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Rosarito Beach Blues Fest - On Saturday, August 25, 2012, Rosarito Beach, Baja California and the Pacific Ocean will be the backdrop of the highly anticipated Baja Blues Fest at the Historic Rosarito Beach Hotel. This event, world-class blues music and regional art come together to create an experience not to be missed. In the spirit of such great charity musical festivals such as Glastonbury and Farm Aid, the Baja Blues Fest will bring bands together to celebrate music and help the needs of others. The Baja Blues Fest on August 25, 2012 in Rosarito Beach, Baja California is classified in the same vein. Celebrating the world of blues, the forbearer of Rock 'n' Roll, and is an event that is all about "Helping Children with the Blues."
All proceeds from the event will be donated to local charities that rely on donations to carry out their activity. Any person attending this amazing event will automatically contribute to the cause by purchasing a ticket which costs $20 if paid in advance and $25 if purchased on location. Visit the official website of the event www.bajabluesfest.com for tickets, travel and lodging information. For additional information, media contact and tickets, visit www.bajabluesfest.com , Baja Blues Fest Organization, PO Box 189010 #390, Coronado, Ca 92178, 1-619-838-8133, www.bajabluesfest.com, info [- at -] bajabluesfest.com, Baja California Norte
1er Torneo International De Pesca Deportiva - (First International Sport Fishing Tournament) "Cabo Del Este" A single colorful fish. Presented by Corona And Cabo Rivera Friday, August 31. Opening party and sign ups at Vago´s Bar from 4pm – 9pm. We'll have music, Corona Girls and Captain´s Meeting. For the Ceremony, local authorities will join us.
Saturday, Sept. 1: Shotgun start at 7am, One day fishing only. Weight Station from 12pm – 6pm. Lots of Corona Girls at the Weight station. Live music with Banda La Grande de Mazatlan from 4pm – 8pm. Free food from the fish being caught for everybody. As soon as we start weigh in fish. Awards Ceremony at 8pm. As soon as Sun goes down. Party at Vago´s Bar all night. Special prize on beer all day long. Entry Fee: $5000 pesos or $420 usd per team up to 6 including crew.
Tango At Rancho Pescadero - August 25, from 6pm - 9pm, Rancho Pescadero, Pescadero. The schedule is as follows: 6 - 7pm Tango lesson with Adrián 7pm Dancing $50 pesos/person. Cash Bar/Restaurant. See website for directions: www.ranchopescadero.com. RSVP by August 19. Contact: George Ruenitz at gruenitz100 [- at -] gmail.com 612-178-0103
Trying To Find Diana, The Massage Therapist - Does any one have a telephone number or email address for Diana? She is a Canadian woman and a massage therapist who has been around Todos Santos for a few years. I would appreciate any possible help. With thanks, Wendy Faith. - Wendy Faith, wendy_faith [- at -] yahoo.ca, 001 250 537 5597
Looking For Friends - A mom and sweet 10-year-old girl who are in Pescadero until September just want to meet friends and try activities but we cant find anyone or anything to do and have not met anyone who has advice. We want to try pottery, horseback riding, and simple play dates with friends who will not push religion. Do you have advice? We're fun, spontaneous, and happy girls but we have been lead in the wrong direction and now can't trust easily. Can you help? Please write happyjen_1971 [- at -] hotmail.com - Jen Cruickshank, happyjen_1971 [- at -] hotmail.com, Todos Santos
Family Health Insurance In Baja? - We are going to stay year round in Todos Santos and will need health insurance for us (2 parents, 40 somethings) and a 7-year-old. Anybody have a suggestion on our options? We want to dump our expensive American insurance plan. Thanks. - Dave W., lobogrande [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos
Transport From U.S. To Cabo - I have bought 4 rims for my vehicle (no tires, just the metal part) and I need them brought down to me. There are 17" across, they are not huge wheels. I bought them from a dealer in the US and they will ship to your location. I live in Cabo and need them brought here. I will pay $100 for gas money. I will drive as far as La Paz to get them from you. - Justin, justindow [- at -] yahoo.com, 624-157-2842 / US 912-399-4217, Cabo San Lucas
