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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Friday, September 21, 2012 -- Weekend Edition
Featured Events This Week    
Local Services Directory    
Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted    
Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted    
Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted    
The Pet Corner - Lost and Found    

News and Events, Questions and Answers, Food And Fun

Eco Alianza De Loreto's 5th Anniversary Celebration - Eco-Alianza de Loreto, A.C. , a non-profit conservation organization, celebrates its 5th Anniversary on October 20, at Hotel La Mision, Loreto, with a silent auction, dinner, dancing and live auction to benefit Environmental Education programs for Loreto youth. More information about Eco-Alianza's conservation programs and the invitation may be found on the home page of Eco-Alianza's website - www.ecoalianzaloreto.org. - Edna Peralta, edna [- at -] ecoalianzaloreto.org, www.ecoalianzaloreto.org, (613) 135-1900, Loreto

Baby Turtle Release Tours - Watch the baby sea turtles hatch and help them get to the sea. English and Spanish speaking guide will lead you from Todos Santos and explain what you are seeing. Tours are most afternoons from September to November at 5 pm. and cost just 100 pesos or $8 US. ph Javier 612-137-9249 - Javier, 612-137-9249, Todos Santos

Introduction To Baja Green Network - Friday, September 21. Opens 5.30, film & talks 7.30, Teatro Luna Azul, Todos Santos. Don't miss out on the launch night of BajaPerma! Displays, film, speakers from green building & food growing projects, networking. How to pick up new practical skills. See website for more info. - Contact: Jacklyn Robert, bajaperma [- at -] gmail.com, 6128684019, bajaperma.wordpress.com

Todos Santos Music Festival 2013 - Festival Founder and former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has announced the talent lineup for the second annual Todos Santos Music Festival, a ten-day music event benefiting the Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C. The festival, presented by The Hotel California, will be held in Todos Santos, January 10-26, 2013. Read all about it here: http://journaldelpacifico.com/blog/2012/09/19/todos-santos-music-festival-2013/ - Janice Kinne, yani [- at -] journaldelpacifico.com, todossantosmusicfestival.com/, Todos Santos

Bambu Consignment Fashion Show - Bambu Consignment Fashion show, La Paz, Saturday, Oct 6th [- at -] 4pm. Only 40 tickets left! They are going fast so if you are interested in attending please contact: cindycrane090 [- at -] gmail.com or drop in to Allende Bookstore any time or Bambu this Saturday to get your ticket. Cindy and Esther - Cindy Crane, cindycrane090 [- at -] gmail.com, 612-141-9903, La Paz
Por Que 5k - Only a little over 100 days remain to get in shape to run/walk in the Por Que 5K/1K, scheduled for December 29th. Entry fee is 150p, 50p for local students. Twenty pesos for the 1K. Look for the Todos Santos Por Que 5K on Facebook for training tips, sponsor news, and other info. This event is hosted by the Palapa Society. All proceeds support the medical needs of local children. We are hoping for 500 entries this year so ask your doctor if getting off your butt is right for you! - Tim Doyle, timsudoyle [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-145-0821

Let´s Help The Planet With Sustainable Local Projects! - Wanted for recyclable and sustainable local projects: glass jars with metal screw caps about 300gr. capacity and glass bottles with metal screw caps about 500ml. capacity. Let´s help the planet and our little Pueblo Mágico supporting local projects, Please contact Mónica Velázquez. Todos Santos, BCS. - Mónica Velázquez, mocavel [- at -] hotmail.com

Music, Fun And Food - Great relaxing atmosphere in downtown Pescadero at Cerritos Beach Brewing Co. for great Beer, Food, and Music. Also homemade Root Beer, Cream Soda & Ginger Ale, Great floats.

Live Music every Sunday from 4-7pm, Dinner and a Movie every Thursday at 7pm. Hrs are 3-10pm except Sunday from 1-8pm, closed Mondays.

