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     Friday, November 22, 2013 -- Weekend Edition
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A Festival Of Trees - Let the holiday bells ring! The creative women of Manos Magicas present their beautifully decorated Baja Christmas Trees at the Hotel California starting on Saturday, December 7 at 6:00 p.m. Fully adorned with handcrafted and painted ornaments, these artful holiday trees will be on display and available for purchase by silent auction for one week.

On the evening of December 7 only, Manos Magicas will kick off the festivities with refreshments and a Christmas bazaar filled with handcrafted items for sale; including their hand-painted seedpod ornaments. Our very special thanks to Hotel California for supporting Manos Magicas, a local women's cooperative. - Susan Doyle, timsudoyle [- at -] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

Gardening Guru Organic Methods Seminar Today, 10 AM - At the Ocean Oasis at Cerritos beach, El Pescadero. Seminar will cover organic Methods to deal with the increase in rodents, flies, mosquitos, ants. I have many new products this year. Product for sale. Donation (50 p) accepted. Dr Doom; Knockout; Rodent Traps. - - Cathy Fuller gardeningguruinc [- at -] gmail.com, 612 107 8588, https://www.facebook.com/events/583601908353886/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Seeking Rabies Information - I was bitten recently by a medium sized black dog near the corner of Las Brisas and the road to Las Tunas. I cannot locate an owner for this dog and have not seen the dog since. I was told a brown dog with white spots in the San Sabastian area was known to have killed a dog and observed to have rabies. There was a lighter colored dog with the black dog but it was dark and I did not get a good look at the companion dog. I am looking for information about animals thought to have rabies in the area. The Centro de Salud was not aware of any animals with rabies so I was not given the precautionary series of injections. Please contact me if you have any information that would be helpful. - Diane Phillips, di4worship [- at -] gmail.com, 612 178-0187

Movies And Wine ~ Noche De Cine Y Vino - The 11th Festival de Cine de Todos Santos - February 20-28. invite you to the Theater Marquez de León on Saturday, Nov. 30 , 5 PM for a sneak preview of the upcoming festival. This is a fundraiser for the TSFF and our Film School. Are you a past supporter? Renew your membership or sponsorship to our Circle Of Friends or become one (Amigos $75 Estrellas $150 and $200 Patrons levels) These levels include two free tickets for Opening and / or Closing Night... plus more surprises.Please, come out and show your support for this wonderful community event! - Jamie Sechrist, jamie [- at -] todossantoscine.org, http://11.todossantoscine.org/, Baja California Sur
Kittens Need Homes--Now! - Three adorable kittens were left at the spay/neuter clinic and have no home (one calico, one black and one Siamese). They have all been spayed and neutered but they need a home ASAP. Can you adopt or foster these kitties? If so, call Angelique at 612-155-5811 or see her at the clinic Friday or Saturday. - Angelique Schornstein, 145-0250, Todos Santos

2nd Call To Artists - 5th Annual Open Studio Tour - Sunday, February 9th, 2014, is the day to open your art studio in Todos Santos in support of the Palapa Society Childrens Art Program. We currently have 15 artists registered and look forward to adding more. The deadline for registering is December 2nd. For information and forms please visit our website at www.artistsoftodossantos.com, or contact Gloria Santoyo Ruenitz at gruenitz10 [- at -] yahoo.com. - Doug West, westdoug [- at -] hotmail.com, www.artistsoftodossantos.com

11th Festival De Cine De Todos Santos ~ Call For Volunteers! - Do you have a special talent that you would like to use to help with the Festival de Cine de Todos Santos? Well here’s your chance! On Friday, November 29th, join us at Tres Galline at 5:00 PM, for a kick off meeting with refreshments and botanas to learn about the exciting opportunities that the next festival has to offer. Do you want to work in the plaza, usher, host and transport guests and celebrities, sell tickets, merchandise, work with Jóvenes en Video and many other exciting things? We love our volunteers! - Sylvia Perel, jamie [- at -] todossantoscine.org, http://11.todossantoscine.org/

Ecosmart Technologies - Professional Solar Energy and Water Conservation Services - We have 20 years of energy and resource conservation products and service experience. Six years and running in BCS.

Water Products; World class water filtering of 99.99999% of bacteria, pathogens, cysts and particulates. Never again buy bottled water. United Nations/Red Cross/UNICEF grade filtering in several formats.

