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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Friday, December 03, 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    

Community Calendar Listings - There has been some confusion about what goes into the Online Community Calendar and the Featured Events sections. These sections are intended for non-recurring events. For this reason we normally don't include "Happy Hours," "Daily Specials," "Weekly Classes," or other repeating events, activities or workshops. Otherwise, the number of listings would double or triple each week, making them less useful. We may occasionally include an announcement for the start of a series of classes or workshops, at our option.

Also, to help ensure your event or workship is included in the Online Community Calendar or the Workshops and Meetings sections, please also submit your event announcements here: http://www.bajawesternonion.com/submitevent.asp. Thanks for your help and support. - The Baja Western Onion


News and Events, Questions and Answers


Dharma Talks By Robert K Hall - Dharma Talks offered by Robert Hall, Sundays from 10-11:30 am at La ARCA located on Calle Topete corner of Pilar. The talks are preceded by a period of guided meditation with instructions in the Vipassana tradition and everyone is welcome. Select talks are also available online for listening from the blog site. - Alvaro Colindres, eldharma [- at -] mac.com, roberthalldharmatalks.wordpress.com/, 612-145-0676, Todos Santos

Winter Festival 2011 - Join us for the annual Winter Festival in El Pescadero Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Centro Social de El Pescadro. The fun begins at 3 p.m. with arts and crafts/goods and services booths; children's activities, plus food, raffles, talent show, entertainment, and dancing into the night. Suggested general admission donation, $50-$100 pesos. Sponsored by Amigos de El Pescadero. Sign up now for talent contest registration-musical, vocal and dancing performances as well as amateur talent acts, open to groups and individuals of all ages-express your showmanship! Register an exhibition table or purchase raffle tickets (for Dell Laptop & more) starting Dec. 5 at the Amigos A.C. office next to Marina's Restaurant (10 a.m. - 2 p.m., M-W-F). Come and celebrate community! For details, visit www.PescaderoLife.com, or contact pesccom [- at -] hotmail.com. - , pesccom [- at -] hotmail.com, www.PescaderoLife.com

Todos Santos Mass Schedule - Holiday traveler wants to know the Mass schedules for Christmas eve and Christmas day in Todos Santos. - Debora, laalianzabaja [- at -] gmail.com, 612-118-3423, Pescadero

Quilt Show and Sales - Free! By 'Libre Expresion' Baja Quilt Club Dec. 16 and 17. Sponsored by Back-to-the-Rack in SJD, at same location. From noon until 6 p.m. Included is a quilt raffle which creates funds for the LOVE quilts made and given to our Baja kids each year. Please donate any cotton fabrics you may have for our project. Any quilter may show their work. Just call or email me for requirements. - Juanita, cabonana [- at -] hotmail.com, 624-143-6165

Lost Surfboard - Did you lose your board on the road? Call me at either 612-145-0253 or 612-133-5483 - name withheld upon request

A Gift For You - Many are already calling The World Peace Diet the most important book of the century. The author recently licensed it under Creative Commons so now everyone can download it and enjoy it for free. This is a wonderful gift that is profoundly illuminating and empowering. I would not be surprised if the author wins the Nobel Peace Prize for this work. To download a free .pdf of this book go to: http://www.worldpeacediet.org/download2.htm

What people are saying: "I believe The World Peace Diet is the most important book of the 21st century. If you read but one book in your life, make it The World Peace Diet." - James Macy, M.D.

John Stephens: "I was at Green Festival today in Seattle, and attended a talk by Congressman Dennis Kucinich, where he talked about how individuals can make a difference by changing their diet. He recommended your book, The World Peace Diet, and even held up a copy of it for everyone to see, during his talk." - Cheryl Hugle, allinharmony [- at -] gmail.com, www.worldpeacediet.org/, 612-114-7446

Stupid Questions - 1. Any advice on the best/cheapest car insurance for Baja? Any experience buying it online? Car registered in BC. 2. How to get money to TS? Cheque takes 35 days, bank (Royal) charges big for draft & can't do direct transfer. I've used daily cash withdrawal but both banks charge fees. Get pesos/US$ here & hide in the car? - Marcia Stromsmoe, marciastromsmoe [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Looking For A Car To Rent - I am in need of a car to rent starting in the New Year. If you have one or know of anyone, please email me at T1atthelagoon [- at -] gmail.com. Thank you very much - Tracey, T1atthelagoon [- at -] gmail.com


