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Photos From The 2014 Todos Santos Music Festival - Here is a great collection of photos from the recent 2014 Music Festival as well as the 2013 Festival: facebook.com/TodosSantosMusicFestival/photos_stream.

Each year, the Todos Santos Music Festival raises money for The Palapa Society, as well as other charitable organizations in and around Todos Santos. On behalf of the entire community, mil gracias to Peter Buck and Friends, the Hotel California, and all the musicians, organizers, sponsors, volunteers and attendees who all worked together to bring such a wonderful event to Todos Santos. - The Baja Western Little Onion

The Todos Santos Inn
New Build Your Dream Beach Compound - Available 3 contiguous lots along Las Playitas Rd north of Todos Santos. 5 min or less from La Pastora. Dramatic ocean views from each lot. Road is fully paved to property, water hook ups are there. Buy one, two or three lots. Total area for all three lots is 5,700+m2. These are large lots with plenty of room for a large house, guest house and pool. Build your dream compound NOW! - Sabrena Rodriguez, 805-641-0693, Todos Santos

Handy Man/Construction And Paint - My name is Pedro, I have lived in Todos santos all my life , and I am available to help you with any handy man work, such as light construction or paint. I can fix a window, build a wall or repaint your house. I speak some English and I am very reliable. References upon request. I can be reached at 612 170 1093 or e mail at piter_dominguez [- at -] outlook.com. (I am sorry, I submitted another add with a wrong e mail address, this is the right one!) - Pedro Dominguez, piter_dominguez [- at -] outlook.com, 612 170 1093

Exotic Palms - No Paradise Without Palms - 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.

We have a crane truck to move massive specimens. If you have a development or larger project, we can work with your Architect or Landscape Architect - We have plenty of references.

To find us, go to our website, where there's lots of good information, and click on the 'Contact & Finding Us' button - if you print out these clear instructions, you'll have no problems locating us. Our Plantation Manager, Nepo, lives on site. You can make arrangements with him to drop by for a visit. Nepo speaks Spanish only, but he can show you around, and he knows all the prices.

For larger sales, please contact Dean McQuillen - email included below. See you soon! - Dean Mcquillen, todossantos1 [- at -] hotmail.com, palms.mx, 612.152.6785 (Nepo), Todos Santos

Generator For Sale - Honda EX 4500 generator, guns great, does not use oil, electric start,strong motor. Have this for a back-up, but used very little. $1200 - Sheri Van, cabosheri [- at -] yahoo.com, San Jose Del Cabo

New Pescadero Lot For Sale Cheap! - This Pescadero property is located on the road from Baja Beans (on the beach side of Hwy 19) and the beachfront Tequila Ranch, on the best road to the beach in Pescadero. Great home site location, with a big lot over 1000 sq. meters (almost ¼ acre).

The lot is level and lush, with green vegetation, cactus, and trees. $19,000 usd. Robert Quirk (612) 141-7026 Check out link for more info and aerial photos. - Robert Quirk, www.todossantosrentals.net/todos-santos-rentals-for-sale.html, 01152 1(612) 141-7026, Pescadero

Cafe Restaurant Space Available For Rent In Todos Santos - Please email something about yourself and your business for more information. jmlong72 [- at -] gmail.com

Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa - Valentine's Week - Treat your Valentine to a getaway to the Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa in Cabo San Lucas! Due to a last-minute cancellation, the week of February 10-17 is available in a Luxury Suite for the discounted price of $695 for the week. Located on the marina in central Cabo San Lucas, a rental car is really not even necessary to enjoy all that is offered there. Contact us for more details. - Melanie Salyer, salyer.melanie [- at -] gmail.com, 612 142-7310, Cabo San Lucas

Book Reading And Reception- Sunday, Feb. 9, starting at 5pm., The Distillery, Todos Santos. We will be hosting a bookreading, signing, and reception for local author Karl Eysenbach. Karl's new book is titled "The Story of the Century". - James merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, 612-145-0098, thedistillery.mx

New Caretakers Available For The Summer - We retired in November from professional careers (psychologist and IT professional), sold our home and headed straight to Baja for a "creative sabbatical of indeterminate length". Currently 'house sitting' in Las Tunas and have decided to stay in the area to explore full-time retirement. Available June 1st through summer.

John is a computer expert and 'jack of all trades' who likes to keep busy (eg. has even learned how to repair water valves on our tinaca) and is currently consulting with a local internet provider. Laura is working at being an artist, and figuring out what else she would like to do in retirement... We have a complementary set of skills including all aspects of home maintenance; computer application/programming and website maintenance; general small business management; good with people...

