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       Friday, January 18, 2013 -
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Todos Santos Music Festival

News and Events, Questions and Answers, Food And Fun



Second Annual Todos Santos Music Festival Continues - Hotel California (with Vaso Loco LLC) presents the final week of Todos Santos Music Festival. The ten-day Festival runs through Saturday, January 26. Led by former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck and friends, the Music Festival benefits The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C., and their efforts to help the children of Todos Santos. Performances will be staged at Hotel California and the Town Plaza, Todos Santos. Performers this week include The Posies, The Baseball Project, Chuck Prophet, The Elected, Jon Langford and the Twin Tones See our Featured Events This Week for more information on performers.

"Will Call" for all pre-paid Todos Santos Music Festival tickets, purchased both on-line and locally, will be open in the Hotel California Lobby from 3-9 PM on each of the Music Festival Concert Days (January 17-20; 24-26) as well as on Wednesday, Jan. 23. A photo ID and TSMF receipt are required when picking up pre-paid tickets. Additional VIP tickets for most performances may be available at "Will Call" for $15 US or 195 pesos. Admission is free to the outdoor performances on the plaza. General Admission tickets for performances at Hotel California available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. More information at: todossantosmusicfestival.com. Photo Courtesy Wikipedia: The Baseball Project, 2011 - The Baja Western Onion
Obama Inauguration Breakfast At La Copa Bar - Monday, January 21st. Come enjoy the festivities on our two high-definition TVs. Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues throughout the morning. Breakfast menu provided by Landi’s Restaurant. Champagne, Mimosas and Bloody Marys in addition to our full bar. $150 peso minimum per person. - John Stoltzfus, todossantosinn [- at -] gmail.com, 145-0040

A Night Of Rumi! - Join acclaimed translator Coleman Barks for an evening of poetry and storytelling. 7:30 pm Sunday, January 20 [- at -] Rumi Garden. Free. www.rumigarden.com, 612-145-1088, Todos Santos
Chainsaw Sought - I am looking for a 16 or 18" chainsaw with roller tip to either buy or rent. Email jimiykaren [- at -] yahoo.com. jimiykaren [- at -] yahoo.com, Pescadero

Please Come To Our Annual Meeting!! - On Saturday, February 2nd, the Annual Meeting of the Asociacion de Las Colonias de Todos Santos (ACTS) will be held at 3 PM, La Arca in Todos Santos. During the past year, ACTS has been instrumental in initiating important projects for our community including the paving of Playitas Road as well as the recent 2000 signature Security Petition drive. If you are interested in supporting these and/or recommending other beneficial projects, please plan on attending the ACTS Annual Meeting. We need you! For info, suggestions or concerns, please contact ACTSsafetycommittee [- at -] gmail.com

¡Por favor, venga a la reunión anual de ACTS el 2 de febrero! El sábado, 2 de febrero, la Reunión Anual de Asociacion de Las Colonias de Todos Santos (ACTS) se celebrara a las 3 PM en La Arca en Todos Santos. Durante el año pasado, ACTS ha contribuído decisivamente a la iniciación de proyectos importantes para nuestra comunidad incluso el pavimento de La Calle Playitas así como la reciente Petición de Seguridad Pública. Si se interesa en el apoyo de éstos y/o recomendación de otros proyectos beneficiosos, por favor planeé asistir a la Reunión Anual de ACTS. ¡Lo necesitamos! Para la información, sugerencia o inquietudes, por favor contacte ACTSsafetycommittee [- at -] gmail.com. - Todos Santos

Wanted: 4-wheeler - looking for used 4-wheeler - Bud Summers, budnlindasummers [- at -] gmail.com, 612-132-3468, 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

Hold The Date! February 10, 2013 - It's almost time for the fourth annual Artists of Todos Santos Open Studio Tour! 36 artists will participate this season with one quarter of them new to the tour. Tickets are just 150 pesos each and all proceeds benefit the Palapa Society children's art programs. Tickets available starting February 2 at Cafelix Coffee & Kitchen and Tecolote Book Store. Tickets the day of the event only at Cafelix. This is this season's biggest tour event so don't miss out. Buy your tickets early. All studios will be working and will have work for sale. Mark your calendar now! - Mike Mcallister, heronsneststudio [- at -] gmail.com, artistsoftodossantos.com, 044-612-152-6166, Todos Santos
Horseback Riding At Rancho El Cajon - All proceeds benefit the animals. Located 20 KM outside of La Paz, on the highway to San Juan de la Costa, you will find Rancho El Cajon, an authentic Mexican ranch that offers the ultimate experience in horseback riding and camping adventures. Whether you are an experienced rider or a first-timer, Rancho El Cajon can customize your trip to meet your level of experience. From a relaxing horseback ride along the beach to a much more challenging experience involving camping and horseback through the mountains, Rancho El Cajon is an experience not to be missed! For more information regarding the trips offered through El Cajon, please visit our facebook page Rancho El Cajon or contact volunteers Jennifer Brock - jenniferbrock2010 [- at -] hotmail.com 612 102 6954 or Larry Harmon - 612 128 9120. - Jennifer Brock, jenniferbrock2010 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 102 69 54, La Paz

