Thursday, March 9, 2006
Cobb on Corporations
CARMEL—David Cobb, Green Party 2004 presidential candidate, will talk about “Corporate Power vs. Democracy.” 7pm. Unitarian Universalist Church of Monterey Peninsula, 490 Aguajito Rd., Carmel. Free. 647-0152.
Lagoon Lovers | CARMEL—The Big Sur Land Trust invites the public to join restoring the Carmel River Lagoon. Dress in comfortable clothes with long sleeves and long pants. 9am. Meet at the Big Sur Land Trust Office, 126 Clocktower Place, Carmel. Free. 625-7115.
Activists Unite | MONTEREY—Learn how to shift power away from corporations and back to the people at today’s workshop, facilitated by David Cobb and activists from Democracy Unlimited of Monterey County. Limited to 20 participants. 1am-5pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Sliding-scale fee. 373-1061.
Salinas Civic Life | SALINAS—Watch city leaders in action and let them know what’s on your mind (during the public comment session) at the weekly council meeting. 4pm. City Council Chambers, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. 758-7381.
Preservationist Power | CARMEL—Tonight’s Alliance of Monterey Area Preservationists’ annual meeting will feature a presentation on “The Future of Marsh’s Oriental” by the building’s new owner. 7-9pm. All Saints Church Seccombe Hall, Lincoln Street at Ninth, Carmel. Free. 224-2754.
Civic Club Centennial | MONTEREY—Happy 100th birthday, Monterey Civic Club. Join the festivities at today’s open house, which includes tours of the historic House of the Four Winds adobe, travel-though-time anecdotes and cake. 4-7pm. 540 Calle Principal, Monterey. Free. 394-1131.