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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Friday, December 21, 2012 -- Weekend Edition
Featured Events This Week    
Misc. Sales and Services Available/Wanted    
Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted    
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December 25 Publication Note - Hello All. Please note we will not be publishing a Tuesday edition of the Baja Western Onion on Tuesday, December 25. We will resume our regular publication schedule on Friday, December 28. Happy Holidays! - The Baja Western Onion, moderator [- at -] bajawesternonion.com

News and Events, Questions and Answers, Food And Fun

Heaven On Earth 2013 - Lighting up 2013 with a light sculpture workshop. This year in Heaven on Earth there is a mixed media extravaganza, glass fusing, ceramic and mosaic elements along with steel, and found objects, assembled into chandeliers or light sculptures. The Dream Team of highly creative professional artists, Mark Abailgaard, Arthur Gonzalez and Donna Billick will be full out from Jan 7-11, in central Todos Santos,studio Todos Artes. Contact Donna Billick for reservations, act soon filling all spots. Ad in Journal Del Pacifico on page 8. - Donna Billick, rockartus [- at -] aol.com, vimeo.com/38655199, 530 2195918

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

Last Pizza Of The Mayan Calendar - After your last Los Cerritos beach day of the Mayan Calendar, eat your last Pizza of the Mayan Calendar at the season opener of Brody's Pizza near the bend in the road to the beach. Sing along with the Beatles, Stones, Dylan, and Latin Classics in a casual beach atmosphere with De La Valle at 5:30 till the pizza is gone. Reservations: Brody 612-157-9049 - Brody Pizza, 612-157-9049, Pescadero

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

Plastic Surgeon Has Moved - Dr. Manlio Speziale, a plastic surgeon,member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Certified. Member of the Mexican board. Has moved to Reforma e Ignacio Ramirez,at La Paz BCS. Phone office 612 1295252; cell 6121416298 - Manlio Speziale, manliospeziale [- at -] gmail.com, www.drmanliospeziale,com, 612 129 5252, La Paz

Hot Springs Excursion - I want to share a great experience my husband and I had on an excursion to the East Cape. He hired Javier Pedraza to take us out to the beautiful hot springs in Santa Rita. Javier bought his comal with him and made us delicious cactus tacos and a cactus salad with tomatoes and avocado while we relaxed by the springs. Javier is super-nice and his rates are very reasonable. He can be reached at javi77_78 [- at -] hotmail.com or 6241359296. - Bianca Juarez, Biancajuarez [- at -] mac.com, javi77_78 [- at -] hotmail.com

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.

Aerial Silk Class - Silk lessons (circus aerial acrobatics from a hanging tissue) at DIF in Todos Santos (Topete street betwen Guaycura Hotel and La Arca) every Wednesday from 5 to 6.30pm. From 12 years on. Workout, stretch and have fun! - Dulce Chavez, amayaum [- at -] gmail.com, 6121565652
La Esquina Farmer's Market - The La Esquina Farmer's Market is every Wednesday from 9-12. Come out and support all the vendors and their great products! - Dominique Sawyer, Dominiquesawyer [- at -] hotmail.com

Mexican Bubbly At La Bodega De Todos Santos! - We have 6 different kinds of Mexican Bubblies (Vinos Espumosos in the traditional Champagne style) now at La Bodega de Todos Santos: Crisp Dry Bruts, 100% Chardonnays, Rosés, Semi-Secos and Dulces, so come by and grab a couple bottles of the perfect local celebratory toasting beverage, Espumoso!

FYI: We will be closed for Christmas Eve, Monday, So come get your Xmas Baja Wine Bottles by 7pm Saturday.

Also, save the dates, we will have down-home, grooving live performances by the extremely talented young folk/roots/blues band, Bre'er Rabbit, on Thursday, Dec 27th, 5-8pm and Monday, New Year's Eve, 5-8pm.

