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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Friday, April 27, 2012 -- Weekend Edition
Featured Events This Week    
Stepping Out - Food, Music and Entertainment    
Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted    
Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted    
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News and Events, Questions and Answers

1st Annual Kids Fishing Tournament - In honor of the Day Of The Children, the newly-formed fishing club, "El Club de Pesca Deportiva Cabo del Este A.C." (East Cape Sports Fishing Club), will hold their 1st Annual Kids Tournament April 28th and 29th. The tournament is for children 12 years and younger, with the goal to provide kids with a fun fishing experience.

Each team can present one fish for weigh in, with 1st to 5th place prizes ranging from a computer to a skateboard. On Saturday, April 28, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Big Palapa on the beach in Buena Vista, registration fees will be accepted, T-shirts will be handed out, and inauguration of the tournament will be held at 5 p.m. The fishing tournament is Sunday, April 29th from 7 a.m. to noon. Scales close at 1pm and awards presented. $500 pesos registration fee per team.

We're looking for fishermen with boats who would like to take a child fishing. If you're interested, contact Tom Kolasinski, 624-141-0227, bajabeerman [- at -] prodigy.net.mx. The Club would like to get an idea of how many boats will be available to make a memorable experience for children who don't have a boat for the tournament. Tom will also accept pre-registration and entrance fees, and answer questions about becoming a member of the club. The goal of our non-profit Club is to bring together East Cape sports fishermen to promote sport fishing culture and be a strong representative of local sport fishing concerns to our government. - Felipe Valdez, President, 624-122-5019, 624-141-0033, felipe [- at -] hotelbuenavista.com, Los Barriles

Used Book Sale - The Palapa Society Library is making space by clearing out all our withdrawn/duplicate books. Lots of fiction, mysteries, and non-fiction, in both hardback and paperback. Stop by and load up on the special donation price of 3 books for 10 pesos. We also have available a limited supply of t-shirts from past fund raisers, now available at the special donation price of 50 pesos each. The sale starts Monday, April 30, at the Library, located on Obregón, 2 1/2 blocks down (north) of Juárez. Open Mon., Wed., and Fri. from 10:00 a.m. 'til 1:00 p.m.

Private School Opening In Pescadero - Land's End Home Schooling will open in Pescadero this fall. Each student will have their own u.s. accredited curriculum specific to their needs led by an experienced California credentialed teacher. First grade through 12th grade. Limited space is available. Call or email for more information. - Michella Rotalo, michellajean [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-147-7537, Pescadero

Hogar Del Nino Update - There are currently 27 children living at Hogar Del Nino. These children have come to the home for various reasons and many who have been transferred to other orphanages are requesting to return to the Hogar because they feel safe and loved. Joel and Alicia have been working tirelessly to maintain the home. They are currently asking for the following help:
  • Cash donations for daily expenses
  • Gas Money: go to any Pemex Gas Station and buy any amount of gas coupons
  • Food: eggs, cheese, meat, chicken, bread, oil, bottled water, veggies, boxed milk, cereals, juice, cookies, tortillas, etc.
  • Toiletries: Paper towel, toilet paper, laundry detergent, soap, bleach, tooth paste
  • Cleaning supplies: all-purpose cleaners, mops, garbage bags
  • Volunteer help: cooking, cleaning, organizing, laundry, playing with the kids, helping with homework (Spanish speaking), meal delivery.
Contacts for the following: Nancy Serfas: Cash Donations and Volunteer Work 612-178-0096 Nancyserfas [- at -] aol.com; Lisa Welsch: Meal Delivery 612-140-1414 lwelsch [- at -] cbriveras.com; Nancy Naigle, Cash Donations and Volunteer Work. - Nancy Naigle, nnaigle [- at -] att.net, 972-178-0040

Travel Companion Wanted For Puppy - A.L.M.A. (Animal Lovers of Mexico) is looking for anyone going to Calgary on WestJet between now and May 1. All paperwork is taken care of - the ALMA representative will meet you at the airport, check the pup in for you and then another representative will meet you when you land in Calgary. PLEASE help a GREAT cause and give this little guy a chance to have a wonderful life! Call or email Sheila at 624-137-7683 or bajasheila [- at -] yahoo.ca - Janel Faraci, bajasheila [- at -] yahoo.ca, www.almacares.com, 624-137-7683, Los Barriles

Manos Magicas - Looking for another P.R. person, now that we have lost the good input of Scotty. Jars, old ones, new ones, bring all of them to Casa de la Cultura in the class room by the garden every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. We really need them if we want to continue to make the mango chutney and a new salsa this summer. Our purpose is to not let the mangos going to waste and provide work to the señoras when it is slow in the pueblo. We ned more people to help too, and any donation welcome. Gracias for all the support for the last 5 years. Cat Chambaret, 612-102-8393 - Cat Chambaret Chambaret, chambaretcat [- at -] mac.com, 612-102-8393, Todos Santos

