Public Citizen 12.13.12
Thursday, December 13, 2012
WARMER WINTERS | MONTEREY – The Girl Scouts of Monterey are collecting gently used coats for local families in need. 11am-3pm Saturdays through Dec. 29. Deliver coats to Del Monte Shopping Center, Soledad and Munras, in front of Macy’s. 372-4540, www.onewarmcoat.org.
THURSDAY 12 | 13
SEASIDE PLANS | SAN FRANCISCO – California Coastal Commission considers the city of Seaside’s proposed Local Coastal Plan and takes public comments. Hearing begins 9am. Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf, 2500 Mason St. Free. (415) 407-3211, www.coastal.ca.gov.
FUTURE OF THE FORT | SEASIDE – Sustainable Seaside and Fort Friends discuss a mission statement and priorities regarding the Fort Ord National Monument. 6pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 899-7934.
TAKE SANCTUARY | PACIFIC GROVE – The National Marine Sanctuary holds a public meeting with updates from NOAA staff. 8:45am-4:15pm. Canterbury Woods, 651 Sinex Ave. Free. 647-4206, http://montereybay.noaa.gov.
ROUTING THE DAM | CARMEL VALLEY – Cal Am, Coastal Conservancy and National Marine Fisheries Service representatives discuss the newest proposed construction access route for the San Clemente Dam removal project. 2pm and 6pm. Hidden Valley Music Center, 88 W. Carmel Valley Road. Free. 646-3208, www.sanclementedamremoval.org.
SATURDAY 12 | 15
BETTER COMMUNICATION | MONTEREY – A newly formed local chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America presents tips on communicating through the holidays. 10am-noon. Public Library, 625 Pacific St. Free. 375-4418, www.hearingloss.org.
MONDAY 12 | 17
FRAUD PREVENTION | PACIFIC GROVE – PGPD and Monterey County Deputy District Attorney Rick Storms present to seniors on how to protect themselves from elder abuse, scams and fraud. 6pm. City Hall, 300 Forest Ave. 648-3143.
Tree Lighting | SEASIDE – The city of Seaside presents a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Children encouraged; Santa will make an appearance. Cider, chocolate and cookies provided. 6pm, City Hall lawn, 440 Harcourt Ave. 899-6801.