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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Saturday May 07, 2011
Featured Events This Week    
Stepping Out - Food, Music and Entertainment    
Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted    
Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted    
Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted    
The Pet Corner - Lost and Found    

News and Events, Questions and Answers

Another Todos Santos Fire - On Monday afternoon the obviously abandoned house behind us was set on fire. Three teenage boys were seen running away. The parched yard and rat-trap trailer went up in flames so quickly it was terrifying. The quick, professional response by the bomberos was very impressive. I was freaked and a bombero came over to reassure me that all was okay. I had to ask how old he was (everyone looks young to me these days), and he answered, "13." I almost cried thinking that his life and the lives of all the bomberos are in danger every time they are called out. This is a warning that there is a continuing arson problem here that seems impossible to correct. I also send renewed sympathies to all who have been affected by these jerks. Donations to the bomberos are a good investment. - Susan Doyle, timsudoyle [- a t -] hotmail.com

Desalination Plant Environmental Hearings - Next Thursday and Friday there will be public hearing for the proposed Desalination plant that the Concordia mining company plans to install in Las Playitas to pump water up to the proposed open pit gold mining project in the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve. The hearing on Thursday will relate specifically to the Desalination plant and the hearing on Friday will relate to the permits the mining company is requesting for the pipeline for piping the water up to the mine site. The hearings will be held at the Cultural Center from 9:30 until approximately 17:30 pm. They will be conducted in Spanish and there will not be a translator. Each hearing will be in four main parts:

1) The mining company will make a 90-minute presentation 10:15 - 11:45
2) Third party presentations (must be scheduled with SEMARNAT) 12:00 - 14:30
3) The Consulting Counsels recommendations for Sustainability 15:30 - 15:45
4) The public will have the opportunity to question the mining company about the Desalination plant (Thursday) or the Pipeline (Friday) 15:45 to 17:20
It is very important that as many people as possible attend. No signs or banners are allowed in the room but may be posted outside of the Cultural Center. If you would like to review the Environmental Impact study for the Desalination plant you will find it on line at (Spanish): sinat.semarnat.gob.mx/dgiraDocs/documentos/bcs/estudios/2011/03BS2011HD009.pdf
The link for the pipeline study is at (Spanish): sinat.semarnat.gob.mx/dgiraDocs/documentos/bcs/estudios/2011/03BS2011HD008.pdf
If you have any questions please contact me. - Elena Moreno, e [- a t -] elenamoreno.com, www.aguavalemasqueoro.com, 612 145-0050, Todos Santos

The Last Open Reading For 2011 - May 15 at the Galleria de Todos Santos at 4 p.m. To celebrate our successful season, Michael will offer drinks for purchase. Everyone welcome to read original work under five minutes. - Scotty Mclemore, scottybcs [- a t -] hotmail.com, 612 -10 - 05872

RE: Help Needed For The Hogar - Corrected Bank Account Information - The Hogar del Niño is located north of Todos Santos just off the highway before the Pemex on a mini ranch. This home (some refer to as an orphanage) is caring for boys and girls placed by DIF who need protective care. The home is locally run and NOT funded by the government. Joel and Alicia Hernandez rely solely on donations from the community to feed and house the twenty two children in their care, along with a staff of volunteers.

Currently the hogar needs money for food and shoes for the kids. Please consider giving to this home not only now but on a regular basis. Donations can be made at the Banorte Bank acct. # 0666456418 (pesos) and their dollar account is 0662765028. The clave # for wire transfers is: Interbancaria 072047006664564184 (M.N). If you would like to provide meals, contact Lisa Welch. Her email is: lwelsch [- a t -] cbriveras.com. Thank you for giving to the children of the Baja! - Diane Phillips, www.hogardelnino.org.mx, 612 145-0584, Todos Santos

Wanted - Does anyone have the phone number for the man who will come to your home to repair your car's air conditioner? - Pam Cobb, senoracobb [- a t -] yahoo.com, 612-102-7983, Todos Santos

American Notary in Todos Santos? - Looking for someone to notarize some bank documents that we have been sent here, and need to send back to the States. Are you a U.S. Notary Public, or do you know where we might find one here in town? Thanks for any help! - kaye.karen3 [- a t -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Stolen In Pescadero - On Sunday, May 2, or Monday, May 3. Items stolen in Pescadero include: Large blue Marmot day pack, Hawaiian print (green/white) purse with blue wallet inside, WA state driver's license in the name of Susan Jean Farrar. If you see or know of anything, please contact me via email. Thanks! - Susan Farrar, gregandsusiefarrar [- a t -] gmail.com

