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The Baja Western Onion - News For The Left Coast of Baja California Sur

News and Events, Questions and Answers


Chicken? - Now that the Tienda across the street from Lizarraga seems to be closed, does anyone know of any other stores in town that have the fresh chickens they used to sell? - Marc Viglione, todossantos3 [-at-] yahoo.com


Canadian Satellite - Bell Expressvu - Does anyone know if Bell ExpressVu, from Canada, works in Todos Santos? I know that it works in Southern California. - Justina Matsson, justinamatsson [-at-] hotmail.com


Free Plumerias ! - I'm thinning out the plumerias and I have lots of branches to pass on to others. They are all a beautiful pink with yellow/orange centers. If you have other colors, I'd love to swap! - Nancy, nancyserfas [-at-] aol.com, 612-119-8047



Featured Events This Week


Thursday, August 26

Open House In Pescadero - 10am-3pm, Casa Pescadero. Turn right before Blue Agave development, next left, next right. Follow signs. - Richard Friend, Richie [-at-] RicardoAmigo.com, ricardoamigo.com/Properties-CasaPescadero.asp, 612 142 0392

Buena Vida 2 x 1 Pizza and Beers - - Jessie, jessierutowski [-at-] hotmail.com, 6123488178

Live Music at Landi's Restaurant - 7 PM to 9PM, Mexican guitar "Tolin" - Landi Ortega, landi_ortega [-at-] hotmail.com, (612) 145-0020

Friday, August 27

Library Open 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. The library is located at the Palapa Center on Obregon.-

Fish 'n Chips night at Kokorico, Todos Santos, 6121493902,

Live Reggae Band at the Sandbar

Saturday, August 28

Live Music at The Sandbar

Wednesday, September 01

Recycling at La Esquina - 9 AM~1 PM. Plastics, glass, aluminum, old metal, paper, cardboard. Separate cardboard/paper from other recyclables. 50 peso processing fee. - Carly Keen, carcardk [-at-] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Library Open 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. The library is located at the Palapa Center on Obregon.-


Don't Forget, our complete Community Calendar including Recurring Events, Meetings and Workshops is always located near the bottom of each issue of the Baja Western Onion


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Stepping Out - Restaurants and Entertainment



Dancing Under The Stars Date Change - Please mark your calendars for this event now scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 27, Thanksgiving weekend. Dancing under the Stars is a fundraiser for the Todos Santos Youth in Video project which is sponsored by Festival de Cine de Todos Santos and will be held at Hotelito. Watch the Onion for more details. -


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Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted


Need Vehicle - Moving to Todos, and need to buy a vehicle. If you have a vehicle for sale, please email me year, model, mileage, condition, and price. Thank you, I am open to good transportation. - Cameron Torabi, ctorabi [-at-] gmail.com, Todos Santos


1994 Award 5th Wheel - 1994 Award 28.5 foot 5th wheel; (last year they were made) very light (5200 lbs); Direct competitor with Airstream; Perfect for Baja boondocking; 2 solar panels, 4 Trojans; Sleeps 2(+1); C$15,000 in repairs, replacements and upgrades since purchase in 2004; email for pictures and details. Registered and located in British Columbia; will bring to Baja in November. C$12,500 firm - Jim Skelton, skejam [-at-] hotmail.com, 250-260-8571, Pescadero


Baja Postcards - take home pictographic memories or send a postcard home or long lost family members and friends. Baja California Postcards for sale. sunsets/ocean, southern baja Pacific views - Gordon M, gmanflash [-at-] yahoo.com, 6241377004, Cabo San Lucas


Hughesnet - A 0.74 meter HughesNet satellite internet system with a 1 watt transmitter, model 7000 modem, and assorted cables, etc. About 5 years old. $375 USD OBO. - Craig Mueller, mueller916 [-at-] yahoo.com, 612-139-0297, Todos Santos


Paperwork - CONFIANZA-providing confidence, helps you with your paperwork, official translations and property management . - Nina Sundqvist, nina_sundqvist [-at-] yahoo.com, 612 1437585


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Real Estate/Rentals/House Sitting


Open House In Pescadero - Thursday, August 26th, we'll be hosting from 10am to 3pm at Casa Pescadero. Great feeling 2BR, 2BA, two story house with views from everywhere you look and full services. Large bedrooms, great attention to detail on tiles and brick accents, multiple ocean and mountain view spots with large windows, a large upstairs deck with BBQ area, and a private breakfast patio. Clean landscaping, A/C ready and plenty of space in front of the house also add to the overall value of this property which sits on a little less then 1/4 acre (820m2) of property.

