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Event Reminders:

Candlelight Vigil for Gay Marriage equality
Wednesday, 03/04/2009
On March 5 the CA Supreme Court begins oral arguments challenging Prop. 8. The day before, March 4, a candlelight vigil for gay marriage equality will kick off at the Oceanside Mission Branch Library. NOTE: This is NOT the main library downtown. This court case is of paramount and historic importance, because it will determine the future of equal marriage rights for the LGBT community, and also determine whether 36,000 people will have their marriage annulled.

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.

Peace March Marks Sixth Anniversary of Iraq War
Saturday, 03/21/2009
The SDCPJ will be sponsoring a March and Rally in San Diego on the 6th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq.

Vigil for Robin Long, war resister, at MCAS
Tuesday, 03/03/2009
The next recurring peace vigil for war resister Robin Long will be March 3, Tuesday, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Robin Long is the first active duty American G.I. Iraq war resister to desert the United States military as a conscientious objector and seek asylum in Canada.

SD Vets for Peace meets March 3
Tuesday, 03/03/2009
The next general meeting of the San Diego Veterans for Peace will be Tuesday, March 3.

LIBERAL breakfast in Vista, March 7
Saturday, 03/07/2009
Liberals and progressives gather in Vista on the first Saturday of ev