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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Wednesday, December 21, 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

New Movie Theater In La Paz - There's a new Movie Theater in La Paz that I highly recommend. It's located right behind Home Depot, next door to the new Soriana. It's called MiCine (MyTheater). Most movies are in English with Spanish subtitle (Note: if the movie ad says "Doblada" it means it'll be in Spanish). I was told that because there's only 5 movie auditoriums they plan on having more movie variety. The biggest news is that the tickets are only $30 pesos! This past Sunday my wife and I watched the movie "New Years Eve", very good by the way, enjoy. Brought to you by - Francisco Gonzalez, info [ -at- ] southernbajalegalservices.com, 612-155-8421, La Paz

Deadline for Artists in Open Studio Tour 2012 - The final date to register as a participating artist in the 3rd Annual Studio Tour is fast approaching. You must complete & return your entry form via email, including an image of one of your artwork, by Jan. 6. For more information, including the entry form, check our website at www.artistsoftodossantos.com. If you don’t have access to a computer, contact Gloria Ruenitz at 178-0103 or Steve Thurston at 145-0001 (both land lines). Art appreciators, anticipated to be around 200 people, with a map in hand highlighting the studios, could be visiting your working studio. In addition this year, prior to the Open Studio Tour, there will be a show at Visions Gallery in Cafelix featuring one piece of art by each of the artists participating on the Tour. This show will run from Thursday, Feb. 9, until March 6. Make sure you are not left out! - Gloria S. Ruenitz, gruenitz10 [ -at- ] yahoo.com, www.artistsoftodossantos.com, 612-118-3683, Todos Santos

We Made It! - The coffee/juice bar is now open in the back of Libreria El Tecolote! Get your brain cells firing with a fresh, healthy juice and the best espresso in town! The Dialy News is here Mon.-Sat. Open at 8:00 a.m. -

Thai Chi / Qi Gong In Pescadero - If we can find 5 or 6 interested people, we can get Rhoda Jacobs to teach classes in Pescadero. Classes could begin in January. If you think you might be interested email me. Hollygarci [ -at- ] gmail.com - Holly Garcia, 612 135 76 95, Pescadero

Art and Crafts Supplies? - Does anyone have any arts and crafts supplies they would like to donate to the kids art classes at Hogar del Nino? We do art projects every Tuesday and Friday afternoons at 4 p.m. and welcome anyone who would like to come and participate. - nancyserfas [ -at- ] aol.com

Last Minute - Need a Ride From TS to TJ ASAP - Hi there, My folks need me home for the holidays and it would be great to know of there are any rides to San Ysidro leaving early today (Wednesday). Please call 612-147-5466. - Blake, 612-147-5466, Pescadero

Guitar Wanted - Looking for a classical bass guitar like those played by Mariachis. - rogerholman [ -at- ] att.net

Best Chorizo, Expensive Margarita - Does anyone have an idea of where to buy the best chorizo in town? Also, I was in a recently re-opened bar up the road from the Pemex toward Cabo. I ordered what turned out to be a [bad] margarita and was charged $85 pesos for it. I almost fell off the bar stool. - Darryl, darrylb9 [ -at- ] gmail.com

Today's Exchange Rate - Mexican Pesos to 1 USD - Courtesy X-rates.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.)
Wednesday, December 21
4 A Traditional Posada Of Landi's - 6:00 to 9:00, Landi's Restaurant atThe Todos Santos Inn, Todos Santos. This is a gift of Christmas of our family for the friends. Enjoy one of the most beautiful Mexican traditions we will have piñatas, ponche, tamales, singings, candles, music, etc. Landi, Luis & Tlalli - Contact: Landi Ortega landis_restaurant [ -at- ] hotmail.com, 612-145-0020

Winter Solstice Celebration Of One - 12.21.11 - 7-9 p.m., Theater Luna Azul, Todos Santos. Creative expressions of Music, Storytelling, Harmony, Dance & more. - Lynn & Daniel, tuneintuit [ -at- ] gmail.com, tsbmp.blogspot.com.
Thursday, December 22