We have Pool and Board Games. Air Conditioning. If you are looking for a meeting place for a club or gathering, we have room, please contact: Robert Dale, cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, www.cerritosbeachbrewing.wordpress.com, 612 102 1534, Pescadero

3 Ways To Keep Cool - Here are some suggestions:
  1. Fill your bathtub(if your lucky enough to have one)with cold water and add a tray or two of ice cubes.
  2. Turn on your A/C early in the A.M., shut all windows and wet your floors.
  3. Rootbeer floats
- Rick Plaia, rickplaia [- at -] hotmail.com, Baja California Sur

Drive My Car To Cabo/todos Santos - I need a reliable person to drive my small SUV from the US to Baja Sur. Must have excellent references, etc. Thanks. For more information, call 415-451-7133.

Busco Trabajo - estoy en busca de trabajo puedo pintarles su casa componer su jardin, rotular anuncios. - Johnnattan Mojica, mojica_420 [- at -] hotmail.com, 6121475492

Shut Up Frank's - Wow! A/C goes on everyday [- at -] 5:30. Come enjoy a burger, salad, maybe some hotwings and a beer, in a Kool, sweat & bug free environment. We open with the a/c on every Sunday [- at -] 11am bringing you all the NFL games and a Tri-tip plate special for $95pesos. Saturday the 23rd come join us for a huge UFC fight featuring Johnny Bones Jones vs Vitor Belfort! And Oct 5th is Maria's birthday! Come and celebrate with us! It would make her day! - Steve Fidnick, cabofiddy [- at -] yahoo.com, 145 0707, Todos Santos

Need Driving Directions - I am planning a trip to Florida soon by taking the Baja Ferry from la Paz to Mazatlan. Can someone please tell me the best boarder crossing I should take heading to Florida? El Paso and Laredo are more East toward Florida. Is the road safe to Laredo, or should I take the road to El Paso? email - dtracy911 [- at -] Yahoo.com, Cabo phone 624-121-1212. Thanks! - David Tracy, dtracy911 [- at -] Yahoo.com, 624-121-1212
Free Poop, You Scoop - The recent rains and high temperatures are working magic on our horse manure, turning it into rich compost. It's a superb soil amendment, rich mulch, or weed-smothering ground cover. Fall planting season is just around the corner. Get your free horse manure soon, first-come, first-served. Call or email us for directions. We're near Mercado Sol II. - Penny Brozda, pennybrozda [- at -] mac.com, 612-147-7550

Solar Batteries - Looking to buy 6 volt solar batteries used or rebuilt, prefer Roll brand - George Van, cabosheri [- at -] yahoo.com, San Jose Del Cabo

Wanted: Citrus Trees - I want to purchase lemon and orange trees. Have stopped by a few local nurseries and no luck. Any suggestions? thanks - Kelly Cline-sniechowski, kelbil2002 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612 157 6166/624 118 1603, Pescadero

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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, September 21
Introduction To Baja Green Network - Opens 5.30, film & talks 7.30, Teatro Luna Azul, Todos Santos. Don't miss out on the launch night of BajaPerma! Displays, film, speakers from green building & food growing projects, networking. How to pick up new practical skills. See website for more info - Jacklyn Robert bajaperma [- at -] gmail.com, 6128684019, bajaperma.wordpress.com

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Featured Local Services Directory

Accounting Services

Frimar Group - SECOFI, INM, IMSS, foreign investments, FM2/3, registrations, immigration, property management, utility payments, water, CFE, fideicamisos, water rights. - E.C.M. Raquel Martinez Peralta, frimargroup [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-14-86907, Todos Santos.

Airport Transportation - Errands

Ernesto Miranda - Rides to/from La Paz/SJDC airports, courier services, errands, help dealing with Mexican business and gov't; Car Registrations, TelCel/TelMex, CFE, Seguro Social, etc. - 612-117-7497, ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com
Computer Repairs

Josue Castillo Parts, service, cleaning, anti-virus, home networking. - jocama85 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 143 1508, Pescadero
Home Furnishings And Storage

La Canada Del Diablo - Furniture, mirrors, spring air mattresses, lamps. Mon ~ Sat. 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069, Todos Santos.
Home Services

