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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Wednesday, Oct. 26, 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


Hogar De Los Niños

Benefit Concert For The Kids Of Hogar De Los Niños - Saturday, December 10th at 5pm, La Esquina in Todos Santos invites you to the first annual Concert for the Kids, a festival of music benefitting el Hogar de los Niños. Enjoy the musical stylings of fine local artists, featuring

  • Forest & Friends
  • Jay Nash
  • Tim Lang
  • AK-47
Get ready to get down with Ben & the Men at 10:30pm. Ice cold beer, fine wine and delicious Margaritas are 2 for 1!

Limited tickets are available at La Esquina or San Pedrito Surf Hotel for 80 pesos, get 'em while they last. Don't forget to bring pesos for a silent auction, and your donations of shoes and clothing! - Andres Keller, ak47pgh [ - a t - ] yahoo.com - Andres Keller, 612.133. 9602, Todos Santos


Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend in Mexico - Daylight Saving Time (DST) is also called "Summer Time" or "Daylight Savings Time," and ends in most of Mexico this Sunday, October 30 when we return to "Regular Time" also known as "Standard Time," "Normal Time" or "Winter Time." The state of Sonora does not observe Daylight Saving Time. Most Mexican residents will move their clocks back 1 hour. Daylight Saving Time will end in most parts of the US and Canada the following weekend on Sunday, November 6, 2011.

In 2010, the Mexican government authorized ten Mexico municipalities that border the United States to began Daylight Saving Time to correspond with US Daylight Saving Time. These areas include Acuna, Coahuila, Anahuac, Nuevo Leon, Juarez, Chihuahua, Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexicali, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, and Tijuana. This change was requested to facilitate commerce with the US. Transportation and banking industries were especially affected by the three-week difference in daylight saving time and, in many cases, businesses had to to open an hour earlier in order to conduct business with US companies during the period when the two countries were on different times. -

East Cape Arts Association Music Festival Schedule - The East Cape Arts Association announced the schedule for their November 5, 2011 music festival:

1:00 p.m. - Revolving Door (A mixture of Blue Grass and Country)
2:15 p.m. - Sexto Sentido (Latin Jazz and music from Latin America)
4:00 p.m. – Pura Vida (Reggae and Latin Rock)
5:30 p.m. – Plácido Arce (Soft Spanish ballads)
5:30 p.m. – Pig Roast Dinner
6:30 p.m. – A Love Electric (Todd Clouser’s fusion jazz)
8:15 p.m. – Cambio de Corazon (Jazz standards and Latin Rock with Fire Dancers from Cabo Shows)
9:15 p.m. – Skeleton Key (Beatles, Stones, Grateful Dead and dancing with Fire Dancers from Cabo Shows)
The advanced ticket price for admission to their music festival and pig roast dinner is $35.00 USD ($420 Pesos). Admission only is $25.00 USD ($300 Pesos). The location is the Playa del Sol Resort beach in Los Barriles. Turn on the street between Baja Properties and the driving range and follow the signs for parking. The Playa de Sol gate opens at 12 noon. A large bonfire on the beach will illuminate the stage and a pig roast dinner in the evening. The event is "festival seating." Chairs are limited, so bring your lawn chair or blanket. Light food, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase all day. Coolers and pets are not permitted on the grounds or beach.
Playa del Sol Resort has put together some packages for those wishing to stay overnight. Packages include festival admission, hotel room, dinner ticket and drinks. Call 877-777-TUNA (8862) or 624-141-0044 for package information and reservations. Ask for "Music Festival Package." A limited number of advanced tickets are available. Advanced tickets will be on sale through November 3 at:
Baja Beach Company in the Plaza del Pueblo, Los Barriles.
Baja Books & Maps in San Jose del Cabo - just across the arroyo from Centro San Jose accessed by the new bridge to La Playita and Puerto Los Cabos.
Attorney Gisela Talamentas’s office - Ignacio Allende 895, Esq. con Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, Colonia Centro, La Paz.
If you cannot make it to one of these locations, visit www.eastcapearts.com and click on "Music Festival" for internet ticket/will call information. All proceeds help the East Cape Arts Association bring the arts to the local community and the schools. - Walter S. Zapotoczny Jr., wzap [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, Los Barriles

