Here is your Baja Good Life Report for 08/16/2010.
Baja to Harness Wind Power by Karri Moser, Baja Good Life Club
Mexico is quickly breaking ground and moving forward to join others in the pursuit of clean energy. Wind energy is fast becoming the optimal way to produce clean and green electricity. The much anticipated Aubanel Wind Project is set to be constructed near La Rumorosa, which will put the wind farm just 15 miles south of the border and 60 miles east of San Diego. This proximity of this wind energy farm to the United States naturally means the project will eventually provide cross border energy. The sheer magnitude and potential energy-producing capability of the Aubanel Wind Project will make it one of North America’s largest wind farms.
The New Baja Blogs The Living Section features community blogs written by people as passioniate about Baja as you. Here are some featured Baja Blogs this week. "Bienvenido a San Felipe" By BajaStudent on 8/10/2010 10:29 AM
We always enjoy when we drive our car on a newly paved soft road. Us in Baja know how it feels to have your poor car in dirt roads, rocky or semi-paved roads. I remember when I heard the San Felipe- Mexicali Highway (5) was going to be re-done I was happy. I thought it would be great and...
Paceño Anglers Score Big at 'Bahia de La Paz' Billfish Tourney By Alexa Verdugo Morgan on Mon, 09 Aug 2010 04:21:49 GMT The 28th annual "Bahia de La Paz" billfish tournament wrapped up Monday, August 2nd, after an exciting weekend on the Sea of Cortés. The event has been held every last weekend in July since 1983 by outdoor group Club de Caza, Tiro, y Pesca "Gavilanes", A.C., and can always be counted on to bring a good time and some lively competition to our local anglers. And this year proved to be no different.
The End Becomes the Beginning. By BajaPaco on 8/12/2010 9:04 AM Be Prepared for traveling in Mexico. There are many laws, rules & regulations that are quite foreign to many of us Gringos. We were ready as we began day 1
San Felipe Disposal - San Felipe BC Member Discount: 15% off on all new accounts. San Felipe Disposal - for all your disposal needs. They offer permanent & temporary waste disposal, construction waste removal, commercial and residential waste removal, portable toilets, and septic pumping.
TO THE TOP Home Elevators - Rosarito Beach BC Member Discount: 5% discount on a wheelchair lift or a residential elevator Whether it’s the multiple trips up and down the stairs with laundry, furniture, kids, seasonal items, or groceries you will be sure to find a residential elevator is a practical addition to your home. To The Top Home Elevators’ collection of five residential elevators provides safe, stylish choices for floor-to-floor convenience. The elevators blend in with your home's décor and are an affordable addition that you will cherish for a lifetime.
Cuesta Real Hotel/RV & Camping - Mulege BCS Member Discount: 10% discount with 2 nights stay. Hotel is located right off HW 1, with RV full hookups, camping, a swimming pool, restaurant, WiFi, each hotel room has a table and chairs sitting under the covered ramada outside their door and it is a nice walk along the river to the town square.
A brand new custom built, single family home in Loreto with bedrooms and 3 baths. Located at Colonia El Jaral with beautiful views of the “La Giganta”mountains.
Located in a quiet neighborhood, this brand new home features Stainless Steel Appliances, front and rear Patios with entrance off the master bedroom. A Pergola with 360 view of Loreto and the Sea of Cortez. Guest bedroom on the main floor features a private patio area. A 25 x 42 x 14 height Garage will handle both a boat and vehicle.
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Do you have a report about something in Baja. Submit your BAJA REPORT to firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are this weeks Baja Report Headlines:
Now Hear This!! The location of the Rosarito BBQ Challenge has been changed to the city of Tijuana! August 27 at 12:00pm - August 29 at 11:00pm http://bbqevents.magix.net/website. SHOW YOUR CARD &ALL BAJA GOOD LIFE MEMBERS GET $2.00 DISCOUNT OFF A $5.00 TICKET! The event at our new site is on Avenida Revolucion (MainSstreet) which is situated 5 minutes from the international border. Shuttle
By Kent PatersonAs the US House of Representatives approved a $600 million border security bill August 10, polemics over the safety of the US-Mexico border intensified. In language reminiscent of Iraq and Afghanistan, New Mexico Democratic Congressman Harry Teague praised the passage of the 2010 Emergency Border Security Supplemental Appropriation Bill (6080) as a concrete gesture of support for
Beginning August 22 flights between Los Angeles to Loreto will change as follows: Depart LAX 11:45 a.m Arrive Loreto 3:08 p.m. Depart Loreto 3:55 p.m. Arrive LAX 5:25 p.m. This schedule change can have an affect on connecting flights (good or bad). Also, in future months the departure and arrival times may change slightly. News by: Mary Lampros/Lynn Hamman
Aug. 21, 2010 - International Seafood Festival Some of the finest restaurants in a city knownfor great seafood will be at this 22nd annual event in the garden/beach area behind the Rosarito Beach Hotel. More information at www.caniracrosarito.com
The Rosarito Ensenada 50-Mile Fun Bicycle Ride® is named an "Official Event" of the 2010 Bicentenario. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - AUGUST 16, 2010 ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO Bicyclists are getting ready to roll on September 25 at the historic bike ride that attracts thousands of riders from around the world. "I am honored and thrilled to be part of your nation's Bicentennial
The Loreto 400 start and the finish are going to be in the DIVISADERO, which is the track where they have the drag races and horse races. Other side of the highway from the airport turnoff - just follow the road about 2 kms. (Which means the Sunday Market should be open.) The word is that they are going to start with the motos at 7, then once the motos are finished let loose one class, then
'Vino-Tourism' by Steve Dryden The 18th annual International Wine Competition "Ensenada, Tierra del Vino," took place at the Hotel Coral and Marina, in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico on August 7th and 8th. This was the largest wine competition ever held in this region, with over 225 wines from 11 countries. Wines judged were from Mexico, the United States, France, Spain, Italy, Bulgaria,
Aug. 21-22, 2010 Rosarito Beach Pro-Am Surfing Competition. If you love the ocean but surfing is your thing (either watching or competing) this event near the Rosarito Beach Hotel is for you. For more: 800-962-2252 or www.rosarito.org
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