Todos Santos Technologies - Water Syetem Installation, Tinaco cleaning, Satellite TV system installs and repairs. - Humberto Pardo, showmethetruth [- at -] hotmail.es, 612-104-2000, Todos Santos.
Online Advertising

Your Business Here! - Put your ad in front of over 3,500 Baja Western Onion Readers twice a week for a little as $5.00 per week. Advertise your business here in our NEW Local Services Directory. More Info HERE
Hotels and Restaurants

Cerritos Beach Brewing Co. - Live music every Sunday, Thursday dinner and a movie. Open 3-10 pm, sundays 1-8 pm, closed mondays. cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, cerritosbeachbrewing.wordpress.com, 612 102 1534, Pescadero

Hotel Casa Tota And La Santeña - Fine dining, lodging and entertainment. HotelCasaTota [- at -] gmail.com, www.HotelCasaTota.com, 612-145-5090, Todos Santos.

Satellite TV And Internet

Baja Satellite - Shaw Direct, Dish Network, HughesNet, V-Sat, Voice Over Internet (VoIP), local networks. - alan [- at -] BajaSatellite.com, www.bajasatellite.com, (530) 903-4257 (US), (01) 555 351 0882 (Mexico), Baja California

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Misc. Sales and Services Available

Reliable Worker - I'm looking for work as a gardener, hauling, light construction or general labour. I speak English, am very dependable and can supply references. I have a truck and can be reached by cell. - Octavio Perez, 612-348-3882 or 612-119-2997

Great Summer End Special´s In Caeli! - Enjoy our terrific Summer end special´s 50% off! For all our local and retired friends living in Todos Santos:
  • Luscious Relaxing Aroma-Massage 1hr. $300 pesos
  • Organic Facial $200 pesos
Available from September 20th to October 20th. Make your appointments. Guaranteed best service in town by Certified Holistic & Bodywork Therapist Mónica Velázquez. 612 145-0381 or 612-149-1552 (cell) caelicasaholistica [- at -] gmail.com / Todos Santos BCS - www.facebook.com/pagescaelicasaholistica [- at -] gmail.com - Mónica Velázquez, caelicasaholistica [- at -] gmail.com

2002 Ford Explorer For Sale - Quiero vender una Ford Explorer Modelo 2002 6 Cilindros(V6) Motor 4.0 Lts, tiene 108,000 millas, aire acondicionado, stereo cd, transmision automatica, traccion sencilla. Esta importada como nacional, buenas condidiones en general tanto exterior como interior. Las placas estan vigentes de 2012. El precio es de 5,850 usd (obo). Telefono para informacion: 6121431508. Email: jocama85 [- at -] hotmail.com

I would like to sell a 2002 Ford Explorer, 6 cylinder, 4.0 Liter V6 motor, with 108,000 miles, air conditioning, stereo CD, automatic transmission, single traction. It is imported with 2012 plates, in good condition inside and out. The price is $5,850 USD (or best offer). Telephone for information 612 143 1508. - Josue (Pronounced "Ho Sway") Castillo, jocama85 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 143 1508, 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. Also offering weekly mail/grocery/supplies pick up in Cabo San Lucas/La Paz for individuals, restaurants and hotels.

Reasonable Rates - Contact: Ernesto, Cel. 612-117-7497, ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com

French And English Lessons - Learn French or English with a certified teacher. 20 years experience. Private or small groups. Call Cynthia at 612-176-9074.
Jeep For Sale - Jeep 1991 180,000km, Nationalized, 5 spd, 4 cyl, Air Con, 1000 W Amp, Stereo, Sirius Radio, New Battery, Bikini Top, Tires 90%, Roof Rack / Light bar, engine and trans in great shape 4700 if interested will give a much better price thx funkyglasses [- at -] me.com. Funkyglasses [- at -] me.com, Baja California Sur

News From La Canada Del Diablo - We are back and preparing for an upcoming season bigger and better then ever. We shopped hard, and now we have to clear our last years merchandise, to make room for the shipments that will be arriving soon. Come help us. Come save a ton of money. Come by and say hello. If you are new in town, come by and introduce yourself.

