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Let's get to 80% Campbell! Fill out your 2020 Census today at http://my2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020 to respond to the 2020 Census. If you live in other cities, this message is for you too. We need to get as complete of a response from Santa Clara County as possible to maintain or improve current funding levels.

California's Covid-19 re-opening guidelines for businesses have been updated and now reorganized into four risk level tiers that are expected to remain stable. Under the revised system, restrictions have been loosened to allow barber shops and hair salons to re-open with modifications.

The restrictions have only been loosened for hair salons and barber shops. Other beauty, wellness, and fitness services can still only be performed in outdoor settings until we reach a lower risk tier.

Santa Clara County is currently at Tier-4 (Widespread), but we're not too far away from dropping down into Tier-3 (Restricted). After we all lost discipline for a few months, we've been doing a much better job of keeping the infection rates trending the right direction and if we can keep being careful for a few more weeks, we might be able to drop into Tier-3 by the end of September.

Thank you to all of you who have been diligent about wearing masks, avoiding risky activities, and maintaining social distance.

What Would Tier 3 Mean

Tier 3 would be huge. Tier 3 would mean skin care, massage, and fitness studios can resume at least some indoor services again and restaurants will be allowed to offer limited indoor seating.

The Blueprint for a Safer Economy

If you'd like to learn more about the various risk tiers and what that means for our businesses, take a look at the newly released Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

What to Expect at Salons

First, please remember that salons and barber shops have been mostly closed for many months and there may be some hiccups as everyone gets used to returning to a more normal work environment under completely abnormal conditions. Then also keep in mind that as much as we want to just enjoy what simple luxuries we're able to have, things are not normal. Everyone will be learning how to operate their businesses differently from what they were used to back in March.

Hours may be erratic, especially in the initial weeks. Nobody really knows how much demand they need to fill so expect hours to change from week to week for a while until things stabilize. Some places might take some time to return to full staffing or may not be able to offer some services.

You may be asked to take a temperature check and to wash your hands upon arriving. Please come alone. You will need to wait outside until your appointment is up. Of course, you will need to wear a mask.

Please also call ahead to schedule your appointment. Demand is likely to be high in the first weeks so there may not be any room for you if you decide to just walk in.

Downtown Campbell Business Directory

Great news for all who want a haircut, and all who work in hair salons and barbershops! On Friday afternoon, it was announced by the California Department of Public Health that hair salons and barbershops in Monterey County are permitted to reopen for indoor services on Monday, August 31, 2020.

You're invited to call to your favorite hair professional and make an appointment, but please be patient - given the short notice, it may take our local artisans a few days to get up and running again.

To learn more about the State of California's new Blueprint for a Safer Economy, which has revised the public health criteria for loosening and tightening restrictions on business activities, and to learn what's permitted in Monterey County according to this new blueprint, please click here.

Hair Salons & Barbershops Can Open for Indoor Service on August 31

Posted on August 29th, 2020 by lighthouseave

Great news for all who want a haircut, and all who work in hair salons and barbershops! On Friday afternoon, it was announced by the California Department of Public Health that hair salons and barbershops in Monterey County will be permitted to reopen for indoor services on Monday, August 31, 2020.

Please keep in mind that this announcement is as much of a surprise to hair stylists and barbers as it is to the rest of us. You're invited to call to your favorite hair professional and make an appointment, but please be patient - given the short notice, it may take our local artisans a few days to get up and running again.

To learn more about the State of California's new Blueprint for a Safer Economy, which has revised the public health criteria for loosening and tightening restrictions on business activities, and to learn what's permitted in Monterey County according to this new blueprint, please click here.

We all have moments in our lives when we want to do something special or different. Maybe you have a friend who's having a tough time right now. Or you want to celebrate a promotion or a new job. If you're a business owner, perhaps you want to thank your employees for working so hard.

Revival Ice Cream wants to help you create the perfect package of ice cream! Our Taste The Love custom packages will be created after you chat with our manager in the shop. You can discuss the occasion with her and she'll put together the perfect package for you. And yes, we can ship our custom packages nationwide!