Lost Cell Phone - I lost my Moviestar phone on the single track (bike) above Las Tunas last Sunday. It is black in a small black camera case. If you find it, you can contact us at mex: 612-133-5531; US: 707-287-3120 or 707-320-2661. - John Mcintosh, john [- at -] mcintoshco.com, 612-133-5531

Walking Partner In Las Tunas - I am looking for someone to walk/excercise with 3 to 4 time a week. Need a partner for motivation. Please email. Also looking to put together or join a weekly card game for summer entertainment. - Eva, anothergreatday [- at -] live.com

Car Permits - If you entered Baja via the ferry, and plan to drive up Highway 1 to leave, the only border crossings where you can have your car permit cancelled are Tijuana and Mexicali. Tha Aduana office in T.J. is not easy to find either. - Name withheld by request.

Movistar Smartphone/internet Plan - Seeking someone in Pescadero who has a phone/internet/smartphone subscription willing to share satisfaction level with the service. - Debora, pelimcintire [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 118 3423, Pescadero

US Car Tags - Does any good neighbor have info as to obtaining a US car tag w/o living there? I thought that it was possible w/one of the Dakota states. Any info is appreciated. Buen día. - Joy Obrien, allie_todossantos [- at -] yahoo.com

Property Tax Online - Does anyone know how to pay online? I've been on the La Paz website, but am unable to find the area for paying. I'm trying to pay property tax for a Cerritos lot. - Scott, coffeepotscott [- at -] gmail.com, Pescadero

Looking For A Foot Doctor In La Paz - Does anyone know of a Podiatrist in La Paz that they can recommend? Thanks - Tracy Monk Durland, mazytronk [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-154-4729, Todos Santos

Dresser To Buy - We need a dresser, does not have to be gorgeous, just a dresser. Preferably long with 4 shelves at least. Gracias - Christine Douglas, cdoug1946 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-1037021 cell; 612-178-0497, Todos Santos

Salsa Or Bachata? - Are there any salseros o bachateros en Todos Santos? - Nancy Chacon, nchacon [- at -] sbcglobal.net, United States

Looking For Help With The IRS - If you are familiar with the I.R.S. regulations or know someone who is familiar, please contact me. - Frank Hills, zorba1360 [- at -] yahoo.comlost, 121-1833 or cell 612-154-1050

How To Mail Letters To Baja - I need to send a letter to a Notary in La Paz, some of the quotes I got from Fed Ex and UPS were 50-70 dollars ? Has anyone a better solution? thanks Mark - Mark Oliver, buggylifer [- at -] yahoo.com, La Paz

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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, April 27
Live Music and Dancing At Zen Garden - Last Friday of the month with DJ and live band. Also, 2 For 1 Pacificos for only $30 pesos with free appetizer. - Zen Garden Cafe, 145 1088, yanggum [- at -] zengardencafe.com, www.zengardencafe.com, Todos Santos

"Bach To Coltrane" Special Concert - 7pm, Teatro Luna Azul, Todos Santos. Master of Classical & Jazz guitar, Robert Drake with Brazilian drummer Luciano Callado & bassist Milton take us on a musical journey  featuring rhythms from Brazil, Cuba, New Orleans. Dinner at 6pm. Contact: Bluemooninbaja [- at- ] yahoo.com, tsbmp.blogspot.com

Tapas Class For Healthy Eating - Susan Faerber, director of the Healing Kitchen at the Moors Cancer Institute at UCSD (cancer.ucsd.edu/coping/diet-nutrition/healthy-eating-program/Pages/about.aspx), returns to Rancho La Duna Centro Ecológico to teach a class with new recipes designed to strengthen the immune system and prevent disease. $300 pesos class fee, which includes the class, materials and dinner. 6:30 p.m. Rancho La Duna is at Km. 23 on the highway to San Juan de la Costa. Info: Gabriela [- at -] ecobaja.com, www.ecobaja.com
Saturday, April 28
Garbage Clean Up Day - 9 a.m., Topete in front of Baja Title. Led by students of La Palapa. Garbage bags and gloves provided. - Emanuela, emagard [- at -] mac.com, 612-161-2907

Live '80s Pop Music At Hotel Guaycura - At 8:00 PM, Sunset and '80s Pop Music with Duet Akustico, on the Skydeck, Hotel Guaycura, corner of Legaspi and Topete, downtown Todos Santos. - Hotel Guaycura, info [- at -] guaycura.com.mx, www.guaycura.com.mx, 612-175-0800

Perluca Wine Debut - Join us at La Bodega de Todos Santos for a tasting, paired with local Tapas and a one-night-only special bottle Debut price. 6 - 8pm. ~ Acompañanos a La Bodega para degustarlo. Precio especial de introducción y maridaje con tapas de 6 a 8pm. Calle Hidalgo, Todos Santos. - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612 152 0181

