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BENITO JUAREZ Benito Juarez Born in 1806 in San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca; during most of his childhood and only spoke Zapotec. He lived with his sister and studied at the Santa Cruz Seminary, the only secondary school in Oaxaca. He later studied Law at the Instituto de Ciencias y Artes; where he became a member of Oaxaca Town Council in 1831, and a local congressional representative in 1833. Read More...
TESSORO Tessoro at Las Conchas Luxury Beachfront Condominiums Awarded Public Report in Arizona Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico (Rocky Point) - Puerto Peñasco's premiere luxury residential development, Tessoro at Las Conchas, announced its Final Public Report for Arizona on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. This news will mark an expanded presence by Tessoro at Las Conchas in Arizona and open exciting new opportunities for Arizona realtors. The development is also gaining popularity in California, where completion of the New Coastal Highway has opened up the Puerto Peñasco market. Read More...
WEATHER OR NOT Did you know that Mexico Living offers daily weather for San Felipe provided by Sean Harrington. Check out www.mexicoliving.info each morning for the latest in local weather. Coming shortly we will be proving the weather for the entire region. Read More...
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VISIT MEXICO LIVING PHOTO GALLERY Art of Tequila Fields of blue agave span in every direction from Tequila, Mexico; flourishing in the high altitude and semi-arid climate. Growing slowly in the sun and without irrigation VIEW PHOTOS
Entertainment Rocks in San Carlos Omar Arriaga, Eric Holland, Danny Moreno, The Twins/Los Giacoman, Mark Mulligan, Utopia, Luna, Peter Pope Jones, Bobby And Leslie Sahlen, & Familia Band. VIEW PHOTOS
Ensenada is the third-largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California. It is located 116 km (about 70 miles) south of the San Diego/Tijuana border crossing. VIEW PHOTOS
Blues & Arts 2009 Sponsors - Mark your calendars for March 28 and visit the little fishing village of San Felipe for the fundraising event of the season. Presented by the San Felipe BC Lions Club and Mexico Living, Tickets are only $20 for admission. Tickets and travel information are available at www.bluesandarts.com. VIEW PHOTOS
5th Annual San Felipe Folk Festival SAN FELIPE - 5th Annual San Felipe Folk Festival Join the fans of folk music at The Lighthouse Resturant on Saturday March 21st from 6-9pm as Tony Norris hosts the 5th Annual San Felipe Folk Festival. This popular event features a dozen acts playing folk, original, cowboy and blues. Sit on the courtyard of The Lighthouse as the sun sets over the Malecon and enjoy a fine meal and cocktails while you listen to the best of acoustic music. Performers from all over the West including San Felipe favorites Steven Lord and Ken Pattie will be featured. More info call Tony US 928-526-6684.
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...
Who's Up For The Challenge? - MARCH 21st
SAN FELIPE - We have some serious "walkers" who are putting out a challenge to other group participants in this year's Caminata. One group, Hope Rising, is expecting to bring in as many as 50 walkers and raise as much as $5,000.00! Another group of at least 40 people connected to Baja Mart in Ensenada is making a special trip to San Felipe specifically to participate in this event and they're planning to "kick it but good". These groups have "thrown down the gauntlet" to encourage some friendly competition in hopes of bringing in big money for the cause. Read More...
March 16 - 22: Spring Break March 16: Anniversary of the birth of Benito Juarez a MX Holiday March 18: Anniversary of the Expropriation of the MX Oil Industry - 1938
ROSARITO BEACH Friday, March 20 5:30pm Square Dancing: Costa del Sol clubhouse at 4:30 p.m
Saturday & Sunday, March 21 & 22 9:00am La Bamba Weekend Breakfast Specials
SAN FELIPE Monday, March 16 8:00am Rotary Meeting
Tuesday, March 17 3:00pm 9:00am CPR classes with Cruz Roja 2:00pm CPR classes with Cruz Roja 1:00pm ZAPP Corned Beef and Cha Chas at Campo Ocotillo Lodge 6:30pm Los Acos St. Paddy's Day Dinner
Wednesday, March 18 9:00am CPR classes with Cruz Roja 2:00pm CPR classes with Cruz Roja 5:00pm Fandangos Happy Hour
Thursday, March 19 7:00pm Karaoke with The Singout Sisters and Chuey at The Lighthouse 7:30pm Name That Tune
Friday, March 20 All day Hobie Cat Midwinter Regatta 6:00PM Cigar Dinner by Smoke Signals RSVP to 686-210-4450 7:00pm Karaoke Mike & Nan at Los Arocs
Saturday, March 21 All day Hobie Cat Midwinter Regatta All day Cancer Walk 7:00pm Folk Festival 8:00pm Agave Blues at The Lighthouse Restaurant
Sunday, March 22 All day Hobie Cat Midwinter Regatta
PUERTO PENASCO Monday - Wednesday, March 16-22 All day UofA & NAU Spring Break
Tuesday, March 17 All day International Beer Fest At La Maria 3:00pm CEDO Natural History Talk
Sunday, March 22 All day CEDO World Water Day
SAN CARLOS Monday, March 16 8:00pm SC-10TH Annual Rescate Melodrama
Tuesday, March 17 6:00pm Froggy's: Eric Holland, 6-9 p.m. 7:00pm SC-Club Deportivo's St. Patricks Day Dinner 7:00pm SC-St. Patrick's Day - Mark Mulligan
Wednesday, March 18 5:00pm La Palapa: Mark Mulligan 6:00pm Ruby Wine Bar: Omar Arriaga
Thursday, March 19 5:00pm La Palapa: Danny Moreno 7:00pm Bananas: Giacomon Twins, Open Mic
Friday, March 20 5:30pm La Palapa: Eric Holland 7:00pm Evie's Upstairs: Bobby & Leslie Sahlen 8:00pm Bar Coral Fiesta Hotel: Gilberto & Luna 9:00pm Froggy's: Utopia 9:00pm Tequila's: Family Band
Saturday, March 21 5:30pm La Palapa: Eric Holland 6:00pm Evie's Café Terrace: Omar Arriaga 7:00pm Froggy's: Utopia 8:00pm Bananas: Giacoman Twins 8:00pm Bar Coral Fiesta Hotel: Gilberto & Luna 9:00pm Tequilas: Family Band
Sunday, March 22 7:00am Froggy's: Utopia 9:00am Evie's Breakfast Buffet: Omar Arriaga, 9 a.m.-Noon 1:00pm La Palapa: Mark Mulligan
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