Nov 19-26 Silent Auction - Spend a week at the Solmar Resort Cabo San Lucas, www.solmar.com, the last resort on the Pacific side of the peninsula relaxing in style! This Ocean Studio Suite is furnished with a king size bed, pull out sofa queen, kitchen, and oceanfront patio. Bids can be placed confidentially through email. No bids below $800 usd please. This Silent auction is offered by Tortugueros Las Playitas and all proceeds will be used toward our Sea Turtle Conservation and Environmental Education Programs. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. - Tortugueros Las Playitas, tortugueroslasplayitas [ - a t - ] gmail.com, www.todostortugueros.org, 145.0353

Computer Transport and Donations - We're down to the last computers left to transport. We only have a couple computers that need to make their way down to Los Barriles from San Diego for the primaria (elementary school). Many thanks to Torrance Eddy, Mike Blakemore and Ina Yank for bringing some down already! Please take this opportunity to be a part of something wonderful! Even if you don't have a computer to donate, you can be just as terrific to these kids by helping to bring one down. You CAN make a difference! Please call or email Janel and David at 624-175-9102(MX cell) or 310-592-0139 (US cell) or email janelinmex [ - a t - ] yahoo.com

And don't forget - we still need those laptops and desk tops that you're not using. Throw them in your car and bring 'em on down. Don't throw them out or let them collect dust- we can use them! - Janel And David Marvin, 310-592-0139, Los Barriles

Please Share - your the chairs and tables you no longer need with the ladies of Manos Magicos who desperately need furnishings for their meeting space. Also special thank you to Dennis for a gift of jars for the Mango Chutney project. Think about Mango Chutney to liven up your Thanksgiving meal. - Scotty Mclemore, scottybcs [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, 612 10 05872

I Need Some Advice - Can anyone recommend a good lawyer in Todos Santos or La Paz who is familiar with Mexican employment law? Thanks for your help. - ninac [ - a t - ] webportdata.com, Todos Santos

Baja Dogs needs Transporters - Baja Dogs needs transporters from Cabo to Calgary and Cabo to Vancouver. We have adopted dogs awaiting their new homes. Please email Dhorea bdlp [ - a t - ] bajadogslapaz.org or call 612-140-2575 for details. Thank you for helping. - Dhorea Ryon, bdlp [ - a t - ] bajadogslapaz.org, www.bajadogslapaz.org/, 612-140-2575, La Paz

Wanted: Telcel Bandacha Internet Sticks - I am looking to either rent or buy one or two Telcel Bandacha Internet sticks. Please contact me if you have one available to either rent or buy. - Michelle Hargarten, michellehar30 [ - a t - ] hotmail.com

Help Create A Farm Sanctuary In Baja - I came here with the intent to get a few things done this season and one of them was to free some animals I saw being kept in the most deplorable conditions in Pescadero on a small piece of property a mile or so from the town proper. There were rabbits, chickens, other fowl, pigs (mother and babies held in separate confinement), goats (the only ones allowed outside their pen periodically) and other animals confined for eventual slaughter.

Guarding these animals were five or six dogs all on very short leashes and barking non-stop. They were extremely emaciated and apparently being kept near starvation to psychologically threaten the other animals penned inside the guard dog perimeter. The sounds of piglets crying in distress, the incessant barking of the starving dogs, the insane circling of the birds was nightmarish.

We happened onto this scene while being shown a lot for sale by the owner of these animals. I don't speak Spanish and so was unable to plead for the animals better care at that moment but I couldn't erase this tragic scene from my mind. I am very interested in revisiting this place with others who might be interested in helping free these animals and possibly also establishing a farm animal sanctuary in Baja.

