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August 17, 2019


Mexican Revolution Day Viva la Revolución!

By MoKa Hammeken  Reprinted from 2011 November 20th is certainly a much celebrated holiday throughout the entire Mexican Republic, more than anything due to the anticipated “long weekend” (bridge in Spanish – since Monday 11/18/2013 will be a day off). This is a time to honor the revolution, liberty and country by helping the economy […]

Naturaleza (de)construida, una ejecución de Aarón González

Por Nina Mier El día miércoles, 28 de agosto se realizó la presentación del Arq. Aarón González Martínez que ejecutó su primera exposición individual de fotografía “Naturaleza (de)construida”, este singular evento se desarrolló en la terraza del Puerto Viejo Tostadores de Café ubicado en el Malecón de Puerto Peñasco, Sonora. Aarón González Martínez (Hermosillo, Sonora, […]

Local Chamber of Commerce seeks to welcome new members

By MoKa Hammeken On Tuesday, June 11th, the monthly gathering of “Uncommon Women on Common Ground” met at the offices of the local Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) to learn from the relatively recently appointed board more about the role of the CANACO in town and how it operates. The current board has been in office […]

Marina Fest 2013 to be held May 24th – June 2nd

Press Release During a recent press conference, plans for Puerto Peñasco’s traditional Marina Fest 2013 were made known. The Fest, which will take place from May 24th to June 2nd, is organized by the Business and Professional Women’s Club in coordination with the administration of Mayor Gerardo Figueroa Zazueta. Aleyda Grijalva Ibarra, President of the […]

Halloween Treats for Red Cross raised by Playa de Oro RV Park

Contributor: Linda Mottle Playa de Oro residents and friends held a Halloween costume party on October 27th with a raffle of 17 donated prizes, raising $350 USD (4550 pesos) to benefit the Mexican Red Cross. The donation was made to C.P. Faustino Reyes B., Administrative Coordinator, by Linda Mottle, on behalf of the benefit attendees.  Almost […]

Guillermo “Memuco” Munro expone con éxito en California

RockyPoint360 staff: The talent in Puerto Peñasco continues to shine on an international level. During the last week of September, Peñasco native Guillermo Munro Colosio – better known as “Memuco” – had two gallery openings of his work, one in LA and the other in San Diego. Though Memuco has returned to his current home in Beijing, China, his work will remain up at […]

Grand Baseball Fiesta! Oct 2nd & 3rd!

On Wednesday, September 12th, the organizing committee for the upcoming Grand Baseball Fiesta Puerto Peñasco 2012 met with local press to discuss the organization, scope, and expectations of the event, which is set for this coming Oct. 2nd and 3rd. “We want it be an event at the level of the previous ones we have […]

Dining presented by UTPP!

The surprise invitation came over email. “You are invited to evaluate the performance of students from the gastronomy degree program from the UTPP (Technological University of Puerto Peñasco).” I jumped at the chance to see what may lie in store for the culinary world of Rocky Point. The students, who were completing their 4th semester […]

Bacanora Tour Aug. 25 – 26

Remember the Bacanora stand at Tequila Fest? They had tastings of this endemic liquid, sparking a lot of curiosity. This August we bring you pleasant surprise: The Bacanaora Tour Route (La Ruta del Bacanora) to take place Aug. 25th & 26th. Bacanora has been given a distinct place of origin, which is Sonora, and this […]

Alternate route through Sonoyta during bridge work

The drive down to Puerto Peñasco from Arizona currently includes some interesting construction spots along the way. When coming from Phoenix down through Gila Bend, you will surely note the overpass work going on just as you come into town – check signs carefully for turnoffs, etc. Then, just after you cross the border and work […]

CEDO celebrates Earth Day with Family Day!

At the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO), Earth Day celebrations began early with their 1st Family Day event held on Saturday, April 21st. Various activities, including kayaking and nature talks for the whole family, were held in working to raise ecological awareness and knowledge about our surroundings. Remember, Puerto Peñasco […]

Inauguration of Amores de Peñasco Children’s Home

The plan to have a children’s home within the city itself, run and operated by the DIF (Office for Integral Family Development) has come to fruition and, though children moved into the home in August last year, “Amores de Peñasco” was officially inaugurated on Wednesday, March 28th.  Sonora’s First Lady,  Iveth Dagnino de Padrés, joined Puerto Peñasco’s First […]

Memuco takes on LA through The White Canvas Project!

It’s that beautiful feeling you get when you start a new project…  – Memuco This is the heading of Rocky Point artist Guillermo Munro Colosio’s (Memuco) site that displays his wide breadth of art talents, which are now part of a show “LA Jam” put on as part of the White Canvas Project of the […]

2012 “Chef de Acero” Competition / Taste of Peñasco

(Inglés/Español) In helping to showcase the variety of dining options available in Puerto Peñasco, a number of terrific restaurants presented samples of their dishes during the 2012 Taste of Peñasco with 6 additional teams of talented chefs participating in the challenging yet “amistoso” (friendly-match) Iron Chef Competition, all in the name of helping to raise […]