Public Citizen 07.07.11
Thursday, July 7, 2011
MAPPING FAMILY TREES | CARMEL – The Carmel Foundation offers a genealogy class on creating ancestral charts online. Basic computer skills required. 1:30-3pm. July 12, 19 and 21. Eighth and Lincoln. $30/members; $40/non-members. To register, firstname.lastname@example.org or 620-8711.
REGIONAL WATER PROJECT | COUNTYWIDE – The County Board of Supervisors is considering next steps after receiving a preliminary report on conflict-of-interest findings regarding contracts on the Regional Project. The county is in talks with Marina Coast Water District and Cal-Am on whether to re-execute agreements with better safeguards and whether existing agreements may be invalid. Chair Jane Parker invites comments to the board. Submit comment to the Clerk of the Board, email@example.com. www.co.monterey.ca.us.
FRIDAY 7 | 8
AGUILA CULTURAL CENTER | SALINAS – The grand opening of this Latino/Chicano historical center features exhibits on farmworker and labor history including Cesar Chavez memorabilia, Mexican cowboys, Filipino-Americans and the local civil rights movement. Multimedia recordings recount the struggles of many working Californians. 5:30-8pm. 34 Central Ave. Free; donations accepted. 794-0006.
TUESDAY 7 | 12
WHISPERING OAKS | SALINAS – The Board of Supervisors will make a final ruling on the Whispering Oaks project, including a new Monterey-Salinas Transit headquarters located on the former Fort Ord, after a preliminary approval June 14. Nonprofits LandWatch and forU are organizing for a referendum if the project goes through. Public comment allowed in the afternoon session. 168 West Alisal St. www.www.co.monterey.ca.us.
WEDNESDAY 7 | 13
TAPESTRIES OF HOPE | MONTEREY – The documentary Tapestries of Hope chronicles the stories of rape survivors in Zimbabwe. The award-winning film examines myths surrounding HIV/AIDS and sexual abuse. This screening is presented by the Humanist Association of the Monterey Bay Area. 6pm. Monterey Library, 625 Pacific St. Free. 484-6534, www.tapestriesofhope.com.