Monthly Archives: March 2012

Daylight Savings Time (DST) starts April 1st, 2012

Daylight Savings Time (DST) starts April 1st. Just a reminder to you folks that the official start of DST begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, April 1st here in Baja California Sur and the rest of Mexico. We will be setting our clocks forward...

Birders, Beachcombers, Nature Lovers: Come Home to El Comitan

Susan Fogel Have you ever dreamed of taking your morning coffee up to your rooftop to watch birds silently wheel and glide above the palms? Or would you like to walk on the beach as the sun crests the hills across the bay behind La...

AVOID LABOR LAWSUITS! PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FRIVOLOUS CLAIMS AND COMPLY WITH MEXICAN LABOR LAWS.

Gisela Talamantes Saenz, Attorney at Law with Baja Legal Solutions. Employees must demand their rights to be respected, but sometimes they themselves abuse their employers. Labor lawsuits have become a common practice. Unfortunately, the labor laws in Mexico do not offer a balance between the...

English AA meetings in La Paz

AA MEETINGS IN LA PAZ AA meetings in La Paz in English are held: Where: Crossroads Church on the Abasolo e/ Sonora y Sinaloa When: Monday and Friday mornings 9:30 am Contact: Leo – 129-3292 (land) or Frank – 612-154-1050 (cell) AL-ANON IN ENGLISH Al-Anon...

Coffee, The Elixir of Life

Coffee, The Elixir of Life Coffee! Just hearing the word, and I can smell that dark, sweet and rich aroma. Just say the word, Coffee, and I can taste it, hot, and strong and wonderful. Coffee, the elixir of life! Coffee. There was a pot...

Interprepa 2012 – A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Judy Peterson The third annual ¨celebrate life¨ Interprepa event to benefit FANLAP was held February 23 and 24, 2012.  In addition to inviting various senior high schools to an event where students can have clean fun without alcohol or drugs, this event is also meant...

International’s Women’s Day at El Zarape!

Luiza Lanoy Our International Women’s Day event was celebrated Mexican style.  The La Paz Ladies Luncheon was held in the “Frida” room at El Zarape Restaurant on Ave. Mexico, where we were surrounded by the many images of one of Mexico’s greatest artists. Many ‘newcomers’  were...

Mattress Project Takes Off as Cruisers Get Onboard

Sheryl Hamilton, Owner of LaPaz Gringos It all started with a simple plea for help from Care for Kids La Paz founder, Barbara Spencer: “Does anyone have a used mattress for a family that is currently sleeping on the floor?” In the two months since...

Governor Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor Gives First State of the State Address

Governor Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor Gives First State of the State Address Baja California Sur enjoyed historical advances in infrastructure in health, drinking water, sport and highways with the highest level in investment for a first year government, “without accumulating not even one peso of public...

12 Barcos de Papel (12 paper boats) at the Bagel Shop – La Paz

12 Barcos de Papel (12 paper boats) is an exhibition of recent work by artist Francisco Merino. The show will open on Friday, March 23rd at 7:00 pm at Bagel Shop, Belisario Dominguez 291 between 5 de Mayo and Constitución, in their upstairs gallery. The...