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Sam’s Club Rocky Point to open 6/22

The countdown is on and Sam’s Club in Rocky Point is set to open this Friday, June 22nd. Sam’s Club can be found along the main road coming into town, right next to Bodega Aurrera and across from Super Santa Fe and Domino’s Pizza.  Inauguration is set for around 9 a.m. this Friday though regular hours will be from 7 a.m. […]

Circus Mexicus XXI is coming to town!

As a son of the Southwest, I’ve always considered Mexico a good neighbor. To me, she’s always been an open door. A place where time is not money, a place to re-create, to slow down, to recharge. She’s always colorful, inviting and gracious. ~ Roger Clyne “Here comes another song about Mexico… “  This line rings […]

US Consulate General to host Town Hall in Puerto Peñasco 6/1

From the US Consulate in Nogales.   The United States Consulate General in Nogales, Mexico is pleased to announce a town hall meeting for U.S. citizens living in the Puerto Peñasco community. We look forward to this opportunity to engage in constructive dialogue, answer questions and address community concerns. The details of the meeting are as […]

Memorable Memorial Day weekend report

The recent Memorial Day weekend in Puerto Peñasco was certainly one to remember!  In fact, according to Hector Vazquez del Mercado, President of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV), local accommodation providers reported an average 84% occupancy rate for the entire weekend with 100% on Saturday, May 26th!  This, Vazquez added, represents about 31,000 visitors solely at […]

Peñasco Business Expo 2012 ~ AMPI & the TVA

Contributor: Rosie Glover On Saturday, May 26th, over 50 businesses or service providers gathered in the Plaza del Camaron to listen to music, eat, dance, shop, and acquaint themselves with local businesses and services at the AMPI Penasco Business Expo 2012. (AMPI stands for the Mexican Association of Realtor Professionals) The Business Expo was AMPI’s way of rallying […]

Weekend water woes don’t dampen overall spirits

The multitude of people who streamed into Puerto Peñasco this past US Memorial Day Weekend were met with a bit of wind, spectacular sunshine, terrific beaches, and in some cases a lack of water due to a burst pipe that occurred just as the crowds were making their way to town.  Rental and property management […]

Las Conchas extends use of passes for residents, visitors, and others

“With 73 beach access spots, one every 109 meters, and 8 kilometers of beach, the area of Las Conchas continues to welcome residents, renters, and visitors alike.” These points were emphasized in a sit-down interview with recently reelected Las Conchas Vecinos Board President, Ginger Beauchamp, along with Arturo Cano,  of the Asociacion de Vecinos de Las Conchas, […]

Uniting Nations golf tournament at peninsula de Cortes golf course Hosted by the Mayan Palace resort in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, (aka) Rocky Point. The cup is a team match between USA players and Mexicans, each team is 48 amateur players. This event is a three day team match play goodwill competition looking for the final prize, winning the cup!

Team Mexico Amateurs beat Team USA in “Uniting Nations Cup” 44-36.

Press release 5/23/2012: Arizona Golf Association / Uniting Nations Cup 2012 Event fosters great golf and camaraderie on both sides For the second time in the history of Mexican sports, an international golf tournament took place between Mexico and the United States under a Ryder Cup format at Peninsula de Cortes Golf Course at the […]

Mexcian team at the Uniting Nations golf tournament at peninsula de Cortes golf course Hosted by the Mayan Palace resort in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, (aka) Rocky Point. The cup is a team match between USA players and Mexicans, each team is 48 amateur players. This event is a three day team match play goodwill competition looking for the final prize, winning the cup!

Mexico-US Friendships Strengthened at Uniting Nations Cup 2012

For a second consecutive year, amateur golfers from the US and Mexico met upon the impeccable Peninsula de Cortes golf course at Mayan Palace just minutes to the southwest of Puerto Peñasco to challenge each other at the Uniting Nations Cup while promoting bonds of friendship between both countries. Last year, the US team claimed […]

Donations presented to Red Cross

On Tuesday, May 15th, Red Cross Board President Jorge Valdez graciously received a cash donation of $2,086 US from the Arizona Rotary Clubs of Tempe South and Mesa. This donation will go toward the goal of establishing a hospital care unit at the Red Cross so the institution is able to more effectively care for […]

AeroMéxico considering flights to Puerto Peñasco

AeroMéxico is taking a look at Puerto Peñasco and announcements are on the horizon for flights to connect the city to both Hermosillo and Las Vegas. On Wednesday, May 9th,  Fernando Radillo Chief of Operations of Grupo Vidanta (Mayan Palace), Fernando Antillon Director of Mar de Cortés International Airport, Rodolfo Rhode (COFETUR Sonora) and Hector […]

Pet Effect ~ Promoting responsible pet ownership

Among the different organizations in Puerto Peñasco, over the years there have been a number of efforts to address the stray dog and cat population in the city.  One organization, the Animal Adoption Center of Rocky Point, under the leadership of Nancy Phelan, has been in operation for a number of years. Another relatively new […]

Local architectural organization swears in new board

Throughout Mexico there are numerous professional organizations that serve to strengthen fields through shared experience and knowledge. Among these are professional groups (Colegios) of accountants, engineers, architects, and many others.  After years of diligent work, the Professional Architectural Organization of Rocky Point (Colegio de Arquitectos Rocaportenses, A.C.), now in its … year, on Friday, May 4th, the […]