News by ‘BajaCitizen’

La Paz Farmers Market

Tuesday and Saturdays The La Paz Farmers Market has an assortment of vendors that sell organic produce, baked goods, other home-made foods and some crafts on Madero Street between 5 de Mayo and Constitución. The market is Tuesday and Saturday from about 9am to noon.

2018 – THE YEAR THE WORLD TOOK NOTICE

In November Espiritu Santo National Park was named one of the best managed protected areas in the world by theICUN – the first ever in Mexico and only the second in all Latin America. This outstanding achievement, brought about by the combined efforts of government organizations, users of...

Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts

The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of January 2019. This temporary discount will run until January 31st, 2019. If you pay your 2019 property taxes before the end of the month, in one payment, you will...

Learning Mexican Food Culture

By Russ Ham There are many doors into Mexican culture — music, sports, religion, history, and more — but few offer such immediate gratification as food.  Working together to prepare a meal is an ancient human experience, and Bernardo Aguado Jiménez and Hilda Medina Vargas...

TIME TO TURN THE PAGE: ALLENDE BOOKS IS FOR SALE

TBC The owners of Allende Books, Kat and Bruce Bennett, have decided that, after more than ten successful years in business, it’s time to turn the page and start on the next chapter of their lives: retirement. Allende Books is for sale, but unless the...

Fundación Astra Teaches Nutrition with Games Abrapalabra-FANLAP

By Judy Peterson In the Summer 2018 issue of the Baja Citizen, you’ll find an article written by Susan Fogel with the title “Apoyo La Paz, A Free Health Clinic Opens in El Centenario.” Since the article was published, the name of the non-profit organization...

Celebrity Singer John Davidson Sr. in La Paz!

We are proud to announce Celebrity Singer John Davidson Sr. will be performing live vip shows Friday and Saturday February 1st and 2nd, at 8pm, and Friday and Saturday February 15th and 16th. Showtime is 8pm, doors open at 7:30pm. Location: Casa Del Arbol, a...

Chef Silvia Bernardini

By Russ Ham The Foodie Scene is exploding throughout the peninsula.  The restaurants and wineries of Tijuana and the Valle de Guadalupe get much of the attention.  But La Paz offers a growing abundance of fine dining, with the ascendance of established favorites like Tres...

Whale Watching Season Has Begun In Baja California Sur

The official whale watching season for Baja California Sur has begun! The season started on December 15, 2018 and ends on May 30, 2019. Populations of close to 2,000 are expected to arrive to the waters of Baja, the regional delegate of the National Commission...

5 Traditional Mexican Christmas Foods To Enjoy This Holiday Season

By Donneley McCann  Christmas is a very joyful, colorful time in Mexico not the least of which is the smell and taste of the customary food and drink.  Here are a mere 5 suggestions foryou to try over the holidays that will add the flavors...