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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Featured Events This Week    
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    
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What Happened To My Ad Or Article??? - Not seeing your ad? There are two main reasons: Our cutoff is 5PM the evening before each issue. That means 5PM Monday for the Tuesday edition, and 5PM Thursday for the Friday edition. Time-sensitive ads should be submitted at least two issues in advance of your event to help ensure they will be included in time.

Also, this is yet another reminder we will not run free ads for the same business, event, individual or item more frequently than once every 14 days. Free ads submitted more frequently will simply be deleted without notice. As always thanks for your understanding and support, and Happy Holidays! - The Baja Western Onion, moderator [- at -] bajawesternonion.com


News and Events, Questions and Answers, Food And Fun



Fonda El Zaguan Holiday News! - We have some Great Specials for the Holiday Season. Fresh Whole Grilled Lobster with Basil Butter, Rib Eye with Mashed Potatoes and Organic Salad, Baby Back Ribs with Mashed Potatoes and Organic Salad, as well as a Mexican Vegetarian Platter. Enjoy our Excellent Fresh Fruit Cocktails and Free Wi-Fi. Reservations 1450485. Happy Holidays! - Erik Castellanos, esturemark [- at -] gmail.com, 612-1270398, Todos Santos

Clean Up Day, Thursday 20 - Please come at the entrance of Todos Santos, Cabo side at 9am. All volunteers welcome. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Thank you to help to keep our plueblo beautiful. - Emanuela, 612-178-0108, Todos Santos

Security Petitions Delivered - On December 12, 2012, representatives of Los Colonias ACTS delivered to the hands of Marcos Alberto Covarrubias Villasenor, Governor of Baja California Sur, the signed petitions with nearly 2000 signatures. These petitions began circulating as a follow up to a formal request made by ACTS and are comprised of signatures obtained in one week by citizens in the Todos Santos, Pescadero and surrounding areas. Representative Gloria Santoyo Ruenitz asked the governor for his support in three particular areas: One, crime prevention; Two, facilitating the process of the demanda and Three, criminal justice.

Standing next to the Governor were Arturo Martinez Villalobos, Delegado of Todos Santos and Yamil Arreola Leal, Police Commissioner. They all agreed to work towards a solution in support of our community. ACTS is dedicated to continuing its support and welcomes suggestions, questions or concerns. Contact ACTSsafetycommittee [- at -] gmail.com. - www.facebook.com/pages/Todos-Santos-Community-Association/293403017426644, Todos Santos

Posada At The Distillery - Some of you who have been around town for a while will remember The Posadas at Secrets of the Garden. We're Back. Saturday Dec. 22nd starting at 5:30 we will be celebrating this important event in the culture of Mexico. We will be serving a buffet dinner for 195 ps. as well as pouring wine, draft beer, and cocktails from the bar. As usual we will be celebrating with a group re-enactment of Mary and Joeseph's search for lodgings so bring a candle. Come in to The Distillery and check out the menu and details. This is reservation only and we will sell out so come in and reserve your place soon. Happy Holidays from all of us at The Distillery. - James Black, merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, 612-134-8728

Cuba Learning Trip January 14, 2013 - A reminder to all of you who came to the organizational meeting. Deposit to confirm reservations has to be paid by December 26. Viajes Perla in La Paz is our trip operator. - Guillermo Bueron Prieto, g_bueron [- at -] yahoo.com, www.pescaderolife.com, 612 161 4165, Todos Santos

Amigos De El Pescadero Seeks Volunteers - How are you at strategic planning? The non-profit organization Amigos de El Pescadero is looking for interested people to work on a committee to help define and develop barrio-oriented health and safety programs for 2013. If you can meet later this month, Amigos needs your ideas and enthusiasm. Indicate your interest online on the Amigos de El Pescadero page at www.PescaderoLife.com.

Carpet Cleaner? - I am looking for someone to clean the carpets, couch and chairs in my 5th wheel. Anyone know of someone who can do this with a carpet cleaner or where I can rent a carpet cleaner? - Justina, justinamatsson [- at -] hotmail.com, Pescadero

The Distillery Is Open - We are now open from 8:00 a.m. till closing, around 9-10 p.m. Tuesday thru Sunday. Breakfast and lunch served daily and soon Tapas plates at night. We have six Baja Brewing beers on tap and many other Mexican Microbrews in bottles. A full compliment of liquor to make your favorite drinks just the way you like ‘em.

