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Mexico Living News & Updates
News and articles written by and for the English language residence and visitors of northwest Mexico.
VISIT MEXICO LIVING REAL ESTATE IN PUERTO PEÑASCO Let Your Purpose Drive Your Purchase! Clearly defining the purpose of your Puerto Peñasco property purchase will help to determine which types of properties, and even which neighborhoods, to consider. Some people get lucky; they fall in love with a property, buy it, and later find that it exactly meets their needs. Many others "wish they had" just known, thought or planned prior to making a purchase. Read More...
CRUZ ROJA CPR CLASSES SAN FELIPE - There will be a total of 4 classes offered, over two days: Tuesday, March 17th, and Wednesday, March 18th. Morning classes will run from 8 am until Noon, and afternoon classes will run from 1 pm until 5 pm. The cost is $20 U.S. or 300 pesos each and includes a certification card. SFHB - Phone number change 686-577-3176. Read More...
MEXICO IS SAFER THAN THE UNITED STATES International Crime Stats statistics show the United States as the country with the most crimes globally. According to Nationmaster, an International Statistics source the US is #1 in the world for crime and Mexico is #12. Read More...
SFBC Lions Club holds first Free Eye Clinic The Lions Club held the first Free Eye Exam Clinic of this year in the new location at California Optical. on Saturday. Again we thank the owners, David DesRochers and Melina Ferrios, for donating the use of their clinic for the Lions Club Vision Clinics. We also thank their optometrist, Dr Efrain and the students he brought down from Mexicali to assist him, for their help. Read More...
EL GALLO RESTAURANT Heart Smart Breakfasts and Enticing Lunches. Serving different dishes included on their International and Mexican menu. El Gallo is found in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. El Gallo Restaurant In San Carlos Gallery
Rosarito Foreign Residents Assistance Office Hosts Public Safety Seminar By Carlos Durán Mexico Living, April 2009 The Rosarito Foreign Residents Assistance Office hosted a Public Safety Seminar on February 21 at the CEMAC auditorium. Olivia de Corral moderated the meeting, which included the following civil servants: Police Chief Eduardo Montero Alvarez, Rosarito PGJE Attorney Lic. Rafael González, Chief of Civic Protection Octavio Mendez Stoever, Director of Economic Development and Tourism Lic. Héctor Reyes Orrantia, and President of the Citizens Committee for Public Safety Lic. Ricardo Moreno. First to address the many foreign residents (in English) was Rosarito Mayor Hugo Torres and explains that last year Rosarito hired 50% new officers and now a team is in place that can provide safe, secure public safety to all citizens of Rosarito. Rosarito Foreign Residents Safety Meeting Gallery
10TH ANNUAL RESCATE MELODRAMA SAN CARLOS - Yes It's here! A two day event with shows on Sunday March 15th and Monday March 16th. Both show times are at 7:00pm at the San Carlos Plaza Hotel. "CANNIBAL ISLAND"
If you have never been to any of the prior Melodramas you will be impressed by the talent, efforts and support of the San Carlos community. Melodrama tickets are on sale at Remax, Barracuda Bobs, Banamex or call 226-1692. The best way is to become a gold card member of Rescate. Besides the medical benefits you receive free tickets to all of the Rescate events. The proceeds support the Rescate ambulance service and emergency center.
The SAN FELIPE CANCER WALK - MARCH 21st SAN FELIPE - A 2-kilometer (1.3 miles) opportunity FOR YOU to help men, women and children you've never met. The celebration will be held on the Malecon with a wonderful meal prepared and generously donated by the family of Rosa Lina Ramos Mazcano. Just be sure to save room for one of Mario's famous Hot Dogs! The Folkloric Dancers will be back and we will be having a "Live Auction" and a raffle. For additional information, contact Michele @ 686-216-3237 Caminata wristbands are on sale now at various locations in San FelipeBC MX. Read more on Mexico Living Calendar
ZAPP presents "CORNED BEEF & CHA CHAS' SAN FELIPE - A St Patrick's Day Feast and Live DJ Hosted 50's Dance Party Tuesday, March 17th, 1-5pm, Ocotillo Lodge, $10 (Tickets at Sunrunner Mail & Y.E.T. Mail) Complete with a Margarita Bar and two 5 gallon kegs of micro-brewed beer!