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Featured Events This Week

Saturday, May 07

Probaja Desert Series 2011 - Saturday and Sunday. XVIII Dos Mares 500, La Paz, Nacional (Registrada ante la FMADAC por Club La Paz) www.probajaonline.com

Scavenger Hunt/Car Rally to Benefit Baja Dogs - La Paz, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Registration is $1,000 pesos for team of 4. Business Sponsorships available. Contact Ben Lopez - lopezbenjamin1 [- a t -] hotmail.com

Mother's Day Concert - Tracy Durland, vocalist, Cafelix, Todos Santos, 7:30 p.m. - Tracy Durland, mazytronk [- a t -] hotmail.com, 612 154 4729

Mexican Night - Guaycura Hotel presents Angelica Valenzuela and her show "Alma Mexicana." 6:30 p.m. on the SkyDeck - Mariana Salgado, reservation [- a t -] guaycura.com.mx, www.guaycura.com.mx, 612 175 0800, Baja California Sur

Sunday, May 08

Standing Women - Public Demonstration of Solidarity - 1 p.m., Pescadero's Central Plaza, La Concha. - Leirion, leirion2 [- a t -] gmail.com, www.standingwomen.org, 612-131-3334, Pescadero

Monday, May 09

Berlitz Spanish Lessons Workshop Begins - Cultural Center, Todos Santos, 9 AM interviews at 1 PM. - Guillermo Bueron Prieto, g_bueron [- a t -] yahoo.com, 612 161 4165, Todos Santos

Baja Wine Tasting - La Bodega, 5-8pm., 3 Baja Wines from Baron Balch, tapas by Chef Alejandro from Guaycura, art by Sebastian DiazDuarte. - labodegadetodossantos [- a t -] gmail.com, 612 152 0181

Tuesday, May 10

Berlitz Spanish Lessons Workshop Begins - Baja Beans, Pescadero, 9 AM interviews at 1 PM. - Guillermo Bueron Prieto, g_bueron [- a t -] yahoo.com, 612 161 4165, Todos Santos

Mother's Day in Mexico -

Thursday, May 12

Environmental Hearings - Concordia Mining Desalination Plant at Las Playitas - Thursday and Friday, Cultural Center, Todos Santos, 9:30 am to 17:30 pm. In Spanish. Environmental Impact study: sinat.semarnat.gob.mx/dgiraDocs/documentos/bcs/estudios/2011/03BS2011HD009.pdf. Pipeline study: sinat.semarnat.gob.mx/dgiraDocs/documentos/bcs/estudios/2011/03BS2011HD008.pdf. Info: - Elena Moreno, e [- a t -] elenamoreno.com, www.aguavalemasqueoro.com, 612 145-0050, Todos Santos

Saturday, May 14

Baja Dogs Refuge Tour - 9:00 till 11. Meet 9AM [- a t -] the Tecate Store in Centenario, La Paz. Tour Will Cover: The History of Baja dogs, Dog intake process, Adoption process, Spaying and neutering, Volunteer opportunites, Question and answers, Play time with the dogs - walking, brushing, playing, etc. Please e-mail with name and cell number so we don't leave anyone behind. - Cindy, Dhorea, Maggie and Mario, cindycrane2000 [- a t -] yahoo.ca

Art For Life: Expressive Arts Workshop - 1-4 p.m. at La Arca Cultural Center, Todos Santos. For more information please visit www.artforlifebaja.com. - Zoe Edmonds, zoe [- a t -] artforlifebaja.com, 612-105-0056, Todos Santos

Music by Riddim Forz - Hotel California, 8pm. No Cover. - info [- a t -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, 612 145 0525, Todos Santos

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Stepping Out - Food, Music and Entertainment

Mexican Night - Guaycura hotel invites you to have a wonderful night with Angelica Valenzuela and her show "Alma Mexicana" Saturday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. We wait for you at our sky deck where you can enjoy a fantastic view to the sea and look at the sun set. - Mariana Salgado, reservation [- a t -] guaycura.com.mx, www.guaycura.com.mx, 612 175 0800, Baja California Sur

Hotel California - Music
Saturday May 14th Riddim Forz
Margaritas, Beers, and Dancing! [- a t -] 8pm. No Cover.

