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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Friday, November 30, 2012 -- Weekend Edition
Featured Events This Week    
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News and Events, Questions and Answers, Food And Fun


La Paz Reggae Fest 2012 - First annual La Paz Reggae Fest, December 1, at 10:00am, San Pedrito Beach, with national and international bands and DJ´s, the event is presented by Charo Producciones Internacional and host band Riddim Forz. - 612 151 2481, www.facebook.com/LaPazReggaeFest2012

December Meals For The Hogar Del Niño - Hello Hogar Del Niño Friends, if you would like to participate in a meal for the kids please contact Lisa Welsch. There are 10 days open for you to bring a warm and nutritious meal to the kids. Prepare a meal for 30 kids and deliver at the Hogar at 12:30 in the afternoon. The kids love hamburgers, french fries, chicken, pork chops, lasagna, soup and sandwiches, farm cheese, tortillas, salsa, cookies, ice cream, cake and the list goes on. It's fun and easy. Prepare as a group, family, or I can help organize a group. lwelsch [- at -] cbriveras.com

Captured! - The following was a post from the LaPaz Gringos and concerns issues there with break-ins and thefts. There is good advice there:

Neighbors, I am pleased to to let you know that as of this evening, at least one of the El Centenario burglars is in custody. I was called by the Municpal Police to identify property that they believed to be taken from the house burglarized last week on 11/22 and 11/23. They had about half the owner's missing property and believed they would be able to locate more. The items are expected to be returned on Friday of this week.

These events serve to again emphasize the importance of filing a full police report. None of this would have been possible without spending the time and effort necessary to file the "denuncia de crimen" at the justice center located on Colosio and Garzas. Only 4 days elapsed from the time of the report to the time of the arrest. This is a pretty impressive result generated by the officers and investigators that responded to this incident and it certainly rivals anything that we could expect back north. But without providing the required information, it would have been just one more unsolved crime. If we do our part, law enforcement has shown that they fully capable of doing theirs. Score one for the good guys! - Tom Carroll

Zumbathon For Teleton - You are invited to the first Zumbathon in Todos Santos this Saturday, Dec., 1 From 12pm To 8pm at the Plaza Publica. The event is designed to benefit the Teleton (a national drive to collect money to build hospitals for children with disabilities throughout Mexico, La Paz having been the 13th recipient of this honor and now the proud owner of the Centro de Rehabilitacion Infantil). In support of this great effort, Lucy Oliva and the Todos Santos governing body have created what they hope to be an annual event. Here is the schedule for Saturday's Program: 12:00pm-4:00 Talented performers from Todos Santos and Pescadero; 4:00-8:00 Zumbathon with instructors and students from all over southern Baja; 6:00- Ceremony; 8:00- Closing Surprise. Please join us for a fun-filled event. Your assistance is very important. Thank you.

La Delegacion te invita este Sabado 1 de diciembre al 1er Zumbathon en la Plaza Publica a beneficio del Teleton a partir a las: 12:00 a 4:00- talentos artisticos Todosantenos, 4:00 a 8:00- Zumbathon, 6:00- Ceremonia, 8:00- Cierre Sorpresa. No faltes. Tu asistencia es muy importante. Gracias - Tracy Durland, Todos Santos

Important! Sign The Security Petition Before Dec. 3rd - Several residents of the Todos Santos, Pescadero and surrounding communities are in the process of gathering as many signatures as possible in support of the Asociacion de Las Colonias de Todos Santos (ACTS) Nov. 22nd “Security Concern Letter” to the Governor. Places in Todos Santos where you can sign the Security Petition include the UPS office/Internet store (across from La Esquina), the new Palapa Society Library, Coldwell Banker, Romex and Miro. In Pescadero, the Security Petition can be signed at Baja Beans and Cerritos Beach Club.

**If you are currently out of the area and still want to support the Security Petition, you can sign it online at www.change.org/petitions/let-s-keep-todos-santos-communities-safe. Please encourage your friends and neighbors to sign the Security Petition before December 3rd. If you have questions or comments, please contact ACTSsafetycommittee [- at -] gmail.com. Thank you so much!

Importante! Firme la Petición de Seguridad antes de dic 3! Varios residentes de Todos Santos, Pescadero y áreas circunvecinas están en el proceso de recaudar el mayor número de firmas posibles en apoyar de la Asociacion de Las Colonias de Todos Santos (ACTS) el 22 de noviembre de la carta al gobernador. Hay muchas lugares donde puedes firmar la petición in Todos Santos incluyen la papelería/oficina de UPS e internet (enfrente del Café La Esquina), Palapa Sociedad, Coldwell Banker, Romex and Miro. Lugares en Pescadero incluyen Baja Beans y Cerritos Beach Club.

