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The Baja Western Onion - News For Baja California Sur
       Friday, July 26, 2013 -- Weekend Edition
Featured Events This Week    
Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted    
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Dharma Talks By Robert K Hall Conclude For The Season - Join us for the last dharma talk of the season. Since 2001 Robert Hall has offered Sunday Dharma Talks to the public and this Sunday will be the final meeting at La Arca. We'll be offering dharma talks in the upcoming season at a new location, which will be announced over the summer. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank La Arca's proprietor The Todos Santos Inn for providing a community space where groups could meet. Join us this Sunday 10-11:30 am. The talks are preceded by a period of guided meditation with instructions in the Vipassana tradition and everyone is welcome. - Alvaro Colindres, eldharma [- at -] mac.com, http://www.eldharma.com, 612-145-0676, Todos Santos

Furniture! Casa Decor La Paz & Cabo - 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* Large Selection of Furniture, Rugs & Accessories. Interior Design Service! Custom Furniture! We have it all! 2 locations (Cabo and La Paz) Summer Sale: 25% to 40% Off Selected items!

Now Wholesale to the Public: ** Low Price Guarantee. Venta de Mayoreo al Publico ** Garantizamos los precios mas baratos
Cabo San Lucas: km 3.5 on four lane next to Artisanos & Natural Granit. Tel:172 6675; Vonage: 888-557-6533; Mexican Cell: 624-176 8146. Mary Aguirre E-mail: mary.aguirre [- at -] casadecorcabo.com
La Paz: 12,000 sq. Warehouse 560 Marques De Leon
Visit our website at www.antiquerowmarket.com or e-mail: richards77 [- at -] pcisys.net
3 to 12 month Credit - no interest with Banamex card Telephone: 612-129-3364 or Cell: 612-141-7615; USA Telephone: 303-777-5157 - Luis Hernandez

Stolen English Riding Saddles. - To all in the Horse riding community. Our tack room at the Hotelito was broken into and an English Custom leather Dressage saddle with Herm Sprenger stirrups was stolen (Black Country Eden manufacturer) along with A Wintec All Purpose Saddle and a child's riding Saddle. All of these are English style and are all Black. They left behind Western saddles and also Western bridles but took 2 Bit Less Bridles and 2 leather Bridles with snaffles. The Police have been informed and are investigating. There is a large REWARD offered for information that leads to their return. If you hear of anyone trying to sell English saddles please get in contact with either Anita Harris [- at -] 612 1674935 or Jenny Armit [- at -] 612 137 3123. - Jenny Armit, Jennyarmit [- at -] mac.com, 6121373123, Baja California Sur

Enroll Now! - School starts August 19, 2013! Land's End Home Schooling in Pescadero is now enrolling students grade 1 – 12 for the 2013/2014 school year. Interviews are being scheduled for the remaining four spaces available in this quality private school. Fewer than ten students will be accepted. This will ensure plenty of attention for each student. Classes are in English, taught by an experienced and credentialed California educator. Land’s End offers a safe and encouraging atmosphere for learning. A good education is the best gift you can give your child. Please call or email for more information. - Michella Rotalo, michellajean [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-147-7537, Pescadero
Isuzu Trooper Parts For Sale - I'm parting out a 2001 Isuzu Trooper 4x4 and have good condition used parts from a rolled but running 2001 Isuzu Trooper with 120K Miles. Parts available include 3.5L Longblock Engine 6V and an automatic 4x4 transmission. Purchase of the entire vehicle will get you the best deal. It is located in Todos Santos. Make your best offer. Call Jose at 612-134-9946. - Jose Uribe, uribejosetxo [- at -] gmail.com, 612-134-9946
Free Hughes Net Equipment - Since no one wants to buy it, come and get it for feee. Receiver/transmitter (HN 7000S, larger parabolica, located in La Paz, Pictures via e-mail - Michael Morgan, mmmconnect [- at -] hotmail.com

Plastic Surgeon In La Paz - This summer look younger. Readers can ask for and take advantage of a 500 pesos discount on botox.

Plastic Surgeon in La Paz Offers 30 Years of Experience. Certified until 2015, member of ISAPS (International Society Of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), member of AMCPER (Mexican Society Of Plastic Surgery), and many others. I do any cosmetic surgery, botox, fillers, radiofrecuency, intense pulse light, permanent hair removal.

