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Join the Lighthouse District's Bamboo Reef and Keith and Carol McNutt on this spectacular dive vacation as we explore the fabulous drop-offs and lush corals of Palancar Reef at Cozumel, Mexico, July 18-25, 2015.

Cozumel is known in the scuba diving industry as one of the best scuba diving locations in the world. Teaming with schools of fish and boasting amazing view, Cozumel offers the avid scuba diver a vast playground. Cozumel is the Mexican Caribbean's largest island, 28 miles and 10 miles wide, and is located just 12 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. It’s surrounded by the largest reef system in the western hemisphere, with abundant underwater sea life and brilliant colors. Although it is a diver’s mecca, even after decades as a popular vacation resort it remains a serene, quiet, and undiscovered piece of paradise. The climate is subtropical.

Cost of double occupancy is $1,895, and cost of a single is $2150. The fee includes: roundtrip airfare from San Francisco; 7 nights accommodations at Scuba Club Cozumel; all meals; 5 days of 2-tank morning boat dives; unlimited tanks for shire diving; complimentary gear locker (divers need to bring their own padlock); and hotel taxes. Cost for a non-diver is $1,650.

A $400 non-refundable deposit secures your spot on this trip. Price is subject to change until paid in full. Balance due 60 days prior to departure. For more information, please visit our website or phone us at 831-372-1685. ...Read More

There will be community meetings on Monterey street repairs (funded by Measure P) on the following dates.  All are welcome to attend!

Monday, February 9 
Hilltop Park Center, 871 Jessie Street, 7pm-9pm

Wednesday, February 11
Council Chambers, 580 Pacific Street, 7pm-9pm

Wednesday, February 18
Casanova Oak Knoll Park Center, 735 Ramona Street, 7pm-9pm

Monday, February 23
Monterey Youth Center, 777 Pearl Street, 12pm-2pm...Read More

Measure P: Fixing Monterey Streets:
There will be community meetings on Monterey Street Repairs on the following dates

Monday, February 9 
Hilltop Park Center, 871 Jessie Street, 7 - 9 pm

Wednesday, February 11
Council Chambers, 580 Pacific Street, 7 - 9 pm

Wednesday, February 18
Casanova Oak Knoll Park Center, 735 Ramona Street, 7 - 9 pm

Monday, February 23
Monterey Youth Center, 777 Pearl Street, Noon - 2 pm
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We'll be holding the 17th Annual Bunnies and Bonnets Parade in Downtown Campbell this year and your group or organization can join in on the fun! Applications are now open for any family friendly themed group or float to be in this year's parade.

To apply, please see our online application form for this year's parade. You may also print out and mail in your application if you prefer to do it the old fashioned way.

If you had problems accessing the online form previously, please try again. We had some technical difficulties.

Apply Here: Bunnies and Bonnets Parade Application Form

Please note, all entries must be submitted by Friday, March 20th, 2015. Your participation in the parade is subject to approval from the Downtown Campbell Business Association board and you will be notified of the status of your application by e-mail. 

For profit organizations will be subject to a $50 parade entrance fee that will be due upon acceptance into this year's parade....Read More

Coastal Home Furniture Gallery announces that all our mattresses will be on sale in February 2015! We invite you to visit our showroom at 458 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey - we’re open Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm, and Sunday, 10am-5pm.

We’ve got some great deals this month! Save up to $200 on select Tempur-Pedic mattress sets. Receive a free box spring with the purchase of a Serta iComfort mattress or save up to $400 on a Serta Motion Perfect Foundation. All other mattresses, including Spring Air California and Serta Perfect Sleeper mattresses, are on sale from $299. And we’re refreshing our floor models, so come check out our selection of floor model Tempur-Pedic and Serta iComfort mattresses on sale.

TRX Group Training at Snap Fitness

Posted on January 30th, 2015 by lighthouseave in Lighthouse District

Snap Fitness invites you to join us for TRX Group Training taught by Joey Rozyckie on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6am-7am, and Saturdays, 9am-10am. Space is limited, so be sure to arrive early. Cost is free to members of Snap Fitness - join online now!

Born in the Navy SEALs, Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously with the use of the TRX Suspension Trainer. The TRX Suspension Trainer delivers a fast, effective total-body workout, helps build a rock-solid core, increases muscular endurance, and benefits people of all fitness levels (pro athletes to seniors).

Joey, a personal trainer with certifications in NASM, bodybuilding, and nutrition who is also a TRX Qualified Group Suspension Training Instructor, encourages people to “keep it simple, put in the work and you will see results!”  His areas of focus are weight loss, nutrition planning, body building, and strength training....Read More

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.

Bay View Deli and Amir's to Close, Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse to Open in New Monterey
by Marc Anderson
Monterey County Weekly, 01/23/15

Bay View Deli Closes, Resurfaces
by Mike Hale
Monterey Herald, 01/27/15...Read More

2 FREE Trial Karate Classes, PLUS a Free Uniform!

Posted on January 28th, 2015 by downtowngong in Downtown Campbell

PRO Martial Arts is about much more than kicking, punching and karate workouts. We are passionate about helping our students build confidence and character that stays with them long after their time with us. PRO Martial Arts aims to prepare the children in our communities to grow into the next stages of their life by developing essential character development skills. Our students take away a potent blend of strength, flexibility, coordination and balance while learning effective and proven self-defense techniques in a fun and energizing environment. 

PRO Martial Arts also offers classes catered to children as young as 3 years of age! Our Little Rhinos program is specially designed to teach pre-school-aged kids the basic moves, curriculum and protocol to begin their journey in martial arts. The classes are energetic, kid-friendly and always inspiring! 

In addition to a full body workout, PMA offers a unique enrichment program that teaches children how to stay safe in an increasingly dangerous world. The program is comprised of 12 weekly lessons on Bullying Prevention and 12 separate lessons on Predator Prevention. Every lesson is stand-alone, ensuring students can enter the course at any time.

CLICK Here for our schedule...Read More

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Wedding Gowns at Bride N' Formal By the Bay

Posted on January 28th, 2015 by omba in Old Monterey

It’s the beginning of the season when couples are making their wedding plans! Brides, if you’re looking for a beautiful wedding gown, we invite you to come to Bride N' Formal By the Bay, which offers you the personal service that only a locally owned and operated small business can provide.

We recommend that brides order their gowns as early as possible. Not all wedding gowns need to be special ordered, but with more time, you will have a greater selection of dress styles and colors to choose from. Once you’ve found your special gown, it will set your theme and make all of your planning come together. Our shop also has a selection of bridesmaids’ dresses, mothers’ dresses, and tuxedos. We look forward to helping you with your wedding planning!

Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill welcomes our new Chef, Robby Valdez! Robby came to Monterey as our Sous Chef last July, and his background leading a few legendary San Diego kitchens (Raglan Public House in Ocean Beach) made him an obvious choice to lead us towards embracing the "gastropub" element of our restaurant, and moving in a direction to where our food better complements our beer. Over the next several months, Chef Robby will be implementing more dynamic menu items that have a degree of comfort-ability, with a level of flair and creativity to make dining at Alvarado Street Brewery a truly fun, memorable experience.

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