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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...

Give the Colors and Flavors of Mexico – Shop Local

Shop Local By Susan Klindienst Fogel Why did you come to Mexico? There could be a hundred answers to that question. For most expats, a big reason is to live a more relaxed life among friendly, gracious people. And to explore, enjoy, and share a...

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...

The Extended Holiday Season in Mexico

TBC Isn’t it amazing in Mexico how holidays just stretch out for weeks at a time? No wonder it is the best time of the year! Saturday, December 12th is Dia de Guadalupe, a special day to many Catholics, especially Mexicans, as it is the...

Nanuq: Spirit of the North

By Russ Ham You’ve probably seen him — a young man with a quick smile riding a bicycle, carrying a guitar bag of Mapuche weaving on his back. Maybe you’ve heard him, busking the taquerias along Colosio, the Abasolo sushi stand, in the Centro at...

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...

Juli Goff; Pioneer, Business Owner, Retiree

By Susan Fogel “ …I had no idea 18 years ago, how this venture would turn out. It has been quite a ride, a wonderful ride…” So says Juli Goff founder, and now retired owner of Se Habla…La Paz, the premier Spanish Immersion school. While...

What is Buen Fin?

TBC   November and December are crazy months here in La Paz.  Christmas shopping seems to be starting earlier and earlier each year and while out running errands the past few days, I noticed people are already filling up their shopping carts with holiday goodies....

Bazar Navideño de M.I.A.U. Gatito at Plaza Paseo La Paz

Hello friends of M.I.A.U. Gatito Please join us on Saturday, November 26th and the Bazar Navideño de M.I.A.U. Gatito at Plaza Paseo La Paz from 12 noon until 8:00pm. We will have on sale cute things for you and your cat including the 2017 M.I.A.U...

Historic Landmark, “La Ramona” Smokestack, to be Restored in El Triunfo

TBC After nearly a century of disrepair, the looming 47-meters tall La Ramona smelter smokestack will receive a makeover, thanks to the efforts of a coalition of local non-profit organizations, the Ejido of El Triunfo and the Mexican government, who recognize the important environmental, health,...