Si usted está actualmente fuera del área y todavía quiere apoyar la petición de seguridad, puede firmarlo en línea en www.change.org/petitions/let-s-keep-todos-santos-communities-safe. Por favor anime a sus amigos y vecinos para firmar la petición de seguridad! Si usted tiene preguntas o comentarios, por favor póngase en contacto con ACTSsafetycommittee [- at -] gmail.com. Muchas gracias! - Vickie Butler

Heaven on Earth 2013 - Jan. 7-11 is an art workshop that will light up your life. This year we are creating with glass, mosaic, ceramic, cement, steel and light. In a mixed media week, hands on experience, with three famous Dream Team Artists; Arthur Gonzalez, Mark Abildgaard, and Donna Billick, at the Todos Artes compound in central downtown Todos Santos. This is a magnificent opportunity to develop a unique artwork and learn many techniques from the best in the bizz. Contact Donna Billick at rockartus [- at -] aol.com for registration and information. View our movie about last years Heaven on Earth at vimeo.com/38655199 - Donna Billik, 530 2195918
Rincon De Cuentos - Children's Library Opening - The Palapa Society Children's Library is now open to children ages 3 to 17. Membership is free. Please join us every Friday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Children's movie at 3 pm. Bring your beach chair or towel to sit in the sand for the movie. Popcorn will be served. Saturdays 10 am to 1 pm. Children's Library open. Story tellers at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. Please remember we take gently used books in for other in the community to enjoy. theranchkidz [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos
Car To Rent Needed - Do you have an extra, reliable small car for rent 12/31 -1/19/13? Please email me. Thanks. bethk2007 [- at -] gmail.com
Dr. Manlio Speziale, Plastic Surgeon, Has Moved - To everybody: Dr. Manlio Speziale, plastic surgeon, has moved from the Cosmedic Clinic. His new location is in Reforma #390 at the corner with Ignacio Ramirez, La Paz BCS. His office phone is 129-5252, and his cell is 612-141-6298. You can also visit his website, www.drmanliospeziale.com - Manlio Speziale, manliospeziale [- at -] gmail.com, www.drmanliospeziale.com, 129-5252, La Paz

Enjoy! - a relaxing atmosphere in downtown Pescadero at micro brewery, Cerritos Beach Brewing Co. We serve great beer & eats, with live music every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. We are well known for our home brewed Root Beer, Cream Soda, Ginger Ale and our old fashioned floats.

New Hours - Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-10pm ~ Sunday 12pm-8pm
Saturdays - Open mic ~ 5pm-8pm
Sundays - Football ~ 11am- 4pm & Blues and Brews, our in-house band ~ 5pm-8pm
Wednesdays - Open mic ~ 5pm-8pm
Thursdays - Football ~ 5pm

Enjoy Pool and Board Games in air conditioned comfort. The perfect meeting place for your club or gathering. - Robert Dale , cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com , cerritosbeachbrewing.wordpress.com, 612 102-1534, Pescadero

A Sweet Breakfast - I had an odd, spontaneous breakfast this morning: organic chicken, a slice of Classic Spanish Tortilla, some yummy mango chutney, flat, seasoned corn crackers and organic pickles. It wasn't until I was enjoying the distinct variety of flavors, that I realized all of it came from Que Rico. I take my hat off to Deborah, Jaime and their staff who put in maximum effort and integrity thereby enriching my food pleasure and offering fine options to the community. Thank you all so much for your generous offering to this community. - Janel Beeman, janelb3 [- at -] yahoo.com

Attention All Artists - The Skull Project - Chicago had its bulls and Toronto has its polar bears. Now Todos Santos has its cow skulls! The Skull Project is a fundraiser for Hogar del Niño. Any artist or crafter is invited to decorate a skull however they would like. Skulls will be displayed at Galeria de Todos Santos during the Art Festival in February and sold by silent auction.

