Public Citizen for Feb 26, 2009
Thursday, February 26, 2009
ENOUGH COPS IN SALINAS? | SALINAS—Through a grant from Common Sense California, the city begins a dialogue on government service levels. 6-9pm. Firehouse Recreation Center, 1330 East Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 758-7993.
CUBA NIGHT AND PROP. 8 | SEASIDE—Watch Strawberry and Chocolate, a film about the treatment of gays in Cuba during the ’70s, followed by a discussion led by activist Carol Cross. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 277-0949.
“WAKE UP SALINAS!” | SALINAS—Mayor Dennis Donohue and police Sgt. Sheldon Bryan talk about how businesses can address gang violence at a breakfast program sponsored by the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce. 7:30-9am. Steinbeck Hall, Hartnell College, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. $20. Reservations required. 751-7725 or register online at www.salinaschamber.com.
GANG VIOLENCE PANEL | SEASIDE—Orange County Superior Court Judge Jim Gray and cultural anthropologist Kathy Mackenzie discuss how to prevent gang violence.Co-sponsored by the Peace Coalition of Monterey County and Libertarians for Peace. 2-4pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 238-5058 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUPERVISORS’ AGENDA REVIEW | MARINA—Every Sunday evening prior to a Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Supervisor Jane Parker hosts an agenda review, answering questions, and talking with residents about their thoughts and priorities. 5pm. Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 266 Reservation Road, Marina. Free. 883-2242.
MARINA POLITICS | MARINA—City Council meets. 6:30pm. Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1278. Agenda available at www.ci.marina.ca.us/council1agenda.htm
CARMEL POLITICS | CARMEL—City Council meets. 4:30pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, Monte Verde between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. Free. 620-2000. http://ci.carmel.ca.us/carmel/index.cfm