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Featured Events This Week

Please Note: The "Featured Events This Week" section is limited to non-recurring community events (Sorry, no "Happy Hours," "Daily Specials," "Weekly Classes," or other recurring business activities or workshops.
Friday, December 02
A Taste Of San Sebastian At Il Giardino, Friday, Dec, 02 and Saturday Dec 03 - Chef Jose, former chef of two starred restaurants in the Basque area of Spain, will present his five-course Tasting Menu with matching wines by the glass or bottle. Reservations, 612-145-0199 - Carmen Diner, uribejosetxo [- at -] gmail.com, 612-145 -0199, Todos Santos

'Thrive, What On Earth Will It Take?'-' A documentary that combines breakthrough science and consciousness. Teatro Luna Azul, 6:30 p.m. Info: http://TSBMP.blogspot.com, Bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, 415-342-8676

Noche de Moda - Manos Magicos' presentation of dresses for the 15aneras, their madrinas and attendants. The ladies' latest work as well as Mango Chutney will be available. At 7 p.m. at the Centro de Cultura. The show is free of charge as are the Botanas. - Scotty Mclemore, scottybcs [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-10 05872

Reggae - At The Sandbar, Pescadero. 50 pesos cover starts at 9 p.m. - Helen Bay, helenbaysandbar [- at -] gmail.com, sandbarbaja.com, 612-102-9135
Saturday, December 03
Home And Garden Tour - 10-3, Seredipity, Todos Santos. This home and garden tour features 9 beautiful locations north of Todos Santos. Refer to the Gringo Gazette article for directions, or follow signs and balloons. Contact: Michele Campbell info [- at -] escuelapacifica.org, 612-157-6080

Taste of the Baja/Con Sabor de la Baja Chef Competition - Time TBD, the Park in front of the Government Buildings (Isabela Católica), La Paz. Benefit for Mujeres Ayudando a Mujeres, The Shelter for Women and Children. $200 pesos per ticket. 60 Chefs and culinary students from the Universidad Intercontinental Noroueste will compete for top honors. Winners will prepare a meal for up to 600 attendees. The University students will offer a Mujeres Ayudando a Mujeres Cook Book on DVD the night of the event for $250 pesos per copy. Contact: Luiza Lanoy luizalanoy [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-348-3852 (best to e-mail me), www.tasteofthebaja.com

Street Photography Workshop - Thru Sunday, Dec. 04, Todos Santos. Improve "how to see" photographically, going from snap shots to fine art. Led by Judith Farber. Open to all photo enthusiasts and all cameras. Private critiquing sessions also available. Level 1 and level 2 (for those who've taken the class before). $50 US (700 pesos – email for pesos payment). Info and registration: SundaysInNY.com/todos/ - Judith Farber, jf [- at -] SundaysInNY.com, Baja California Sur

A Taste Of San Sebastian Continues - Il Giardino, Todos Santos. Chef Jose presents his five-course Tasting Menu with matching wines by the glass or bottle. Reservations, 612-145-0199 - Carmen Diner, uribejosetxo [- at -] gmail.com, 612-145 -0199, Todos Santos

Zatar Gallery: Grand Opening - 7-9 p.m., Plaza Alcatraz #4 (beside Hotel Casa Tota), Todos Santos. Music, street performance, snacks and beverages. A space to share with local artists. Expo: Paint and sculpture: Jaznum; Fashion: Dailir; Jewellery: Yves. Performance: Azli & Mac. Contact: Alina Bishop alina [- at -] zatargallery.com, 612-153-6730

Todos Santos Philosophical Society Field Trip - Meet at Casa Bentley at noon, around the corner from La Arca, Todos Santos. Continuing Discussion of water systems in the T/S river valley and field trip to the Santa Inez Reservoir. Contact: Eileen Brophy eileen_brophy [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-143-9245

