In the quiet, sleepy town of Guadalupe, nothing sounded like it could bring more excitement to the city than a new name.
"I though it was a good idea," says resident Angel Alvarez.
"It would make it sound friendly, more inviting."
The new name would come from the fact the city is 5 miles east of the beach which city officials thought would attract more tourists.
"When you hear 'beach' you think of the ocean...spending time," says resident Elva Alvarez.
Not only that but local businesses says it could've brought much needed revenue to the city.
Guadalupe has no hotels in the area and supporter say that puts it's six percent bed tax to waste.
One main reason, the city looked to change it's name was to attract hotel investors to revamp the old Santa Florita which could also attract more business to the area.
"They would stop here in the city and spend some money and you now, go to restaurants...we need that help," says Elva Alvarez.
But like the city that "time forgot", some thing may never change.
"I really can't see
why-not?" says Alvarez."Some people are resistant to change of any