Sunset Cine Club Presents "los Otros Californios (with English Subtitles)" - 7 p.m., Café Brown (Colegio Militar & Hidalgo), Todos Santos. An award-winning documentary on the life of rancheros from Baja California Sur (Dir. César Talamantes). Contact: Carlos Navarro aortico_cang [ -at- ] hotmail.com, 612-145-1067, www.facebook.com/pages/Sunset-Cine-Club/174680779285589

Saturday, December 24
Christmas Eve Dinner at WindandC [ -at- ] Suki's - Tradional Mexican Christmas eve dinner. Serving Chiles en Nogada stuffed with your choice of corn and cheese, shrimp, or lamb, and lots of sides. 200 pesos per plate. Two seatings, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Reservations appreciated. Calle Hidalgo, between Rangel and Cuahtemoc. - 612-145-0847, Todos Santos

Christmas Eve Dinner at Felipes in Pescadero - 5-8 p.m. Offering choice of turkey, shrimp, fish or rib-eye steak. Music by Cowboy & friends. - Felipes, Pescadero
Sunday, December 25
Hotel Casa Tota Christmas Day Dinner - 4 p.m. In addition to our regular menu and hours, turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Community table seating at 7 p.m. Reservations appreciated. - Christine Sperber, hotelcasatota [ -at- ] gmail.com, www.HotelCasaTota.com, 612-157-9431, Todos Santos

Hotel California Christmas Dinner - 4 p.m. "All You Can Eat" traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Choice of homemade pumpkin pie, chocolate pecan pie and apple pie included. Reservations strongly recommended. - Debbie Stewart, info [ -at- ] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, (011-52) 612-145-0525, Todos Santos

Sandbar Christmas Dinner - Supper and Sports. Prime Rib, NY Steak and Roasted Chicken dinners ( 200p/ 150p and 130p). kid size meals 75p. - Helen Bay, helenbaysandbar [ -at- ] gmail.com, sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135, Pescadero
Monday, December 26 To January 2, 2012
Green Tara - Practice Group Retreat, Tsegyalgar West Retreat Land, San Jose del Cabo Area. Green Tara practice, Yantra Yoga and Vajra Dance as well. Relax time, gardening and cooking. All welcome. Contact: tsegyalgarwestsecretary [ -at- ] gmail.com, www.tsegyalgarwest.org, bajagar.blogspot.com
Tuesday, December 27

Noche De Moda Runway Show - 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., La Esquina/Casa Dracula, Todos Santos. Presented by Joella Corado, Linda Hamilton & La Esquina Featuring: Belazul Swimwear, Nomad Chic, Mixtica/Noda Concept & More. Tickets: 80 pesos in advance/100 pesos at the door. Contact: Linda Hamilton linda [ -at- ] lindahamiltondesigns.com, 612-105-2857, www.LaEsquinaTS.com

Wednesday, December 28
Yandara Yoga Teacher Training Courses Begin - 16- and 26-Day courses to become a Certified Yoga Instructor. Yandara Yoga Institute beachfront nature retreat near Todos Santos. December 28 to January 12: Tuition $2630, December 28 to January 21: Tuition $2930. Tuition includes program, meals, and accommodations. All programs 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified. Open to all levels and ages. Info: www.yandara.com, yoga [ -at- ] yandara.com, 612-151-7728, 877-490-9883

Tracy Durland Sings Romantic Classics In Spanish, English, And French - 7-9pm, Cafelix, Todos Santos. A special mid-holidays evening of wonderful tunes from the past. Contact: Felix Guluarte salesboy_vagu [ -at- ] hotmail.com, 612-145-0568

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Stepping Out - Food, Music, Workshops and Entertainment

Christmas Eve Dinner At Felipes - Felipes Restaurant in Pescadero is having a Christmas Eve Dinner you don't want to miss out on! We are offering your choice of turkey, shrimp, fish or rib-eye steak dinner from 5-8 p.m. Music by Cowboy & friends. Please come out and join us. - Pescadero

Baja Beans Roasting Co. - Serving specialty coffee and baked goods with style 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Monday. And ... we are baking up pumpkin pies again for the Christmas season so call us to place an order for you to take one home for your family dessert. Also available are coffee combo gift bags and gift certificates for your friends and family.