Live Music Hotel California - 8 p.m., Live Music, Ben And The Men, no cover. - info [- at -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, 612-145-0525, Todos Santos
Saturday, April 28 thru Sunday, April 29
1st Annual Kids Fishing Tournament - "El Club de Pesca Deportiva Cabo del Este A.C." (The East Cape Sports Fishing Club) will hold their 1st Annual Kids Tournament in honor of the "Day of the Children." For children 12 years and younger. $500 pesos registration per team. The club is looking for local fishermen with boats who would like to take a child fishing. Contact Tom Kolasinski at 624-141-0227 or email at bajabeerman [- at -] prodigy.net.mx. - Felipe Valdez, President, 624-122-5019, 624-141-0033, felipe [- at -] hotelbuenavista.com
Sunday, April 29
Dance Festival In La Paz - Festival presented at the Teatro de la Ciudad by the Asociación De Maestros De Danza (Association Of Dance Instructors) to celebrate Día Internacional de la Danza (International Day Of Dance). Folkloric Dance - 6:00 PM on the patio; Polynesian Dance - 7:00 PM in the front esplanade; ballet, Jazz And Modern Dance - 8:00 PM in the main hall. Free admission. Info: Marco Antonio Ojeda, Coordinator, 624 125 3074.

Sand Masters Episode From Lord Of The Wind Showdown To Aire On The Travel Channel - 4PM, Eastern and Pacific Time zones. Rusty and the sculptors are hired to create a massive sand sculpture for the world-class windsurfing and kiteboarding competition in windy Baja, Mexico. Check your TV Program Guide for local channel number and air times. Aires again on May 06. Travel Channel schedule here: www.travelchannel.com/schedule. Program Info: www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/sand-masters/episodes/lordofthewind
Monday, April 30
Children's Day / Día Del Niño In Mexico - Honors all the children. It is not a state holiday.

Used Book Sale Begins - The Palapa Society Library is making space by clearing out all our withdrawn/duplicate books. Lots of fiction, mysteries, and non-fiction, in both hardback and paperback. Special donation price 3 books for 10 pesos. Library located on Obregón, 2 1/2 blocks down (north) of Juárez. Open Mon, Wed, and Fri from 10:00 am til 1:00 pm.
Tuesday, May 01
Labor Day / Día Del Trabajo In Mexico - Throughout Mexico. Commemorates the Mexican workers' union movements. Most workers, public and private, are entitled to take the day off with regular pay. However, some employers may require employees to work with pay at 2 times their normal rate. More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Father%27s_Day
Wednesday, May 02
Spring Singles Social Mixer - Noon-3PM, Baja Beans, El Pescadero. Singles, 50 and over are invited to an informal gathering--meet new people, see old friends, no expectations. Contact: Social Singles. lowerbaja [- at -] yahoo.com
Wednesday, May 02 Thru Sunday, May 06
La Paz Founding Festival - Annual Fiestas Culturales de Fundación de La Paz, features a great mix of artists and cultural programs to celebrate the history of the region. Performers include: Samantha Rae Band, baritone Alejandro Lazzarini, No Somos Muchos Pero Somos Machos DJs, opera gala, rondallas, flamenco and Francisco Cespedes. Info: www.facebook.com/fflapaz
Thursday, May 03
Samantha Rae To Perform In Todos Santos - 7pm, Samantha Rae and her Band, Genero Humano, will perform at the Main Plaza in downtown Todos Santos. - Sidne Byars, sidnebyars [- at -] hotmail.com, www.samantharae.com.mx, 612 123 3177, Todos Santos
Friday, May 04
East Cape Poker Quad Run - 9:00 AM, East Cape, Los Barriles. Will start at La Capilla and end at Buzzards Cantina around noon with final card party, a pig roast Fiesta, and drink specials. Same cost as years past, $8 US. Sign up at Buzzards Cantina. Contact: 858.427.3636 US Line, 624.141.0098 Cantina, Buzzardsbaycantina [- at -] gmail.com, www.buzzardsbaycantina.com/

Recurring Events Each Week

Farmer's Market - 8 a.m.-12 p.m., La Canada Del Diablo, Todos Santos.www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069.
Farmer's Market - Music and Brunch - 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Baja Beans. info [- at -] bajabeans.com, www.bajabeans.com, 612-143-7138, Pescadero

1st Mariachi Of Todos Santos - Taco Platter, BBQ and Free Tequila Shot, 1 - 4 PM, Hotel California. - info [- at -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, 612-145-0525, Todos Santos

Sushi Sundays - 3 PM to 8 PM, Cerritos Surf Colony Bar and Grill. oficinacerritos [- at -] gmail.com, 612-131-8011, Pescadero
Sunset Yoga - Hotel Casa Tota, 5:30 p.m. Bring mat and wear layers. 60 pesos. - Christine, HotelCasaTota [- at -] gmail.com, www.HotelCasaTota.com, 612-145-0590

Baja Monday Wine Tastings - Flight Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., La Bodega, Calle Hidalgo, Todos Santos. LaBodegaDeTodosSantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612-152-0181.
Farmer's Market - 9 a.m.-12 p.m., La Esquina, Todos Santos. www.laesquinats.com, 612-145-0851.