Los Tocayos - At Boyitacos by Cafélix. - Felix Vazquez, salesboy_vagu [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-145-0568, Todos Santos

Hotel California Live Music - 8 p.m. Live Music by Riddim Forz. - Debbie Stewart, info [- at -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, (011-52) 612-145-0525, Todos Santos
Sunday, December 04, thru Monday, December 05
Body Bliss: A Hands-on Workshop for Women Of All Ages - Sunday: 2 to 7 p.m. Monday 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Location: TBA, Todos Santos, BCS. Practices for simple yet deep self care, including: Mayan Abdominal Massage; Pelvic Balancing; Gestalt Body Talk; Basic Yoga for Bones and Hormones; and Therapeutic Oil Making. $100 USD . Contact: Kate Waters shaktipat.yoga [- at -] gmail.com, 967-107-2448
Monday, December 05, thru Tuesday, December 06
Submit Work For Small Works Show, Dec 5th and 6th - Small works (no larger than 12" on a side) may be submitted for the Christmas sale between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Cafelix, Todos Santos. Up to 5 pieces for a total of 50 pesos. Contact: Tori Sepulveda oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-136-6738
Tuesday, December 06

Theater And Circus Workshops For Kids Begin - - Artistic workshops for Kids from 6 to 13 years old at ¨La Arca¨ in Todos Santos offered by Borut Bucinel Slovenian, theater director, and Dulce Chavez, Mexican circus performer, every Tuesday and Thursday starting December 6, from 4 to 5.30 p.m. Bring your kids to have fun and to learn new artistic skills (Dancing, acrobatics, objects manipulation and acting). - Dulce Chavez, amayaum [- at -] yahoo.com.mx, www.unicirka.wordpress.com, 6121565652

Wednesday, December 07
Drawing Classes Resume - 9:00 11:00, Drawing classes will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will continue on Wednesdays through December. Come enjoy drawing and painting in a positive learning environment. All levels are welcome. Contact: Tori Sepulveda oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-136-6738
Thursday, December 08
Meet the Artist Series 2011-12 - 5:30 p.m., Cafelix Coffee & Kitchen, Todos Santos. Hear four different artists tell their stories of how and why they create their art. Featured speakers are Jennifer Power, Diane Knight, Erick Ochoa and Frank Pedley. Benefits the Palapa Society. Contact: Michael Mcallister, heronsnestbaja [- at -] earthlink.net

Small Works Christmas Art Show - 6 p.m., Cafelix, Todos Santos. Paintings no larger than 12 x 12 plus frame will be shown. The opening reception will be today after Jennifer Power's meet-the-artist talk. Contact: Tori Sepulveda oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-136-6738


Community Events and Workshops Notification Page - Submit event notices for The Community Calendar or Workshops and Meetings pages.

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

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Stepping Out - Food, Music, Workshops and Entertainment



Sunday Brunch At Baja Beans - The Baja Beans breakfast club is growing! Come and join us for Sunday brunch and live music with Ben and The Men. Breakfast served 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or until it is all gone and the beat goes on. Also, we welcome interested vendors to come and sign up for our Sunday market that will begin Dec. 4, 2011. We ask you to come and introduce yourself and your products to share with the local community on the upcoming sundays. - Sandra Wohlers, info [- at -] bajabeans.com, www.bajabeans.com, 612-143-7138, Pescadero


Todos Santos Fishing Charters - Why deal with a middleman? Come direct to the owner/operator
  • Fully Registered Sportsfishing Company

    • Bilingual Crew

      • Top Quality Tackle and Gear
Whether game fishing or whale watching, contact us for your ocean adventures. Visit our website for full details: www.fishingtodossantos.com or www.todossantosfishingcharters.com.