Like many vegans, I stopped eating animals when I realized that they had feelings and thoughts no different than my own. It would be nice to be able to bring others to a place where they too could see that for themselves. A Baja farm sanctuary could also make a very valuable contribution to local educational programs and tourism. Please contact me if you are interested in helping make a Baja farm sanctuary a reality. The best way to contact me is by email. - Cheryl Hugle, allinharmony [ - a t - ] gmail.com, allinharmony.org, 612-102-0372, Baja California Sur

Dentist - I will be coming to Todos in the middle of December and I am looking for a dentist for my husband. He needs a lot of work (implants?) we hope to find one that speaks English, as our Spanish is minimal. La Paz or Cabo is ok. I am also looking for my brother-in law and sister. Will appreciate any recommendations, as I have heard there are excellent dentist in the area. - Gail Guerrero, googoo52 [ - a t - ] gmail.com, Todos Santos

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Featured Events This Week

Anyone planning an event should check the Online Community Calendar before choosing a date to see if something else is already planned and avoid conflicts. Check the Online Community Calendar here: www.bajawesternonion.com/community-calendar.asp - The Baja Western Onion


Friday, October 28

The Sandbar's Halloween Party - Doors open at 6 p.m. Halloween fun from 6-8 p.m. Music by K-L Reggae Band starts at 9 p.m. with a $50 peso cover charge. Kids games, costume prizes, chili and hot dogs. - Helen Bay, helenbay [ - a t - ] me.com, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612-102-9135, The SandBar, Pescadero BCS

Live Music at Boyitacos - Greg kitchel and Cowboy - Felix Vazquez, salesboy_vagu [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, 6121312081, Todos Santos

Saturday, October 29

Third Annual Costume Halloween Party/Fundraiser - 8:00 pm, Hotel California, Todos Santos. To benefit the Lifeguards-Proplayas program. Live music, raffle, silent auction and prizes for best costumes. Free admission. www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com

Halloween At Hotel California - Get your costumes ready, dancing shoes on, and we will see you at the Hotel California Saturday, October 29th at 8:00 for a great party and raffle fund raiser for the lifeguards of Todos Santos. Thanks to our supportive community there are great raffle prizes and silent auction items, plus prizes for best costumes. - Oscar Rosales, oscar5682 [ - a t - ] gmail.com, 612-157-2017, Todos Santos

Grand Amateur Boxing - 7 pm, The Auditorium across from La Arca on Topete, Todos Santos. Mens & womens boxing with fighters from La Paz, Los Cabos, and Todos Santos. 12 fights, Cover $30 pesos. Proceeds will help in the creation of a boxing gym for the youth of T.S.

19:00 Hrs, El Auditorio en frente del DIF en la calle Topete, Todos Santos. 12 peleas de box varonil y femenil con boxeadores de La Paz, Los Cabos, y Todos Santos. Entrada $30 pesos, evento realizado para apoyar la creacion del gimnacio de box para la juventud de Todos Santos. Contact: Mauricio Duran durm_27 [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, (612)134-4478

Sunday, October 30

Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend in Most of Mexico - Set your clocks back 1 hour. Most of the US and Canada will set their clocks back next weekend. -

Monday, October 31

Hallowine Tasting - 5-8pm., La Bodega de Todos Santos. Costumes strongly encouraged. Calle Hidalgo, Todos Santos - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [ - a t - ] gmail.com

Three-day Workshop With Jill Logan Begins - , Monday, October 31 - November 02. $300 USD. Class size is limited. Contact Jill Logan, (01-52) 612-145-0151, jilllogan2001 [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, www.JillLogan.com

Saturday, November 05

Asociación de Artes Second Annual Music Festival - Los Barriles. International recording artists.. - Call 877-777-TUNA (8862) or 624-141-0044, www.eastcapearts.com, Walter S. Zapotoczny Jr., www.wzaponline.com


New Community Events and Workshops Notification Page - You can submit event notices for The Community Calendar or Workshops and Meetings pages. The Community Events calendar is limited to non-recurring community events (Sorry, no "Happy Hours," "Daily Specials," or other recurring business activities :). Submit your Community Events and Workshops notices here: http://www.bajawesternonion.com/SubmitEvent.asp

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Stepping Out - Food, Music and Entertainment


Hallowine Tasting At La Bodega! - Season Kick-off Party [ - a t - ] La Bodega de Todos Santos on Halloween evening, Monday the 31st. Costumes strongly encouraged, 5-8pm. We will be back with our regular hours and will continue to offer the Best Baja Wines. Calle Hidalgo, Mondays 5-8pm, Tues-Sat 11-7pm. - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [ - a t - ] gmail.com, Baja California Sur

The Sandbar's Halloween Party is Coming!
Come join us Friday, Oct. 28, at The Sandbar

• Doors open at 6 p.m. • Halloween fun from 6-8 p.m. • Music by K-L Reggae Band starts at 9 p.m. with a $50 peso cover charge • Kids Games • Costume Prizes • Chili and hot dogs •

Don't miss the best party of the year!

