Public Citizen for Jul 20, 2006
Thursday, July 20, 2006
PUBLIC SERVANTS WANTED | COUNTYWIDE—Unhappy with elected officials? Quit whining and run for office. Several cities and districts will elect city council members and board members in November. Nomination papers for city offices are available at city clerks’ offices; nomination forms for school boards and special districts are available at the Monterey County Elections Department. Nomination period ends Aug. 11. Monterey County Elections Department, 1370B S. Main St., Salinas. Free. 796-1499.
GRAND JURORS WANTED | DISTRICT FOUR—Supervisor Jerry Smith seeks Fourth District (Del Rey Oaks, Seaside, Marina, Sand City and southwest portion of Salinas) residents interested in serving on the 2007 Civil Grand Jury. The Jury examines county and civil government and special districts to ensure that their duties are being carried out. Smith’s Office, 2616 First Ave., Marina. Free. 883-7570.
TALK TRASH IN MARINA |MARINA—Monterey Regional Waste Management Authority meets to elect officers for fiscal years 2006-2007 and discuss litter abatement, among other things. 9:30am. Boardroom, MRWMD Offices, 14201 Del Monte Blvd., Marina. Free. 384-5313.
WILL IT BE BUGGED? | MONTEREY—The National Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Co-President and US Development Coordinator talk about what goes on in the WILPF national office. 6:30pm-8:30pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Free. 444-8645.
PEST COURSE FOR GROWERS | SALINAS—Community Alliance with Family Farmers hosts a workshop and field tour about biological control of insect vegetable pests. Participants are encouraged to bring insect samples for identification. 8am-noon. Monterey County Agricultural Center, Richard W. Nutter Conference Room, 1432 Abbott St., Salinas. Free. 759-7359.
STOP EDLER ABUSE | SEASIDE—The Citizens League for Progress holds a forum on elder abuse featuring Seaside Police Detective Judy Strahan. 7-9pm. Villa Del Monte Senior Citizens Complex, 1670 Broadway Ave., Seaside. Free. 394-9047.