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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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

Presidential Debate! At La Garra Bar - Hey guys! The First Presidential Debate is on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at 7:00pm! We will be showing it! Modelo Chope Beer on Tap $20 pesos! Check out Facebook Fan Page [- at -] La Garra Restaurant Sports Bar & give us a like to get our promos and info on future events, we even include some town gossip sometimes! - Happy & Chuy Cota, lagarrarsb [- at -] gmail.com, 612-145-0004

Voter Registration Drive Huge Success! - Close to 30 people were registered to vote in the two drives. Thank you Cafélix and Cerritos Beach Brewing for providing venues, cold drinks and food, and to El Tecolóte Books for their on-going Correos de México mailing service and stamps. There is still time to register and vote, go directly to Voteabroads website, www.votefromabroad.org, call or email if you have questions, or need to be talked through the process. Jo Stewart Pescadero; and Patricia Baum, Todos Santos - Patricia Baum, teampaty [- at -] gmail.com, 612 145-0882

Michael's At The Gallery - We will be re-opening the restaurant on October 12 at 6:30 PM. Michael will be introducing several new dishes for this season's menu. Come in and enjoy a complimentary margarita or beer with dinner before going out to celebrate "Las Fiestas Patronales de Todos Santos". For reservations or information please call or email. Vegetarian or Vegan dishes available upon request. Please give one day notice. - Michael Cope, mplcope [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0500, Todos Santos

Need Ride To Mulege - Anytime near October 1, need a ride to Mulege from San Diego or Tijuana. I can help drive and pay for gas. I am 62 and stayed in Mulege last winter. Please call Roger at 828-334-6897 - Roger Pettry, rpettry49 [- at -] yahoo.com, 828-334-6897

Lost License Plate - While driving in Las Tunas last weekend my front license fell off, 2TK O95 South Dakota. If anyone finds it please call my cell at 624-137-7721 or skype 760-208-4898,Thanks palapapaul [- at -] gmail.com - Paul De Smit, palapapaul [- at -] gmail.com, 624-137-7721, Los Barriles

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

Children/ Teens Monthly Book Exchange - Our monthly book exchange will be held on Oct. 4 from 3:30 to 4:30pm at the park in Todos Santos. Please feel free to join us. - E. Reyes, theranchkidz [- at -] yahoo.com

Puertocitos Road Paved? - The puertocitos road is supposedly being paved (i'll believe it when i see it!) Anybody know how far the pavement has gone? is it getting close tp gonzaga bay? Thanks for any info. - Dave W, lobogrande [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Auditions For Next Play And Movie Night At Teatro Luna Azul - Special Invitation for all who are interested in being involved in our upcoming play Return of the Light. If you would like to perform we are looking for local people, bilingual is best but not necessary, a village of characters so different ages. Plus younger people who are movement oriented, perhaps do yoga or surf. Behind the scenes - we are looking for people who would like to help make oversized puppets and masks. Get involved! contact bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com

Invitacin especial a todos los interesados en participar en la prxima obra " El Regreso de la Luz". Si te interesa integrarte al grupo, estamos buscando gente local de diferentes edades, que entiendan o quieran aprender un poquito de ingls. Gente gil y fuerte para moverse en escena. Igualmente necesitamos conformar un equipo de produccin para hacer unas mscaras y unas marionetas gigantes para la obra. Anmense! Contctenos: bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com

Movie Night at Teatro Luna Azul Friday Oct. 5: "2012: Time for Change" - Fascinating Daniel Pinchbeck documentary combines ancient indigenous knowledge with scientific discoveries. Homemade pasta dinner at 6pm. Movie at sunset. blluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, tsbmp.blogspot.com

Physician's Committee Launched Spanish Speaking Program - Do you have Spanish speaking friends suffering from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity related or preventable or curable llnesses? If so, please tell them about this new program by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine that launched Monday. For more information, you can visit: http://www.vegetarianoen21dias.org/. It features physicians involvement with lots of support from dietitians, celebrity coaches and world reknowned chefs. This program was designed with Mexico's health issues in mind. The English version of this program has already transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. pcrm.org/

Not Everyone Can Foster A Dog - But anyone can help buy food for them. There are now three more little darlings at Punto Lobos and they aren't finding the old-timers very good at sharing. Can you pick up a bag of dog food the next time you to go to Costco or Walmart or Sam's Club or wherever you shop. It would be greatly appreciated. - Maryann, maryann [- at -] bajawesternonion.com, 145-0791