You can decorate your own skull or I have beautiful skulls for sale for 200 pesos. All proceeds will go to support the children at Hogar del Niño! - Nancy Serfas, nancyserfas [- at -] aol.com , PadrinoProject.com, 612-119-8047

Starting A Community Garden In San Pedrito - Are you interested to be part of a community garden? Grow healthy food, meet friends and be part of your community through gardening. Farm location: San Pedrito. Great soil, water and bathroom; community kitchen/stage optional. For info call Ray [- at -] 612 118 7073 or email at pescaderoray [- at -] gmail.com - Ray, 612 118 7073
Long Term Parking Near Los Cabos Airport - Looking to park our car at/near the Los Cabos airport for a week. Does anyone have recent experience with a long term parking lot who also drives you to and from the airport. - Diane Knight, dianekknight [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-145-0586, Todos Santos

Repair Handyman Type - for washing machine and vacuum cleaner needed. Gracias! - Laurel Taub, todoslaurel [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0536

Buy Or Rent 4-wheeler - Would like to buy or rent 4-wheeler in good running condition. - Bud Summers, budnlindasummers [- at -] gmail.com, 612-132-3468, Todos Santos

La Paz English Speaking AA - Monday and Friday at 9:30am., Wed. at 4 pm. Location Crossroads Christian Fellowship 3124 Abasolo between Sonora and Sinaloa, La Paz. All meetings are Open Meetings of AA. Everyone who has a desire to stop drinking, their friends and family are welcome. - Contact: Frank H, zorba1360 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-154-1050 (cell) or Lynn cell: 624-137-4527, or email spiritaslj [- at -] gmail.com.


Rock And Roll Baja Wine Tasting! - We've got tasty Baja Wines for Flight Night this Monday and groovy live acoustic tunes. See you here at La Bodega de Todos Santos, 5-8pm, this next Monday.

Regular Hours: 12-7pm Tues-Saturday. - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612 152 0181, Todos Santos

Need Recycled Containers - Please save your plastic liter bottles, yogurt containers, tin cans, and milk boxes for me. I will pick them up from you once a week. I need them for seedlings that I am growing. Anything that I can plant seedlings in please save for me. Thanks. 624-117-2409. vickifisk [- at -] gmail.com

Todos Santos Fishing Charters - Why deal with a middleman? Come direct to the owner/operator
  • Fully Registered Sportsfishing Company
    • Bilingual Crew
      • Top Quality Tackle and Gear
Whether game fishing or whale watching, contact us for your ocean adventures. Visit our website for full details: www.fishingtodossantos.com or www.todossantosfishingcharters.com.

Package deals available when booking fishing and our casita for your complete holiday - www.bajasurtodossantos.com, or call Lee at 612-119-7880 or Brenda at 624-114-1351

Botanical Garden Tours - Come for a tour of this incredible jungle oasis rich with diversity in the heart of the Baja desert. Buena Fortuna, a true manifestation of botanical abundance, was started over a decade ago with seeds and plants collected from all over the world by world renowned botanist, Gabriel Howearth. The site, in La Ribera, Baja Sur Mexico is home to over 3,500 species of plants from all around the world, the result of a lifetime of research and collection from Gabriel’s travels. The gardens are organized botanically by plant families, designed in combination with permaculture principles, and shaped in diverse symbolic forms, such as the Vitamin Pyramid garden, or the Tree of Life garden. Guided tours are offered every Saturday starting at 10:00 am.

Tours include refresments $150 pesos per person organic lunch avalible by reservation for $150 pesos. Produce, landscape design consultations, exotic nursery plants, compost and rare organic seeds also available. To make reservations please contact Gabriel by email at buenafortunagardens [- at -] gmail.com. Buena Fortuna is located at the entrance to La Ribera which is approximately 7miles or 12km east from Las Cuevas it is located on the north side of the road across the street from cabo riverea. Look for the big yellow gates. Look forward to sharing the rich diversity of the world planting our garden paradise seed by seed - Gabriel Howearth, buenafortunagardens [- at -] gmail.com
Small Frig And 2 Small Chairs Needed - Saludos Todos Santos community. I am in need of a small refrigerator in very good condition or I need someone willing to pick up a frig in Cabo or La Paz. Also, I need 2 small, comfortable chairs...not straight backed, also in very good condition. Thanks - Janel, janelb3 [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0073

Carmen Pizzas Open - Carmen Pizzas at Casa Rupestre (2 blocks from El sol 2") will be open again this Saturday, December 1, from 2 to 8. We have vegetarian, hawaiana and peperami pizza to eat there or to go ! - The staff of Carmen Pizzas, Todos Santos

In Need of a Good Doctor - Please, does anyone know a good doctor in La Paz who is not expensive as I have no health insurance. I need someone to do blood work and diagnose. It would be great if he speaks English. - Jaun, mulabundaphotography [- at -] gmail.com

Haul My Small Trailer? - I have a 12-foot trailer that needs to be transported to Todos Santos from northern California. Lightweight, has been towed by a 6-cyl Toyota Tacoma. Can send photos. Price negotiable. 415-451-7133.