Package deals available when booking fishing and our casita for your complete holiday - www.bajasurtodossantos.com, or call 612-119-7880 or 624-114-1351

Jazzy Juice Co. - Jazzy Juice Co. will be at this Sunday's market at Baja Beans from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. serving up Fresh, Live juices. Stop by and try some fresh Orange, Watermelon and Vegetable jucies. See you all there! - Shannon Dayley, info [- at -] bearcovecottages.ca, 612-143-8115


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. Now open 7 days a week from 7:30 AM with full breakfast menu and Cappuccino, 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

For more information, call 612-129-3667. - Richard Stubbs, richards77 [- at -] pcisys.net, La Paz

Reiki Treatments - at the Healing Arts Center of Todos Santos. Reiki is a stress-reduction technique that promotes balancing of the mind, body and spirit. During a Reiki Treatment, the client lies fully clothed on the massage table, while the practitioner directs life force energy in concentrated form through the hands. Reiki is a gentle and non-invasive form of holistic health that works to dissolve the roots of physical and emotional discomfort, returning us to our true nature of peace, love and joy. Benefits include a clear and calm mind, reduction of physical pain and inflammation, increased vitality, enhanced personal awareness and meditation practice.

$50 US or pesos equivalent, includes a Chakra Balancing. 2-for-1 Introductory Price until December 30. Inquire now to take advantage of this limited time offer. For an appointment or for more information on Reiki and what it can do for you, call Allison Eaton at 612-152-3896 or email info [- at -] allisoneaton.com, www.allisoneaton.com.

Reiki 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 are welcome and accommodated. Dec. 18 to 20, 7:30 am to 6 pm, Yandara Yoga Institute, $290 Commuter. $640 Residential (those sleeping on premise). Meals included. Allison Eaton, info [- at -] allisoneaton.com, www.allisoneaton.com, 612-152-3896.


Noche De Moda Runway Show
  • Dec. 27 at 5 p.m. at La Esquina/Casa Dracula
  • Presented by Joella Corado, Linda Hamilton and La Esquina
  • Featuring: Belazul Swimwear, Nomad Chic, Mixtica/Noda Concept & More
  • Tickets: 80 mn per person in advance/100 mn per person at the door
  • Tickets on sale Dec. 6 at Pura Vida, La Esquina & Casa Dracula
  An event you won't want to miss!

- Linda Hamilton, linda [- at -] lindahamiltondesigns.com, www.LaEsquinaTS.com, 612.105.2857, Todos Santos

Theater and Circus Workshops For Kids - - Artistic workshops for kids from 6 to 13 years old at La Arca in Todos Santos offered by Borut Bucinel Slovenian, theater director, and Dulce Chavez, Mexican circus performer, every Tuesday and Thursday starting Dec. 6, from 4 to 5.30 p.m. Bring your kids to have fun and to learn new artistic skills (Dancing, acrobatics, objects manipulation and acting). - Dulce Chavez, amayaum [- at -] yahoo.com.mx, www.unicirka.wordpress.com, 612-156-5652


Hotel California - Join us Saturday, Dec. 3, for dinner and drinks beginning at 8 p.m. Live Music performed by Riddim Forz.

Bistro Santo Vino & Wine Bar is now open for lunch.
Hours Noon to 10 p.m. Daily, Closed on Sunday. Reservations Recommended

Hotel California presents The Todos Santos Music Festival, featuring Peter Buck of REM a benefit for the Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C. January 5-21. For more event information and band schedule click here.

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- Debbie Stewart, info [- at -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, (011-52) 612-145-0525, Todos Santos

Food and Wine Pairing to Benefit Hogar Del Nino - Get your tickets now for the Dec. 19 event at Villa Santa Cruz. This special evening, limited to 60 guests, will offer five delectable food courses each paired with a specially selected Baja wine. Come enjoy yourself and help the children of Hogar del Nino at the same time. The evening will include music and a small silent auction of select items. All net proceeds go directly to the Hogar for support of basic needs such as food, clothing, transportation and utilities.