There's a wide array of wines for sale by the bottle or the glass, and many wine specials each month so please ask what our December offerings are. Chef Laura of Secret Garden fame is creating a new organic menu full of tasty treats. Free Wifi available. Calle Hildago just down from CFE, phone 612-145-0098.

Guadalahara Tour Guide Sought - Looking to find someone in Guadalahara who could show us the area and attractions. English required. - John, sbjohnz [- at -] gmail.com

Prescription Glasses Lost - Did anyone find a pair of Ray-Ban wire-rimmed prescription glasses at Palm Beach (San Pedro Beach)? They were lost on approximately Tuesday December 11. If you've found them, our friend would be grateful for their return. Thank you very much. - Melanie, villapuestadelsol [- at -] gmail.com, 612 137-2739, Rancho Nuevo
Wanted: Diesel Pickup - I am in need of a solid pickup truck. Can be a dually but not necessary. Looking for Ford or Dodge. Diesel only. Call any time, or email. - James Pierson, pierson.james [- at -] gmail.com, 6121188782, Todos Santos

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
Sueño Tropical Organic Produce - Sueno tropical organic produce is back! Look for me at Pastora on Wed, in town on Thurs., after yoga on Fri., and at Pescadero on the beach on Sat. Red toyota truck with a grey camper shell. - Pickle, pickleymagoo [- at -] yahoo.com, 612 619 1658

Return Of The Light Final Shows - Friday Dec. 21, Saturday Dec. 22; Teatro Luna Azul 10th Anniversary play. Includes masks, myth and Firedancers. Rave reviews! A must see! Get your tickets at Tecolote Bookstore. Doors open at 6:30pm, Showtime: 7:30pm. Info & Directions: www.teatrolunaazul.com

Regreso De La Luz - Domingo, 23 Diciembre, Teatro Luna Azul. Ultima Obra. Un Fabulo Moderno de Quetzalcoatl. Boletos Tecolote Bookstore, Info: www.teatrolunaazul.com - bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com

Artisan Bread By Jud Is Back!- Wednesday, Dec 19, 9am-12, La Esquina, Todos Santos. Welcome back bread lovers! The Village Baker will be selling your favorite handcrafted artisan breads at La Esquina. Also, place your order for specialty breads for the Holidays! Megan Madden bajamegan [- at -] gmail.com, 612 119-3182

Farewell To The Bank - Dear Friends and loyal customers, Just to let you know that, I will not be working at the bank anymore. I want to thank every one of you, for your patience and appreciation these two years. I have learnt a lot and I am taking the best part of it with me. This has been a great experience. I will be able to help you all on my own, with Business Administration and Consulting, Bookkeeping Services, Mexican Paperwork, Translations and Recommendations. You can reach me at (612) 152-3798 and e-mail: vivi_jm [- at -] yahoo.com. Be sure to call, I will gladly assist you! - Vivianne Jauregui Mariño, Todos Santos

101 Life Lessons According To Dad - Thorp Minister will be having book signings at the following locations in Todos Santos:
  • Wed. 12/19 The Distillery 6p-8p
  • Thu. 12/20 Cafelix 4p-6p
  • Fri. 12/21 Casa Tota 4p-6p
  • Sat. 12/22 Todos Santos Inn 7p-9p
  • Sun. 12/23 Guaycura 4p-6p
For more information, visit www.101lifelessonsaccordingtodad.com - Thorp Minister, thorpminister [- at -] yahoo.com, (702) 238-6162, Todos Santos

How About A Trip To The Beach? - Do you need an excuse? Do you prefer Punto Lobos or Palm Beach? And do you like dogs? We could use some help over the next couple of months as some of us have to be gone a while. All it requires is a trip to either beach one or more days to take food and water to the homeless dogs. Remember, it is better to give than to receive! - Maryann, maryann [- at -] bajawesternonion.com

Mangolia Edible Arts - Gourmet Chocolate Chip Cookies; Lemon Cheesecake; Premium Granola - free of wheat products. Available daily at Que Rico; Wednesdays at La Esquina Farmers Market. Sundays: Granola only at Baja Beans. Special this week: Nanaimo Bars at Que Rico and La Esquina Farmers Market. For special orders, email Judy: j.rupp [- at -] yahoo.com. Closed Christmas week. Happy Holidays and thank you for your support. - Judy, Todos Santos


News From La Canada Del Diablo update - 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 is also organizing a toy drive for children living in the ranches. A small wrapped toy, marked Niño, Niña 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 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

A Thank You Note From Tim Lang - As 2012 comes to a close, I wanted to share my sincere thank you to our community for supporting my music and letting me survive doing something I love to do. Special thanks to all the musicians I’ve played with this year, musicians that make me sound better than I am and renew my appreciation for this gift called music. I think old Stravinsky got it right, "I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I've felt it." See you in 2013! - Tim, tim [- at -] timlang.net, http://www.timlang.net, Baja California Sur


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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.)