Come on down to Calle Hidalgo, where the magic happens. - La Bodega De Todos Santos, labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.facebook.com/pages/La-Bodega-de-Todos-Santos/117662031632529, 612 152 0181

New Hours At Desertu - Starting Saturday Dec. 22nd, Chef Uribe will begin new hours at Desertu: MON, TUE, THURS, FRI from 5:00pm - 10:00pm and SAT and SUN from 1:00pm to 10:00pm. Closed on WED. Check out the updated menu featuring our popular wood-fired pizza, hearty pasta and fresh organic salads - as well as our signature nightly fish special. As always, Desertu is pouring wine, beer, sangria and cocktails. Take a break from heavy holiday fare and enjoy a beautiful December night in the glow of the wood oven on the Desertu garden patio. Happy Holidays from Chef Uribe and the Desertu staff. - Jose Uribe, rdesertu [- at -] gmail.com, www.uribedesertu.com, 612-145-0199

Christmas Dinner At La Poza - On Dec 25, we are offering a special Christmas Dinner Buffet. Enjoy a quiet evening with family and friends -individual and social table available. For details, visit our website www.lapoza.com / fine dining. Dinner starts at 19.30 - reservation required. - Jurg Wiesendanger, reservations [- at -] lapoza.com, www.lapoza.com, (612)145-0400, 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
WindandC Now Open At Los Cardones In Cerritos - Thanks to all of you that came and helped make our opening party such a huge success! We are now open, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner Tuesday - Saturday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, with happy hour from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. After a day at the beach, come in for Sunday Dinner from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. See our new menus on our Facebook page. - Windspirit Aum, http://www.loscardonesbaja.com, 612 142 5617, Pescadero
Share A Mailbox? - anybody want to share a mailbox across the street from the esquina? it's about $100 per year per person if we are 4 people sharing. - Dave wolf, lobogrande [- at -] gmail.com, 612-133-5768, United States

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

Skymed Member Appreciation Luncheon - Attention SkyMed members. Our CEO Will Klein will be in Cabo San Lucas Jan. 18 & La Paz Jan. 19 to host a SkyMed Members Appreciation luncheon for all SkyMed members in the area on those dates. Invitation & pre-registration required, so email cathie.smith [- at -] skymed.com for your personal invitation. - Cathie Smith Locicero, cathie.smith [- at -] skymed.com, www.skymed.com/cathiesmith, 480-256-0219, United States
IPad Needed - Would like to purchase any good used SIMS adaptable IPad. Respond to sandbar4 [- at -] hotmail.com. Willing to trade my iPad that has no SIMS reader plus money. Sandbar4 [- at -] hotmail.com

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

Chocolates La Laguna - Chocolates La Laguna has lots of tasty stocking stuffers in the shop plus luxury chocolate sampler boxes, this holiday season. We will have extended hours this week: Sunday (Dec.23) from 10:00-2:00 & Monday (Dec.24) from 10:00-2:00. Come on by for some chocolate sampling!!! - Shauna Hughes, shughesdesign [- at -] gmail.com, 612 105 1825, Todos Santos

Baja Beans Sunday Market - The last Sunday Market before Christmas is a perfect place to caffeine up, finish your holiday shopping, support local artists and farmers, listen to live music from Eli Manning and then eat some chocolate cake. It's a good life in Baja. Need an idea for a great present? We'll be selling specially wrapped bags of coffee beans. Sure to please even your crankiest friends. See you on Sunday at Baja Beans in Pescadero! We are open from 7-3, the market open at 10, and brunch will be served when April, Ana Maria and the Gang finish making it delicious. And remember, we are closed on Mondays, so drink an extra cuppa on Sunday. - info [- at -] bajabeans.com, www.BajaBeans.com, Pescadero

Chocolate, Vegetables And Herbs At Baja Beans Sunday - The World's Finest Fudge Sauce makes a great gift and so do vegetable and herb plants for the garden. It is time to get your garden planted. Zuchini, cantaloupe, tomato, basil, cucumber, onions, broccoli are featured this week. Baja Beans farmers market in Pescadero. 10-2. vickifisk [- at -] gmail.com

Tracy Durland In Concert At Cafelix - Cafelix is proud to present Tracy Durland in her first concert of the new year Saturday, Jan 5, 2013 At 7pm. Please come and join us for an evening of songs in Spanish (Romantic Classics and Boleros), English (Jazz) and a touch of French representing our uniquely diverse community here in Todos Santos. As always, this promises to be a night of heartfelt music to remember, under the stars in the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of Cafelix. Mark you calendars! Dress warmly for an outdoor cafe experience. Seating is limited. No cover.

