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Mayor Ponce Beltran and City Council Reject Extensive Mining

Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltan TBC Given the possibility that industrial projects in the municipality of La Paz could be approved from outside the entity and far from the interests of the citizens of the area, Mayor EsthelaPonce Beltrán announced last week that she is firm in her decision, as...

Environmental Groups Oppose Gold Mining Project

Save Baja, No Mines *Sit-ins currently taking place at government offices in La Paz TBC Anti-mining protests are heating up once again in La Paz.  Residents and environmentalists are up in arms with opposition over the proposed mining project Los Cardones. Opponents have gathered over 18,000 signatures on a...

What Kind of Real Estate Was Sold in 2012 in La Paz and for How Much?

What Kind of Real Estate Was Sold in 2012 and for How Much? By Susan Fogel The quick answer: Not a whole lot and certainly not at top dollar! According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) figures, 73 units were sold in 2012 in La...

Is Bay of Dreams Still a Dream?

By Carol Dyer The thing about dreams is that eventually we have to wake up.   When they are pleasant, we are sorry to let them go.  When they are nightmares, we are relieved.   There are many expressions related to dreams:  a pipe dream, a dream...

CostaBaja Resort, Your Neighborhood Gathering Place

By Susan Fogel Just like all of you, my Beloved and I have our favorite places to go for a coffee, a quick meal, a lazy weekend lunch, or a Saturday breakfast with friends. We have particular restaurants for special occasions. And now, we have...

NEVER HEARD OF THE MID-PACIFIC COAST?

Linda Jackson East Cape, Los Cabos, or Pacific Corridor are names of real places we know – the names locate the places exactly.  Yet, there is a stretch of the Pacific Coast of Baja California Sur that doesn’t have an agreed upon, commonly used name....

Update on Fantasy Island!

Susan Fogel The lovely development on El Mogote, Paraiso del Mar, has had a troubled adolescence. Many people bought in early at the attractive “Founder” price. And they waited four years for construction to start, then to be completed, and finally to receive their finished...