Public Citizen for Feb 14, 2008
Thursday, February 14, 2008
2|14 THURS VETERAN’S CEMETERY PROJECT | MARINA – The Monterey County Veteran’s Cemetery Citizens Advisory Council meets to kick off the cemetery project, finally in its first phase after years of effort. Discuss goals and objectives, including funding, feasibility and design issues and a project update. 1-3pm. Marina Public Library, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. Free. 647-7615. OCEAN ADVOCACY DISCUSSION | MONTEREY – Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Ken Peterson discusses new ocean advocacy programs in his talk, “On Behalf of the Ocean.” 7pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Free. 646-3878. 2|15 FRI RODEO SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE | SALINAS – Today’s the final day to apply for a California Rodeo Salinas scholarship, open to students graduating from Salinas Valley high schools who are attending or transferring from Hartnell College. Students must be 17 or older; four scholarships reserved for children or grandchildren of Rodeo Committee members. Applications available online, hartnell.edu or carodeo.com, or at the Rodeo office, 1034 N. Main St., Salinas. Free. 775-3100. CHINA, OLD AND NEW | MONTEREY – The Monterey Bay chapter of the United Nations Association hosts Dr. Thomas B. Gold, who discusses “The Emerging Role of China in World Affairs, including at the UN,” followed by the Oscan-nominated Curse of the Golden Flower. 7pm. Golden State Theatre, 417 Alvarado St., Monterey. $8; $4 students with ID. goldenstatetheatre.com. 2|16 SAT JANE PARKER EVENT | SAND CITY – The Cachagua Playboys perform at tonight’s Elect Jane Parker party. Parker is running for the Monterey County District 4 supervisor. Reservations requested. 7pm. Ol’ Factory Café, 1725 Contra Costa St., Sand City. $5. 917-7880. 2|19 TUES LANDFILL BUFFER ZONES | PRUNEDALE – Monterey county environmental health officials host a workshop to answer questions about the county’s proposed landfill buffer zones, which would restrict building on land within 2,5000 feet of landfills in the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority and 1,000 feet of all others. To view the draft proposal, visit co.monterey.ca.us/planning and look under “What’s New.” 6pm, Prunedale Grange Hall, 17890 Moro Rd., Prunedale. Free. 755-4579.