Public Citizen for Jan 24, 2008
Thursday, January 24, 2008
“WINNING THE UN-WAR” | MONTEREY—Charles Pena, author and analyst for MSNBC television, gives a talk, “Are We Winning or Losing the War on Terrorism?” 3pm. Naval Postgraduate School, Glasgow Hall, Room 122. Enter at 10th Street Gate, at Sloat Ave., Monterey. Free. 648-1776.
LATINO VOTE IN ’08 | SALINAS—Arturo Vargas, executive director of the National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials, talks about the significance of the Latino vote. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and no-host cocktails. 5:30-7:30pm. Santa Lucia Room, Sherwood Community Center, 940 N. Main St., Salinas. $40. firstname.lastname@example.org or JMenchaca@fentonkeller.com.
VOTING ACTIVIST | MONTEREY—Tom Courbat, founder of SAVE R VOTE, which opposes electronic vote counting, talks about organizing activists against Sequoia Voting Systems, used in Monterey County. 7-9pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Free. 641-0170.
CHILDREN LEFT BEHIND | SEASIDE—MPUSD board members discuss low-performing school sites and No Child Left Behind at tonight’s NAACP meeting. 7pm. Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1600 Broadway Ave., Seaside. Free. 393-9504.
PENA PART II | MONTEREY—Charles Pena discusses “Nuclear Terrorism: How Real is the Threat?” Noon. Monterey Institute of International Studies McGowan Bldg., Room 200, 411 Pacific St., Monterey. Free. 648-1776.
ROAD FUNDS | SALINAS—The Transportation Agency of Monterey County discusses a half-cent sales tax to improve local roadways. 5:30-7:30pm. Salinas Community Center, Santa Lucia Room, 940 N. Main St., Salinas. Free. 775-0903.
ANOTHER TAMC MEETING | CASTROVILLE—TAMC discusses half-cent sales tax. 5:30-7:30pm. Castroville Water District Conference Room, 11499 Geil St., Castroville. Free. 775-0903.
GOLF RESORT | DEL REY OAKS—The city hosts a scoping session for the Resort at Del Rey Oaks’ environmental impact report. 5:30pm. City Council Chambers, 650 Canyon Del Rey Rd., Del Rey Oaks. Free. 394-8511.