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CONAGUA Weather Forecast Info - CONAGUA administers the national meteorological service for Mexico and their website gives very detailed info smn.conagua.gob.mx. Click on the proníóstico de tiempo for weather forecast, then select the city, in our case, La Paz. You can toggle between Celcius and Fahrenheit degrees and even a beginner in Spanish should be able to follow the chart. - Theo The Bread Guy, Courtesy La Paz Gringos -
Editor's Note. Here is a continuously-updated, animated InfraRed weather map from the CONAGUA website depicting a 3-hour span of weather over Mexico:
Spirit Airlines To Offer Daily Non-stop Service to Cabo - On August 16, Spirit Airlines announced they will begin offering round-trip, non-stop flights between San Diego and San Jose Del Cabo for $274 US plus bag fees of $25, starting Nov. 8 (subject to foreign government approval). They also annouced other Mexico connections:
Rumi Garden Presents: Live Music With Ben And The Men - Every Friday Night, $25p beer, $40p wine, $100p dinner, 7 to 10 p.m. Reservations 612-145-1088 or visit www.RumiGarden.com. Great way to start off your weekend with friends. Don't miss it! See you there - Rumi Garden, www.RumiGarden.com, 612-145-1088, Baja California Sur
Full Or Part Time Help Needed - Hi there. We are still looking to fill out the team as we expand Anchor Storage airport parking and storage. We are across from the international airport so best to live in San Jose. We need a truly bilingual person (written and spoken) with one or more of these skills:
Test Your Satellite Phone For Free - If you own a satellite phone for emergencies, it's a good idea tto test your phone, especially as we move into the height of the Hurricane Season. Both Inmarsat and Iridium offer a free test number designed for customers who may not use their satellite phone regularly such as first responders and anyone keeping a satellite phone in a safety kit.
Iridium - Make sure you are outside with a clear view of the sky and horizon. Once you have powered up the phone, extended the antenna and registered on the network, dial 00-1-480-752-5105 then press SEND. You will hear a recording to confirm your phone is working properly. The free call works for all Iridium phones: Iridium 9505A, Iridium 9555 and Iridium 9575 Extreme.If your free test call is unsuccessful then you may need airtime service for your phone. You should contact your service provider for assistance. -
Brews Blues And Jazz Sunday Afternoons - from 4-7pm every week including this coming Sunday, Aug. 26. Classic Jazz, Blues and R&B Standards performed by the Brews Brothers. Don't miss this party! Homemade Ales, Root Beer Floats, Ginger Ale and the best breads, soups and salads as well as pulled pork sandwiches all made right here at Cerritos Beach Brewing Company in down-town Pescadero. Call Bob at 612-102-1534. cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, www.cerritosbeachbrewing.com, 612 102 1534
RE: In Memoriam - Jeep Hardinge - Our small group of friends are so very sad to read about Jeep's passing. We met him and grew to love and consider him our friend. My husband and I purchased two of his paintings over the years and they are both hanging proudly in our living room in Portland Oregon-- A testament to our devotion to Pescadero and to Jeep's artistic talent. We will not be able to attend the memorial but will, in our own way, remember him well. Please let us know if there is any plan for a way to honor Jeep from this far away? Sincerely, Janet R.
Photography Workshop - Basic to Intermediate Photography Workshop. Learn to use all the photographic equipment you have to bring the best out of it. Become faster at capturing scenes, moments or portraits. Learn to compose and develop your photographer's eye. Learn about the computer workflow. 1 to 1 counseling and critique (among a small group of practicing photographers). Out in the field classes.
