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Hot Ticket! Hot Ticket! - It's the second annual fundraiser for Hogar del Nino, this year in the style of a progressive dinner. Diners will meet at Guaycura Sky Bar for a welcome cocktail and sample appetizers from several restaurants. Dinner locations will be drawn, and diners will walk to their assigned restaurants. After dinner everyone will reconvene on the rooftop bar at Hotal Casa Tota for dessert buffet and coffee. Date is Monday, December 17. Ticket price is $80. All proceeds benefit the children at Hogar del Nino. Tickets available on November 20. Join us for the fun, adventure and wonderful dining. Reserve your tickets now via email to Nancy Serfas nancyserfas [- at -] aol.com, Lisa Welsch lwelsch [- at -] cbriveras.com or Nancy Naigle. - Nancy Naigle, nnaigle [- at -] att.net, 612-178-0040, Todos Santos
Noche Mexicana -- Help Todos Santos Women Suffering From Cancer - Saturday, November 24, at Hotel Casa Tota. Buffet of regional Mexican cuisine, Mariachi band, Raffles and Door Prizes. Ticket price: 200.00 pesos. Guaranteed to be an evening of great food, lots of fun. All money raised help Todos Santos women with limited funding fight cancer. Tickets are now on sale at both Mercado del Sol grocery stores, and La Canada Del Diablo. Enjoy a nice dinner at Hotel Casa Tota, and assist community women to facilitate their medical treatment. Thank you! - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, 612-140-0069
A Local Health Alert For Horses - I lost my amazing equine friend, my 3 year old mare, Starbuck, this Saturday to suspected West Nile or Equine Encephalitis. Blood tests will confirm which but I wanted to save anyone else the loss of their horse because of contracting either of these horrible diseases. Vaccinations are available, please educate yourself further about them or email me and I'll send you the info. - Tim Lang, tim [- at -] timlang.net, Pescadero
Free Week Of Tai Chi And Qi Gong Classes - Curious? Here's your chance to give it a try! Come to one or all classes with no obligation to continue. Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong are Healing Arts based on principles of Chinese medicine, Acupuncture and the Laws of the Five Essential Elements of all life.
? Que Rico! Offers Turkeys - Fresh free-range "organic" turkeys for American Thanksgiving (Nov 22). Taking requests: please provide your name, email address, phone if you have one, and preferred size. Turkeys are 6-10kg (13-22lbs). We will do our best to match you with requested size. Pick-up date to be determined. Please join our email weekly newsletter for new arrivals & flavors of the week for sausages, dips & spreads. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm or by appointment. Located across from La Paloma Ice Cream store on H.Colegio Militar. Thank you for shopping at ?Que Rico! - Deborah & Jaime, QueRicoFoods [- at -] gmail.com, 612-118-6031, Todos Santos
Lost Golden Retriever - One year old rust colored male golden - occasionally responds to the name Cruz - ran off with a large white and black spotted dog (appeared to have some Dalmatian) he met on the beach between San Sebastian and Las Tunas Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. He is wearing a collar with LA County tags. Please contact The Todos Santos Inn with any information. Thank you. - John Stoltzfus, todossantosinn [- at -] gmail.com, 612 145-0040, Todos Santos
We Had Such A Great Time - The first Open Reading of the year was truly wonderful, I'm not kidding. The next reading promises to be a winner too. We will welcome back more of the regulars and be amazed and amused by some of the new writers in town. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cool drink on the beautiful patio at Michael's at the Gallery, top of Topete. Sunday afternoon, November 18, at 4:00. FIVE minutes, original works only please. Don't miss it. - Susan Doyle, timsudoyle [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-145-0821
Thank You From The Life Guards - Thank you so much to the business community of Todos Santos and Pescadero for your wonderful support for the Hotel California Halloween party. There are 4 life guards working at Cerritos Beach, and thanks to you, we were able to provide certification and some equipment during the year. We appreciate your generosity and support and want to thank you for helping us to keep our beaches safe and supporting our life guards. Proplayas A.C. non profit. Atte. Oscar Rosales, Presidente. - oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos
Chocolates La Laguna - Chocolates La Laguna is pleased to announce the opening of a specialty chocolate shop in Todos Santos! Situated on Hidalgo, around the corner & directly behind the Tecolote Bookstore; in the white building. Days open will be Tuesday - Saturday Hours: 10:00-4:00 Looking forward to putting smiles on many faces! - Shauna Hughes, shughesdesign [- at -] gmail.com, 612 105 1825, Baja California Sur
Moving 'stuff' Phoenix To Loreto - I know it's done all the time from the California border, but my household stuff (about a pickup load and utility trailer worth) is in Phoenix. anyone know of companies or such who would do this? I really don't want to load/unload twice. alternatively, anyone interested in doing this privately? - Roberta Henry, rhintransit [- at -] hotmail.com
Wednesday, November 14, in the newly-renovated Garden Restaurant at Rancho Pescadero. 5-6 p.m. Cocktails & appetizers with live music by Tim Lang & Friends. 7-9 p.m. Dinner paired with a glass of wine serenaded by a local Mexcian Trio. ***Additional cocktails, wine and beer are available but not included in the price.
