Puerto-penasco.com
Serving Rocky Point since 1990

For Reservations Call: 1-800-997-9431

Desde México: 01-800-681-6534

Connect with us:
Mexican Car Insurance

Home -> Rocky Point News Archives, Puerto Penasco News Archives

Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco): News Archives

Interested in reading old articles about Puerto Penasco? You are welcome to read our news archives

Archive for October, 2008

Press Release - October 31st
Appproved by Las Palmas Resort in Puerto Penasco
 
Las Palmas announces it is offering new discounts for groups who book two or more condos or homes through the end of February 2009.  Effective immediately, anyone booking 2 rooms for any duration will receive a 10% discount on the room rates for all rooms.  In addition, any groups who book 3 condos for a minimum of 2 nights will receive the 3rd one free.  That is a savings of 33% of the room rates.
 
Las Palmas also has 3 terrific 3-bedroom penthouse condos on one floor that make for a great place for family reunions, corporate retreats, and group getaways.  Book all 3 and receive even bigger discounts.  Call your travel agent for a quick competitive quote for all your group needs in Rocky Point.
Continue Reading Add comment Puerto-Penasco Staff

On the road with the Roger Clyne's 'Peace Core'
 
By Kevin Smith
 
ARIZONA DAILY STAR
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 10.25.2008
advertisement

PUERTO PEñASCO, Sonora — Bursts of green, red and purple color the dark night sky. Fireworks pop over the bobbing heads of almost 1,800 people gathered from Arizona and around the country. Tonight, there are no political arguments or culture wars. The crowd is united in their allegiance to the music of Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, a band that manufactures smiles as wide as the Mexican border.
Continue Reading Add comment Puerto-Penasco Staff

Mexican port near Ariz. gearing up for cruise ship business
 
Submitted by SHNS on Thu, 10/23/2008 - 13:12. By GABRIELA RICO, Arizona Daily Star western news
 
Cruising the Sea of Cortez will be another draw to Puerto Penasco, Mexico where construction on a massive port to accommodate cruise ships is set to begin next year.
Continue Reading 2 comments Puerto-Penasco Staff

The Sea of Cortez: cruising in style
Puerto Peñasco foresees 200 sailings a year as it plans massive port facility
 
By Gabriela Rico
ARIZONA DAILY STAR
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 10.22.2008
advertisement


Cruising the Sea of Cortez will be another draw to Puerto Peñasco, where construction on a massive port to accommodate cruise ships is set to begin next year.
"The home port will be similar to those in Miami or San Diego," said Epifanio Salido Pavlovich, director of the Sonora Office of Tourism.
Continue Reading Add comment Puerto-Penasco Staff

NOAA, UA Study to Examine Links Between Border Growth, Natural Resources
Satellite view of the Sea of Cortez (Credit: NASA)
Researchers from the UA and Sonora will address questions about urban growth, climate and water supplies in four key urban areas.

By Jeff Harrison, University Communications   
October 20, 2008


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, has awarded a $300,000 grant to researchers at The University of Arizona to study climate, water resources and growth in urban and rural areas in southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico.
 
Continue Reading Add comment Puerto-Penasco Staff

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers make waves in Rocky Point, Mexico
Posted: Oct 16, 2008 10:48 PM

By Dan Marries/KOLD News 13

If you've never heard of Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers--you have now. This Arizona band has a huge following especially in Tucson. They're the only band to have six consecutive albums debut in the top 10 of Billboard's internet sales chart. Twice a year they attract thousands of Arizonans to Rocky Point for Circus Mexicus. I took my camera to record the good times and great music--all for a wonderful cause.
Continue Reading Add comment Puerto-Penasco Staff

El Golfo coming 14 miles closer
October 12, 2008 - 8:20PM
 
BY GEOVANA RUANO FONSECA, BAJO EL SOL
 
San Luis, Son. - With a wave of a flag, Sonora Gov. Eduardo Bours Castelo and San Luis Rio Colorado Mayor Ruben Espino initiated construction last week on a new highway that will bring the popular Sonora beach destinations of El Golfo de Santa Clara and Rocky Point closer for Yuma-area visitors.

Humberto Valdez Ruy Sanchez, secretary of infrastructure and urban development, said the new highway will shorten the drive by about 14 miles to El Golfo and by about 44 miles from El Golfo to Rocky Point.
Continue Reading Add comment Puerto-Penasco Staff