NORTH: June 1, 2015
To win an off road race in Baja you need enormous intestinal fortitude and a never say die attitude. When the racing team of H12:One, the Class 11 VW Bug, was only two miles from the finish line last year they broke down. It was ridiculous.
The federal Chamber of Deputies has approved legislation that will make 066 the official, nation-wide emergency number for civil protection and emergency police response.
Tourism update. Nicolas Saad, owner of the San Nicolas Hotel in Ensenada, has spoken out against the proposed merging of municipal tourism funds into one larger statewide fund.
The Baja Blues Fest is coming back around and their hotline is beckoning all artists, vendors, and volunteers to fill out applications, which are available in English and Spanish.