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126.7 Km Gulf To Pacific Ultra-Marathon To Save The Sierra. - Saturday, April 6, as runners will leave the town of La Ribera on the Gulf of California at 3 a.m, pass through stations at Santiago (34.3 KM), San Dionisio (23.4 KM), the Sierra summit valley (20 KM), drop down to the La Burrera station (24KM) and then run to Punta Lobos (20 km), touch the Pacific and continue to the Todos Santos Plaza (5 km) arriving about 8:30 p.m.
This Ultra Marathon will be lead by Nicholas Triolo to call attention to the threat that open pit toxic gold mining poses to the amazing biodiversity of the Sierra la Laguna Biosphere Reserve. Recreational runners are welcome to run between La Ribera and San Dionisia or from La Burrera to Punta Lobos and into Todos Santos. Only experienced Extreme-Runners will be allowed to cross the Sierra de Laguna. There will be medical stations along the route and Biosphere Rangers will accompany runners through the Sierra.
Sponsored by Agua Vale Mas Que Oro (AVMO) in coordination with the Mexican Center for Ambiental Law (CEMDA), the Society for Natural History Niparaja, Society Organizada for Sud California (SOS), the Association for the Defense of the Environment and Sustainable Rural Development, Medio Ambiente y Sociedad (MAS) and the National Commission for Protected Areas (CONANP), the Municipality of La Paz and Los Cabos as well as the Municipal Delegations of La Ribera, Santiago and Todos Santos. In memory of Agua Vale Mas que Oro co-founder, Alessandra Ugolini. To register: delgolfoalpacifico [- at -] gmail.com. Information: www.defiendelasierra.org; www.aguavalemasqueoro.com. - Agua Vale Mas Que Oro, Info [- at -] aguavalemasqueoro.com, www.aguavalemasqueoro.com, 612 145-0050
Los Cerritos Beach Tortugas Tuesdays - Tuesday Nights at Villas de Cerritos - Tortugas Bar and Grill has Live Music starting at 7pm with Singer-Songwriter Jon Nicholson. Come out and hear the best voice in Baja! Located off highway 19 at KM 65. For questions, please call 612-131-6738.
We're Hiring! - Anchor Storage, the Los Cabos airport parking and storage place with the blue doors, is looking for two more bilingual people. Are you good with numbers to put together an Excel spreadsheet? Or can you get/keep a computer up and running? These skills are especially wanted, but overall good customer service is a must! Competitive rates and full benefits. - Claudia, assistant [- at -] anchorstorage.com.mx, http://www.anchorstorage.com.mx, 303-923-8761 US 624-172-2319 Office
Wanted: Generator - Wanted: 650 Honda EU Generator in good condition or any other type of Honda with 60 decimals or less cabosheri [- at -] yahoo.com - Sheri Van, cabosheri [- at -] yahoo.com, San Jose Del Cabo
Need Used Macbook - Looking for a used Macbook to buy or possibly borrow/rent until I can get one from the US. stephanbodian [- at -] earthlink.net
When Does Yoga Work For You? - Happy Spring everyone!(Calling out to the yoga community to survey which days and time slots you desire for yoga classes in April/May.) Classes will be held in the otro lado of Todos Santos at the studio in Barrio Las Brisas. Looking for feedback from yogis out of town planning to visit this Spring too! Please e-mail me with your preferences, questions, comments, or suggestions! Here is your chance to create your dream yoga schedule reality. Looking to post new schedule by the first week of April. P.S. -- If anyone is interesting in forming a Kirtan/chanting group or scheduling private lessons let me know! Namaste. - Jessica, jessicahuff85 [- at -] yahoo.com, http://www.facebook.com/TodosSantosYogaWithJessica, 612-139-5862, Todos Santos
San Javier-comondu Circuit Lodgings - We are planing a 2-3 day trip from Loreto to San Javier over the mountains to Comondu and back over the mountains to Highway 1. Does anyone know any loging avialable in either San Javier or Comondu? - Chris Miller, namaste1948 [- at -] gmail.com
Wanted: Inexpensive Dresser/Chest Of Drawers - Looking for a dresser of drawers. Nothing special, solid wood prefered. - April Or Bolo Prather, lotusmother [- at -] hotmail.com, (612) 169-9291
Art Reception at Bistro Magico - Chris Gafford Invites you to view her new black and white series "Baja Black and White." Thursday 3/28 5-7 pm. Wine and Gourmet snacks At Bistro Magico, Corner of Hidalgo and Militar Down the street from Distillery and their Thursday night movie night > Hope to see you there! For more info or any questions: - Chris Gafford, Chris [- at -] Gafford.com, Todos Santos
Pressure Washer Wanted To Rent - Looking to rent a pressure washer. It's a light job. I can have it back to you in half a day. - Darryl, darrylb9 [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos
Wheels Wanted - I would be delighted to hear if you want to sell me your car, truck, or motorcycle. I am interested in spending around 1000 usd. Thank you kindly. - Jacob, jacobwartell [- at -] gmail.com, 6121081733
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Exchange Rate - Mexican Pesos to $1 USD - Courtesy exchange-rates.org
Featured Events This Week Return to TopPlease 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.)
