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Lorena Approaching Baja California - At 5:00 am PDT, the center of Tropical Storm Lorena was located by radar from Cabo San Lucas near latitude 21.9 north, Longitude 108.9 west. Lorena is moving toward the northwest near 14 mph, 22 KM/H. The tropical storm is expected to continue toward the northwest at a slower rate of speed over the next two days. The center of Lorena is anticipated to be near or over the southern Baja California peninsula later today.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 KM/H, with higher gusts. Little change in intensity is expected as the center approaches the Baja California peninsula. As it interacts with land, Lorena should weaken until dissipation on Sunday or Monday.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles, 110 KM, Primarily to the northeast of the center.
Location: 21.9n, 108.9w, about 95 mi, 155 KM se of Cabo San Lucas Mexico.A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Baja California Sur from Agua Blanca To Buenavista. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within the next 12 to 24 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Baja California Sur North Of Agua Blanca To Santa Fe. A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within the next 36 hours.
Hazards Affecting Land:
Rainfall: Lorena is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches over the southern portion of the Baja California peninsula, with isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches possible. These rains could produce life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.Editor's Note: You can monitor the storm's progress at these popular sites:
Amazing Handmade Book Workshop With Seth Apter, Sign Up Early! - The Open Book (El Libro Abierto) February 12-13, 2014 (10am-5pm). Join mixed media artist and author Seth Apter (www.thealteredpage.blogspot.com) for a 2-day workshop in beautiful Pescadero, Baja California, Sur, MX where you will be making several handmade and handbound books from scratch.
The focus of the class will be on learning unique sew and no-sew binding techniques that will allow you to bind single sheets of paper and to create books that open flat. Part of day 2 will also be spent on working on the inside pages using multiple art techniques. This workshop is geared toward both absolute beginners and experienced bookmakers.
All supplies will be provided, but you are welcome to contact Seth (shap97 [- at -] gmail.com) for more information, registration, supply details if you would like to be better able to personalize your books in your individual style. $240 fee, $100 deposit required, via PayPal. Class size limited to 10. - Gloria Ruenitz, gruenitz10 [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-178-0103, Todos Santos
Singles Mixer - Change of venue: Cafelix in Todos Santos (hey: air conditioning) at 1:00 p.m. sharp (well: you know: Todos Santos/Pescadero "sharp," but if you arrive at 2:00, you may find most of us gone. Unless, of course, everyone is so scintillating...)
For more information, please contact Pat Raines on her facebook page, or here: - Pat Raines, patraines59 [- at -] aol.com, Todos Santos
SJ Airport to Pesc/TS Ride - Eco van schedule leaves me waiting at airport a couple hours. Seeking available ride from airport around 1PM, Sept 21. Will pay $300 pesos for the lift. - , laalianzabaja [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 118 3423, Pescadero
Deaf Dog Needs Home - Very sweet pit bull mix, med size, 10 months old, excellent disposition, non aggressive, quirky, playful and intelligent, seeks kind and caring owner. Doesn't bark much. Great companion. - Ricardo Perez, 612 119-2997
Pollos Del Campo - Enjoy health and eating healthy. Field Chickens offers fresh chicken breast and chicken leg. Our product is completely organic, fed corn and soybeans. See you Monday through Saturday from 9:00 to 15:00 hours - Eraida Duarte, ventasgranjaelarete [- at -] gmail.com, 6121450859
Sailboat - 25 Ft McGregor sailboat, Swing keel, on trailer, sleep 4, fun and easy to sail, imported only $3200 see at tijuana.es.craigslist.com.mx/boa/4043701329.html Call 624-137-7721 - Paul De Smit, palapapaul [- at -] gmail.com, , 624-137-7721
Todos Santos To TJ, September 23/24 - Looking for a ride from Todos Santos area to Tijuana or even San Diego. My mail: deluciernagas [- at -] gmail.com - Amanda Sanchez, deluciernagas [- at -] gmail.com, 7771320306, Baja California Sur
Couple Seeking Long-term Rental - Looking for affordable but nice place in Todos or Pescadero starting late Oct or early Nov. Responsible, clean, good references. - , smbaja2010 [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos
Quality Woodwork - Carpinteria California has been in operation for 9 years providing quality woodworking services to Baja California Sur. Owned by Lance Cole and Cristina Moreno we are bilingual and provide design and build services to all of Baja Calififornia Sur's communities. - Lance Cole, bajawood [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.ccbaja.com, 612-140-4053, Baja California Sur
Travel Trailer - 1993 sierra cobra 24ft fully loaded with many new professionaly done upgrades in 2011 including solar,bbq,queen bed generator.