Local references, no criminal history, valid driver's licenses, transportation, no drugs, kids or pets...professional, reliable, honest, dependable, conscientious, clean (John was a Boy Scout ;-)

My mother always advised that "if you leave things better than you found them, you will always be invited back". We strive to do this in all of our conscientious and collaborative relationships with others. Would love to meet and discuss your house sitting needs. - Laura Sheppard, ljs46 [- at -] hotmail.com, Todos Santos

Superbowl Party at Cerritos Surf Colony Resort - Super Bowl Party 2/2/2014 Starts at 230pm. We are having a superbowl party at Cerritos Surf Colony Beach Resort. Open to the public. The party will be held at the bar and restaurant by the pool area. Come watch the Seahawks and Broncos play on our two large flat screen TVs. We will also have drink and food specials:
  • $2 half time beers
  • $5 well margaritas
  • $10 burger and beer
  • Pacifico Swag
  • $5 entry winner take all betting pool
Address: Km67, highway 19, Todos Santos, BCS Mexico. http://www.cerritossurfcolony.com , Todos Santos

Baja Beauty - 1993 customized Ford F150 Centurion with 5.8L V8, 4WD, power brakes and steering. Seats 8 + storage. Custom cover included. Only 2 previous owners. 124,650 miles. $1,600 OBO. - Susan Stronberg, 612-104-3275, Todos Santos

More Boxes, Yikes! - Thanks to all of you who so kindly called about boxes. I got more than I could use but I still lack 2 refrigerator size boxes that I would like for a project. Please contact me if you know of some that are available. - Tracy Monk Durland, 612 154 4729, Todos Santos

Couple Seeks Long Term Rental In Town - Seeking long term rental for two artists and 9 cats. Married couple, glass artists, would like to relocate to Todos Santos from Olympia WA. We have a secure international business income and want to teach our trade in Todos Santos.

Would like to be in town. - Daniel Caracas, Radiantmind13 [- at -] gmail.com, beadsbot.com, Todos Santos

Wanted: Small Hard-plastic Kids Swimming Pool - Watertight, not necessary since it will be for sand. Small holes and cracks okay. But solidly sturdy is important. Other possibility: child's sandbox ready to go. - Tracy Monk Durland, 612 154 4729, Todos Santos

Get A Free Copy Of Living With Gusto—this Weekend Only! - Get ready for Valentine's Day by sharing the love! This Saturday and Sunday (February 1 and February 2), you can go to Amazon and download the Kindle version of Elizabeth Day's novel Living with Gusto for free. Go to http://amzn.to/1czXgRx to get your free copy of this inspiring book. Pass it on! - Elizabeth Day, Elizabeth [- at -] PostcardsFromGusto.com, Todos Santos

Business For Sale - Pura Vida Health Food Store & Deli - We are putting the feelers out to see if the right person/persons can provide Todos Santos's only Health Food Store, with the attention and care it deserves. Pura Vida is a very successful business ready for the right holistic entrapanuer.

Pura Vida is Not For Sale to foreign commercial developers. We are only willing to part with Our Pura Vida to a local minded family type who is concerned with the communities' health and supporting local sustainability. Please Serious Inquires only. - Joella Corado, puravidahealthfood [- at -] gmail.com, www.puravidahealthfood.com, 612 169 2095, Todos Santos

Snowbird Package - Illness forces sale in El Molino Park in Todos Santos Mexico Baja. Package includes 1980 Trailer with outside living area with some furniture, fridge ,stove cupboards and sink,all this is under a palapa roof.The Package also includes a 1993 Nisson 4x4 truck with a box cover new tires . The park lease is paid up for 2014. The asking price is $15000.00,Usd .Utilities are extra. May be interested in a long term rental. The El Molino Park is a gated Community located in Todas Santos. Pics on Request - George Masters, g_masters [- at -] shaw.ca, 612 119 5337, Todos Santos

Photography Available - The beautiful work of local artist and photographer Clive Jackman is available at the San Jose Organic Market on Saturdays 9am -3 pm (https://www.facebook.com/Sanjomo) and at Baja Beans in Pescadero on Sundays 9am -2pm ( http://bajabeans.com ). Look for the booth that says "Starry Nights".... All images taken locally and elsewhere on the Baja! Preview at: http://clivejackman.smugmug.com. - Clive jackman, aperture92629 [- at -] yahoo.com, http://clivejackman.smugmug.com , Pescadero