Water saving products, Pool pumps using 75% less electricity available now with or without filters, $450.00 complete. With Filters: $1,200 complete. Guaranteed installation services by qualified staff, to North American Electrical and Plumbing Standards. - Erwin Lapschies, erwinecosmart [- at -] gmail.com, Cell; 624 166 9473, Los Cabos

Looking For Car To Rent - Spending the month of February in the Todos Santos area and will need a vehicle for the whole month. - Sue Puccio, spuccio [- at -] aeieng.com, 608-516-5065, United States
Tortugas Bar & Grill Is Open - We want to let know all our friends know that Tourtugas is now open at Villas de Cerritos Beach. Our hours are from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and we will closed Thursdays.

Para todos nuestros amigos les queremos decir que el Tortugas Bar esta abierto en Villas de Cerritos Beach. Nuestro horario es de 12:00 p.m. a 9:00 p.m. y estaremos cerrados los jueves. - Miguel Arteaga, villasdecerritosbeach [- at -] gmail.com, www.villasdecerritosbeach.com, 612 131 6738, Pescadero

Looking For Someone In Pescadero - I am looking for the person who owns the property across the street from Rancho Pescadero on the corner. There is a travel trailer sitting on the property. Please contact me by email. - Wendy, tropicalcasitas5 [- at -] gmail.com, 624 19 12831
Small Works Art Show - The new Gallery at Hotel Casa Tota is looking forward to hosting the small works show with a Meet the Artist talk by Nanette Hayles on Thursday, Dec 12th from 5 - 7 pm. To submit 1-5, 2 or 3 dimensional works of art, no larger than 14" and priced no greater than $150 US, bring them to Casa Tota on Monday Dec 9th between 11 - 1 and help usher in the holidays! oscarnotori [- at -] yahoo.com, 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
Baja Beans Anniversary Celebration - So April said... It was Nov 24th 4 years ago when we pulled the first shot of espresso of that Synesso Machine. And we are freaking happy and we want to Celebrate. We will have 20% off on coffee bags; we will have the Groovetrooters; and tha full on coffee party on our community Farmers Market. Come share the Love - Hesed Najera, hesed [- at -] bajabeans.com, www.bajabeans.com, 52 612 177 8893

Cargo Lite Trailer For Sale - 2006 - 13'x 5' - excellent condition - 1 large ramp rear door and one side door. $3000 US or best offer. - Oscar Rosales, oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-136-6738, Todos Santos
Katie's Jamming! - Have you stocked your pantry yet with freshly made, all natural jams? Katie will be at Baja Beans Market every Sunday selling her homemade jams. Flavors available include: Mango Jam, Hot Chile Jam, Hot Mango-Chile Jam, Tropical Mix Jam (Passion fruit, papaya, mango) and Passion Fruit-banana Spread. Make sure to have plenty for all your dinner parties and gifts. Special orders, please email in advance. You can help us recycle by bringing back your old jar for $1.00 off your next purchase. (limit of $1.00 off per jar) - Katie Lopez, katieinus [- at -] yahoo.com, 624-176-5967

Vehicle Needed - Family staying in pescadero from dec to march would like to buy an inexpensive vehicle or rent one. Email Jay please with a description and asking price or rental fee. Thanks. - Jason Gray, jgsquamish [- at -] gmail.com

New From La Canada Del Diablo - Doctor Bill Sniechowski, DC, La Canada's resident specialist in Chiropractic care, is now seeing patients Thursday and Saturday. For an appointment, call 624-118-1603 or drbill.baja [- at -] yahoo.com.

November 21 - 23 Spay and Neuter Clinic. Welcome back our wonderful Vets and volunteers who donate their time to come to Todos Santos to spay and neuter our community dogs. Help your Mexican neighbors participate. It's free. Anyone who like to help with the clinic, let us know. No experience necessary. Pay is lousy, but the feeling of satisfaction is incredible.

Have you ever thought about the effect that the OXXO stores may have on the towns of El Pescadero and Todos Santos? There is a growing concern about the plan to build 3 more stores in this community. If you would like to sign a petition to support the idea of no more OXXOS, stop by La Canada. Petitions will to be delivered to the governor next week.

Garage Sale News: Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. Selling amazing collectables. Leave donations at La Canada. All proceeds support Kitty Heaven, our community's only cat shelter.

Saturday, December 14, 9:00 AM. Our 12th Annual World Class Garage Sale keeps getting bigger. This year promises to be the best! If you'd like to sell, let us know, we'll reserve a spot.