Guest Zumba Teacher - Guest Zumba teacher, Sandi Rubio in Todos Santos January 18 - 27th. Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary, come join the fun. Classes: Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00am at the Distillery; Friday 10:00 - 11:00am at La Arca; Sunday 8:00 - 9:00am at La Esquina. Don't miss power packed classes with Zumba Jan and Sandi! - Jan Turner, jant [- at -] aol.com, 145-0684

Questions About Seguro Popular - Does anyone know what kind of questions they ask you? What is the sliding scale based on? Do you need to go to the Centro de Salud prior to going in to apply? Do you need photos when you go in? Any answers would be greatly appreciated -- or, any connections to someone who might know the answers. Thanks. Peace - Bonnie O'neill, bajapeacewear [- at -] hotmail.com, Pescadero
Visions Gallery Presents A Very Special “meet The Artist” Session - You’ve seen her art, you’ve read her art commentaries, now see and hear Jill Logan as she opens up her world of artistic vision at “Meet the Artist” on February 7, 2013. She’ll be making her presentation at Boyitaco (part of the Visions Gallery/Cafelix Coffee & Kitchen complex) at 5PM. Enjoy a rare opportunity to experience the skill and power of this acclaimed international artist as she talks about her life and the experiences that have made her one of the leading talents of Todos Santos. You’re sure to enjoy this enchanting story of success. There is no admission charge. For more information contact Tori at oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com or Mike at heronsneststudio [- at -] gmail.com. - Mike Mcallister, heronsneststudio [- at -] gmail.com, artistsoftodossantos.com, 044-612-152-6166

Life Of Pi - Friday, Jan. 18 at Teatro Luna Azul. A story that will make you believe in God, "Life of Pi", the latest film from Ang Lee ("Sense and Sensibility", "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", "Brokeback Mountain") is a technical marvel, magical realism at its best. From the acclaimed book of the same name. Curry dinner at 6pm, movie after 7pm. Info & Directions www.teatrolunaazul.com. bluemooninbaja [- at -] yahoo.com

Looking For An Office For Rent In Todos Santos - I'm part of a company from La Paz, and we are thinking of doing business in Todos Santos, so we are in need for a little office for rent to start off with... something around $300 to $400 USD. Anyone? - Joaquin Ayala, mensajeria [- at -] columbiaexport.net, United States

Pool Heater Repair Needed - I need our pool heater repaired. Heater unit will not light. The unit is a teledyne laars xe ge 125. Contact us at bill.lafeber [- at -] gmail.com. or mt. shadow r.v park 612-139-2713. - Bill Lafeber, bill.lafeber [- at -] gmail.com, 612-139-2713

Live Music & Football At The Distillery - Saturday night - Live Music featuring Chris Paulson
7 pm till 9 PM

NFL Playoffs [- at -] The Distillery - Championship Football Games this Sunday
Sunday – San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Flacons, game time 1 pm
Sunday - The New England Patriots vs Baltimore Ravens 4:30 pm
The best place around to watch football, great food and of course our Distillery Burgers with hand cut potato, onion rings and sweet potato fries and we have the best Baja Brewing micro beer available only at The Distillery plus all of your favorite drinks and our Pub menu is always happening.
For the late game we will have Baja’s Biggest TV screen out back 8 feet wide & 4 foot tall with surround sound, it’s almost like being there but better.
We are open from 8am till Baja midnight everyday. - Larry Crowson, larryc [- at -] theistillery.mx, www.thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098

La Paz Cooking Class 1/23 - Buen Provecho has room in a Mexican cooking class in La Paz next Wednesday (1/23) from 4 to 8 pm, check the web site for details about the scrumptious menu, cost: $50 US for Baja residents ($55 non-residents). Includes a fabulous meal and left-overs to enjoy later. If you or a group of friends are interested, please e-mail or call. Looking forward to cooking with you!!! If you Facebook, please come "Like" Buen Provecho - Renee Lagloire, info [- at -] buenprovecholapaz.com, www.buenprovecholapaz.com, 122-6409, La Paz
Pilates At The Hotelito - For the next two months we have Maria, a certified Pilates Instructor holding classes here at the Hotelito at 9.30 am Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This is a floor/mat Pilates class and she charges 100 pesos per person for a 1 hour class. The class is limited to 8 people, so please contact Maria directly if you would like to book a space at venadoazul [- at -] hotmail.com. She is also giving private individual classes using Pilates props for 350 pesos an hour. I have had both the private class and attended todays mat class. Really really good.Classes in both English and Spanish. - Jenny Armit, venadoazul [- at -] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