Our Dog Needs A Ride To Southern California - We have rescued a little dog while we were here in Todos Santos and we need to get her home to Southern California. She is small (probably about 15 pounds and very sweet). She has had all her shots and is healthy. We're leaving Todos Santos on Aug 22, so we could meet you anytime after that. We will help pay for gas or course. We could meet you in San Diego or Los Angeles or? Please reply asap. Thanks. - David Roth, rothphoto [- at -] mac.com, 310.938.7502
Medium Sized Dog Kennel Wanted - I'm looking for a medium sized travel dog kennel to either rent or buy. We rescued a dog during our stay in Todos Santos and we need to ship her home. We could rent it from you and return it in December or just buy it. Also might be interested in a soft carry type of kennel. Thanks. - David Roth, rothphoto [- at -] mac.com, 310-938-7502
Want To Buy Travel Trailer - Looking to purchase a 28-32' travel trailer for my lot in La Ribera. Prefer non-smoking, no pet trailer in very good to excellent condition. All models considered except 5th wheels. - Morgan Edwards, morgan [- at -] ultrabac.com, 206-601-4009, La Ribera
Thank You From La Canada Del Diablo - We at La Canada Del Diablo, would like to express our deepest gratitude to the firemen of Todos Santos, La Paz and Cabo San Lucas, the water truck drivers from the highway bypass construction project, as well as the countless number of devoted Good Samaritans, who assisted in controlling Monday's huge palm forest fire, that came so Very close to La Canada Del Diablo... T h a n k Y o u !
Nosotros, en La Canada Del Diablo, quisiera expresar nuestra gratitud a los bomberos de Todos Santos, La Paz, y Cabos San Lucas, y los conductores de los pipas desde el proyecto de la carretera, asi como innumerables voluntarios, que asistencia en el control de el incendio Lunes, que llego tan cerca de La Canada Del Diablo... M u c h a s G r a c i a s !
We would also like to convey our sincere condolences to the family of our dear friend Leonardo Perel. We will miss him.
Nos gustaria expresar nuestro mas sinceras condolencias al la familia de nuestro querido amigo, Leonardo Perel. Lo vamos a extranar.
- Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069 La Garra Summer Hours - Just wanted to let everyone know We Will Be Open All Summer. However, during August and September, we will open from 2:00pm-10:00pm weekdays (closed Tuesdays) and from 2:00pm- 2:00am Friday & Saturday. It's getting HOT so come in and cool off with our $20p. draft beer!OR Try our new Coronaritas = Corona + Giant Margarita = $80 pesos of cool heaven! Visit our new Facebook page LaGrraRestaurantSportsBar give us a "like" to get all the news, specials and gossip! - Happy & Chuy Cota, lagarrarsb [- at -] gmail.com, 612-145-0004
Gorgeous Young Things >>> - These little beauties were dumped in a box at Kitty Heaven at midday, totally dehydrated. They have been here for a week now, appear to be about 3 1/2 weeks old, and are thriving beautifully. They are so active, they can't sit still for a portrait. One tortoise shell, one red one, one white and one black baby. - Angelique Schorenstein, bajakiities [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0250
Traveling To Mainland? - We are looking for someone to take our well behaved, very sweet and intelligent, medium-size dog over to the mainland. Family will be waiting on the other side to pick her up. If you are taking the ferrie across, or even flying, we can contribute to your ticket. Please e-mail: erin_bannon [- at -] hotmail.com. - Erin Bannon, erin_bannon [- at -] hotmail.com, 1(519)273-1915, Canada
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Featured Events This WeekPlease Note: The "Featured Events This Week" section is limited to non-recurring community events (Sorry, no "Happy Hours," "Daily Specials," "Weekly Classes," or other recurring business activities or workshops.)