Stop - Don't Throw It Out - What you don't want, someone else will. Save your unwanted items, clothing, household items for the tianguis in early December and help support Kittie Heaven. The only cat and kitten refuge in Todos Santos is entirely dependent on donations and money raised at the tianguis each year. At the moment there are 30+ homeless cats and kittens being housed, cared for and fed - and of course neutered. Please call and we will arrange to pick up your donations. - Angelique, bajakitties [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0250

Brown Rice/Beans Bulk - looking to buy large bag of brown rice and beans in bulk, trying to save pesos. Anyone know any one selling these items? - Jaun, mulabundaphotography [- at -] gmail.com


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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, November 30
Rincon De Cuentos - Children's Library Opening - - The Palapa Society Children's Library opens today to children ages 3 to 17. Membership is free. Every Friday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Children's movie at 3 pm. theranchkidz [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos

Movie Night "Intouchable" - Possibly the best French film ever! Thai food dinner at 6 p.m. (RSVP) Movie after 7 p.m. Teatro Luna Azul. Directions and info: www.teatrolunaazul.com, bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com
Saturday, December 1
Zumbathon For Teleton - The first Zumbathon in Todos Santos from 12pm To 8pm at the Plaza Publica. The event is designed to benefit the Teleton (a national drive to collect money to build hospitals for children with disabilities throughout Mexico, La Paz having been the 13th recipient of this honor and now the proud owner of the Centro de Rehabilitacion Infantil). - Tracy Durland, Todos Santos

Carmen Pizzas Repens - Carmen Pizzas at Casa Rupestre (2 blocks from El sol 2") will open again today, from 2 to 8. We have Vegetarian, Hawaiana and Pepperoni pizza to eat here or to go! - marge0609 [- at -] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

La Paz Reggae Fest 2012 - First annual La Paz Reggae Fest, 10:00am, San Pedrito Beach, national and international bands and DJ´s. Host band Riddim Forz. - 612 151 2481, www.facebook.com/LaPazReggaeFest2012

Nomad Chic At Casa Dracula - Begins today and continues thru March 1, 2013 - Mon to Sat. Casa Dracula, Todos Santos ... an evolving collection of apparel, jewelry, and accessories from around the globe. Contact: Linda Hamilton nomadchic [- at -] lindahamiltondesigns.com, 612.105.2857, www.facebook.com/pages/Nomad-Chic/184057581646858?fref=ts

Live Music At Hotel California - “Flashback” Hotel California, Todos Santos. www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com
Sunday, December 2
Subasta Charity Event - Annual charity auction to raise funds to support Fundación Ayuda Niños La Paz, A.C. (FANLAP). Proceeds used to support lunch programs for impovrished children, and junior and senior high school scholarships. Donations of clothing and household goods accepted at the Marina de La Paz, Legaspy and Topete. Info at Fanlap's website www.fanlapsubasta.com

Baja Beans Sunday's Brunch & Market - 10 am - 2 pm, Baja Beans, Pescadero. Best coffee, delicious food and pastries, live music with Tim Lang and lots of goodies at the market. Come on and have fun with us!. Contact: Lola Comella events [- at -] bajabeans.com

Live Music at Napoli Pizza Eli Madden Plays Acoustic Rock from 5pm-8pm, Napoli Pizza, El Pescadero. Madden's music featurestasty originals and classic rock renditions. - Contact: Eli Madden elikewise [- at -] mail.com call 612-119-4659, or visit www.mountaingrip.com
Monday, December 3
Rock And Roll Baja Wine Tasting - Tasty Baja Wines and groovy live acoustic tunes for Monday Flight Night, La Bodega de Todos Santos, 5-8pm. - La Bodega, labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612 152 0181, Todos Santos
Wednesday, December 5
Style Show In Los Barriles - Fashion Show and luncheon at 12 noon in the Bayview restaurant at Palmas de Cortez, Los Barriles. Linda Hamilton, interior designer, fashion stylist—and entrepreneur, will display her new collection, Nomad Chic. Modeling will be casually done throughout the luncheon. Tickets sales thru December 3 or will-call to: Morghan 124-8071 or Cheryl 141-0308. sunsetmorghan [- at -] yahoo.com, Los Barriles
Thursday, December 6
Reception For The Art Of Catherine Wall - 5-7, Caffe Todos Santos, Todos Santos. celebrate the art of Catherine Wall - her paintings of the life and spirit of Todos Santos and the people who live here. Thursday, Dec 6th, 5 - 7 at Caffe Todos Santos. - Tori Sepulveda oscarnotori [- at -] yahoo.com

