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Downtown La Paz Just Got a Lot Brighter

TBC The downtown area of the city of La Paz has been filled with color, thanks to the project Ciudad Mural La Paz, where 30 collective murals have brightened up the city with the help of 27 national artists. Ciudad Mural La Paz was organized...

Quichu Isais, Maestra Extraordinairia

By Carol Dyer Today I had the privilege of speaking with my next-door neighbor, Quichu Isais, maestra extraordinairia, about her music career and the new mural painted by Colectivo TOMATE , on Independencia street, depicting her image. Maestra Quichu and the word piano are synonymous...

It is Semana Santa in Mexico

It is Semana Santa in Mexico, which means it’s vacation time! Semana Santa is a big deal in Mexico and a tradition that cannot be ignored or go unnoticed. During the days leading up to Easter Sunday, downtown will be cleared out, beaches will start...

International Community Foundation Working In Baja California Sur

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...