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Voices of Loreto: Angels on the Highway

May 28, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Angels on the Highway

Two years ago, the miraculous outcome of our own car accident quickly gained Loreto folklore status. That was when I learned about the angels on the highway, and every time I told the story I sang their praises.

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Voices of Loreto: Waiting for Loreto Bay

May 15, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Waiting for Loreto Bay

Nine years is a long time to observe what people do while they wait. Through these years of observation, it seems that people fall into one of the following categories.

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Voices of Loreto: Remarkable Migrations

May 2, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Remarkable Migrations

When they are ready to nest, hummingbirds build at human eye level, inviting us to view the unfolding miracle. With spider silk and tufted matter, they fashion an expandable nest the size of a small cup. They lay two eggs the size of jellybeans, slowing their metabolism to a standstill so they can sit for several weeks on their developing eggs. Imagine, even at rest, the hummingbird’s heart flutters at 250 beats per minute.

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Voices of Loreto: Imagination, A Leap of Faith, and Walkways

Apr 24, 2012
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Voices of Loreto: Imagination, A Leap of Faith, and Walkways

For those of us who have chosen to spend parts of our year here, there is plenty to learn—about living in community, about letting go of expectations, about relaxing our standards. About appreciating the basics and ‘going with the flow’ and the majesty of la madre naturaleza (mother nature).

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First ever Loreto Food & Wine Festival March 9-11, 2012

Mar 5, 2012
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First ever Loreto Food & Wine Festival March 9-11, 2012

Exciting news! The first ever Loreto Food & Wine Festival will take place March 9 – 11, 2012. Events include whale watching, tours of the San Javier Mission and Coronado Island, an official festival kick-off featuring the Mayor of Loreto, cheese and wine tastings, golf tournament, and a whole lot more. Entertainment will be provided…

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Loreto Photo of the Day: City Hall at Night

Nov 27, 2011
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Loreto Photo of the Day: City Hall at Night

City Hall, along with our Lady of Loreto (la mision), is likely one of the historic buildings you remember the most after a visit to Loreto. Its unique, Spanish architecture evokes a sense of place and time; you can just envision the Jesuits establishing the first capital of the Californias here in 1697. Submitted by…

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The Loreto Project

Sep 6, 2010
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The Loreto Project

Submitted by Loni Kao Stark. Hope you are enjoying the long weekend! The latest 2011 Loreto calendar photo contest entry comes from David Valera. If you recall, David’s photographs were featured on last year’s Loreto Calendar cover and on one of month pages. (It’s a fun and memorable photo of Del Borracho. Here’s a profile…

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2011 Loreto Calendar: Calling all photographers and Loreto lovers!

Jul 21, 2010
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The whirlwind of activity from the sale of this year’s 2010 Loreto calendar resulted in our little community raising $4,190 for the Internado School in Loreto, BCS. This was the result of all of you who submitted gorgeous photos of Loreto, purchased calendars…and Adobe, who came through once again with a corporate match. We begin…

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Loreto update June 2010

Jun 18, 2010
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Submitted by Al Graichen. Hola Amigos. My trip to Loreto this month was semi-uneventful. I drove from San Francisco to San Quintin in about 13 hours thanks to a bit of a delay in LA traffic and a checkpoint inspection in Tijuana even though I got the green light. Then from San Quintin to Loreto…

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Cortez finds a home and family

Jun 11, 2010
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Submitted by Jane Lurie. Our friend Michele is a guardian of all homeless dogs she meets in Loreto. Just before Michele and her family left Loreto to return home to Lake Oswego, Oregon a small dog appeared in our neighborhood. He seemed very frightened but so sweet. He wouldn’t come to anyone, just kept moving…

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