Public Citizen for Aug 21, 2008
Thursday, August 21, 2008
GANG PREVENTION SUMMIT | SALINAS– Jack Calhoun, founder and president of the National Crime Prevention Council, gives a gang prevention talk, “Youth As Resources: A New Paradigm in Youth Policy.” Presenters also include Pastor Anthony Ortiz, founder of California Youth Outreach, retired judge John Phillips and Mayor Dennis Donohue. 11am-1pm. Rancho Cielo Youth Campus, 710 Old Stage Road, Salinas. $15 includes lunch. 444-3533.
GLOBAL TRADE ROUNDTABLE | MONTEREY– International scholars from 12 countries explore contemporary issues relating to global trade and development. 2-4pm. Monterey Institute of International Studies, Boardroom, McCone Building, 460 Pierce St., Monterey. Free. 647-6417.
TREES FOR P.G. | PACIFIC GROVE– Mayor Dan Cort and his wife, Beth, lead the effort to reforest and restore the Monarch Grove Sanctuary Butterfly Habitat. Thursday 9am-noon, cleanup and prepare the Sanctuary. Friday and Saturday 10am-2pm, hole digging, planting and additional cleanup. Bring a shovel, gloves, plenty of water; and sack lunches on Friday and Saturday. No children under 13. Contact Beth Cort, 375-6868 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE | PACIFIC GROVE– Meet the new manager of the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History at 1:30 and 3pm, enjoy refreshments and check out the education center and science lab. 1-4pm. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 648-5716.
MARINA DOWNTOWN PLAN | MARINA– The city of Marina hosts a public meeting and work session to formulate downtown vitalization plan policies. Downtown documents available after Aug. 21 at www.ci.marina.ca.us. 6pm. City Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1278.
DEMOCRATIC ENDORSEMENTS | MARINA– The Marina Democratic Club hosts its fourth meeting, featuring the announcement of endorsements for City Council and Marina Coast Water District board seats. 7pm. Marina Public Library Community Room, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. Free. 884-9662.