To talk to us about a possible package, please visit our website and fill out our short form. We'll call you to start creating what you need. Revival Ice Cream is located at 463 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

Rosine's Restaurant is now open at 9am daily for outdoor dining. Our new hours are Sunday - Thursday, 9am-8pm, and Friday and Saturday, 9am-9pm. Visit us at 434 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

Take-out orders are still available by calling us at 831-375-1400. You can view our menus online for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. For delivery, please click the Online Ordering tab on our website.

We are a local, family-owned business celebrating 40 years and we truly appreciate everyone's support! We are following all Monterey County health guidelines for everyone's health and safety. We ask that you please wear a face covering when you're not seated....Read More

Pumpkin Smash Now at Jamba

Posted on August 28th, 2020 by Jamba

Jamba, located at 398 Alvarado Street in Monterey, is excited to bring back our fan favorite Pumpkin Smash with all the colors and notes of fall. We know that Jamba fans crave our special pumpkin spice blend, and this year we are offering Pumpkin Smash two ways to appeal to both classic and plant-based lifestyles. Pick up yours today!

The Evolution of Pearl Hour

Posted on August 27th, 2020 by Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour continues to evolve in these uncertain times, offering great drinks, food, and comfort at our little neighborhood haven at 214 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. We have a beautiful, newly-renovated back patio, we've got imagination and resolve, and we are now ...a coffee shop...a food and cocktail spot...a retail bottle shop...and a bottle delivery service. Like a diamond, we have many facets - it's Pearl Hour magic, babycakes.

Coffee Shop
Wed-Sun, 9am-3pm
For ages 21 and up only. Serving espresso drinks, pour over Acme coffee, house made herbal elixirs, tea, soda, and Parker-Lusseau pastries. Free WiFi.

Pop-Up Eats and Cocktails
Fri, 5pm-12am
Sat & Sun, 2pm-12am

Serving great food and Pearl Hour's full cocktail, wine, and beer menu on the patio for ages 21 and up. Every two weeks, we'll partner with different pop-up kitchens to bring you some awesome food to accompany your drink of choice. August 28-30, enjoy empanadas from Cafe Guarani. September 4-6 and 11-13, tantalize your tastebuds with offerings from Ad Astra.

Retail Bottle Shop
Wed & Thu, 9am-3pm
Fri, 9am-3pm & 5pm-12am
Sat & Sun, 9am-12am

We have amaro and prosecco, rare whiskeys, Pearl Hour favorites, house made syrups and bitters, and our legendary cocktail kits. You can purchase bottles here whenever we're open. View our items and prices online.

Bottle and Cocktail Kit Delivery Service
We continue to offer limited local delivery of bottles and our cocktail kits (along with recipes!) to your home. Please view our selection online and contact us at 831-229-4132 or on Instagram for delivery info.

We're celebrating our first anniversary in September! Thank you for supporting our small, locally-owned business. Questions? Call us at 831-229-4132. We hope to see you soon....Read More

Mai Ryuno Participates in YAC's LiveART - Aug 29

Posted on August 27th, 2020 by PlayFullGround

Mai Ryuno, artist and owner of the Lighthouse District's Play Full Ground, is participating in Youth Arts Collective's LiveART 2020 on Saturday, August 29, 4pm-7pm! This online event will feature live art making (both live-stream and time lapse), a sketch circle, an art auction, art sales, and live music. It's an entertaining way to support YAC and view and purchase the work of local artists!

Mai Ryuno is a social practice, installation, and performance artist whose artwork is concept driven, process oriented, and playful. She loves using mixed mediums. Her artwork is sometimes abstract and subtle, and, at other times, bold and colorful. It is often the result of her interest in spontaneous ideas and the act of making and doing art.

Mai is also a contemporary educator who, thought Play Full Ground, teaches classes, facilitates workshops, and does personal coaching in art and creativity. Her goal is support everyone's journey to discover their own way of being creative as well as develop skills such as critical thinking, creative problem solving, communication, and collaboration through fun, creative projects.