Sunday Market, Music and Brunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and see for yourself what the Pescadero community has to share. Closed Sunday, Dec. 25. But open New Years Day only 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the after after party brunch. Happy Holidays! - Sandra Wohlers, info [ -at- ] bajabeans.com, www.bajabeans.com, 612-143-7138, Pescadero

Christmas And New Years At The Sandbar - The Sandbar is open Christmas Day for Supper and Sports. We are serving Prime Rib, NY Steak and Roasted Chicken dinners (organic salad and yummy potato's with dessert) at our usual wallet friendly prices ( 200p/ 150p and 130p) . We also offer kid size meals priced at 75p. Come down and enjoy a nite off with us under the lites around the mango tree. In addition, The Sandbar is again having a New Year's Eve Bash--featuring Good Vibrations Reggae Band. The fun begins at 9pm and includes appetizers and champagne at midnite. Dressed up or down, this party is not to be missed! - Helen Bay, helenbaysandbar [ -at- ] gmail.com, sandbarbaja.com, 612 102 9135, Pescadero

Hotel Casa Tota And La Santeña In Downtown Todos Santos Present: - Introducing our new community table- come dine with the friends you haven't met yet. Shared conversation, separate checks! 7 p.m. every Monday (with live guitar music!) and Christmas Day and New Years Eve. Reservations help us plan.

Christmas Day In addition to our regular menu and hours we'll have a turkey dinner with all the trimmings beginning at 4PM. Our new community table seating available at 7 p.m.

Big Fat New Years Eve! Presented in conjunction with Baja Beans and WindandC Sukis. Late night (for Todos!) dessert buffet and coffee bar. As in the dessert buffet will be BIG, we'll all eat till we feel FAT and we'll let the year end in a sweet dream of coffee drinks, chocolate, and bubbly. We are thinking loungy, but we'll see if the caffeine and sugar get the best of us! No cover. 10PM-2AM. We will also be serving our regular menu plus specials during our normal hours. Community table dinner seating at 7 p.m.

Reservations appreciated, never mandated! - Christine Sperber, hotelcasatota [ -at- ] gmail.com, www.HotelCasaTota.com, 612.157.9431, Todos Santos

Winter Solstice Celebration Of One - 12.21.11 - Join us Wednesday, Dec. 21, on the Winter Solstice, as we combine our creative expressions of Music, Storytelling, Sound, Harmony, Dance and more. People around the world will be making celebrations to raise unity consciousness and dream a new world. Come and celebrate the return of the light within each of us, and share in the spirit of love, oneness, peace and harmony.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 21, Teatro Luna Azul in Todos Santos.
  • Event: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Doors open 6:30 p.m. Drum circle 6:30 to 7:00 pm.
Bring drums and rattles if you would like to participate in the drum circle. Info & Directions at tsbmp.blogspot.com. - Lynn & Daniel, tuneintuit [ -at- ] gmail.com .

Bienvenido 2012! New Year's Eve Party At La Esquina, Saturday, December 31st At 8:30 p.m. - Come help us dance in the New Year with E. Tibbals and the Get Up, Stand Up Band, and later, with DJ Loki, after midnight.

Enjoy a night of fun, dancing and a beautiful ambience. Reasonably priced (but good) bottles of champagne and appetizer plates with olives, cheese, fruit, salame and foccaccia bread will be available for purchase.

The space is intimate so limited tickets are available! Come buy your ticket now at La Esquina. 100 pesos. - Marimar And Paula, hola [ -at- ] laesquinats.com, www.laesquinats.com, 612 145 0851, Todos Santos

Hotel California Christmas - Come celebrate Christmas day at the Hotel California. "La Coronela" is offering an "all you can eat" traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings on December 25th. A choice of homemade pumpkin pie, chocolate pecan pie and apple pie are included.Reservations are strongly recommended.

Bistro Santo Vino & Wine Bar Reservations Recommended
Hours: Noon to 10:00 p.m. Daily; Closed on Sunday.
Santo Vino’s Christmas Day Dinner December 25th Starts at 4 p.m.
Hibiscus Kir Royal
Wild Mushroom Cream Soup With Prosciutto Or Organic Greens, Marinated Local Goat Cheese And Hearts Of Palm
Roasted Organic Turkey Stuffed With Grains, Pecans And Raisins
Homemade Roasted Garlic And Sage Gravy
Baked Scalloped Potatoes; Curry, Ginger, Agave Glazed Yams
Jamaica And Damiana Stewed Cranberries & Vegetable Stir-Fry
White Chocolate And Tequila Truffles. Smoked Pumpkin Pie With Passion Fruit Ice Cream
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 click more event information and band schedule.