My address is Ignacio Ramirez at the corner with Reforma street. Visit www.drmanliospeziale.com where you can see some surgery results of pre and postoperative cases. - Manlio Speziale, manliospeziale [- at -] gmail.com, www.drmanliospeziale.com, 612 1295252 Office, Cell 612 141 6298, La Paz

1993 Honda Xr600r For Sale - New Tire, New Chain, Workshop Manual,California Title, Runs Perfectly, Located in La Paz, Pictures Available via E-Mail, $800 USD or Best Offer - Michael Morgan, mmmconnect [- at -] hotmail.com

News From La Canada Del Diablo ... and More! - Summer is here! The clearance sale continues. Mention this ad when you come in and see surprise we have waiting for you.

Don't miss the big savings on all furniture. Come by and see what is on sale. We are still receiving custom furniture orders. Send us a photo or drawing of your idea for that table, chair, or other special piece of furniture. We will let you know if we can do it, and how much it will cost. All custom orders take about 5 weeks.

There is still limited storage unit space available. Units are available on a yearly or monthly basis. We can store your car for 1.00 dollar per day. Contact us to reserve your storage unit or your parking spot.

Have you ever thought about how nice it would be to live in downtown Todos Santos? Close to everything. Private entrance. Secure. Great neighbors and neighborhood. You could not be in a better downtown location. Nice furnished one bedroom with bath and kitchen. Six hundred dollars a month, including all utilities, cable television, and wireless high speed internet. A deal! Long term renter only. Contact us for more information.

Summer store hours are Monday-Saturday, 9-5. Look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you! - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Watch Netflix & Hulu In Baja - If you miss your Netflix from the states, contact Tvpn and we can provide a US ip address so that you can connect just as if you were in the states. This works well for Netflix, Hulu & other services. Plus it provides a more secure browsing experience. We have options for 1-2 devices or a whole-house solution. But the monthly fee is only $12 and we can also do the setup for you. Call or email with any questions you may have. - Dave O, service [- at -] mytvpn.com, www.mytvpn.com, 624-150-3512, Baja California Sur

The Distillery Presents - T G I Friday and James BBQ Night - Friday July 26, 4:00 - 7:00pm. Come in for 2 for 1 drinks, darts and complimentary fresh popcorn. BBQ starts at 5:00.

The Distillery Movie Night - Oblivion - Friday July 26 - 8:15pm Staring: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman & Olga Kurylenko. One of the few remaining drone repairmen assigned to Earth, its surface devastated after decades of war with the alien scavengers, discovers a crashed spacecraft with contents that bring into question everything he believed about the war and may even put the fate of mankind in his hands. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1483013/

Check The Distillery web calendar has all the info at http://thedistillery.mx/calendar-of-events. - Vivianne, viviannej [- at -] thedistillery.mx, www.thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098, Todos Santo

Jeep For Sale - 2000 Jeep Wrangler for sale. New tires, removable hard top, a/c, low mileage, excellent condition. Imported with Mexican plates. $4,500 usd. - Mary Shortel, 14 50377
Dog Found - Here in the San Vicente area of Todos Santos we found a lost dog. It is a male with brown and white colors it looks like part pit bull and the dog had tags from Tennesse and the name of owner that being Mr. King. - , arechiga66 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-161-4728, Todos Santos

Trailer For Sale - Carson Trailer 5 x 8 (3500Lbs) in good condition. Make me an offer. - Chris, 612 117 2900, Pescadero
Panga For Sale - Panga, “La Arca” 22 foot with 60HP(1.5 years old) Yamaha outboard, trailer and canopy. Ford Bronco, good condition with Mexican plates lots of spares. Six boat rods all with Penn reels and an assortment of lures. The whole package for USD 10,000.00. Contact 6121197880 or email sherwooddesigns1 [- at -] hotmail.com - , sherwooddesigns1 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 119 7880

94 Isuzu Trooper - 94 Isuzu trooper 4x4 for sale in great shape runs and drives good $3800 dlls give me a call for more info at 612 102 6648 or 424 206 8052 - Gary Gasper, gasper_gary [- at -] yahoo.com, 612 102 6648, Todos Santos

¡Que Rico! Announces Wednesday Evening Hours With Sushi To Go - Starting Wednesday, July 31st. Wednesday Sushi to go on our front patio by Jorge--Sushi Express--from 5:00pm to 8:30pm. We'll also have the shop open for your ¡Que Rico! shopping needs: Homemade sausages, organic chickens, steaks, bacon, eggs, hummus, chutney, tapenade, bread, yogurt, granola, jams, cookies, breads, pasta, meyer lemon cheesecake, flourless chocolate torte and much much more...