RE: Loss Of US "Big Four" Networks - As reported last issue of The Baja Western Onion, the satellite TV service provider, All American Direct (AKA My Distant Networks and Sobongo), will cease operations at midnight, February 25. I received a number of questions about this. Here are some answers:

Dish Network clients who already have a New York account address with Dish Network are not affected. For those receiving SF and/or NY locals through an All American Direct account, here are some possible solutions to restore the Networks:
  1. If you have an RV registered in your name, you can get the NY Locals in SD through Dish Network.
  2. Secure a new account address somewhere in the New York City broadcast area. This would enable reception of the main NYC Network channels through Dish Network in Standard Definition (no PBS).
  3. Add a dish to your current setup, enabling reception of Network channels (including PBS) in HD from a third satellite. You'll also need an account address near Lexington or Louisville, KY, Franklin or Harrisburg, PA, Jacksonville, FL, Cincinnati, OH, Little Rock, AR, Charleston, WV or Springfield, MO.
  4. Switch to Shaw Direct (from Canada). Shaw Direct Programming includes many US channels in High Definition and Local Networks with PBS from Seattle/Spokane and/or Buffalo/Detroit. In some cases, existing Dish TV antennas can be modified and reused.
  5. If you have a good, solid Internet connection, you might try streaming Local Network programming through the Internet to your computer or smart TV. Go to www.ustvnow.com. They offer a limited free version, as well as paid options.
- Alan Thompson, eldoradosatellite [- at -] gmail.com, eldoradosatellite.com

The Distillery's Upcoming Events - The Distillery Theater Presents - Jan. 31st. Captain Phillips. Feb. 4th Inside Llewyn Davis. Feb. 7th The Book Thief. Oscar season is in full swing, don't miss these. Our films are free with dinner and drinks. Reservations please. We have been full. Curtain goes up at 7:30.

Sat. Feb 1. Unfortunately we have to postpone our anniversary party due to scheduling problems. We are, having, celebrating the O Gallery Art Opening on that day. Come meet the gallery owner and enjoy a complimentary Moonshine cocktail while you browse the exhibit.
Feb. 2. Superbowl Sunday. Watch at our big screen-big sound theater or bar. Super tailgate buffet and 2 for 1 Baja Brewing draft beer. Manning's arm against Seattle's defense. Its gonna be a good one.
February 8 - See you at the San Jose Farmers Market.
Feb. 9. At 5pm. we will be hosting a book reading by local author Karl Eysenbach.
Feb. 14 is Valentines day. Come enjoy an intimate evening with special cocktails, candlelight meal, complimentary Champagne toast and a romantic movie on our back patio. Que Rico!

Free, yes free Tequila, Vodka and Moonshine tasting all day everyday. Open Mon.-Sat. 8:30am - 10:00pm. Sun. til 3pm. Breakfast & Lunch (all day), Dinner - James, merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, thedistillery.mx/the-distillery, 612-145-0098, Todos Santos

Mendoza Immigration Services - My name is Ricardo Mendoza and i am a private immigration consultant for foreigners and locals alike. Some of my many services include: Residency paperwork; Insurances; Work permits. Contact me for free consultation. - Ricardo Mendoza, ricardomenmar [- at -] yahoo.com, mendozaimmigration.wix.com/home, 6121545627, Baja California Sur

Small Truck Camper Wanted - Need a small camper for a Toyota Tacoma truck(6'box). Pop top style would be preferred but open others. - Bruce Everett, beeverett [- at -] hotmail.com, 624-125-1481, Pescadero

New New Building A Casa? - Do you have an architect or contractor? Did you know that there will not be any government inspections on your project during construction? Did you know the people you hired will inspect their own work? Why not have a retired building and engineering contractor from California with 40 years' experience, keep an eye on your project. Be your eyes and ears? Very inexpensive and money saved in the long run.

If you are just getting started and need an architect or builder I can help with that. - Jim Coulson, 612 183 1077, jimcoulsoncontractor [- at -] yahoo.com, www.ccmbaja.com

Palm Sale - I have multiple varieties of palm trees for sale. Royals, Plumosos, Bird Of Paradise, Garden Palms, Washingtonians, Coco Palms, Canaries and Jelly Palms. Many different sizes available. Reasonable prices. I can help with transplanting, landscaping and setting up drip irrigation as well. Give me a call for a free estimate. - David, 612-153-6029, Pescadero

Experienced Server Wanted Cerritos Beach Resort - We are looking for an outgoing experienced server and possibly bartender for our poolside restaurant and bar located at Cerritos Surf Colony Beach Resort must be: outgoing, friendly, team player, and on time. Bilingual a plus.