Click Here to view our Online Store Keep up with the latest Hotel California info by joining our facebook fan page Follow us on facebook - Debbie Stewart, info [ -at- ] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, (011-52) 612-145-0525, Todos Santos

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

Yoga Teacher Training - Become a Certified Yoga Instructor here in Baja! 16 and 26 Day Trainings at Yandara Yoga Institute’s Beachfront Nature Retreat in the Todos Santos area:
*December 28 to January 12: Tuition $2630
*December 28 to January 21: Tuition $2930
Tuition includes program, meals, and accommodations. *All programs are 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified

Yandara Yoga Institute teacher trainings are open to all levels and ages. Let the warming presence and deep knowledge of our faculty inspire your learning and transformation. Awaken your inner radiance and gain the skills needed for success as a yoga teacher in any style you choose to teach. Or you may want to join us to deepen your own practice and understanding of yoga. Enjoy time for yourself to take a stroll on the beach or through our organic garden. Enjoy delicious healthy meals and evening music with JAYA kirtan band and feel the support of a like-minded community!

For more information visit our website at www.yandara.com or email us at yoga [ -at- ] yandara.com, or call - 612-151-7728 or 1 877-490-9883

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

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/Nido Concept & More
  • Tickets: 80 mn per person in advance/100 mn per person at the door
  • Tickets on sale 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 - Linda Hamilton, linda [ -at- ] lindahamiltondesigns.com, www.LaEsquinaTS.com, 612.105.2857, Todos Santos

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Misc. Sales and Services Available

Mt. Bike For Rent - Fat Chance "wicked" with Judy Shock for rent, med-sized frame for person 5'4 - 5'9". Day, week or long term. Includes thorn-proof tubes, lock and helmet. - Patricia Baum, teampaty [ -at- ] gmail.com, mombat.org/1992_Wicked_Fat_Chance.htm, 612-145-0882

Kat Wilson Tiles - I will be selling my hand-painted tiles and dehydrated mangos at Canada Del Diablo this Saturday morning along with the rest of the vendors from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Then, starting again on New Years Day, I am also now selling Sunday mornings at Baja Beans great brunch with Blues venue in Pescadero. Please come out and join us and Happy Holidays to all! - Kat Wilson, katwilsonstudio [ -at- ] hotmail.com, 612-13-03181, Pescadero

La Paz Fishing Boat For Sale - Center console 18 foot Fishing Boat. New 60 HP Mercury motor - 98 hours old. c/w 2 batteries, live bait tank, and trailer. Made of fibreglass - terminator - Deep V shape better for wave control.

Great condition only $8700.00 (which is the price of what was paid for the motor). Please call if you would like to view the boat or schedule a sea tour. Thank you. - Kent Hansen, kenthansen [ -at- ] shaw.ca, 403-800-6236 or 612-124-8480, La Paz

Galleria Santa Fe Will Not Be Open - The 24th or the 31st of December, but will welcome you Wednesdays and Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m., of those weeks. Come see if you wouldn't love to have the half-moon, unfilled beige marble shelves for your home. - Scotty Mclemore, scottybcs [ -at- ] hotmail.com, 612-100-5872

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

Nomad Chic At Casa Dracula - - an evolving collection of apparel, jewelry, and accessories from around the globe. Gift certificates available.
  • at Casa Dracula December 12 thru 31
  • Monday to Saturday - 9 am to Noon (or by appointment)
- Linda Hamilton, linda [ -at- ] lindahamiltondesigns.com, www.lindahamiltondesigns.com, 612.105.2857, Todos Santos