Still accepting food, clothing, bedding, and furniture donations for the Todos Santos Mens Rehabilitation Center. If you need help with fall clean up, weeding etc, these men make fall clean up quick and easy. Contact Sr. Demetrio [- at -] 612-151-4980. - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Used Solar Batteries For Sale - 5 L16G Trojan , 6 volt, fair condition $500p each. - Walt Schultz, woschultz [- at -] msn.com, 612 169 0786

Flight Night Mondays And Big Red Wednesdays! - Greetings from La Bodega to all you Baja Wine Lovers! We are operating our regular hours and we have new wines, new hats and polo shirts, women's tops and more!
All November long, when buying 4 bottles or more, you receive a free GastroVino Food and Wine Festival t-shirt, so you can enjoy your vino fashionably in true Baja-style.

Every Monday is Flight Night, 5-8pm, featuring Baja Wine Tasting, Live Music and Tapas. Every Wednesday is Big Red Wednesday, 5-8pm featuring the classic ballads of our beloved local trio, Los Tolines and tasty tamales (vegetarian options always) from Jazmin.

Come see us at La Bodega on Calle Hidalgo, where the magic happens... Regular Hours, Tues-Saturday 12-7pm. - La Bodega De Todos Santos, labodegadetodossantos [- at -] gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/pages/La-Bodega-de-Todos-Santos/117662031632529, 612 152 0181, Baja California Sur

Jasper Needed a Home - And he found one! Robert Quirk, of White Sand Massage and Spa, adopted this lucky dog. Just thought the readers would like to share in a happy ending. - The Baja Western Onion

Anyone Coming To Todos Santos From The Tucson, AZ Area? - Can Anyone Bring A Small Box To Todos Santos From Tucson, Arizona For Me? - I live in Todos Santos full time and because of work, am unable to drive up to the States to get some additional clothes and some household items. Is there anyone driving down to the Todos Santos area, going through Tucson or Phoenix, AZ in the next few months, that can bring down a small 18"X18"X24" cardboard box of clothes and personal items? Let me know. Thanks. - Jeffrey Ferman, jfermaninbaja [- at -] gmail.com, 612-197-3723
Pizza Night Is Coming Back! - Just a reminder so everyone knows, Pizzeria Los Mangos "pizza night at the Kramer's" will be back open friday december 6th. We now have more patio space and a new oven that can handle 4 pizzas at once! We are looking forward to seeing all you pizza lovers back for another season of pizza in paradise! - Bruce And Dina Kramer, bkmasonry [- at -] yahoo.com, 178-0004, United States

24-in. Mountain Bike For Sale - Magistroni MTB with 24 inch wheels. Grip shift, 21 spd, good tires, tubes & brakes. Front suspension. Comes with spare tube. 950 pesos or $75US. - James, jsbdx [- at -] yahoo.com, 612-119-3807, Todos Santos

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 (procedure in which you get skin tightening, and treatment of cullulite), intense pulse light (treatment in which you improve the quality of your skin,and disappear sundamage), 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. Do not take risks: If you are going to do something cosmetic, do it with a Certified Plastic Surgeon.

- Manlio Speziale, manliospeziale [- at -] gmail.com, www.drmanliospeziale.com, 612 1295252 Office, Cell 612 141 6298, La Paz

Motor Home For Sale--Cheap! - 1978 Dodge American Clipper motor home. Approximately 60,000 miles. New carpet and upholstery and curtains. New tires and ignition. To view: La Paz Storage. 612-124-6504. $3500.00. lapazstorage [- at -] gmail.com, 612-124-6504

RE: Dentists in La Paz - A recent post maligned dentists in La Paz. I have used a very accomplished and honest dentist, Dr Lau, in La Paz for some time now. I am very happy with his work and highly recommend him. - Bobbi Mc, bobbimc1 [- at -] gmail.com

Generator - Wanted EU 3000 or 6500 Honda Generator new or used - Sheri Van, cabosheri [- at -] yahoo.com

Cine Bajo Estrellas: Outdoor Movies In Pescadero - Come sit by our warm fires and enjoy a movie under the stars. The Cine is opening its doors again on Saturday, December 14th.