Like To Snorkle? - I know some great spots and would like some company and help with gas costs, if you are interested, email me at dhodul [- at -] hotmail.com. - Dan, dhodul [- at -] hotmail.com, Baja California Sur

Zumba with Jan (Juanita) - Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary, classes in English...come and join the fun!

**Be ready for a fun sweat - bring water and sneakers and get your Z's on!**

Sundays, 8-9am at La Esquina, Wednesdays 9-10am at The Distillery, and Fridays 10-11am at La Arca. Jan Turner: 145-0684, cell: 612-348-1111, jant [- at -] aol.com, Todos Santos

El Nido Lunch Bar - Monday Brunch January 21, 2013 at El Nido Lunch Bar in San Pedrito between Cabo Extreme and the San Pedrito Surf Hotel. We will be trying out our Monday Brunch menu with your choice of cinnamon raison french toast or egg in a nest each served with fruit salad for just $75 pesos. We will also have fresh juices from Tropico de Cancer Juice Co. and chai tea. - Sandi Wohlers, scwohlers [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.facebook.com/elnidolunchbar?ref=hl, 612-137-3183, Pescadero

Save the Date, Save the Animals! - The Hotel California will present the 10th Annual Fur Ball January 27, 2013. The benefit celebration will feature a live auction hosted by Wendy Rains, a raffle, dinner, dancing and music with Tim Lang and the Post-Surf Crew. Among the art offered at auction is this painting by Steve Thurston.

The event is designed to benefit the ongoing spay/neuter program of dogs and cats throughout the year in Todos Santos (Amigos de los Amimales de Todos Santos, A.C.).

Tickets are MN280.00 and are available at El Tecolote Bookstore and at the door. - Angelique, bajakitties [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0250

Creative Journal Workshop - Monday, January 21. There are a few spaces left in the Creative Journal Workshop on Monday, January 21st. 10 am-6 pm at Suki's Restaurant on Calle Hidalgo, in Todos Santos. Cultivate Enchantment and Meaning in Your Life. Through our creative journals, we express our truths, desires and dreams, with both words and images. Using exercises, prompts and techniques we will explore various journal forms, content and themes. By the end of the day you will have created your unique journal that reflects you, and what you want to cultivate in your life. Workshop Facilitated by Zoë Edmonds, creativity coach, expressive arts therapist, life long journaler, and blogger. Please call or email to register. - Zoe Edmonds, zoe [- at -] artforlifebaja.com, www.artforlifebaja.com, 612-105-0056, Todos Santos

Live Music At Cerritos Brewing Company - Do not miss our special Wednesday open mic night with a collection of phenomenal local musicians like members from Ben and the Men, Cowboy, Bob, and Ash, a guest drummer/Vocalist from Oregon. Come and listen to the jam and get your groove on!

Happy Hour Tues-Saturday from 4-6 with 1/2 price appetizers and 2 for 1 cocktails.

Check out the new menu and other events on Facebook!! - Cerritos Beach Brewery, cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cerritos-Beach-Brewing-Company/260195174082767, 6121303246, Pescadero

Wanted: Sleeper Sofa - Does anyone have a unwanted/used sleeper coach for sale? Thank you. - Nita, nitadelmil [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-135-0078

Bring Down A Lift Kit For Me? - gonna pimp my van...can anybody bring down a box for me? i can have it shipped to your home or somewhere along the way for you to pick up. THANKS! - Dave Wolf, lobogrande [- at -] gmail.com, 612-176-0417, Todos Santos

3rd Annual Ping Pong Tournament - The third annual Ping Pong tournament to benefit the lifeguard program at Cerritos Beach will take place on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013, starting at 9 am at Baja Beans in Pescadero. As was the case last year, there will be A singles, B singles and doubles. There will be food and raffles. All are welcome. Last year the vibe was extraordinary, and a great time was had by all, so reserve the date in your calendars. - Oscar Rosales, oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com, 612 157 2017

Amazing Dog Needs A Ride To Maryland - While traveling through Baja, I rescued a dog. Unfortunately, he was not well enough to fly home with me when I had to leave. He is currently being treated in La Paz and will be ready to come to his new home at the end of February-early March. Anyone driving/flying back to the East Coast (Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey)that could accompany my pup? I will pay for all airline fees/gas reimbursement and can get you in touch with the shelter to arrange pick up and travel. He is a sweet shepherd mix named Kismet. I would really appreciate any help! - R Gallant, La Paz