News From La Canada Del Diablo - The Christmas party for the children of the "farm workers" was a great success, thanks to all of you who so generously donated gifts and clothing. Your donations provided, pinatas filled with candy, as well as gifts for 80 children ranging in ages from 45 days to 8 years old. Thank you so much for helping to bring a day of happiness to children who have so little. We are still collecting clothing, blankets etc. If you have extra, please share.
  • If you are still sleeping on a lumpy mattress, we can help. Top of line, Spring Air Pillow Top Mattresses can help you have a good night sleep. We can beat Costco's prices. Contact us for more information.
  • Stop by for all your holiday shopping needs. If you are having hard time choosing just the right something, we also offer gift certificates.
  • We will be open Christmas Eve, for your last minute holiday shopping.
  • Our store hours are: Monday thru Saturday 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
  • Stop by and join us for cup of holiday cheer.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! Pedro, Barbara and the Kids - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [ -at- ] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Private Car Service - Private car service offered in BCS, Cabo to La Paz, La Ventana or Todos Santos. English-speaking driver with A/C and door-to-door service to/from Cabo or La Paz airport. Please contact us for a quote. Offering a 10% discount on round trips. www/saferideinbajasur.wetpaint.com - Safe Ride, saferideinbajasur [ -at- ] gmail.com

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
Limited-time Offer - Get $299 in HughesNet Rebates - Expires December 31, 2011:
  • Always-On Satellite Internet Connection
  • Available Where DSL and Cellular Won't Reach
  • PC, Mac, Wireless Compatible
  • Multiple Computers Can Share the Same Internet Connection Full-Time
  • Vacation Holds Available
  • Professional Installation Available
0.74 Meter Dish with 1 Watt Transmitter - Was $499.99 Now $199 US After HughesNet Rebates! 1
Available Service Plans:
Plan - Max. Speed - Down/Up 2 Daily Data Transfer Allowance 3 Monthly Service Fee
Home - 700 Kbps/128 Kbps 250 MB $59.99/mo. NOW $49.99/mo.!
Pro - 1.0 Mbps/200 Kbps 350 MB $69.99/mo.
Pro Plus - 1.5 Mbps/200 Kbps 400 MB $79.99/mo.
1 Equipment price shown is after $199.99 HughesNet mail-in rebate, + $99 Instant Rebate, and does not include Mexican shipping, importation or installation.
2 Absolute maximum speeds as stated by Hughesnet. Actual speeds will be less.
3 Data Allowance now includes a rollover of unused data to the following day, up to a maximum of 2 times the plan's normal daily aloowance.
Baja Satellite is an Authorized HughesNet® Reseller. For more information Contact Us today: alan [ -at- ] BajaSatellite.com, www.bajasatellite.com, (530) 903-4257 (US), (01) 555 351 0882 (Mexico), Baja California Sur

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

One Bedroom House For Rent Las Brisas - Charming, nearly new one bedroom house. 14' Ceilings, ocean view. Fenced, gated, landscaped property with covered parking. Available May 1 for long term rental. $450/Mo. Satellite TV with 8 movie stations included. Propane and available internet extra. See web link for photos. - Darryl, darrylb9 [ -at- ] gmail.com, www.vrbo.com/280743

House Sitter Available! Or, In Need Of a 1 Bdrm - I will be returning back to T.S Jan. 3 and in need of a place for my daughter and I. Will house sit if you need. References. Preferably in Pesci or T.S - t1atthelagoon [ -at- ] gmail.com

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

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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

To remove your ad if you find a ride or caravan, let us know here: www.bajawesternonion.com/submitad.asp

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

Need a Ride from LA to TS? - Probably leaving around Dec. 26. Wagon, 1 pup, 1 chick (me). Probably done the drive at least 14 times. Good company more important than gas money. Donations of course accepted! You can write me at circusgirl77 [ -at- ] yahoo.com. - circusgirl77 [ -at- ] yahoo.com

Need Ride New Year's Day, Cabo Airport To Todos Santos - Need ride 1/1/2012 from airport in Cabo to Todos Santos, arriving 2:09 p.m. - Mike And Gail Mcallister, gamcallister [ -at- ] yahoo.com, Todos Santos

Hauling - New York John will be driving a load from San Diego to Todos Santos Jan. 1. If you need something, I will pick it up and drive it down cheaper then anyone--yes, it will cost you. jmolea [ -at- ] sbcglobal.net - John Molea, jmolea [ -at- ] sbcglobal.net, 760-967-7608, Todos Santos