This is a full time salaried position with tips. Great opportunity to work with a great company. Please come by the office and apply in person during normal business hours 9am-4pm. Ask for Jeremy, Rigo or Yon at: Cerritos Beach Resort, Km67, Highway 19, Todos Santos, BCS Mexico. http://www.cerritossurfcolony.com , Todos Santos

Rumi Garden Todos Santos
Artist Studo Tour Feb. 13, Los Barriles - Over 21 local artist will open their personal studios and even lunch will be available on the tour. tickets available starting Monday February 3, at Baja Beach Company for 60 pesos or 5 USD. The self guided tour will be from 10Am to 4Pm and you can pick up your map in front of Homes and Land of Baja across from modelorama next to the entrance to East Cape RV starting at 9Am the day of the event and even buy tickets. Sponsored by the Asciacion de Artes. - Dale Crawford, crawest [- at -] yahoo.com, Los Barriles

Flat Bed Truck Wanted - We are looking to buy a flat bed disel work truck. Email me at laoficinasj [- at -] gmail.com. Thank you - Dana Luckey, laoficinasj [- at -] gmail.com

Casa Rural - One bedroom cottage for rent in El Rio. Newly remodeled, furnished, large outdoor garden and parking. Contact Lisa or Angie for more information and pictures. E-mail angie.wood [- at -] hotmail.com or lisa_wood [- at -] outlook.com. - Lisa Wood, 612 152 1553, Todos Santos

Jill Logan Galeria
Los Cabos 1st Annual Essay Writing Contest - The 1st Los Cabos Essay Writing Contest deadline has been extended to February 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. Submissions via email or in person. First prize is a fishing trip with Pisces Sportfishing, and second prize is $2,000 pesos. For more information go to the website: www.greengateschoolcabo.com or call Cynthia Merkley at 624 168 6939. - Cynthia Merkley, cmerkley [- at -] greengateschoolcabo.com, http://www.greengateschoolcabo.com, 624 168 6939, Baja California Sur

Potters Kickwheel For Sale - Lockerbie Model K Kickwheel in great condition. $480.00 dlls. - Mario Cuda, cudamar [- at -] yahoo.com, San Jose Del Cabo

Shipping/Transportation Of Goods, Furnishings - Voted in national traveler magazine as the "Best in the Baja" Freight forwarding, Customs clearance, staging in my San Diego warehouse, Shipped direct to your door. 27+years experience, Trustworthy, courteous, professional Big enough to serve, small enough to care, Let me show you how to save your precious dollars Monica Page Logistics - Monica Page, mpage [- at -] monicapagelogistics.com, http://monicapagelogistics.com, 619-777-8909

News From La Canada Del Diablo - Come join us at La Canada for:
  • YOGA: M W F 9-10am
  • ZUMBA: Tuesday 9 am and Friday 10 am
  • DHARMA Talks and Meditation: Sunday mornings 10:00-11:30
  • Dr. Bill, D.C., Resident Chiropractic Professional, Thursday and Saturday (Call 624-118-1603 for an appointment)
  • Dr. Gabriel Hernandez DVM, Veterinarian, Mon. Wed. Sat. 9:30-2:30 (Call 612-149-7702 for an appointment)
Thank you to all who have so generously donated usable household goods, furniture, building materials, clothing, bedding, and food to the Todos Santos Men's Christian Rehab Center. For more information about how you can help, please call Sr. Demetrio, Program Director, [- at -] 615-151-4980. Thank you! - Barbara Perkins, bperkins0403 [- at -] gmail.com, www.lacanadadeldiablo.com, 612-140-0069

Refrigerator & Freezer Traulsen Double Door For Sale. - For sale Traulsen refrigerator and a Traulsen. Freezer for restaurant. $ 1500 USD Each. Works perfectly, just rebuilt. - Bert Yellen, bertyellen [- at -] gmail.com, 612 161 0005, La Paz

Dana's Diner - Dana's Diner is located in Pescadero at Km. 62.5, next to the Oxxo and Pemex. Stop by and enjoy old style hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers with sides of fries, onion rings, jalapeno poppers and more. Open at 11:00am until 7:00pm. Closed on Wednesday and Thursdays. Full bar with live music coming soon. - Dana Bell, bajamoons44 [- at -] yahoo.com, http://www.danasdiner.com, 612-13-03363, Pescadero

Amazing Pool Eliminator - A swimming pool, spa, or large fountain is often your highest energy consumer after air conditioning. The Pool Eliminator will cut this energy cost 50% while extending the life of your main filtration system. The patent-pending Pool Eliminator uses completely safe copper and silver ions to purify water, allowing you an 80% reduction in purchases of harsh pool chemicals. The ionization process also reduces Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), precipitating hard water minerals to gradually eliminate scaling on your pool tiles and water features.

