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Event Reminders:

Evening with Rabbi Michael Lerner in Hillcrest
Thursday, 02/12/2009
Renown lecturer, author Rabbi Michael Lerner will address his audience on The Spiritual Challenge of the next Four Years in US and Global Survival. Feb. 12, First UU Church in Hillcrest.

CPUC Public Hearings on Power Lines & Wildfires
Tuesday, 03/17/2009
These are important and necessary opportunities to affect the CA Public Utilities Commission's oversight of SDG&E, SoCal Edison, and other utilties in making their power lines and operations less risky for wildfire. Please plan to SHOW UP in San Diego or L.A.-By Martha Sullivan and Diane Conklin.

LGBT Coalition open meeting in Carlsbad
Wednesday, 02/04/2009
The North County LGBT Coalition holds its open to the public meeting Wed. Feb. 4th at 6:00 pm at Pilgrim Church in Carlsbad. This is a planning and strategy meeting to draw in new talent and ideas to protect and defend gay rights, promote equality and to strengthen our community. We have welcome your talent and ideas.

SD Democracy for Amer. at Giovanni's Restaurant
Wednesday, 02/04/2009
San Diego Democracy for America Meetup. Wednesday, February 4th, 7:00 - 8:45 pm (social 6:00 pm). In the meeting room of Giovanni's Restaurant, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. 92123 (Corner of Ruffin Rd. and Clairemont Mesa Blvd.).

Poets Featured at Georgina Cole Library
Wednesday, 02/04/2009
Sandy Carpenter, George Goddard and Clifton King will appear at the Georgina Cole Library in Carlsbad. Open mike will follow featured poets. Free and open to the public.

Civilization is Possible
Thursday, 02/05/2009
Long-time journalist, activist, and professor, Blasť Bonpane, director of Office of the Americas, comes to UCSD to comment on some of the commentaries compiled in Civilization is Possible, his third<