Public Citizen: Get Involved
Public Citizen 01-05-12
Thursday, January 5, 2012
P.G. PLANNING | PACIFIC GROVE – City staff host community meetings to discuss P.G.’s fiscal outlook and service challenges. 6pm Mon Jan. 9, Monterey Bay Charter School, 1004-B David Ave.; 6pm Tues Jan. 10, St. Angela Church, 146 8th St.; 6pm Thurs Jan. 12, P.G. Adult School, 1025 Lighthouse Ave.; 11am Sat Jan. 14, Community Center, 515 Junipero St. 648-3106, www.ci.pg.ca.us.
CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – Get started early with New Year’s eco-resolutions by keeping Christmas trees out of the landfill. Drop trees, free of tinsel, lights and ornaments, through Jan. 31 at Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority locations: 139 Sun St., Salinas; 31400 Johnson Canyon Road, Gonzales; 52654 Jolon Road, King City. Recycle your tree and get a free cubic yard of mulch or wood chips. 775-3000, www.svswa.org.
TUESDAY 1 | 10
BOOM TIME FOR BOOMERS | MONTEREY – Learn about the ins and outs of Medicare coverage, Social Security, employment after 65 and insurance in this three-part series led by Partners for Transitions. Attend one or all sessions. 5:30-7pm, Jan. 10, 17 and 24. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St. Free. 646-5602, www.partnersfortransitions.com.
WEDNESDAY 1 | 11
GREENER BUSINESS | PACIFIC GROVE – Learn about Sustainable Pacific Grove’s green business certification, and hear from local business owners on the leading edge of sustainability. 7-8:30pm. Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave. Free. 643-0707, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIXING SACRAMENTO | MONTEREY – The League of Women Voters hosts former Assemblyman Fred Keeley, who speaks on five major problems with state government, and proposes solutions. Followed by a Q&A. 12pm lunch, 12:30 program begins. Unitarian Universalist Church, 490 Aguajito Road. Free; $20/lunch. 626-3826, www.lwvmp.org.
UPDATING EMPLOYERS | MONTEREY – Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts an employment law conference with workshops on compliance with H.R. rules and health care reform, and best practices for efficiency in lean economic times. 8am-4:15pm. Hyatt, 1 Old Golf Course Road. $299. To register, (800) 277-8448, www.tpohr.com/event.