to the annual Las Conchas/CEDO Home Tour where five beautiful houses, as well as CEDO, opened their doors to the public as part of the Center’s annual fundraising activities.  Alycia Nelson, a Field Education Intern at the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts […]

Bird Island awaits! EcoFun joins local adventure options

Looking out into Puerto Peñasco’s harbor, the attractive EcoFun1 catamaran is a welcome addition to the boats docked just beyond the towering masts of the city’s shrimping fleet. Following the boat’s exciting voyage earlier this year across the seas from Puerto Vallarta, the boat’s captain, crew, and the entire local Rocky Point staff from EcoFun […]

Charity trek for Peñasco Children’s Foundation

Local businessman Steve Schwab of SeaSide Reservations, and the heart behind the Peñasco Children’s Foundation, is once again making the approx. 200 mile trek on foot from Phoenix to Puerto Peñasco as one of the foundation’s yearly charitable actions to help raise funds for PCF. Schwab has asked people to help sponsor him, as well as to […]

Consul clarification on travel to Rocky Point

In having been residents of Puerto Peñasco , Sonora (a.k.a Rocky Point) for nearly 11 years – and numerous years in central Mexico prior to that, we have been somewhat accustomed to periodic “Spring” travel alerts about wandering into Mexico…kind of like knowing the tides are coming in and nearly as predictable. As lifelong travelers we […]

Sharing positive stories about Rocky Point

As we march into March, we invite all who know and have come to enjoy Rocky Point to view this ireport filed on CNN by a Peoria, AZ resident who has been visiting the area for over 20 years, along with his wife. Their remarks have sparked excitement among many Rocky Point residents, as well as […]

10% discount on property taxes extended to 3/15

The city recently announced they would be extending the 10% discount period for property tax payments through March 15th. Those who pay property taxes by March 15th will still be eligible to receive raffle tickets for a car to be raffled off. Beginning March 16 through April 15, the discount rate on property taxes will […]

Countdown to Spring Break: U of A Safety Fair

In our countdown to 2012 Spring Break in Rocky Point, we from RockyPoint360.com were pleased to join Javier Muñoz from the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) in Tucson at the University of Arizona’s Safety Fair on Feb. 29th. Our table also displayed banners and information from ProAlliance Insurance provided by Rosie Glover, who has […]

Why I Love Rocky Point photo contest Deadline 2/29!!!

There’s still time to get your pictures in for the “Why I Love Rocky Point” Contest!! Today – Feb 29 – is the deadline!!   Voting will go on through March 7th. It is free to enter and to vote.  You can visit www.whyiloverockypoint.com to learn all you need to know about the contest. The contest is […]

City Convention Center Groundbreaking

(Inglés/Español) Preceded by a dust storm, and among a flurry of emails and text messages regarding location changes, the ceremony marking the laying of the first stone by Governor Guillermo Padres on the  new Convention Center finally took place where originally planned, at the construction site located along the old road to La Cholla in […]

Governor Padrés to once again visit Rocky Point

There is much anticipation surrounding Sonora Governor Guillermo Padrés Elías’ presence for the laying of the first stone on the Puerto Peñasco Convention Center located in the Sandy Beach area. It had been thought Governor Padrés would lay the first stone on the Convention Center as part of activities during the busy Mexico-Arizona Commission meeting in early […]

City invitation to join in “Municipal Run” 2/25

Lace up your sneakers and plan to meet at 9 a.m. at Plaza la Madre (next to the baseball stadium as you come into town) on Saturday, Feb. 25th, to heed the invitation of the City and the Municipal Sports Institute in the launch of their program “Active Municipality Puerto Peñasco 2012 – to Live Better.”  […]