Tips on Hidden Treasures and How to Get Lost in the Riviera Nayarit
Special to SFGate
With my sister, on her first trip to Mexico, I basked in the peace and quiet of fishing village towns notched into the edge of the jungle that creeps right up to the shoreline — places where cars respectfully shared the roads with horses and burros.

Charro Tournament Fundraiser for Children's Eye Surgeries by PV Rotary Club
Vallarta Opina
This event is an unselfish collaboration organized by the owners of the Charro Arena Vallarta and Rotary Club of Puerto Vallarta South, to help those families who cannot afford the medical care needed for their children's eye problems.

Mayim of 'Big Bang Theory' Does Mexico with Kids, a Best Friend & Some Cerveza
Kveller/CVB Riviera Nayarit
Mayim Bialik, famous for of her appearance as Amy Farrah Fowler in The Big Bang Theory television series, stayed at Villa La Estancia Riviera Nayarit for a break after the end of season.

Puerto Vallarta Takes 1st Place for Medical Tourism
CVB of Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta took first place for medical tourism in Mexico in 2012, beating out even Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Medical tourism is definitely on the rise around the world, and PV is seeking to advance to first place in all of Latin America for 2013.

'For Food Security' Program Announced by Puerto Vallarta Food Bank
The Food Bank of Puerto Vallarta will be part of the network of NGOs through which the Government of Jalisco will invest 453 million pesos in food aid to over 480 thousand people statewide.

Turtle Release Season in Puerto Vallarta: An Adventure for the Whole Family
Come and enjoy a beautiful sunset along with the incomparable experience of contributing in preserving an endangered species. The sea turtle release season in Puerto Vallarta is about to start.

Sixty Families from 'Cardboard Land' Have Been Evicted From Their Homes
Vallarta Today
In a quiet manner, about 60 families were removed from their homes just north of the Puerto Vallarta Airport. Authorities from the Municipal, State and Federal government participated in the eviction without registering any incidents.

June Meows and News From PuRR Project
PuRR Project
It's all about the kitties at the PuRR No Kill Feline Shelter and Adoption facility in Puerto Vallarta. Read all about the Shelter upgrades, volunteers, adoptions, Altruism Festival results and even the odd-eyed cats.

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