Public Citizen for Mar 20, 2008
Thursday, March 20, 2008
REGIONAL WATER BOARD | SALINAS – The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board meets. Today: An update on a program that monitors rivers and streams to learn more about how pollutants from upstream sources compare with those entering the ocean through major permitted discharges. 1:30pm. City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. swrcb.ca.gov/rwqcb3/Board/Agendas/2008/032108/MAR08agn.htm.
REGIONAL WATER BOARD | SALINAS – In day two of the regional water board’s meeting, board members discuss water discharge requirements for wineries and farms, and receive an update on the Carmel River Lagoon watershed. 8:30am. See Thursday.
THE BIG READ | SEASIDE – As part of the community-wide reading of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, adults and teens are invited to today’s discussion group. 1:30pm. Seaside Library, 550 Harcourt Ave. Seaside. Free. 899-2055.
COMPOSTING WORKSHOP | CARMEL – Learn how to compost yard and kitchen waste. Reservation requested. Carmel Middle School, 4380 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel. Free. 384-5313.
CITY COUNCIL MEETING | SALINAS – On the agenda: Declaration of National Community Development Block Grant Week during which the city will showcase services to low-income, elderly and homeless residents. 4pm. City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. 758-7381.
SAN CLEMENTE DAM REMOVAL | CARMEL – Learn about, and comment on, the process of removing the San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River. 1:30-3pm. Hidden Valley Institute of Performing Arts, Carmel Valley Road and Ford Road, Carmel Valley. 7-8:30pm. Mission Ranch Hotel, 26270 Dolores St., Carmel. Free. 320-2384.
CITIZENS LEAGUE FOR PROGRESS | SEASIDE – The Citizens League for Progress holds its monthly community forum with the county’s Social and Employment Services Department, to discuss services provided by the department. 7-9pm. Villa Del Monte Multipurpose Room, 1670 Broadway Ave., Seaside. Free. 394-9047.