Wednesday, December 19
Los Tolines And Joe Firstman Jam - 5 to 8 PM, Big Red Wednesday, La Bodega, Calle Hidalgo, Todos Santos. - labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, 612 152 0181
Thursday, December 20
Clean Up Day - At Cabo entrance to Todos Santos, 9am. All volunteers welcome. Trash bags and gloves provided. - Emanuela, 612-178-0108, Todos Santos

Pescadero 2012 Winter Festival Event Notice - El Pescadero. Please make note that this event will not take place this year. It is a great community venue and we hope to re-enact for 2014. Thank you for your on-going support. Amigos de El Pescadero pesccom [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 118 3423, www.pescaderolife.com

Faces And Places New Works Reception - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Galeria Mangos, Todos Santos. Come and join us at Mangos for a glass of wine and to see the latest paintings from Margaret Woodall & Marsha Dahlquist. - Mary Beth Howard marybythemar [- at -] gmail, 612 145 0315, 612 118 4651

Fifth Annual Posada - Landi's Restaurant, 6 to 9 PM. Celebrate the joy of Christmas with us. Tamales, ponche, piñatas, all free and shared with our family's joy. Legaspi corner Topete, at The Todos Santos Inn. - Landi Ortega, landi_ortega [- at -] hotmail.com, (612)145-0020, http://www.todossantosinn.com/, Todos Santos

Charles Tichenor Musical Debut - 7 to 10 PM, The La Copa Piano Bar, inside the Todos Santos Inn. Join Charles to hear your favorite Classical, Pop, Broadway and Jazz tunes Thursday thru Saturday. - Todos Santos Inn, http://www.todossantosinn.com/, Todos Santos
Friday, December 21
Live Music at Sukis - From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Burt and Susan of the Gypsy Carpenters characterize themselves as jazzy americana. Mandolin, guitar and maybe some violin. Drink and appetizer specials. - Suki Lim, 612-145-0847

Return Of The Light - 7:30pm, Teatro Luna Azul, Todos Santos. Blue Moon 10th anniversary play. A modern tale of Quetzalcoatl & the end of the Mayan calendar. Tickets 150 pesos at Tecolote Bookstorre. bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, www.teatrolunaazul.com

Friday Special at Tortugas Bar & Grill - Movie and Dinner, movie starts at 6:30 p.m. At Villas de Cerritos Beach. - Juan Pablo Solis, 612-139-8236, Pescadero

Solstice Party With Chris Paulson - 6-9pm, Cerritos Beach Brewing Co., Pescadero. - Robert Dale cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, 612 102 1534, www.cerritosbeachbrewing.wordpress.com

Charles Tichenor Musical Debut - 7 to 10 PM, The La Copa Piano Bar, inside the Todos Santos Inn. Join Charles to hear your favorite Classical, Pop, Broadway and Jazz tunes Thursday thru Saturday. - Todos Santos Inn, todossantosinn [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.todossantosinn.com/, MX 011 52 (612) 145-0040, US (323) 332-6768, Todos Santos
"Jazzy Americana" Music at Sukis - 6:30 to 8:30, Burt and Susan of the Gypsy Carpenters. Drink and appetizer specials. Take south approach from paved bypass road onto Rangel. - Suki Lim, 612-145-0847, Todos Santos
Saturday, December 22
Grateful Dead Night- Eli Madden and Randy Leach of Skeleton Key, 6-9, Cerritos Beach Brewing Company, El Pescadero. - M Blaine meganblaine [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-119-3294, www.facebook.com/cerritosbeachbrewingcompany

Posada At The Distillery, Sat. Dec. 22nd - 5:30, Back patio at The Distillery, Todos Santos. Buffet dinner, Posada parade, beer, wine, cocktails, and our Holiday Spirit - James Black merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, 612-134-8728