Hi, my name is Elías García, I'm a professional photographer mostly focused on travel and landscape Art Photography, and I'm looking to make a couple extra bucks by teaching my craft. My aim is to help you become a better photographer by making you take pictures and practice ... for me, there is no better way. Have a look at my work since that is the best way to know what I can teach you :). The cost of the workshop is 1,200 pesos, it will be in the La Paz area and it's 4 sessions of 3.5 hours. Hope to see you in the class soon! - Elias Garcia, elias.gcastro [- at -] gmail.com, www.eliasgarciaphotography.com, 612-161-2361, La Paz
Kayle Lechugas Farmstand Reopens - Beginning Wednesday, August 22, Kayle Lechugas will re-open the stand in Todos Santos selling fresh locally grown organic fruits and vegetables. Our schedule is Monday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday from 9:30-2pm in Todos Santos. Located on H. Colegio Militar, across from Telcel & the fish market. August 26th is our last Sunday at Baja Beans in Pescadero, 9am-Noon. ¡Que Rico! will have mixed lettuce on Tuesdays & Saturdays. Located directly across from La Paloma Ice cream store, just up the street from the farmstand. - Kayle, basilfields2 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-105-3674, Todos Santos
Letter Needs To Get To B.C., Canada - Looking for someone going to Canada, sometime soon who could mail a letter. Will pay all expenses. Much appreciated. - Patricia Baum, teampaty [- at -] gmail.com, 612 145-0882
RE: In Memoriam - Leonardo Perel - Mi mas sentido pésame a la familia del Leonado Perel. La comunidad de Todos Santos le extrañara por siempre Sinceramente: Fam. Frías Martinez, Frimargroup
Short Term U.S. Auto Insurance - Hmmmmm! I'm driving north in two days. No longer have US auto Insurance. What do you do? I'll be North for 2 months. Any ideas? Thanks, - Janel, janelb3 [- at -] yahoo.com
¡Que Rico! Adds Breakfast Sausage - We have added breakfast sausage to our flavorful list of homemade sausages. Available Wednesday, August 22: Chicken Breakfast Sausage mild & hot as well as Pork Breakfast Sausage mild & hot. Try our homemade cream cheese available this week and there's a new batch of Katie's mango jam on Thursday. Meats, Poultry, Cheeses, Hummus, Eggs, Unsweetened yogurt, Gourmet chocolate chip cookies and other delectable items. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 3pm or by appt. Located directly across the street from La Paloma Ice Cream store on H. Colegio Militar. We look forward to serving you. Special summer email newsletter for summer residents, please email us if you're interested. - Deborah & Jaime, quericofoods [- at -] gmail.com, 612-118-6031, Todos Santos
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
Not Getting Enough Affection? - Need some loving. There are many beautiful cats and kittens just waiting to purr for you at Kitty Heaven. You could visit with them once a week or as often as you like. You might even want to help clean up a bit or maybe buy them some food. Why don't you come for a visit? - they love meeting new friends. - Angelique, bajakitties [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0250
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Five-day Exchange Rate - Mexican Pesos to $1 USD - Courtesy exchange-rates.org
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.)
Thursday, August 23
Eco Activities For Kids - Jueves Ambientales para Niños is a weekly children's program focused on the ecosystem. It features music, theatre, dance and magic Thursdays at 6 p.m. at Casa de la Cultura del Estado, La Paz.Friday, August 24
Dirt! The Movie - 6:30pm Dinner, Teatro Luna Azul. Fun & accessible documentary about the living skin of the Earth.Jambalya dinner at 6:30. RSVP. Movie at sunset - Contact: bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, tsbmp.blogspot.comSaturday, August 25
Outdoor Market La Paz - 9:30 a.m. The Postal Park, corner of Constitución and Revolución across from post office and Corazón Café. Bring small change and tote bag or cooler.Sunday, August 26
Brews Blues And Jazz - From 4-7pm every week including today. Classic Jazz, Blues and R&B Standards performed by the Brews Brothers. Great food available. Cerritos Beach Brewing Company in down-town Pescadero. Call Bob at 612-102-1534. cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, www.cerritosbeachbrewing.com, 612 102 1534
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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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 $400. - 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 RV Space For Rent - Looking for a Long-term RV space in Elias Cias, Rancho Nuevo, Cerritos, Pescadero or Todos Santos. I would like to park it at a private home or property. If you have hookups, water, elect, sewer, WiFi. I would love it close to the beach. Need flat ground. I only use it on the week ends or 3 days a week. If you need to get away for week ends and would like to have someone to secure your property it may benefit you. I could water and I love animals. I have a home in Cabo and am a R.E. Broker in Cabo & Todos Santos. Lots of references. With my banker, lawyer, accountant etc. Lived in the area 23 years and have been flying into Cabo since 1967. I need to make a decision & move my 28' C model motorhome by the 10th of September and am looking now. I can pay rent. Please call my cell: 624 113-3959 - Sharon Armstrong, sharon [- at -] caborealtors.com, Pescadero
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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