Sunset Yoga - Hotel Casa Tota, 5:30 p.m. Bring mat and wear layers. 60 pesos. - Christine, HotelCasaTota [- at -] gmail.com, www.HotelCasaTota.com, 612-145 -0590

Big Red Wednesdays - Structured Baja red wines by the glass from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., La Bodega, Calle Hidalgo, Todos Santos. LaBodegaDeTodosSantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612-152-0181.

Perico Wednesdays - Live music and Open Mic, 20 pesos beer, 50 pesos Margaritas, El Perico Azul, Todos Santos.
Sunset Yoga - Hotel Casa Tota, 5:30 p.m. Bring mat and wear layers. 60 pesos. - Christine, HotelCasaTota [- at -] gmail.com, www.HotelCasaTota.com, 612-145-0590

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Stepping Out - Food, Music, Arts and Entertainment

Botanical Garden Tours - At Buena Fortuna Botanical Gardens in La Ribera, guided by world renowned botanist, ecologist, anthropologist, and social activist Gabriel Howearth. Explore Baja Sur's most diverse organic botanical gardens, with over 3,000 plant species here at Buena Fortuna. Gabriel Howearth, founder of Seeds of Change, the largest organic seed company in North America, will be giving guided tours every Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. Tours include refreshments and cost $150 pesos per person. Buena Fortuna's famous organic restaurant will also be serving lunch by reservation for $150 pesos. Produce, landscape design consultations, exotic nursery plants, compost and rare organic seeds also available. To make reservations, please contact Gabriel by email at buenafortunagardens [- at -] gmail.com. Special tours and events can also be arranged anytime given prior notice. - Gabriel Howearth, buenafortunagardens [- at -] gmail.com

Baja Beans Roasting Co. - Specialty coffee and baked goods in a space with soul and style. Open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Mondays. Events:
  • Sunday Brunch, Music and Market - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sandra Wohlers, info [- at -] bajabeans.com, www.bajabeans.com, 612-143-7138, Pescadero

Tracy Durland To Sing At Cafélix - Gracias A Todas Las Madres: An evening of music in honor of Mother's Day Saturday, May 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m. This program of Romantic Classics in Spanish combined with Jazz (etc.) in English and French reflects our multi-cultural community and unites us in our love of the songs that have delighted us all for generations. Please mark you calendars and join us for this last Tracy Durland concert of the season. No cover. We hope to see you there!

Tracy Durland Cantará En Cafelix El Sabado, 12 de Mayo, 7:30-9:30 p.m. - Gracias a Todas Las Madres- una noche de musica para honrar todas las madres en su dia. Este programa de Clásicas Románticas en EspaÑol mesclado con Jazz (etc.) en Inglés y Francés refleja nuestra comunidad de varias culturas y nos une con nuestro aficion de la musica que nos ha deleitado por generaciones. Favor de marcar su calendario y juntamos para este ultimo concierto de Tracy Durland de esta temporada. No cover. Le esperamos! - Felix Guluarte, 612-145-0568, Todos Santos
Kick-off Your Weekend - Zumba and coffee at Deli Santitos located across from Bancomer, Saturday, April 28, 8:30 a.m. Kick-off class is free. Come join the fun with Juanita. Class in English, hat is recommended. Further information call Jan Turner 145-0684. - Jan Turner, jant [- at -] aol.com, 145-0684

Los Cardones Hotelito, Playa Los Cerritos - Los Cardones Hotelito has availability for Spring! Spacious, tastefully decorated rooms with king or queen beds, plus twin beds all with private bathrooms and balconies. Great views of the surf at Playa Cerritos! Camping on site is also available. Los Cardones is a 100% solar-powered property with commitment to sustainability. Come enjoy the peace and solitude of the beautiful Baja desert in our natural surroundings! We are located just a short stroll to great surf at Cerritos and a convenient place to meet for Mario's Surf School. Rates: $55 USD King Suite; $50 Queen Suite; $45 Queen room.

Restaurant space is available to lease for private dinners, parties or other special events. Contact us for pricing and availability. - Kelly Hegwer, khpescado [- at -] gmail.com, www.loscardonesbaja.com, (612) 144-1019, Pescadero

Samantha Rae And Her Band Genero Humano To Perform May 3 - Thursday May 3, 2012, at 7 p.m. Samantha Rae and her Band Genero Humano will perform in Todos Santos at the Main Plaza. - Sidne Byars, sidnebyars [- at -] hotmail.com, www.samantharae.com.mx, 612 123 3177, Todos Santos

Restaurant Desertu Welcomes You! - Lovely garden setting with unique Basque cuisine by award-winning chef, José Uribe. Fresh clams a la Marinara, beef filet with Gorgonzola, whole grilled fish with twice-cooked garlic, risotto with saffron and mussels. Great new grill, thoughtful wine list and creative desserts.

Please accept a complimentary glass of wine, beer or soda with your meal when you let us know you have seen us on the Baja Western Onion.

