Thursday, March 15, 2007
LETTERS FOR TROOPS | COUNTYWIDE—Operation Yellow Ribbon will send another 800 care packages to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan on March 20, and the most important item in each package is a letter or card. They need non-political letters of support or unsealed cards to be included in the shipment. For the care packages, the most requested items are new or used DVDs, CDs, AT&T international or global phone cards, beef jerky and pop-top tuna and chicken lunches. Cash/checks also accepted. Call for drop box locations or pickup. 649-0101 or 484-1104.
DRUGS IN SACTO | SEASIDE—The director of the Drug Policy Alliance of California talks about Prop. 36 drug treatment program, student drug testing and the governor. Sponsored by FED-UP and Libertarians for Peace. 6:30pm. Roundtable Pizza, 1717 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 238-5058.
FOUR YEARS LATER | SALINAS—Vigil commemorates the fourth anniversary of Iraq invasion. 11am-1pm. Corner of Blanco Road and South Main Street, Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEACE RALLY | MONTEREY—Live band, barbecue, kid’s activities and food for peace. 10am-6pm. Window on the Bay, Del Monte Boulevard, across from Lake El Estero, Monterey. Free. email@example.com.
COMMUNITY V. OIL | MONTEREY—Sustainable Monterey County and the Osio screen The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil. 7pm. Osio Cinemas, 350 Alvarado St., Monterey. $5 suggested donation. firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONEY AND POLITICS | SALINAS—The City Council will consider how to allocate $1 million for goals like community safety and economic development. 5pm. Council Chambers, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. 758-7381.
PG POLITICS | PACIFIC GROVE—City Council meets. 6pm. Council Chambers, 300 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 648-3106.