Citizen’s Alert

Thu., Apr. 20 Community Visioning Workshop: Discuss housing, transportation, and land use issues for upper State Street. 6:30-8pm. Grace Lutheran Church, 3869 State St. RSVP 966-4198.

Sat., Apr. 22 Earth Day Festival: To participate in the green car show, email 10am-5:30pm. S.B. County Courthouse Sunken Gardens. Peace Is Every Step: S.B. weekly march for peace. 11:15am. Meet at Vera Cruz Park. Call 685-8822.

Sun., Apr. 23 Keep It Together: The Coalition Against the County Split hosts a community BBQ with music and local art. 11am-2:30pm. The Hibbits’s Walnut Ranch, Hwy. 246, 1 mile east of Lompoc. $18. RSVP 736-7614. Harness the Sun: Midland School presents its annual solar workshop, with John Perlin. 2-4pm. 5100 Figueroa Mountain Rd., Los Olivos. RSVP 688-5114. Democratic Headquarters Open House: Democratic Service Club presents Secretary of State candidate Debra Bowen. 2-4pm. 402 E. Gutierrez St. RSVP 898-8871.

Mon., Apr. 24 Get to Know ’Em: The Citizens Planning Foundation and League of Women Voters host a 2nd District Supervisor Candidates Forum. 7-9pm. Goleta Valley Community Center auditorium, 5679 Hollister Ave. Call 966-3979.

Tue., Apr. 25 10 Percent Tuesday: Dine at Aldo’s Restaurant (1031 State St.) and 10 percent of the proceeds will go to the S.B. Rape Crisis Center. Call 564-3696. Earth Day Film Series: Presents Nobelity, in which Nobel laureates consider the future of the planet. 7pm. Unitarian Society, 1535 State St. $5 donation. Call 963-0583 x104.

Ongoing Every Vote Counts: The Democratic Service Club, in partnership with Health Care for All, begins its 2006 Voter Registration and Community Outreach Program on April 23. To volunteer, email Sally Hearon at

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