Noche De Reggae At La Esquina - 7:30pm, La Esquina, Todos Santos. Come join us for a night with Riddim Forz, our favorite local reggae band. Super Burros and Drinks at the Jardin Bar. 50p cover. - La Esquina hola [- at -] laesquinats.com, 612 145 0851, www.laesquinats.com

Live Music - The Groove Trotters, Hotel California, Todos Santos, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com

Charles Tichenor Musical Debut - 7 to 10 PM, The La Copa Piano Bar, inside the Todos Santos Inn. Join Charles to hear your favorite Classical, Pop, Broadway and Jazz tunes Thursday thru Saturday. - Todos Santos Inn, http://www.todossantosinn.com/, Todos Santos

Pre-Christmas Concert - with live Mexican Music by Luna Itzel from 7PM, on the SkyDeck at Hotel Guaycura, www.guaycura.com.mx, Todos Santos
Sunday, December 23
Regreso De La Luz - 7:30pm, Teatro Luna Azul, Todos Santos. Una Fabula Moderna de Quetzalcoatl y el termino del Calendario Mayan. En Espanol. Boletos 150 pesos, Tecolote Bookstore. bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, www.teatrolunaazul.com
Monday, December 24
Felipe's Christmas Eve Dinner - 5 to 8 p.m., Felipe's Restaurant, Pescadero. Four-course dinner includes tortilla soup, mixed salad, vegetables, potatoes, vanilla flan, and choice of 1 entree: traditional turkey, Shrimp Imperial with Felipe's special sauce, fish filet, or rib eye steak. $230 pesos per person. Reservations: - Felipe, 612 137 8015

Christmas Eve Dinner at Rancho Pescadero - Call for details. Reservations: 612 135 5849. - Rancho Pescadero, www.ranchopescadero.com/
Tuesday, December 25
Christmas Dinner - 5 hours, Costabaja Resort & Spa, La Paz. We have an exquisite menu for Xmas night. Reservations: - Origami Osorio concierge [- at -] costabajaresort.com, 6121236001

Merry Mariachi Christmas Day Brunch - 10 AM to 2PM, Rancho Pescadero, $45 US per person, Reservations: 612 135 5849. - Rancho Pescadero, www.ranchopescadero.com/

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


Download This Week's printable edition of The Baja Onionskin Community Calendar
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Baja Western Onion Readers Want To Know About Your Events! To Submit A Community Event, Go Here: www.bajawesternonion.com/submitarticle.asp.


Anyone planning an event should check the Online Community Calendar
before choosing a date to see if something else is already planned and avoid conflicts. - The Baja Western Onion

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Misc. Sales and Services Available



Shipping Goods Or Furniture To Mexico - Voted "Best in the Baja" Freight forwarding, customs clearance, staging in our San Diego warehouse,25 years experience,trustworthy, professional,courteous, Big enough to serve, small enough to care. - Monica Page, mpage [- at -] monicapagelogistics.com, http://www.monicapagelogistics.com, 619-666-4529
Palms For Sale - Over 30 different varieties of palm and cycads. From small palms in cultivation pots to large field grown monsters. Very good prices on all of these – most all of the big viveros in Los Cabos have bought palms from us; you won’t find better prices or service. You can fit some of our potted palms in your car, or let us crane into place some big statement palms – and everything inbetween. Come on by and see what we have. You can see some pictures at: http://bajasur.es.craigslist.com.mx/for/3485156048.html Come on by for a tour. If you require a crane truck to move something around, we can help you out with that as well. Call Dean McQuillen in Todos Santos [- at -] 612.133.0311 or email todossantos1 [- at -] hotmail.com - Dean Mcquillen, 612.133.0311
5th Wheel For Sale - Moved into our house, and now it's time to put our 1996 32' Hitchhiker II 5th wheel up for sale. 2 slideouts, seperate bathroom, queen bed, pull-out couch, fridge, range, double sink, 2 recliners, a/c, generator. $12,000 US. E-mail for pictures. - Justina, justinamatsson [- at -] Hotmail.com, Pescadero

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!

