Public Citizen 06.30.11
Thursday, June 30, 2011
THURSDAY 6 | 30
COST OF WATER | PACIFIC GROVE – Water Plus presents a forum for Cal Am ratepayers, “The Cost of Doing Nothing.” Panelists will cover the history of water on the Monterey Peninsula, MPWMD authorization for purchase rights and the economics of a public takeover of Cal Am. Speakers include MPWMD Director Kristi Markey, Water Plus President Ron Weitzman and Citizens for Public Water President George Riley. 7-9pm. Sally Griffin Center, 700 Jewell Ave. Free. 375-8439, www.waterplusmonterey.com.
MARITIME MEETING | PACIFIC GROVE – The Monterey Bay Chapter of the American Cetacean Society meets monthly to discuss marine environmental concerns. This meeting focuses on two endangered mammals with a film on the vaquita porpoise and a presentation on sea otters. Refreshments at 7pm, meeting at 7:30. Lecture hall, Boat Works Building, Hopkins Marine Station, 120 Oceanview Blvd. Free. 655-6200, www-marine.stanford.edu.
SATURDAY 7 | 2
ALLIANCE FOR DEMOCRACY | SEASIDE – The Alliance for Democracy meets to plan a week of action and upcoming events to advocate against corporate tax dodgers. 12:30-2:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 444-8645, www.afdmonterey.org.
SUNDAY 7 | 3
NUCLEAR DOUBTS | SEASIDE – The Monterey Peace and Justice Center sponsors a talk on the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space and one member’s message, “Do not touch one flower or stone.” 1:45pm talk; 1-3pm potluck. Bring a dish to share. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 899-7322.
MONDAY 7 | 4
BEACH SWEEP | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – Keep the 4th of July festivities going by volunteering to help clean up beaches. Volunteers keep thousands of pounds of pollution from entering the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary every year. 1-5pm, Del Monte Beach/Monterey Municipal Beach Wharf #2. Also 8-10am July 5, Monterey locations, Monterey State Beach in Seaside and Carmel Beach. Bring your own buckets, gloves and bags. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.saveourshores.org.