The 100% solar-powered Pool Eliminator is the only all-in-one ionizer and pool filter pump on the market today. The scientific facts available conclude that a combination of chlorine plus the copper and silver system is a proven, safe and economical approach to purifying water in swimming pools and spas. The new dual disinfection method is also easy to implement. This allows a considerable margin of error for maintaining a sanitary pool.

Introductory price is $994 USD or $12,900 Mexican Pesos. No other product in the world has a faster payback time - months, not years. - Charles Shipman, info [- at -] pooleliminator.mx, pooleliminator.mx/, (612) 145-1061, Baja California Sur

Superbowl At La Garra Bar - Are you ready for some Football? Sunday Feb. 2nd - 4:00pm Superbowl XLVIII Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks! LIVE with all the funny commercials! 4 large screen tv's. We WILL be serving our Shrimp Chile Rellenos plus our Shrimp & Fish Tacos. Have you tried our awesome Mango salsa? It Rocks! Bucket of Beer (6) Special $160p. Limited seating first come first serve! - Happy & Chuy Cota , lagarrarsb [- at -] gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/LaGarraRestaurantSportsBar, 612-145-0004

Snowbird Package - Illness forces sale in El Molino Park in Todos Santos Mexico Baja. Package includes 1980 Trailer with outside living area with some furniture, fridge ,stove cupboards and sink,all this is under a palapa roof.The Package also includes a 1993 Nisson 4x4 truck with a box cover new tires . The park lease is paid up for 2014. The asking price is $15000.00,Usd .Utilities are extra. May be interested in a long term rental. The El Molino Park is a gated Community located in Todas Santos. Pics on Request - George Masters, g_masters [- at -] shaw.ca, 612 119 5337, Todos Santos

Rancho Pescadero
Small Truck Camper Wanted - Need a small camper for a Toyota Tacoma truck(6'box). Pop top style would be preferred but open others. - Bruce Everett, beeverett [- at -] hotmail.com, 624-125-1481, Pescadero

Bible Study In Todos Santos - Our group meets twice a week in Las Tunas. We are open to the public and you are invited. For further information contact - Diane Phillips, di4worship [- at -] gmail.com, 612 183-2165, Todos Santos

Free Quilting Books - I have approximately 1000 magazines and books My fabric playtime involves no directions, so come get ALL for free - Juanita Loyear, cabonana01 [- at -] gmail.com, 624-143-6165

Springdale Travel Trailer For Sale By Owner - 2011 26' Springdale Travel Trailer by Keystone 15' slide out, Excellent condition, clear title, one owner, email for pictures, or call. $16,500 OBO - Glenn Henderson, shglenn.henderson [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.shglenn.henderson [- at -] gmail.com, 612-114-0207, Baja California Sur

Used Washer, Dryer, And Dish Washer - Fridigaire Gallery Heavy duty front loading washer and dryer and Kenmore builtin dish washer. Call to see. - Sylvia St.clair, 612-140-8708

Secluded Home Great Views In Pescadero - $169K: Spectacular ocean views. 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. 1/2 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. Very quiet and peaceful. - Kelly Cline-Sniechowski, pescaderopalapa [- at -] gmail.com, www.icontact-archive.com/FBkbi1IUxiFVG3n68xyr_chYDzf9CPsR?w=3, 612-157-6166, Pescadero

2003 Polaris Trailboss - 2003 Polaris Trailboss 330 utility quad. 2X4. Automatic transmission. Front and rear cargo racks. Low hours and good tires. Excellent town/beach/and trail commuter. Located in Los Barriles and can deliver for gas. 3000 clams. funbaja [- at -] gmail.com, Los Barriles

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 sun damage), permanent hair removal.

