Here is your Baja Good Life Report for 07/06/2011.
Feature this week:
La Paz Declares Peace on the US!
source: BUSINESS WIRE
La Paz, Mexico has established the La Paz Tourism Board and launched a comprehensive awareness campaign. The tourism board has released new data confirming that La Paz is one of the safest cities in all of North America...
Source: www.reuters.com By Jason Lange MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican police arrested a top lieutenant of the Zetas drug cartel who was linked to the murder of a U.S. immigration agent in February, Mexico's security ministry said on Monday.Police captured Jesus "El Mamito" Rejon in a Mexico City suburb on Sunday "without firing a shot," the ministry said in a statement.Rejon is a founding member
By Leander Schaerlaeckens - ESPN.comPASADENA, Calif. -- A prodigal son came of age Saturday night. But no matter how good the long-lost Freddy Adu was for the U.S., it wasn't good enough to beat Mexico in the 2011 Gold Cup final. Even if he did help his side build a 2-0 lead.In a mind-bending first half, the U.S. ran out to a lead by the ninth minute, when Michael Bradley was free to head home a
Michael Fishbach narrates his family and friends encounter with a humpback whale in the Sea of Cortez entangled in a fishing net. They work for over an hour to free this beautiful mammal with wonderful success! Gershon Cohen and he have founded The Great Whale Conservancy to help and protect whales. Visit their website www.eii.org/gwc/
UPDATE 7/5/2011 5pm - Source says All 7 missing are now accounted for, everyone is alive and safe; accept for one gentleman that died of heart attack.July 4, 2011 6:50 AM - Updated 11:35 a.m. ETSource: www.cbsnews.comMap showing Mexico's Baja California peninsula, off the west coast of northern Mexico. (AP) (CBS/AP)A fishing boat capsized in an unexpected storm in the Gulf of California off the
Reported by Bob FarmerCosta Brava - June 28 - There was a fairly destructive fire at theCosta Brava park this morning. Donna and I went over after it was outand took some pictures. No one was hurt but unfortunately 5 homes werecompletely destroyed. According to one of the neighbors, all theowners were out of town. These are 5 lots adjacent to each otheragainst the North wall. My sympathies go
Social Media Luncheon at LG First Street in Ensenada. July 11 at 1 pm.Kathleen Taormina & Bekka Fass attended a Baja Imagine Summit in Rosarito in June.Both of came away with the message to help other X pats become Ambassadors of Good News about Mexico. To show the world that the Baja is a safe place to visit. We both felt that we should share this message and how to use social media to the X
1st Tomato & Wine Fiesta in San QuintinThe best restaurant owners and chefs from the region: San Vicente, Colonet, Camalu, Vicente Guerrero, San Quintin & El RosarioCooking with a touch of tomato. Sushi, Pastas, Soups and Paella.All of the wineries in the region have the right of tasting all the different Dishes, Cake and Coffee.Inauguration: 12:00 pmBegins: 6:00 pmTickets: $200 pesos- Adults,
BGLC DISCOUNT - Bobby's Baja by the SeaRosarito Beach, BC MexicoBGLC MEMBER DISCOUNT: Stay 2 nights get the 3rd night FREEBaja Vacation Rentals at its best! Bobby's is the ideal Baja vacation rental whether you are staying for a weekend or a month! Our well-appointed condominiums, great restaurant and bar, relaxing day spa where you can rejuvenate your body and spirit are the perfect vacation
BGLC DISCOUNT - Tankreto Precast Cistern SystemsCabo San Lucas, BCS MexicoBGLC MEMBER DISCOUNT: 10% discountThe TANKRETO precast cistern system is fabricated in a shop for the highest quality control. The process is monolithic, meaning all poured in one piece, which avoids cold joints that may cause leaks. After the pour, the unit is taken out of the mold and filled with water to insure there are
By Leander Schaerlaeckens - ESPN.comPASADENA, Calif. -- A prodigal son came of age Saturday night. But no matter how good the long-lost Freddy Adu was for the U.S., it wasn't good enough to beat Mexico in the 2011 Gold Cup final. Even if he did help his side build a 2-0 lead.In a mind-bending first half, the U.S. ran out to a lead by the ninth minute, when Michael Bradley was free to head
Experts say Americans have wrong perceptionBy Leonel Sánchez 28 Junio 2011 @ 10:16 pm Ernesto Coppel Kelly, a Mexican resort entrepreneur, said now is a good time to travel to Mexico. Troy Orem / SanDiegoRed.comTourism in Mexico is up again despite the perception that it is not safe because of the drug-related violence that has claimed thousands of Mexican lives in recent years, according to a
The Festival X Por La Sierra is coming to La Paz - Conferences, Documentaries, Theater Works, Puppets, Juggling, Photography, Music, and more will be presented. Everyone can participate in this event, with your hands, hearts and talents. This event is planned to start July 8, at 5 p.m. and run thru July 10, 11 p.m., at the Centro Cultural La Paz, Parque Cuauhtémoc, La Paz. Want to volunteer? We
BY THOMAS H. MAUGH IILOS ANGELES – Preliminary experiments in a handful of people suggest that it might be possible to reverse Type 1 diabetes using an inexpensive vaccine to stop the immune system from attacking cells in the pancreas.Research in mice had already shown that the tuberculosis vaccine called BCG prevents T cells from destroying insulin-secreting cells, allowing the pancreas to
This is a recent night photo taken from the International Space Station that shows Southern California and the Baja peninsular. Even ten years ago, this view of Baja would have been almost completely dark, but now we see the lights of the growing cities as development and infrastructure arrives. North of San Felipe, almost half way to the blob of light that is the Mexicali/El Centro region, you
Staff Writer Chelcey Adami12:39 a.m. PDT, June 22, 2011CALEXICO — A tri-national trade facilitation advocacy group brought the issue of rail service in northern Baja California to the table Tuesday during a meeting with area stakeholders here. Border Trade Alliance President Nelson Balido spoke with a group of roughly 15 people including representatives from Union Pacific Corp., Burlington
It is with great pleasure that I invite artists and craftpersons to checkout and reserve your rental space at LA GALERIA, San Felipe's retail store for local artists and craftpersons. Opening is planned for September 1st. LA GALERIA is located at 1025 Mar de Cortez, next to the San Felipe Justice Center and before YET Mail.Spaces are available starting at 29 USD per month. The largest space rents
New Faster Border Crossing Lane Open in Otay Mesa - the Ready Lanesource - Baja Bound Mexican Auto InsuranceBorder crossers now have a new faster border crossing option! A new northbound lane, called the Ready Lane, has been opened with the goal of reducing wait times returning to the U.S. from Mexico. Ready Lanes are already open in Arizona and Texas, but the first California Ready Lane
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