Thursday, March 28
The Distillery Movie Night - Django Unchained. With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. - Roy, roys [- at -] thedistillery.mx, www.thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098, Todos SantosFriday, March 29
The Gypsy Carpenters - Locally grown food and music, 6:00pm to 8:00pm - Los Cardones, Cerritos, BCSSaturday, March 30
Satsang With Stephan Bodian - Author of Wake Up Now:A Guide to the Journey of Spiritual Awakening, www.stephanbodian.org. 9:30- 11 am., Rumi Garden. - Rumi Garden, www.rumigarden.com, Todos SantosSaturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31
Spring Break Beach Bash - Four bands featuring Todos Muertos (Grateful Dead Tribute Band) on the stage on the beach at the Cerritos Surf Colony. Free and welcome to the public from 2pm-8pm. - Eli Madden, elikewise [- at -] mail.com, www.myspace.com/Mountaingrip, 612-119-4659, United States
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Misc. Sales and Services Available Return to Top
Beach Front Bed And Breakfast Partner Wanted - Looking for a partner/investor to complete construction of a 10 bedroom/suite B & B. Located on Cerritos Beach it is a perfect location for weddings. - Jim Coulson, jimcoulsoncontractor [- at -] yahoo.com, http://www.bedandbreakfast.com/InnsForSale/bs-pescadero-9847.html, 612 183 1077, Baja California Sur
Ford Explorer Sport Trac For Sale - 2002 model, luxury edition, air conditioner, 6 cylinders, automatic, leather seats, sunroof, 4x4, black color, Baja plates. $7200 usd or $90,000 pesos. - Ernesto Miranda, ernie_net [- at -] hotmail.com, 016121177497, La Paz
Tempting & Affordable Treatments At Caeli Casa Holística! - Integrated Relaxing Caeli Massage, Organic Restorative Facial- Face & neck, Back/neck relaxation & purifying facial, Back, neck, shouders & foot massage, Hot Stone Therapy, Deep tissue & sports massage, Reiki sessions. Season Specials include:
Blue Angel Water Filtration Systems On Sale - Now Thru April 14 (save 20%!). Protect your health, your family, pets and home with safe drinkable water free of pathogens and bacteria from every tap in your home. State-of-the-art whole-house water systems include Nano Ceram® super filters capable of removing 99.9999% of viruses and bacteria from your Ejido or Municipal water and Scale Stop™ to control scale build up. These systems are specifically designed for the water of Baja Sur and treat your water throughout your home with no noticeable loss of water pressure! Custom designed systems and Point of Use (under sink) systems are also available as are various types of sediment and specialty components.
Our filters are a GREEN solution to water treatment using no salt, no chemicals, no waste, no discharge, and no electricity. They are simple to maintain and do not harm the environment. All components and filters are performance certified by NSF, WQA and NASA. Many local references from folks using our filters (in homes and businesses) are available. Take advantage of our 5th Year Anniversary Promotion! 20% Discount on all our systems.
In Todos Santos or El Pescadero, contact Barbara Manfrediz for details and to set up an appointment. cell: (612) 142 2290; e-mail: purewaterbaja [- at -] gmail.com. Chris Salter, President and Technical Director, H2O Profesionales Internacionales, S.A. de C.V., Cell: (612) 157 7695; e-mail: chris [- at -] aguadebaja.com. Visit our website for company, water and technology information: www.aguadebaja.com. - Barbara Manfrediz, purewaterbaja [- at -] gmail.com, www.aguadebaja.com, 612-142-2290, Todos Santos
Join Us For Our Annual Easter Sale - March 28th from 3-7pm. We'll be serving wine and treats. Want something pretty to wear or gift for Easter? You are sure to find what you're looking for with us. We have tons of inventory and well over half of it is on sale at 25-75% off. With over 300 items you are bound to find that perfect Easter accessory. We have purses, evening bags (including Shanghai silk), scarfs, shawls, shopping bags, cell/mp3 bags, belts, and skull caps/do rags. And all kinds of jewelry: we have beautiful hand beaded and micro macrame necklaces and bracelets and earrings. We also have our extremely popular multi wrap bracelets.