Helen Bay, helenbay [ - a t - ] me.com, www.sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135, The SandBar, Pescadero BCS


Señor Porky's Baja BBQ and Smoke House!
The Best Ribs Anywhere!

New Restaurant in La Paz - Featuring Kansas City slow-smoked meats not found anywhere in Mexico. Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and weekends until midnight. Watch the sunset from our spectacular ocean view! Located on the Malecon in La Paz at Alvaro Obregon #670, on the corner of Allende and Rosales (next to the Arco Hotel).

To ensure the best quality for Porky's Smokehouse Meats, we start with the best meats available. Then we dry-rub the meats with a combination of 20 spices, then slow-smoke for up to 18 hours at low temperature to obtain maximum flavor and tenderness while sealing in the natural juices and smoke flavor that is unmatched anywhere! We know you'll agree that Señor Porky's Baja BBQ and Smoke House are the best you have ever tasted. Menu highlights include:

• Slow Smoked Ribs • Pulled Pork • Beef Brisket • BBQ Chicken • Smoked Bratwurst •

Plus fantastic side orders include Pasta Salad, BBQ beans, Coleslaw, Sweet Potato fries, New Mexico Green Chile with Pork, Caesar Salad and Homemade Deserts. Dine in, or carry out from our "Pig Out" Meats to Go Menu. Download our entire Menu here: files.me.com/richards771/1wclv6

Special! - Mention you saw our ad in The Baja Western Onion and get a free Margarita or Pina Colada with dinner
OR
Buy one dinner and get the second dinner at half off!

Special offer good until Nov. 1, 2011. For more information, call 612-129-3667. - Richard Stubbs, richards77 [ - a t - ] pcisys.net, La Paz

Tocayos Greg And Greg Again! - This friday october 28th, Greg kitchel and Cowboy will be again having fun at Boyitacos by Cafélix, come with your familly and enjoy a lovely evening! conutry music, brand new wood oven pizza and the new beer company change that we have just made! we are now serving Corona, Pacifico and Negra Modelo! come and release your senses! - Felix Vazquez, salesboy_vagu [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, 6121312081, Todos Santos

Hotel California Halloween Bash - Join us Saturday the 29th beginning at 8pm for the 3rd Annual Hotel California Halloween Bash and Costume Party with Curvas Peligrosas


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- Debbie Stewart, info [ - a t - ] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, 612.145.0525, Todos Santos

Sunset Cine Club Cordially Invites You To Enjoy - "A Movie after the Sunset" All Thursdays

Season 1: "Two American Icons Tour Tijuana and Acapulco."
Touch of Evil (1958) Rotten Tomatos: 4.2/5 - A thriller in the Mexican border involving terrorism, drug trade and police corruption. Dir. Orson Welles, with Charlton Heston and Janet Leigh. Thu. 10/11 (7PM) at Café Brown.

Fun in Acapulco (1963) Rotten Tomatoes: 4.1/5 - Elvis stars as a recently unemployed boat hand that finds work as a lifeguard and entertainer. Dir. Richard Thorpe, with Elvis Presley and Ursula Andress. Thu. 17/11 (7PM) at Il Giardino.

Season 2: "Faces and Masks of Mexico"
El Santo contra los Monstruos (1970) R. T.: 4.1/5 - Wrestling superhero saves the world from an evil army of vampire women and Aztec mummies. Dir. Gilberto Martínez, with El Santo, the Werewolf and Frankenstein. Fri. 25/11 (7PM) at Hotel Guaycura, Sky Bar.