Cabo Tomatoes Luncheon With Informal Modeling By Nomad Chic - Noon to 4 pm, Guaycura Hotel, Todos Santos. Contact: Linda Hamilton nomadchic [- at -] lindahamiltondesigns.com, 415.381.9087, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nomad-Chic/184057581646858?fref=ts

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. - The Baja Western Onion


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Misc. Sales and Services Available



Large Garage Sale - Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, December 1, 8-?. 214 Marinas St. off of Pescador in San Jose Del Cabo. We will have Christmas items, household goods, Nintendo wii and fit, clothing, a washer, a freezer and much more. Stop on buy and have a look we are also located across the street from the liga Mac book store (Which will be open on Sat for donations and good treasures to buy too). - C U There, San Jose Del Cabo

Van Be Gone - 1999 Dodge Hi Top Van. Nice body, paint, interior (leather seats), carpet. Everything works well...new tires and battery. Runs great. We just don't use it.

Easy to drive and easy to park, responsive, good visability. Great for camping, airport runs, tours. South Dakota licensed. 75,000 miles...Call or Email to see, want a few more pics or a little more information.

Priced to sell: $6,000 USD (OBO) - Chuck Cimino, carlosylina [- at -] hotmail.com, (612) 145-0562, Todos Santos
2002 Toyota 4runner Suv For Sale - Reduced price, $4900,OBO 152,000 miles, 4WD 5 speed auto transmission, V6 3.4 engine, salvage title, very good condition, new paint, over sized off road tires, trailer hitch, power sunroof, cruise control AC radio.cassete,cdplayer, 612-1678-351, 001760-845-1795, leslie.light1 [- at -] gmail.com
- Leslie Light, leslie.light1 [- at -] gmail.com, 612-167-8351

Beauty Spot Specials - A Holiday special! Micro-Dermabrasion with a combination of a completely non surgical, non invasive micro-current face lift technique that is totally safe.Series of 10 lifts and 5 Micro-dermabrasions for $480.00 What a great holiday gift this would make for that special some one in your life. Special Will end January 2013. Additional services include Facial, Style Haircut and Eyebrow Wax, $700.00; 2 Haircuts with eyebrow waxing $700.00; Two facials $700.00. Expires December 23, 2012. You may purchase now and use at a later date. I accept PayPal.

You may watch what non-surgical face lifting is on you tube if you go to this site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_D5hBoX7O8&feature=related; or you may go to www.secondchanceface.com and see for yourself the difference the procedure will make on the appearance of your face. Please do not reply to this e-mail and create a new e-mail with your questions. Gift certificates available. Muchas Gracias. - Lourdes Silva, mipueblomagico [- at -] gmail.com, 612-135-3957, Todos Santos

3 Items Not Needed - Motorcycle/cargo carrier with ramp: custom; minimum 300 lb capacity; very stable; 4 tie down points and front wheel stabilizer/chock. $200 or 2520 pesos; Sturdy tow bar: $75, includes lights & wires. Towbar alone $50; and Fullriver DC 105-12 105 Ah. deep cycle AGM battery, used 3 months. $267 new, sell for $200. All items are located at Los Cerritos. - Jim Skelton, skejam [- at -] shaw.ca, 612-169-8007, Pescadero. moderator [- at -] bajawesternonion.com
Lazy Boy Recliner Chair - Awesome used lazy boy chair. Kickback and relax, watch TV listen to your favorite music or just watch the sunset. $125 US. Las Brisas - Larry, todoslarry [- at -] gmail.com, 612-137-9229

Casa Decor in La Paz and Cabo - Indoor And Outdoor Furniture, Patio furniture * Wicker & Rattan* Marble * Rustic hand painted furniture * Copper furniture * Lighting * Kitchen Cabinets * Doors * Floor & Wall covering * Art * Accessories * Metal Furniture* Fountains and Urns * Mexican furniture * Imports from around the world

Very Unique selection of furniture and accessories. Interior Design service! Custom made furniture! 12 Containers Just Arrived: Outdoor, Wicker, Rattan And And Cast Aluminum Furniture. Big Savings. Very Large Selection!
Largest Selection In The Baja!

Cabo: km 3.5 on four lane next to Artisanos; tel: 614-1768146 - vonage: 888-557-6533 Or contact Mary Aguirre. E-mail: mary.aguirre [- at -] casadecorcabo.com, www.antiquerowmarket.com / Mex Cell 624-176 8146 La Paz: 12,000 sq. Warehouse 560 Marques De Leon 612-129 3364, USA Tel: 303-777-575 / E-mail: richards77 [- at -] pcisys.net, www.antiquerowmarket.com

Come In Now And Take Advantage Of The Start Of Our Season Sale!
Big Savings On Many Items!