Open daily from 1pm-10pm, closed Wednesday. Located East side of Delgallado heading south toward Cabo San Lucas. — Jose and Carmen Uribe, rdesertu [- at -] gmail.com, 612 145-0199, 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 Lee at 612-119-7880 or Brenda at 624-114-1351

Ladies Nights At La Garra! - Every Thursday and Friday from 7-9 p.m. Ladies Night at La Garra Bar. What does this mean? For $30 pesos you have two hours of OPEN BAR including our Modelo Chope Beer on tap and cocktails! Rum, Vodka and Tequila ... Oh MY! Sorry, does not include whisky, wine or bottled beer. Come in and enjoy a night out with your girlfriends. Gossip, dance, sing and just plain have FUN! Check our Facebook page for our specials & events: La Garra Bar - Happy & Chuy Cota, lagarrarsb [- at -] gmail.com, 612-145-0004

Perluca Wine Debut: This Saturday! - La Bodega de Todos Santos is thrilled to announce the debut of "Perluca", named after our very own Perla Garnica. We are proud to feature accomplished local artist, Jill Logan, as the creator of our front label. After two years of aging in french oak plus 6 months of resting in the bottle in our cava this Baja Red is sure to delight your palate. Join us this Saturday at La Bodega for a tasting, paired with local Tapas and a one night only special bottle Debut price: 6 - 8 p.m. Tell only your best friends.

La Bodega de Todos Santos se complace en anunciar que nuestro segundo vino de la casa esta finalmente listo "Perluca", nombrado por nuestra querida Perla Garnica. Dos años en barricas de roble Frances mas 6 meses reposando en botella en nuestra cava van a sorprender su paladar. Acompañanos este Sabado a La Bodega para degustarlo. Precio especial de introducción y maridaje con tapas de 6 a 8 p.m.

6-8 p.m., Calle Hidalgo, only 15 cases available - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612-152-0181, Baja California Sur

Yoga At Villas De Cerritos/tortugas - Yoga by the pool every Monday and Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. villasdecerritosbeach.com/, Baja California Sur

El Tecolote Serves Up Espresso and More! - Let thy food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be thy food.- Hippocrates
  • Come enjoy a healthy fresh squeezed juice at the juice/espresso bar in the El Tecolote Bookstore
  • Just the thing to keep your immune system strong and your body energized during these chilly days
  • Open At 8 A.M.
- Kate Lewis, katemlewis [- at -] yahoo.com, El Tecolote, Todos Santos.
Hotel California - Saturday April 28th Live Music featuring Ben & The Men
Signature Margaritas made with our Awarding Winning Hotel California Tequila, Beers, and Dancing! Music begins at 8pm. No Cover.
Bistro Santo Vino & Wine Bar
Spring/Summer Hours Monday-Friday 5 PM to 10 PM. Reservations Recommended To celebrate the Baja Food and Wine Festival in May, Santo Vino will be offering a Food And Baja Wine Paired Dinner.
Available any day. Reservations only. 95 usd per person. Plus 11% tax.
Appetizers: Baja oysters on the half shell and sashimi w/Chambrulee - Baja champagne; Stuffed mini chile with crab and 3 cheeses, jumbo shrimps with tamarind sauce, scallop cakes with chipotle-tequila mayo w/Monte Xanic 2010 - Sauvignon Blanc
Salad: Organic greens drizzled with Baja olive oil, agave glazed pecans, stuffed baked portobellos, grilled asparragus with prosciutto w/Santo Tomas 2008 - Chardonnay.
Main Course - A combination plate of meat and fish: Marinated flank steak (arrachera) and "Catch of the day", passion fruit, ginger butter sauce w/Entre-Tintos 2010 - Cabernet, Syrah, Tempranillo, Nebbiolo
Dessert Platter: Chocolate truffle cake, flan with mango sauce, pear tarte tatin.
Click Here Visit our Online Store. Keep up with the latest Hotel California info by joining our facebook fan pageFollow us on facebook info [- at -] hotelcaliforniabaja.com, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com, 612.145.0525, Todos Santos

Hotel Casa Tota And La Santeña In Downtown Todos Santos - No need to sit in your car and poach the internet! Just come on in- we have great coffee and we don't mind if write your masterpiece here at La Santeña. We proudly serve Baja Beans coffee and are open every day from 7AM-10PM; our famous breakfasts are available until 3PM. Isn't that good news?

So whether you need eggs in the afternoon because you are crudo or just fresh out of the surf, we are here to help. Happy Hour from 3-5 serving 2X1 Beer and well drinks.

So, basically, you could come for coffee, answer emails/watch youtube/read the NYTimes Online for a few hours, have a late afternoon eggs benedict, roll right into happy hour, then crawl up the stairs for rooftop yoga at 5:30. Post-yoga margarita and dinner, check into a room, hit the hot tub, serve yourself a few honor bar beers, and then sleep in our oh, so comfortable beds! You could even pay your water bill in the morning or head over to Lizarraga to shop for veggies before you sadly head home.