Muxes: Intrepid seekers of danger (2005) IMDB: 4.2./5 - An acclaimed documentary on gender roles and traditions in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Dir. Alejandra Islas, with Juchiteños from Oaxaca. Thu. 1/12 (7PM) at Location to be Determined.

Minimum charge of $30 pesos per person. Donations encouraged. - Sunset Cine Club is a group of Film lovers who advocate for more pleasant Thursday Evenings in Todos Santos. For more information, please contact - Carlos Navarro, aortico_cang [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, (612)1451067, Todos Santos

Baja Biscuits Returns - We are back at Canada Del Diablo every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm, serving our hand made sausages with onions and peppers, also our pulled BBQ pork sandwiches, both with our creamy coleslaw. For breakfast, come by for a hearty breakfast skillet, homemade cinnamon rolls, or apple fritter. We look forward to seeing everyone after the summer. We also sell our sausage by the kilo to enjoy in your own home. We now offer the spicy Italian ground sausage made from chicken breast. Call Ace and make sure to have your sausage waiting for pick-up this Saturday. - Ace Shawver, aceandlinda [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, (612) 149-3572, Baja California Sur

Grand Amateur Boxing Event In Todos Santos, Saturday, 29 October 2011 - 7 pm, The Auditorium across from La Arca on Topete, Todos Santos. Mens & womens boxing with fighters from La Paz, Los Cabos, and Todos Santos. 12 fights, Cover $30 pesos. Proceeds will help in the creation of a boxing gym for the youth of T.S..

19:00 Hrs, El Auditorio en frente del DIF en la calle Topete, Todos Santos. 12 peleas de box varonil y femenil con boxeadores de La Paz, Los Cabos, y Todos Santos. Entrada $30 pesos, evento realizado para apoyar la creacion del gimnacio de box para la juventud de Todos Santos. Contact: Mauricio Duran durm_27 [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, (612)134-4478


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Ford L7000 Diesel Box Truck For Sale

Misc. Sales and Services Available


Ford L7000 Diesel Box Truck For Sale--8500 Coconuts - Well-maintained, super clean former DHL fleet truck. Box is approximately 26 feet long, 8 feet wide and 8 feet high with a roll-up rear door. The turbocharged 196 HP diesel engine gets great mileage. Body and box are straight. Other Features: 166,xxx miles, dual fuel tanks, air brakes, automatic transmission, 2 new batteries, recent service including new air, fuel and oil filters). Tires have plenty of tread wear left on them. Truck starts easily and is a great runner. We bought this truck to move our furniture from the US to Mexico and put only 1500 miles on it. The box is weatherproof and dustproof and is ideal for storing items. Interior of box features two floodlights on timers. - Mike Brozda, mike.brozda [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, 612-134-7359 or 612-147-7550, Todos Santos

18' Ocean Fishing Boat For Sale - Comes with a new 60 HP, 4-stroke Mercury motor with only 93 hours on it:

  • Easy Pull Trailer With Excellent Tires
  • 2 New Batteries
  • Center Fiberglass Console
  • Ready To Go Fishing!
Price $8700 USD. This is a great price -- it's like buying a motor and getting the boat and trailer for free! - Kent Hansen, kenthansen [ - a t - ] shaw.ca, La Paz

Arrived Here - After traveling with pain for days, pulled up at Amir's, Todos Santos' chiropractor, and he adjusted me and am feeling so much better. We are very fortunate to have such a talented guy around - highly recommend him. - cmyviews [ - a t - ] yahoo.com

Susuki 2008 - ATV 400 horse power, 5 gears, super clean, disc brakes and altered suspension for awesome Baja desert riding. - Se vende Susuki 2008, motor 400 caballos, 5 cambios, super limpia, suspension alterada. 4000us. - P G, 612 1761910, Todos Santos

Servicios Computadoras, Todos Santos - Ofrece servicios de Internet y Computadoras. Venta, instalacion y soporte de redes cableadas e inalámbricas, anti-virus, Voice Over IP (Vonage, Net2phone), computadoras.