We will be featuring a wide variety of films every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night starting at 7:30PM. Join us for a movie experience you will never forget. Please see our website for for films and showtimes. CineBajoEstrellas2 [- at -] gmail.com, www.cinebajoestrellas.biz, Pescadero

Looking To Rent A Car - I would love to rent a car for 3 weeks Dec. 28 to Jan.18. I have 3 weeks off between my work contract on The National Geographic Sea Bird and wish to drive down to Santiago and Cabo Pulmo. I haven't heard great things about renting cars from renting company as they charged so much for daily insurance etc. Won't be driving much, just need a car to get to places. I can pick it up in La Paz or Todo Santos or San Jose. Please email if you know of a good reliable car. I am a very good driver and have driven down and back from Colorado 4 times so i am very familiar with driving In Baja. Muchas gracias - Michelle Brugiere, michellebrugiere [- at -] gmail.com
Grandfather's Binoculars - When our house was robbed, most of the missing things were replaceable, but not my grandfather's binoculars. If you see a big old pair of Bausch and Lomb binoculars in a segunda please let me know. If they are in a case that says "Arthur Schuster" I will gratefully buy them back from you. They are all I inherited from him. Thanks. - Gretchen, GutReflex [- at -] yahoo.com

The Distillery Presents - Viva Mexico Fiesta: We had a lot of fun at The Distillery/La Bodega celebration Wed. A nine year old Mariachi singer stole the show, Pozole that rocked peoples taste buds (will add to menu), and an appreciative crowd made it a special event. Viva Fun!!!

The Distillery Theater Presents: Fri. Nov. 22 - Prisoners (2013). Tues. Nov. 26 - Dreamworld (2012) Our films are free with dinner and drinks. Come in by 7 to reserve a seat or call ahead 612-145-0098 . Curtain goes up at 7:30.

New Hours & New Season Menu: Open Daily 8:30am - 10:00pm. Breakfast & Lunch(all day), Dinner 5-9 pm. In the evening Chef Noel and Chef Betty offer you their delectable cuisine and Chef Laura will be working her breakfast/lunch magic as always using local ingredients. We are offering a free moonshine cocktail with your meal all day - any day.

Distilling at The Distillery - We will be fermenting and distilling throughout the week so come by and check it out. Featuring our "Baja Midnight" Moonshine & Vodka - We are proud to be offering our first local artisan spirits along with our Tequilas for free tastings all day any day. - James, merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, 612-145-0098, Todos Santos

Time To Clean Out Your Closets - And help the kitties at Kittie Heaven. Saturday, Dec 7 at La Canada, the annual rummage sale/tianguis will take place. All household items welcome: electronics, DVDs, clothes, kitchen items, etc. This is the only source of funds to support the population at Kittie Heaven - bring on the purrs!! - Angelique Schorenstein, Amigos de los Animales de Todos Santos

Ribeye & Wine Tasting Special - Felix's ribeye & wine tasting special at boyitacos has now moved to Thursday night from 5pm - 9pm. menu includes a 12 ounce ribeye, two side dishes, grilled onions & mushrooms. Only 200 pesos!

Taste wine from around the world! buy your first glass and receive your second glass free! prices may vary depending on your selection. For reservations contact Felix Vazquez at (612)131-2081. - Felix Vazquez, salesboy_vagu [- at -] hotmail.com, (612) 131-2081

Auto And/or Casa Wanted - Coming to The Baja in early January for 3 months and would like to have a vehicle to get around this beautiful piece of paradise. Willing to rent or house-sit or both. We are a retired Canadian couple that will care for your Casa and or auto. Can do repairs in exchange also. If anyone knows of a inexpensive car for sale that runs please also let me know. - Rick Harmer, rharmer [- at -] mts.net, 204-589-6653
Wanted Refrigerator And Freezer - Looking to buy used large refrigerator and small chest freezer. If you have one you would like to get rid of, please contact me as soon as possible. - Sandi Wohlers, scwohlers [- at -] gmail.com, 612-137-3183, Pescadero
Las Estrellas - Open Kitchen - Come visit us this Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 23, at Las Estrellas, Open Kitchen! Every week a new menu ,delicious wood oven Pizzas and lots of surprises! We are located at the end of La Cachora road before you turn left for la Poza in Todos Santos ,you will see our shinny lights on the right ;) ! Open from 5:00pm to 10:00pm Fridays and Saturdays... Los esperamos! Reservations : 612 159 57 93 - Anna Sorrentino, Anita.sorrentino [- at -] gmail.com, 612 1595793

Ecosmart Technologies - Professional Solar Energy and Water Conservation Services - We have 20 years of energy and resource conservation products and service experience. Six years and running in BCS.
Our commercial grade solar batteries have the longest warranty at prices equal to the other batteries on the market.
Now offering a limited number of 250 watt solar panels for $350.00 U.S. Dollars.
Guaranteed installation services by qualified staff, to North American Electrical and Plumbing Standards.
Erwin Lapschies - erwinecosmart [- at -] gmail.com, Cell; 624 166 9473, Los Cabos
Exotic Palms At Wholesale Prices - Visit a working palm plantation. Come by for a walk around a beautiful, organized palm plantation in Todos Santos. We have species big and small. Drive away with smaller potted palms in your car or truck, or make arrangements to supply your development project with hundreds or thousands of mature palms. There is lots of good information on our website: palms.mx.