Concierto de Tracy Durland en Cafelix el Sabado 5 de enero de 2013 a las 7pm. Cafelix se enorgullece en presentar el primer concierto de Tracy Durland en el nuevo ano. Ven a disfrutar una noche de canciones en espanol (clasicas romanticas y boleros), ingles (jazz) y un toque en frances representando nuestro comunidad diverso de Todos Santos. De seguro sera una noche inolvidable de musica del corazon bajo las estrellas en un ambiente relejado y amigable de Cafelix. Abrigate para estar al aire libre. Asientos limitados. No cover. - Felix Guluarte, salesboy_vagu [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 145 05 68, Todos Santos

Psychedelic Jam - Accomplished Guitarist Eli Madden & Randy Leach/Skeleton Key Jam the songs of The Grateful Dead and other tunes, Saturday, Dec. 22, from 5-8 p.m. at the Cerritos Beach Brewing Company. - Robert Dale , cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com , cerritosbeachbrewing.wordpress.com, 612 102-1534

Happy Holidays From Buzzards Bay Cantina - Buzzards is all about Holiday Cheer by offering a FREE Side of fries with all burgers ordered until the 1st. That's right, Bigger Better Burgers at Buzzards Bay Cantina! The new Dinner and Appetizer Menu will be out this week with specials that will tantalize your taste buds. Remember our Super Nacho Plates will be on special again for Wacky Wednesday! See you here! - Harry Schikora, buzzardsbaycantina [- at -] gmail.com, 624-141-0098

¡Que Rico! Special Holiday Hours - ¡Que Rico! will be open on Monday December 24 and December 31st with special hours 1pm-5pm ¡Que Rico! will be closed on Tuesday December 25 and Tuesday January 1st After January 1st, we will resume our regular schedule : Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-4pm Located across the street from La Paloma Ice Cream store on H. Colegio Militar - Deborah & Jaime, QueRicoFoods [- at -] gmail.com, 612-118-6031, Todos Santos

Perscription Glasses Lost Cerritos - My mother dropped her glasses in the water, and they are probably long gone, but if you find some washed up on the beach, we'd love to get them back in case they can be rebuilt. trifocals/italian frames. Gretchen = 707-445-5853 in the USA (we'll be back after the holidays)

Car/truck Needed For 2 Months - Hello, we are US couple with great driving record and we'll be staying in TD/Pescadero from Jan 3rd - Feb 28th. We would love to rent a car/truck, automatic, with good suspension and tires, 4 wheel drive ideal but not essential. Rental agencies charge a fortune! Would you be interested in making some money for us using your car that would just be stored this winter? Please email Robert [- at -] robertmasters.com or call 541-482-2779. Thank you! - Robert Masters, robert [- at -] robertmasters.com, 541-482-2779, Pescadero

Wanted To Buy - I would like to buy a small kitchen stove and refrigerator as well as a double to queen size mattress. Thank you and happy holidays! - Sumitra Peterson, photosumitra [- at -] sbcglobal.net, 612 151-3848

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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, 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
Saturday, December 22
Posada At The Distillery - 5:30, Back patio at The Distillery, Todos Santos. Buffet dinner, Posada parade, beer, wine, cocktails, and our Holiday Spirit. Bring a candle for the Posada. Reservations: 612-145-0098/612-134-8728 - James Black merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, 612-134-8728

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

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

Tango En Sabado - 5 - 7 pm, Tre Galline Restaurant, Upstairs, Todos Santos. Learn to tango at Tre Galline. No experience necessary. Expert instruction in basic and advanced steps. It's fun, entertaining and romantic. - George Ruenitz gruenitz100 [- at -] gmail.com, 6121780103

Pre-Christmas Concert - with live Mexican Music by Luna Itzel, 7PM, on the SkyDeck at Hotel Guaycura, www.guaycura.com.mx, Todos Santos

