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News and Events, Questions and Answers


5k -1k Walk-run - Sat. Feb 5th, 2011 - 5K walk/run to benefit the Chino Project for children with major medical needs. Start training! - Tori Sepulveda, oscarntori [-at-] yahoo.com, Todos Santos


Denver To Todos Santos - We are looking for any suggestions for the safest and least hassle route from Denver to Todos Santos- best border crossing town, best Mexican towns to overnight, motel suggestions? - Donna Schultz, donnaretired [-at-] gmail.com, 970 453 9215, United States


Mexican Auto Insurance - Is it possible to get Mexican auto insurance without having to have USA insurance. The car is staying in BCS for 6 mos. - 1 Year and has current registration in the USA. - grasslandcattleco [-at-] gmail.com, Todos Santos


CURP - Does anyone know if it is possible to get a CURP number in Todos Santos? It's way too hot to drive to La Paz! - , deejordan56 [-at-] yahoo.com


Anyone Coming Down, Soon? - I need a time sensitive letter brought down, that can be sent to you via US Postal Service, anywhere in the US. - Patricia Baum, teampaty1 [-at-] hotmail.com, 612 145-0882



Featured Events This Week


Wednesday, September 08

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

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, September 09

Open House In Pescadero - Casa Buena Vista - 10-3pm coming from TS next right exit past the Sandbar - look for the signs - big white house on the hill. - Richie Friend, Richie [-at-] RicardoAmigo.com, ricardoamigo.com/Properties-HouseOnTheHill.asp, 612 145 0551, Pescadero

Buena Vida's 2x1 Pizza & Beer - 5:00 P.M. to close.

Saturday, September 11

Guaycura Boutique Hotel & Spa - concert with the great singer Monica Rojas interpreting traditional mexican music from 7h30 pm to close reservation [-at-] guaycura.com.mx, www.guaycura.com.mx(612) 175 0800,

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

Live Music at The Sandbar

Sunday, September 12

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


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


Il Giardino Restaurant Reopens Under New Ownership - Second generation Italian/Mexican chef Anna Sorrentino reopened Il Giardino. The food is tasty, portions are generous, service friendly, and atmosphere relaxed. To read a full review, check out my blog. - Mike Brozda, mike.brozda [-at-] yahoo.com, www.mikebrozda.wordpress.com, 612-134-7359, Todos Santos


Buena Vida's New Summer Hours & 2x1 Pizza & Beer - Opened only Tuesday & Thursday 5:00 P.M. to Close. Unfortunately there are not enough people in town to make it worthwhile to stay open every night. I will be closing for Lunch completely and only opening for dinner for the Tuesday and Thursday 2x1 Pizza and Beer deal that we have been offering. It is really worth taking advantage of this offer while it lasts. Please come on in for take-out or dine in. I would also like to inform you that we will be offering many new dishes come mid October which include fish, seafood, pork and even Mac N Cheese. All prepared in house with fresh, clean, local ingredients and cooked in our wood fired oven. Thank you guys for all your support over the years. We look forward to seeing you. To all of you that are out of town come back soon.- Jessie Rutowski, jessierutowski [-at-] gmail.com, www.buenavidapizzeria.com, Todos Santos


Villas De Cerritos Beach/Tortuga Bar Closing For 2 Weeks - We will be closing the bar and hotel for two weeks from Sept. 15th to October 1st. See you in October! - Mark Sherman, villasdecerritosbeach [-at-] gmail.com, Pescadero


La Garra News: Wifi, Nfl, Box & Viva Mexico! - Just wanted to remind you that we will be open ALL Summer long and we will be keeping our regular hours 1:00p.m.- 9:00pm weekdays, Friday and Saturday 1:00 p.m. -??? Closed Tues. Get out of the heat of the sun enjoy one of our great Margaritas while you check your email with our FREE WIFI.


NFL- Are you ready for some Football!! Come in and ask for your Game!!
Friday Sep. 9th 6:30 p.m. MInnesota vs. New Orleans!!
Saturday & Sunday Sept. 10th -11th Too many to list come and take your pic.
Monday night football is a MUST at La Garra!! Monday Sep. 13th 5:00p.m Baltimore vs Jets and 8:15 San Diego vs. Kansas City.
Saturday Sept. 11th BOX Erik Morales vs Willie Limond. Fights start 9:30 p.m.
Wed.-Sat. Sept. 15th-18th Fiestas Mexicanas at La Garra!! Come and celebrate the Mexican Bicentenial.

Follow us on Facebook [-at-] La Garra Bar for event news & specials. - Happy & Chuy Cota, lagarrarsb [-at-] gmail.com, 612-145-0004


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Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted


Child Care Available - Loving, patient and responsible woman available for child care in her home. She has two young children of her own, and three years experience in caring for others’. Though she speaks little English, she understands it and is willing and eager to follow parents’ specific instructions. She will feed and bathe her charges if requested. Strongly recommended by her sister, Cruz Torres, whom many of you know as the face of El Tecolote Bookstore. To contact Tere Torres, stop by the bookstore Tuesday through Saturday, 11-4, or call Tere directly at 178-0038. - Janet Howey


Generator Wanted - Wanted small generator. Around 2000 watts. Honda or ?? - Jim Coulson, jimcoulsoncontractor [-at-] yahoo.com, 612 183 1077 US 805 744 7543