Friday, August 17
Mexican Cooking And Spanish Class - Learn / practice your spanish learning mexican recipes. Cost depends on dish. Every friday at noon at Barrio San Vicente, Todos Santos. Friday Menu: Pozole y Agua De Horchata - Profa. Ivonne Benitez, jeremyvonn [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-154-2742, Todos SantosSaturday, August 18
Outdoor Market La Paz - 9:30 a.m. Postal Park, corner of Constitución and Revolución across from post office and Corazón Café. Bring small change and tote bag or cooler.Sunday, August 19
Brews & Blues - 4:00-7:00 PM, Cerritos Beach Brewing, Pescadero. Come enjoy live blues and jazz performed by The Brew & Blues House Band - Robert Dale, cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, 612 102 1534, cerritosbeachbrewing.wordpress.comSaturday, August 25
Tango At Rancho Pescadero - From 6pm - 9pm, Rancho Pescadero, Pescadero. The schedule is as follows: 6 - 7pm Tango lesson with Adrián 7pm Dancing $50 pesos/person. Cash Bar/Restaurant. See website for directions: www.ranchopescadero.com. RSVP by August 19. Contact: George Ruenitz at gruenitz100 [- at -] gmail.com 612-178-0103
The Print-edition Of The Baja Onionskin Online - The Baja Onionskin is a printable version of the Community Events Calendar for the week. During the summer, we'll discontinue printing out and distributing paper copies but we'll post The Onionskin in PDF format online for download. Please feel free to download, print and distribute to your guests and visitors as you see fit. You can download the latest edition here: www.bajawesternonion.com/Onionskin/current.pdf. Advertising Information here: www.bajawesternonion.com/onion-skin.asp. -
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La Canada Del Diablo - Furniture, Mirrors, Spring Air Mattresses, Lamps. Everything is on sale!
Come by and check out our marked down prices.
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
Sun Pumps 1,200 Watt DC Solar Well Pump Controller - High-power pump controller, intended for pumping higher water volumes from greater depths. This model is designed to work with brushless DC pump motors only.
SunPumps PCB series Pump Controllers are high-quality, micro-processor controlled, DC-power converters designed as the interface between a DC-powered pump and the DC power source. The DC source may be solar modules, batteries, or systems using wind generators. The main purpose of the SunPumps PC-series controller is to maximize the total daily water delivery while providing protection for the pump as well as the power source. It boosts the current of solar modules in low sunlight conditions while holding the voltage of the solar modules at the maximum power point. This allows a pump to start earlier in the morning and stay running later into the evening.
Data Sheet: www.sunpumps.com/uploads/Specs/13961.pdfThis is a New Unit. Lists for over $900 in the US. Price Reduced: Asking $500 + Shipping in Baja via BajaPak. - Alan, alan [- at -] BajaSatellite.com, Baja California Sur
Accounting Services In Todos Santos - We can assist you with your corporate and individual needs. We offer accounting and administrative services including:
E.C.M. Raquel Martinez Peralta - Raquel Martinez Peralta frimargroup [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-14-86907
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
It's Raining Kitties At Kitty Heaven - Twelve new little darlings have arrived: 3 white ones with blue eyes,3 black ones, 4 tabbies, one not quite tortoise shell. They are guaranteed to keep your home mouse-free and are all available for immediate adoption.
If you are not able to bring one of these sweethearts into your home, you could consider sponsoring the kitty of your choice for only $10.00 U.S. a month. That's all it takes to provide food, shelter, and medical care for a local animal. We will send you a photo of your chosen kitty, and if you are in Todos Santos, you can visit "your" happy pet, and even give her/him a name. What an opportunity to help a fellow creature! To learn more about sponsoring a homeless critter, please contact Angelique at bajakitties [- at -] yahoo.com, www.bajarescue.com, 145-0250
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