The last works of Charles Stewart, Todos Santos' founding foreign artist, have been discounted 20%. (Payment in the United States can be arranged). There are only a few remaining pieces. Own a piece of Todos Santos history.

The Todos Santos Fire Department, who by the way, (with the help of many other wonderful people) saved La Canada Del Diablo from burning to the ground this summer, are collecting donations of anything they can sell at this years 10th Annual World Class Garage Sale, scheduled for December 15 th. You may drop off your donations here at La Canada Del Diablo, in the storage unit area. The moneys earned, will go to help maintain and replace equipment. Our Fire Department needs our help. Thank you.

Have you been thinking about opening a business? Do you need a liquor license? Let's talk. - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069, Baja California Sur

Wheelchair Van/Trailer - 2001 e250 ford van fully loaded, side barn doors with lift, 197000 klm's, 45000 excellent shape obo, 1993 sierra cobra 24ft fully loaded travel trailor professionaly updated to Sept 2011 standards, new solor system, 10,000 obo - Jay Douglas, wcdude65 [- at -] yahoo,ca, 6241689074, Baja California Sur

Massage Therapy - Good For What Ails You - Certified Massage Therapist with over 20 years experience can help alleviate aches and pains, chronic conditions, old and new injuries. In Todos Santos, speaks English and Spanish. Also treats dogs. ph. Javier, 612-137-9249 - Javier, lbartels [- at -] gmail.com, 612-137-9249, Todos Santos
Accounting Services In Todos Santos - 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
Do You Need Home Services? - Electronic equipment repair, mechanical work, installation of mirrors and fittings, soldering of doors and windows, etc. Contact us, we are a team of prefesionales. Tel. 612-168-3318. e-mail: ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com.

Necesitas algun servicio a domicilio? Reparación de equipos electrónicos, trabajos mecanicos, instalación de espejos y herrajes, soldadura de puertas y ventanas, etc. Contactanos, somos un equipo de prefesionales. Cel. 612-168-3318. e-mail: ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com.

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

Housesitter Wanted - Christmas - Looking for an animal loving housesitter to watch our Pescadero house over the Christmas holidays, December 19-30. Need to take care of two great dogs and four cats. Must be low-key and really committed to the well-being of the animals. Great, private little house in the huertas behind San Pedrito. Wi-fi and Sky TV. References appreciated. bolt71 [- at -] hughes.net, Pescadero

Price Reduced To $232,000.00 For Quick Sale! - This beautiful new home is located in La Paz Mexico ( on the baja). It has a beautiful separate upper suite with private entrance. The upper suite is 710sq ft with 1 bedroom and 3 piece bathroom.

Beautiful roof top deck is an additional 436 sq. ft. Main floor is 1260 sq. ft with 2 bedrooms and a 3 piece bathroom. Has a large front porch and a cement 2 car carport. The in ground swimming pool is 14’ x24’ x 5 ‘. The property is secured with a plaster wall around the property line and iron gates.

For further information Contact Kent Hansen in La Paz at 612-124-8480 or email to kenthansen [- at -] shaw.ca

Busco Casa Para Cuidar - hola mi nombre es johnnattan busco personas que les interese que le cuiden su casa . puedo manterner en perfectas condiciones su jardin y casa tengo un perro es muy obediente esta adiestrado si alguna persona le interesa mis servicios les dejo mi telefono 6121475492. Puedo entregar carta de recomendacion muchas personas de la comunidad americana local me conosen les agradeceria mucho su ayuda ..gracias... - Johnnattan Mojica, mojica_420 [- at -] hotmail.com, 6121475492, Baja California Sur

Sale - Vendo 50% Interes - "Casa Chametla" located 2 minutes from La Paz International Airport, 5 minutes from the most modern shopping area in La Paz (Wal-Mart, Sams, Home Depot, Soriana, Liverpool, Cinepolis, etc...). Secured gated complex composed of only the 3 houses. This is a brand-new, 2 story house, 3+2, 1549sqft, laundry room, covered porch and BBQ (included) area. Too many extras to mentioned... You are Not going to find a similar brand new house in the best area in La Paz for this price. USD 45,000 o $600,000 p. If any of this sounds interesting then please go to https://www.box.com/s/kflso0vzcuyby1lc0vfk or www.bajabell.com or email info [- at -] bajabell.com.