We have crocheted purses, shawls, ponchos, shrugs, capelets, wraps, scarfs, hats, caps, berets, Rasta hats, newsboys, vests, sleeveless tops, yoga mat bags, wristlets, slippers, cell/mp3 bags, and even a hot pink bikini top. Also new Angora items for these chilly nights. And, on another note, we have lots of books still for sale - fiction and non-fiction. Peace, Bonnie and Shawn
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 Napoli's Pizza on the left. Directly across from it turn right (toward the water). Drive approximately 1 mile and you will see a large walled community with a gate and guard house. Turn right 50 ft. before the guard house. Then turn left almost immediately. Follow the big wall toward the beach. Just before the beach (and an electric pole) take a right. We are the first house on the right. The house is large, white, has blue and green trim, and lots of palms out front. Our green car will be under the carport. - Bonnie O'neill, bajapeacewear [- at -] hotmail.com, Pescadero
Guitar Lessons - Intermediate to advanced. Learn Fingerpicking styles, Learn to play lead guitar, or just learn some new techniques or chops. All lessons will be given in the afternoons and evenings. Many of you know my work, but for those who don't - ask around, I've been playing in the Todos/Pescadero area for the last 12 years. I've been playing professionally for 40 years. I will tailor your lessons to fit your specific needs and we'll probably have some fun at the same time :-)
I also have a small recording studio for those singers and/or players looking to get something down on disk. I can also provide the studio back up instrumentation, if needed. Email me if you're interested. - Shawn O'neill, bajapeacewear [- at -] hotmail.com, Pescadero
2003 Polaris - QUAD. 4-wheel drive, automatic, $1800 USD firm - Chuck Cimino, carlosylina [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-145-0562
PA Sound System For Sale - Kustom Profile 100 PA system for sale. 2 months old in perfect condition. Comes with completely self contained carrying case on wheels for easy transport and set up. Has tripod stands for speakers, 3 mics with stands and booms. First $500.00 takes it. Contact Bob at 612 102-1534 or email dndbrew [- at -] yahoo.com - Bob Dale, cerritosbeachbrewing [- at -] gmail.com, 612 102 1534
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Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted Return to Top
Beachfront Home For Rent At San Pedrito - 4 bedroom, 5000 sq. ft fully furnished home for rent/monthy. Available April 1st until October 1st. Right infront of the San Pedrito surf break. Large yard, palapa area, viewing deck overlooking surf break, privacy wall, cable tv, wi fi internet, wireless security system. Very private. Email for photos and more details. - Wendy, tropicalcasitas5 [- at -] gmail.Com, 624 19 12831
Cerritos Bungalow 4 Rent - queen bed, futon couch/bed, bathroom, mini fridge, 2-burner stove, stereo, coffee maker, 5min. walk to best beach in area, swimming pool, bar, restaurant, jacuzzi, in pescadero, near todos santos, baja california sur, mexico.call619-752-6043 or e-mail - Gary Fletcher, todossantosmarine [- at -] hotmail.com, 619-752-6043, Baja California Sur
Housesitter Available - Healthy, active, responsible, Jehovahs witness female returning permanently to Todos santos, Pescadero area looking to care for your home. References, flexiblity. Available 5/1/13 - Karen Mchenry, kemchenry [- at -] hotmail.com
Casita For Rent Las Playitas - Private small casita for rent in Las Playitas. 2 miles North of Pastora surf break. Off-grid home w/small kitchen/living room, indoor toilet, outside shower, bedroom, storage room. Ocean views, garden site.10-15 minute walk to the secluded beach. Prefer long term rental. Vehicle possibly available also. $250usd per month. - Ivan Moorhouse, divetech [- at -] rockisland.comivetech [- at -] rockisland.com, 360-378-2882, Todos Santos
La Paz Lot With Stunning Views - For sale by owner: Residential lot in beautiful La Paz. 287 m2 in size. 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 community Lomas del Palmira; minutes away from downtown with easy access to the Malecon. Breathtaking views of the city and bay! Asking $100,000 USD OBO. More photos and information available upon request. - Dax Morgan, sandemorgan [- at -] aol.com , 612-140-3070, La Paz