Santo Vino Eclectic Bistro & Wine Bar
Hours 5:30 to 10:30 PM Daily Closed on Sunday
Selected Specials for the week include:
- Mexican style yellowtail carpaccio.
- Duck and goat cheese enchiladas with fresh plum and mint salsa.
- Lamb and chipotle burrito.
- Local halibut with black olive tapenade, pesto and toasted pinenuts.
- Mango and star anise "tarte tatin" with homemade vanilla bean and white chocolate ice cream.

Click Here to view our Online Store. Get the latest info by joining our facebook fan page. Follow us on facebook - info [- a t -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, 612 145 0525, Todos Santos

Buena Vida's New Menu and Hours! - Things have slowed down so we're changing our Spring season hours. We're open Friday-Monday, 5-9:30 p.m. We now have an Early Bird Special from 5-7 p.m. nightly. Order any pizza and your second pizza is half price.

I have changed the way things are being cooked up at Buena Vida. I have chucked my menu and I am now winging it. My menu will change daily according to what's fresh and available at the fish markets, butcher and the local organic gardens. It's all fresh from the source and right to your table. I will always have pizza options but I'm shifting my focus to fish, meats and poultry. Some of my dishes so far have been:

  • Stewed Octopus
  • Sizzling Shrimp
  • Bahian fish stew
  • Seared Scallops, etc.
Please e-mail me if you want to receive my blog of nightly specials Fri.-Mon. You can still call ahead for the organic chicken in a clay pot. I only need an hours notice! Don't forget: We deliver (no minimum charge or delivery fees), including Las Tunas. I'll even go to Pescadero for BIG orders. Please support your local restaurants both old and new during the low season. - Jessie Rutowski, jessierutowski [- a t -] gmail.com, www.buenavidapizzeria.com, 612-151-1431, Todos Santos

Tonight: A Special Evening of Music with Tracy Durland - Just to remind you that I will be singing at Cafelix Tonight (May 7) at 7:30 p.m. The program will alternate songs in Spanish, full of romance and passion with Jazz Standards and a touch of Motown and Country & Western (et une chanson pour mes amis Francais). Hope to see you there!

Quisiera recordarte que voy a cantar en Cafelix Esta Noche a las 7 y media de la noche. El programa va a alternar canciones romanticas y apasionadas en Espanol con canciones populares de Jazz y poquito "Motown" y "Country" (et une chanson pour mes amis Francais y Lucy). Te Espero! - Tracy Durland, mazytronk [- a t -] hotmail.com, 612 154 4729, Todos Santos

Monday Baja Wine Tasting! - Buen Dia from La Bodega! This Monday evening we will be featuring 3 excellent Baja Wines, tapas by talented Chef Alejandro from Guaycura, brand new wines from Baron Balch'e, one of our Peninsula's premier wineries, and art by internationally acclaimed La Paz artist Sebastian DiazDuarte.

Please come on down and delight in some BajaCalifornian flavors. See you Lunes, 5-8pm. Regular Hours Tues-Sat 12-7pm. Salud! - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [- a t -] gmail.com, 612 152 0181

Zen Garden Café - Zen Garden Café is evolving! We now serve exotic Thai, modern Japanese, organic Chinese, fresh Vietnamese and Korean BBQ. Daily specials every day:

Three Sushi Rolls for The Price of Two!
Chinese Combo: 2 Items With Fried Rice.
Great Vegetarian Dishes And Tofu.
Lunch and Dinner 12-9 p.m., Closed Tuesdays.
Please come to discover our delicious dishes and best deal in town! - Zen Garden Cafe, yanggum [- a t -] zengardencafe.com, www.zengardencafe.com, 612-145-1088

Shut Up Franks - If it isn't open today it will be very soon! Stop by for the NBA playoffs and check out the beer and food specials! - Steve Fidnick, cabofiddy [- a t -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos

Cooking With Solar Ovens - Learn how to cook delicious, healthy meals under the sun. The theme of the meal is Indian Curry and will include a vegetable curry, dahl, rice, crisp bread and a delicious dessert all cooked that day in the solar oven. Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m., at Teatro Luna Azul in Las Tunas, Todos Santos. 400 pesos for workshop and enjoy the meal together. More info at http://tsbmp.blogspot.com - bluemooninbaja [- a t -] yahoo.com

