Thursday, February 4, 2010
GOVERNOR CANDIDATES’ FORUM | MARINA – Local business leaders host a California governor candidates’ forum with state Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner and a representative from Meg Whitman’s campaign. 12:30-1:30pm. Marina Technology Cluster, 3180 Imjin Road, Marina. 970-4141.
SEASIDE POLITICS | SEASIDE – City Council considers second reading of Styrofoam ban and water credits for Mi Pueblo grocery. 7pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. Free. 899-6737.
REBEL RADIO | MONTEREY – Interactive Radio for Justice Director and Founder Wanda Hall explores how community radio can be used to promote social justice when international authorities are investigating criminal abuses. 1-3pm. Room 102, McGowan Building, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 411 Pacific St., Monterey. Free. www.miis.edu.
‘LIBRARY SUMMIT’ | PACIFIC GROVE – The city invites residents to wrestle with how to find sustainable funding for the Pacific Grove Public Library. 9am-1pm. P.G. Natural History Museum, 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5760. www.ci.pg.ca.us/library.
MARINA – The city’s Volunteer Firefighter’s Association sponsors a pancake breakfast to raise money for the family of the late Mark Auria. 9am-noon. Suite K, Seacrest Plaza Shopping Center, 266 Reservation Road. $6 donation. 521-8681.
SALINAS POLITICS | SALINAS – City Council meets. 4pm. City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. 758-7381. www.ci.salinas.ca.us.
BUDGET BLUES | SALINAS – The city hosts a neighborhood budget meeting to get feedback on how to address a $9.5 million budget shortfall for next fiscal year. City officials have proposed closing recreation centers and halting the firefighter’s paramedic program to fill the gap. 6:30-8:30pm. El Sausal Middle School Gymnasium, 1155 East Alisal St., Salinas. 758-7222.