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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Monday, January 2, 2012
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    

Introducing The "Baja Onionskin" - As we begin a new year, we'd like to intorduce you to a new publication. The Baja Onionskin print edition highlights community events, restaurants, shops, and entertainment each week in our local area. Delivered every Friday to area hotels and businesses, the intended readers are visitors to Todos Santos. The Baja Onionskin provides a quick, up-to-date, and convenient way for visitors to know what our community has to offer each week.
Unique Weekly Events Format - Nothing else in town like it. Printed format means visitors don't need to be online to find your business
The Most Focused - Hand-delivered, designed to reach visitors looking for restaurants, entertainment, gifts and services
The Most Visible - Exclusive, compact, two-page format means your announcement stands out in every issue
The Most Flexible - Timely changes and updates to your announcement can be made each week
The Most Accurate - Events continuously updated up to the day of publication
Here's an example of The Baja Onionskin in PDF format: www.bajawesternonion.com/Onionskin/111215.pdf.

We offer paid commercial and non-profit sponsorship opportunities, which will allow your ad or coupon offer to appear each week in The Baja Onionskin. More info here: www.bajawesternonion.com/onion-skin.asp. If you are an area business, restaurant, or hotel, and would like learn more about advertising opportunities or how to receive copies of the Baja Onionskin each week for your guests and customers, please Email Maryann [- at -] BajaWesternOnion.com or call 612 145 0791. - The Baja Western Onion

News and Events, Questions and Answers



Todos Santos Music Festival, Featuring Peter Buck of REM - The Hotel California is hosting the first "Todos Santos Music Festival," a benefit for the Palapa Society of Todos Santos to help raise money for scholarships, educational, medical and environmental programs for local children and their families.

The Festival begins Thursday Thru Sunday this week, and continues over the next two weeks from Wednesday thru Saturday. Each night will feature Peter Buck of REM and musical friends, including Steve Wynn and Linda Pitmon, Robyn Hitchcock, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, and John Ramberg. Two sets per night, with the first set starting at 8 PM.
January 5th thru 8th - Steve Wynn and The Baseball Project - With Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon, and Scott Mccaughey

January 11th thru 14th - Robyn Hitchcock and The Venus 3 - With Peter Buck, Bill Rieflin, and Scott Mccaughey

January 18th thru 21st - Scott Mccaughey And The Minus 5 - With Peter Buck, Bill Rieflin, and John Ramberg
Admission is free, however a limited number of reserved tables will be available each show, with a suggested $5 US donation per seat. For more information or reservations, contact: Chloe Johnson 503-784-7191, chloejsn [- at -] yahoo.com, Hotel California: 011 52-612-145-0525, info [- at -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com/press. - The Baja Western Onion

Lord Of The Winds Photo Contest - La photographic contest tormenta de arte. Kiteboarding Baja is sponsoring a kiteboarding photo contest for Lord of the Wind Showdown. Top photos will receive $250 dollars each towards kiteboarding lessons. La photographic contest de arte has two categories:
  1. Best kiteboarding action shot: We are looking to capture the emotion of riding and to capture the athletes in motion
  2. Best scenic shot: we are looking to capture the spirit of Los Barriles during the Lord of the Wind Showdown contest
Kiteboarding Baja is a kiteboarding school committed to encouraging vacationers and locals to get involved in kiteboarding. If you are not a rider “yet” you can get involved by showcasing your best photograph taken during the Lord of the Wind Showdown contest.
Rules: Digital format in JPG, limited correction are permissible. Photos must be taken during the Lord of the Wind Showdown. Photos must be submitted with the subject line 'best action photo' or 'best scenic photo'. One photo per person, submissions will be accepted from January 12- January 15th .

Prizes: First prize in each category will receive $250 dollars towards a kiteboarding lesson. Photos will be uploaded onto Kiteboardingbaja facebook page; and www.kiteboardingbajaschool.com. The top three photos in each category will be hung up in the Kiteboardingbaja shack at the first arroyo.
For more information about Kiteboardingbaja visit their webpage: www.kiteboardingschool.com. If you are interested in showing your photographs or presenting we are taking submissions starting January 12 to January 15. Please contact Nicole Eden for submissions Nicole [- at -] kiteboardingbaja.com - Nicole Eden, nicole [- at -] kiteboardingbaja.com, www.kiteboardingbajaschool.com, 624-155-1813, Los Barriles

Article In NY Times - Here is an interesting article concerning organic farming in the Todos Santos area: www.nytimes.com/2011/12/31/science/earth/questions-about-organic-produce-and-sustainability.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha2. Dean from the Ventana View submitted it. - Tom,

