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Latest La Paz, Baja California Sur Stories

2011-04-13 18:15:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 475 years ago, Spanish conquistador Hernandez Cortez sailed into the Bay of La Paz, kicking off the beginning of exploration for thousands of adventure seekers, which continues now into modern day history. Cortez discovered trade routes connecting the Pacific Ocean with what is now called the Sea of Cortez. Horses and mules transported lobster and fish from the oceans to the mountains and deserts, which were beaming with a plethora...

2008-08-04 21:00:14

By Kristin S. Agostoni The 10-year-old Chevy Suburban had outlived its useful life rushing fire officials around Redondo Beach. But it turns out the truck wasn't quite ready for retirement; there was another city waiting for it south of the border. And so this fall, the 1998 SUV will hit the road for Ensenada, which will welcome not only a new fire command unit, but a fleet of Mexican and American bicyclists. The theme of the ride is "2 Cities, 2 Days, 2 Wheels, 200 Miles," and the goal...

2006-09-01 23:50:53

By Noel Randewich LOS CABOS, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John slammed into the Baja California peninsula on Friday night, forcing thousands of tourists and residents in this posh beach resort into shelters to escape high winds, angry seas and lashing rain. But the Los Cabos resort, popular with U.S. tourists and famed for its beaches and Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, dodged a bullet as John did not make a direct hit, veering off to the east as it made landfall. Concern now...

2006-09-01 23:32:10

By Noel Randewich LOS CABOS, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John slammed into the Baja California peninsula on Friday night, forcing thousands of tourists and residents in this posh beach resort into shelters to escape high winds, angry seas and lashing rain. But the Los Cabos resort, popular with U.S. tourists and famed for its beaches and Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, dodged a bullet as John did not make a direct hit, veering off to the east as it made landfall. Concern now...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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