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Carmel draws visitors from all over the world and is struggling to maintain its small town appearance. Carmel in Hebrew translates to "garden" or garden land". Carmel was named by the Vizcaino (a Spainsh expedition of 1602) in honor of the fiars who discovered it, the order of "El Rio de Carmelo". Carmel became a town when the Mission San Carlos Borromeno also known as the Carmel Mission was moved from Monterey to the mouth of the Carmel Valley. A very small community grew up around the mission. Carmel's reputation as an "artistic" village began in 1903 when Devendorf Powers a real-estate developer offered to sell and lease land inexpensively to artists and writers. Numerous shops, fine restaurants and art galleries line Ocean street and all the side streets in Carmel-By-The-Sea. The fine white sands of Carmel beach is a pleasure to stroll along in the mornings.












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Down town Carmel


Enjoy a quiet walk on Carmel Beach in the morning.

Carmel Plaza Shopping Center - on Ocean street


Carmel Crossroads Shopping Center - along Hwy 1


Carmel Barnyard Shopping Center - along Hwy 1


Monterey County News

CJM Furniture Opens Their First Shop in Monterey County

This coming month, Monterey County proudly welcomes brand new furniture warehouse, CJM Furniture. Set to be the largest furniture outlet within a 500-mile radius, we will be happily servicing homeowners from our area and potentially the rest of California. In fact if you find a better extra firm mattress anywhere else, we'll give ours for free. We're inviting everyone to attend our Grand Opening on August 28, 2017 (see more details below). The said event will be open to the public so why not gather your friends, neighbors, and family members.[..]

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Importance of Gun Safety

Most licensed firearm owners intend to use guns for defense when disaster strikes. However, while it is true that guns can be handy in these harrowing situations, another concern is often overlooked. If you don't have a steady hand or drenching yourself in sweat and panic, there's a good chance your intruder can take possession of your gun. So finding a good quality gun safe at a good price will ensure that you can avoid these issues. It could happen all too swiftly if these criminals have enough experience in their field of expertise.[..]

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Large Fountain Erected to Honor Steadfast Community

A residential community is only as good as the support it gets from its members. Luckily for us here at San Lucas, Monterey County, our residents are always willing to lend a hand when it comes to the welfare and development of the whole community. Through the years, our residents have worked on more community service projects than we can count and this is why we included them in reviewing indoor water fountains that would suit this occasion.[..]

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