Hey Locals - Tim and I had a most enjoyable dinner last night at Landi's. I have never plugged a restaurant before, tho many deserve kudos, but we were so impressed with the food, ambience, music, warm hospitality and I must say, very reasonable prices for the alta cocina fare Landi provides. Don't wait to impress your out-of-town guests, treat yourself to a beautiful dinner with Landi. - Susan Doyle, timsudoyle [- a t -] hotmail.com

Breakfast Burritos/European Sausages in La Paz - "ACE," the Sausage King, is cooking at Baja BBQ Grills y Mas in La Paz Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. Delicious New Mexico Style Breakfast Burritos, Italian and German Susages, Cinnamon Rolls, etc. We are located on 5 de Febrero at Gmo. Prieto, in Centro Fester, 1/2 block up from Church, 5 blocks up from Pemex at Abosolo, or 7 blocks down (west) from McDonalds. - L. C. Riches, lc [- a t -] bajagrills.com, www.bajagrills.com, 612-141-8136

Boxing Match Saturday - FYI- I went by La Garra bar and they are planning to have the fight on Saturday: Pacquio Vs Mosley. 7pm in English - Dave, theranchkidz [- a t -] yahoo.com

Pura Vida Health Food Store - Pura Vida Health Food Store would like to extend a HUGE thank-you. Pura Vida is now offering "Locals Day" during our summer hours! Every Wednesday the entire store is %20 off for Locals! Smoothies, Pies, Organic shelf products are all 20% off for all who live here during the summer months. Make sure to let us know. All of your feed back and support has allowed us to evolve with our product and menu items. Our Pura Vida Health Food Store is still open 6 days a week, MON-SAT 8am-5pm. Closed Sundays. We look forward to seeing you soon! Blessings - Joella N Kurtis, kurdyspuravida [- a t -] gmail.com, 6121692095, Todos Santos

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Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted

Casa Decor, La Paz, Indoor And Outdoor Furniture - Interior design service. We custom make furniture:

* Largest Inventory In The Baja * Patio Furniture * Wicker, Rattan And Marble
* Rustic Hand Painted Furniture * Lighting * Metal Furniture * Copper Furniture
* Kitchen Cabinets * Doors * Floor and Wall Covering * Art * Accessories
* Fountains And Urns * Mexican Furniture * Imports From Around The World
* Very Unique Selection Of Furniture And Accessories * Furniture Packages

Fine furniture made to order. Wholesale to the trade. The Best selection in the Baja at Casa Decor. Two Locations: Casa Decor La Paz, 560 Marquez de Leon, Tel: 612 129 3364. Casa Decor Cabo San Lucas: on 4 lane KM 3.5 next to Artisanos and Natural Marble and Stone, Tel: 624 178 8146. - richards77 [- a t -] pcisys.net, http://www.antiquerowmarket.com, Baja California Sur

American Insurance In Mexico - Accidents and Emergencies Happen Every Day. Your medical insurance doesn't cover you in Baja. Yes, your provider may be willing to reimburse you for your costs after months and piles of paperwork but you will pay the bill upfront. Did you know Medicare does not cover you outside of the US? No re-imbursement, period! Can you really afford to take the risk?

For as little as $75 a month you can use an insurance card instead of your credit card. Our Patriot program has you covered while traveling here in Southern Baja. Policies available for a month, 4 months or up to 2 years. Coverage within 24 hours of application. Only pay for the time you are here.

Don't Take The Risk. Emergencies Do Happen Every Day. Protect your vacation dollars. To find a rep, get an immediate quote or immediate coverage, visit us at www.americaninsuranceinmexico.com or call us at 624-122-2806 - jbarrilesj [- a t -] yahoo.com, 624-122-2806, Baja California Sur

Berlitz Spanish Lessons - On going Spanish Instruction utilizing the Berlitz Method in the Cultural Center in Todos Santos and in Baja Beans in Pescadero. New workshops start next Monday, May 9, at the Cultural Center, evaluation and schedule at 9 AM Tuesday May 10 at Baja Beans, interviews at 1 PM.