Wanted: Quad Runner Or Side-by-side - Quad runner or side-by-side: 4X4 or 4X2, prefer low miles and well-maintained vehicle. - Greg Farrar, gregandsusiefarrar [- at -] gmail.com

Travel Trailer Wanted - 18- to 28-ft. in good condition. We are in the La Ventana campground until first part of March. Can wait until then to purchase. - Amy Rausch, allwindamy [- at -] gmail.com

Noche De Moda Runway Show - Thank you everyone that came out to support our event and for allowing us to share our creations with you. We hope that we have awakened your senses and, in some way, inspired you to manifest your visions. Thank you to all those who helped make this event become a reality...Joella Corado (Belazul), Linda Hamilton (Nomad Chic), & La Esquina. - Linda Hamilton, linda [- at -] lindahamiltondesigns.com, www.lindahamiltondesigns.com, 612.105.2857, Todos Santos

Wanted... Tuberoses & Spring Water Source. - - I'm looking for a source of Tuberoses either plants or fresh cut flowers & a natural source of springwater where I can fill my 5 gallon bottles. Do you know of such a source??? & or a florist in the area? - April Duarte, lotusmother [- at -] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

Transportation Rental Needed. - Hello, I'm visiting Todos Santos for the month of February and am looking to rent a small vehicle or scooter/motorcycle for the entire month. If you can help me in this matter please email me: - Richard Marazzi, richard [- at -] richardmarazzidesign.com, Todos Santos


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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.)
Monday, January 2, to Friday, January 6
Heaven on Earth 2012 - Todos Santos. A workshop designed to create a 12' diameter Aztec Calendar out of clay and mosaic materials. Donna Billick, Mark Rivera, and Tom Arie Donch will instruct participants on how to create this exciting community project. Contact: Donna Billick rockartusAaol.com, 530-219-5918
Thursday, January 5
Caffe Todos Santos Art Exposition And Reception - Exhibition Of Paintings By Diane Knight. Caffe Todos Santos will present the art of Diane Knight during the month of January with a reception on Thursday, Jan. 5, from 5 - 7. Refreshments and tapas, main dining area off Legaspi. Exhibition runs to Feb. 6. - Diane Knight, dianekknight [- at -] hotmail.com; angelodalbon [- at -] gmail.com, www.dianeknight.ca, 145-0586
Thursday, January 5, Thru Sunday, January 8
Todos Santos Music Festival - 8 p.m. each evening, Hotel California, Todos Santos. Charity concert to benefit The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C. Two sets per night, featuring Steve Wynn and The Baseball Project (Featuring Peter Buck of R.E.M., Linda Pitmon, and Scott Mccaughey). Free admission, with reserved tables available for suggested $5 per seat charitable donation. Info and reservations: Hotel California, info [- at -] hotelcalifornia.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, 612.145.0525, Todos Santos


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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 - The Baja Western Onion

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Stepping Out - Food, Music, Workshops and Entertainment



Big Night Out In Todos Santos - Thursday, January 5, will be an evening full of art, food and music. Caffé Todos Santos is hosting a reception from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. to celebrate the opening of an exhibition of original paintings by local artist Diane Knight. Join us at Caffé Todos Santos for refreshments and tapas in the main dining room. Then head over to the Hotel California for the first night of music performed by Peter Buck and his friends. It will truly be a night to remember. - Diane Knight, dianekknight [- at -] hotmail.com, www.dianeknight.ca, 145-0586, Todos Santos

Art Classes - The new year is here, and it's time to explore that suspicion of artistic talent - classes every Thursday at 9:00 with Tori in her new studio here in Todos Santos. Come learn, enjoy and think new thoughts. E-mail for more information. - Tori Sepulveda, oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-136-6738, Todos Santos

Start The New Year Well! - Thank your body for helping you make it through the holidays by treating yourself to a nutrition packed freshly squeezed fruit or vegetable juice from the new juice bar in the Libreria El Tecolote.
WiFi available.
The Best Espresso In Town!
The Daily News Is Here Mon.-Sat. Open At 8:00 A.M.
- Kate Lewis, katemlewis [- at -] yahoo.com, El Tecolote, Todos Santos.

