More Community News
Japanese Tradition Arrives in the form of Silk Artistry
Nosara – Locals and tourists were introduced to the traditional art form of Japanese silk painting known as Rozome at a reception July 25 at the Mandala boutique.
Jacob Story Continues: Five year old scheduled for surgery after second MRI
A second MRI revealed Jacob Cameron’s brain tumor growth has increased in size by 20 per cent over the past four weeks. A biopsy was scheduled for Friday July 29th at noon. Results from the brain surgery will be available within a week.
The Legends of Nosara
Legends about the origin of the name Nosara are varied. In some of them, the Chorotega princess Sara is a heroine, and in others she is a traitor. Which legend is true, we don't know, but what we do know is that there are two characters common to all the stories: the princess Sara and the chief Nicoa.
A Community Success: $10,000 Raised to Save a Life
On July 16th, residents and visitors to Nosara raised almost $10,000 to assist the family of 5-year-old, Jacob Cameron, who was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain stem.
CREAR Volunteers Create Mural in Samara
Shiny bits of tile in blues, yellows and green now dazzle the wall between the police station and the beach in Samara. The sea-theme mural was created by CREAR and school students from Samara and El Torito.
Samara and El Torito
students learn about energy
CREAR, a nonprofit program that hosts after-school educational programs for Samara and El Torito school students, is adding a new aspect to their activities: monthly in-school assemblies. In June they completed their first round of assemblies, teaching students about non-renewable and renewable energy sources.
Emergency Committee in Need of
Warehouse for Storing Supplies
NOSARA – The Nosara Emergency Committee has taken its first big steps by submitting a report to the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE), in regards to the risks that Nosara could face as a result of a natural disaster. With this, the local committee is preparing to serve the community based on information provided by the area's residents themselves.