Pacific Window Washing - Professional home window washing, servicing Migrino to Todos Santos. Free estimates. - Mark, pacificwindowwashing [- at -] gmail.com, 612 143 33 16, Pescadero

Beach Nanny/babysitter - Need a break from the little ones? Whether you are on a vacation or you live here full time, sometimes we all just need a little time for ourselves. If you want the kids to be taken to the beach for a day of fun or you need someone to come to your house for the night and even cook a good meal, im your gal. I live in the Pescadero area and am readily available most days and nights. I have a vehicle so i can come to your house or take the kids to the beach no problem. For more info please email or call. - Leia Gonzalez, leiabradley [- at -] hotmail.com, 624 116 0617, Pescadero

Playstation 3 + Guitars & Games - Get a Playstation 3 Today with Guitars and also 20-25 Games. We are moving and need to get rid of it, because we don't have room to take it with us. $500 US Dollars - Jessica Leonard, jessicaraeleonard [- at -] gmail.com, 624.108.4384, San Jose Del Cabo


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

Moving Furniture Or Goods To Mexico? - Voted Best in Baja, Freight Forwarders, Customs Clearance,Shipping, warehousing, 25+years experience, courteous, Professional, Big enough to serve, small enough to care!Let us show you how to save your precious dollars. - Monica Page, mpage [- at -] monicapagelogistics.com, www.Monicapagelogistics.com, 619-777-8909 C619-666-4529

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


News From La Canada Del Diablo update - It was the best Spay and Neuter Clinic ever. The dogs and cats were happy. Their owners were happy. The vets and assistants were happy. The volunteers were happy. Imagine, almost 200 animals in 3 days. Thank you to everyone who made it all happen. The community thanks each and every one of you for all you have done to make Todos Santos and El Pescadero even a better place to live. THANK YOU ! !

Another thank you from the organizers of The Noche Mexicana, held at Hotel Casa Tota on Saturday evening. The event was a great success. The money raised by your donations will put to good use to help women in our area afflicted with cancer pay for treatment. Thank You.

It is the time of year that we begin to collect food to make holiday food boxes for families in our area who have limited resources. Donations can be dropped off here at La Canada. Some suggestions might be: Dried beans, rice, pastas, Maseca (flour for tortillas), cooking oil, sugar, coffee, boxed milk, cereal, cookies, toothpaste, laundry soap, and bleach. Those are just some suggestions, what ever you can share will be gladly received.

The Weekender, the areas most complete guide to good times on Baja's South Pacific, is also organizing a toy drive for children living in the ranches. A small wrapped toy, marked Niño, Nina or Bebe, can be dropped off here at La Canada. Also bags of wrapped candies, and oranges would be great to fill the pinatas for the children's Christmas party. If you have any questions, give us a call or stop by.

THE WORLD CLASS GARAGE SALE is coming. Mark your calendars for, Saturday December 15th, 9:00 am. This is the one sale you do not want to miss. If you would like to donate items for the Todos Santos Fire Department to sell, you can drop them off at La Canada. The money that is made by the FIre Department will be used to maintain and repair fire equipment. If you, or your organization, would like to sell at the sale, stop by La Canada to register. It is always lots fun. Don't miss it.

The store is a happening place. Stop by and check us out. Our hours are Monday thru Saturday, 9 am til 6 pm. Looking forward to seeing you soon. - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Palms For Sale! - I have multiple varieties of palm trees for sale. Royals, Plumosos, Bird Of Paradise, Garden Palms, Washingtonians, Coco Palms, Canaries and Jelly Palms. Many different sizes available. Reasonable prices. I if necessary I can help with transplanting, landscaping and setting up drip irrigation. My farm is located near the Sand Bar in Pescadero. Please contact me via e-mail or telephone. Thank you. - David, 612-153-6029, Todos Santos

Seguro Popular Insurance - For info on coverages contact rkbaja [- at -] yahoo.com. I will send you a copy of coverages on request, The rest is up to you, I was turned down for insurance here in Mx. No preexisting conditions and your medications are generally covered, Dental coverage extractions, fillings, cleaning every 6 mo. no charge. rkbaja [- at -] yahoo.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.



