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04
Apr

No Cell Phones Allowed

 

Los Angeles, CA – April 4, 2015 - How’s the above-water world treating you lately? From the blare of your alarm clock in the morning, to traffic with its noise and frustration, the news tearing at you, your cell phone ringing. . .and that’s all before your work day even begins.
  
Even when we “get away”, these days, it’s hard to get away. We are always connected to our phones, computers, and the pressures that come with life. There is one place though, where very little of the surface world can touch us. It’s under the sea.

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30
Jan

So You Want To Be A Scuba Instructor? Read This Story

Paradise Cove Malibu 

Los Angeles, CA – January 30, 2015 - January morning in Malibu’s Paradise Cove, windless and sunny, I was packed into seven-millimeter thick neoprene, geared up for a beach dive. It was my first ever on the southern California coast and my first step toward becoming a dive instructor, though I’ve been certified advanced open water since I graduated high school. You’ll have to guess when that was. I’m not telling. It’s been that long and, for me, too long to wait to take my diving to a professional level.

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12
Feb

33rd Annual Avalon Underwater Cleanup

Avalon Harbor Clean-up

 
Los Angeles, CA – February 12, 2014 – What do diving, parties, fun, and odd finds all have in common? They can all be found at the 33rd Annual Avalon Underwater Cleanup. Taking place at Avalon Harbor on Catalina Island, this event offers exciting dive adventures that are only available during the event. The Harbor is closed to divers at any other time.

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11
Jan

Taking Lobster “By Hand” and 9 Important Rules for Lobster Diving

California Spiny Lobster Season Laws

 
Los Angeles, CA – January 11, 2014 – A guy (not the one above) maybe 30 years old came into Malibu Divers and said he was interested in buying a wetsuit. We chatted a while and discussed suits. I asked if he was certified. He said "certified for what?" Okay, so this is how it started.

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03
Jan

New Year's Resolution to Exercise: Start With Exciting Dive Adventures

Scuba Diving as  New Year's Resolution

 
Los Angeles, CA – January 3, 2014 – According to a recent study, these resolutions are among the top 10 that people make this time of year. Also cited was that “people who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.” How many times have you made a resolution? One of the reasons people quit is that they fail to make a clear well-defined plan. So, why not start your New Year's resolution to plan more exercise with a fun and exciting sport? Start your New Year with scuba diving and potentially achieve your intentions. 

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17
Oct

Lobster Diving: A "Tail" for the Breakfast Table

Los Angeles, CA – October 17, 2013 – It's almost dark; only a quarter moon will light the sky tonight. Excited divers dot the beaches along the southern coast of California. As the sun sets, the divers make last minute preparations to enter the water in Malibu, California. Adrenalin is pumping -- you know your dive buddy is with you, but you are alone with the thoughts in your head. You wonder what creatures you will discover in the darkness. You force yourself to slow your breathing and focus. You enter the water. The hunt is on; spiny lobster season is in full swing from Saturday, September 28, 2013 through Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

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18
Apr

Local Boy Scout Organizes Malibu Ocean and Beach Clean-Up for His Eagle Scout Project

Los Angeles, CA – April 18, 2013 – With Earth Day on April 22, 2013, a local boy scout and members of his local troop will be in the final stages of preparation for one scout’s eagle service project – removing trash and debris from our ocean and beach.

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