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

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

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

The Brews Brothers- Live Music at Cerritos Beach Brewing Company, El Pescadero. - - Robert Dale cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, 612 102 1534, www.cerritosbeachbrewing.wordpress.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
Merry Mariachi Christmas Day Brunch - 10 AM to 2PM, Rancho Pescadero, $45 US per person, Reservations: 612 135 5849. - Rancho Pescadero, www.ranchopescadero.com/

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

Christmas Dinner at SantoVino Bistro and Wine Bar - 4PM, at Hotel California, Todos Santos. $300 pesos per person, Reservations: 612 145 0525. - Hotel California, www.hotelcaliforniabaja.com

Christmas Dinner At La Poza - Special Christmas Dinner Buffet. For details, visit our website www.lapoza.com. Dinner starts at 19.30 - reservation required. - Jurg Wiesendanger, reservations [- at -] lapoza.com, (612)145-0400, Todos Santos
Thursday, December 27
Noche De Moda 2012 - 5 to 7 pm, Casa Dracula, 12 Calle Horizonté, Todos Santos. Featuring: Joella Corado (Belazul Swimwear), Linda Hamilton (Nomad Chic), and Rosy Ramírez. After party at La Esquina. Tickets 80 mn/pp in advance [- at -] La Esquina, Casa Dracula, and Pura Vida & 100 mn/pp at the door. Linda Hamilton nomadchic [- at -] lindahamiltondesigns.com, 612.105.2857 or 415.381.9087, www.lindahamiltondesigns.com
Friday, December 28
Music Jam At Teatro Luna Azul - 6pm Dinner. Come join us for a casual evening of music and dining, as we invite musician friends to party and play music with us. - bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, www.teatrolunaazul.com
Saturday, December 29
Todos Santos 5K Run/Walk - 8:00 AM, Main Plaza, Todos Santos. This run is hosted by the Palapa Society of Todos Santos. All monies raised are used for the medical needs of local children. - Tim Doyle timsudoyle [- at -] hotmail.com, 6121450821

Creative Writing Workshop ~ Kundalini Meditation Igniting Your Artful Muse - 9:30 AM- 11:45 am, Desert Dreams Guest House, Las Tunas Todos Santos. Release, Surrender, Write using N. Goldberg style: pen paper. Ymat/ sweater /blanket.-Learn an ancient meditation technology..so u may write & create with pure intuition ..and inspiration. - Noel Cianci noelcianci [- at -] me.com, 612.105.7397

Gypset Travel Launch Party - , Casa Dracula, Todos Santos. details to be advised. Linda Hamilton nomadchic [- at -] lindahamiltondesigns.com, 612.105.2857, www.facebook.com/pages/Gypset/185544240327

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/submitad.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

Nanostation Wifi Radios - I have a new Nanostation M2 sealed in the box. Will sell for 1300 pesos. Also have a used Nanostation that I will sell for 650 pesos. - Darryl, darrylb9 [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Holiday News From La Canada Del Diablo - Only four more days until Christmas. There is still time to do your last minute holiday shopping. We have a new shipment of great holiday gifts for that special person on your list. And for that hard to buy for person, how about La Canada del Diablo gift certificate. Come by and look around.

We are still receiving contributions for holiday food boxes. Your donations will be delivered on Sunday December 23 to local ranch families. Thank you for helping.

We wish all of you the best holiday season. Thank you for all you have done to help the community in which we live. The generosity, and kindness has been overwhelming. Thank you! Happy Holiday Season !! - Pedro, Barbara, Luis, Vicienta, Doctor Gabriel MVZ, Alejandro, Ana Gabriela, Chica's Salon, Doctor Bill, La Quinta Lupita, Luis Ernesto and the guys, and of course, Sabastian and Gaviotta. - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Unusual Christmas Gift Ideas For The Whole Family - Looking for some unusual gifts? We may have just the thing. Check out our list:
  • 2 Ratan Papasan Chairs w/ottomans - good condition buy one or both $90 for both or $50 for one
  • Tons of board games for the whole family, mystery games, Trival Pursuit, Pictionary, Risk, plus many more. $2-$7
  • 165 VHS movies (store bought) for the unbelievable price of $40
  • Attacking Anxiety and Depression Cassette Tape Program w/workbook - only $50 (Amazon has the CD version for $125) I can turn mine into CD for an extra $25
  • Wireless Speaker System w/2 speakers and the transmitter -$30- used twice, $100 when new
  • Tons of Books - Paperback, mostly mystery - Hardback ranging from Gardening to Home
  • Design to Astronomy to New Age -- ALL IN ENGLISH
  • Entire collections of Cat and Elephant figurinesr
Please email with questions. No reasonable offers refused. Merry Christmas :-). Shawn & Bonnie - Bonnie O'neill, bajapeacewear [- at -] hotmail.com, Pescadero