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Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted Return to TopNote: 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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Share Driving/gas To San Diego This Week - I'm leaving for SD March 28, 6 AM, from Todos Santos. Spend one night in Guerrero Negro. Cross the border the next day. Car is a 97 4Runner, recently serviced including new tires/brakes/oil; has a surf rack. Me: 57, retired journalist. Surfer, blogger, mtn biker, horseman, Spanish speaker. More info on me on my blog: www.experiencebaja.com. I'm on my way to SD to meet my sister. Have driven the Baja several times, and respect this road. No speed demon, just safe, comfortable pace. Interested to share gas/driving. - Mike Brozda, mike.brozda [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-134-7359, Todos Santos
Man And Dog Seek Ride To The Us Portion Of California - Hello to all northbound travellers. I am a 31 year old organic farmer and writer travelling with a very well behaved medium sized dog. Currently in Todos Santos, we are looking to return to the states anytime after March 25th. I will gladly share driving responsibilities. Email me at chris_englin [- at -] yahoo.com. Namaste - Chris, chris_englin [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santo
San Diego Bound - Driving motorhome back end of March, looking for a passenger with experience driving large rigs to help with the "wheel" time. No big hurry. Contact me - Warren at Warrenlockwood [- at -] earthlink.net - Warren Lockwood, warrenlockwood [- at -] earthlink.net, 624 165 1918, Todos Santos
Available For Ride Share Or Transport - 35 year old female and 12 lb adult dog looking to travel back to Washington State from Todos Santos. I am available to depart anytime late March (around the 28th) through the first week of April.the end of March or first week of April. I can ride share or transport your vehicle for you. I have done the drive several times in my own vehicle and speak Spanish so I would be an asset to the northbound journey. - Loni, lonijbeyer [- at -] yahoo.com, 612 14 26921
Heading To New Mexico - I will be heading to New Mexico via Baja ferry, Arizona, Las Crusas to Taos. Sometime early-mid April. Departure time is flexible. Looking for a rider to share the drive and expenses. Let me know if you are interested. - Rosario Carelli, wearethedrum [- at -] yahoo.com, Todos Santos
Ride To Las Vegas Or San Diego? - Looking for a ride up to Las Vegas, need to be there mid-day April 20. Willing to arrive a few days before, too. Anyone planning to head through there around this time? If not, are you planning on heading up through San Diego mid-April? (could then catch a flight from SD to Vegas). Me: Nick Triolo. Late 20's, Male, from California, easy-going, into outdoors. Contact me! 624-150-5859, nicktriolo [- at -] gmail.com. Gracias! - Nick Triolo, nicktriolo [- at -] gmail.com, http://jasminedialogues.wordpress.com/, 6241505859, Todos Santos
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Pet Corner (Lost and Found pet articles will run for two weeks) Return to TopLet us know if you find or place your pet so we can remove your ad -
Lost Yellow Lab - Lost Yellow Lab, 1 year old, neutered male from upper Las Brisas or Las Tunas area. Blue collar. May have followed some bicyclists as he lives near the trails. Alba and Valente, the owners, are friends of mine who love their animals and miss him very much. He is large for a lab and very friendly. Last seen 10 days ago around the 23rd of February. Please call Penny if you have him. - Penny Brozda, pennybrozda [- at -] mac.com, 6121477550, Baja California Sur
Found: Orange Lab X - He's a sweet tempered male dog that has been visiting us here near Brodies, at Cerritos, and at first we shooed him away as he looked well cared for. Now a month later he's very very thin and I'm wondering if he has been left behind. He has lots of tags, from Tenessee, but i can't get through to the owners. He is unfixed and I am considering taking him to this weeks neuter clinic as we don't need any more dogs in this area! Anyone with info please let us know- ASAP! - Safiyah Terrapin, safiyahterrapin [- at -] yahoo.ca, 612 142 6475
Lost English Bull Terrier - Recompensar $2000MXN / Reward $2000MXN. We are looking for our dog who managed to get out of the yard yesterday, Saturday, in La Paz on Revolucion street between Morelos y Victoria. She is a black and white english bull terrier named Martini. If you see her please contact us at kerenkphoto [- at -] gmail.com or cal (612)122-5381. Gracias - Keren Katz, kerenkphoto [- at -] gmail.com, (612)122-5381, La Paz
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
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
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