Need Ride To Todos From Airport - Hi, I'm flying into aiport on Jan. 3 2012. Arrive at 3 p.m. Thanks much. - rechichina [ -at- ] hotmail.com

Ride Needed from SJDC Airport to Todos Santos - Need a ride from Cabo airport to Todo Santos Jan 16, will share taxi. - Cristi, clfedryna [ -at- ] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

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

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The Purrrrfect Stocking Stuffers - We are too cute for words. We are a boy and girl and both of us are white with gorgeous blue eyes, if we do say so ourselves. Our foster mother has raised us from infancy - she bottle fed us for weeks after we were abandoned. We love her and she loves us but she has waaaay too many four-legged ones in her family. We have been to the doctor and had that little operation so there will be no babies in our future. Please take us home for the holidays. - Angelique, bakakitties [ -at- ] yahoo.com, 145-0250

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

<<< Is This Your Dog? - He has been living out at Punta Lobos for several weeks. He is being fed by the volunteers who feed the other Punta Lobos dogs, but he looks as if he recently belonged to someone. If not claimed, please contact me re: adopting this dog. - Pam Cobb, senoracobb [ -at- ] yahoo.com, 612-102-7983

Half-Price Spay & Neuter - Our Todos Santos vet Dr. Franzoni is offering half off all spay and neuter operations for cats and dogs for the month of December. He is in Todos Santos to perform these surgeries Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Please bring your pets in between 9:00 a.m.and 1:00 p.m. One time offer! Dr. Franzoni's office is located at the corner of Verduzco and Cuauhtemoc in barrio San Vicente. - kittieheaven [ -at- ] yahoo.com, 145-0173

Blue Healer Needs New Home - Blue Healer, beautiful 1 year old, need to give away as she does not get along with my older dog and I'm worried for her safety. Great dog, very loyal. For pictures, let me know. - bdeacon [ -at- ] me.com

Home For The Holidays? - Sweet Lobo was brought from Punto Lobos to the spay and neuter clinic, where everyone fell in love with him. Lobo has lots of love to give and after fostering him for only a few weeks, he also shows that he will make an excellent watchdog. Lobo has house manners, has been neutered, vaccinated and with his pedicure and bubble bath he is a beautiful dog ready for his forever home. To make Lobo's holiday wish for a home come true, please contact - Connie Mical, conan [ -at- ] frontiernet.net, 178-0081, Todos Santos

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

Flying Fido And Morris Into Mexico, Courtesy Baja Pony Express - Useful Article from Baja Insider 12/12/11: (1) You will need a Original Health Certificate completed by a Vet,. The documentation should verify that the dog has received all its shots. Do Not Try To Use A Photocopy. Rabies Shot not over 1 year old. (yes in the states it is 3 years but not Mexico Upon arriving at the airport, after clearing customs you will need to import the dog. This is pretty painless. They take your health certificate back to the office photocopy it and bring you the import papers with an official stamp. Hope that helps. Jim Hall

(2) Mexico Customs, currency & airport tax regulations details: www.iatatravelcentre.com/MX-Mexico-customs-currency-airport-tax-regulations-details.htm. All pets require a veterinary health certificate, issued not more than 5 days before arrival. For dogs and cats, health certificate must include: - (for pets older than 3 months) rabies vaccination history issued within 12 months before arrival [NOTE: Rule has changed since 2009. Now every 3 years - Editor]. If rabies vaccination history is not included, rabies vaccination certificate must be attached. - attestation that the pet is free from ECTO and ENDO parasites (or a deworming certificate). Further information can be found at: www.senasica.gob.mx ("Phytozoosanitary Inspection" and "When travelling, bring your pet"). And for a much more detailed description of the process: www.senasica.gob.mx/?Idioma=2&id=623 - Sheryl, Owner of La Paz Gringos

Mexico recently changed the rabies policy. We flew into SJD In October and were asked to present health certificates for our dog and cat. They registered the animals and presented me with papers welcoming them into Mexico. The person who helped us also told me that the policy for rabies had changed in Mexico from a shot each year had changed to a shot every three years, just like in the USA.

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