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June 16, 2019

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Casa del Migrante provides shelter for the journey

By José Antonio Pérez In November, Puerto Peñasco reinaugurated the “Casa del Migrante” (Migrant Home), meant to provide shelter and food as individuals pass through the city. The 150 person capacity facility, which was placed adjacent to the railroad station, is equipped with a full kitchen, 4 full rooms for mothers and their children, a […]

Where to go for Christmas & New Year’s in Rocky Point 2017

While many families traditionally enjoy New Year’s Eve in Mexico with a family dinner at home, there are ever more options around town for dinner, dancing, and a regular fiesta to ring in the año nuevo!  Plus, it’s good to keep in mind that Christmas Eve is traditionally the night families in Mexico get together […]

¡Feliz Navidad! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Sponsored this week by RCPM January Jam X – Stocking stuffer? Countdown to Christmas!  Bundle up this weekend, fellow sun seekers, as word on the beach is cold winds are coming through over the next couple days, with temperatures dropping to somewhere around 20°C (high 60s) – which means inside homes and offices it tends […]

Municipal DIF invites community to participate in Toy Drive

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora. Nov. 30, 2016.  With the goal of brightening the holiday season of local families and children living in extreme vulnerability, the Municipal DIF presided over by Linda Pivac de Munro invites the community to join this year’s Toy Drive through the donation of toys and blankets. Municipal DIF Director Imelda Zamudio Sánchez […]

Giving into the Holiday Season!

Looking to help out with charitable efforts this Holiday season in Rocky Point?  Here are some efforts around town to learn more about! 6th Annual Sonora Resorts Holiday Food Drive – Drop off any Non-Perishable food items to any Sonoran Resort Sales Office located just off the Lobbies. Now through December 30th, 9a.m.-5p.m. 7 days […]

6th Annual Sonoran Resorts Holiday Food Drive

Drop off any Non-Perishable food items to any Sonoran Resort Sales Office located just off the Lobbies. Now through December 30th, 9a.m.-5p.m. 7 days a week. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Have a Blessed Season so remember the reason and give generously. Thank You! More info:  602-476-7511 or SKY sales Office 108-2111

Puerto Peñasco Christmas 1952

By Guillermo Munro Palacio On the morning of December 24, 1952, I woke up missing the songs my mother would usually wake us up with daily. I went to look for her in the kitchen, where I found her measuring coffee into the coffee pot. “Your father didn’t arrive,” she said. There was sadness in […]

Community steps up for DIF Toy Drive

On Sunday, December 13th, the community and local administration came together to make sure the DIF’s “Toy Drive” was a success. Through this unity, the DIF was able to collect over 2000 toys, along with nearly 700 blankets and additional cash donations equal to just over $1000 USD. Linda Pivac de Munro, President of the […]

Tree Lighting ceremony lights up Plaza a la Madre

(Translated excerpts from Press Release) In a call for unity within the community of Puerto Peñasco, Mayor Kiko Munro and his wife Linda Pivac de Munro together took part in the holiday Tree Lighting ceremony Wednesday night, Dec. 2nd, at Plaza a la Madre. The Plaza is also adorned with a stable, various live animals, […]

Deck the Halls! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

This week’s Rundown sponsored by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort Fireworks lighting up the skies as the sun sets; Canadian pine trees for sale outside local shops; terms like posadas, piñatas, pastorela, and ponche float on the air; Jack Frost nippin’ at your nose…. Ok, maybe that last one is a stretch…but it’s definitely […]

Christmas at sea

Contributed by Guillermo Munro Palacio, anecdote of Héctor Munro Palacio  Photo: Guillermo Munro Palacio We set sail for shrimp in direction of Islas Encantadas precisely at noon on December 18th, 1958. The ship was the Río Yaqui, of don Julián Bustamante; on this occasion shipholder Jorge Robles, “el Pizcachas”, had to stay at port to […]

Catching up with Santa days before Christmas!

Catching up with Santa Claus with just days to go before Christmas is no easy task, particularly when he’s running from event to event in Puerto Peñasco before the “big dance”. That’s why when Mark Olszewski recently dropped me a line to accompany Santa to the equine therapy ranch north of town, I hopped on board. […]

CEDO for the Holidays!

There’s a wonderful gift out there for friends and family this holiday season, which at the same time aims to help protect 6 endangered species found in the Gulf of California.  This perfect gift would be a bottle of wine, or a package of six wines, promoted by the Intercultural Center for the Study of […]