Offering prepared foods: Pulled Pork with a side of Carolina Sauce (just heat and eat); and Asian Beef Tenderloin Stirfry requires cooking). This is the last week for fresh lasagna (requires baking) and then we'll sell frozen while our supply lasts. Beef, Veggie, Chicken Sausage, Pork Sausage. Large and Small sizes available.

Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-4pm with extended Wed hours until 8:30pm. Closed Sunday & Monday. Location: H. Colegio Militar, across from La Paloma Ice Cream Store - Deborah & Jaime, QueRicoFoods [- at -] gmail.com, 612-118-6031 or 145-0078, Todos Santos

Animal Protection Law Now In Force In BCS! - Great news for those who care about animals here in Baja California Sur: the domestic animal protection law has now been published on the statute book, and is in force. I have just returned from the Congress offices with a copy of the final version of the Ley de Proteccion de los Animals Domesticos para Baja California Sur.

I can confirm that all the key elements of the final version made it into the new law, such as prohibited methods of euthanizing animals, basic humane treatment of domestic animals, dumping animals and litters, and specific paragraphs about what constitutes cruelty. Sanctions are also outlined clearly, too, and they include fines, community service, and 36 hours in jail for serious cases.

The new law also includes elements which were not in the previous version, such as a specific stipulation about the treatment of guard dogs (who also have entitlement to food, water, shelter and not being tied up for more than 12 hours at a time). There are new paragraphs on guide dogs and sniffer dogs, too. Responsibilities of animal owners towards other people are also still present in the law, and keeping your animals under control and clearing up after them, for example, are now enforceable by law.

The new law is at the same time wide-ranging, and quite specific, and should certainly help to encourage a change in people's perception of animals and their needs. The next step will be to set up the Pro-Animal Committees, which will be responsible for publicizing the new law, and building education campaigns to raise people's awareness of the issues.

Anyone wanting to read the law can download a copy from the Congress website. It is only 24 pages, and written in a very accessible style. Go to www.cbcs.gob.mx and find the Compendio de Leyes. Click on Consultar and you will see a long list of all the recent legislation that has passed through Congress. The animal protection law is number 058. Please pass the news on to friends, family, colleagues, neighbors. The more people learn about it, the better. - Penny Cottee, pennycottee [- at -] hotmail.co.uk, La Paz

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Friday, July 26
Movie Night - Oblivion at The Distilery starting at 8:15pm. - Vivianne, viviannej [- at -] thedistillery.mx, www.thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098, Todos Santo
Saturday, July 27
Palapa Society Library Open For Adults And Children - From 10 to 1pm, Palapa Society Center, Todos Santos. Calle Bojorquez between Cuauhtemec and Carrillo. - Eva info [- at -] palapasociety.com, Todos Santos
Sunday, July 28
Dharma Talks - 10-11:30 am, La Arca, Topete/Pilar. Talk and guided Vipassana meditation. Everyone welcome. - Alvaro Colindres, Eldharma [- at -] mac.com, roberthalldharmatalks.wordpress.com, 612-145-0676, Todos Santos

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Featured Local Services Directory  Return to Top

Computer Repairs
Josue Castillo Parts, service, cleaning, anti-virus, home networking. - jocama85 [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 143 1508, Pescadero

Home Security
BajaAlarm provides Todos Santos, Pescadero & Cerritos with Security Alarm Systems, Alarm System Monitoring, Camera Surveillance Systems, Property Watch & Inspections, Property Maintenance and Property Management. Canadian Gringo-operated, Ex-Firefighter & First Responder. Email us at: bajaalarm [- at -] shaw.ca, or call: 624-141-9343, Baja Alarm, Baja California Sur
Satellite TV/Water Systems
Todos Santos Technologies - Water System Installation, Tinaco cleaning, Satellite TV system installs and repairs. - Humberto Pardo, showmethetruth [- at -] hotmail.es, 612-104-2000, Todos Santos.
Towing Services
Baja Wheeling Towing Service - baja wheeling s.a. de c.v. is a legal, professional transporting company, servicing canada, usa and mexico. your rig won't be impounded by the federalizes. Ask us for a quote at 011-52-612-688-0073, send a email to bajawheeling [- at -] gmail.com or review our websit at http://www.baja-wheeling.com. bajawheeling [- at -] gmail.com, www.baja-wheeling.com, Baja California Sur