To find us, Print This (or print from our website under 'Contact and finding us':
From the center of Todos Santos, take Topeté to the stop sign and go left. – Cotinue past Café La Esquina on your left, then Casa Dracula and the school on your right, and follow the new pavement to the stop sign. There on the pole straight ahead, you'll see several directional signs with one at the bottom that reads: 'HDP – ventas en palma'. Leave the pavement and go straight ahead here, and continue for about 1/3 mile where you'll see the entry to our plantation on the left. The sign on the gate reads: 'Huerta Del Pacifico'.
- Dean Mcquillen, todossantos1 [- at -] hotmail.com, palms.mx, 612.152.6785 (Nepo), Todos Santos

Need Help? - Bilingual, dependable, Mexican available to help with translation, transportation, and errands. Reasonable rates. - Ramiro Cota, ramiro_laroca [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 868-5269

Tai Chi And Qi Gong Classes - New Beginning Tai Chi - 12-13 session course meeting each Monday and Wednesday, 4-5:15pm, Estudio Baja (next to Miguel's Restaurant. Class begins Wednesday, Nov. 20th through Jan. 8th. If you miss Nov 20th, you can still join in the 2nd week of classes. If can you only take part of the course, you'll still learn enough to continue practice and achieve some benefits of Tai Chi. Former students encouraged to visit any time or review the entire course. Once weekly class schedule available.

Five Element Qi Gong - Based on the 5 elements of Chinese acupuncture. Learn movements and positions that attune you to the 5 elements surrounding you and their energy flow within you. Extremely healing. Classes tailored to students' needs and requests. Classes start when there are at least 3 people interested.

Also, private instruction available for individuals or groups at your location. Please let me know if interested. - Rhoda Jacobs, barakabaja [- at -] gmail.com, taichifoundation.org, 612 157 6088, Todos Santos - Rhoda Jacobs, barakabaja [- at -] gmail.com, taichifoundation.org, 612 157 6088

Dharma Talks With Robert K. Hall - Dharma Talks With Robert K. Hall resume on Sunday November 24, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. The talks are preceded by a period of guided meditation with instructions in the Vipassana tradition. Everyone is welcome.

Select talks are also available online for listening from the blog site. Join us for our 12th season, at the new location Cañada del Diablo - Alvaro Colindres, eldharma [- at -] mac.com, roberthalldharmatalks.wordpress.com, Todos Santos

Registration Open For Plein Air Workshop - Want to try a solid approach to landscape painting en plein air (outdoors) or improve your landscapes? You can do it under the guidance of superb painter and instructor, well-recognized Pacific Northwest oil painter, Robin Weiss, robinweissfineart.com/. Workshop hosted by Jolyn Wells Moran.

The workshop will be held on January 17, 18 and 19, 9am - 4pm. Lunch is provided. Cost is $350 USD per person. Email Jolyn, jowellsmoran at gmail dot com with "registration" in the subject line and your name, email and telephone. You'll receive instructions on how to make full payment or 50% deposit by December 10 through Paypal. (If PayPal is a problem, let Jolyn know.) Payment refunded in full if not enough students sign up.

Full payment due by Jan. 1. Class limited to the first 12 students to sign up. Upon registration, we'll send a materials list, to include your own easel and directions to the first day's location. If you aren't local, you'll also receive information on Pescadero lodging, dining, shopping, affordable car rental, directions from the airport, health care and more. A passport is needed to enter Mexico. - Jolyn Wells Moran, Pescadero

Vivero Tierra Generosa Has Reopened - We have reopened our highway location north of Todos on km 48 with regular hours 10 am to 4 pm mon-fri,weekends by appointment. 6121780064 calistoflores [- at -] gmail.com. Palmas Exoticas, Suculentos, Xeriscape Plants and landscaping. Bienvenidos Amigos! - Flores Flores, calistoflores [- at -] gmail.com, 612 178 0064

Beach Front B & B Partner Wanted - Cerritos Beach Bed and Breakfast is seeking a partner/investor. 10 suites, grotto pool and 2 spas. Bar and restaurant. Perfect for destination weddings Construction is proceeding with the goal of opening in spring. Annual return on investment 25%. Perfect for an investment club. Please visit our website. - Jim Coulson, jimcoulsoncontractor [- at -] yahoo.com, http://www.cerritosbeachbedandbreakfast.com/index.html, 612 1831077, Baja California Sur