Computer Services, Todos Santos - Offering internet and computer services. WiFi / VoIP / Computers - Sales, installation, service and support: wired and wireless networks, virus removal, Voice Over IP (Vonage, Net2Phone), computers. - Josue Castillo Mayoral, Cellular: 612 159 2699, jocama85 [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

Bolo's Boutique - Pescadero - We are open! Tues to Sat 11 - 4. Come in and see our latest styles from Bali. Dresses, pants, tops, scarves, sarongs, jewelry and more. All natural Baja soaps & lotions from Disenos del Desierto. Essential Oil Blends - certified therapeutic grade: - Bug off (insect repellent) - Jojoba hot oil hair treatment - Sleep well (sleep aid) wild orange, lavender and jojoba. Follow signs for Rancho Pescadero. Turn right at their entrance and left at next corner. We are on the left before beach access. - Bolo's Boutique, bolosboutique [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, Pescadero

Dr. Sunday Myers Coming To Town - Dr. Sunday Myers will be coming to town on Thursday, Oct. 27. There are 2 openings at the moment for treatment. Call or email for more info. - Robert Quirk, rq [ - a t - ] todossantosrentals.net, (624) 147-0326, Pescadero

Firewire Surfboard For Sale - Selling a Firewire Surfboard- ridden once Model- Spitfire, FST. Size- 5'6, 19 3/4, 2 3/8 Volume- 28.3 Fins- Stretch 5 fin quad/tri Deck Pad- Creatures of Leisure, Dusty Payne model Asking $825 o.b.o - Marc Dunn, Baja California Sur

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 courier services, 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

Reiki Energy Healing - Level 1 And 2 Certification With Relaxing Yoga Retreat - Learn to heal with the hands while enjoying daily yoga, meditation and breath exercises. All levels welcome and accommodated. Dec. 18-20, 7:30am - 6:00pm, Yandara Yoga Institute, located between Pescadero and Elias Calle. $290 Commuter. $640 Residential. Meals included. Reiki is an energy healing technique, easily learned by anyone, to promote relaxation and stress-reduction. With its origins in Tibetan Shamanic Healing, Reiki is a popular form of holistic health today that works to dissolve the roots of physical and emotional discomfort, returning us to our true nature of peace, compassion and joy. - Allison Eaton, info [ - a t - ] allisoneaton.com, www.allisoneaton.com, 518-224-1355 or 612-141-7222, Pescadero

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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

If You Have Guests Coming Over Thanksgiving? - I saw a low cost auction for resort accommodation over US Thanksgiving week. I have no connection whatsoever with this auction or the resort, but I thought that there might be readers of this list whom this could benefit (especially if you have more guests coming for Thanksgiving than there is room for at your home). Auction ends Oct 28, and there is a "buy it now" option. Here is the link to the eBay auction (which is at $150 at time of writing) for a week at Pueblo Bonitas in Cabo San Lucas: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160670468895&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123 Good luck! Alexandra - cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160670468895&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123, Cabo San Lucas

Great Summer Deals: 2 Hectares In Pescadero With Structure - Two parcels that are a little under 5 acres set back five minutes from downtown Pescadero. Great stone cabin with a palapa and water storage unit. Incredible cactus. Only $50,000 USD. An incredible deal at $2.76m2 for 18,092m2. Nothing like it. Please call for apointment to see this incredible deal... it will NOT last! - Richard Friend, Richie [ - a t - ] RicardoAmigo.com, ricardoamigo.com/Properties-2HectaresInPescaderoWithStructure.asp, 612-145-0551 , Pescadero

House Sitter - The original House sitters is avalable for a few dates in 2012.Retired Banker with Wells Fargo living in San Diego. Will to protect your property. Minimum assignment is 3 weeks. I will Fly & rent a car and come to you . This is a no fee service. I do require a TV, Internet and a nice view home. If you got a boat or atv that's a plus. You have seen the rest now get the best. Tlemanowic [ - a t - ] sbcglobal.net - Ted Lemanowicz, tlemanowic [ - a t - ] sbcglobal.net, 760-727-5063

Land For Sale - 750 sqr. mts. ocean view lot with water and electricity in pescadero b.c.s. - Carmen, santacarmenita [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, 01 612 1780178, Pescadero

