a. Open Mic is a GO on Wednesday, Jan.1, 2020! Start the new year right with local and visiting entertainers at La Fogata. Happy hour is 4-6, signup to preform from 6-7 and music plays from 7-930. Come drink, dance, eat and support a good cause, the Eastcape Guild, in our efforts to give good kids a chance to go to high school.

b. East Cape Guild general meeting on Wednesday January 8th at 11am is at La Playa.  All welcome. – kaplotkin@aol.com

c. New Years Eve beach bonfire and Mutton Roast and Mariachi music at Vela Baja 31 Dec at 7pm.  Food by advance ticket purchase (cash only) from Vela Baja office shop located within grounds of Playa Del Sol Hotel.  Drinks available from hotel Palapa Bar (not included in ticket price)  Tickets $20 or 400 peso per person.  Limited availability – velabaja@gmail.com

d. Hola amigos!  One occasion only! As welcoming New Years! This Monday 30th we will be switching Salsa night for Tuesday, 31st!  Starting with a different Cuban band than our usual performing @ 7:00pm. Having a special menu, don’t forget to book your reservations! You can’t miss celebrating and receiving New Years 2020 with us at La Playa restaurant. – eve_kb@hotmail.com

e. Free Yoga class with Jackie on New Year’s Day at Yoga Garden from 10-11:15am Bring your own mat, if you have one. Join us at 9:30am that day for a smudging ceremony before yoga class.  Edie Penya will be burning white sage, and Julie Marks will be using the traditional copal and Palo Santo.  Start the New Year out right with us at Yoga Garden.  Live music for our relaxation at the end of class. – jackiereeves1002@gmail.com

f. Packages new years Manolos Bbq – No. 1 angus brisket. 250 USD (15-17 persons) # 2 stuffed turkey 200 USD (18-20 persons.) # 3 polled pork.150USD. (14-16persons) # 4turkey breast 100USD (6-8persons) or more information 6241584320 manolosbbq @ yahoo. com

g.  Rancho BuenaVista Dec 31st, 2019 6:00pm / $25usd. Karaoke Music and Dinner *Starter: Carrot cream *Main course: stuffed pork loin with pineapple & plum sauce, mashed potatoes, gravy, Green beans, sweet salad. *Dessert: Carlota Lemon Rsvp: pverdugo2584@gmail.com(Menú available)

h. Join Chef Anton at Del Sol Cafe for his one of a kind New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 4 course dinner.
Hotel Playa Del Sol starting at 6pm on Tuesday & Wednesday, December 31st & January 1st for this very specail New Year’s Dinner .  $40 pp including tax. Call Playa Del Sol at 624-141-0212
https://vanwormerresorts.com/web-special/188/christmas-dinner-at-del-sol-cafe – eddie@vanwormerresorts.com

i. Come and celebrate with us the new year with a dinner party at Palmas de Cortez’s Bay View restaurant!!
3 course meal, $50.00 usd per person, includes a glass of wine and live music !!  Rsvp: 6241410839 / 6241410050 – bayview@vanwormerresorts.com

j. Join Cafe Maria for dinner before parting this Tuesday, Dec 31st! You could enjoy our delicious Shrimp Medallions, served with spinach salad and mashed sweet potato. Regular menu also available. To go: 14 105 11 Contact: pris.cafemaria@gmail.com

k. Smokey’s NYE dinner special is black pearl crusted rib eye, butter and garlic shrimp, mashed potatoes, steamed veggies and green salad $500 pesos. Limited appetizer menu. Bacon cheeseburgers or chili dogs and fries too! Reservations necessary!


a. Blue six foot dog leash in Spa Buena Vista, Monday morning on Navigantes Rd. – wendyc3392@gmail.com

b. 1 nice almost new helmet found on Coast Road past Tres Palapas Monday Dec 30… Tell me color, brand and/or size and it’s yours. Call 624-142-8948 (MX land line) or 624-210-5938 (MX cell). – aaphipps1@gmail.com


a.  Hello friends.. Only for this occasion we will be at Main Street close to Parque La Laguna from 8 to 12 on Tuesday December 24.. The Bagel Shop and Guayaberas La Otra Peninsula. Come for your bread, Cramberry Juice or Guayabera. Also we will have some other products. – cpspaz.mx@gmail.com

b. Alanon meetings every Monday and Thursday at 10:00-11:00 am. In the Serenity Garden in Spa Buena Vista. Alanon is a 12 step program for friends and families of alcoholics.  We use Alanon approved literature.  Please call 141-0267 or 619-889-2779 for direction

c. Hola Amigos! I have been writing a story for awhile. It just got published, and is available online (and in two installments). If you like to read fiction with a bias towards surfing, kiting, warm places (FL, AZ, Baja, CA, NV, the Gorge), SEX, murder, kombucha, chocolate cake, tequila (and all the accompanying dysfunction)—with a dollop of “meaning of life exploration” thrown in—you’re in luck. You can order ebook or soft cover below:
https://store.bookbaby.com/book/only-the-trying Part One is: DONUTS ARE MEANT TO BE EATEN and part Two is: ONLY THE TRYING I am donating all the proceeds to The Innocence Project:  https://www.innocenceproject.org/ Thanks! Alex M. Cook – alexander1cook@gmail.com

d. Barre is cancelled wed at the yoga garden 1-1-2020 .We will resume the 8th of February !See you there 🙂 – emilyphilbrick@gmail.com


a. can anyone recommend someone who either sells fabric for trailer awnings or does awning repair? mike @ (us number) 850.376.1360 – Ltcolmichaelquinn@yahoo.com

b. Anyone interested in beginner flute, fiddle, ukulele or guitar lessons? Contact Diane Malik at dmalikak@yahoo.com.