Meet The Artist - Nanette Hayles, Thursday Dec 12 - 5:00 pm, Hotel Casa Tota garden, Todos Santos. Internationally known artist and long term resident Nanette Hayles will start the season as our guest speaker at the reception for the small works show. - oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com

Cafelix Presents Tracy Durland In Concert - I'm excited to share songs I haven't sung before, along with some old standards. Half the program is in Spanish; including songs from Argentina and Cuba. Songs in English include Carole King, Leonard Cohen, Country & Western, Blues and Jazz. Join us for special, cozy evening, Saturday, November 30, 7pm, at Cafelix. It's a great time of year for an outdoor concert under the Tropical stars, enjoying enchanting music. No cover. See you there!

Cafelix Presenta Tracy Durland en Concierto el Sábado 30 de Nov. a las 7pm. Estoy muy emocionada que pronto estaré presentando unos nuevos canciones que previamente no he cantado, en conjunto con unos antiguos. La mitad de mi programa sera en Español, incluyendo canciones de Argentina y Cuba. En Ingles un toque de Carole King, Leonard Cohen, Country y Western, Jazz y Blues. Espero que nos unirás para una noche especial en Cafelix adonde hay una ambiente familiar y papas rellenas de pollo, ademas de otras platillos deliciosos. Este es una temporada del año fabuloso para un concierto bajo las estrellas, un noche tropical y desfrutar de la música encantador que transcienda culturas y generaciones. Sin cover. Espero verlos! - Tracy Durland, 612 154 4729, Todos Santos

Opening Reception For Emanuela Gardner, Thursday, Jan 10th - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Galeria Casa Tota, Todos Santos. Internationally known photographer, Emanuela Gardner, will be displaying new works and will be the guest presenter in our "Meet the Artist" series discussing her art and her show. - oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com

Excellent House Keeper Available / Excelente Ama De Casa Disponible - I am seeking house cleaning opportunities in the Todos Santos area. I am an honest and reliable housekeeper and I will take good care of your home. My English is very limited but you can call my friend Iris at 612 119 6998 for English. References available..

Busco oportunidades de limpieza de la casa en la zona de Todos Santos. Soy un ama de llaves confiables y voy a cuidar bien de su hogar. Referencias disponibles.

Please contact me by Email or Telephone / Por favor, póngase en contacto conmigo por correo electrónico o teléfono: - Rocio Castro, lucydory_ [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 133 8906.

Baja Shakespeare 2014, March 27, 28, 29 - 7:00 pm, Rancho Buena Vista, near Los Barriles. BS presents the original work, The Puppets' Ire or How I Learned to Love Barbed Wire at our Teatro Under the Stars. More info coming soon. - Larry Epstein lepc.mx [- at -] gmail.com, , 624-132-3028 , https://www.facebook.com/pages/Baja-Shakespeare/220397878011557

Need Service For Your Dish TV, Shaw Direct, Or Hughesnet Internet System? - If you need service, I can help you. Whether you need new parts, a new dish or cables, or just a repointing to get you back online or restore your TV service, call me at 612 104 2000 or send an Email to todossantostech [- at -] gmail.com or showmethetruth [- at -] hotmail.es.

I am local, and I provide service for new installations and repairs for the entire Los Cabos region at reasonable rates. - Ernesto Pardo, Todos Santos Technologies, todossantostech [- at -] gmail.com, showmethetruth [- at -] hotmail.es, 612 104 2000, Todos Santos

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Please 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.)

