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News and Events, Questions and Answers


El Grito de Independencia Bicentennial Festivities This Week in Todos Santos - I went to the delegado's office this AM and got the following schedule for the Bicentennial festivities...

Wednesday 9/15
7:00 PM Festival Artistico - Plaza
10:00 PM Grito - 10:00 PM - Plaza
Baile Popular
Thursday 9/16
8:00 AM Acto Civico - Centro de Cultura
8:30 AM Parade - Colegio Militar
5:00 PM Recreacion de Palo Encebalo - Parque Los Pinos. Apparently a traditional celebration with a greased pole and maybe flying around on ropes? Probably not to be missed!
7:00 PM Baile Popular
- Nancy, Todos Santos


Manos Magicos Needs a Ride - Bags of donated notions are waiting in L.A. to go to Todos Santos. Manos Magicos will pay toward gas cost or exchange for our Mango Chutney, sewing or cooking. Please help the ladies to use this valuable gift to crate original handmade items. Contact chambaretcat [-at-] mac.com - Scotty Mclemore, scottybcs [-at-] hotmail.com, 612 10 -05872


Moving Van Question - Help! We are getting mixed information regarding what can or cannot be transported on a moving van from the USA into Mexico. Can new electronics such as a tv travel on the van in its original packing or in the vanlines packing - new bbq? Canned goods, spices? Medications? - Donna Schultz, donnaretired [-at-] gmail.com, 970 389 0483, Pescadero


5k - 1k Walk-run - In response to the many inquiries -yes, the February 5th 5K run replaces the one in January. We are excited that so many people are inquiring about it and looking forward to it, so bring your running shoes and start training! - Tori Sepulveda, oscarntori [-at-] yahoo.com



Featured Events This Week


Wednesday, September 15

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

Los Cabos Now - Cabomil 96.3 FM, 6:05 PM to 7:00 PM. in English, Host Sabrina Lear. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

Boyitacos Mexican Party - Celebrate Grito de Independencia, 7PM, Cafelix, Todos Santos. - Felix Vazquez, salesboy_vagu [-at-] hotmail.com, 6121450568

Thursday, September 16

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: Local, State, National Mexico News - in English. Hosts Sabrina Lear, Marshall Ellingson, Diana Owen, Elena Thaxton. 6:05 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

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

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, September 17

Library Open 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. At the Palapa Center, 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 (twice per month) The Sandbar - Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135, Todos Santos

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: This Weekend in Los Cabos - Culture, nightlife, sports, community events. In English. Hosts Claudia Velo, James McAllister, Roberto Padilla. 6:05 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

Saturday, September 18

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

Movies and 10 Peso Tacos - The Sandbar, El Pescadero. Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135

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

Sunday, September 19

NFL Sunday Football - The Sandbar, Pescadero - Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: Happy Hour - An hour of music, all genres. In English. Hosts Camilla Ford, Sabrina Lear, Claudia Velo, Elena Thaxton. 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx


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Stepping Out - Restaurants and Entertainment


El Zaguan Takes A Break - We will be taking a break for three weeks and returning the first Monday of October. Thank you all for your support and preference. See you soon! - Erik Castellanos, esturemark [-at-] gmail.com, 612-1450287, Todos Santos


Sandbar News - NFL - The Sandbar has the full NFL package --showing on 3 TV's Sunday's and Monday's with our complete menu. Monday-Friday will still have 2 for 1 beers and well-drinks. Wednesdays is All u can Eat Pizza for 80p--come listen to our new juke box! Friday's we will be featuring Reggae Bands's twice a month (to be announced) Saturdays we will be showing movies and serving 10p tacos.-Also, check out our Facebook page www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100000121426583&ref=ts

The Sandbar is still closed Tuesdays --and until further notice--we will be closed Thursdays. Escape the heat and come down to our cool bar! - Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135, Todos Santos


Baja Biscuits At La Cañada Del Diablo - Just to let everyone know, Baja Biscuits will not be able to be in Todos Santos for a few weeks, starting this Saturday, September 18. It's been great to see some of you who are still here for the summer. We will be back the first weekend in October. - Ace Shawver, aceandlinda [-at-] yahoo.com, (612) 149-3572, Todos Santos


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Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted


Viva Mexico! - Mexico's Bicentenario Festivities began last night at the Plaza by the Church. Special Todos Santos Commemorative T-Shirts are available at all these late afternoon/evening events. I think this party >may last through the weekend, it's a joy to live here & share this 200-year Anniversary. ¡Viva el espíritu del pueblo mexicano! - Jan, www.todossantos.me/Independence-Anniversary.html, 145-0685


New Car Service In Todos Santos - I began having trouble with my Ford Escape with the engine continually cutting out. Happily, the problem was quickly resolved LOCALLY by Daniel and Omar that now have the equipment to clean and repair fuel injectors right here in Todos Santos. They are located on the new bypass road between Rangel and Cuahtemoc with fast service at a very fair price. Contact them at 044-612-137-1159. - Cindy


Tricycles Or ATV - Hi people from Western Onion. I was wondering if 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, 612 153 8276


Golf Cart - We are looking to buy a used golf cart. A two-seater. - srbranzanti [-at-] gmail.com, 612 139 1624, Pescadero


Free Airport Parking All September - Call for details. San Jose Storage is conveniently located next to the San Jose del Cabo International airport. We offer daily and monthly parking with outside, covered, or garages available with airport transportation and car wash / vehicle maintenance while you are gone. San Jose Storage also offers mini storage units from 5x5 to 10x40.

