Thursday, April 29, 2010

Baja Report for 04/28/2010

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Mexico Living's Baja Report
Dear Baja Report,

Here is your Baja Report for
04/28/2010.  This edition features an early release of the MAY 2010 edition of Mexico Living's Baja California. 

Please feel free to send us your ideas, comments, articles, and reports about Baja to   

Baja Calendar of Events

April 30, May 1, & 2, 2010
Loreto Fest
Puerto Escondido
Loreto, Baja California Sur

April 30-May 2, 2010:
Argentine Festival
Del Borracho 
Loreto, Baja California Sur

May 1, 2010:
8th Annual Club de Pesca Chili Cook-Off
San Felipe, Baja California
July 3, 2010:
San Felipe Salsa Festival
Playa San Rafael
San Felipe, Baja California
Oct 30, 2010:
Mexico Living Home Show 
La Ventana del Mar Resort Pavilion
San Felipe, Baja California

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Cabo Marine 2010
Baja Reports
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Apr 28, 2010 06:25 pm | Mexico Living

Animalandia is again in a puppy crisis!!  6 puppies were put over the fence during the night.  Also, another dog (33 lbs.) was found wandering on property behind the ice house.  He was found with a big heavy chain around his neck and he had gotten tangled up and stuck in a pile of debris with no food or water until found half dead.  He has been fed and watered for a few days and seems to be well

Apr 28, 2010 05:17 pm | Mexico Living

May 7-14: Rolex Invitational IGFA Offshore Championship Release Tournament. IGFA Offshore World Championship has qualifying events and the Offshore World Championship scheduled for More info or 1-866- LOS-CABOS.

Apr 28, 2010 05:33 am | Mexico Living

San Felipe Gift and Crafters Guild ShowDate: Sunday, May 9, 2010Time: 10:00am - 3:00pmLocation: The Lighthouse Restaurant, San Felipe, BC MexicoJoin us on Mothers Day for this creative expo of local crafters and artisans. Admission is free. Come for brunch and browse the booths. You might find just what you've been looking for! The Guild will have a show each month at various locations in San

Apr 27, 2010 08:47 pm | Mexico Living

Copper River Designs is Los Barriles local jewelry store. You can find cool new designs almost daily, beginning with eclectic beads from around the world to high quality precious gemstones, there's always something to give yourself or someone you care about. Besides designing and fabricating new jewelry, services include most jewelry repairs and watch batteries. Copper River Designs is open

Apr 26, 2010 03:29 pm | Mexico Living

The Annual Cinco de Mayo Poker Run - Wed. May 5, 2010. It will start at LA CAPILLA and end at the La Trinidad RV Park in La Ribera with a Great Lunch and a Pool Party. Bring your bathing suits(6 bathrooms for changing). The ride is open to Quads, Motorcycles, Buggies, Jeeps, etc. Cost: $7.00 US or $80 Pesos (Normal Jackpot Split) Volunteers requested for Checkpoints 2, 3, &4. Sign-ups begin Mon,

Apr 26, 2010 01:02 pm | Mexico Living

El Caballo Blanco Bookstore now has a wide range of brand new titles and and more copies of favorite books...including the Shawn and Heather's Cruising Guide (Sea of Cortez), the new Baja Almanac, many children's books in English and Spanish, Victor Villasenor's WALKING STARS: Stories of Magic and Power, and another book of Mexican Folktales; HORSE HOOVES and CHICKEN FEET!Plus many shelves of '

Apr 24, 2010 08:51 pm | Mexico Living

New Same-Sex Marriage Law in Mexico City by Magnolia Velázquez Beginning March 4, the legal modifications allowing same-sex marriage in Mexico City was implemented, despite the appeal of unconstitutionality filed by the Federal Attorney General's Office, said the mayor of Mexico City, Marcelo Ebrard. Ebrard explained that the government of the Federal District is ready to sanction civil

Apr 24, 2010 05:09 pm | Mexico Living

by John Pack  As an RV'er a stop in La Paz is almost a necessity, whether traveling north or south it's the ideal place to stock up. La Paz has some of Baja's best shopping, great mechanics, excellent restaurants, movie theater and much more. You can find just about anything you need in La Paz, except an RV park. There used to be several nice parks, but as of 2009, the two remaining RV parks in

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Baja Features

Monthly features appearing in Mexico Living's Baja California guide during the month of March. 

Baja FerriesCrossing the Sea of Cortez
by Anna Cearley-Rivas

Boat trips...The idea of crossing the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) by boat was alluring to me, in part because I didn’t know anyone else who had taken the 8–10 hour ferry trip between Guaymas, Sonora, and the Baja peninsula. READ FEATURE


Scorpion Fish

Water is Worth More Than Gold

by Karri Moser
“Water is worth more than gold” is the rallying cry that has worked to halt, at least temporarily so, the Paredones Amarillos open pit gold mine project. The residents of Baja California Sur have opposed Vista Gold Corporation's plan to obtain the permits and rights to extract gold from the La Paz area. . READ FEATURE

MariachiMariachis – The Tempo of Mexico
by Greg Niemann 
The uplifting sounds and homey folk lyrics of mariachi music has become an integral part of Mexican culture and history. Indeed, it appears the entire Mexican psyche is interwoven with the brassy and bold tempo produced by sombrero-clad men in tight-fitting pants, frilly shirts and waist-length jackets. READ FEATURE

2010 Blues and Arts Fiesta2010 San Felipe Blues & Arts Fiesta

This year's Blues & Arts was a great success and more than 2000 people enjoyed the best blues music and amazing art across all mediums.

Recent Baja Updates

LOS BARRILES - Rotary 2nd Annual "Tres Pez" Fishing Tournament
ENSENADA - Cabalgata Vaquera El Alamar
CALENDAR - Baja California Weekly Calendar: April 22-27, 2010
ROSARITO BEACH: Mixed Doubles tickets now available onine!
LA PAZ: The Shark Conservation Network
NEWS - Help to the earthquake victims of Valle de Mexicali
SAN FELIPE - 8th Annual International Chili Cookoff
ENSENADA - 63rd Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race
ROSARITO BEACH - Poetry Readings At Chacha's Café
LORETO - Del Borracho Argentine Festival

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