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
Cleaning Services
Justin Lindholm - Got dirt or grime? Maybe it's time for a professional cleaning. Services Offered: Tile & Grout Cleaning and Sealing -Natural Stone Cleaning and Sealing -Fine Rug Cleaning -Upholstery/Furniture Cleaning - Pressure Washing. Free Estimates - chubbsurf67 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612 105 7421, Pescadero

Computer Repairs
Josue Castillo Parts, service, cleaning, anti-virus, home networking. - jocama85 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 143 1508, Pescadero
Counseling
Jolyn Wells-Moran, PhD Counseling - Twenty-nine years of experience, licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) available for counseling and/or therapy at the Healing Arts Center in Todos Santos. Supportive, totally confidential, cognitive behavioral and other best practice therapies for individual adults and counseling for couples. Sliding fee. - Jolyn Wells-moran, jwmcounseling [- at -] yahoo.com, wellsmorancounseling.bravehost.com/, 612 1059 091, 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.
Housesitters Available
Temporary Position Sought - Need a house sitting arrangement while our casita is being remodeled, Pescadero preferred. We're available just after Christmas through February. We're a neat, clean, mature couple who don't mind watering plants and love dogs and cats. We can pay for our electricity and gas. Local references. - Jolyn Wells-Moran, jowellsmoran [- at -] gmail.com, 612 1059 091

RV And Boat Towing
Baja RV and Boat Towing - Wherever you would like us to bring your boat or RV: Baja, USA, Canada. For further information, call us at 011-52-612-152-6065; or drop us an email at bajawheeling [- at -] gmail.com. You can also visit our web site at www.bajawheeling.com. bajawheeling [- at -] gmail.com, 612-152-6065
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Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted



Trailer/palappa/outside Wet Bar For Sale - Located in Mountain Shadow RV Park,west of Pescadero which is south of Todos Santos. These 3 year old improvements are truly one of a kind. Includes 22ftx42ft steel palappa, 10ftx22ft 2nd story viewing deck(great for sunrises and sunsets), 30ft 1987 travel trailer in great shape, L-shaped 3ftx12ft granite top wet bar, propane tank, hot water tank, pila with automatic pressure pump, large private bathroom/shower, fridge, barbeque, and 9ft privacy walls on the back and one side. Cost $42,000--will sell for $29,900. shearer49 [- at -] yahoo.com, Baja California Sur

Long Term Rental Needed - Young Canadian couple looking for a new location for our small winery in the Todos Santos or Pescadero area. Can be house/garage/bodega/warehouse. Very flexible with location, fixer upper, etc. Minimum 400-600sqft but bigger is better, needs large doors or best is garage doors, concrete or good tile floor for easy cleaning, prefer unfurnished or minimally furnished, secure, 220V power,and if possible would love space to garden. We can breath new life into your property, and make lasting improvements, all the while supplying the town with amazing local Mango, Guava and Passionfruit wines. We are looking to make a decision and move in immediately, so if you have the perfect place in mind, let us know! Thanks - Zach Everett, zacheverett [- at -] gmail.com, 612 152 8215

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.
* A 6-minute walk takes you to the secluded beach, and a 5-minute drive finds you in the heart of TS.
* Motivated Seller with Reduced Listing
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

Lot For Sale - todos santos/la pastora premium bluff lot 1346 sq meters unobstructed ocean, farms and mountain views. water at property line power near by $59999.00 us. gggmccarthy [- 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

Las Brisas House For Rent During Music Festival - Sadly, personal business prevents us from attending the Todos Santos Music Festival. We are offering our 2BR, 2BA house for rent during the festival for $700/wk US beginning January 9,2013. Hope everyone enjoys the Festival. - Michael Hodson, mjhodson44 [- at -] hotmail.com

Housesitter Available - Male, 53, seeks house sitting situation. Available 12/1/12. thorpminister [- at -] yahoo.com.(702)238-6162. - 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

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To San Diego From Cabo - Looking for a ride to San Diego. I am in Cabo San Jose right now but will meet wherever needed to get a ride. Want to leave today or tmrw but will leave whenever I can. Will also take a ride anywhere north of here. 26 year old male, entertaining, funny, positive, speak Spanish and English. Can drive. Please email Robjgreenfield [- at -] gmail.com. Gracias y salad! - Rob Greenfield , Robjgreenfield [- at -] gmail.com , 619-537-8828, Baja California Sur

Ride To La Paz Airport December 5 - Two adults and some luggage are looking for a ride to the La Paz airport December 5, 2012. We can contribute to gas costs.Thanks! - Loni Beyer, 612 14 26921

Caravan To Todos Santos Early December - Leaving SF Bay Area in early December for Todos Santos. Will spend a night or two in S Cal and start the Baja portion after that. We are slightly flexible with dates. Planning on spending 3 nights on drive down. We are a couple in 50/60 age range with two dogs. Looking for another car(s) to caravan. Contact Nancy. nancyprickitt [- at -] gmail.com