Looking for a reliable moving service company in Los Cabos? San Jose Storage offers moving services throughout the peninsula with our brand new 18ft moving truck complete with loading ramps, dolly’s, tie straps, quilted moving blankets, plastic wrap, and cardboard boxes. Our trained movers have all the necessary training and expertise to ensure you goods arrive safely to their destination.

San Jose Storage is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year with bilingual managers to assist you. We have 24/7 security, guard dogs, video cameras with digital back-up, security lighting at night, and electronic access to the yard. Call us today and reserve your space!! - Nathan Visser, info [-at-] sjstorage.com, www.sjstorage.com, 624-146-1390, Baja California Sur


23 Foot Van Diaz Panga With Trailer For Sale - For Sale "Captain Morgan II". 23 foot Van Diaz centre console panga. 115 horsepower 4 stroke Yamaha outboard. Manufactured in 2008. Features an onboard Furuno GPS unit, bait tank, outriggers, bimini top, and toilet. Registered and currently located in La Paz. Asking $20,000 USD. Please email us for photos and more info. - Dax Morgan, ssmorgan5 [-at-] aol.com, 044 (612) 140 3070, La Paz


1999 Subaru Outback For Sale - Good condition,AWD,4-Cylinder,automatic.40,000pesos OBF. - Dominique Sawyer, dominiquesawyer [-at-] hotmail.com, 612-102-3301


Cardio Machine- Would Like To Rent - Looking to rent a treadmill, stairmaster or other kind of cardio machine for 3 months. In Todo Santos. 612-133-9581 Please call. - , 612-133-9581


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Real Estate/Rentals/House Sitting


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Rides or Caravans Needed/Available

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Looking For Ride To Todos Santos Area Mid October - Part-time Pescadero couple looking for a "ride share & lift" south from Central California/Sacramento region around mid-October. Dates are fairly flexible. Will share in fuel expenses and driving as we've driven the pennisula several times. OR, will bring your vehicle down for you. Clean DMV record and references available. - Karin Lawler, k-lawler [-at-] sbcglobal.net

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


Looking for Caravan from Seattle to TS in Late Dec - We are driving from Seattle to TS in mid-late December. We are flexible on dates, (tentative departure date from Seattle is Dec. 26th.) and are looking to caravan across the boarder and down to TS with a few other folks. Michelle, michellehar30 [-at-] hotmail.com


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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 -


Have You Lost Your Dog ? ? ? - An approximately, one year old, Beagle(type) dog was rescued Thursday, September 9th, from a near death encounter, with a trailer truck on the highway. She is a well cared for female, who looks very lost and misses her family. If she is your dog, or you know who her owners, please call or come by La Canada Del Diablo. Our hours are 9am- 6pm, Monday-Saturday. Thank you. - Barbara Perkins, 612-14-00069


Young Male Dog Found - On Sept 9, a young male mixed baja mutt was found on Calle Los Mangos in Las Tunas. He is 3-5 months old, had a collar, is tan with white on paws and chest and black on his muzzle. He's been well cared for and seems to understand English. Contact me if he is yours. - Howard, 612-178-0007, Todos Santos


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Quote of the Day: " True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right. " - Brigham Young (American religious leader, 2nd President of the Mormon church. 1801-1877)


Community Calendar


Sunday

Sept. 26 - Taller De Snorkel / Snorkeling Workshop. Pre-registration required. Contact Cabo Kidz Museo AC, cabokidzmuseo [-at-] yahoo.com or info [-at-] cabokidz.com, www.cabokidzmuseo.com, 624-122-2690

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

NFL Sunday Football - The Sandbar, Pescadero - Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: Happy Hour - An hour of music, all genres. In English. Hosts Camilla Ford, Sabrina Lear, Claudia Velo, Elena Thaxton. 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. 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

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: Local, State, National Mexico News - in English. Hosts Sabrina Lear, Marshall Ellingson, Diana Owen, Elena Thaxton. 6:05 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

NFL Monday Night Football - The Sandbar, Pescadero - Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135

Tuesday

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

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: Los Cabos Community Corner - In English. Hosts Korey Riggs, Goreti Fabian, Rudy Rosales. 6:05 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

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

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: Los Cabos Now - Talk Radio and News Magazine. In English. Host Sabrina Lear. 6:05 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

Live Music and All You Can Eat Pizza for 80 Pesos The Sandbar, Pescadero - Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135

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

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: Local, State, National Mexico News - in English. Hosts Sabrina Lear, Marshall Ellingson, Diana Owen, Elena Thaxton. 6:05 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

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

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 (twice per month) The Sandbar - Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135, Todos Santos

Cabomil 96.3 FM Radio: This Weekend in Los Cabos - Culture, nightlife, sports, community events. In English. Hosts Claudia Velo, James McAllister, Roberto Padilla. 6:05 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Listen via computer, www.cabomil.com.mx

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

Saturday

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

April 9, 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

Movies and 10 Peso Tacos - The Sandbar, El Pescadero. Helen Bay, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135

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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