Directions: Take the road towards the Blue Agave development, turn right before the end, then the next left and the next right. Follow the signs... - Richard Friend, Richie [-at-] RicardoAmigo.com, ricardoamigo.com/Properties-CasaPescadero.asp, 612 142 0392, Pescadero


Need Place To Stay For 1-3 Months - My husband and I are having a house built in Pescadero and it should be done in the next few months. We are looking for a house to sit for this short period of time until our house is done. We are both semi-retired, very mature, no smoking, drinking, drugs. We can do any type of handy work if need be. We have 3 small dogs and 2 big outside dogs, all very good security dogs. - Robyn Bristol, Robynhood1026 [-at-] yahoo.com , 612-147-7311


1/3 Acre Plus 2/3 - Get out of the traffic, new highway to Todos will make trip a breeze, Ocean, river and sierra views, buy my property in up and coming Elias Calles: new cel tower on hilltop, new families and artists moving to the area, business or residential, 1,500 meters, +2 small buildings, +water meter and contract with city, +fenced, dirt road access. bathroom with black-water purification system, kitchen palapa over 10,000 gallon water pila, unique. reduced price [-at-] us$69k. Title, tax number. also possible to expand and buy two adjacent lots, 1/3 of an acre each approx making a total of one acre all three together giving access thru 2 streets.(2 extra lots for 35K, each,(*reduced) one lot has sturdy concrete building, 1 boat and 1 truck garage unfinished_only needs interior plastering, doors, windows and floor has second story potential/view) - G. Meyer, gmanflash [-at-] yahoo.com, 6241377004, Elias Calles


Jan To April Rental Or Housesit - Looking for rental or house/petsit mid Jan-April 2011. Prefer near beach in La Cachora/Las Tunas. Furnished/partly furnished. Local References. Able to care for pets, gardens, order gas, pay bills, greet guests of your other rentals, tour prospective buyers, etc. - Nicole Goffinet, ngoffinet [-at-] yahoo.ca


House Sitters Available - Experienced With Great References - Will Show Your House If It's For Sale! - My husband and I have lived in Mexico since June 09, house-sitting three homes in that time. Our hearts' desire is to come to Baja, and we hope we may have the opportunity to house-sit for you! We have excellent references, are well experienced in home care, speak Spanish and love pets! If your home is for sale, we'll have it in showcase condition to be seen by prospective buyers. We're available as of mid October! Please contact us for more information and to get the conversation going! - Alexandra Gordon, msalexg [-at-] gmail.com, 914-234-3517 (US VOIP line)


Rent Exchange For Watchman - We are looking for a man, maybe a surfer who would like to be able to walk off to surfing from the property, to exchange rent for a little help with security and keeping an eye out for our renters. We have a full service trailer on the property which is right on the beach a stone's throw from the San Pedrito surf break. Needs to be honest, clean and no drugs. Any leads would be appreciated. The right dog would be welcome as well. - Russell, ytwest [-at-] gmail.com, www.bajaosprey.com, 707-799-7647


Casa Artista and Casa Margarita - Would like to request that anyone reading this who knows the owners of two particular homes in Las Tunas please pass along my contact info if possible. The homes were for sale this past winter (one with an agency and the other fsbo) and are side-by-side at the base of the hill very near to Serendipity. The road they are on connects Las Estrellas and Camino Internacional. Both single-storey and tan in color, one was referred to as "Casa Artista" and the other was originally sold as "Casa Margarita" a few years back by Encanto. Any assistance greatly appreciated and thanks in advance! - Nicole Goffinet, ngoffinet [-at-] yahoo.ca


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Rides or Caravans Needed/Available

Let us know if you find a ride or caravan so we can remove your ad -


Any One Still Here? - Leaving Aug 25-26 - - I need to take the bus to Loreto to retrieve my Chevy truck and then drive on to Orange County.If anyone would like to ride the bus with me I would take the person on to the U.S. at no cost( I buy gas) other than a night stay at a motel.The bus to Loreto costs about 600 pesos unless you have a seniors card. Leaving about Aug 25-26 - Patrick Dodd, patriciododd [-at-] gmail.com, 612 145-0715, Todos Santos

San Diego To Todos Santos - Aug. 31 or Sept.1 - Leaving San Diego either August 31 or September1 or so. Have room for one person and a little baggage. Email is best. - Marty Padget, mpadget [-at-] yahoo.com, 724-821-2216, Todos Santos