Classes for all levels, group or private. - Guillermo Bueron Prieto, g_bueron [- a t -] yahoo.com, 612 161 4165, Todos Santos

Need a ride to or from the airport? Or someone to assist you with errands? - I am a young, bilingual Christian man and I can provide you with rides to or from the La Paz or San Jose Del Cabo airports. I can also help you with errands, or navigating the intricacies of dealing with Mexican businesses and the government; Car Registrations, TelCel and TelMex, CFE, Seguro Social, etc.

Reasonable Rates - Contact: Ernesto, Cel. 612-117-7497, ernie_net [- a t -] hotmail.com

Moving Out Sale - Electric pencil sharpener $5. G0-Video Visions GV3020X duplicating VHS machine $25. HP Deskjet 6980 wireless color printer $50. Technics SA-DX940 stereo receiver-amplifier, 500 watts, surround sound, with remote control $75. IBM Thinkpad 600X 13.5" laptop, Intel Pentium III, 448Mhz, 256Mb Ram, 5.6Gb hard disk, dial-up, CD read, infrared, Windows XP-Pro, Microsoft Office with Publisher, many games $100. Apple Airport Extreme base station, long range wireless router $150.

Also available: Dell Inspiron 1010 blue Netbook, Intel Atom N450 1.66Ghz, 1Gb Ram, 160Gb hard disk, HDIM connector, Windows XP, $275. Dell D620 14.1" laptop, Core 2 Duo, 1.86Ghz, 2Gb Ram, 80Gb hard disk, Bluetooth, DVD-R/W, Windows XP-Pro, $350. Carimali EcoLux P1 commercial espresso coffee machine, one head, two handles, made in Italy $700. Norcold #1082 Propane/Gas/Electric refrigerator-freezer tri mode, 7.5 cubic feet, 5 foot tall, with manual and hoses $800. (Two) SaniServ #707 commercial Slurpee-margarita-pina colada, etc. frozen drink maker machine $1200 each, for more info and prices search "SaniServ" on http://www.google.com. Best offer on some of the above items will be consider. You can either call or email me. - Bill, usa13 [- a t -] yahoo.com, 044-612-132-4710, Pescadero

Need Extra Large Dog Carrier - Interested in a large dog carrier (big enough for a 100-pound Rotty) with door. Needs to have a full-size door - not a small 'igloo' type like the Costco ones. - Mike Carter, mike [- a t -] todossantos.cc, Cell: 612-108-1162, Pescadero

Multiservicios Miró - Todos Santos - Papeleria: Copias, impresione negro y color, enmicado y engargolado. FAX publico, articulos para dibujo y pintura, papeleria en general, etc.

Internet: Skype, e-mail publico, wireless, descarga de fotos, datos y musica de camaras digitales, celulares y memorias, escaner funcionando.
Mensajeria: Local, nacional y internacional y recepcion y envio.
Consumibles: Venta de tintas para impresoras, ratones, teclados, accesorios para celulares, audifonos, cobinas, cargadores para pilas recargables, etc.
Locacion: Rangel #05 esq. Degollado, junto a "Miguels. Horario: de lunes a sabado de 9:00 a.m. a 9:00 p.m. Domingos de 10:00 a.m. a 4:00 p.m. - Alex Miró, multisermiro [- a t -] hotmail.com, (612)1450702

Adorable '83 Toyota Sunrader Motorhome - 18' long, 4 cylinders: Possibly the best parkability and fuel economy of any fully self-contained motorhome. It has just 122 K miles on it. This is reasonably low mileage on a rig of this vintage, enough so you know it hasn't been sitting somewhere drying out all the rubber seals and gaskets for 20 years. It still a lot of life left in it.

This fully self-contained motorhome includes stove and oven, kitchen sink, marine toilet and shower, hot water heater, furnace, fridge. It features gas and electric, A/C in both the cab and the coach canopy, worn but very comfy front bucket seats. Rear dinette converts to a bed and sleeping "loft" over the cab (sleeps up to 4). It has the upgraded 6 lug dual rear axle.

Work I have done on it: 6 new tires 3000 miles ago, regular maintenance (oil changes, tune up), new brakes, new cruise control installed (but not yet tweaked to work), new, easy-to-clean wood floor, front cab paint job. What it needs: The upper "loft" window needs to be replaced. This is an older rig and some fine tuning needs to be done, i.e. marker lights need bulbs and covers replaced. The motor is great and starts right up even after sitting for 3 weeks.