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 Holiday 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. 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
Baja Bubbly, Lambrusco And More at La Bodega!!! - Come on down to La Bodega for some Champagne-style, dry Baja Bubbly from the Valle de Guadalupe. We also have a very affordable Lambrusco for your New Year's enjoyment.
  • Monday Evening will be Flight Night from 5-8pm where you can enjoy 3 quality Baja Wines for 140 pesos, delicious tapas, and a very special Musical Surprise from the Last Frontier. We will have special Bottle Prices and Case Prices all evening long.
  • And don't forget to check out Big Red Wednesday where you can enjoy awesome local tamales, tostadas and more from Doña Guillermina accompanied by big, structured Baja Red Wines by the glass.
We're located on Calle Hidalgo in Downtown Todos Santos. Salud! - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612-152-0181, Baja California Sur

Pies And Cakes - Homemade, delicious apple pies and perfect homemade cakes made with butter and fresh, quality ingredients. Diane's baking them and you already know how fabulous they are. After holiday desserts and homemade with love. Email to order and to learn more information. Be sure to include inquiry in subject line of email. dianejoy39 [- at -] yahoo.com - Diane Cassar, dianejoy39 [- at -] yahoo.com

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

Last 2 Feldenkrais Classes This Week - Classes will cease for a few weeks as I head back to CA to attend an advanced training. If you haven't been able to attend until now come along this week for your free first session. Have you noticed it's getting more difficult to turn around to reverse your car or to check approaching cars as you change lanes? Would you like to regain this abilty to turn and see all the way behind yourself without straining? Join us Wednesday 4th January 9.30 - 11am Come along this Friday 6th January and experience a lesson to relieve tightness and restriction and reduce pain in your neck and gain greater range of movement. Once you have learnt the movements you will be able to do them anytime at home and relieve the pain within minutes. Classes held at La ARCA Wednesday and Friday 9.30-11am - Dinah Hornung, Dinahbyron [- at -] gmail.com, 612 136 9075, Todos Santos

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).
• New Menu • Daily Specials • Lower Prices • Many New Items Under 75 Pesos •
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

Gardening With Natural Alternative Seminar - Cathy Fuller, The Gardening Guru, Saturday, Jan 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Natural/Organic Products for Garden. Location: Property of Bill & Susie Bradford KM67. east side of Highway 19 through large green gate, Cerritos. Seminar/Workshop is free of charge but donations are welcome. E-mail for rsvn: gardeningguruinc [- at -] gmail.com or register on the event listing at http://www.facebook.com/events/313812661974332/

Bring your pen, paper, bottle of water, chair and all your gardening questions! Come and visit with me at some of the local markets where I am there to answer your questions: La Esquina on Wednesdays, La Canada Diablo on Saturdays, and Baja Beans on Sundays.

Cathy Fuller (The Gardening Guru) has more than 25 years landscape design and retail experience and specializes in xeriscape landscape design, turf management consulting, organic pesticide alternatives, small garden designs and integrated pest management. Training includes: University of Guelph, ON, Canada, General Horticulture; Kwantlen University, BC, Canada, IPM Certificate, BC; Certified Landscape & Turf management, BC; Landscape Pesticide Applicator Certificate, BC; Commercial Dispenser Licence, BC; Veterinarian Dispenser Licence, BC; Pruning Certified, Okanagan College, BC Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/The-Gardening-Guru/351102126685 - Cathy Fuller, gardeningguruinc [- at -] gmail.com , www.gardeningguru.webs.com, Pescadero


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Misc. Sales and Services Available



Film Maker/Photographer In Town: - Just putting the word out that I am in the Todos Santos/Pescadero area for a stint and looking to pick up some photo/film work. I have an array of still and HD video equipment and am available to do any sort of multi-media work including weddings/parties, promo videos, real estate videos, web videos, short documentaries or all of the above with still imagery. I have the ability to edit as well. Please let me know if you have any needs! Thanks, Seth Warren. seth [- at -] nrpw.com, skype: sethnrpw or text: 624-174-1130 - Seth Warren, seth [- at -] nrpw.com, www.nrpw.com, 624-174-1130

For Sale: 19' Travel Trailer - '92 Wilderness travel trailer.everything works, very nice condition.inside& outside showers,good tires, Rear door entrance.no a/c,nevada title.$3800 USD, OBO, photos on baja sur craigslist rv - Peter, bajasurpk [- at -] gmail.com, www.craigslist bajasur rv, 624-141-7001

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

Toaster Oven - Wanted: a small to mid size toaster oven. - Darlene Harris, darlene [- at -] dccnet.com, Todos Santos