Solar Water Heating Systems - Be a Solar Santa and give the gift of solar hot water systems for a gift that keeps giving. Visit our booth at the Los Barriles Community Market this Saturday, December 22, 2012 from 9-1 at the new park in town. We will have our pool collectors and domestic hot water system set up. Come learn about how these systems can warm your water and save you money. Solstice Solar of Baja. Visit our website for our latest blog about maximizing your solar pool heating system. - Skip Ackerman, info [- at -] solsticesolarofbaja.com, http://solsticesolarofbaja.com/blog/, 624-142-8002 or 970-963-0846

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

Gardening & Yardwork Services - Yardwork Services Available Hard working, English speaking and able to do all kinds of work. Yard clean up, planting trees and other plants, composting material, irrigation and landscaping - also handyman jobs. One time or on a regular schedule. Call Cesar at: (612) 152-2478 Email: jardinvistabaja [- at -] gmail.com. jardinvistabaja [- at -] gmail.com


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

24-ft travel trailer - 1993 sierra cobra fully loaded travel trailor, wheelchair accessible, many new upgrades all profesionaly done in sept 2011, $10,000 obo. - Jay D, wcdude65 [- at -] yahoo.ca, 624 168 9074/250 999 9013, Baja California Sur

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

Clean Energy! Solar Energy - If the electric bill will get very expensive, you are probably a DAC (High consumption residential rate). But there is an alternative, environmentally sustainable and economically feasible: a photovoltaic system interconnected grid, that means you don´t have to worry about batteries, or cloudy days. You get to save three times more than the amount of your investment. SOLAR SOLUTIONS ¡Never been so profitable to protect the environment! - Juan Alex Miro, multisermiro [- at -] hotmail.com, www.solucionesolares.com.mx, 6121771738, La Paz
Mountain Bike For Sale - Scott Voltage 18 Speed Disc Brakes Lifetime warranty on Frame Good tires Good overall condition 3500P or Best Offer contact me by email I can send pics. Thank you. - aaronmgreene [- at -] hotmail.com

Fabric, Notions and More! - Sunbrela fabrics, coton fabrics, cushions, blinds, roman shades, curtains, upholstery, notions and more! Mercitodo. tel:1450196, cel:6121408526, 6121037399 mercitodo [- at -] hotmail.com - Mercitodo, Todos Santos
Last Minute, Bajapeacewear Christmas Sales Party - You will not believe our prices! For instance, ALL purses are on sale for 50% off! One day only. Please join Shawn and I at our home on Wednesday, December 19th from 2-6pm. We'll be serving appetizers with wine and mixed drinks. So, you can party and shop at the same time :-) We have over 500 Handmade items for sale so you can do all your Christmas shopping in one place. Every item is on sale from 20-75% off! You will find some crazy prices. Our inventory includes: purses, evening bags, scarves, shawls, shopping bags, cell/mp3 bags, belts, dog leashes, beaded necklaces, multi wrap bracelets, peace sign earrings. We also have crocheted shrugs, vests, sleeveless tops, shawls, capelets, scarves, hats, afghans, pouches, yoga mat bags, wristlets, and slippers. If anyone can't make it at this time and date, please email us for a personal shopping appointment.

Directions: On the highway to Pescadero go past the Pemex and past the turnoff into town. Drive 2/10 of a mile and you will see a small store "Mini Super Cristal" and "Napoli's Pizza" on the left. Directly across from the store turn right (there's a sign for Baja Beans at the turn). Drive approximately 1 mile and you will see a large walled community (The Tequila Factory) with a gate and guard house. Turn right just before the guard house. Then turn left almost immediately. Follow the big wall toward the beach. Take the last right before the beach access road. We are the first house on the right. The house is large, white, has blue and green trim, a lime green bodega, and lots of palms out front. - Bonnie O'neill, bajapeacewear [- at -] hotmail.com, Pescadero

Can't Find Good Employees? / ¿No Se Puede Encontrar Buenos Empleados? - What if you could use a tool before you hire to predict which employees will be reliable and trustworthy? Well, now you do. The Step One Survey, in English or Spanish, is designed to help you screen and hire honest, dependable, and hard-working employees.

The Step One Survey reveals a job applicant's work attitudes Before You Hire:
  1. Integrity - Can The Applicant Be Trusted? / Integridad - ¿El Candidato Puede Ser de Confianza?
  2. Reliability - Is The Applicant Dependable? / Fiabilidad - ¿Es Fiable La Solicitante?
  3. Work Ethic - Will The Applicant Be A Long-Term, Hard-Working Employee? - Ética de Trabajo - ¿Será El Solicitante Sea Un Trabajador Largo Plazo de Buen Trabajo?
  4. Drug Use - What Are The Applicant's Attitudes About Alcohol or Drug Use? / Consumo de Drogas - ¿Cuáles Son Las Actitudes Del Solicitante Sobre El Consumo De Alcohol o Drogas?
The Step One Survey is a cost-effective tool available in English or Spanish, and can be easily administered online at your place of business in just 15 minutes. View Sample Reports here: Step One Survey Sample Reports. Traducción en Español Aquí.