New cash raffle! All ticket purchases include a ticket for a 50/50 cash raffle. 50/50 raffle tickets are available to those not attending the event, as well. Event tickets are $75 US (or 1,000 pesos) and raffle tickets are 50 pesos each. Event, raffle tickets and information available from Nancy Serfas Nancyserfas [- at -] com, Lisa Welsch lwelsch [- at -] cbriveras.com, Sylvia St Clair sylviainbaja [- at -] gmail.com, and El Tecolote Bookstore. - Nancy Naigle, nnaigle [- at -] att.net, 612-178-0040

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Misc. Sales and Services Available


1978 Dodge Empire Rv - This RV could now be yours! New bathroom, water and septic systems. Stove, oven, refrigerator all work great and tires are in good condition. Needs a new muffler, master cylinder and valve cover gasket is leaky. Asking $1,400 USD or best offer for a quick sale. - Mike Anderson, andersonmike192 [- at -] gmail.com, 612-822-4336 (US #), Todos Santos

Propane Barbeque Grill W/5-Gallon Tank - "Char- Broil" propane barbeque grill for sale w/5-gallon tank. Excellent condition, both grill and tank are practically new. Very efficient. 1,700 pesos OBO. Can provide photo if interested. - Karin G, karin-marie [- at -] msn.com, 624-13-07543, San Jose Del Cabo

Limited RV Sites Available - - New RV Park within walking distance to to beach. Pool, laundry, full hook ups, gated park with excellent security record. Beautiful location in Pescadero. We have a limited number of full hook up sites available for the season and a limited number of permanent resident sites. No other place like this in the area. Very reasonable rates and great people. Call for more details or check out our website at www.mountainshadowrv.com/. Mexican cell: 52 (612) 139-2713; USA Phone: (619) 780-8048; Canada Phone: (604) 210-0564 - Kenny Sewell, mountainshadowrv [- at -] gmail.com, 604-628-9532 - Kennny Sewell, www.facebook.com/pages/Mountain-Shadow-RV-All-Adult-Resort/134505649959493, 52 (612) 139-2713, Pescadero

Beauty Spot - Skin Care: Micro-dermabrasion with a combination of a completely non-surgical, non-invasive micro-current face lift technique that is totally safe. Non surgical face lifting, a series of 10 lifts and 6 micro-dermabrasions for $480 -- a huge savings. Normally my asking price for Micro-derms is $60 and $60 for non surgical face lifts. When offered together, the price drops to $50 each and now, with the special, you will be receiving each for $30. You will see a difference on the very first day of your first treatment. This offer expires Dec. 10. E-mail me any questions you may have and I will be happy to respond to you as soon as possible. You may watch what non-surgical face lifting is on you tube if you go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_D5hBoX7O8&feature=related or you may go to www.secondchanceface.com and see the difference the procedure will make. E-mail me for an appointment. Todos Santos - Lourdes Silva-cota, mipueblomagico [- at -] gmail.com, 612-178-0088, Todos Santos


Nomad Chic At Casa Dracula - ...
- an evolving collection of apparel, jewelry, and accessories from around the globe.
- Coming to Casa Dracula Dec. 12 thru 31
- Monday to Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or by appointment)
- Linda Hamilton, linda [- at -] lindahamiltondesigns.com, 612-105-2857, Todos Santos

Work Wanted - I want to recommend Fatima Gonzalez and her husband Juan Nunez. I have known them for several years. They have always been and are hard working, totally trustworthy and on-time folk. They have two children and a new baby and really need work. Juan is a general handyman/gardener/waiter and Fatima cleans a house cleaner than I've ever seen. Their numbers are 612-143-7559 and 612-118-7925. If you don't speak Spanish, call me. - Pam Cobb, senoracobb [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-102-7983


Casa Decor, La Paz, Indoor and Outdoor Furniture - Large 12,000 SQ. FT. Warehouse in La Paz at 560 Marquez de Leon, between Altamirano and Ramirez, Tel: 612-129-3364.

Take a Virtual Tour of our selection online: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJK_MCrzZ3E:
• 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

>>> Special! Bring In This Ad For A 10% Discount! <<<

The Best In-stock selection in the Baja of affordable Indoor and Outdoor Furniture at Casa Decor. Three Locations: Casa Decor La Paz, Casa Decor Cabo San Lucas on the Four lane at KM 3.5 next to Artisanos and Natural Marble and Stone, Tel: 888 557 6533 or 624-178-8146, and NOW in Loreto! - Mary Aguirre, Chief Designer, richards77 [- at -] pcisys.net, USA Tel 303 777 5157, http://www.antiquerowmarket.com, Baja California Sur

