Monthly Archives: August 2012

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Sea of Cortez in La Paz

G. Donohoe Jacques Cousteau described the Sea of Cortez as “the world’s aquarium,” as it offers one of the most abundantly diverse ecosystems in the world. La Paz is the perfect place to get out and explore the waters that Cousteau made famous.  And even...

More Rain in La Paz!

It rained again in La Paz!! Forecast for today is calling for even more rain this afternoon. What a crazy August!

The Cabo Cortes Project is being resurrected??

According to the local spanish paper in La Paz, the project Cabo Cortes, the mega project that was to be developed beside the Cabo Pulmo National Park and rejected by Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon, has been resurrected under the new name Los Pericues. Documents are...

Aye Calypso! We Sing to Your Spirit – Jacques Cousteau

By Susan Fogel There is no way we can have an edition dedicated to the Sea of Cortez (official name is the Gulf of California) without talking about Jacques Cousteau. The beloved French oceanographer dubbed our waters the “Galapagos of North America” because of the...

La Paz Gold Cup 2012 Black and Blue Marlin Competition -With $3,000,000.00 pesos in prizes

The 6th Annual La Paz Gold Cup 2012 Black and Blue Marlin Fishing Competition will take place September 13th to September 16thth, 2012. Major sponsors  Palermo’s, Playa La Paz and Pedegral La Paz are once again stepping up with healthy cash donations to help make...

“Kids Helping Kids” do a fundraiser for FANLAP in La Paz

TBC Ella Stichler, Ava Burger and Cami Stichler, who attend Camino Creek Elementary School in San Diego, decided they would like to help some children who live in impoverished neighborhoods on the outskirts of La Paz, Baja California Sur.  They discovered that although education in...

CHANGES COMING ON THE ROAD TO PICHILINGUE IN LA PAZ

TBC Petroleos Mexicanos will soon be making cosmetic changes to their petroleum plant, located on the road from the Pichilingue Ferry Terminal, to improve its projected image. The state’s Secretary General, Armando Martinez Vega, announced that the government is joining forces with Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX)...

Rol & Bol

Maureen Ryan Bowling has returned to La Paz!! At the end of July, the ribbon was cut on the new bowling alley and fun center located in the new Plaza Paseo La Paz, home of Soriana and Peter Piper Pizza. Rol & Bol offers 14...

How Does Your Garden Grow?

By Carol Dyer It just sat there – an empty lot next to the old house on the corner.  It was a good place to throw trash.  It was also a good place to hang out and do drugs.  That is what the lot in...

Hot Weather Tips for Home Sellers in the Baja

By Susan Fogel It’s La Paz; its summer; it’s H-O-T. It’s time to hide in the cool darkness of your shuttered and air-conditioned home. If you are like me, you open the windows and doors in the morning to air out the house and capture...