For more information, Contact Us Today/Contactarnos Hoy. - Cary Gray, carygray [- at -] assessments-usa.com, www.assessments-usa.com/step-one-survey.htm, 800-808-6311 (From Mexico dial 001 880-808-6311) or 805-570-0620 (US).

Air Evacuation Coverage - An Emergency Air Evacuation can cost upwards of $20,000 & must be paid UPFRONT! Your annual SkyMed Membership costs you only about $1.25 a day & SkyMed pays 100%! SKYMED TAKES YOU ALL THE WAY HOME! Enroll BEFORE you need us! We guarantee renewal for life, never raise your rate or cancel you due to age, or require annual medical reports once you are our member. Call me for ALL the info! When a medical emergency occurs, you'll either be happy you have SkyMed, or wish you did! - Cathie Smith Locicero, cathie.smith [- at -] skymed.com, www.skymed.com/cathiesmith, 480-256-0219, United States

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.

2001 Toyota Sequoia - SUV (white) is 4 wheel drive and has 136,000 miles. 8 seater with leather seats. Front seats are cracked and have seat covers. Has hitch and wiring. Replaced all shocks and front ball joints, tie-rod ends etc. New windshield, radiator and back tires have a hundred miles on them. Runs good. Pictures can be seen in Craigslistbaja. $6000 OBO - Rick, kingrich6 [- at -] hotmail.com, 624-114-3901, Cabo San Lucas

Trailer For Sale - 1985 wilderness trailer for sale with air...excellent condition...Wilderness 25N. $3000.00. For view at West of Cerritos beach.. - David Comer, countylinedesign [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-152-4586, Pescadero



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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
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.
Language and Translation

Language Classes And Translation - Instituto de Inglés y Español "América," English and Spanish Classes. Written and Oral Translation Services. El Pescadero, BCS. Cell: 612-151-2385; Office: 130-3270 - Pablo Ramirez, pabloram2000 [- at -] hotmail.com

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

Solar Water Heating Systems
Solstice Solar Of Baja - Want a warm pool or hot shower without paying high energy bills? Visit Solstice Solar of Baja's website to learn about our quality systems designed for Southern Baja. - Skip Ackerman, info [- at -] solsticesolarofbaja.com, www.solsticesolarofbaja.com, 970-963-0846 or 624-142-8002

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



Rental Wanted - Professional couple in their sixties looking for a rental for the months of February and March. Can pay up to $800/month. Willing to perform housesitting/maintenance chores. - Ron Rosner, rjrosner [- at -] sbcglobal.net, US 530-277-8855

Casita For Rent - Nice clean Casita on Calle Los Mangos and Calle Las Estrella available for rent from Now until Jan 15th 60 usd per night rent 6 and get one free. Large one room with one Double bed, Love seat inside and on the porch. Half fridge and 2-burner stove top. Close dresser and clean bathroom. - Dan Binetti, danbinetti [- at -] yahoo.com, 044-612-117-0298

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

Bay Of Concepcion Beach House For Rent - Mulege - Historic Beach House on Coyote Bay, south of Mulege, for rent. 600 sq. ft. solar, incredible views and marine life, in gated community. dewdrophickory [- at -] yahoo.com. dewdrophickory [- at -] yahoo.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.
* 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

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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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Ride To The States Needed - One mature lady, a small well behaved dog and two small bags need a ride to the states. Will help pay gas and half of lodging (if it is with another lady). 124-8071 or C 624-355-5959 - Sunny M, sunsetmorghan [- at -] yahoo.com

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

Offering A Ride From La To Todos - Offering a ride from LA to todos leaving next wed. or thursday, the 19th or 20th. All the way in 2-3 days. Have some room in car for your bag or stuff. - Angelina Wolf, lobogrande [- at -] gmail.com, 612-148-7242

Want To Go Home For Christmas - I need a ride to San Diego between December 17th and 21st. I am a mature woman with a small dog and two small bags. I will share expenses for gas and room (if female). Please contact me at or call my Mexican cell at 624-1824068. sunsetmorghan [- at -] yahoo.com