Kiteboarding Group Lessons - Every Saturday with Kiteboardingbaja group kiteboarding lesson 4 hours for $125 dollars each. Contact me at nicole [- at -] kiteboardinbaja.com. www.kiteboardingbajaschool.com - Nicole Eden, nicole [- at -] kiteboardingbaja.com, www.kiteboardingbajaschool.com, 624-155-1813, Baja California Sur


Wanted: Car Rental 1-month - 1-month car rental wanted (Dec. 7-Jan. 7) for mostly-or all-local TS driving. Two CA responsible authors (seniors). - Joel Kramer, joeldiana [- at -] joeldiana.com, 612-178-0092 (TS landline), Todos Santos

Inflatable Boat - For sale: 2009 14' Mercury Inflatable boat with 25hp Mercury two-stroke outboard. As new. Only 30 hrs. Complete with 2009 Highliner trailer. Paid new $7,000 USD. Selling price $4,200. Please email for photos and information. - , davidinbaja [- at -] gmail.com


Pacific Window Washing - Professional Home Window Washing. Now servicing:
• San Jose del Cabo • Cabo San Lucas • Rancho Migrino • Elias Calles • Pescadero • Todos Santos
• and Anywhere In Between...

Free estimates. - Mark 612-143-3316, pacificwindowwashing [- at -] gmail.com

74 Fiberglass Camper $2200usd - 74 American Road slide in camper by Starcraft mounted to tandem axle trailer. Fiberglass body for durability and longevity. AC,WH,Stove,Oven,Fridge,Shower,Toilet and new upolstery. Everything works but dont have the title. email or call 612-168-9924. $2200usd obo. - Terrence, trandbrandy [- at -] hotmail.com, americanroadcamper.com/, 612-168-9224


18' Ocean Boat For Sale - Ready to go! 60 HP 4 stroke outboard motor (with only 93 hours on the engine).
  • Center Fiberglass Console
  • 2 New Batteries
  • New Gas Tank
  • Good Tires On The Trailer
You will not find a better buy.

$8700 USD - Kent Hansen, Kenthansen [- at -] shaw.ca, 612-124-8480, La Paz

Todos Santos Official Website - Yup! You all have seen it and know it has been #1 since 1999! For the first time we are offering 3 month advertizing opportunities! That means a vacation rental ad could be placed for as little as $125USD, or a home for sale, or a great new restaurant opening. Offer good if placed in the first two weeks of December 2011 and would be good through March 2012.

Visitors are coming back and searching for Todos Santos, finding http:www.todossantos.cc #1 and often #2 on the results page! Over 300 unique visitors a day find our pueblo thanx to this long standing, established web site. Why wait any longer and waste hard earned $$ on other low ranked sites or magazines? BTW look for our link in Alaska Airlines on board magazine and website this December. Doesn't get much better than that! - , Info [- at -] todossantos.cc, www.todossantos.cc, Baja California Sur

Discover El Cardonal - Relive Old Baja and the Warm Calm waters of the Sea of Cortez in El Cardonal. Take a kayak out and explore our coral reef. Enjoy world class wind for kite boarding. El Cardonal’s Hideaway offers you secluded beach front suites and remote camping or full hookups for your R.V. Discover El Cardonal at: www.elcardonal.net.

Take advantage of our Weekend Getaway Special. Book a suite or camp site for a night and get the second night for half price. Overnight stays in our suites include free use of our kayaks and continental breakfast all for 1300 pesos or $100 tax included. Our restaurant, "El LOCO PARROT Bar & Grill" dishes up comforting Baja Inspired cuisine and fresh baked pastries. Contact us at: elcardonalhideaway [- at -] hughes.net or jebeddy [- at -] hotmail.com or cell. 612-348-9793 Information and reservations for your Get Away At The Hideaway! - , elcardonalhideaway [- at -] hughes.net, www.elcardonal.net, Baja California Sur

Solar Equipment - Xantrex 2524 inverter, Xantrex C40 charge controller, RV Products SB 50 MPPT charge controller - for sale! All used, in working condition when replaced by upgraded equipment. Offers based around 50% retail price considered. - Mike Carter, mike [- at -] todossantos.cc, Cell 612-108-1162, Pescadero

