News by ‘BajaCitizen’

Curious Minds Want to Know…La Paz Museum of Anthropology and Natural History

By Mary Anne Harmer ¨Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.¨  Bryant H. McGill Many brain researchers and clinicians over the past decade state that curiosity, which leads to new learning, is one of the best ways to keep the brain young. A study...

NEW! BLUE DESERT AiRPORTER SERVICE IN LA PAZ

A new, locally owned ground transportation service began operations in La Paz on January 1st, 2019. Blue Desert Airporter began daily operations in the capital city of Baja California Sur to the San Jose Airport. Serving La Paz to the airport in San Jose del...

Carnaval La Paz 2019

Carnaval La Paz 2019 will take place on the malecon from February 28th to March 5, 2019. The traditional Carnaval parades are the last three days of the festival, Sunday the 3rd, Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th starting at 5:00 pm on the malecon...

Baja Blues Tour

Baja Blues Tour is a food drive and a travelling jam session that tours the Baja Peninsula. This year, a couple of comedians are part of the tour. There will be more than one event in La Paz but starts February 3rd.  Details to come. For...

La Paz Ladies Luncheon

Plan to attend the La Paz Ladies Luncheon on Thursday, January 24th.  The restaurant is Tatanka, a garden restaurant on Revolucion between Bravo and Ocampo, downtown La Paz. Contact Cindy at cindycrane090@gmail.com for details and reservation.

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...