Jewels And Johnny At La Esquina Farmers Market! - Join us for some mellow morning music at La Esquina's sweet Wednesday morning market. Local vendors, great coffee and breakfast. Market starts at 9AM, we'll play from 10-12 - Jewels Nation, jewelsnation [- at -] gmail.com, http://jewelsandjohnnynation.com, 612-171-3717, Todos Santos


Need Driver For Auto - I have Ford with a five speed transmission and I need someone to help me drive into Baja, even as far as Todos Santos and La Paz. My departure location is Carson City, Nevada. Share gas expense only. Time of leaving is end of February. lowerbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, Baja California Sur

Live Music [- at -] Tortugas Bar & Grill - This coming Saturday, Jan. 19th we're pleased to have Eli Madden playing tunes from The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Sublime, The Greatful Death & many more, starting at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. So don't miss out great live music and delicious food & drinks, remember, happy hour start's from 4:20 p.m and goes until 6:00 p.m. 2 beers for $30 and staright up Margaritas and some tequilas 2x1. See you here. - Juan Pablo Solis, juanpablosolis [- at -] gmail.com, 6121398236, Pescadero


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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, January 18
Life Of Pi - At Teatro Luna Azul. The latest film from Ang Lee. From the acclaimed book of the same name. Curry dinner at 6pm, movie after 7pm. Info & Directions 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, www.skymed.com/cathiesmith, 480-256-0219, United States

Todos Santos Music Festival Week 2 Continues - Featuring The Posies and The Baseball Project, Hotel California. Benefits The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C., helping the children of Todos Santos. Information: - todossantosmusicfestival.com, Todos Santos

Piano Bar With Jonathan Orozco - Jan. 17, 18 and 19, 7 to 10 PM, The La Copa Piano Bar, inside the Todos Santos Inn. Latin, Classical, and All That Jazz, Thursday thru Saturday. - Todos Santos Inn, http://www.todossantosinn.com/, Todos Santos
Saturday, January 19
Composting Workshop - "Wholesome Home and Garden" will be teaching a workshop on turning your kitchen waste into dark, fluffy soil in 2 months. Check the blog site for directions or call 612-119-4098: Time: 10-12 Cost: Sliding scale of $100-$200 PESOS - Virginia Moonstone Mazzetti, moonstonenow [- at -] yahoo.com, http://pcfsbaja.blogspot.mx/, 612-119-4098

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, www.skymed.com/cathiesmith, 480-256-0219, United States

The Merlin Inside Workshop - Part 2 - Galeria Hayles presents two part Intention/Prayer stick making workshop. All day workshop with lunch served 9 to 5. Workshop designed to discover/investigate totems as they relate to one's strengths/lessons and artfully construct "Merlin" antennae to attract and help manifest one's goals. Cost is 1,600 pesos for both classes and includes syllabus. Limited to 8 - Nanette, 612 14 50183

Second Salon Scenes Performance - 7:00 pm. The Naked Acting Company, La Paz’s new English language theatre presents scenes by Pulitzer prize winner Edward Albee, Fredrico Garcia Lorca and others, with after-show discussion. Hosted by The Art House - 655 Revolucion (btwn Morelos and Victoria), La Paz. Info: 612-125-9114 Mon-Sat 10-6 or cindycrane090 [- at -] gmail.com. Free admission. Concessions available - Cindy Crane, 612-125-9114, La Paz

Live Music At The Distillery - Featuring Chris Paulson, 7 pm till 9 PM - Larry Crowson, larryc [- at -] theistillery.mx, www.thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098

Surfabilly Show Comes To La Paz - In La Paz, Tim Lang & The Post Surf Crew bring their mesh of surf, rock, reggae, and fun to Pelicanos. Show starts at 8. Pelicanos is located at KM14 Carretera Norte. 50 peso cover. - Darryl, desperados.darryl [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pelicanos-Restaurant-Bar/160414717352418, La Paz

Todos Santos Music Festival Week 2 Continues - Featuring The Posies, The Baseball Project, Chuck Prophet, The Elected, Jon Langford and the Twin Tones, Todos Santos Town Plaza. Benefits The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C., helping the children of Todos Santos. Information: - todossantosmusicfestival.com, Todos Santos

Eli Madden Plays Acoustic Rock - 5pm-7pm, Villas De Cerritos, by the pool, El Pescadero. Eli Madden Jams tasty originals and classic rock renditions. Contact: Eli Madden elikewise [- at -] mail.com, 612-119-4659, www.myspace.com/Mountaingrip