Gas Refrigerators - At Wahoo RV we have brand new Gas Refrigerators Consul brand. Great for Ranchos or places with no power, fridge and freezer 8 cu. ft. capacity. $1,575 USD. And we also have a full line of appliances repair parts in stock to go along with our RV parts. We stock parts for all major brands: Whirlpool, Sub-Zero, Viking, GE, etc. If we don't have the part you need in stock, we can special order for you (most special orders take about 10 days to get here). You can contact us with the brand, model number and part you need and we can let you know if we have in stock. See map at www.wahoorv.com or call 624 142-3792. Fully bilingual. - Chuck Schmuck, 1wahoorv [- at -] prodigy.net.mx, 624-142-3792, San Jose Del Cabo

Hughesnet Dish and Modem - I have a used Hughesnet dish, tripod and modem. 50 bucks takes all. Call Chris at 114-0169 or e-mail ctdale2001 [- at -] yahoo.com. Located in El Sargento - Chris Dale, ctdale2001 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-114-0169, Baja California Sur

Mahogany Wood Doors - for sale, 7 single doors, 1 french entry set. Solid wood, raised panels, mahogany jambs. about 32" x 82". asking $195 each. replacement cost over $1,000 each. material alone would cost over $400 +. have pics i can send you. located 3.6 miles north of town before Pastora. us cell 707-287-3210 - John Mcintosh, john [- at -] mcintoshco.com, 612-132-4731


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


Quality Land, Dirt Cheap, Still Available - A few pieces are still left, and prices have been reduced again. On the list to move in Las Tunas are 2 adjacent lots, 1416 m2 each, ocean views, on a direct access to the beach with underground services at $25,000 USD each or under $18 per m2.

Pescadero features two super special deals: A commercial parcel on Highway 19 just south of the Sandbar with 91 meters of frontage on the highway and a total of 3913 square meters at only $59,000 USD; or only $15/m2 and also a beautiful 3 hectare farm (7.5 acres) subdivided into 20 lots for a total price of $325,000 USD.

These are fire-sale prices for the sellers, but they need to sell these properties quickly. The current offering prices are way below cost and around the same as prices in 2003 or so. Please call or email for more information or tours. - Roc Fleishman, roc [- at -] pescadero-properties.com, www.realestatetodossantos.com/, 612-348-5468

Special Sale Prices - 20m beachfront by 85m deep (over 18,290 sq.ft.) lot right behind Art & Beer $205,000. Or buy all 3 side-by-side beachfront lots with over 65 feet of beach and a total of 1.25 acres right ON the beach for $585,000. Also have 2.5 acres, with 100m of highway frontage right across Art & Beer for $87,000 ($8.70/m2), and another 19,335 sq.ft. lot 2 blocks South of Art & Beer with 24m on highway for $26,000 ($14.46/m2). Will sell separately or give us a price for the package of all 5 lots. Also selling 2 lots for the price of 1 at the main entrance of Los Cerritos and Highway, total of 28,051 sq.ft. for $45,000 ($17.26/m2), and Lots #1478 $18,000, #1518 $26,000, #2670 $32,000, #2616 $45,000, #2531 $78,500. These are the best prices in the area, Guaranteed! - Bill, usa13 [- at -] yahoo.com, 044-612-132-4710, Pescadero


Housesitters Available January (also December if Needed) - Responsible senior couple (authors) wants to housesit (or possibly sublet) in Todos Jan. 2-11 or maybe longer--but can start earlier in December if needed. (We're here now with TS friends.) Our website is www.joeldiana.com. - Joel Kramer, joeldiana [- at -] joeldiana.com, 612-132-0074 cell, Todos Santos

House for Sale or Rent - 3 bedroom, 3 bath house in the quiet San Sebastian neighborhood of Todos Santos. Fully fenced and gated yard with lots of storage and parking. Available for long or short term rental or sale - Mike Lund, mikeandmirinbaja [- at -] gmail.com, 612-1345-347

