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Carnival Troupes Parade Celebrates Arts Festival - To celebrate 15 years of the "Todos Santos Arts Festival," the organizing committee is preparing, among other interesting activities, a carnival troupes parade to be held at noon Sunday, Feb. 5, starting from Pedrajo street (At the gateway to Los Cabos) and ending in the public square for a 4-hours-of-fun show.
Increase Accesibility To Organics - In CA and NM CostCo has many organics, i.e. eggs, butter, milk. some fruits/vegies,chips, and more. Each time I or any of my friends went in we took a minute to tell the manager how much we appreciated the organics and how, because they were available, we spent more money at CC instead of health food stores. I'm going to begin that practice here as well. If enough of us did that with enough perseverance, well, then, we would initiate change. Thanks, Janel - Janel Beeman, janelb3 [- at -] yahoo.com
Tennis Anyone? - My gardener has a bright, 13-year-old son who speaks some English and would like to learn how to play tennis. He has a racquet but no one to teach him or a place to play. Is there anyone in Todos Santos who can help him? Muchas gracias, John Stokes - John Stokes, casasoluna [- at -] gmail.com
Petition To Telcel For G3 Service In Migrino - Looking for residence in Rancho Migrino to sign a petition to present to Telcel to upgrade internet and phone service from EDGE to G3. I live just north of the tower. Please reply to David. - David Tracy, dtracy911 [- at -] yahoo.com, 624-121-1212, Rancho Migrińo
Chorro Or Bluegrass Anyone? - Advanced level mandolin player looking for chorro lessons and/or other musicians interested in getting together to play bluegrass, swing, oldtime or chorro, Dec 14 - 26. - Jolyn Wells-Moran, jowellsmoran [- at -] gmail.com, Pescadero
Found Keys On Las Playitas South Of La Pastora - Found "Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory" key fob with keys on Las Playitas South Of La Pastora. Call and describe if they are yours. - Jan Gould, tony [- at -] gouldsite.com, 612-133-2272
Open Reading - Sunday, Dec. 18, 4 p.m. at the Galeria de Todos Santos. Let us hear from all you aspiring writers. - Scotty Mclemore, scottybcs [- at -] hotmsil.com, 612-100-5872
Would Like to Rent a Car - I am looking for a reliable car to rent from Jan. 12 to Jan. 20 in Todos Santos. I will be staying at Rancho Nuevo. I have a squeaky clean driving record and good insurance. - Penelope La Montagne, onepenelope [- at -] comcast.net, (707) 583-4949
Count The Days, Mark Your Calendar - Saturday, Dec. 17, the action starts at 9 a.m.. Art Swap Day at Chuck & Angie's, 259 Camino del Pacifico. All interested participants please call or Email so we have an indication of interest. Artists and collectors prepare to trade/buy art from each other. Add something new to your home and let someone enjoy the art you want to exchange. This should be a fun experiment in the "barter" system. - Chuck Cimino, carlosylina [- at -] hotmail.com, 145-0562
Today's Exchange Rate - Mexican Pesos to 1 USD - Courtesy X-rates.com
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Featured Events This WeekPlease 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. You can find a list of recurring weekly meetings and workshops online at www.bajawesternonion.com/workshops-meetings.asp.
Monday, December 05, and 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, 612-136-6738Tuesday, December 06
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, 612-136-6738Thursday, 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.netSaturday, December 10
Ninth Annual World-class Garage Sale - 9 a.m., La Cañada del Diablo, Todos Santos - Call Barbara Perkins to reserve your space. Contact: Barbara Perkins bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, 612-140-0069, www.lacanadadeldiablo.comSaturday, December 10 - Sunday, December 11
Street Photography Workshop - 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 (700MXN – email for pesos payment). Info and registration: SundaysInNY.com/todos/ - Judith Farber, jf [- at -] SundaysInNY.com, Baja California Sur
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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 -
Stepping Out - Food, Music, Workshops and Entertainment
Cafelix Presents Tracy Durland In Concert/Cafelix Presenta Tracy Durland En Concierto - Mark your calendars for Wednesday, Dec. 28, 7-9 p.m. for an evening of romantic classics in both Spanish and English. Enjoy the songs of our two cultures that have endured through time to become part of the musical heritage of our countries. Added to the mix: some French favorites will contribute more flavor to make it a truly unique experience for you during the holidays. Hope to see you there!
Casa Catalina y Galeria - Casa Catalina y Galeria is now showing art by Ezra Katz, Catherine Edwards and Charles Stewart. The new gallery room is filled with beautiful paintings as well as fun things for your home. Lots of new merchandise for this Christmas season! Store hours are Monday thru Friday, noon until 5 p.m.; Saturdays, noon until 3 p.m. For more information, call 612-145-0338
Ashtanga Yoga With Zandro Is Moving - Zandro's classes are moving after 7 years in the Arca. His new home is Alas y Olas Gallery - Casa Franco. 3 doors west of Hotel California on Juarez. Same days and same time, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9:00 am. Please come and join us in this new and beautiful setting. Can't wait to see you there. - Daphna Jindrich, alasyolasgallery [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-159-1234
Se Habla...la Paz Presentation - Courtesy La Paz Gringos - La Virgin de Guadalupe is the cultural presentation this week, Dec 6th, 1:15 at the Sanctuario de Guadalupe on 5 de Febrero y Serdan. We will meet at the main entrance and then as a group go to the area of the church where we will have the presentation. Everyone is welcome to attend, FREE, handouts available. This upcoming holiday is one of the most important religious holidays of the year. ˇBienvenidos! - Se Habla...la Paz, Spanish Language School Francisco I, Madero #540, info [- at -] sehablalapaz.com, (612) 122.7763
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Misc. Sales and Services Available
Come See What You Are Made Of! - Dr. Bill Sniechowski, D. C. is offering free body composition analysis (% body fat, lean mass and total weight) this Saturday, Dec. 10 at his office in La Canada del Diablo from 9-11. Full body Chiropractic care and Nutritional Consultations also available by appointment. - Dr. Bill Sniechowski, DrBill.Baja [- at -] yahoo.com, 624-118-1603
Come Have A Drink & Learn About Advertising With Concierge! - Concierge: Todos Santos & Pescadero invites you for a cocktail, appetizer, and quick 15 minute presentation about this new publication. Are you a local business owner? Or a homeowner trying to sell or rent your property? This could be a very affordable way to reach you're target market, in-hand! Whatever your product, if it's local, let's talk about your advertising needs. It's a bilingual presentation so tell your Spanish speaking friends. And, there's an "On-A-Budget" section of the book for those of us with 'taco stand' advertising budgets – all potential advertisers are welcome. Come join us!
Dr. Sunday Myers Coming To Town - Dr. Sunday Myers will be in Pescadero this Thurs, Dec. 8 to give treatments and there are only a couple of appointments available. Call or email if interested. - Robert Quirk, rq [- at -] todossantosrentals.net, (624) 147-0326
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Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted
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Rides or Caravans Available/WantedNote: 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 Share To La Paz - Need to get to TelCel office in la Paz to get a sim card. Will pay for round trip in gas and buy u lunch for a ride. Please write me at electricshadow [- at -] mail.com - Tall Man, electricshadow [- at -] mail.com, PescaderoCaravan 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)Let us know if you find or place your pet so we can remove your ad -
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
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 -
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 [- at -] 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 [- at -] 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 [- at -] bajadogslapaz.org, www.bajadogslapaz.org/, 612-155-8948, La Paz
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