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International Community Foundation Working In Baja California Sur

DSC03605 TBC Many of the expats who have chosen La Paz as our part-time or full-time home are eager to give back to our adopted community. But we don’t always know where to start. Fortunately, the International Community Foundation (ICF) has over 25 years of experience...

2017 Los Barriles Dog Show Dates Announced *Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Photos of the 2015 Los Barriles Dog Show The Baja Kennel Club is delighted to announce that the second annual Los Barriles Dog Show will take place on Sunday, February 26th 2017 at the Hotel Palmas de Cortez starting at 10:30 am. Emma Nicholson, Baja Kennel Club, said that, “The success of the first show...

Unprecedented Winter Storm is Expected to Hit BCS this Weekend

A reflection after another rain day here in La Paz. Photo courtesy of Kat Bennett. An unprecedented winter storm is expected to hit BCS this weekend Expect high winds, rain, hail and sleet is La Paz. Weather warning is on now until Sunday. *Winds could reach up to 100KM per hour *Rain is expected on Saturday in most of the...

New Emergency Number in Baja California Sur – 911

911 Emergency TBC La Paz and the State of Baja California Sur has a new emergency number. And it should be easy to remember. 911 is now available in La Paz as well as the rest of the country to concentrate all medical emergency, civil protection and...

Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts

city hall Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts TBC The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of January 2017. This temporary discount will run until January 31st, 2017. If you pay your 2017 property taxes before...

Palapa Learning Center of Todos Santos – Open House on January 4th, 2017

Palapa Learning Center Model Open House on January 4, 2017 By Kathy Warnert and Ann Hazard A major expansion is underway at the Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C. Construction on the Palapa Learning Center, the largest project ever undertaken by the Palapa Society, has reached the mid-point. When...

Mexican Postal Service Issues Pelagic Shark Stamps

pelargic shark stamps TBC Once again, the natural wonders of Baja California Sur will appear on a postage stamp; this time as a Commemorative Sheet of Pelagic Sharks, announced Genaro Ruiz Hernandez, Secretary of Tourism for Baja California Sur. The commemorative sheet will be issued by the Mexican...

Juli Goff; Pioneer, Business Owner, Retiree

Juli, retiree By Susan Fogel “ …I had no idea 18 years ago, how this venture would turn out. It has been quite a ride, a wonderful ride…” So says Juli Goff founder, and now retired owner of Se Habla…La Paz, the premier Spanish Immersion school. While...

Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts on Now

city hall TBC Do you want to get an early jump on the New Year and pay your 2017 property taxes? The City of La Paz has announced its temporary tax discount program for the remaining months of 2017. This temporary discount will run until the end...

Historic Landmark, “La Ramona” Smokestack, to be Restored in El Triunfo

The smokestack, La Ramona. TBC After nearly a century of disrepair, the looming 47-meters tall La Ramona smelter smokestack will receive a makeover, thanks to the efforts of a coalition of local non-profit organizations, the Ejido of El Triunfo and the Mexican government, who recognize the important environmental, health,...