David Beyer

David Beyer

Ensenada Calendar of Events! February 5, 2018 Edition

EVERY MONDAY:

8 am AA Open Meeting “Friends of Bill” second speed bump on La Carretera      Bufadora (just past La Jolla Beach Camp), left side of the road, white building

11:30 am Meditation meeting @ “Friends of Bill”

12 noon Alanon meeting @               “         “     “

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Good News For Local Veterans

AVCO Scores Additional Benefits and New Service Bureaus

McCail Smith Jr is a retired U.S. Navy veteran who suffered PTSD as a result of injuries incurred during active duty in the Vietnam conflict. As a result of his injuries, the VA granted him partial disability benefits. Read more

Cargo Ship Containers Make Suitable Homes

Some Places Are Using Them to Ease the Homeless Problem

One of those places is Midway, California, where a major project was undertaken to ease the heartbreaking situation of homeless military veterans there. The cargo containers had been accumulating exponentially since the countries of origin (primarily China) realized that it was more cost-effective to abandon the big steel boxes at their destination points than it was to pay to have the empty crates shipped back to be refilled and reshipped. Read more

Let’s Support Those Helping Our Children

You can make a difference at Casa Gabriel, a loving home for handicapped children

South of Ensenada, in the little town of Maneadero, is an orphanage for handicapped children, known to locals and expats alike as Casa Gabriel.

This small establishment provides a loving and caring environment for handicapped children, who, through no fault of their own, are unable to care for themselves. Read more

Wine Festivities Start This Week!

Is there too much blood in your alcohol system? Read this, we can help!

A month of festivities begin this weekend, and continue through August 20th in the wine valley.

Valle de Guadalupe is a lush, green landscape stretching for miles along the Baja peninsula, providing a seemingly endless, aesthetically-pleasing vista from any inland hilltop. Read more

Working The Bugs Out at CEARTE

Advanced Art Class Rejuvenates Its Mural

Fabian Sanchez is the coordinator of all the art classes conducted at Ensenada’s cultural hub, CEARTE. He’s the man responsible for giving a special assignment to local artist and muralist, Esther Gomez, who also works in the main museum as curator and guide. He asked her to lead a class of advanced art students (some of whom are accomplished artists in their own right) in a special project: Create a unique mural on the outside wall of the class itself. Read more

Food For Thought

Is Hydroponic Farming the Future for Baja?

Ensenada is a rich agricultural state: Open-air and enclosed farms abound in the Maneadero area and produce vast crops of tomatoes, cucumbers, broccoli, spinach, and other vegetables, as well as sunflowers and a variety of decorative flowers. To the north, toward Tecate, olive orchards and wine vineyards abound. Read more

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