Want To Buy A Used Car, Fridge And Stove - I am looking for a reliable, well maintained used SUV/car/small truck - 4X4 preferred. Willing to pay $1,000 USD. Also want to buy a gently used fridge and stove for a reasonable price - please contact Pkennedysmith [- at -] gmail.com. pkennedysmith [- at -] gmail.com
La Katrina Surfshop Opens - Hola surfers, beachbums, and everyone who loves the beach. La Katrina Surfshop is opening its doors this Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10am. Located on the side street between the bookstore and the police station, La Katrina has T-shirts, trunks, bikinis, chanclas, shades, hats, boards, fins and WAX! C'mon down and have a look, the vibe is mellow and the shop is open. Hope to see you there. - Aaron Balducci, aaron [- at -] todoambiente.org, 612-135-5846, Todos Santos
Home And Garden Worker Recommendations - Paco (Fco. Javier Pacheco) and his wife, Esmerelda do great work. Esmerelda cleans houses very well and Paco does an excellent job of gardening. I highly recommend them! Paco is also a mechanic, sheet rock guy, interior and exterior painter and interior wall texturizer. He speaks English. -- Jolyn in Pescadero - Paco Javier Pacheco, 612-133-30-93
Looking To Buy A Cargo Trailer - Hola! I am looking for an enclosed cargo trailer. Prefer 6 x 12 with ramp and "man door", will consider others though. Please email me with size, color, condition, pics, price,etc. Thanks - Aldo, tropic.aldo [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-135-4470, Todos Santos
Last Call For Spay & Neuter Clinic - November 15, 16 & 17, Thursday, Friday & Saturday - 9:00 a.m. La Canada del Diablo. Please ask your Mexican neighbors and friends to bring their dogs and cats and offer help getting them there if you can. Still time to volunteer and/or bring drinking water, sodas and snacks for the hungry/thirsty volunteers. And we still need large garbage bags. - Amigos De Los Animales De Todos Santos A.c. , bajakitties [- at -] yahoo.com,, 145-0250
Carpet Cleaning - Can anyone recommend a place for cleaning carpets or a service that would come to the house? These are silk/wool Persian throw rugs. - Rhoda Jacobs, barakabaja [- at -] gmail.com, 612 157 6088 cell
A.L.M.A. Companions Needed - Looking for companions for a couple of pups to Calgary via WestJet or Portland via Alaska Airlines. We bring the pup to the airport to meet you and our representative meets you at the airport in Calgary or Portland. Help our little guys and gals to get to their "forever homes" and do a WONDERFUL deed today!! Just call or email Sheila Marshall at 624-137-7683 (MX cell) or bajasheila [- at -] yahoo.ca This is a No Hassle way to do something from our great community! - Sheila Marshall, bajasheila [- at -] yahoo.ca, www.almacares.com, 624-137-7683, Los Barriles
Todos Santos Library News - We would like to thank all the volunteers who helped facilitate the move to our beautiful new building. Special thanks to Claudia from Sueno Tropical for loaning us the boxes - the move could not have been accomplished without them.
