Archive for August, 2007
Thursday, August 30, 2007
Environmentalists vs Luxury Developers
Puerto Peñasco, like much of the northwestern coast of Mexico still reeling from a decline in the fishing industry, is getting a makeover. The city, 60 miles south of Mexico's border
with Arizona, is increasingly better known for its designer golf courses than for the 850 tons of shrimp it pulled into its harbors last year. But as investors pour millions of dollars into luxury vacation developments, many worry that the rush to cash in on tourism could destroy the unique desert-marine environment....
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Trip to Mexico a fun way to help out veterans
Art and Viv Sloan of Sun Lakes have come up with an enjoyable way of
helping out our military veterans. But only 162 adults can take them up
on their offer this fall, so listen up and prepare to act quickly.
Monday, August 20, 2007
Cancun on the Sea of Cortez (Read what others are saying)
It's a secret obfuscated with many names. People in Arizona refer to
the Mexican city of Puerto Peñasco as Rocky Point, its English
translation. The name in either version refers to a Gibraltar-like rock
outcropping that punctuates two long stretches of beach.
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Flights proposed from Southern California to Rocky Point
Direct flights have been proposed to originate from Southern Californias LA/Ontario airports to destination Rocky Point. The proposed flights are from airline carrier AeroMexico and would be provided by the carriers regional airline Aerolitoral.