House For Sale In La Paz - Great location by Blvd. 5 de Febrero and Altamirano st. 2BD, 2BA, closets, storage room, full kitchen, one car garage, walled in and fenced for privacy, nice finishings, ready to move in! and a good rental income opportunity. Limited time offer [ - a t - ] only 5oo,ooo mxp. Local owner. Call me for pics and showings - Perla Azucena, garnicaduarte [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, 6121761910, La Paz

Housesit/ Reasonable Rental Wanted Late December 2011 - Knowledgeable and handy person familiar with Todos Santos available to housesit in December 2011, flexible schedule. Looking for a place near Pastora or outside town on the road toward the beach. I can provide local references, am respectful, clean and quiet. Please contact me at phoenixsees [ - a t - ] gmail.com - phoenix coverley, phoenixsees [ - a t - ] gmail.com, United States

Beautiful Casita For Rent - Amazing Ocean & Orchard Views - This unique casita is a 2 bedroom home located 6 miles south of Todos Santos, neighboring the Pescadero Huertas, in between Cerritos and San Pedrito surf breaks. The house sits 1.5 mile from the beach in a peaceful and contemplative desert landscape with outstanding ocean and orchard views. The architecture shows minimalist style in a unique way, providing simple but sophisticated comfort in a tasteful fashion. Special rates for year end. - Rodrigo Menendez, rmenende [ - a t - ] gmail.com, casitaoasispescadero.blogspot.com/, Pescadero


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Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted

Note: Ads will run for two weeks unless dated. Please list the date in the title, and specify which airport. Goes without saying, everyone shares expenses for beer, gas, food, etc

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Ride to TS From SJD Airport Oct. 28 - I will be needing a ride from SJD airport to Todos Santos Oct. 28. Please write or call. - Rhoda Jacobs, barakabaja [ - a t - ] gmail.com, 612-157-6088 (cell)

Baja Caravan South After Nov. 1 - Looking to caravan with some folks thru Tecate to Ensenada after the first of November. Can meet in park on the California side the night before. Please contact me at gypszcaravan [ - a t - ] gmail.com - Tall Man, gypszcaravan [ - a t - ] gmail.com, 541-840-0392, United States

Thursday, Nov. 3 - Ride Needed From SJD Airport To Todos Santos - I'm arriving on Flight 1225 out of Dallas, landing at 10:10 A.M. with a modest amount of luggage and I'm hoping someone might be picking up or dropping off at the airport and could bring me back to TS in exchange for a very generous contribution of gas money. Thanks! - Ward Whitehead, wardwhitehead [ - a t - ] hotmail.com

November 4th - Ride Needed From SJD Airport To Todos Santos - Will anybody be at the SJD airport at about 7:00 PM? I need a ride to Todos Santos. Thanks, Jamie Stephens - Jamie Stephens, cliffnjamies [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, 612-134-0482

Looking For a Ride Share in November - I'm driving from Kelowna, British Columbia to Cabo first week of November. Will be traveling via I-5 through Oregon and California. Won't have much spare room for extra luggage, so if you travel light, are willing to share expenses and want to have a heck of a road trip, get back to me. I did this drive last year so I'm familiar with the route and the process. Will be crossing at TJ. I prefer to do the driving myself, but the company and second set of eyes are a plus. Thanks, Mirek - Mirek Hrabanek, canczech26 [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, Cabo San Lucas

Driver Needed For Small Truck in November - I need someone to drive my Nissan Frontier truck from San Diego to Todos Santos in early November. Bonded and insured, references required. My email is jennylindberg [ - a t - ] earthlink.net. - Jennifer Lindberg, 505-466-0976, Todos Santos

Rider Wanted From New Mexico - Driving down to Baja mid/late November from Taos, NM, Nogales-Los Mochas-Ferry- La Paz - Rosario Carelli, wearethedrum [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, 828-380-0122

Driving From San Diego In November - Driving from San Diego, through Tijuana, to Cabo on November 22-24 (am flexible on departure date). Would like a passsenger or caravan option. Comfortable SUV with room for your "stuff." I've made this trip about 25 times and I'll do all the driving. - Ina Yank, inayank [ - a t - ] ix.netcom.com, 949- 200-7727