Piano Bar With Jonathan Orozco - Jan. 17, 18 and 19, 7 to 10 PM, The La Copa Piano Bar, inside the Todos Santos Inn. Latin, Classical, and All That Jazz, Thursday thru Saturday. - Todos Santos Inn, http://www.todossantosinn.com/, Todos Santos
Sunday, January 20
A Night Of Rumi! - Join acclaimed translator Coleman Barks for an evening of poetry and storytelling. 7:30 pm [- at -] Rumi Garden. Free. www.rumigarden.com, 612-145-1088, Todos Santos

Open Readers - and listeners, 4:00 pm, the patio at Michael's. Original works, 5 minutes long, everyone welcome to participate. - Susan Doyle, timsudoyle [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-145-0821

Grand Opening Of Gabo And Karin Schubert Galeria, El Triunfo - 1-4 pm. Gabo and Karin Schubert invite you to visit Galeria El Triunfo. Just down the street from Caffe El Triunfo, 1 block from the Highway. Refreshments provided - Karin Schubert, kschubert [- at -] platinum.ca, 612 139 1209. Gabo: gaboartista [- at -] gmail.com, 612 122 3437, www.garodiguez.com, El Trinufo

NFL Playoffs At The Distillery - 1 pm: San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Flacons, 4:30 pm: New England Patriots vs Baltimore Ravens - Larry Crowson, larryc [- at -] theistillery.mx, www.thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098

Eli Madden Plays Acoustic Rock - 5pm-8pm, Napoli Pizza, El Pescadero. Eli Madden plays acoustic Rock and Roll featuring tasty originals and classic rock renditions. - Contact: Eli Madden elikewise [- at -] mail.com, 612-119-4659, www.myspace.com/Mountaingrip

Todos Santos Music Festival Week 2 Continues - Featuring The Posies and The Baseball Project, Hotel California. Benefits The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C., helping the children of Todos Santos. Information: - todossantosmusicfestival.com, Todos Santos

Music With Joe Firstman And Chris Paulson - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Cerritos Beach Brewing Company, Pescadero. come listen to great music with Joe Firstman this and Chris Paulson 2 outstanding singer songwriters. Contact: Robert Dale CerritosBeachBrewing [- at -] gmail.com, 6121021534, www.CerritosBeachBrewing.WordPress.com
Monday, January 21
Obama Inauguration Breakfast At La Copa Bar - On our two high-definition TVs. Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues throughout the morning. Breakfast menu provided by Landi’s Restaurant. Champagne, Mimosas and Bloody Marys in addition to our full bar. $150 peso minimum per person. - John Stoltzfus, todossantosinn [- at -] gmail.com, 145-0040

Creative Journal Workshop - A few spaces left in the Creative Journal Workshop. 10 am-6 pm at Suki's Restaurant on Calle Hidalgo, in Todos Santos. Workshop Facilitated by Zoë Edmonds, creativity coach, expressive arts therapist, life long journaler, and blogger. Please call or email to register. - Zoe Edmonds, zoe [- at -] artforlifebaja.com, www.artforlifebaja.com, 612-105-0056, Todos Santos
Tuesday, January 22nd
Alternative Methods/pesticide Free Siminar/workshop - 10 AM - 12 PM, HWY 19 at KM 67, El Pescadero, El Pescadero / Cerritos Beach. Re-Scheduled Seminar from Jan 10. Free. Topic: Natural/organic soil amendments & fertilizers.PH balance of soil and it's importance to healthy plant growth.email or text for directions. Contact: Cathy Fuller gardeningguruinc [- at -] gmail.com, text 612 107 8588, https://www.facebook.com/events/202057513268190/
Wednesday, January 23nd
La Paz Cooking Class - Buen Provecho has room in a Mexican cooking class in La Paz from 4 to 8 pm, check the web site for details about the scrumptious menu, cost: $50 US for Baja residents ($55 non-residents). - Renee Lagloire, info [- at -] buenprovecholapaz.com, www.buenprovecholapaz.com, 122-6409, La Paz
Thursday, January 24th
Todos Santos Music Festival Week 3 Begins - Featuring Alejandro Escovedo and Joseph Arthur, Hotel California. Benefits The Palapa Society of Todos Santos, A.C., helping the children of Todos Santos. Information: - todossantosmusicfestival.com, Todos Santos

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


Pescadero Cleaning Services -

Professional Cleaning for Tile & Grout, Natural Stone, Fine Rugs, and Furniture.