My address is Ignacio Ramirez at the corner with Reforma street. Visit drmanliospeziale.com where you can see 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, drmanliospeziale.com, 612 1295252 Office, Cell 612 141 6298, La Paz

Small Black Dog Found ---> - Small, long-ish hair black dog was found 2 months ago in the neighborhood of the Bomberos. Wearing a snake-skin pattern harness from American Kennel Club. Has been living with locals, misses its owner. Thanks for any info. - Serena S, brentserena [- at -] gmail.com, 612 13 28913, Todos Santos

Male White German Shephard Looks To Get Adopted - 7 year old White German Shephard is looking to get adopted. send email to hauptmannanna [- at -] gmail.com. hauptmannanna [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Dog Groomer - Can anyone recommend a good groomer either here or in Los Cabos? I have two mini Schnauzers who need to be detailed monthly. Also, thanks for great response about a US notary. The consulate in San Jose at Tiendas Palmilla was fast and friendly. They renew passports there for $110 as well. - Ann Hazard, anapeligrosa [- at -] gmail.com, 612-154-8646, Todos Santos

For Sale - Tandem (2 Person) Sit-on-top Kayak - Pelican 2-person Apex 130SE kayak for sale. Includes 2 paddles, extra dry box lids and bags. In fantastic shape. $450. Have a Yakima kayak rack available, for sale, too. - Doug, extranheros [- at -] hotmail.com, 612-one54-339three, Pescadero

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

Bugs In Water Supply - I have bugs in my water they come out of my taps as well as in my toilet they look like small tadpoles. My water smells and is kinda yellow in colour. If anyone has any information on how to get rid of them and get my water back to normal, it would be appricated. I am on city water. Thanks. - Bill, bill_brooks55 [- at -] yahoo.com

Loreto and Mulege Satellite TV and Internet Services - Offering quality installation and repair services for Shaw Direct Satellite TV, HughesNet and commercial V-Sat Internet systems, wired and wireless home networks, VoIP telephony, home theater and structured cabling.

I'm based in Loreto, but willing to travel to remote locations. Fully bilingual, with references available upon request. Contact Jose Antonio Davila. Mx cell: 613 111 9779. US # 619 534 6401, Email: josedavilav [- at -] gmail.com, Loreto

How To Place A Free Ad in The Baja Western Onion? - Have you ever wondered how to Submit a FREE Ad or Article to the Baja Western Onion? It's easy! Simply fill out the form here: http://www.bajawesternonion.com/submitad.asp

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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 and office wired and wireless networking. - 612 143 1508, jocama85 [- at -] hotmail.com, Pescadero
Construction Innovations
New Energy Saving Block - R-30, acoustically efficient, fire, pest, hurricane proof. Low intro pricing. See work in progress. - Jeff Welch, 612-178 -0109; cell 612-117-3353, efblockpacific [- at -] gmail.com
Personal Development
Art for Life - Creative Coaching, Arts Workshops. Zoe Edmonds will help unleash your creativity and give the support you need to realize your creative projects. Email: zoe [- at -] artforlifebaja.com; Phone: 612-105-0056; Web: artforlifebaja.com.
Property Rental
Federal Zone To Rent - Cerritos Beach - Help us build a community of services and vendors. Tell us how much area you need pho.to/4bHDU. - Los Cerritos Corp, fedzone [- at -] live.com, Pescadero
Satellite TV/Water Systems
Todos Santos Technologies - Water System Installation, Tinaco cleaning, Satellite TV system installs and repairs. - Humberto Pardo, 612-104-2000, showmethetruth [- at -] hotmail.es, 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
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Featured Events This Week

Friday, January 31
Gardening Guru Seminar/workshop At Baja Beans - Bring all your problems and questions on plants, soil, pests, rodents and insects. Donations of 70 pesos accepted if you do not purchase any product. Organic products will be available for sale at the workshop. 10 a.m. to 12 noon. - Cathy Fuller, gardeningguruinc [- at -] gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Gardening-Guru/351102126685, 612 107 8588, Pescadero

Breakfast Fundraiser For Escuela Pacifica's New Yard - We want to invite all parents, friends, and community of Todos Santos to come and join us at the Escuela Pacifica. We will be serving breakfast from 9-11am. - Jacqueline Pavia, jaquelin_pavia [- at -] live.com.mx, 612-145-0803, Todos Santos
Saturday, February 1, thru Monday, February 10
Mask Project for Hogar del Niño - Masks must be delivered to Galeria de Todos Santos, Saturday, February 1, 10:00-2:00. Kick off party, Feb. 3, 3:00-5:00 (see below). Masks will be sold by silent auction until 5:00PM, Monday, February 10th. Paper mache forms available for 50 pesos. - nancyserfas [- at -] aol.com, http://www.hogardelnino-baja.org/, Todos Santos