Shear Addiction Barbershop and Hair Studio, located at 160 Webster Street in Downtown Old Monterey, is not currently offering haircuts because of Covid-19 restrictions, but we do have hair products for sale! For example, we now have Atlas hair products for men in stock: High Shine Pomade, Matte Wax, Semi-Matte Putty, and Matte Texture Clay.

If you're interested, please contact us via Facebook or Instagram or e-mail us. We're happy to offer local delivery or curbside pickup at the shop.

Have you tried the Bagel Bar before? How would you like to win a dozen of their unique bagels made fresh daily for free? That's one of the prizes for our next Downtown Campbell Survival Project Drawing next month! There are other great prizes too, including a $50 gift card of your choice to any of our retailers, $25 card to Opa, or five $10 gift certificates to Blue Line Pizza.

To enter, you just have to email us a receipt from any Downtown Campbell business from Aug 8 - Sept 6 to [email protected]nCampbell.com. BONUS: This month we’re awarding double entries for retail receipts!

For full contest details, please see this post:
https://www.downtowncampbell.com/news/2020/08/survival-project-august-2020-retail-extra-bonus-round...Read More

The City of Monterey has announced the temporary closure of all beaches in Monterey, September 4-7, 2020. Only water activities and ocean access are permitted. Beach use is not permitted. Violators subject to $1,000 fine.

Labor Day Weekend has historically drawn large crowds to the Monterey Bay Area. Anticipating a high volume of beachgoers in the region and overcrowding on the beaches, the City of Monterey has decided to close beaches to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Water activities are allowed. This means that activities such as swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, paddle boarding, and kayaking are permitted. The beach may only be used to provide access to the ocean.

Beach use is not allowed. This prohibits groups, walking, jogging, sunbathing, picnicking, and sitting at all beaches in Monterey.

McAbee Beach and San Carlos Beach: Ocean Access Only, 8/22-9/22

Posted on August 25th, 2020 by lighthouseave

The City of Monterey has announced the temporary and limited closure of McAbee Beach and San Carlos Beach, August 22 - September 22, to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Only water activities and ocean access are permitted. Beach use is not permitted. Violators will be subject to fines.

Water activities are allowed. This means that activities such as swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, paddle boarding, and kayaking are permitted.

Beach use is not allowed. This prohibits groups, walking, jogging, sunbathing, picnicking, and sitting on the beach.

McAbee Beach is located at 622 Cannery Row. San Carlos Beach is located at the corner of Cannery Row and Reeside Avenue.

Lilify's New Central Coast Room Spray

Posted on August 25th, 2020 by Lilify

Lilify introduces our new Central Coast Room Spray. Custom blended in Pennsylvania by HEWN, this small batch room spray includes tea tree, lavender, clary sage, and peppermint, and is inspired by the maker's time spent on California's beautiful Central Coast.

You can spray it around your room as often as needed to freshen up your space or spray it on linens or fabrics from 6" away. Now available online and in our shop at 281 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Saltwater Sanctuary and Shelley Bennett Skincare present an Outdoor Market Bazaar on Sunday, August 30, 1pm-5pm, between 578 and 588 Houston Street in Downtown Old Monterey. Featuring skin care items, home decor, and gifts, it'll be a fun, easy-going event. Come walk around, wearing a face mask and respecting social distancing, and enjoy the afternoon!

We'll hold a raffle today to win 3 tote bags filled with skincare and wellness goodies. How to enter? For every $50 you spend at the Bazaar, we'll give you a raffle ticket. Also, for every 5 non-perishable canned food items or 5 cans of pet food you donate to our people/pet food drive, you'll receive a raffle ticket.

All of Shelley Bennett Skincare's products will be 15% off this afternoon.

City of Monterey Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Posted on August 24th, 2020 by lighthouseave

The City of Monterey is pleased to announce the start of an Emergency Rental Assistance Program. City Council allocated $800K to fund this program, which will assist residents and workers in Monterey who experienced a loss of income due to Covid-19 and need help with rent. Learn about eligibility and how to apply here.

To be eligible you must live or work in the City of Monterey, experience a loss of income due to Covid-19, have a lease agreement or letter from your landlord confirming tenancy, be current on rent payments prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, and make less that 80% of the area's medium income.

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