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The Lighthouse District's own Bay Physical Therapy & Fitness Center wants you to know that, as of January 1, 2014, California residents have improved access to physical therapist services thanks to Assembly Bill 1000, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in the fall. This "direct access" law means that many people can receive physical therapy treatment without the hassle of obtaining a referral from their doctor.

Under the previous law, patients could only be seen for an evaluation, fitness and wellness services, and treatment for a condition that had been the subject of a medical diagnosis. This new law expands patient access to physical therapy for immediate treatment for up to 45 days or 12 visits, whichever comes first.

In addition to therapy, Bay Physical Therapy & Fitness Center offers gym and fitness services at a cost of only $45 per month for unlimited use during business hours (Mon-Thur 8:30am-6pm & Fri 8:30am-4:30pm) or $5 per visit. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please phone us at 831-375-5909.

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Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the links below to read the full articles.

Superior Salmon and the Power of Travel: An Inspiring Coastal California Book Signing Comes Monday
by Mark C. Anderson
Monterey County Weekly, 01/24/14

Music Offerings this Week Are All Over the Map
by Mac McDonald
Monterey Herald, 01/21/14

Photos: Zoe Boekbinder in Monterey
by Nic Coury
Monterey County Weekly, 01/26/14

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At Abundant Heaven Traditional Chinese Medicine, we pride ourselves in providing personalized, compassionate, and potent holistic healthcare. Great care and attention goes into everything we do - from cultivating a serene and relaxing clinic environment - to ensuring we are accessible to our patients to answer questions and concerns as they arise. We take the time to understand our patients, their challenges, their triumphs, and their lifestyles so we can provide the most appropriate and effective treatment possible. Education and support are some of the primary tools we use to empower our patients to take health back in their own hands. We offer a wide-range of services to address your health concerns and goals: - Acupuncture & adjunctive modalities - Chinese Medical Massage (Tuina) - An herbal pharmacy (specializing in pure, high-potency Chinese herbal formulas and supplements) - Craniosacral Therapy - Nutritional Consultations - Therapeutic Exercise Instruction - Health Consultations and Evaluations - And More! We accept insurance and can conduct a free benefit check for any prospective patient.

We also offer free 20 minute phone consultations. Call or email us to see how we may be of service to you and your loved ones.

Health and wellness is a way of life. It is our life-long passion which is why it is such a great honor and joy to share it with our friends, family, and community!

Check out some of the latest testimonials from our patients, current research and happenings in our clinic: Facebook google+ Yelp Reach 150 Square Market

Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the links below to read the full articles.

Monterey Planners to Consider Apartment/Retail Project
by Larry Parsons
Monterey Herald, 01/13/14

Vaping Presents a Controversial and Untested Alternative to Traditional Smoking. Here's the Lowdown.
by Walter Ryce
Monterey County Weekly, 01/16/14

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Ma's Green Living in the Lighthouse District offers bulk refills of many environmentally-friendly household items, and we're pleased to announce that we now offer bulk quantity discounts. The more you fill, the more you save!

Bulk Quantity Discount
5% off purchase of 30 - 59 ounces
10% off purchase of 60 - 119 ounces
15% off purchase of more than 120 ounces

Ma's offers a wide range of products including shampoos and conditioners, soaps and lotions, kitchen and bathroom cleaners, laundry soaps, and more. You can bring your own container or purchase one of ours! Please click here to read how it works.

To get the quantity discount it doesn't all have to be in one container (i.e., you can fill 7 bottles of the same dish soap to get the discount), but it does have to be the same product. Please note: this cannot be combined with other discounts.

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The New Monterey Business Association is pleased to welcome Pistons & Pearls Hair & Barber to the Lighthouse District! Located at 542 Lighthouse Avenue, Pistons & Pearls is a hair salon for women and traditional barbershop for men.

SaraPink, an experienced hair stylist, trained at the prestigious Sassoon Academy, Toni & Guy, and Bumble & Bumble. She tailors your cut and color to enhance your unique features and daily hair care needs, and also does blow-outs, styling, and hair extensions.

Bailey, a traditional barber, provides classic gentleman's haircuts, traditional straight razor shaves, and beard and mustache sculpting using top-notch products.

Pistons & Pearl is open Tuesday-Friday, 11am-8pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; and Sunday, 1pm-6pm. Please phone for an appointment, 720-771-0953.

Now through January 31, 2014, Pistons & Pearls is offering $10 off barber service and $20 off hair salon service (salon service includes a free product gift bag, $15 value).

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The Campbell Historical Museum and Ainsley House invites both amateur and professional photographers to submit photographs that capture the places, people, events, and environments that make Campbell unique. The deadline has now been extended to Friday, February 14, 2014.

The museum plans to exhibit these public entries March 1 - June 1, 2014, as well as historical images from the permanent collection that reflect the people, places, and events of Campbell. If you would like to participate, please e-mail [email protected] for guidelines and an application form. (Please note: the subject heading of the e-mail must read: "2014 Exhibition Application".) Only one entry per person. For more information or questions regarding the exhibition, please contact Anna Rosenbluth at 408-866-2759, or [email protected].

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Dan Vorheis, 1952-2014

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by Downtown Campbell in Downtown Campbell

We regret to report that Dan Vorheis, a staff member at Moonfyre Metaphysical and a beloved member of the Downtown Campbell community, died on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 as a result of complications arising from influenza and pneumonia. His gentle, cheerful presence in our community, which he was a part of for many years, will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his brother, John Vorheis; his nephew, David Meininger; his adult children Darcy Johnson and Jereme Vorheis; his best friend and roommate of 30 years, Karen Glenn and her family; and his longtime friend Rockie Arambula.

Any contributions toward the repayment of Dan's medical bills and additional fees would be deeply appreciated by his friends and family. Donations are now being accepted at Moonfyre Metaphysical.

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Paper mache, mixed media collages workshops

Posted on January 15th, 2014 by pmartsj in

Maayan's Recycle Art Studio
   Do you need a break from everyday life? Come to my paper mache, mixed media collages and focus on your creation and yourself.
Workshops, recycling materials, paper pulp and collages.
San Jose, Wednesdays 9:30 to 11:30 am and 8-10 pm
Close to 280, 17 and 85.
First class free. Cost $ 20 materials and refreshments are included.
 For examples, visit https://www.facebook.com/MaayansRecycledArtStudio

More information
[email protected]

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West Coast Tea, located inside Cat's Meow at 601 Lighthouse Avenue, is pleased to introduce KEIKO organic Japanese kabusecha (half-shaded green tea) to our collection. We invite you to discover the most authentic, extensive line of Japanese organic tea and tea-based products in the world! Our products include organic half-shaded green teas, matcha, KEIKO Japanese artisan tea ware, and utensils.

Tea tasting and workshops are coming soon! For more information, please phone West Coast Tea at 831-297-0249 or visit us at the shop. We're open for retail Monday-Sunday, 11am-6pm, and serving tea Friday-Sunday, 11am-6pm.

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