Thursday, March 22, 2007
DEMS AND ORGANIZING | SALINAS—Salinas Valley Democratic Club talks about organizing for local elections and state Sen. Shelia Kuehl’s proposal for a universal health care. Snacks provided. 6:30pm. Teamsters Hall, 931 East Market St., Salinas. Free. 758-9503.
TORTURE OBSERVER | SALINAS—Abu Ghraib witness and Iraq War veteran Ramon Leal speaks out while conscious, hip-hop band Para La Gente rocks out. 2:30pm. Teamster’s Union Hall, 931 E. Market St., Salinas. Free. 206-5043.
MORE LOCAL DEMS | MONTEREY—Vinz Koller, chair of the Monterey County Democratic Central Committee, speaks about organizing to win. 2-4pm. Monterey City Library Community Room, 625 Pacific St., Monterey. Free. 620-1674.
PEACE MOM | SEASIDE—Cindy Sheehan talks about “making a difference” and signs copies of her book, Peace Mom: A Mother’s Journey through Heartache to Activism. 8pm. CSUMB University Center Ballroom, Sixth Avenue and B Street, Seaside. Free. 582-4768.
DRIVING LOCAL ISSUES | MONTEREY—Transportation Agency for Monterey County wants to hear the public’s thoughts and concerns about transportation in Monterey County. 6-8pm. Hilltop Park Center, Jessie Street and David Avenue, Monterey. Free. 775-4403.
SUMMER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM | COUNTYWIDE—Today’s the deadline to apply for the summer Development Project Management Institute (DPMI), a professional certificate program offered by the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Professionals from all fields can register. Additional information and online DPMI application available at miis.edu/dpmi or 647-6417.
MONTEREY COUNTY GOP | SEASIDE—Farm Bureau’s Bob Perkins talks about eminent domain and the 2008 California Property Owners Protection Act at the Monterey Republican Women’s Club’s luncheon meeting. 11:30am/social hour; noon/lunch. Embassy Suites Hotel, 1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd., Seaside. $20. 375-3573.