Facebook Page For TS And Pescadero - The new Friends of Todos Santos and Pescadero Facebook Page is dedicated to helping people who visit, live in or just dream about Todos Santos and Pescadero. Please join in the discussion. Use this page to to ask questions about anything having to do with our community. c. Here are some ideas:
  1. good restaurants you have been to
  2. fun translations and sayings in spanish
  3. interesting stores and products
  4. random thoughts about living in paradise
  5. events and concerts
  6. good books
  7. questions you have about everyday living in paradise
Lets work together to make this a success! - Christine Folgmann, https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTodosSantosAndPescadero?ref=ts, Todos Santos

Tiny Kittens Need Loving Home - We rescued two tiny kittens dumped with the garbage 3 weeks ago. They appear to be 4 to 5 weeks old now. One of them is eating solid food but they both still need the bottle. They are very affectionate, alert and playful. We adore them but can't keep them. Can you give them a loving home? - Cheryl, allinharmony [- at -] gmail.com, 612-114-7446

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Exchange Rate - Mexican Pesos to $1 USD - Courtesy exchange-rates.org

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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.)

Tuesday, October 2
Palabra Por Palabra Book Group - The group meets at the centrally located home of one of its members at 2 p.m. Sessions are generally the first Tuesday of the month. Please bring books you recommend for discussion. There is no assigned book during these summer sessions. For more information, contact Allende Books on Independencia #518, between Serdan and Prieto, La Paz.
Wednesday, October 3
Presidential Debate At La Garra Bar - At 7 p.m. Modelo Chope Beer on Tap $20 pesos. - Happy & Chuy Cota, lagarrarsb [- at -] gmail.com, 612-145-0004
Thursday, October 4
Children/Teens Monthly Book Exchange - Our monthly book exchange will be held from 3:30 to 4:30pm at the park in Todos Santos. Please feel free to join us. - E. Reyes, theranchkidz [- at -] yahoo.com
Friday, October 5
Movie Night at Teatro Luna Azul - "2012: Time for Change" - Daniel Pinchbeck documentary combines ancient indigenous knowledge with scientific discoveries. Homemade pasta dinner at 6pm. Movie at sunset. blluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, tsbmp.blogspot.com

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before choosing a date to see if something else is already planned and avoid conflicts. - The Baja Western Onion

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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

Toyota Solara For Sale Yr 2000 - $2,500 or best offer for my 2000 Toyota Solara 4-cyl. Runs well. Looks pretty good. White with black cloth interior. A/C is excellent! Almost new tires. Has 200,000 miles needs a catalytic converter to pass its next California USA smog test. Otherwise, runs great. Very well maintained car. Clear title. Will provide Carfax. Please email villagedwellers [- at -] yahoo.com - Terry, villagedwellers [- at -] yahoo.com, San Jose Del Cabo

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

Starband Satellite Internet - Receive internet signal anywhere. Complete system is hooked up, programmed, and working great. Includes 1 meter dish and modem. $250 u.s.d. Only available until Oct. 5th. - Robert Quirk, rq [- at -] todossantosrentals.net, www.todossantosrentals.net/todos-santos-rentals-for-sale.html, (612) 141-7026, 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

End(?) Of Summer Special - 40% off mani's & pedi's this Fri. & Sat. at Chica's Salon. That's right 100 pesos for a mani & 200 pesos for a pedi! After surviving the heat, fires, storms & humidity you all deserve some inexpensive pampering. By appointment only. Barbara & Pedro are back & stocking the store with new & exciting merchandise. Ace will be starting up the Sat. Farmer's Market this weekend so treat yourself to one of his yummy breakfast or lunch dishes. Stop by & say hello to the whole La Canada gang. - Kathie Cullinane, chicassalon [- at -] gmail.com, 612-142-3160, Todos Santos
Spanish Lessons - Individual and groupal Spanish lessons. Free conversation class every Friday from 6 to 8 pm. Janet Wilson street between Felix Ortega and Indefonso Green, Cabo San Lucas. - Joel Antonio Estamates, caballito_b [- at -] hotmail.com, www.inglesamerica.com.mx, 624-143-9643, Cabo San Lucas

Electronic Items For Sale - All working and in almost new condition: yamaha turntable - p07; philips turntable - electronic 312; yamaha am/fm stereo - tuner T17; yamaha cassette deck stero - K-907; yamaha stereo Amplifier - A-27; Rotel am/fm stereo tuner - rt-850a; rotel stereo integrated amplifier - ra140bx4; rotel compact disk player - rcd-855; rca vcr Plus; jvc dvd player; Make an offer for all or each. - Michael Hassan, mmh85 [- at -] columbia.edu, 624-130-4073, Cabo San Lucas
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? Reparacin de equipos electrnicos, trabajos mecanicos, instalacin 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.