Thursday, Nov. 21, thru Saturday, Nov. 23
Spay And Neuter Clinic - Volunteer Vets from Mexico and the US coming back again to give us the gift of their time and talent. Many opportunities to volunteer including cuddling darling puppies and kitties after their surgery. And we always need men and strong women at intake. Or ... food, snacks and drinks for the vets and their techs and assistants. Call or email and let us know how you would like to help. - Maryann Douglas, maryanndoug [- at -] gmail.com, 145-0791
Friday, Nov. 22
Gardening Guru Seminar - Organic Methods - 10:00 AM, Ocean Oasis at Cerritos beach, El Pescadero. Dealing with the increase in rodents, flies, mosquitos, ants. I have many new products this year. Product for sale. Donation (50 p) accepted. Dr Doom; Knockout; Rodent Traps. - - Cathy Fuller gardeningguruinc [- at -] gmail.com, 612 107 8588, https://www.facebook.com/events/583601908353886/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Movie Night - At the Distillery. Prisoners (2013). Come in by 7 to reserve a seat or call ahead 612-145-0098. Curtain goes up at 7:30. - James, jamesb [- at -] thedistillery.mx, 612-145-0098, Todos Santos
Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 23-24
Organic Gardening Workshop - Introductory course: basics of organic gardening, soil improvement, composting, plant physiology, garden design, planting, garden maintenance, disease management, seed saving, and container gardening. At the Community Garden Sabores De La Tierra, Nayarit #41, Col. Manglito, about a half block from the beach. Hour: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Free entrance. - Cecilia Cortina, raizdefondo [- at -] gmail.com, www.raizdefondo.org, (044) 612 140 07 87
Thursday, Nov. 28, thru Sunday, Dec. 1
La Paz Tango Festival 2013 - 11 am - 1 am daily, Hotel 7 Crown Malecon and other venues, La Paz. Argentine Tango classes and milongas (dances) in different venues around town. Great teachers and DJs from San Diego, Sacramento, and Phoenix. $95 full festival pkg early bird special ends Oct 31. - Verónica Pérez García veromapg [- at -] gmail.com, www.lapaztangofestival.com
Friday, Nov. 29
Festival De Cine Volunteers Meet - At Tres Galline at 5:00 PM, kick-off meeting with refreshments and botanas to learn about Festival volunteer opportunities, i.e. usher, host and transport guests and celebrities, sell tickets, merchandise, work with Jóvenes en Video, etc. - Sylvia Perel, jamie [- at -] todossantoscine.org, http://11.todossantoscine.org/

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Featured Local Services Directory  Return to Top

Alarm And Security Systems
BajaAlarm - Providing Home Security Alarm Systems & Camera Surveillance Systems for the Todos Santos/Pescadero area. For a Free estimate, call 612-118-6854. - BajaAlarm, BCS

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

Construction Innovations
New Energy Saving Block - R-30, acoustically efficient, fire, pest, hurricane proof. Low introductory pricing. See work in progress. - Jeff Welch, efblockpacific [- at -] gmail.com, 612-178 -0109; cell 612-117-3353
Individual Counseling Avalable - Supportive, experienced (31 yrs.), US licensed counselor available in Pescadero until mid-March. English only. - Jolyn Wells-Moran, PhD, MSW, LMHC, jwmcounseling [- at -] yahoo.com, wellsmorancounseling.bravehost.com

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.

Solar Hot Water Systems
Solstice Solar of Baja - Solar hot-water systems for pool and home reduce energy costs and fossil-fuel dependency. - Skip Ackerman, info [- at -] solsticesolarofbaja.com, solsticesolarofbaja.com, 970-963-0846, 624-142-8002
Solar Energy
Solar Energy Products - Controllers, inverters, pumps, refrigerators, panels from $1.40 US/watt. Facturas available. Como El Sol, S.de RL de CV, Pescadero. - 612-149-3825, heideladam02 [- at -] gmail.com.

Towing And Transport Services
Baja Wheeling S.A. de C.V. - Legal, professional transport serving Canada, US and Mexico. Your rig won't be impounded. For quotes, contact: 52-612-688-0073, bajawheeling [- at -] gmail.com, bajawheeling.com.

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Real Estate, Rentals, and House Sitting - Available/Wanted  Return to Top

For Sale: Secluded Home with Spectacular Views In Pescadero-->> - Downstairs – Greatroom w/ large kitchen, livingroom, BD, BA, (984 sq ft) with palapa shaded wrap-around deck leading to totally private Jacuzzi, and star-gazing/campfire area. Upstairs – another 984 sq ft palapa covered entertaining area, rustic BD, BA, and plenty of flexible space for office /2nd BD/ etc. ½ acre lot w/water and underground electricity, mature landscaping, garden space, shaded patio/BBQ area. Gently elevated lot sitting on protected slope with hiking trails, nature & birds, like living in a national park with all modern conveniences. See link for all amenities. $169K. - Kelly Cline-sniechowski, pescaderopalapa [- at -] gmail.com, http://bajasur.es.craigslist.com.mx/reo/4201239765.html, 612-157-6166, Pescadero