Returning BCS Residents: - We hope your travel preparations are going well! Here, all is calm and quiet, no hurricanes in the forecast, no security issues nor flu nor, well, you get the picture. As you prepare, think about getting a jump on those Spanish language lessons that you have decided to take THIS year. We invite you to contact us for a free 30-minute trial lesson on SKYPE to get you speaking with more confidence as you make your way back home to the Baja. You can kick-start your Spanish proficiency from your home or business as you get organized for your travels. Then, when you arrive, you may continue on SKYPE or you can schedule time with us here at the school at your convenience, sooner than later in the season. Would you like a reference from a current Se Habla SKYPE student? We will be happy to put you in contact. Un saludo cordial, Se Habla La Paz Spanish Language School Fco. I. Madero 540 La Paz, BCS MX (612) 122-7763 info [-at-] sehablalapaz.com SKYPE julidelapaz www.sehablalapaz.com -


Cabo Ville Desing Taller - Welcome to Cabo Ville Desing. We speak english. Custom autodetail and painting, airbrush. General autoelectric, general welding, repair brakes sistems. Ask for home estimate. Street Miguel Hidalgo in Center Todos Santos. - Arturo Magaña, artmraz [-at-] yahoo.com , 6121538276


Looking For Tricycles Or ATV Opportunity - Hi people from westernonion. I was wondering it someone has an oportunity of selling cheap tricycles or an ATV. If you know one do let me know, thank you... - Arturo Magaña, artmraz [-at-] yahoo.com , 6121538276


Travel Trailer Wanted - Hi, all. I'm looking for a good condition travel trailer 24 feet or so in length. I'll be buying in November and willing to pay a fair price for the right trailer. - Warren Bruce, wbruce55 [-at-] gmail.com, Baja California Sur


'96 Ford F150 Xlt Low Miles - 121,000 easy miles. Longbed, 4 X 4, A/C, small 8cyl, standard. Truck runs great! Body and engine both in great shape! No dings. One owner before me. Purchased only to move items down here. Recently driven from Oregon down in 4 days. 15miles per gallon hwy. $3900 U.S/ o.b.O - Steve Fidnick, cabofiddy [-at-] yahoo.com, mx cell 612 143 2179, Pescadero


Baja Vehicle Delivery - I drive your vehicle door to door. U.S-Baja / Baja-U.S Very experienced baja transporter with references available. - Mark Sherman, bajavehicledelivery [-at-] yahoo.com, 612 143 3316, Pescadero


1979 Ford E-100 Camper Van - V8, Automatic,w/sink, fridge, water-tank, carpeted, dual gas-tanks. $15,000 Pesos - Larry Leitch, larry.leitch [-at-] hotmail.com, 612-142-1460, Todos Santos


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Real Estate/Rentals/House Sitting


Open House In Pescadero - Casa Buena Vista - This partially furnished house with dual master suites, a studio/office, and 2.5 bathrooms, measures 2,250 sq.ft. of interior space as well as having 1,850 sq.ft. of decks and terraces with a covered palapa. All 3 levels boast commanding ocean views including San Pedrito surf break and Pescadero farmland.

Thurs, Sept 9th - 10-3pm
Directions - coming from TS next right exit past the Sandbar - look for the signs - big white house on the hill. - Richie Friend, Richie [-at-] RicardoAmigo.com, ricardoamigo.com/Properties-HouseOnTheHill.asp, 612 145 0551, Pescadero


Looking For Room To Rent Nov - Jan - Looking for a room or small apartment to rent for a few months from November to January. Single male no pets, Something in Todos Santos or Las Tunas. Also willing to trade house sitting as well. - John, bigchuck247 [-at-] yahoo.com


House Sitting - House owners, My name is Ramona Caouette I am writing this inquire with Jimmy Jordan who owns two ocean front properties in Pescadero BCS we are both currently working on Yachts in San Jose Del Cabo marina and we are looking to get paid to house sit. We will water your plants take care of any animals you might have and make sure that your house is well taken care of. It will be kept clean and if there is any maintenance that needs to be done to your house we are capable of main ting it. We will be available starting in October. Locations: Zacatidos, shipwrecks, Punta Gorda and any house within the commuting area of the San Jose Del Cabo marina. Please contact us by phone or email. If you would like ant curator reference we would be happy to provide them. Thank you, Ramona Caouette - Ramona Caouette, Cauetteramona [-at-] hotmail.com, 714 337-7088


Experienced House And Pet-sitters W/ Excellent References - We've been house-sitting and pet-sitting in Mexico for over one year and can offer you excellent references from home-owners, like you, in Mexico! My husband and I are highly reliable retired professionals, who owned our own home for over 30 years. You can be sure that your home and your pets will be well looked after. If your home is for sale, we will have it in showcase condition for any scheduled viewings by prospective buyers -- and we're very good at doing so (having sold our home in NY, even in this terrible market)! Contact us for our references and to get the conversation going! We look forward to hearing from you! - Alexandra Gordon, msalexg [-at-] gmail.com, US VOIP: 914-234-3517


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Rides or Caravans Needed/Available

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Driving From Napa Valley To TS Nov. 10 - 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, no phone Pescadero


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: " Time goes faster the more hollow it is. Lives with no meaning go straight past you, like trains that don't stop at your station." " - From "The Shadow of the Wind" by Carlos Ruiz Zafon


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

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

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

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

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

Sept. 11 - Celebrate The Bicentenary at Guaycura Boutique Hotel & Spa. Concert with Monica Rojas. 7:30 pm to close. reservation [-at-] guaycura.com.mx, www.guaycura.com.mx, + 52 (612) 175 0800, Todos Santos

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

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.

February 5 - - 5K walk/run to benefit the Chino Project for children with major medical needs. - Tori Sepulveda, oscarntori [-at-] yahoo.com, Todos Santos


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

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


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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