10,000 obo - J D, wcdude65 [- at -] yahoo.ca, 624 168 9074, Baja California Sur
Shut Up Frank's - We are back and will be open this Saturday Sept. 7th at 12:30. Catch all your college football and NFL games in HD and, in the only air conditioned bar & grill in Todos Santos! Hamburgers, Fish & Chips, hot wings, grilled chicken salad and much more! Open on Sundays at 11am with a breakfast menu! Ice cold beer!
See ya Sunday for the first week of NFL. - Steve Fidnick, Cabofiddy [- at -] yahoo.com, 145 0707, Todos Santos
Here's a google map link to the refuge: http://goo.gl/maps/GjyIg (surprisingly, the road is in great shape). The cost is 300 pesos, which will go to the support and maintenance of the orphans at the refuge. The vet responsible is MVZ Rafael Franzoni.
(Also remember that there's a free spay and neuter clinic in an RV located in the back of the Centro de Salud on 5 de mayo and Altamirano (The street where the trailer is, is Independencia) from Monday to Friday starting at 8 am. (the earlier you get in, the earlier you get out) and they close at 1). - Maggie, Baja Dogs La Paz, www.bajadogslapaz.org, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Baja-Dogs-La-Paz-AC-Official/171915286239387. Courtesy La Paz Gringos
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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 business and community events (Sorry, no "Happy Hours," "Daily Specials," "Weekly Classes," or other recurring business (for profit) activities or workshops.)
Friday, September 6
V Campaña De Reciclaje - 10:30 Am A 1:30 Pm, Multiservicios Miró, Rangel Y Verduzco, Todos Santos. Recibimos plasticos, papel, carton, latas, metales,electronicos y electricos, celulares, accesorios etc. Donativo minimo $ 30.00 pesos por entrega. No vidrio, no basura, no tetrabrik. Contact: Alex Miró multisermiro [- at -] hotmail.com, 6121450702Saturday, September 7
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 SantosTuesday, September 10
The Distillery Movie Night - The East, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm, The Distillery Theater, Todos Santos. - Vivianne viviannej [- at -] thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098, www.thedistillery.mx
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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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Sept. 17-18: Rider/Driver Wanted - Returning to Todos Santos from the Bay area and am hoping to find a companion who likes to drive. Hoping for a 3 day trip. Stateside phone # 530-263-7940, or e-mail. - Virginia Moonstone Mazzetti, moonstonenow [- at -] yahoo.com
Tecate End Of September Around The 23rd - Will be leaving San Diego and looking to caravan from the Tecate crossing. Two days to Todos Santos. caddisonthefly [- at -] yahoo.com - Matt Jenkins, caddisonthefly [- at -] yahoo.com
Ride From Los Cabos Airport on October 21 - I am looking for a ride from the Los Cabos Airport (SJD), after 4:00PM to Todos Santos. - Paul Bumann, paul [- at -] boominenterprises.com, 858-735-3538, Todos Santos
From Cancun to Cabo On November 20 Or So - Traveling from Cancun area to Cabo area, and returning to Cancun on November 27 or so. Will drive your vehicle, share ride or whatever, either or both ways or only to Mexico City D.F. or wherever. There are two of us. Both very reliable with good references. Webb Elkins, Playa del CArmen, Mexico; webbelkins [- at -] hotmail.com; 984 129 8095 Cell Mexico; 925 226 8038 Skype - Webb Elkins, webbelkins [- at -] hotmail.com, none, 9252268038
Ride Share Or Caravan December, 2013 - I am looking to connect with folks driving down Baja. I am coming down from Colorado for a 3-4 month stint. Contact me at deniseesm [- at -] icloud.com Please Re: email as interested in caravan Baja. Thank you - Abrams Denise, deniseesm [- at -] icloud.com, Cabo San Lucas
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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 -
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
Loving 3 Year Old Female Black Lab Needs A Temporary Home - Loving 3 year old female black lab needs a temporary home (approximately 8 weeks). Bella is a really sweet, fun, loving dog, and an excellent guard dog. Regrettably Iím traveling until early October and can not be with her. Bella is fixed, her shots are current and she has a clean bill of health. Compensation will be provided for her care. If interested please contact: - Jane Mountney, mountneyjane [- at -] yahoo.com
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
Submit your Pet Corner articles here: http://www.bajawesternonion.com/submitarticle.asp (and remember to Spay or Neuter your pets)
Quote of the Day: " You can't get mad at weather because weather's not about you. Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life. " ~ Doug Coupland
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