Hotel Casa Tota and La Santeña- full service! -- P.S. We don't really recommend drinking and yoga. We do recommend Bloody Marias and huevos rancheros, though. HotelCasaTota [- at -] gmail.com, www.HotelCasaTota.com, 612-145-0590, Todos Santos

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Misc. Sales and Services Available

The Healing Arts Center of Todos Santos - is a community of health professionals, working together to offer services to support clients on the journey towards balance & well-being, expand awareness in the local & foreign communities of alternative therapy options, including ancient healing art forms as well as more modern evolutions in the realm of natural healing, and empower patients, students & clients by teaching ways to prevent illness and methods of self care to address imbalances.
Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine - Jane Sipe, L. Ac. jasi57 [- at -] juno.com & Barbara Elsner, L. Ac. 1sheurchin [- at -] gmail.com 612-151-7026
Massage - Kurtis Parsons puravidahealthfood [- at -] gmail.com 612-169-2095
Acutonics (Sound Healing) - Lynn Wedekind tuneintuit [- at -] gmail.com 612-151-3051
Reiki - Allison Eaton info [- at -] allisoneaton.com, www.allisoneaton.com, 612-152-3896
Counseling & Body Centered Psychotherapy - Shawna Owen, RPC (EMDR, IBP) harmonywithall [- at -] mac.com 612-151-7728
Anxiety, Mood, Couples Counseling - Jolyn Wells-Moran, PhD, MSW, LMHC (beginning November, 2012) jwmcounseling [- at -] yahoo.com, www.anxiety-specialist.com
T'ai Chi & Qi Gong Classes - Rhoda Jacobs barakabaja [- at -] gmail.com 612-157-6088
Practitioners interested in joining this dynamic group contact Jane jasi57 [- at -] juno.com - Todos Santos Healing Arts Center, Jane Sipe, 612 151 7026, Todos Santos

Iphone 4 Unlocked 4 Sale - Very new condition, less than 10 hrs. phone usage. It is unlocked; I have been using this with a pay-as-you-go Telcel number here but have upgraded to a monthly plan so they gave me a new phone. This is a US version and you can keep your current Telcel or Movistar number and use either as a pay as you go or monthly plan phone, use wifi internet, and all the bells and whistles of an Iphone. I left lots of music on it as well. $250 USD or 3250 MXN. Barato! - Alec, alecqu [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-151-8892
Propane Refrigerators By Crystal Cold - 12 cu. ft. to 22 cu. ft., these units are built in Illinois by Amish craftsman. Delivered to your location. - Jim Coulson, jimcoulsoncontractor [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-183-1077, Baja California Sur

Casa Decor in La Paz and Cabo - Largest sale ever on outdoor furniture! Save at least 20% while supplies last.

Indoor And Outdoor Furniture, Patio furniture * Wicker & Rattan* Marble * Rustic hand painted furniture * Copper furniture * Lighting * Kitchen Cabinets * Doors * Floor & Wall covering * Art * Accessories * Metal Furniture* Fountains and Urns * Mexican furniture * Imports from around the world

Very Unique selection of furniture and accessories. Interior Design service! Custom made furniture!
Cabo: km 3.5 on four lane next to Artisanos tel:614-1768146 - vonage: 888-557 6533 Mary Aguirre. E-mail: mary.aguirre [- at -] casadecorcabo.com / Mex Cell 624-176 8146
Loreto: Village at Loreto Bay, #310 Nopolo tel: 613-134-0200
La Paz: 12,000 sq. Warehouse 560 Marques De Leon 612-129 3364, USA Tel: 303-777-575 / E-mail: richards77 [- at -] pcisys.net, www.antiquerowmarket.com
!2 Containers Just Arrived: Outdoor, Wicker, Rattan And And Cast Aluminum Furniture. Big Savings. Very Large Selection!

***We now offer any of the BBQ smoked meats as Take Away that was originally sold at Señor Porky's at the Casa Decor location only. Same fantastic smoked meats at a lower price!
- Richard Stubbs, richards77 [- at -] pcisys.net, 303-777-5157

Meditators! Tune In! - If you meditate, or if you'd like to see the benefits of meditation, please try a simple demonstration of neurofeedback. I have portable equipment near Pescadero and am willing to travel, on a donation-for-gas basis, and really would just like to share this amazing technology. About one more month in my stay in BCS. - Dan Hodul, Ph.d., dhodul [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-118-1280

Signs Made For Advertising - We have a store on the streets of Carrillo y Ocampo that make all kinds of signs or stickers for ads. This store even has modern equipment and is only one month old. Speaks very little English. The name of store is "Vectores." - Abraham Dominguez, adgrafic [- at -] gmail.com, 612-145-0771, Todos Santos
Moving Goods To Mexico? - Voted Best "Freight Forwarder in Baja" by readers of Baja Traveler Magazine, 25+ years experience, family owned and operated. Have your goods delivered and staged at our warehouse in San Diego. Delivery to your door in Mexico. IN house, customs clearance brokerage. No job too big or too small. Friendly, Courteous service. Let us show you how to save your precious dollars. - Monica Page, mpage [- at -] lopezpage.com, 619-666-4529

