Public Citizen 10.04.12
Thursday, October 4, 2012
LEAD EDUCATION | COUNTYWIDE – The Monterey County Board of Education seeks to fill a vacancy on the board for a term expiring in Nov. 2013. Appointees must live in Area 6, composed mainly of Marina, Seaside and Sand City. Applications due 5pm Friday Oct. 19. 755-0301, www.montereycoe.org.
GRIEF SUPPORT | PACIFIC GROVE – Compassionate Friends supports parents who have lost a child. 7pm third Wednesday of each month. First United Methodist Church, 915 Sunset Dr. Free. 869-2681, www.compassionatefriends.org.
SATURDAY 10 | 6
FIRE PREVENTION | SEASIDE – The Seaside Fire Department hosts an open house and offers tips for National Fire Prevention Week on planning fire escape routes. 11am-3pm. Seaside Fire Station, 1635 Broadway Ave. Free. 899-6790, www.firepreventionweek.org.
SUNDAY 10 | 7
VOTING FOR JUSTICE | SEASIDE – Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts of the ACLU and Annette Summers of Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes discuss Prop. 34 and 36, two ballot initiatives that could bring significant changes to California’s criminal justice system. 1pm lunch potluck, 1:45 talk. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 869-2834, http://nlg831.blogspot.com.
INTO THE WATERSHED | CARMEL VALLEY – Monterey Peninsula Water Management District leads tours of our water sources. 10am-noon Sleepy Hollow steelhead rearing facility; 9am-1pm Monday Oct. 8, upper Carmel River watershed from Los Padres Dam to DeDampierre Park. Free. Reservations required; 14 and up. 658-5653, www.mpwmd.dst.ca.us.
PAGROVIAN HISTORY | PACIFIC GROVE – The Heritage Society leads walking tours of historic homes and downtown buildings. 10am-4pm. Chamber of Commerce, 584 Central Ave. $20. 373-3304, www.pacificgroveheritage.org.
MONDAY 10 | 8
TO TAX OR NOT TO TAX | CARMEL – City Council members host a town hall on Measure D, a 1-cent sales tax increase on the ballot Nov. 6. 5:30-6:30pm. Sunset Center Studio 105, San Carlos and Eighth. Free. 624-3252, www.burnettforcarmel.com.