Beachfront Home Available for Christmas - Due to a last minute cancellation, our 5,000 sq. foot beachfront home overlooking the San Pedrito surf break is now available for Christmas week. 4 bedrooms, large livingroom, 2 huge palapas, bbq grilling area, brand new palapa viewing deck overlooking the break. Beautifully decorated and everything you need to have a great vacation with family or friends. Sleeps 8. Email for photos or take a look at our website. Also have photo albums on FB - Wendy, tropicalcasitas [- at -] hotmail.com, www.tropicalcasitas.com, 624-191-2831, Baja California Sur


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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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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 [- at -] hotmail.com

Caravan Wanted to Todos Santos 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 [- at -] mcn.org - Debra Dawson, goodthym [- at -] mcn.org

Looking For Vehicle To Drive - Looking to drive someone's vehicle down to Baja for the Winter. I will be leaving early December to Todos Santos from Santa Cruz. Thank you. - Angie Young, mpyogi1 [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Driving the Baja Northbound! - Leaving Cabo on the 7th or 8th of December, looking for one or more passengers to chip in for gas and drive. Drop off can be San Diego or Phoenix. Lots of room in Yukon going north. Will be heading south around the 19th, limited room southbound. Call Roger at 624-129-2179, or write mach231 [- at -] gmail.com - Roger Anthony, mach231 [- at -] gmail.com, 624-129-2179

Caravan To Todos Santos - Looking to caravan to Todos Santos. We need flexible dates. Earliest we can meet in San Diego, San Ysidro or Tecate to cross is Sunday, Dec. 11, but more likely the first part of that next week. We have done the drive four times. Have two dogs and cat (super nice). We will push to get there in two and a half days. If you are flexible send me an email! - khpescado [- at -] gmail.com

Caravan Phoenix-Nogales-Guaymas-Ferry To Santa Rosalia-Loreto - Am planning to drive above route sometime between Thanksgiving and Dec. 10, within that period my dates are flexible. Would like to caravan all or part if possible. Contact: - Roberta, rhintransit [- at -] yahoo.com

Ride Needed To SJD Airport Dec. 13 - This is perhaps a long shot, but trying anyway. Need to be there at 9 a.m. Two people and pet. Only two small suitcases and large cage for the pet. - Marianne Buijs, mabuijs [- at -] yahoo.ca, 612-103-2440, Todos Santos
Ride Sought Dec. 13 - I need a ride from the San Jose del Cabo airport to Todos Santos at noon on Dec. 13, 2011. I'll also need a ride back to the airport and back on Dec. 23 and Jan. 1. Anyone who goes in frequently with whom I can ride along and pay for the gas or who does driving back and forth as a service, please feel free to contact me. I am coming from Victoria, BC. Canada. Thanks, Judy. - Judy Lightwater, jlightwater [- at -] shaw.ca, 250-598-6034, Todos Santos

Baja Via Baja Ferries Mid-December - Traveling through Nogales, around Dec. 17. Plan on taking the Baja Ferry to La Paz on or around Dec. 19. Is anyone traveling that route and would want to convoy together? Safety in numbers. I speak fluent Spanish and can help with translating. Let me know, Sylvia, treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com or phone 928-282-5969 - treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com, Los Barriles


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

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Dog Needs a New Home and Love - Lovely puppy is looking for a new home. She is very friendly and loves children, and needs a home with more space (a yard she can play). I can send pictures if anyone is interested. Thanks. - Gelacio Orozco, gelacio_tds [- at -] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

Gorgeous Siamese Cat - Blond, blue-eyed, long-haired outside cat with a star on her forehead needs needs new home to watch over. She hunts, she is spayed. Call 612-178-0070 or email karlamfreeman [- at -] gmail.com - Karla Freeman, karlamfreemn [- at -] gmail.com, 612-178-0070, Todos Santos

Missing Great Dane - Missing dog, answers to the name of Apollo. It is a male Great Dane, short hair, gray with black spots, it has a yellow chain. It got lost arround Las Flores, last seen on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Please contact us if you`ve seen it. - Julio Rodriguez, julio_01diaz [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-154-6284, Baja California Sur

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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 [- at -] Yahoo.com

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