Bunk Beds - New Black Medal Bunk Bed (no mattress) - Kathy, kathygasper [- at -] msn.com, 612 133 2321
Microfiber Sofa Sleeper And Loveseat Set - No tears or stains, Brown with Tan trim, mattress has only been used a couple of time. Can be seen on Craigslist: $1100. - Kathy G., kathygasper [- at -] msn.com, 612-133-2321

Free: 18' Fishing Boat - I have a 18' boat with a easy tow trailer that has 2 new batteries ready to go. The boat is nicely equipped with a center fiberglass console.

This boat comes with a new 60hp, 4 stroke motor that is new. I have reduced the price on the motor to $7900 USD and the boat goes with it for free.

Serious inquiries only please. I am not interested in a trade or to barter. Cash only. Contact Kent Hansen at 612-124-8480 in La Paz or email to Kenthansen [- at -] shaw.ca - Kent Hansen, 612-124-8480, La Paz

For Sale - Truper 16 in. chainsaw, nearly new; and Sirius Satellite Radio, portable. - Paul, cdoug1946 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-178-0155, Todos Santos

News From La Canada Del Diablo - Spring Clearance Sale: Furniture, Mirrors, Spring Air Mattresses, Lamps. Everything is on sale!!!

Come by, enjoy the Farmer's Market, and check out our marked down prices. Mention this ad and receive an EXTRA 10% discount.

We will be serving Free coffee (with or with out Kahlua). Stop in and help us celebrate the arrival of Spring.

Remember, we are still collecting clothing and blankets for the farm workers who have so little.

Our hours are: Monday thru Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069
bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Gardening & Property Maintenance - Gardening, property mantenance, garden design, art zen. This is a gardener who cares for the garden and adds his special touch with his unique versions of original sand drawings. 10 years of experience - Baldemar Amper, 612-105-6024, Todos Santos
New Consignment Boutique Bambú In Down Town La Paz - Do you have items in your closet that you once loved but no longer wear? Looked great in the store but matches nothing in your closet? Why not let BAMBU turn these items into cash? BAMBU is a Consignement Boutique for smart Ladies and I would like to invite you to become part of our new fun family! We will be open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and you can always find uson our facebook page. Independencia 518, next door to el angel azul B&B and Allende Books in La Paz. - Esther Ammann, hotel [- at -] elangelazul.com, cel. 612-156-5578, La Paz

Sea-doo Watercraft For Sale - I have 2, 1997 Sea-Doo XP, two-person watercraft. New botton paint, grips, pad kits, seat covers, batteries. Includes trailer with new paint. Full tune-up done. Todos Santos area. $4500 - Jordon Cameron, two40jordi [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-140-5835

Accounting Services In Todos Sants - We can assist you with your corporate and individual needs. We offer accounting and administrative services including:
  • Registration of corporations with SECOFI and INM
  • Registration and reporting of construction and construction workers with IMSS
  • Recording and reporting foreign investments with the Secretaria de Economia
  • Counseling and immigration assistance for FM2 and FM3
  • Property management including payment of utilities, water, CFE, fideicamiso
  • Assistance with water rights
  • Offices in central Todos Santos
  • Many local references
E.C.M. Raquel Martinez Peralta - Raquel Martinez Peralta frimargroup [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-14-86907

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

House Caretaker Needed - We are moving north this summer. Looking for someone to help caretake our luxury home/vacation rental, long-term only, at Cerritos Beach. Must be mature, responsible. Responsibilities would include meet/greet renters, reside full-time on premise. Full use of house along with 32-foot RV to reside in during rental groups. Will be available to interview May 2 to 14. - Jordon Cameron, two40jordi [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-140-5835

Buying Or Selling A Home? - Have your home inspected when you are buying or selling. Cabo Construction Management has been doing home inspections in Los Cabos, Todos Santos and La Paz areas for 4 years. Everyone knows you should have a home inspection when buying but few know that having it inspected when selling is also important. Know and fix the problems before the buyer has the home inspected. Might save the heartache of a lost sell. - Jim Coulson, jimcoulsoncontractor [- at -] yahoo.com, www.ccmbaja.com/, 612-183-1077

Beautiful Beachfront With Incredible Mountain Views! - Only minutes from Cabo on the new highway this hectare has been subdivided into 5 lots. Very private, perfect for estate or development opportunity. Great for investment as the price is a firesale! Call 541-788-7372 USA Patricia - Patricia Huff, pjedge [- at -] hotmail.com, 541-788-7372

Commercial Opportunity In Todos Santos - Rare property available in the center of Todos Santos. Just a half block down from the legendary Hotel California, in the Historic District of Todos Santos...