Paradise On The Sea Of Cortez - Fully self containedfully furnished through out, beach front property, 1987 35' Automate RV partially covered with a heavy duty palapa. Partially open deck on beach front, and heavy front door street side for extra privacy, in a gated community. Outdoor kitchen area also fully furnished with all cookware,utensils and all sorts of useful kitchen ware. Indoor fully furnished and fully equipped with bedding, towels and all wares needed for a well equipped beautiful beach house on the Sea of Cortez. Phone hook ups; wireless internet ready, corded/cordless phones. Full bed in back with separate entrance; bathroom with shower and small tub, captain twin in living room doubles as living room couch. Television, dvd/vhs player, lots of movies. Total central 12 volt vacuum system throughout the RV. So much more to mention. Call Sylvia, 928-202-4926 or treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com, asking $95,000. - Sylvia Ossa, sea00nymph [- at -] yahoo.com, http://strutyourhut.com/seller.php?seller_id=2212, 928-202-4926, Los Barriles

Long Term Rentals - looking for a long term rental beginning in February of 2014. Clean, safe, small dog, 1 adult -- that's it. laundry? and needs to be furnished, walk in ready. I'm coming from palm springs and on a budget. - Ed Figlewicz, edfiglewicz [- at -] gmail.com, United States

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Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted  Return to Top

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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Caravan Or Ride Share - Looking for a traveler or caravan up the Baja peninsula at the end of this week, would like to leave Nov 23. Call me, Lori [- at -] 624-191-0092. - Lori Ahlbrandt, ahlbrandtlori [- at -] yahoo.com, 624 191 0092

Ride Wanted From SJD To Todos Santos on Thursday, Nov. 28 - Need a ride from the airport (SJD) to Todos Santos. Arriving at 10:15 on Westjet from Calgary. 2 people with not much luggage. Thank you - Les Schubert, lschubert [- at -] platinum.ca

Tecate End Of November - Coming from Tuscon to Tecate on or near November 29 heading to Todos Santos. Looking to caravan from the Tecate crossing to as far south as possible. John and Laura - Laura Sheppard, ljs46 [- at -] hotmail.com, 503.423.7851, Todos Santos

Ride To TS From SJDC Needed (or Possibly Offered) - At 9pm, Dec. 2. I'm heading north for Thanksgiving and will be landing at SJD at 8:30 pm on December 2 and if anyone else is arriving on a late-ish flight that evening and driving back to TS (or La Paz?) I’d love to grab a ride with you and will pay you. If your plane is arriving around that time and you are destined for Todos Santos but don’t have a car and are willing to share expenses, let me know in which case I will either drive to the airport and park or will consider renting a car for the drive back to TS. - Ward Whitehead, wardwhitehead [- at -] hotmail.com, 612.133.5710

Baja By Way Of Baja Ferries in December - Got my ticket for the Baja Ferry for December 11, 2013, looking for someone who may want to caravan down from Tucson area to La Paz via the Baja Ferry. I speak fluent Spanish; travel with two service dogs, let me know, my email is treaturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com or call me in 928-202-4926. Sylvia - Sylvia Ossa, treturfeet [- at -] yahoo.com, 928-202-4926, Los Barriles

Ride Needed - My husband needs ride to Todos Santos from Bay area, LA or San Diego, after Dec 20, can share driving and expenses, would love to have him home by Christmas. I can drive north to pick him up just not as far as Tijuana! Please call me at 612-117-6314 - Suzanne Morrison, carlosysuz [- at -] yahoo.com

Pick Up At Cabo Airport - Family of 10 arriving on Dec. 21. Looking for someone to pick us up at airport and deliver to Pescadoro. - Maryjane Steele, mwards [- at -] aol.com, 202 437 1873

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

Ride Share From SF/S. Cal To La Paz - I'm looking for a ride to La Paz area leaving about Dec 18-20. Take 3 or four days, stopping in Catavina and/or San Ignacio . I have driven the Baja many times in a large RV. Safe driver, share all costs, good companion. I speak Spanish well. - Susan Holvenstot, Cvec17 [- at -] hotmail.com, La Paz

Caravan/ Ride Share: - I live in Northern California and am looking for someone to caravan and/or ride share with to Todos Santos around the 10th of January. - Janet, rjrosner [- at -] sbcglobal.net

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Pet Corner (Lost and Found pet articles will run for two weeks)  Return to Top

Let us know if you find or place your pet so we can remove your ad -
Viva Needs A Home-->> - A one and a half year old terrier mix, very loving, housebroken, playful, rescued from dump in El Rosario. Great guard dog. She needs a home. Will cover all vet expenses - Pamela Martin, pmsicle [- at -] mac.com, 612 171 2085, Todos Santos

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

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Quote of the Day: " Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future. " ~  John F. Kennedy

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