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Seriously? Pickleball?

By Dan Harmic I’m reminded of the old ad slogan of Price Pfister faucets…The “pfabulous pfaucet with the pfunny name”. Pickleball is in fact a FABULOUS game; yet after many years of being the fastest growing sport in America (and still one of the fastest...

AN INTERVIEW WITH TONY GARCIA

The Baja Citizen interviewed Tony Garcia, President of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals of La Paz. To get started Tony, how did you get into the real estate industry and when did you start with the RE/MAX franchise? In 2005 I was working...

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...

First Real Estate Licenses Issued in BCS

TBC • The new licensing will guarantee the legality of new investments and will regulate all real estate operations in the state. The Secretary of Tourism, Economy and Sustainability (SETUES) in Baja California Sur, Luis Humberto Araiza López, granted the first real estate licenses to...

Our Cactus Amigos Can Teach us a Lesson or Two!

By Mary Anne Harmer Cactus, Cactus everywhere!   I’m from the Pacific Northwest, a forest and woods gal, but since moving to La Paz, I have learned to admire the majesty of the desert. The stark and quiet beauty creates an awe that defines “mindfulness.” A potent...

Developments in La Paz Give Buyers Plenty of Options

TBC The Real Estate market in La Paz is running full speed ahead and there are several developments in the area that are offering buyers options in new construction with both homes and condos. Here are seven such developments that are causing a buzz in...

La Paz: Something for Everyone

By Victor Granados I have dedicated the last several years of my life to the service of tourism and in between hotels, airlines and restaurants and directly in the attention of visitors, I had been able to gain a certain perspective of what people thought...

The Vacation Rental Revolution: Real Estate in the Times of Shared Economy

By Anabelle Rossell Many years ago I asked my former boss, “Why does La Paz not have more flights coming into town?” I remember he replied, “It´s because the airlines say La Paz does not have enough hotels where to accommodate travelers. Therefore investors do...

Learning Mexican Food Culture

By Russ Ham There are many doors into Mexican culture — music, sports, religion, history, and more — but few offer such immediate gratification as food.  Working together to prepare a meal is an ancient human experience, and Bernardo Aguado Jiménez and Hilda Medina Vargas...