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House 1 Block From The Beach For Rent - Get Ready For Fall And Winter Stay! - Ocean View Home, one block from the beach for rent. 100% off-the grid! Solar energy. Colonial style home with archs and columns. Other features include:
  1. Huge private residence, at only 20 minute drive along the coastal road North of Todos Santos; 1 block from the beach.
  2. 3 bedrooms with terraces; 2 Porches; 4 bathrooms; Family room.
  3. Full equppped kitchen; Observation deck with palapa in the roof.
  4. On over 1/2 acre lot (2,500 M2).
  5. All appliances and fully furnished; Solar refrigerator; Solar lighting
This secure, traditional Mexican 3700+ SF residence is available for either a family or group of artists at northern Todos Santos in baja sur. This property has roof top terrace with Pacific Ocean views 20 kilometers north of Todos Santos. Private beach is only one block from the house. Nearest neighbors are 10 minutes away drive. Vehicle is a must, as Downtown Todos Santos is 20 minutes drive. We prefer Long term rentals: 6 months to 1 year and we can offer a better price per month. Serious inquiries only please, no house-sitters needed. No smokers, no pets. - Lauren Klein, info [- at -] villasaguablanca.com, http://villasaguablanca.com/House.html, Todos Santos

Housesitters, Now Or Later - We are a young, low-key, responsible couple looking to housesit in Todos Santos this late summer/fall and maybe longer. We'll be in town studying meditation. Can give you local references (friends, including a housesit we did in Las Tunas 2 years ago). We have a car, so location is not a problem, and we love plants, pets, etc. We are long-term Mexican residents on the mainland and completely bilingual Spanish-English. Thanks very much! - Kate, shaktipat.yoga [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

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Orange County To San Jose Del Cabo - I will be driving down at or near the end of July, willing to bring your light freight in exchange for gas expenses. $50 minimum. You may ship to my local address in Laguna Niguel if need be. - Clive, aperture92629 [- at -] yahoo.com

Ride To/from SJD - Anybody going to the SJD airport on July 29th or August 2nd? Two people, small bags, share expenses. - Jamie Stephens, cliffnjamies [- at -] hotmail.com

Looking For 2 People To Help - I am looking for a companion/driver up to CA. leaving August 18. My destination is Northern CA., but up the peninsula to San Diego is when I need the help. Also, am looking for a house sitter to be at my home in Las Tunas from Aug. 18 to Sept 18...5 weeks, mas o minus. The position requires keeping track of an irrigation schedule and feeding 2 dogs twice/day. - Virginia Moonstone Mazzetti, moonstonenow [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-119-4098

Seattle To Todo Santos - We are leaving Seattle on August 31 and plan to arrive in Todo Santos on Sept. 3 or 4. If you are driving from anywhere along the way and would like to caravan, please reply. - Terry Hawes, thawes47 [- at -] gmail.com, 4252415693

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Hola! My Name Is T-Bone-->> - I showed up in Las Brisas last February and the kind neighbors have fed me and nursed me back to good health. I still live on the street, but would love and need a permanent home. At about 1.5 years old, I am an easygoing guy, get along well with other dogs and would make a very devoted companion. Please contact Andy to bring me home. - Andy Mical, connieandymical [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-178-0081, Todos Santos

Cute Puppies - We have 5 puppies,2 are males, 6 weeks old and ready for loving homes. Mom is a medium size sweet natured dog and is a light golden brown color. Call Suzanne 612-119-1744 - Suzanne Morrison, carlosysuz [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-119-1744

Dog Needs Home-->> - Orejitas (little Ears) is looking for a home. She is a rescued former street dog, very strong but kind and loving, needs attention and someone to adopt her. She is aprox. 3 years old, is spayed and has been wormed, and needs to be treated for ehrichia, (will provide doxiciclina). All medical records are available. - Erendira Valle, erevalle [- at -] gmail.com, 612 14 17 630, Baja California Sur

Not Getting Enough Affection? - Need some loving? There are many beautiful cats and kittens just waiting to purr for you at Kitty Heaven. You could visit with them once a week or as often as you like. You might even want to help clean up a bit or maybe buy them some food. Why don't you come for a visit? - they love meeting new friends. - Angelique, bajakitties [- at -] yahoo.com, 145-0250

Good Info On What To Do If You Lose Your Dog In Baja (or Anywhere) - This excellent article courtesy of Baja Insider: www.bajainsider.com/baja-life/pet-care/findinglostdogs.htm - The Baja Western Onion


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