Crossing [- at -] Tecate Dec 20 Or 21 Via Gonzaga Bay - I plan to cross [- at -] tecate thursday dec 20th, getting to gonzaga bay 100 miles south of san felipe that afternoon, spend 2 nights there, then continue south to todos in 2 days. the road is paved almost to gonzaga bay and then it's 30 miles of not too bad dirt to the transpeninsular [- at -] laguna chapala. we drove it 2 months ago pulling an 18' camper trailer and it went fine. this time, no trailer. want to drive with another vehicle. might consider a passenger. - David Wolf, lobogrande [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Ride To SJD Dec. 22 - I am looking for a ride for my mom and dad from Pescadero-SJD. They need to be at airport by 9 am on December 22. They are happy to pay for gas. - Shannon Dayley, info [- at -] bearcovecottages.ca, 612-143-8115

Traveling Baja In Dec. Caravan? - Dec 21/22nd until we get there. Morning, start [- at -] Tecate. Want caravan partner to travel with me & my family. Contact: Wayne Huggins handyhdman [- at -] gmail.com, 541-510-3324

Transport To Pescadero On Dec. 26 Eve. - I have a friend arriving into SJD airport at 8 p.m. on Dec. 26. Please let me know if you have a visitor/visitors flying in that evening as well and want to split the cost of a car and driver to Pescadero/Todos. - Ashley Kanigher, ashleykanigher [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-153-2607, Pescadero

Caravan To Todos Los Santos - We will be traveling to Todos Santos sometime during last week of Dec. Dates flexible. Similar age group, couple, 2 vehicles & cargo trailer. Easy going, with sea kayaks, like to explore, paddle, hike, moving to Todos, Contact Diane & Larry. Willing to caravan with anyone. - Larry, iturtledi [- at -] gmail.com

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. Don't mind just having travel buddies, no commitment to stay together the entire way down. We Are Canadians. - Robin O, Canada granbycamp [- at -] hotmail.com

Baja Via Baja Ferries - Crossing Sea of Cortez on Baja Ferry December 22nd; got my ticket. Anyone wanting to caravan from Tucson through Nogales on December 21st. Speak fluent Spanish, traveling with two dogs. Spending an overnight in San Carlos at Best Western Tetakawi and then taking Baja Ferry, December 22nd, arrive La Paz, December 23rd. If you want to caravan together, please contact me, Sylvia, 928-202-4926 or treaturfeet [- at -] yaho.com -, treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com

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

Northbound Ride Wanted - Leave after Jan. 1. North towards Oregon or Texas. 1 Adult Male. email: - Michael, driven_to_refusal [- at -] yahoo.com

La Paz To So Cal, - Would like a ride to San Diego or there about's from La Paz the week of January 20, 2013, for two active 60 year olds plus a surf board bag with boards about 108 inches and two suitcases. Will pay our share plus.... Must be in So Cal by 1/26. - Shirley Bly, pegasusbillshirley [- at -] yahoo.com, 310-480-5623 USA

Ride Available February From N. Calif. To TS - Departing Sacramento about Feb.3 to Todos Santos. Room for 1 person and belongings. Please phone us at 530-622-5350.

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

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Black Lab Puppy Needs Home - 4 month old black lab puppy needs home. Please email Gillian at gillyndolly [- at -] hotmail.com; 612-176-5877 - Christine Douglas, cdoug1946 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-103-7021, Todos Santos

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

Found Yellow Lab - Sweet yellow lab female about one year old with red collar found her way to our home in Barrio San Juan on Wednesday morning.Her brindle buddy dog ran off and she made herself at home. Please contact ASAP before we get too attached. wisteria1019 [- at -] yahoo.com - Dawn Hope, wisteria1019 [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos

Seeking A Home For A Sweet Kitten Found Yesterday -->> - Took it to the vet and he said it was a healthy kitten, 4 weeks old and just weaned. We can't tell yet if its a boy or a girl. Sweetest, cuddliest little kitten. Blue eyes, black fur with orange and white streaks in it. Please email me if you'd like to meet it. Kai2lion [- at -] gmail.com. Thanks. Kyla - Kyla White, Kai2lion [- at -] gmail.com

Found Dog - found Corgie, Corgie cross December 4th beige and white coat, found in todo santos downtown park accross from the pemex vet says 6mos old approx. - Denny, 624-1089-727

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

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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