Thursday, May 20, 2010
REGIONAL TAXIS, FIREFIGHTERS | SEASIDE – The City Council takes up city code changes to facilitate Regional Taxi Authority and receives update on forming Regional Fire Services Joint Powers Authority with Peninsula fire departments. 7pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6737. www.ci.seaside.ca.us.
GOP TOMS | CARMEL VALLEY – Tom Del Beccaro, vice chairman of the California Republican Party; and Tom Dominy, executive board member of Monterey Republican Central Committee, talk politics during Carmel Republican Women’s Federated luncheon. 11am. Rancho Cañada Golf Clubhouse, 4860 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. $25. 626-6815.
REGIONAL BLUEPRINT | MONTEREY – Association of Monterey Bay Area Government hosts a workshop on the 2035 Regional Blueprint, a vision for what this area will look like in 25 years, and how we can ensure “smart growth.” 2-4pm. Monterey Conference Center, 380 Alvarado Street, Monterey. www.ambag.org/planning/blueprint.
WHALING PROTEST | MONTEREY – Protest the International Whaling Commission’s proposal to resume commercial whaling. 10am-noon. Window on the Bay Park, Del Monte Avenue, Monterey. 667-2025.
COUNTY POLITICS | SALINAS – The Board of Supervisors meets. 10:30am. Supervisors Chambers, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas. 755-5066. www.co.monterey.ca.us/cob.
MARINA BUDGET | MARINA – The City Council hosts budget study session as the city considers raising taxes or making cutbacks to rein in deficit spending. 6:30pm. Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. 884-1278. www.ci.marina.ca.us.
MONTEREY BUDGET | MONTEREY – City Council holds a study session on the city budget, with third-quarter financial review. 4pm. Council Chambers. 580 Pacific St., Monterey. 646-3760. www.monterey.org.
VIOLENCE PREVENTION | CARMEL – Susie Brusa, executive director of Rancho Cielo, addresses youth violence prevention at Carmel Foundation’s Speakers’ Series. 2:30pm. Carmel Foundation, Lincoln Street and Eighth Avenue, Carmel. 624-1588.