Comercial and/or residential, this ocean view property is an ideal location for uses including office, gallery or studio, restaurant, coffee house, or nightclub. The large 922 sq. meter property could also be developed into town homes, condos, hotel or apartments and/or retail.

Exclusively listed by Pescadero Properties at $349,000 USD
for more information - local cel: 612 348 5468 - US Line: 310 622 4497 - roc [- at -] pescadero-properties.com, www.pescadero-properties.com, Todos Santos

Lot Next To Banorte - There is a 1,000 m/2 lot next to the Banorte Bank in Todos Santos. Asking price is $4.5 million pesos. OBO. arechiga66 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-161-4728, Todos Santos

Long-Term Oceanfront Rental - 4 bedroom, 4500 sq. ft., oceanfront home available for long term rental infront of the San Pedrito surf break. Available May until November. Kid friendly, very private, property totally walled in, wireless security system, wi-fi, cable tv, viewing deck, very nicely decorated home, wall to wall carpet in bedrooms, custom drapes and blinds, large kitchen, well stocked. Beautiful grounds and wonderful ocean views. Must see! $2000 USD per month includes all utilities. Sorry, no pets in the house but we do have a huge yard. - Wendy, tropicalcasitas5 [- at -] gmail.com, 624-191-2831

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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

Ride Needed For Medium-Sized Box - Looking for someone traveling south, to transport a package from San Diego to Loreto, or Pescadero. Will help with gas. - Aviel Rush, Avirush [- at -] mac.com, 612-157-8448, Pescadero

Driving To Oaxaca - Considering driving to Oaxaca in the near future. I have room for one fun person, sharing expenses and camping along the way. - Ayla, ayla_tara [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-142-1771, Todos Santos

Ride Wanted May 4: San Jose Del Cabo Airport To Todos Santos - Looking for a ride from San Jose Del Cabo Airport Friday, May 4th, to Todos Santos. Plane arrives 1:30 p.m. Will share gas. - Wendy, wseskind [- at -] gmail.com, 147-0448

Ride Available To States - Heading north to Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunday, May 6. Flexible drop-off point - Tijuana, Mexicali, Phoenix. Share gas and driving - Denise, deborahdenise2 [- at -] gmail.com, 612 118 0424

Ride To Los Angeles - Looking for ride in the week after May 8. Have a few boxes with personal stuff that I need to haul up. Will help with driving and expenses. - Faustino Garza, dosballenas [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-135-9656, Todos Santos

Driving North To Los Angeles - Senior woman with female dog traveling from SJD to LA departing May 15. Have done the trip many times would enjoy company and have another woman to caravan with, not in a rush 3 nights on the road OK. - Roberta, bajadome [- at -] hotmail.com

Traveling Via Baja Ferries Thru Nogales - Looking to caravan with anyone who may be traveling from La Paz via the Baja Ferry, May 15th and on up through Nogales. Speak fluent spanish so can help with your translations. Sylvia - Sylvia, treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com, 624-141-0332, Los Barriles

Anyone Need A Ride From La To Cabo? - Looking to move down to Cabo with flexible dates between mid May and the end of June. This will be my first trip through Baja so really hoping for someone who has done this before or to join a caravan heading across the border and down to LP or preferably Cabo. I have two dogs so if we are riding together, will be great if you like dogs too! - M Currie, macurrie [- at -] bellsouth.net, Baja California Sur

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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 -

Lost White Akita Female With Collar In The Elias Calles/rancho Nuevo Area - Recently adopted white Akita female with collar, ran off in Elias Calles, possibly wandering back to the Rancho Nuevo area. Please contain her, she is harmless and very friendly, and call 612-153-9187 or email leslie.light1 [- at -] gmail .com. She is dearly missed and was just beginning to bond with new owners. REWARD - Leslie Light, leslie.light1 [- at -] gmail.com, 612-153-9187, Elias Calles

Bassett Found - Youngish basset hound found near gas station going out of town to La Paz. Black and white, male. Currently at Hogar de Ninos, right off the highway before gas station. - David Yager, david [- at -] alderwood.com, www.padrinoproject.com, Todos Santos

Black Cocker Spaniel Mix - Looking for a good home for an abandoned, black Cocker Spaniel Mix. The dog is very friendly and is eager for attention. - Beatrice Datwyler, 612-145-0276, Todos Santos

Bacero Needs A New Home - The owner of this dog died on the 4 lane by Home Depot 2 weeks ago. I have photos of him and he is beautiful. His name is Bacero and he is about 35 lbs. He is around 1+ year old or so. He needs to be neutered and that can be done at the shelter for free. He has no ticks or flees and is healthy. His color is black and white. Ask me for photos. The ideal place would be with a yard or on a ranch. He needs a new loving family. He is being foster cared for now. Please email or call Sharon Armstrong at 624-145-8073 and Cell, 624-113-3959 in Cabo. He is house trained and very smart. He is available for free. He would make someone a great companion, caboflygirl [- at -] gmail.com, Cabo San Lucas

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

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