Also offering Pressure Washing. Free Estimates and Free Demonstration Cleanings. - 612 105 7421, chubbsurf67 [- at -] yahoo.com

Professional Hairstylist - New hairstylist in town, offering any (men and women) haircut from edgy, trendy, or clean cut.Located in Barrio San Juan, Todos Santos. Please call for appointments, looking forward to hearing from you! - Natalie Garnica, (612) 1710950, Baja California Sur
Pulled Pork For Sale - Smoker cooked pulled pork for sale in 1 pound vacuum seal packs. Made fresh and packaged. $145 pesos with a homemade Carolina sauce. Please call 612-133-9581 - Eva, theranchkidz [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos

Restaurant Equipment For Sale - Restaurant Equipment, includes, grills, fryer, fridge, freezer, pots and pans, racks, electric stove, sofas, tables chairs, gas torches... you get the idea. All in decent condition. Give me a call to come check it all out. - Derek Williams, pazamorfiesta [- at -] gmail.com, 6241192663, Cabo San Lucas
Klr 650 Dual Sport Motorcycle - 2002 Kawasaki 650 for sale. 50000kms good condition.
New tires new clutch. Doesn't burn oil. Asking $34000 pasos. Can be seen at pescadero surf camp. - Duncan, dunkstar9 [- at -] hotmail.com

UPS Shipping & Mailboxes - Why drive to Cabo?! Also Internet, Stationery, Color/BW Copies, Scans, FAX and SKYPE. La Palma - across from La Esquina. papepalma [- at -] hotmail.com Phone/FAX 178-0039. papepalma [- at -] hotmail.com


Sale On Royal Palms & Blue Hesper Palms In Pots - Our potted Royals are about six foot tall from the base of the trunk to the top of the fronds, and will grow very fast - some have even begun to trunk-out, this is a great deal at $500.00 pesos/per or $40.00USD/per. We've also a glut of Blue Hespers (Brahia armatas) in pots for only $250.00 pesos/per or $20.00USD/per.

Come by for a tour, we've over 9000 palms ... over 30 varietals. We have palms you can drive away in your car, or let us move into place massive, property transforming. specimens or we can make a plan for anything in-between. Check out some stunning examples of what we have to offer at: http://bajasur.es.craigslist.com.mx/for/3497827235.html - Dean Mcquillen, todossantos1 [- at -] hotmail.com, http://bajasur.es.craigslist.com.mx/for/3497827235.html, 612.133.0311, Baja California Sur

Royal Palms 2 For 1 - We have some striking Cuban Royal palms planted as 'doubles' on sale. You pay for the big one and get the second one free. We have smaller doubles right up to doubles we would have to move with our crane. Included with the photos are some pics of double Pygmy Date Palms - these look great as an under-planting of a larger palm, in a pot or as a stand-alone. There is also a photo of a (rare) Dwarf Footstool Palm - also perfect for underplanting. To see the pictures, click on the link! Give us a call. Dean McQuillen 612.133.0311 todossantos1 [- at -] hotmail.com - Dean Mcquillen, todossantos1 [- at -] hotmail.com, http://bajasur.es.craigslist.com.mx/grd/3548921098.html, 612.133.0311, Baja California Sur

Sueno Tropical Organic Produce - Sueno Tropical Organic Produce comes to you! Anyone still interested?? Wed. 10-1 La Pastora Beach; Wed. 2-3 Las Tunas area--Camino de las Brisas, take first left, I'm in the turn out; Thurs. Todos Santos 11:15-12:15 Tori's art studio--follow the south baseball stadium wall until it ends at a palo de arco gate.I'm inside. Sat. 12-3 Pescadero. Mid beach, by Cabo Extreme; Dr. Mark's; Dr. Robert;Sandy's restaurant; the walk down. Can't find me? Ask around or email me. Thanks, Pickle - Pickle, pickleymagoo [- at -] yahoo.com

News From La Canada Del Diablo - We welcome 2013 with even more bargains. Last week we had a "SPECIAL" on Chilean pine end table and one of a kind chairs. If you did not make in, there are still a few left to choose from.

But this week, in addition, we are offering all lamps 15 % OFF. Lamps with shades starting at 300.00 pesos (24.00 usd) Such a deal. We have the largest selection of lamps shades in Todos Santos. Stop by and shop our limited time sale.

Start the New Year right by making where you live even more beautiful.

- Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Digital DJ Training Housecalls - Interested in learning how to DJ using digital gear? Musikalia DJ Academy offers three courses ranging from begginner to expert, led by DJ Pauloh. Housecalls only. *Begginner course $1,500 pesos mxn* Send email to pauloh.dj.csl [- at -] gmail.com for discussion regarding courses! - Musikalia Dj Academy Dj Pauloh, pauloh.dj.csl [- at -] gmail.com
Ayurvedic Massage - After spending time in India and taking courses with 2 massage masters, as well as training in reiki and meditation; I´ve returned to Pescadero to share the experience of Ayurvedic Massage. It is a body therapy that has special emphasis on the self-awareness both mental and emotional of the practitioner to provide a safe atmosphere for the patients internal healing process. This method works primarily by stimulation of the muscles, glands and internal organs to provide a deep relaxation and balance of the whole body-mind continuum bringing out to surface old emotions and tensions so the patient can then observe and release these tensions. The therapies are approximately 1.5hours long and my introductory prices are 500 pesos for locals. - Hesed Najera, hesedn [- at -] gmail.com, 612 177 8893

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!

Need Stuff Shipped North? - Book your space onboard the MOTHERSHIP! I have an F-650 5ton super C class that has tons of room for all your stuff EXCEPT motorized vehicles (quads, dirt bikes etc). Boxs, suitcases or rubbermaids are preferred but can take things like surf boards etc. Please send me what you have and include what you would like to pay to have your stuff safely transported as far north as Quesnel BC Canada. If I feel its reasonable I will get back to you. I will be leaving mid March and arriving in Vancouver sometime in April. I am currently in Los Cerritos and I have lots of referances! - Wheelr Jon, k2extremedog [- at -] yahoo.ca, Pescadero

Need a Ride to or From the Airport? Or Someone to Assist You With Errands? - I am a young, bilingual Christian man and I can provide you with rides to or from the La Paz or San Jose Del Cabo airports.

I can also help you with courier services, errands, or navigating the intricacies of dealing with Mexican businesses and the government; Car Registrations, TelCel and TelMex, CFE, Seguro Social, etc. Also offering weekly mail/grocery/supplies pick up in Cabo San Lucas/La Paz for individuals, restaurants and hotels.

Reasonable Rates - Contact: Ernesto, Cel. 612-117-7497, ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com

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. 612-117-7497. 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. 612-117-7497. e-mail: ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com.



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Accounting Services
Frimar Group - SECOFI, INM, IMSS, foreign investments, FM2/3, registrations, immigration, property management, utility payments, water, CFE, fideicamisos, water rights. - E.C.M. Raquel Martinez Peralta, frimargroup [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-14-86907, Todos Santos.

Airport Transportation - Errands
Ernesto Miranda - Rides to/from La Paz/SJDC airports, courier services, errands, help dealing with Mexican business and gov't; Car Registrations, TelCel/TelMex, CFE, Seguro Social, etc. - 612-117-7497, ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com
Computer Repairs
Josue Castillo Parts, service, cleaning, anti-virus, home networking. - jocama85 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 143 1508, Pescadero

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.
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



House Sitter - Hello, I'm a local resident of Todos Santos, looking for a job as a house sitter. Offering services like: stopping by to see the property, watering plants, taking care of pets, etc. I have a house here in Todos Santos so no stay will be necessary. Very respectable and reliable. Lookinf forward to hearing from you. - Claudia Millan , c_laudi_1988 [- at -] hotmail.com, (612)1710954, Todos Santos

Las Brisas house for rent during TS Music Festival - 3 bedroom / 2 bath house / ocean view / no internet. Walk to beach or town. Relax on the rooftop deck. $1000 USD per week. No smokers. - Jann Reed, heyjann [- at -] aol.com, 530-519-4643

Lot In La Paz With Stunning Views - Residential lot in beautiful La Paz. Sole owner, clear title. Includes documents and approved plans for custom, multi-story home with 3-car garage. All underground utilities. Located in the tranquil Lomas del Palmira; minutes away from downtown with easy access to the Malecón. Breathtaking views of the city and bay! $100,000 USD OBO. - Dax Morgan, sandemorgan [- at -] aol.com, 612-140-3070, 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

Beautiful Home In Cabo - For sale by owner: Never-lived-in home in the private gated community of Paraiso Iguanas. Constructed 2008. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Includes underground backup cistern and custom-built balcony. Minutes away from downtown Cabo with easy access to the new Todos Santos highway. Offers amazing views of both the Sea of Cortés and Pacific Ocean. Perfect as a single-family home or rental property. $75,000 USD OBO. - Dax Morgan, sandemorgan [- at -] aol.com, 612-140-3070, Cabo San Lucas

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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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Need A Ride Down To Baja - Hi, me and my boyfriend need a ride anywhere down the baja. Our destination is Cabo but anywhere down the baja will be fine. We will pitch in for gas. We are in Orange county but can meet you anywhere around the area even at the border. I know the baja pretty well so can also help with tips and good places to stop. - Valerie Eden, Baja California Sur