Todos Santos Arts Festival - Local artists invited to exhibit their work during the Festival in the Plaza in front of the Márquez de León Theater. Exhibitor cost $200. p/day, Sat. Feb. 1 and/or Sat.Feb. 8. Call or Email: Francisco Reyes Flores, francisco.reyesflores [- at -] gmail.com, 624-129-6442 - Gloria Ruenitz, Todos Santos Festival of Arts Committee
Saturday, February 1
Wake Up Now! Half-day Intensive - Intensive half-day of silent and guided meditations, pointing-out instructions, inquiry, and dialogue in the tradition of Zen and Advaita Vedanta, 9 am -12:30 pm. Teacher: Stephan Bodian. Visit: stephanbodian.org/intensives.htm. - Todos Santos
Sunday, February 2
Multicultural Artist- Latin America, Israel, Canada - "Alchemy of Dreams" Invitation to The Opening of Art Exhibition by artist Liliana Kleiner. 5:30 p.m. at the Teatro Gral., Manuel Marquéz de Leon, Todos Santos. The exhibition will continue through February. Everybody is welcome. - Liliana Kleiner, lilianaxx [- at -] gmail.com, http://www.lilianakleiner.com, 612 169 4489, Todos Santos

Cerritos Surf Colony Resort Superbowl Party - 2:30pm at the bar and restaurant by the pool area. $2 half time beers; $5 well margaritas; $10 burger and beer; Pacifico Swag; $5 entry winner take all betting pool. Km67, highway 19, Todos Santos, BCS Mexico. http://www.cerritossurfcolony.com, Todos Santos

Shut Up Frank's Superbowl Party - Game starts [- at -] 4:30. Serving Bbq ribs, chicken and sides, Hot wings, fish & chips, salads and burgers. Free snacks and money prizes. - Steve Fidnick, cabofiddy [- at -] yahoo.com, 145 0707, Todos Santos

The Distillery's Superbowl Sunday - Watch at our big screen-big sound theater. Super tailgate buffet and 2 for 1 Baja Brewing draft beer. - James, merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, thedistillery.mx/the-distillery, 612-145-0098, Todos Santos

Superbowl At La Garra Bar - 4:00pm, 4 large-screen TV's. Shrimp Chile Rellenos, Shrimp & Fish Tacos, Mango salsa. Bucket of Beer (6) Special $160p. Limited seating. - Happy & Chuy Cota, lagarrarsb [- at -] gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/LaGarraRestaurantSportsBar, 612-145-0004
Monday, February 3
Mask Project Gala Opening - 3:00-5:00PM. Masks will hang for a week and be sold by silent auction. Grand Finale will be 5:00, February 10th. Benefits Hogar Del Nino. - hogardelnino-baja.org - nancyserfas [- at -] aol.com, PadrinoProject.com, Todos Santos
Friday, February 7
Looking Into The Mirror – Artist's Self-portraits At Galeria Alas Y Olas - 4 - 7 pm, Gallery Alas y Olas, Todos Santos. How does the artist see him or herself? Twenty artists from Todos Santos and La Paz will be exhibiting their self-image in a group exhibit. Please join us at our reception.. - Jennifer Power palapapower [- at -] hotmail.com
Sunday, February 9, thru Saturday, February 15
Writing Down The Baja - Poet Ellen Waterston's 5th annual writing workshop in Todos Santos. Special rate of $600 for day students including lunch only. Dinner available at $20 each. Package with lodging at Serendipity for $1,675, includes shared spacious double room, workshops, one-on-one, reading and reception, seven breakfasts, six lunches and five dinners. More Info: info [- at -] writingranch.com or call 541.480.3933. - Ellen Waterston, www.writingranch.com, United States
Sunday, February 9
Book Reading And Reception- Starting at 5pm., The Distillery, Todos Santos. We will be hosting a bookreading, signing, and reception for local author Karl Eysenbach. Karl's new book is titled "The Story of the Century". - James merlo4u [- at -] earthlink.net, 612-145-0098, thedistillery.mx

Todos Santos Artist Studio Tour - 10am - 5pm, Todos Santos, . 5th Annual Open Studio Tour supports the Palapa Society Children's Art Program. Last year over 30 artist studios were open for this popular tour.. - Diane Knight dianekknight [- at -] hotmail.com, 145-0586, www.artistsoftodossantos.com
Tuesday, February 11
Todos Santos Shades Of Green Art Show Bring In Date - 10 -1, Hotel Casa Tota, Todos Santos. Green will be the theme of this years color show. Submit your works - up to 3 pieces - 50 peso hanging fee - 2 or 3 dimensional.. - oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com
Thursday, February 13
Artist Studo Tour in Los Barriles - Over 21 local artist will open their personal studios and even lunch will be available on the tour. Tickets available at Baja Beach Company for 60 pesos or 5 USD. The self guided tour will be from 10Am to 4Pm. - Dale Crawford, crawest [- at -] yahoo.com, Los Barriles