Only If The Mayans Were Wrong And The World Does Not End On Friday - Do You Have Your Christmas Gifts? Pintoresco, arte popular mexicano, have our “LOCAL SPECIAL SALE”, with discounts of up to 20% cash and 15% in credit card, in all the store, just mention this ad before making your payment, we’ll see you guys. But if it really is over, we want to wish you all good luck, it was good to meet you dear customers. Calle Juarez on the corner of Calle Hidalgo, across the CFE offices in downtown. Valid until December 24 2012.

Sólo en caso de que los mayas se hayan equivocado y el mundo no termine el viernes. Ya tienes tus regalos para esta Navidad? En Pintoresco tendremos nuestra “VENTA ESPECIAL PARA LOCALES”, con descuentos de hasta el 20% en efectivo y 15% en tarjeta de crédito en toda la tienda, sólo menciona este anuncio antes de realizar tu pago, acá nos vemos. Pero si realmente se acaba, queremos desearles a todos buena suerte, fué bueno conocerlos queridos clientes. Calle Juárez esquina Calle Hidalgo, en el centro. Valido hasta el 24 de Diciembre del 2012. - Alan Becerril, 1450222, Baja California Sur

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!

2002 Mitsubshi Montero Limited - This is a 4x4, Top of the line, power seats, windows,3rd row seating, 18 inch rims, Giant moon roof, Black with leather seats. 200,000 freeway miles, Just arrived in Baja but needs a new home. Looks and drives new. See on Craigs list Baja Sur for photo's For more information email palapapaul [- at -] gmail.com - Paul De Smit, palapapaul [- at -] yahoo.com, 624-137-7721, Los Barriles

Wheelchair Bus/Van - We have a 1998 diesel 22ft school bus type thats also wheelchair accessible with lotz of room available for any type of trips/airport/moving/surfing,anywhere anytime with a fun local bilingual driver,any more info email us. - Jay D, bajamobility [- at -] yahoo.com, 624 168 9074/250 999 9013, Baja California Sur

Thick And Creamy, Farm-fresh Yogurt - Baja Biscuits will have a wonderfully thick and creamy, mild yogurt at the market this Saturday at Canada del Diablo. Besides the yummy grilled sandwiches we have, there are also two types of cheesy quiche, breakfast skillets and bagel sandwiches. And don't forget the soft walnut cinnamon rolls with lime-cream cheese frosting. There is a fresh supply of frozen sausage too--Italian and brats, pork and chicken, also ground breakfast sausage. Call or e-mail beforehand to make sure of a certain amount or certain type, and we will be sure to have it ready for you. - Ace Shawver, aceandlinda [- at -] yahoo.com, (612) 149-3572, 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

Care Aid Available - I'm a 44 yr old reliable easygoing canadian female in cabo certified care aid/nurse available to help with pretty much any health issue/personal care/meal prep/bakeing/cleaning/luv pets/gardening/any errands/driving to appointments.i'm good at painting an reno's too. - Heidi W, wcdude65 [- at -] yahoo.ca, 624 168 9074, 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

Wheelchair for Sale - 2009 brand new tdx power wheelchair in storage here, never used outside, fully adjustable, suspension, charger, just needs batteries, chair new is 26000 canadian i'm asking 15000 obo, open to offers/trades. - Jay D, bajamobility [- at -] yahoo.com, 624 168 9074, Baja California Sur
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.

