Public Citizen 7.26.12
Thursday, July 26, 2012
DOCUMENTING WILDERNESS | COUNTYWIDE – Los Padres ForestWatch invites photographers to enter its photo contest, with a focus on local backcountry and wilderness. Submissions due Sept. 15. (805) 617-4610 x4, www.lospadreswild.org/photo.
THURSDAY 7 | 26
SHOOTING Q&A | SEASIDE – The Seaside Police Department hosts a community meeting to answer questions about the July 26 homicide. 6pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 899-6865, email@example.com.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS | MARINA – CHOMP cardiologists present on lifestyle changes and medications to prevent hypertension, and offer blood-pressure checks. 5:30-6:30pm. Peninsula Wellness Center, 2920 2nd Ave. Free. Registration required. (888) 452-4667, www.chomp.org.
FUTURE OF SVMH | SALINAS – The Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital board votes on whether to proceed with a proposal to merge with Natividad Medical Center. 2pm. Cislini Plaza board room, SVMH, 450 E. Romie Lane. Free. 757-4333, www.svmh.com.
GET OUT THE VOTE | SEASIDE – The local NAACP chapter discusses voter education, registration and strategies for higher turnout. 7pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 394-3737, www.naacp.org.
SUNDAY 7 | 29
ARAB SUMMER | SEASIDE – Political economist Sharat Lin lectures on the contradictions between secular democracy and political Islam in the Arab world. 4:30pm potluck, 5:30pm talk. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 372-5762.
MONDAY 7 | 30
GRAFFITI TASK FORCE | SALINAS – City officials and representatives of Republic Services present on public-private efforts for graffiti abatement. 5:30-7pm. City Hall, 200 Lincoln Ave. Free. 970-4141.
WEDNESDAY 8 | 1
MARINA TOWN HALL | MARINA – Councilman Frank O’Connell invites the public to share concerns and provides an update on city issues. 6:30pm. Marina Public Library, 190 Seaside Circle. Free. 373-8431.