c. Anyone here have solid details on what appeared to be a panga sinking / with sad consequences off the shoreline of spa buena vista –  right in front of the hotels ramp – the morning of dec 30th.  Eventually ambulance and police were called,  and it did not look routine. ​  ​it did not look good –  but i did not want to cause any issues by investigating closely. – birdbrain13@gmail.com


a. Physical Therapy at Tres Palapas Pickleball Resort! Treating all orthopedic issues acute or chronic. Appointments available on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 1:00:  40 per visit for non-members, 36 for members.  Email me to schedule: jwiley427@gmail.com. – Happy Healthy 2020!! –

b. Dr. Alma Vasquez will be in Los Barriles Saturday January 18th. offering treatments such as Botox, Juvderm Fillers, and Radio Frequency Skin Tightening. Through continual education and training, Dr Alma has spent the summer learning  with top MX Plastc Surgeons PBSerumSmooth Collagenase Therapy. Targets fine lines similar to one of the ways burns are treated in Spain. If you would like more info email me. New line of Physician Strength Skin Care.  For info/Appts kwmx3@yahoo.com.  report to Salon Blue 2.  Starting a preventative skin care programs in your early 40, preserves your youthful  appearance years beyond –


a. Slingshot Dwarfcraft 4-6 foil board. Great intermediate board. Good condition. 325 gybes and its yours. – robbieflatt@gmail.com


Follow the format: date, day, arrive or leave time, # of people, contact information.

From SJD to the Eastcape

1/6 Mo  Arrive 3:10pm 1person 2 bags to LB.  or Share Cab? SBgiswold@gmail.com

1/6 arrive 2:15pm 1 person 2 sm bags to LB share/pay gas – kitinjim@me.com
1/7 Tu    Arrive 11:40am. 1person 2 bags. To LB  patmac1959@hotmail.com
1/7 Tu   Arrive 3pm 1+2bags to LB  Share a cab? – pbroder76@gmail.com
1/11   Arrive 3:25pm , 1 person/1 small bag (kiter w/ no kite gear) – chris.tulley@gmail.com
1/15 Mo Arrive @1 pm 1 person, carryon, kite bag and board bag. share cab or car rental to Los Barriles. – impex@comcast.net

From the Eastcape to SJD

1/5 2 people, 2 bags, flight leaves 7pm. Can leave anytime in pm. – planetchiron@protonmail.com  
1/15 flight is at 2pm, 2 persons 1 bag – rregbert@gmail.com

Rides Offered

2/20 Fri  Arrive 2:05 PM, 1 person, 3 bags (1 golf bag), share shuttle? – seablind99@gmail.com

BAJA BIZ –   Repeats every TWO weeks. 5 lines/10-15 words per line/50 words total – subject to editing

a. Dr Dennis, our local LB Chiropractor and clinical nutritionist, will be in his office MWF and some Saturdays by appointment.. We work on a variety of health problems, not just stiff necks and backs. Schedule a free consult today to discuss your condition. densaidyes at aol.com, or text 970-799-7068. My Best to You

b. Mail Boxes Los Barriles wishes everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year.  We thank you for your support over the last 2 years and look forward to helping you any way you need in 2020.  Mail-freight-shipping-vehicles-furniture.  As always Terry Gray Curtis at your service, Tel Mex 624-151-5530 USA 310-272-9500 mailbarriles@gmail.com & www.mailbaja.com –

c. Best B&B in La Paz, CASA MANGO.  Special rate for residents who visit La Paz; Information and reservations: 612 348 9793 or jebeddy2012@hotmail.com

d. dish network reciever for lease  sat  119  all channels – annabeckz1@yahoo.com

REAL ESTATE –  For Sale, For Rent, House-sitting. – Repeats in ONE week. 5 lines/10-15 words per line/50 words total. Subject to editing. (If you are a buyer and you “saw it first” on the BPE please let me know. It’s only fair that the owner pays a finders fee

a. Baja SunRise RV park – rents Starwood LX 32 Ft. Trailer 55 stays a night 350 a week. 2nd & 3rd row openings, full hookups. +52(624)159-0853 yotalleyho@gmail.com

NOT WANTED – THREE LINE LIMIT!! –   Repeats in one week. All Coconuts are US in origin. Subject to editing. (Bad words: sell, money, $, dollars, pesos) – Keep it short!  Sorry, no photos. Use Craig’s list and include link.

a. winnebago  for sale  runs good e mail for details  older model – annabeckz1@yahoo.com

b. 4 Fox shocks. Taken off of 2016 RZR trail. 400 rides. 624 178-7640 – gcwhite44@gmail.com

c. 21 speed Dunlop bike. Good condition. 100 rides. 624 178-7640 – gcwhite44@gmail.com

d. 3 kwikset deadbolts, never used, set for $30.00 or $14.00 each. Jrlester@live.com or 406 599 3274 Robin

e. For sale. 2017 Kawasaki Mule Pro FXT.  The ultimate Los Barriles side x side. 6 seater. Like new condition. Very versatile. https://bajasur.craigslist.org/snw/d/2017-kawasaki-mule-pro-fxt-the-ultimate/7041120429.html?lang=en&cc=usLeeramage7@gmail.com

f. Custom trailer Fully enclosed, google axle heavy-duty shocks and springs. This thing is perfect, even has custom spider rims. Four seater razor can drive right in no problem and lock it up in the back – mikewagnon4@gmail.com

g. Kahuna 12′ inflatable stand up paddle board. 32″ wide, 6″ thick​ ​350 lb. weight load capacity.  Comes with rollerbag/packpack, carbon fiber paddle, leash, repair kit, extra fin, pump.  Excellent condition 850 strokes – cj1795@shaw.ca


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