News by ‘BajaCitizen’

Swimming with Sharks

By Nadine York I’ve done it before, at least four times—swim with the whale sharks, that is.   It’s a must-do La Paz experience. So when my friend Rhonda’s visitor from Canada, Sue by name, said she wanted to try it, and Rhonda, also from Canada,...

Ramblings: Crayola House

By Judy Ristity Crayons and kindergarten are forever linked in my memory, like Siamese twins that cannot be separated. On my first day of school every child was given a piece of rough paper and a small yellow and green box. I smelled them before...

Whales, Whales, Whales

By RJ Archer It’s that time of year, again. The Sea of Cortez (aka Gulf of California) is teeming with sperm, minke, fin, pilot, orca (killer), and blue whales as well as our local whale sharks here in La Paz. On the other side of...

Street Names in La Paz

By Donneley McCann There are a number of streets in the country that are named after the different national heroes and key dates in Mexico’s history.  Many cities share several of the same street names. For example, you will find the street 16 de Septiembre...

La Gripa

By Russ Ham Maybe it was the big lunch.  Sitting with friends that afternoon, breathing was a conscious exertion; it was a chore to lift my arms or to stand, and there was a warm ache behind my eyes.  I hoped that I just needed...

A New Chapter

TBC Local book enthusiasts and readers will be pleased to hear Allende Books, the English – language bookstore in La Paz will remain open. Kat and Bruce Bennett, the owners for the past 10 years planned to close the doors at the end of March...

Jazz Fest La Paz

Jazz Fest La Paz April 5th, 2019 from 5 pm to 10 pm Marea La Paz, Calle Sinaloa at the beach. For more information, call 612 154 9859

Color and Sombras ART SHOW on Now

Color and Sombras ART SHOW featuring Ulla Behn and Patricia Solem is on show now at the BAGEL SHOP. Belisario Dominguez 291, Downtown La Paz.

Daylight Savings Time in La Paz

Daylight Savings Time will begin on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 2 am in most of Mexico. It will be time to move the clocks forward one hour!

La Paz Ladies Luncheon in April

Plan to attend the La Paz Ladies Luncheon on Thursday, April 18th.  The luncheon will be held at Chef Silvia Bernadini’s home in Colonia Benito Juarez, near the Hotel La Posada. Contact Cindy at for details and reservation.