We look forward to seeing our returning seasonal members and new members are always welcome. Please come by and see our delightful new space - on the road to Punto Lobos aka Fransisco Bojoquez Vidal between Cuauhtemoc and Carillo. We are open Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 10:00 to 1:00. If you have trouble finding us feel free to call 145-0299 during those hours. info [- at -] palapasociety.org, www.palapasociety.org, 145-0299
Dark Day For Pescadero. (explanation To Power-outage In Pescadero 11-12-12) - So it seemed like a normal day. The power went out earlier. So we decided to look at puppies. Then one of our friends passed us on the road and told us that there had been an accident. And a big truck ran into a power line pole made of concrete- no power- 'BiNg' Makes sense. So we decided to have a look at the accident before seeing the puppies. It happened on the highway in front of Cerritos Beach. The driver is believed to be dead. The medics were trying to revive him. Didn't look successful. So they drove him away. Here's some photo's I took of the wreck. Capturing the devastating moment. - Obe Rube, rubeob [- at -] yahoo.com, http://overcastblog.tumblr.com/, Baja California Sur
Tortuga's Bar & Grill Reloaded - We just want to remember all our friends that Tortuga's is now open and it has come back with an revolutionized menu including the guero's world famous sealed tuna burger or the traditional Baja style shrimp quesadillas. Come visit us at Villas de Cerritos Beach from noon till Baja Midnight, we are just a short walk from the Cerritos Surf break. Hasta la vista Baby! P.S. Happy hour from 4:20 pm - 6:20 pm - Juan Carlos Adib , villasdecerritosbeach [- at -] gmail.com, www.villasdecerritosbeach.com, 612-151-3728, Pescadero
Looking For A Small Garden Space - Hello, I'm looking for a small garden space, with water, to grow so veggies. I live out near Rancho Nuevo with no water. Looking to rent/trade, something in the Pescadero area. kerri.va [- at -] gmail.com
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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.)
Tuesday, November 13
Canceled: How To Make A Wood-fired OvenWas to be held this week at Teatro Luna Azul but has been canceled due to unavailability of some materials. bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, tsbmp.blogspot.comWednesday, November 14
Rancho Pescadero Celebrates - Three wonderful years in the community with amazing food, drinks and live music. $35 per person +tax. 5-6 p.m. Cocktails & appetizers with live music by Tim Lang & Friends; 7-9 p.m. Dinner paired with a glass of wine.Thursday, November 15
Spay and Neuter Clinic - Day 1 of the Clinic: The wonderful Vets from Colorado once again giving their time and expertise to provide Free Spay and Neuter services to the local Mexican community who cannot otherwise afford it. Help us reduce unwanted cats and dogs; volunteer, bring lunch, Soft drinks or water, donate paper towels or bleach. Contact: - Baja Kitties, bajakitties [- at -] yahoo.comFriday, November 16
Bob Marley Movie At Teatro Luna Azul - Back by popular demand! Marley- The official movie, made in 2012, the story you never knew about this legend of Reggae. Jamaican dinner at 5:30pm (RSVP) movie at 7pm. bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo., www.teatroluna azul.comSaturday, November 17th
East Cape Music Festival 2012 - Los Palmas de Cortez, Los Barriles. Benefit concert for the Asociación de Artes del Mar de Cortez A.C. to promote art and music in East Cape schools. Headliners Alex DePue and Miguel De Hoyos. Other artists to be announced. - www.eastcapearts.com/music_festival.htmlSunday, November 18
Open Reading - Enjoy a glass of wine or a cool drink on the beautiful patio at Michael's at the Gallery, top of Topeteat 4:00. FIVE minutes, original works only please. - Susan Doyle, timsudoyle [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-145-0821
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 it here: www.bajawesternonion.com/onion-skin.asp. -
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Painting Easel For Sale - I have a Best Chimayo solid oak easel, well seasoned with paint but in perfect working condition. This easel has a single mast but is fully capable of supporting large as well as small canvases, is simple to use and can fold to be relatively flat. Google: "Best Chimayo" to see. Price is $100 US. - Doug West, westdoug [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-148-4286, Todos Santos
Ford Explorer Sport Trac For Sale - Luxury edition, air conditioner, 6 cylinders, automatic trans, leather seats, sunroof, baja plates. $6700 usd. Cel. 612-168-3318. ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com
SUV Honda Passport For Sale - 1994 model, 6 cylinders, air conditioning, 4WD, automatic trans, 4 doors, baja plates. $23000 pesos. Cel. 612-117-7497. ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com
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
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 prefesionals. 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.
Todos Santos Beach House on a Tranquille Lush 5, 206.22 Sqmt Property - For Sale by Owner: - Two (2) separate driveway entries give the 5,206.22 sq meter (1.25 acre) property privacy from both the front and back, giving flexibility to build additional homes or to split in the future. Soil on the property is rich organic black soil, ideal for other organic gardening.
Property is an enclosed oasis and has unlimited access to farm water that nourishes the over 85 mature mango trees, 80 lush palm trees over 5 feet, passion fruit trees, citrus fruit trees and avocado trees, all of which give the property its cool shade that is coveted in the region and frequently not available on other properties of comparable or more value in the desert landscape.
* Property has power, water (both municipal and farm water), gas and Internet.If you have questions or would like to make an offer after viewing the property on YouTube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=krg9FEeiRtk), feel free to contact us. Save on the fee and make us a good offer. - Anh Walch, anhwalch [- at -] yahoo.com, 212-692-0912, Todos Santos
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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