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 Offered - Room for 1 or 2 persons, heading North to SF Bay Area, leaving in a week or so (19th-22nd?). - Alan Pomeroy, alanpomeroy [- at -] gmail.com, Los Barriles

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

Rider To Share Gas - Leaving Oregon to Cabo end of January, have room for non smoker rider in one of our cars to share gas. yodydody [- at -] gmail.com. yodydody [- at -] gmail,com

Seeking Co-pilot For Drive South - Leaving Northern California right around January 29, driving to Todos Santos. There is room for one human, and possibly one canine of suitable temperament & training. Planning to take 4 days. Share gas & driving. You get your own lodging. Only safe drivers need reply! - Jane Sipe, jasi57 [- at -] juno.com, 707-331-9718 (USA)

Caravan Down Baja Anyone? - Two of us Leaving Feb. 1 from Corvallis, oregon, would like to caravan with another car in mexico at least to la paz. we are going as far as San Jose Cabo. want to do a normal time mellow drive stopping at hotels. Not too fast paced! I drive every year so familiar with drive and language. Nice to have two cars in case of breakdowns ive found out. email yodydody [- at -] gmail.com - Barbara, yodydody [- at -] gmail.com, Cabo Pulmo-East Cape

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.

Ride Share - Depart northern Cal. sacramento area feb.4. for Todos Santos. we have space for 2 persons and some cargo. Route is freeway 5 and/or 101. arevalosan [- at -] aol.com, 530-622-5350

Driving Bus To TS From Phx Feb. 8-12 - I'm driving my bluebird/RV with a 12-foot utility trailer and rack from Phoenix to TS in early February. I can deliver supplies, materials, and of course you and your friends to points along the way. Please contact me for more details. Thanks, John. jedtimesaz [- at -] gmail.com, United States


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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 -



Lost & Found Dogs - If you have lost your dog please check our Baja Dogs La Paz Official fb site to see if your dog is listed there. If you think your dog has been stolen or somehow may be in La Paz send his/her pic to Lostdogs [- at -] bajadogslapaz.org. Claudia will post your dog and this is sent out to more than 600 people as well as posted on our fb site. You can also print these Posters and distribute them. Our success rate is very high approx 80% result in reuniting pet with owner. You can sign up to receive this service also. - Claudia H., bdlp [- at -] BAJADOGSLAPAZ.ORG, www.bajadogslapaz.org, 612 255 8948

Adorable Baja Girl - 2-3 month female pup was abandoned and is looking for a cozy home and owner to love and protect. Has been dewormed and deflea-d. Gonna be a special little girl. Great disposition. Those interested please call. - Rick Plaia, rickplaia [- at -] hotmail.com, 612.178.0000, Todos Santos

Baby Dove Rescue - Is there anyone who will take a baby dove? It was found 2 nights ago and is doing OK, however, I am no longer available to foster the bird. If anyone knows of someone who does this, please let me know. I am told the baby bird might be about 2 weeks old. Thank you for your help or info. - Cindy, photosumitra [- at -] sbcglobal.net, 612 118-4552

Found: Adorable Pup - Shaggy little white male dog needs a home, sweet as can be. Fixed, shots, ready for love, if not claimed by next Wednesday. - Monica, Monicaqu [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-119-9275

Raider Needs A New Loving Home - 2 year old male arctic malmute. very odediante, knows hand signals. needs loving home. Call 612-137-1926. call for appointment to see in todos santos - Glenn Eige, eigeinbaja [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-137-1926, Todos Santos

Lady Kitties in Need of Home - 2 genteel, attractive, mature (spayed)lady felines seeking full time accommodation. We enjoy peaceful, indoor lodging as napping is our preferred past time. Although we do venture outside for reasonable periods of time if the grounds are safe and secure, we do not like being left outdoors at night. We wish for a n/s, pet free environment without rambunctious annoyances. Our needs are simple; fresh water, dry cat food and a bedtime snack ("Temptations" is our favorite). We especially appreciate being brushed regularly and having a daily cleaned litter box of "Scoop Away" available, discreetly placed. We display affection when our needs are met. We require normal health care and can provide a medical history. Qualified, serious inquiries, please. 612-142-1359

Free Puppy - 4-5 month old male pup. His collar was cutting into his neck but he is recuperating nicely. He looks like a doberman mix but tiny. - Teri Sahli, terisahli [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-168-5540

Beautiful Black Cat With Green Eyes - This cat was abandon and is one of the friendliest cats I've ever met - he will certainly keep you laughing. This cat needs a loving home. Give me a call or email me and I can send you pictures of him. - Dean Mcquillen, todossantos1 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612.133.0311


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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