Caravan Wanted in December - Want to caravan to Todos Santos area in early December, could meet with you anywhere from Santa Rosa, CA, to San Diego. Please email Debra at goodthym [ - a t - ] mcn.org - Debra Dawson, goodthym [ - a t - ] mcn.org

To Baja On Baja Ferries Mid-December - Hoping to find someone to convoy to La Paz/Los Barriles in mid December via the Baja Ferry. Speak fluent Spanish and can help with translating along the way. Would like to leave around Dec. 17, cross over the Nogales border Dec. 18, with an overnight in San Carlos and then on to Toplobampo and the ferry Dec. 19, flexible on dates, let me know if you are interested in traveling. Have two dogs that ride well and stay in truck during crossing to La Paz. Sylvia, treaturfeet [ - a t - ] yahoo.com - Sylvia L. Ossa, treaturfeet [ - a t - ] yahoo.com, 928-202-4926, Los Barriles


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

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Dogs and Cabo Airport - Courtesy Baja Pony Express - Just returned with our dog and discovered a new procedure upon arrival regarding dogs. You must take your dog to the Agricultural office, show the official the Original rabies and health certificate and have the dog inspected. They give you two inspection certificates with official stamps. You need one stamped certificate to leave with the dog if you plan to return by air to the US. Our delay getting out of the airport: one hour! - Bob And Karen Porter

Can You Adopt Alex's Dog? - The late Alejandro "Alex" Manjarrez Zuniga leaves behind a beautiful 2-year-old male pointer-mix. Very well behaved, street wise and great with kids. Those interested please contact. - Rick Plaia, rickplaia [ - a t - ] hotmail.com, 612-178-0000, Todos Santos

Found a Lost Dog in Los Cerritos - Community: if someone lost a white dog with a pink collar on the way to Los Cerritos, we have found her and are keeping her at the Minisuper Los Arcos in Pescadero. - Mayra Torres, mayra_pithaya [ - a t - ] yahoo.com.mx, 612-131-7564

Good Info On What To Do If You Lose Your Dog In Baja (or Anywhere) - This excellent article courtesy of Baja Insider: www.bajainsider.com/baja-life/pet-care/findinglostdogs.htm - The Baja Western Onion

Dog Lost? Check with Baja Dogs - If you have lost a dog, please check with Baja Dogs La Paz at 612-155-8948 or email lostdog [ - a t - ] bajadogs.org. We quite often have dogs at the refuge that we hope owners will claim.

Dogs for Adoption: We have many wonderful dogs for adoption. Please come out and visit the refuge in El Centenario or call 612-155-8948. All of our dogs are vaccinated, spayed or neutered and healthy.

How to Donate: To donate to Baja Dogs La Paz, you can do so through Pay Pal, donate directly through our bank: Bancomer, Account #164033159; donate directly at the refuge or email bdlp [ - a t - ] bajadogslapaz.org and we will make arrangements to pick up your donation. We also are very grateful for any donations of any type of dog food. Please call 612-140-2575 for pick up. Thank you!

All donations are used for general operating and maintenance of the refuge, our spay and neuter campaign and education programs. You may choose where you want your money spent. 100% of all donations to Baja Dogs La Paz, AC are used to help rescue street dogs in La Paz or to reduce their numbers. Donations pay for food, medication, veterinary care, utilities and water, cleaning supplies, etc., and 1 full-time and 2 part-time staff members who care for the dogs 7 days a week. No Board Member receives compensation. - Mario, info [ - a t - ] bajadogslapaz.org, www.bajadogslapaz.org/, 612-155-8948, La Paz

Impossible to Resist! - New arrivals at Kitty Heaven despite all of our efforts to spay and neuter (but without the help of the community, there would be even more!).

All colors, all very young and playful. For more information, call Angelique at 612-145-0250 or write her at BajaKitties [ - a t - ] Yahoo.com

Kitty Heaven is the only all-cat refuge in Baja California Sur. Visit us on the web athttp://bajarescue.org/#KittyHeaven. We survive via your kind donations. To send your support, please click the "Donate" button below:


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