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FANLAP Changes Lives

TBC My name is Craig Siemens and I’m a dentist from Victoria, Canada. I first came to La Paz in 2012 to work on my Spanish at a local language school and fell in love with the town, the ocean and its people.  Since that...

RECYCLING IN LA PAZ

By Barbara Holbrook Although La Paz does not yet have a citywide, curbside-recycling program, there is an opportunity to recycle plastic.  RecuperArte BCS is committed and concerned about the care of the environment and the pollution created by the different solid waste that is discarded...

Sabor a Mar

For the first time, Sabor A Mar “A Gastronomical Experience”, will take place on Saturday, June 22nd at Puerto Cortez Sunset Lounge in La Paz. The event starts at 7:30 pm and is to support the protection of Espiritu Santo National Park. Come out and help support local...

MIAU GATITO Photo Contest

The non-profit group MIAU Gatito, who have made it their mission to make life more tolerable for cats here in La Paz, invite the general public to take part in the 6th Annual Cat Photo Contest. 12 pictures will be chosen to be a part...

FANLAP/Paraiso del Mar Golf Club Charity Golf Tournament

Paraiso del Mar Golf Club and the children’s charity, FANLAP, are holding a golf tournament to promote a scholarship program for children in La Paz on Saturday, March 2nd. Call 612 140 1391 and 612 105 3863 or e-mail golfclub@paraisodelmar.com for more information.

Baja Blues Tour

Baja Blues Tour is a food drive and a travelling jam session that tours the Baja Peninsula. This year, a couple of comedians are part of the tour. There will be more than one event in La Paz but starts February 3rd.  Details to come. For...

2018 – THE YEAR THE WORLD TOOK NOTICE

In November Espiritu Santo National Park was named one of the best managed protected areas in the world by theICUN – the first ever in Mexico and only the second in all Latin America. This outstanding achievement, brought about by the combined efforts of government organizations, users of...

Fundación Astra Teaches Nutrition with Games Abrapalabra-FANLAP

By Judy Peterson In the Summer 2018 issue of the Baja Citizen, you’ll find an article written by Susan Fogel with the title “Apoyo La Paz, A Free Health Clinic Opens in El Centenario.” Since the article was published, the name of the non-profit organization...

The Giant Pacific Mantas are Back!

TBC In one of the most incredible turnarounds in recent times in our increasingly threatened world´s oceans, the story of the giant pacific mantas (Mobula birostris) is one of the most amazing and mysterious. The Gulf of California or Sea of Cortez as it is...

Limpias tus Playas – Keep your Beaches Clean

100 volunteers gather to send a message through a mural TBC ‘Espíritu Santo es parte de ti’ is a local, grassroots campaign that aims to inspire the La Paz community to cherish and take pride in the outstanding marine environment that lies at our doorstep...