Rosarito news and stories

Rosarito policeman busted by Tijuana police

Bribe offered, bribe turned down

Tijuana police responded to the shouts and pleas for help from an imprisoned, under-aged female at around 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13. Based on a tip given by a passing stranger, the female was ...

Baja Is Still Baja

A food-centric tour of iconic Rosarito, Puerto Nuevo and Ensenada.

On our first of what will be many journalistic journeys south of the border, we explored the towns of Rosarito, Puerto Nuevo and Ensenada to check out some of the upper Baja’s more renowned spots. ...

Rosarito Policeman to Be Prosecuted for Attempted Bribe

In Playas del Rosarito last week, a Municipal police officer was suspended and is under investigation for extortion, according to various sources, including Tijuana’s daily Frontera and El Vigia. Officer Julio Núñez Ulloa allegedly arranged ...

Rosarito Beach Sportfishing, Alive and Well

From the standpoint of “petro-tourism,” it very well could be that nearby Baja California peninsula, with its Mediterranean-like coastal climate and uncrowded beaches, is one of the best draws for Southern Californians looking for a ...

Police Officer Shortage in Rosarito

The beachside city of Rosarito, famous as tourist destination for decades, is having trouble filling posts in its police department, according to a recent article in Tijuana’s daily Frontera. Of some 223 newly graduated academy-trained ...

The Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Ride

The next Rosarito-Ensenada bike ride will take place May 5th. (2012) The 50-mile Rosarito-to-Ensenada bike ride started in 1979 and has achieved cult status among local connoisseurs. Although attendance and participation have declined in recent ...

Rosarito Clubs Go Out of Business

Rosarito, long reliant on springbreakers to boost the economy, finds that the dearth of arriving students from the U.S is forcing businesses that catered to the seasonal crowds to close down. After waiting for several ...

Rosarito Residents Claim Cops Abuse Authority

Two female residents of Rosarito recently filed a complaint with the City, claiming local municipal police have been abusing their authority of late. Susana Reina and Virginia Hernandez live in colonia Los Ramos. Reina’s complaint ...

Florida Man Shot Outside Rosarito Beach Bakery

A 30-year-old Florida man named Donald Johnson was shot with a 9-millmeter pistol while he waited in his car for a friend who had gone inside a Rosarito bakery to buy bread. The director of ...

Gays to Rescue Rosarito?

Rosarito plans to launch a promotional campaign to make the beach resort a vacation center for gays. Efarid Rodriguez Carrillo is in charge of the project, modeling it on several similar “alternative tourism” projects that ...

Rosarito Beach Cred

The City of Rosarito intends to become the second city in Mexico to have a beachfront with a clean bill of health. So far, only Playas el Chileno in southern Baja has passed the test ...

They Were rehearsing at the Fox Studios Near Rosarito Beach

"They were rehearsing at the Fox Studios near Rosarito Beach for two weeks," said an insider, with close access to U2, about the Irish band's activity before they kicked off their U.S. tour last Monday ...

Best of 2001: Best Rosarito Resort

Las Rocas Resort & Spa 619-234-9810 or 888-527-7622 Thirty minutes south of the border and ten minutes past "The Rosarito Beach Hotel," Las Rocas rests cliffside and boasts a seamless sunset into the ocean. Each ...