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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

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

Housesit Or Rental Wanted - Mature woman and father are seeking a rental or housesit from January 22 to March 19, or a portion thereof. We love gardening and animals and have lots of experience, and would welcome caring for yours. Also, I am handy with minor repairs, housepainting and cleaning. We could even do a house swap if you'd like a rural winter holiday in Nelson, BC, Canada near the amazing Whitewater Ski Hill. - Letty Bartels, lbartels [- at -] gmail.com, 2503527889

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

Beautiful Casita For Rent - Amazing Ocean & Farmland Views. This unique casita is a 2 bedroom home located 6 miles south of Todos Santos, neighboring the Pescadero farmland, in between Cerritos and San Pedrito surf breaks. House sits 1.5 miles from beach, in a peaceful and contemplative desert landscape with outstanding views.The architecture shows minimalist style in a unique way, providing simple but sophisticated comfort in a tasteful fashion. From march onwards (short or long term), check more info and pics in site: casitapescadero [- at -] gmail.com, http://casitaoasispescadero.blogspot.mx/, Pescadero

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

House For Rent in La Paz - Beautiful 3 bedroom house for rent in the upscale neighborhood of Fidepaz. Designed as a single level family home, all the rooms are spacious, airy and comfortable. The kitchen is large with a six burner stove, an island and is located adjacent to the outdoor kitchen. Each bedroom has a sliding glass door leading to a small individual patio, and the house boasts a large patio with pool and a separate studio at the rear of the property. The two car garage is large enough for two full size pickup trucks or a in-garage workshop area. Low maintenance garden with palms in front and at the rear of the property trees and more palms. Rented unfurnished for 16,500 Pesos per month. - Mercedes Cole, al.in.lapaz [- at -] gmail.com, https://post.craigslist.org/manage/3489079367/88rv5, 612 137 9747, La Paz

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

Apartment for Rent - We have apt's for rent located off highway 19 and Aguajito's behind Sendero/Soriana mall, great location, 36 sq meters, furnished, safe, quiet, there's 12 apt's in all 2 storys, call Sergio 624 157 7498 or 624 137 1606 - Sergio G, wcdude65 [- at -] hotmail.com, 624 157 7498 or 624 137 1606, Baja California Norte

Desert Dreams A Guest House - Poetic Artful Villa in Las tunas has rooms and suites available for guests seeking a private retreat..unobstructed views of Ocean by the bocana with private beach access ..quiet and natural serene oasis ...pilates & yoga studio on site wifi. breakfast ..also gourmet chef on site, communal kitchen. & creative space lounges..nightly, weeekly, monthly. Please email : Info [- at -] gypsystyle.com for more info. - Noel, info [- at -] gypsystyle.com, MX 612.105.7397 / US 484.368.3763

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Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted

Note: Ads will run for two weeks unless dated. Please list the date in the title, and specify which airport. Goes without saying, everyone shares expenses for beer, gas, food, etc

To remove your ad if you find a ride or caravan, let us know here: www.bajawesternonion.com/submitad.asp

Ride 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 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

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

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

Caravan To Todos Santos - We are traveling down to Baja in early January and looking to cross the border in Tecate on January 7th. We would love to caravan with some folks. This is our first time driving down but have solid instructions from my parents who have done so every year for the past 6 or so years. We will have our two small dogs with us and hope to stay just two nights, 3 days driving. Let me know if you are interested in joining us. - Zenana Rose, zenana [- at -] zenana-spa.com, 503-901-1981, United States

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)

Let us know if you find or place your pet so we can remove your ad -

Dog Found - On Sunday a nice dog followed us home from Baja Beans. She is big, white, looks like a husky, and she has an orange collar. If this is your dog please contact us. - Judy kessler, judy [- at -] kesslersinhmb.com, 612-171-2333, Pescadero

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

Security Problems? - german malinois puppies ...just weaned...unsurpassed, personal companion/compound protection dogs...6 weeks old...also have two 10 month old males ...ready to work.. - Bill, billneubrand [- at -] hotmail.com, 6241505279

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

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

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

Submit your Pet Corner articles here: http://www.bajawesternonion.com/submitad.asp (and remember to Spay or Neuter your pets)
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