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Carnaval La Paz 2015 is just around the corner

*February 12th to the 17th on the Malecon of La Paz TBC As it does every year, La Paz will transform itself into one big, public street party. The traditional Carnaval La Paz will be kicking off on Thursday, February 12th. Organizers, including the General...

Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts Still Available

TBC The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of February 2015. This temporary discount will run until Feburary 28th, 2015. If you pay your 2015 property taxes before the end of the month, in one payment, you...

Once Again AeroMexico Offers Non-Stop La Paz – Los Angeles Route

TBC The saga of international flights in and out of the Aeropuerto Internacional Manuel Márquez de León in La Paz continues. With little fanfare, Areomexico has announced a Saturday direct flight between the capital city of BCS and Los Angeles. The Saturday flight leaves LAX...

La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce Granted Leave of Absence

Last night, a extraordinary council meeting was convened where La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran was granted a leave of absence. The leave will be without pay and effective immediately until February 15th, 2015.  Ponce Beltran plans to use this time to take part in...

4000 New Street Name Signs to Be Installed in La Paz

First stage will include the downtown area. TBC Finally, more street signs are being installed in La Paz! Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran unveiled at the corner of Altamirano and Juarez in the downtown area of La Paz, the first of thousands of new street signs...

Municipality of La Paz to Rebuild Damaged Malecon

Strong waves affected nearly 14 meters of the walkway TBC The Municipality of La Paz will start reconstruction of part of the walkway of the malecon in La Paz. Several feet of the heavily traveled walkway was damaged in recent days due to the windy...

LA Times Names Los Cabos as a Must Visit Destination

  TBC The LA Times has just given an honor to Los Cabos that is very much needed after the devastation of Hurricane Odile in September. On their list of 15 destinations for travelers to set their sights on in 2015, the first on the...

APIBCS STARTS MAINTENANCE ON SIX SCULPTURES ON THE MALECON

Maintenance will be done on the weekends in conjunction with students from the Casa del Escultor Two sculptures from the malecon in Loreto will also be maintained TBC Along the waterfront in downtown La Paz, you can enjoy the views, the boats, and the people...

Three Drop off Centers in La Paz for Christmas Tree Collection

TBC Every year, temporary drop-off sites are set-up to collect real trees from residents of La Paz after the Christmas holiday season. This year, the General Director of Public Services for the Municipality of La Paz, Pedro E Alba Huerta, announced that three drop off...

Timely Response to the Rapid Growth of the City: Mayor Esther Ponce Beltrán

TBC   Offices, parks, community centers for 45% of the population Governor inaugurates new elementary school in Camino Real La Paz has been steadily growing over the past 10 years and for the most part, the southend of the city, out past the state university...