Some have asked, "why do you call it corned beef and cha chas?", and I can only say, that back in the 50's my mom and dad took cha cha lessons, so when I think of a 50's dance party, I think of the cha cha cha! As always, this event, like all ZAPP events, will be a great day out! "Dogman" gives you his word! Read More...
3rd Blues & Arts Fiesta - March 28th SAN FELIPE - We are now only 20 days away from the biggest charity music and art concert event in northwest Mexico! This is an event for everyone of every age and any size appetite for fun, sun and of course blues and arts. This is a charity event of the San Felipe Lions Club and Mexico Living guide. We encourage everyone to attend this amazing event. Every ticket will help change the lives of so many.
This year we are proud to have many bands returning for their second and third year and in addition to dozens of returning artists from last year, we have many more new artists and award winning blues bands. Don't miss out. More info www.bluesandarts.com
March 9 - 15: All Day - Spring Break
ROSARITO BEACH Fri., March 13: 4:30pm - Square Dancing: Costa del Sol clubhouse at Sat., March 14: 9:00am - La Bamba Weekend Breakfast Specials Sun., March 15: All day - Tom Gatch Monthly Fishing Tournament Sun., March 15: 9:00am - La Bamba Weekend Breakfast Specials
SAN FELIPE Wed., March 11: Las Amigas Meetings Wed., March 11: 5:00pm - Fandangos Happy Hour Thurs., March 12: 2:00pm - "Steak In The Park", The Rotary Club Thurs., March 12: 6:00pm - Lions Club Meeting Thurs., March 12: 7:30pm - Name That Tune Thurs., March 12: 6:00pm - Karaoke at The Lighthouse Fri., March 13: 6:00pm - Karaoke at Los Arocs Fri. - Sun., March 13 - 15: All day - Tecate Scores Baja 250 Sat. March 14: 9:00am - ZAPP Spay & Neuter Clinc Sat. March 14: 8:00pm - Agave Blues at The Lighthouse Restaurant Tues., March 17: 5:30pm - SF-Los Acos St. Paddy's Day Dinner
PUERTO PENASCO Tues., March 10: 3:00pm - CEDO Natural History Talk Tues., March 10: 8:00pm - Rescate Melodrama "Camp Wanna Pus" Sat., March 14: 5:00pm - CEDO Natural History Talk
SAN CARLOS Thur., March 12: 6:00pm The Sahnas Brothers Sat., March 14: 5th Annual Free Dive Spearfishing Tournament Sun., March 15: 7:00pm - "CANNIBAL ISLAND" A Melodrama Mon., March 16: 7:00pm - "CANNIBAL ISLAND" A Melodrama Tues., March 17: 6:00pm - Club Deportivo's St. Patricks Day Dinner
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FREE Breakfast or Lunch
THE BISTRO in San Felipe would like to offer Baja 250 Drivers and Co-Divers FREE Breakfast or Lunch on March 15th (Limit one per customer). Bring in the March 2009issue and show ad on Page 44. Be sure to tell them Mexico Living sent you.
Offer Expires: March 31, 2009
Medio Camino Halfway House in Rosarito Beach Now serving breakfast from 9am Full breakfast including fresh-brewed coffee for only $5 Located just south of Descano/Cuenca Lechera exit Bring in the March 2009issue and show ad on Page 31. Be sure to tell them Mexico Living sent you.
Offer Expires: March. 31, 2009
ALANI'S MEXIAN INSURANCE in San Felipe wants to help you protect your home by offering you 15% off Homeowners Insurance. Bring in the March 2009issue and show ad on Page 59. Be sure to tell them Mexico Living sent you.