Driver From Seattle To Cabo after Aug. 30 - Looking for someone to drive my Toyota Sienna from Seattle to Cabo and deliver it to my wife after the 30th of August. I will pay half the gas ($250). There is plenty of extra room for you to bring your own things and get it down. - Joe Makares, joemakares [-at-] live.com, 970-260-4610, Cabo San Lucas

San Diego To Pescadero Aug. 28 - I will be arriving in San Diego August 28th (give or take a day). I'm looking for someone to split the cost of travel with me (I drive a diesel), and to have some company on the way down. I will have some room, if you have two or three bags that would be fine. I plan on camping, there will be occasional to frequent loud-ish music, and I might surf a break or two time permitting. I'm very laid back and am always down for a good time. I will be back in the states on the 19th, so feel free to call 843-819-6567 at that time or e-mail me whenever. Cheers, Will, wdebrule [-at-] stetson.edu, Pescadero

September -Passenger-driver Wanted, Or Caravan From California To La Paz - I am driving from California to La Paz in early September and want a companion and/or co-driver, or to caravan with others. Departure date is flexible. I want to be in La Paz by September 15. - Elia Redfield, rubyredfield [-at-] gmail.com, AFTER August 17: 415-929-0776

Nov. 10 - Driving From Napa Valley To TS - ride available -I'm driving to TS from NorCal on Nov.10- would enjoy 2 more passengers - share some gas and fun for a few days. - Andrew Miller, mycosynergy [-at-] earthlink.net, 415 308 0195, United States


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Pet Corner (Lost and Found pet articles will run for two weeks)

Let us know if you find or place your pet so we can remove your ad -


Loving Sweet Tempered Baja Hound - Loving sweet tempered baja hound, healthy, short haired 1year old neutered male, in need of good home. Gentle with other dogs and kids. - Aaron Friar, aaronfriar [-at-] gmail.com, 612-153-9187, Pescadero


Lost Back Cat With White Feet - I have lost my cat near Camino International If you see her near your house, Please call me. - Emanuela, emagard [-at-] mac.com, 612-161-2907


I Am Looking For A Home. - 3 month old beautiful, healthy, genuine Mexican Purebred. I would make a great companion or watch dog. - 044-612-119-8047, carrollemail [-at-] aol.com, Todos Santos


Lost White Cat - Mimi'. 12 years old, she has been lost for a week in Camino Internacional. White cat, long hair, short tail. Thanks! - Pierre, pierrejbor [-at-] gmail.com, 612 1563644


I Want To Adopt A Female Siamese Mix Kitten! - I would like to adopt a playmate for my 12 week old kitten. please let me know if you know of some siamese mix kittens for possible adoption. Thank you. - April, lotusmother [-at-] hotmail.com, 612-169-9291


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Quote of the Day: " " - The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself.

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821 - 1890)

Community Calendar


Monday Thru Friday

The News in English - CaboMil Radio 96.3 FM, 5:30-6:00 PM. Los Cabos Now. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

Happy Hour at the Sandbar -3PM - Sunset, El Pescadero

Monday Thru Saturday

La Coronela, Live Mexican Music - 12 - 3 PM, Hotel California, Todos Santos

Sunday

November 14 - El Rosario Art Festival

November 28 - 2nd Annual La Paz Festival D'arte 2010, Marina Palmira. Proceeds benefit FANLAP and Baja Dogs. Participating Artists sign up at The Art Shop, Guillermo Prieto #189 La Paz. 612-122-0145, kathybezy [-at-] goldrush.com

December 5 - San Antonio Art Festival

December 12 - Los Barriles Art & Craft Show

Feb 27, 2011 - The Palapa Society's Historic House Tour. - Sharon Morris, 612-108-3502 or 612-178-0104

March 20, 2011- ARTS second Annual "Artist Studio Tour" at various artists' studios in Todos Santos

April 3, 2011 - Los Barriles Art & Craft show at Rancho Buena Vista

Rancho Pescadero Sunday Brunch - 10-2 ,$200 pesos includes your first Bloody Mary at our Build-Your-Own-Bloody-Mary-Bar. - rancho1 [-at-] ranchopescadero.com, www.ranchopescadero.com, 612.135.5849

CaboMil Happy Hour - 6 :00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio, In English. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

Monday

Library Open 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. The library is located at the Palapa Center on Obregon.-

Basilfields Organic Fruit And Vegetable Stand 9:30 to 2:00, Colegio Militar across from Telcel, Todos Santos