Green Show Opening Reception - 5 -7, Hotel Casa Tota, Todos Santos. Hotel Casa Tota will be vibrant in green at the color themed art show reception. Come celebrate the creativity of our local artists!. - oscarntori [- at -] yahoo.com

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Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted  Return to Top

Looking For Someone Headed North With Room In Their Trailer - Looking for someone driving up from Los Barriles to or through LA with an empty or half empty enclosed trailer. Have some items that I would like transported sometime between now and end of spring. Will gladly pay fuel for your trip. Please call or email Janel or David at 818-612-3863 (US cell) or email janelinmex [- at -] yahoo.com. Muchas Gracias! - Janel Faraci, Los Barriles

Ride To San Jose Cabo Area Offered From California - I'd like company and someone to help me drive, especially in cities from Mendocino, California area to San Jose Cabo area. leaving Feb 3. Non-smokers only. Vegetarian preferred. Slow traveling, having fun, maybe 1 week to get there. Returning end of March. - Rebecca, 707 961-6190

March 15 Or Later - Western Canada To Todos Santos - Mid aged couple looking to share/gas/driving to Baja from any point in Western Canada (Calgary) to Todos Santos Mid-March to beginning of April. Have some things to bring - so a vehicle with some room like a truck would be great. pkennedysmith [- at -] gmail.com - pkennedysmith [- at -] gmail.com

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

Adopt Your Baja Puppy Today! - Four beautiful, brilliant Baja puppies are eagerly waiting to be loved and adopted by you ... today! Approximately two months old, each black w/white puppy is truly special and already has had its first vaccine, worming and bath! How can you resist?! Call Mariposa 612-176-3119 for this exciting opportunity. - Vickie Butler, vandhbutler [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Small Black Dog Found - Small, long-ish hair black dog was found 2 months ago in the neighborhood of the Bomberos. Wearing a snake-skin pattern harness from American Kennel Club. Has been living with locals, misses its owner. Thanks for any info. - Serena S, brentserena [- at -] gmail.com, 612 13 28913, Todos Santos

Male White German Shephard Looks To Get Adopted - 7 year old White German Shephard is looking to get adopted. send email to hauptmannanna [- at -] gmail.com. hauptmannanna [- at -] gmail.com, Todos Santos

Injured Dog In Desperate Need - A simple plea for help. For about the 7th time in recent months, an injured/abandoned dog has been left near my place in Comitan, outside of LaPaz. This young male has recently fractured femur (displaced) and a fractured tail. My landlord will not allow any further dogs. Local rescues are unable to assist. Local vets I have contacted will not accept payment plans. This is a very sweet boy, deserving of surgery and a loving home. If you have any compassionate suggestions or would like to meet him, please, please contact me. Muchismas gracias. - Kate Donker, 612-169-2334, La Paz

Found Dog, Pescadero, Near Surf Camp - Found old hound Black and Tan red collar white face. 612-117-8205 or 541/944-8010 - Jesse Haynes, 612-117-8205

Dog Found La Ventana - A very sweet little male dog was found in La Ventana perhaps scared by fireworks and couldn't find his way back home. He has long cream coloured hair (spaniel cross?) and was wearing a blue collar. I'm sure he has a loving home and would love to see him find his family. for more info...call Karen at 612-177-7941 or email me at gardenfaeries [- at -] hotmail.com. - Karen Mcgregor, gardenfaeries [- at -] hotmail.com

Missing Choclate Lab - Our 13-year-old choclate lab went missing from the cerritos area on the night of the 25. She is called "Snipes" and limps with her front leg and is deaf. She was wearing a red collar with our phone no612 1541071.please leave us a message if you have seen her. Thank you. - Irma Stutz, cerritos, wsstutz [- at -] hotmail.com, 612 1541071, Pescadero

Found Dog - Found female Jack Russel terrier. found in the Del Sol 2 market area on road, half white half tan face. One brown eye, one pink eye very skinny but in good shape appears to be a house dog, house trained. Found on Dec.27th call 624 1089 727. - Denise Merritt, 624 1089 727

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: bajainsider.com/baja-life/pet-care/findinglostdogs.htm - The Baja Western Onion

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