In tip-top, restored condition these go for up to $15K. In really junky condition, with lots of major repairs needed, they go for $2 - $3K. I have about $7500 into it, and am asking $6500, maybe even less if the buyer is willing to replace the window.
Photos available. - Jane Sipe, jasi57 [- a t -] juno.com, 612 151 7026 or 145-0411, Todos Santos

Looking for Tile - I need 3 sq meters or 300 pieces of Tlaxcala tile, color "cafe." Finally getting around to finishing a small project and, of course, the tile I need cannot be found! - Mike Carter, mike [- a t -] todossantos.cc, Cell: 612-108-1162, Pescadero

Massage Therapist - Massage therapy offered in Todos Santos and Pescadero areas! I am a certified massage practitioner for 5 years and absolutely love the bodywork I do! I specialize in a variety of modalities and can fit your any need with massage. I do Swedish and Deep-Tissue mainly, always adding a grounding and nurturing touch with any work done. I am available Wednesday-Sunday by appointment only and charge 60 US per hour, 90 US per 1 1/2 hours, and 120 US per 2 hours. Come and enjoy a space of time out of your day for bliss! - Brianna Esperanza Berban Rodriguez, briannaberban [- a t -] yahoo.com, 646-208-7815 or 612-167-4151

Toyota Camry 1997 - Vendo Toyota Camry XLE modelo 97, importado con placas fronterizas aire acondicionado, stereo CD, 135, 000 miles, transmision automatica, motor V6, interiores muy reconfortables y exterior en buen estado. buena suspension. $3300 USD or 40, 000 pesos. - Josue Castillo, jocama85 [- a t -] hotmail.com, 6121483786, Todos Santos

Selling a 1997 Toyota Camry XL, Imported, with border plates, air conditioning, stereo CD, 135,000 miles, automatic transmission, V6 engine, very comfortable interior and exterior in good condition. Good suspension. $3300 USD or 40,000 pesos - - Josue Castillo, jocama85 [- a t -] hotmail.com, 6121483786, Todos Santos

Computer Problems? - Computer repair, tuneups, operating system upgrades, data transfer and recovery. Novel Internet connectivity solutions for Pescadero and Todos Santos. WiFi specialist with over 20 years experience, permanent Baja resident for 12 years. Will buy, sell, or trade notebooks and desktops. Free estimates. - Scott Cole, scott [- a t -] lgcc.com, 612-134-0684, Pescadero

Mechanic - Justin the mechanic is back & available for your car's diagnostics and repairs. For an appointment or quote please contact Justin 612-168-1659 - Justin Butler, todossantosmotors [- a t -] gmail.com, 612-168-1659

Beauty - If you are in need of a haircut-color or high-lights or just want to treat yourself to a luxurious manicure or pedicure by Anahi. Give Sara a call [- a t -] 612-118-3492. We are located above La Esquina. We really appreciate your business - Sara Rutowski, ssrsunrose70 [- a t -] hotmail.com, 612-118-3492

Trailer - for sale: RV Trailer. Everything you need is available: kitchen, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, shower, bed, couch etc. Urgent, deadline sale May 25th. - bajavisions [- a t -] yahoo.com

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Put your ad in front of over 3,000 Baja Western Onion subscribers in three consecutive issues. Get more coverage for your next Yard Sale, Vehicle, Misc. Wanted or For Sale ad. For only $10 dlls US ($120 pesos), we'll extend your free private-party text-based ad for two additional issues for a total of three consecutive issues, allowing your ad to run for 14 Days. Also, we'll feature your ad in all three issues within a red, highlighted box like the one shown here.
This special offer applies only to text-based ads submitted by non-commercial, private parties, and is subject to our editorial policy. All Spring Special ads must be prepaid in advance of initial run date. Sorry, this offer not available for display banner graphics ads, or ads for businesses, real estate or rentals available. For details contact: - advertising [- a t -] BajaWesternOnion.com, www.bajawesternonion.com/advertising.asp,

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Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted

Todos Santos Beach House on a Tranquille Lush 5, 206.22 Sqmt Property - For Sale by Owner: - Two (2) separate driveway entries give the 5,206.22 sq meter (1.25 acre) property privacy from both the front and back, giving flexibility to build additional homes or to split in the future. Soil on the property is rich organic black soil, ideal for other organic gardening.