Tuesday

Buena Vida 2 x 1 Pizza and Beers - - Jessie, jessierutowski [-at-] hotmail.com, 6123488178

Wednesday

August 25 - Garbage Clean Up Day Wednesday 8:00 A.M. in front of Bancomer - Emanuela, emagard [-at-] mac.com, 612-161-2907

Library Open 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. The library is located at the Palapa Center on Obregon.-

Recycling at La Esquina - 9 AM to 1 PM. We accept all plastics, all glass colors, aluminum, old metal, paper and cardboard. 50 peso processing fee. Please separate cardboard and paper from other recyclables. - Carly Keen, carcardk [-at-] gmail.com, Todos Santos -

Basilfields Organic Fruit And Vegetable Stand 9:30 to 2:00, Colegio Militar across from Telcel, Todos Santos

Los Cabos Now - Cabomil 96.3 FM, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. in English, Host Sabrina Lear. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

Live Music and All You Can Eat Pizza at The Sandbar, Pescadero

Thursday

November 11 - ARTS Artists of Todos Santos opening of a special show celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Revolution & Independence of Mexico.

December 2 - ARTS second “Small Works Show” opens

December 16 - ARTS "Meet the Artist" talk at Cafelix. Speaker TBA.

Jan 13, 2011 - ARTS second Annual "Juried Photography Show" Opening Reception and presentation of awards at Cafelix

Jan 27, Feb. 10, March 24, 2011 - - ARTS "Meet the Artist" talks at Cafelix. Speaker TBA

Feb 24, 2011 - - ARTS "Artists' Studio Show" Opening Reception at Cafelix featuring work from the artists participating in this years Studio Tour

Buena Vida 2 x 1 Pizza and Beers - - Jessie, jessierutowski [-at-] hotmail.com, 6123488178

Live Music at Landi's Restaurant - 7 PM to 9PM, Mexican guitar "Tolin" - Landi Ortega, landi_ortega [-at-] hotmail.com, (612) 145-0020

Mario's Bar and Sushi At Hotelito - 6 pm until 11 pm wines, cocktails and sushi to order. elhotelito [-at-] mac.com, www.thehotelito.com, 612 145 0099

Friday

Library Open 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. The library is located at the Palapa Center on Obregon.-

Mario's Bar and Sushi At Hotelito - 6 pm until 16 pm wines, cocktails and sushi to order. elhotelito [-at-] mac.com, www.thehotelito.com, 612 145 0099

Michael's At The Gallery - Restaurant open at 6:30 pm. Michael Cope, mplcope [-at-] yahoo.com, 145-0500, Todos Santos

Fish 'n Chips night at Kokorico, Todos Santos, 6121493902,

Live Reggae Band at the Sandbar

This Weekend in Los Cabos - with Claudia Velo on CaboMil 96.3FM from 6 to 6:30PM. Listen at www.cabomil.com.mx.

Basilfields Organic Fruit And Vegetable Stand 9:30 to 2:00, Colegio Militar across from Telcel, Todos Santos

Saturday

November 27 Palapa Society Of Todos Santos, A.c. 4th Annual Tianguis (yard Sale)- 10:00 - 1:00 - Donna Viglione, info [-at-] palapasociety.org, www.palapasociety.org, 1450-299

November 27 - Dancing Under the Stars at Hotelito - This event is a fundraiser for the Todos Santos Youth in Video project which is sponsored by Festival de Cine de Todos Santos.

Mario's Bar and Sushi At Hotelito - 6:00 P.M. ~ 11:00 P.M. - wines, cocktails, 2 for 1 sushi rolls. elhotelito [-at-] mac.com, www.thehotelito.com, 612 145 0099

Michael's At The Gallery - Restaurant open at 6:30 pm. Michael Cope, mplcope [-at-] yahoo.com, 145-0500, Todos Santos

Live Music at The Sandbar

Basilfields Organic Fruit And Vegetable Stand 9:30 to 2:00, Colegio Militar across from Telcel, Todos Santos

October 30 - Halloween Party, Hotel California, support Lifeguards/Salvavidas Todos Santos, Live music, prizes for costumes, 8pm

March 12, 2011 - Home and Garden Tour hosted by Escuela Pacifica,


Meetings and Workshops


Monday Through Friday
Spanish Lessons with Guillermo Bueron, 9 AM, Cultural Center. g_bueron [-at-] yahoo.com, 612 161 4165, Todos Santos
Monday Thru Saturday
Sundays