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



Beach Front In Bahia Asuncion - $125,000 for a Beach Front 2BR, 1BA Home + Separate Guest Room with 1BA and Room to Build More. Located in this Beautiful Village on the Central Pacific Coast of Baja California Sur. More details and photos can be found on Craig's List: http://bajasur.en.craigslist.com.mx/reo/2719935625.html (Direct link is below). Details about Bahia Asuncion can be found at, http://www.bahiaasuncion.ORG. Make an Offer! - John Trotter, trotter [- at -] hotmail.com, bajasur.en.craigslist.com.mx/reo/2719935625.html, Baja California Sur

Looking For House Or Casita To Rent Long Term - Looking to find a house or casita long term from late January. I own property in TS. Have fulltime job. Need a yard for my lab. One or two bedroom. Have many years as a property mgr. and home owner. - Larry, konabaja [- at -] gmail.com, 333-171-7800 Ajijic cell


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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

Driver Needed From Santa Cruz To Todos Santos Or La Paz - Would like to find someone to drive my car. I am in Todos Santos and my car is in Santa Cruz, CA. I would be willing to pay expenses for the trip. My car is a beautiful 1982 Mercedes Benz which runs great and has just been serviced and checked with new tires, ready for the trip. - Sumitra Peterson, photosumitra [- at -] sbcglobal.net, no phone yet, Todos Santos

Ride Needed From CA To Los Cabos First Week Of January - Hello all! I am looking for someone who is DRIVING DOWN from California to San Jose del Cabo. I am flexible about my departure date. I would like to leave Jan. 1 or 2 (or even earlier if necessary). I'd like to get to San Jose by the night of Jan. 4 if possible. I am a safe, responsible driver with a current CA driver license so I can help with the hours at the wheel. I can meet you anywhere in CA when you are ready to depart. Here's a link to my facebook profile: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=706196994. Looking forward to the trip down! Elizabeth, 707 367 3670; elizabeth.plumb [- at -] gmail.com - Elizabeth, elizabeth.plumb [- at -] gmail.com

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 From SJD To TS Jan. 4 - Looking for ride to Todos from UA 1:45P arrival from SFO on 1/4. Can also deliver a car back from SJD. - Mike Cerre, mike [- at -] globetv.com, 415 987-2020

Heading to LA Friday, Jan. 5 - Female with dog in outback wagon. 612-134-9764. Will arrive in LA Sun prob if anyone needs a ride give me a call. - Rims, Circusgirl 77 [- at -] yahoo. Com, 612-134-9764

Ride To Cabo Airport Needed Jan. 5 - Hey, I'm looking to ride share to the Cabo airport from Todos Santos Jan. 5. My flight leaves at 3 p.m. so I need to be there by 1 p.m. I'm more than willing to share gas and can be reached by email: timyab [- at -] Hotmail.com. Look forward to hearing from you. - Tim Bolton, timyab [- at -] hotmail.com

Need A Ride >From SJD Airport To TS Jan. 13 - I need a ride from Los Cabos Airport January 13 to Todos Santos. My plane arrives at 11;50 AM. Thanks, Rick - Rick Myers, otter43 [- at -] hotmail.com, 775-224-0156

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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Have You Seen Leyla?? - Attention Pescadero Residents - Please help! I've just returned from a trip to find out that my beautiful (very blonde!) "golden retriever" mix, "Leyla" - my faithful companion for more than three years - "went missing" around the 10th of December. The people that I'd paid to care for her are clueless - and I am truly beyond heartsick! She left from my yard in north Pescadero - right by the Huerta Huizapol - a few blocks (on the right-hand side) before the Pemex if you're coming in from Todos Santos. I'm offering a generous reward for your help in returning Leyla to her home! She's very people-friendly and loves car rides. Please call me if you have any information and can help. - Barbara Chick, 044-612-154-5983, Pescadero
Stray Dog Needs Ride To Cabo Humane Society - During the fireworks a dog showed up at my casa. A brindle pit bull, skinny, scared, humble. I can't keep him and have no way to take him to Cabo to the Humane Society. Can you help? I live in Todos Santos, in the otro lado. 612-118-7393 - Anne Marie Maurier, l.maurier [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-118-7393

Help Us Find a Home for This Little Guy - Someone left us this little "gift in the night" We cannot keep him. We have tried the usual refuge places to no avail. Our only alternative is to put him to sleep. He is litter box trained and has been treated for fleas. He is very well-behaved and is on the rebound from near starvation. Please help him. We live in Todos Santos in the Las Brisas Barrio. - Leo, 612-103-9576

Lost Golden Retriever - Lost GR in North Pescadero area 3 weeks ago. Was sick with weepy eyes and caretakers let her go. Am home now and heartbroken. If you have seen her(Layla), please call Barbara Chick at 612-154- 5983. Reward - Barbara Chick, 612-154-5983

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.

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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