Public Citizen 10.18.12
Thursday, October 18, 2012
HOME HELP | COUNTYWIDE – First-time homebuyers may qualify for up to $72,000 in low-interest down payment assistance. Apply through the County Economic Development Department, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas. 755-5390, www.co.monterey.ca.us/EconomicDevelopment/housing-first-time-home.shtml.
THURSDAY 10 | 18
OCCUPATION ECONOMICS | SEASIDE – Feminist scholar Dr. Dalit Baum discusses how grassroots activism can expose who profits in Israel and Palestine. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. 372-5762.
SATURDAY 10 | 20
TO LABEL OR NOT TO LABEL | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – The Yes on 37 campaign hosts talks and films about GMOs and Prop. 37. 2pm-9pm Springfield Grange, 10 Werner Road, Royal Oaks. 4-9pm Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 204-8633, www.carighttoknow.org.
DOCTORS ON DUTY | MONTEREY – Community Hospital physicians offer guidance on cancer screenings and help patients interpret mixed messages. 9am exhibitor showcase and breakfast; 10am-noon presentations. Free. Hyatt, 1 Old Golf Course Road. 622-2844, www.chomp.org.
CELEBRATING ACTIVISM | MARINA – Dozens of local conservation, education and sustainability groups gather to share success stories and recruit volunteers. 10am-2pm. REI, 145 General Stilwell Dr. 883-8048.
MONDAY 10 | 22
GLOBAL CROWDING | MONTEREY – John Seager, president and CEO of Population Connection, presents on global challenges as the world population approaches 7 billion. Seager served in the U.S. EPA under the Clinton Administration. 5pm. Public Library, 625 Pacific St. Free. 601-6633, www.popconnect.org.
WEDNESDAY 10 | 24
DAM QUESTIONS | CACHAGUA – Cal Am hosts community forums on the San Clemente Dam removal to address residents’ questions about impacts to the neighborhood. 1pm and 6pm. Cachagua General Store, 18840 Cachagua Road. Free. 646-3208, www.sanclementedamremoval.org.