Tennis-- Leslie Light, leslie.light1 [-at-] gmail.com

Mondays
Hatha Yoga, 8 AM, La Arca, Todos Santos
Hatha Yoga, 9 AM, Mini-Super Los Arcos, Pescadero
AA Meeting, Grupo Serinidad, 5 - 6 PM, Church Courtyard, Info: 145 0265 or 0364, Todos Santos

Zumba Exercise and Dance Classes For Boys and Girls - 6:30 - 7:30 PM Mutualista - Doctora Oliva, 612-145-0201

Tuesdays

Zumba Exercise and Dance Classes - 8:00 - 9:00 AM Mutualista - Doctora Oliva, 612-145-0201

Aikido [-at-] La Arca - 7 pm Taught by Carlos Martinez Herrera. No charge, donations accepted.All ages and abilities welcome, kids encouraged to try (under 8 should be accompanied by an adult). - 612 139 4017

Mexican Cultural Presentation - Every Tuesday at 1:15 pm in easy Spanish. Free. Walk-ins welcome. Se Habla La Paz Spanish Language School Fco. I. Madero #540 La Paz (between Republica y Guerrero) - Juli Goff, info [-at-] sehablalapaz.com , www.sehablalapaz.com.

Manos Magicas Meetings - 10:00 A.M. at DIF on Topete across from La Copa, - Scotty Mclemore, scottybcs [-at-] hotmail.com, 612-10-05872, Todos Santos

AA Meeting, Grupo Serinidad, 5 - 6 PM, Church Courtyard, Info: 145 0265 or 0364, Todos Santos

Zumba Exercise and Dance Classes For Boys and Girls - 6:30 - 7:30 PM Mutualista - Doctora Oliva, 612-145-0201

Ashtanga Yoga With Sean - 9 AM, La Arca, 50 pesos donation. 612 137 5356, Todos Santos

Wednesdays
Hatha Yoga, 8 AM, La Arca, Todos Santos
Hatha Yoga, 9 AM, Mini-Super Los Arcos, Pescadero
AA Meeting, Grupo Serinidad, 11 - 12 PM, Church Courtyard, Info: 145 0265 or 0364, Todos Santos

Zumba Exercise and Dance Classes For Boys and Girls - 6:30 - 7:30 PM Mutualista - Doctora Oliva, 612-145-0201

Thursdays
Zumba Exercise and Dance Classes - 8:00 - 9:00 AM Mutualista - Doctora Oliva, 612-145-0201

Aikido [-at-] La Arca - 7 pm Taught by Carlos Martinez Herrera. No charge, donations accepted.All ages and abilities welcome, kids encouraged to try (under 8 should be accompanied by an adult). - 612 139 4017

Carving Workshop - workshop from beginers to skilled carvers 10 to 5, at Homero's workshop in el emporio hotel california.

Drawing / Art Classes - 9:00 - 10:30 - Tori Sepulveda, oscarntori [-at-] yahoo.com, 612-136-6738

Ashtanga Yoga With Zandro - 9 a.m. at La Arca, 50 pesos donation. - Beatrice Datwyler , bea.datwyler [-at-] gmail.com, 612 145 0276

AA Meeting, Grupo Serinidad, 5 - 6 PM, Church Courtyard, Info: 145 0265 or 0364, Todos Santos

Zumba Exercise and Dance Classes For Boys and Girls - 6:30 - 7:30 PM Mutualista - Doctora Oliva, 612-145-0201

Tennis-- Leslie Light, leslie.light1 [-at-] gmail.com

Fridays
Hatha Yoga, 8 AM, La Arca, Todos Santos
Hatha Yoga, 9 AM, Mini-Super Los Arcos, Pescadero
AA Meeting, Grupo Serinidad, 5 - 6 PM, Church Courtyard, Info: 145 0265 or 0364, Todos Santos

Tennis-- Leslie Light, leslie.light1 [-at-] gmail.com

Saturdays
Zumba Exercise and Dance Classes - 8:00 - 9:00 AM Mutualista - Doctora Oliva, 612-145-0201

Enrichment Program for 3-8 year olds - 9am-11am in Las Tunas, - Tracy Monk Durland, mazytronk [-at-] hotmail.com, 612 1544729,

Plein Air Painting Class - Landscape painting classes - Marsha Dahlquist, maraquist [-at-] hotmail.com, 612 108 0390, Todos
AA Meeting, Grupo Serinidad, 11 - 12 PM, Church Courtyard, Info: 145 0265 or 0364, Todos Santos

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