* Property is an enclosed oasis and has unlimited access to farm water that nourishes the over 85 mature mango trees, 80 lush palm trees over 5 feet, passion fruit trees, citrus fruit trees and avocado trees, all of which give the property its cool shade that is coveted in the region and frequently not available on other properties of comparable or more value in the desert landscape.
* Property has power, water (both municipal and farm water), gas and Internet.
* A 6-minute walk takes you to the secluded beach, and a 5-minute drive finds you in the heart of TS.

If you have questions or would like to make an offer after viewing the property on YouTube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=krg9FEeiRtk), feel free to contact us. Save on the fee and make us a good offer. - Anh Walch, anhwalch [- a t -] yahoo.com, 212-692-0912, Todos Santos

Beautiful House For Rent in Cabo San Lucas/Casa Hermosa Para El Alquiler - The house is super close to downtown Cabo, in Quintas California. The home is a spacious duplex, furnished, and is very clean and gets lots of light. There are 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, with a beautiful kitchen and garden. Plus a 2 space garage! A small dog is okay, cats are okay. Call Ivonne, 624-358-75-93, Cabo San Lucas.

Rento Casa Bonita y bien cuidada en Quintas California. Super cerca del Centro en Cabo: 3 recamaras, 1 y 1/2 banos sala, hermosa cocina equipada y jardin, semi amueblada $10,000.00 pesos. Llama a Ivonne, 624-358-75-93, Cabo San Lucas. - Ivonne Lopez, yvonneldmx [- a t -] yahoo.com.mx

Housesitter Available - I am interested in housesitting or renting a house in Todos Santos starting as soon as possible! I am 24 years old, a single female, and just returned to Todos Santos wishing to stay quite a while. Looking for short- or long-term housesit/rental situation. I am a very clean lady and love my solitude and peace alone. For further chat and info, feel free to call me at Mexican phone number (045) 646-208-7815. - Biranna Esperanza Berban Rodriguez, briannaberban [- a t -] yahoo.com, 646-208-7815 or 612-167-4151

Cabo Buyers Agency - Los Cabos exclusive buyer's representative. We match buyers and opportunities. We have more than 49 years of combined Real Estate experience in the Los Cabos Area; our main emphasis has always been as a Buyer's Agent. We work well with Brokers from all areas, and we will show you the best properties available in Los Cabos. - Roger Ciceron, contact [- a t -] caboba.com, www.cabo-buyersagency.com, 6241220167

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Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted

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ATV Transport Need quad transported from Northern California to Todos Santos. standard 400cc quad. Contact Lou - lparrague [- a t -] capturet.com, 510-551-9666

May 10 and 11 - Arizona/California via Baja Ferry - Traveling via the Baja Ferries from La Paz mid May 10 and 11 and looking for someone to caravan with through Nogales and points north California, Arizona. I speak fluent Spanish and would be happy to help translate if needed. Since the ferry arrives to Topolobampo late at night, there is the Hotel Marina and Restaurant for an over night and leave the next day for the border. About 120 miles south of the Nogales border crossing there is a junction that takes you to Mexico 3 and crosses the border at Mexacali and Tecate for people traveling to California and points northwest.

I travel with 2 nice dogs and stay at pet friendly motels/hotels. I do believe its pretty safe crossing any of the borders, it just always seems better safety in numbers. Please feel to e-mail or call me, treaturfeet [- a t -] yahoo.com, 624-141-0332 and let me know if this works with your plans to caravan back to Arizona or California via the Baja Ferries. - Sylvia, treaturfeet [- a t -] yahoo.com, 624-141-0332, Los Barriles

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

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Cynthia Needs A Loving Home - Cynthia showed up in our neighborhood in Las Tunas ready to have pups. She had them, homes were found for them, we spayed her, and now it's time for her to find her special home. She is medium size, light brown, and has lovely caring eyes. Please call me or Zephr at 612-178-0155. - Christina Douglas, cdoug1946 [- a t -] yahoo.com, 612-103-7021, Todos Santos

Gold Fox - A small dog, looks like a yellow fox, a mix of some sort, has showed up, has slight limp, hungry, bright eyes. Do you own him? - Mary, 612 142 1140

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