Caravan Wanted December 12 - Party of 1 with two dogs crossing Tijuana Border the morning of December 12th. Looking to take 2-3 days with dog stops and staying in hotels/motels. Contact jazdawg [- at -] yahoo.com - Don, jazdawg [- at -] yahoo.com

Need Ride From Los Cabos Airport To TS December 17 - I will be arriving to Los Cabos Airport around 9 pm on Monday, December 17. I need a ride to Todos Santos either that night or the next morning. I will be conducting volunteer work at a Todos Santos school for two weeks. I will also need a ride from Todos Santos back to the airport by 7am Friday, January 4. - Ian Hill, ithill04 [- at -] gmail.com, United States

Ride Sought From San Diego To La Paz - Hi, my friend and I are looking for a ride from San Diego (or we can meet you anywhere around there) to La Paz around the 18th of December. I speak fluent Spanish and know the Baja, so I could help with translations. We are not in a hurry, just want to get to La Paz for Christmas time. - Marilou D., finis_diem [- at -] hotmail.com, 514-919-9001

Caravan In December To Cabo? - Traveling to Cabo December 21 or so, crossing at Tecate. Looking for another vehicle/person to caravan with. Call 541-510-3324 - Wayne Huggins, handyhdman [- at -] gmail.com, 541-510-3324, Cabo San Lucas

Travel Mates Wanted - We are two RV's traveling from Tecate down the Baja around the 3rd week of December flexible on dates. We think its best to travel in larger groups. We are experienced Baja campers but if you would like to join us that would be great... We are in our late 50's, responsible. We dont like to travel in a hurry and stop to camp at places along the way. Dont mind just having travel buddies, no commitment to stay together the entire way down. We Are Canadians. - Robin O, Canada

Baja Ferry To La Paz December - Arizona To The Baja Via Baja Ferries - Looking for anyone wanting to caravan over the border at Nogales, late 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 L. Ossa, treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com, 928-202-4926, my final destination is Los Barriles. treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com, 928-202-4926, Los Barriles

Traveling the Baja In Dec. - We're leaving in the morning, December 21 or 22, from Tecate. Want caravan partner to travel with me & my family. Wayne Huggins handyhdman [- at -] gmail.com, 5415103324

Caravan From San Diego To Southern Baja in December - Looking to leave last couple of days in December. Crossing border [- at -] 7 am. Traveling with dog and planning to take about three days driving during daylight hours. - M. Lautischer, Tazdevil67 [- at -] hotmail.com

Are You Flying To Seattle? - Baja Dogs Adoption Center is looking for people to transport dogs to Seattle. Our adopter is willing to help you with a financial incentive. The trip will be easy and there will be people to help you in La Paz, Los Angeles and Seattle. Baja Dogs La Paz has been a legally registered charity in both Mexico (2007) and in the state of California. Donations can be made to Baja Dogs La Paz Inc and marked for us and you will receive a tax receipt. We have helped over 1000 dogs as of Sept 30, 2012. 379 dogs have been adopted to Canada and the US. For additional information please email Dhorea at bdlp [- at -] bajadogslapaz.org or 128 8235. www.bajadogslapaz.org - Dhorea Ryon, dhorearyon [- at -] hotmail.com, www.bajadogslapaz.org, 128 8235, Baja California Sur


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Pet Corner (Lost and Found pet articles will run for two weeks)

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Lost Dog - Hi and good afternoon. This purebred dog, a Jack Russell terrier, strayed Nov. 18. He goes by the name of "Piston." He is about 10 months old and a small dog. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts, please contact me by email. Thank you. - Linda Fisher, Lindafisher___ [- at -] hotmail.es, 612-105-9128

We Have Two Obviously Lost Male Labs - Baja Dogs are in the possession of 2 obviously lost golden labs (males). One has a collar, pinky red. If you think one of these dogs is yours, please call or visit Baja Dogs Adoption Center. 612 155 8948 bdlp [- at -] bajadogslapaz.org - Dhorea Ryon, www.bajadogslapaz.org

2 Pups Found -->> - 2 beautiful pups, about 7 months old, have been found, possibly abandoned in the upper Ahorcadita (Vuelo de Aguila), Todos Santos. No collars but well fed. If interested, please email exmatrix [- at -] lycos.com or call 612-140-4627. exmatrix [- at -] lycos.com, 612-140-4627, Todos Santos

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

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

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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