Motor Home For Sale In Baja - 22ft. Motor home, great shape, everything works already in baja, registered in US and legal ... have title in hand. generator, hardwood floors,brand new fridge and freezer, propane gas and electric, good tires, good spare, good stereo, lots of extras, and plenty of storage. Please call Tony [- at -] 541-490-9401 or email :
Steph [- at -] gorge.net - Tony Barbieristeph, Steph [- at -] gorge.net, 541-490-9401

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• ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and PBS from Detroit, Michigan, Rochester New York, Spokane and Seattle
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For available Shaw Direct channels, go here: www.bajasatellite.com/shaw-direct-satellite-tv-program-listings.asp. We set up your programming account directly with Shaw Direct, allowing you to manage your account directly. For Shaw Direct programming and monthly subscription rates, go here: www.bajasatellite.com/ShawDirectProgramming.asp.
Complete Shaw Direct System with Dish, Mount and DSR600 High-Definition Receiver - Only $698 US
Price includes Shaw Direct Account activation, and Canadian, US and Mexican Shipping and Importation. Installation not included. Custom installation in the Los Cabos area available. 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

Huge Home 1 Block From The Beach For Rent - 100% Solar And Fully Furnitured - Exquisite Hacienda style home in Agua Blanca (Northern TS) for long term rental:$700.00 month. No House sitters, serious inquiries only please. Available this October.

- Eduardo Reyes, info [- at -] villasaguablanca.com, www.villasaguablanca.com/House.html, 612-149-8903, Todos Santos

Seeking Todos Santos Winter Home - Hi. I am a mature woman seeking peaceful housing for myself, and my delightful,10# malti-poo, for at least the winter months.I am a well traveled, handy person who would prefer a caretaker position.Prior to retiring this year, I enjoyed careers as: a bed and breakfast proprietor/manager, the developer and manager of a horse facility, a real estate agent, a woodworker, and a mentor in the Toltec tradition of Don Miguel Ruiz.
I am very experienced in the care of animals-including horses. I would like to drive down around Dec. or Jan.. Please give a call at 575-770-3113 or email rakasatori [- at -] gmail.com. - Raka Satori, rakasatori [- at -] gmail.com, 575-770-3113
House For Rent--Long Term - 2 bedroom 1 bath. Fenced yard. Pets welcome. Pool. Fruit trees. $600 a month. A/C Furnished. Please contact for details. 5 minute walk to town - Eva, theranchkidz [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos

House For Rent - Spacious, open concept house for rent in quiet Todos Santos neighborhood, walking distance to downtown. Separate bedroom and bathroom (queen-sized bed). Looking for long-term renter. Pet friendly. Please contact: colibri2012 [- at -] yahoo.com for further information. colibri2012 [- at -] yahoo.com

Price Reduced To $232,000.00 For Quick Sale! - This beautiful new home is located in El Comitan, 15 minutes from La Paz (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

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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 Oct. 4 - 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

Driving Baja Both Ways - I am driving up to Northern California from San Jose Del Cabo on Oct 8th and driving back down on Oct 18th. I'm very experienced at driving the Baja...over 25 years. Looking for someone who needs a ride and wants to share expenses, needs vehicle or something taken up or brought back, or wants to caravan in either direction. karin-marie [- at -] msn.com. Karin - Karin, karin-marie [- at -] msn.com

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

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

Driving From New Mexico Early Nov. - 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#

Arizona To The Baja Via Baja Ferries Late Nov. Early Dec. - Looking for anyone wanting to caravan over the border at Nogales, late November or early December. I speak fluent Spanish and can help with your translations. I drive with my two dogs and take the Baja Ferry. Please let me know if you plan on driving down my schedule can be flexible. Sylvia - Sylvia L. Ossa, treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com, 928-202-4926, 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 todosla gente, los perros, araas--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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