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This Winter, Take Part in Cooking Classes that are Both Interesting and Informative

TBC Winter 2013:  Buen Provecho will introduce a new series of cooking classes in La Paz, with the encouragement and business mentorship of Se Habla … La Paz Spanish Language School owner Juli Goff, who says that the new cooking program is exceeding her expectations,...

Quantum Learning Comes to La Paz

By Carol Dyer Earlier this year, Casa Tuscany Inn was privileged to host a group of truly dynamic women affiliated with the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM).  They were here to conduct a special training program for teachers using an amazing technique called Quantum...

Traffic Police and the Unfortunate “MORDIDA”

G. Donohoe It seems that it is that time once again for the Baja Citizen to warn visitors and residents alike in La Paz of the ever-present nuisance “la mordida”. “La mordida”, or translation “the bite” is the local term used for a bribe. It...

La Paz’s Development Future in Question

TBC The tourist development EntreMares, located on El Mogote, right beside the development Paraiso del Mar, has received word that the Tribunal Federal de Justicia Fiscal y Administrativa or the Federal Court of Fiscal and Administrative Justice has canceled Semarnat’s approval of the project. However,...

EcoTravel Adventures Awaits You In and Around La Paz

By Stephanie Rousse The terms eco-tourism, eco- adventures and eco-friendly are  thrown around as much as green or natural products are advertised, a common practice coined “greenwashing”.  Just because an activity is located outdoors, doesn´t mean it is an actual “ECO-activity”.  For example, should driving...

Damage Being Evaluated to City Streets and Highways

TBC Storms Miriam and Norman left severe damage to highways across the state and the Secretary of Urban Planning for Baja California Sur, Salvador Pérez Ramírez, said that during the first evaluation of the state’s highways and main streets of Los Cabos, La Paz and...

Mattress Fund Update – September 2012

Thanks to the generosity of several caring individuals in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada, $1430 USD has been raised to buy used mattresses for needy kids in the poorest colonias of La Paz. The ‘Mattress Project’ fundraising campaign on Indiegogo.com ends on October 5th, so...

Potholes are all the Rage in La Paz, BCS. Drive with Extreme Caution.

There are seriously chucks of asphalt missing from the majority of streets in La Paz. Please drive with extreme caution. Drivers are all over the streets trying to avoid all the potholes.

Weather is all the Talk in La Paz, Baja

Hurricane Miriam is leaving the Baja and Tropical Storm Norman is arriving. Three days of rain and earthquakes with two strong aftershocks this morning (4.3). The weather is keeping us all very entertained. Be safe. Road and highway conditions are terrible.

School canceled again in La Paz!

School has been canceled tomorrow, Friday – September 28th, 2012 in the State of Baja California Sur because of the heavy rains. No school!