"Casa Chametla" se encuentra en un proyecto de privada de tres casas, con alta seguridad y privacidad, en un buen vecindario. Excelente ubicación, a 2 minutos del aeropuerto internacional, y a 5 minutos de las plazas comerciales, mas modernas, en donde se encuentran: Wal-Mart, Sams, Home Depot, Soriana, Liverpool, Cinepolis, entre otras. El Mejor Precio en todo La Paz por una casa de esta dimension a Extrenar ! No espere mas... contactame ahora antes que se venda a otra familia! Para ver mas informacion ir a https://www.box.com/s/kflso0vzcuyby1lc0vfk o www.bajabell.com o mande correo a info [- at -] bajabell.com - Bill, info [- at -] bajabell.com, www.bajabell.com

Housesitter Available - Male,53, is looking for a house sitting gig. Available 11/1/12. thorpminister [- at -] yahoo.com. LT - Thorp Minister, thorpminister [- at -] yahoo.com, (702) 238-6162

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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

Ride Available To TS Starting From Calgary - I will be leaving Calgary October 4 and driving down I-15. Probably leave San Diego October 7 or 8, and figure 3 days to TS. I have a seat for one person and a fair amount of cargo room. Sorry, no "unaccompanied" cargo. - Les Schubert, lschubert [- at -] platinum.ca, 403 931 2628, Todos Santos

Caravan From California Approx. Oct. 1 - Looking to caravan or a possible ride share from California starting approximately Oct. 1 to Todos Santos. Please respond to jenniferlindberg5 [- at -] gmail.com. Thank you, Jennifer - Jennifer Lindberg, jenniferlindberg5 [- at -] gmail.com, 505-206-8618, United States

Caravan From San Diego Oct. 13 - Hi. I am looking to caravan with someone from San Diego to Todos Santos on October 13th. I am slightly flexible on dates so if a departure later would work better for you, that is an option. I can leave up to 2 days later than the 13th. gravitygirl007 [- at -] hotmail.com

Driving From New Mexico - I plan on driving to Baja early November, via Tucson, Los Mochas, ferry to La Paz. Looking for a rider to share the ride. - Rosario Carelli, wearethedrum [- at -] yahoo.com, 828 380 0122 US cell#

Will Drive Your Vehicle To Baja Late October ~ Early November - Responsible couple with perfect driving record available to drive your vehicle down to Baja Sur some time late October/early November. Ideal pick-up from the Olympic Peninsula or Los Angeles but any location down the west coast is an option. - Sasha Landis, jacqueline.mention [- at -] gmail.com, Los Barriles

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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 -

Looking For A Home >>> - Homeless. We are Three Black Puppies, about 12 weeks old, who were left at Punta Lobos a few weeks ago. They say we're mostly labs. If you are out at Punta Lobos, we pretty much hang out at Carlos' van, where there is sometimes food and water. We would love to be adopted. If interested please call Pam 612-102-7983. senoracobb [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos

Please Adopt Me - My name is Jackson, I'm a one year old male long haired (silky) white terrier. I have been neutered and had all my shots. I am loving and lovable and very well socialized. I get along just fine with children and other dogs. If you want to have a look at me (I assure you I'm adorable), please call Mariposa and we can meet. - Mariposa, 612-176-3119, Pescadero

Four 8-week-old Kittens Want To Live With You - Hi everyone! We want to live with you! We are 4 part-Savannah kittens brought up by Mama Dog and 2 Papa Cats. So we love everybody, people, dogs-- even spiders--I think.

Somos 4 gatitos parte-Savannah criados por Mama Perra y 2 Papas Gatos. Es por eso que nos encanta a todos—la gente, los perros, arañas--creo que tal vez. 1227120, 044 612 – 1208445. Paz.ice [- at -] prodigy.net.mx. - Pi Hopkins, Pazpan11 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-1227120/ 044 612 1208445

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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