About the author:
Matthew W. Parr Bennett was born in Los Angeles, California on December 16, 1950. He is considered Cabeño, with a South Californian heart. In 1960, he moved to Cabo San Lucas. He returned to America to graduate from the University of Los Angeles, California in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Like many other scholars, he has an interest in preserving both the environment and the history of our State.
Summary of the work:
The book invites us on a journey through history, especially that of two regions: Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. It is important to highlight this information for the preservation of the historical memory and for the understanding of new generations. His research shows us the affection he has for this region, his region. He references the readings, articles, drawings and paintings of other authors as well as their experiences and training as citizens.
The author makes us see his interest in the preservation of the environment, that is, his awareness of the need to care for the beaches, fishing and the coastal environment. He has sought and seeks to strengthen policies that balance the different sectors that make up society, including public power, political factions and citizens, with the common good.
He invites us to enjoy and take care of this paradise, to use our skills and abilities to contribute to its betterment. He encourages us to pass on our culture and our identity to those of future generations, safeguarding what makes us Baja Californians.